WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A drop in the U.S. unemployment rate last month to a 9-year low signals the risk of a collision between President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to goose the economy and the Federal Reserve’s efforts to tap the brakes with higher interest rates.
A Van Nuys man was sent toÂ prison Thursday for fatally stabbing his live-in partner, a transgender woman, and torching their apartment.
Ezekiel Jamal Dear, 27, was convicted Oct. 19 of voluntary manslaughter and arson, according to Ricardo Santiago, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County district…
Marc Gasol scored 25 points, including a pair of free throws with 12.2 seconds remaining to give the Memphis Grizzlies a 95-94 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night.Â
Gasol’s free throws completed a 14-point comeback in the fourth quarter as Memphis snapped a two-game losing streak.Â
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers likely boosted hiring in November amid growing confidence in the economy, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month.
A Yucca Valley man was convicted Thursday of the 2011 torture and burning death of his ex-girlfriend, who named him in her dying words.Â
A Rancho Cucamonga jury found 43-year-old Hector Meza guilty of one count of first degree murder, according to the San Bernardino County districtÂ attorney’s office.Â
VIENNA (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin played a crucial role in helping OPEC rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia set aside differences to forge the cartel’s first deal with non-OPEC Russia in 15 years.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices shot up 13 percent, smashing trading volume records, after OPEC and Russia cut a deal to reduce output to drain a global supply glut, but analysts warned they could remain modest by historical comparison as other producers fill the gap.
Bennie Boatwright shuffled clumsily on a pair of oversized crutches when he emerged from the visitors’ locker room Wednesday evening. His left knee was cocooned in a bulky brace that prevented his leg from bending. He gave a half smile, then shuffled through a hallway toward USC’s bus.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil soared more than 10 percent on Wednesday to over $50 a barrel and its highest in a month as some of the world’s largest producers agreed to curb production for the first time since 2008 in a bid to support prices.
With Kanye West finally out of the hospital after more than a week of treatment,Â the speculative drumbeats around âwhy did he snap?â and âwhat’s going on?â were still going strong.Â
First the news: Word that the rapper had checked out of UCLA Medical Center was confirmed by The Times on Wednesday.