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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With a hat trick and two assists, Lionel Messi showed again this weekend why Barcelona is favored by many to successfully defend its Spanish league title. Sevilla and Atletico Madrid may be only three points behind as the season approaches the midway mark, but neither challenger can count on the unrivaled talent of Messi to single-handedly turn competitive matches into blowouts. Messi reached the 50-goal mark for club and country in 2018 by scoring a hat trick to fuel

LaBruce on Frank Perry’s unsettling cat-and-mouse neo-noir, and its parallels with another underseen gem, Séance on a Wet Afternoon

It comes after strong US resolutions on the war in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

A man was seen in surveillance footage grabbing a woman's wallet at a grocery store and getting away before she even noticed.
It happened Friday at a Ralphs in Carson. Now, police are searching for the suspected thief.
She lost cash, credit cards, and something very personal. That woman shared her story to help make other people aware.

The study looked at 350 top box office films that featured women in lead roles and passed the Bechdel test.

Dozens of retired Los Angeles employees are collecting such generous retirement pay that they exceed pension fund limits set by the Internal Revenue Service, saddling taxpayers with additional costs, a Times data analysis has found.
Their lavish pensions forced the city to establish an “Excess Benefit Plan” to pay what the pension system cannot legally cover, using money that could otherwise be tapped to fix sidewalks, fight homelessness or hire more cops.

A hail of banknotes rained down onto the streets of a working-class neighbourhood in Hong Kong, sending bystanders into a frenzy - but the man who claimed

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has pledged not to extend martial law unless there is a large-scale Russian attack in the coming days. Poroshenko has yet to confirm that he will run for president in March 2019. ...

A 25-year-old pregnant woman died days after being accidentally shot by her husband in the Chicago-area suburb of Round Lake on Wednesday, KTLA sister station WGNTV reported. The fetus also died after the shooting
Alvin Quinn, the woman’s husband, was charged with involuntary manslaughter.
The shooting happened in the 600 block of West Nippersink Road in Round Lake around 2 p.m. on Dec. 11, according to the Lake County Major Crime Task Force. Police were called for a report of a disturbance in…

Whether youâve attended one of our amazing live shows or maybe even a more casual event such as an album signing, thereâs no doubt that thereâs never a dull moment at an Amoeba Music brick and mortar store! While every gig here in the store is special, hereâs a list of the top shows of 2018 that really blew our socks off! In no particular orderâ¦
The show kicked off with a procession (led by King Idris of…

Now starring as Dick Cheney in "Vice," the Oscar winner has vacillated between blockbusters and independent projects with ease.

Disorganized and jam packed closets are super frustrating! You can’t find anything, clothes have fallen off the hangers, they are getting crushed, ruined and who knows …

Earn a degree in Architecture. The School of Architecture guides students to realize their unique design vision. Locations in San Diego and Los Angeles.

Astronomers spy quickly evaporating planet GJ 3470b, which could help solve an odd mystery about distant worlds.

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced on Twitter Friday evening that a January vote on a "text tax" is cancelled following an FCC ruling.

Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of the popular HQ Trivia app, has died, the company said Sunday

Korn Ferry StartUp graduate Tony Garcia has learned the power of networking through interactions with fellow employees.

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