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Lake Fire in California continues to rage, growing to 11,000 acres

More than 5,000 structures are threatened and three have been destroyed, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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7:16pm PDT - August 13th, 2020

Southern California wildfire forces evacuation of hundreds of homes - Reuters India

A California wildfire forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes as it raged largely unchecked through densely forested mountains north of Los Angeles that last burned some 50 to 100 years ago, fire officials said on Thursday.

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3:35pm PDT - August 13th, 2020

Southern California wildfire forces evacuation of hundreds of homes - Reuters Africa

A California wildfire forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes as it raged largely unchecked through densely forested mountains north of Los Angeles that last burned some 50 to 100 years ago, fire officials said on Thursday.

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3:32pm PDT - August 13th, 2020

New Southern California wildfire expected to linger for days - Reuters

A Southern California wildfire that engulfed more than 10,000 acres in less than a day was slowed on Thursday by light rains, but is still raging and will remain a formidable threat for several days, firefighters said.

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11:30am PDT - August 13th, 2020

Firefighters make 'good progress' on forest fire burning near Red Lake Ont.

A forest fire near Red Lake Ont., had grown on Tuesday to cover 750 hectares and was burning just two kilometres from the community. However, as of Thursday morning, the fire has been reduced to cover about 550 hectares and the burn toward the community had s…

lake fire - CBC News
7:12am PDT - August 13th, 2020

Wildfires spreading in West, Lake fire forces evacuations

Meanwhile, the East Coast is expecting more rain Thursday.

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5:47am PDT - August 13th, 2020

Residents of Red Lake, Ont., urged to leave as fire burns toward town

Residents of Red Lake, Ont., are being urged to leave due to the Red Lake 49 forest fire. Though it has grown less than 100 hectares since Tuesday evening, the fire is now burning just two kilometres outside the town due to a change in wind patterns.

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2:00pm PDT - August 12th, 2020

Inside the wild world of luxury RV travel in America, where an RV site can cost up to $3 million and business is booming amid the pandemic

  • Infinity pools, multimillion-dollar clubhouses, tennis courts, and spas are among the many amenities at luxury RV resorts.
  • RV lots can come with villas or cottages that are outfitted with private kitchens, sun decks, fire pits, and private p…

    lake fire - Business Insider
    5:45am PDT - August 12th, 2020

Democrat Joe Biden chooses U.S. Senator Kamala Harris for White House running mate - Reuters India

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday picked Senator Kamala Harris as his choice for vice president, making her the first Black woman on a major-party U.S. presidential ticket and giving him a partner well prepared to go on the attack against…

lake fire - Reuters
7:07pm PDT - August 11th, 2020

Australia, NZ shares fall as virus fears deepen - Reuters

Australian shares fell on Wednesday on worries that a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the country's second-most populous state would further slam economic activity, while gold stocks slumped after bullion prices plunged overnight.

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6:58pm PDT - August 11th, 2020

Twitter expressed interest in buying TikTok's U.S. operations - sources - Reuters India

Twitter Inc has approached TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance to express interest in acquiring the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as experts raised doubts over Twitter's ability to put together financ…

lake fire - Reuters
7:03pm PDT - August 8th, 2020

Police Officer Fired After Allegedly Mishandling Explicit Photos of Slain University of Utah Student

An officer was fired after an investigation found he "mishandled" photographs used to extort University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey.

lake fire - Time
10:22am PDT - August 8th, 2020

Bawsey Country Park: Man dies after 'getting into difficulty' in lake - BBC News

  1. Bawsey Country Park: Man dies after 'getting into difficulty' in lake  BBC News
  2. Norfolk drowning – man’s body pulled from water after getting into difficulty swimming near King’s Lynn in hea  The Sun
  3. Body of a swimmer has been pull…

    lake fire - BBC News
    9:35am PDT - August 8th, 2020

Sasol expects delay in last unit in U.S. project to come onstream - Reuters

South Africa's Sasol Ltd said on Thursday that the remaining unit to come online at its Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP) in Louisiana is likely to reach meaningful output levels by October, a month delayed from its prior guidance.

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10:43pm PDT - July 22nd, 2020

Body Found In Building Burned During Minneapolis Protests Over George Floyd’s Murder

A dead body was discovered on Monday in a building that was burnt in May during protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, police said in a statement.

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8:09am PDT - July 21st, 2020

A Bus Driver in China Killed Himself and 20 Others After His Home Was Demolished

The man is believed to have deliberately driven his bus into a lake following the demolition of his public housing block.

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7:55am PDT - July 14th, 2020