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(Reuters) – Wind gusts of up to 25 miles (40 km) per hour may hamper firefighters battling a wildfire in Northern California on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said. Smoke rises in distance from County Fire near County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon in this #CountyFire image on social media in Brooks,
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MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Tens of millions of Americans in the Midwest and on the East coast will face brutally hot temperatures and stifling humidity as they celebrate the Fourth of July holiday on Wednesday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. FILE PHOTO: People sit in the shade and cool off in a fountain during a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded an extensive set of guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama that had called on colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. FILE PHOTO: Graduating seniors line up to receive their diplomas during Commencement at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – From the moment Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court last week, speculation has centered on whether his replacement would vote to overturn a woman’s right to abortion. FILE PHOTO: Trees cast shadows outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan/File
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(Reuters) – More than 2,000 firefighters aided by water-dropping helicopters battled a wind-driven wildfire raging out of control in Northern California on Monday, threatening homes and other structures as thick black smoke drifted across the San Francisco Bay Area. The so-called County Fire, which broke out on Saturday afternoon in rural Yolo County, west of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top White House attorney Don McGahn will oversee President Donald Trump’s selection and confirmation process for a Supreme Court nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, the White House said on Monday. White House Counsel Don McGahn speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., February 22,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen, in a television interview aired on Monday, declared his loyalty to his family and the United States and said he would fight back if the president or his legal team tried to discredit him. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael
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