California fires: Number of missing people leaps to 631

He said authorities were making the list public so people could see if they're on it, and let authorities know they are safe. The latest blazes have capped a pair of calamitous wildfire seasons in California that scientists largely attribute to pro... More..

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DOJ Lets Slip That Prosecutors Have Readied Charges Against Assange
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

DOJ Lets Slip That Prosecutors Have Readied Charges Against Assange

The filing added that charges would "need to remain sealed until Assange is arrested". If so, charges against the WikiLeaks editor could be potentially linked to the notorious probe by special counsel Robert Mu...More..

President Trump's answers to Robert Mueller inquiry are expected this week
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

President Trump's answers to Robert Mueller inquiry are expected this week

Jerome Corsi , a far-right political commentator and longtime associate of Roger Stone , says he will be indicted for perjury as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. Sto...More..

Gaza strikes to continue as 'necessary' - 11/13/2018 9:11:20 AM
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Gaza strikes to continue as 'necessary' - 11/13/2018 9:11:20 AM

In Gaza , schools, government offices and banks were closed on Tuesday while classes were also cancelled in Israeli towns near the border. " Israel has a history of carrying out serious violations of worldw...More..

British PM battles for survival over Brexit deal
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

British PM battles for survival over Brexit deal

Shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Trickett said the Government was "falling apart before our eyes as, for a second time, the Brexit Secretary has refused to back the Prime Minister's Brexit plan". A United Kin...More..

Fox News comes out in support of CNN's lawsuit against Trump admin.
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fox News comes out in support of CNN's lawsuit against Trump admin.

On Wednesday, in a surprise move, rival network Fox News said it would support CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration , with network president Jay Wallace saying in a statement that passes for ...More..

Migrant Caravan: New group arrives at the border
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Migrant Caravan: New group arrives at the border

It said the closures were needed "to install and pre-position port hardening infrastructure equipment in preparation for the migrant caravan and the potential safety and security risk that it could cause". A me...More..

Lion Air crash victim’s fiancee poses for wedding shoot alone
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Lion Air crash victim’s fiancee poses for wedding shoot alone

The previous system, and the one in the standard manual, goes by a different shorthand, EFS, for elevator feel shift. What did 737 MAX pilots know, and when did they know it? As a result, Boeing chose not t...More..

Moon leaves for Singapore to take part in ASEAN summits
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Moon leaves for Singapore to take part in ASEAN summits

A draft leaders' statement on the RCEP seen by AFP said talks will be concluded next year, noting the urgency of reaching an agreement "given the current headwinds faced by the global economy". India's concer...More..

Israeli opposition parties gleeful at Liberman resignation
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Israeli opposition parties gleeful at Liberman resignation

This morning, more demonstrators blocked the road leading to the Kissufim crossing to prevent the delivery of goods to Gaza, and high school students in the south protested the government's decision by staying ...More..

'Tell your boss': Recording Said to Link Khashoggi's Killing to MBS
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

'Tell your boss': Recording Said to Link Khashoggi's Killing to MBS

Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb , a Saudi security officer who frequently traveled with the crown prince prior to his role in Khashoggi's murder and one of a 15-man hit squad, made the call shortly after Khashoggi wa...More..

CNN sues White House over revoked credentials of correspondent
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

CNN sues White House over revoked credentials of correspondent

CNN reporter Jim Acosta tweeted a defiant message to Donald Trump from Paris on Friday, where he says he is awaiting the president's arrival. CNN could be about to sue Trump over Acosta ban CNN s...More..

Hillary 2020? Longtime Clinton adviser says she’s running
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Hillary 2020? Longtime Clinton adviser says she’s running

Conway, the first woman to run a winning presidential campaign, has taken repeated delight in denying Clinton the chance to be America's first female president. But after a brief pause, she added: 'Well - I'd l...More..

Australian woman charged with contaminating strawberries with needles
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Australian woman charged with contaminating strawberries with needles

The woman, reportedly in her 50s, is now set to face "unspecified charges" later today and appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday. Police said the woman was a former employee of one of the brands af...More..

Erdogan: 15-member hit squad knows who killed Khashoggi
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Erdogan: 15-member hit squad knows who killed Khashoggi

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said Khashoggi's murder had "possibly" given the United States and the UK a chance to put new pressure on Saudi Arabia over other issues. Western intelligence agencies, many...More..

