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» The American Red Cross has set up help for victims of wildfires in Maui. President Joe Biden will visit Hawaii on Monday. In Hawaii, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has opened its first disaster recovery center on Maui to help victims of the Lahaina wildfires.
» A Russian court on Thursday imposed a $32,000 fine on Google for failing to delete allgedly false information about the conflict in Ukraine.
» The prosecutor in Atlanta who obtained an indictment this week against former President Donald Trump and 18 others wants to take the case to trial on March 4.
» A person close to Britney Spears' husband, Sam Asghari, says the model and actor has filed to divorce the pop superstar.
» Walmart is reporting strong second-quarter sales results as the retailer’s low-price model continues to attract budget conscious consumers in a tough economic environment.
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» An organization in Ukraine is helping former soldiers who lost their vision in combat against Russia to reclaim a sense of autonomy.
» The Braves blank the Yankees again, the Dodgers win again, Bryce Harper regains his home run stroke, Reid Detmers nearly pitches his second no-hitter, and a coaching change coming for the U.S. women's soccer team.
» Rural areas near California’s border with Oregon are under evacuation orders after gusty winds from a thunderstorm sent a lightning-sparked wildfire racing through national forest lands.
» New restrictions on access to a drug used in the most common form of abortion would be imposed under a federal appeals court ruling. But those restrictions won’t take effect, at least right away, because the Supreme Court previously intervened to keep the drug available during the legal fight.
» A Kansas prosecutor says that he found insufficient evidence to support the police raid of a weekly newspaper and that all seized material should be returned.
» Most Federal Reserve officials last month still regarded high inflation as an ongoing threat that could require further interest rate increases, according to the minutes of their July 25-26 meeting.
» A new poll shows Americans are deeply divided along party lines in their views of President Donald Trump’s actions in the most recent criminal charges brought against him.
» The U.N. special envoy for global education says the International Criminal Court should prosecute Taliban leaders for crimes against humanity for denying education and employment to Afghan girls and women.
» Former West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins has entered a 12-month diversion program to resolve a drunken driving arrest.
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