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Stitch Fix Inc., an online clothing styling service, has filed to go public. The company is one of several that ships shoppers clothing to try on at home before they buy. With Stitch Fix, customer
An Italian model-actress met with Los Angeles police detectives for more than two hours Thursday morning, providing a detailed account of new allegations that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually
When he was running for president, Donald Trump alarmed 1st Amendment enthusiasts when he threatened to “open up our libel laws.” It was a pretty hollow threat. For one thing, libel laws are e
Heavy metal bassist Jason Newsted is ready to beat it out of Montana. The musician of Metallica and Flotsam and Jetsam fame has listed his ranch in historic Sula, near the Anaconda-Pintler Wildern
Three love stories unfold in “Jane,” Brett Morgen’s stirring portrait of conservationist Jane Goodall. The first is the director’s respect and affection for his octogenarian subject. Embra
Students and other audience members heavily booed white nationalist Richard Spencer on Thursday as he gave a speech at the University of Florida, where the atmosphere was tense but mostly peaceful
Sinclair Broadcast Group is a step closer to taking over Tribune Media after shareholders of the Chicago-based media company voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed $3.9-billion acquisition.
Archie Norman, 63, has wasted little time getting his tootsies under the table since his arrival from ITV. I expect this is one of wee Archie’s imaginative ruses to incentivise staff.
Much has changed on equity markets since October 19, 1987, yet the lessons of Black Monday still have resonance. Among the factors behind the crash was program trading.
Kwek Leng Beng, the chairman of M&C, which owns about 65 per cent of the group, is trying to buy the remaining share. His first offer, in August, worth 510p per share in cash, was rejected outright.
Its owner, Barrick Gold, will give Tanzania a 16pc stake in three gold mines, a 50 per cent share of revenues from those mines and a payment of £227.8m.
Tehran, Oct 19, IRNA – The chief executive officer of the Austrian company 'WABAG' said on Thursday that cooperation with Iran will never stop and that his company is expected to start maj
Olive View UCLA Medical Center was on partial lockdown Thursday morning after a report of a man with a gun in the hospital, authorities said.
What viewers will get out of “Heal” will likely depend on their willingness to keep an open mind. This documentary from Kelly Noonan Gores explores the mind-body connection, offering personal
In the annals of cynical corporate subterfuges, it would be hard to top the effort by the drugmaker Allergan to fend off a patent challenge by selling its drug rights to a rural New York Indian tr
A couple who founded a Crenshaw private school and fled after authorities charged them with 13 sex crimes against minors was arrested by Florida and Los Angeles police Wednesday after 17 years on
President Trump met at the White House on Thursday with Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen as he neared a decision on who will lead the central bank after her first four-year term ends in
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, troubled by a lack of information two weeks after an ambush on a special operations patrol in Niger left four U.S. soldiers dead, is demanding a timeline of what
Covering an eventful artistic season, Jean-Stéphane Bron’s “The Paris Opera” is a well-observed vérité portrait of a major cultural institution. The fly-on-the-wall cameras peer into exec
Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100. One of France's best-loved actresses, Darrieux appeared in dozens of plays
Tehran, Oct 19, IRNA – Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdelaziz Kamilov hailed on Thursday Iran's experience in the academic sector, calling on Tehran to help his country develop its academic inst
Director Hope Litoff conducts a searing inventory of her sister’s life in the stark and unflinching documentary “32 Pills: My Sister’s Suicide.” A documentary film editor, Litoff puts hers
Orange County coroner’s officials released the name this week of a Los Angeles man who died in a workplace accident at John Wayne Airport. The man, identified as Jose Manuel Gomez, 30, suffered
Structured according to the five stages of grief, “Somebody’s Mother” is an intensely personal drama about loss. Writer-director Gabriela Tollman based the film on her own experiences, and s
With its intricate structure and 600-plus page length, Brian Selznick's "Wonderstruck" is not the easiest Young Adult novel to bring to the screen, and filmmaker Todd Haynes is not the likeliest d
There’s a whole lot of buildup without much payoff in “Nightworld,” a supernatural Euro-thriller that spends most of its time teasing the arrival of some dreadful evil, then only leaves itse
Workers at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes plan to sue the ritzy hotel, contending they aren’t paid for the time they spend waiting to get uniforms before each shift and being driven
Once the Senate passes a budget resolution, Congress still faces some hurdles before it can tackle tax reform. Here are the next steps:
A public appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer began tensely but mostly peacefully at the University of Florida on Thursday as police, protesters and white nationalists gathered for a pl
Animal corpses tend to pile up with alarming regularity in the films of Yorgos Lanthimos — just ask the cat in “Dogtooth,” or the dog in “The Lobster.” (You can’t, sorry. They’re dea
This three-bedroom home in the San Rafael Hills of Pasadena has been restored inside and out to pristine condition. Listed for $1.749 million, the Midcentury house sits at the end of a long drivew
Hwang Dong-hyuk’s South Korean historical epic “The Fortress,” a grim look back at the infamous 1636 siege of a mountain stronghold, is so evocative that by the end viewers may be as cold an
To the editor: That longtime respected conservatives like Max Boot, George Will, Charles Krauthammer and others have a sense of judgment, character and integrity and are able to determine that Pre
Keep your expectations low and you could do far worse, comedy-wise, than “Killing Gunther,” an amusing if dispensable mockumentary from former “Saturday Night Live” funnyman Taran Killam,
Pitched as a “Heathers” for the Instagram age, Tyler MacIntyre’s “Tragedy Girls” lacks the satirical bite and subversive weight of that 1988 cult classic. But the movie’s central idea
A single mother who was previously allowed to stay in the country as long as she checked in with immigration officials every year is going to be deported Thursday, according to Assemblywoman Loren
Police are investigating the death of a 2-month-old baby after she and two other people were found nude, unconscious and covered in white powder in a parking lot just south of downtown Los Angeles
“The Strange Ones” is a mysterious puzzle box of a film, anchored by a quietly mesmerizing performance by James Freedson-Jackson as a young boy on the road with an older companion. A bearded a
“Thy Father’s Chair” is a morbidly compelling, observational documentary about Orthodox Jewish twin brothers living in bug-infested squalor in the Brooklyn house left them by their late pare
The federal estate tax exemption climbs for 2018, the biggest increase since 2013.
Artful and atmospheric to the max, “Never Here” is a study in personality disintegration dressed up as a whodunit. The film marks an auspicious debut for writer-director Camille Thoman and a f
In the topsy-turvy world of tech, an investor can fund a company one minute and sue it the next. It can also turn around and fund a competitor, which is what Google’s parent company did when it
Olive View UCLA Medical Center was on partial lockdown Thursday morning after a report of a man with a gun in the hospital, authorities said. A hospital employee reported seeing a man with a gun a
Since they’ve been unsuccessful (thus far) at cutting Social Security benefits, congressional Republicans are continuing to resort to the backdoor assault on the program by starving its administ
Senate Democrats on Thursday failed in their first attempt to save the state and local tax deduction, which helps many residents of California and other high-cost states reduce their federal incom
Entrepreneur and start-up mentor and investor Andy Yates shares five tips any new business needs to survive and thrive.
Months before California allows the sale of marijuana for recreational use, the state has launched an education campaign about the drug, including highlighting the potential harms of cannabis for
Workers at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes plan to sue the ritzy hotel, contending they aren’t paid for the time they spend waiting to get uniforms before each shift and being driven
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