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  • Man accused of stalking Sandra Bullock charged with stockpiling guns June 19, 2014

    Reuters: A man accused of breaking into Oscarwinning actress Sandra Bullock's Los Angeles home pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he possessed a stockpile of weapons, the Los Angeles County District Attorney said. Police found the weapons cache, which included several machine guns, at the Montrose, California, home of...
  • 10yearold Indianorigin prodigy graduates US high school June 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: A homeschooled 10yearold Indianorigin genius has surprised one and all by becoming one of the youngest ever in the US to graduate high school. Tanishq Abraham, a native of Sacramento, California, received his high school diploma at a private ceremony at California Auto Museum on Sunday. Homeschooled since the age...
  • Pair plead not guilty to burglary of Miley Cyrus' LA home June 11, 2014

    Reuters: A man and a woman have pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles to burglary and theft among other charges, after a Maserati sports car was stolen from the home of pop singer Miley Cyrus along with jewelry and other items, prosecutors said on Tuesday. Tylor Scott, 19, and Naomi Charles,...
  • ExMicrosoft CEO Ballmer buys NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion May 30, 2014

    Former Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer has purchased the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers franchise for $2 billion, a record for a professional basketball team, sole trustee Shelly Sterling announced on Friday. In a news release from Greenberg Glusker, Sterling's counsel, she said she had signed a binding contract to sell...
  • Pop singer Justin Bieber accused of attempted robbery: police May 14, 2014

    (Reuters) Pop singer Justin Bieber has been accused of attempted robbery, a Los Angeles Police Department official said on Tuesday, following media reports that he had tried to snatch a young woman's mobile telephone. Bieber, 20, has not been arrested or questioned, said LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera. A spokeswoman for...
  • NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner for life over racist comments April 30, 2014

    The NBA banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from professional basketball for life on Tuesday and fined him $2.5 million in an unprecedented rebuke for racist comments that drew outrage from players, fans, commercial sponsors and even President Barack Obama. Sterling, 80, the longesttenured owner of any of the 30...
  • NBA: Los Angeles Clippers lose sponsors over owner's racist remarks April 29, 2014

    The National Basketball Association faced mounting pressure on Monday to impose a harsh punishment on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his alleged racist comments as several of the team's sponsors pulled their backing. Sterling is being investigated by the NBA over comments he allegedly made that have since sparked...
  • 3-year-old US girl shoots dead 2-year-old brother April 21, 2014

    A three-year-old girl in the US has accidentally shot and killed her two-year-old brother with a rifle, the fourth such incident in the country this month involving children. The boy, whose name was not released, was shot in the stomach with a .22-caliber rifle that was used earlier in the day...
  • Reports of gunman at Los Angeles Times building: Police April 19, 2014

    Police swarmed the Los Angeles Times building late on Friday after receiving a report of a gunman inside and have arrested one person, police said. Reports that an unidentified person had threatened to open fire on the third floor of the building came in after 7 pm local time (0200 GMT),...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival April 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12 and vie...
  • Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Dekhi' to be screened at Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajat Kapoor's "Ankhon Dekhi" will be shown as part of the 12th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), and the actor-filmmaker is upbeat about it. IFFLA will begin Tuesday. "If you are in LA - watch 'Ankhon Dekhi' on April 9 as part of IFFLA 2014," Rajat tweeted Monday. The...
  • Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes southern California: USGS March 29, 2014

    Los Angeles: A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck the Los Angeles area in southern California on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 5.3, was very shallow, only 1.2 miles deep, with its epicenter located just 2 miles east of the town of La Habra and...
  • Watch: TV news anchors dive under their desks during a live telecast when a 4.4 earthquake hits Los Angeles March 18, 2014

    Imagine you are reading news live on air when an earthquake hits your city. These two KTLA anchors experienced that first hand when a 4.4 earthquake rumbled through Los Angeles. They dove under their desk and emerged looking sheepish. ...
  • Chris Brown returns to court after rehab dismissal March 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: After a weekend in jail, Chris Brown is facing a court hearing over his dismissal from rehab and whether he should be given additional penalties, which could include more time behind bars. The Grammy-winning R&B singer spent the weekend in a downtown Los Angeles lockup after a judge ordered...
  • Controversy marks Newsweek's comeback March 8, 2014

