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More than a million migrants in Europe stuck in limbo, still waiting for final decisions on their asylum applications

Of the 2.2 million people who fled their countries and sought refuge in Europe during 2015 and 2016, about half were still awaiting final decisions on their asylum applications at the end of December, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. Most of the asylum seekers had fled war-torn...

Douglas Lima-Rory MacDonald Bellator title fight coming to the Forum on Jan. 20

Bellator MMA will return to the Forum on Jan. 20 by flexing the strength of its deep welterweight division, matching champion Douglas Lima against former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald. “When I signed with Bellator, I made it clear I wanted to take over — multiple weight classes and multiple...

Hurricane Maria arrives in Puerto Rico with 155-mph winds, sending thousands to shelters

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday, barreling north across the center of the island with powerful winds and flooding that were expected to destroy homes and leave thousands without power. Maria arrived with winds of 155 mph, just 2 mph short of Category 5 status, near the...

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' and 'Lego Ninjago' will battle 'It' for box office victory

"It" may relinquish the No. 1 box office spot to "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" or "The Lego Ninjago Movie" this weekend

‘The Good Place’ pulled off an ambitious twist last season. Can it keep viewers guessing?

Having an outsider on the set of “The Good Place” requires some stealth coordination and, well, some spoiler-free props. It’s mid-August on the NBCUniversal lot, and production on the show’s second season is nearing the finish line. To say that creator Mike Schur is taking the cloak-and-dagger...

Times' MMA rankings bids farewell to Jon Jones

The Times’ MMA rankings for September as compiled by Todd Martin. Heavyweight 1. Stipe Miocic 2. Alistair Overeem 3. Fabricio Werdum 4. Cain Velasquez 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Vitaly Minakov 7. Francis Ngannou 8. Mark Hunt 9. Derrick Lewis 10. Alexander Volkov Alexander Volkov picked up his fifth...

Essential California: A deadly earthquake rocks Mexico — and is a reminder for California

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Sept. 20, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Deadly earthquake rocks Mexico A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles,...

L.A. County approves $3.9-million settlement for minor assaulted in juvenile hall

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $3.9-million settlement Tuesday in a federal civil rights lawsuit involving an assault on a minor at one of the county’s juvenile halls. The minor, identified in court records as J.M.M., suffered a head injury during a fight with another youth...

Here's a chance to banish puppy mill dogs from California

Puppy mills are essentially the factory farms of dog breeding. But shutting them down is almost impossible. California Assembly Bill 485 does the next best thing. It cuts off the supply of animals from those puppy mills into one of their biggest markets in the country—California pet stores. The...

Why California's housing market should be left to regulate itself

To the editor: What Steve Lopez is concerned about is market-based pricing for housing. It is thought to be self-regulating, and it is. (“Hear about the tract house that went for $800,000 above asking? Welcome to California 2017,” Sept. 16) The example cited of a modest Sunnyvale house selling for...

Democracy depends on free speech. Thankfully, UC Berkeley's chancellor understands that.

To the editor: At last, a voice of levity from UC Berkeley’s Chancellor, Carol T. Christ. (“UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ: ‘Free speech has itself become controversial,’” Sept. 14) We have witnessed continued travesty against "free speech" in our public forums, our taxpayer-funded universities...

What other kinds of lawlessness does California want to protect as a 'sanctuary state'?

To the editor: We are a nation of laws. Our laws both protect and sustain us as a society. Our laws are both major and minor, but the rule of law is what governs our way of life and safeguards our freedom. (“California lawmakers approve landmark ‘sanctuary state’ bill to expand protections for...

10 points to keep in mind about housing affordability in California

Many politicians and activists push simplistic solutions when it comes to California’s housing woes. Some promote subsidies; others density. Some sell infill as the solution; others blame everything on the state’s byzantine laws. Maybe I'm getting old, or maybe the election of 2016 just reminded...

Ex-Paramount chief Sherry Lansing and former Met Director Thomas Campbell to join Broad museum board

As the Broad marks its two-year anniversary Wednesday, the museum is announcing four new trustees to its board, including former Paramount Studios chief Sherry Lansing and former Metropolitan Museum of Art Director Thomas P. Campbell. The other two trustees come from within the Broad and the Eli...

Entitled drivers are getting in the way of California’s climate change efforts

For all the talk in California about leading the world in fighting global warming and resisting President Trump’s climate-denial agenda, the state faces one powerful obstacle that limits its environmental activism: Touch their cars and Californians will revolt. Any effort that limits, constrains...

Today: Another Quake Leaves Death and Destruction in Mexico

A deadly earthquake in Central Mexico on Tuesday toppled buildings and sent authorities and volunteers scrambling to find survivors in Mexico City and beyond. Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today: TOP STORIES Another Quake Leaves Death and Destruction in Mexico Apartment blocks swayed....

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