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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Itzcoatl Ocampo
A 23-year-old Iraq War veteran charged with the stabbing deaths of four homeless men in a rampage that terrorized Southern California had selected additional victims, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Just days before being arrested, a Marine veteran suspected in the deaths of four homeless men in Southern California visited his father, who is himself homeless, warning of the danger of being on the streets and showing him a picture of one of the victims.
Crews have begun transferring 1.3 million gallons of fuel from a Russian fuel tanker to the iced-in western Alaska city of Nome.
Police in Southern California say they believe a man in their custody is responsible for all four recent killings of homeless men in Orange County.
He said his son expressed disillusionment and became ever darker as he struggled to find his way as a civilian.
"Before, he had the initiative to do things, the desire. But after the military, he didn't have any of that," he said.