ORANGE COUNTY: ‘ CORINTHIAN COLLEGES INC CLOSING 26 REMAINING SCHOOLS ‘

Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled Orange County for-profit college operator, announced today that it will end operations and close its 26 remaining schools, affecting more than 16,000 students in California and other states.

In the wake of state and federal investigations into its job placement practices, Corinthian had already sold the majority of its schools to a nonprofit student loan servicer last fall.

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USA: ‘ EX CIA DIRECTOR PATRAEUS SENTENCED TO YEARS PROBATION ‘

Former CIA Director David Petraeus is sentenced to two years probation and handed a $100,000 fine for leaking classified information to his biographer and former mistress.

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USA: ‘ WIFE INDICTED TODAY IN FATAL SHOOTING OF BELL GARDENS MAYOR ‘

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was indicted today in the fatal shooting of her husband.

Lyvette Crespo pleaded not guilty to the charge of voluntary manslaughter. She was remanded into custody on $150,000 bail.

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USA: ‘ SETTLEMENT AGREED OF $650,000 TO A MAN BEATEN BY A GROUP OF SHERIFFS DEPUTIES ‘

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors today agreed to pay $650,000 to a man who was punched and kicked by a group of sheriff’s deputies this month.

The announcement of the agreement with Francis Pusok, 30, comes after a video showed him being kicked and punched by deputies near Highway 173 and Arrowhead Lake Road at the end of a horseback pursuit.

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YEMEN: ‘ SAUDI-LED MILITARY COALITION OPERATION DECISIVE STORM IS OVER & RESTORING HOPE BEGINS ‘

The Saudi-led military coalition has completed operation "Decisive Storm" against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, a statement by Saudi military command cited by local media, says.

All goals set by the "Decisive Storm" operation have been achieved. These included the destruction of ballistic missiles the Houthis had taken control of. The decision to end the offensive comes following a request by the Yemeni government, according to the Saudi-led coalition spokesman.

The anti-Houthi campaign is now switching into a new phase codenamed "Restoring Hope", the statement said, as cited by Saudi-owned Arabiya TV.

The Saudi Defense Ministry says it is going to focus on anti-terrorism, security and finding a political solution to the crisis.

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WASHINGTON: ‘ USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT HEADING TO INTERCEPT IRANIAN VESSELS CARRYING ARMS TO HOUTHI REBELS ‘

U.S. Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen and will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen.

The U.S. Navy has been beefing up its presence in the Gulf of Aden and the southern Arabian Sea amid reports that a convoy of Iranian ships may be headed toward Yemen to arm the Houthis.

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LOS ANGELES: ‘ TEACHERS REACH TENTATIVE SETTLEMENT IN LA UNIFIED ‘

The L.A. Unified School District and the teachers union reached a tentative contract settlement Friday night on a three-year deal that includes a 10% salary increase over two years.

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