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'Part Of The History Of Evil,' Parents Say Of Alleged California Synagogue Shooter

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| The Earnest family denounced their son's actions in connection to the attack on the Chabad of Poway synagogue in San Diego. A family attorney says they will not pay for their son's legal defense.

Insurance Coverage Drying Up As California Wildfire Recovery Drags On

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Chris Keys worries his family will run out of the insurance coverage that's paying for their rental home as they rebuild. "We're going to have to split the family apart," he says.

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Global Military Expenditures Are Up, Driven By Top 2 Spenders — U.S. And China

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The world is spending more on the military since global figures became available in 1988. Together, the U.S. and China make up half of the world's military spending.

Construction Crane Falls From Roof, Killing 4 In Seattle

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A construction crane hit six cars, killing four people and injuring four others. Seattle has about 60 construction cranes operating in the city.

'Indiscriminate Strikes': Amnesty Criticizes U.S.-Led Coalition's Actions In Raqqa

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Amnesty International says the U.S.-led coalition offensive against ISIS in Raqqa used indiscriminate artillery force and killed nearly 10 times more civilians than the U.S. military has acknowledged.

Kansas Supreme Court Rules State Constitution Protects Right To Abortion

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The court said that the state's Bill of Rights "allows a woman to make her own decisions regarding her body ... decisions that can include whether to continue a pregnancy."

Here's Why Brexit Wasn't Followed By Frexit, Swexit Or Nexit

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After Britain voted in 2016 to leave the European Union, many feared other countries would follow and the EU might collapse. But Brexit's chaotic example has helped strengthen the EU's standing.

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Court Orders Administration To Identify Separated Migrant Children Within 6 Months

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The government lost track of thousands of kids it had separated from families trying to cross at the U.S.-Mexico border. Now the administration has six months to find them.

New Mexico County Declares Local Emergency Over Abandoned Border Patrol Checkpoints

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Six Border Patrol checkpoints in southern New Mexico and Texas are temporarily closed as agents were diverted to the border. Local officials worry illegal narcotics are flowing northward unchecked.

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