Mattis Supports Riyadh's Refusal of US Refuelling of Coalition Aircraft in Yemen
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Mattis Supports Riyadh's Refusal of US Refuelling of Coalition Aircraft in Yemen

Earlier in the day, Saudi media reported that the coalition had requested the United States to halt aerial refuelling of the coalition's aircraft , specifying that the decision had been made following consu...More..

Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain

They remained inside the auto until after visiting leaders and France's Emmanuel Macron lined up on stage. Visiting Paris this week, Trump has bemoaned the cost to the U.S. "Europe has been at peace for...More..

Fly Jamaica flight destined for Toronto suffers accident on landing
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Fly Jamaica flight destined for Toronto suffers accident on landing

Flight OJ256 took off at 2.10am local time, but at 2.21am the pilot put out a distress call, asking to return to the airport. "Everyone was going insane, screaming, crying for their lives, everything", said p...More..

Florida is again at the center of an election controversy
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Florida is again at the center of an election controversy

Scott is now ahead of Nelson by about 15,000 votes. As the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections notes on its website , "The deadline to rectify a vote by mail missing the voter's signature is 5 p.m. S...More..

Gillum now says recount possible in Florida's governor race
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Gillum now says recount possible in Florida's governor race

According to the Miami Herald , if the margin of victory in a Florida race is 0.5 percent or less, a electronic recount of ballots must be carried out (unless the loser refuses). Nelson's campaign released ...More..

Democrats win control of the House in 2018 midterms, CNN projects
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Democrats win control of the House in 2018 midterms, CNN projects

Sanders appeared on NBC after the network projected that Republicans would retain control of the U.S. Senate but lose the House. Trump ramped up efforts to campaign on behalf of vulnerable GOP candida...More..

Wisconsin Girl, 10, Charged With Homicide in Daycare Killing of Infant
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Wisconsin Girl, 10, Charged With Homicide in Daycare Killing of Infant

Treu was found guilty of "operating with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration" in November 2014 in Chippewa County, the complaint says. Ivan Moreno, The Associated Press •. Though the judge was unable t...More..

Thousands demand Mueller protection after Trump fires Sessions
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Thousands demand Mueller protection after Trump fires Sessions

As acting attorney general, Whitaker will presumably - assuming he has no conflicts of interest - begin overseeing the special counsel's probe. Trump had repeatedly criticized Sessions for recusing himself fr...More..

The Fight for the Senate, 2018: The Results As They Come In
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

The Fight for the Senate, 2018: The Results As They Come In

President Donald Trump knows he's on the line. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who heads the Senate GOP's campaign committee, said in an interview. New Mexico's 2nd district is another key race: Susie Lee, a D...More..

Sheriff Vet Killed Responding to Calif Shooting - Police Depts Pay Tribute
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Sheriff Vet Killed Responding to Calif Shooting - Police Depts Pay Tribute

The US has suffered from mass shootings for decades, but most of the deadliest have occurred in recent years . Other witnesses and people posting on social media said that the man might have fired up to ...More..

Two Florida races are going to recounts
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Two Florida races are going to recounts

The official notice for a recount in either race would come from Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner, a Scott appointee. Those in charge of re-counting votes, the county canvassing boards, are comprised o...More..

Florida teenager charged with strangling, burying mother
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Florida teenager charged with strangling, burying mother

A 15-year-old aspiring homicide detective has been charged with first-degree premeditated murder after authorities said he strangled his mother and then recruited friends to help bury her body following an argu...More..

Florida Passes Amendment 4, Restoring Voting Rights To 1.4 Million People
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Florida Passes Amendment 4, Restoring Voting Rights To 1.4 Million People

Any proposed new casinos in Florida will now have to get 60 percent of Floridian's votes on the ballot to get approved. Previously, Florida was one of just four states in the USA that automatically and perm...More..

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at President Trump’s request
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at President Trump’s request

Sessions' abrupt departure from the Justice Department is nearly certainly related to the Democrats' victory in the House of Representatives, and its implications in the Special Counsel investigation. In an o...More..

Midterms 2018: Firsts for women in the US House
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Midterms 2018: Firsts for women in the US House

What is already the most diverse Congress ever could become even more so after Tuesday's elections and will include several trailblazers. Michigan's Rashida Tlaib and Minnesota's Ilhan Omar are the ...More..