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Firefighters Rescue Girl, 14, From Home Destroyed in Tragic California Mudslides

Firefighters Rescue Girl, 14, From Home Destroyed in Tragic California MudslidesMore than a dozen deaths have been reported in the flood-ravaged region.



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Despite tragic blaze, New York's fire fatalities are sharply down

Despite tragic blaze, New York's fire fatalities are sharply downJust one year ago, New York City officials were celebrating the lowest number of fire fatalities the city had ever seen in over 100 years. It was the largest number of fatalities in a single fire in New York since 1990, when 87 people perished in an arson attack on a Bronx social club – less than a mile from the scene of last night’s deadly fire. “We’re here at the scene of an unspeakable tragedy in the middle of the holiday season, a time when families are ­together,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) at a press conference Thursday evening, with temperatures in the teens.



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Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $20 bill in Target for most tragic reason

Grandfather hands stranger's toddler $  20 bill in Target for most tragic reasonA mother shopping with her young son in Target was caught off guard when an elderly man gave the toddler a $ 20 bill — but when he explained himself, she was reduced to tears.



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Volunteer Rescue Effort In Houston Turns Tragic As Men Are Electrocuted

Volunteer Rescue Effort In Houston Turns Tragic As Men Are ElectrocutedA selfless rescue effort by a group of men in Houston ― including three brothers ― turned tragic after their boat drifted into live power lines, killing two and sending five others vanishing downstream.



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Summer hike turns tragic when parents tumble off cliff

Summer hike turns tragic when parents tumble off cliffWhen William and Amanda Green took their two boys on a weekend outing, they headed for the Zoar Valley Gorge, a rugged area not far from their Buffalo, New York, home that includes waterfalls, forests and cliffs that plunge as much as 40 stories.



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Video Shows Actions and Inactions of Border Officers Resulted in Tragic 2013 Incident

Video Shows Actions and Inactions of Border Officers Resulted in Tragic 2013 IncidentInvestigation finds hundreds of other allegations of misconduct and threats where border officers and agents are rarely prosecuted or even punished.



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Pastor and Wife Who Lost 2 Young Sons in Tragic Car Accident Have Twins

Pastor and Wife Who Lost 2 Young Sons in Tragic Car Accident Have TwinsThe twins are healthy.



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Robert De Niro: U.S. has fallen from ‘uplifting drama’ to ‘tragic, dumba** comedy’

Robert De Niro: U.S. has fallen from ‘uplifting drama’ to ‘tragic, dumba** comedy’Robert De Niro told Brown University’s graduating class that the United States has fallen from “an inspiring, uplifting drama” to a “tragic, dumba** comedy.”



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4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekend

4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekendKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The body of an Indian climber was spotted on Mount Everest on Monday, the fourth fatality during a busy and tragic weekend on the world's highest peak.



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