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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday froze ties with Israel hours after clashes with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem and the West Bank left three Palestiniansdead and
U.S. stocks finished slightly lower Friday as energy companies fell with oil prices and a 10-day rally for technology companies came to an end. But Wall Street mostly avoided the sharp losses that
It was a scene repeated time and again Friday as winds off the Irish Sea whipped across Royal Birkdale, buffeting the British Open grandstands and turning would-be solid shots into physics-defying
So the Dodgers are soliciting sponsorships for the naming rights to the field at Dodger Stadium. If Spectrum puts in the winning bid, does that mean the fans attending the game won’t be able to se
Comic-Con has everything: posters, buttons, pedicabs and onsite celebrities who can marry you.Esteben Martinez wanted to get married at Comic-Con because his (new) wife, Melissa Martinez, was the
On a recent Wednesday morning, the staff of Rotten Tomatoes gathers in a Beverly Hills office, laptops open — steeling themselves for the next onslaught of reviews for Hollywood’s biggest upcoming
Evacuated residents returned to Mariposa on Friday as cash registers were once again ringing up summer tourism purchases in this gateway town to Yosemite National Park. Local merchants had waited
Tehran, July 21, IRNA – Head of Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation (IMIDRO) expressed Iran readiness to establish cooperation with Afghanistan in transferring technolo
Bandar Abbas, July 21, IRNA – Hormuzgan Governor Jasem Jadri said that an agreement has been signed with an Italian company for building the first solar power plant of the Iranian southern province.
Jennifer Doudna faces an uncommon challenge for a scientist at the top of her form and the forefront of her field: While she watches her work produce “breathtaking” advances in the understanding o
Jennifer Doudna faces an uncommon challenge for a scientist at the top of her form and the forefront of her field: While she watches her work produce “breathtaking” advances in the understanding o
The Solihull-built newcomer is a fourth member of the growing Range Rover family, slotting between the smaller £40,000 Evoque and larger £80,000 Sport.
They call him the Mooch. Anthony Scaramucci (pronounced scare-uh-MOOCH-ee), a New York financier, TV personality and GOP donor, is the latest addition to the Trump administration’s top ranks. Hour
The reality is that RBS is all but out of the danger zone. It is the bank in Britain with the greatest number of business clients and has an expanding consumer franchise.
President Trump is besieged. He is reportedly looking for ways to close down the Russia investigation by the Justice Department. He already tried at least once, when he fired FBI Director James Co
The U.S. Labor Department has ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to reinstate another former employee who alleged she was fired after reporting part of the widespread fraud that engulfed the bank in a majo
Your dog is basically a super social wolf, and scientists may have found the gene that makes him want to cuddle with you. A new study shows that friendliness in dogs is associated with the same ge
Matthew Perry has purchased a full-floor penthouse in Century City for $20 million, or about $2,146 per square foot, according to real estate sources with knowledge of the sale. The actor, who is
An autistic teen, whose disappearance briefly triggered an Amber Alert, took buses to make his way back home Friday after his sister’s car was stolen outside a fast-food restaurant in Paramount wi
The nation’s first “political voucher” system — a coupon of sorts that lets voters direct public money into the campaigns of candidates — is a rousing success in Jon Grant’s view. Vying for a seat
United Airline’s image took a beating in April because of an ugly incident caught on video involving a passenger who was dragged from his seat. Since an initial defensive response, the carrier has
Remember back to a time, if you can, before widespread cellphones, before texting and email were preferred modes of communication. The new film “Landline” is set specifically in 1995 and brings ba
Little girls have long been told that they can grow up to be anything, a dream that reality has often proved otherwise. But sci-fi and fantasy films and television have been substantially bridging
President Trump’s well-known press secretary, Sean Spicer, resigned Friday, as the beleaguered president shuffled his legal and communications team amid mounting investigations and legislative tro
Southern California’s biggest transit agency retired its last diesel bus six years ago, capping a 15-year process to replace tailpipes that belched black smoke with quieter, cleaner engines powere
Memories of Dunkirk and World War II I read Josh Rottenberg’s article [“Audacious Maneuver: Christopher Nolan Takes on Tentpole Rivals With WWII Thriller ‘Dunkirk,’” July 16)] with great interest.
