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Watch baby turtles march into a Baja sunset

November 13, 2019 | News | No Comments

Every fall and winter, volunteers help hatchlings on a beach in the town of Todos Santos, Mexico. Visitors can join. Christopher Reynolds of the Los Angeles Times joined a release in mid-October. And now, one more reason to think about a trip to southern Baja California: Three species of embattled sea turtles lay eggs on […]

Stocks on Wall Street closed nearly flat Tuesday after an early rally lost momentum toward the end of the day. The Nasdaq composite index still finished with its second record high in three days, while the Dow Jones industrial average ended at the same all-time high it set a day earlier. The Standard & Poor’s […]

Nike will stop selling its products on Amazon

November 13, 2019 | News | No Comments

Nike Inc. is breaking up with Inc. The athletic brand will stop selling its sneakers and apparel directly on Amazon’s website, ending a pilot program that began in 2017. The split comes amid a massive overhaul of Nike’s retail strategy. It also follows the hiring of former EBay Inc. Chief Executive John Donahoe as […]

The high-pressure turbine blades in a Trent 1000 passenger jet engine have to withstand temperatures far above the melting point of the nickel alloy from which they’re made. It’s a fiendish technical challenge for the engine’s British manufacturer, Rolls-Royce Holdings plc — comparable to trying to stop an ice cube melting inside a kitchen oven […]

InsightCuba is offering U.S. travelers free round-trip airfare between Miami and Havana on multiday tours to the island nation. The deal: The free airfare applies to most tours, from four-day weekend excursions to Havana ($2,595 and up), to 10-day tours ($4,895 and up) that take you to less-traveled parts of the island. The company has […]

GAZA CITY  —  Israeli airstrikes killed more Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza on Wednesday as rocket fire toward Israel resumed after a brief overnight lull, raising the death toll in the strip to 18 Palestinians in the heaviest round of fighting in months. The military said more than 250 rockets have been fired at Israeli […]

CANBERRA, Australia —  Scores of wildfires continued to rage across vast tracts of Australia’s drought-stricken east coast on Wednesday, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate their homes, some for the second time in a week. The most intense fires were concentrated in the northeastern states of New South Wales and Queensland, although a fire emergency warning […]

Newsletter: Will these hearings be unimpeachable?

November 13, 2019 | News | No Comments

Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today: Newsletter Get our Essential California newsletter TOP STORIES Will These Hearings Be Unimpeachable? Public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump are scheduled to begin this morning with testimony from State Department official George Kent and William B. Taylor Jr., the by-the-book senior U.S. diplomat in […]