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Those orders remained in place Saturday. Paradise Canyon Road from Highway 154 east to the first river crossing, Rosario Park and all of Stagecoach Road and Farren Road and Las Varas Canyon Road are also included in the evacuation order. For large animal evacuations, call the Animal Services hotline at 681-4332. The center will accept small pets for those who are temporarily residing there, and the Santa Barbara Humane Society is also available to assist evacuees with small animals, the ...
  • Korea mulls assistance for N. Korea's upcoming census

    Korea mulls assistance for N. Korea's upcoming census

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    Among the countries surveyed, the Japanese are most negative on North Korea: 94% say they have an unfavorable view, including 78% who say they have a very unfavorable opinion. The officials declined to name the target but said larger Chinese banks will remain untouched for now. Universities and research institutes are among the places across the hermit kingdom where North Korea's biological weapon programme is being developed, according to the Rand report.
  • Tony Blair: Europe willing 'to accommodate Britain'

    Tony Blair: Europe willing 'to accommodate Britain'

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    The march toward Brexit was being driven by longstanding political divisions with in the Conservative Party, he said. Blair said political changes on the continent, including the election of Emmanuel Macron in France , have made an alternative to a hard Brexit more likely.
  • 88th minute goal sees USMNT win Group B on goal difference

    88th minute goal sees USMNT win Group B on goal difference

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    Nicaragua is the bottom feeder in Group B, losing 2-0 to Martinique and 2-1 to Panama. Earlier in the day, with a 3-0 victory over Martinique, Panama turned up the pressure on the United States . Bedoya intercepted a pass deep in Nicaragua's end and tried working a combination with Dwyer. Arroyo doubled the advantage in the 60th minute, collecting a carom off a corner kick and depositing a left-footed shot that deflected into the net.
  • 'Kissing defense' leads to reversal of sprinter's drug ban

    'Kissing defense' leads to reversal of sprinter's drug ban

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    He later told the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) he had contaminated the substance from his girlfriend. He added that she had to take the pills apart to make them easier to swallow. Roberts, was part of Team USA's winning 4×400-meter relay team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, finished second in the 400, and will compete in August at the world championships in London.
  • USA considers sanctions on Chinese companies over North Korea

    USA considers sanctions on Chinese companies over North Korea

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    Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said during a news conference on Thursday that the North's missile test-firing could be a "roadshow" aimed at selling the weapons. A Chinese government official said Thursday that China-North Korea trade was worth $2.6 billion in the first half of 2017, up about 10% over the same period previous year.
  • Tonga qualifies for Rugby World Cup

    Tonga qualifies for Rugby World Cup

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    Instead, they finished as the third-placed team in Oceania and will now have to play a repechage against a second tier European side, possibly Portugal, to claim their World Cup berth. Fiji, who secured qualification last week when they defeated Tonga 14-10, scored five tries in total, including a hat-trick to scrum-half Henry Seniloli.
  • Qatari FM says Gulf standoff can not be resolved in a day

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    He supported the mediation efforts of Kuwait and other countries, including the United States, stressing that terrorism should be countered. He also met with Kuwaiti and Saudi officials. The Arab bloc cut ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting "extremism and terrorism", an allegation which Qatar denied. Tillerson, however, said the discussions had been "helpful" and that the US planned to keep at it.
  • Oregon Driver Arrested For Towing Her Children In A Red Wagon

    Oregon Driver Arrested For Towing Her Children In A Red Wagon

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    In a police document , Lieutenant McKee said: 'Witnesses reported Donohue was indignant when confronted by motorists pleading with her to stop, telling them to "mind your own business". At one point, McKee said, a witness reported the wagon had come up on its back two wheels and the 3-year-old was crying. Donahue attempted to walk away from her auto with her children when police arrived and eventually arrested her.
  • Canada cautions United States governors against shortcuts in Nafta talks

    Canada cautions United States governors against shortcuts in Nafta talks

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned USA governors against "politically tempting shortcuts" as the two countries and Mexico prepare to renegotiate the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). And Trudeau noted Canada is a bigger customer than China, to the tune of $152 billion. In addition, Pence and Trudeau spoke about US-Canada mutually beneficial trade and investment relationship and agreed to work on disagreements in the sector.
  • US Retail Sales Unexpectedly Drop For Second Straight Month In June

    US Retail Sales Unexpectedly Drop For Second Straight Month In June

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    Department stores, food services and drinking places, and grocery sales also reported declines in sales during the month of June. As consumer spending is a major driver of USA economic growth, the sluggish retail sales report in June might damp down expectations for strong economic growth in the second quarter of the year.
  • Lewis Hamilton sets pace in final practice at British Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton sets pace in final practice at British Grand Prix

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    Bottas had been quickest in FP1 and FP2, with his best time being a 1:28.496 on Pirelli's super soft compound tires. The unpredictable weather was giving more of the mid-pack drivers chance to shine in terms of speed and tactics - and then when it dried up the Mercedes of Hamilton put on a show.