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This combination photo shows celebrities, top row from left, Scott Baio, Guillermo del Toro, Caitlyn Jenner and bottom row from left, Kim Kardashian, Alyssa Milano and Rainn Wilson, who have been forced to evacuate their homes due to a fast-moving wildfire in Southern California. (AP Photo)
November 10, 2018 - 7:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north. Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen and Kim Kardashian...
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Krystin Harvey, left, comforts her daughter Araya Cipollini at the remains of their home burned in the Camp Fire, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. The blaze that started Thursday outside the hilly town of Paradise has grown and destroyed more than 6,700 buildings, almost all of them homes, making it California's most destructive wildfire since record-keeping began. But crews have made gains and the fire is partially contained, officials said Saturday. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 10, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PARADISE, California (AP) — Devastating wildfires on both ends of California pushed into new territory Saturday, as fatigued firefighters worked to evacuate residents in harm's way and contain blazes that already have claimed at least 11 lives, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures and...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 10, 2018 - 3:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 1:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold federal payments to California, claiming its forest management is "so poor." Trump says Saturday "there is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly fires in...
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Cathy Fallon reacts as she stands near the charred remains of her home, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. "I'll be darned if I'm going to let those horses burn in the fire," said Fallon, who stayed on her property to protect her 14 horses, all of which survived. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 09, 2018 - 8:28 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday. Nine people died in what quickly grew into the state's most destructive fire in at...
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Firefighters push a vehicle from a garage as a wildfire fire burns a home near Malibu Lake in Malibu, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
November 09, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city reeling from the tragedy of a mass shooting was under a siege of a different sort Friday as raging wildfires on both sides of the city forced evacuations and shut down part of the main freeway to town. Flames driven by powerful winds torched dozens of hillside homes in...
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A police officer mans a checkpoint in front of an advancing wildfire Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, near Newbury Park, Calif. The Ventura County Fire Department has also ordered evacuation of some communities in the path of the fire, which erupted a few miles from the site of Wednesday night's deadly mass shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 09, 2018 - 9:30 am
CAMARILLO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local): 7:25 a.m. A raging Southern California wildfire has triggered a mandatory evacuation order for the entire beachside city of Malibu. The fire broke out Thursday northwest of Los Angeles and roared...
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Smoke from the Camp Fire, burning in the Feather River Canyon near Paradise, Calif., darkens the sky as seen from Highway 99 near Marysville, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Don Thompson)
November 08, 2018 - 6:13 pm
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that forced the evacuation of an entire town. Everyone in Paradise, a community of 27...
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November 04, 2018 - 3:05 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek geological experts say two new aftershocks have hit the western Greek island of Zakynthos, but no damage has been reported. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics reports that the tremors occurred within seven minutes of each other. It says the first, a 4.4 magnitude quake...
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Workers clear the road off toppled trees after Typhoon Yutu slammed Isabela province in northeastern Philippines Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. A strong typhoon battered the northern Philippines on Tuesday, though officials were hopeful that successful evacuations would help avoid a repeat of the death and destruction wrought by a powerful storm last month. (AP Photo)
October 31, 2018 - 1:03 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers have pulled out four survivors and three bodies but several more were missing after a massive landslide set off by a typhoon crashed down on two government buildings in a northern Philippine mountain province, officials said Wednesday. Regional police Chief...
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October 27, 2018 - 12:03 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's prime minster says this month's tropical storm has killed 14 people and made some 8,000 people homeless. Yemen's eastern Mahra province was battered by cyclone Luban earlier this month, with three days of rainfall and flooding destroying property and killing livestock...
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