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Feds say man driven by hatred of Jews pleaded guilty to all charges after deadly 2019 assault on California synagogue

Feds say man driven by hatred of Jews pleaded guilty to all charges after deadly 2019 assault on California synagogue

A Southern Californian man who previously pleaded guilty to state murder and attempted murder charges following a 2019 attack on a synagogue in San Diego pleaded guilty Friday to federal hate crime charges, according to the Justice Department. “The defendant entered a synagogue with the intent to kill all those inside because of his hatred…MORE

One of the 2019 Colorado STEM school shooters is sentenced to life without parole

One of the 2019 Colorado STEM school shooters is sentenced to life without parole

One of the two Colorado STEM school shooters was sentenced to mandatory life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday. Devon Erickson, then 18, and Alec McKinney, 16, entered STEM School Highlands Ranch near Denver on May 7, 2019, and opened fire. Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old student, was killed and eight people were…MORE

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Southern California on Friday evening, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake was widely felt in the Los Angeles area and surrounding cities including Carson, Lomita, and Torrance. There have been no early reports of injuries or significant damage as of 8 p.m. local time (11 p.m. ET), according…MORE

The most populous county in the US issued a proof of vaccine requirement for indoor bars and nightclubs
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The most populous county in the US issued a proof of vaccine requirement for indoor bars and nightclubs

Los Angeles County, the country’s most populous county, will require customers and employees in indoor bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination starting October 7, according to a new health order issued Friday. “This modified health officer order aligns with the continued need to reduce risk for transmission and increase…MORE

Robert Durst, millionaire who was focus of HBO documentary ‘The Jinx,’ found guilty of first-degree murder
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Robert Durst, millionaire who was focus of HBO documentary ‘The Jinx,’ found guilty of first-degree murder

A Los Angeles jury found Robert Durst, the notorious subject of the HBO series “The Jinx,” guilty of first-degree murder for the killing of his best friend, Susan Berman, more than 20 years ago. Durst has been charged with the first-degree murder of Berman in 2000 at her Beverly Hills home, hours before she was…MORE

Thousands of migrants held in squalor under Texas bridge
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Thousands of migrants held in squalor under Texas bridge

Roselini Villasmil broke down Friday as she recalled the squalid conditions under a bridge in the Texas border town of Del Rio, where more than 12,000 unauthorized migrants are being held for processing by US immigration agents. “We told our son we were camping so he wouldn’t worry,” said the 33-year-old migrant from Venezuela, who…MORE

Teen surfer bitten by shark off Florida beach escapes with 9 stitches

Teen surfer bitten by shark off Florida beach escapes with 9 stitches

Surfer Doyle Nielsen had been catching waves at Ponce Inlet, on the east coast of Florida, for about 40 minutes when a shark slammed into him and bit his arm. “It felt like something hitting me super hard on the right side and kind of my back, and then I saw some motion, as it…MORE

Judge denies admission of evidence allegedly connecting Kyle Rittenhouse to Proud Boys
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Judge denies admission of evidence allegedly connecting Kyle Rittenhouse to Proud Boys

A judge in Wisconsin sided with defense attorneys Friday and denied motions filed by prosecutors seeking to admit evidence at trial showing Kyle Rittenhouse’s involvement in a previous fight and his alleged association with the Proud Boys. Among their multiple motions filed, prosecutors were hoping to admit evidence Rittenhouse had an association with the Proud…MORE

The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows
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The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows

The planet is careening toward warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — far above what scientists say the world should be targeting — according to a report on global emissions targets by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Scientists have said that the planet needs to slash 45% of its emissions by…MORE

These are the deaths and investigations connected to the Murdaugh family
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These are the deaths and investigations connected to the Murdaugh family

Alex Murdaugh, an attorney and member of one of the most influential family dynasties in coastal South Carolina, was arrested by state authorities this week after investigators alleged he planned for a man to kill him so that Murdaugh’s only surviving son would collect a $10 million life insurance payout. The stunning arrest comes about…MORE

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