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Brad Pitt, Bill Maher Slam Costco For Selling Eggs From Caged Hens

Brad Pitt and Bill Maher say Costco contributes to animal cruelty by selling eggs from caged hens.

07/16/2015

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Uber Fined $7.3M For Keeping Information From California Regulators, Judge Rules

Uber has been fined $7.3 million after a judge found that the company refused to give California regulators information about the ride-hailing company’s business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.

07/15/2015

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275-Square-Foot Rice Bar Opens In Downtown Los Angeles

Charles Olalia is getting lots of comments about his new restaurant, which has been open for just a week, in downtown Los Angeles.

07/15/2015

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Honda To Pay $25M To Settle Claims Of Discriminatory Lending

A Torrance-based arm of Honda will pay $25 million to settle claims it discriminated against minority buyers by overcharging them for auto loans, federal regulators said Tuesday.

07/14/2015

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Amazon Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Major Prime Day Deals

Online shoppers, take your marks – Amazon Prime Day is just hours away.

07/14/2015

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New Program Offers Drivers Financial Incentives To Switch To Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

A new program is giving drivers thousands of dollars in rebates to replace high-polluting vehicles.

07/13/2015

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LADWP Proposes Rate Hikes Over Next 5 Years For Infrastructure Repairs

Los Angeles residents may need to brace themselves for water and power rate hikes.

07/08/2015

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Local Expert: United, NYSE, Wall Street Journal Outages Raise Red Flag

Technical problems that affected United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street Journal website Wednesday were quickly deemed not malicious, but a former federal computer crime prosecutor said the system crashes may not be a coincidence.

07/08/2015

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Commuting Stresses Women More Than Men, Study Finds

The grind of a daily commute is a pain a lot of Southern California residents experience, but it turns out women feel the frustration more than men.

07/07/2015

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Starbucks To Increase Prices On Certain Beverages Starting Tuesday

Your morning latte at Starbucks will set you back a few more cents starting Tuesday.

07/06/2015

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Feds Probe Possible Collusion Among Airlines To Push Airfares Higher With Limited Seating

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.

07/01/2015

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Animals Can Be ‘Key To Understanding Host Of Human Problems,’ Doctor Says

Did you know gorillas can experience depression and eating disorders? Humans and animals actually share many of the same medical conditions.

06/30/2015

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Lawsuit: Man Suffered Heart Attack After Drinking 4 Rockstar Energy Drinks In 8 Hours

A man who claims he suffered a heart attack after drinking up to four Rockstar beverages in less than eight hours is suing the manufacturer of the energy drink.

06/30/2015

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From Swiping To Dipping, New Chip Credit Cards Aim To Guard Against Theft

Retailers large and small are having to grapple with transitioning to accept new technology designed to make credit cards more secure by adding a unique identifier with a computer chip to each transaction.

06/29/2015

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Apple Removing Games With Confederate Flag From App Store

Apple has begun removing games from its online app store that feature the Confederate flag.

06/25/2015

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2011 Motorcycle Show Comes To Long Beach

Progressive International Motorcycle Shows was in Long Beach from December 9-11, bringing together motorcycle enthusiasts and manufacturers who showed off their latest models and accessories.

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Shocking Cigarette Labels

Nine new warning labels that feature graphic images that convey the dangers of smoking will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to be on U.S. cigarette packs by 2012.

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5 Hot Summer Colors

Summertime means fun time for many of us, but it may leave some wondering what to wear. Here are five colors that can do no wrong in your summer-wardrobe lineup!

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Gaming Industry Unveils Latest At E3 Expo

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, which began Tuesday, is giving the gaming industry a chance to debut their latest inventions.

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