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Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire

13 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008.

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire

12 Jun 2019

Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fuelled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed. | Video

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash

11 Jun 2019

The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace.

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash

11 Jun 2019

The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace.

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash

11 Jun 2019

The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace.

Brian Wilson postpones summer tour, says he feels 'mentally insecure'

08 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson has indefinitely postponed a U.S. summer tour that was due to open on Friday, saying he felt "mentally insecure" in the aftermath of recent back surgery but hoped to return to performing later in the year.

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond

07 Jun 2019

A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appearance.

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens

05 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into poverty, a study released on Tuesday found.

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens

05 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES, June 4 Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into poverty, a study released on Tuesday found.

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic

30 May 2019

LOS ANGELES Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that raised some eyebrows but never left the ground. | Video

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