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Israel strikes targets in Gaza Strip after rocket fire

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Last Updated Dec 7, 2017 3:42 PM EST The Israeli military says it struck targets in the Gaza Strip in response to projectiles fired at Israel. The military says that a projectile exploded Thursday in southern Israel, in addition to two earlier ones launched from Gaza which fell short and …

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Horses injured, killed in fast-moving Calif. wildfire

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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.

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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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How a blind runner got his independence back

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Our ongoing series “A More Perfect Union” aims to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment we learn about the growing effort to train dogs not just to be guides, but also to be athletes. One stride at a time, …

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Experts scramble as long-dormant volcano shows increased activity

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ORAEFI, Iceland – At the summit of one of Iceland‘s most dangerous volcanoes, a 72-foot depression in the snow is the only visible sign of an alarming development. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage …

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Here's what's driving the RV boom across America

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MIDDLEBURY, Ind. — Americans are hitting the road in recreational vehicles (RVs). Sales this year top half a million dollars — the highest in nearly four decades.  Part of northern Indiana is the birthplace for 85 percent of all the motor coaches in this country. And they can’t seem to …

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Reporter who witnessed Oswald shooting dead at 86

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ALBANY, N.Y. — A political pollster and longtime journalist who was just feet away from Jack Ruby when he shot Lee Harvey Oswald has died. Maurice Carroll was 86. Carroll’s death from colon cancer Wednesday was announced by Quinnipiac University. Carroll, who went by Mickey, was raised in New Jersey …

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U-Haul offers wildfire victims free storage

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U-Haul locations in Southern California are offering free storage to victims of the raging wildfires. Residents who have been or will be effected by the fires are offered 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box containers. The multiple wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties have burned more than 80,000 …

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U.S. demonstrates "ability to punish" North Korea

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SEOUL, South Korea — The United States flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea on Wednesday as part of a massive combined aerial exercise involving hundreds of warplanes, a clear warning after North Korea last week tested its biggest and most powerful missile yet. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of …

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