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Number of missing in California wildfires rockets past 600

Number of missing in California wildfires rockets past 600

As deadly urban wildfires become more common, officials should also consider establishing "local retreat zones, local safety zones" in communities where residents can ride out the deadly firestorms ...

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Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis

Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis

Jai and I are committing ourselves alongside each and every one of you". Mr Gillum, the liberal mayor of Tallahassee, had initially conceded the race to Mr DeSantis, a conservative former congressm...

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President Trump blasts the NYT over VP Mike Pence loyalty story

President Trump blasts the NYT over VP Mike Pence loyalty story

He is 100 percent loyal", he told reporters before departing for California. Not so, Trump and Pence protested. Pence added that he and Trump "had a good laugh", presumably about the Times repor...

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Indian airport protesters block woman activist's plan to enter hill temple

Indian airport protesters block woman activist's plan to enter hill temple

But keeping in mind the situation, police told Desai that it would not be possible for them to escort her to the temple. She initially said there is no question of her going back without having dars...

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French drivers blocking roads to protest rising fuel taxes

French drivers blocking roads to protest rising fuel taxes

The backlash is the latest confrontation between Mr Macron and voters, mostly based in the countryside and provincial towns and cities, who view the former investment banker as the representative of a...

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Saudi-led Forces Halt Offensive Against Yemen's Port City of Hodeidah

Saudi-led Forces Halt Offensive Against Yemen's Port City of Hodeidah

The Saudi-backed government and the Huthi rebels have shown a "renewed commitment" to work on a political solution and have given "firm assurances" that they will attend the talks, Martin Griffiths to...

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Dolores Huerta: Vote for Stacey Abrams in Georgia

Dolores Huerta: Vote for Stacey Abrams in Georgia

She continued, "Let's be clear, this is not a speech of concession because concession means to acknowledge an action is right, true, or proper ..." "As a woman of conscience and faith, I can not conce...

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Iran hangs 2 people on economic

Iran hangs 2 people on economic "corruption" charges

Vahid Mazloumin and his accomplice Mohammad Esmaeil Qassemi were sent to gallows for hoarding gold coins and other hard currency, manipulating the gold coin market and a following price rises in other...

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Trump legal team balks at Mueller's questions on post-2016 election activity

Trump legal team balks at Mueller's questions on post-2016 election activity

Whitaker, who has been previously known to criticize the Mueller investigation , now oversees it. The questions, roughly two dozen which focus on five topics, all predate Trump winning election . ...

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Michelle Obama Reveals Why She Hated 1st Trip to Kenya

Michelle Obama Reveals Why She Hated 1st Trip to Kenya

The audience went wild for it, cheering her on. Obviously, the Kimmel team couldn't go too insane for numerous reasons but the end result is still a giggle. "I think he gets his energy from that". S...

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Attorney: suspect family will be vindicated

Attorney: suspect family will be vindicated

George "Billy" Wagner III, 47; his wife Angela Wagner , 48; and their sons, George Wagner IV , 27; and Edward "Jake" Wagner , 26, were indicted on Monday by a Pike County grand jury on several of...

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#ICYMI: Donald Trump vs CNN’s Jim Acosta and the politics of distraction

#ICYMI: Donald Trump vs CNN’s Jim Acosta and the politics of distraction

The lawsuit alleges that CNN and Acosta's First and Fifth Amendment rights are being violated by the suspension of Acosta's press pass. Acosta attempted to ask another question about special counsel...

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White House aide removed after Melania Trump row

White House aide removed after Melania Trump row

But her spat with the first lady's staff over Mrs. Trump's trip to Africa - apparently over seating on the plane and the use of National Security Council resources - seems to have earned her the enmit...

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China says high-level trade talks with US have resumed

China says high-level trade talks with US have resumed

In an interview with Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin in which Pence focused on the White House's Indo-Pacific policy, the vice president said his trip to the region "is meant to show the Unit...

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Julian Assange charged in US

Julian Assange charged in US

In a recently unsealed court filing, a USA federal prosecutor in Virginia inadvertently disclosed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged with an undisclosed crime, The Washington P...

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Facebook will create a new 'independent body' to moderate content

Facebook will create a new 'independent body' to moderate content

It's often been reported in the press that Apple chief Tim Cook and Zuckerberg are not mutual fans of each other, trading snipes about various subjects, including online privacy. Speaking abou...

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France fires back at Trump's lack of 'common decency'

France fires back at Trump's lack of 'common decency'

Speaking to French television channel TF1 on the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier Wednesday, Macron said he expected more respect from the Oval office, France 24 reported . "By the way, there is ...

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California wildfires: Over 600 missing as seven more victims found

California wildfires: Over 600 missing as seven more victims found

The high number of dead and missing is attributed to the speed with which the flames, driven by high winds and facilitated by parched scrubland and trees, raced through the town of Paradise . More th...

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Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuse

Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuse

It is not clear whether the Thursday deadline will be met, given previous missed targets for repatriation. The announcement came after about 1,000 Rohingya demonstrated at a camp in Bangladesh a...

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Newborn baby snatched and killed by monkey in India

Newborn baby snatched and killed by monkey in India

The infant's head had been bitten; he died of his injuries at the hospital. "We took him to a nearby hospital but he was declared dead". Locals chased the monkey down after the mother raised the ala...

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China sends written response to US trade reform demands

China sends written response to US trade reform demands

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin resumed trade discussions with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Friday, although it would appear that the conversation did not lead to any kind of breakthrough. "Mnu...

