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Lori Loughlin's Fashion Designer Husband Mossimo Giannulli Has His Own College Scam Story

On Thursday, Lori Loughlin was freed from jail amidst an ongoing, headline-grabbing saga that sounds like it was ripped from a multi-episode arc of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.Actresses Felicity Huffman and Full House 's Loughlin are among 33 parents (totaling to a staggering 50 people in six states) who have been charged with allegedly paying bribes (approximately $25 million, all told) to get their children accepted into elite schools.It gets wilder with each detail: People were photoshoppin...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Fbi, Sephora, Huffman, The Los Angeles Times, Iconix Brand Group, Loughlin, Badgley Mischka, Candie, Lori Loughlin, Mossimo, Mossimo Giannulli, Balboa Island, Varsity Blues


CA paid $1M in harassment settlements under then-AG Harris

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Justice paid more than $1 million to employees who alleged they faced sexual harassment or workplace retaliation while presidential candidate Kamala Harris was state attorney general. The Los Angeles Times reports Friday that the cases involved inappropriate touching or comments as well as other allegations made from […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Kamala Harris, The Los Angeles Times, California Department of Justice, AG Harris


Word of the week: Backbencher

It’s been six years since Ben Yagoda first noticed a spike in the U.S. usage of backbencher, a term with a specific meaning in British parliamentary politics – MPs who hold no ministerial or shadow-ministerial offices and therefore are consigned to the back benches of their respective houses – and none in U.S. government, where representatives and senators sit wherever they please on their party-defined sides of the aisle. In December 2015, Ben’s UK counterpart, Lynne Murphy, anointed backbench...
Tags: Google, Politics, UK, California, US, Sports, Fresno, Los Angeles, Georgia, Reagan, Canada, Gop, United States, House, New York Times, Iowa


Meredith Sells Fortune Magazine to Thai Tycoon

The scion of a Thai conglomerate has bought Fortune magazine from Meredith Corp. for $150 million. Thus one of America’s prestige business journalism franchises joins other elite publications including Forbes, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times in having ownership or significant stakes that are owned by billionaires who live abroad or who are immigrants to the US. The profiles of these owners are a far cry from the blue-bloods of European ancestry who built these brands over decades i...
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, California, Mexico, Time, Advertising, US, America, Thailand, South Africa, New York Times, Mergers & Acquisitions, The New York Times, Meredith, Fortune, Los Angeles Times


The Rise Of The Self-Appointed Fashion Police

s The biggest news that Richard Quinn — the young British designer known for floral prints and all-over bodysuits — has to share this year is that the Queen attended his London Fashion Week show in February. However, the drama of that moment was almost eclipsed (in fashion industry Instagram circles, at least) when the designer found himself at the center of an online copycat scandal. Instigated by the now widely-known account @DietPrada, the post drew supposed comparisons between Quinn's work...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, London, Instagram, New York Times, Joan Rivers, Jane Austen, Quinn, Bjork, Lindsay Lohan, Gucci, Joan, London Fashion Week, Melissa, Frankenstein


California Becomes First To Ban Plastic Straws From Restaurants Statewide

Do you live in the Golden State? If so, say goodbye to a mainstay of soda counters: the humble plastic straw. Food & Wine reports that Governor Jerry Brown of California has just signed a law that bans full-service restaurants from passing out plastic straws with drinks. Customers will have to ask wait staff for a straw if they want to sip on their iced tea.According to Brown, the inconvenience of asking for a straw pales in comparison to the damage that single-use plastics are doing to our pla...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Thailand, Michelin, Jerry Brown, Brown, Golden State, The Los Angeles Times


“Brett Kavanaugh likened Supreme Court justices to ‘umpires.’ That’s nonsense and he knows it.”

