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In this photo taken Monday, June 26, 2017, smoke plumes from the Manzanita Fire are seen near Beaumont, Calif. A wildfire in a rugged inland area of Southern California grew substantially overnight. The blaze burning in Riverside County about 80 miles east of Los Angeles is only 10 percent contained Tuesday morning, June 27. Several small communities have been warned to be ready to evacuate. (Micah Escamilla/The Press Enterprise via AP)/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homesFirefighters are bracing for more high winds Wednesday as they try to slow a southern Utah wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people
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Guilty plea expected for Iraq refugee with ties to kidnapperA Virginia woman living in the U.S. as a refugee for the last decade is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges after being accused of hiding her ties to the kidnapper of a U.S. contractor
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Fish market owner upset by large lobster TSA photoThe owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is "personally offended" after she saw a photo of a 20-pound (9-kilogram) lobster being handled by a Transportation Security Administration screener on social media
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Castle in New York's Central Park to undergo $6M restorationAn iconic castle in New York City's Central Park is set to undergo a $6 million restoration this fall
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. The three officers, Thomas Gaffney, David March and Joseph Walsh, were each charged Tuesday, June 27, 2017, with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice. (Chicago Police Department via AP, File)
3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shootingThree Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer
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Charles Lyles, Charleena Lyles' father, is first to speak on the impact of her death on his family's life at a public hearing in Seattle, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Seattle residents and family members of Charleena Lyles demanded change from Seattle city officials during a public hearing about her fatal shooting by police earlier this month. The full Seattle City Council attended the hearing Tuesday evening at the University of Washington, which the Seattle King County NAACP called for last week.  (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Seattle council hears from public about fatal shootingSeattle residents and family members of Charleena Lyles demanded change from Seattle police and other city officials during a public hearing about her fatal shooting by police earlier this month
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Passengers leave the No. 1 train at the South Ferry Station, Tuesday June 27, 2017, in New York. The station reopened Tuesday, nearly five years after it was flooded by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailmentA subway train derailment in New York City that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2017, file photo, Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged in the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald, appears at a hearing in his case at the Leighton Criminal Courts Building in Chicago. Special prosecutor Patricia Brown-Holmes announced Tuesday, June 27, 2017 that three Chicago police officers were indicted on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of Van Dyke in the killing of McDonald. In the indictment approved by a Cook County grand jury alleges that one current and two former officers lied about the events of Oct. 20, 2014 when Officer Jason Van Dyke shot the black teenager 16 times. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
Timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonaldA grand jury has indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white officer now charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald
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Firefighters Allen Scott, left, and Jonny Traber of the Burbank Fire Department enjoy a lighter moment after a day of work at the scene of a wildfire in Santa Margarita, Calif., Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (Joe Johnston/The Tribune (of San Luis Obispo) via AP)
Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfireInsisting that logging could have cleaned up dead, bug-infested trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for a blaze that has burned 13 homes
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California sheriff deputy shot in face; condition unknownA transit deputy was shot in the face Tuesday at a light rail station in Sacramento after getting into a fight with a suspect
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The Latest: Law enforcement officer shot in SacramentoAuthorities say a man suspected of shooting a transit officer in the face has been arrested at a motel
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Ohio woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 diesAn Ohio woman set on fire by her ex-boyfriend and whose injuries prompted legislation that would allow longer sentences for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure victims has died
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