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Casino robbery leads to shootout in L.A.

Officers are searching for suspects in connection to a robbery of an armored car outside of Hustler Casino near Los Angeles, California. Gardena police said suspects opened fire on guards Thursday morning as they left their armored vehicle to deliver cash to the casino. The suspects were waiting in the parking lot before they attacked. 

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at Florida International University, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in Miami. Harris is attending climate resilience events in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

VP Harris touts $1B in so-called climate crisis aid

The White House has continued its climate crusade by pumping millions into grant programs. While speaking at Florida International University in Miami on Monday, Vice President Kamala Harris pledged grants worth $1 billion to go towards addressing extreme weather events that she attributes are due to climate change. The Biden administration will be dispersing these funds to 343 towns and cities nationwide. The funds are intended to address a variety of natural disasters and may be used at the discretion of local jurisdictions.