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KNX 1070
September 06, 2019 - 8:55 am
Beginning Friday, Delta Air Lines will begin using facial recognition technology at LAX. That means the airline will install cameras to identify airline passengers at one of its boarding gates, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times. In the last year, LAX has been testing facial recognition...
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 8:46 am
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is conducting an antitrust investigation of four automakers that have signed on with California in a deal to toughen tailpipe emissions standards. Ford spokesman T.R. Reid confirmed Friday that the company received a letter from Justice informing it of the...
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KNX 1070
September 06, 2019 - 8:43 am
The Tenaja fire is burning in Murrieta since Wednesday and so far over 2,000 acres are charred with a 20 percent containment. Mandatory evacuations have been lifted Friday morning. Hundreds of residents of areas evacuated in the path of the fire burning in Murrieta may be heading home soon...
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AP
KNX 1070
September 06, 2019 - 7:22 am
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The owner of the Conception, the dive boat that caught fire Monday and sank, is speaking out for the first time. Glen Fritzler, in a story from the Associated Press, told KEYT-TV in Santa Barbara Thursday that fire had engulfed the lower decks of the Conception before the...
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 7:13 am
The Dallas Opera has canceled a 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment and groping allegations against the opera superstar. The opera said Thursday the gala had been set for March 11 but was taken off the calendar due to "ongoing developments regarding allegations made against" Domingo...
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AP
AP News
September 05, 2019 - 4:13 pm
(AP) The owners of the California dive boat where 34 people died in a fire have filed a lawsuit to avoid liability in the case. Truth Aquatics Inc., which owned the Conception, filed suit Thursday in U.S. District Court under a pre-Civil War provision of maritime law that allows it to limit its...
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Rebekah Sager
September 05, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Basketball phenom Lisa Leslie will be the first woman athlete honored with a statue on the Star Plaza outside of the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. The two-time WNBA champion and the first woman to dunk, will be immortalized on a date not yet set. “We look forward to sitting down with...
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AP
AP News
September 05, 2019 - 2:56 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jury acquits 1 of involuntary manslaughter in California warehouse fire that killed 36, but the jury was deadlocked on the second defendant. A jury has decided the fate of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors say they turned a San Francisco Bay Area...
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Rebekah Sager
September 05, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Who knew bears liked dumpsters so much. Only last week, the Placer County Sheriff's department posted a video to Facebook of a family of bears in need. That video shows a bear cub that appears to be stuck in a dumpster. To the sad wails of her cub, the mother bear and sibling are stuck outside...
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CBS News
September 05, 2019 - 12:30 pm
The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera's 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet's "Le Cid," about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right -- Placido Domingo -- then the company's artistic director. The opera, also being filmed for broadcast...
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