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4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

New York City officials are turning up the heat on the Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KSWO

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

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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KNUS-AM Aurora

Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires

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WLNE-TV Providence

Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno rages

A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia's former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his company.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Progress made on Merced fire; Yosemite blaze remains unchecked

A fire that began Saturday on the western edge of Yosemite National Park has blackened more than 2,600 acres and prompted evacuations of three campgrounds and the communities of Foresta and El Portal, according to fire officials.

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Yahoo!

2 tank shells hit fuel tank at Gaza power plant

Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Around Town, July 28, 2014

The class teaches basic commands such as sit, down and stay, as well as walking on a loose leash.

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The Fresno Bee

No relief in sight from Valley's searing heat

Cooling centers like the pool at the Mosqueda Center will be open if the daytime temperature is forecast to reach 105 degrees.

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FireHouse.com

Wildfire Near Yosemite National Park Burns 13 Homes

Bill Cleek, left, embraces his good friend, Terry Cromwell outside a structure which housed one of many antique cars destroyed by a fire at Rancho Cicada Retreat on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Plymouth... Bill Cleek, left, embraces his good friend, Terry Cromwell outside a structure which housed one of many antique cars destroyed by a fire at Rancho ... (more)

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BBC News

Lightning kills man on US beach

One man has been killed and several people have been hurt after lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.

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The Fresno Bee

Yosemite fire chars 2,100 acres, prompts evacuations in Foresta, Old El Portal

An air attack helicopter draws water from the Merced River to be dumped on the El Portal fire in El Portal on July 27, 2014.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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CBS Local

Sand Fire: 10 Homes Destroyed, Containment Grows

Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.

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WLS-AM Chicago

California Wildfires Spread, Force Evacuations

A fire near Yosemite National Park has burned over 2,000 acres of land, more than four times as much land as it had on Saturday.

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AccuWeather.com

California Wildfire in Sierra Nevada Foothills Burns Near Homes, Vineyards

A wildfire that has already destroyed at least 12 structures is threatening over 500 more in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento, California fire officials said Saturday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Island Packet

Fires near vineyards, Yosemite park threaten homes

Hundreds of firefighters are working in rugged terrain and triple-digit temperatures.

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The Fresno Bee

Fire in Yosemite forces evacuations

A wildfire has burned between 300 and 500 acres near Foresta in Yosemite National Park on Saturday afternoon and caused mandatory evacuations for the community of Foresta, said park spokeswoman Kari Cobb.

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KWTX

Good Morning

Good morning, it's Saturday, July 26, the 207th day of 2014. There are 158 days left in the year.

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