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Like a sprinkling of Disney’s trademark magic, the hidden-in-plain-sight high-tech special effects in the new “Frozen” musical at Disney California Adventure weave seamlessly and effortlessly into
Walls of glass bring natural light and panoramic mountain views into this compact Topanga contemporary. High ceilings and an open plan create a feeling of spaciousness in the three-level house. Pa
When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his proposed budget last week, he called a $176-million effort to battle homelessness his top priority, highlighted a $35-million plan to mend broken
Arak, April 24, IRNA – The Danish ambassador to Tehran said on Sunday due to great industrial capacities in Markazi Province, the future of commercial exchanges between Denmark and Markazi Province w
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, April 24, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Reality check The twin border cities of Calexico
Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a represent
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New classrooms under construction at a charter school in Pacoima mark a moment of truce — even mutual respect — in a hot and cold war between charters and the Los Angeles Unified School District.
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The euro jumped in value against the pound on Sunday night as stock markets across Europe rose when Emmanuel Macron won the most votes in the first round of the French election.
The government will put under the hammer coal blocks for private coal-to-gas, liquid and polychemical projects this financial year, a top official said today.
It has become commonplace to the point of cliché for pundits to explain in worried tones that smartphones can be addictive. In a recent “60 Minutes” segment, Anderson Cooper interviewed Tristan Ha
It’s only when investors experience severe financial hardships, that they then grasp the danger of risking capital. By selecting stocks with a significant margin of safety, the value investor can prot
Luanda - States and local managers should resort to the private sector to search for partnerships to support public investments, considering the scarcity of financial services the countries are facing
Luanda - The first African natural resource bank, Natrabanc, was opened last Saturday in Luanda to help maintain the African economy and in the conservation and stocking of its natural resources. ,
This is a glimpse of Vision 2031-32 presented by the NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya to the body#39;s Governing Council, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a meeting held yesterd
Luanda - The number of withdrawals from the ATM service reached 113.74 million in the year 2016, while in 2015 it reached 100.787 million, according to information released last Friday by the chairma
The 170mph car built at Honda's Swindon factory and dubbed 'the people's supercar' lapped the infamous Nordschleife track in just 7 minutes 43.8 seconds.
To many people in Calexico, the fence that separates the U.S. and Mexico is neither a bulwark against invasion nor a foreboding stop sign. It's a mundane part of everyday life.
How you feel about Monterey Park’s Cascades Park fountain depends on who you are. To some longtime residents, the multi-tiered waterfall and the Athena statue that tops it are nostalgic reminders
With ruling JD(U), RJD, Congress and even opposition BJP and its NDA partners in support of GST, the House adopted the related Bills to pave way for roll out of GST through voice vote.
Wheat and rice are being sold through PDS (public distribution system) shops, also known as fair price or ration shops, at a highly-subsidised rate of Rs 2 and Rs 3 per kg, respectively, as per the
But he could not provide a specific timeline for the target due to challenges with the distribution and availability of alternative fuels such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) in India, he said.
Paswan#39;s comments follow a meeting with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who sought hike in customs duty on tur dal saying farmers are struggling to get even the minimum support price
President Michel Temer insists that a growing corruption scandal in his government will not paralyze Brazil as it struggles to emerge from its deepest recession in history. “B
Tehran, April 24, IRNA – Petroleum Minister Deputy for International and Commercial Affairs announced German company Linde is ready for direct investment in Iran’s petrochemical industry.
The value of the Euro jumped to a five-month high, after the first round of voting in the French presidential election on Sunday. Results indicate that independent pro Europe p
Despite a sequential improvement in realization of Rs 1,500-2,000/tonne, Elara Capital expects operating income of steel manufacturers to be hit on the back of higher coal costs. The brokerage expec
Earlier that day, Mansfield had attended a five-minute divorce hearing with husband, bodybuilder and actor Mickey Hargitay in a Mexico court. The divorce was ruled invalid in California. But after
Californians already carry the nation’s heaviest state income tax burden by far. That’s especially true for the wealthy. But President Trump and Congress could make it a lot more onerous. They’re
The good news is that you should be able to find a lender who would be able to assist, depending on your income and how you would prefer to structure your borrowing.
