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Under the headline "Aviator Jumps Off Building," the Los Angeles Times reported the next day: Frank Clark (later Clarke), 22-year-old stunt aviator, yesterday “jumped” off the 10-story Los Angeles Railway Building at 11th Street and Broadway and thereby pioneered the airway for the tired bus…
03.24 / 08:54
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Say hello to Calvin. Or maybe not. Calvin is the resident alien on space station Plymouth Rock and really, he would as soon suck the life out of you as look at you. Calvin comes from Mars, if you must know, but in truth his talents for havoc and devastation were wasted on the cold, dead Red…
03.24 / 08:54
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Contrary to a hacker group's claims, Apple says none of its systems, including iCloud and Apple ID, have been breached recently. However, Apple said it is keeping an eye open for potential…
Upscale retailer Neiman Marcus has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a data breach class action stemming from a December 2013 cyber attack that exposed credit card data of about 350,000…
These are intriguing times for impressionable young investors. The Dow’s cresting 20,000 for the first time in January before making a 24-day climb to 21,000 — the fastest 1,000-point climb since 1999 — coupled with this month’s $3.4-billion initial public offering for Snap Inc., parent company…
03.24 / 07:49
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Two men were killed and another man was injured in an ambush shooting by two gunmen Thursday outside a South Los Angeles liquor store, authorities said. The shooting was reported outside Eddie’s Jr. Liquor and Market about 5:45 p.m. near 108th Street and Western Avenue, according to the Los A…
03.24 / 07:49
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Contrary to a hacker group's claims, Apple says none of its systems, including iCloud and Apple ID, have been breached recently. However, Apple said it is keeping an eye open for potential…
Upscale retailer Neiman Marcus has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a data breach class action stemming from a December 2013 cyber attack that exposed credit card data of about 350,000…
Jigsaw, a research arm of Google parent company Alphabet, is offering a new suite of tools that news organizations and election-related sites can use to protect themselves from…
The president of Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, defended security measures at the carrier's Dubai huband said the ban on personal gadgets onboard U.S.-bound flights came without…
Tech giant Apple has updated its iPad line, dropping the "Air" branding as it boosts the specs on its mid-tier product. The new hardware launches alongside another color for the iPhone 7 and 7…
A new era of technological disruptions, an aging population, urbanization and a multiplying web of interconnectedness are irreversibly shaping the world's economy. Although these trends create an unprecedented amount of uncertainty for economies and companies alike, they also represent an exciting opportunity for the brave actors willing to harness…
03.24 / 07:07
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“Suntan” opening: In the March 17 Calendar section, a review of the Greek film “Suntan” gave the impression that the movie opened March 17. The film opens March 24 in West L.A. and Pasadena. If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about The Times’ journalistic standards…
03.24 / 06:45
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For most of the third period Thursday the Kings looked like their old, championship-caliber selves, breaking open a close game against the Winnipeg Jets by scoring two power-play goals and a short-handed goal as they cruised to a 5-2 victory at Staples Center. It was all too rare a sight in…
03.24 / 06:45
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A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a woman wearing a hijab because she is Muslim, police said Thursday. Joshua Ruano, 27, is being held on suspicion of making a criminal threat with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the San Francisco Police Department.…
03.24 / 06:45
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Brook Lopez scored 19 points, K.J. McDaniels had a season-high 16 and the host Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns, 126-98, on Thursday night to give them consecutive victories for the first time this season. Trevor Booker added 14 points for the league-worst Nets (15-56), who beat Detroit…
03.24 / 06:45
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NCAA tournament live updates: Half of Elite Eight is set, with Xavier knocking off Arizona March 23, 2017, 9:58 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. March 23, 2017, 9:58…
03.24 / 05:40
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An Amber Alert was issued late Thursday for two toddlers who were abducted during a car theft in Riverside County. An unknown suspect stole a white Honda Accord about 6:45 p.m. in the 31500 block of Whispering Palms in Cathedral City, just east of Palm Springs, according to the Cathedral City…
03.24 / 05:40
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A man was killed Thursday afternoon when his car smashed into a semi truck on the 101 Freeway in Newbury Park, authorities said. The crash snarled southbound traffic to Camarillo, delaying motorists by about two hours, according to the California Highway Patrol. Authorities were notified…
03.24 / 05:40
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In the NBA’s attempt to reduce games on consecutive nights and stretches of four games in five nights, the league has created a schedule quirk that annoys Lakers Coach Luke Walton: One-game trips several time zones away. The Lakers this season have played the Houston Rockets, Dallas M…
03.24 / 05:40
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