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Review: Burberry mines Britain's culture of contrasts for fall and winter 2019

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Adam Tschorn) — There was only one Burberry runway show here for London Fashion Week — a Sunday evening presentation at the Tate Modern that presented chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci’s sophomore men’s and women’s runway collections for the house together. The venue, though, had been separated into two very...
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Denny Hamlin wins his second Daytona 500 in a crash-filled finish

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (John Cherwa) — Denny Hamlin won his second Daytona 500 when he was one of only three drivers not involved in several crashes on Sunday. Hamlin, who won “The Great American Race” in 2016, ended a string of 47 consecutive races without a victory. The other two drivers avoiding crashes were Kyle Busch, who finished...
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Graham vows to investigate 'administrative coup' against Trump

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (David Willman) — The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Sunday that he intends to investigate whether top officials of the FBI and the Justice Department discussed “an administrative coup” to oust President Trump in 2017. The chairman, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, said he would...
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Pacific storms continue to pile snow onto Sierra Nevada snowpack

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Joseph Serna) — The snow piling onto the Sierra Nevada could be considered more of a snow pile-on at this point. That’s because several feet of white powder have accumulated across the range since the beginning of the month, adding to what has become one of the most bountiful winters California has enjoyed in...
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Salad chopped on the Disney Hall stage kicks off 24 hours of Fluxus-ing

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mark Swed) — There is nothing remotely uncommon about eating a salad at Walt Disney Concert Hall. I’ve visited the salad bar at the hall’s café countless times. But eating a salad in Disney Hall had always been a don’t-you-dare matter — until Friday night, when artist Alison Knowles made a humongous one onstage. ...
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Tiger Woods tied for 14th heading into final stretch of Genesis Open at Riviera

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mike James) — Tiger Woods finished off the third round of the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on Sunday morning with a six-under-par 65 that left him at seven under for the tournament. He had begun the round late Saturday in vintage Tiger Woods fashion with three birdies and an eagle in his first four holes. ...
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As Islamic State’s caliphate withers, the fate of its foreign-born members looms over European nations

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Nabih Bulos) — Islamic State’s self-styled caliphate once spanned territory larger than South Carolina. The extremist group controlled the lives of more than 8 million Iraqi and Syrian residents and established its own currency, a taxation system and a sprawling bureaucracy that went so far as to dictate what...
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The Times' high school baseball rankings

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Sondheimer) — A look at the top 25 high school baseball teams in the Southland. Rk. School (W-L) Comment (last ranking) 1. HARVARD-WESTLAKE (3-0) Pete Crow-Armstrong starts with seven hits in 11 at-bats.(2) 2. MIRA COSTA (1-0); Showdown at St. John Bosco on Monday (4) 3. ORANGE LUTHERAN (1-1) Max Rajcic struck...
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Dodgers giving Walker Buehler the ‘slow-playing’ treatment after heavy 2018 workload

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jorge Castillo) — There is a schedule posted in the Dodgers’ clubhouse at Camelback Ranch listing the bullpen sessions for the pitchers in camp. The pitchers are divided into three groups and they alternate taking a mound every three days. It’s standard. Every pitcher in camp is on there, including Walker Buehler ...
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Red-light runner held in alleged drunken-driving crash that killed 4 in Santa Ana, police say

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Joseph Serna) — A Buena Park man is in custody on suspicion of killing four people in a drunk driving crash in Santa Ana early Sunday, police said. The driver, Vincent Michael Calvo, 28, was westbound on 4th Street before 3 a.m. when police say he ran a red light at Tustin Avenue and slammed into a southbound...
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Albert Pujols upbeat about his health: ‘I’m really excited with where I'm at right now’

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Maria Torres) — Albert Pujols addressed media for the first time this spring in the Angels clubhouse at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Sunday morning, and he didn’t offer much in the way of concrete information about what to expect from his 2019 campaign. Asked if he could play in early Cactus League games, he said,...
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Takeaways from Kings' 4-2 loss to Boston Bruins

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Curtis Zupke) — The good news for the Kings is that they won’t have to play the Boston Bruins the rest of the season. Twice in one week was enough against a team that has the look of a contender. It was also enough with arguably their shallowest defensive lineup to date because of injuries to Alec Martinez and...
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Experts skeptical that a Trump border wall would reduce human trafficking

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kristina Davis) — In President Trump’s repeated calls for a border wall, he has recently turned his focus to the horrors of human trafficking along the southern border. “Even one woman or one child trafficked is too many,” Trump said in a Feb. 1 speech at the White House. “But there are thousands and thousands and...
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Box office: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ leads underwhelming Presidents Day weekend

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sonaiya Kelley) — This year's Presidents Day weekend box office pales in comparison with last year's record-setting result, which was buoyed by the runaway success of " Black Panther ." In contrast, this year's box office is down 57.7% week-to-week from last year and down 19.7% year-to-date. In first place, Fox's...
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Oscars: Why ‘Black Panther’ deserves to win best picture

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kenneth Turan) — In 1958, Alfred Hitchcock did something audacious. Working in the heart of the Hollywood studio system, he made a film as intensely personal as anything contemporary audiences would expect from the Sundance Film Festival. He used two of the biggest stars of the day and put them into a story where...
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