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Uprising at Burbank AMC after ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ starts without sound

After months of anticipation, dozens of Star Wars fans were vocally angry when the “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” began to roll with no sound at a Burbank theater Thursday night.

Several posts to social media show fuming fans standing in the lobby of the AMC Burbank 16, 125 Palm Ave., demanding management start the movie over again.

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According to Twitter user, Isaias Rodriguez, theater management attempted to appease the angry fans by either moving them to another screening at the same

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/15/uprising-at-burbank-amc-after-star-wars-the-last-jedi-starts-without-sound/
Date: 1513350510

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Disney buying big chunk of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal

In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, announced Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/14/disney-buying-big-chunk-of-21st-century-fox-in-52-4-billion-deal/
Date: 1513263600

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11 straight red-flag days, and Southern California fire weather isn’t over yet

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LOS ANGELES — What forecasters say is the longest run of red flag warnings they can recall in the Southland went into its 11th day today, with at least one more day of strong gusty winds and low humidity expected.

Red flag warnings signifying a high risk of wildfires are in effect and scheduled to expire at 10 a.m. Friday in Los Angeles County in the San Gabriel Mountains, the Angeles National Forest, the Santa Monica Mountains, the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys, beach cities, metropolitan Los Angeles, Downtown L.A., and the

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Date: 1513263486

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Palestinian president says there is no role for U.S. in peace process

By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY and SARAH EL DEEB

ISTANBUL — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Arab and Islamic leaders on Wednesday that the United States is no longer fit to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and should be replaced as mediator by the United Nations, outlining a significant policy shift in response to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

In an impassionate speech, Abbas said his people will no longer accept the United States as a peace broker but added that they remain committed to international resolutions which have formed the basis of the process.

Abbas was speaking at the

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/13/islamic-nations-seek-response-to-trumps-move-on-jerusalem/
Date: 1513176875

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Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters

By BILL BARROW and KIM CHANDLER

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home.

At the center is Roy Moore — “Judge Moore,” to his supporters. The 70-year-old Republican was twice ousted as state Supreme Court chief justice after flouting federal law, and now he’s attempting a political resurrection amid accusations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jonesto supporters during a rally Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. Jones is facing Republican Roy Moore. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Democratic

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/12/turbulent-senate-race-now-in-hands-of-alabama-voters/
Date: 1513089638

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San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65

SAN FRANCISCO — Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in the city that brought with it sky-high housing prices, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65.

A statement from the Lee’s office said the city’s first Asian-American mayor died at 1:11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

“It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away,” the statement said. Lee was surrounded by family, friends and colleagues. No cause of death of reported.

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed became acting mayor and planned a late morning

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Date: 1513089619

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Dangerous weather fans flames of Thomas fire

Golden Globes 2018: Here’s the complete list of TV and movie nominations

 

The 2018 Golden Globes nominees were announced this morning from the Beverly Hilton Hotel by performers Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell and Sharon Stone.

“Fargo,” “Big Little Lies,” “blackish,” “Will & Grace,” and “Feud” received multiple nominations in the TV category. And in the film category, “The Disaster Artist,” “Lady Bird,” “I, Tonya,” “The Shape of Water” were among the contenders in the movie categories.

The announcements were paused midway to allow the morning TV talk shows to carry the nominations.

Check back for more once the complete nominations are made.

Here is a list of the categories.

Best Motion Picture (Drama)

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/11/golden-globes-2018-heres-the-complete-list-of-tv-and-movie-nominations/
Date: 1513002661

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Official: Man had explosive device strapped on before N.Y.C. blast

By COLLEEN LONG

The  Associated Press
NEW YORK  — A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a man had a pipe bomb strapped to him when it went off on a New York City subway platform.

The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday. Details were still developing.

The person was arrested and has non-life-threatening injuries. Another person on the platform sustained non-life-threatening injuries

The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the incident.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has tweeted that President Trump has been briefed on the explosion.

Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/11/official-man-had-explosive-device-strapped-on-before-blast/
Date: 1513002624

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U.S. employers add 228,000 jobs, unemployment rate stays 4.1 pct.

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market’s enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery.

The Labor Department says the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent.

The economy is expanding at a healthy pace, and in many cases employers are scrambling to hire enough qualified workers. Over the past six months, growth has exceeded an annual rate of 3 percent, the first time that’s happened since 2014. Consumer confidence has reached its highest level since 2000.

Healthy hiring and a low unemployment rate have yet

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/08/solid-hiring-may-have-further-cut-us-jobless-rate-last-month/
Date: 1512741450

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