The House Intelligence Committee today released a memo written by California Republican Devin Nunes, which lays out concerns about how the FBI and Justice Department handled the Russia investigation. Now there’s a full blown fight between the White House and the FBI, which didn’t want the memo released.
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The Los Angeles Times is trying to calm the waters after internal chaos. The paper’s newest editor in chief, Jim Kirk, promises to work with the newsroom. But overseeing it all is parent company Tronc, run by Michael Ferro, whose mission may not align with the newsroom’s.
On Thursday, a 12-year-old girl brought a semi-automatic pistol to Sal Castro Middle School, near downtown LA. It went off apparently by accident, and wounded four students and one adult. Steven Zipperman, head of LAUSD police, got lots of questions about school security, and said this isn’t the time to open a debate on LAUSD random weapons searches.
Our critics review the Oscar-nominated “A Fantastic Woman,” about a transgender cabaret singer in Santiago who’s dealing with the death of her lover, and is barred from the funeral; “On Body and Soul,” the only Oscar nominee with a woman director; “Winchester,” a horror film based on the mystery house in San Jose. Also just announced: Tom Hanks will play Mr. Rogers in a biopic.
Super Bowl 52 kicks off this Sunday. The Philadelphia Eagles face off against the New England Patriots. We talk about Tom Brady’s personal guru, and whether you should watch the Justin Timberlake halftime show.
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