Mizkan America Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for some varieties of Ragu pasta sauces, saying in a press release that they may contain fragments of plastic. The company said it has not received reports of consumer injuries but issued the recall out of "an abundance of caution," according to the release. Any recalled sauces should be discarded and not consumed. Consumers should ...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump says health care will be a focus of his re-election campaign and that his administration will release its plan to replace Obamacare in a couple of months "We already have the concept of the plan, but it'll be less expensive than Obamacare by a lot," Trump said in a wide-ranging television interview that aired Sunday night on ABC News' 20/20. "And ...

The suspect in a North Carolina home invasion who police say was hit in the head with a machete wielded by an 11-year-old has been captured two days after he walked out of the hospital. Jataveon Dashawn Hall left UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill against medical advice "shortly before 8 p.m. on Friday," according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina. He was captured ...

It doesn't look like we can chalk this one up to A and her web of lies: "Pretty Little Liars" really is leaving Netflix. The streaming site announced Sunday on Twitter that the seven-season teen drama would become unavailable for U.S. viewers on July 27. "7 season, 160 episodes, 125 threatening texts, 10 A's, and too many lies to count," Netflix tweeted, alongside photos of the cast ...

Amid the crush of social media tributes to fathers everywhere, Nipsey Hussle's girlfriend is quietly remembering the slain rapper with a family photo. "One of the reasons I fell in Love with You ... Your Fatherhood," she wrote on Instagram for Father's Day, captioning an image of their son, Kross, now 2 1/2 , snuggled on her shoulder with his pacifier, with his dad gently tapping the ...

From first-time, gushing dads to veterans, celebrity dads and their families recognized Father's Day this weekend with a host of sweet social media posts. Among the new fathers were Prince Harry and "Watch What Happens Live" host Andy Cohen. Among the more seasoned fathers honored were Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry, actor Neil Patrick Harris, Pink's husband, Carey Hart, and ...

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has severed ties with some of its pollsters after the leak of months-old surveys showed him trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in key states, according to multiple reports. The moves come ahead of the official launch of Trump's campaign at a Tuesday rally in the battleground state of Florida, and as an NBC-Wall Street Journal poll ...

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Climate change and other consequences of carbon pollution will shape lives around the world for generations, sweeping across class lines and international borders. Lamentably, America's deep partisan divide has become impassable ground for most attempts to confront this worsening crisis. A strong consensus on environmental issues and pragmatic solutions must be developed by our nation's ...

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As bad as the pace and scope of the nation's mass shootings have become, with death tallies sometimes counted in the dozens, chances are good that they are only going to get worse. And you can blame gun manufacturers and firearms enthusiasts who are driving a market for ever-larger high-capacity gun magazines. The Trace reports that firearms accessory manufacturers are "have developed a new ...

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You may have thought your chances of traveling to Cuba were slim after the Trump administration's new travel restrictions. But you can still book a flight to visit the island. That's because Washington has left intact a list of 12 travel categories for people flying there. "It is what it is and that's the way politics get played," said Miami attorney Pedro Freyre, chairman of the Akerman law ...

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After three years of scandal over Russia's interference in America's 2016 election, President Donald Trump drew a storm of criticism for saying he would not tell the FBI if a foreign country offered him dirt on an opponent. Even after Trump backed off Friday and said he would indeed notify law enforcement, his maneuvering still raised questions about what's legal and what's not when it comes ...

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MINNEAPOLIS - The Royals' offense demonstrated a tendency to fizzle out late in games this season, but it kept applying pressure and made the Twins pay for late-inning mistakes. As it turned out, the Royals needed nearly every one of those late runs to avoid a series sweep. Five runs in the final three innings were crucial for the Royals in a 8-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday in front ...

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MEXICO CITY - Guatemalans went to the polls Sunday to elect a new president, congressmen and other lawmakers amid widespread disenchantment with a corruption-plagued political system long unresponsive to poverty and violence. Voters began arriving early Sunday at polling places across this Central American nation. There were scattered reports of election irregularities. "I feel apathetic about ...

SAN DIEGO - UC San Diego's commencement ceremony took on a political tone Saturday as former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright derided the forces of nationalism in a keynote address that clearly referred to policies of the Trump administration. Albright, 82, also expressed concern about the spread of hate in the world, pointing to the deadly terrorist shooting that occurred at a ...

WASHINGTON -- Despite rising pressure from within the House Democratic Caucus to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has held firm on her position that the country is not yet ready for impeachment hearings, arguing that it would be too divisive. In a television interview on Sunday morning, Pelosi told CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS that, ...

