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National Briefing | West: California: 22 Hurt in Military Training as Vehicle’s Fire Extinguisher Goes Off
Twenty-two Marines and sailors were injured at a military base in the Southern California desert on Thursday when a fire-extinguisher system went off during a training exercise, the military said.
China will surpass the United States as the world's largest retail market within the next three years, according to new research.