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Los Angeles Times loses another editor

The Los Angeles Times has lost another editor. The resignation of Russ Stanton after four years was announced yesterday. He will leave on 23 December. He is the fourth editor in a row – after John Carroll, Dean Baquet and James O’Shea – to leave amid demands for job cuts. “It’s kind of a tradition […]

Air crash at US base ‘kills four’

13 December 2011 Last updated at 08:22 GMT Four soldiers were killed when two helicopters crashed on a training exercise, reports quoting a military spokesman said. Lt Col Gary Dangerfield of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, near Tacoma, told the Seattle Times the circumstances of Monday night’s crash remained unclear. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to […]

Occupy aims to shut down West Coast ports

4.01pm: Longshoremen at the Longview port have gone home for the day after an Occupy demonstration at the port, according to AP. The ongoing battle between Longview port terminal owners EGT and the International Longshore Workers Union is the main reason why Occupy protesters are bidding to close down the west coast ports. AP said […]

US politics live: Herman Cain denies endorsement rumours

Good morning: Herman Cain may have crashed out of the Republican presidential nomination contest but now the battle begins for his followers, donors and supporters, orphaned by Cain’s decision to drop out. Cain is said to be holding a press conference at 2pm today – supposedly to announce who he is endorsing – although Cain’s […]

Alleged victims’ lawyers rip Sandusky interview as ‘disingenuous’

(CNN) — Attorneys for alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky lashed out Saturday at a new interview with the former Penn State football coach, with one calling it “another failed attempt to manipulate the public.” Howard Janet, who represents the person identified as Victim 6 in the grand jury report that led to Sandusky’s indictment, said […]

Former top Israeli general says explosions that reportedly hit Iranian nuclear sites not accidents

December 1, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Former top Israeli general says explosions that reportedly hit Iranian nuclear sites not accidents 30 Nov 2011 Israeli officials said in a report Wednesday that a mysterious explosion at an Iranian nuclear facility two days ago was no accident. The remarks surfaced in a Times of London story reporting […]

Tom Wicker, the journalist who reported Kennedy’s assassination

One of the joys of being half asleep in the middle of the night is hearing interesting items on the BBC’s World Service. Last night’s gem was about the New York Times journalist Tom Wicker, who has just died aged 85. On 22 November 1963, he was the paper’s lone reporter travelling in the motorcade […]

Kennedy death reporter dies at 85

26 November 2011 Last updated at 01:26 GMT Tom Wicker was born in a small town in North Carolina and became a legend of US journalism A New York Times journalist who witnessed and chronicled the death of US President John F Kennedy has died of a heart attack at the age of 85. Tom […]

Murdoch quits Sun and Times board

23 November 2011 Last updated at 15:33 GMT James Murdoch will remain the head of News International James Murdoch has resigned as director of the companies that publish The Times, The Sunday Times, and the Sun. Records at Companies House show James Murdoch stepped down from the boards of News Group Newspapers Limited, publisher of […]

Teddy Forstmann obituary

In May, the American financier and sports promoter Theodore Forstmann, in an interview with the New York Times, said he did not want his obituary to read: “He did this, he did that, and he died of brain cancer. No way.” Teddy, or Ted, Forstmann was indeed a colourful figure for a New York entrepreneur […]