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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 mulling the notion of eliminating the ability to deduct state and local taxes on federal 1040s. It’s…
04.24 / 07:29
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Another best-ever start to the season for BMW Motorrad. Solid growth following the 2016 record year. Model offensive with 14 new and revised models to continue in…
04.24 / 07:19
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There may be a security flaw in the fingerprint sensor that millions of consumers use to unlock their smartphones and use the device to buy products and manage services, including banking…
Trolling is a tactic of the hate-filled, alt-right movement that uses social media to spread fear and hate. "You read about these things in the news," said Erin Schrode, "but it's so unreal when it targets…
If think you've fine-tuned your online security skills enough not to fall for a phishing scam, think again: software engineer Xudong Zheng has uncovered a vulnerability that could be especially difficult to…
Experts say the IoT can help small businesses by improving decision making, providing a better understanding of customers, and improving operations through the reduction of operating…
The hacking group Shadow Brokers has revealed a number of Windows vulnerabilities it claims to have stolen from the National Security Agency, but Microsoft says it has already patched most of…
Sony Corp. shares jumped the most in almost three months after the company's better-than-projected preliminary earnings boosted analyst confidence in its ability to hit the highest profit levels in almost two…
04.24 / 06:33
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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 series against the Utah Jazz? What if they had made a basket or two over a crucial three-minute stret…
04.24 / 06:30
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April 23, 2017, 10:55 p.m. Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our prep sports coverage and analysis here. …
04.24 / 06:30
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Russia inquiry: In the April 23 Section A, an article about the FBI inquiry into Russian meddling in last year’s election said U.S. Atty. Rod J. Rosenstein took over an anti-crime program in Baltimore called Project Exile from his predecessor. The project began in 2006, the year after R…
04.24 / 05:21
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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. The Anti-Defamation League's audit of anti-Semitic events counted 541 anti-Semitic attacks and…
04.24 / 05:21
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April 23, 2017, 9:11 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up — or down — and galvanize the American public.We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication now that he’s commander in chief. Here is everything …
04.24 / 05:21
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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 series at 2-2. Johnson, who hit the winning shot in Game 1, made a pull-up jumper for a 91-90…
04.24 / 05:21
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A land mine blew up a vehicle carrying an OSCE monitoring team in the separatist Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine on Sunday, killing an American observer and wounding two European members of the mission, officials reported. The mission's deputy head, Alexander Hug, said the member killed was…
04.24 / 04:20
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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 the singers in this new episode. 8 p.m. NBC Supergirl Kara (Melissa Benoist) attends an event for a…
04.24 / 03:20
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If anyone questions whether the NFL is a quarterback-driven league, consider that many of the worst teams are looking for one. That said, this year’s crop of quarterback prospects could have those teams saying pass, pass, pass — at least at the top of this year’s three-day draft, which starts Thurs…
04.24 / 03:20
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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. Craig Anderson stopped 28 shots for Ottawa, which advanced in the postseason for the first time…
04.24 / 03:20
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Dorian Thompson-Robinson, one of the nation’s most highly touted high school quarterbacks, announced on Twitter on Sunday evening that he had committed to UCLA, making him the heir apparent to Bruins starter Josh Rosen. The standout from Las Vegas Bishop Gorman High tweeted his decision a…
04.24 / 03:20
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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 underprivileged neighborhoods and show more empathy. “We shouldn’t label them as being ‘at risk,’ we should…
04.24 / 03:20
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