July 22, 2019
Top News
Facing complaints from licensed cannabis sellers about the loss of business to the black market, California officials have tripled the number of raids on unlicensed cannabis firms.
The Trump administration has intensified its crackdown on China over trade, technology and security — and now it has spread to America’s vaunted universities, turning the University of California into an especially big target.
China is tracking gamers and punishing young players for “excessive” playtime — with the help of American companies, including Riot Games.
Former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony to Congress this week may not drop any new bombshells about the now-concluded Russia investigation. But it could spur a new wave of Democrats to push for impeachment proceedings against the president.
Democratic dollars are largely split between Kamala Harris, the only major candidate of Indian descent, Tulsi Gabbard and Cory Booker. President Trump brings in more than $1 million.
Iran said it had smashed a CIA spy ring on its soil, officials boasted on Monday, saying some of the 17 Iranian nationals they had netted had already been sentenced to death.
Secretary of State Pompeo is shifting America’s human rights focus abroad to the mistreatment of Christians, rather than LGBTQ and women’s rights.
Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people.
Israeli work crews begin demolishing Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, capping a legal battle over the buildings, which straddle the city and the occupied West Bank.
A bullet fired from the street entered a home and killed a 59-year-old Long Beach woman.
As actress Felicity Huffman awaits sentencing on a charge of fraud conspiracy, her colleagues on Netflix’s “Otherhood” movie speak out on her behalf.
Saiara Shams, 41, alleges her co-workers made derogatory comments about her religion and prevented her from moving up the ranks at the L.A. Department of Water and Power.
Emotional support animals are still an uncommon breed in law enforcement, but their numbers are growing in California.
Entertainment & Arts
The actor appears set on shaking up his real estate portfolio, listing both his Encino home and a Lake Arrowhead retreat for sale.
In the Hollywood Hills, a newly remodeled home brings together Japanese and traditional design details. Asking price: $7.9 million.
Besides Marvel’s “Phase 4" slate, this year’s Comic-Con was defined by a dearth of major studio movies. The question is, did anyone care?
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