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Lamar Odom opens up about adultery, drug use during marriage to Khloe Kardashian 30.3.2017 Washington Post
Lamar Odom opens up about adultery, drug use during marriage to Khloe Kardashian
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Kushner and Bannon have opposite missions. Which one will win? 30.3.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Trump’s son-in-law has been tasked with making the government more efficient. Good luck.
Russia investigation, climate change and business ideas: What's happened this week under Trump 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Healthcare is so last week. At least, that’s what it seems like when we take a look at this week. The main headlines so far have centered on the investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Let’s get to it:

Last weekend A U.S.-led coalition conducted an airstrike believed...
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L.A. City Hall critic faces charge of possessing an assault weapon 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

An Encino attorney who was accused last year of making racist threats against Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson now faces a criminal charge for illegally possessing an assault weapon, the city attorney’s office said Wednesday.

Wayne Spindler, who frequently appears at City Council...

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12 killed and 3 injured in Texas highway collision of church van and pickup 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Twelve people were killed and three others injured Wednesday when a van carrying 14 church members collided with a pickup on a two-lane Texas highway, authorities said.

The group of senior citizens from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, was returning from a retreat when the crash occurred,...

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Obama administration Education secretary endorses Gonez, Melvoin for L.A. school board 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Arne Duncan, who was secretary of Education under President Obama, has endorsed Kelly Gonez and Nick Melvoin for the Los Angeles Board of Education, giving the candidates a counterpunch against opponents attempting to link them ideologically with the Trump administration.

Like President Trump and...

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Obama's top educational official weighs in on L.A. school board elections 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Essential Education: USC professors push for more protections for foreign and DACA students March 29, 2017, 6:24 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:A group of USC faculty members sent a letter to the school's leaders outlining...
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Colorado lawmakers begin debate on $26.8 billion budget that threatens hospitals 30.3.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A handful of rural Colorado hospitals are facing the risk of closure if the spending cuts embedded in the $26.8 billion state budget bill win approval.
Insurers keep denying claims by using — or maybe misusing — cellphone-tower data 30.3.2017 LA Times: Business

It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn't burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone-tower data.

She was camping with her husband and co-workers at least 17 miles from her Iowa home in...

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Gender-neutral people, a mermaid and a T. rex are among the 69 new emoji coming soon 30.3.2017 L.A. Times - Technology News

Emoji can't convey everything.

For instance, you can't currently use emoji to indicate that you're a breastfeeding woman in a hijab who's also a zombie hungry for brains.

But that's about to change.

The Unicode Consortium, the shadowy organization that approves and encodes emoji, has announced...

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'Dreamer' threatened with deportation in Seattle is released after weeks of detention 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, thought to be the first “Dreamer” swept up in the Trump administration crackdown on immigration violators, was released Wednesday after spending six weeks in federal detention.

“Today the judge affirmed that Daniel does not pose any risk to public safety,” Luis Cortes,...

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Anti-discrimination measure or blow to religious freedom? California bill sparks debate on employer codes of conduct 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary
California politics updates: ICE director's appearance at Sacramento immigration forum draws protestors March 29, 2017, 4:41 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones hosted...
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The legal stakes at play in California's case against antiabortion activists 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

California’s prosecution of two antiabortion activists on felony charges of invasion of privacy appears to be on solid ground, though the case is likely to test the strength of the state’s ban on the surreptitious recording of others, legal experts said Wednesday.

Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra unveiled...

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With Brexit, Britain pulls the trigger — on itself 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Ever since June 23, when the British public cast a stunning, if narrow, vote to leave the European Union, many of Britain’s wiser and more thoughtful political and business leaders have been living in a state of wishful thinking, cherishing the hope that somehow, the decision to end 45 years of...

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Seattle sues over Trump's 'sanctuary cities' threat, calling his executive order unconstitutional 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally.

Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing “sanctuary...

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SpaceX hopes to launch a recycled rocket. Can it cut the turnaround to a couple days? 30.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

On Thursday, almost a year after SpaceX first landed one of its rocket boosters on a floating platform, the Hawthorne company plans to launch a commercial communications satellite using that same booster.

The use of a recycled rocket will represent a milestone for the young private space industry,...

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Last Kentucky abortion clinic files lawsuit to stay open 30.3.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s only remaining clinic that performs abortions is challenging a state order that would shut it down. The complaint was filed Wednesday in federal court by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of the EMW Women’s Surgical Center in Louisville. Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services said in a […] acquires Santa Monica dog-sitting start-up DogVacay, which couldn't keep up 30.3.2017 L.A. Times - Technology News

Last fall, Aaron Hirschhorn was telling investors that his Santa Monica start-up DogVacay had quarterly sales that tripled compared with a year earlier, had profits well in sight and had grand ideas for new features.

But one big challenge lingered: DogVacay’s main rival in pet-setting and dog-walking...

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Brain tumor doesn’t stop Wisconsin couple’s wish to adopt a boy 30.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Caleb David Duda was just 2 when he was placed in the foster home of Dave and Amanda Duda of Milwaukee. He'd been abused and neglected and even at 2, had multiple placements in foster homes. His birthparents' terminated their rights. That was April 2014.
Louisville police officer dies after crash during chase 30.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville police officer died Wednesday from injuries he suffered in a crash during a high-speed chase, city officials said. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Police Chief Steve Conrad announced the death of Officer Nick Rodman at a news conference outside University Hospital, where lines of officers and others waited as […]
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