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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years in jail for his role in a hush-money scheme involving two of Trump’s former mistresses. On the same day, prosecutors announced that they had reached a deal with National Enquirer publisher American Media, which had made one of the payments in a so-called “catch and kill” deal to buy the woman’s story and not publish it. According to prosecutors, “AMI …

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A small subset of professional criminal actors is responsible for the bulk of cybercrime-related damage, employing tools and techniques as sophisticated, targeted and insidious as most nation-state actors, says the State of Cybercrime Report 2018.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are coming to Windsor, a town outside London popular with young families and where home prices are rising despite economic uncertainty.

What is the point of spending time, resources and money on your security program if you can’t tell whether it’s working or not? It’s just as important to establish the right metrics for a security program as it is to have such a program in the first place. We often say “not everything that gets measured matters, but what matters absolutely should get measured,” and that is just as true for security as any other critical business function. So how should organizations go…

DTLA - Jim Gilliam, a technology entrepreneur and activist who founded the Downtown Los Angeles-based company NationBuilder, died on Nov. 23 after a battle with cancer. He was 41.

What the National Bureau of Economic Research looks for when analyzing the business cycle.

President Trump’s longtime lawyer and self-described fixer was sentenced to three years in prison by a federal judge Wednesday morning for his role in a series of criminal schemes, The Los Angeles Times reported. Prosecutors had recommended the judge, William H. Pauley III, sentence Cohen to approximately four years behind bars, while defense attorney’s countered he should be spared prison time because he was cooperating with law enforcement despite a “raw, full-bore attack by the most powerful

I love that that Amy and Margaret wanted to do this together, even though both definitely deserve their own posts. I have so much respect for these ladies,and what they do. Margaret: I’m a Master…

Official lyric video for "Peach" from the Slothrust album THE PACT, out now. radi.al/ThePact Visuals by cé•ça Photography Animation by Peyton Beard

Changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could have a meaningful impact for working musicians — some will keep money in your pocket, others won't.

10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT – Actor® nominations for outstanding performances in five film and eight television categories. The nominations announcement will last approximately 6-10 minutes.
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The best holiday events happening in L.A. Hanukkah dinners, Nutcracker ballets, indie gift markets, parades, and more to celebrate the season.

Who says you have to choose? The Crème Shop's 2-in-1 highlighter features two brilliant shades that are formulated to blend harmoniously or may be used separately. Angels are allowed to be two-faced, too.

Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no-confidence from her own Conservative Party MPs on Wednesday evening as opposition to her plan to exit the European Union escalates, raising the prospect of a no-deal departure or no Brexit at all.

While gene editing could be a useful tool against diseases and birth defects, selecting complex traits such as intelligence and athletics isn't possible.

DALLAS—Nov. 5, 2018 — Masergy, a leading provider of secure hybrid networking, cloud communications, and managed security solutions, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the “Customer Service Department of the Year” category in the 15th Annual International Business Awards® (IBA)...

Legal matters are often qualified: some conclusions might merit absolutely and certainly, while others deserve possibly and likely. So legal writers justifiably use qualifiers. In my last post, I discussed qualifying factual statements; here I discuss qualifying legal conclusions
Relying on a survey of legal-writing textbooks, I can report that these are the most commonly recommended qualifiers for legal conclusions
likely
The most frequently recommended are…

At 88 years old, aging expert and retired Stanford University professor Walter Bortz is personally experiencing some of the health trials he's spent a career studying and writing about.

LAS VEGAS — Oy, the Baseball Hall of Fame. In line with seemingly everything else in this country, it just keeps growing more divisive, with Sunday’s announcement the latest blow. Lord help me if I…

A former Chicago personal injury lawyer known for dressing up in a cape and mask for a superhero persona known as "ExcuseMan" pled guilty Monday in a Chicago court to stealing his clients' settlements.

WASHINGTON (AP) — At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan's strongest

This year has been the U.S. legal industry’s best for growth in nearly 10 years, with firms at the large and small ends of the scale reaping the vast share of the rewards, according to a report released Tuesday.

When writing a will, most people consider what should be done with their wealth and property. On Truth For Life, in his message titled "A Lesson in Dying," Alistair Begg urges us to consider how our preparations for death can serve a greater purpose by reflecting the Gospel.

On December 5, the European Forum of Deposit Insurers ("EFDI") published a non-binding guidance paper (dated June 18, 2018) on deposit guarantee schemes' ("DGSs

Liverpool players pose for a team group photo before the match. LIVERPOOL: Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli that sent them into the Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out at a tension-filled Anfield on Tuesday. Liverpool knew that a 1-0 win, or a victory by two goals or more, would be enough to seal a top-two spot in Group C, and Salah was again

McDonald's announced a plan on Tuesday for a phased reduction of antibiotics in beef, expanding a health-oriented reform to a new meat source other than chicken. ...

Goalscorer Lucas Moura shed tears of joy after his Champions League heroics against Barcelona sent Tottenham into the knockout stages of the competition. Spurs knew they needed to match Inter Milan's result against PSV Eindhoven if they were to qualify for the last 16, but fell behind

Japan's Hitachi is moving to purchase the power grid business of Swiss engineering giant ABB for a deal worth as much as $7.05 billion, local media has reported. The electronics giant is in "the final stage of talks"

Homelessness in L.A. has shot up 47% in just the last few years, from roughly 36,000 in 2012 to 53,000 in 2018. And 75% of L.A.'s homeless live on the streets, leaving the LAPD and Sanitation Department overwhelmed and the homeless with nowhere to go.