• (CNS) Posted Wednesday, August 14 – 9:02 PM Funeral services will be held Saturday for USC Trustee Barbara J. Rossier, namesake of the university’s Rossier School of Education. Rossier died Sunday after a battle with lung cancer, according to the university. She was 78. “The entire Trojan family mourns the passing of Barbara Rossier,” USC [...]

    The San Marino Unified School District received an anonymous threat late last Friday night that a bomb had been placed on a school campus, resulting in a full search of all district facilities, according to Chief of Police Tim Harrigan. The email was sent to a general delivery inbox and was not processed until Sunday [...]

     

    North Korea barred a delivery of supplies to South Koreans in the closed Kaesong industrial zone Wednesday, as the South’s president said it was time to stop rewarding Pyongyang’s provocations.

    A delegation of 10 businessmen representing the 123 South Korean firms in Kaesong had applied to travel to the zone to bring food and other daily necessities to their staff and to inspect their facilities.

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    US authorities denied media reports Wednesday that an individual had been arrested in connection to the Boston marathon bombings, but police said they do have images of a suspect.

    Hundreds of investigators have been poring over surveillance video and still images taken around the finish line at the time of Monday’s blasts, which killed three people and wounded 180.

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    “Gangnam Style” star Psy’s new music video crossed the 100 million views mark on YouTube Wednesday, shattering another record on the video-sharing site since its much-anticipated weekend debut.

    The video for “Gentleman”, the long-awaited follow-up to the South Korean singer’s global hit, has received 105.4 million hits, topping 100 million in record time since it was posted Saturday.

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    North Korea said Tuesday that the Korean peninsula was headed for “thermo-nuclear” war and advised foreigners to consider leaving South Korea.

    Tuesday’s advisory — greeted largely with indifference by foreign nationals in the South — followed a similar one last week to foreign embassies in Pyongyang, to consider evacuating by April 10 on the grounds war may break out.

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    Jurors began deliberating today in the trial of an admitted con man accused of killing a San Marino resident and burying his remains in the victim’s backyard 28 years ago.

    The Los Angeles Superior Court jury was handed the case against Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, who once passed himself off as a member of the wealthy Rockefeller family, after Deputy District Attorney Habib Balian urged the panel to convict the 52-year-old defendant of murdering John Sohus in February 1985.

    Hollis Hsing-Ming Chang, MD, of San Marino, California, passed away on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 peacefully in his sleep.

    North Korea said Monday it was withdrawing all workers and suspending operations at a lucrative joint industrial zone with South Korea, blaming foreign “warmongers” at a time of acute tensions.

    The announcement came amid reports of heightened activity at the North’s nuclear test site, and at a missile battery, although the South Korean government denied suggestions that a fourth nuclear test was imminent.

    A 20-year old blockbuster that is being re-released in 3D is the big story at the nation’s box offices this weekend, according to today’s studio estimates.

    “Jurassic Park 3-D” premiered in fourth place, with $18.3 million in ticket sales. About 32 percent of that was from IMAX theaters, according to industry analyst Paul Dergarabedian.

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