SAN FRANCISCO -- A routine traffic stop goes dangerously awry when a police officer's body camera uses its built-in facial recognition software to misidentify a motorist as a convicted felon. Guns are drawn. Nerves fray. At best, lawsuits are launched. At worst, tragedy strikes. That imaginary scenario is what some California lawmakers are trying to avoid by supporting Assembly Bill ...

The decade-long economic expansion, poised to become the longest in U.S. history next month, is facing an existential question: Will it sputter to a halt by next year or keep on chugging at the same modest pace that got it this far? Nothing about this halting recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-09 has been normal, and that makes forecasting its demise especially tricky. On the ...

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On a day when the United States celebrates fatherhood, President Trump had American media on his mind. In yet another display of his preoccupation with the press, Trump tweeted on Sunday that a poll should be conducted regarding the Washington Post and the New York Times, two of the largest news organizations in the country, without suggesting who should be queried about them or what they ...

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WASHINGTON - The Pentagon on Sunday accused Iran of shooting a missile at a U.S. drone on June 13 as the unmanned surveillance aircraft was flying near one of two crippled tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The Pentagon also said Iranian-backed Houthi rebels shot down a high-flying U.S. Reaper drone in Yemen on June 6. He blamed unspecified "Iranian assistance" for the successful attack. The claims ...

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LONDON/TEHRAN - Iran and its regional arch rival Saudi Arabia traded accusations on Sunday over who carried out the recent attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said he suspected the United States was behind Thursday's attacks, according to state news agency IRNA. But Washington and London insisted they had evidence to back their claims that Tehran ...

WASHINGTON - Four Democratic presidential candidates were trying to make up ground with black voters by visiting the early primary state of South Carolina this weekend, as they look to chip away at front-runner Joe Biden's edge with a key party constituency. Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker each appeared at the event hosted by the Black Economic Alliance in ...

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NEW YORK - Half of American voters say the Trump administration has gone too far on immigration enforcement, and optimism about the U.S. economy, while still high, has slipped over the past quarter as trade tensions ramp up, a Fox News poll shows. The 50% who say enforcement of immigration laws has "gone too far" is more than double, 24%, those who say actions haven't gone far enough. About ...

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WASHINGTON - A majority of American voters say they would be "very uncomfortable" voting for President Donald Trump in 2020, an NBC-Wall Street Journal poll shows. Some 52% reported being very uncomfortable about Trump and another 10% had some reservations. That combined 62% compared with a combined 37% who said they were enthusiastic or comfortable with a Trump vote, the poll shows. Trump's ...

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SAN DIEGO - By her own telling, Margaret Hunter's marriage to Rep. Duncan Hunter was a love-at-first-sight relationship. It was a union forged in politics and mutual attraction that until recently appeared to be little short of a storybook romance. Then known as Margaret Jankowski, the campaign volunteer and Crawford High School senior first met Hunter on election night in 1992, when his ...

SINGAPORE - Hong Kong was once again the scene of enormous peaceful demonstrations Sunday, a day after the territory's chief executive bowed to public pressure by suspending a contentious extradition bill viewed as a challenge to the city's autonomy. Organizers estimate 1.9 million people attended the demonstrations, which is about a quarter of the city's population and nearly double the ...

Police agencies in Los Angeles and Corona, Calif., are investigating the circumstance of a shooting inside a Costco Friday night by an off-duty LAPD officer who said he was assaulted while holding his young child. The shooting - which sent scores of panicked shoppers running and prompted a huge police response - left one man dead and two of the man's relatives in critical condition, ...

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DALLAS - Emma Chalott Barron remembers June 15, 2012. She huddled around the TV that day with her parents and watched as President Barack Obama announced the creation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program that would change hundreds of thousands of lives. Chalott Barron, then 14, didn't understand the technical aspects of the program. But she knew life was about to get better. ...

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WASHINGTON - There aren't too many California politicians left on the sidelines in the 2020 primary fight. Virtually all of California's statewide officials threw their support behind home state Sen. Kamala Harris' Democratic presidential bid shortly after she jumped in the race in January. California's senior Sen. Dianne Feinstein is one of the few backing someone else: former Vice President ...

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: ___ Nonfiction 1."The Pioneers," by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster: $30) The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian rediscovers the settling of the Northwest Territory through five pioneers. 2."Howard Stern Comes Again," by Howard Stern (Simon & Schuster: $35) The radio interviewer shares his most ...