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Crews recover pilot's body in South Korean fighter jet crash

Crews recover pilot's body in South Korean fighter jet crashSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Searchers recovered the body of a South Korean pilot who was killed Thursday when his F-15K fighter jet crashed into a mountain in the country's rural south, the air force said. Workers planned to resume their search Friday for the co-pilot, who was also presumed dead.



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Los Angeles DA Won't Prosecute Agent Who Allegedly Groped Terry Crews

Los Angeles DA Won't Prosecute Agent Who Allegedly Groped Terry CrewsThe Hollywood agent accused of groping “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” cast member Terry Crews won’t be prosecuted for the alleged crime. Both the Los Angeles city attorney and the Los Angeles County district attorney reportedly will not prosecute Adam Venit, who Crews accused of groping him at a Hollywood party in February 2016. TMZ is reporting that the district attorney rejected a felony filing and sent the case to the city attorney, who determined that the alleged misdemeanor couldn’t be prosecuted after a one-year statute of limitations expired.



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Crews to leave Puerto Rico as $750M Fluor contract nears end

Crews to leave Puerto Rico as $  750M Fluor contract nears endSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Crews who are helping restore power in Puerto Rico as part of a $ 750 million federal contract will leave the U.S. territory soon as nearly a quarter of a million customers remain in the dark more than five months after Hurricane Maria, officials said Wednesday.



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Crews battle frigid conditions after New York City fire leaves 12 dead

Crews battle frigid conditions after New York City fire leaves 12 deadAt least 12 people, including a one-year-old child, are dead and several more injured after a four-alarm fire broke out in a Bronx apartment building on Thursday evening.



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California fire crews, homeowners brace for return of winds

California fire crews, homeowners brace for return of windsLOS ANGELES (AP) — After a welcome lull in powerful winds that drove Southern California's massive wildfire, crews and homeowners braced Wednesday for the return of potentially dangerous gusts that could revive the flames.



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Stronger winds loom as crews make progress on California wildfire

Stronger winds loom as crews make progress on California wildfireBy Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Crews battling Southern California’s sprawling wildfire made incremental progress in containing the two-week-old blaze but faced forecasts for stronger winds on Wednesday that threatened to make it the biggest in state history. With progress being made against the blaze – which has scorched the dry coastal mountains, foothills and canyons of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties northwest of Los Angeles – officials said they had cut the number of firefighters to 6,500 from a peak of 8,500 over the past few days.



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Latest: Powerful winds raise fire risk as crews battle blaze

Latest: Powerful winds raise fire risk as crews battle blazeLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Southern California (all times local):



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Crews wary as gusty winds stoke huge California wildfire

Crews wary as gusty winds stoke huge California wildfireBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Crews battled shifting winds and difficult terrain on Friday to stop a mammoth wildfire that has burned for nearly two weeks along the scenic California coastline, killing a firefighter and destroying more than 720 homes. The so-called Thomas Fire, which broke out on Dec. 4 near a private college in the community of Ojai, has since raged across 252,000 acres, or nearly 400 square miles, making it the fourth-largest wildfire since record-keeping began in California in 1932. Fire officials said a return of gusty Santa Ana winds made further progress difficult.



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Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies

Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodiesBy Jim Christie SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims. “There are still some concerns that if the west winds come up or we get some erratic winds they could push our lines, but as of right now we’re looking pretty good,” Steve Crawford, a fire operations chief, told reporters at a briefing in Sonoma County in the heart of California’s celebrated wine country. Already 41 people have been confirmed killed in the fires, which erupted last week and were driven by dry, hot winds into Northern California communities, giving residents little or no chance to escape.



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'High-level Hollywood exec' groped Terry Crews in public: 'This whole thing with Harvey Weinstein is giving me PTSD'

'High-level Hollywood exec' groped Terry Crews in public: 'This whole thing with Harvey Weinstein is giving me PTSD'In the wake of bombshell accusations about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, Terry Crews is finally speaking out about his own encounter with a powerful Hollywood executive.



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