Evacuation orders were lifted for the historic mining town of Mariposa on Friday morning, as firefighters slowed the progress of a massive wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park. Authorities
Plenty of expected voices joined the online chorus lamenting the death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, who died Thursday at 41 of an apparent suicide. There were tweets from some of the many
After two second-place finishes, Edvald Boasson Hagen finally got a stage victory in the 2017 Tour de France. Chris Froome and the other top riders took it easy, saving themselves for their last b
As the Senate hurtles toward a potential vote next week to roll back the Affordable Care Act, Republican lawmakers still don’t know what legislation they will consider or what impact it could have
Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington died by hanging at his Palos Verdes Estates home, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed Friday. An employee discovered the 41-year-old’s body Thursday mo
Comic-Con has everything: posters, buttons, pedicabs and onsite celebrities who can marry you.Esteben Martinez wanted to get married at Comic-Con because his (new) wife, Melissa Martinez, was the
Luanda - Over 70 percent of the 200 companies registered to exhibit at the Luanda International Trade Fair (FILDA / 2017) are nationals said Friday in Luanda commercial administrator of the Arena gr
California’s economic engine quieted in June as employers reduced their payrolls by 1,400, according to a report Friday by the state’s Employment Development Department. It was the second month th
Yesterday, Microsoft reported Q4 earnings grew 40% over last year. The stock has now become one of Robert Frazier's top 5 most profitable investments. Microsoft has grown into such a large position th
America has spoken, and the New York Yankees are the country’s most-hated baseball team. It’s no surprise that one of the most successful sports franchises in the world with 18 division titles, 40
A group of veterans seemed destined to miss the Pittsburgh Pirates’ game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday after their bus crashed into a bridge about a half-mile from PNC Park. The driver
The longtime Hollywood Hills home of late actress Doris Roberts has sold for $2 million. Known as Casa de Glade, a nod to Roberts’ Clio Award-winning role in a Glade air freshener commercial, the
It’s been more than three years since Ohio last executed a convicted killer. Unfortunately, the state is poised to resume the barbaric practice next week despite serious questions over respect for
US Chargé dâ??Affaires in India MaryKay Carlson said the "tremendous drive, enthusiasm, and intellect" for innovation and entrepreneurship (in India) is "particularly exciting".
The road ministry#39;s inefficient planning and monitoring led to the unfruitful expenditure of Rs 1.85 crore on the eight traffic counters procured from Canada in 2008, the CAG said on Friday.
Lyft said Friday it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The
The Los Angeles police officer at the center of a scandal roiling the department’s signature youth initiative has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old member of the cadet program, p
To the editor: Jerry Brown is not only America’s best and most experienced governor, but as his deft negotiations to extend California’s cap-and-trade program show, he also remains very healthy an
To the editor: You can’t repair what is broken. The U.S. spends about twice as much per person on healthcare than other advanced nations and with poorer results. (“The U.S. spends more on healthca
An Amber Alert was canceled Friday for an autistic teen who was inside an idling car outside a fast-food restaurant in Paramount when it was stolen, authorities said. Authorities announced at 9:17
Based on the inputs received today, the DoT will be constituting working groups in the coming weeks to look into different aspects of the upcoming policy, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan told P
California’s economic engine quieted in June as employers reduced their payrolls by 1,400, according to a report Friday by the state’s Employment Development Department. It was the second month th
To the editor: I congratulate Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley on his willingness to reform antiquated math requirements in the California community college system. I am concerned, however, at the way
To the editor: Michael Manville, Paavo Monkkonen and Michael Lens write that Los Angeles’ proposed “linkage fee” on new developments would generate 225 units a year. They assume the city would pay
Sweeping ocean views run from north to south at this custom-built contemporary, which sits on a bluff overlooking Victoria Beach. To make the most of the coastal setting, floor-to-ceiling walls of
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President Trump still has confidence in Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's job is safe, at least for now, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told repo
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned over the hiring of a new communications aide, sources told the Associated Press on Friday. The sources said the move came in a disagreement wit
The future is now. Inventor Richard Browning just took cosplay to a whole new level.Displaying his creation on the streets of San Diego at Comic-Con on Thursday, Browning was able to levitate abov
Henrik Stenson, defending British Open champion, had more on his mind Friday than golf. Someone burglarized the house in which he was staying, near Royal Birkdale. The incident happened Thursday,
The hardest-working man in Hollywood is returning to his roots. ABC announced Thursday morning that Ryan Seacrest will indeed return as host of the rebooted "American Idol.""We are thrilled to be
Firefighters have slowed the progress of a wildfire that has destroyed nearly five dozen homes near Yosemite National Park, and officials say they are planning for the return of evacuated resident
U.S. stocks were falling Friday as General Electric stock dropped after the company's second-quarter report. Most other industries were also lower in mid-morning trading on Wall Street, including
What’s in season: It’s easy to think of eggplant as a vegetable because we find it in so many savory dishes, but eggplant, also called aubergine, is actually a tropical fruit. Available from early
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