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WSJ Reports Facebook Fined $5 Billion in Privacy Probe

US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Calls Mount for Resignation of Trump Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, In Wake of Epstein Arrest

Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls.

Trump Slams May after Damning Leak of Cables

Donald Trump lashed out at Theresa May on Monday, visibly angry at her continuing support for the British ambassador to Washington despite the leak of diplomatic cables highly critical of his presidency.

Trump Announces Sanctions On Iran That Will Block ‘Billions’ In Assets

The US sanctions slapped Monday on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other officials will block "literally billions" in Iranian assets, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr Charged Over Groping Claim

Prosecutors in New York charged Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr with forcible touching on Thursday after he was accused of groping a woman in a Manhattan bar over the weekend. 

Homelessness In L.A. County Increased By 12% Over Past Year

Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, based on the results of a point-in-time count released Tuesday.

Kushner Heads To Mideast To Press U.S. Peace Plan

President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is heading to the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signalling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the region.

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar to Speak in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is scheduled to speak in Santa Monica Tuesday to promote her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and in Beverly Hills to discuss her memoir.

Trump Walks Out On Democrats In Fury Over Russia Probe

President Donald Trump abruptly shut down a White House meeting with Democratic leaders Wednesday to vent his fury over ongoing probes into his links to Russia.

McDonald’s Hit With Sexual Harassment Claims

McDonald's workers filed dozens of  new sexual harassment charges against the fast food giant, advocates said Tuesday, escalating a years-long battle for unionization in the US and stronger worker protections. 

U.S. Does “Not Seek A War With Iran” Says Pompeo

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday said his country is not seeking war with Iran, despite a spike in tensions that has seen the Pentagon dispatch nuclear-capable bombers to the region.

China Fires Back At US With Tariff Hike On Goods Worth $60 Billion

China said Monday it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods from June 1, in retaliation for the latest round of US tariff hikes and Washington's plans to target almost all Chinese imports.

Biden Visits Southern California for Fundraisers; Makes Taco Run with Garcetti

Former Vice President Joe Biden brought his fledgling presidential campaign to the Southland Wednesday for a pair of fundraisers, while also greeting residents and sitting down for tacos in the Pico-Union area with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Trump Plays Hardball With China Ahead Of Key Talks

President Donald Trump decided to play hardball with Beijing ahead of a key round of negotiations this week, threatening to impose tariffs on all of the $550 billion in Chinese goods imports.

Prince Harry ‘Over The Moon’ As Meghan Gives Birth To A Boy

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a boy, her "over the moon" husband Prince Harry revealed to the world on Monday in a low-key announcement intended to protect their privacy.

ADL Data Shows Alarming Increase in Anti-Semitism

American Jews experienced near-historic levels of anti-Semitism in 2018, including a doubling of anti-Semitic assaults and the single deadliest attack in U.S. history, according to data released Tuesday by the Anti-Defamation League.
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