Oct. 18, 2019
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Heavily armed criminals laid siege to a city in Mexico after the government captured Ovidio Guzman Lopez, a leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel and the son of a notorious drug lord.
The system gives enormous power to U.S. customs officers, Border Patrol agents and asylum officers, whose whims and judgment calls decide the fate of many migrants.
After more than 100 questions leaked online, the California pharmacy board will require 1,400 people to retake the test.
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.
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.
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.
A partnership with a telecom company could help Quibi get in front of more customers as it prepares to launch its much-anticipated streaming platform in April.
China is refuting NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s claim that it demanded the firing of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey over a tweet that supported anti-government protests in Hong Kong.
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.
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.
“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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