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Wall Street surges, Dow up 1,200 points on cooling inflation

Wall Street soared Thursday to its best day in more than two years as exhilaration swept through markets after a report showed inflation in the United States eased last month by even more than expected. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index surged 5.5%, the Dow Jones industrial average leaped 1,200 points and the Nasdaq composite …

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Man who drowned in Ontario floodwaters during record storm identified

Authorities have identified the person who drowned after being swept away by floodwaters in Ontario during Tuesday’s record-breaking storm in Southern California. The man was identified as Anthony Ray Lopez Sr., 63, of Ontario by the San Bernardino County Coroner. The Ontario Police Department responded about 9:46 a.m. to a drowning report at a water …

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Review: The Israel Phil’s new conductor shines in L.A. debut

The Israel Philharmonic, founded the day after Christmas in 1936 as the Palestine Symphony and first conducted by Arturo Toscanini, cannot escape history. Becoming a symbol of the new nation after World War II as the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, it cannot escape politics either, however much it may try. Controversy follows the Israelis. Because of …

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Real Madrid retoma senda victoriosa al vencer al Cádiz

MADRID —  El Real Madrid apaciguó con una victoria la presión antes del parón de la Liga española por Mundial de Qatar. Eder Militao y Toni Kroos convirtieron los goles con las que el vigente campeón se impuso el jueves 2-1 al Cádiz, después de haber cedido el liderato en la fecha anterior. Militao marcó su …

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EEUU facilita acceso al aborto a migrantes jóvenes detenidas

SANTA FE, Nuevo México, EE.UU. —  El gobierno de Estados Unidos tomó medidas el jueves para garantizar que las migrantes jóvenes embarazadas que se encuentran detenidas pero sin compañía de sus padres puedan tener acceso a servicios de aborto, asignándolas a albergues en estados que aún permiten el procedimiento. En caso de ser necesario, las migrantes …

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LeBron James has strained adductor, doubtful for Lakers vs. Kings

LeBron James is doubtful to play Friday against the Sacramento Kings with what the Lakers are calling a “strained left adductor.” While he’s day to day, he easily could miss Sunday’s game against Brooklyn as well. James, who suffered the injury during the fourth quarter in a loss to the Clippers on Wednesday night, underwent …

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Ranking the new NBA City Edition jerseys: Are Lakers worst?

The NBA and Nike really ask a lot of their jerseys. According to a news release Thursday to go along with the unveiling of the 2022-23 City Edition uniforms, those items of clothing are expected to: — “Represent the stories, history and heritage that make each NBA franchise unique;” — Honor “the bonds between court, …

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‘The Fabelmans’ review: Spielberg near his personal best

More than once during his fabled career, Steven Spielberg has been dismissed as a technician masquerading as an artist; as the most popular of American filmmakers, the logic goes, he must also be the most impersonal. It’s a judgment that doesn’t quite explain the intensely personal connection a lot of us feel to his movies. …

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Turtles in demand as pets, leading to a spike in poaching

PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  Swimming in two plastic bins inside a brightly lit and sterile quarantine room at a Rhode Island zoo, 16 quarter-sized turtle hatchlings represent a growing worry for conservationist Lou Perrotti. These eastern musk turtles, known for spending much of their lives in swamps and ponds and emitting a foul smell when threatened, were …

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