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The company behind the Russell 3000 index will not include Snap Inc. stock in that or other closely watched indices after investors voiced concern over the lack of voting rights given to Snap shar
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The nation’s highest-ranking military officer said Thursday that the Pentagon has made “no modifications” to the Obama-era policy allowing transgender troops to openly serve in the military, a day
One of Robert Durst’s closest friends — who on the previous day gave stunning testimony placing him in Los Angeles at the time his best friend was killed — backed away from that claim under questi
The dreaded, summer two-a-days — a double-dose of practice beneath the unforgiving sun — used to be a staple of training camp throughout college football. But recent years have seen many coaches c
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If you are learning to invest, watching a stock's price change every day can take some getting used to. It is not obvious why stocks whose daily price fluctuations are impossible to predict or to expl
In 2013, Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin unveiled plans for a moviemaking metropolis in the coastal city of Qingdao, with state-of-the-art film and TV soundstages and a massive water tank to draw
Los Angeles officials said they had to act quickly to address the brewing legal concerns with Vista del Mar, a favored commuting route near Dockweiler State Beach. City Hall had recently paid $9.5
In a desperate bid to salvage their Obamacare overhaul, Senate Republicans were closing in on an unorthodox plan Thursday to vote on a dramatically slimmed-down repeal bill, but only if they recei
 Asked at a press conference yesterday if he was a Game Of Thrones fan, Sky’s £17m-a-year boss Jeremy Darroch motioned to his pinguid chief financial officer Andrew Griffith, and said
Dustin Hoffman has notched a victory in his legal fight over a $3-million investment he made with Jeffrey Yohai, a real estate developer who is the son-in-law of Paul Manafort, the former chairman
The Canaanites lived at the crossroads of the ancient world. They experienced wars, conquests and occupations for millennia, and as a result evolutionary geneticists expected that their DNA would
Prolific actress Missi Pyle has put her home in the hills of Sherman Oaks on the market for $899,000. Set up from the street, the crisp-white Traditional was built in 1949 and has canyon, city-lig
Three people have been charged with selling five women and eight minors for commercial sex in a human trafficking operation that spanned California and crossed state lines, authorities announced T
A Davis, Calif., mosque that was targeted recently in a vandalism hate crime found itself at the center of controversy this week after an imam delivered a sermon with inflammatory remarks about Je
Another driver has died in a crash that involved an exploding Takata air bag inflator. The crash happened July 19 in Holiday, Fla., near Tampa, according to Honda. Local authorities have yet to re
Missoni has tapped Gigi Hadid to appear in its fall advertising campaign. The colorful pictures were shot by photographer Harley Weir at Missoni creative director Angela Missoni’s house in Brunell
White House staffers continued their angry campaign against leaks -- and each other -- as top advisor Kellyanne Conway used vivid language in a Fox interview Thursday to denounce colleagues who ar
Redfin has many of the hallmarks of a “disruptive” tech firm. It pledges to transform the home buying experience. It drives down costs through online software. And it has high-profile investors, i
Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country's state media reported on Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch ve
With just hours to go until voting could begin on a new Republican bill to roll back the Affordable Care Act, GOP senators emerged from another strategy session Thursday afternoon with no agreemen
Rolls-Royce has unveiled its new Phantom, the flagship of the British luxury brand. In introducing the Phantom VIII on Thursday, Rolls-Royce Chief Executive Torsten Müller-Ötvös called the eighth-
Volkswagen and U.S. environmental regulators announced their agreement Thursday on a plan for the German automaker to fix or buy back most of the diesel cars involved in an emissions cheating scan
Neither man has fought in the UFC for at least a year, but former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and ex-heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar remain as prominent mixed martial arts players. U
Wednesday’s game was played in the night, Thursday’s in the early afternoon, but the identifying factors of the Angels’ losses were the same. One strike from escaping the seventh inning with a tie
He hasn’t fought since November, but Conor McGregor's value was underscored before thousands earlier this month as part of the promotional tour for the novelty boxing match against Floyd Mayweathe
“Words aren't cool” is the courtship advice imparted by one texting teen to another in “The Emoji Movie.” That statement is the canary in the coal mine that this movie is most decidedly not “Cyran
His was the big booming voice on skid row, calling out across the crowded streets to a friend or fellow traveler. “Microphone Mike,” some called him. A onetime criminal defense attorney who lost h
Paradise may exist in the next life, but the dream of heaven right here on Earth inevitably comes with strings attached, often tragic ones. Documentaries on this phenomenon, whether it be Stanley
More than 40 years after Roe v. Wade legalized abortion, the Supreme Court decision remains a rallying cry on both sides of the still-raging debate over reproductive rights. But as Civia Tamarkin’
Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to Pakistan. W
A Utah man killed his wife aboard an Alaskan cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the blood-splattered cabin that he did it because she would not stop laughing at him, the FBI sai
Tehran, July 27, IRNA - Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhundi is in Germany to discuss joint investment in rail and marine transportation.