    A mystery man. A splashy reveal. A media frenzy. Newsweek staked its return from the dead on a story it knew would get attention. A cover story claiming it had uncovered "the face behind bitcoin," the world's most popular digital currency. It got plenty of attention, all right. Twenty-four hours after identifying...
  • 'The Lunchbox' makes waves in North America March 6, 2014

    Washington: Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra's critically acclaimed film "The Lunchbox" beat out Hollywood movies, Oscar contenders, and all other foreign-language films to score the number one per-theatre average gross of any film in North America last weekend. After its success in New York and Los Angeles, the Irrfan Khan-starrer will release...
  • Watch: The big winners of the 71st Golden Globe Awards January 13, 2014

    CNNIBN brings to you all the action from the 71st Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Amy Adams, Hollywood's most popular stars took away the big acting prizes even as the fans' favourite Bryan Cranston won his first Golden Globe for televison's Breaking Bad....
  • US: Man arrested for intentionally running over pet dog January 7, 2014

    A 45yearold man has been arrested in California on suspicion of animal cruelty after he intentionally drove his car over the pintsized Chihuahua pet dog. Michael David Parker, was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after the pet dog Cow Cow was found lifeless in a back alley in Hawthorne. His...
  • Snapshot: John Abraham returns to Mumbai; where is wife Priya? January 4, 2014

    John Abraham, who recently married girlfriend Priya Runchal in Los Angles, returned to Mumbai. Surprisingly, his wife Priya was no where to be seen with the actor. The actor waved at the paparazzi and then zoomed away in his car. John made the news of his wedding official when he...
  • Bullet bounces off robbery victim's face, shoots mugger dead! January 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: In a bizarre mugging incident, a 16yearold robber was killed after a bullet fired by an accomplice ricocheted off their victim's face and hit him. A man was walking along the Alemany Boulevard in San Francisco when a group of boys approached him and demanded his cellphone, police said. One...
  • Passenger awakes to find himself locked in plane December 10, 2013

    As the captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Wagner is no stranger to bumps and other movement while he sleeps. So when he nodded off on a flight from Louisiana to Houston, it was no surprise that the landing bounce didn't wake him. "That's the...
  • Speed a factor in 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker's deadly crash December 2, 2013

    California: Speed played a role in the onecar crash that killed "The Fast and the Furious" actor Paul Walker in Southern California on Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Walker, 40, was a passenger in the red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that crashed into a utility pole and burst...
  • 'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker dies in car crash: Publicist December 1, 2013

    California: A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series has died in a car crash north of Los Angeles. He was 40. Ame Van Iden says Walker died on Saturday afternoon. A statement on Walker's Facebook page said Walker was a passenger in...
  • Men and women regret different things after sex: study November 26, 2013

    Austin: Men most often regret not having sex with more people while women frequently regret having sex with the wrong partner, according to a recently released study. The study from researchers at the University of Texas and University of CaliforniaLos Angeles aimed to show that the feeling of regret is part...
  • Porsche Macan unveiled at Los Angeles Auto Show; India launch in 2014 November 21, 2013

    Porsche has unveiled the new Macan, its second SUV and fifth model on sale overall. The Macan is built on Audi's Q5 platform and Porsche will roll out the first set of this SUV from its Leipzig factory, which already manufactures the Panamera and Cayenne. Typical Porsche design cues can be...
  • Russell Brand wants Jemima Khan to move to Los Angeles November 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: British funnyman Russell Brand is reportedly working on convincing Jemima Khan to move here and live with him in the US, although she is uncertain about the idea. The 38yearold wants to prove that he is committed to his onoff girlfriend and so, he wants her to be with...
  • Kim Kardashian creates traffic chaos in Los Angeles November 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian recently tried to escape pursuing paparazzi by pulling over on the freeway but it reportedly resulted in traffic chaos. As many as five cars were following Kim and once she pulled over, the photographers jumped out of their vehicles and attempted to get pictures...
  • Kate Hudson's daring neckline draws eyeballs November 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: All eyes were set on actress Kate Hudson as she walked the red carpet at a recent event here dressed in an extremely lowcut dusty pink dress that featured a slashed neckline. She was attending a Art+Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which was honouring...