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Officials say more than 1,000 people unaccounted for after deadly Camp Fire in Northern California; death toll climbs to 71
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Democrat Stacey Abrams acknowledges that Republican Brian Kemp will be certified as the next Georgia governor, but says she is not offering a speech of concession because that would suggest the election process was just: "The state failed its voters" - @MSNBC

@CNN @NBCPolitics Judge: White House must provide due process to revoke CNN correspondent's press pass; “belated efforts” to provide notice were not sufficient; White House press secretary's claims that Jim Acosta “laid hands” on a White House staffer are “likely untrue."
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@CNN Judge grants CNN’s request for a temporary restraining order to restore Jim Acosta’s White House press pass in a limited ruling on Fifth Amendment grounds - @NBCPolitics

The last surviving leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge regime, which brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s, have been convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes by an international tribunal.
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Officials say a staggering 631 people remain unaccounted for after the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California; death toll climbs to 63
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In major moves against tobacco industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it will start the process to ban menthol in cigarettes and strictly limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes to youths. - @NBCNewsHealth
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In major moves against tobacco industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it it will start the process to ban menthol in cigarettes and strictly limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes to youths. - @NBCNewsHealth
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Saudi prosecutor announces seeking death penalty for suspects in Khashoggi's killing, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received support Tuesday from U.S. National Security Adviser Bolton, who said he did not think recordings implicated the crown prince.
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British PM May says her Cabinet agrees to a draft Brexit deal with European Union after "impassioned" debate; says “it’s firmly in the national interest" - @NBCNewsWorld

in Northern California is deadliest in state's history, as death toll climbs to 48; has burned 130,000 acres.
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Amazon formally announces plans for new headquarters in New York City and Washington, DC, metro area, and reveals plans for new operations center in Nashville. - @NBCNewsTech
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.@CNN suing President Trump and top Trump aides, alleging they have violated CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of press and Fifth Amendment rights to due process; requests court grant immediate return of Acosta’s press pass.
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Comics legend and Marvel creator Stan Lee has died at age 95, his family says. - @TMZ
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in Northern California becomes state's deadliest in 85 years, as death toll climbs to at least 29; has burned more than 6,000 homes and scorched 111,000 acres.
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@kcranews LA Co. Sheriff's Office: Pacific Coast Highway will become one-way 4 lanes southbound to allow people in Malibu to evacuate to Santa Monica and away from the .
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RT @BreakingNews: @kcranews City of Malibu, California: "Fire is burning out of control, heading into populated areas of Malibu. All reside…

@kcranews City of Malibu, California: "Fire is burning out of control, heading into populated areas of Malibu. All residents evacuate now.”

California wildfires: 3 major fires destroying homes and forcing massive evacuations:

-Camp Fire in Butte Co.

-Hill Fire in Thousand Oaks

-Woolsey Fire near Simi Valley and Calabasas
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