Biden wouldn’t block Trump’s prosecution if the Justice Department pursued it

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that if he were to beat President Trump in November, he would not block an attempt from the Justice Department to prosecute the former president. Biden said that while the act against a former U.S. president would be “very, very unusual” and “not very … good for democracy,” he […]

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NBA roundup: Ben Simmons leaves with knee injury in Sixers’ win

Joel Embiid had 30 points and 11 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the Washington Wizards 107-98 on Wednesday despite losing two-time All-Star Ben Simmons to a knee injury in the third quarter. There was no immediate word from the 76ers on the extent of Simmons’ injury, which occurred as he landed […]

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Rashida Tlaib Cruises to Victory in a Primary Rematch

Representative Rashida Tlaib, Democrat of Michigan, beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a repeat rival, significantly widening her 2018 margin of victory and helping to cement the staying power of the progressive women of color who have shaped the party’s House majority. Ms. Tlaib, 44, defeated Brenda Jones, 60, the president of the Detroit […]

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Rashida Tlaib Holds Off Primary Challenge in a Victory for Progressives

Representative Rashida Tlaib, Democrat of Michigan, beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a repeat rival, significantly widening her 2018 margin of victory and helping to cement the staying power of the progressive women of color who have shaped the party’s House majority. Ms. Tlaib, 44, defeated Brenda Jones, 60, the president of the Detroit […]

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Zion Williamson ‘felt alive’ after finishing game vs. Grizzlies | NBA on ESPN

Zion Williamson addresses the media after the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 109-99 for their first of the NBA restart. Williamson thanks the Pelicans’ coaching staff for letting him finish the game as he played 25 minutes and scored 23 points. Zion and his teammates knew how important the game was vs. the […]

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This day in sports: Mary Lou Retton wins all-around gold at L.A. Olympics

Mary Lou Retton, needing perfect scores, fought back in her final two events to beat Romania’s Ecaterina Szabo by five one-hundredths of a point and Romania’s Simona Pauca by five-tenths on this date in 1984 and won the women’s all-round gymnastics title at Pauley Pavilion in the Los Angeles Olympic Games. For Retton, the gold […]

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WNBA roundup: Bria Hartley leads Mercury to victory over Liberty

Bria Hartley scored a career-high 27 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the New York Liberty 96-67 on Sunday. Hartley, who signed with the Mercury as a free agent after spending the last three seasons with the Liberty, was 10 of 18 shooting. Diana Taurasi had 18 points, nine assists, three steals and two blocks […]

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Anthony Davis scores 34 points in the first night of the NBA restart | 2019-20 NBA Highlights

Anthony Davis was in playoff form as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the LA Clippers 103-101 on the opening night of the NBA restart in the Orlando bubble. Davis records 34 points and eight rebounds on the way to the Lakers’ 50th win of the season, their first 50-win season since 2010-11 when they won […]

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‘A Most Beautiful Thing’ Review: New Life on the Water

Over a hip-hop beat, the rapper-turned-actor Common narrates “A Most Beautiful Thing” in an exhilarating, mythical tone. The men at the center of Mary Mazzio’s documentary deserve such treatment: In the 1990s, they formed the nation’s first all-Black high school rowing team while growing up in Chicago’s West Side, where gang violence was prevalent. [embedded […]

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Sparks can’t keep pace with high-flying Sky in loss

Kahleah Copper and Azura Stevens had 21 points apiece and the Chicago Sky beat the Sparks 96-78 on Tuesday night. Cheyenne Parker added 12 points and Allie Quigley, Courtney Vandersloot and Gabby Williams scored 11 apiece for Chicago (2-0). Vandersloot finished with 10 assists. Stevens and Copper each grabbed a career-high nine rebounds. Brittney Sykes […]

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Mike Tyson says he could beat Conor McGregor: ‘I’m going to kick his ass anyway’

Mike Tyson says he could beat Conor McGregor: ‘I’m going to kick his ass anyway’ Kylie Mar Host & Producer, Yahoo Entertainment July 28, 2020 [embedded content] On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday, boxing legend Mike Tyson discussed returning to the ring for his upcoming match against Roy Jones Jr. “I’m back, man, […]

