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Wildfires plunge vineyard workers, owners into same struggle

Oct 21, 2017

California wildfires plunge grape pickers, vineyard owners into same struggle to survive

The Latest: Mayor who opposed vote decries self-rule attack

Oct 21, 2017

Catalonia's vice president was one of the first regional cabinet members to react to the announcement that Spanish authorities are seeking to dissolve the cabinet and take control of the prosperous territory

Gunmen launch attacks near Freeport Indonesia mine; 3 hurt

Oct 21, 2017

Police say unidentified gunmen have launched attacks near a U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in eastern Indonesia, wounding two policemen and a civilian

Spanish Cabinet meets to revoke self-government in Catalonia

Oct 21, 2017

The Spanish government is activating a previously untapped constitutional article to take control of the Catalonia region in a bid to stop a rebellion from separatist politicians

Pakistan official: Bodies of 4 recovered from caved-in mine

Oct 21, 2017

Pakistani official says rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four mine workers who were buried under a landslide in the country's southwest

King's legacy still felt strongly as Thailand bids goodbye

Oct 21, 2017

As Thailand prepares to cremate its king of 70 years, an era comes to an end amid tears, nostalgia and anxiety

Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

Oct 21, 2017

A Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

Oct 21, 2017

Google says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again

Oct 20, 2017

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defends the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again

No distress call after fishing boat with foreign crew wrecks

Oct 20, 2017

A boat transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry didn't call for help after it crashed into a reef off Waikiki

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