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36 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Landslide buries Indian village; at least 24 dead

A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Landslide, Air Accidents, Weather, Drought

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Mother arrested for letting son, seven, walk to park alone

'I love my drone': Martha Stewart shares incredible aerial images of her estate as she reveals her latest must-have accessory Brother of Law & Order actor Richard Belzer jumps to his death from the top of his luxury Manhattan apartment building 'Mommy is dead!' Girl, five, covered in blood bangs on front door and tells police she watched her mom's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Martha Stewart, Richard Belzer, Keith Urban, Country, Epidemic

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa are stepping up precautions against the deadly Ebola virus as local and international health officials struggle to bring the outbreak under control.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Medicine

KTEN-TV Denison

Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area

Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer problems that paralyzed the HealthCare.gov... Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Weather, Drought, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, North Korea, Asia

KXLY-TV Spokane

'Sharknado 2' set to take TV by storm

A twister filled with man-eating sharks is about to hit New York City -- at least on your television screen.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Entertainment

ABC News

Heavy Rains Flood Roads, Strand Cars in Colorado

Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range.

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Related Topix: Flood, Weather

Newsday

UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC 33/40

Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given to its applicant for state trooper positions.

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NBC Chicago

UCLA Students Deal With "Knee-Deep" Water on Campus

A carnivalesque atmosphere took place at UCLA on Tuesday afternoon as a 30-inch water main busted a 15-foot hole in a street, sending millions of gallons of water rushing onto campus and nearby roads.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Gadget tests your drink for 'date rape' drugs

A new electronic device and mobile app called pd.id , aims to help prevent sexual assaults that occur after a victim has been unknowingly drugged.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

KXXV-TV Waco

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Wildfire, Fire

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Liberia, Africa, Liberia Travel, Guinea, Epidemic

KMIZ

General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought, Agriculture, Science

WHAS11

Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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Cybercast News Service

Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Aetna 2Q profit rises 2.4 percent

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Aetna, Insurance, Wildfire, Fire, US News, US Supreme Court

Daily World

4.3 magnitude quake hits northern Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Geology, Science, Earthquake

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Herald

Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Marijuana, Explosion, California

The Republic

Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine, Fort Worth, TX, Epidemic

KRNV-TV Reno

Drought cancels Sacramento's Gold Rush Days

Steve Hammond, president of the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, said Monday that too much water would be needed to bring in and later clean up the nearly 200 tons of dirt used for the Labor Day weekend event.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Weather, Drought

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