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Largest wildfire on record in California finally contained

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Ventura, Jan 13 (AP) - The largest wildfire on record in California was declared contained on Friday, days after mud on the coastal mountain slopes it scorched crashed down on homes during a storm, killing at least 18 peo-ple.
The Thomas fire was declared 100 percent surrounded after ravaging Ventura and Santa Barbara counties north-west of Los Angeles for more than a month. A cause has not yet been determined.
Some areas of Los Padres National Forest remain closed to the public until...
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Authorities arrest friend in death of U Penn student

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Santa Ana, Jan 13 (AP) - Authorities on Friday arrested a friend in the killing of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park.
Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, of Newport Beach was taken into custody for investigation of...
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Former billionaire reaches deal with creditors

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Billings, Jan 13 (AP) - Former billionaire Tim Blixseth and his creditors reached a $3 million settlement to sat-isfy longstanding claims that the real estate developer illegally pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars from a Montana resort for the superrich, according to court documents filed...
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Coal executive’s ‘wish list’ finds success under Trump

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Washington, Jan 11 (AP) - In the early days of the Trump administration, the head of one of America's largest coal companies sent a four-page "action plan" to the White House calling for rollbacks of Obama-era environ-mental and mine safety regulations.
"We have listed our suggested actions in...
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Russian gains in Syria threatened by series of rebel attacks

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Just weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory in Syria, Russian military outposts in the country have come under rebel attacks that are challenging Moscow's gains.
Russian bases located in Syrian President Bashar Assad's Alawite heartland had been immune to rebel raids ever...
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