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October 14, 2019 - 10:46 am
CALIMESA (CNS) - Firefighters worked overnight as they continued to improve lines of cleared vegetation around a brush fire near Interstate 10 in Calimesa that has killed two people and charred 1,011 acres, Riverside County Fire Department officials said today. The so-called Sandalwood Fire, which...
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October 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Police have ordered evacuations as a fast-moving wildfire spreads in the hills of a San Francisco Bay Area community. Moraga-Orinda firefighters responded to the scene near the St. Mary's College campus early Thursday. The school does not appear threatened at this time. Cal...
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October 10, 2019 - 7:13 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Fierce Santa Ana winds blew across the Southland today amid very low humidity, raising fears of wildfires. A red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service and denoting critical fire weather conditions went into effect at 3 a.m. today in the Santa Monica Mountain...
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September 23, 2019 - 1:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Britain, France and Germany joined the United States on Monday in blaming Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but the Iranian foreign minister pointed to claims of responsibility by Yemeni rebels and said: "If Iran were behind this attack, nothing would...
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September 19, 2019 - 8:09 am
A crew member, who survived the deadly dive boat Conception fire, has filed a lawsuit. He says the boat wasn't seaworthy. Crew member Ryan Sims was fast asleep as flames overtook Conception. His lawsuit admits this and alleges inadequate training, safety equipment and no good route out in an...
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September 16, 2019 - 7:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran. The attack, which halved the kingdom's oil production and sent...
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Rebekah Sager
September 13, 2019 - 10:58 am
Firefighters will be keeping a close eye on the tinder-dry brush around Southern California today .. with temperatures climbing again. But the Los Angeles City fire captain Erik Scott tells KNX these are not red flag conditions because the Santa Ana winds have not begun to blow. Scott adds that the...
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September 10, 2019 - 10:38 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian woman detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer stadium to watch a match has died after setting herself on fire upon learning she could spend six months in prison, semi-official news outlets reported Tuesday. The self-immolation death of 29-...
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September 08, 2019 - 10:12 am
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities served search warrants Sunday at the Southern California company that owned the scuba diving boat that caught fire and killed 34 people last week. Agents with the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other agencies searched Truth...
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September 06, 2019 - 11:06 am
From a veteran water polo coach to an advocate for the protection of sharks, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love for the water. Here are the victims who have been identified so far from the deadly fire that engulfed the vessel, killing 34 people off...
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