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LOS ANGELES -- The official death toll from wildfires in the U.S. state of Hawaii's Maui has been revised down from 115 to 97, local media reported Friday, citing authorities.

Maui Police Chief John Pelletier announced the drop in the death toll in a news conference on Friday afternoon, reported Hawaii News Now, a major local news outlet in the state. (U.S.-Maui Wildfire-Death Toll)

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SEOUL -- Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), visited on Friday a major aviation plant upon his arrival in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, an industrial center in the Russian Far East, during his ongoing visit to the country, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday. (Kim Jong Un-Russia-Visit)

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NEW DELHI -- At least five persons, including three children, died and a few others were injured when a house collapsed in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, confirmed a local cop with Xinhua over phone Saturday.

The mishap occurred during the early hours of the day at the house located inside a Railway Colony near the Alambagh area of the state capital Lucknow. (India-House Collapse)

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