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Thousands evacuated in California wildfire

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes north of Los Angeles as a fast-moving wildfire rips through the area. The blaze took hold in the early evening in southern California's Ventura County and burned 10,000 acres (4,000…

California wildfires sweep through wine country

Parts of California's wine region are being ravaged by fast-spreading fires that have killed at least 10 people. A state of emergency was declared in northern areas after mass evacuations, with 1,500 properties destroyed.

US gunman kills three ‘in race attack’

Three white men were killed and another wounded when a black gunman opened fire in Fresno, California, in a suspected race attack, police have said. Kori Ali Muhammad shot 16 rounds in 90 seconds in the shooting spree on Tuesday, said…

Three dead in California school shooting

Two adults and a child have been killed in a shooting in a classroom of a primary school in San Bernardino, California, police say. The suspect shot and killed his estranged wife, a teacher, and wounded two children who were behind her, one…