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LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Column: The FBI gets another black eye
The inspector general's report shows the FBI is still struggling with gross misconduct.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Pete Buttigieg discloses what he did for Best Buy, the Postal Service and the Pentagon
Buttigieg also did work for a health insurer and environmental groups.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

In a first, U.S. starts pushing Central American families seeking asylum to Guatemala
For the first time, U.S. officials have begun pushing even asylum-seeking families who are not from Guatemala to that country, the Los Angeles Times has learned. The Trump administration had said a new rule effectively ending asylum at the U.S. southern border and removing asylum seekers to Central America would initially only be applied to single adults.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Former Mexican security official arrested in U.S., accused of taking millions in bribes from 'El Chapo'
Genaro García Luna, a onetime top security official in Mexico, was charged with conspiracy to traffic cocaine and with making false statements.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Kim Woo-choong, founder of Daewoo business group, dies
Kim built Daewoo Corp. in 1967 and it grew into South Korea's second-largest business empire. Later he was sentenced to prison on fraud allegations.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Pelosi, Democratic leaders see revised NAFTA as model for future trade deals
The deal between White House and Mexico, to address final concerns of House Democrats, raises prospects for passing an updated trade pact with Canada and Mexico.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

White House and House Democrats reach accord on updated NAFTA
The deal between White House and Mexico, to address final concerns of House Democrats, raises prospects for passing an updated trade pact with Canada and Mexico.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Former Mexican security official arrested in U.S., accused of taking bribes from 'El Chapo'
Genaro García Luna, secretary of public security in Mexico from 2006 to 2012, is charged with cocaine trafficking conspiracy and making false statements.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

A tarnished Aung San Suu Kyi comes to The Hague to defend Myanmar against genocide charges
In a three-day hearing, which began Tuesday, the 74-year-old leader is expected to rebuff charges that Myanmar carried out a systematic campaign of mass murder, rape and terror against the Rohingya



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Democrats, White House reach agreement on revised NAFTA trade pact
The deal between White House and Mexico, to address final concerns of House Democrats, raises prospects for passing an updated trade pact with Canada and Mexico.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Newsletter: The big impeachment reveal
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES The Big Impeachment Reveal This morning, House Democrats plan to announce their impeachment articles against President Trump after a high-level meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last night.



LA Times National News
Dec 10, 2019

Medical screenings are the latest U.S. tactic to discourage asylum seekers, advocates say
Migrants who are sick, or have sick children, have had their U.S. immigration hearings postponed for months



LA Times National News
Dec 09, 2019

Russia banned from Olympics and other global sports for 4 years over doping
Russian athletes will be allowed to compete in major events only if they are not implicated in positive doping tests or if their data were not manipulated.



LA Times National News
Dec 09, 2019

Newsletter: Articles of impeachment looming
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Articles of Impeachment Looming Only four months ago, the debate over whether to impeach President Trump deeply divided Democrats in Congress, pitting moderates in pro-Trump districts against progressives in liberal strongholds.



LA Times National News
Dec 09, 2019

Kamala Harris quit the presidential race just in time. Here's what it means for her future
Dropping out early, she helped her vice presidential prospects and reelection chances



LA Times National News
Dec 09, 2019

In the Middle East, it's a Game of Shows as regional powers employ TV as a battleground
Television programming is yet another battleground in the Middle East involving Turkey, Saudi Arabia and others.



LA Times National News
Dec 09, 2019

Game of Shows: In the Middle East, TV programs launched as weapons of war
Television programming is yet another battleground in the Middle East involving Turkey, Saudi Arabia and others.



LA Times National News
Dec 08, 2019

Column: Trump gets little credit for foreign policy — for good reason
Trump gets little credit for foreign policy successes — for good reason. There are almost none.



LA Times National News
Dec 08, 2019

Opinion: Is Netanyahu all-powerful or a victim? Either way, this Israeli has had enough
The newly indicted prime minister should resign and break his chokehold on the state of Israel.



LA Times National News
Dec 07, 2019

Zelensky, dragged into Trump impeachment drama, faces a tougher challenge: Putin
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is in an extremely awkward position for his first face-to-face talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.



LA Times National News
Dec 07, 2019

Mixing politics and parsley: Why this spice seller spent $700,000-plus on Facebook ads for Trump's impeachment
Penzeys Spices' outspoken anti-Trump owner and ads bring delight and shopping orders from liberals, and ire and boycotts from conservatives.



