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World

Sleepy Seal Pup Rescued From Garage, Melts Hearts

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Santos has won fans around the world after footage emerged of him napping after what must have been an exhausting rescue.

Breaking

Breaking

Gunman Opens Fire During Football Watch Party In California, Killing Four

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US Police say four people have died and another six hospitalised after a gunman opened fire during a football watch party in California.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Gym Junkies Use Workout Gear To Attack Each Other In Wild Brawl

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

3 School Workers Charged Over Death Of Boy With Special Needs

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Charges were announced Tuesday against three California employees in the death of a student with special needs, CBS Sacramento reports.

News

News

'Unbelievable': Firies Find Ring In Blaze Wreckage, Learn It Also Survived Fire In 1961

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Los Angeles firefighters found a small ring box in front of a home destroyed by the Getty Fire, which ripped through Southern California late last month.

News

News

LeBron James Evacuates House As New California Blaze Erupts

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A dangerous wildfire that broke out early on Monday in Los Angeles was threatening hundreds of homes near the world-famous Getty Center.

World

World

Homes Destroyed As Hundreds Flee Destructive Wildfires

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A Northern California wildfire exploded in size on Thursday as dangerously windy weather prompted the state's largest utility to impose electrical blackouts in an effort to prevent fire catastrophes.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

'Harry Potter' Banned From School Because They Contain 'Actual Curses'

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

At Least 25 Dead, Nine Missing In Early Morning Boat Inferno

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A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least 25 dead and nine others missing.

News

News

Pilot Crashes Plane Into Ocean, Films Himself Stranded At Sea As Aircraft Sinks

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A pilot and his passenger miraculously lived after their small, single-engine plane crashed into the ocean.

News

News

Boy Left With Severe Brain Damage After Brutal Bullying Incident

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A mother is suing a school, alleging that a bullying incident left her son with severe brain damage.

Crime

Crime

Screams and Chaos As Four Dead, 15 Hurt In Mass Shooting At Festival

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Police are hunting a second gunman after a mass shooting at a food festival in California, with at least four people dead and more than a dozen injuries in the rampage.

Crime

Crime

Bizarre Car Chase As Man In Halloween Mask Plays With Strangers On Beach

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A man in a bright costume led police on a weird chase, as he hung out the sunroof of his car then ran to play with strangers on the beach before being arrested.

News

News

After 7 Kids Get Cancer, Chemical In City's Water Scrutinised

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Parents in one community are fighting for answers after at least seven children were diagnosed with cancer in the past four years.

News

News

'The FBI's Going To Show Up': Man Behind Area 51 Event Speaks Out

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Matty Roberts created a Facebook event calling for Area 51 to be stormed as a joke, now that close to two million people have clicked 'going' he's terrified the FBI will storm his home.

World

World

State Of Emergency Declared In California

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Crews in Southern California were assessing the damage Saturday after the region was rattled by another powerful earthquake late Friday evening.

World

World

Earthquake Stops Moving Rollercoaster, Newsreaders Take Cover Live On Air

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Shaking through their second major earthquake in less than two days, Southern California residents have demonstrated that not everyone handles an emergency situation the same.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Human Bones Found Hanging On Cafe Door

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Largest Earthquake In 20 Years Rocks Southern California

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A powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 175km northeast of Los Angeles.

News

News

Moment Teen Attacked By Sea Lion Caught On Video

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A teen's friend has captured the moment a sea lion emerging out of the water and attacking her as she was playing in the ocean.

Sport

Sport

Runaway Golf Cart Injures Five At US Open

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Five people were injured Friday at the U.S. Open when a runaway golf cart hit a crowd of spectators.

Crime

Crime

Army Veteran Arrested Over Terror Plot In Revenge For Christchurch Attack

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An Afghanistan war veteran has been arrested for planning to detonate an explosive at a political rally in "retribution" for the Christchurch mosque attacks.

News

News

Man Drove Car Into Pedestrians Because He Thought They Were Muslim, Police Say

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An Iraq War veteran who plowed into a crosswalk intentionally targeted the victims based on their race and his belief they might be Muslim, authorities said.

World

World

'House of Horrors' Turpin Couple Sentenced To Life For Torturing Their 13 Children

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David and Louise Turpin will be behind bars until at least 2043 for the torture and abuse of their children over several years.

News

News

'An Eyesore': Flintstones House Owner Is Being Sued Over Cartoon-Themed Home

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This quirky Flintstones-themed home has captured the world's attention for decades, but neighbours aren't amused -- and now, they're suing.

Life

Life

'I've Solved Hollywood's Most Gruesome Murder And My Father Was The Killer'

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It is a real-life murder mystery that is the stuff of Hollywood legend -- a macabre, decades-old homicide that has embedded itself into the psyche of the movie capital.

World

World

Teen Criticises School After Being Told She Can't Wear MAGA Hat

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A Northern California high school student criticized her school district's dress code after she was told she couldn't wear a hat featuring a well-known Trump campaign slogan to school, CBS affiliate KGPE-TV reports.

World

World

Woman Buried Alive In Mudslide Rescued After Calling For Help

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In flood-ravaged California, firefighters combed through a mountain of rubble to find 76-year-old Susan Gordon trapped up to her neck in mud.

