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Gunman charged after threatening D.C. restaurant hit by fake news

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Wildfires can take a big toll on mental health

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Ex-tenant: Oakland warehouse 'a death trap'

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:11:29 -0500
Trump State Dept. candidate list grows

Trump adiviser Anthony Scaramucci, left, with former CIA Director David Petraeus at Trump Tower for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. (AP)Former CIA Director David Petraeus and Tenn. GOP Sen. Bob Corker are said to be top contenders.

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A life of secrets in the ISIS caliphate

A woman who fled from Mosul carries her son Riyad, 1, who was born under Islamic State rule and has no identity documents recognised by Iraqi authorities, in Debaga refugee camp, Iraq. (AP)Activities that were part of a normal life, like weddings, listening to music, even watching TV, were conducted like a spy mission.

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:17:21 -0500
Warehouse operator mourns venue, not victims

Derick Ion Almena (Facebook)The operator of the Oakland, Calif., warehouse draws outrage for his initial response to the deadly fire.

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:32:26 -0500
Dylann Roof asks for lawyers' return

Dylann Roof asks for lawyers return. (AP)Suspect in South Carolina church shooting asks for his defense team back, a week after he was allowed to represent himself.

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30 dead in Oakland fire, more expected

This photo taken from video provided by @Oaklandfirelive shows the scene of a fire in Oakland, early Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (AP)Family members have been told they may have to provide DNA samples to as authorities continue their search.

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Castros final resting place revealed

Cuban President Ral Castro receives the ashes of his older brother, Fidel Castro, from an honor guard before placing them into a niche in his tomb. (AP)The tomb, a simple round stone about 15 feet high, will become one of the most important sites on the island.

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