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Latin Mural, S. Los Angeles

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Panel: Building Tomorrow’s Destinations

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Wattpad Enters First Look Deal With Italy Entertainment Company Mediaset

Once again, Wattpad is continuing its global reach. This time the storytelling platform has announced that they have entered a first look deal with Mediaset, Italy’s leading entertainment company. As part of the deal, they will partner to develop and co-produce TV shows in Italy. The deal is Wattpad’s first Italian language deal and will […]

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Ravelry Gets It by tristero

Ravelry Gets It 

by tristero

Indeed they do:
Ravelry is a website where both millennials and knitting grannies (among other demographics) meet to talk about knitting, crocheting, weaving, and other craft and fabric arts. But if you plan to crochet a MAGA hat or knit a Trump sweater, think twice about posting





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Constructing Anti-Liberal Bias by tristero

Constructing Anti-Liberal Bias 

by tristero

WaPo:

Going into the meeting, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) attacked the idea that Congress would provide billions of dollars in more funding to detain unaccompanied






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Chatting the Pictures: Hong Kong Democracy Protests

This week, our webcast looks at key photos from the massive democracy protests in Hong Kong.

The post Chatting the Pictures: Hong Kong Democracy Protests appeared first on Reading The Pictures.

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‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Only Does Fraction Of ‘Pokémon Go’ Sales

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite isn’t conjuring up the same sales magic as Pokémon GO. The new mobile game from Niantic, which allows players to experience the wizarding world of Harry Potter through their mobile devices, arrived in the U.S. and U.K. on Friday, June 22. While it debuted at #1 in the iOS app store, […]

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News Update: ICE Raids Delayed, Huntington Park’s New ‘RoboCop’ & Guerrilla’s New Late Night Menu

News Update: Trump delayed a series of nationwide ICE raids. Huntington park introduced a robot surveillance cop. Guerrilla Tacos has a new late night menu.

The post News Update: ICE Raids Delayed, Huntington Park’s New ‘RoboCop’ & Guerrilla’s New Late Night Menu appeared first on L.A. TACO.

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Alemany's latest top guard, Brandon Whitney, scores 39 points

There have been so many top guards at Alemany High in recent years that it’s quite an achievement to be mentioned in the same breath with the likes of Max Guercy, Marqueze Coleman, Brandon Boyd, Shac Dawkins, Brandon Davis and DJ McDonald.

Asked if senior Brandon Whitney belongs on the list, Alemany...

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Raise our taxes, please! Some wealthy Americans are asking to pay more

America's mega-rich have a message for the field of 2020 presidential hopefuls: Take our money, please.

A group of 18 wealthy Americans — led by billionaire financier George Soros and including a Disney family member and the daughter of Warren Buffett’s longtime partner — sent an open letter to...

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Jury recommends death for man convicted in McStay family murders

A jury Monday recommended death for a man convicted of killing Joseph and Summer McStay and their two children before burying their bodies in the Mojave Desert.

Jurors deliberated for several hours over three days before reaching a verdict in the penalty phase of the five-month trial of Charles...

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Bill Cosby’s wife hasn’t visited him in prison — and that’s how he wants it

Bill Cosby’s wife, Camille, and their children haven’t yet visited him in prison, where he’s been since late September. But they’re not shunning him.

The disgraced comic simply doesn’t want his family to see him as a prisoner, his spokesman says.

“He feels that when he left home, he left home the...

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Pamela Anderson opens up about Julian Assange, veganism and #MeToo

Actress Pamela Anderson, who now lives in France with her soccer player boyfriend, Adil Rami, made a trip west to California for the recent opening of the “Pamela Anderson by David Yarrow” exhibition at Maddox Gallery Los Angeles in

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Hockey great Scott Niedermayer seeks $5.5 million for loaded Newport Beach home

Retired hockey star Scott Niedermayer, who spent the tail end of his Hall of Fame career with the Anaheim Ducks, is closing in on a buyer in Newport Beach.

His home in the coastal community is currently listed as sale pending, but is “still accepting backup offers,” according to the Multiple Listing...

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What happened to the exciting redesign of Pershing Square?

A March 2019 photo of Pershing Square.

“This project needs a civic champion,” landscape designer says

Three years ago in May, a plan created by the French landscape architecture firm Agence

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Two Italian cities win vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

For weeks, it seemed that Italy held the edge in bidding for the 2026 Winter Games. On Monday, Olympic leaders made it official.

The cities of Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo beat out a rival bid from Sweden on a 47-34 vote as the International Olympic Committee made good on its desire to return to...

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Trump and the Swamp People

Trump and the Swamp People

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Vue International Deputy CEO Alain McNair Retires After 40 Years In Biz

After 40 years in the industry, Alan McNair, Vue International’s Deputy CEO, retired on June 14. McNair’s retirement comes two years later than he had originally planned due to the exhibitor’s concerted international expansion. Prior to joining Vue in 1999, he was one of the key executives responsible for forming United Cinemas International (UCI). He […]

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Bernie Sanders will use a tax on Wall Street speculators to wipe out $1.6 trillion in US student debt

Bernie Sanders's latest campaign promise is a proposal to forgive all outstanding US student debt, and raising the $2.2 trillion needed over a decade to make lenders whole by taxing Wall Street speculators with a 0.5% tax on stock trades, a 0.1% fee on bonds, and a 0.005% fee on derivatives.

The debt relief would apply to any of the 46 million people currently repaying the $1.6 trillion in undergraduate and graduate loans.

Elizabeth Warren has already proposed

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Myths, facts and gray areas that will complicate your Cuba travel plans

Cuba has a mystique about it, so it’s no surprise that myths surround travel there.

That may be even truer this month after regulations were changed by the Trump administration. Some of the regulations have been interpreted strictly, some more liberally. Here is our “myth, fact or unclear” primer...

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Money & Company

Would you give up your airplane seat to Cam Newton for $1,500? This guy wouldn't

Extra legroom on airplanes has become a premium — especially for a long flight.

An athlete such as Cam Newton, who is 6-foot-5, could certainly use that extra legroom on a transatlantic trip.

The Carolina Panthers quarterback probably realized that on Saturday while boarding a flight from Paris...

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Trump-Xi meeting this week could head off a global recession or worsen outlook

When President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Japan later this week to discuss their nations’ worsening conflict over trade and commercial relations, the course of the global economy may depend on which Donald Trump shows up.

Trump has veered for months from threatening to bring...

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Shoppers at a Costco in Corona struggle with deadly shooting in a food-tasting line

The Costco store in Corona was busy as usual on Thursday afternoon. Families were taking home large pizzas and rotisserie chickens for dinner and hauling away packs of toilet paper and paper towels to last the month.

There was little physical sign of what happened nearly a week earlier when an...

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