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UPDATE 3-Crews battle to quell California wildfire near Big Sur coast

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UK and China regulators discuss framework for financial projects

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UPDATE 1-U.S. authorities subpoena Goldman in 1MDB probe -WSJ

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Woman dead in Harbor City shooting

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Officials break ground on new O.C. animal shelter, replacing old one built during WWII

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James Alan McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is dead at 72

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Jason Day makes a move at PGA, as Robert Streb (63) and Jimmy Walker share lead

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Russian Olympic medalist, a Trojan Swim Club member, tests positive for meldonium but won't be punished

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Learning about lobster on Cape Breton's Cabot Trail

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Where to watch Kilauea's lava flow hit the ocean on Hawaii Island

Molten lava is making a big splash on Hawaii Island as it enters the Pacific Ocean for the first time in nearly three years. Visitors can witness the lava flow from the Kilauea volcano by land

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Amazing scenery of Tomur Grand Canyon in Xinjiang

These photos taken by Xinhua on July 22, 2016 show scenery of the Tomur Grand Canyon in Wensu county of Aksu prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
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After cycling through Chico on a weekend trip, you may have thoughts of settling there

“Chino, with the cows?”  “No, Chico, up north.”  “Oh, cool, the party school.”

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Jilted wife's bomb hoax caused security scare at Geneva airport

Prosecutors said the woman, who admitted to phoning in a bomb threat to Swiss customs officers, was seeking revenge against her husband and his lover.
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The little penguin is the first of its species to be born and raised in NY's Bronx Zoo

A little penguin has marked a big milestone at the Bronx Zoo in New York. Its birth is the first in the more than 120-year history of the New York zoo.
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The portable filter that purifies dirty water ANYWHERE in the world in just 15 seconds

The filter bottle, from a Seattle-based company, will remove everything from bacteria and viruses to heavy metals and toxins in just 15 seconds. No addition of chemicals is needed in the process.
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Plans filed for new downtown Orlando hotel

Plans filed with Orlando officials call for the construction of a 10-story hotel across the street from Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

The downtown property, which would have 1

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Montel Williams briefly detained at German airport for carrying medical marijuana

U.S. talk show icon Montel Williams was detained at a German airport on Friday after customs officials found marijuana in his luggage.
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