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Bucks To Lead The East With Sixers Right Behind
Dan Woike looks at how the Eastern Conference teams stack up (with predicted order of finish): 1.Milwaukee 2018-19: 60-22 (1st; eliminated 4-2 in East finals by Toronto) HELLO: Wesley Matthews (FA), Robin Lopez (FA). GOODBYE: Malcolm Brogdon (trade),
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PG&E Warns Of 10 Years Of Power Shut-offs. California Officials Don't Like It
California residents face up to 10 years of widespread, precautionary forced power shut-offs until Pacific Gas & Electric Corp., the bankrupt utility giant, will be able to prevent its power transmission lines from sparking fires, the company's top o
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Bernie Sanders Returns To The Campaign Trail With A Rally In New York City
LONG ISLAND CITY, New York - Bernie Sanders leaped back onto the campaign trail Saturday with a rowdy political rally aimed at reassuring supporters unnerved by the 78-year-old's recent heart attack - and with a lot of encouragement from an unexpecte
Los Angeles Times3 min read
Michael Hiltzik: The Story Alleging Insider Trades On Trump Actions Is Dubious, But So Is This Argument Against It
The Wall Street and political junkie arms of Twitter are, well, all a-twitter over an article in Vanity Fair implying that someone has been pocketing billions by front-running sudden policy shifts by President Donald Trump. We don't want to spend too
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Karen Pendleton, Original Mouseketeer Who Became Advocate For Disabled People, Dies At 73
It was the height of the baby boomer era when Karen Pendleton and the rest of the Mouseketeers came bounding into living rooms across America, a troupe of bubbly, overly exuberant teens and pre-teens who danced and sang and reminded viewers to make g
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Allen's Output Starting To Wear
LOS ANGELES_He hasn't looked good lately and neither have the rest of the Los Angeles Chargers. None of that has stopped Keenan Allen from remaining stylish, looks having nothing to do with appearances. So, over the last several weeks, the wide recei
Los Angeles Times4 min read
USC's Opponents Find Ways To Clip Air Raid's Wings
LOS ANGELES_When his youngest son, Amon-ra St. Brown, first arrived at USC, John Brown insisted to coach Clay Helton that the five-star freshman receiver earn every opportunity he was given. From an early age, Brown encouraged his three sons to embra
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Ducks Extend Amazing Start
ANAHEIM, Calif._The Anaheim Ducks hopped off the home bench and huddled around goaltender Ryan Miller, again indulging in a victory routine that is starting to seem second nature this season. This time, the Ducks were celebrating a 4-2 defeat of the
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Southern California Back On Fire Watch As Dangerous Winds Return
LOS ANGELES - Southern California is back on fire watch this weekend amid winds and warm temperatures, with Southern California Edison warning of possible preventive power outages. A small brush fire broke out Saturday morning in the Hollywood Hills
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Giuliani's Conspiracy Theories Cost This Anti-corruption Lawmaker In Ukraine His Job
KYIV, Ukraine - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's team realized it had a potential problem in U.S. relations on May 10, when Rudolph W. Giuliani told Fox News that a Ukrainian advisor to the newly elected leader was a Trump enemy. "I'm convin
Los Angeles Times3 min readPolitics
Editorial: Mick Mulvaney And Gordon Sondland Fill In The Blanks On Quid Pro Quo In Ukraine
Two of President Donald Trump's presumably loyal appointees painted an alarming picture Thursday of how Trump and lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani turned up the pressure on Ukraine to ensure its help with two politically oriented investigations. No matter
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Judy Garland's Life Was Run By Men. These Newly Unearthed Recordings Reveal How
Deep in the San Fernando Valley, there is an unremarkable warehouse where some of the few remaining pieces of Judy Garland's life are stored. They are kept in cardboard boxes and film cans, never subjected to temperatures above 65 degrees Fahrenheit.
