Feb. 18, 2020
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The trial pits a lineup of elite Los Angeles County prosecutors against the high-end Houston legal team that helped Durst beat a murder charge in Texas in 2003.
Bill Bloomfield, a wealthy Manhattan Beach businessman, has poured $1.7 million into the Los Angeles school board elections.
The move comes after several states, including California, New York and New Jersey, recently expanded legal options for childhood victims to sue.
Harvey Weinstein’s lead defense attorney Donna Rotunno was lambasted by a prosecutor for writing an op-ed addressing the jury ahead of trial deliberations.
The containment of the 2003 SARS outbreak is considered one of the biggest public health victories in recent years. Stopping the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19, will probably be much harder.
In this version of the inheritance scam, the perpetrator uses phony letterhead, a phony website, identity theft and a whole lot of chutzpah.
The Hollywood Bowl’s 2020 season celebrates the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, loads of female performances and a Pan-American music initiative with lots of Latin rhythm. “School of Rock” will be summer’s staged musical. Plus plenty of Gustavo Dudamel, John Williams and Harry Potter.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has a $130 billion fortune. The $165 million he spent on David Geffen’s mansion amounts to just 0.13% of his net worth.
SpaceX teams with tourism firm Space Adventures saying the Crew Dragon capsule trip could send customers higher into space than private citizens have ever gone.
In his first public comments on the stadium deal, Angels owner Arte Moreno addressed whether he would replace Angel Stadium or renovate it.
Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 after a trio of crashes in the final laps forced a two-lap overtime shootout. Ryan Newman suffered injuries in a late crash.
President Trump has pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal.
Aubrey Huff isn’t invited to a reunion of the 2010 World Series champion San Francisco Giants because of his ‘unacceptable’ comments, the team said.
Mexican-Japanese artist Shizu Saldamando’s portraits of artists and friends at Oxy Arts show a thriving Latinx art movement. Rafa Esparza, Ramiro Gomez, poet Raquel Gutiérrez and Guadalupe Rosales are some of the faces on the walls.
WarnerMedia has launched a massive marketing campaign around the 25th anniversary of the hit sitcom, which remains hugely popular for TV viewers and advertisers.
The killing of a 7-year-old girl on the southern outskirts of Mexico City has stoked rising anger over the brutal slayings of women, including one found stabbed to death and skinned earlier this month.
Afghanistan’s election results were repeatedly delayed amid accusations of misconduct and technical problems with counting ballots.
Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz says he will work to mend ties with America’s Democratic Party if he wins national elections next month.
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