Los Angeles - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Los Angeles Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says the FBI has detained a Turkish man who attempted to sit in first class on a Los Angeles-Honolulu flight. The Anadolu news agency reported Sunday that 25-year-old Anil Tuvanc Uskanli bought an economy ticket on American Airlines Flight 31 but left his seat to try first class. Flight attendants stopped him but in the ensuing a... Sun, 21 May 2017 23:30:00 GMT 2017-05-21T23:30:00Z Investigators try to figure out why man disruptive on flight HONOLULU (AP) — Soon after they boarded a flight to Honolulu, Mark and Donna Basden found a laptop computer in a seat pocket in front of them. The couple assumed someone on a previous flight left it there. But a flight attendant said it probably belonged to a man who was in the bathroom. A man Donna Basden described as a "disheveled loo... Sun, 21 May 2017 02:24:00 GMT 2017-05-21T02:24:00Z ShowBiz Minute: Cornell; Depp; 'Wonderstruck' Chris Cornell hanged himself, according to Detroit medical examiner; 'Pirates' star Orlando Bloom defends Johnny Depp at film's LA premiere; Julianne... Fri, 19 May 2017 11:12:00 GMT 2017-05-19T11:12:00Z Chinese Theatre marks 90 years as Hollywood glamour hot spot Chinese Theatre marks 90 years as Hollywood glamour hot spot Fri, 19 May 2017 08:12:00 GMT 2017-05-19T08:12:00Z Dick Van Dyke on the new 'Mary Poppins' Dick Van Dyke gives the low down on Emily Blunt playing Mary Poppins and reveals his role in the new version, 'Mary Poppins Returns.' (May 18) Thu, 18 May 2017 19:21:00 GMT 2017-05-18T19:21:00Z Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke attend premiere of documentary about happy, healthy Hollywood Over 90s Nonagenarians Mel Brooks and Dick Van Dyke discuss living well after 90 at the premiere of new documentary 'If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast'... Thu, 18 May 2017 19:21:00 GMT 2017-05-18T19:21:00Z ShowBiz Minute: Cornell; Cannes Opening; Ridley Scott Rocker Chris Cornell dies; 70th Cannes Film Festival opens; Ridley Scott is honored in Hollywood (18 May). Thu, 18 May 2017 12:25:00 GMT 2017-05-18T12:25:00Z MS-13 Gang Targeted in Sweep Across Los Angeles A joint police task force in Los Angeles conducted a raid overnight, arresting 21 members of the brutal gang known as MS-13. Wed, 17 May 2017 18:53:00 GMT 2017-05-17T18:53:00Z Oleg Vidov, Soviet actor who defected to US, dies at 73 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oleg Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union who defected to the United States at the height of the Cold War and then enjoyed a long film and TV career in Hollywood, has died. His wife, Joan Borsten Vidov, said he died Monday at their home near Los Angeles of complications from cancer. He was 73. The blond, blue-eye... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:24:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:24:00Z LA mayor opens door slightly to 2028 Games if 2024 is no go LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has opened the door slightly to considering hosting the 2028 Olympics if the city isn't awarded its first choice of 2024. The International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission concluded its four-day visit to Los Angeles on Friday and now heads to Paris, the only other bidder for the 2024 Games. ... Fri, 12 May 2017 23:47:00 GMT 2017-05-12T23:47:00Z Dior takes celeb crowd caving with LA cruise collection show LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dior took its star-studded crowd on an ultra-chic cave expedition Thursday night with an eclectic cruise collection inspired by the Lascaux caves in southwestern France. Rihanna, Charlize Theron, Demi Moore, Brie Larson, Kelly Rowland and Nick Jonas were among the A-list audience packed into glammed-up, safari-style tents atop a hilly nature reserve northw... Fri, 12 May 2017 13:16:00 GMT 2017-05-12T13:16:00Z Evaluating LA bid for 2024 Olympics requires imagination LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evaluating Los Angeles' readiness to host the 2024 Olympic Games takes some imagination. That's because a lot of the pitch still relies on images on a computer screen, or a blueprint of what's to come on a dusty construction site. Los Angeles Olympic organizers often say their plan for two weeks of international competition is virtually... Fri, 12 May 2017 07:01:00 GMT 2017-05-12T07:01:00Z Neutrogena chairman Lloyd Cotsen dies at 88 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lloyd Cotsen, who made a fortune as chairman of the Neutrogena soap and cosmetics company and devoted millions to charity, has died in California. He was 88. Cotsen died on Monday at his home in Beverly Hills, according to Lynn Berger, a family spokeswoman. Cotsen joined his father-in-law's cosmetics firm and by 1967 ... Fri, 12 May 2017 01:58:00 GMT 2017-05-12T01:58:00Z Los Angeles unleashes star power to woo IOC in Olympic bid LOS ANGELES (AP) — The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles is drawing on Hollywood star power. LA2024 chairman Casey Wasserman hosted a 70-member IOC delegation for dinner at his home Wednesday night. Among the celebrity guests were retired NBA great Kobe Bryant, Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, actor Sylvester Stallone, symphony conductor Gustavo Dudamel an... Thu, 11 May 2017 15:50:00 GMT 2017-05-11T15:50:00Z The Latest: Comey sends farewell letter to FBI colleagues WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey's firing (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Former FBI Director James Comey says in a farewell letter that he does not plan to dwell on the decision to fire him or the "way it was executed." He says in the letter that although he'll ... Thu, 11 May 2017 05:04:00 GMT 2017-05-11T05:04:00Z LA Set Their Sights On Another Olympics In 2024 The Los Angeles set their sights on another Olympics Wednesday. The LA 2024 leadership delivered opening remarks to the International Olympic Committee... Thu, 11 May 2017 00:27:00 GMT 2017-05-11T00:27:00Z Los Angeles Olympic dreams might be delayed to 2028 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles could lose and win its Olympics gamble, ending up with the 