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Flames consume a home as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 09, 2018 - 6:51 am
By Don Thompson and Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire that ravaged a Northern California town Thursday sent residents racing to escape on roads that turned into tunnels of fire as thick smoke darkened the daytime sky, wiping out what a Cal Fire official...
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DACA
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File
November 08, 2018 - 10:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court blocked President Donald Trump on Thursday from immediately ending an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation, saying the administration's decision was based on a flawed legal theory. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court...
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California Bar Shooting
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
November 08, 2018 - 6:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people. READ: Marine combat veteran kills 12 in rampage at California bar Measures including expanded...
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Ian David Long
California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP
November 08, 2018 - 4:21 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Terrified patrons hurled barstools through windows to escape or threw their bodies protectively on top of friends as a Marine combat veteran killed 12 people at a country music bar in an attack that added Thousand Oaks to the tragic roster of American cities traumatized...
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People cry as a law enforcement motorcade escorts the body of Ventura County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Ron Helus from the Los Robles Regional Medical Center.
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
November 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
UPDATED: Nov. 9, 7:07 a.m. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Another was a young man who eagerly awaited the birth of his first sister. They were among a dozen people killed in a shooting at a country music bar in Southern...
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Tucker Carlson
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November 08, 2018 - 1:33 pm
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- Police were called to the Washington, D.C. home of Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night when a group of protesters showed up and shouted threats. Smash Racism D.C., which calls itself an "anti-fascist," or Antifa, group, claimed responsibility for...
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The duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., is raised Monday, July 23, 2018.
Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP
November 08, 2018 - 12:28 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Charges have been filed against the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people, including nine people from an Indiana family, federal prosecutors said Thursday. A federal indictment shows 51-year-old Kenneth Scott McKee is facing 17 counts of...
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This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department shows Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP
November 08, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Friends are remembering sheriff's sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a "cop's cop" who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus died of gunshot...
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As New York's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman spoke before the start of the 2018 Women's March in New York, NY, on January 20, 2018.
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
November 08, 2018 - 10:58 am
By Sonia Moghe, CNN (CNN) -- Eric Schneiderman, the former New York Attorney General who stepped down after multiple women came forward with allegations of assault, will not face criminal charges, the prosecutor tasked with overseeing the case told CNN. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline...
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Chris Christie pauses during a Town Hall meeting at Gilchrist Metal Company during his 2016 presidential campaign.
Thomas P. Costello/Asbury Park Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
November 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Jeremy Diamond and Sarah Westwood, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump is considering former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to replace fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, sources familiar with the matter said. Trump fired Sessions on Wednesday without...
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