LA Times National News
Dec 06, 2019

Trump suspends plan to classify Mexican cartels as terrorist groups
The U.S. won't designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups, at least for now.



LA Times National News
Dec 06, 2019

They grew up in the K-pop limelight. Is it to blame for their deaths?
Did K-Pop cause the death of Sulli and Goo Hara?



LA Times National News
Dec 06, 2019

Newsletter: 'No choice but to act'
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'No Choice but to Act' Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that she is asking House committees to move to impeach President Trump, taking a major step toward making him just the third president in American history to face that sanction.



LA Times National News
Dec 06, 2019

A corporation won't let Pete Buttigieg talk about three years of his life
Pete Buttigieg has a nondisclosure agreement that keeps his consulting work for McKinsey & Company confidential.



LA Times National News
Dec 06, 2019

A secretive corporation won't let Pete Buttigieg talk about three years of his life
Pete Buttigieg has a nondisclosure agreement that keeps his consulting work for McKinsey & Company a secret.



LA Times National News
Dec 06, 2019

Meet the Mexico City family keeping Beetlemania alive
Throughout Mexico legions of fans remain devoted to the Volkswagen Beetle, or as it's known, the "vocho."



LA Times National News
Dec 05, 2019

Mexico President Lopez Obrador tweets that U.S. Atty. Gen. Barr gets non-intervention in foreign policy
Mexico's foreign ministry said U.S. and Mexican officials engaged in a "cordial and respectful" conversation about various security topics.



LA Times National News
Dec 05, 2019

Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says
The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.



LA Times National News
Dec 05, 2019

Supreme Court confronts homeless crisis and whether there's a right to sleep on the sidewalk
The Supreme Court weighs whether people who are homeless have a right to sleep on sidewalks if cities don't provide enough shelter beds to house everyone.



LA Times National News
Dec 05, 2019

House has 'no choice' but to move to impeach Trump, Pelosi says
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces she will ask House committee chairmen to move forward on impeaching President Trump.



LA Times National News
Dec 05, 2019

Police shootings of unarmed black people linked to health problems for black infants
Pregnant black women had babies born prematurely and with smaller birth weights if they lived near the site of a police shooting of an unarmed black person, research shows.



LA Times National News
Dec 05, 2019

Newsletter: Beyond Con Law 101
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Beyond Con Law 101 The House Judiciary Committee's first impeachment hearing yesterday featured four legal scholars testifying about whether President Trump's actions were impeachable offenses under the Constitution.



LA Times National News
Dec 05, 2019

Brazilian immigrants have it hard in Japan. Can music be a solution?
Like most Brazilian immigrants in Japan, Rafael Kinoshita thought he was destined to work in a factory. Then he found music.



LA Times National News
Dec 04, 2019

Amid impeachment inquiry, Giuliani meets with Ukraine officials
President Trump's personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani meets with former Ukraine government officials, saying he intends to undermine the impeachment inquiry.



LA Times National News
Dec 04, 2019

Newsletter: The next phase of impeachment
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES The Next Phase of Impeachment The House Judiciary Committee will hold its first impeachment hearing today, signifying a new — and unpredictable — step in the Democrats' inquiry into President Trump.



LA Times National News
Dec 04, 2019

Opinion: Why President Trump can't end 'endless wars'
President Trump wants U.S. troops withdrawn. His secretary of Defense just acknowledged that isn't in the cards.



LA Times National News
Dec 04, 2019

The fall of the Berlin Wall once gave South Korea hope. Not anymore
South Korea looked to Germany with hope as the Berlin Wall fell. Thirty years later, it's more complicated.



LA Times National News
Dec 04, 2019

In a converted bus in Tijuana, a school emerges for asylum seekers
A former asylum seeker, now an actress in Los Angeles, has transformed a bus into a classroom so immigrant children in Tijuana can continue their studies while their U.S. asylum cases are pending.



LA Times National News
Dec 03, 2019

Q&A: Carbon emissions will reach record high in 2019, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels
It's a climate change milestone: The amount of carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels will hit 37 billion tons this year, setting another record high. A climate researcher discusses the latest findings.



LA Times National News
Dec 03, 2019

Trump blasts French president at NATO summit planned to show unity
President Trump lit into French President Macron, criticizing his comments about NATO as "insulting" "very, very nasty," and "very disrespectful."



LA Times National News
Dec 03, 2019

Chile's northern coast hit by magnitude 6.0 quake, USGS reports
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck off the coast of northern Chile, but there are no reports of damage.



