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Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

An Oscar Statuette Seen From Above; Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images Nominations are out for the world’s biggest film event. “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” both notched 9 Oscar nominations, leading the field. The Michael Keaton comedy earned nominations in all major categories, including best picture, best actor, best director, and best original screenplay. The […]

Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

An Oscar Statuette Seen From Above; Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images Nominations are out for the world’s biggest film event. “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” both notched 9 Oscar nominations, leading the field. The Michael Keaton comedy earned nominations in all major categories, including best picture, best actor, best director, and best original screenplay. The […]

Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

An Oscar Statuette Seen From Above; Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images Nominations are out for the world’s biggest film event. “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” both notched 9 Oscar nominations, leading the field. The Michael Keaton comedy earned nominations in all major categories, including best picture, best actor, best director, and best original screenplay. The […]

Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

Oscars 2015: Nods to ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’; Snubs for ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Selma’

An Oscar Statuette Seen From Above; Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images Nominations are out for the world’s biggest film event. “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” both notched 9 Oscar nominations, leading the field. The Michael Keaton comedy earned nominations in all major categories, including best picture, best actor, best director, and best original screenplay. The […]

Examining Yemen’s challenges as Yemeni Al-Qaida leader trumpets Paris Attack

Examining Yemen’s challenges as Yemeni Al-Qaida leader trumpets Paris Attack

In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a suspected Yemeni al-Qaida militant, center, holds an Islamist banner as he stands behind bars during a court hearing in state security court in Sanaa, Yemen. A top leader of Yemen’s al-Qaida branch has claimed responsibility for last week’s attack on a Paris newspaper when two masked gunmen […]

LA Press Club gives Daniel Pearl Award to Charlie Hebdo

LA Press Club gives Daniel Pearl Award to Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo editor in chief, Gerard Briard (L) Charlie Hebdo cartoonist, Renald Luzier (C) aka Luz and Patrick Pelloux (R), Charlie Hebdo journalist, during the Charlie Hebdo press conference held at the Liberation offices in Paris on January 13, 2015 in Paris, France. ; Credit: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images This year, the Los Angeles Press Club […]

LA Press Club gives Daniel Pearl Award to Charlie Hebdo

LA Press Club gives Daniel Pearl Award to Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo editor in chief, Gerard Briard (L) Charlie Hebdo cartoonist, Renald Luzier (C) aka Luz and Patrick Pelloux (R), Charlie Hebdo journalist, during the Charlie Hebdo press conference held at the Liberation offices in Paris on January 13, 2015 in Paris, France. ; Credit: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images This year, the Los Angeles Press Club […]

LA Press Club gives Daniel Pearl Award to Charlie Hebdo

LA Press Club gives Daniel Pearl Award to Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo editor in chief, Gerard Briard (L) Charlie Hebdo cartoonist, Renald Luzier (C) aka Luz and Patrick Pelloux (R), Charlie Hebdo journalist, during the Charlie Hebdo press conference held at the Liberation offices in Paris on January 13, 2015 in Paris, France. ; Credit: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images This year, the Los Angeles Press Club […]

Feinstein says visa-waiver program is ‘Achilles heel’ of America

Feinstein says visa-waiver program is ‘Achilles heel’ of America

Senator Dianne Feinstein questions witnesses at Judiciary immigration hearing.; Credit: Kitty Felde/KPCC Following the Paris attacks, countries around the world are on high-alert for similar attacks. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) noted yesterday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that the United States has a legal loophole in its homeland security laws – the 90-day visa-waiver […]

Feinstein says visa-waiver program is ‘Achilles heel’ of America

Feinstein says visa-waiver program is ‘Achilles heel’ of America

Senator Dianne Feinstein questions witnesses at Judiciary immigration hearing.; Credit: Kitty Felde/KPCC Following the Paris attacks, countries around the world are on high-alert for similar attacks. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) noted yesterday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that the United States has a legal loophole in its homeland security laws – the 90-day visa-waiver […]