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ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in Northern California were battling several lightning-sparked wildfires Friday, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that forced about 120 people to evacuate.The fire near the community of Day had burned t ...more

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Manny Roth, a colorful club owner in Greenwich Village whose Cafe Wha? and its basement level stage was a rite of passage in the 1960s for Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and many others, has died. He was 94.Roth, the uncle of Van Hal ...more

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Today is Saturday, August 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 2, 1964, the destroyer USS Maddox suffered light damage during a skirmish with North Vietnamese patrol t ...more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have given up the search for three women they believe were killed in Southern California by a pair of convicted sex offenders who were wearing GPS trackers, police said Friday.Too much time has passed since the ...more

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite has been launched into space.An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station shortly before midnight Friday.The rocket carried a GPS 2 ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco transit bus and a commuter train crashed into trucks minutes apart Friday, injuring 40 people and sending more than 20 of them to the hospital, authorities said.A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus and a dum ...more

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RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California (AP) — A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a Southern California backyard Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.The 16- to 17-million-year-old ...more

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.Matthew Todd Mill ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a 3-year-old girl has been shot and killed. A police dispatcher says there are other injuries in Friday night's shooting, but didn't have details.KYW-TV in Philadelphia ( is ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say 3-year-old girl shot, killed in Philadelphia; 3 adults injured. ...more