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Victim in Possible Arkansas Murder-Suicide Was Pregnant, Police Say

Victim in Possible Arkansas Murder-Suicide Was Pregnant, Police SayPolice in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas say a victim in a suspected murder-suicide was pregnant.



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California wildfires claim seventh victim, still spreading

California wildfires claim seventh victim, still spreadingBy Rich McKay NEW YORK (Reuters) – A seventh person died in a northern California wildfire on Saturday, as a couple of other fast-growing wildfires in the state expanded by more than 25 percent overnight and continued to spread. The White House announced on Sunday morning that U.S. President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in California, a move that makes it easier for residents, businesses, cities and counties to gain access to federal money, food aid and other programs. “Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property loses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster,” the White House said.



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The Latest: Northern California fire victim identified

The Latest: Northern California fire victim identifiedLAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on fires in California (all times local):



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Complaint: Brother of Giants' Jenkins, victim had dispute

Complaint: Brother of Giants' Jenkins, victim had disputeHACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — The brother of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins had an alleged altercation in his brother's New Jersey home that led to the death of a 25-year-old man.



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Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died

Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 diedBy Sofia Menchu GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala on Sunday ended its victim search efforts in the zone that suffered most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said. At least 110 people died and 197 are still missing after violent eruptions that began two weeks ago, according to disaster agency CONRED. “The search efforts are permanently suspended in the towns San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo in the Escuintla municipality… the zone is uninhabitable and high risk,” CONRED said in a statement on Sunday.



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Volcano evacuation shooting victim feared for his life

Volcano evacuation shooting victim feared for his lifeHILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man has testified that he feared for his life when a neighbor pointed a gun at him last month and fired at least two shots into the air in a mandatory evacuation zone near the erupting Kilauea volcano.



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Man tied to California blast victim freed, charge dropped

Man tied to California blast victim freed, charge droppedLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man arrested on suspicion of having explosives after a blast killed his ex-girlfriend at her day spa has walked free after U.S. prosecutors said Tuesday that they had dropped the charge against him.



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Nipah claims another victim in India, death toll now 13

Nipah claims another victim in India, death toll now 13Another patient has died in India from the Nipah virus, taking the number of fatalities from an outbreak of the rare disease to 13, authorities said Sunday. Officials in the southwestern state of Kerala said that in addition to the latest fatality two patients have tested positive for the virus spread by fruit bats, which induces flu-like symptoms that lead to agonising encephalitis and coma. Emergency measures have been imposed across Kerala to curb the spread of the virus, with dozens of patients quarantined since the outbreak was detected this month.



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The Latest: California office blast victim ran day spa

The Latest: California office blast victim ran day spaLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a deadly explosion at a Southern California office building (all times local):



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Father of Parkland shooting victim files wrongful death lawsuit

Father of Parkland shooting victim files wrongful death lawsuitBy Brendan O’Brien (Reuters) – The father of a student killed during the Parkland, Florida high school mass shooting filed on Monday a wrongful death lawsuit against a former deputy sheriff who he accused of failing in his duty to confront the shooter, calling him a “coward.” Andrew Pollack filed the lawsuit in a Broward County court on behalf of his late daughter Meadow, who was one of 17 people killed on Feb. 14 by Nikolas Cruz, a former student who opened fire inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, according to a court document. The lawsuit accuses former Broward Sheriff Deputy Scot Peterson, who was an armed resource officer at the school, of failing in his duty to enter the building during the shooting.



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