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Jetliner catches fire... SoCal wildfire prompts evacuation... Clinton says she takes responsbility

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 8, 2015 at 7:51 p.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — An engine on a London-bound British Airways jet caught fire while the plane was preparing to take off from Las Vegas. Flames shot out from the side of the Boeing 777, forcing passengers to escape on emergency slides. Two passengers were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California brushfire has prompted the evacuation of dozens of homes near the border of Orange and Los Angeles counties. Officials say the blaze covers 15 acres. Although winds were light, the blaze threw lines of flame through brushy ridges and draws ringed by hundreds of homes.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's sorry about using a private email account while she served as secretary of state. She tells ABC News she takes responsibility. Clinton has previously declined to apologize, telling the AP what she did was "allowed" by the State Department.

GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky county clerk who stopped issuing marriage licenses because some of the applicants were gay may not be out of the legal woods yet. An attorney representing the couples who sued Kim Davis says he will ask a judge to again hold her in contempt if she blocks her deputies from granting licenses. Davis was released from jail after being held in contempt for five days.

UNDATED (AP) — United Airlines has abruptly replaced its CEO. Jeffery Smisek and two other senior executives stepped down as a federal investigation continues into whether United gave preferential treatment to the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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