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Car Crash, False Reports of Shots Fired and Weapon Trigger Chaos ...
In a night of chaos at Los Angeles International Airport three weeks after gunman's fatal shooting spree, a vehicle collision prompted a false report of shots fired and a separate report of a man with a gun caused authorities to ...
Los Angeles International Airport News Coverage - Los Angeles Times
6 hours ago ... Autopsy report reveals TSA agent shot 12 times in LAX attack. By Richard Winton
and ... Car crash outside LAX causes alarm inside terminals.
Officials Say They Are Falling Behind on Mortgage Fraud Cases
The number of mortgage fraud cases has grown so fast that government agencies that investigate and prosecute them cannot keep up, lenders and law enforcement officials have said. Reports of suspected mortgage fraud have doubled since 2005 and increased eightfold since 2002. Banks filed 47,717 reports this year, up from 21,994 two years ago, - Lenders and law enforcement officials say mortgage fraud cases are growing so fast government agencies that investigate and prosecute them cannot keep up; banks filed 47,717 reports of suspected mortgage fraud in 2007, up from 21,994 in 2005 and 5,623 in 2002; cases reflect recent mortgage boom with limited borrower documentation and lax scrutiny; industry estimates 2007 total loss at $4 billion; photo (M) - By JOHN LELAND
How long is the plane ride from LAX(Los Angeles Airport) to the airport in Bejing, China?
My boyfriend left LAX(Los Angeles Airport) at 1:20 pm and he is flying to the airport in Bejing, China. How long is the flight? What is the time difference in Los Angeles and China? And what time will he get there? Los Angeles time zone and China timezone. If you have any answers to those questions then please tell me. Thank you!
Answer: Beijing, China time zone is UTC +8 and Los Angeles, California, USA time zone is PST UTC -8. You may find this link useful prior leaving for Beijing, China.
The Nonstop flight onboard Air China International Flight No: 984 Dep LAX on Thursday at 0140 Hours and Arr PEK Friday at 0520 Hours. (You loose 1 day during the Nonstop Flight due to the UTC Time Factor). The total flight duration of the flight is 12 Hours and 40 Minutes
Return sector Nonstop flight onboard Air China International Flight No: 983 Dep PEK on Monday at 2100 Hours and Arr LAX on Monday at 1800 Hours (you gained 1 day during the Nonstop Flight due to the UTC Time Factor). The total flight duration of the flight is 12 Hours and 00 Minutes.
If you are flying with a Transit Stopover in Narita, Tokyo, Japan with Northwest Airlines Flight No: 1 Dep LAX on Thursday at 1320 Hours and Arr NRT on Friday at 1630 Hours. Layover/Transit in Narita Airport for 2 Hours and 15 Minutes before continue with Northwest Airlines Flight No: 29 Dep NRT Friday at 1845 Hours and Arr PEK Friday at 2045 Hours. The total flight duration of the flights and Layover/Transit time is 17 Hours and 15 Minutes.
With Layover/Transit Return Sector onboard Northwest Airlines No: 30 Dep PEK Monday at 0845 Hours and Arr NRT Monday at 1415 Hours. Layover/Transit in Narita Airport for 1 Hour and 30 Minutes before continue with Northwest Airlines Flight No: 2 Dep NRT Monday at 1545 Hours and Arr LAX Monday at 0940 Hours. Total flight duration of the flights and Layover/Transit time is 15 Hours and 45 Minutes.
Hope the above are well and helpful to you.
Pleasant trip and Safe Journey Always :)
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Erroneous gun reports cause chaos at LAX - USA Today
3 hours ago ... A vehicle crash and reports of a man with a gun cause panic at the L.A. airport
What is the best way to get from LAX to Pasadena without a car?
I need to get to Pasadena from LAX and I thought about using SuperShuttle, but Ive only seen bad reviews about it so Im looking for other ways that wont be as expensive as taking a cab.
Answer: Flyaway shuttle from LAX to Union Station (it picks up at each terminal in the airport) and then the Gold line to Pasadena.
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Jitters at LAX: Car crash prompts gunfire reports, causes travelers to ...
At the same time the sound of a car crash scared passengers into thinking shots were fired at Los Angeles International Airport Friday, travelers in another terminal were evacuated after a false report of a man with a weapon, ...
