Schools superintendent: Students are harming themselves and citing ’13 Reasons Why’

The National Association of School Psychologists released guidance to parents on how to lead the discussions along with other resources. Students involved in the recent incidents have articulated associations of their at­-risk behavior to the “13 Reasons Why” Netflix series. Entertainment has always been the ultimate connector and we hope that 13 Reasons Why can serve as a catalyst for conversation. “We had counselors, teachers, principals report self-mutilating ideation” over a dozen times “in a very short time frame,” he said. Whatever “Thirteen Reasons Why” gets right about teen tendencies toward melodrama fades as the series fumbles around with tone and emotional accuracy.

April 30, 2017 02:26 UTC

Chargers send a message they're ready to compete now with draft picks

The Chargers continued to target experienced players who, seemingly, will be able to compete for immediate playing time. A firm believer in his trusted draft process and spreadsheets, Telesco and the Chargers took players t they felt would help the team most — both now and in the future. “I’m just ready to get started there.”Jenkins said he thought the Chargers got a “steal” by taking him in the fourth round. Caption Chargers fans react during draft Chargers fans react during the NFL draft. Chargers fans react during the NFL draft.

April 30, 2017 01:30 UTC

Trump Pennsylvania Rally: President marks first promises made and kept in office

President Trump hosted a patriotic rally in Pennsylvania Saturday with thousands of supporters to mark the promises made and promises kept during his first 100 days of action in the White House. At the start of the rally, Trump told the roaring crowd that more than half of Americans say that the media is out of touch with everyday people. His return to Pennsylvania was a thank you, like the one he delivered to Florida voters last month in Tampa. Expand / Contract President Donald Trump is seen below as he speaks at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday, April, 29, 2017. "Our jobs were stolen away and shipped far away to other countries, some of which you have never even heard of.

April 30, 2017 01:24 UTC

Two carjacking suspects at large in Whittier, Norwalk area after opening fire and killing one, injuring others

Deputies located the vehicle about 6:30 p.m., abandoned at Amelia Mayberry Park in Whittier, Rouzan said. Authorities said the same suspects appeared to have been responsible for shootings in Norwalk, Whittier and unincorporated La Mirada, wounding at least three people. One of the victims, shot near Santa Gertrudes Avenue and Alicante Road in La Mirada, was pronounced dead at a hospital, according to sheriff’s officials. Police set up a command post at La Mirada High School. victoria.kim@latimes.comFor more California news, follow me on Twitter @vicjkimUPDATES:8:30: p.m.: This story was updated with new information about the two suspects at large.

April 30, 2017 01:14 UTC

Matchup against Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas could be John Wall’s ‘opportunity to show the world’

Isaiah Thomas and John Wall will be taking part in a matchup of top point guards in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. “It’s not a rivalry,” Wizards guard John Wall said. Isaiah Thomas, Boston’s fiery, 5-foot-9 point guard who ended the regular season as the third-best scorer in the NBA, was not to be minimized. “It’s always great to go against another great point guard,” Wall said. The all-star point guard has a penchant for explosive fourth quarters in particular.

April 30, 2017 01:13 UTC



25 years after racial tensions erupted, black and Korean communities reflect on L.A. riots

— Los Angeles City Councilman David RyuIn an unscheduled moment Saturday at another event at a Koreatown church, Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu enthusiastically dragged a man by his arm up to the stage. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)On the afternoon of April 29, 1992, a jury in Ventura County acquitted four white Los Angeles police officers in the beating of Rodney King, a black motorist, after a high-speed pursuit. “In some ways we are much better and stronger, more resilient,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told the audience. Still, he said, Los Angeles’ progress in the last 25 years points to the city’s resilience. Kieja Kim, president of the Victor Valley Korean American Assn., wasn’t in Los Angeles during the riots, but she came Saturday to show solidarity and support.

April 30, 2017 01:12 UTC

Hacker Leaks Episodes From Netflix Show and Threatens Other Networks

This specific breach highlights a risk posed by the weak security practices in the postproduction studios that manage the release of proprietary entertainment content. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyThe stolen content appears to be dated. In an online post, thedarkoverlord said it had obtained the first 10 episodes of Season 5 of “Orange Is the New Black”; the breach occurred before the final three episodes were released to postproduction studios. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyIn a message posted Saturday, thedarkoverlord criticized Netflix for not meeting its blackmail requests. “It didn’t have to be this way, Netflix,” the message said.

