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Disturbing before and after photos show how Dixie fire - the second largest ever recorded in California - has destroyed homes, businesses and an entire historic town as four remain missing

Disturbing before and after photos released Sunday reveal how California's second largest ever recorded blaze has destroyed homes, businesses and an entire historic town. The Dixie Fire is now 463,477 acres and, as of Sunday morning, only 21 percent contained. It has burned for 23 days straight spreading across Plumas, Butte, Tehama and Lassen counties. Officials say four people remain missing. A before and after photo series shows how the monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, destroying a home and car that stood in its path  The historic town of Greenville is pictured shortly before the Dixie Fire swept through it on August 4, obliterating its main street   more videos Undercover police open fire on Streatham terrorist Sudesh Amman Chet Hanks tells fans 'get vaccine' before revealing he's joking Woman killed and three injured after buses crash at Victoria Station TikTok doctor says worst injury h

Thousands of Aussies call for LIFE SENTENCES for alleged killers if found guilty of viciously bashing a 16-year-old boy to death after 'luring him to a party' – as a teen mum is charged

More than 25,000 Australians have signed a petition calling for those who allegedly bashed a 16-year-old boy to death to spend the rest of their lives in prison if found guilty. Four boys and a girl, aged between 13 and 15, have been charged with murder after the teenager died on Saturday after being found unresponsive at a Doonside property in Sydney's west. Police later arrested Kayla Dawson, 19, at a local address about 3pm on Sunday and formally charged her with murder. The teenage mother is accused of luring the victim to her home on Perigee Close in Doonside, where he was allegedly set upon by four boys aged 13, 13, 14, 15, along with a 15-year-old girl. Six teenagers - including a 19-year-old mother - have been charged with murder after a 16-year-old boy died after allegedly being bashed inside a western Sydney home Now, outraged Australians have launched a petition urging NSW Police and the NSW Juvenile Justice system to give whoever is responsible a life senten

Boris Johnson 'has full confidence' in Rishi Sunak but Downing Street does not deny he discussed demoting him amid claims PM 'went tonto and tried to move him to Health Secretary from Chancellor in revenge for leaked letter'

Downing Street insisted that Boris Johnson has full confidence in Chancellor Rishi Sunak today amid claims the Prime Minister discussed demoting the Chancellor. Mr Johnson reportedly 'went tonto' in front of staff at a Downing Street meeting last week about the leak of a letter from the Chancellor calling for the easing of travel restrictions ahead of the relaxations announced last Wednesday. He is said to have mulled in front of a room full of aides moving the Chancellor to Health Secretary - a demotion from one of the four great offices of state.  Allies of the Chancellor last night warned that sacking Mr Sunak would see the Prime Minister 'lose direction completely'. Today the Prime Minister's official spokesman said there were no imminent plans for a Cabinet reshuffle, saying: 'The Prime Minister and the Chancellor have always enjoyed a close and effective working relationship, and will continue to do so.'  Mr Sunak is the clear frontrunner among Tory ac

Magistrate 'Rod Rocketman' reveals the bizarre reason he insists on claiming his 23-year-old lover's $180,000 death payout - as her haunting final text messages to her much older fiance are revealed

The magistrate who shacked up with a law clerk 45 years his junior has revealed why he insists on pocketing her $180,000 death pay out, claiming her mother's solicitor had been 'intimidating and threatening', provoking him to dig his heels in.  Rodney Higgins, now 71, was engulfed by controversy in 2019 after his relationship with Ashleigh Petrie, 23, became public. He also claimed his young partner had access to his bank account and had been feeding her mother money before she died. The unlikely couple had lived together for six months and were also engaged, but  Ms Petrie was tragically killed when hit by a car just weeks after  Mr Higgins popped the question. Although the magistrate nicknamed 'Rod Rocketman' was earning more than $300,000 a year in his high-flying legal profession, he received Ms Petrie's entire $180,000 superannuation and life insurance benefit despite the young woman nominating her mum as the benefactor. The unusual romance and ugly family