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Caldor Fire Update: 75K Acres Burned, 164 Structures Destroyed, More Evacuations

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County: 7:52 p.m. The Caldor Fire has grown to burn 75,845 acres as of Friday evening. There was still no containment of the blaze, while approximately 15,000 structures remained threatened, according to Cal Fire. The number of structures destroyed grew to 164 and another 8 were reported as damaged. Evening update for 8/20/21 for the #CaldorFire. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/PBCUwplqn0 — CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 21, 2021 4...
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Mississippi Poison Calls Soar As Vaccine Skeptics Turn To Livestock Drug For COVID-19

"You wouldn't get your chemotherapy at a feed store," warned a state health official.
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Greece erects fence at Turkey border amid warnings of Afghan migrant surge

A 40km (25-mile) barrier is placed at the land border amid warnings of a surge of Afghan migrants.
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Abuse leaves hospitality staff at 'breaking point'

Staff say they are upset and feel demoralised by rude customers during a busy summer season.
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Hurricane Grace is now a category 3 storm as it closes in on Mexico

Hurricane Grace is closing in on Mexico with sustained winds of 120 mph and poised to make landfall early Saturday, according to forecasters.
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Covid Australia live news update: anti-lockdown protest violence in Melbourne; NSW reports 825 new cases, Victoria 61

Victoria records 61 new cases and ACT eight as police try to block access into Sydney and Melbourne before planned anti-lockdown protests. Follow liveLaw and border: how Queensland’s harsh rules are creating hardshipVaccination rate of 70% won’t end lockdowns if Covid case numbers are too high, expert saysKatharine Murphy: ‘Yes, Australia craves Covid-normal – but nobody wants that at children’s expense’NSW hotspots; NSW restrictions; border restrictionsVictoria’s restrictions; Victorian hotspot...
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Texas lieutenant governor falsely implies Black people to blame for Covid surge

The blame game over rising cases of Covid-19 continues along largely partisan lines, with Democrats attacking GOP governors who have banned measures like mask mandates and vaccine passports, and Republicans blaming the Biden administration's border policy for the uptick in cases.
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Texas Lt. Gov. falsely implies Black people to blame for Covid surge

CNN's Laura Coates and Dr. Cedric Dark discuss Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who in a recent interview on Fox News claimed that African Americans were to blame for the ever-increasing wave of coronavirus cases.
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'Don't blame Black people for your failure': Doctor fires back at Texas Lt. Gov.

CNN's Laura Coates and Dr. Cedric Dark discuss Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who in a recent interview on Fox News claimed that African Americans were to blame for the ever-increasing wave of coronavirus cases.
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California judge rules gig worker initiative utilized by Uber and Lyft is unconstitutional

A California judge ruled Friday that the costly and controversial 2020 ballot measure exempting firms like Uber and Lyft from having to classify their gig workers in the state as employees rather than as independent contractors is unconstitutional.
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'Almost as good as Christmas': Mystery man gives Florida restaurant employees $10,000 tip

Employees at Gainesville's Wahoo Seafood Grill were delighted to get a tip from a mystery man... for $10,000.       [Author: The Gainesville Sun]
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Ella Bruning makes history in Texas' win vs. Washington in Little League Baseball World Series

Ella Bruning, the only girl in this year's Little League Baseball World Series and just the 20th to play in competition, helped Texas beat Washington.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Country Music Hall of Fame artist Tom T. Hall dies at age 85

Country music singer-songwriter Tom T. Hall died Friday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee, at the age of 85, according to his son.
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BLM protesters were targeted by federal government with stiffer punishments, an analysis shows

The Justice Department targeted more than 300 protesters by charging them with federal crimes for their roles during the civil unrest last summer after the murder of George Floyd, according to a new report from The Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of Black advocacy groups.
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Blow for Uber as judge finds California’s gig-worker law unconstitutional

