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Amid Electricity Cuts, Anti-Government Unrest Grows In Southern Iraq

7/17/2018
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The protests sweeping Basra and other southern provinces in the past week threaten to destabilize Iraq's caretaker government.

Duration:00:03:48

After bar altercation between Proud Boys and Democratic Socialists of America-LA, how should bar owners and restaurateurs handle similar incidents?

7/17/2018
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On Saturday night, a group of Proud Boys — self-described "western chauvinists" from a fraternal order of men who "refuse to apologize for creating the modern world" — gathered at The Griffin, a bar on Los Feliz Boulevard in Atwater Village.

Duration:00:08:01

How a CA lawsuit could make police officers think twice before getting involved in a car chase

7/17/2018
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The California Supreme Court is set to decide on whether to move forward with a case that aims to make police departments culpable in accidents that occur during car chases.

Duration:00:17:08

US charges Russian woman as spy and the fallout from the Trump-Putin summit

7/17/2018
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A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin, federal prosecutors charged Monday.

Duration:00:22:30

Why some people want to get rid of commercial bail bonds

7/17/2018
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When the California legislature returns to Sacramento next month, bail bond reform may be on the agenda. Some lawmakers think it's time for commercial bail to go.

Duration:00:05:36

Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your Rates

7/17/2018
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Without scrutiny, insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on public data about things like race, marital status, your TV consumption and even if you buy plus-size clothing.

Duration:00:03:55

California gets new enforcement arm for oil and gas regulation

7/17/2018
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The state agency that regulates oil and gas in California is gaining a new enforcement arm this week, capable of issuing big new fines. The Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources, also known as DOGGR, has often been criticized as being too close to the industry.

Duration:00:00:45

Judge temporarily halts migrant family deportations amid reunification efforts

7/17/2018
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A federal judge in San Diego has told the government to hold off for now on deporting reunited migrant families. Judge Dana Sabraw said Monday he’d block deportations temporarily amid concerns from the ACLU, which filed suit to reunite families separated at the border, that parents and their children might be deported without fully knowing their rights.

Duration:00:01:02

Putin Invites Trump To Help End Syrian War As Russia Bombs Civilian Targets

7/16/2018
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At their joint news conference, President Putin said Russia and the U.S. can work together to alleviate suffering in Syria. Russia continues to attack civilian targets in support of the Syrian regime.

Duration:00:03:45

Feds Charge Russian Student, Linked To NRA, With Conspiracy

7/16/2018
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Prosecutors accused Maria Butina of conspiring to violate a law that requires foreign agents to register with the U.S. government. Authorities said she was working for Russia.

Duration:00:03:55

State agencies released a draft of permanent regulations for legal marijuana in CA, a check-in on the industry

7/16/2018
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For the last seven months that California’s recreational marijuana industry has been officially legal, growers, manufacturers and retailers have been operating under emergency regulations, the most recent set of which set new testing regulations that have some dispensaries scrambling to replenish their inventories with compliant product.

Duration:00:22:10

Pussy Riot interrupts a World Cup that was otherwise fairly free of political conversation

7/16/2018
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If you were watching the World Cup Sunday night, you may have seen three women and one man dressed as police officers rushing the field and disrupting the France/Croatia final game.

Duration:00:09:24

Why are black babies twice as likely to die as white babies in the US?

7/16/2018
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It’s not easy to talk about infant mortality rates, but one ugly statistic is causing alarm: black babies around the country are twice as likely as white babies to die before their first birthday.

Duration:00:25:33

Week in politics: Takeaways from Trump-Putin summit, what CA Dems endorsement of Kevin de Leon means for Sen. Feinstein and more

7/16/2018
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AirTalk’s weekly political roundup covers the headlines you might’ve missed this weekend and previews the political stories to watch for in the week to come.

Duration:00:38:19

Fewer Homeless Veterans On LA's Streets

7/16/2018
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The city's most recent homeless count showed that the veteran homeless population had declined 18 percent. But some advocates caution that veteran homelessness is an ever-changing dynamic.

Duration:00:04:59

Why one Orange County high school is scanning football players brains

7/16/2018
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Football players at JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano have had their brains scanned to establish baseline brain health. Later, a player takes a blow to the head, trainers can test him again.

Duration:00:01:01

Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

7/16/2018
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One of the nation's top brain doctors says controlling high blood pressure is one of the best ways to keep your brain sharp. He aims to lead by example.

Duration:00:02:30

Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

7/16/2018
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Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests.

Duration:00:04:08

The Russia Investigations: 6 Key Insights From The Cyberspy Indictment

7/14/2018
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This week the Justice Department unveiled another information-packed indictment from the special counsel's Robert Mueller office that reveals much about the Russian attack on the 2016 election.

Duration:00:14:37

When Calling The Po-Po Is A No-No

7/14/2018
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In the past few months, several white people have been recorded calling police on black people who are going about their legitimate business: mowing the lawn, using the pool, and sleeping in the dorm.

Duration:00:04:36