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Elder estimates the fire was 5 to 10 percent contained by mid-day Wednesday. Katie Horner, a state emergency management spokeswoman, said Wednesday that some structures have been destroyed but that state officials are awaiting damage assessments before releasing more details.
  • Barbara Bush in failing health, surrounded by family

    Barbara Bush in failing health, surrounded by family

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    Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health, a source close to the Bush family tells CNN . In a statement, the spokesman said Bush, 92, would instead focus on "comfort care" after consulting with doctors and family members. The other first lady was Abigail Adams. She and Former President George H.W. Bush have been married for 73 years and have both been dealing with health issues.
  • Working Families Party Endorses Nixon, Despite Pressure From Cuomo

    Working Families Party Endorses Nixon, Despite Pressure From Cuomo

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    Cynthia Nixon , second from left, poses for photos with members of the Working Families Party, including co-chair Karen Scharff, second from right, after securing the party's endorsement Saturday at the Albany Hilton. She is challenging current NY governor Andrew Cuomo - who is running for a third term - for the Democratic party nomination. Cuomo campaign spokeswoman Abbey Fashouer says the governor's "record of progressive accomplishment is unmatched".
  • Syria attack could be very soon or not so soon

    Syria attack could be very soon or not so soon

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    At stake in Syria is the potential for confrontation, if not outright conflict, between the US and Russian Federation, former Cold War foes whose relations have deteriorated in recent years over Moscow's intervention in Ukraine, its interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
  • Kremlin Spokesman Warns Against Syria Strike

    Kremlin Spokesman Warns Against Syria Strike

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    Asked about possible USA strikes on Syria, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that "it's necessary to avoid any steps that may fuel tensions in Syria". A military operation would be a big deal for Macron, his first military action as president, at a time of heightened domestic tensions over labor law changes.
  • GOP Senator says Trump promises to protect marijuana industry

    GOP Senator says Trump promises to protect marijuana industry

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    Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado said Friday that Trump made the pledge to him in a Wednesday night conversation. Gardner's blockade held up the confirmations of about 20 nominees at the Justice Department. During the 2016 campaign, Colorado reporter Brandon Rittman asked Trump whether he would enforce the federal ban on cannabis in states that had legalized, to which Trump responded, "I wouldn't do that, no..." The funding of Trump is viewed as vital.
  • Kentucky lawmakers override two of Governor Bevin's vetoes

    Kentucky lawmakers override two of Governor Bevin's vetoes

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    Crosby Stills, Nash and Young's hit "Teach Your Children" bellowed from the loud speakers. After a long day of teacher rallies across Kentucky , WHAS11 was able to speak with the governor to hear his opinion on the demonstrations. The impasse between the governor and the Republican lawmakers kicked off earlier this month , when the state legislature unveiled a tax package to dramatically cut income and business taxes in the state.
  • Major Ice Storm Could Hit Mississauga This Weekend

    Major Ice Storm Could Hit Mississauga This Weekend

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    Patchy rain will blanket much of Southwestern Ontario Saturday morning before changing to freezing rain that will last into the evening before tapering off, Environment Canada said in a statement. Environment Canada said freezing rain, ice pellets and snow are affecting areas stretching from Windsor, Ont., up to the Muskoka region and east to Ottawa.
  • Guardiola: Man Utd can still win the title

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    We can only try to focus and win at Tottenham and then Swansea, " the former Barcelona manager added. 'When I saw the pundits and the people in November, they say it's already done, it's impossible that City - if they don't lose in six months, three or four months - it's impossible for them to drop points.
  • Lawmakers say Trump exploring rejoining Pacific trade talks

    Lawmakers say Trump exploring rejoining Pacific trade talks

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    During his campaign, Trump made the push against the TPP a cornerstone of his worldwide policy. Trump's decision to withdraw from the TPP was among his first actions after he was inaugurated in 2017. Senator Ben Sasse, Nebraska Republican who participated in a meeting with Trump on Thursday where he spoke about rejoining the deal, said: "He multiple times reaffirmed the point that TPP might be easier to join now".
  • One Palestinian Killed, Dozens Injured in Clashes on Gaza-Israel Border

    One Palestinian Killed, Dozens Injured in Clashes on Gaza-Israel Border

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    The protests since March 30 have posed a challenge to Israel, which has dismissed criticism of its use of live fire, saying its rules of engagement are necessary and will not change. Hundreds flocked to one of 5 teams near Gaza town, stepping on a big flag. That day will mark the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment - an event Palestinians refer to as the "Nakba" or "Catastrophe".
  • More deaths in Gaza as protests continue

    More deaths in Gaza as protests continue

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    Tens of thousands of Gazans continue to protest at the border for the third week in a row. More than 10,000 Palestinians are participating in demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border. In all, 27 protesters were killed and hundreds wounded by army fire since late March. The protests are scheduled to last more than six weeks and end on May 15, known as "Nakba Day".
  • Democrats say it's time for Pruitt to be out as EPA chief

    Democrats say it's time for Pruitt to be out as EPA chief

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    If confirmed as deputy administrator, Andrew Wheeler would be next in line to lead if embattled administrator Scott Pruitt is forced out or resigns. But President Trump has stood by Pruitt, claiming that he's doing a "great" job under "siege". Udall joined most Democrats in voting against Wheeler's bid.
  • Trump delays Syria strike decision

