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SAN FRANCISCO | The Latest: California resident evacuated twice in a month

SAN FRANCISCO — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A Northern California man was forced to evacuate his home for the second time this month when a flash flood hit following a devastating wildfire. Firmware engineer Dale Word of Chico said Thursday he waded out … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | The Latest: California resident evacuated twice in a month

LOS ANGELES | Rams cancel practice for fire; 20 players, coaches evacuate

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Rams canceled practice Friday after a wildfire forced about 20 players and coaches to evacuate their homes. The Rams (8-1) will cram their normal Friday preparations into a workout at the University of Southern California on Saturday before they face the Seattle Seahawks at the Coliseum on Sunday. Just … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Rams cancel practice for fire; 20 players, coaches evacuate

PARIS | Ryanair jet seized by French authorities just before takeoff

PARIS — Storms, strikes, computer failures — you can now add “your plane has been seized by the government” to the list of things that can delay your flight. In France, 149 passengers were preparing to take off for London late Thursday when French authorities ordered their Ryanair Boeing 737 impounded. The budget carrier owed … Continue reading PARIS | Ryanair jet seized by French authorities just before takeoff

OROVILLE, Calif. | Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

OROVILLE, Calif. — Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate a fast-moving wildfire that exploded in size Thursday, threatening several Northern California communities and forcing panicked residents to race to help neighbors who had to drive through walls of flames to escape. It was not immediately known if there were injuries or fatalities. … Continue reading OROVILLE, Calif. | Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

Irma shifts: The prime target is now Tampa, not Miami

MIAMI, FL/September 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — With the window closing fast for anyone wanting to escape, Irma hurtled toward Florida with 125 mph winds Saturday on a projected track that could take it away from Miami and instead give the Tampa area its first direct hit from a major hurricane in nearly a century. “You … Continue reading Irma shifts: The prime target is now Tampa, not Miami