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Soap Lake fire forces evacuations

For more than 24 hours, firefighters have been working on a major wildfire in Soap Lake. That fire is now 50 percent contained, and has burned around 2,000 acres.

Tropical Storm Urduja kills 27 in Philippines

At least 27 people have died this weekend in the Philippines as a result of landslides caused by Tropical Storm Urduja, the state-run Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported Sunday. Another 24 people have been reported missing, the news agency said.