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Golfer Pablo Larrazabal makes birdie after being attacked by a swarm of hornets and jumping in a lake to avoid them in this video posted on YouTube.

Larrazabal jumps into water to escape hornets

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal couldn’t believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a swarm of hornets “three times the [...]

04/18/2014

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Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) – A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where [...]

04/18/2014

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Analysis of new agreement in Ukraine

Diplomats reach an agreement to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine, but pro-Russian insurgents occupying government buildings in the region seem to say, “who cares?” So what happens now? Phil and Penny discussed this and more with [...]

04/18/2014

Anaheim Ducks hockey player Ryan Getzlaf's selfie after being pucked in the face, posted on his Tumblr account.

Getzlaf plans to play in Ducks’ Game 2 vs. Dallas

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks had already found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury. “Luckily, he’s married, has [...]

04/18/2014

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City Council to explore filming in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) –  A City Council committee today moved to explore ways filming in Los Angeles could be made easier, advancing recommendations that include issuing city permits quicker, protecting film crews from extortion attempts and [...]

04/18/2014

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E-cigarette ‘vaping’ ban takes effect at midnight

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – E-cigarette users in the city of Los Angeles will be relegated to the ranks of tobacco smokers come midnight, when a ban on e- cigarette use at bars, restaurants and other [...]

04/18/2014

South Korean rescue team members search for passengers aboard a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea. (AP Photo/Yonhap)

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Prosecutors say they’ve asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. [...]

04/18/2014

Photo of suspect Robert Ransom released by the Los Angeles Police Department. (Photo credit: LAPD)

LAPD investigating possible link between teen’s attempted abduction, recent murders

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are investigating possible links between the attempted abduction of a teenage girl doused with flammable liquid and two deadly attacks in L.A. County. LAPD Commander Andrew Smith identified 30-year-old Robert [...]

04/18/2014

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Archbishop Gomez to celebrate Good Friday liturgy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will celebrate the Good Friday liturgy at noon Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. In the simplest liturgy of the church year, the [...]

04/18/2014

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Change in jail populations since realignment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s overall county jail population has increased 15 percent under a nearly three-year-old law that keeps most lower-level offenders incarcerated locally instead of in state prisons. Figures compiled by the Board [...]

04/18/2014

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) police patrol car at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LAX Terminal 7 partially evacuated after man claimed to have bomb

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Terminal 7 at Los Angeles International Airport was partially evacuated today after person falsely claimed to have a bomb, authorities said. The incident began about 7:40 a.m. in the ticketing area, [...]

04/17/2014

This March 27, 2014 photo provided by the National Park Service shows P-22 a 4 year old male mountain lion who was recaptured in late March by National Park Service biologists after it was exposed to rat poison and suffering from mange. (AP Photo/National Park Service)

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy when it was photographed as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and [...]

04/17/2014