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Big Sur fire grows to more than 100 square miles

As of Monday, more than 4,800 firefighters battling the flames had cut containment lines around 50 percent of its perimeter. - The community of Grass Valley Lake in addition to the area north of Peninsula and North Bay Roads to Hwy 173, and south of Hwy 173 from North Bay Road to Grass Valley Road.

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Brazil's football team splutters again as they draw 0-0 with Iraq

While Brazil have struggled to hit the target, South Korea and Germany served up a six-goal thriller in Salvador in Group C. It is far from a star-studded Denmark team, but it is solid and disciplined, two qualities that promise trouble for a Brazil side that has yet to get its front three of Neymar, Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel " Gabigol " Barbosa firing.

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Latest Trump comments draw criticism for perceived violence threat toward Clinton

Eric Swalwell, a Democrat Congressman from California, called upon the Secret Service to investigate Trump's comment . Trump cited no evidence for the claim, and a Clinton campaign spokesman tweeted back: "Many people are saying equals I made this up".

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UK's Labour Party to appeal voting rights ruling

The strong showing for left-wing candidates will also increase expectations of a victory for Corbyn against Owen Smith in the leadership election, the victor of which will be announced next month. Yesterday, however, the court ruled that the NEC's decision to deny a vote in the contest to 130,000 members who had only recently joined the party was unlawful.

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Funeral set for boy killed on Kansas waterslide

A 10-year-old boy has died after an accident on the Verruckt at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Caleb Schwab was killed Sunday while zooming down the 168-ft. The only Schlitterbahn inspection reports provided by the Kansas Department of Labor are from 2012, before Verruckt even opened. "I'm really having a tough time with it".

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Obama warns of IS ability to inspire lone-wolf attacks

Trump has to say and make your own judgment with respect to how confident you feel about his ability to manage things like our nuclear triad", he said in response to a question from CNN's Barbara Starr. However, Mr Obama said military force would not be enough to defeat ISIS. "That includes an end to the kinds of aerial bombing and civilian death and destruction that we've seen carried out by the Assad regime, and Russian Federation may not be able to get there - either because they don't ...

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US says more military transparency needed in South China Sea

The flurry of Chinese intrusions follows a period of sustained pressure on China about its activities in the South China Sea, and Chinese criticism of what it saw as Japanese interference in that dispute. China has repeatedly denied doing so and has in turn criticized US patrols and exercises for ramping up tensions. According to a report, the existence of the aircraft hangars in the South China Sea on Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reefs in the Spratly Islands show the country could be ...

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Secret Service 'aware' of Trump's 2nd Amendment remark about Clinton

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence , which has endorsed Clinton, said Trump was encouraging gun violence "based on conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton". Trump then noted the power Clinton would have to nominate justices to the high court. While many Republicans have been trying to help Trump tone down his aggressive style, the billionaire real estate mogul appeared to cross the line yet again.

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Many understood that Trump had given an assassination threat to Clinton

Catherine Milhoan, a spokeswoman for the Secret Service, said: "We are aware of his comments". "Second Amendment people have incredible spirit and are tremendously unified", Miller said in a statement , "which gives them great political power".

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Brazil receive heavy criticism following goalless draw with Iraq at Olympics

Brazil and Neymar suffered another frustrating 90 minutes of Olympic football in Group A after being held by Iraq to a goalless draw on Sunday. Given the struggles on the men's side, the Brazilians seem to be pinning their hopes on Marta and her teammates at the Olympics.

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Turkey, Russia determined to boost ties: Erdogan

Russian Federation is ready to restore economic co-operation and other ties with Turkey , President Vladimir Putin has told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in St Petersburg, BBC reports. The two strongmen conspicuously skirted one major issue that divides them - the war in Syria. " Russia is a main, key and very important player in establishing peace in Syria", Mr Erdogan said.

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Satellite images show China has built aircraft hangers in South China Sea

China's building efforts on the Fiery Cross Reef (pictured below) show two potential military hangars on the southern end of the runway. Beijing claims most of the South China Sea, which sees ship traffic worth $5 trillion, annually. "They're reinforced to take a strike". South Korea's presidential office on Sunday rebuked China over its criticism of South Korea's decision to deploy the anti-missile defense, urging China instead to play a stronger role against North Korea's provocations.

