Wildfires are sweeping through California, burning homes and forcing evacuations

  1. Wildfires are sweeping through California, burning homes and forcing evacuations  Business Insider
  2. Fires Across California Force Evacuations, Claim Homes And At Least One Life  NPR
  3. The Latest: Evacuations reduced at Southern California fire  Washington Post
  4. The Latest: Goleta fire burns homes in Santa Barbara County  ABC News
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Statue of Liberty climber in custody after forcing evacuation

  1. Statue of Liberty climber in custody after forcing evacuation  BBC News
  2. Statue of Liberty protester is immigrant active in resisting Trump policy  USA TODAY
  3. Activists Arrested At Statue Of Liberty After Protesting Trump’s Immigration Policies  NPR
  4. 44-Year-Old NYC Woman Whose Statue of Liberty Protest Climb Shut Down the Island Faces Federal Court Hearing  NBC New York
  5. July 4th protest closes Statue of Liberty; holiday heat fuels Western wildfires  NBCNews.com
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EU Gives Up On Forcing Google To Share Revenue With Media

  1. EU Gives Up On Forcing Google To Share Revenue With Media  Android Headlines
  2. EU Lawmakers Vote Against Tough Line on Copyright Reform  NDTV
  3. European Ministers REJECT controversial copyright law that would have banned you from sharing links and memes  Mirror.co.uk
  4. Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe  New York Times
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High housing costs could unify America by forcing moves from Blue counties to Red counties

Americans are fleeing expensive coastal cities, which tend to vote for Democrats, and migrating to cheaper, smaller places in the middle of the country, which tend to support Republicans. Some think this trend could be the key to healing some of the political divisions roiling America’s politics.

     

 

 


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U.S. House members near forcing 'Dreamer' immigration debate

U.S. House members near forcing 'Dreamer' immigration debateBy Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An effort in the U.S. House of Representatives aimed at forcing a debate on bipartisan legislation protecting young “Dreamer” immigrants from deportation edged closer to success on Tuesday when two more Democrats signed on. A petition was launched last month by centrist Republicans who say they are tired of inaction on immigration in the Republican-controlled Congress. The issue has bitterly divided Republicans, but nearly all Democrats favor holding the debate and had signed the petition as of late last month.


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Memorial Day: Arlington National Cemetery rapidly running out of room forcing controversial Pentagon rethink

Memorial Day: Arlington National Cemetery rapidly running out of room forcing controversial Pentagon rethinkArlington National Cemetery, America’s most celebrated and hallowed military resting place is rapidly running out of space, forcing a controversial rethink on which veterans should be eligible to be buried there. The Virginia cemetery, founded at the time of the US Civil War, currently contains the remains of 420,000 former servicemen and women, among them assassinated US president John F Kennedy. It is also the location of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the focus of official remembrance events such as those of Memorial Day.


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'Reveal' Report Finds Drug Rehab Program Forcing Addicts To Work As Indentured Employees

In North Carolina a rehab program uses drug offenders as care-givers for elderly and disabled patients. The participants work more than 100 hours a week without pay taking care of patients and dispensing the same drugs that they were addicted to. NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Reveal’s reporter Shoshana Walter about her investigation.


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Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupts, forcing evacuations

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupts, forcing evacuations(Reuters) – The Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island came to life on Thursday, belching ash into the sky and spewing fountains of lava in a residential area where people were ordered to leave their homes, officials said. Residents in the Puna community of Leilani Estates, home to about 1,700 people, were ordered to evacuate after public works officials reported steam and lava emissions from a crack at about 4:30 p.m. local time, according to media and the county’s Civil Defense Agency. Resident Ikaika Marzo told Hawaii News Now that he saw “fountains” of lava as high as 125 feet (38 m).


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Hawaii volcano erupts, spewing lava and forcing thousands to evacuate

Hawaii volcano erupts, spewing lava and forcing thousands to evacuateThe US state of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, causing lava to spew out of ground fissures in residential areas and prompting authorities to mandate thousands of people to evacuate. US Geological Survey authorities of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory unit were both on the ground and headed into the air to assess the eruption, which followed dozens of earthquakes in recent days and began around 4:45 pm local time (0245 GMT), according to the agency. Local news footage showed streams of lava snaking through a forest, while the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency reported “steam and lava emissions from a crack in Leilani Subdivision in the area of Mohala Street,” following the blast, mandating all residents to leave the affected area.


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Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, forcing evacuations

  1. Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, forcing evacuations  ABC News
  2. At least 11 hurt in explosion at Wisconsin refinery  CNBC
  3. Parts of Superior, Wis., evacuated after oil refinery explosion injures at least 20, 6 seriously  Minneapolis Star Tribune
  4. Multiple Explosions at Oil Refinery in Superior: 11 Injuries; No Fatalities Being Reported  FOX 21 Online
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