LA Times National News
Dec 03, 2019

Trump blasts French President Emmanuel Macron at NATO meeting planned to show unity
President Trump lit into French President Emmanuel Macron Tuesday, criticizing comments the French leader made about NATO as "insulting" "very very nasty," and "very disrespectful."



LA Times National News
Dec 03, 2019

As Joe Biden woos Iowa voters, Pete Buttigieg seems increasingly to be in his way
Among centrist voters inclined to like Biden, the 37-year-old Buttigieg is becoming plausible as an alternative, and he highlights what Biden is not: energetic, articulate and young.



LA Times National News
Dec 03, 2019

Newsletter: From 'witch hunt' to guilty plea
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES From 'Witch Hunt' to Guilty Plea For years, he called it "fake news," "a witch hunt" and a product of the "deep state."



LA Times National News
Dec 03, 2019

Trump proposes tariffs on up to $2.4 billion worth of French imports
The Trump administration is proposing tariffs on up to $2.4 billion worth of French imports — including Roquefort cheese, handbags, lipstick and sparkling wine — in retaliation for France's tax on American tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook.



LA Times National News
Dec 02, 2019

As election nears, Boris Johnson tries to keep distance from President Trump
Heading into next week's election, Britain's prime minister seeks to avoid a too-tight Trump embrace



LA Times National News
Dec 02, 2019

Netanyahu trial witnesses may include Vegas magnate Sheldon Adelson and Oracle's Larry Ellison
The 333 potential witnesses in the trial of Benjamin Netanyahu could include Vegas mogul Sheldon Adelson and wife Miriam and Oracle's Larry Ellison.



LA Times National News
Dec 02, 2019

Newsletter: Flying in the face of impeachment
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Flying in the Face of Impeachment As President Trump faces the prospect of becoming the third president to be impeached, he's taken to Air Force One for an escape, of sorts.



LA Times National News
Dec 02, 2019

Poland's far-right leaders seek to criminalize World War II restitution
Poland's far-right leaders have started to vehemently oppose any World War II restitution claims and are advocating for a bill that would not just ban restitution, but criminalize it.



LA Times National News
Dec 02, 2019

China to suspend U.S. Navy visits to Hong Kong over new law
China said Monday it will suspend U.S. Navy visits to Hong Kong and sanction a range of pro-democracy non-governmental organizations in retaliation for Congress' passage of legislation supporting human rights in the semi-autonomous territory.



LA Times National News
Dec 02, 2019

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong over new law
China said Monday it will suspend U.S. Navy visits to Hong Kong and sanction a range of pro-democracy non-governmental organizations in retaliation for Congress' passage of legislation supporting human rights in the semi-autonomous territory.



LA Times National News
Dec 01, 2019

A U.S. tribe wants to resume whale hunting. Should it revive this tradition?
The Makah tribe wants to resume hunting gray whales, allowed under a U.S. treaty. But marine law forbids it, and even advocates of Native American rights question the ethics.



LA Times National News
Nov 29, 2019

California rock climber Brad Gobright dies in Mexico fall
California rock climber Brad Gobright dies in a fall while scaling a cliff in northern Mexico. He was 31.



LA Times National News
Nov 29, 2019

At urging of ayatollah, Iraq's prime minister agrees to resign
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says he'll submit his resignation a day after more than 40 people were killed by security forces.



LA Times National News
Nov 29, 2019

Black Friday frenzy goes global, and not everyone's happy
People don't celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Denmark, or the Czech Republic — but they do shop on Black Friday



LA Times National News
Nov 29, 2019

How a feud over two jobs tipped the West Coast longshore union toward bankruptcy
A $94-million jury award could push the powerful West Coast dockworkers union into bankruptcy.



LA Times National News
Nov 29, 2019

Syria (barely) survived a civil war. Can it weather the latest financial crisis?
This week, the value of Syria's pound nose-dived to its lowest level against the U.S. dollar since it began trading in 1919, threatening the collapse of President Bashar Assad's government.



LA Times National News
Nov 28, 2019

U.S. military aid to Lebanon on hold amid unprecedented protests
U.S. military aid to Lebanon has been suspended by the Trump administration with little explanation, even as the nation teeters toward meltdown.



LA Times National News
Nov 28, 2019

As Beijing seethes, protesters celebrate Trump's signing of Hong Kong act
China condemned the act supporting human rights in Hong Kong but targeted Congress rather than Trump, leaving space open to pursue a trade deal.



