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Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killing

Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killing
  • Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killing FWC: Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killing

    Two years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was killed, a Malaysian court on Monday dropped the murder charge against the only suspect still in custody, and she pleaded guilty to a lesser offense and was expected to be released soon. The move to reduce the charge against the…

  • ‘The Little Mermaid’ live at the Hollywood Bowl with Lea Michele and Cheech Marin FWC: ‘The Little Mermaid’ live at the Hollywood Bowl with Lea Michele and Cheech Marin

    Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” live concert is set to return to the Hollywood Bowl next month just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary, with Lea Michele as golden-voiced mermaid Ariel, Cheech Marin as the sadistic Chef Louis, Peter Gallagher as the stately merman King Triton and, yes, Harvey…

  • Students in Syria are a textbook case for post-Islamic State reeducation FWC: Students in Syria are a textbook case for post-Islamic State reeducation

    There’s a saying in Arabic: Learning while young is like carving in stone. (It rhymes in the original.) The saying has come to the fore as authorities begin efforts to reeducate about 25,000 school-age children being held in Al Hol, the desolate internment camp on the edge of eastern Syria for…

  • House Democrats prepare subpoenas to see full Mueller report FWC: House Democrats prepare subpoenas to see full Mueller report

    A House committee plans to vote Wednesday on whether to authorize subpoenas for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s full report, underscoring how aggressively Democrats will pursue its release in a potential showdown with Atty. Gen. William P. Barr. The decision comes after Barr said Friday…

  • I’ll never be a regular at Koreatown’s OB Bear, but I’m glad to be a guest FWC: I’ll never be a regular at Koreatown’s OB Bear, but I’m glad to be a guest

    At the OB Bear restaurant in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, the food is tasty, the regulars are close-knit, the Dodgers are beloved and guests feel privileged.

  • Morning Briefing: Captain America has a message for Tom Brady FWC: Morning Briefing: Captain America has a message for Tom Brady

    Captain America has a message for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady: Stop supporting President Trump, or I won’t support you anymore. Chris Evans, who plays Captain America in the movies, is from Boston and has been a huge Patriots fan his whole life. He also is very active on social media…

  • Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot dead in a struggling South L.A. he helped shine FWC: Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot dead in a struggling South L.A. he helped shine

    To those who knew him, Nipsey Hussle was a pillar in his native South L.A. community. He once gave a pair of shoes to every student at an elementary school in Hyde Park, where he owned a burger joint, a fish market and a barbershop. He helped fund upgrades to the campus playground and offered jobs…

  • Killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle in South L.A. likely gang-related, source says FWC: Killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle in South L.A. likely gang-related, source says

    Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed Sunday afternoon, shot in broad daylight outside his store in South Los Angeles in a burst of gunfire that left two other people wounded, police said. Hussle, who was known as much for his work in the community as for his music, was hit multiple…