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Pompeo assails Iran's leaders, compares them to 'mafia'

23 Jul 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched a rhetorical assault on Iran's leaders on Sunday, comparing them to a "mafia" and promising unspecified backing for Iranians unhappy with their government.

Confusion in L.A. court over affairs of Marvel legend Stan Lee

07 Jul 2018

LOS ANGELES A Los Angeles judge on Friday dissolved a temporary restraining order on a business manager accused of elder abuse against Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, saying she was unsure who was authorized to represent Lee.

Elon Musk brings high-tech charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

18 May 2018

LOS ANGELES Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk promised a cheering crowd on Thursday that his controversial dream of burrowing a high-speed network of "personalized mass transit" tunnels under Los Angeles could be achieved without disturbance or noise at the surface. | Video

Judge sees 'gaping holes' in Trump lawyer bid to delay Stormy Daniels lawsuit

21 Apr 2018

LOS ANGELES A federal judge on Friday signalled possible shortcomings in a request by Donald Trump's personal lawyer to delay adult-film actress Stormy Daniels' lawsuit over her alleged affair with the U.S. president, but stopped short of putting it on hold. | Video

Robert Durst of 'The Jinx' appears for hearing on murder charges

17 Apr 2018

LOS ANGELES A frail-looking Robert Durst appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom on Monday for the start of a hearing to determine if the real estate scion should stand trial for the murder 18 years ago of a friend who prosecutors say could have tied him to the presumed killing of his wife.

UCLA players in Los Angeles after Trump seeks help from China's Xi

15 Nov 2017

MANILA/LOS ANGELES Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting arrived back in the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

Cosby says he has no plans for 'sexual assault tour'

28 Jun 2017

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Bill Cosby said on Tuesday he has no plans to hold town hall events to discuss sexual assault, days after his spokesman suggested the comedian planned a series of public talks to educate men about how to avoid false accusations.

Cosby to face civil trial for sex abuse in July 2018 -judge

27 Jun 2017

LOS ANGELES Comedian Bill Cosby will face a civil trial in July 2018 for sexual assault over an alleged incident at the Playboy Mansion more than four decades ago, a California judge ruled on Tuesday.

Cosby to face civil trial for sex abuse in July 2018 -judge

27 Jun 2017

LOS ANGELES, June 27 Comedian Bill Cosby will face a civil trial in July 2018 for sexual assault over an alleged incident at the Playboy Mansion more than four decades ago, a California judge ruled on Tuesday.

Polanski's rape victim says closing 1977 case would be 'act of mercy'

10 Jun 2017

LOS ANGELES Samantha Geimer, the woman film director Roman Polanski admitted raping when she was a teenager 40 years ago, pleaded for his case to be resolved on Friday, saying she had forgiven him years ago. | Video

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