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In his remarks on Thursday, Atty. Gen. William Barr said the final report submitted by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III found no evidence that any American, including President Trump, had colluded with Russia in illegal activities. But neither Barr nor Mueller’s report itself has answered...

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The suicide of former President Alan Garcia has shocked Peruvians and sparked a debate swirling Thursday on television channels and in newspaper columns: What will be the price of the country's painful reckoning with corruption? All but one of the nation's living elected former presidents are...

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It’s been a busy month for Aaron Paul. After shelling out nearly $7 million earlier this month for Jim Parson’s Los Feliz estate, the “Breaking Bad” actor has put his Sunset Strip home of seven years up for grabs at $2.499 million. The move is something of an upgrade for Paul. His new home,...

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A federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday that most of California’s so-called sanctuary laws can continue to be enforced, rejecting the bulk of a lawsuit brought by the Trump administration. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to block the centerpiece...

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Anticipating a rise in business and property tax revenue, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is looking to spend more money on street repairs, homelessness and police overtime next fiscal year. Garcetti unveiled his $10.6-billion proposed budget for the city Thursday, a spending plan that relies on...

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Divided in two parts, the second a nearly hourlong 3-D tracking shot, Chinese director Bi Gan's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" is a hypnotic, technically brilliant drama of love, loss and memory.

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Federal prosecutors from Boston have interviewed people in Los Angeles this week, asking about additional students whose parents have not been charged in the college admissions scandal, people familiar with the matter told The Times. The prosecutors, led by Assistant U.S. Atty. Eric Rosen, are...

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Julie Herrera has been to the vast, expensive Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival a few times before. But on Wednesday night, on a bench outside Indio’s Riverside County Fairgrounds, the 29-year-old from Coachella felt a little more at home. “My mom used to play Los Tucanes de Tijuana...

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President Trump has repeatedly crowed that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report is a “total exoneration.” After its release Thursday morning, he tweeted: “No collusion. No obstruction. For the haters and the radical left Democrats — Game Over.” But the report itself, for those...

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Rapper Kodak Black was arrested Wednesday night near Niagara Falls, N.Y., after he and friends were trying to cross the border from Canada and admitted they had marijuana and firearms in their two vehicles, police said. The 21-year-old, whose real name is Bill K. Kapri, was driving two friends...

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Guillermo Barros Schelotto has coached and played with some exceptional players in his soccer career. But when the Galaxy manager was asked about his current captain, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, there were really only two points of comparison. “Everyone knows when you play against [Cristiano] Ronaldo...

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The full redacted Mueller report has been released by the Department of Justice. The L.A. Times is reading it and posting its findings. The report can be downloaded here. Trump answered dozens of questions in writing, but many of his answers were not very informative. He said his memory failed...

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What we call the Conjuring Universe has become a sprawling franchise of big-budget horror-lite spookfests that pull from every urban legend, folk tale and ghost story one can imagine, usually involving vengeful feminine spirits and the women with whom they do battle. We've got hauntings,...

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HBO and “Sesame Street” nailed the mash-up game on Thursday by turning Elmo into a peace-broker on “Game of Thrones” and casting Cookie Monster as the newest — if not strangest — visitor to “Westworld.” The red and blue “Sesame Street” stars’ appearances on HBO’s adult dramas...

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Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III didn’t reach a conclusion on whether President Trump committed a crime by trying to interfere with the Russia investigation. But Mueller outlined the evidence in the redacted report released Thursday. Mueller looked at 10 specific incidents of possible...

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Cartoonist Monkey Punch, best known as the creator of the Japanese megahit comic series Lupin III, has died of pneumonia. He was 81. His office, MP Pictures, said Wednesday that Monkey Punch, whose real name is Kazuhiko Kato, died April 11. The story of master thief Lupin's adventures with his...

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California has experienced 10 times more earthquakes than previously known, according to groundbreaking new research that has helped scientists better understand the region’s seismology. Scientists documented 1.8 million earthquakes in Southern California over the last decade — with 90% of...

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As we all devour the two-volume, 448-page redacted Mueller report, we’d do well to keep in mind a political reality. In a more stable and responsible political climate, impeachment proceedings would have begun months ago when it became abundantly clear that President Trump was trying to...

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The National Enquirer along with its sister publications is reportedly being sold to James Cohen, CEO of Hudson Media Inc. America Media Inc. is selling the Enquirer and other tabloids to Cohen, who is part of the family that founded Hudson News Distributors, the leading magazine distributor on...

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An animation of an earthquake swarm around the town of Cahuilla, Calif., in 2016 and 2017 shows how seismic activity gradually moved westward and became shallower, probably triggered by the movement of groundwater.

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