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The specific circumstances surrounding the cause remain under investigation, according to a Cal Fire news release. It was 97 percent contained as of Saturday. CalFire is offering a $2,000 reward for information about the person responsible for starting the fire. Anyone with knowledge of who started it is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 559-498-7867.
  • Extreme weather hits parts of Europe

    Extreme weather hits parts of Europe

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    The extreme heat produced "red" warnings for 10 countries, including Albania, Serbia, Romania, Croatia , and parts of Spain , France and Italy. "I doubt even the United Kingdom will experience any of the heat that mainland Europe is getting".
  • Irish PM proposes EU-UK custom union after Brexit

    Irish PM proposes EU-UK custom union after Brexit

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    The British government on Friday ordered a rainbow gay rights flag to be flown above its main office in Belfast - Stormont House - to coincide with the largest gay pride festival in Northern Ireland , the only British region where gay marriage is illegal.
  • Australia charges two with terrorism offences in 'Islamic-inspired' plot

    Australia charges two with terrorism offences in 'Islamic-inspired' plot

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    Explosives for the device were sent to Australia via air cargo from Turkey and the bomb was assembled with assistance from an Islamic State commander, Phelan said, without identifying the person. The two suspects are due to appear in court on Friday. However, police said the chemical weapon was "a long way" from being functional. Communications with the extremist group began in April and they sent components and propellants through worldwide cargo from Turkey to the men, police said.
  • Philippine police say crackdown to target more drug lords

    Philippine police say crackdown to target more drug lords

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    But on the face of it, it appears to have been an operation gone horribly wrong. Duterte rejected criticism of the raid, including why it was conducted at night. Detained Senator Leila de Lima questioned the serving of warrants under the cover of darkness and the disabling of the CCTV cameras before the police raid.
  • Haryana BJP chief's son held for stalking woman

    Haryana BJP chief's son held for stalking woman

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    Vikas Barala was arrested along with his friend, Ashish Kumar, after the girl called up the police control room late Friday night. The Police said that further investigation is underway regarding the incident. However, the police said that more sections could be added against the accused based on the statement given by the girl to the magistrate. Both the accused are law students.
  • Putin vacationing shirtless in Siberia mountains

    Putin vacationing shirtless in Siberia mountains

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    Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who loves to cultivate a virile man-of-action image, was shown on Russian TV Saturday spear-fishing in a camouflage wetsuit, piloting a powerboat and catching some rays while on a Siberian holiday. Putin for part of the trip. Trump has been president for about 200 days now , and it seems like a day hasn't gone by without "Russia" (as in " Russian investigation ") being mentioned in the news.
  • Developing: Explosion reported at Islamic Center in Bloomington

    Developing: Explosion reported at Islamic Center in Bloomington

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    Police say there is a window broken on the outside and it's not clear whether an explosive was thrown through the window, or the explosion caused the window to break. Police and federal authorities are investigating a blast at an Islamic center in Minnesota that occurred early Saturday morning. The mosque didn't immediately reply to a phone message seeking comment.
  • Oviya exits: Tamil Nadu's favourite 'Bigg Boss' contestant walks out of show

    Oviya exits: Tamil Nadu's favourite 'Bigg Boss' contestant walks out of show

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    However, on Friday's episode, Oviya requested for medical help and it appears like she will be shown the door as per her request. This week Bigg Boss elimination result has been revealed online today evening. Aarav along with other housemates noticed this and rushed to the poolside and pulled her out. Along with Oviya, Vaiyapuri and Julie are in the danger zone this week on Bigg Boss Tamil .
  • UN SC to vote on tougher sanctions against North Korea

    UN SC to vote on tougher sanctions against North Korea

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    The resolution also signals a shift by the USA, which declined to call a meeting of the Security Council after North Korea tested a second intercontinental ballistic missile in July. The United States has put heavy pressure on China, which accounts for 90 percent of trade with North Korea, to enforce the sanctions. Two resolutions adopted past year, however, have introduced economic sanctions with more bite.