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Violent winds whip up California fires

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According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, almost 40 firefighting agencies from Arizona have deployed personnel to California to fight the blazes. It's a story that has played out in communities across much of Southern California this week as ferocious winds whipped sparks into massive infernos that have killed one person, destroyed almost 700 homes and buildings, killed dozens of horses and forced hundreds of thousands of people to run from fires that have burned ... Read More »

Plane crashes into Clairemont home, killing 1

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They attempted to land at a field near Lafayette Elementary school , but the high speeds at landing caused them to crash through a home. The family who lived in the home were not inside at the time of the crash, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Read More »

Ambassador Haley: US Remains Committed to Mideast Peace

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Let him present it, so that this intervention can be wiped out by the restart of the peace process", he said . He said the state of Palestine rejects the USA decision in its entirety and will not deal with it, describing it as illegitimate. Read More »

Trump Bashes WashPost Reporter for Tweet on Florida Rally Crowd Size

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Packed house, many people unable to get in. I deleted the photo after David Martosko of Daily Mail told me I'd gotten it wrong. "Dave Weigel relied on an inaccurate image in tweeting about President Trump's rally in Pensacola", the paper's vice president of communications, Kristine Coratti Kelly, said. Read More »

Egypt's Coptic Pope rejects Pence meeting over Jerusalem

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Trump's decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem has not only been criticized by Muslim countries; Germany, China and Russian Federation are among scores of nations that have slammed the US president over the policy U-turn. On Wednesday night, United States' President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a televised speech from the White House. Read More »

Thomas Fire forces Galion alum out of California home

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Critical fire weather is expected to continue for the next several days, forecasters with the National Weather Service said, although winds are expected to decrease from the 80 miles per hour gusts experienced early last week to 20 or 30 miles per hour. Read More »

Da Vinci Painting Heads to Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum

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But The New York Times reported that, according to documents it reviewed, the mystery buyer was a little-known Saudi prince. "Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi is coming to #Louvre Abu Dhabi", the museum said on its Twitter feed late Wednesday evening. Read More »

Liberal group trolls Trump rally using Ivanka Trump's criticism of Roy Moore

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White House officials last month said that Trump believed the people of Alabama should decide who to vote for on their own, and that he would not travel to Alabama to campaign for Moore. Luther Strange, who lost the GOP runoff election to Moore. Those who vote for Busby were unlikely to cast ballots for Moore or Jones anyway. At a rally Friday in Pensacola, Florida, which is near the Alabama border, the president pointed to someone in the audience and said: "This guy is screaming, 'We want ... Read More »

Cuba and the United Nations Universal Human Rights Declaration

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If we let our commitment to uphold human rights drift - if we turn aside when they are abused - they will slowly shrivel and die. This year Human Rights Day will kick off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70 anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Read More »

Abbas' spokesman says 'Jerusalem is more important than the American government'

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Maliki comments were made before an Arab League meeting in Cairo to discuss President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and after Abbas said Washington could no longer be a peace broker. Ahmed El-Tayeb now says the engagement will only take place if Trump reverses his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. Clashes broke out in the West Bank Saturday, where protesters threw rocks at Israeli soldiers who fired tear gas, rubber bullets and live ... Read More »

Archaeological discovery in heritage-rich Luxor of Egypt

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Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani was in Luxor to announce the discovery in Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis near the famed Valley of the Kings, where many pharaohs, including Tutankhamun, were buried. Egyptian officials hope the discovery will help the country's efforts to revive tourism. The other has a six-meter (yard) burial shaft leading to four side chambers, and contained fragments of wooden coffins and other artifacts . Read More »

Winter Storm Warning issued for northwest RI ahead of weekend snow

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After heavy snow struck the South, the Northeast was expected to face severe weather throughout the weekend. "Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving", the weather service warned. Atlanta was to be under a winter storm watch until 10 a.m. Saturday , the National Weather Service said. About 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected, and those traveling should plan with hazardous conditions in mind. Read More »

Putin expects second stage of Yamal LNG to be launched in 2018

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President Vladímir Putin, travelled to the Yamal Peninsula in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug of northwest Siberia, inside the Artic circle, to inaugurate the very big Yamal Liquefied Natural Gas ( LNG ) refinery, Efe news reported. Three trains will have a capacity of 5.5 million tons each and one will have a capacity of 1 million tons. Samuel Lussac, oil and gas specialist at Wood Mackenzie consultancy, said: "Despite challenging operating conditions, Yamal LNG was delivered on time ... Read More »

