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A wildfire raging through the foothills and canyons of northern California's coastal mountains more than doubled in size as it roared into its fifth day on August 2, leaving two dozen homes in charred ruins and displacing thousands of residents.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
US President Barack Obama has requested $8.8 billion to fund the fight against the Islamic State group in his 2016 budget unveiled Feb. 2.
MEXICO CITY - Agence France-Presse
Authorities in Mexico can now say with "legal certainty" that 43 students who went missing in September were murdered by hitmen working for a drug gang, the justice minister said on Jan. 27
HAVANA - Agence France-Presse
Cuban state media late Feb. 2 released the first photographs of former president Fidel Castro in nearly six months in a bid to quiet rumors that his health is failing.
Fidel Castro does not "trust the US, nor have I spoken with them," the revolutionary icon, 88, said in a letter attributed to him and read out on state television on Jan. 26
NEW YORK - The Associated Press
An Australian woman won the annual race up the Empire State Building's stairs for the sixth time, a record for the women's event.
LOS ANGELES - Agence France-Presse
Video from a US Coast Guard aircraft released Monday captured the drama of a single-engine airplane and its pilot splashing safely onto the Pacific Ocean thanks to a parachute inside its fuselage
SAN ANTONIO - The Associated Press
Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved.
Land Forces Commander Gen. Akar is awarded the Legion of Merit by Chief of Staff of the US Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno
Turkey’s semi-official Anadolu Agency has filmed the mansion complex of Pennsylvania-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen, the ruling AKP’s ally-turned-nemesis, quoting a local resident who likened the Gülen movement to a ‘cult'.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Turkish Airlines suspended its Istanbul-New York flights on Jan. 27 because of an expected major snowstorm in the northeast of the U.S.
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