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Zainab Mughal: Worldwide search for planet's rarest blood type for 2-year-old who needs donor of Pakistani, Indian or Iranian

Zainab Mughal: Worldwide search for planet's rarest blood type for 2-year-old who needs donor of Pakistani, Indian or IranianTwo-year-old Zainab Mughal, from Tallahassee, in Florida, was recently diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma. What makes Zainab’s blood different is that it is missing a common antigen, called ‘Indian B’, which most people carry in their blood cells. The only people likely to be a match for Zainab are those whose blood type is ‘O’ or ‘A’ – and whose parents are both 100 per cent Pakistani, Indian or Iranian.



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Report: Search warrants served at Chicago alderman's office

Report: Search warrants served at Chicago alderman's officeCHICAGO (AP) — Federal agents executed search warrants at the City Hall office of a powerful Chicago alderman on Thursday as part of an ongoing investigation, the Chicago Tribune reported.



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Police search Saudi's villa in northwest Turkey for 'Khashoggi remains'

Police search Saudi's villa in northwest Turkey for 'Khashoggi remains'Turkish police on Monday were searching the villa of a Saudi citizen in a northwestern province for the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The officers began searching a two-storey building in Termal district in Yalova with the help of sniffer dogs and drones before the investigation widened to the adjacent villa, state news agency Anadolu said. Khashoggi, a contributor for The Washington Post, was killed by Saudi officials on October 2 during a visit to the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul for paperwork before his wedding.



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Turkish police search villa outside Istanbul in Khashoggi investigation

Turkish police search villa outside Istanbul in Khashoggi investigationAuthorities believe that one of the Saudi agents allegedly involved in the murder at the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, Mansour Othman Abahussain, called the villa’s owner a day before the killing, the Istanbul chief prosecutor’s office said. The owner of the property is a Saudi national, Mohammed Ahmed Alfaozan, who had the codename “Ghozan”, it said. Two officials told Reuters that Alfaozan had purchased the property, near Yalova on the Sea of Marmara, around three years ago.



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Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfire

Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfireThe so-called Camp Fire all but obliterated the mountain community of Paradise, 175 miles (280 km) northeast of San Francisco, on Nov. 8, killing at least 85 people and destroying nearly 14,000 homes. The death toll was increased late Saturday night by one, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office. Some 475 people from Paradise and surrounding communities remain unaccounted for, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.



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Rain Helps Fight California Wildfire, But Poses Threat to Search Crews

Rain Helps Fight California Wildfire, But Poses Threat to Search CrewsRainy conditions are causing concerns for evacuees and crews searching for remains in Butte County.



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Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfire

Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfireTeams searching for remains from the deadliest wildfire in California history were able to comb through wreckage in dry weather on Saturday, but rains are expected to return next week and officials warned of a threat of mudslides. The so-called Camp Fire all but obliterated the mountain community of Paradise, 175 miles (280 km) northeast of San Francisco, on Nov. 8, killing at least 84 people and destroying nearly 14,000 homes. Some 475 people from Paradise and surrounding communities remain unaccounted for, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.



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Rain tamps down California fire but turns grim search soggy

Rain tamps down California fire but turns grim search soggyPARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The catastrophic wildfire in Northern California is nearly out after several days of rain, but searchers are still completing the meticulous task of combing through now-muddy ash and debris for signs of human remains.



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Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfirePARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.



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California wildfires: Search teams step up efforts to find remains before rain arrives

California wildfires: Search teams step up efforts to find remains before rain arrivesSearch teams have stepped up efforts to find the almost 1,300 people still believed missing amid the deadliest fire in California’s history, with rain expected to hit the area in the next few days. While the rain will help with the Camp Fire, it could also turn parts of the blaze zone – where at least 76 bodies have been discovered so far – into a mass of mud that could hinder efforts to find remains. Meteorologists have “very high confidence” that Butte County will get 10-13cm of rain from Tuesday night through to the weekend.



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