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Police: A 69-year-old Arizona woman is missing in California's Mojave Desert without supplies, cellphone

Police: A 69-year-old Arizona woman is missing in California's Mojave Desert without supplies, cellphoneAuthorities in California are searching for Barbara Thomas, a 69-year-old woman who went missing while hiking in the Mojave Desert.



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Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quakeA strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people. The 5.4 magnitude aftershock, the biggest so far, struck the same desert region as Thursday’s earthquake. Its epicenter was about 11 miles (18 km) west of Searles Valley at 4:07 a.m., the U.S. Geological Survey said.



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UPDATE 3-Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake

UPDATE 3-Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quakeA strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people. The 5.4 magnitude aftershock, the biggest so far, struck the same desert region as Thursday’s earthquake. The aftershock was felt in Los Angeles, about 150 miles (240 km) to the south, and the surrounding area, with many residents posting on Twitter that they were awakened by it.



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Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desert

Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desertFriday's verdict is the first conviction against humanitarian aid volunteers along the U.S.-Mexico border since 2009.



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Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desert

Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desertFriday's verdict is the first conviction against humanitarian aid volunteers along the U.S.-Mexico border since 2009.



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Woman Survives 6 Days in Arizona Desert After Car Crash Leaves Vehicle Trapped in Tree

Woman Survives 6 Days in Arizona Desert After Car Crash Leaves Vehicle Trapped in TreeThe 53-year-old unnamed woman was driving on U.S. Route 60 near Wickenburg when she lost control of her vehicle on Oct. 12.



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Arizona workers find woman who survived in desert for 6 days

Arizona workers find woman who survived in desert for 6 daysPHOENIX (AP) — Arizona transportation worker Zach Moralez knew something wasn't right when he saw a damaged fence along a highway.



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Just Skipping ‘Davos in the Desert’ Won’t Cut It

Just Skipping ‘Davos in the Desert’ Won’t Cut ItJPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon and his peer at Blackstone Group LP Steve Schwarzman, along with BlackRock Inc.’s Larry Fink, Uber Technologies Inc.’s Dara Khosrowshahi and Richard Branson have all sent in cancellations. Credit Suisse Group AG CEO Tidjane Thiam and HSBC Holdings Plc’s John Flint became the latest to shun the forum on Tuesday.



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Body Of Missing Teen Kiera Bergman Found In Arizona Desert

Body Of Missing Teen Kiera Bergman Found In Arizona DesertA body found in Arizona has been positively identified as that of missing



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Child abuse charges dismissed in New Mexico desert compound case

Child abuse charges dismissed in New Mexico desert compound caseTwo New Mexico judges on Wednesday dismissed child abuse charges against five people from a desert compound near Taos where a toddler’s body was found, citing procedural errors by prosecutors. The judges, in separate decisions issued in New Mexico’s Eighth Judicial District Court, dismissed the child abuse charges on grounds that a preliminary hearing had not taken place within 10 days after they were filed on Aug. 8 when the defendants were taken into custody. Judge Jeff McElroy dismissed child abuse charges against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and his wife, Jany Laveille.



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