NEWS ANALYSIS; An Upended Political Landscape Could Harm Pakistans President
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhuttos death raises the specter of prolonged political conflict between Pakistans president, Pervez Musharraf, and the countrys opposition, according to Pakistani and American analysts. How he handles the next several days could determine whether nationwide antigovernment protests erupt. I see a lot more trouble - News analysis: political analysts say death of former Prime Min Benazir Bhutto puts Pres Pervez Musharraf in precarious position; suggest that how Musharraf handles next several days could determine whether nationwide antigovernment protests will erupt; Musharraf remains deeply unpopular after declaring state of emergency and suppressing Bhutto and other political opponents; core of Musharrafs predicament is perception that he did too little to protect Bhutto or that his government carried out assassination itself; going forward with upcoming elections will be seen as taking advantage of Bhuttos death; photo (M) - By DAVID ROHDE; Jane Perlez contributed reporting from Sydney, Australia.
Travelers Evacuate After Erroneous LAX Gun Reports - ABC News
9 hours ago ... Travelers Evacuate After Erroneous LAX Gun Reports.
How do I get from the Lax Airport to the Greyhound Bus station in Los Angeles?
I need to get from the LAX Airport to the Greyhound Bus station to go to Reno,NV. Can somebody tell me a safe and cheap way? Because I certainly cant afford a taxi.
Answer: You should look online for cheap fares to Reno. Heck, I saw $39 fares to Seattle from LAX today.
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OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR; Forgotten Step Toward Freedom
WE Americans live in a society awash in historical celebrations. The last few years have witnessed commemorations of the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase (2003) and the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II (2005). Looming on the horizon are the bicentennial of Abraham Lincolns birth (2009) and the sesquicentennial of the outbreak of - Prof Eric Foner Op-Ed article calls for commemoration of Jan 1, 1808, when importation of slaves into US was prohibited; asserts that even though this did not end slavery in US, if slave trade had continued in legal and open manner it is plausible to assume that many more Africans would have been brought into country; says this could have resulted in democratization of slavery as prices fell and more whites could afford to purchase slaves; contends that it is worth commemorating Jan 1, 1808, not only for what it directly accomplished, but for helping to save US from even more terrible history of slavery; drawing (M) - Eric Foner is a professor of history at Columbia University. - By ERIC FONER
LAX Lockdown - Business Insider
Local station KTLA reported that no shots were fired, with LAX police telling the station that a loud traffic accident had "triggered fears of another shooting." The LAX Police later confirmed this on their own Twitter account.
Erroneous LAX Gun Reports Prompt Travelers To Evacuate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A loud auto crash that some passengers thought was shots being fired and an anonymous call reporting a gunman prompted evacuations Friday night at two terminals of Los Angeles International ...
How much is the fee for parking your car at LAX?
I plan to drive myself to LAX because a shuttle is to much, any way i plan to leave the car for a week. How much would it be?
Answer: It all depends on how far away you would like to park. I paid $5.00 a day and they had a shuttle to take you back and forth. There are Red, Blue and Green signs at the airport, the shuttle will tell you what color to be at. They usually have drivers waiting o take you to the airport and the wait on the return is usually about 5 min. The closer you get the more you pay. Look online for "LAX Parking Comparison". Hope this helps
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South Korea, Where Boys Were Kings, Revalues Its Girls
When Park He-ran was a young mother, other women would approach her to ask what her secret was. She had given birth to three boys in a row at a time when South Korean women considered it their paramount duty to bear a son. Ms. Park, a 61-year-old newspaper executive, gets a different reaction today. When I tell people I have three sons and no - Centuries-old preference for baby boys in patriarchal South Korea is fast receding; ratio in 2006 was 107.4 male births for every 100 girls, down from peak of 116.5 boys born for every 100 girls in 1990; most important factor in shift may be economic opportunities opening up for women; photo; graph (M) - By CHOE SANG-HUN
How long is the drive from Conan in Burbank to LAX in rush-hour traffic?
Going to a taping of Conan, which lets out at 18:30, but our flight leaves out of LAX at 21:00. Google says its a 40min drive, but I have no idea what to expect with rush-hour traffic. Does anyone think I can make this flight?
Answer: be advise that letting out time is an average they might go over that time
i would suggest you see if you could take flight out of Burbank airport instead of
lax as its only about 20 minutes away !
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Car crash outside LAX sparks panic inside terminals | Fox News
10 hours ago ... A loud auto crash that some passengers thought was shots being fired and an
anonymous call reporting a gunman prompted evacuations ...
How can I get to LAX from Disneyland for an early flight?
My flight leaves LAX at 7:45am on Saturday. None of the shuttles seem to run that early. They start at 6am and would not give us enough time to make the flight.
Can anyone please give me some ideas of how to transport 10 people from Castle Inn & Suites just outside of Disneyland to LAX? Would a couple of taxis be the only way? We already have a way there, just not back. It has to be something that will run earlier that 6am.