April 30, 2017 01:07 UTC

Trump at Rally Says He Has Delivered ‘100 Days of Action’

HARRISBURG, Pa.—President Donald Trump took pointed swipes at Democrats and the media while offering a robust defense of his record, proclaiming at a campaign-style rally that he has delivered “100 days of action” that are helping to revive the fortunes of the American middle class. In a tense event marked by clashes between Trump supporters and detractors, the president said he has made good on an assortment of promises made during...

April 30, 2017 00:58 UTC

Trump rallies his base on his 100th day

1 foe, the media. "A large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation's capital right now," Trump told the crowd. "They are gathered together for the White House Correspondents' dinner -- without the President. And I could not possibly be more thrilled than to be more than 100 miles away from Washington's swamp, spending my evening with all of you and with a much, much larger crowd and much better people." Trump held that divisive tone throughout the speech, prompting former presidential adviser and senior CNN political analyst David Gergen to call the remarks "deeply disturbing" in a special prime-time edition of "CNN Newsroom" with John Berman and Poppy Harlow.

April 30, 2017 00:56 UTC

Trump signs two executive orders on trade

Story highlights One of the orders directs a review of all existing trade agreementsThe second sets up the Office of Trade and ManufacturingWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on trade before his rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday night. One of the orders directs a review of all existing trade agreements and the second establishes an Office of Trade and Manufacturing. "We believe in 'Made in the USA,' and it's coming back faster and faster," Trump said. "We've taken unprecedented steps to bring back American wealth, American jobs and American dreams." Trump then handed the pen to one of his top trade advisers, Peter Navarro, who will head the new trade office in addition to leading the newly formed White House National Trade Council.

April 30, 2017 00:56 UTC

Low-Key White House Correspondents’ Dinner Proceeds Without Donald Trump

WASHINGTON—The annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner went forward on Saturday without President Donald Trump, the first president in more than 30 years to skip the gala. Mr. Trump opted to hold a rally in Pennsylvania to mark his hundredth day in office, rather than attend the event in Washington, which celebrates both the White House press corps and the presidency. Typically, presidents use the event to...

April 30, 2017 00:56 UTC

NHL playoffs: Senators, Penguins take 2-0 leads in Eastern Conference semifinals

Ottawa leads the series 2-0 despite trailing by two goals after Brady Skjei's score with 14:50 left in the third. Pageau scored again 2:54 into the second OT, snapping in a shot during a 2-on-1 rush alongside Tommy Wingels. It leads a playoff series 2-0 for only the second time in team history and first since the 2007 Eastern Conference final against Buffalo. He scored 12 goals in 82 games for Ottawa this season, and this was his first career overtime score. The Penguins scored three goals on 14 shots on Holtby, who was pulled in favor of Philipp Grubauer after the second period.

April 30, 2017 00:47 UTC

At Samantha Bee’s ‘White House’ Dinner, Journalism Is Toasted as Trump Is Mocked

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyIn the sketches and monologues that followed, Hollywood made its disdain for Mr. Trump known. One taped piece with celebrities, including the actor Carl Reiner and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, made a mocking toast to Mr. Trump. Ms. Bee said he was responsible for pushing the network away from news coverage and toward shallow punditry. Ms. Bee said that they were “taken from us far too late.”Please verify you're not a robot by clicking the box. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyJust weeks after Ms. Bee’s event was announced in January, Mr. Trump said he would be skipping the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.

April 30, 2017 00:38 UTC

With Key Pieces of Last Year’s Team Gone, Jets Begin Laying a New Foundation

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyThat was the second straight pick the Jets had used on a receiver. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyAfter Hansen, the Jets used one fifth-round pick on Jordan Leggett (No. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyIn the sixth round, the Jets picked Elijah McGuire (No. Seven slots later, the Jets took Derrick Jones from Mississippi. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyFor the first time in five years, the Jets did not draft a quarterback.

April 30, 2017 00:24 UTC

Trump rallies supporters in Pennsylvania on night of correspondents' dinner

Story highlights Trump speaks at campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaMeanwhile, journalists gather for White House correspondents' dinnerWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump is spending his 100th day in office not at the annual black-tie dinner that some say launched his bid for the White House, but with some of the people who sent him there. Instead, Trump is holding a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, one of the states he wasn't expected to win in November, with the aim of reminding some of his most ardent supporters that he has kept his campaign promises. Minutes into Trump's Harrisburg speech, he told the crowd just how much he preferred spending the evening with supporters than the Washington media. "A large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation's capital right now," he said. "They are gathered together for the White House correspondents' dinner without the President.

April 30, 2017 00:22 UTC




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