Red Sox continue torrid hitting against Angels and complete three-game sweep

The Angels’ best day at the ballpark this week came when it was so cold that the infield frosted over and the game wasn’t even played. That was Sunday, back in 18-degree-wind-chilled Kansas City, the last place where this team appeared to feel comfortable, the Angels’ disposition as rosy as…

‘Western’ and other movie picks for April 20

Movie recommendations from critics Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan. Annihilation Natalie Portman plays a biologist who joins an all-female expedition into the heart of an environmental disaster zone in this eerily beautiful and hypnotically unsettling mind-bender from “Ex Machina” writer-director…

Four Saudi officers killed in Asir gun attack

A Saudi cop is seen gesturing besides other policemen in this file photo.RIYADH: Four Saudi officers were shot dead and four others wounded Thursday when their checkpoint came under gunfire in southern Asir province, state media said citing the…

Montebello woman faces 112 counts after scamming immigrants out of $630,000, prosecutors say

From her Montebello home, Romina Aida Zadorian told her immigrant clients she could help them quickly process their visa applications and help their families petition to immigrate to the U.S. She said she had special government connections, prosecutors said. Some thought she was an attorney. Los…

When Jews are outsiders in their own home

Just as Israel’s African refugees at last saw a flicker of justice, another callous deportation crisis erupted in Britain. That sudden feeling of being unwanted in the place you consider home? We know it too

MLB: Reds fire Price as manager after 3-15 start

The Cincinnati Reds fired fifth-year manager Bryan Price on Thursday because of a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. The Reds hadn’t changed managers so early in a season since Tony Perez was fired after 44 games in 1993. It’s the first time since…

Power woes: CM Sindh suggests political parties to stage sit-in outside PM House

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday suggested all political parties to stage a sit-in outside the PM House in Islamabad over prevailing power woes in Sindh, particularly Karachi.”If a sit-in is to be staged then all political…

Golf: Crowd favorite takes early lead at L.A. Open

Inbee Park’s flirtation with retirement is in the rear-view mirror. Backed by a large contingent of South Korean fans, Park shot a five-under 66 for a one-shot lead Thursday in the opening round of the HUGEL-JTBC L.A. Open in the LPGA Tour’s return to Los Angeles after a 13-year absence.…

Rank & File: 70-year-old man celebrates birthday with Israel

Spring is in the air, which means that the annual Jacob’s Ladder Festival is right around the corner and

In recorded jail call, Robert Durst tells friend he regrets doing ‘The Jinx’

In a jail call recorded in 2015, Robert Durst told a friend he regretted giving interviews to the producers of “The Jinx,” saying he realized while watching the six-part HBO documentary that he “definitely had a problem.” The New York real estate scion was arrested in connection with the slaying…

How Netanyahu hijacked Israel’s Independence day ceremony

The Independence Day torch-lighting ceremony was a blatant, thuggish, shameful act of high-level fraud on live prime-time television

Friday’s TV highlights: ‘Harry Styles at the BBC’ and more

SERIES MacGyver MacGyver (Lucas Till) is held hostage by bank robbers in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico in this new episode of the action drama. 8 p.m. CBS Hawaii Five-0 Chris Vance (“Supergirl”) reprises his guest role as international sleuth Harry Langford in this new episode of the police drama….

Genesis Prize cancels ceremony after 2018 winner Natalie Portman said she won’t visit Israel

Portman said ‘recent events in Israel’ have been ‘extremely distressing,’ making it uncomfortable for her to participate in any public events in Israel

3 former US Army soldiers convicted in contract killing ordered by international crime boss

Three former American soldiers were found guilty Wednesday for the murder-for-hire of a female real estate agent in the Philippines whom an international crime boss accused of cheating him in a land deal.

All the calculations point to a lot of air time for the Rams and a lot of time in the air for Chargers

The Chargers are all over the map. The Rams are finally on the map. Coming off their first playoff appearance in 13 years, the Rams will get their turn in the spotlight this season with some high-profile games, including hosting the first Thursday night game in the new Fox package.…

NHL playoffs: Bruins beat Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 4

Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Torey Krug and Jake DeBrusk also had goals for the Bruins,…

Sources: SVG to meet Pistons owner next week

Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy, who has one year left on an original five-year contract, is set to meet with owner Tom Gores next week to discuss Van Gundy’s future with the team, league sources told ESPN.

Govt decides not to put US diplomat’s name on ECL: sources

CCTV footage shows vehicle of Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall moments before hitting two motorcyclists in Islamabad on April 7, 2018. — Geo News FILEISLAMABAD: The government has decided to not place the name of Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall, a US…

It’s time for the Lakers to make a big move — for Kawhi Leonard

The action is bonkers, the drama is breathtaking, the nightly spectacle is the most magical stretch in sports. It’s the King versus mortality, the Beard versus doubt, the Dubs versus the world. Yet one of most intriguing subplots of these NBA playoffs involves two parties who have been watching…

NBA playoffs: 76ers take series lead in Embiid’s postseason debut

A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Ben Simmons finished with 19 points, 12 rebounds…

2018 NFL schedule: Record predictions, analysis for all 32 teams

The full schedule is out, and Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady will meet in Week 9, just the second time they’ve faced off. We’ve got predictions for every game.

Mike Scioscia won’t blame sudden downtime for Angels’ woes

They were playing with the unrestrained joy of children, these grown men frolicking among the flurries in Kansas City, all but making actual snow Angels. Then they returned home to discover a real chill. In dropping the first two games to Boston by a combined score of 19-1, the Angels…

CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports from the Korean DMZ discussing the upcoming talking between North and South Korean leaders.

Irvine man charged in threats to kill prominent Jews

A 26-year-old Irvine man who prosecutors say threatened to kill prominent Jews was charged Thursday on suspicion of attempted hate crime threats, officials said. Investigators found Nicholas Rose in possession of “kill lists” of Jewish people, a list of steps titled “killing my first Jew,” and…

Elon Musk has visited the hotel in Jordan, which was inspired by the Ridley Scott film “The Martian.”

Trump hires Giuliani, two other attorneys amid mounting legal turmoil over Russia

The president regularly speculates about the status of the Russia probe and loudly complains that his political opponent, Hillary Clinton, and others should be jailed, associates said.

Justice Department hands Comey memos to Congress

Notes former FBI director wrote about his interactions with President Trump are released in response to demand from committee chairmen.

IndyCar star Dixon to try skills on “American Ninja Warrior”

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott Dixon will be the latest IndyCar driver to enter the realm of reality TV when he auditions in Indianapolis next week for "American Ninja Warrior."…

Grayson Murray handles the wind and leads Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Grayson Murray fixed a flaw in his swing and hit the ball well enough that blustery conditions didn't matter at the Valero Texas Open. He made seven birdies in his round of 5-under 67 for a one-shot lead….

On Southwest 1380, Confusion and Distraction as Oxygen Masks Dropped

Selfies and videos taken on the plane, whose engine exploded, show panicked passengers with the masks around their mouths but not their noses.