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How Organ And Tissue Donation Companies Worked Their Way Into The County Morgue
LOS ANGELES - As the sun set over the Nevada desert, coroners from across the country mingled with business executives, sipping icy margaritas and Tanqueray and tonics by a pool. The private party, held on the terrace of Las Vegas' Golden Nugget hote
Los Angeles Times2 min read
Meghan Markle Was Asked How She's Doing — And She's Not OK
It comes as little surprise that Meghan Markle has been struggling through relentless public scrutiny ever since she started dating Britain's Prince Harry. What is surprising, however, is how candidly the 38-year-old addressed it in a recent intervie
Los Angeles Times5 min read
France Accuses Google Of Flouting EU Copyright Law Meant To Help News Publishers
France has accused American internet giant Google of ignoring "the spirit and the letter" of a Europe-wide copyright law aimed at giving publishers a bigger cut of the economic benefit from online news. French President Emmanuel Macron and the countr
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Movie Review: Risky Satire 'Jojo Rabbit' Turns The Weapon Of Humor On Hitler
Unlikely though it sounds, we have a need to laugh at Adolf Hitler, on the movie screen if nowhere else. Some of our greatest comedy directors, from Charles Chaplin ("The Great Dictator") to Ernst Lubitsch (the brilliant "To Be or Not to Be") to Mel
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Auto Review: Lamborghini's 2020 Huracan EVO Is A Hell Of A Ride, But Maybe Not A Daily Driver
I had barely begun to experience this new Lamborghini Huracan when, at my first appointment of the day, the man I was meeting for breakfast said: "Don't you feel like a jerk driving it?" A few hours later, after I'd posted a picture of the car on a s
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Hot Property: No Doubt An Eye-catching Sale
LOS ANGELES - Gwen Stefani, who rose to fame as the face of rock band No Doubt, has sold the Beverly Hills Post Office-area home she shared with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale for $21.65 million. The buyer is Sebastian Maniscalco, the stand-up comic and a
Los Angeles Times3 min read
Quibi Has Partnered With T-Mobile As It Prepares For April Launch
Telecommunications giant T-Mobile has agreed to partner with Quibi, a Hollywood start-up that plans to distribute bite-size entertainment designed for millennials. Under the arrangement, Quibi's upcoming streaming service will be part of a T-Mobile o
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Movie Review: The Eerie, Unabashed 'Lighthouse' Illuminates The Broken Psyches Of Two Men
The words "elevated horror" have recently spurred debate and defensiveness among cinephiles, particularly those who reject the notion that horror needed elevating in the first place. But "The Lighthouse," Robert Eggers' bleak and blisteringly funny s
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Consumer Confidential: Trump Is Creating A Task Force To Rewrite Consumer Laws. Here's How To Apply
When a government agency announces a task force to "modernize" laws, it's not unreasonable to think they're acting in the public's interest - for instance, updating privacy laws to keep pace with technological advances. So it should be reason for opt
Los Angeles Times4 min read
'Boy Next Door Killer' Michael Gargiulo Should Get The Death Penalty, Jury Decides
LOS ANGELES - A jury Friday recommended the death penalty for Michael Gargiulo, the serial killer convicted of murdering two women and nearly killing a third who were his neighbors in the Los Angeles area. The jury deliberated for several hours over
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Should Edison Have Shutoff More Power Before Saddleridge Fire? California Blackout Debate Rages
LOS ANGELES - The conditions seemed right last week for Southern California Edison to power off the towering electric lines that sweep behind a row of stucco homes in the Sylmar foothills. Winds were high, humidity was low, and there was plenty of dr
Los Angeles Times2 min read
Editorial: Boris Johnson's Brexit Deal Makes The Best Of What's Still A Terrible Idea
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confounded his critics by reaching a last-minute agreement with the European Union on the terms of the United Kingdom's departure from the EU. The agreement mostly tracks an earlier Brexit deal negotiated with
Los Angeles Times8 min read
'Parasite' Director Bong Joon Ho On His Cannes Winner, A Thriller Rooted In Class Conflict
LOS ANGELES - Filmmaker Bong Joon Ho was back in Los Angeles on a recent morning in September, on the dizzying stateside tour for his critically acclaimed thriller "Parasite," when I asked if he'd heard the day's news out of his native South Korea. H
Los Angeles Times3 min read
Caregivers For Disabled Worked 87 Hours A Week For $4 An Hour, Feds Say
A chain of Orange County, Calif., residential care homes for the disabled paid their workers as little as $4 an hour and made them work more than 87 hours a week, according to a federal lawsuit. In a settlement announced Wednesday, the U.S. Departmen
Los Angeles Times3 min readSociety
Family Of 12-year-old Boy Forcefully Arrested And Covered With Spit Mask File Claim Against Sacramento
Attorneys representing the family of a 12-year-old boy who was forcefully arrested in April have filed a claim against the city of Sacramento, Calif., Sacramento Police Department and the involved officers. Attorneys Mark T. Harris and Dale K. Galipo
Los Angeles Times1 min readSociety
Chaos In Mexico As El Chapo's Son, A Leader Of The Sinaloa Cartel, Is Reportedly Captured
MEXICO CITY - Gun battles erupted across the northern Mexican city of Culiacan on Thursday amid reports that the federal government had captured Ovidio Guzman Lopez, a leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel and the son of notorious drug lord Joaquin "
Los Angeles Times3 min read
Newbie? Obsessive? Zack Snyder Fiend? Our Guide To HBO's 'Watchmen' Has You Covered
Damon Lindelof has long maintained that his "Watchmen" is neither a direct adaptation nor a reboot of the original comic book series created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Instead, the showrunner has described his HBO series, which premieres Sunday,
Los Angeles Times2 min read
Kings Shoot Plenty Of Blanks As Scoreless Streak Grows In Loss To Sabres
LOS ANGELES - As part of Staples Center's 20th-anniversary celebration Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Kings orchestrated an actual laser show during the first intermission, synchronizing more than 600 neon beams of light in a Guinness World Record-br
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