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AirTalk for August 30, 2013

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Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on Syria at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

John Kerry makes case for acting in Syria

In a press conference this morning, Secretary of State John Kerry made a case for U.S. military intervention in Syria, saying there’s clear evidence that the Syrian government was responsible for last week’s chemical attack on civilians outside Damascus.
Man Hunt On For Former LAPD Officer Suspected Of Shooting Police Officer
More law enforcement agencies are using on-body video cameras to hold both police officers accountable while on duty. There has been a steady use of dash board cameras over the years, but the on-body cameras capture not only the point of view of the officer, but follow the officers once they leave the car.
Warner Bros. Pictures Presents The Premiere Of "Getaway" - Arrivals

Filmweek: Getaway, Closed Circuit, Passion and more

Larry and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan and Andy Klein review this week’s releases, including Getaway, Closed Circuit, Passion and more. Which movies should you catch this Labor Day weekend? Also, film critic Peter Rainer is at the Montreal World Film Festival. TGI-Filmweek!
'The Canyons' Photocall - The 70th Venice International Film Festival
Back in November, voters passed Measure B, which required adult film performers throughout L.A. County to wear condoms during porn shoots and also get permits from the health department.

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