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Firefighter dies after Dubai plane crash

Several Emirates flights were cancelled Thursday. All of the 282 passengers and 18 crew escaped with their lives after flight EK521 from Thiruvananthapuram in India was forced into an emergency landing before exploding in a fireball that gutted the fuselage yesterday lunchtime.

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World Vision questions Hamas aid theft claims

Israel intelligence also said Borsh confessed to the charges, and admitted that "other Palestinians who work for aid organisations are also working for Hamas". In an April 2012 article in the Huffington Post , president of World Vision, Richard Stearns, falsely accused Israel of restricting Palestinian Christians from attending Easter services in Jerusalem .

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Is the Secret Service subtweeting Donald Trump?

I heard about this Second Amendment quote. Clinton supporter Gabrielle Giffords, the former Democratic Arizona congresswoman who was wounded in an assassination attempt in 2011, said Trump's remarks are proof that he is unqualified to lead.

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CPS proposes budget is called balanced, teachers doubtful

The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/2aKkoEV) Claypool made the assertion Tuesday, a day after the district unveiled a $5.4 billion operating budget that assumes teachers will accept contract terms similar to those that were rejected in February.

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Republican CEO Meg Whitman Endorses Clinton Over "Demagogue" Trump

But Clinton's uptick here could prove critical, especially if she can sustain it amid the recent dip for Trump. Donald Trump's campaign chairman is playing down a rift between the Republican nominee and House Speaker Paul Ryan. economy's lackluster growth between April and June. Yet Trump's vice presidential nominee, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, appeared to break with him later in the day during a phone interview with Fox.

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McDonald's Shakes Up Menus By Ditching Artificial Preservatives

In other McDonald's menu news, the company made good on its commitment to only serve chicken not treated with antibiotics important to human medicine almost a year ahead of schedule. Altogether, the changes impact about half of the menu, McDonald's said. Artificial preservatives and high-fructose corn syrup have been dirty words in food culture for a good few years now, and McDonald's is hoping that their high-profile move away from them will be part of a charm offensive to get ...

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Hillary Clinton accepts 'milestone' nomination, pledges steady hand in risky world

Clinton said she's "so happy this day has come" - calling it big for women and men, "because when any barrier falls in America, for anyone, it clears the way for everyone". Through the final day of the convention, Clintons campaign tried to balance promoting a progressive message that would appeal to Sanders supporters with inching onto Republican turf left open by the unconventional campaign of Trump.

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Tim Tebow To Pursue Professional Baseball Career

Former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow, who played in the National Football League with the Denver Broncos and New York Jets, has made a decision to abandon his attempts to revive his football career and try baseball instead. "I have seen Tim's workouts, and people inside and outside the industry - scouts, executives, players and fans - will be impressed by his talent". "I guarantee that because it's Tim Tebow".

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ANC faces worst poll losses since apartheid

But the party has been weakened by corruption scandals, many of which concern President Jacob Zuma, and the country's stagnant economy, which has deteriorated since the global financial crash. Neither party appeared to have a majority in Johannesburg or Tshwane that would allow it to govern alone, raising the possibility of coalition governments.

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Did China build reinforced hangars on disputed islands?

It posted on its website pictures of the hangars being put up. South Korea and the United States have said THAAD would only be used in defense against North Korean ballistic missiles. Construction of hangars on the Mischief Reef (pictured below) are at an earlier stage than the other two reefs. Mr Cheng said after the meeting that he told Mr Kishida the islands were an integral part of China's territory and that the dispute should be resolved through diplomacy and dialogue.

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Clinton Camp Accuses Trump Of Supporting Hillary's Assassination

Although the Second Amendment people - maybe there is, I don't know", Trump told supporters at a rally in Wilmington , North Carolina. He added: "But I tell you what, that will be a terrible day, if Hillary gets to put her judges in, right now we're tied".

