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Camp Fire blazes toward Chico - evacuation warning issued inside city limits

Camp Fire blazes toward Chico - evacuation warning issued inside city limits Fed by high winds and a parched landscape, the fire exploded to 70,000 acres overnight, destroying as many as 2,000 homes and buildings across Butte County, officials said. "We immediately went into action", she said. In just 24 hours, the disastrous Camp Fire in Northern California has burned at the rate of nearly an acre per second and scorched an area more than twice the size of San Francis... [Full Article...]

Taliban: Russia meeting 'not about direct talks' with Kabul

Taliban: Russia meeting 'not about direct talks' with Kabul On Tuesday, the Taliban also confirmed it would send a delegation to the meeting. NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas. Mujahid defended the Taliban's participation in Moscow meeting, saying it will not be chaired or co-chaired by the Kabul government unlike previous such global gath... [Full Article...]

Bosses from hell: Chinese employees forced to drink urine and eat cockroaches

Bosses from hell: Chinese employees forced to drink urine and eat cockroaches Police in Zunyi county police arrested three managers and they were later sentenced to jail time. A widely-shared video posted on Chinese social media site Weibo shows a male employee standing in the middle of a circle, getting whipped with a belt. [Full Article...]

Trump announces new rules to limit migrant asylum claims

Trump announces new rules to limit migrant asylum claims The new changes were likely to be met with legal challenges, too. Immigrant advocates have denounced the move, saying it violated existing U.S. law that allows people fleeing persecution and violence in their home countries to apply for asylum regardless of whether they enter illegally or not. [Full Article...]

Sheriff Vet Killed Responding to Calif Shooting - Police Depts Pay Tribute

Sheriff Vet Killed Responding to Calif Shooting - Police Depts Pay Tribute They heard gunfire and went inside. "The chills go up your spine". "I think everyone was in so much shock that it was sheer panic", she said . "Within a split second, everybody yelled 'get down, ' " she said. He first shot and killed someone working security then entered the building and shot several more people just inside before continuing his killing spree. [Full Article...]

Republican judge frees defendants after losing job to Democrat

Republican judge frees defendants after losing job to Democrat All of the cases came before his court on Wednesday, the day after the mid-term elections, the Houston Chronicle reported . Devlin, a longtime Republican jurist who has been a presiding judge in the 313th District Court since 2010, was one of dozens of Republicans who had their seats snatched by a Democrat in the state in Tuesday's midterm election . [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns She went on to argue that, "given his record of threats to undermine and weaken the Russian Federation investigation", Mr Whitaker should follow in Mr Sessions' footsteps and recuse himself. Trump said Wednesday that he did not plan to stop the investigation. It culminated in the White House later banning a CNN reporter who questioned the President aggressively on why he insisted on calling a ... [Full Article...]

White House Expels CNN's Jim Acosta After Accusing Him Of Assaulting Intern

White House Expels CNN's Jim Acosta After Accusing Him Of Assaulting Intern At the press conference, President Trump called Mr Acosta a "rude, bad person" after the reporter challenged his recent assertions about a migrant caravan heading to the USA from Central America . CNN released a statement via Twitter, as did The White House Correspondents' Association. Sanders has not confirmed the source of the video she tweeted . [Full Article...]

Questions over Mueller probe after Trump fires Sessions

According to a September report from the New York Times , Whitaker was in line to replace U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein when Rosenstein was reportedly considering resigning. I'm confident the White House is looking for someone who the President and country can have confidence in, and be confirmed by the Senate. "This is a break-the-glass moment", he said. [Full Article...]

Prince Charles won't 'meddle' when he becomes king

Prince Charles won't 'meddle' when he becomes king But all that may change the minute he dons the crown as king, because he also tells filmmaker John Bridcut, who's shadowed him for the past year, that it's "nonsense" to expect him to remain as vocal once he takes over the royal top spot from his mother, Queen Elizabeth II . [Full Article...]

Drift Smoke from Butte County Fire Enters Contra Costa County

Drift Smoke from Butte County Fire Enters Contra Costa County At the hospital with the stranded patients, some buildings caught fire and were damaged, but the main facility, Adventist Health Feather River Hospital, was not, spokeswoman Jill Kinney said. The fire has already consumed more than 8,000 acres. The smoke was so thick it appeared she was driving at night. Allana Hall captured photos of low-hanging black smoke stretching for miles as she and her b... [Full Article...]

With new Justice official, fate of Russian Federation probe in question

With new Justice official, fate of Russian Federation probe in question He could also refuse to sign off on a subpoena of Trump if the president refuses to voluntarily speak to investigators. Whitaker, a former US attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, had served as Sessions's chief of staff since September 2017. [Full Article...]

White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta

White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta Press secretary Sarah Sanders , in a statement , seemed to suggest the revocation of his access was because he touched a White House intern. "As of now, the money is being heavily on "Yes" for Acosta to have his credentials re-instated", Bovada.lv head oddsmaker Pat Morrow told The Washington Times in statement. [Full Article...]

12 killed in shooting at California bar packed with college students

12 killed in shooting at California bar packed with college students He died at a hospital after being shot numerous times. 'As I told his wife, he died a hero; he went into save lives, to save other people, ' he said. But most agree that there was a shooting and many people fled the bar and grill. Gina Silva and Gigi Graciette reported from Thousand Oaks, Calif . [Full Article...]

Australia Outback Deaths: Four Found Dead Near Broken Down Vehicle

A MAJOR land and air search is now underway for a child after three people were found dead in a remote area in the Northern Territory . Police are still continuing precautionary land and air searches to rule out anyone else being stranded in the Outback, according to The NT News . [Full Article...]

Man wants to legally reduce age to boost dating prospects

Man wants to legally reduce age to boost dating prospects If I'm 49, then I can buy a new house, drive a different auto. The author, who described himself to the court as a " young god " and said a doctor had told him he had the body of a 45 year old, was asked by the judge about his childhood. [Full Article...]

13 people dead in California bar shooting, including deputy and gunman

13 people dead in California bar shooting, including deputy and gunman A police officer, described as a sheriff's sergeant, and the gunman are among the 13 confirmed to have died. Holden Harrah told CNN the gunman opened fire within seconds. "He died tonight going in to try to save others and paid the ultimate sacrifice", Dean said. "Ongoing active shooter incident reported at Borderline", the Ventura County Fire Department tweeted. [Full Article...]

Sessions exit raises fears over Russian Federation investigation

Sessions exit raises fears over Russian Federation investigation In an August 2017 op-ed for CNN , he argued that the scope should be narrowed only to direct interactions between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation, and not include anything pertaining to Trump's business interests or finances. [Full Article...]

Navy warship collides with oil tanker off Norwegian coast

Navy warship collides with oil tanker off Norwegian coast A Norwegian Navy frigate was rammed by a tanker while it was docked in a harbor on the country's west coast Thursday, the military said. The frigate's 137 crew members were evacuated amid fears that the warship may sink. The 62,000-tonne tanker sustained only slight damage and is waiting to be towed to a nearby oil terminal. Norwegian navy frigate KNM Helge Instad was crashed into by the other... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Fall

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Fall At 85, Justice Ginsburg has made no plans to retire from her Supreme Court seat, which, if filled by a conservative, would dramatically alter the court's makeup for decades to come. The US Supreme Court, prior to Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement. With the GOP still in control of the Senate for the next two years, Ginsburg will have to hold out until early 2021 to have even a chance of a ... [Full Article...]


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