US: Smoke Blocks Out Sun as Wildfire Forces Evacuations Near Fresno
TEHRAN (FNA)- California governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in three counties due to the Creek Fire which forced people in mountain communities to leave their homes. The blaze has spread to more than 295 square kilometers threatening thousands of structures, as filmed near Fresno. Emergency services and the National Guard rescued more than 200 people trapped by the flames over the weekend. [VIDEO]
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Nigeria: Police Open Fire on Protesters in Lagos
TEHRAN (FNA)- Police opened fire with live ammunition against anti-police demonstrators in the Surulere district of Lagos, marchers said. Tolu Ogunlesi, an aide to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, said at least one person had been killed by police gunfire. [VIDEO]
US: Rival Demonstrators Rally before Coney Barrett Supreme Court Nomination
TEHRAN (FNA)- Pro Amy Coney Barrett supporters gathered outside the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington DC were met by counter-protesters ahead of the confirmation hearings of Donald Trump's nominee for Justice Associate of US Supreme Court Amy Coney Barrett began. [VIDEO]