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California Panel Strips Ex-USC Dean's Medical License
LOS ANGELES_The state agency that regulates physicians on Friday ordered the University of Southern California's former medical school dean stripped of his license to practice medicine, citing "an appalling lack of judgment" in his use of drugs and a
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'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Director Is Fired
LOS ANGELES_Walt Disney Co. announced Friday that it was removing director James Gunn from the Marvel Studios sequel "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" after old tweets surfaced in which Gunn joked about such topics as rape, pedophilia, 9/11 and the Ho
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Manny Machado Makes His Dodgers Debut In 6-4 Win Over Brewers
MILWAUKEE_By the time Manny Machado made the first out of his Los Angeles Dodgers career, his new team was three outs from victory, with an All-Star closer waiting to deliver. By the time Kenley Jansen did deliver, the Dodgers' giddiness in fortifyin
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Keuchel, Astros top Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif._Tyler Skaggs had a couple problems Friday night for the Angels. Neither of them was self-confidence. "It's at an 11 right now," Skaggs said recently. "It's not even just a 10." That's how good he had been of late, Skaggs allowing four
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Focused Goff Lives Life On The Mild Side
LOS ANGELES - A few weeks before he was due to report to training camp, Jared Goff went Hollywood. The Los Angeles Rams quarterback posted to Instagram a photo of himself and three friends standing in front of the iconic Hollywood sign. It was the as
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Manafort Faces Federal Trial With A Hint Of A Presidential Pardon
WASHINGTON - When Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, goes on trial Wednesday in Virginia on charges of money laundering, tax fraud and other crimes, he may have reason to hope he can avoid prison if he is convicted. Las
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LA Authorities Recorded Privileged Attorney-client Conversations, District Attorney Says
LOS ANGELES - After Los Angeles County's public defender expressed concerns about possibly illegal recordings of privileged attorney-client meetings at a downtown courthouse, a spokeswoman for the district attorney has acknowledged that such recordin
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Xander Schauffele Is Playing His Way Out Of The Shadows At The British Open
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - Xander Schauffele's young golf career is like a stung one-iron. Impressive distance. Way under the radar. Schauffele, who was born in La Jolla, Calif., and attended San Diego State, heads into Sunday with a share of the lead in
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Tiger Woods Shoots 66, Makes Charge At British Open Leaderboard
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - Talk about backspin. Tiger Woods, with all the action of a well struck wedge, spun the golf world back years Saturday, playing his way up the leaderboard of the British Open. With wall-to-wall spectators pressed against the rop
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Anthony Anderson Under Investigation Amid Assault Accusations; 'Black-ish' Actor Denies Charges
LOS ANGELES_"Black-ish" star Anthony Anderson is the subject of a criminal investigation amid allegations of assaulting a woman, the Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. "Earlier this year, there was a crime report ta
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A World War II Hero Is Finally Buried At Home
LOS ANGELES_David Rosenkrantz was a hometown hero in the summer of 1943. "L.A. Paratrooper, Buddy Capture 200 Italians," read one newspaper headline. "Los Angeles Warrior 'Captures his Captors,'" read another. Army Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz had be
Los Angeles Times4 min readPolitics
Michael Cohen Taped A Talk With Trump About Paying Model
WASHINGTON - For years, Donald Trump entrusted Michael Cohen with some of his most personal secrets; only now is he beginning to confront how dangerous that practice may have been. Since April, when federal agents searched Cohen's office, home and ho
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Hosting GOP In Era Of Trump
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - As Americans fought in recent weeks over whether restaurants should refuse to serve top aides to President Donald Trump, an entire city has been debating what it means to host his convention for re-election. Charlotte won the rights
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Lakers And Michael Beasley Agree To One-year Deal
LOS ANGELES - The Lakers added one more veteran to their roster Friday, signing forward Michael Beasley to a one-year deal worth $3.5 million, according to people familiar with the deal who were not authorized to speak publicly. Beasley joins an over
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Missouri Lake Disaster In High Winds Kills 17, Raising New Safety Concerns About Duck Boats
At least 17 people were killed when an amphibious boat carrying sightseers on a lake sank after encountering high winds and choppy waters, Missouri authorities said Friday. The disaster began Thursday evening at Table Rock Lake, a popular tourist spo
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Dylan Hernandez: A Final Go-round For Dodgers Ace Clayton Kershaw?
