Top San Bernardino County Gang Prosecutor Who Sent Profane Posts on Obama, Immigrants Resigns — KTLA

Michael Selyem, lead attorney for the Central Hardcore Gang Unit at the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office is seen in a photo posted to his LinkedIn page. A San Bernardino County prosecutor who posted crude and profane insults about U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, Michelle Obama and others to social media has resigned…

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Goodyear Blimp to Be Inducted Into College Football Hall of Fame — a First for a Nonplayer or Coach — KTLA

One of the new college football Hall of Famers has an inflated ego — and more. The Goodyear Blimp, which has become a staple at major sports events for more than 60 years, is being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as an honorary member — the first nonplayer or coach to be honored…

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Wall Debate Continues as Struggles at Border Intensify — KTLA

In Washington, it’s all about the wall. At the border, it’s only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day. The immigration court system is so clogged that some wait years for their day…

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Dog Left For Dead In Long Beach Dumpster Making Speedy Recovery — CBS Los Angeles

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A dog that was found severely abused, tied up in a bag and left for dead in a Long Beach dumpster last month is making such a speedy recovery, she could be put up for adoption by the end of January.

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Burglar Steals Thousands Of Dollars In Electronics From Long Beach School — CBS Los Angeles

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – With students away for winter break, thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics was stolen from an elementary school in Long Beach this week.

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Free stuff! All of these songs, book and movies just hit the public domain on Jan. 1 — National Post

For the first time since 1997, the coming of a new year has introduced an entire library of culture into the public domain in the U.S. Public Domain Days used to be an annual event until 1998, when a new law named after Sonny Bono suddenly extended copyright protections by 20 years. Until now.…

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It’s Already 2019 Across the World: Here’s What the New Year Looks Like in Sydney, Tokyo and Other Cities — TIME

As we await the ball to drop in Times Square to bring in the New Year in the eastern United States, countries around the world have already celebrated the start to 2019. One of the first countries to welcome the New Year is Samoa and some of the U.S. territories in the Pacific, including Midway Island…

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