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Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EST

November 11, 2018

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — With a roster of 110 people believed to be missing in the Northern California wildfires, officials hope many of the elderly on the list simply are elsewhere without a way to contact loved ones. But with 23 people known dead, sheriff’s investigators are also using the list to begin the grim task of identifying the victims. Sheriff Kory Honea says the agency is bringing in a mobile DNA lab. Meanwhile, fire officials worry about worsening winds through Monday.

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Southern Californians are trying to make the most of a little breathing room in their battle against wildfires but it’s not expected to last long. A lull in fierce winds that drove a pair of destructive fires allowed firefighters to make their first real progress in stopping the blazes. But a sustained stretch of vicious winds, and the strong possibility of a new round of troubles, were expected Sunday. Officials said two people were found dead amid the larger of the two fires.

PARIS (AP) — World leaders walked side by side to commemorate the end of World War I in a somber, rain-soaked line as bells finished tolling. Arriving a few minutes late, they missed the exact moment to commemorate the armistice that ended World War I. The feminist activist group Femen has claimed responsibility for topless protesters who disrupted U.S. President Donald Trump’s motorcade. President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin briefly shook hands at the ceremony.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The scope of the task is beginning to sink in for Florida election workers whose job it is to recount millions of ballots cast for governor and the U.S. Senate. In Miami-Dade County alone there are some 800,000 ballots and the process that began there Saturday evening could take days. The task is multiplied by 67, the number of counties in Florida. The secretary of state ordered the new review as narrow gaps between the candidates met recount criteria.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities now say they’ve confirmed their belief that the gunman who killed 12 at a Southern California bar also took his own life. The confirmation comes from and autopsy on the body of Ian David Long, who shot and killed 11 people at the Borderline Bar and Grill along with a police officer who responded just before midnight Wednesday. Police said the officer exchanged gunfire with Long, a 28-year-old ex-Marine machine-gunner. Long was found dead at the scene.

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