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Obama's anti-terror plan, race relations and the police, compound creams, LA money laundering, Frank Gehry in Watts, Jessica Chastain and more

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US President Barack Obama delivers a speech about US - Estonia relations, as well as the situation in Ukraine, at Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn, Estonia, during his two-day visit,September 3, 2014.
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US President Barack Obama delivers a speech about US - Estonia relations, as well as the situation in Ukraine, at Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn, Estonia, during his two-day visit, September 3, 2014. On Sept. 10, the President laid out a plan for how to combat Islamic militants.

Thursday Take Two will discuss Obama's recently laid-out plan to combat Islamic militants, improving relations between African Americans and the police, the latest on a compound creams investigation, why LA is a center of drug cartel money laundering schemes, improving Watts with architecture, The Wheel Thing and Jessica Chastain's role in the unique film "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."

Obama addressed the nation Wednesday night to outline his strategy for confronting Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria. For a reaction, Doug Ollivant of the New America Foundation joined Take Two.
President Obama shared a four part plan Wednesday for dealing with Islamic militants that call themselves the Islamic State. The BBC's diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus shares more on the global response.
How do the beliefs and assumptions we hold about others affect our actions? Josh Dubois talks about going beyond dialogue in police shootings' aftermath.
Compound cream pain medications are a lucrative business and the focus of one of California's largest ever workers' comp scams. Southern California Public Radio's Investigative Producer Karen Foshay shares more.
Authorities say Los Angeles has become the epicenter of narco-dollar money laundering like the one that netted nine people and at least $90 million in downtown on Wednesday.
Five-inch tires on a bicycle? Fat is where it's at in the bike world. A look at the trend toward more tread, plus the future of e-bikes, on The Wheel Thing.
Southern California Public Radio political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze join Take Two to discuss the latest news coming out of Los Angeles and California.
An investigation has been opened into how the NFL handled the incident of Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee in an elevator and how much they knew. USA Today Sports Columnist Christine Brennan shares more.
TMZ Sports has scooped other news outlets with video of Ray Rice, audio of Donald Sterling and a story about a sexual assault case involving Heisman trophy winner Jameis Winston. A New York Times media reporter shares more on the outlet.
Social service organization Children's Institute is planning a new campus in Watts designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry as a way to bring change through improved architecture.
Recent aerial photos show China building a series of artificial islands -- more than 600 miles from its own southern shore -- in an area known as the Spratly islands. The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes has been investigating.
The star of the new film "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" persuaded writer-director Ned Benson to strengthen her character's role in the movie — and he shot a whole new version.
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