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Champions League quartet transfer to Europa League

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Since the Champions League went from using a second group stage to a 16-team knockout tournament in 2003-04, no league had ever qualified five teams for the knockout rounds - until now. Real Madrid are also confirmed to finish second and will be joined by three more sides - now scheduled to be Sevilla , Shakhtar Donetsk and Porto. Read More »

Grassley Intensifies Probe Into Anti-Trump Bias at Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.). Mueller even had to fire the agent, Peter Strzok , after emails surfaced in which he showed disdain for Trump and fondness for Clinton - clearly compromising his status as an alleged fair inquisitor. "If he had pro-Clinton or anti-Trump bias, what the hell was he doing interviewing Hillary Clinton? ". "There are two major controversies plaguing the credibility of the Justice Department and the FBI right now: the Trump/Russia investigation and the handling of the ... Read More »

Palestinians say they won't meet with Pence

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Trump informed Abbas on Tuesday of "his intention" to relocate the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , Abbas's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeinah said. In turn, the UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, said that the question of the status of Jerusalem should be resolved through bilateral negotiations, on the basis of the relevant resolutions of the Security Council and the UN General Assembly and taking into account the interests of the Palestinian and Israeli sides. Read More »

IDF Retaliates with Tank Fire for Gaza Rockets; No Injuries

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At around 6:30 pm sirens sounded in the Shaar Hanegev Regional Council in the northwestern Negev. This latest report from the region comes after U.S. Around two hours later the army said that another rocket, fired form the enclave's north, exploded in southern Israel. Last week, the Islamic Jihad launched a dozen mortar shells at an army post northeast of the Strip, causing no injuries but some damage to army equipment. Read More »

Skirball Fire in Sepulveda Pass About 20 Percent Contained, One Firefighter Injured

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Fueled by high winds, the blaze dubbed the Creek fire was reported at 3:42 a.m. near Gold Creek and Little Tujunga roads, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, which was assisting the U.S. "There's nothing you can do except get out". A raging wildfire fueled by high winds created an incredible - and terrifying - sight for morning commuters Wednesday on Interstate 405 in Los Angeles . Read More »

Polish PM Beata Szydlo replaced by finance minister

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Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the powerful leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice party gives Prime Minister Beata Szydlo a kiss and a bunch of flowers after her government survived a vote in which the opposition was seeking to oust it, at the parliament building in Warsaw , Poland, Thursday, Dec. Read More »

New arrest in shooting death of 'good Samaritan' Yosif Al-Hasnawi

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However, the donation account has since been taken down and Hamilton Police are looking into the legitimacy of the page. GoFundMe has disabled the account and money is expected to be returned to those who donated, Doerr said. Al-Hasnawi was a first-year medical science student at Brock University who had dreams of becoming a doctor one day. King faces a second-degree murder charge after Al-Haswani was shot on Sanford Avenue North Saturday night. Read More »

Senate passes spending bill, moves one step closer to avoiding shutdown

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It took until the last minute for Ryan to find support within the GOP to pass the bill. By a vote of 235-193, the House approved the stop-gap spending bill, sending it to the Senate for passage, which is expected by Friday. Republican leaders have floated a $54 billion boost in defense next year and a $37 billion boost in nondefense spending; Democrats have thus far demanded equivalent increases for both. Read More »

Israeli Army Strikes Several Border Areas In Gaza

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Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip Thursday afternoon, according to another IDF statement. The army also fired several missiles and shells into Palestinian lands, in borer areas of the Gaza Strip. In the wake of Trump's announcement world leaders warned of the deterioration of the situation in the region as the Palestinian Hamas movement ruled out the possibility of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and urged to launch another Arab intifada - an uprising against Israel. Read More »

Kate Winslet Says Woody Allen Really Gets Women

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However, she called Allen "an incredible director" in an interview with The New York Times from September. Woody Allen attends aWonder Wheel screening on November 14, 2017 in New York City. "I remember what I was wearing and what I wasn't wearing", Farrow told Vanity Fair's Maureen Orth in 2013 . She writes that "it breaks my heart" when men and women dodge or don't fully answer questions about working with the director. Read More »

Nike To Name Expansive Building After Serena Williams

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Along with her tweet, she posted a sweet photo of herself with her firstborn, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. As 2017 comes to a close, this latest bit of news is just another feather in her cap. Her sister, Venus Williams , was involved in a June crash that killed a 78-year-old man. As for Williams , the largest of the four buildings will be named after the 23-time Grand Slam victor and it will be more than one million square feet. Read More »

Sign-ups pick up in week 5 of 2018 Obamacare open enrollment

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Analysts worry about a drop-off in Affordable Care Act signups in the last days before December 15. In addition to shrinking the enrollment period, the administration has cut certain subsidies to health insurance companies that cover low-income people; slashed the consumer outreach budget by 90 percent; and planned outages of the federal marketplace website, Healthcare.gov, during peak enrollment times. Read More »

