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Source: Common Domain

From intern to CEO, 30 years later Wendy Rogers reaches the top at Irvine architecture firm

Saturday 18:11 GMT

Wendy Rogers, 52, is the new chief executive at LPA Inc., an Irvine architecture and design firm that builds sustainable corporate, educational and municipal projects.

The company employs 395 people in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and engineering at six locations in California and Texas. The firm has completed several high-profile projects in Los Angeles, such as the Malibu library and West Hollywood’s automated parking structure, the first on the West Coast.

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Source: NBC News

Why everyone living in a city needs to visit a farm sanctuary STAT

Saturday 18:11 GMT

That’s why I jumped at the chance to visit Farm Sanctuary, a 175-acre animal shelter set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Watkins Glen, New York — about a five-hour drive from our home in Brooklyn.

While we’re not turning vegan anytime soon, as Twitter co-founder Biz Stone did following his own life-changing visit to Farm Sanctuary in 2000, we’ve already committed to eating fewer animal products and making more conscious decisions about our meals.

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Source: Common Domain

Sacramento police release video of controversial encounter with pregnant woman

Saturday 18:11 GMT

Sacramento police on Thursday released body-camera images from a controversial encounter last month in which an officer grabbed the arm of a pregnant woman who moments later fell to the ground.

For more news from the Los Angeles County courts, follow me on Twitter: @marisagerber. Married Alhambra couple sues employer, saying insurance was revoked because they're gay. California police killed 157 people last year — more than a third of them in L.A. County — report says

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Source: New York Times

Teaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stress

Saturday 18:11 GMT

Though academic and social pressures continue to pile on in high school, teenagers can be taught effective coping skills to skirt the pitfalls of anxiety and depression.

Students essentially taught themselves this mental buffer, and when they were inevitably rattled by social stress, they had a reassuring interpretation ready to frame it. John R. Weisz, a psychology professor at Harvard who was not involved in the research, found the approach efficient and powerful.

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Source: The Guradian

Tanzanian police believe wildlife activist may have been tracked by his killer

Saturday 18:11 GMT

Police believe Wayne Lotter’s killer may have followed and targeted the conservationist when he was shot on Wednesday, according to inside sources.

The initial information gathered has made them suspect that the killer may have been watching Lotter, according to a senior police source who spoke to the Guardian on condition of anonymity. “It is too early to say anything at the moment but we suspect his killers may have been watching his movements from Arusha all the way to Dar es Salaam while he was travelling.

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Source: Common Domain

How Mel Gibson's promising indie film went off the rails

Saturday 18:11 GMT

The stars aligned, or so it seemed: Mel Gibson acquired the rights to the nonfiction book, and although it took nearly two decades to put the project together, the movie began filming last year in Dublin, Ireland, with a cast that includes Gibson as James Murray, the Scottish professor who took up the herculean task of compiling the dictionary, and Sean Penn as the mentally unstable American Civil War veteran who became his unexpected collaborator.

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Source: CBS News

Lawsuit claims Poland Spring water isn't from a spring

Saturday 18:11 GMT

The complaint, which seeks class-action status, claims Poland Spring parent company Nestle Waters North America is actually selling water that doesn't meet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration definition of spring water.

"Poland Spring is 100 percent spring water" and meets FDA regulations that define spring water, as well as federal and state regulations governing spring water, according to the company, which also posted a response to the suit on its website.

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Source: New York Times

Trump Moves to Impede Consumer Lawsuits Against Nursing Homes

Saturday 18:11 GMT

The Trump administration is pushing to scrap a rule that would have made it easier for nursing home residents to sue nursing homes for injuries caused by substandard care, abuse or neglect, bringing its campaign to relax federal regulations to the delicate business of care for older Americans.

The push would undo a rule issued by the Obama administration that would have prevented nursing homes from requiring that consumers agree to resolve any disputes through arbitration rather than litigation.

Source: NBC News

New Polls Show Trump's Presidency Stands on Perilous Ground

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Millions flock to the heartland for a glimpse of the Great Eclipse

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: ABC News

Total solar eclipse: Weather forecast for path of totality

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: CBS News

Trump outlines new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump's Afghanistan address: What to watch for

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: CBS News

What scientists hope to learn from total eclipse

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trump expected to announce Afghanistan troop boost

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: New York Times

Jo Walker-Meador, 93, Dies; Raised Country Music’s Profile

Saturday 21:49 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The average American saves less than 5%, so how are you doing?

Sunday 10:50 GMT
Source: CBS News

9/11 victim fund granted contracts worth millions to official's law firm

Sunday 17:15 GMT
Source: NBC News

'Do you recognize me' See the makeover that left these daughters shocked

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Finance Chiefs Look to Free Up Working Capital Ahead of Rate Increases

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Treasury secretary’s wife boasts of travel on government plane, touts Hermes and Valentino fashion

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Amazon says new accounting rule will change when it recognizes sales of its devices

Today 09:00 GMT

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