2028 Games it never sought and the costly prospect of retooling its multibillion-dollar plans for more than a decade into the future. In an atmosphere of uncertainty, International Olympic Committee leaders began three days of meetings and site visits Wednesday to we... Wed, 10 May 2017 22:54:00 GMT 2017-05-10T22:54:00Z Christie's: Global sales of luxury homes cooled in 2016 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Global luxury home sales cooled off in 2016 for the second consecutive year, even with a record number of homes selling for more than $100 million. A report released Wednesday by Christie's International Real Estate shows that sales of homes priced at $1 million or more edged up about 1 percent worldwide last year. Th... Wed, 10 May 2017 15:23:00 GMT 2017-05-10T15:23:00Z ShowBiz Minute: Manilow, 50 Cent, McQueen Barry Manilow honored, says being outed turned out to be a "beautiful experience"; Burglar arrested at rapper 50 Cent's Connecticut mansion; Steve McQueen... Wed, 10 May 2017 11:51:00 GMT 2017-05-10T11:51:00Z Comey Heads to Washington After Firing by Trump Newly fired FBI director James Comey left Los Angeles on a plane to return to Washington Tuesday evening. Comey had been scheduled to speak at an FBI... Wed, 10 May 2017 02:24:00 GMT 2017-05-10T02:24:00Z Los Angeles could land Olympic Games, but which year? LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaders in Los Angeles will guide their International Olympic Committee guests from the Hollywood Hills to Santa Monica Beach to a construction site that will someday be a $2.6 billion NFL stadium that can also host soccer games. If this week's tour is a success, Los Angeles will earn the chance to host its third Olympics. But which Oly... Tue, 09 May 2017 10:23:00 GMT 2017-05-09T10:23:00Z LA Lakers forward Luol Deng has surgery on pectoral muscle EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng has undergone surgery to repair his right pectoral muscle. The Lakers announced Deng's surgery Wednesday. The veteran is expected to be recovered well before the start of training camp. The 32-year-old Deng averaged a career-low 7.2 points per game las... Thu, 04 May 2017 00:08:00 GMT 2017-05-04T00:08:00Z Los Angeles Kings sign Swedish defenseman Oscar Fantenberg EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have signed defenseman Oscar Fantenberg to a one-year, entry-level contract. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday with the 25-year-old Swede. Fantenberg went undrafted by the NHL, but he bloomed into a solid defenseman in Sweden's top domestic league. He made a strong transition last season to the Kontinental Hockey League, s... Wed, 03 May 2017 22:10:00 GMT 2017-05-03T22:10:00Z Led by Hayward, Utah Jazz moving on to new playoff turf LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only thing stopping Gordon Hayward in the playoffs was a case of food poisoning. Utah's All-Star forward averaged 23.7 points — breaking out for a career-high 40 in Game 3 — over seven games to propel the Jazz into the second round of the playoffs with a 104-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Hayw... Mon, 01 May 2017 15:17:00 GMT 2017-05-01T15:17:00Z Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Warriors can breathe for a bit after a first-round series filled with drama. With a sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers, Golden State now awaits the conclusion of the series between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers — currently tied at 2. The Warriors will also await word on coach Steve Kerr's health — wit... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT 2017-04-25T07:00:00Z Fire burns 2 LA houses, including home of Swedish TV star LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five people were injured, two critically, and a pet cat was killed when flames ripped through a hillside home and then spread to a neighboring house early Thursday in Los Angeles, authorities said. One house was the home of Swedish reality TV star Gunilla Persson, who escaped along with her elderly mother, Iris, and daughter, Erika, 14.... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:57:00 GMT 2017-04-13T22:57:00Z The Latest: Home of Swedish TV star damaged in LA fire LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fire that damaged two homes and injured residents in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles (all times local): 2:25 p.m. One of two houses damaged by an early morning fire in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles is the home of Swedish reality TV star Gunilla Persson, who escaped along with her elderly mother and teenage daughter whi... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:35:00 GMT 2017-04-13T21:35:00Z No charges expected over Louis Tomlinson airport scuffle LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have scheduled a meeting with One Direction star Louis Tomlinson to discuss an altercation with a celebrity photographer last month at Los Angeles International Airport. The meeting is unlikely to result in charges for the singer over the March 3 incident, which resulted in Tomlinson's arrest. City attorney's spo... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:18:00 GMT 2017-04-11T19:18:00Z Mason of Kansas, Plum of Washington win Wooden Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Mason III of Kansas and Kelsey Plum of Washington won the John R. Wooden Award as national players of the year Friday night. They received their trophies during the third annual College Basketball Awards in a nationally televised show from The Novo in downtown Los Angeles. Mason also claimed the Bob Cousey point... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 01:39:00 GMT 2017-04-08T01:39:00Z LA Olympics campaign gets lots of likes - from Pakistan PARIS (AP) — More than a million Facebook users like the idea of hosting the 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Many of them, oddly enough, from Pakistan. A report prepared for The Associated Press says most of LA's likes have come in the past six weeks from far away from Southern California. "The fan growth evolution for the LA2024 Fac... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 22:33:00 GMT 2017-04-04T22:33:00Z