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L.A. official praises circus decision to phase out elephants

LOS ANGELES — Wearing an elephant-patterned tie and grasping a bullhook, a city councilman who authored a ban on using bullhooks to train circus elephants joined animal welfare activists at City Hall March 5 to praise the decision by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus to phase out its elephant acts. Councilman Paul Koretz […]

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Obama appears with Kimmel before fundraiser

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama left Los Angeles Friday morning, bound for Phoenix, following an 18-hour visit consisting of an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and a Democratic National Committee fundraiser. Obama used his first appearance as president on the ABC late-night talk show Thursday to condemn the shooting of two police officers in […]

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Ex-‘Scandal’ co-star set to serve; ‘Selma’ concert hits TV

“I was on it! You better know I was at the top of the Hollywood blacklist,” said actor Columbus Short about his career, which was beset with legal issues and addictions that led to his sudden departure from the hit ABC series, “Scandal.” “You become a mystery. [Many] have come and gone.  I was almost […]