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February 6, 1998 | LLOYD GROVE, THE WASHINGTON POST
"I wish you had any idea of what it's like to have a total stranger walk into your office and talk about something like this," says Jamie Rubin, the assistant secretary of State for public affairs. "I'm very uncomfortable talking about my personal life," says Christiane Amanpour, the chief international correspondent for CNN and a regular on CBS' "60 Minutes." "I've always shied away from doing that--and for good reason. I don't buy into the celebrity culture.
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February 6, 1998 | LLOYD GROVE, THE WASHINGTON POST
"I wish you had any idea of what it's like to have a total stranger walk into your office and talk about something like this," says Jamie Rubin, the assistant secretary of State for public affairs. "I'm very uncomfortable talking about my personal life," says Christiane Amanpour, the chief international correspondent for CNN and a regular on CBS' "60 Minutes." "I've always shied away from doing that--and for good reason. I don't buy into the celebrity culture.
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July 9, 1991 | M.E. WARREN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Eleven-year-old whiz kid Harriet Handleman is the brainy brainchild of Greg Atkins, the writer-director who introduced her last year at the Irvine Valley College Theatrefaire for Children. She's back in fine form this summer in "The Further Adventures of Harriet Handleman (Super Genius)," at IVC's Forum Theatre where she, her four faithful friends and her CIA sidekick are on the hunt for Hugo, Harriet's little brother.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 2003 | Zeke Minaya, Times Staff Writer
By studying clouds, a 17-year-old science whiz has landed his name in the stars. Troy High School senior Peter Pawlowski of Fullerton won fourth place Tuesday in the Intel Science Talent Search, a prestigious pre-college science contest. "It's awesome. I was very surprised," Peter said. "It was a great honor just to be among the top 40." For his efforts divining the structure of a chemical compound that helps form clouds and smog, Peter was awarded a $25,000 college scholarship.
NEWS
July 10, 2003 | Scott Sandell, Times Staff Writer
Amid the bombing of Baghdad, a group of Iraqis hears rumors of two downed coalition pilots and sets out on a search along the banks of the Tigris. A television news network latches onto the story, broadcasting live pictures of the hunt and labeling them "exclusive." But before long, rivals pick up the feed without permission -- enraging network executives. "Is Majid there?"
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August 13, 1997 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami's appointment of technocrats, independents and pragmatists to his new Cabinet on Tuesday is viewed by U.S. experts as a first step in creating a more open climate in Iran--and eventually even a thaw in relations with the United States. But the Clinton administration said Tuesday that it awaits "results, results, results" before passing judgment on the new Tehran regime. State Department spokesman Jamie Rubin repeated a long-standing U.S.
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August 9, 1997 | ROBIN WRIGHT and REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
After seven months of behind-the-scenes diplomacy, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is now prepared to commit to accelerated, high-profile Mideast peace talks aimed at concluding a final deal between Israel and the Palestinians up to a year earlier than the May 1999 target, according to U.S. officials. Albright will propose speeding up both the pace and the agenda when she makes her first trip to the region as secretary of State at the end of the month.
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October 6, 1996 | MARIA PANARITIS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Standing smack on top of the cash register between Seman Fedil and his customers is a battered plastic foam cup he personalized with his name and a hopeful hint: "Tips." Although they're common in trendy coffee shops, a tip cup seems somewhat out of place in this downtown Dunkin' Donuts, part of a chain whose uniformed workers have been dishing out doughnuts and java to take-out customers for 50 years.
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July 13, 1990 | CORINNE FLOCKEN
Bart Simpson, prepare to meet your match. Defender of justice, champion of the underdog and all-around good kid, Harriet Handleman is the kind of girl who would send America's favorite underachiever ("and proud of it, man") running for cover. This weekend, kids can tag along on "The Everyday Adventures of Harriet Handleman, Super Genius," an original children's play presented by the Irvine Valley College Theatrefaire for Children.
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April 18, 2014 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Orphan Black Tatiana Maslany stars as Sarah Manning, and her numerous clones in this science-fiction series returning for a new season. Kristian Bruun and Jordan Gavaris also star. 9 p.m. BBC America The Real History of Science Fiction This new series delves into our fascination with sci-fi.
OPINION
December 13, 2009 | Doyle McManus
The headlines on President Obama accepting the Nobel Peace Prize last week focused on the apparent irony: A man who had just ordered 30,000 more troops into war was snagging a trophy as the world's leading champion of peace. Obama tackled the paradox head-on in his Oslo speech. "Evil does exist in the world," he said. "War is sometimes necessary." But the president's speech was about much more than the regrettable necessity of war. It also contained the fullest exposition so far of Obama's evolving approach to global diplomacy, including his attempts at "engagement" with hostile regimes in places such as Iran, North Korea and Sudan -- in other words, the emerging Obama doctrine.
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