LA Times National News
Nov 27, 2019

The new family separation: Migrant parents stranded on border send kids across alone
More than 100 have showed up at the border alone after being sent back under the Trump administration's Remain in Mexico program.



LA Times National News
Nov 27, 2019

Mexico's rise in violence starts sticking to 'Teflon president' after a year in office
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected last year on his pledge to bring peace, but he faces record-high homicide rates and increased scrutiny of his security policies.



LA Times National News
Nov 27, 2019

Hawaii suspect faces hearing in cyberstalking of Utah family
A Hawaii man tormented a Utah family for over a year by sending more than 500 people to their house for unwanted services.



LA Times National News
Nov 27, 2019

Newsletter: Love or hate him, Schiff is now a star
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Love or Hate Him, Schiff Is Now a Star The House impeachment inquiry will enter a new phase next week when the Judiciary Committee holds its first public hearing to begin deciding whether President Trump will become the third president in history to face impeachment.



LA Times National News
Nov 27, 2019

Column: Trump's war on the rule of law
After three years, we know one thing for sure about our soon-to-be-impeached president: He views the law with disdain. It's one of his few constants.



LA Times National News
Nov 27, 2019

Far-right Washington state lawmaker faces backlash against white nationalism
Eastern Washington voters have continued to reelect state Rep. Matt Shea, who wants to secede and found a Christian theocracy called Liberty, and instructs disciples to 'kill all males' if gay people and abortion supporters do not yield to fundamentalist religious law.



LA Times National News
Nov 27, 2019

Trump says U.S. to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups
Trump's statement about designating Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist groups appeared to stun Mexican officials, who have already declared their opposition to the idea.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

U.S. customs officer loses job and citizenship case over his Mexican birth certificate
Raul Rodriguez, an 18-year officer and Navy veteran, didn't know he was born in Mexico until internal investigators confronted him last year with his birth certificate.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

U.S. Customs officer loses job and citizenship over his Mexican birth certificate
U.S. Customs and Border Protection fired 18-year officer, Navy veteran, who never knew he was born in Mexico



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

In his hometown, Jimmy Carter unites Trump supporters and Democrats. To a point
In an age of rabid political partisanship, Jimmy Carter seems to inspire his Plains, Georgia hometown to transcend politics — at least when he's around.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

Impeachment hearings haven't changed many minds, polls show
Two weeks of public hearings on impeaching President Trump have changed few minds, new polls show. A majority thinks Trump acted wrongly, but impeaching him divides the public closely.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

Suicides and overdoses among factors fueling drop in U.S. life expectancy
New health data confirm a 3-year drop in Americans' life expectancy, bucking a trend of rising longevity in other wealthy nations.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

Suicides, overdoses and other 'deaths of despair' fuel drop in U.S. life expectancy
New health data confirm a 3-year drop in Americans' life expectancy, bucking a trend of rising longevity in other wealthy nations.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

Would impeachment inquiry hurt a Pompeo run for Senate?
Republicans are urging Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo to return to Kansas and run for the Senate, but testimony in the impeachment inquiry could complicate his path.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

Newsletter: 'Presidents are not kings'
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'Presidents Are Not Kings' A federal judge has strengthened the power of Congress in its battles with President Trump, ruling that former White House Counsel Donald McGahn may be required to testify under oath about what he heard and saw during special counsel Robert S.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

Golden Rooster vs. Golden Horse: The world of Chinese movies splits
The movie schism reflects a split across the wider Chinese-language world, with the Chinese Communist Party using its economic weight and political power to claim cultural authority while Chinese people in the diaspora and on the borders and margins assert a different way of being.



LA Times National News
Nov 26, 2019

Threatened by the 'Chinese Oscars,' China rips the world of Chinese movies in two
The movie schism reflects a split across the wider Chinese-language world, with the Chinese Communist Party using its economic weight and political power to claim cultural authority while Chinese people in the diaspora and on the borders and margins assert a different way of being.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Bloomberg brings his billions — and his baggage — to presidential race
Michael Bloomberg makes his presidential campaign debut. He won't be on the Democratic debate stage. Can he buy his way into becoming a household name nationally?



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Michael Bloomberg brings his billions — and his baggage — to presidential race
Michael Bloomberg makes his presidential campaign debut. He won't be on the Democratic debate stage. Can he buy his way into becoming a household name nationally?



