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U.S. Officials: Iraqi Refugee Was Part of Terror Group

A refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State terror organization. Omar Abdulsattar…

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Mechanic Is Latest Fatality in California Fires

A mechanic helping to fight one of several major wildfires in California was killed in a traffic collision on Thursday, bringing the death toll from that blaze to eight, officials…

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Kids Play Indoors as Smoke Chokes California

A dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes have blanketed many California cities for two weeks, forcing summer campers to stay inside, obscuring normally bright skylines…

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Brutal Weather Threatens California Wildfire Battle

Fierce winds, bone-dry weather and high temperatures are expected on Thursday in northern California, where they could threaten efforts to fight the largest wildfire in state history. Wind gusting up…

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Largest Wildfire in California History Still Growing

Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The place names change but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California. On…

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