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President Donald Trump (C) surveys the damage from the Woolsey fire in Malibu on November 17, 2018. (Photo by Genaro Molina - POOL - AFP)

Donald Trump visits fire-wracked California, blames mismanagement

“They’re telling me this is not as bad as some areas; some areas are even beyond this, they’re just charred,” he added after looking at a street lined with melted cars, tree stumps and the foundations of wrecked houses.
US President Donald Trump, shown gesturing while visiting California firefighters, seemed shocked by the intensity of what he witnessed (AFP Photo-SAUL LOEB)

Donald Trump: US to make final conclusions on Saudi killing in days

The United States will make final conclusions by early next week over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump said Saturday, following reports that the CIA had held Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible.
Donald Trump tours a neighbourhood destroyed by the wildfires in Paradise, California [Evan Vucci-AP]

North California fire: Death toll at 76, more than 1,000 missing

The death toll from wildfires in Northern California has risen to 76, with thousands left homeless from the deadliest blaze to hit the US state in a century.
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Woman loses home to wildfire after surviving bar massacre

A woman in California reportedly endured back-to-back traumatic ordeals last week – first, living through the deadly Thousand Oaks shooting and then having to abandon her home due to a wildfire.
MALIBU, CA - NOVEMBER 11: A wildfire burns at the Salvation Army Camp on November 10, 2018 in Malibu, California. The Woolsey fire has burned over 70,000 acres and has reached the Pacific Coast at Malibu as it continues grow. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images/AFP

Deadliest fire in California history kills 42 people

The death toll from a huge blaze in northern California rose to 42 on Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in state history.
MALIBU, CA - NOVEMBER 11: A wildfire burns at the Salvation Army Camp on November 10, 2018 in Malibu, California. The Woolsey fire has burned over 70,000 acres and has reached the Pacific Coast at Malibu as it continues grow. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images/AFP

California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever with 29 victims

The number of dead in a wildfire raging in California has reached 29, matching the deadliest in the state's history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage.
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California wildfires: Death toll rises to 25 as blazes continue

The death toll from destructive wildfires hitting California rose to 25 as rescue workers recovered 14 more bodies of people killed by the late-season infernos.
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Nine die in California wildfires

Nine people were declared dead and tens of thousands evacuated on Friday as fierce wildfires raged across the western US state of California, with one rapidly spreading blaze threatening the famed resort of Malibu.

Kevin Spacey sued for ‘forcing masseur to grab his penis’

Kevin Spacey has been sued by a masseur who claims that he forced him to grab his penis in his house in Malibu, California, in 2016.

Jeff Bridges: in the line of fire onscreen and off

There is a grim irony in the timing of Jeff Bridges' latest movie, the story of a firefighting crew that perished in one of the deadliest wildfires in US history.

Kendrick Lamar wins big at MTV Video Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar was the biggest winner of Sunday night at the 2017 MTV VMAs, where he took six of the eight categories he was nominated in.

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