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California ‘Firenado’ Freaks out Social Media After Video Goes Viral [Video]

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A viral video making the rounds on Twitter shows a "firenado" raging amid the ongoing wildfires in California. The video was originally posted by TikTok user firecatcher2, and shows a swirl of flames and smoke reaching up into the sky amid a field of fire. Many social media users are sharing this clip with horror, jokes or pleas for sustainable energy reform in the U.S.

The "firenado" video was posted without much context and on an otherwise empty account, raising questions about its validity. The original poster did add the hashtag "wildland firefighter," indicating that they are part of a federal firefighting service. This led most viewers to assume that they took the video while fighting the fires currently raging across California. While social media has seen plenty of horrific blazes over the last few weeks — and years — this one set the bar even higher by combining two natural disasters in one.

just what 2020 was missing… A FIRENADO pic.twitter.com/HSsGOXzVBx

— Yasshole …

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Biden: "There Has Been No Indication Of A Conflict Of Interest" With Hunter Biden In Ukraine | Video [Video]

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke briefly to reporters at an October 2019 SEIU convention that President Trump was lying when he for suggested both Ukraine and China should investigate dealings with his son Hunter while Biden was in office.A report from Senate Republicans released this week accuses Biden and his son Hunter of benefiting inappropriately from the former vice president's role in foreign policy during the Obama administration. "How is that not a conflict of interest?" a reporter asked Biden. "There has been no indication of conflict of interest in Ukraine or anywhere else, period," Biden said. "Focus on this man and what he's doing."CBS Los Angeles reported at the time: