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Winds and Hot Temps Fuel Fast-Moving Fires in Southern California

That fire has burned more than 100 acres. Firefighters battled a pair of fast-moving fires on Tuesday that already consumed about 4,500 acres in the San Gabriel Mountains, prompting the evacuation of about 685 homes as triple-digit temperatures h...

Lagging in fundraising, Trump calls on GOP for more support

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has been on the campaign trail for a year now, and federal finance reports detail a campaign unafraid to co-mingle political and business endeavors in an unprecedented way - even as he is making appeals...

Stepfather of slain New Hampshire girl faces arraignment

Amanda Chapple said Monday night that she first met Celina Cass when she was 3 and her daughters were friends with the West Stewartstown girl. Her body was found six days later in the Connecticut River, about a half mile from her home. But no one was...

Three Arrested At Holland Tunnel With Arsenal Of Weapons

The exact number of people arrested wasn't immediately confirmed. The vehicle, which has bright green and red accents, also had decals that said Higher Ground Tactical, which is the name of a gun range in Pennsylvania. Supreme Court challenge. The of...

Orlando gunman posted threats to Facebook before massacre

Officials are investigating whether Salman, 30, had any prior knowledge of her husband's plan to attack and kill patrons at the nightclub, where he went on a rampage in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing 49 people and wounding 53 others, befo...

Man arrested trying to assasinate Trump at Vegas rally, officials say

During the conversation, Sandford allegedly tried to take the officer's gun without warning. Sandford, who has a United Kingdom passport and had lived in the U.S. On Friday he went to a shooting range to learn how to use a handgun in preparation fo...

Southwest Grapples With Soaring Temperatures

Firefighters rescued the unidentified woman, who was an avid hiker and a personal trainer, and she later died at a hospital, fire Capt. Larry Subervi said . Pets walking outside in the daytime can face surface temperatures of 150 to 170 degrees. E...

Bannister strikes out 11, Arizona beats Miami 5-1 at CWS

A rain delay paused the game in the bottom of the sixth inning. Miami (50-13) will play UC Santa Barbara in an elimination game. After a sacrifice fly and a strikeout, he plunked JJ Matijevic, then walked Kyle Lewis with the bases loaded to force in ...

Donald Trump praises Israel's racial profiling, calls for same in US

But Attorney General Loretta Lynch cautioned against such an approach on Sunday, telling CNN's Dana Bash that maintaining contacts within the Muslim community is very important because "if they're from that community and they're being radicalized, th...

Police seek parental information on girls living with man

Mr Kaplan, 51, was arrested after authorities discovered he had been keeping another 11 girls aged between six months and 18 years, two of which he had fathered with the 18-year-old, at his house in Feasterville, Pennsylvania. Her concern was raised ...

Trump's new Obama claims thrust him into uncharted territory

It has led the White House hopeful to reiterate claims he made last December that America needs to put a temporary ban on Muslims entering the country in order to deal with terrorism. "If we had people , where the bullets were going in the opposit...

Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Having support from Warren would boost Clinton's ability to court highly motivated Sanders supporters who have been fired up against Clinton during the unexpectedly long primary battle. "It is absolutely a joy and an honour that President Obama and...

New voters among many California voters heading to the polls

Riverside County voters only gave Harris 29 percent of the vote and Sanchez finished with 19 percent. "No-Party Preference" vote-by-mail voters have until Tuesday (5/31) to request a crossover ballot from the Registrar of Voters. "Our experience ...

Ryan: Republicans should follow 'conscience' on Trump

This is a different kind of year. "I'll give you a 50 percent interest from the start, and you can cash out the value of your initial interest ($150 million) when you want, ' There's no bribe there, and Trump could go away with the $150 mil...

Elizabeth Warren to endorse Hillary Clinton

Obama Administration spokesman Josh Earnest said Senator Sanders wasn't surprised to hear the President was endorsing his former secretary of state. "Clinton's campaign is having a fantastic week, while Trump's campaign is having a hard one. Grea...

Dem senator wages filibuster, claims progress on gun control

Indiana's Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly participated in a almost 15-hour filibuster on gun control in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting . Other Senate Democrats are signing up for time slots to extend the filibuster throughout the evening...

Parents 'overwhelmed' by support after gator kills toddler

Lane was paddling in shallow water on Tuesday night when the alligator attacked him, with his parents forced to watch in terror as it clenched its jaws around him. "We are devastated and ask for privacy during this extremely hard time", they said. ...

Wilfire near California oil refinery burning out of control

More than 1,200 personnel were responding to the wild fire, which has been burning since it started near Refugio Road, west of Goleta, California Wednesday. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has issued mandatory evacuations for certain area...

Boy, 3, dies after being found in a hot car in Houston

The Houston Fire Department announced on Thursday that a 3-year-old boy has died after going into cardiac arrest in a hot vehicle outside of his family's home in north Houston . He's the poster child for being the energizer bunny. "He was a hand...

Newtown victim's mom pens open letter after Orlando shooting

Even though this mass shooting appears to have involved terrorism, the common denominator in all of these crimes is easy, unfettered access to guns, It is an uniquely American problem with deadly outcomes. The central point for debate in the gun deal...

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Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the ...

Springfield Honors Fallen at Peace Officers Memorial

Every year since 1982, members of the US law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on Peace Officer's Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.to mourn the fallen...

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

In addition to being healthy, Davis was known among friends and classmates for advocating against using drugs and alcohol, Watts said. " He didn't do any of that ". Another team f...

Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Trump's daring decision to oust Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation that ultimately led to his downfall. Mr. Cl...

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be fun...

Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

He said non-essential employees were asked to stay home Wednesday while crews prepare to fill in the collapsed portion of the tunnel. The U.S. Department of Energy's Mark Heeter ...

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

South Korea is not willing to sacrifice itself for United States global domination, and that is true also for Asia, where the Philippines and other countries like Thailand are cal...

Levee breaks in Arkansas as record flooding continues to plague the region

Water had begun to spill over the top of the levee on Tuesday and it breached on Wednesday. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundat...

'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules

Guzman's lawyers also sought more freedom to communicate with people in order to plan his defense, including his wife and potential witnesses. The judge did, however, rule that G...

7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

The witness said the gunman initially shot back at the officers, and three officers shot him to bring him down. One of the women died at the hospital. Rikky Galiendes, 27, heard ...

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Trump's Deputy Assistant to leave White House

The Times report said that Gorka will "likely" be moved to a role outside the White House but still be part of the administration. A senior official told the outlet that he w...

Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Asked about Orrick's ruling Wednesday, Trump averred that he is "never surprised by the 9th Circuit", reinforcing an early morning tweet in which he declared that it "has a bad ...

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Authorities sweep Hawkins Middle School after reports of a possible shooter emerged Wednesday morning. His connection to the Hawkins Middle School incident remains unclear. Mason C...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Friends and family are gently interacting with and approaching her as she copes with the aftermath of her ordeal, her sister told a CNN affiliate. "The first thing I did was just...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

In remarks delivered after signing an executive order to clamp down on steel dumping, Trump promised action on the files within the next two weeks, and took a swipe at Canada's sup...