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Supreme Court allows climate change scientist's defamation suit against National Review
The Supreme Court has refused to shield two conservative columnist from a defamation suit brought by a scientist they accused of having "molested" data.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Supreme Court allows libel suit by climate scientist who was compared to Jerry Sandusky
The Supreme Court has refused to shield two conservative columnist from a defamation suit brought by a scientist they accused of having "molested" data.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

In Hong Kong, a teenage boy band confronts the government
A teenage boy band and its lead singer's arrest reflect the conflict that Hong Kong's young people have with the government.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

From pimples to politics: A Hong Kong boy band takes on China
A teenage boy band and its lead singer's arrest reflect the conflict that Hong Kong's young people have with the government.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Newsletter: The Nunes question
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES The Nunes Question Congress is on a Thanksgiving break, but developments in the historic public impeachment hearings against President Trump continue to unfold.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Surgery by candlelight: A small front-line hospital in Ukraine stares down Russia
On Ukraine's front line, a provincial hospital treats civilians and soldiers.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Opinion: Saudi money in U.S. horse racing is the sport's next moral jam
The horse racing industry has to take responsibility for lending legitimacy to thuggish regimes with terrible human rights records.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

Afghanistan woman breaks ground with Kabul recycling plant
Zuhal Atmar is the first woman in Afghanistan to run a recycling plant, driven by her wish to help the environment and fight climate change.



LA Times National News
Nov 25, 2019

From Iran to Chile to Sudan, protests take hold around the world
In recent months, protests have erupted around the world. Here's what you need to know.



LA Times National News
Nov 24, 2019

New acting Homeland Security head insists Trump's border wall will be built
New Homeland Security chief vows to finish 500 miles of Trump's border wall by 2020 deadline



LA Times National News
Nov 24, 2019

California's Nunes, impeachment inquisitor, dodges question over alleged meeting with Ukrainian ex-prosecutor
Devin Nunes, Trump defender, allegedly met a Ukrainian ex-prosecutor to ask about Joe Biden, CNN reports. The California congressman ducks a question about it.



LA Times National News
Nov 24, 2019

Hong Kong voters turn out in droves for local election seen as litmus test for protest movement
Viewed as a referendum on the protests that have divided Hong Kong, the election will help gauge popular opinion and validate one side over the other.



LA Times National News
Nov 24, 2019

Massive voter turnout in Hong Kong propels pro-democracy candidates to victory
Viewed as a referendum on the protests that have divided Hong Kong, the election will help gauge popular opinion and validate one side over the other.



LA Times National News
Nov 24, 2019

Michael Bloomberg joins Democrats' 2020 race for president
Michael R. Bloomberg, one of the richest men in the world, enters the race with a huge financial edge over his Democratic rivals — but also with big vulnerabilities.



LA Times National News
Nov 24, 2019

Column: Mick Mulvaney, please call your office
Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, has yet to explain why he ordered a freeze in nearly $400 million in U.S. military aid to Ukraine for three months this summer. That key question hangs over the House impeachment hearings.



LA Times National News
Nov 23, 2019

What's driving Iran's crackdown on protesters? Increased unity among the political establishment
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's government — once labeled as relatively moderate — is increasingly aligning with hard-line Islamic religious leaders.



LA Times National News
Nov 23, 2019

Leading lawmakers reach an agreement on spending as the deadline nears
Negotiations on a package of spending bills to fund the federal government have produced a key breakthrough, though considerably more work is needed to wrap up the long-delayed measures



LA Times National News
Nov 23, 2019

Earthquake: 6.3 quake strikes near Adak, Alaska
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon at 4:54 p.m. 65 miles from Adak, Alaska, according to the U.S.



LA Times National News
Nov 22, 2019

Will John Bolton fill in the gaps on Ukraine as an impeachment witness?
Ousted national security advisor John Bolton seems to be hinting at possibly testifying late in the impeachment process about President Trump's actions regarding Ukraine, which could provide crucial information to fill in any gaps in the record.



LA Times National News
Nov 22, 2019

Inside Hong Kong's besieged Polytechnic University, a few dozen holdouts plot their next move
The defense of Polytechnic University, a campus left in squalid ruin, has been a costly campaign for Hong Kong's protest movement that's left many exhausted and searching for new ideas.



LA Times National News
Nov 22, 2019

Uncertainty deepens in Israel as Netanyahu fights for political survival
It remains unclear whether Benjamin Netanyahu, the first sitting prime minister of Israel to be indicted on criminal charges, will be forced to quit.



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