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Eric Darling and his dog Wyatt are part of a search team from Orange County in Southern California who are among several teams conducting a second search of a mobile home park after the deadly Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The team is doing a second search because there are outstanding reports of missing people whose last known address was at the mobile home park. They look for clues that may indicate someone couldn't get out, such as a car in the driveway or a wheelchair ramp. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)
November 24, 2018 - 12:07 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A deadly wildfire is nearly contained thanks to several days of rain in Northern California. But search crews are still completing the meticulous task of combing through ash and debris that are now damp and muddy. Searchers planned to resume their grim task Saturday after...
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This Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, image made from a video provided by ABC 33/40, authorities respond after reports of shots fired at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, a Birmingham, Ala., suburb. A man was shot and killed by police after a fight at the mall ahead of Black Friday shopping resulted in gunfire that injured several. (ABC 33/40 via AP)
November 23, 2018 - 11:59 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A man killed by a police officer after a Thanksgiving night shooting at an Alabama shopping mall, was "likely" not the gunman who shot a teenager earlier that evening, police clarified Friday. The incident began with a fight and shooting Thanksgiving night in the glitzy mall...
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Eric Darling and his dog Wyatt are part of a search team from Orange County in Southern California who are among several teams conducting a second search of a mobile home park after the deadly Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The team is doing a second search because there are outstanding reports of missing people whose last known address was at the mobile home park. They look for clues that may indicate someone couldn't get out, such as a car in the driveway or a wheelchair ramp. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)
November 23, 2018 - 11:58 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Rains are helping douse a massive and deadly Northern California wildfire. The blaze that destroyed Paradise, California, and nearby towns was 95 percent contained as of Friday night. The heavy rain and strong wind are also complicating the search process for the remains of...
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, second right, lines up with people at a polling station, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 23, 2018 - 10:48 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai's landslide victory in 2016 will...
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CORRECTS NAME TO CHRIS STEVENS INSTEAD OF CRAIG STEVENS - National Urban Search & Rescue Response System Orange County CATF-5 team members Imelda Cordova, third from right, talks to Andrew Ricker and Chris Stevens, far right, as their team takes cover from the rain in Paradise, Calif., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. High winds and heavy rains are temporarily halting the work of some search teams out looking for remains of people caught up in the deadly wildfire. The Camp Fire, which destroyed the historical mining town of Paradise, is the most deadly in state history, with 84 fatalities as of Friday, according to statistics from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. It's also the deadliest in the U.S. in a century. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)
November 23, 2018 - 10:35 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Rain helped extinguish a deadly wildfire in Northern California's Gold Rush country, but the moisture also turned ash into thick paste and hindered the hunt for telltale fragments of bone that could indicate a body. Searchers resumed their grim task Friday afternoon after a...
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, center, speaks to journalists after a vote in local elections in New Taipei City, Taiwan Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Taiwanese have begun voting in midterm local elections seen as a referendum on the administration of President Tsai, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (Kyodo News via AP)
November 23, 2018 - 10:24 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai's landslide victory in 2016 will...
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A man talks on his mobile phone as he looks across the border structure, in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and says that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
November 23, 2018 - 10:14 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday he was asking the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants, most of whom were camped out inside a sports complex. The comments by Mayor Juan...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2014, file photo, a woman works on the dessert table prior to a dinner where wealthy New Yorkers will sit down with some of the city's homeless at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City. What's known as the "Fair Share Friday" dinner is marking its fifth anniversary at the church on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. About 330 people are expected. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File)
November 23, 2018 - 9:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an elegant holiday dinner crafted by major hotel chefs and served on Manhattan's Park Avenue. And many of the guests are homeless. What's known as the "Fair Share Friday" dinner is marking its fifth anniversary at St. Bartholomew's Church, an Episcopal congregation. Hosted by...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018, file photo, South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon after exchanging the joint statement during their meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. South Korea says the United Nations Security Council has granted sanctions exemption for surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP, File)
November 23, 2018 - 9:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Saturday that the United Nations Security Council granted an exemption to sanctions that will allow surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South. The surveys would require the South to bring to the North fuel and a...
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, center, speaks to journalists after a vote in local elections in New Taipei City, Taiwan Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Taiwanese have begun voting in midterm local elections seen as a referendum on the administration of President Tsai, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (Kyodo News via AP)
November 23, 2018 - 9:36 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese have begun voting in midterm local elections seen as a referendum on the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai's landslide victory in 2016 will decide the races for 22...
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