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California wildfires are largest in state history

California wildfires are largest in state history Twin wildfires fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather have continued to grow near Clear Lake in Lake and Mendocino Counties. As of Monday , the Mendocino Complex Fire shows little sign of slowing down. It has already destroyed 75 homes and threatens 9,300 structures. Further north, the Carr Fire has torched 163,207 acres of land in the scenic Shasta-Trinity region north of Sacramen... [Full Article...]

55 civilians killed in attacks on Yemen's Hodeida: Red Cross

55 civilians killed in attacks on Yemen's Hodeida: Red Cross He said there remained "huge differences" between the government and rebels. Yemeni government forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition have been conducting an offensive to capture Hodeida from the Iran-backed Huthi rebels. After condemning the Houthi rebels and their Iranian sponsors, Haley noted that the deadly Saudi-led air raids mark a " new day " in Yemen in which civilians are " starti... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador

Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador Two-way merchandise trade between Canada and Saudi Arabia exceeded $4-billion a year ago, a significant portion of it from a controversial multibillion-dollar deal to sell combat vehicles equipped with machine guns and cannons to the Saudis. [Full Article...]

'Never, ever threaten the United States again': Trump lashes out at Iran

'Never, ever threaten the United States again': Trump lashes out at Iran In short, Trump withdrew from the Iran deal, likely imposed tremendous cost and stress on Tehran's economy, and Iran has responded by staying in the deal and trying to portray itself as a good actor worthy of the world's support against United States hegemony. [Full Article...]

China announces $60 billion of USA goods for tariff retaliation

China announces $60 billion of USA goods for tariff retaliation March 15: President Trump signed an executive order to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports from China and several other countries . The ministry reiterated that since the USA has ignored the interests of companies and consumers in both countries, China has to take the necessary countermeasures to safeguard the dignity and interests of its peopl... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer: If Mueller subpoenas president, case will go to Supreme Court

Trump lawyer: If Mueller subpoenas president, case will go to Supreme Court The president has denied knowledge of the meeting at his Trump Tower campaign headquarters in NY in the face of news accounts saying his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen , is prepared to tell special counsel Robert Mueller that he heard Trump's son tell his father in advance about the meeting. [Full Article...]

Twenty people killed in WWII vintage plane crash

Twenty people killed in WWII vintage plane crash But Seventeen passengers, two pilots, and a flight attendant lost their lives in the accident, said police on August 5, according to Swiss news website Blick . They also expect the investigation into the cause of the crash to be "relatively complex". Ju-Air offers "adventure flights" for people wanting to experience Switzerland's landscape from vintage planes. [Full Article...]

Concerns Of Dam Failure Prompt Evacuations In Lynchburg, Va.

Concerns Of Dam Failure Prompt Evacuations In Lynchburg, Va. Over 100 people are being forced from their homes in Lynchburg as crews monitor a dam in danger of failing. Lynchburg Director of Water Resources Tim Mitchell said at a 3 p.m. A flash-flood watch was in effect through late Friday morning in Lynchburg, with 1 to 3 more inches of rain expected. College Lake is a manmade lake, built in the early 1930s by the Virginia Department of Highways as... [Full Article...]

Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles

Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to thank North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the return of suspected remains of fallen US service members, commending the "kind action" and saying he looked forward to seeing the chairman again soon. [Full Article...]

Giuliani says Trump to make call on Mueller within 10 days

Giuliani says Trump to make call on Mueller within 10 days Bolton's letter comes weeks after Trump publicly undermined the conclusions of American intelligence agencies regarding Russian interference . One of the good things about using that, he's established a clear sort of practice now that he expresses his opinions on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Missing Iowa Jogger Mollie Tibbetts: Police Rule Out Possible Sighting

Missing Iowa Jogger Mollie Tibbetts: Police Rule Out Possible Sighting She was last seen going for a jog, although, due to a Snapchat she sent her boyfriend later that night, it's believed she might really have vanished after that point, possibly even the next morning. "They've put together a very sophisticated investigation", he said of the police. "We feel this is the best approach because it gives us the best opportunity to resolve this case". [Full Article...]

Trump holds Fla. rally to support Republican candidate for governor

Trump holds Fla. rally to support Republican candidate for governor He also appealed for voters to elect more Republicans to Congress, saying Democrats are opposing his to-do list and slowing consideration of his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. DeSantis is running against Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam , a once-rising star in the Florida party who has struggled since Trump publicly endorsed his opponent June 22. [Full Article...]

HEROES RETURN: Trump Thanks Kim for Returning Remains of US Soldiers

The White House said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following up on their Singapore summit. The remains are being sent to Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency for forensic analysis in order to try to determine their identities. North Korea previously returned the purported remains of foreign soldiers that turned out to be... [Full Article...]

Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii

Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii He's believe to be the first example of cross-species lovin' between rough-toothed dolphins and melon-headed whales. "The head shape appears intermediate between the two species, with a gently-sloping rostrum rather than the rounded-head of a melon-headed whales but which is truncated compared to rough-toothed dolphins", researchers said. [Full Article...]

Opposition supporters mass in Zimbabwe capital in tense wait for election results

Opposition supporters mass in Zimbabwe capital in tense wait for election results The party has already won the majority seats in the parliamentary elections and would want to complete a clean sweep by claiming victory in the much-coveted presidential polls. Also in attendance were Commissioners from the National Electoral Commission of Zimbabwe, Heads and representatives of Diplomatic Missions in Harare, representatives of political parties, faith-based groups, members of the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Bashes 'Globalist' Koch Brothers as 'Total Joke'

Trump Bashes 'Globalist' Koch Brothers as 'Total Joke' Officials with the powerful political network overseen by conservative billionaire Charles Koch on Monday said they do not now plan to help the Republican nominee in one of the GOP's top Senate pickup opportunities this year. They founded Americans for Prosperity - a national conservative advocacy group - and are among the primary funders of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, a pro-business org... [Full Article...]

Britain calls for 'restraint' after Zimbabwe violence

Britain calls for 'restraint' after Zimbabwe violence Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) praised the electoral commission for using biometric kits to register voters, saying it reduced the possibility of multiple voting. Scores of his supporters who had been burning tyres in the streets attacked riot police near the electoral commission headquarters. "We saw the deployment of military tanks and the firing of live ammunition for ... [Full Article...]

Trump Offers Iran Olive Branch Days After Threatening Tweet

The Trump administration had two main concerns with Obama's JCPOA. Trump's latest stance towards Tehran runs counter to his recent threatsagainst the nation as well as pulling Washington out of the Iran nuclear deal despite having the support of nearly all US allies. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump threatens government shutdown if he doesn't get wall funding

Donald Trump threatens government shutdown if he doesn't get wall funding This strategy recognizes that we can not secure our nation if we do not secure our borders. "We are the laughingstock of the world". Last year, he warned he would end former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which gave temporary legal status to the children of undocumented immigrants. [Full Article...]

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

Some of the cringe-worthy Kim Jong-il paintings I saw in North Korea, not unlike the adulatory Trump propaganda portraits I've seen circulating lately. Jeffrey Lewis of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies told the Post the site is "active". Independent missile experts told the newspaper that they are observing the same activity. [Full Article...]


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