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Osama bin Laden’s shooter gives talk at Richard Nixon Presidential Library

YORBA LINDA >> A thousand people at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum greeted Robert O’Neill, the retired Navy SEAL who says he shot Osama bin Laden, with thunderous applause as he took the stage to share his story.

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    LOS ANGELES >> A Los Angeles City Council subcommittee on the city’s bid for a third Olympic Games will meet Aug. 4 as negotiations move toward a deal in the next two weeks in which Los Angeles would agree to host the 2028 Games. The parties involved in the talks include Los Angeles 2024, the local bid committee; L.A. city officials; the International Olympic Committee; and U.S. Olympic Committee officials. Under the three-way agreement between the IOC, Paris and Los...

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  • Things to do

    Local community things to know and do for the Whittier area for July 28, 2017

    WHITTIER-AREA Metro offers TAP cards at libraries In partnership with the L.A. County Library, customers of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority can now purchase and add bus and train fares to TAP fare cards at 35 county library locations, including branches at Norwalk, 12350 Imperial Highway, and South Whittier, 11543 Colima Road. The TAP card allows passengers to travel with regional and local transit passes on the 24 transit...

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  • Airport operation

    $6.7 million coming to Ontario Airport for improvements, other changes on the way

    ONTARIO >> Ontario International Airport is going to see some changes. The Ontario International Airport Authority, in a series of votes Wednesday, agreed to improve a taxiway intersection, expand the private jet center and bring in advertising billboards. Alan Wapner, president of the authority, said the most significant move was the...

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  • Human trafficking

    Massive sex trafficking ring included 15-year-old sold in ‘plain sight’

    Thirteen girls and young women, including a 15-year-old, were rescued recently as part of one of the largest sex trafficking rings on the West Coast, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials announced Thursday. The rescue began with a missing persons report in Tulare County in late 2016. The missing girl was a teenager, and her disappearance and discovery in January in a West Hollywood apartment unit led detectives from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department to a...

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  • Health care policy

    Key senators seeks assurances House won’t pass healthcare ‘skinny bill’

    WASHINGTON >> Three Republican senators on Thursday threatened to hold up health legislation in the Senate unless they got assurances from Speaker Paul Ryan that the House would negotiate a more comprehensive replacement to Obamacare and not vote to make the Senate bill law. Ryan responded that “the House is willing” to convene a conference committee with the Senate to that end. But it was unclear whether the speaker’s response would satisfy the...

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  • USC

    O.J Simpson not welcome at USC football functions

    LOS ANGELES >> Fifteen years ago, O.J. Simpson dropped by a USC football practice in Miami, where the team was preparing to play Iowa in the Orange Bowl. Simpson, a running back who became the school’s second Heisman Trophy winner in 1968, later met with players. “He’s a legend,” then-coach Pete Carroll told reporters. “At ‘SC, our guys hold a Heisman Trophy winner in high regard.” A similar situation, in theory, could...

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  • Entertainment

    Weekend events: Nocona’s Sierra Madre concert among San Gabriel Valley things to do

    MUSIC Outside the Lines Nocona: A blend of the Bakersfield sound with psychedelia at the Concerts in the Park series. 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, free, bring blanket or lawn chair, 626-355-5278, www.cityofsierramadre.com. ART No Boundaries “We Belong”: A Pasadena...

    Michelle Mills
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  • Politics

    After New Yorker tirade, Anthony Scaramucci still coming to Politicon in Pasadena this weekend

    Anthony Scaramucci, President Trump’s new communications director who on Thursday was reported to have gone on a profanity-laced tirade to a reporter for the New Yorker, will be among the big names appearing in Pasadena this weekend at Politicon, the self-described “Unconventional Political Convention.” In addition...

    Jason Henry
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  • Driving under the influence

    Valinda man convicted of injury DUI crash during West Covina police chase

    A jury convicted a Valinda man of drunken driving and leading West Covina police on a pursuit ending in a crash that left 10 people hurt, officials said. The Pomona jury deliberated for less than three hours before finding Robert Anthony Lopez, 27, guilty of three charges related to the violent crash, including fleeing from police and causing injuries while driving under the influence within 10 years of a previous DUI offense, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office...

    Brian Day
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  • Obituaries

    June Foray, voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel, dies at 99

    The sounds on a Woodland Hills street will never be the same, now that June Foray is gone. The legendary voice actress died Wednesday at her home in Woodland Hills. She was 99. If you’ve ever watched the animated “Rocky and Bullwinkle Show” or heard Granny in a Warner Bros. cartoon, the Simpsons or even video games and talking toys, you’ve heard Foray’s voice. In her 85 years of voice acting, and as animated TV series drew audiences in...

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