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Color-coded system on Calif. winds reaches uncharted territory


LOS ANGELES — Things were getting so windy Thursday out in Southern California that fire officials were running out of colors, CBS Los Angeles reports. Southern California has felt yellow wind, orange wind, and red wind, but never purple wind — until now. Thanks to vicious Santa Anas, the color-coded system …

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Horses injured, killed in fast-moving Calif. wildfire


By 4 a.m. Tuesday, Virginia Padilla’s ranch was in the direct path of the fast-moving Creek Fire in Southern California. Padilla and her family in Tujunga awakened to thick smoke and bright orange flames. Fire officials alerted them to evacuate. The family packed up some belongings and rushed away from …

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


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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3rd Southern California wildfire breaks out


LOS ANGELES — A third Southern California wildfire has broken out on the northern edge of Los Angeles, sweeping across 200 acres and forcing the closure of a major stretch of freeway. Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said the fire in Santa Clarita started at about 9:30 a.m. …

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Record attendance at 1st service since Texas church shooting


SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The former pastor at the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church where a gunman opened fire a week ago says the first service since the worst mass shooting in Texas history is the most attended in the congregation’s 100-year history.  Former Pastor Mark Collins said the First Baptist Church …

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Bill Clinton delivers speech 25 years after his election


Last Updated Nov 6, 2017 10:51 PM EST Former president Bill Clinton spoke at Georgetown University Monday afternoon, marking the 25th anniversary of his election. In his remarks, Clinton asked the audience to reflect on the character of the United States and answer the question: “what does a nation itself …

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Trump empties box of fish food into Japanese koi pond


President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan briefly took a turn from formal to fishy. Amid the protocol and pageantry Monday, Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paused for a lighter moment — to feed Asian carp fish in a koi pond. Trump concluded the activity by theatrically holding out …

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Trump: Church massacre "a mental health problem"


President Donald Trump called the mass shooting at a Texas church on Sunday a “mental health problem at the highest level,” and said the gunman was a “deranged” individual. Officials have said 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire inside the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, killing 26 people and …

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Tampa residents warned serial killer may be at large


TAMPA — Police in Florida were warning residents in the Tampa neighborhood of Seminole Heights to be on high alert Monday after the shooting deaths of three people with no apparent links to each other. Police think the deaths could be the work of a serial killer, and they’re warning …

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