Forbes
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The ink wasnt even dry on the stunning deal that made Magic Johnson the Lakers’ new president of basketball operations when reporters, pundits and talking heads threw up their hot takes about how this will end in disaster for Los Angeles. Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.
The Points Guy
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In 2015, we first learned that Norwegian Air was planning to launch $69 flights between the US to Europe . Since then, the European low-cost carrier has rapidly expanded its US presence — including adding routes between Los Angeles (LAX) and Barcelona (BCN) , Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Europe, several cities to the Caribbean and much more. And most recently, we learned that the carrier is launching service to Europe from smaller airports on the East CoastProvidence (PVD), Newburgh, NY (SWF) and Hartford (BDL) — on its new Boeing MAX aircraft. And beginning today, those $69 fares are bookable — and they're even cheaper than promised. The introductory fares for Norwegian's 10 new routes between PVD, SWF and BDL and several European cities start at $65 one-way, including taxes. Here are the 10 new routes for which these $65 one-way fares are available, broken down by launch date: From To Launch Date Frequency Stewart International Airport (SWF) Edinburgh (EDI) June 15 Daily service Providence's T.
China Daily
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The Week
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The lead author of the study, Michael Gillon, from Belgium's University of Liege, said the planets "are all close to each other and very close to the star, which is very reminiscent of the moons around Jupiter". Video of NASA LIVE: New discovery! (New announcement February 22nd 2017) "They could have some liquid water - and maybe life, by extension - on the surface," he said. They were discovered orbiting a star known as Trappist-1, which is "an ultracool dwarf star, much smaller and roughly 200 times fainter than the sun", reports the Los Angeles Times . They were "detected using Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope and several ground-based observatories", says the BBC . "The next phase of research has already started to hunt for key gases like oxygen and methane which could provide evidence about whatever is happening on the surface." Nasa Space Earth solar system
Bleacher Report
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The Los Angeles Lakers already traded Lou Williams on Tuesday, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, and are reportedly attempting to move veteran Nick Young as well in an effort to bolster their rebuild. On Wednesday, Marc Stein of ESPN.com cited sources saying Los Angeles is looking for a second-round pick in exchange for Young. This comes after the Lakers announced they named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations the day before. He has a massive rebuild ahead of him considering the 19-39 Lakers are tied with the Phoenix Suns for the most losses in the Western Conference and won a mere 17 games last season. Young is 31 years old and will likely be past his prime when Los Angeles is ready to realistically compete for titles again. Logically, he doesn't fit into the team's future plans as someone who is set to be an unrestricted free agent in 2018 and possesses a player option following the 2016-17 campaign, per Spotrac .
Forbes
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To a large extent, this shortage already exists.
Daily Mail - USA
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TechCrunch
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For the better part of the last year, tech pundits have been writing about the demise of the app. Once thought to be the savior of consumer-facing software, apps are now ubiquitous, underused, underappreciated and underwhelming. Enter the Los Angeles-based startup Maple Media. Read More
Abduzeedo
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Interaction Design: Behance Desktop App Concept AoiroStudio Feb 23, 2017 As a designer, I am a frequent user of Behance . It’s a beautiful platform that featured some of the best artists, designers and illustrators out there. One thing that annoys me though is the design hasnt changed much in the last few years. For example, those gradient buttons are hitting me hard! Let’s take a look at the work of Nora Park who decided to take the platform for an overhaul concept. Overall, I really enjoyed her interaction design and direction for Behance, too not keen on the interactions but in the “ensemble”; it’s a lovely concept! This concept is the work of Nora Park who is a freelance art director based in Los Angeles, California. She has a background in UI/UX, graphic design, illustration, fine art and more. You should definitely check out her site . Like many designers, I am a frequent user of the Behance.
BBC News 24
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The International Olympic Committee will announce the winning city in Peru in September. It now looks like it's going to be either Los Angeles or Paris. Both good options. Both really strong campaigns as well.
BBC News 24
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The wing will replace Alex Cuthbert. It will be the only change to Rob Howley's side from the defeat by England two weeks ago. Budapest is to withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris in the race. More than a 250,000 Hungarians had signed a petition against hosting the Games, with opponents saying the money would be better spent on hospitals and schools.
ITV
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Thank you. It's the countdown to the Oscars on Sunday night - Ross is in Los Angeles, where the official after party will be held. Ross you've been speaking to the host of the show, Jimmy Kimmel? I certainly is the grand ballroom.
BBC News 24
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It means only Paris and Los Angeles remain in the running with the IOC deciding on a winner in September. You can get all the latest sports news at our website. That's bbc.com/sport. Take a look if you want more details.
Politico
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Mashable
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Yeezus Christ, there's a gold statue of Kanye West posed as the son of God on the cross in Los Angeles. West stands on his tip toes in what may or may not be Yeezys upon a pedestal reading "False Idol" a nod to J Cole's apparent Kanye diss track looking a lot like an Oscar statue just days ahead of the Academy Awards. SEE ALSO: Kanye West realizes no one man should have all that power, deletes Trump tweets "False Idol". #art #streetart #oscars with generous help from @pverik and sculpture @morgothlot #kanyewest #hollywood the statue will be on Hollywood Blvd for some time today. And then at our show Saturday. At Gibson bands 8801 sunset Blvd . The former tower records store. A post shared by Plastic Jesus® - Official (@plasticjesus) on Feb 22, 2017 at 10:54am PST Read more... More about Academy Awards , Street Art , Celebrities , Rapper , and Kanye West
The Washington Times - Basketball
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Chasing celebrity isn't mentioned anywhere in the first chapter of the playbook to NBA relevance. It hasn't worked in New York, where Phil Jackson's 11 rings haven't helped turn around a franchise. There's not much evidence it will work in Los Angeles, either, where Magic Johnson is now in charge ...
RT America
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Variety
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Hollywoods Democrats are starting to line up again after the bruising defeat from the 2016 elections, setting their sights not just on the midterms, but on the next presidential race. This week, a number of politicians are trekking to Los Angeles for fundraisers during the week-long recess, even though this has traditionally been a time... Read more »
Variety
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Deadline
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The Points Guy
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Earlier today, Korean Air took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner — with nine more on the way. TPG and I were in attendance and had an opportunity to tour the airline's latest wide-body plane, which will initially enter service with 3x daily domestic flights between Seoul (ICN) and Jeju (CJU). A flight to Tokyo will follow, then Korean Air will add the plane to its Seoul-Toronto (YYZ) nonstop route on June 1. Eventually, the aircraft will also operate a third daily flight to Los Angeles (LAX), and will enable daily service between Seoul and Seattle (SEA), with increased frequency scheduled to begin in May (with a 777 for the time being). Watching Korean Air take delivery of their first 787-9! ✈✈✈ Posted by The Points Guy on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 What makes Korean Air's 787-9 unique (as you can see below, and in the Facebook Live tour above) is a decision to install the exact same APEX seat in both business and first class.