World

World

A Landlord Is Renting Out A Home To Two Cats

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It's been dubbed the 'kitty crib'.

World

World

Rapper Soulja Boy's Car Among Those Trapped In California Mudslide

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A powerful winter storm unleashed mudslides in Southern California wildfire burn areas and trapped motorists on a major highway, and the northern part of the state braced for more wet weather Sunday.

World

World

Three Dead In California Bowling Alley Shooting

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Three men were fatally shot late Friday and four injured when a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar erupted into gunfire that had terrified patrons, some children, running for their lives.

World

World

The Beer Raising Money For Wildfire Recovery

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Breweries across the US are doing their bit to help survivors of the wildfires which devastated northern California last month.

News

News

Bad Habits: Two Nuns Steal $695,000 To Go Gambling In Las Vegas

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Two sisters at a Catholic elementary school in California have allegedly ditched their vow of poverty to embezzle hundreds of thousands for gambling at casinos and trips away.

Good News

Good News

A Little Boy's Treasured Toys Were Destroyed And The World Responded

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After Tanya Ramsey Renfro posted on Facebook about her "new hero" whose treasured toy collection was destroyed, the community began rallying around their family.

World

World

Footage: Bear Opens Door And Walks Into California Police Station

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A Californian police station may have to rethink its security system following what could have been quite a grizzly situation.

World

World

Incredible Video Captures Daring Rescue Operation

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Two helicopter pilots in the U.S. are being commended for their bravery after rescuing three people and their two dogs from a mountain peak.

Good News

Good News

Cat Clings To Firefighter After He Rescues It From California Fire

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Ryan Coleman was helping to battle the California blaze when he found his new furry friend.

Politics

Politics

Trump Just Called Fire-Ravaged Town 'Pleasure' Instead Of Paradise By Accident

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It's hard being the president.

World

World

California Fires Death Toll Now At 71, More Than 1000 Missing

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The death toll from the Camp Fire in northern California increased to 71 people while 1,011 people are unaccounted for, the Butte County Sheriff said Friday.

World

World

Death Toll Rises In California Fires As Number Of Unaccounted Leaps Above 600

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Authorities said late Thursday the death toll from California's Camp Fire has risen to 63, bringing the statewide count to 66.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Shinzo Abe In Darwin And May Faces No Confidence Vote

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Pink's Husband Threatens To Shoot Looters

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Following reports of people looting houses after California's extreme fires, Carey Hart has warned that any looters he finds near his home will be shot.

World

World

Horse Found 'Shivering Uncontrollably' After Hiding In Pool To Escape California Fires

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Jeff Hill of Paradise, California, was checking on someone's house after the Camp Fire nearly levelled the entire town, and what he found in the backyard startled him.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

One Year Since 'Yes' Vote And Morrison At ASEAN

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Liam Hemsworth Posts Pic After Malibu Home Destroyed In Fire

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"All that's left is love."

Michael Kalk

Michael Kalk

There Are Now 52,000 Climate Refugees In Northern California

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At 10.45am last Thursday I received a text from my friend Ben. “Kinda crazy around here today. A fire started up the hill in Paradise.”

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

CNN Sues Trump And Morrison Tries To Secure Indonesia Free Trade

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

California Fires Now Deadliest In State's History

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Emergency services have confirmed 13 more bodies have been found, bringing the death toll to 42.

World

World

The Devastating Wildfires Tearing Through California

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Strong winds were blowing again on Monday in California, and that is very bad news for millions of people hoping to avoid some of the most destructive wildfires the state has ever seen.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Pay Gap At 20 Percent And Stan Lee Has Died

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

California Fires Could Be The 'New Abnormal' If Climate Change Continues

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A leading climate scientist says a worrying pattern helped light the match for the devastating California fires.

News

News

Man And His Dog Survive Horrific California Wildfires By Hiding In Creek

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Matt Armbruster survived the fire by hiding in a creek with his dog to stay safe.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Armistice Commemorations In Europe And Wildfires Kill 25

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

California's Deadly Wildfires In Pictures

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Wildfires are tearing through both ends of California, killing at least 25 people and consuming entire towns.

World

World

California Shooting Survivor's Guilt: 'I Didn't Do Something To Try To Stop It'

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A survivor of the shooting that claimed at least 12 lives in California on Thursday has given a harrowing account of the moment the shooter opened fire.

World

World

California Shooting Suspect A Former Marine Already Known To Police

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Authorities have identified the suspect in a mass shooting at a Southern California bar as 28-year-old former Marine Ian David Long.

World

World

Survivors Of Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting Also Witnessed Las Vegas Massacre

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For one large group of people at a Southern California bar where a gunman killed 12 people Wednesday night, it was their second narrow escape from a mass shooting.

World

World

Caught On Camera: Tradie's Disturbing Act In Nursery

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A family in California has contacted police after a security camera caught a repairman's disturbing behaviour in the bedroom of two young girls. 

World

World

Massive Wildfire Rages After Becoming Largest In California's History

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75 homes have been lost and 3,900 crews are fighting the fires.