Big Boss 11: Salman Khan is angry at Arshi Khan

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The lady has managed to be in the headlines since the beginning of BB11, mainly because of her tiff with Vikas Gupta . That's not all; tonight's episode will see Karishma Tanna , Karan Patel and Rohan Mehra entering Bigg Boss 11 house. Read More »

Trump Once Tried to Kiss Me

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In January 2017, Huddy settled a suit with Fox News alleging sexual harassment from long-time Fox anchor Bill O'Reilly and co-president Jack Abernathy. "'She came out to lunch with me and maybe she was interested, '" Huddy said. In hindsight, she thinks she probably would have handled it "a little bit differently". Read More »

Meet Chitti Babu From Rangasthalam

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In the first look of Rangasthalam , audience is introduced Chitti Babu, the character played by Ram Charan. Mythri Movie Makers made it official that the film will hit the screens on March 30, 2018. It was originally planned as a Sankranti release. Now the movie is progressing at brisk pace and makers are planning to wrap up the entire shoot by the end of January as it is scheduled to hit the theaters on 30th March 2018. Read More »

United Nations welcomes elections in Nepal

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Although much remains to declare a victor, the first counts and projections point to the triumph of the two forces, led respectively by former prime ministers K. "These elections mark a historic moment for Nepal in implementing its federal structure as enshrined in the 2015 Constitution", UN Secretary-General's spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said in the statement on behalf of the secretary-general. Read More »

N. Korea Agrees to Regular Communication with UN

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Upon the visit of UN political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman , North Korean state media reported that the North has agreed with the United Nations to hold regular communication on various levels. In a speech to the U.N. General Assembly in September, Foreign Minister Ri defended his country's missile and nuclear programs as a "righteous self-defensive measure" in the face of US hostility and nuclear threats. Read More »

As Fires Spread Across Los Angeles, Museums and Galleries Close

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The system works like a reverse air conditioner, forcing air out of the galleries rather than sucking it in, while maintaining the necessary temperature and humidity levels. "All Getty buildings have sophisticated filtration systems, but their effectiveness can be compromised by heavy traffic going in and out of the buildings". Read More »

Trump to undergo physical at Walter Reed in early 2018, publicize details

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Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement in the wake of what she called "pretty ridiculous questions" about the president's health following a speech on moving the US embassy to Jerusalem Wednesday. Trump's physical will take place at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Trump, who at 71 is known to be fond of fast food and to shun exercise, has faced questions about his health before. Read More »

Israeli strikes kill two Gaza gunmen, but anti-Trump protests subside

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Speaking to broadcaster Al Jazeera, spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said: " Jerusalem is more important than Mike Pence - we will not abandon Jerusalem just to receive Mike Pence". Bush and Bill Clinton all promised as candidates to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "With respect to the rest of Jerusalem , the president. Read More »

FBI Director Christopher Wray defends agency after Trump's attacks

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A former top counterintelligence expert at the FBI, now at the center of a political uproar for exchanging private messages that appeared to mock President Donald Trump , changed a key phrase in former FBI Director James Comey's description of how former secretary of state Hillary Clinton handled classified information, according to USA officials familiar with the matter. Read More »

Dead After Crash on I-270 in Montgomery County

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State police said an off-duty officer called the Rockville barrack around 10 p.m.to report a single-vehicle crash in the fast lane of southbound I-270 near Gude Drive. Police say they ended up in the northbound lanes. Maryland State Police said they would identify the victims sometime Saturday. Three other people were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. Read More »

Iraq's military says it is 'totally liberated' from ISIS

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It also retains natural hideouts in the deep gorges of Wadi Hauran, Iraq's longest valley stretching from the Saudi border up to the Euphrates River and the frontiers with Syria and Jordan. In response, the government, backed by a US -led global coalition, launched a campaign against them. The war has had a devastating impact on the areas previously controlled by the militants. Read More »

China Warns Its Citizens in Pakistan of Possible Terror Attacks Targeting Chinese

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An official letter was sent to Pakistan's Interior Ministry. China's decision to temporarily halt the supply of funds with respect to the construction of three roads, part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ( CPEC ) project, is more than what meets the eye, says a report by the Amsterdam-based think-tank and policy research institution, European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS). Read More »