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Teams search for 1,000 missing in California's deadliest wildfire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state’s deadliest wildfire topped 1,000. Trish Moutard (C), of Sacramento, and other volunteers search for human remains with Moutard’s cadaver dog, Read More

California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Recovery teams with cadaver dogs pressed on with their search for more victims in a flame-ravaged northern California town on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of more than 1,000 people reported missing in the deadliest wildfire in state history. Remains of at least 71 people have been recovered Read More

'Yemen war can end if world acts now'

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The world must act now to end the war in Yemen and save millions of people from the brink of famine, the man who is trying to broker a peace deal has told Sky News. Martin Griffiths, the United Nations special envoy for Yemen, said in an exclusive interview that the way ahead would be Read More

California presses search for fire victims, number of missing soars

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Recovery workers with cadaver dogs pressed on with their search for more victims in a flame-ravaged northern California town on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of more than 600 people reported missing in the deadliest wildfire in state history. Remains of at least 63 people have been recovered Read More

Cyclone 'Gaja' makes landfall in south India, kills 11 people

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A fallen pole and a damaged motorbike are seen in a road after cyclone Gaja hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India, November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A cyclone made landfall in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Friday, killing at least 11 people, Read More

Number of missing in California wildfires rises to 631

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The number of people reported missing in California’s deadly wildfires has jumped to 631, as 65 victims are confirmed dead. The revised official list of the 631 individuals whose whereabouts and fate remain unknown is more than double the 297 recorded earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office. “I want you to Read More

Yemen peace talks poised to go ahead, says UN envoy

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The man trying to broker peace in Yemen said he is hopeful a new round of talks between the warring sides will begin within weeks provided a lull in fighting for a key port city holds. Martin Griffiths, the United Nations special envoy for Yemen, revealed in an interview he has overcome a hurdle that Read More

Tally of missing in California's deadliest blaze surpasses 600

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – A search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday, as authorities expanded to 630 the number of those reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. At least 63 people have been confirmed dead in the Camp Read More

Number of missing in California wildfires rises to 630

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The number of people reported missing in California’s deadly wildfires has jumped to 630, as 65 victims are confirmed dead. The revised official list of the 630 people whose whereabouts and fate remain unknown is more than double the 297 recorded earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office. “I want you to Read More

Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. At least 56 people have been confirmed dead so far Read More