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Ferocious California wildfire grows more erratic, dangerous as winds pick up

Thomas fire in California grows more erratic

The ferocious Thomas Fire raging in Southern California has become the second-largest blaze in state history.

It is now just 5,700 acres shy of the massive Cedar Fire, which killed 15 people and burned just over 273,000 acres in San Diego in 2003.

Continued high winds forecast to last through Sunday afternoon will keep fire fighters working throughout the night, said Jude Olivas, a public information officer for the Thomas fire incident command.

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Hundreds get sick on Royal Caribbean cruise — again

Hundreds take ill on Royal Caribbean cruise line

More than 300 passengers became ill on a Royal Caribbean cruise out of Florida last week, the second time in less than a month that sickness swept through passengers and crew on one of the cruise line's ships.

Royal Caribbean said 332 cases of gastrointestinal illness were reported on the Independence of the Seas before it returned Saturday to Port Everglades, Fla., after a five-night cruise.

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2 couples tie the knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddings

Australia allows same sex marriageTwo female couples tied the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages.

Jan. 9 had been expected to be the first possible date for same-sex weddings due to a four-week waiting period since the landmark law was passed. But the two couples were married in Sydney and Melbourne on Saturday after being granted permission to waive the notice period.

Lauren Price, 31, and Amy Laker, 29, exchanged vows in Sydney because their families had to travel from Wales in the U.K. to attend what was to have been their commitment ceremony.

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Justice Department watchdog not consulted before FBI texts released

Rod RosensteinThe Justice Department's inspector general's office said it wasn't consulted before the agency released text messages sent between two FBI agents to the media.

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz had discovered FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page had exchanged texts critical of Donald Trump and favorable of his presidential campaign opponent Hillary Clinton. Strzok and Page are no longer part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

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Mueller 'obtained thousands' of Trump transition emails

Kory LanghoferA lawyer with US President Donald Trump's transition team has accused the special counsel that is probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election of illegally obtaining "tens of thousands" of emails during its investigation.

Kory Langhofer, counsel for Trump for America, Inc (TFA), submitted a letter to the primary Senate and House oversight committees on Thursday, outlining how "career staff at the General Services Administration (GSA) ... unlawfully produced TFA's private materials, including privileged communications, to the special counsel's office".

The GSA is responsible for managing and supporting federal agencies.

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Anita Hill Tapped To Cure Hollywood’s Epidemic Of Sexual Misconduct With New Commission

Anita Hill

Attorney and Brandeis University professor Anita Hill has been picked to lead a new commission tasked with addressing rampant sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry, trade publications reported Friday.

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and other top film executives elected Hill to guide the newly established Hollywood Commission for Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace.

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Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'

CDC places 7 important words on taboo list.

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.

In a 90-minute briefing on Thursday, policy analysts at the nation's leading public health institute were presented with the menu of seven banned words, an analyst told the paper. On the list: "diversity," "fetus," "transgender," "vulnerable," "entitlement," "science-based" and "evidence-based."
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Justice Department watchdog details role in sharing anti-Trump texts

Justice Department watchdog's role in releasing email texts to Hill

The federal official overseeing a probe of the FBI's handling of last year's Hillary Clinton email investigation confirmed Friday that he had no objection to the Justice Department giving Congress controversial anti-Trump text messages turned up during the investigation, but says officials didn't consult him before sharing those texts with the press.

In a letter to lawmakers sent late Friday and obtained by POLITICO, Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz noted that he'd told a House committee last month that his office had no concern about giving Congress information gathered during his review of potential election-related bias. The inspector general also acknowledged he'd "conveyed" that stance directly to Justice officials.

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Judge blocks Trump rollback of Obamacare contraception mandate

Judge blocks Trump rollback on birth control

A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules that would allow virtually any employer to claim a religious or moral objection to Obamacare's birth control coverage mandate.

Judge Wendy Beetlestone granted Pennsylvania's request for a preliminary injunction, saying the commonwealth could suffer "serious and irreparable harm" from the rules. The long-anticipated policies, imposed Oct. 6, greatly expand the exemptions to the health law's requirement to provide FDA-approved contraception at no cost.

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