Answer: Stay closer to LAX
Change departure time
Depart from SNA
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How long would it take to drive from Santa Barbara to LAX?
I need to drive from SB to LAX for a flight at 3:50, the only problem is I have class in the morning and the class ends at 12:30. Im going to estimate around 2 hours to drive from santa barbara to lax, and a little less if i book it down there. Do you think this is enough time to check in and so on. It is a domestic flight at 3:50 pm and I have no luggage to book, just need to get through security. Do you think thats enough time? I will also be putting my car in overnight parking for a couple of days, and get a shuttle, do you think i can make it? thanks all.
Answer: Urgh, thats kinda cutting it close. It could take you like 2 hours if traffic is heavy just to get from Santa Barbara to the LA Metro area (i.e. 405 and 101 intersection) and then from there another possible hour into LAX. Southbound 405 is always LOADED starting about 12N on so even if you hit no traffic most of the way you will for sure coming on 101 and approaching the 405. Also the PCH south (or another name for highway 1 out of Santa Barbara) is hit or miss. If the traffic isn't TOO bad but average LA you can probably make it curbside by 3:10, 3:20 at the latest. If its REALLY bad you probably get there right at 3:50 or after.
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SPORTS OF THE TIMES; Seeking Role Models And Finding Human Beings
People keep saying they are outraged because a bunch of ballplayers took steroids. How are they going to explain this to the kiddies? My basic response is, oh, boohoo. If you want outrage, save it for the wall of silence from the Jets and pro football about the wave of head injuries, as described in The New York Times on Saturday. The one part of - George Vecsey Sports of The Times column discusses problematic public figures like pitcher Roger Clemens, whose status as role model may be questionable since allegations that he used steroids; photos (M) - E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org - By GEORGE VECSEY
Flights Return to Normal at LAX After Traffic Collision Sets Off Panic ...
Operations at Los Angeles International Airport returned to normal Saturday morning after a false alarm caused panic at the facility hours earlier, authorities said. Travelers scrambled after a car crash at LAX on Friday, Nov.
Can someone please tell me what public transportation to take to get from LAX to downtown LA?
I will be flying down to LA and landing in LAX airport. I dont want to spend too much so I need help with designing a planning a route to get from LAX to LA downtown via public transportation. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
Answer: At LAX pick up your luggage, go out to the curb and look for a green overhead sign saying "Flyaway & Long Distance Shuttles" , and board the "Flyaway" bus. They're blue Greyhound type buses. They run every 30 minutes, and the trip takes about 40 minutes. The fare is $7.00 each way. It takes you to the Union Station.
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Car Crash Causes Panic, Lockdown at LAX Airport | Mediaite
A car crash at the Los Angeles International Airport caused a lockdown and spread fears that there may have been a gunman in the area. Police reportedly received a call that shots were fired, but arrived on the scene to find a ...
Does anyone know of an aircraft incident at LAX in Spetember if 2007?
My friend was on a flight from LAX to Russia, and said that as they were going down the runway the pilot accidentally deployed the emergency slides. I think it was on a Lufthansa flight. Does anyone have any pictures or anything of this? I cant find anything about it.
of* not if*
Answer: It looks like there was some kind of chemical problem.
Bhutto Is Killed at Rally, and Pakistan Faces Outrage and New Turmoil
Benazir Bhutto, the Pakistani opposition leader and twice-serving prime minister, was assassinated Thursday evening as she left a political rally here, a scene of fiery carnage that plunged Pakistan deeper into political turmoil and ignited widespread violence by her enraged supporters. Ms. Bhutto, 54, was shot in the neck or head, according to - Benazir Bhutto, Pakistans opposition leader and former prime minister, is assassinated as she leaves political rally in Rawalpindi; is shot before suicide attacker detonates bomb, killing more than 20 people; news of her death provokes angry protests; supporters carry her coffin as it begins its journey to her hometown Larkana for burial; in Karachi and other cities, crowds vent their rage, blocking streets, throwing stones and burning tires; assassination throws Paksitans politics into disarray less than two weeks before parliamentary elections scheduled for Jan 8; there is speculation that elections will be postponed and that Pres Pervez Musharraf will declare another state of emergency; Bhuttos death presents Musharraf with one of most potent crises of his turbulent eight years in power and presents Bush administration with new challenge in efforts to stabilize frontline state in its war against terrorism; officials say they fear more violence from those protesting Bhuttos death and also from militants who might try to take advantage of uncertain situation; much of rage against her death is expected to be directed at Musharraf, who kept her out of power for over eight years and gave her only grudging welcome, which later turned to outright hostility; photos; map (M) - By SALMAN MASOOD and CARLOTTA GALL; Salman Masood reported from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, and Carlotta Gall from Kabul, Afghanistan. Reporting was contributed by Ismail Khan from Peshawar, Pakistan, Mark Mazzetti from Washington, David Rohde from New York and Jane Perlez from Sydney, Australia.
