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Hollywood Christmas Parade Street Closures Set

Santa Claus is comin’ to town this Sunday, and that might be a pain if you live or work along the Hollywood Christmas Parade route. The LAPD and city Department of Transportation has released the list of street closures for the annual event, and the no-parking policy will be strictly enforced, as usual. Show More Summary

Drug Lawyer Busted for Drugs, BWF: Barging in While Fabulous

A real-life, actual drug, DUI, traffic, family, business litigation, personal injury and real estate lawyer from New Jersey was recently arrested for possession of pure MDMA and trespass. And while drug lawyers get arrested all the time on drug charges (nothing unusual there), this guy's charges are a bit......

Guard Allegedly Encouraged Inmate's Suicide, Reviving Lawsuit

Ever have one of those days when everything seems to go wrong? From the moment you roll out of bed and stub your toe, you know it's going to be one of those days. That's how it must have felt for Joan Mullin, only much worse. She sued prison......

Court: Fox Show 'Empire' Doesn't Infringe Trademark

Fox News is in the news these days largely because of fake news. Discerning the real news is becoming as confusing as distinguishing trademarks, particularly where Fox News is concerned. In Twentieth Century Fox v. Empire Distribution, the company said its "Empire" show did not violate Empire's trademark. In......

Valparaiso Law School Suspends Admissions

Rumors of the demise of Valparaiso University School of Law have been slightly exaggerated. According to reports, the law school is closing its doors. That's true, but not right now. The law school is closing its doors only to new admissions. So it's not over -- yet.......

AlphaBay's PR Man Indicted

How in the world is AlphaBay's public relations man going to spin this? Ronald L. Wheeler III, the PR man for the online drug dealer, has been indicted on charges of "conspiracy to commit access device fraud." This man doesn't need a PR person; he needs a lawyer. If......

How Not to Lose Your In House Job: Avoid Conflicts

The going doesn't get much better than being an in-house lawyer. Regular hours, regular pay, respect from the proletariat, and best of all, no billable hour logs. As such, one of the easiest ways an in-house lawyer can make sure they don't get fired is to avoid conflicts. One......

Report: Coverage of Trump’s First 60 Days Far More Negative than Predecessors

On the day Donald Trump became president, the Washington Post ran a cartoon by Tom Toles in which Toles gave Trump what Herblock, the liberal Post cartoonist for the 40 years before Toles, had given Richard Nixon – a clean shave. All that had come before was forgiven, the cartoonist was saying. Every president started […]

Scoreboard: Friday, November 17

Fox News won prime time, both in total viewers and in the demo. Nicolle Wallace was No. 1 at 4 p.m. among adults 25-54. The last time she won the hour was August 2nd.

Two Workers Assassinated in Mexico: NAFTA Renegotiation Is More Important Now Than Ever

Two Workers Assassinated in Mexico: NAFTA Renegotiation Is More Important Now Than Ever The need to fundamentally improve the labor provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement took on a new urgency over the weekend, as a group...Show More Summary

‘Heaven Is A Traffic Jam’ Director On Doc Subject Mindy Alper: “She’s The Most Human Of Us Humans”

Artist Mindy Alper perceives the world differently from ordinary people. Take the marking of time, for instance. Where most of us talk about years, she speaks of "trips around the sun." Another example would be sitting in traffic on an LA freeway. Show More Summary

Unity Farm and Unity Farm Sanctuary Update for November 2017

Starting next month, my daughter Lara will take charge of our instagram, Facebook, and Twitter feeds, providing daily updates about the Farm and Sanctuary. As we approach winter 2017, we can officially declare that the farm and sanctuary are now fully built and we're transitioning to daily operations. Show More Summary

Sheriff's Office To Pay $3 Million For Invasive Searches Of 850 High School Students

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It's been barely a month since news came to us of the Worth County (GA) Sheriff's Department's search of an entire school's worth of high school students. Over 800 students were searched without a warrant, subjected to invasive pat downs...Show More Summary

‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes On the Al Franken Situation

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” rolled out material on sexual harassment Saturday, including dealing with allegations against one of its own in Al Franken, who was a writer and performer on the show in its early days before he entered politics....

Golden Globes Anniversary Celebration Set

NBC will air a special program next month celebrating the anniversary of the Golden Globes. The network, along with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions, announced plans for the “Golden Globes 75th Anniversary Special,” airing Wednesday, Dec....

A Report from the Diabetes Professional Care Conference in London

Now in its third year, DPC2017 offered attendees in London an impressive array of presentations, debates, workshops, and networking opportunities. The two-day event at the Olympia featured contributions from over a hundred world experts...Show More Summary

Greg Gutfeld is a Favorite Among Long Island Middle Schoolers

Four seventh graders interviewed Gutfeld for a feature published in Newsday's "Kidsday" section today.

U.S. Government Poised To File Lawsuit To Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The U.S. Dept. of Justice plans to file a lawsuit tomorrow to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger, according to multiple reports this afternoon. The action would officially draw a line in the sand that the government has been threatening for months. Show More Summary

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