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TWO GIRLS, 4 AND 7, DROWN IN RUSSIAN RIVER CRASH

August 23, 2016 4:09 pm

Two girls, ages 4 and 7, died this morning when a truck went into the Russian River in Jenner, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol. According to the CHP, a 32-year-old woman was driving a Ford F-250 on Highway…

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2 PEDESTRIANS INJURED WHEN TAXI PLOWS INTO SF NEWSSTAND

August 23, 2016 4:05 pm

San Francisco, Ca – Two people were critically hurt Tuesday afternoon when a taxi driver drove into a newsstand on Market Street, authorities said.

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STANFORD INSTITUTES NEW ALCOHOL RULES

August 23, 2016 10:08 am

Hard liquor is now banned at all undergraduate campus parties. Beer and wine are still permitted, but undergrads can not have any bottle of liquor larger than 750 ml in their possession. It’s all in an effort to avoid having parties get out of hand.

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PRESIDENT OBAMA TO VISIT FLOOD ZONE

August 23, 2016 9:55 am

President Obama was headed Tuesday to tour flood-ravaged neighborhoods here and to try to avoid the political minefields that his visit presents. Obama has been under pressure for days to visit after flooding killed at least 13 people and displaced t…

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HEARST CASTLE THREATENED BY FIRE

August 22, 2016 10:29 pm

The Chimney fire, a 17,000-acre fire in San Luis Obispo County, is threatening Hearst Castle and the buildings around it. The fire was headed toward the national historic landmark and the leading edge was just two miles away, said a Cal Fire spokeswom…

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OLYMPIC FENCING TEAM MEMBER LOSES HOME IN LAKE COUNTY FIRE

August 18, 2016 10:03 pm

Matthew Porter, who provides and maintains all the equipment for the U.S. Fencing team, returned from the Rio Olympics to find his home had been destroyed in the Clayton Fire.

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DAZED BOY BECOMES FACE OF ALEPPO

August 18, 2016 10:46 am

This is the face of the war in Syria. This video was just released by the Aleppo Media Center, an anti-government activist group. It shows a 5-year-old boy, sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after an airstrike on the besieged city of Aleppo in northern Syria. Identified as 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, […]

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LOCHTE TOLD AN OLYMPIC LIE SAYS BRAZILIAN POLICE

August 18, 2016 9:57 am

A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro.

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RYAN LOCHTE MAY HAVE LIED ABOUT ALLEGED ROBBERY

August 18, 2016 9:52 am

A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro.

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SHAKE UP IN TRUMP CAMPAIGN

August 17, 2016 10:04 am

Donald J. Trump has shaken up his presidential campaign for the second time in two months, hiring a top executive from the conservative website Breitbart News and promoting a senior adviser in an effort to right his faltering campaign. Meanwhile, Tr…

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