How do I stretch out the basket on my girls lax stick?
I got a new lax stick and i dont know how to break in the new basket; its like a freaking tennis raquet! Is there a good way to stretch it out to break it in?
Answer: With most girls lacrosse leages you arent allowed to have a pocket!! thats what makes g-lax such a hard but AWESOME sport!!
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What happens if you use ex lax for an extended time?
What would happen if you were to use ex lax for a long period of time? Say, every day for two months, or so?
Answer: You could die, If you don't have constipation, ex-lax will cause diarrhea and led to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. If sever enough you could die. Ex-lax is not meant to be taken longer than 5 - 7 days MAX and that's only IF you are constipated.
Don't try using this product for weight loss. IF you want to lose weight then you have one option. Reduce the surplus energy from food your body is taking in. Either eat less, exercise more, or preferably, do both.
@Kyle: Laxative abuse can cause life threatening health complications. At least click on the first or second link from ANY major search engine (search term "laxative abuse") and do a little research before answering on something you clearly have no clue about. Since you have trouble doing this, I have done the hard work of typing for you. See below.
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Immigration Is Defying Easy Answers
New immigration and the political reaction against it are nearly as old as the United States itself. Yet the immigration surge of the last decade has awakened tensions of unexpected intensity that have pervaded the presidential campaigns of both parties and stirred voter anger across the country. In 1960, census figures show, the largest national - Immigration surge of past decade has awakened tensions of unexpected intensity that have pervaded presidential campaign and stirred voter anger across country; Pres Bushs failed effort to push immigration package through Congress foreshadowed divisions on campaign trail among candidates of both parties (M) - By JULIA PRESTON
Home Prices Fell Faster In October
The decline in home prices accelerated and spread to more regions of the country in October, according to data released Wednesday. Prices fell 6.1 percent from October 2006 in 20 large metropolitan areas, according to Standard & Poors/Case-Shiller indexes, compared with a 4.9 percent decline in September. On a monthly basis, prices fell 1.4 - Standard & Poors/Case-Shiller indexes show home prices fell 6.1 percent in October from October 2006 in 20 large metropolitan areas, compared with 4.9 percent in September; quickening pace of decline could hurt broader economy by leading to more foreclosures as homeowners have difficulty refinancing mortgages and by sapping consumer spending as Americans feell less wealthy; prices are dropping fastest in Midwest, California, Florida and Southwest; Northwest Multiple Listing Services says pending sales of single-family homes and condos in Seattle area fell by one third in September from same month last year; graph (L) - By VIKAS BAJAJ
What is the best way to get from LAX to Venice Beach?
My husband is arriving at LAX at 10am from Melbourne and i am not arriving until 8pm from Canada. My husband will obviously be wanting to check in to our hotel at Venice Beach and then go back to the airport to meet me when my plane arrives. Does anyone know bus routes and the cheapest way to get to and fro LAX? Any suggestions would be gratly appreciated!
Answer: The cheapest way is by bus: Take a shuttle to the LAX City Bus Center. Then take Metro Rapid 3 to Lincoln and Venice Blvd. If he needs to go further, he can transfer to Metro bus 33 going west towards the ocean. Should be $1.50.
It's close enough for a taxi (which should run around $20), but I'm wondering why you don't rent a car? LA is very spread out, and taking the bus takes 3 times longer to go anywhere.
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What is the bus cost from LAX to Chamberlain West Hollywood hotel (Holloway and Westmount Drive)?
Hey guys. Im from Canada trying to plan a trip on budget to West Hollywood and having a hard time navigating the Metro trip planning. Any suggestions on the best way to get from LAX to the Chamberlain West Hollywood hotel?
If you could include as much detail like route, how many buses or trains needed and cost that would be great.
Thanks for the help.
Answer: You are traveling on Friday and Leaving at 3:00PM . Fare class: Regular. Max walk: 1/2 Mile. Mode: ANY.
Tip: Click on a location to view on the map.