State reps ring bell for Salvation Army

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But local families need services like our meal ministry and food pantry year-round. It typically serves 900 to 1,000 families each Christmas season, Gilmore said. "We are humbly asking for the community's help to get us back on track", said Grant Holloway, leader of the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army, in a news release. Read More »

Vietnam Veterans pay respects on the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

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About 20 people attended the ceremony held in front of a plaque bearing the names of 109 Lackawanna County residents stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack. "I don't think about it too much anymore because something like this brings it back to your memory", Stephenson said . "Instead of retreating from the fight, America's Pacific Fleet dug in its heels", Swift said. Read More »

GOP Rep. Trent Franks Expected to Resign Amid Rumors of Inappropriate Behavior

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Right now, it is unclear why he is stepping down, but sources say there have been rumors of inappropriate behavior. "I'll let the statement speak for itself", the Arizona Republican told reporters as he was leaving the House floor Thursday evening after voting to avert a government shutdown and fund the government for an additional two weeks. Read More »

Argentine judge orders arrest of ex-president Cristina Kirchner for treason

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The Senate will now have to vote on lifting Kirchner's immunity, however, this is not likely to happen before the end of 2017, according to Bo, because of the holiday recess and divisions over the validity of the judge's decision. Nisman alleged that a 2013 agreement between Argentina and Iran to jointly investigate the bombing was meant to cover up the suspects of the attack, including former Iranian President Ali Akbar Rafsanjani and former Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Velayatí, in order to ... Read More »

Lilac Fire: Wildfire Breaks Out In Fallbrook, San Diego

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It had destroyed two structures and damaged another 12, according to the tweet. Among the evacuated sites were Bonsall High School, Sullivan Middle School and the Rancho Monserate Country Club. - east of Green Canyon Road and West Mission Road. This is a developing story, stay with KUSI for all the latest updates . Officials have ordered mandatory evacuations due to a fast-moving fire fanned by Santa Ana winds that is burning in the Bonsall area of northern San Diego County. Read More »

Louisiana's homeless population declines almost 20% since 2016, according to HUD report

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Out of all jurisdictions that are required to report counts to receive federal funding, King County ranked third both in homelessness-behind only New York City and Los Angeles County-and in people living unsheltered. Since a year ago, voters in the city and Los Angeles County have passed a pair of tax-boosting ballot initiatives to raise an expected $4.7 billion over the next decade for affordable housing and services for the homeless. Read More »

Horses Burn To Death As Rapid California Blaze Spreads

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The devastating blaze destroyed at least 30 homes and prompted mandatory evacuations that affected an estimated 150,000 residents, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The LAPD was placed on a citywide tactical alert, which allows commanders to keep officers beyond the end of their shifts, giving them maximum flexibility in deploying resources. Read More »

Kate Middleton steps out wearing handsome Diana hand-me-down

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It was originally made for Queen Mary in 1914, then passed down to Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana and now the Duchess of Cambridge . (It's also sometimes referred to as Queen Mary's Lover's Knot.) The piece is inspired by a tiara owned by the monarch's grandmother, Princess Augusta of Hesse, who was also the Duchess of Cambridge . Read More »

LeBron James responds to Ohio State's exclusion from the College Football Playoff

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In reality, it should have been the opposite. Instead, an eight-team playoff would make the selection committee's job much easier by adding a little bit of subjectivity to the process. Could Ohio State's exclusion from the playoff wind up fueling the drive toward eight, the way the Alabama-LSU Bowl Championship Series game of 2011-12 spurred momentum toward four? It's better to have a worthy team on the outside looking in every once in a while than one that isn't worthy get in, get hot and ... Read More »

John Lewis to skip civil rights museum opening due to Trump

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Saturday's opening of these two museums dedicated to that single objective is a fitting tribute to our state's 200th birthday. The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum event will begin Saturday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and will feature speeches from civil rights leaders, elected officials, and Mississippi Gov. Read More »

Crews Still At Scene of Massive Industrial Fire in Burlington

No fire crews have yet been able to go inside and are fighting from outside the building, according to the Burlington fire department. Burlington firefighters are also on scene at Paletta International Corporation near Appleby Line and the QEW as they continue to douse hot spots with aerial devices and liaise with the fire marshal's office. Read More »

Kurdish leader Demirtas on trial in Turkey, risks 142 years

HDP leader has been under arrest along with other party lawmakers on terrorism charges since Nov 2016. The trial is one of many against Demirtas, who is imprisoned in a jail in northwestern Turkey. "The sentence altogether when you stack up all the charges comes to around 142 years". Demirtaş rejected the ruling, underling that he wants "face-to-face" trial. Read More »

3 struck, injured by auto in Manhattan

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Further details were not immediately available. It then hit another vehicle and veered onto the pavement, knocking down pedestrians. The auto kept going, crushing the back of a third vehicle before coming to a stop. The driver of the Lincoln Town Car is being questioned as to why he continued after the first collision. This is a developing story; check back for updates and get the PIX11 News app to stay informed all day . Read More »