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3 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing... The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Fire, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Palestinian Territories,

7 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pfizer's 2Q profit sinks 79 pct but tops forecasts

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Foldrx Pharmaceuticals, Natural Disasters, Fire

7 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, US News, US Supreme Court, Vladimir Putin

7 hrs ago | KSWO

Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, US Supreme Court, US News

9 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

The evacuees included Fred and Carolyn Shults, who had to flee the wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento when billowing flames bore down on them.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Fire crews continue to fight forest fire in Bacon County

The fire broke out just north of Alma in the Bennett Still area just before 2 p.m. on Monday.

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Related Topix: Bacon County, GA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Alma, GA

The Modesto Bee

Additional charge filed in California wildfire

Thirty-seven-year-old Freddie Alexander Smoke III, of Sacramento, was already facing charges of marijuana cultivation and accidentally starting a fire in connection with this month's Bully Fire near the community of Igo.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Sacramento, CA, Igo, CA

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Homes, Campgrounds Evacuated Near Yosemite Wildfire

Firefighters in northern California are battling large wildfires, attempting to extinguish a blaze near Yosemite National Park that quadrupled in size over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

CBS Local

Cal Fire Lifts Evacuation Orders For Some Camino Residents Near Sand Fire

Cal Fire is lifting evacuation warnings and orders for parts around Camino as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire that's destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

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Related Topix: Fire, Camino, CA, Natural Disasters, Mount Aukum, CA, Amador County, CA, El Dorado County, CA

KING-TV Seattle

Longer, hotter Northwest fire seasons are 'new normal'

Surrounded by walls of maps and computers, employees at the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center in downtown Portland certainly have their hands full.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Fire

St. Cloud Times

Wildfire in California's Sierra Nevadas burns 13 homes

A wildfire burning in the foothills of Northern California's Sierra Nevada mountains destroyed 13 homes and 38 other structures, California authorities said late Sunday.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Fire, Amador County, CA

Cybercast News Service

Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes

Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, California, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Boat Disaster, California, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

KWQC-TV Davenport

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

KOMO News

Crews make progress in state's largest wildfire

Firefighting crews are making progress against Washington's largest wildfire, saying the 390-square-mile fire in the north-central part of the state is now almost 60 percent contained.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Yacolt, WA, Winthrop, WA, Weather

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Merced Sun-Star

Yosemite wildfire forces evacuation of Foresta

Smoke from a fire in the Foresta area of Yosemite National Park can be seen from this screenshot of the National Park Service webcam on Turtleback Dome on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Deseret News

Springville homes evacuated after fireworks sparked grass fire

A wildfire rages along the east bench hillside of Springville early Saturday morning, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Springville, UT, Family, Teenagers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Republic

Fires near vineyards, Yosemite park threaten homes

A wildfire burning near vineyards and homes in Northern California has more than doubled in size, while a new blaze is threatening homes in Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

Daily Reporter

California wildfire spurs evacuation of 700 homes

A rapidly spreading wildfire in Northern California forced the evacuation of about 700 homes Saturday as it raced through Sierra Nevada foothills turned tinder-dry by drought.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, River Pines, CA, Amador County, CA, Plymouth, CA

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