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Documents: Winds shifted minutes before firefighters killed

Within 12 minutes, the wildfire in Washington state went from being just another lightning-sparked blaze to the scene of the deadliest single wildfire this year in the U.S.

Austria finds 20, maybe up to 50, migrants dead in truck

The shocking find came as Austria hosted a summit in Vienna on Europe’s refugee crisis for Western Balkan nations, which have been overwhelmed this year by the tens of thousands of migrants trying to get into Europe.

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