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California: man driving wife to hospital to give birth arrested by Ice agents

California: man driving wife to hospital to give birth arrested by Ice agentsThe surveillance footage showed the agents handcuffing Arrona and taking him away, leaving a sobbing Venegas alone. A woman from California said she had to drive herself to the hospital to give birth alone, after her husband was arrested by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or Ice. María del Carmen Venegas told a Spanish-language TV station, KMEX-TV, that she and her husband, Joel Arrona–Lara, 36, were driving to the hospital for a planned C–section on Wednesday when they stopped for gas in San Bernardino, just east of Los Angeles.



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Dramatic Rescue of Woman, Son and Chihuahua Caught on Camera at California Marina

Dramatic Rescue of Woman, Son and Chihuahua Caught on Camera at California MarinaCellphone footage showed the moment good Samaritans jumped in to save them.



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New Horrifying Details Released About Fire Tornado That Killed California Firefighter

New Horrifying Details Released About Fire Tornado That Killed California FirefighterThe fire tornado shot glass into one of the firefighter's eyes



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California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight

California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fightSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for some immigrant children who are abused or abandoned by a parent to seek a U.S. visa to avoid deportation in a ruling that advocates said would help thousands of children.



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National Guard deploys thousands of soldiers to California

National Guard deploys thousands of soldiers to CaliforniaNational Guard soldiers are supporting response efforts, providing unique military capabilities to contain the fires.



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Man Caught on Camera Spanking Hippo at California Zoo

Man Caught on Camera Spanking Hippo at California ZooPolice said the intruder could face charges of trespassing.



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Sixth First Responder Dies Fighting Northern California Wildfires

Sixth First Responder Dies Fighting Northern California WildfiresA sixth first responder has died battling this year's wildfires in California,



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Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history

Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California historyA firefighter has been killed battling the largest wildfire in Californian history that has been stoked by prime fire weather conditions as it has destroyed dozens of homes. The unidentified firefighter was killed on Monday while battling the Ranch Fire, one of two blazes that make up the Mendocino Complex, which has already charred about 349,000 acres (141,200 hectares), the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said. The Utah firefighter was airlifted to a hospital where he died, fire officials said during a news conference late on Monday.



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California Wildfires: 60 Animals Evacuated as Fire Heads Directly Toward SPCA

California Wildfires: 60 Animals Evacuated as Fire Heads Directly Toward SPCAThe harrowing ordeal was caught on one police officer's body camera.



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California wildfires: Cooler temperatures allow for progress fighting forest blaze

California wildfires: Cooler temperatures allow for progress fighting forest blazeCooler temperatures have aided firefighters as they begin to turn the tables on a large wildfire that has torn across Southern California. The Holy Fire was 41 per cent contained by Sunday afternoon after burning over 35.5 square miles of dry timber and brush at Cleveland National Forest, around 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles. “The weather out here in California seems to be cooling down today and over the next couple days, and that should hopefully help firefighters get even more containment,” said Lynne Tolmachoff, of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.



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