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Thousands Evacuated As Northern California Wildfires Continue

More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California well into Tuesday evening, with the largest ones killing at least 17 people as they continued through the state’s wine country region. As of Tuesday evening already 20,000 people had been ordered to leave the area and other parts of Northern California, including Sonoma County and Santa Rosa. ...Read more

California Wildfires Prompt Mass Evacuations In Napa Valley

Several wildfires in northern California have prompted mass evacuations in the Napa Valley, fire officials say. The Atlas Peak fire was the largest, quickly growing to more than 200 acres near Napa, and a fire near Calistoga had burned several buildings and prompted mandatory evacuations along several roads.  Early Monday morning, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department said fires had also erupted in Santa Rosa, Windsor and Sebastopol. ...Read more

Tropical Storm Nate Heads Towards Mexico and U.S.

Tropical Storm Nate formed Thursday is expected to reach the US Gulf Coast over the weekend as a hurricane.  Nate is forecast to gain force as it approaches the Yucatan Peninsula late Friday and turn into a Category 1 hurricane when it makes landfall in the US Gulf Coast on Sunday.  Parts of the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coastlines are under hurricane and tropical storm watches. ...Read more

Residents of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands Airlifted To Mainland

Victims from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are now being airlifted to hospitals to receive care for critical medical conditions.  The National Disaster Medical System, N.D.M.S, and Federal Coordination Center, F.C.C, which were activated in cities within the southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, and South Carolina in an effort to provide free medical assistance to those suffering from life threatening issues. ...Read more

Michigan Mother Jailed For Refusing To Vaccinate Her Son

Rebecca Bredow has been sentenced to seven days in jail after she refused a judge’s order to have her son vaccinated.  Bredow reneged on agreements with her former husband dating back to November 2016 to have the boy immunized.  Her ex-husband has now been awarded temporary primary custody.  The mother-of-two was sentenced on Wednesday for contempt of court.  She and her attorney plan to appeal. ...Read more

Girlfriend Of Las Vegas Shooter Returns To United States

Marilou Danley, girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday evening, a law enforcement source told CNN. She is being accompanied by the FBI in Los Angeles, where Las Vegas police plan to question her, according to sources.   Las Vegas shooter Paddock encouraged his girlfriend Marilou Danley to leave the country before his attack that left 58 people dead, her sisters have said in a statement.   ...Read more

President Trump Travels To Las Vegas After Mass Shooting

President Trump will land in Las Vegas on Wednesday to console a city still reeling from the deadliest shooting spree in modern U.S. history.  The president will meet with first responders and local officials as well as visit victims’ families.  This visit will mark the first time Trump is traveling to a city in the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting. ...Read more