Starting at LAX
Ride Flyaway Union Station (UNION STATION) heading south
From: WORLD WY N/TOM BRADLEY TERMINAL Lv: 03:01PM
To: PATSAOURAS PLAZA/BUS BAY 9 Ar: 03:50PM
Pay $7.00, (EZ Pass accepted)
Ride Metro Rapid 704( SANTA MONICA) heading west
From: CESAR E CHAVEZ AV/VIGNES ST(NW corner) Lv: 03:59PM
To: SANTA MONICA BLVD/LA CIENEGA BLVD(NE corner) Ar: 04:46PM
Pay $1.25, Monthly Pass: $62.00, (EZ Pass accepted)
Ending at HOLLOWAY DR/WESTMOUNT DR
Total cash fare = $8.25
Trip time is about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Trip distance is about 29.62 miles.
*Driving cost: is about $16.02 (based on AAA's formula at 54.1 cents/mile)
Category: Los Angeles
LAX Terminal 4 Lockdown: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | HEAVY
13 hours ago ... There are reports of shots fired at LAX airport in Los Angeles airport. There was
also a car crash outside a terminal 4.
LAX shooting: TSA officer Hernandez bled for 33 minutes at scene ...
LOS ANGELES - An airport security officer lay helplessly bleeding after a gunman opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport as paramedics waited 150 yards away because police had not declared the terminal safe to ...
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How to get from a domestic flight to an international flight at LAX airport?
Im flying on Southwest to LAX, then going to Chile.
How do u get from the domestic terminal to the international terminal?
Do u have to take a shuttle or can you walk?
And how long does it usually take?
Do I have to check my bags again?
and do I have to go through security again?
but most importantly how long does it take to get from terminal 1 to the international terminal?
any info would be helpful !
Answer: You will arrive at Terminal 1 with Southwest and, if travelling with LAN Airlines to Chile, will need to get to TBIT (Tom Bradley International Terminal). This terminal is to be found between Terminals 3&4, as can be seen on the attached map.
You will need to collect your luggage, drop it off at the check-in of the airline you are flying to Chile with, and proceed through security. To get from one terminal to another you can catch the shuttle bus which runs every 12-15 minutes.
Just in case you are not travelling with LAN Airlines you can find which terminal your airline uses from this list -
Category: Air Travel
Los Angeles International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX, FAA LID: LAX) is the
primary airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second-most ...
What is the easiest way to get to LAX airport from Oceanside?
Im trying to catch a plane at 11:45pm at LAX on a Tuesday. I dont have anyone to take and was wondering if its easier to drive myself or use public transportation, or shuttle service. I would be leaving from Oceanside and get off work around 4:30pm.
Thanks for all your help.
Answer: I would recommend taking a Metrolink train from Oceanside to LA union station and then a Flyaway bus directly to LAX. Total cost wold be about $11 for the train portion and another $4 for the bus to LAX. The service is comfortable and reliable with a travel time of about 2 hours to LA plus 45 minutes to LAX. Good Luck!
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INTERNATIONAL3-9 Al Qaedas Pakistani Face The Qaeda network accused by Pakistans government of killing the opposition leader Benazir Bhutto is increasingly made up not of foreign fighters but of homegrown Pakistani militants bent on destabilizing the country, analysts and security officials say. 1 Nawaz Sharif ventured into the political
Accident outside LAX airport triggers fears of another shooting ...
LOS ANGELES (WITI) -- A loud traffic accident outside Los Angeles International Airport Friday night, November 22nd struck fear into travelers who thought the worst may be happening again.
PUBLIC LANDS; A Surge in Off-Roading Stirs Dust and Debate in the West
In the San Juan National Forest here, an iron rod gate is the last barrier to the Weminuche Wilderness, a mountain redoubt above 10,000 feet where wheels are not allowed. But the gate has been knocked down repeatedly, shot at and generally disregarded. Miles beyond it, a two-track trail has been punched into the wilderness by errant - Fourth article in series Public Lands; federally owned lands are being transformed into new playgrounds by errant all-terrain-vehicle riders; record numbers are flocking to lesser-known forests, deserts and mountains where rules are lax and enforcement is rare; federal government faces manpower shortages and lobbying groups in its struggle to accommodate and control trend; map; graphs; photos (L) - By FELICITY BARRINGER and WILLIAM YARDLEY
What is a way to get from Disneyland to LAX airport for an actually not insane price?
I need to get from Disneyland to LAX on a monday, and there arent any shuttles to take you. I dont want to pay an insane price. Any tips?
Answer: There are indeed shuttles that go from LAX to the DIsneyland Hotel.
These people offer LAX to Disneyland for $30.00 per person round trip.
And that is not an insane price when you compare it to the total cost of your trip.
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