Body recovery teams with cadaver dogs were searching Thursday for victims of California’s wildfires as reinforcements arrived to help exhausted firefighters battle some of the worst infernos the state has ever seen. The death toll rose to 24 meanwhile from the wildfires, which began on Sunday and have left thousands of people homeless. Gusty winds on Thursday were hampering the efforts of the 8,000 firefighters battling 21 blazes which have burned 191,437 acres (77,500 hectares), and weather conditions were not forecast to improve.
The prime minister promised to guarantee that modern Israel can break the ancient kingdom’s longevity record, but he fails to understand the real lessons of that dynasty
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DALLAS (AP) — A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical" and that "he was the one that shot their friend," an investigator said.
State Department offers $12 million for information leading to the capture of two senior Hezbollah members.