“Brett Kavanaugh likened Supreme Court justices to ‘umpires.’ That’s nonsense and he knows it.” Law professor Erwin Chemerinsky has this essay online at The Los Angeles Times. Also online at The Los Angeles Times, Doyle McManus has an essay titled “The Kavanaugh hearings are hollow, but they aren’t vapid.”
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, The Los Angeles Times, Kavanaugh, Erwin Chemerinsky, Brett Kavanaugh, Los Angeles Times Doyle McManus


“Trump’s Supreme Court pick signals skepticism over GOP’s latest bid to repeal Obamacare”

“Trump’s Supreme Court pick signals skepticism over GOP’s latest bid to repeal Obamacare”: Jennifer Haberkorn, now of The Los Angeles Times, has this report.
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Gop, The Los Angeles Times, Jennifer Haberkorn, Trump s Supreme Court


“Trump announces 17th wave of judicial nominees, tabs two women for circuit courts”

“Trump announces 17th wave of judicial nominees, tabs two women for circuit courts”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report. Sarah D. Wire of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Trump picks 9th Circuit Court nominee for Arizona seat.” Yvonne Wingett Sanchez of The Arizona Republic reports that “Trump nominates federal judge recommended by senators John McCain, Jeff Flake.” And Tim Ryan of Courthouse News Service reports that “Trump Announces Six More Judicial Nominees.”
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Arizona, Courthouse News Service, Trump, Arizona Republic, Tim Ryan, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, 9th Circuit Court, Sarah D Wire, Alex Swoyer, John McCain Jeff Flake, Yvonne Wingett Sanchez


Mass Shooting At Video Game Tournament In Florida

This is a breaking news story, please check back for updates.A mass shooting happened in a Jacksonville, FL mall today, during a video game tournament.The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office tweeted that there are multiple fatalities, with one suspect dead at the scene. It is unknown if there are more suspects at press time. Police advised the public to stay far away from the location, the Jacksonville Landing, and requested that people hiding in the mall call 911 to report their location so the SWAT...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Florida, EA, New York Times, John Mccain, Jacksonville, Steven, The Los Angeles Times, Rick Scott, Jacksonville FL, FDLE, Madden, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Mike Williams, Jacksonville Sheriff s Office


Disney puts luxury hotel plan on hold

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Walt Disney Co. has put a hold on construction plans for a luxury hotel in the Disneyland Resort's shopping district, citing a feud with Anaheim officials over tax subsidies.The Los Angeles Times reports a letter dated Wednesday from the chief counsel for Disneyland Resorts, David Ontko, to Anaheim City Attorney Robert Fabela says the company has no other choice than to put the construction on hold indefinitely as it "reevaluates the economic viability of future hotel ...
Tags: News, Disney, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, The Los Angeles Times, Anaheim City Council, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, Todd Ament, Anaheim City, Robert Fabela, Calif AP Walt Disney Co, Disneyland Resorts David Ontko


“‘Unprecedented partisan interference’: Senate escalates bitter fight over Kavanaugh’s record.”

“‘Unprecedented partisan interference’: Senate escalates bitter fight over Kavanaugh’s record.” Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post has this report. Sarah D. Wire of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Key GOP senators side with party as Democrats seek documents about Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.” And Elana Schor of Politico reports that “Senate hits stalemate over release of disputed Kavanaugh documents.”
Tags: Law, Senate, Politico, Uncategorized, Gop, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Kavanaugh, Elana Schor, Seung Min Kim, Sarah D Wire, Trump s Supreme Court


“SF court says 16th century art stolen by the Nazis can remain in So Cal museum”

“SF court says 16th century art stolen by the Nazis can remain in So Cal museum”: Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report. Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Norton Simon Museum wins fight to keep two masterpieces looted by Nazis.” Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has a report headlined “California museum can keep Cranachs looted by Nazis: U.S. appeals court.” And Nathan Solis of Courthouse News Service reports that “California Museum Can Keep Nazi-Looted Masterpiece...
Tags: Law, California, Nazis, Uncategorized, Courthouse News Service, Reuters, Cal, San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko, U S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, The Los Angeles Times, Maura Dolan, Norton Simon Museum, Nathan Solis, Nazis Jonathan Stempel


Tesla was ranked last on a survey of 34 auto brands based on how helpful its salespeople are

