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Officials in Multiple Cities Speak Out Against Planned ICE Raids and in Support of Their Immigrant Communities

Officials in Multiple Cities Speak Out Against Planned ICE Raids and in Support of Their Immigrant Communities"If anything, this hampers our ability to address crime in our communities"



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California Communities Step Up To Get Thanksgiving Meals To Camp Fire Victims

California Communities Step Up To Get Thanksgiving Meals To Camp Fire VictimsAs Northern California still reels from the deadly, ongoing Camp fire ― with



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Malibu evacuated as California Woolsey wildfire rages across beachside communities

Malibu evacuated as California Woolsey wildfire rages across beachside communitiesThe beachside community of Malibu and at least 75,000 homes in Los Angeles and Ventura counties have been evacuated as multiple wildfires raged across California. Two fires burning in the region increased in size and scope just before the weekend, as the Woolsey Fire remained zero per cent contained as of Friday morning. Meanwhile, flames have taken over more than 8,000 acres of land and jumped over the south-side of the 101 Freeway, effectively shutting down miles of roadway into the Calabasas area.



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How To Help Trans, Nonbinary Communities Amid Reported Trump Policy Plans

How To Help Trans, Nonbinary Communities Amid Reported Trump Policy PlansThe Trump administration is working on a plan to severely narrow the legal



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Larry Nassar Accuser: 'Faith Communities Can Be Breeding Grounds For Abusers'

Larry Nassar Accuser: 'Faith Communities Can Be Breeding Grounds For Abusers'The #ChurchToo movement, which started as a offshoot of Me Too, has become a



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Rare eye cancer detected in 18 people from two small communities in North Carolina and Alabama

Rare eye cancer detected in 18 people from two small communities in North Carolina and AlabamaEighteen people have been diagnosed with the same type of rare eye cancer – including three university friends – leading researchers to push for funding to find connections, a cause, and a cure. The melanoma, a type of cancer that develops in melanin – the pigment that gives skin its colour, only occurs in about six out of one million people but at least 18 people have been diagnosed with ocular melanoma recently – curiously all have ties to one or both of the communities in Huntersville, North Carolina or Auburn, Alabama. To add to the mystery, three friends who met at Auburn University: Juleigh Green, Allison Allred and Ashley McCrary are all being treated for the disease.



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Parkland Survivors Call Out Media For Ignoring Gun Violence In Black Communities

Parkland Survivors Call Out Media For Ignoring Gun Violence In Black CommunitiesA group of students who survived last month's deadly school shooting in



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Time Is Running Out For Syria's Besieged Communities

Time Is Running Out For Syria's Besieged CommunitiesNearly 745,000 men, women and children in Syria are trapped inside the war-torn country’s 33 besieged communities, living in desolate conditions at the mercy of President Bashar Assad’s authoritarian regime and its armed opponents.



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California communities under siege from wind-driven fires

California communities under siege from wind-driven firesVENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Wind-driven fires tore through California communities Tuesday for the second time in two months, leaving hundreds of homes feared lost and uprooting tens of thousands of people.



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Racism levels in US communities predict how many black people police will kill there, study shows

Racism levels in US communities predict how many black people police will kill there, study showsThe racial biases of white members of a community have a direct link to the number of black people shot and killed by police officers in that same area, new research indicates. A study published last year found that African Americans are almost three times more likely than white people to be killed by the police’s use of force. “We expected many economic or demographic variables such as the overall wealth of an area, residential segregation, average levels of education in the area, or overall crime levels, to be involved,” said the report’s lead author, Eric Hehman.



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