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Hundreds still missing as California fires rage on

Hundreds still missing as California fires rage on His got the thrill of finding his house intact. "I just started weeping", Kelly said. Kelly Edwards, originally from Pine Falls, Man., has been living in California for a year. The fire had grown to 177 square miles (303 square kilometers) and was 25 percent contained, authorities said. The infamous Santa Ana winds returned to Southern California over the weekend, stoking the Woolsey Fi... [Full Article...]

Turkish vice president withdraws from Italy's meeting on Libya

Turkish vice president withdraws from Italy's meeting on Libya Libya's two main rival leaders met for the first time in more than five months and the prime minister backed a United Nations plan for an election next year, as Italy hosted a reconciliation conference a week after a vote was shelved for next month. [Full Article...]

North Korea missile base 'active,' US analysts say

North Korea missile base 'active,' US analysts say But despite Trump's description of progress, North Korea has repeatedly lashed out at the USA and threatened to resume building up its "nuclear forces". Although not designed as launch sites, the bases could be used to launch short-range as well as intercontinental ballistic missiles. "While missiles could be launched from within them in an emergency, Korean People's Army (KPA) operational procedu... [Full Article...]

France to ‘embed’ regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

France to ‘embed’ regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech The source also said that president Trump has called for a new agreement to ensure that Iran does not obtain nuclear weapons. Macron defended his viewpoint, saying "I do share President Trump's views that we need a much better burden sharing with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and that's why I do believe that my proposal for a European defence" is "utterly consistent with that". [Full Article...]

Trump considers ousting top aide who feuded with Melania

Trump considers ousting top aide who feuded with Melania This also makes her the only First Lady whose first language is not English. As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. A White House official disputed a Wall Street Journal report that Ricardel had been fired soon after Melania Trump's statement. The first lady isn't the only one who has clashed with Ricardel. [Full Article...]

British PM Theresa May: Brexit talks are nearing their endgame

British PM Theresa May: Brexit talks are nearing their endgame Both the U.K. and the European Union have agreed that there will be no formal customs duties at that border, though many Brexit supporters reject the idea of placing Northern Ireland under different rules from the rest of the United Kingdom . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question

Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question Last week , Acosta, who has frequently clashed with Trump and Sanders, got into a heated exchange with Trump during a news conference. The CNN reporter, known for shouting questions at the USA president and being denied answers, was in Tampa to cover the massive "Make America Great Again" rally there. [Full Article...]

Duterte to reaffirm PH ‘principled position’ on South China Sea

Duterte to reaffirm PH ‘principled position’ on South China Sea As discussions over the RCEP trade pact drag on, another, rival accord, the dozen-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, has been making headway despite Trump withdrawing the U.S. According to the ASEAN department which is under Foreign Affairs Ministry, during the ASEAN and APEC meeting, the State Counsellor will speak with global leaders about increased cooperation, trade and investment, defense an... [Full Article...]

Death Toll in California Wildfires Rises to 31

Death Toll in California Wildfires Rises to 31 The air-masses blowing across the western USA deserts including Death Valley toward the coast are expected to bring the sustained high winds at least through Tuesday, he said. An AFP journalist saw recovery team workers discover, bag and drive away two bodies in the Paradise area on Sunday, and the death toll looked set to rise further with scores more people still unaccounted for. [Full Article...]

California Wildfire Map Shows Devastation Across the State. Here's What to Know

California Wildfire Map Shows Devastation Across the State. Here's What to Know The Butte County Coroner's Office has formed an interagency team to investigate and identify additional fatalities, according to the release. Cal Fire reports that the fires are being fueled by high winds and extremely dry conditions. Her husband was apparently in NY at the time. "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is ... [Full Article...]

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead further in Arizona Senate race

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead further in Arizona Senate race The GOP contender conceded Monday after new results showed Kyrsten Sinema's lead statewide is now approaching 38,200 votes. "This is not plausible". But the real star of her concession video is McSally's dog Boomer, a delightfully unbothered golden retriever who upstages McSally with his blissful, tongue-lolling presence, sitting upright next to her on the couch and making a play for a handshake... [Full Article...]

McConnell: 'The Mueller investigation is not under threat'

McConnell: 'The Mueller investigation is not under threat' CNN followed the Axios story with: " Whitaker backlash prompts concern at the White House ", in which it reports, based on anonymous sources, that "there is a growing concern inside the White House over the negative reaction to Matthew Whitaker being tapped as acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions' abrupt firing". [Full Article...]

Putin says had good conversation with Trump

Putin says had good conversation with Trump The Paris commemorations, centred on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier beneath the Arc de Triomphe, are set to feature warnings about the modern-day danger of nationalism. The weekend exposed tensions with US allies in Europe over Trump's decision to pull out of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russian Federation, which has kept the continent free of theater-range nuclear m... [Full Article...]

California wildfire: Death toll jumps to 42

California wildfire: Death toll jumps to 42 Your mother's somewhere and you don't know where she's at. "I need to sleep and cry", James added. Speaking on CNN , Honea said while he holds out hope that many people listed as missing will turn up safe, "given what we've dealt with so far with casualties as a result of this fire, I have concerns that it (the death toll) will rise". [Full Article...]

Broward Set To Start Recounting Votes Sunday Morning

Broward Set To Start Recounting Votes Sunday Morning Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott claimed victory over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson on election night. As of Friday afternoon, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said it had received no formal request for an investigation. [Full Article...]

Mueller has begun drafting final Russian Federation investigation report

Mueller has begun drafting final Russian Federation investigation report Just two days after being named acting attorney general, the former USA attorney and TV commentator faced questions over his ability to fairly supervise Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, given Mr Whitaker's proposal past year to starve Mueller of funding. [Full Article...]

Armistice Day: Trump blasts Macron hours before Paris meeting

Armistice Day: Trump blasts Macron hours before Paris meeting In the touchdown tweet , Trump suggested Europe first pay "its fair share" of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation before contemplating a Europewide force. The White House cited a scheduling conflict, saying the president instead would attend a Veterans Day ceremony to pay respects to US soldiers who died on French soil. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Threatens to Revoke White House Access for More Reporters

President Donald Trump Threatens to Revoke White House Access for More Reporters Whitaker stopped short of directly criticizing the president, and instead echoed the broad concerns of press freedom advocacy groups, who say journalists' basic right to cover the government has been curtailed since Trump stepped into office. [Full Article...]

UK PM faces fury of Northern Irish allies over Brexit

UK PM faces fury of Northern Irish allies over Brexit The letter is seen by some observers, as well as the DUP, as part of a laying of the groundwork by the prime minister for a showdown with the party over checks in British ports, or factories in Northern Ireland or Great Britain. Downing Street reiterated the PM's own commitment to avoiding a hard border. The row comes as Brexit is expected to dominate the agenda of the British Irish Council,... [Full Article...]

No Russia probe discussion with Jeff Sessions' replacement Matt Whitaker

No Russia probe discussion with Jeff Sessions' replacement Matt Whitaker Demonstrations are taking place in more than 1,000 US cities and towns on Thursday evening-beginning at 5:00 PM (local time)-in response to President Donald Trump "installing a hack" to oversee the ongoing investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller . [Full Article...]


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