Thursday, 22 June 2017
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Who Gets to Speak and Why: A Conversation With Chris Kraus

Added: 22.06.2017 19:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

“Why haven’t we met before?” Chris Kraus asks me when she walks into my hotel room. She and I live just a few miles from each other in Los Angeles, but we’re both here in Dallas for an event at a local bookstore, where Kraus will be reading from her ...


Senate Leaders Unveil Bill To Repeal Affordable Care Act In Closed-Door Meeting

Added: 22.06.2017 18:48 | 6 views | 0 comments

The long-awaited, secret Senate Republican sweeping draft bill to roll back the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it was unveiled Thursday to GOP senators at the Capitol, The Los Angeles Times reported. The as-yet-to-be-finalized details reveal a plan calling for a drastic reduction in federal healthcare spending that threatens to leave millions more Americans uninsured, the report said. The legislative outline, written largely behind closed doors by a team selected by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, mirrors the Obamacare repeal bill passed by House Republicans last month, but contains several important differences, the report said. For instance, the Senate measure would...

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Alison Brie on Her ‘GLOW’ Role: I Want to ‘Shatter This Image That People Have of Me’

Added: 22.06.2017 17:39 | 10 views | 0 comments

Thirteen of the fourteen-woman cast of executive producer Jenji Kohan‘s new Netflix series, women's wrestling show "GLOW," were present at the premiere Wednesday evening at the Arclight Hollywood cinema in Los Angeles. "GLOW" is based on the real-life 1980s women's wrestling show of the same name, and gives a fictional account of how the show...


'Pay for stay’: Some serious criminals pay for a ‘less intimidating’ prison experience

Added: 22.06.2017 17:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

So-called ‘pay for stay’ prisons, a kinder and gentler prison experience for those who can afford it, have been taken advantage of by a surprising number of inmates who have committed serious crimes, according to a new study by the Los Angeles Times and the Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization.


Songwriter-producer David Foster to Be Honored at Grammy Museum Gala

Added: 22.06.2017 16:37 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Grammy Museum will honor 16-time Grammy winner David Foster at its third annual Gala, taking place Sept. 19 at The Novo in Los Angeles. Foster will receive the Architects of Sound Award in recognition of his contributions to music, which include Grammys for his work with Whitney Houston, Barbra Streisand, Earth, Wind & Fire,...


The Case for Restricting Hate Speech

Added: 22.06.2017 14:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

, Los Angeles Times
But these free-speech absolutists must at least acknowledge two facts. First, the right to speak already is far from absolute. Second, they are asking disadvantaged members of our society to shoulder a heavy burden with serious consequences. Because we are "free" to be hateful, members of traditionally marginalized groups suffer.

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IOC's Bach to meet U.S. President Trump at White House

Added: 22.06.2017 11:47 | 16 views | 0 comments

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, a source within the Olympic movement told Reuters, as Los Angeles bids against Paris to host the 2024 summer Games.


Man caught urinating near LA train station found to have cache of weapons, police say

Added: 22.06.2017 5:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

A man caught urinating in public at a Los Angeles County light rail station Wednesday was found to be armed with a cache of weapons in a duffel bag, police said.


Man caught urinating at LA County rail station had large weapons cache

Added: 22.06.2017 3:46 | 10 views | 0 comments

A man who was spotted urinating at a Los Angeles County commuter train station on Wednesday had a weapons cache that included silencers, a rifle, handgun and perhaps 150 rounds of ammunition.


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