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New home needed for two dogs belonging to Perris couple accused of abusing their children

January 20, 2018 | Source: Howard Blume

The dogs that belonged to a Perris couple accused of child abuse appear to be well-fed and well-treated, but they’ll need a new home. The announcement about the dogs that belong to David and Louise Turpin is the latest twist to a bizarre and terrible t…

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Galaxy land Ola Kamara from Columbus in exchange for Gyasi Zardes

January 20, 2018 | Source: Kevin Baxter

As the Galaxy stumbled to the finish line of their worst-ever season last fall, coach Sigi Schmid promised there would be changes.

Lots of them.

“Obviously,” he said with a grimace “we’re looking to add some players.”

So Schmid was all smiles Friday after completing a dramatic offseason makeover…

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Saturday’s TV highlights and weekend talk shows: ‘Planet Earth: Blue Planet II’ on various channels

January 20, 2018 | Source: Ed Stockly

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Saturday Night Live Jessica Chastain hosts, with musical guest Troye Sivan. 8:29 and 11:29 p.m. NBC

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II This new installment of BBC America’s Emmy-winning “Planet Earth” series premieres simultaneously across several networks. Presented by David Attenborough, the…

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Santa Monica school district’s conflict of interest investigation leaves questions unanswered

January 20, 2018 | Source: Adam Elmahrek

An investigation by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District found that a school board member voted to approve contracts with her husband’s consulting clients on at least nine separate occasions, according to a summary of the probe released Thursday night.

The investigation also found that…

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Aumenta dramáticamente el número de muertos por gripe en California

January 20, 2018 | Source: Soumya Karlamangla

El número de muertos por influenza en California aumentó drásticamente el viernes, en medio de una temporada de gripe brutal que se ha extendido por todo el país.

Funcionarios de salud estatales dijeron que 32 personas menores de 65 años murieron la semana pasada de la gripe, por lo que es la semana…

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L.A. Times Publisher Ross Levinsohn to take unpaid leave of absence

January 20, 2018 | Source: Meg James

Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn was placed on an unpaid leave of absence Friday as the paper’s parent company, Tronc, investigates allegations of inappropriate conduct while an executive at other companies.

Times President Mickie Rosen will lead the newspaper in Levinsohn’s…

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‘Rampage’ Jackson still looking for fair cut in Bellator fight with Chael Sonnen

January 20, 2018 | Source: Lance Pugmire

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is in another financial dispute as he prepares for Saturday’s opening fight in the Bellator MMA heavyweight tournament.

Facing the lighter, wrestling-skilled Chael Sonnen, a former title challenger in the UFC, Jackson shook hands on a wager for Sonnen to collect $10,000…

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‘I am ashamed I did this’: Stars reflect on — and rethink — working with Woody Allen

January 20, 2018 | Source: Libby Hill

While some have defended him, a growing list of actors and actresses who have worked with director Woody Allen are reconsidering their participation in his films. Some even say they’ll never work with him again.

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Global Beats: Senegalese musician Jahseen

January 19, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Senegalese musician Jahseen wants to challenge what people around the world consider to be Senegalese music.

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CHAN 2018: Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 as Rwanda overcome Equatorial Guinea

January 19, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Narrow wins for Rwanda and Nigeria put them in pole position to reach the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Morocco.

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