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The fire burned down almost 19,000 buildings, a lot of them homes, and displaced thousands of people, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. Authorities began lifting some evacuation orders this weekend, but thousands of people are still displaced and may not be able to return home for some time.
  • Nooses, hate signs found at Mississippi State Capitol Monday

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    The department posted photos of the signs on social media and sought information about them from the public. "We're hanging nooses to remind people that times haven't changed", another one read. Smith faces a run-off election against Democrat Mike Espy on Tuesday after failing to gain 50 percent of the vote on November 6. He said the matter is under investigation by the Mississippi Capitol Police.
  • Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan are moving out of Kensington Palace

    Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan are moving out of Kensington Palace

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    According to reports, the cottage is now undergoing a large refurbishment to transform it from staff accommodation to a family home. "Frogmore, which is inside the Windsor security zone [where the main house is only open to the public for a couple of days a year] is secluded, peaceful, tranquil and, most importantly, private".
  • More than 1,200 flights cancelled due to blizzard in United States

    More than 1,200 flights cancelled due to blizzard in United States

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    Many holiday travelers in the United States were stuck at airports on the final day of Thanksgiving weekend after more than 1,240 flights were canceled because of a blizzard that swept across the Midwest, according to weather officials. That included semitrailers jackknifed across the highway. One of the worst November snowstorms in Chicago history hammered the city and suburbs Sunday night and early Monday, dumping more than 7 inches in the city, and up to a foot in some northwest suburbs.
  • 145 pilot whales die after mass stranding in New Zealand

    145 pilot whales die after mass stranding in New Zealand

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    The hard-to-reach location, lack of nearby rescuers and worsening condition of the whales meant the rest had to be euthanised, department operations manager Ren Leppens said . Grover said there was usually at least one "significant" mass stranding a year. There are a number of factors that can cause whale strandings. Contributing factors can include "sickness, navigational error, geographical features, a rapidly falling tide, being chased by a predator, or extreme weather", the DOC's ...
  • Turkish police search villas as part of Khashoggi case probe

    Turkish police search villas as part of Khashoggi case probe

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    The search involving crime scene investigators and sniffer dogs was taking place in the town of Termal, in Yalova province, Anadolu Agency said. On Monday morning, police and forensics teams were seen going in and out of the property, and at least one fire truck arrived at the house, according to the official Turkish state news outlet Anadolu News Agency.
  • Democrats to probe Trump money ties to Russia, Saudis: lawmaker

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    On Sunday, several USA senators - including members of Trump's own Republican party - rejected his attempts to discredit the United States intelligence agency's findings, however. Maine Independent Senator Angus King slammed Trump's statement last week on Saudi Arabia during an interview on CBS on Sunday, saying it "was awesome because it made it sound easy".
  • Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others

    Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others

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    On Sunday in Tijuana, hundreds of caravan members including women and children protested peacefully. Others continued to approach the border and were repelled by more tear gas. Meanwhile, Mexico is set to deport hundreds of "illegal" migrants who on Sunday tried to "violently" and "illegally" cross the U.S. border, according to the Mexican Interior Ministry.
  • GM may close Detroit-Hamtramck, Warren plants in 2019 restructuring

    GM may close Detroit-Hamtramck, Warren plants in 2019 restructuring

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    Senator Rob Portman is urging GM to bring a new the production of another vehicle to the Lordstown plant. The impending shutdown is "scary", said Matt Smith, who has worked at the Oshawa plant for 12 years. The plan to lop 15 percent of salaried workers follows a round of buyouts that GM offered to about a quarter of its longer-tenured workforce at the end of October.
  • First lady unveils White House 2018 Christmas decorations

    First lady unveils White House 2018 Christmas decorations

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    Official White House video released Monday shows Melania walking through the mansion's spacious rooms and hallways, admiring the festive, if somewhat confusing, decor. Melania Trump's office explained that "72 handmade paper ornaments representing six regions across America hang from four 14-foot Noble fir trees".
  • Almost 500 flights canceled due to winter storm

    Almost 500 flights canceled due to winter storm

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    Sunday to 12 a.m. midnight Monday . The flakes will start flying late Saturday in Colorado and western Nebraska and spread eastward Sunday and Sunday night spreading a swath of snow from Omaha and Kansas City, over to Chicago and Milwaukee.
  • Russian vessel blocks Kerch strait after Ukrainian Navy ships violate border

    Russian vessel blocks Kerch strait after Ukrainian Navy ships violate border

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    The Russian Federal Security Service's Border Service in Crimea reported that three Ukrainian warships had illegally entered Russia's territorial waters, and were carrying out unsafe maneuvers, TASS stated. The rising tensions near the Kerch Strait are the latest in an ongoing conflict between Russian Federation and Ukraine following the developments in Crimea four years ago.
  • Mexico says it has no deal with Trump on migrants