LOS ANGELES - Between now and the end of the season, every game Clayton Kershaw pitches like the Clayton Kershaw of old will make the Los Angeles Dodgers feel a step closer to a day they have long dreamed of - and also long feared. This is the great
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The Tiger Effect Doesn't Last Long For Russell Knox
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - For Russell Knox, the Tiger Effect lasted one day. As a kid growing up in Scotland, Knox viewed Tiger Woods as one of his sports heroes. He finally got to play with the 14-time major championship winner this week when the two w
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City Commission Will Consider Bid To Declare Los Angeles Times Buildings Historic-cultural Monuments
LOS ANGELES_A bid to gain protected status for three Los Angeles Times buildings moved forward Thursday when the Cultural Heritage Commission agreed to consider an application to make them historic-cultural monuments. Monument status could hinder a p
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Hot Property: Due For Another Proposal, Dahling
LOS ANGELES_Zsa Zsa Gabor's longtime Bel-Air estate has come on the market at $23.45 million - more than twice what it sold for a year ago, $10.45 million, public records show. The French Regency-style mansion, built in 1955, sits on a 1-acre gated h
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Paramount Television President Amy Powell Is Fired Over Inappropriate Comments
LOS ANGELES - Paramount Television President Amy Powell has been fired after making inappropriate comments, the movie and TV studio's Chief Executive Jim Gianopulos told staff Thursday. In a memo obtained by the Los Angeles Times, Gianopulos told sta
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British Open Boasts Crowded Leaderboard With Some Big Names Lurking
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - Think it's tough to read the greens at the British Open? Try predicting the topsy-turvy leaderboard. Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas - Nos. 1 and 2 in the world, respectively - missed the cut Friday, and No. 3 Justin Rose need
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Def Leppard's Joe Elliott On Music Critics, Streaming Services And Real Punk Rockers
Over a four-decade career as lead singer for Def Leppard, Joe Elliott has sung about sugar, passion killers, hypnosis, "magical mysteria," pyromania, being brought to his knees by love and riding on a nightmare machine. But until recently, Elliott an
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Editorial: Travelers Should Be Able To Sue Abusive Airport Screeners
Most Americans are far likelier to be searched by an agent of the Transportation Security Administration than by an FBI agent. But according to a federal appeals court, if an FBI agent violates your rights you can file a lawsuit. If you're manhandled
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Roger McGuinn And Chris Hillman Take 'Rodeo' On Tour 50 Years After Its Debut
How could a self-respecting rock musician truly rebel in 1968? This, after all, was after the Summer of Love, a time when musical and cultural conventions were regularly being upended. For two founding members of L.A.'s pioneering folk-rock band the
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Editorial: Trump Just Politicized The Entire Field Of Federal Administrative Law
In what looks like a political power play, President Trump has decided that administrative law judges - officials within federal agencies who resolve complaints about regulations, compliance or benefits - will no longer be chosen on the basis of meri
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America's Most Popular Doll Is Being Counterfeited. L.A. Toymaker MGA Wants To Know Who's Doing It
LOS ANGELES - Earlier this year, attorney Jennifer Marrow visited TomTop.com, an online marketplace, to buy one of the most popular toys in America. The site based in China claimed it had a deal on the priciest version: the limited-edition L.O.L Surp
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Commentary: Nicaragua Was One Of The Most Peaceful Countries In Latin America. After Ortega's Crackdown, It's In A Tailspin
Nicaragua is taking a dangerous turn toward civil war. Since protests and riots began three months ago, Nicaraguan soldiers, police and paramilitary groups have killed more than 280 people and injured 1,800 others. The demonstrations were sparked in
Los Angeles Times2 min readPolitics
Editorial: Israel's 'Jewish State' Law Is The Latest Assault On Its Arab Citizens
Since its establishment in 1948, Israel has claimed to be both a Jewish state and a democratic state. But are those two aspirations achievable, or are they mutually exclusive? Can a country founded as a Jewish homeland - with a "right of return" for
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Kimberly Guilfoyle Exits Fox News For A Post At Trump's PAC
Kimberly Guilfoyle is leaving her co-host role on the Fox News program "The Five" to join President Trump's political action committee. Multiple outlets reported Friday that Guilfoyle, 49, is joining America First Policies, a nonprofit organization t
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From Obscurity To Political Stardom: How Viral Videos Are Reshaping Elections
WASHINGTON - Before Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's jolting primary win over one of the most powerful House Democrats made her a fixture on cable news and the toast of progressives nationwide, there was the shoestring-budget video that got the base buzzin
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