Kim Dunn

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Palestinian professor: no regrets over taking students to Auschwitz

Mohammed Dajani knew he was on sensitive ground when he took a group of students to visit the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland in March. But it took the furore that followed to make the Palestinian academic realise that he had entered a political and psychological minefield.<p>Dajani …

Police chief: If jury hadn't mistakenly freed man, he'd still be alive

Had a Fresno jury not mistakenly released a 37-year-old career criminal on Wednesday, he would not have ended up dead less than an hour later following a fight at his sister's house, the city's police chief said.<p>Bobby Lee Pearson got what started out as an unbelievable break Wednesday after a …

Chris Grayling says public want 'more criminals behind bars' as prison population rises

'Overcrowded' jails ordered to take more inmates as prison population sees new rise to more than 85,400<p>Prisons have been ordered to take additional inmates despite overcrowding fears because the public want to see more criminals behind bars, Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, insisted last …

Crime

Autopsy pending for transgender woman found dead in Anaheim

Authorities said the autopsy of a transgender woman found dead in a parking lot behind an Anaheim restaurant is expected to be completed by Monday, though officials said there were no obvious signs of foul play.<p>Police anticipate the autopsy will provide answers about her death, which for now is …

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Richard Rockefeller, of famed family, dies in New York plane crash

Richard Rockefeller, the great-grandson of the legendary founder of Standard Oil, died on Friday when the small airplane he was piloting crashed in suburban New York, a family spokesman said.<p>In addition to being related to John D. Rockefeller, Richard Rockefeller, 64, was the son of banker and …

3 dead, 1 wounded in car-to-car gunfire exchange in South Los Angeles

<i>This post has been corrected. See below.</i><p>Three people were killed and another wounded in a car-to-car shooting Friday night in South Los Angeles that may be gang-related, police said.<p>The shooting happened at around 10 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Figueroa Street, said Sgt. M. Mason of the Los …

Seattle school names scholarship after student who stopped gunman

Seattle Pacific University has named a scholarship after the student who heroically tackled a gunman who opened fire on campus earlier this month.<p>University President Dan Martin said Saturday that an engineering scholarship will be named after Jon Meis, the 22-year-old senior electrical engineering …

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Turkish Teen Bride Divorces And Blazes Trail to Politics

Berivan Kilic spent most of her life behind closed doors. Raised in southeastern Turkey during the height of a violent conflict, her parents pulled her from school when she was 11 to shield her from the gunshots and arson that were ravaging villages near their home. At 15 she married, like many …

Iraq: The real battle is to persuade Sunnis they can be truly equal citizens

The revival of civil war in Iraq is not about ancient sectarian hatreds – that is what the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant – Isis – wants you to think. It is a hardcore ideological group exploiting the political disaffection of one community to stoke sectarian war. Iraq's broken political …

Bloodiest day in Ukraine conflict as rebel missiles bring down military jet

Pro-Russian rebels have shot down a military transport plane in Luhansk in the bloodiest single day of fighting in eastern Ukraine since the conflict began in April, setting back Kiev's efforts to end the crisis and establish control of the region.<p>The Ukrainian government had appeared to finally be …

Russian bombers fly near California

U.S. fighter jets intercepted Russian bombers off Alaska and California this month, the latest incidents in a string of recent aerial encounters over the Pacific.<p>On June 4, according to U.S. defense officials, four long-range Russian Tu-95 Bear-H bombers, accompanied by an aerial refueling tanker, …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

Simpson murder case brought change to LAPD, D.A.'s office

In an exchange during the<p>O.J. Simpsonmurder trial, prosecutor Marcia Clark insisted to Judge Lance Ito that there were no legal precedents to the matter they were discussing.<p>"So if my Pepperdine law clerks found some …" Ito interrupted.<p>"Did they? Criminal cases?" asked Clark, caught flat-footed. …

Shia militia: 'Isis will not take Baghdad'

After five days of siege and foreboding, the citizens of Baghdad breathed easier on Saturday. Old-world tea houses were once again brimming. So were new militia recruitment centres, where would-be fighters signed up to defend the capital.<p>The city's collective relief stemmed from three live …

Iraq crisis: despite decapitations and deaths thousands return willingly to city held by ISIS terrorists

Many residents of Mosul say they prefer life under ISIS to that under Iraqi army control<p>An elderly man is ripped from his bed in the dead of night. Blindfolded, the last thing he feels is the blade slitting his throat. A taxi driver, made to kneel on the side of the road, trembling as a gun is put …

How to Throw a BLT Party

Some people shrink at the idea of feeding 50 guests at once; I live for it. I serve gougeres and canapes at dressy holiday fetes, big trays of pulled …

Army general tapped to investigate how, why Bowe Bergdahl left base

The U.S. Army has appointed a two-star general to investigate how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left his base in Afghanistan, resulting in his capture, a senior defense official said Saturday.<p>Bergdahl spent five years in captivity until his release May 31, in exchange for five Taliban figures …

Google Adds 'I'm Feeling Lucky' Button To Flight Search Tool

As if they didn't already do enough for us, Google now doubles -- or triples, or quadruples or whatever -- as our travel agent.<p>This week, the company added the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button to its Flight Search tool.<p>First, specify the dates you want to travel in Flight Search. Then, "expand the map" …

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

The right food and drink to keep you fit<p>Sports nutrition is easy, if you’re a cartoon character. Take Popeye: The gravel-voiced sailorman would down a can of spinach, and next thing he knew he was shot-putting a bowling ball into the stratosphere. Try that at home and the only thing you’ll be …

Nutrition

How to Emphasize Your Main Subject in Photography

In most cases, a photograph comes to life when it contains one main point of interest. A landscape, for example, may contain a single tree, …

YouTube Highlights: How to Shoot in Bright Sunlight

It’s spring, but with summer right around the corner and a heat wave here in Southern California, this week’s YouTube post highlights shooting in the …

Tutorials

A Beginners Introduction to Using Layers

Using layers in your photo editing software is one of the most important things you can do to create great images. Layers are so powerful, even the …

Photo Editing

Getting Started With Table Top Photography: A First-Hand Experience

Today I am writing an article about a subject that I know nothing about – table top photography. Let me explain why. Some time back, I wrote an …

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