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Deadly California wildfire continues to grow

Deadly California wildfire continues to growSANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds.



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Weather eases the battle as California wildfires grow

Weather eases the battle as California wildfires growBy Alex Dobuzinskis VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) – Growing wildfires chewing through parts of Southern California on Friday ravaged avocado farms, racehorse stables and a retirement community, even as milder weather aided firefighters in their efforts to slow the progress of six major blazes. Forecasters predicted weather would continue to challenge the 8,700 firefighters who have been battling fast-moving blazes for five days from the San Diego area up the Pacific Coast to Santa Barbara County. The fires killed at least one person, destroyed 500 structures, hurt six people and injured four firefighters.



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NBC / WSJ Poll: President Trump Struggles to Grow Beyond Base

NBC / WSJ Poll: President Trump Struggles to Grow Beyond BaseIn the latest NBC News / WSJ polling, President Trump's approval rating continues to sit at historic lows.



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Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYC

Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYCSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Teams with cadaver dogs began a grim search Thursday for more dead in parts of California wine country devastated by wildfires, resorting in some cases to serial numbers stamped on medical implants to identify remains that turned up in the charred ruins.



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Nearly 50,000 Evacuated as Fears of Volcanic Eruption Grow in Bali

Nearly 50,000 Evacuated as Fears of Volcanic Eruption Grow in BaliMount Agung volcano's alert status was raised to the highest level on Friday



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Hurricane Harvey: Houston Struck by Tornadoes as Flooding Fears Grow

Hurricane Harvey: Houston Struck by Tornadoes as Flooding Fears GrowOfficials warned Houston residents on Saturday that the city — the nation's fourth largest — could see catastrophic flooding with some areas receiving more than three feet of rain.



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As neo-Nazis grow bolder, the 'antifa' has emerged to fight them

As neo-Nazis grow bolder, the 'antifa' has emerged to fight themDeadly violence outside a rally in Virginia this past weekend has raised concerns about white supremacists, but also about their far-left opponents, the antifa.



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Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here's Why

Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here's WhyMarijuana’s popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys. Forty-five percent of adults in the U.S. have used marijuana at least once in their lives, according to a Gallup poll released in mid-July — the all-time highest percentage in the 48-year history of Gallup asking Americans this question. Meanwhile, data from two large national surveys done by the federal government also finds increasing rates of marijuana use among adults.



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The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to grow

The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to growPresident Trump leaves the Middle East today, having done his bit to make the region even more divided and mired in conflict than it was before. At the same moment that Donald Trump was condemning the suicide bomber in Manchester as “an evil loser in life”, he was adding to the chaos in which al-Qaeda and Isis have taken root and flourished. It may be a long distance between the massacre in Manchester and the wars in the Middle East, but the connection is there.



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The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to grow

The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to growPresident Trump leaves the Middle East today, having done his bit to make the region even more divided and mired in conflict than it was before. At the same moment that Donald Trump was condemning the suicide bomber in Manchester as “an evil loser in life”, he was adding to the chaos in which al-Qaeda and Isis have taken root and flourished. It may be a long distance between the massacre in Manchester and the wars in the Middle East, but the connection is there.



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