Tesla ranked 34th out of 34 auto brands included in a survey that evaluated how helpful their salespeople are to customers and experienced one of the survey's biggest year-to-year declines. Pied Piper CEO Fran O'Hagan told The Los Angeles Times that Tesla's stores displayed a high degree of variance, with some stores featuring "excellent, helpful salespeople," and others whose employees seemed indifferent over whether customers purchased a vehicle. Audi finished first in the survey, followed b...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Lexus, Toyota, Audi, Musk, Mercedes Benz, The Los Angeles Times, Hagan, Pied Piper, Toyota Tesla, Fran O Hagan, Good Musk


“Judge nomination to SF federal court withdrawn over inflammatory writings”

“Judge nomination to SF federal court withdrawn over inflammatory writings”: Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report. Sarah D. Wire of The Los Angeles Times reports that “White House withdraws 9th Circuit nominee amid criticism over his college writings.” Deirdre Shesgreen, Eliza Collins, and Nicole Gaudiano of USA Today report that “White House abruptly withdraws controversial judicial nominee minutes before Senate vote.” Emma Dumain of McClatchy DC reports that “Sen. Tim Scot...
Tags: Law, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Npr, Usa Today, Wall Street Journal, Appeals Court, Trump, San Francisco Chronicle, Nina Totenberg, Bob Egelko, The Los Angeles Times, Tim Scott, Zoe Tillman, McClatchy DC


“Does It Matter That Brett Kavanaugh Is Nice? Yes. It’s not all that matters, but it’s a factor that senators should consider as more than an afterthought.”

“Does It Matter That Brett Kavanaugh Is Nice? Yes. It’s not all that matters, but it’s a factor that senators should consider as more than an afterthought.” Law professor Daniel Hemel has this post at Medium. And online at The Los Angeles Times, columnist Michael McGough has a post titled “Forget about Roe v. Wade. Did you hear Brett Kavanaugh is a great dad? And a great coach!“
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, The Los Angeles Times, Michael McGough, Daniel Hemel, Brett Kavanaugh


President Trump announces that he will nominate D.C. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

President Trump announces that he will nominate D.C. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: Mark Landler and Maggie Haberman of The New York Times report that “Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court Is Brett Kavanaugh.” Robert Costa, Robert Barnes, and Felicia Sonmez of The Washington Post report that “Brett Kavanaugh is nominated by Trump to succeed Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.” David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Brett Kavanaugh, a Washington vetera...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington, Uncategorized, New York Times, Associated Press, Usa Today, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Mark Sherman, U S Supreme Court, Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed News, Peter Nicholas


“This is the fight of our lives. Here’s how we win it.”

“This is the fight of our lives. Here’s how we win it.” Columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. has this essay online at The Washington Post. And online at The Los Angeles Times, Harold Meyerson has an essay titled “Democrats need to fight Trump’s Supreme Court pick with everything they’ve got.”
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Harold Meyerson, Trump s Supreme Court, J Dionne Jr


“Supreme Court this year gave a preview of things to come: Wins for Trump, employers and Republicans.”

“Supreme Court this year gave a preview of things to come: Wins for Trump, employers and Republicans.” David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, Trump, David G Savage, The Los Angeles Times


Manhattan DA Refuses to Release Weinstein Restraining Order

Perhaps a FOIL request should also be filed for Harvey’s mugshot. It would also be ironic to see him sentenced to #WearOrange. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “A judge last month ordered [Harvey] Weinstein to submit to round-the-clock GPS monitoring and to restrict his travel to New York and Connecticut,” The Los Angeles Times reported in early June. “Weinstein also surrendered his passport, and one of the alleged victims has obtained a restraining order against him.”“Restraining order”? Don’t those ge...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, Connecticut, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Human Resources, Cyrus Vance, Nra, Harvey, McCabe, AG, The Los Angeles Times, State Supreme Court, Hollywood CA, Weinstein


“Supreme Court bemoans ‘hostility’ to religion in wedding cake case, but what about Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’?”

