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Stampede Kills 56 at Funeral for Iranian General Slain by US

TEHRAN, Iran — A stampede broke out Tuesday at a funeral for a top Iranian general slain in a U.S. airstrike, and at least 56 people were killed and more than 200 were injured as thousands thronged the procession, Iranian news reports said. “Unfortunately a...

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria After Rocket Attack

JERUSALEM — Israel said it struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday in a “wide-scale” operation in response to rocket fire on the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights the day before. A Britain-based war monitoring group said the strikes killed at ...

Forecast Calls for Busy Wildfire Season For West Coast States

SPOKANE, Wash. — Most of the country can expect a normal wildfire season but residents along the West Coast should be ready for another busy season, the National Interagency Fire Center said Wednesday. In the past two years, California has experienced its d...
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Flood Victims Get Food and Water; Rain Spreads to Northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Stranded by Florence's epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and tarps, while officials managed to open a second route into the surrounded city. ...