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Football: Mique Juarez, Michael Pittman named Parade magazine All-Americans

Linebacker Mique Juarez from North Torrance and receiver Michael Pittman from Oaks Christian have been selected to the Parade magazine All-American team. Juarez signed with UCLA and Pittman has already enrolled at USC. Here's the link to the complete team. For the latest on high school sports,...

For American Apparel, now out of bankruptcy, it's 'the start of a new day'

American Apparel emerged from bankruptcy Friday, canceling shares of its publicly traded stock and becoming a private company. The Los Angeles clothing retailer and manufacturer is now owned by its former creditors under the name American Apparel LLC. The holdings of former American Apparel Inc....

Urgent: Speak Out Against ‘Greased Pig’ Event

Please urge the Newport Recreation Department and the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce to cancel the "Greased Pig on Ice" event. The post Urgent: Speak Out Against ‘Greased Pig’ Event appeared first on PETA.

Clippers have no plans to trade Blake Griffin despite interest from other teams

Sorry, Blake Griffin suitors. He's probably not going anywhere. "Blake's ours and he's going to stay ours," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said Friday. Multiple teams have contacted the Clippers about acquiring Griffin since he punched a team employee, said a person close to the situation not authorized...

For Denver assistant coach Wade Phillips and Carolina assistant Mike Shula, success runs in the family

The Super Bowl memories come flowing back for Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula, even though he never played or coached in one. That's because his father is Hall of Fame coach Don Shula, who will be in attendance Sunday when the Panthers play Denver in Super Bowl 50. "I feel so...

Washington State Senate Committee Passes Ban on Sex-Selection Abortions

A bill banning abortions for sex-selection purposes cleared the Senate Law and Justice Committee Wednesday night and awaits action in the Senate Rules Committee. Calling the practice a true “war on women,” Law and Justice Chair Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, said the bill offers a needed protection for women and society as a whole. The […]

Delta-owned refinery challenges U.S. policy on bio-fuels program

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A refinery owned by Delta Air Lines is renewing a push to change a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy laid down as part of a national program that requires increased use of biofuels like ethanol.

Syrian forces, aided by Russian airstrikes, move closer toward a siege on Aleppo

Pro-government forces backed by Russian airstrikes consolidated their grip Friday on strategic terrain in northwestern Syria, escalating an offensive that has pushed thousands of civilians toward Turkey and raised the prospect of a siege on the long-divided city of Aleppo. The Syrian army, backed...

One-on-one debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders draws 4.4 million on MSNBC

MSNBC could probably use a hug right now. The first one-on-one debate between 2016 Democratic presidential nominee contenders Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders scored 4.4 million viewers Thursday on the cable news channel, making it the least-watched showdown of the campaign season that includes...

Bipartisan Outrage At House Hearing on Prescription Drug Pricing

Yesterday, we shared news about the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s hearing to investigate concerns about exponential price increases on lifesaving medications. The insights below are courtesy of HRC staff who attended the hearing. The witness du jour was former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli. Show More Summary

Pregnancy Center Fights Back After City Censors Ad for Helping Women Find Abortion Alternatives

A pro-life pregnancy center whose ads were rejected by the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana continued its fight Tuesday against the city’s discriminatory practices. Attorneys representing Women’s Health Link filed an appeal Tuesday to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals after a lower court sided with the city in January, the Journal Gazette reports. Women’s […]

BBC Tells Reporters to Call Pro-Life People “Anti-Abortion” and to Call Pro-Abortion Activists “Pro-Choice”

The mainstream media doesn’t appear to be even trying to hide its pro-abortion bias anymore. Whether they are reiterating Planned Parenthood’s talking points or accepting gifts from the abortion industry, many mainstream journalists are showing an obvious and unprofessional favoritism toward the pro-abortion movement. Show More Summary

Newly discovered deep-sea worms, including one named 'churro,' could shed light on animal evolution

Here’s one churro you won’t want to eat. A team led by California researchers has discovered a pink, flatworm-like critter in the deep seas off the Pacific that they’ve named Xenoturbella churro, after the long, delicious fried-dough treat that you will never look at in the same way again. The...

ESPN Deportes to carry Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl 50

CBS is not the only TV network showing Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. ESPN Deportes, part of Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN unit, will provide U.S. viewers with a Spanish-language telecast of the game. Although it will utilize the same video feed from the CBS Sports production, ESPN Deportes will have its "Monday...

Baseball: Freshman Cole Dale could be important pitcher for Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

It's going to be a whole new baseball experience this spring in the Mission League playing the same team three times in a week, putting pressure on pitching staffs to come up with three solid starting pitchers. And Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, which returns junior standout Hunter Greene, along with...

Advocates: Man Sterilized in ICE Detainment Deported to Guatemala

Advocates said in a press statement that jail staff locked Rosa in a cell with exposed sewage and prevented him from showering. Rosa soon developed a testicular infection, they added. Image: Mark Van Scyoc / The post Advocates: Man Sterilized in ICE Detainment Deported to Guatemala appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Federal Lands Belong to All of Us – Whether In Oregon, Alaska, or Elsewhere

An element of the rule proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would not allow hunters to spot bears from an airplane, land close-by, and shoot them. Instead, the hunter would have to wait 24 hours. Photo by Alamy Something very anti-American has been happening in our nation. Show More Summary

The Privatization of Terrorism Blacklists Will Damage Innocent Lives

A private service used to screen customers and clients is blacklisting thousands of people as terrorists. A private service that banks, employers, and government agencies use to screen customers and clients is blacklisting thousandsShow More Summary

Allison Wisk named L.A. Times state politics editor

Allison Wisk (@allisonwisk), an experienced political editor with an eye for accountability journalism and innovation, is joining The Times as California politics editor. Wisk has held a variety of leadership roles at the Dallas Morning News, where she has worked for more than 10 years. As deputy...

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