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California wildfires: Calmer weather helps efforts to contain blaze; schools across several districts to remain shut on Friday
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California wildfires: Calmer weather helps efforts to contain blaze; schools across several districts to remain shut on Friday

Winds subsided in virtually all parts of California, though Red Flag warnings for fire danger because of winds and ultra-dry conditions remained in place through Friday evening.

California fires: State utility PG&E imposes another round of widespread blackouts; nearly 1.1 million people remain without electricity
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California fires: State utility PG&E imposes another round of widespread blackouts; nearly 1.1 million people remain without electricity

Frustration and anger mounted across Northern California as the state's biggest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric, began another round of widespread blackouts aimed at preventing its electrical equipment from sparking wildfires in high winds.

California wildfire: Blaze sweeps through hills of Los Angeles; several homes destroyed, celebrities among those who fled for safety
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California wildfire: Blaze sweeps through hills of Los Angeles; several homes destroyed, celebrities among those who fled for safety

A wildfire swept through the star-studded hills of Los Angeles on Monday, destroying several large homes and forcing LeBron James and thousands of others to flee.

Firefighters struggle against Kinkade Fire in California as wind-driven wildfire drives 180,000 from homes, destroys 400 structures
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Firefighters struggle against Kinkade Fire in California as wind-driven wildfire drives 180,000 from homes, destroys 400 structures

About 3,000 people were battling the Kinkade Fire, the worst of more than a dozen major blazes that have damaged or destroyed nearly 400 structures

Statewide emergency declared in Northern California as wildfires continue to blaze; millions of residents remain without power
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Statewide emergency declared in Northern California as wildfires continue to blaze; millions of residents remain without power

With ferocious winds driving multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation and nearly 200,000 people ordered to leave their homes, California's governor declared a statewide emergency on Sunday.

California blaze: Tens of thousands forced to evacuate homes as fires rage on; US state expected to see more power cuts
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California blaze: Tens of thousands forced to evacuate homes as fires rage on; US state expected to see more power cuts

Fast-growing fires throughout California forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes as dry winds and high heat fed flames and fears in the state.

Joker: Joaquin Phoenix's film screenings cancelled in California theaters after receiving 'credible' threat
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Joker: Joaquin Phoenix's film screenings cancelled in California theaters after receiving 'credible' threat

Joker's main themes of mental illness and its relationship to violence have caused theatres and law enforcement to worry about the message film is sending.

Indian-origin tech entrepreneur Tushar Atre, abducted from California home, found dead in BMW
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Indian-origin tech entrepreneur Tushar Atre, abducted from California home, found dead in BMW

The 50-year-old, who owns a digital marketing company Atre Net Inc, was abducted from his California residence around 3 am Tuesday "during a crime"

Donald Trump and family building 'dynasty' that will last for decades, says US president's 2020 poll campaign manager
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Donald Trump and family building 'dynasty' that will last for decades, says US president's 2020 poll campaign manager

Donald Trump's campaign manager predicted on Saturday that the president and his family will become 'a dynasty that will last for decades'

US defence secretary Mark Esper approves funding of $3.6 billion to build Donald Trump's wall along Mexican border
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US defence secretary Mark Esper approves funding of $3.6 billion to build Donald Trump's wall along Mexican border

Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of Trump's wall along the Mexican border.

Donald Trump nominates Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as federal judge for southern district of California
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Donald Trump nominates Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as federal judge for southern district of California

Donald Trump has nominated prominent Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as a judge of the US District Court for the Southern District of California.

Russia, China say US testing new missile can spark arms race; urge Washington to 'let go of its Cold War mentality'
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Russia, China say US testing new missile can spark arms race; urge Washington to 'let go of its Cold War mentality'

Russia and China warned on Tuesday that a new US missile test had heightened military tensions and risked sparking an arms race.

2020 Democratic presidential contenders urge Congress to act on gun control after Texas and Ohio shootings
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2020 Democratic presidential contenders urge Congress to act on gun control after Texas and Ohio shootings

'We are going to make change. We are going to pass gun safety laws in this country', said US Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts

Bill banning commercial surrogacy passed in Lok Sabha by voice vote, Harsh Vardhan says legislation 'need of the hour'
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Bill banning commercial surrogacy passed in Lok Sabha by voice vote, Harsh Vardhan says legislation 'need of the hour'

A bill which seeks to ban commercial surrogacy in the country was passed by Lok Sabha on Monday by a voice vote.

NIA searches six locations in Pulwama, Srinagar in connection with 'illegal money transfer' through cross-LoC trade
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NIA searches six locations in Pulwama, Srinagar in connection with 'illegal money transfer' through cross-LoC trade

The NIA on Tuesday carried out searches at six locations in Pulwama and Srinagar against some businessmen in connection with cross-LoC trade.

San Diego Comic Con 2019: Fans cosplay as characters from Handmaid's Tale, to Pennywise the Clown
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San Diego Comic Con 2019: Fans cosplay as characters from Handmaid's Tale, to Pennywise the Clown

The San Diego Comic Con is the high point of thousands of pop culture aficionados, from fans of comic book to fantasy to dystopian fiction and horror. The 2019 edition was held from 18 July to 22 July.

Senior US military officer accuses air force general of sexual misconduct; Congress members find insufficient evidence to charge him
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Senior US military officer accuses air force general of sexual misconduct; Congress members find insufficient evidence to charge him

A senior US military officer has accused the Air Force general — tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination.

Braving hardships, prospect of death, record number of Indians travel the hellish road to American paradise
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Braving hardships, prospect of death, record number of Indians travel the hellish road to American paradise

For migrants, paying from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 25 lakh for a shot at a new life is a calculated gamble

Strongest earthquake in 20 years with magnitude of 6.4 hits parts of California, Nevada on Fourth of July holiday; no casualties reported
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Strongest earthquake in 20 years with magnitude of 6.4 hits parts of California, Nevada on Fourth of July holiday; no casualties reported

The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicentre, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks.

California becomes first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle; African-Americans hail move
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California becomes first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle; African-Americans hail move

California became the first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle, passing a law to ensure that afros and dreadlocks can be worn at all schools and offices.