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UN calls for peace as famine looms in conflict-stricken Yemen

UN calls for peace as famine looms in conflict-stricken Yemen

Overnight, warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition launched a series of airstrikes and targeted military bases in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa. Almost four years into the war, there has been an ...

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Trump Attacks Mueller One Week After Replacing Attorney General

Trump Attacks Mueller One Week After Replacing Attorney General

Left open yet, however, is whether Trump will sit for an interview with Mueller for further questioning about the collusion allegations and whether Trump, as president, obstructed justice by trying to...

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Trump calls for proper forest management to combat California's wildfires

Trump calls for proper forest management to combat California's wildfires

This annotated DigitalGlobe image overlays location information on a view of the deadly Camp Fire in northern California taken november 9, 2018 by the WorldView-3 satellite. The flames also burned i...

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Homeless man & couple scammed everyone with GoFundMe: complaint

Homeless man & couple scammed everyone with GoFundMe: complaint

Investigators searched the Florence home of Mark D'Amico and Katelyn McClure in September after questions arose about what happened to the money they raised through a GoFundMe page. The Burlington C...

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Germany's Merkel calls for creation of an EU army

Germany's Merkel calls for creation of an EU army

Macron's call, which reflects a broad trend of EU thinking but is not universally accepted, was meant to show European willingness to meet US demands that Europe do more for its own security and rel...

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Pence Condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi For Treatment Of Rohingya, Imprisoned Journalists

Pence Condemns Myanmar's Suu Kyi For Treatment Of Rohingya, Imprisoned Journalists

Aung San Suu Kyi's responded to the harsh rebuke by saying that people must "learn to understand each other better". "So we are in a better position to explain to you what is happening and how we see ...

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Port still running in Yemen's Hodeida after air strikes

Port still running in Yemen's Hodeida after air strikes

The truce followed advances by the coalition in their latest attempt to retake the city from the Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, with its forces now 5 kilometers (3 miles) short of the port, Yemen's ...

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PM Attends East Asia Summit In Singapore, Gives Vision For Indo-Pacific

PM Attends East Asia Summit In Singapore, Gives Vision For Indo-Pacific

Stressing that there was some discussion on the issue of terrorism and Pence referred to the coming 10th anniversary of 26/11, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said the Prime Minister reminded him that...

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A Massive #ThisIsNotConsent Protest Takes Place At The Spire On Wednesday

A Massive #ThisIsNotConsent Protest Takes Place At The Spire On Wednesday

In her final address to the jury, senior counsel Elizabeth O'Connell told the jurors they should consider the underwear the girl wore on the night of the alleged rape according to the Irish Examiner ...

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Who Is Asia Bibi? The Christian Pakistani's Blasphemy Case Explained

Who Is Asia Bibi? The Christian Pakistani's Blasphemy Case Explained

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has defended the judges after the decision to overturn Mrs Bibi's conviction. "I would call on the United Kingdom government.when the time comes, to give her ...

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Khashoggi murder not ordered by crown prince - Saudi prosecutor

Khashoggi murder not ordered by crown prince - Saudi prosecutor

The announcement follows growing worldwide outcry over the killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi rulers who was last seen entering the consulate on October 2 to o...

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Fake images of woman acquitted of blasphemy roil Pakistan

Fake images of woman acquitted of blasphemy roil Pakistan

Her husband has appealed in particular to Britain, Canada and the USA, claiming that Ms. Bibi's life would be in danger as long as she lived in Pakistan. Ms Bibi's ordeal dates back to 2009 when she...

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Melania Trump SNUBBED Michelle Obama: First Lady IGNORED predecessor's offer for help

Melania Trump SNUBBED Michelle Obama: First Lady IGNORED predecessor's offer for help

The chat, which features in the December issue of O, The Oprah magazine , as well as ELLE magazine , sees Obama talk about her highly anticipated memoir "Becoming" , which will be released on Novem...

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Gunshots heard as patron films gunman shooting inside California bar

Gunshots heard as patron films gunman shooting inside California bar

California's "5150" mental health detention law allows for the temporary detention of people with psychiatric issues. The bloodshed was the latest in what seems to be a never-ending string of mas...

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Trump Threatens to Withhold Fed Funds for California Wildfire Fight

Trump Threatens to Withhold Fed Funds for California Wildfire Fight

Trump said Saturday via Twitter that "there is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly fires in California". President Trump has blamed the large-scale devastation on gross mismanagement of...

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Avenatti Arrested For Suspected Felony Domestic Abuse; Social Media Erupts

Avenatti Arrested For Suspected Felony Domestic Abuse; Social Media Erupts

Avenatti's clients have included Julie Swetnick, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of aggressive sexual behaviour before his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. TMZ is citing law enforcement sources fo...

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Owner Of Pellegrini's Cafe Sisto Malaspina Named As Bourke Street Attack Victim

Owner Of Pellegrini's Cafe Sisto Malaspina Named As Bourke Street Attack Victim

Malaspina was the co-owner of Pellegrini's Espresso Bar, which opened on Bourke Street 60 years ago and is credited with helping to kickstart Melbourne's cafe culture. According to the ABC , the ki...

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Local firefighters arrive in California as death toll from wildfires grows

Local firefighters arrive in California as death toll from wildfires grows

Containment of the Woolsey fire was estimated at just 20 percent but despite the wind there were no big flare-ups and blue sky replaced the massive smoke plumes of previous days. Some of the thousands...

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California wildfire is now deadliest, most destructive in history

California wildfire is now deadliest, most destructive in history

As firefighters continue to battle flames, there are more clues as to what may have started what is now the deadliest blaze in state history. Psssttt! While you're here we need your help . An est...

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