Judge sides with drivers in lawsuit brought over Prop 22Uber criticizes decision and says it plans to appeal A judge on Friday struck down a California ballot measure that exempted Uber and other app-based ride-hailing and delivery services from a state law requiring drivers to be classified as employees eligible for benefits and job protections. Related: One airport, 1,300 snakes: San Francisco helps to save endangered species Continue reading...
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GOP governors touting Covid-19 treatment over prevention

As Covid-19 cases surge in Florida and Texas, the Republican governors of those states are touting an antibody treatment called Regeneron rather than implementing prevention measures. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
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The governors touting Covid-19 treatment over prevention

As Covid-19 cases surge in Florida and Texas, the Republican governors of those states are touting an antibody treatment called Regeneron rather than implementing prevention measures. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
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GOP governors tout Covid-19 treatment over prevention measures

As Covid-19 cases surge in Florida and Texas, the Republican governors of those states are touting an antibody treatment called Regeneron rather than implementing prevention measures. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
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Two women tried to escape the Taliban: 'The gate is the point when people die'

Zahra shelters in her Kabul apartment, anxiously peering through the window at Taliban fighters in the parking lot below. She hasn't dared to leave her house for days.
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University of Virginia disenrolls 238 students for not complying with university's vaccine mandate

The University of Virginia has disenrolled 238 students for its fall semester on Friday for not complying with the university's Covid-19 vaccine mandate, according to a university spokesperson.
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University of Virginia students who were enrolled on Wednesday still have a week to update their vaccination status at which point they can re-enroll

The University of Virginia has disenrolled 238 students for its fall semester on Friday for not complying with the university's Covid-19 vaccine mandate, according to a university spokesperson.
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Caldor Fire Evacuees Desperate For Answers On Return Home

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R. Kelly aide says he paid bribe for singer to marry Aaliyah

An ex-tour manager for the singer testifies that he obtained a fake ID for then 15-year-old Aaliyah.
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Maskless Kids At School Is Like A Deadly ‘Chickenpox Party,’ Kentucky Governor Warns

Democrat Andy Beshear battles for his mask mandate in schools amid a court challenge from Catholic parents.
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Sending Maskless Kids To School Like Hosting A Deadly ‘Chickenpox Party,’ Kentucky Gov. Warns

Democrat Andy Beshear battles for his mask mandate in schools amid a court challenge from Catholic parents.
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Biden to ‘mobilize every resource’ to get Americans home from Afghanistan

Embattled president promises: ‘We will get you home’Biden endeavors to evacuate Afghans who supported USJoe Biden, under mounting pressure to evacuate American citizens from Afghanistan, has said the US is considering “every means” to get people to Kabul airport, promising: “We will get you home.” Related: ‘We will get you home,’ Biden tells Americans in Afghanistan – live Continue reading...
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How Many Acres Of Forest Did The State Treat Ahead Of This Year’s Fire Season?

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Covid Australia live news update: NSW reports 825 new cases and three deaths as Victoria to go into statewide lockdown from 1pm after surge

NSW police block transport into Sydney; Shepparton outbreak continues to grow in regional Victoria; zero new cases in QueenslandLaw and border: how Queensland’s harsh rules are creating hardshipVaccination rate of 70% won’t end lockdowns if Covid case numbers are too high, expert saysKatharine Murphy: ‘Yes, Australia craves Covid-normal – but nobody wants that at children’s expense’NSW hotspots; NSW restrictions; border restrictionsVictoria’s restrictions; Victorian hotspotsVaccine rollout track...
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Orlando asked to conserve water to help Covid-19 patients

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is asking residents to conserve water because liquid oxygen, used to treat the community's water supply, is needed to treat the surge of Covid-19 patients in the community.
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Orlando residents asked to limit water usage to help Covid-19 patients

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is asking residents to conserve water because liquid oxygen, used to treat the community's water supply, is needed to treat the surge of Covid-19 patients in the community.
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