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  1. Metro agrees to buy 95 electric buses, in the first step toward an emissions-free fleet

    07.28 / 02:06 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    In the first step toward a new goal of eliminating tailpipe emissions by 2030, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority agreed Thursday to spend more than $138 million to buy 95 electric buses that will run on two Los Angeles County busways. The purchases from New Flyer of America Inc. and…
  2. Oliver Stone responds to ‘Midnight’ review, plus more readers’ letters

    07.28 / 01:07 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    More on ‘Midnight’ Kenneth Turan’s review of “Midnight Return” [“Telling the Rest of Billy Hayes’ Story,” July 21] blames the filmmakers for supposed mendacity. As the original writer [of “Midnight Express”], I made it quite clear to Sally Sussman, the director-producer of the documentary, that…
  3. Kris Kobach says Trump's voter fraud panel will keep voter data secure. Some states aren't buying it

    07.28 / 01:07 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    After weeks of legal battles and bipartisan pushback from top election officials nationwide, President Trump’s voter fraud commission has renewed a message for the states: It’s safe to pass along your data about voters. “Individuals’ voter registration records will be kept confidential and secure…
  4. NFL notes: Broncos lose Devontae Booker to wrist injury for six weeks

    07.28 / 01:07 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    Broncos coach Vance Joseph's first training camp got off to a rough start with word that Devontae Booker, who was pushing to unseat C.J. Anderson as Denver's starting running back, will undergo wrist surgery Friday and is expected to miss six weeks. Booker suffered a hairline fracture late…
  5. Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about)

    07.28 / 00:05 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Thomas' comment came as the first time a senior American official complained publicly about the 2015 New York Times report, according to the paper, which reported that the Pentagon had raised no objection to the article before it was published.The…
  6. Trump tweets quote from ad that Fox News ran in New York Times

    07.28 / 00:05 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    July 27, 2017, 4:51 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 …
  7. Snap won't give shareholders voting rights. For that, it's being shunned by a major stock index

    07.28 / 00:05 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    The company behind the Russell 3000 index will not include Snap Inc. stock in that or other closely watched indices after investors voiced concern over the lack of voting rights given to Snap shareholders. The move could limit demand for Snap shares, which have steadily declined in price…
  8. Trump and GOP leaders agree to drop border-adjustment tax from reform

    07.28 / 00:05 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    The Trump administration and congressional Republican leaders have ditched a controversial border-adjusted tax proposal as part of an effort to present a united front for a broad tax overhaul. But in resolving one divisive issue, their joint statement of tax-reform principles released…
  9. MLB notes: Mets begin to trade veterans by sending Lucas Duda to Rays

    07.28 / 00:05 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    The out-of-contention Mets started their veteran dispersal by trading first baseman Lucas Duda to the Tampa Bay Rays for minor league pitcher Drew Smith. Expected to contend for an NL East title, the Mets started Thursday night 47-52, 13 1/2 games behind first-place Washington and nine games…
  10. Tiffany Haddish clarifies controversial Bill Cosby remarks: 'I'm not afraid of the Big Bad Wolf'

    07.27 / 23:04 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    July 27, 2017, 3:51 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:Woody Allen's 'Wonder Wheel' to complete Amazon's turn to full-service distributionMick Jagger releases two new, politically charged singlesKaty Perry to host 2017 MTV Video Music AwardsPaul…
  11. PayPal co-founder launches firm to raise investment funds for SpaceX, report says

    07.27 / 23:04 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    A member of SpaceX’s board of directors will reportedly leave the Silicon Valley venture capital firm he co-founded to start an investment firm focused, at least initially, on raising funds for SpaceX. News organization Axios reported Thursday afternoon that Luke Nosek, co-founder and partner a…
  12. L.A. commercial property sales decline but total surpasses slumping Manhattan

    07.27 / 23:04 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    Sales of commercial properties in Los Angeles County slipped in the first half of the year but still outpaced every other real estate market in the country, including Manhattan. High-priced trades of hotels, shopping centers and industrial properties helped launch L.A. County to an estimated…
  13. The DNA of ancient Canaanites lives on in modern-day Lebanese, genetic analysis shows

    07.27 / 21:54 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    The Canaanites lived at the crossroads of the ancient world. They experienced wars, conquests and occupations for millennia, and as a result evolutionary geneticists expected that their DNA would become substantially mixed with incoming populations. Astonishingly, new genetic analysis shows…
  14. Three charged with sex trafficking operation involving 13 women, authorities say

    07.27 / 21:54 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    Three people have been charged with selling five women and eight minors for commercial sex in a human trafficking operation that spanned California and crossed state lines, authorities announced Thursday. Officials allege that San Diego native Quinton Brown, 30, and Gerald Lavell Turner, 32,…
  15. Online brokerage Redfin hopes to transform home buying. On Friday, you can buy some shares

    07.27 / 20:54 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    Redfin has many of the hallmarks of a “disruptive” tech firm. It pledges to transform the home buying experience. It drives down costs through online software. And it has high-profile investors, including the investment arm of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, despite a history of losses. Yet, if…
  16. Woody Allen's 'Wonder Wheel' to complete Amazon's turn to full-service distribution

    07.27 / 20:54 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    July 27, 2017, 1:46 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:Woody Allen's 'Wonder Wheel' to complete Amazon's turn to full-service distributionMick Jagger releases two new, politically charged singlesKaty Perry to host 2017 MTV Video Music AwardsPaul…
  17. Mikey Garcia, who fights Adrien Broner on Saturday, wants to take on cautious practices of matchmaking

    07.27 / 19:53 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    The boxing business is such that fighters sometimes see perfectly timed matchups scuttled as promoters postpone risk in favor of additional purse money. In his more than two years away from the sport, Mikey Garcia has observed these tactics and has vowed not to be as cautious. The…
  18. Watchdog panel goes against recommendation to allow larger contributions to Democratic senator facing recall election

    07.27 / 19:53 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    July 27, 2017, 12:27 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:California has too much pot and it can't export itDana Rohrabacher's Orange County seat is now rated a toss-upPoll shows Californians…
  19. 'The Conway Curve' is too bland to sustain its kooky characters' high jinks

    07.27 / 19:53 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    The middling family comedy “The Conway Curve” leans on quirk, but it is woefully lacking in the humor and energy necessary to get the wheels turning on this bus. Writer-director Marian Yeager makes her feature debut with the film, starring a winsome Veronica Wylie as Natalie Conway. Our lea…
  20. Charlize Theron is toughness incarnate in the stylish, self-regarding 'Atomic Blonde'

    07.27 / 19:53 latimes.com LATimes-AutoRacing
    About halfway through “Atomic Blonde,” Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), a lethal MI6 superwoman on assignment in Cold War-era Berlin, goes to see Andrei Tarkovsky’s “Stalker.” OK, not really. Her latest intrigue leads her to an Alexanderplatz theater showing that 1979 Soviet slow-cinema masterwor…