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Wildfires sweep through California wine country

More than a dozen wildfires stoked by powerful winds have swept through California wine country, destroying at least 1,500 homes and businesses and sending an estimated 20,000 people on a flight to safety. One person was killed in a fire ...

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Sources: Embiid, 76ers reach $148M extension

7:07 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has agreed to a five-year, $ 148 million designated rookie scale maximum contract extension, league sources told ESPN. The designated exception — termed “the super-max” — allows Embiid to earn ...

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Africa: Nigerian Footballer Accuses Sex Workers of Ripping Him Off

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Nigerian international footballer and Watford forward Isaac Success has reportedly been arrested after a quarrel with four escorts, accusing them of cheating him out of U.S.$ 2,600, according to The Sun. AllAfrica News: Latest

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NFL coach resigns after video shows him snorting white substance

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster has quit his position after a video was released on social media showing him snorting a white powdery substance. CNN.com – RSS Channel – US

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Hunter airlifted to hospital after wounded moose fights back

A Newfoundland man was airlifted to hospital on Saturday after a five-minute battle with a wounded moose. CBC | Canada News

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Lives lost in Mexico quake could have been saved, engineers say

MEXICO CITY –  Warm lighting would enhance the wood floors’ natural glow, the developer promised, so when all the custom lightbulbs burnt out, Anahi Abadia and her husband grudgingly drove to Home Depot to replenish supplies for their chic new ...

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How fake news almost destroyed two Kenyan tribes

In August of 2012, two major tribes in Kenya’s Tana River District took part in some of the worst ethnic clashes in the country’s history. The Orma, nomadic cattle-herders, and their farming neighbours, the Pokomo, have a history of fighting ...

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Follow live: Scherzer, Nats face Cubs in pivotal NLDS Game 3

If Max Scherzer is hamstrung by his hamstring, it’s not showing. The Nats ace hasn’t allowed a hit through five innings of Game 3. His command is starting to waver though. After throwing 27 of 39 pitches for strikes through ...

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