Ex-Pensions Minister Steve Webb is This Is Money's Agony Uncle. This week, a reader asks why his wife's pension scheme is offering her a £7k lump sum when her pot is worth around £100k.
India#39;s crude oil production in March inched up 0.94 percent to 3.1 million tonnes from a year ago, while natural gas output rose 8.92 percent to 2.75 billion cubic metres, provisional government
If this season ends at the same stage as the last, the Clippers will look back on Sunday night and ask themselves, “What if …?” What if they had closed out Game 4 of their opening-round playoff se
Equipped with comfortable reclining chairs, the 120- seater AC coach will have large automatic food and tea/cold drink vending machines for passengers.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. skyrocketed by 86% in the first three months of the year, according to a new report released Monday by a prominent Jewish civil rights organization
Speaking at a G20 summit meeting of the world#39;s top economies in Washington last week, finance minister Xiao Jie said an increasing number of positive signs were seen in the Chinese economy in the
Joe Johnson scored 28 points, including 11 in a row at one point in the fourth quarter, to help the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Sunday night to tie their first-round playoff
"Questions are raised today in certain quarters about the global compact, which we have developed over the years- multilateralism driving the rule-based flow of goods and services- to deliver growth
Global economic outlook has changed for the better with some silver linings finally emerging, Jaitley said at the meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC).
"The steel ministry has received several suggestions on the draft of the Steel Policy which was in the public domain. After incorporating important suggestions, the policy will be placed before Cabi
The bank said further improvements in the global outlook will require policies that foster inclusive and sustainable growth, address financial vulnerabilities, said the communique issued by the Deve
SERIES CNN Town Hall: Governor John Kasich Anderson Cooper moderates a town hall with former presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio). 7 and 11 p.m. CNN The Voice Shania Twain advises th
In a presentation made at its Governing Council meeting -- chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by 28 state chief ministers -- here today, the government think-tank projected the siz
They also gave a detailed presentation on models applied by their governments to get feedback from people on the efficacy of their schemes, including the centrally sponsored schemes.
Victor Rios, a sociology professor at UC Santa Barbara, believes that positive change in the criminal justice system is possible only when authority figures stop placing labels on youth from under
Addressing the Niti Aayog Governing Council#39;s third meeting, which was attended by several state chief ministers, Modi said for long, India had suffered from economic and political mismanagement.
"The consensus on GST will go down in history as a great illustration of cooperative federalism. GST reflects the spirit of #39;One nation, One aspiration, One determination#39;," an official statem
Delivering the closing remarks at the third meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog, he also urged states, local governments and NGOs to decide goals for 2022 and work in mission mode towards
Naidu, the Information and Broadcasting Minister, stated this while assuring his Ministry#39;s support to issues raised by the South Indian Film Chambers of Commerce (SIFCC) at a meeting with him he
The NFL draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Chicago. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, in the second of four daily parts, the South divisions: AFC
A 5-year-old boy was still missing Sunday afternoon after an extensive search of the South Pasadena park where his father, who was later taken into custody, was found passed out Saturday. Police f
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen took her party to within reach of power on Sunday with a second-place finish in the country’s presidential election that catapulted her into a runoff with c
The villain roles are set. There is the star player, Connor McDavid. The former teammate, Patrick Maroon, and the nemesis, Leon Draisaitl. The upstart Edmonton Oilers also brim with confidence aft
Garrett Richards and the Angels have no idea when he can return to pitching. The nerve irritation within his right biceps has not abated since it was diagnosed April 7, so he and the team can only
Josef Newgarden kept Team Penske on top at Barber Motorsports Park with his second Alabama win in three years, with help from a teammate's misfortune. The new Penske driver didn't allow Scott Dix
She knew to hold her tongue during a business trip to Chicago the night Donald Trump was elected, and endured a long evening of schmoozing with the other sales reps and executives. Back in her hot
Clint Dempsey had a goal and an assist and the Seattle Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-0 on Sunday. Defending MLS Cup champion Seattle (2-2-3) snapped a six-game road winless streak. The G
Talented Toronto right-hander Marcus Stroman dominated the Angels on Sunday afternoon at their home, at one point retiring 17 consecutive hitters while completing the game in the Blue Jays’ 6-2 vi
Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in the first overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games. C
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