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  • LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 22: American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten greets a crowd of striking teachers in Grand Park on January 22, 2019 in downtown Los Angeles, California.

    Teachers overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday and planned to return to the classroom after a six-day strike over funding and staffing in the nation's second-largest school district.

  • Russian Navy officers at the launching ceremony of the nuclear powered missile submarine Knyaz Vladimir of Project 955A at the Sevmash military shipyard.

    The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the US and Russia is expected to expire during 2019.

  • PARIS, Jan 22- U.S. singer Chris Brown was arrested in Paris on Monday with two other people on suspicion of rape, a French police source. The arrests were first reported by Closer magazine, which said Brown, his bodyguard and a friend were detained after a 24- year-old woman alleged she was raped at the singer's suite at the Mandarin Oriental hotel on the night of Jan....

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Baby boomer art collectors have a problem: Their heirs may not know the difference a $100 print from a garage sale and a $1 million paradigm of Abstract Expressionism. When investment bank UBS recently surveyed high net worth art collectors with more than $5 million in investable assets, their No. 1 concern was what happens when they pass on their...

  • From restaurants in Cape Town and Los Angeles to London- based hair salons using vegan products and leather-free clothing shops, veganism is gaining steam. Veganism and broader food issues are on the agenda at this week's World Economic Forum in Davos, an annual event that draws more than 1,000 political and business leaders to the Swiss mountain resort, with...

  • The Toyota Motor Corp. hydrogen fuel cell powered semi-truck is displayed during AutoMobility LA ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California.

    Paccar, one of the world's largest heavy-duty truck makers, is teaming with Toyota on clean hydrogen trucks to curb air pollution.

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 18- Detained in a California lockup with hundreds of other immigrants seeking asylum, Duglas Cruz faced a choice. But his $1- a-day salary at the privately run Adelanto Detention Facility did not stretch far. That is more than four times the price at a Target store near the small desert town of Adelanto, about two hours northeast of Los...

  • Jan 17- Netflix Inc forecast first-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, even after a record quarter for new customers, sending shares of the world's largest streaming service down 4 percent in after-hours trading. "Results won't push its stock higher from here, with most of the good news already priced in after a massive rally...

  • Jan 17- Netflix Inc reported revenue and a first-quarter forecast slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, sending shares of the world's largest streaming service down 4 percent in after-hours trading. Netflix reported revenue of $4.19 billion for the quarter that ended in December, slightly below the $4.21 billion that Wall Street analysts had...

  • Jan 17- BritBox, a streaming service that brings British television to the United States, has attracted more than 500,000 subscribers thanks to growing interest from women over 45 in cities across the country, the company said on Thursday. A joint venture between Britain's BBC Studios and ITV Plc, BritBox is one of dozens of niche streaming services trying to...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 16- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has offered to mediate in renewed contract talks proposed for Friday between negotiators for 30,000 striking teachers and the nation's second-largest school district, union leaders said late on Thursday. There was no immediate word from the Los Angeles Unified School District to the overture from the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 16- The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday said they set all-time records for moving cargo in 2018, after U.S. retailers and manufacturers pulled forward imports to avoid higher tariffs on Chinese goods. The Port of Los Angeles, North America's busiest container port, handled 9.46 million 20- foot equivalent units last year, the most...

  • The lawsuit, filed in New York state court in Manhattan late on Tuesday, comes six months after Rad and other co-founders, executives and early employees of Tinder sued IAC, accusing it of undervaluing Tinder to avoid paying them billions of dollars. Orin Snyder, a lawyer for Rad, who lives in Los Angeles, said in a statement that the lawsuit was "ridiculous" because...

  • Jan 16- Online dating company Match Group Inc and its owner IAC/InterActiveCorp has filed a lawsuit accusing Sean Rad, a former employee known for co-founding the popular dating service Tinder, of secretly copying company files and other proprietary information. The lawsuit, filed in state court in Manhattan on Tuesday evening, came six months after Rad and...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- Some 30,000 Los Angeles teachers on strike for higher pay, smaller classes and more staff walked picket lines in the rain for a second day on Tuesday as Mayor Eric Garcetti embraced their cause while trying to nudge the two sides back to the bargaining table. There was no immediate word in response from either the mayor's office or LAUSD, which...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is working to bring negotiators for 30,000 striking teachers and the nation's second-largest school district back to the bargaining table for the first time since talks collapsed last week, the head of the teachers union said on Tuesday. United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl said in a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- Some 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay, smaller classes and more support staff from the nation's second-largest school district walked picket lines for a second day on Tuesday, with no new talks on the horizon. The strike, shattering 30 years of labor peace by Los Angeles teachers, has not completely idled instruction...

  • SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said the case illustrated the "significant" threats that cyber crime poses to U.S. markets, including from outside U.S. borders, and that his agency is not immune despite efforts to bolster its cyber defenses. The Department of Justice said conspirators sent fake emails to SEC employees that appeared to be from other employees, enabling...

  • DETROIT, Jan 15- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Chief Executive Mike Manley told Reuters on Tuesday he is open to partnerships to develop a new midsize pickup truck the automaker could sell in Latin America and other markets outside the United States to compete with models such as Ford Motor Co's Thailand- built Ranger. "A gaping hole in our portfolio is a metric ton...

  • SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said the case illustrates the "significant" threats that cyber crime poses to U.S. markets, including from outside the country's borders, and that his agency is not immune despite efforts to bolster its cyber defenses. The U.S. Department of Justice said Ieremenko and Artem Radchenko, also from Ukraine, schemed to send fake emails to SEC...