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California-based correspondent for BBC News, reporting from across North America. Ex-Scotland Correspondent.

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@jjmcewan @kevinoils_kevin @UKSupremeCourt @BBCScotlandNews @BBCGaryR @BBCNews @BBCTayCent @BBCWeekendGMS A simple internet search reveals that, in fact, BBC News published this story more than eight hours ago.https://t.co/23UTymIKXW
Saudi Arabia's crown prince "could very well" have known about the murder of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi says President Trump — "maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!" — but the US "intends to remain a steadfast partner of Saudi Arabia" in any case. https://t.co/7wMQ4A2gPQ
More than 600 people are unaccounted for after a wildfire ravaged Paradise, California. Sixty three people are confirmed dead. https://t.co/gqcJRD8nzs
📷 @sullyfoto/ @GettyImages
Two California wildfires are now known to have claimed 31 lives with 228 people missing. The governor Jerry Brown says an unfolding climate catastrophe threatens the Californian way of life. https://t.co/y8BGQ04nzk
📷 @AFP/@GettyImages
#CampFire
#WoolseyFire
#ParadiseFire
California governor Jerry Brown says wildfires in his state have become more ferocious because of severe drought and climate change, warning that the “new abnormal” will get worse,
threatening California’s entire way of life. Via @AP #CampFire #WoolseyFire
BREAKING A wildfire which ravaged the town of Paradise, California is now the joint deadliest in state history with 29 people confirmed to have died and 228 are unaccounted for. Statewide, 31 are dead in the disaster.
California firefighters react with outrage to President Trump's threat to cut funding as the state is ravaged by wildfires, calling it "ill-informed, ill-timed and demeaning to those who are suffering as well as the men and women on the front lines." https://t.co/107VvaZlqK
At least 25 people are now known to have died in California’s wildfire disaster. https://t.co/uWfCcbM0nj
#CampFire #WoolseyFire #Paradise #CaliforniaFires
BREAKING Fourteen more bodies have been recovered, bringing the number of dead in the wildfire which ravaged Paradise, California to 23 — sheriff. #CampFire #Paradise
California’s wildfire crisis is serious. At least nine dead; many missing; the town of Paradise in ruins; Hollywood stars fleeing Malibu; university students sheltering on campus. https://t.co/cwhS5yDjyE
📷 @Reuters
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