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After drought conditions, when humidity is very low, and especially when there are high or erratic winds which may include lightning as a factor, the Red Flag Warning becomes a critical statement for firefighting agencies. "It's already dry out there, so a combination of these things led to the issuance of the red flag warning ". In Ventura and Santa Barbara counties , the almost 250,000-acre Thomas Fire has burned since December 4.
  • Black Voters Are More Than Just an Election Resource

    Black Voters Are More Than Just an Election Resource

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    Jones victory was reminiscent of Barack Obama's stunning presidential victory in the 2008 presidential election as he defeated controversial Republican Judge Roy Moore , who was accused of child sexual abuse in the weeks leading up to the election.
  • BJP chief Amit Shah debuts in Rajya Sabha

    BJP chief Amit Shah debuts in Rajya Sabha

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    However, the judge allowed Yadav to draw his salary, allowances, perks and retain the bungalow allotted to him as a member of Parliament. BJP President Amit Shah on Friday made his debut in the Rajya Sabha and was seated in the front row, right next to the seats reserved for the Leader of the House and the Prime Minister.
  • The Future Of Bitcoin Futures

    The Future Of Bitcoin Futures

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    TD Ameritrade, which features the largest futures operation of any online brokerage, will allow bitcoin futures to be traded on its platform starting Monday. Anyway, looking at the CBOE front month futures for Bitcoin, it does look like the premiums factored in is reducing. Given the interest in bitcoin, why such small volumes? The guidelines are inclusive of other margin requirements such as Options Clearing Corp.'s 44 percent, required to clear contracts traded on the Cboe Global ...
  • Milder Saturday, rain chance Sunday

    Milder Saturday, rain chance Sunday

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    Temperatures rise into the mid-50s after a Saturday morning freeze (around 25ºF to 30ºF at sunrise); that's not 'warm , ' but it's an improvement! Right now we are going with a 30% chance of rain on Monday and a 50% chance of rain on Tuesday .
  • 'It was so wonderful': First same-sex marriages take place in Australia

    'It was so wonderful': First same-sex marriages take place in Australia

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    Meanwhile, another Melbourne couple will be married on Monday, after the office of Births Deaths and Marriage gave them permission to fast-track their wedding. The couple are in a race against time because Ms Willow has breast cancer, which has spread to her brain. The couple have been engaged for two years and only had to wait one week after the law was passed to be able to Wednesday.
  • President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to 1971 martyrs on Vijay Diwas

    President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to 1971 martyrs on Vijay Diwas

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    During the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971, the 3rd Grenadiers was given the task of establishing a bridgehead across the Basantar River in the Shakargarh Sector from 15-17 December 1971. Dwelling on the glorious role the courageous hearts from Uttarakhand played in the historic war, CM said that 248 soldiers from the state had sacrificed their lives in this war while 78 soldiers had been left injured.
  • Relief for Liberals as Bennelong byelection win saves Turnbull's majority

    Relief for Liberals as Bennelong byelection win saves Turnbull's majority

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    As voters prepare to cast their ballots in Sydney's Bennelong by-election, the latest Galaxy poll has put Liberal John Alexander a whisker ahead of Labor's Kristina Keneally. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces a nervous wait to learn the by-election, and Labor has sought to redefine today's poll as a referendum on his leadership.
  • Bethany Stephens Mauled By Her Own Dogs

    Bethany Stephens Mauled By Her Own Dogs

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    Bethany Lynn Stephens was tragically mauled to death by her dogs. Stephens' father had called the sheriff's office after he hadn't seen his daughter in a day. The investigation is said to be ongoing. She suggested that something may have happened to Stephens after walking the dogs, and the dogs then forced themselves out to help her.
  • Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain

    Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain

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    Witnesses said chairs on the lift slid into each other, pinning skiers and causing several injuries. Emergency crews are now removing skiers from the lift. Multiple fire departments, half a dozen ambulances and police have responded to an incident at Tussey Mountain Saturday morning near State College in central Pennsylvania, according to the Centre Daily Times.
  • Orillia Pilot Among Those Killed in Helicopter Crash

    Orillia Pilot Among Those Killed in Helicopter Crash

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    Hydro One CEO Mayo Schmidt says in a statement that the company is focused on supporting the families of the men who died. The helicopter did not have a cockpit voice recorder or a flight data recorder, but the TSB said it recovered a Global Positioning System, which will help in the investigation.