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Kanye West tweets he ‘can beat Biden off of write ins’

Kanye West has found new confidence in his run for the presidency. He tweeted Saturday, “I can beat Biden off of write ins” after suggesting earlier this week he may postpone his campaign until 2024. West on Wednesday morning posted and then deleted tweets suggesting he may hold off on running for president in 2020. “#2020VISION or maybe […]

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Rhythm of basketball returns for everyone in the NBA bubble

Hi, this is Tania Ganguli, Lakers beat writer for the Los Angeles Times, here with your Lakers newsletter. I was released from quarantine on Sunday and allowed into the very limited space reporters get access to during these next few months. Those spaces do include practices and games, though. It’s been fun to hear the […]

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Kendall Jenner & Hailey Baldwin Sizzle In Crop Tops On Night Out: 36 Times More Stars Rocked The Trend

Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner beat the heat during a night out in Los Angeles by rocking the tiniest of crop tops. See the stellar pics of the besties at Nobu, plus over 30 more celebs who love the trendy tops. Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner looked picture perfect while out on the town in […]

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Our Lakers reporter’s look inside the NBA bubble quarantine

Hi, this is Tania Ganguli, Lakers beat writer for the Los Angeles Times, here with your Lakers newsletter. That’s right, we’re back. Newsletter All things Lakers, all the time. Get all the Lakers news you need in Tania Ganguli’s weekly newsletter. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. I write to […]

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JPMorgan Chase beats estimates, but second quarter profits plunge

JPMorgan Chase’s second quarter earnings beat analyst expectations, but its profits plunged 51 percent as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on big banks. The mega-bank on Tuesday reported net income of nearly $4.7 billion from April through June, down from about $9.6 billion in the same period last year. Its earnings per share of $1.38 were […]

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MLS Is Back tournament: Gyasi Zardes powers Columbus past Cincinnati FC

Gyasi Zardes scored twice to help the Columbus Crew beat Ohio rival Cincinnati FC 4-0 on Saturday night in the MLS Is Back tournament. The game started after 11 p.m. local time because the earlier match between Atlanta United and the New York Red Bulls was delayed by lightning in the area. The tournament is […]

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China demolishes government-run church after 7-year standoff

Authorities in China raided a government-run church in June, beat members and demolished the building, ending a seven-year standoff, a persecution watchdog tells Fox News. Officials from the Zhengzhou High-Tech District’s Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau allegedly stormed into Sunzhuang Church in Henan province on June 12, U.S.-based ChinaAid reports. HONG KONG PASTORS FACE ARREST, EXTRADITION TO CHINA WITH […]

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Petition looks to halt film ‘Habit’ starring Paris Jackson as Jesus

A lot of folks want Paris Jackson to beat it. More than 260,000 people have signed a petition to block the upcoming movie “Habit,” starring Michael Jackson’s daughter as Jesus, which detractors are labeling “Christianophobic garbage.” In the “blasphemous” flick, the 22-year-old model and actress plays a girl with a Jesus fetish who gets mixed […]

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Indian man attacks female employee who asked he wear a face mask

A local government official in India beat a female employee with a chair leg after yanking her to the floor by her hair — all because she asked him to wear a mask, according to reports Tuesday. Shocking surveillance video shows Nellore tourism boss C. Bhaskar rushing toward the 43-year-old woman as she sits at […]

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Madison Cawthorn, 24-year-old who won GOP primary in NC, says Trump congratulated him on ‘beautiful’ win

Madison Cawthorn, the 24-year-old Republican House candidate who beat a Trump-backed pick in the North Carolina primary on Tuesday, said Wednesday that the president called to congratulate him on a “beautiful” victory. Cawthorn was asked on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” if he’d heard from Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows, who — along with the president […]

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Who is Madison Cawthorn?

Madison Cawthorn, a 24-year-old real estate investment CEO who beat out a Trump-backed U.S. House candidate in North Carolina’s Republican primary runoff election to replace former Rep. Mark Meadows Tuesday, said he believes he won because of a superior ground game and a message “that translated across generations and across ethnic groups.” “My opponent seemed like she […]

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