NORTH HOLLYWOOD —  Two buildings were destroyed Monday night in a major emergency fire in North Hollywood that burned for nearly two hours before being extinguished. Firefighters were called just after 9 p.m. to an approximately 60-foot- by-100-foot, single-story building at 5400 Tujunga Ave., near Chandler Boulevard, and found the building fully engulfed in flames,
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LOS ANGELES — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center officials circulated a photo Tuesday of an unidentified patient who arrived at the facility on June 16, in the hope of connecting him with much-needed social support and, potentially, with family members. The man is white, about 65 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 177 pounds and
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LOS ANGELES — A San Fernando Valley teacher is among six state finalists announced Tuesday for the 2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Presented by the National Science Foundation, the awards honor teachers who “display subject mastery, appropriate use of instructional methods and strategies, lifelong learning and leadership in education outside
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The massive state-sponsored espionage campaign that compromised software maker SolarWinds also targeted Microsoft, as the unfolding investigation into the hacking spree reveals the incident may have been far more wider in scope, sophistication, and impact than previously thought. News of Microsoft’s compromise was first reported by Reuters, which also said the company’s own products were
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More areas in England could be placed into Tier 4 restrictions – equivalent to a lockdown – as the variant COVID strain spreads across the country, the government’s chief scientific adviser has suggested. London and vast swathes of southeast England have already been put into tightened measures due to the high presence of the new
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The new strain of coronavirus has changed everything. If you took away anything else from from today’s low-key business-as-normal prime ministerial press conference, you shouldn’t have done. Expectations which were being set just a week ago have been upended, plans everywhere from the Treasury to the Department for Education are being rewritten and the start
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Sophy Ridge looks back over the most extraordinary year in an end of year episode with her team, and a special guest. They discuss coronavirus, Boris Johnson, and much more. Plus they hand out some end of year awards, as well as a few Christmas presents. :: Listen to Sophy Ridge on Sunday on Apple
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Facebook has removed a number of features from its Instagram and Messenger apps in Europe due to what it says is an update to EU privacy rules – including security features it uses to scan for child abuse content. A recent change to the ePrivacy Directive, that was designed to prevent companies such as Facebook
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Boris Johnson is facing calls to overhaul the way peerages are awarded, after he handed more out more places in the House of Lords and overrode the appointments watchdog. The prime minister nominated seven Conservative figures to get law-making privileges, including old party Treasurer and donor Peter Cruddas, ex-minister Richard Benyon, and former MEPs Daniel
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