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The Tongva Tribe is suing Los Angeles County to remove them from the county
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The Tongva Tribe is suing Los Angeles County to remove them from the county

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After nearly 200 years, the Tongva community has land in Los Angeles County and is suing after the county seized its land without a hearing. It’s an extraordinary legal battle, because at stake is...

Wendy's Workers' Rights Campaign Is a National Struggle
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Wendy’s Workers’ Rights Campaign Is a National Struggle

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California union alleges that fast-food effort to block new labor law is 'willfully misleading voters' Last week, Wendy's workers walked out of their jobs during the chain's "Wendy's Worker Appreciation Walk-Out" on June 13....

The Indonesian riots are not a joke
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The Indonesian riots are not a joke

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Indonesian recalls stinging tear gas in deadly soccer melee [Video] In the aftermath of last year’s violence in Indonesia, rioters burned down a bus carrying the country’s Olympic team and a number of competitors....

Minnesota's GOP senators are eyeing a possible run for the Senate seat
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Minnesota’s GOP senators are eyeing a possible run for the Senate seat

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Oz Could Be the First Muslim U.S. Senator, but Some Muslim Americans Are Ambivalent About the Idea A group of white-shoe Republican senators is eyeing a possible run for Minnesota's Senate seat. The party...

Alexander Slutsky, 18, from Chelyabinsk, was banned from competing in the French Open
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Alexander Slutsky, 18, from Chelyabinsk, was banned from competing in the French Open

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Russian teenager banned from tennis for nine months following anti-doping breach A Russian is banned from tennis for nine months following a doping offence. The ban was handed down after Moscow's anti-doping laboratory confirmed...

The Killer Whale Project Could Be a Way to Break the Killer Whale
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The Killer Whale Project Could Be a Way to Break the Killer Whale

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New peril for gray whale survival? Predatory orcas spotted in Baja calving lagoon After years of watching killer and pygmy killer whales breach into and harass gray whales, biologists may have found a way...

Los Angeles Fire Department Says the worst is over
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Los Angeles Fire Department Says the worst is over

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No emergency outages after Santa Ana winds prompted Southern California fire danger warnings By MELISSA MARCELO - Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The winds died down Sunday after triggering the most severe weather in...

Toronto Police Find Two Men With Cameras at Ontario International Airport
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Toronto Police Find Two Men With Cameras at Ontario International Airport

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Suspicious device found at a Toronto airport has been disarmed and 2 people are in custody, authorities say. The arrest comes as law enforcement agencies in North America and Europe investigate the possibility of...

Jair Bolsonaro says he will decide who will be his vice president after the election
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Jair Bolsonaro says he will decide who will be his vice president after the election

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Bolsonaro silent after Brazil presidential vote loss Lava-jato – Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has said that his opponents have not “slammed the door” on his presidency, and has said that he does not consider...

Qatar's World Cup Stadiums: What They Have to Show for Its Billion Dollar Infrastructure
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Qatar’s World Cup Stadiums: What They Have to Show for Its Billion Dollar Infrastructure

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Qatar: No 'white elephant' legacy for World Cup stadiums The Qatari state has built nearly every one of its stadiums with its own money and has invested billions of dollars into the mega projects...