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  1. Trump tweets that the president 'has complete power to pardon'

    07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    July 22, 2017, 5:22 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:White House spokesman Sean Spicer, familiar to millions from his combative press conferences, resignsA look back at Spicer's greatest hitsWhite House looks at Russia probe team for potential…
  2. Essential California: USC moves to fire former medical school dean and launches independent probe

    07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, July 22. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES USC moves to fire former dean, launches independent probe Faced with mounting questions and anger on campus, USC announced Friday it was hir…
  3. Errant U.S. bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

    07.22 / 06:57 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, Helmand provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said Saturday. The death toll in Friday's airstrike was determined after a site inspection of the compound in the Gereshk…
  4. NBA: Kyrie Irving asks to be traded by Cavaliers

    07.22 / 06:57 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. Cleveland’s All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Friday. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, said the people who spoke on condition of a…
  5. Grand spanking Blue: Jaime Garcia’s slam leads Braves’ rout of Dodgers

    07.22 / 06:57 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    If the Dodgers had played reasonably well, they could have blamed this all on the Minnesota Twins. The Twins, you see, were close to acquiring pitcher Jaime Garcia from the Atlanta Braves. The trade was so close that the Braves flew a minor league pitcher to Los Angeles, to take Garcia’s s…
  6. Bjork shows the humanity in machinery at FYF Fest

    07.22 / 05:59 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    July 21, 2017, 10:54 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:HBO's 'Confederate' producers promise it's not a typical slavery storyStephen Colbert visits the Moscow hotel room where alleged Trump 'pee pee tape' was recordedComic-Con 2017 live updatesMaria…
  7. No early headaches as a newly expanded FYF Fest begins

    07.22 / 05:01 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    July 21, 2017, 9:40 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:HBO's 'Confederate' producers promise it's not a typical slavery storyStephen Colbert visits the Moscow hotel room where alleged Trump 'pee pee tape' was recordedComic-Con 2017 live updatesMaria…
  8. Today in Entertainment: 'Confederate' producers respond to backlash; Justin Bieber banned in China

    07.22 / 05:01 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    HBO is developing a modern-day slavery drama with a sci-fi spin -- and the Internet is not having it.The new show, titled "Confederate," will be helmed by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss -- the famed showrunner duo behind "Game of Thrones," both of whom are white men.Gearing up for what HBO's Wedn…
  9. Cody Bellinger has become a favorite for Dodgers fans

    07.22 / 04:01 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Cody Bellinger turned 22 last week. He was in the minor leagues three months ago. Yet, on a team with some of baseball’s brightest stars, the rookie slugger rapidly has become one of the Dodgers’ most popular players. Take a walk around a Dodger Stadium concourse, and you’ll see plenty of fans…
  10. Three recurring themes to watch for in the 'Outlander' Season 3 premiere

    07.22 / 04:01 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    July 21, 2017, 8:34 p.m. Day two of Comic-Con is all about TV. "Game of Thrones," "Twin Peaks," and "The Walking Dead" will all offer tributes to the throngs of Hall H. And we'll be there, bringing you all the intel and surprises. Stay tuned for interviews, panel updates and more.The…
  11. Trump continues to highlight economic optimism in tweets

    07.22 / 03:01 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    July 21, 2017, 7:50 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 …
  12. MLB: Slugger Chris Carter back with A’s

    07.22 / 03:01 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    The Oakland Athletics have signed free-agent slugger Chris Carter to a minor league deal and promoted right-hander Frankie Montas and first baseman/outfielder Matt Olson to the majors. Carter was recently cut by the New York Yankees after hitting .201 with eight home runs and 26 RBIs. He…
  13. Weather the great equalizer

    07.22 / 02:03 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    SOUTHPORT, England – It was a scene repeated time and again Friday as winds off the Irish Sea whipped across Royal Birkdale, buffeting the British Open grandstands and turning would-be solid shots into physics-defying banana balls. A player would hit his tee shot, watch it bend vigorously to t…
  14. Your 'Star Wars' mission: Visitors will invent adventures as they move through the Disneyland area

    07.22 / 01:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    One entrance is flanked by a TIE fighter representing the evil First Order. The other entryway is dressed as a Resistance encampment with a lifesize X-wing. Beyond is lush greenery contrasting with desert-like domed structures.This is the alien world of the "Star Wars"-inspired lands coming…
  15. Trump tweets a reminder that it's still 'Made in America' week

    07.22 / 01:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    July 21, 2017, 5:49 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 …
  16. SpaceX may have canceled Red Dragon Mars mission

    07.22 / 01:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    SpaceX may have canceled its mission to Mars with a Red Dragon capsule that was set for 2020. Company Chief Executive Elon Musk retweeted a story late Friday afternoon titled “SpaceX skipping Red Dragon for ‘vastly bigger ships’ on Mars” that was published on Tesla enthusiasts blog Teslarati. The…
  17. Disneyland brings back attractions that were closed for Star Wars land construction

    07.22 / 00:06 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    A year and a half after they were closed to make way for construction of a new Star Wars land, four Disneyland attractions along the Rivers of America are set to reopen. The Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes and the Disneyland Railroad will relaunch J…
  18. Spicer resigns as an embattled Trump shakes up his press and legal teams

    07.22 / 00:06 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    President Trump’s well-known but increasingly sidelined press secretary, Sean Spicer, resigned abruptly on Friday, as the beleaguered president shuffled his legal and communications teams amid mounting investigations and legislative troubles. Spicer told the president of his decision on F…
  19. How does the 'Twin Peaks' cast love David Lynch? Let them count the ways.

    07.22 / 00:06 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    July 21, 2017, 4:50 p.m. Day two of Comic-Con is all about TV. "Game of Thrones," "Twin Peaks," and "The Walking Dead" will all offer tributes to the throngs of Hall H. And we'll be there, bringing you all the intel and surprises. Stay tuned for interviews, panel updates and more.The…
  20. Seven photos, seven stories: Chris Killip on capturing the declining industrial towns of England in the '70s and '80s

    07.22 / 00:06 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    British photographer Chris Killip captured the ravages of de-industrialization in northern England in the '70s and '80s. He discusses the stories behind his stark…