    Trump delays Syria strike decision

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    Syria's ongoing conflict started as a local protest movement in the southern city of Dara'a before expanding into a full-fledged civil war by 2012. Qatar hosts the United States' main air operations center for the Middle East, which would coordinate any American air attack in Syria .
  • CDC Says Lettuce Grown In Yuma Could Cause Sickness

    CDC Says Lettuce Grown In Yuma Could Cause Sickness

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    No specific grower, supplier, distributor or brand has been identified at this time . The agency also warns not to eat lettuce if you are not sure whether or not it is romaine. The patients are between 12 and 84 years old. "Among ill people, 65% are female", officials said. However, U.S. health officials stopped short of naming romaine lettuce, instead saying the outbreak was "likely" connected to " leafy greens ".
  • Taliban seize district in Afghanistan's Ghazni province

    Taliban seize district in Afghanistan's Ghazni province

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    The center of Khwaja Omari district is 10kms far from Ghazni City and shares a border with Jaghato district of Wardak province. The militants also set off an improvised explosive device (IED) and fired a rocket on responding police unit that arrived at the scene, resulting a police commander killed and four police officers wounded, the official added.
  • John Kelly Reportedly Told Comey Trump Was 'Dishonorable' For Firing Him

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    The RNC will employ a war room to monitor Comey's TV appearances and have a rapid response team poised to rebut every assertion that's critical of the president, the Post reports. Comey himself doesn't speak in the video. In recent weeks, Trump has continued to attack Comey on Twitter, and Comey has suggested he will have his say through his book.
  • US, France and United Kingdom discuss gas attack response

    US, France and United Kingdom discuss gas attack response

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    Asked whether France would take military action, Macron said his country will continue discussing technical and strategic information with USA and British allies and "in the coming days we will announce our decision". Macron said he would decide "in the coming days" on his response, in conjunction with the U.S. and Britain. Senior Russian figures have warned that missiles threatening the country's forces in Syria will be shot down and their launch sites targeted.
  • Pennsylvania School District Arms Teachers With Mini-Bats

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    In a story you're going to be convinced originated on the satirical website The Onion, a Pennsylvania school district is arming its teachers with baseball bats. In March, Blue Mountain School District in Schuylkill County dished details of its safety plan, which includes equipping each classroom with a five-gallon bucket of rocks to "stone" a school shooter.
  • Pope Francis admits 'serious mistakes' in Chile sex abuse cases

    Pope Francis admits 'serious mistakes' in Chile sex abuse cases

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    Abuse victims alleged that Bishop Barros - then a priest - had witnessed their abuse by his mentor, Fr Fernando Karadima. If Barros and two other Karadima-trained bishops were also to resign, Francis would have the chance to remake the Chilean Church hierarchy - a reform that victims have long called for.
  • Real & Juve Stars Clash In Tunnel

    Real & Juve Stars Clash In Tunnel

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    Prenderville also relayed a section of La Repubblica's report, in which it said Juventus went from "the dream to the apocalypse". "The four teams in the semifinals could end up winning the title and we are aware of that as we try to make it through to (the final in) Kiev".
  • Parkland teacher arrested for leaving loaded gun in a public bathroom

    Parkland teacher arrested for leaving loaded gun in a public bathroom

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    In addition, his mother, who died from a respiratory illness, received an annuity of $3,333 in September to an account she shared with Nikolas. Finkelstein also said that if Cruz's inheritance, should he be entitled to it, is paid out in monthly installments, the total funds could amount to a million dollars.
  • Pompeo supports Trump plan to 'fix' Iran deal

    Pompeo supports Trump plan to 'fix' Iran deal

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    The outgoing CIA Director , Mike Pompeo , told lawmakers Thursday that the special counsel Robert Mueller interviewed him as part of the Russian Federation investigation. He said sanctions against Russian Federation and the decision to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine were evidence that Mr Trump's "national security strategy, rightfully, has identified Russian Federation as a danger to our country".
  • Trump's national security team meets on Syria

    Trump's national security team meets on Syria

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    In the past, Trump has condemned others for forecasting military plans, repeatedly blistering President Barack Obama during the 2016 campaign. With punitive United States military action seemingly imminent, Russian Federation scrambled to deflect blame from its ally Bashar al-Assad and, according to a monitor group, Syrian forces evacuated key defense buildings in Damascus .
  • California joins Guard border mission, shuns Trump's message

    California joins Guard border mission, shuns Trump's message

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    Brown says he'll deploy about 400 troops. They will join 250 existing California National Guard troops, including 55 who are at the border. Brown said the additional members would contribute to the guard's ongoing efforts, which include "targeting transnational criminal gangs, human traffickers and illegal firearm and drug smugglers along the border, the coast and throughout the state".
  • Paige Officially Announces Her Retirement From In-Ring Competition

    Paige Officially Announces Her Retirement From In-Ring Competition

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    Footage from the November event in which she was injured at Nassau Coliseum in New York City, US, shows Paige being kicked in the back by Sasha Banks. Paige claimed the WWE was "her heart, her soul and her blood", adding: "This is one of the hardest things I will ever have to say in my career". As Paige's entire life has revolved around wrestling, she could feel the exact same way he did by being in the role.