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California mudslide death toll rises to 19

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The strike team's leader is a battalion chief from Escondido Fire; the other brush rigs are from other San Diego-region agencies, according to the spokeswoman. He said several dozen homes were destroyed or severely damaged, and there are probably many more in similar condition in areas still inaccessible. Read More »

Speedboat fire injures 16 in Thailand

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Four Thai crew and a tour guide - were also on board. Allegedly, the captain asked a crew member to take over steering and began checking the boat's motor. The boat exploded at Viking Cave Koh Phi Phi at 11:30am today (Jan 14). He shut the valve of the tank to examine it more closely. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the explosion, which happened when the boat was travelling from the nearby resort island of Phuket. Read More »

It's time for a permanent solution to protect Dreamers

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Just 10 minutes earlier, Trump tweeted that " DACA is probably dead", while blaming the Democrats. Trump's tweets came just hours after his administration resumed receiving renewal applications for "Dreamers" under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program following a federal court order blocking the administration from ending the program. Read More »

Trump blasts Democrats over immigration as feds resume DACA renewals

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Democrats are under intense pressure to force the issue before the government runs out of money January 19, but aides said their party, especially the 10 Senate Democrats facing re-election next year in states Trump won, also do not want to be blamed for shutting down the government over the Dreamers. Read More »

US Home passes NSA spying invoice after Trump tweets trigger confusion

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Rights advocates, however, have taken aim at what they say are unconstitutional measures within the legislation, namely section 702 , that allows intelligence agencies to sweep up Americans' communications. But the fate of the programme appeared to be in jeopardy on Thursday, after the president tweeted his doubts about it, questioning his administration's position after seeing a segment about it on Fox News . Read More »

Woman who died in Southport TUI travel agents attack 'had throat slit'

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Andrew Burke, 30, of Vincent Street, will appear in court at South Sefton, charged in connection with the killing of mother-of-one Cassie Hayes at a branch of Tui, at around 1.25pm on Saturday. "My absolute world i love you so so much have done since we first met i promise i will look after our girl the best i can". "She's just a gem, my best mate, Even when we split she was there for me ... Read More »

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. has failed to undermine nuclear deal

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The 2015 deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was signed by the US under the previous administration of president Barack Obama as well as Iran, China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany. The president criticized those who do not appreciate 'Iran's successes in JCPOA, ' adding "the JCPOA will never be dismantled even if one side pulls out of it". Read More »

Local African immigrants respond to president's comment

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No one who has paid even casual attention to Donald Trump could claim real surprise when he reportedly told a bipartisan congressional delegation that he was exhausted of immigrants from " shithole countries " such as Haiti , El Salvador and some African nations and yearned for more from countries like Norway. Read More »

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY)?

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The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $25.59. About 2.38M shares traded. Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) has risen 28.27% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Over the past week, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has performed 4.88%. Churchill Mngmt holds 51,894 shares. Among 2 analysts covering City of London Investment Group PLC ( LON:CLIG ), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Read More »

Programme protecting young immigrants 'probably dead,' Trump says

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Trump stands accused of using "shithole" to describe African countries during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators. Taking to social media Sunday morning, the president said DACA is " probably dead ". Trump insisted in a tweet on Friday that he "never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". Read More »

4 retired judges write open letter to CJI over crisis

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However, reports have indicated that the CJI may hold talks soon. The sources said that the full court of the Supreme Court will in all possibility deliberate upon the situation arising out of the controversial presser of its four seniormost judges who virtually revolted against the CJI tomorrow. Read More »

Death toll from California mudslides climbs to 18

Crews are working to fix ruptured gas lines. "And we know that the suffering of those who knew and loved all of the victims is enormous". "(In) four minutes the water was through our wall and in our house, nearly to the second story", he said. Read More »

The Federal Government Is Again Accepting DACA Renewal Applications

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Meanwhile, dimming prospects for a 2018 spending agreement means lawmakers will have to resort to a temporary funding extension to avert a government shutdown on 19 January. The judge said a nationwide injunction was "appropriate" because "our country has a strong interest in the uniform application of immigration law and policy". Read More »

Trump says he wishes United States would use hydropower. It already does

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You can watch the F-52 in action here. "So we can conceivably go back in", he said. Trump announced previous year his intention to pull the USA out of the climate pact. "I wish we would do some of that". Nevertheless, the U.S. president spoke as if the country had already left the agreement. The Obama administration's Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)-a published declaration submitted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)-says the US intends to ... Read More »

Nadal ready despite lack of Aussie Open lead-up

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The 20-year-old heads into the year's first Grand Slam ranked fourth in the world, courtesy of five titles last year. Nadal will make his return to action for the first time since pulling out of the ATP Finals in London back in November of a year ago when he takes on Victor Estrella Burgos in his opening match on Monday (15 January). Read More »

