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National & World U.S.-led strikes hit Syrian oil sites held by Islamic State U.S.-led strikes hit Syrian oil sites held by Islamic State
U.S.-led airstrikes targeted Syrian oil installations held by the extremist Islamic State group overnight and early Thursday, killing at least 19 people as more families of militants left their key stronghold, fearing further raids, activists said.
National & World LA call center firm sued by US for sex harassment
An international call center company based in Los Angeles was sued Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for widespread sexual harassment against female and male employees who were allegedly groped, shown pornographic images and propositioned by supervisors.
National & World Massive wharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area sea ports Massive wharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area sea ports
A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down because of worries about unhealthy smoke.