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Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31

12 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history. | Video

Severe 'devil winds' expected to whip up deadly California blazes

11 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. Nov 11 Severe hot and dry "devil winds" kicked up on Sunday in fire ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the north, fanning the flames of wild fires that have killed at least 25 people, officials said.

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

11 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23. | Video

Two monster wildfires rage in California, Trump blames "forest mismanagement"

10 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif., Nov 10 Two monster wildfires burned out of control on Saturday in northern and southern California, having already killed at least nine people and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.

Nine killed, 35 missing in California wildfire; Malibu threatened

10 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. Wildfires burned out of control on Friday across California, killing at least nine people in a mountain town and forcing residents to flee the upscale beach community of Malibu in the face of a monster fire storm. | Video

Nine killed in California wildfire - sheriff

10 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. Four additional fatalities have been discovered in a Northern California wildfire, authorities said on Friday, bringing the death toll from that blaze to nine.

Nine killed in California wildfire: sheriff

10 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. Four additional fatalities have been discovered in a Northern California wildfire, authorities said on Friday, bringing the death toll from that blaze to nine.

Northern California wildfire leaves town in ruins, thousands flee

09 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif., Nov 9 A fast-moving wildfire advanced to the outskirts of the Northern California city of Chico early on Friday, forcing thousands to flee after it left the nearby town of Paradise in ruins.

'Everything destroyed' as wildfire scorches Paradise, California

09 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. A fast-moving wildfire devastated a Northern California town of 26,000 people on Thursday with authorities unsure of the casualties as they struggled to contain 150-foot flames. | Video

Russian diplomats vacate three properties on U.S. orders

02 Sep 2017

SAN FRANCISCO Russian diplomats vacated three properties in the United States on Saturday including the six-story consulate in San Francisco, complying with a U.S. order issued in retaliation for Moscow cutting the American diplomatic presence in Russia.

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U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that had visibly weakened him over the past year.