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Former LA County Sheriff Withdraws Guilty Plea

Lee Baca, the former Los Angeles County sheriff who had pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators about reports of corruption and prisoner abuse in his jail, changed his plea Monday. He backed away from a deal calling for a six-month sentence, which a federal judge has ruled is too …

Jeremy Renner, who starred in 'American Hustle' with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, says it's 'not my job' to help female co-stars negotiate higher salaries

The essay, which was published in Lena Dunham's newsletter, Lenny, noted that the actress was paid significantly less than her male co-stars in the movie "American Hustle." So was her co-star Amy Adams.<p>Fellow female stars like Jessica Chastain and Rooney Mara have since said they've been paid less …

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Apple: Factory minions, need another 90 million iPhones over here, stat

Cupertino gearing up for Fall's fanboi phone-fondling feeding frenzyApple is expecting to sell up to 90 million of the next iPhone, apparently.…

William Shatner embarks on Route 66 trek on supercharged Rivet tricycle

William Shatner is once again boldly going where no man has gone before on a vessel never before seen in our galaxy.<p>"It's not a jet, and land cruiser is already taken so we're looking for a term," Shatner said over coffee in the headquarters of Aurora-based American Wrench, builders of customized …

Flouting Law, Uber Suspends Drivers For Properly Registering Cars

The ride-hailing giant has suspended some drivers in California who registered cars for commercial use. But the DMV says that only cars with commercial registrations may carry passengers for hire in the state.<p>Uber has suspended a number of its drivers because they took steps to comply with …