Why California, Oregon and Washington State Are Searching for Help to Battle Fires

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With millions of acres ablaze across the West Coast, states are having a tough time finding available fire crews. California resorted to calling in a team of firefighters from Israel.
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President Trump Headed To California For Wildfire Briefing
At least 35 people have died as wildfires tear through California, Oregon and Washington state. CBS News' Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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Oregon

State in northwestern United States
The far-right group Proud Boys are holding a rally Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Police are on alert for clashes for counter demonstrators.
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The Oregon governor declared an emergency in advance of the event hosted by a right-wing group with a history of violence at protests. Local Black activists..
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West Coast of the United States

coastline of the United States of America
A heat wave in the Western U.S., combined with windy conditions in California, have increased the risk of fire in an area already battered by blazes.
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As some residents on the West Coast return to communities devastated by wildfires, voters are weighing how important the issue of climate change is in the 2020..
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Scientists have determined how and where the Asian giant hornet could spread and find an ideal habitat, both in the United States and worldwide.
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California

State in the western United States
A woman entered the Malibu, Calif., home of the former N.F.L. star on Saturday afternoon and took the child from a playpen, officials said.
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The woman was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday, the authorities said.
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Israel

Country in Western Asia
The police in the German city of Frankfurt launched a criminal investigation against the young Israeli musician Ana Agre for her display of an Israeli flag at an..
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How a group of Jewish feminists demanded the same prayer rights as Jewish men.
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Here are the top stories for Friday, Sept. 25th: Ginsburg's body lies in state at U.S. Capitol; Trump courts Hispanics in Fla.; Family of Breonna Taylor urges..
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Alison Sargent talks us through the big winners from this year's...
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