    Mexico says it has no deal with Trump on migrants

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    Reports on Saturday said the Trump administration had struck a tentative deal with Mexico's incoming government to require all asylum-seekers from south of the border to wait in Mexico while their asylum claims go through court. Mexico's incoming deputy interior minister Zoe Robledo said details of the " Remain in Mexico " scheme were still being worked out. He will take office on December 1.
  • Father says man killed in mall had gun permit

    Father says man killed in mall had gun permit

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    The man who was shot and killed was 21-year-old Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr . and he was an active duty Army Officer home on leave for the holiday. A 12-year-old girl standing nearby was apparently struck by a stray bullet, her mother later wrote on Facebook. Both were hospitalized but their conditions Saturday were unavailable.
  • European Union leaders approve Brexit deal, political declaration

    European Union leaders approve Brexit deal, political declaration

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    May joined them shortly afterwards for what will be a brief meeting to seal the accord. Minister for Sport, Civil Society and Loneliness Mims Davies said it was "time to unite and progress". "In fact, if anyone has a triple guarantee in respect of Gibraltar it is us, the People of Gibraltar ", he said a live broadcast on GBC. "I must tell him that whilst he pursues the sovereignty of Gibraltar in the manner that he has today, he is doing no more than pursuing the policy bidding of ...
  • Chinese people raise funds for police martyrs in Karachi consulate attack

    Chinese people raise funds for police martyrs in Karachi consulate attack

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    The minority Sikh community in the area was previously displaced by the Taliban that controlled the region prior to the military operation in 2010, Samaa TV reported. "We appreciate the Pakistani army and police for their timely and proper action against the attack ". Multiple reports in Pakistani media claimed that the mastermind of Friday's terror attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi is now receiving medical treatment at New Delhi's Max Hospital.
  • At least 29 dead after cruise boat capsizes in Uganda

    At least 29 dead after cruise boat capsizes in Uganda

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    Mugenyi said overloading and bad weather were likely to blame. A police spokesman said marine units had pulled 40 survivors out of Lake Victoria on Saturday, where it was reported 120 people were on board the crashed vessel. It is not uncommon for ferries to capsize on the lake, and the number of fatalities is often high due to a shortage of life jackets and the fact that many local people can not swim.
  • Walmart shooting suspect not expected to survive

    Walmart shooting suspect not expected to survive

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    Officials say the incident began as a domestic argument between the man and woman in the garden center at the Walmart . Colleen Wade told the Ocala Star-banner that she was shopping inside the store, walking toward the garden area, when she heard a crashing sound.
  • UAE to consider 'clemency' in case of convicted Briton

    UAE to consider 'clemency' in case of convicted Briton

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    Abdulkhaleq Abdulla, a professor of political science in the U.A.E. who is well connected to Emirati officials, said he believes the government "must" have credible evidence against Hedges. James Brackley, Birmingham's UCU branch president, said that academics are "outraged" at both Mr Hedges' treatment and the university's "refusal to address the serious issues we have raised regarding its campus in Dubai ".
  • Jerome Corsi Enters Plea Negotiations With Mueller

    Jerome Corsi Enters Plea Negotiations With Mueller

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    Corsi has been under a tremendous amount of pressure and it is beginning to affect him profoundly", he told The Associated Press in a statement on Friday. Corsi previously said he felt like he was going to be indicted. He has turned over two computers and a cell phone and has given Mueller's office access to his emails and tweets.
  • Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage

    Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage

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    The referendums come as an extra headache for Tsai and her ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which faces strong challenges in major seats . The referendum, initiated by Kuomintang, was one of 10 initiatives put to a vote in conjunction with Saturday's island-wide local elections. Tensions across the Taiwan Strait have heightened with China conducting military drills around the island and snatching away Taiwan's dwindling number of diplomatic allies.
  • US in Deal with Mexico Over Asylum Seekers

    US in Deal with Mexico Over Asylum Seekers

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    Hours earlier, The Washington Post quoted her as saying that the incoming administration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had agreed to allow migrants to stay in Mexico as a "short-term solution" while the us considered their applications for asylum.
  • India issues swift condemnation of attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan

    India issues swift condemnation of attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan

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    All staff working in China's consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi are safe, China's foreign ministry says. "Such incidents will never be able to undermine Pak-China relationship", the statement said. As a native of the southern province of Sindh, she has spent her whole life fighting to make her mark in a conservative region where the idea of even educating girls is frowned upon.
  • Head of Russian military intelligence 'dies following serious illness'

    Head of Russian military intelligence 'dies following serious illness'

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    The Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed that head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (GRU) Igor Korobov had passed away aged 63 after a serious illness. Washington and its allies had also accused the GRU of hacking the 2016 United States presidential campaign and disrupting anti-doping efforts in world sports.