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Northern California Town Under Attack Of Wildfires

The good news came after authorities announced the arrest of a 40-year-old Lake County man accused of deliberately setting the blaze that has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses, and leveled parts of historic Lower Lake. 15, 2016. Three major blazes blackened towns and mountainous wildland within a few miles to the east and south of town. California's Lake County wildfire has spread to 2,000 acres and forced the mandatory evacuation of several neighborhoods.

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Obama meets with family of Baton Rouge man killed by police

White House spokesman Josh Earnest, who on Monday pushed back against Obama's critics, reiterated aboard Air Force One Tuesday to Louisiana that the federal response so far has Obama "confident that with continued tenacity, skill and attention to detail this community will rebuild and come back stronger than ever".

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Chicago Apartment Building Fire Kills 3 Children and 1 Man

A 3-month-old baby was discovered inside the building and died after being rushed to Comer Children's Hospital, fire officials said. Tearful relatives gathering outside the building expressed anger over the possibility that the fire was deliberately set, WGN is reporting.

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Banning Hard Alcohol at Stanford

Stanford insisted on Tuesday that the new policy was part of long-evolving tighter alcohol restrictions that had nothing to do with Turner. Stanford University on Monday announced a more stringent policy on alcohol on campus that bans hard liquor at undergraduate on-campus parties, and forbids shots of hard alcohol at any party.

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Bridgewater resumes throwing, with Vikes QB depth a concern

Bridgewater (shoulder) took part in Saturday's practice but didn't attempt a pass, ESPN.com reports. Two days after he was a surprise sit during a preseason game in Seattle, Bridgewater did not throw during practice. He may not need any preseason work, which would be understandable given his injury history. "I'm going to do what I think is best for the organization and you're going to have to respect that".

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Trump calls on GOP to improve African-American outreach

We want to come up with a fair but firm process. Donald Trump addressed a crowd in Fredericksburg, Va ., on Saturday night, and discussed one of the new features apparent in his campaign. Self-identified independent voters continue to be split between Trump and Clinton. "That was very revealing", he said. Trump in his speech hit on the anti-immigration tone with black voters.