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Efforts to evacuate civilians from IS area in Syria resume

Efforts to evacuate civilians from IS area in Syria resumeAL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — Dozens of trucks arrived Tuesday at the outskirts of a besieged enclave held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, signaling renewed efforts to evacuate hundreds of civilians trapped in the militants' last patch of territory along the Euphrates River.



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Residents in California race to evacuate as wildfire flares up

Residents in California race to evacuate as wildfire flares upThousands of people rush to flee through walls of flame



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CNN Anchors Evacuate Midbroadcast Amid Suspicious Package Threats

CNN Anchors Evacuate Midbroadcast Amid Suspicious Package ThreatsCNN hosts Jim Sciutto and Poppy Harlow had to cut an interview short amid an



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Florence far from over: SC residents to evacuate

Florence far from over: SC residents to evacuateTen days after Hurricane Florence hit, rivers are continuing to crest and some South Carolina residents are preparing to evacuate.



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Weatherman Forced to Evacuate Mid-Broadcast As Hurricane Florence Floods Station

Weatherman Forced to Evacuate Mid-Broadcast As Hurricane Florence Floods Station"We are staying here to keep you up to date"



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How To Convince Your Family To Evacuate During Hurricane Florence

How To Convince Your Family To Evacuate During Hurricane FlorenceHurricane Florence is expected to hit parts of South Carolina, North Carolina



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South Carolina orders one million to evacuate ahead of Florence

South Carolina orders one million to evacuate ahead of FlorenceThe storm had winds of 130 miles per hour (209 kph) and was due to gain strength before making landfall, which the U.S. National Hurricane Center said was likely to occur early Thursday, bringing heavy rain that could cause severe flooding through the region. “We do not want to risk one South Carolina life in this hurricane,” Governor Henry McMaster said at a news conference. In North Carolina, officials already had ordered some 250,000 residents and visitors to begin evacuating the Outer Banks barrier islands.



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California wildfire nears interstate highway as families ordered to evacuate

California wildfire nears interstate highway as families ordered to evacuateA wildfire has swept through forest land in California, closing a major highway connecting the state with Oregon and forcing the evacuation of dozens of families. The Delta Fire has charred nearly eight square miles (about 21 square kilometres) of brush and timber in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, which lies in a canyon along the Sacramento River. Fire officials said the fire was caused by humans, but did not indicate whether it was arson or an accident.



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UAE says Yemen's Houthis must evacuate key port city

UAE says Yemen's Houthis must evacuate key port cityA senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement must evacuate Yemen’s main port of Hodeidah as troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition geared for an assault on the city. “The international community must pressure the Houthis to evacuate Hodeidah & leave the port intact,” UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Twitter.



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New Mexico, Colorado wildfires force hundreds to evacuate

New Mexico, Colorado wildfires force hundreds to evacuateThe two fires, about 250 miles (400 km) apart in the drought-parched Four Corners region of the Southwestern United States, have consumed almost 30,000 acres (12,000 hectares)between them, officials said. The larger of the two, the so-called Ute Park Fire in Colfax County, New Mexico, was zero percent contained after scorching nearly 28,000 acres by Saturday near Cimarron, a town of about 1,100 people northeast of Santa Fe, according to a bulletin on the New Mexico Fire Information website. About 300 homes were threatened in Cimarron, where officials issued a mandatory evacuation on Friday.



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