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Fast-moving wildfires roar across Napa and Sonoma Valleys, forcing residents to flee

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Wildfires ignited on Sunday night and Monday morning in California's prized wine country, advancing with stunning, and potentially deadly, speed across the dry and gusty Napa and Sonoma Valleys.  Dy air and offshore winds gusting to 55 miles per hour fanned the flames. Show More Summary

Meryl Streep slams Harvey Weinstein amid 'disgraceful' sexual harassment allegations

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Meryl Streep is speaking out against mega-producer Harvey Weinstein amid allegations of sexual harassment against him.

Ethics Group Blasts Pence For Using Government Travel For Colts Stunt

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Watchdog group Citizens For Ethics is less than pleased with Vice President Mike Pence for using government travel to attend and prematurely leave Sunday’s Indianapolis Colts game.

The U.S. Army Is Building a New Tank in a Very Sneaky Way

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The U.S. Army just got a new tank. On Oct. 4, 2017, the Army’s program office for ground vehicles announced that the service had accepted the first M-1A2SEPV3 “on schedule and on budget.” General Dynamics Land Systems builds the tank in Lima, Ohio, using existing M-1 hulls as a starting point. Show More Summary

Kellyanne Conway Denies Mike Pence's Expensive NFL Exit Was A 'Political Stunt'

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Kellyanne Conway is pushing back against claims that Vice President Mike Pence’s early exit from an NFL game Sunday was a “political stunt.”

India bans Diwali firecrackers in Delhi in bid to reduce toxic smog

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India’s Supreme Court has temporarily banned the sale and distribution of firecrackers in the federal capital New Delhi ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in a bid to control escalating air pollution. The court ruled on Monday that the ban would last till Nov 1, 13 days after Diwali. Show More Summary

Teen Son Of Radio Host Delilah Dies of Suicide After 'Battling Depression'

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Syndicated radio host Delilah Rene has announced that her teenaged son, Zachariah, took his life last week after “battling depression for some time.”

Senior Catholic cleric resigns after secret family revealed

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The former rector of a prominent Legion of Christ seminary in Rome is leaving the priesthood after admitting to having a secret family, including two children of his own, which he concealed for years from Roman Catholic authorities. ...Show More Summary

Decision time in P&G boardroom brawl

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A costly months-long battle over the direction of one of America's biggest companies culminates on Tuesday with a shareholder vote at Procter & Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati. The fight pits the maker of Gillette razors and Olay soap...Show More Summary

White tiger cubs maul keeper to death in India

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Two white tiger cubs have mauled their keeper to death at a wildlife national park in southern India, an official said on Sunday. Anji, 40, was killed late Saturday at Bannerghatta Biological Park on the outskirts of Bangalore when the two cubs attacked him as he herded them into their enclosure, park chief Santosh Kumar told AFP. Show More Summary

Police Find Chilling Note Left By Las Vegas Gunman Detailing Bullet Trajectories

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Cops who stormed the room after the mass shooting found the handwritten note.

Chris Murphy: senator at heart of gun control push senses a change in debate

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Chris Murphy speaks during a press conference on gun violence held by Senate Democrats at the Capitol. In the hours after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, when a man alone in a hotel suite sprayed gunfire on 22,000 concertgoers...Show More Summary

Rapper Nelly Denies That He Sexually Assaulted a Woman While on Tour After Early Morning Arrest

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Early Saturday morning, rapper Nelly was arrested following a woman’s claim that the rapper had allegedly sexually assaulted her on his tour bus while in Washington

Trump says Tillerson could be tougher, but they have good relationship

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had a good relationship with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson but that Tillerson could be tougher. Trump, who made the comment to reporters at the White House, did not elaborate. NBC reported...Show More Summary

Dove apologises for advert showing black woman transforming into white model 

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Dove has issued an apology for an advertising campaign branded “racist” which included an image of a black woman removing her top to reveal a white model underneath. The series of adverts, which have provoked outcry on social media after...Show More Summary

Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas explosion leaving several casualties

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A tanker explosion at a gas-filling station in Ghana late on Saturday, followed by a secondary blast, has left a number of casualties in the Legon suburb in northwest Accra, authorities said. Ghana’s deputy information minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah said the fire has been controlled and firefighters are now controlling the second explosion. Show More Summary

Has Roy Moore given Democrats a shot at a Senate seat in deep-red Alabama?

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The Republican candidate’s record is peppered with controversy, and he has run a barebones campaign. Joe Biden speaks at a rally for Doug Jones in Birmingham, Alabama. In one of the strangest political developments of a strange political year, Democrats may have a shot at winning a Senate seat in Alabama, one of the most conservative states in the country.

Where Consumers With Little or No Credit Can Get a Loan

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About 45 million people living in the United States are unable to qualify for credit from traditional lending sources. This is especially problematic for America’s black and Latino population, ac...

Kim Jong-un promotes sister to politburo

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Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, has appointed his sister to the politburo, the most powerful body in the isolated regime's ruling party. 28-year-old Kim Yo-jong, who was in January subjected to a US Treasury blacklist for...Show More Summary

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