• Rain predicted for North California fire zone
Rain predicted for North California fire zone

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said much of the increase in the number of missing was due to his office's efforts to comb through a backlog of emergency calls that came in during the first hours of the fire on November 8. "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor", ...

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  • Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis
Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis

Ultimately, Gillum trailed DeSantis by more than 30,000 votes. He and other Democrats repeatedly said they were sticking with the campaign until all legally cast votes were counted. Nelson and Democrats filed several lawsuits following the close election, challenging everything from the state's signature mismatch law to deadlines for mail-in ballot...

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  • GoFundMe couple and homeless man who raised $550,000 charged with conspiracy
GoFundMe couple and homeless man who raised $550,000 charged with conspiracy

The viral story that warmed hearts around the world went like this: Bobbitt, a homeless Marine vet, gave McClure his last $20 after she ran out of gas. The three were charged Thursday that include conspiracy and theft by deception, a source familiar with the case told NBC Philadelphia , adding that D'Amico and McClure surrendered to authorities on...

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  • How the Trump Team Responded to Report Hillary May Be Running Again
How the Trump Team Responded to Report Hillary May Be Running Again

Think of it as " Hillary Clinton 4.0". "The fund raising call, on behalf of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, was her first action since a former aide said that she will jump into the 2020 Democratic primary". They 'will be fuming that she is back and stealing their show, ' they wrote. But they revealed themselves to be bungling am...

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  • Julian Assange reportedly indicted by Justice Department
Julian Assange reportedly indicted by Justice Department

Dwyer also told the judge that the charges would "need to remain sealed until Assange is arrested", the paper said. WikiLeaks is under investigation by Robert Mueller , the special counsel, for publishing thousands of emails stolen from the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

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  • New York Times article forces Facebook's comms team to fight back
New York Times article forces Facebook's comms team to fight back

When Mark Zuckerberg banned Facebook executives from using iPhones it appeared to be a petulant, kneejerk response to criticism from the Apple boss, Tim Cook. Facebook acknowledged that Definers had encouraged reporters to look into the funding of " Freedom from Facebook ", an anti-Facebook organization. Zuckerberg also promised to start holdin...

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  • Trump Attacks Mueller One Week After Replacing Attorney General
Trump Attacks Mueller One Week After Replacing Attorney General

After returning from a planned trip to Paris over the weekend, the president reportedly huddled with his legal team, led by former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani, and has spent the last three days drafting written answers to Mueller's questions about whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 election .

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  • Moon asks Pence to speed up negotiations with North Korea
Moon asks Pence to speed up negotiations with North Korea

State news agency KCNA said the man, whom it named as Bruce Byron Lowrance, had told officials he was "under the command" of U.S. spy agency the CIA. North Korea in the past has held arrested American citizens for an extended period before high-profile US figures travelled to Pyongyang to secure their freedom.

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  • Five killed in cars as California wildfires force 150,000 to evacuate
Five killed in cars as California wildfires force 150,000 to evacuate

Several areas were under mandatory evacuation orders , including the Naval Base Ventura County's facility in Point Mugu, located near Oxnard, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. The full extent of the destruction is still unknown, but authorities believe up to 1,000 buildings have been destroyed - most of those in Paradise, a Californi...

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  • N Korea hiding missile bases, US researchers say
N Korea hiding missile bases, US researchers say

In reports released by the Washington-based think tank Centre for Strategic and International Studies ( CSIS ), researchers said maintenance and minor infrastructure improvements had been observed at some of the sites. "Missile operating bases are not launch facilities", the report said. Published by the D.C. -based Center for worldwide and Strateg...

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  • Turkey repeats call for Saudi Arabia to hand over suspected Khashoggi assassins
Turkey repeats call for Saudi Arabia to hand over suspected Khashoggi assassins

Turkey on Wednesday called for an worldwide investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month. "The Saudis do not have rogue operations ever", Baer said "It's never occured". The newspaper confirmed that the Turkish police did not detect any of the remains of Khashoggi's body in X-ra...

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  • Israeli Defense Minister Liberman Quits over Cease-Fire with Hamas
Israeli Defense Minister Liberman Quits over Cease-Fire with Hamas

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett has threatened to withdraw his Jewish Home party from the government if he is not granted the defense portfolio following the abrupt resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. I can not detail our plans for the future. "At these moments, leadership is not to do the easy thing; leadership is to do...

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  • Seven dead in worst escalation of violence in Gaza since 2014
Seven dead in worst escalation of violence in Gaza since 2014

The latest round of violence began on November 11 with a botched Israeli special forces operation inside the Gaza Strip that turned deadly and prompted Hamas to vow revenge. "At this incident, an IDF officer was killed and an additional officer was moderately injured", it said, referring to the Israeli Defense Forces and identifying the officer...

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  • Philippine President Duterte skips some summit meetings but is in 'top shape'
Philippine President Duterte skips some summit meetings but is in 'top shape'

The trade deal has often been referred to as an alternative to the previously US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), partly began to counter the US' economic might and influence in the region. with rising protectionism and strains on free trade, we need to advance the RCEP negotiations", Li said, in comments delivered at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Inst...

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  • Lion Air crash: Boeing didn’t reveal key info
Lion Air crash: Boeing didn’t reveal key info

Indonesian investigators say sensors which help prevent planes from stalling were replaced on the Lion Air plan the day before its fatal flight and may have compounded other problems with the aircraft. He added that if important information hadn't been communicated to pilots, it would be a matter for aviation regulators, rather than individual ai...

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  • Turkey shared Khashoggi tapes with Saudi Arabia, US: Erdogan
Turkey shared Khashoggi tapes with Saudi Arabia, US: Erdogan

Khashoggi, a USA resident and Washington Post columnist, was murdered in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2 and the crown prince has been accused of ordering it, which has put great strain on the traditionally strong relationship between Washington and Riyadh.

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  • Does Sinema Win Point to a Democratic Arizona?
Does Sinema Win Point to a Democratic Arizona?

McSally led the highly contested race after Election Day voting ended, but it was too close to call . Sinema is the state's first Democrat elected to the U.S. For Ms McSally to win, she has to reverse her fortunes in the Maricopa by winning by more than 20 per cent, instead of now losing by 6.25 per cent. John McCain, a Republican who died in Au...

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  • May's latest speech fans flames of fear of a no-deal Brexit
May's latest speech fans flames of fear of a no-deal Brexit

According to sources close to the negotiations in Brussels the text of a draft deal, considered acceptable on a "technical level" to both sides, was settled on Monday night. In October, thousands of anti-Brexit protesters gathered in London to voice their concern about the UK's planned withdrawal from the EU. "The problem is it has to come to p...

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  • Melbourne Knife Attacker Radicalised, Inspired By ISIS
Melbourne Knife Attacker Radicalised, Inspired By ISIS

Footage from the scene shows a man earlier swinging a knife at two uniformed officers near a burning vehicle before he was shot. The set-up with the burning vehicle shows significant premeditation and planning for the attack; Melbourne's fortunate that this man didn't kill more people.

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  • Gaza flare-up kills Israeli officer, 7 Palestinians
Gaza flare-up kills Israeli officer, 7 Palestinians

Israeli gunfire has killed more than 220 Palestinians since the start of the demonstrations, which have included breaches of Israel's border fence. Israel stressed its operation was an intelligence-gathering mission and "not an assassination or abduction".

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