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Victoria Kim

Victoria Kim is a Metro reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the paper in 2007, she has covered the state and federal courts and the Korean community in Los Angeles. Her work has included investigations on the cover-up of the sex abuse scandal in the Los Angeles Archdiocese, killing of unarmed suspects by the Inglewood police, underpaid workers in the garment district and unaccredited law schools in California. She has previously written for the Associated Press in South Korea and West Africa, as well as the Financial Times in New York. Victoria was raised in Seoul, South Korea, and graduated from Harvard University.
Filmmaker's rape lawsuit against Russell Simmons is dismissed

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Warner Bros. won't renew financing deal with Brett Ratner, cutting remaining ties with filmmaker

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