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Most destructive Calif. wildfire eyes communities northwest of L.A.

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Flames from the largest and most destructive Southern California wildfire, known as the Thomas Fire, churned toward coastal and mountain communities northwest of Los Angeles on Thursday, disrupting travel on a major highway and triggering more evacuations. A wind forecast called for potentially dangerous gusts, but ones not likely to …

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Surveillance video shows U.S. swimmers after claimed robbery

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RIO DE JANEIRO — U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte had a reality show a while back called “What would Ryan Lochte do?” Now, the question is what did Ryan Lochte do, in Rio. Security camera video shows Ryan Lochte and three other members of the U.S. swim team returning to the Athlete’s Village in …

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Ukraine prosecutor: Paul Manafort's name appears in secret ledger

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UKRAINE — Nazar Kholodnytski is Ukraine’s new anti-corruption prosecutor, leading the investigation into the secret, handwritten ledger showing $5 billion in undisclosed cash payments that were allegedly handed out by the party of former President Viktor Yanukovych. Yanukovych was Paul Manafort’s client at the time. Manafort is the campaign chairman of the Trump campaign. The prosecutor …

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Flooding death toll rises as thousands flee for higher ground

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WALKER, La. – The sun is shining in Lafayette, Louisiana, but flood waters remain high across the heart of Acadiana. Southern Louisiana and Mississippi are still recovering from devastating and historic flooding brought on by a sudden deluge late last week. Devin George, the Louisiana state registrar for vital records, …

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