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The Actor statuette is ready for its SAG close-up

2017 Awards season updates: SAG awards nominations favor 'Manchester By the Sea,' 'Fences' and 'Moonlight' Jan. 17, 2017, 7:04 p.m. Awards season is underway, with all roads leading to Oscar night on Feb. 26. Keep up with all the buzz and predictions here, where you'll find the latest on the guild...

Just how much money has Donald Trump's secretary of education choice given to Republicans?

Chelsea Manning's prison sentence is commuted Jan. 17, 2017, 6:56 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration: President Obama reduces the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of giving classified material to WikiLeaks Meet...

UCLA's Bryce Alford has no problem with his dad's decision to sub him out against Utah

Bryce Alford spent the final five seconds of the performances that would make him Pac-12 Conference player of the week on the bench. He wasn’t hurt. He wasn’t in foul trouble. He wasn’t celebrating a blowout victory. He just wasn’t the best defensive option. With UCLA leading Utah by one point...

Qualcomm is accused of anti-competitive tactics

A U.S. regulator has sued Qualcomm over the way that it licenses cellular patents to smartphone makers — joining South Korea and potentially other governments in seeking to upend the San Diego’s company’s patent royalty practices. The Federal Trade Commission filed the civil lawsuit Tuesday in...

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke tells lawmakers he opposes the sale of public land

Rep. Ryan Zinke, the Montana Republican nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next Interior secretary, said Tuesday that his “No. 1 job is to restore trust” between Americans and the federal agencies that manage land and water across the West. Referring to what he called the “top-down”...

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's prison sentence

President Obama on Tuesday reduced the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private convicted of leaking thousands of classified reports to WikiLeaks, to the nearly seven years she has served. The president also pardoned retired Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright, who pleaded guilty...

Jury convicts LAPD officer of destroying evidence and sending 'harmful' messages to teen

A Los Angeles police officer who worked in an LAPD youth program was convicted Tuesday of distributing harmful matter to a teenage girl, authorities said. After a five-day trial, a downtown L.A. jury convicted Abel Montes De Oca of two misdemeanor counts: destroying evidence and distributing “harmful...

Venus Williams advances to third round of Australian Open

Venus Williams, a first-round loser in 2016 at Melbourne Park, is one of the first players into the third round this year after beating Stefanie Voegele 6-3, 6-2 to begin play at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.  Williams maintained a perfect 3-0 record against the Swiss player, having beaten her...

Supreme Court justices are skeptical of deportation order against Bay Area burglar

Chelsea Manning's prison sentence is commuted Jan. 17, 2017, 4:52 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration: President Obama reduces the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of giving classified material to WikiLeaks Meet...

Clippers' Chris Paul will need surgery to repair a thumb injury, out six to eight weeks

Clippers guard Chris Paul has sustained a torn ligament in his left thumb that will require surgery, the team announced after the All-Star got an MRI Tuesday that revealed the seriousness of his injury. Paul will have the procedure on Wednesday to repair the torn ligaments, and it will be done...

Lamar Odom, post-rehab: 'I committed suicide enough already'

Today in Entertainment: Where to go on Museums Free-for-All day; 'Weird Al' previews massive boxset Jan. 17, 2017, 4:24 p.m. We're experiencing a moment of relative calm in the entertainment world in these few days between the conclusion of Golden Globe Awards and the start of the Sundance Film...

Trump worries European allies before inauguration

Even before he enters the White House on Friday, President-elect Donald Trump has signaled that his foreign policy could include a diminished Europe and an unfettered Russia, creating deep unease in many of America’s traditional allies. In recent days, he has called the North Atlantic Treaty Organization...

In Sacramento's first hearing on state budget, Gov. Jerry Brown's staff gets grilled on a $1.5-billion mistake

Essential Politics: Assembly votes to confirm Becerra as attorney general, more candidates enter the race to replace him in Congress Jan. 17, 2017, 2:54 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Los Angeles...

Jim Mora appears poised to close UCLA recruiting campaign with another flourish

Jim Mora learned long ago how to pursue and close. It was part of what made him a scrappy defensive back at the University of Washington. He has taken a similar approach to college football recruiting. A late push has helped the UCLA coach secure commitments from what’s shaping up as a top-25 recruiting...

Putin accuses Obama administration of trying to undermine Trump's legitimacy

Court hears arguments over deporting immigrants with criminal records Jan. 17, 2017, 1:25 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration: Case goes before Supreme Court over deporting criminal immigrants Meet the conservative Trump insider...

Hollywood sci-fi movies 'Rogue One' and 'Passengers' dominate China's box office

American sci-fi films dominated China’s box office last week, just two weeks before the Chinese New Year movie-going frenzy, when film regulators usually block imported films to boost domestic ones. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” topped the charts last week, taking in $22 million in its second...

Looking to pay for your school's art program? Here's how to win $50,000 from Vans

Cypress-based action sports brand Vans is accepting registrations for its eighth annual Custom Culture competition, a program that will land one talented high school team $50,000 in funding for their school’s art program. The top winner and four runner-up schools, which will get $4,000 each, will...

LA 2024 announces three more competition venues

LA 2024, the organization hoping to bring the Olympics back to Los Angeles, announced the location of three more venues on Tuesday. The most intriguing location is for archery, which will be inside the LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park, the large expanse of land that has high...

Lawmakers want to make it easier for pot shops that have to pay their taxes in cash

Essential Politics: Assembly votes to confirm Becerra as attorney general, more candidates enter the race to replace him in Congress Jan. 17, 2017, 10:44 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Los Angeles...

Where to go on free museums day

Today in Entertainment: 'Hidden Figures' leads holiday box office; 'Breaking Bad's' Gus Fring returns in 'Better Call Saul' Jan. 17, 2017, 10:42 a.m. We're experiencing a moment of relative calm in the entertainment world in these few days between the conclusion of Golden Globe Awards and the start...

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