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Fast-growing, slow-moving Hurricane Harvey takes aim at Texas' Gulf Coast, threatening up to 35 inches of rain

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Hurricane Harvey crept toward the Texas coast late Thursday, threatening torrential rains and punishing winds in what could be the first major hurricane to hit the United States in 12 years.

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L.A. Sheriff oversight board holds public forum in federal courthouse, where cameras aren't allowed

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Sometimes people yell at the monthly turnout of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission, but on Thursday the fireworks started before some attendees could get inside.

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Odyssey Sims scores 28 as Sparks beat short-handed Mercury

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Odyssey Sims scored a season-high 28 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 82-67 on Thursday night.

Los Angeles (23-8) won its fo

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Mayweather vs. McGregor isn't just a mismatch; it might be dangerous

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Martial arts biopic 'Birth of the Dragon' is an interesting, if corny, take on Bruce Lee legend

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The martial arts biopic “Birth of the Dragon” claims to be inspired by Bruce Lee's rise to fame in San Francisco, but it seems just as beholden to “Ip Man,” the international hit that t

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Rep. Nannette Barragán got a friendly crowd at her Los Angeles town hall

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Taylor Swift drops 'Look What You Made Me Do' and it's aggressive

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Taylor Swift’s sharp-edged single “Look What You Made Me Do,” the opening salvo from her forthcoming album “Reputation” and her first new music in three years, will convey many things

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Nachiket Mor nominated to RBI central board

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The RBI's affairs are governed by the central board of directors
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Heads Up: In Downtown Los Angeles, the Return of the Movie Palace

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As the neighborhood’s renaissance enters its teenage years, cinemas are coming back to life, with live music bringing crowds and energy back to neglected venues.
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Seniors, buy a lifetime federal lands pass now. The price will jump from $10 to $80 on Monday

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The America the Beautiful pass gives seniors age 62 and older access to federal recreational lands for a lifetime. The pass costs $10, but the price will jump to $80 starting Monday.

Tha

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US interior chief recommends changes on some protected lands

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BILLINGS, Mont. - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Thursday he won't seek to rescind any national monuments carved from the wilderness and oceans by past presidents. But he said he ......
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Pick veggies, collect eggs, make breakfast at Mendocino cottages. And don’t forget to pet the goats

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Tom and Renata Dorn transformed a dilapidated 1930s resort on the Mendocino coast into an enchanting B&B — but with a twist. At Mar Vista Cottages at Anchor Bay the couple renovated the prope

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Six Flags Magic Mountain soon will be open 365 days a year

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VALENCIA, Calif. - Southern California's Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park will be open every day of the year beginning in 2018. The Ventura County Star reports (http://bit.ly/2w6h7FY ) the change,
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MLS All-Star bid is still on the table for Orlando City, despite looming deadline

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Orange County officials are still scrutinizing a request to use tourist tax dollars to bring the 2019 MLS All-Star game to Orlando City Stadium.

Expecting an agreement to be reached soon, Dep

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8 people missing in Switzerland after mudslide

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German, Austrian and Swiss citizens are among the missing after water, mud and gravel caused devastation in the Val Bondasca region in southeastern Switzerland.
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Travel and Dogs: The Good, the Bad and the Itchy

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With National Dog Day on Saturday, Aug. 26, here are a few ways our canine friends (and enemies) put their paw prints on our travel plans.
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Eli Roth directs Halloween Horror Nights commercial for Universal Studios

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Horror director Eli Roth has been tapped to shoot a 30-second commercial for Halloween Horror Nights.

Roth, whose directing credits include “Cabin Fever,” has a history at Universal Stud

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Fast-growing, slow-moving Hurricane Harvey takes aim at Texas' Gulf Coast, threatening up to 35 inches of rain

Hurricane Harvey crept toward the Texas coast late Thursday, threatening torrential rains and punishing winds in what could be the first major hurricane to hit the United States in 12 years. The N
Read Full Story

L.A. Sheriff oversight board holds public forum in federal courthouse, where cameras aren't allowed

Sometimes people yell at the monthly turnout of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission, but on Thursday the fireworks started before some attendees could get inside.A man att
Read Full Story

Odyssey Sims scores 28 as Sparks beat short-handed Mercury

Odyssey Sims scored a season-high 28 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 82-67 on Thursday night. Los Angeles (23-8) won its fourth strai
Read Full Story

Mayweather vs. McGregor isn't just a mismatch; it might be dangerous

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Martial arts biopic 'Birth of the Dragon' is an interesting, if corny, take on Bruce Lee legend

The martial arts biopic “Birth of the Dragon” claims to be inspired by Bruce Lee's rise to fame in San Francisco, but it seems just as beholden to “Ip Man,” the international hit that turn
Read Full Story

Rep. Nannette Barragán got a friendly crowd at her Los Angeles town hall

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Taylor Swift drops 'Look What You Made Me Do' and it's aggressive

Taylor Swift’s sharp-edged single “Look What You Made Me Do,” the opening salvo from her forthcoming album “Reputation” and her first new music in three years, will convey many things to
Read Full Story

Nachiket Mor nominated to RBI central board

The RBI's affairs are governed by the central board of directors
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UCLA offensive lineman Kenny Lacy likely out for season because of hip injury

The first significant injury of UCLA’s preseason socked an area where the Bruins were just beginning to establish some quality depth. Coach Jim Mora announced Thursday that offensive lineman Ken
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