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US Swimmer Michael Phelps Becomes 21-Fold Olympic Champion

Le Clos, the defending champion, faded badly in the final 50m and finished out of the medals as Japan's Masato Sakai came through for a surprise silver in 1:53.40 with Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi taking bronze in 1:53.62. He had his 20th and 21st gold medals. Katinka Hosszu and Katie Ledecky struck further blows for girl power, but again it was all about Phelps, who later anchored the American 4x200 freestyle relay team to gold as the clock edged toward midnight local time.

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Philippine high court orders probe of judges 'linked to drug trade'

In 1972, the then President Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law, paving the way to a dictatorship that lasted until he was ousted in a popular revolt in 1986. His biggest critic, Senator Leila de Lima, said Duterte should show evidence by filing proper case in court. The NUJP said this was even worse than Mr.

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Rick Scott: Likely Mosquito-Borne Zika Cases in Florida

A small area north of downtown Miami that is about a square mile in size is believed to be the only place where the Zika virus is being transmitted from mosquitoes to people. The city's first case of Zika was reported on March 3, followed by a second case reported on April 22. There are now 1,661 cases of Zika virus confirmed in the continental USA, as well as another 4,729 in American territories, according to the CDC .

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Five day strike at Southern disrupts United Kingdom rail services

Under the new plans, the drivers will shut the doors using new technology and the conductors will take a "more customer service-based job" instead. GTR said it wanted "the flexibility to be able to run a train without a second member of staff on board" but insisted there would be no compulsory redundancies.

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Four New Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida Outbreak

So far, Trump has not addressed the Zika response in depth, though he told a Florida television station last week that Gov. Rick Scott , a Republican, "really seems to have it under control in Florida". Another 357 cases in Florida were brought in by people who were infected while traveling outside the United States. Although there is no FDA-licensed test for the virus, in July, they began testing for the virus through two separate Investigational New Drug (IND) applications for blood ...

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Wisconsin officials test for Zika-carrying mosquito as virus spreads, funding dwindles

The media report about a potential baby born at Alta Bates with the Zika virus follows closely on an advisory issued by the City of Berkeley on Monday urging people, especially pregnant women, to take precautions when traveling to avoid the Zika infection.

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Turkey and Russia Meet After Months of Tension

Turkey-Russia relations were severed past year after Turkey shot down a Russian military jet as it violated Turkish airspace. "The Turkish Stream will have two pipeline strings, through one, gas will be supplied for Turkey's domestic consumption, and through the other gas will be supplied to Europe", said Erdogan.

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Pennsylvania attorney general had sought revenge

Kane claimed the investigation was tainted by racism, while Fina, who headed the investigation, was angered by her accusation, according to the story. In response to the idea Kane was seeking revenge on political opponents, Shargel insisted, "It doesn't make any sense". After both prosecution and defense spent an hour, respectively, on opening statements, District Attorney Kevin Steele, showed the jury various original and redacted versions of disclosure statements, emails, memo's and other ...

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Theresa May and Vladimir Putin agree to improve relations

On Tuesday, the Kremlin's statement said that Putin and May expressed their dissatisfaction with the "current parameters of cooperation in the political, trade and economic spheres" during their phone conversation. The Kremlin strongman had accused the British government of being "overconfident" and "superficial" in the June referendum that saw the United Kingdom vote to split from the European Union.

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Fathers' pressure group occupies Labour leader Corbyn's roof

In a heated debate frequently interrupted by loud boos and cheers from the studio audience, Corbyn and Smith locked horns on the economy, Trident, and Labour disunity, but throughout the 90-minute discussion scarce mention of the low-carbon economy was made by either candidate.

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Israel arrests UN Gaza employee for 'aiding' Hamas

He was tasked with demolishing homes damaged in warfare and evacuating the waste. It said he had confessed to a number of charges, including helping to build a jetty in the northern Gaza Strip, with UNDP funding, that was later used by Hamas' naval forces.

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Indian activist Irom Sharmila breaks her 16-year-long fast

Sharmila has spent most of her detention in the hospital, where doctors make sure her condition is stable. When Sharmila was brought to the Court Complex this morning at around 11 in a tight security environment, mediapersons could not interact her as she has directly entered into the court room.


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