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Democrats hope Harris' bluntness on abortion will translate to 2024 wins in Congress and White House

Jul. 24, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden might not often use the word “abortion” when he talks about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, but Vice President Kamala Harris sure does. She's also toured a Minnesota Planned Parenthood clinic where the procedure is performed and routinely links the fall...

Republican leaders urge colleagues to steer clear of racist and sexist attacks on Harris

Jul. 24, 2024 12:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are warning party members against using overtly racist and sexist attacks against Vice President Kamala Harris, as they and former President Donald Trump's campaign scramble to adjust to the reality of a new Democratic rival less than four months before...

Disney reaches tentative agreement with California theme park workers

Jul. 24, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disney has reached a tentative agreement with four unions representing thousands of workers at its California theme parks, including ride operators, candy makers and parking attendants. The coalition of unions said early Wednesday that its 14,000 workers will...

Teledyne: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 07:03 AM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Teledyne Technologies Inc. (TDY) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $180.2 million. The Thousand Oaks, California-based company said it had profit of $3.77 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization...

Pacific Premier Bancorp: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 06:09 AM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. (PPBI) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $41.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Irvine, California-based company said it had profit of 43 cents. The results fell short of Wall...

Wildfires threaten communities in the West as Oregon fire closes interstate, creates its own weather

Jul. 23, 2024 22:55 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters in the West are scrambling as wildfires threaten communities in Oregon, California and Washington, with at least one Oregon fire so large that it is creating its own weather. Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon was closed in both directions...

Antisemitism runs rampant in Philadelphia schools, Jewish group alleges in civil rights complaint

Jul. 23, 2024 22:10 PM EDT

The Philadelphia school district has failed to protect Jewish students from “a virulent wave of antisemitism” that swept through classrooms after Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7, according to a federal complaint filed Tuesday. The district, among the largest public school systems...

Alvin Kamara reports for Saints camp despite dissatisfaction with his contract

Jul. 23, 2024 21:19 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara reported for training camp and participated in a conditioning test on Tuesday despite being unsatisfied with his contract. Kamara's decision to show up was a welcome sight for Saints coach Dennis Allen and general manager...

Raiders bring training camp back to Southern California, where they maintain a strong fan base

Jul. 23, 2024 20:55 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Pacific Ocean can be seen in the distance, Huntington Beach Pier is a short walk away and bars and restaurants crowd the city square. Flying high above one such establishment is a half-Raiders, half-Dodgers flag. Killarney's Irish Pub on...

Community West Bancshares: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 23, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Community West Bancshares (CWBC) on Tuesday reported a loss of $6.3 million in its second quarter. The Fresno, California-based company said it had a loss of 33 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 41 cents...