AirTalk for August 26, 2013

US President Barack Obama speaks to the

Is it time for the U.S. to intervene in Syria?

Weekend events may have made the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Syria more of a reality. On Sunday, the Obama administration said there’s “very little doubt” that the Syrian military had used chemical weapons against civilians.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Entangled In Sexual Harassment Scandal Holds News Conference

Could criminal charges be next for San Diego's Bob Filner?

California Attorney General Kamala Harris' office is investigating Bob Filner for criminal wrongdoing, but her office has not provided any details. The out-going San Diego mayor is also facing a potential new lawsuit morning, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.
Firearms seized during a sweep by the Los Angeles Police Department using the California's Armed Prohibited Persons System initiative. The program uses a database to identify gun owners who are no longer allowed to possess a firearm.
A round of gun control bills working their way through the legislature could soon put California back in the lead for the strictest gun laws in the nation. The bills would address a range of issues from banning high-capacity magazines to banning guns from a home if any resident is not allowed to have them.
Obama Eases Cuba Travel Restrictions

The case for calling a travel agent

When was the last time you called a travel agent to help book your vacation? Most people turn to the Internet to book their trips instead of calling their local agent. But one couple learned the hard way that travel agents might not only save your trip... they can also help save your life.
Seafood

Sustainable seafood: fad or future?

LA Times' foodies will descend on Paramount Studios this Labor Day Weekend for their now annual The Taste event. The featured chefs and bartenders plan to perform cooking demonstrations and craft cocktails.
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