“Supreme Court bemoans ‘hostility’ to religion in wedding cake case, but what about Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’?” David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, Trump, David G Savage, The Los Angeles Times


“Police Need Warrants for Driveway Searches, Supreme Court Rules”

“Police Need Warrants for Driveway Searches, Supreme Court Rules”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report. David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Supreme Court rules police need a search warrant before they can inspect a car in a driveway.” Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court rules police need warrant to search vehicle on private property.” Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court rules a car parked in a driveway has 4th Amendme...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, New York Times, Associated Press, Usa Today, Courthouse News Service, Reuters, Mark Sherman, U S Supreme Court, Bloomberg News, Lawrence Hurley, Adam Liptak, Richard Wolf, Greg Stohr, Lydia Wheeler


“Decision time: Supreme Court will soon rule on gay rights, gerrymandering, unions.”

“Decision time: Supreme Court will soon rule on gay rights, gerrymandering, unions.” David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, David G Savage, The Los Angeles Times


“California’s physician-assisted suicide law is overturned — for now”

“California’s physician-assisted suicide law is overturned — for now”: Soumya Karlamangla of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Tags: Law, California, Uncategorized, The Los Angeles Times, Soumya Karlamangla


Judge Orders Firm Linked to Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti to Pay $10 Million

(LOS ANGELES) — A federal judge has ordered a firm linked to Stormy Daniels’ attorney to pay $10 million to a lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm misstated its profits. The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday’s judgment comes after Jason Frank, who used to work at Eagan Avenatti, alleged the…
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Courts, Stormy Daniels, The Los Angeles Times, Jason Frank, Onetime, Michael Avenatti, Eagan Avenatti


Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels’ lawyer to pay $10M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a firm linked to Stormy Daniels’ attorney to pay $10 million to a lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm misstated its profits. The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday’s judgment comes after Jason Frank, who used to work at Eagan Avenatti, alleged […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Ap, Stormy Daniels, The Los Angeles Times, Jason Frank, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Eagan Avenatti


How America is celebrating the Royal wedding - Events and TV coverage details for the US

America was always wild about Harry. The wedding of his brother seven years ago drew almost 23 million viewers in the States; given that the Prince is marrying an American, Meghan Markle, the excitement about his own wedding has only intensified. And the drama surrounding Ms Markle's family has sparked a certain surge in fascination, as cable news channels devote lengthy segments to her ailing father Thomas's "will he, won't he" attendance, and scrutinise his ill-judged decision t...
Tags: UK, New York, Hollywood, London, Downton Abbey, News, Nbc, Abc, Washington, Mexico, La, US, America, Los Angeles, Cnn, Chicago


Royal wedding fever hits the US: Here's how to watch in America and where to celebrate

America was always wild about Harry. The wedding of his brother seven years ago drew almost 23 million viewers in the States; given that the Prince is marrying an American, Meghan Markle, the excitement about his own wedding has only intensified. And the drama surrounding Ms Markle's family has sparked a certain surge in fascination, as cable news channels devote lengthy segments to her ailing father Thomas's "will he, won't he" attendance, and scrutinise his ill-judged decision t...
Tags: UK, New York, Hollywood, London, Downton Abbey, News, Nbc, Abc, Washington, Mexico, La, US, America, Los Angeles, Cnn, Chicago


LA Times suspends Beijing bureau chief amid misconduct probe

BEIJING (AP) — The Los Angeles Times has suspended the head of its Beijing bureau after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time. The LA Times said in a report Wednesday that it is investigating allegations made by a former Wall Street Journal editor against Jonathan Kaiman, who was accused of sexual […]
Tags: News, Ap, Beijing, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, The Los Angeles Times, Nation & World, Jonathan Kaiman


“Beyond the ‘Gins-burn’: The documentary ‘RBG’ shows the formidable soft power of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.”

“Beyond the ‘Gins-burn’: The documentary ‘RBG’ shows the formidable soft power of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.” Kenneth Turan of The Los Angeles Times has this movie review. And Joe Morgenstern of The Wall Street Journal has a movie review headlined “ .”
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Joe Morgenstern, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Kenneth Turan