Oct. 17, 2019
Top News
Douglas Hodge, the former chief executive of investment giant PIMCO, is expected to plead guilty to an indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering, federal prosecutors in Boston said Thursday.
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump withheld aid in part to get Ukraine to conduct investigations into Democrats. “Get over it,” he said.
After more than 100 questions leaked online, the California pharmacy board will require 1,400 people to retake the test.
The agreement largely cements into place the gains Turkey made during its invasion of northern Syria over the last week.
Masked men with high-powered weapons faced off with soldiers and took control of major streets as gunmen blocked entrances to Sinaloa’s capital with burning vehicles.
Wells Fargo must offer 66 jobs to female and African American applicants it rejected, now that the U.S. Labor Department found the bank discriminated against them.
The Metro rail line between Long Beach and downtown will reopen Nov. 2 and get a new name: the A Line. The reopening includes three free days of rides.
Mayor Wayne Messam — whose Florida city has more people than Pete Buttigieg’s — got national attention for his presidential bid, at first. But the FEC said his campaign raised $5 in the third quarter.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the financial fallout stemming from the league’s fractured business relationship with China has been significant.
South Korean gamers have died after playing for days with little food or sleep, leaving the country to ask whether video game addiction is a mental health disorder.
Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo plan a third Jon & Vinny’s in the former Yee’s Chinese Food restaurant at Buckler and West Slauson. They’re aware of gentrification concerns.
L.A. Noir
“Escape at Dannemora” star Paul Dano has been cast as Edward Nashton, a.k.a. the Riddler, in Warner Bros.’ “The Batman” starring Robert Pattinson.
Steely Dan cofounder Becker, who died in 2017, left behind hundreds of valuable guitars, amps and gadgets. Julien’s Auctions is selling all of it this weekend.
The Dodgers’ hired an entire new department of hitting coaches before the season intent on improving against elite playoff pitching. It didn’t work in the NLDS.
JaVale McGee was trending Thursday, the Lakers center the hot topic on social media because of his “possum” play in which he looked injured on a play to only turn things into an easy dunk in their win over Golden State on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
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