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California wildfires: Satellite images reveal devastating scale of disaster across US state

California wildfires: Satellite images reveal devastating scale of disaster across US stateThe sheer scale of destruction caused by wildfires in California has been revealed in satellite images released by Nasa. More than 200 people were still missing on Monday in California’s deadliest and most destructive blaze on record, which is one of two fires raging in the state. A photo of the blaze, named Camp Fire by officials, was captured by the space agency’s Landsat 8 on Thursday 8 November, showing a huge plume of smoke rising from the fire hours after it first broke out.



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Stunning NASA Photos Show California's Devastating Wildfires From Space

Stunning NASA Photos Show California's Devastating Wildfires From SpaceSatellite photos captured by NASA show how large California's wildfires have



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How Carolinas, Florida are handling the upcoming midterm elections following 2 devastating hurricanes

How Carolinas, Florida are handling the upcoming midterm elections following 2 devastating hurricanesWith the pivotal midterm elections several weeks away, hurricanes Michael and Florence have been major obstacles to the administrative procedures for the election in the hardest-hit locations in the Carolinas and Florida.



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5,000 People Remain Missing, Are Feared Dead, After Devastating Indonesia Quake

5,000 People Remain Missing, Are Feared Dead, After Devastating Indonesia QuakeThousands of people are still missing, and feared dead, in Indonesia following



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Survivors of Indonesia's Devastating Earthquake Grow Desperate as Death Toll Exceeds 1,200

Survivors of Indonesia's Devastating Earthquake Grow Desperate as Death Toll Exceeds 1,200Desperation exploded into anger in the town closest to the epicenter of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Sulawesi island four days ago



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Hurricane Florence: The Dramatic Rescues in the Wake of Devastating Storm

Hurricane Florence: The Dramatic Rescues in the Wake of Devastating StormThe U.S. Coast Guard has made dozens of rescues as floodwaters continue to rise.



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Iranian families share stories on ‘devastating’ impact of US sanctions

Iranian families share stories on ‘devastating’ impact of US sanctionsMeisam’s family, with the help of her grandmother’s oncologist, are searching for new suppliers who may be able to import the medicines, but as US sanctions start to bite, they don’t know what will be possible. In the past few weeks, international companies have begun to pull out of Iran after threats from US President Donald Trump that businesses must choose between trade with Tehran or trade with the US. The first round of “snapback” US sanctions came into effect at the beginning of August after Mr Trump followed through on a campaign trail promise to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.



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California wildfire: Firefighters gain ground on devastating inferno as victims' families reel from loss

California wildfire: Firefighters gain ground on devastating inferno as victims' families reel from lossFirefighters in northern California have finally begun gaining ground on the massive wildfire that has claimed at least six lives after doubling over the weekend – fuelled by hot, dry conditions and swift winds that pushed the flames. The family of a 70-year-old woman and two children killed by the massive fires, for instance, described the final moments of their loved ones, with the woman trying in vain to save her two great-grandchildren using a wet blanket at their house outside of Redding. The victims were identified by relatives as James Roberts, five, his sister Emily, four, and their great grandmother, Melody Bledsoe, 70.



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This Dog Has Comforted Victims Of 3 Devastating Shootings In Less Than 2 Years

This Dog Has Comforted Victims Of 3 Devastating Shootings In Less Than 2 YearsAfter a tragedy like Wednesday’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, a kind, friendly face is a welcome sight.



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The Government Shutdown Made it Harder for Officials to Warn People About a Potentially Devastating Tsunami

The Government Shutdown Made it Harder for Officials to Warn People About a Potentially Devastating TsunamiThe NOAA also said it had server issues



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