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Fallout from Louisiana teacher's arrest rages on

Fallout from Louisiana teacher's arrest rages onABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana teacher whose widely viewed arrest at a school board meeting sparked online outrage has returned to work even as fallout from the incident rages on.



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Donald Trump Rages Against Iran, Pakistan In First Tweets Of 2018

Donald Trump Rages Against Iran, Pakistan In First Tweets Of 2018President Donald Trump dedicated his first tweets of the new year to lashing out at Pakistan and Iran.



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Roy Moore Still Won’t Concede Defeat: ‘The Battle Rages On’

Roy Moore Still Won’t Concede Defeat: ‘The Battle Rages On’Although Democrat Doug Jones was named the shock winner of Alabama’s Senate special election on Tuesday, Moore refuses to admit that the campaign has ended.



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Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages on

Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages onFirefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California’s scenic coastline, destroying more than 700 homes, sought on Wednesday to defend homes from flames whipped by resurgent Santa Ana winds. The so-called Thomas Fire, already the state’s fifth-largest wildland blaze on record, remained a threat to the communities of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Summerland and Montecito despite gains made by crews during a lull in the winds a day earlier. “Very high fuel loading, critically low fuel moistures, above average temperatures and single-digit relative humidities will continue to support fire growth on the west, east and north sides of the Thomas Incident,” the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement.



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Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages on

Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages onBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Firefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California’s scenic coastline, destroying more than 700 homes, sought on Wednesday to defend homes from flames whipped by resurgent Santa Ana winds. The so-called Thomas Fire, already the state’s fifth-largest wildland blaze on record, remained a threat to the communities of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Summerland and Montecito as darkness fell and winds picked up, fire officials said. “Very high fuel loading, critically low fuel moistures, above average temperatures and single-digit relative humidities will continue to support fire growth on the west, east and north sides of the Thomas incident,” the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement.



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California fires: more mass evacuations as Thomas Fire rages on

California fires: more mass evacuations as Thomas Fire rages onAs of Sunday morning, the Thomas Fire had blackened some 173,000 acres across Santa Barbara County and Ventura County, incinerating more than 750 structures and endangering another 15,000. If you are ordered to evacuate, leave immediately,” an alert from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office said. Power company Southern California Edison estimated that the Thomas Fire had deprived nearly 90,000 customers of power.



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Fire Rages At Texas Chemical Factory

Fire Rages At Texas Chemical FactoryChemical reactions at a flooded Texas factory resulted in flames and black smoke, sending 15 deputies to the hospital for smoke inhalation.



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As Tropical Storm Harvey rages in Texas, Trump drops hodgepodge of tweets

As Tropical Storm Harvey rages in Texas, Trump drops hodgepodge of tweetsPresident Trump took to Twitter Sunday to indicate he was monitoring Tropical Storm Harvey, but wedged between well wishes were off-topic missives.



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'You belong here' Germany tells Turks as row with Ankara rages

'You belong here' Germany tells Turks as row with Ankara ragesBy Thomas Escritt and Michelle Martin BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany sought on Saturday to reassure the country’s 3 million people of Turkish descent it would stand by them as a row with Ankara escalates, saying they were not the target of changes to government policy on Turkey. In a letter published in German and Turkish in daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Germany had no quarrel with Turkish people in either country but could not stand by as “innocent” German citizens were jailed. On Friday, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble compared Turkey’s detention of six rights activists, including a German, to repression in former communist East Germany.



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Fighting rages in Benghazi after victory speech

Fighting rages in Benghazi after victory speechEast Libyan forces have lost at least 12 men, with 35 wounded, in fighting that raged in Benghazi despite a declaration of victory by their commander, medical and military officials said on Friday. Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) are trying to sweep up the last pockets of resistance in Sabri, the final neighborhood in which rival armed groups still hold territory after a three-year battle for control of the city. The battle for Benghazi between Haftar’s LNA and an array of Islamist militants and other fighters has been part of a broader conflict since Libya slipped into turmoil following the 2011 fall of strongman Muammar Gaddafi.



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