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A Treasury Department employee has been charged with leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Federal prosecutors say Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards is set to appear in court Wednesday in Virginia. The 40-year-old Edwards is a...

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The bestselling wine brand in California isn’t from California. It’s not Josh or Barefoot or Coppola, or Two-Buck Chuck. It’s an Italian import called Stella Rosa, created by the Riboli family, a wine company based not in Napa or Sonoma but in the shadow of Dodger Stadium, in Lincoln Heights....

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It’s mysterious, it’s dangerous and it’s got parents on edge from coast to coast. It’s a medical condition called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. The disease causes sudden, unexplained paralysis, usually in children. Its resemblance to polio has caused the public to take notice. Federal...

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Canelo Alvarez says the “historic challenge” of his new $365-million guaranteed deal with the streaming service DAZN will move him “to prepare myself even more, and offer fans even better performances.” The two-belt middleweight champion from Mexico formally announced the deal with DAZN at a...

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Jason Acuña, the actor and performer better known as Wee Man, has dealt his Hermosa Beach home of nine years for $2.37 million. That’s over $1 million more than he paid for the detached townhouse in 2009, real estate records show. Across three levels and 1,865 square feet, there are four...

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If you follow Chrissy Teigen on social media, and who among us does not, you already know about her family — husband John Legend and their two young kids — as well as her thoughts on politics and earthquakes, the Emmys and Ruffles potato chips, and that she just came out with her second...

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The Houston Astros may be defending more than their World Series title. The champions are under scrutiny after Cleveland filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Astros attempting to take video in the Indians' dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series last...

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ABC’s new sitcom “The Conners” — which picks up on the story of Roseanne Conner’s working-class family without its matriarch — opened Tuesday to 10.5 million viewers, on par with the audience levels for “Roseanne” at the end of last season. Nielsen data for the premiere of “The...

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A 10.5-acre spread that once belonged to actor Casper Van Dien is up for sale in Topanga at $2.795 million. Van Dien, known for his role in the film “Starship Troopers,” sold the property more than a decade ago for $1.6 million. More recently, the estate changed hands in 2007 for $2.4 million....

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The NBA swung open its doors to the 2018-19 season Tuesday night. Here’s what we noticed: The Warriors and the Celtics are both alone in first place — just like it’ll end up in June. The two best teams in each conference, Boston and Golden State, got wins, with the Warriors working a little...

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The James Beard Foundation will honor Jonathan Gold by renaming one of its prestigious journalism awards after the late Los Angeles Times restaurant critic. The national culinary foundation, which awards prizes annually to restaurants, chefs, food writers and other industry players, announced...

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U.S. stocks are lower Wednesday morning following their biggest gain in more than six months. IBM tumbled after it announced disappointing quarterly revenue and homebuilders are sinking after the Commerce Department said construction of new homes dropped in September. Netflix jumped after it...

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First Lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia hospital. Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said "everyone is fine and everyone is safe" after the plane returned...

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Brewers manager Craig Counsell sat before reporters on a quiet Tuesday afternoon in Dodger Stadium, calmly outlining the fears he must ignore as he deploys his relief pitchers. Namely, he cannot allow the possibility of extra innings to impair his decisions. “If there’s an extra-inning game...

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The Los Angeles Times has launched a podcast taking listeners closer to the action of L.A.’s home teams. Hosted by Beto Durán and featuring The Times’ award-winning reporters and columnists, the podcast combines in-depth interviews, the best moments from the games and a look inside the front...

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