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Rain storms could bring more misery for California fire evacuees

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CHICO, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands of people displaced by California’s most destructive wildfire, including hundreds living in tents and cars, face heavy rains next week that could trigger dangerous floods and mudslides, while helping douse the flames. After losing their home in Magalia in the Camp Fire, Robin Tompkins and her son, Lukas, line up Read More

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

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

Amid progress against California blaze, number of missing soars

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Family members and survivors on Friday sought news of the 630 people considered missing after the deadliest wildfire in California history reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble, and killed 63. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, known as Cal Fire, said the blaze, Read More

'I brace myself': anxious search for the missing in California fire

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(Reuters) – Rose Farrell was an independent-minded 99-year-old determined to live by herself in Paradise, California. A caregiver checked on her daily and she relied on a walker, but still had her car in her driveway. A view of homes destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, U.S. November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Read More

#Romanovs100 wins silver at Clio Entertainment in LA

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RT’s historical project dedicated to Russia’s last reigning family – the Romanovs, took silver in LA at the prestigious Clio Entertainment Awards. #Romanovs100 won silver in the Television/Streaming: Original Content category – a second award for the project following a gold in News/Media/Publishing Content Marketing Strategy/Campaign at the Drum Content Awards in London. The project Read More

Families anxious to learn fate of hundreds missing in California fire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfire in California history sought news on Friday on the missing 630 people – 10 times the number of confirmed dead – from the fast-moving blaze that reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble. With nearly 12,000 homes and Read More

Khashoggi supporters defend free speech at symbolic funeral

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A cold wind swept through the courtyard of Fatih Mosque in one of Istanbul’s most conservative neighbourhoods. Hundreds of people were there to attend the symbolic funeral of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. His was the first of three funerals at the mosque on Friday. Image: Hundreds of people turned out to say prayers for Read More

Relatives seek news as California wildfire missing numbers rise

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfire in California history sought news on Friday on the 630 people missing a week after the fast-moving blaze reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble. With nearly 12,000 homes and buildings burned, refugees from the fire have taken Read More