FORECAST: More cold air, good chance of some snow

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Even a small amount of snow is likely to cause travel difficulties. Lake effect snow possible on Tuesday with temperatures back in the low teens. Sunday is another quiet and cold day. Since the earlier arrival of this arctic cold front now brings a better chance of rain and a wintry mix, snow accumulations have been diminished slightly. Read More »

Government, citing ruling, again will accept requests for DACA protection

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The decision comes four days after a federal judge, in a nod to pending lawsuits, temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end the program. Nielsen with an 18-month delayed effective date, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But Democrats are well and truly trapped between their base of supporters who demand DACA legislation be attached to the spending bill and the prospect of being blamed for a government shutdown. Read More »

Ice, Flooding Close Route 7 In Kent

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Route 7 has been closed between Route 341 and Bull's Bridge Road because of the flooding. Update: Friday evening, the National Weather Service canceled the flood advisory for northwestern Cuyahoga County. After the very cold weather we had last week, ice has formed on the Connecticut River. The flooding was due to an ice jam along the Hudson River. Gusty winds caused power outages for about 2,000 utility customers in CT early Saturday. Read More »

Key winning points from Uhuru's meeting with SA's Jacob Zuma

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President Jacob Zuma attended the event as an ex officio member of the ANC's National Executive Committee (NEC). Moments after landing in Jacob Zuma country, the Kenyan Head of State was nearly knocked down no thanks to miscoordination by his security detail as he alighted from his official vehicle. Read More »

Crews rescue passengers after casino boat catches fire

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The New Port Richey Police Department eventually released a video of the fire on social media. Fox 13 News has a crew heading to the scene and will continue to update this story. A fire has broken out on a large vessel with dozens on board in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida, local authorities reported . The shuttle boat takes people some three miles out to the casino boat in global waters, officials said. Read More »

Qatari Royal Says UAE Prince Is Holding Him 'Against His Will'

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He is seen by some as a potential challenger to the Qatari leadership. "I'm now in Abu Dhabi, being hosted by Sheikh Mohamed". "That is no longer the case. Tweets by Ali Rashid al-Nuaimi, who heads Abu Dhabi's Hedayah counter-extremism Center, also denied the accusation saying that Sheikh Abdullah had asked to move to the Emirates for his "safety". Read More »

Dennis Rodman Pleads Guilty to DUI

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FIVE-TIME NBA champion Dennis Rodman was arrested and charged after being detained on suspicion of driving under the influence in California . Rodman will pay about $2,000 in fines and fees, and will have to attend a three-month alcohol program, deputy district attorney Tony Ferrentino said. Read More »

President Trump says 'DACA is probably dead'

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The Democratic-led Senate and the White House wanted to maintain funding levels. Trump ended DACA in September with a six-month delay and said Congress needed to come up with a solution for the affected Dreamers. But that agreement was cast into doubt the same day when a firestorm erupted after reports surfaced that President Trump, during a meeting with lawmakers over an immigration bill, asked why the US was accepting immigrants from "shithole countries" referring reportedly to immigrants ... Read More »

President Trump's Medical Exam Went Exceptionally Well

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Decades after Wilson left office, President Richard Nixon made inflammatory comments about blacks, Jews and others in private discussions, including saying, "Do you know maybe one black country that's well run?" He continued, "As Americans, we have a proud history of advancing economic, educational and personal opportunity for millions of people around the globe, and as a country, we should recognize the countless contributions and positive impact immigrants have made on our country". Read More »

Decision to block DACA termination brings immigrants hope

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The letter comes after a judge temporarily blocked the decision to end the DACA program, which has protected around 800,000 people who were brought to the US. The bishops also "are pleased to see the mutual understanding that ensuring protection for these young people should be the first step in the systematic reform of our outdated immigration laws", said Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas, referring to those now protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read More »

Have no suspicion on death, don't harass us, says emotional Loya son

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Brijgopal Harkishan Loya , the judge presiding over the CBI special court in Mumbai , died between the night of 30 November and the early morning of 1 December 2014, while on a trip to Nagpur. Asked why he changed his stance, Anuj said, "I was only 17 then and it emotionally affected me". The court did not entertain the submission and said, "We will not come in the way". Read More »

Winter weather advisory issued for southern Wisconsin as snowfall expected

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Through evening: Wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet. A wintry mix of Freezing rain and sleet is underway. This is a system that Storm Team 27 is watching closely. "But as the computer models have been showing and are in well agreement with each other, several inches of a long snow event will occur across northern IL". Read More »