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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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Intense fighting as Taliban presses to take Afghan city

Intense fighting as Taliban presses to take Afghan cityTaliban insurgents attacked police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Sunday, killing dozens of soldiers and police and threatening to seize control of the city, officials and residents said. U.S. aircraft conducted at least four air strikes but details of the fighting were unclear as most of the city’s telecoms masts were destroyed in fighting over recent days. A senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said around 80 members of the security forces, as well as an unknown number of civilians had been killed.



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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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The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

The Latest:  Agency reports progress in fighting twin firesCLEARLAKE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires raging in California (all times local):



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White House says Trump is ‘not obstructing,’ but is ‘fighting back’ against the Mueller probe

White House says Trump is ‘not obstructing,’ but is ‘fighting back’ against the Mueller probePress secretary Sarah Sanders stressed Donald Trump’s tweets were “not an order” but instead reflected “the president’s opinion.”



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Trump Is Fighting The 'War On Christmas' In July And Twitter Is Fighting Back

Trump Is Fighting The 'War On Christmas' In July And Twitter Is Fighting BackCall it President Donald Trump's version of Christmas in July.



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Toddler fighting for her life after being hit by alleged street racer: Police

Toddler fighting for her life after being hit by alleged street racer: PoliceHer mother was killed; the drivers are out on bond but both face felony charges including vehicular homicide.



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ACLU Fighting To Release Gay Man In ICE Detention Since January

ACLU Fighting To Release Gay Man In ICE Detention Since JanuaryThe American Civil Liberties Union is fighting to end the monthslong detention



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The guerrilla warriors fighting for government health care

The guerrilla warriors fighting for government health careActivists in Idaho, Maine and the other 16 states left with a "Medicaid gap" after Republican legislators refused to buy into the Affordable Care Act are calling for a single-payer health care system.



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High School Senior Fighting Back After She’s Accused of Cultural Appropriation Over Prom Dress

High School Senior Fighting Back After She’s Accused of Cultural Appropriation Over Prom DressHer mother says she is the victim of cyberbullying.



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