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About That Microloan Mention In 'Crazy Rich Asians' ...

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| In one scene, Rachel Chu, the fictional lead character in the rom-com, chats with a princess about how small loans are helping women. But do they really?

Politics Of Wildfires: Biggest Battle Is In California's Capital

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Politics have always been part and parcel of fighting wildfires. With wildfires setting records across the West, political will is growing to change the way we manage forests and fight fires.

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No Veterans Day Military Parade This Year; DOD Looking At Dates In 2019

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The procession through Washington, D.C., requested by President Trump and set for November, has been delayed. Reports estimated its cost at $92 million, although the defense secretary scoffs at that.

Toddler's Remains That Were Discovered In N.M. Compound Identified As Missing Child

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Officials said the decomposed body found in a raid on a rural property in Amalia, are those of missing 3-year-old, Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj. Prosecutors argue he died in a religious ceremony.

Iraqi Refugee In U.S. Accused Of Committing Murder For ISIS

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Federal prosecutors say Omar Ameen lied about his terrorism ties to enter the U.S. as a refugee. He is wanted in Iraq over the killing of a police officer in 2014.

Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana

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More than 70 people fell ill in or around a historic park in New Haven, near the Yale University campus. Police believe the synthetic cannabinoid K2 laced with fentanyl caused the rash of overdoses.

Bombing In Kabul Targets Educational Center, Kills Dozens Of Young People

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A suicide bomber reportedly struck a classroom in a Shiite neighborhood where teenagers, male and female, were studying for college entrance exams. Authorities say the death toll is at least 48.

Los Angeles Is Deploying Body Scanners To Screen Metro Riders

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LA's public transit system says it is the first in the U.S. to buy passive millimeter wave scanners for metro stations. The Transportation Security Administration has been doing tests for a year.

Overcoming A Shameful Past, VA Plans Haven For Homeless Vets In West Los Angeles

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The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.

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