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Montana’s devastating wildfires are starting underground

Scorched earth and vegetation from the Richard Springs Fire behind the home of Rae Peppers. The wildfire, ignited by a coal seam, grew quickly, trapping and killing Peppers' herd of draft horses. Louise Johns / High Country NewsThe world’s least understood ignition source is causing devastating wildfires across Montana’s Powder River Basin.
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Blue Jays Make Official Decision On George Springer

Blue Jays All-Star outfielder George Springer is headed to the injured list. On Saturday, the ballclub announced that Springer will have a stint on the 10-day IL due to right elbow inflammation. It's not the first time elbow issues have popped up for the 32-year-old this season. Back in June,...
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Multiple cars hit by party bus in Northalsted neighborhood

CHICAGO (CBS) -- People on Chicago's North Side were forced to run for safety as an out-of-control party bus sideswiped a string of cars Saturday. A witness captured the whole thing on camera. It turned into a chaotic situation very quickly at Addison and Broadway just before 3 p.m. Witnesses say a party bus came zooming down Broadway, hitting several cars. According to the Chicago Police Department, the bus was heading southbound on Broadway when it sideswiped 13 vehicles. Vehicles sustained damage ranging from broken rear windows to scrapes along sides to bumper damage and flat tires. Video shows "Black Label" on the...
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Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine accused each other on Friday of shelling Europe's biggest nuclear power plant as fighting raged again in the crucial border region of the Donbas and three more ships left ports carrying previously blockaded Ukrainian grain. read more.
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Silver Alert activated for grandmother and grandson who went missing during severe storms

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Police Department has activated a Silver Alert for a missing grandmother and her grandson, according to authorities.Marthann Davis, 72, and her 4-year-old grandson, Ashton Davis, were last seen leaving the 1100 block of Ramblewood Road in a red Kia Soul at 6:40 p.m. on Thursday, police said.The Kia Soul had a Maryland license plate of MD 8CT2557, according to authorities.Family members fear that Davis may have suffered a medical emergency or that she and her grandson may be missing due to some storm-related incident, police said.Anyone who has seen and or knows of Ashton and his grandmother's whereabouts should call Missing Person Detectives at 443-984-7385 or dial 911.
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Clean the Gunk Out of Your Keurig to Make It Brew Better

This story is part of Home Tips, CNET's collection of practical advice for getting the most out of your home, inside and out. It's inevitable that your Keurig will accumulate gunk over time, especially if you're brewing with it morning after morning. The brewing system, drip trays and water tanks all require frequent love and attention. Even the exterior of your machine will gather unsavory stains, fingerprints and other marks of grime.
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4 killed in Ohio neighborhood; authorities launch manhunt

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Four people were fatally shot in an Ohio neighborhood, authorities said Saturday as they searched for a man who is believed to be armed and dangerous. Police in Montgomery County’s Butler Township said officers were called to the area shortly before noon Friday on a report of shots fired. Chief John Porter said four victims with gunshot wounds were found at “multiple crime scenes.” All were pronounced dead at the scene. Police said they are seeking 39-year-old Stephen Marlow, who they believe fled the area in an SUV. They warned anyone seeing him or the vehicle to call 911 “and not approach him as he is still likely to be armed and dangerous.” The Montgomery County coroner’s office on Saturday identified the victims as 82-year-old Clyde Knox, 78-year-old Eva Knox, 41-year-old Sarah Anderson and a 15-year-old girl whose name wasn’t released.

Victims ID’d in Pennsylvania house fire that killed 10 family members

The fire at a Pennsylvania house that killed 10 people from the same family, including three children, may have started on the front porch of the Nescopeck home, according to an official. A preliminary investigation suggested that the blaze erupted on the porch around 2:30 a.m. Friday, according to Luzerne County District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce. “The information I have is that the fire started and progressed very quickly, making it very difficult to get out,” he said. The victims have been identified as Dale Baker, 19; Star Baker, 22; David Daubert Sr., 79; Brian Daubert, 42; Shannon Daubert, 45; Laura Daubert, 47;...
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For-Profit Medical Transportation Company Charges Illinois Siblings Over $6,000 for 15-minute Ambulance Rides

Three siblings from Southern Illinois couldn't believe their eyes when they received an explanation of benefits from their health insurer a few months ago. Two of them, Jim and Cynthia Martens had been involved in a vehicular accident that left them in serious need of medical care. The ambulances, run by Burlington Community and Hampshire Fire Protection Districts, delivered the brother and sister to the local hospital just a few short miles away. In addition, their other sister Peggy Dula, who'd only suffered minor injuries, agreed to ride by ambulance as a precautionary measure and was taken in separately.
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Katie Holmes and Bobby Wooten III Are All Smiles on Romantic NYC Stroll

Watch: Inside Katie Holmes' New Romance With Bobby Wooten III. Katie Holmes and musician Bobby Wooten III are still going strong and look pretty smitten. The two were photographed out together in New York City again just before the start of the weekend, and both were all smiles as they walked hand-in-hand. Katie wore a tan sleeveless jumpsuit and black sneakers while the Broadway star sported a gray T-shirt over a pair of khakis and black shoes as they strolled through Washington Square Park in Manhattan.
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