Luanda - The 11th Joint Ordinary Meeting of the Economic and Real Economy Committees of the Council of Ministers passed Thursday in Luanda the Balance Sheet Report of June 2017 Cash Plan, whose expen
Con planes confirmados para una nueva tierra inmersiva llena de superhéroes de Marvel en el parque California Adventure, Walt Disney Co. ahora debe sacar un truco mágico con un gran obstáculo: con
A judge has ordered Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages. In 2015,
It’s been years since the Hollywood heyday of Barbet Schroeder, but the Aero Theater’s July 28 double bill, kicking off a five-film retrospective of the Iranian-born Swiss German filmmaker’s work,
Three people were killed early Thursday when a wrong-way driver going 100 mph slammed into a vehicle on the southbound 101 Freeway in Ventura, authorities said. The crash occurred just after midni
Luanda - At least 3.400 geoscientist technicians are able to ensure the operation of the Ministry of Geology and Mines, under the National Plan of Geology (PLANAGEO), said Thursday in Luanda, the incu
United States President Donald Trump named two possible candidates to run the Federal Reserve over the next few years: current Fed Chair Janet Yellen and Trump's economic advis
Twitter Inc. lost $116.5 million last quarter, and its monthly user base wasn’t any bigger than the quarter before, the company said Thursday. Its stock price dropped more than 13% after the anno
Fair and amusement park operators throughout California ordered the immediate closure of a popular thrill ride after a similar attraction in Ohio broke apart suddenly, leaving one person dead and
Four months after acquiring Jean Machine, the new owner of the denim retailer says it plans on “cleaning up” the look of its stores as part of an effort to woo back customers.
The nation’s senior military officer told military leaders Thursday that there will be “no modifications” to Pentagon policies despite President Trump social media posts declaring a ban on transge
Given that the biggest climate news of the past year has been the decision to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris global climate accord, it may seem as if the most inconvenient aspect
Found within the Textile Building in Downtown L.A., this corner-unit penthouse weds classic industrial details with contemporary finishes. The updated kitchen features an eat-at bar and a red-tile
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his nemesis Natasha Fatale sparred on “The Bullwinkle Show.” Cindy Lou Who cooed to the Grinch, Witch Hazel cackled, and Granny scolded Sylvester and Tweety in the Lo
Luanda - The Angolan Industrial Association (AIA) chairperson, Jose Severino said Thursday in Luanda that Angola is in a strategic region of African continent that facilitates the export of its produ
Realty Income is perhaps one of the most boring REITs that I cover but this simply means that this company generates very reliable and predictable dividend income.
Rams rookie John Johnson seemed to be a quick study. At UC Irvine, site of the Rams training camp, there was no trace of the crew that filmed “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams”
White House staffers continued their angry campaign against leaks -- and each other -- as top advisor Kellyanne Conway used vivid language in a Fox interview Thursday to denounce colleagues who ar
Fund manager changes can prompt investors to head for the exits when they anticipate worsening returns, but a new analysis suggests performance doesn't suffer from changes at the top.
A leader of California’s marijuana industry warned Wednesday that the state’s cannabis growers produce eight times the pot that is consumed in the state so some will face “painful” pressure to red
White House staffers continued their angry campaign against leaks -- and each other -- as top advisor Kellyanne Conway used vivid language in a Fox interview Thursday to denounce colleagues who ar
Brazil's central bank cut interest rates below 10% for the first time in nearly four years on Wednesday, keeping a fast pace of monetary easing as plunging inflation gave it le
Hollywood royal Katie Wagner has put her Valley Village home of more than a decade on the market for $1.199 million. Tucked behind hedges and gates, the 1948 ranch house has classic curb appeal wi
A knife fight for control of the West Wing broke into the open Thursday morning as President Trump's new communications director Anthony Scaramucci lashed out at White House Chief of Staff Reince
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