Oct 15, 2017
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Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 to rise with hundreds of people still missing.
A 25,000-acre wildfire in central California, one of three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, threatened hundreds of homes and businesses on Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of about 5,000 residents.
Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state's history rose to at least 40, with hundreds of people still missing.
More evacuations were ordered in Northern California as some wildfires grew and new ones were sparked; elsewhere in the region, officials gained control of some blazes, allowing residents to return to their homes.
Authorities have found four more bodies in wildfire-stricken areas in the last 24 hours.
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Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine have seized state security buildings in the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, according to Ukrainian officials.
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