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Firefighter dies, thousands more take on California blaze

Firefighter dies, thousands more take on California blaze The body of Virginia Pesola, 70, was found at the site of a auto crash last week along an evacuation route in Ventura County, the county medical examiner's office confirmed. Fire officials hope to lift some evacuations for Southern California's huge wildfire but warn that predicted Santa Ana winds could once again mean danger for communities. [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump Signs New Space Policy Directive to Increase Jobs, Exploration

Pres. Trump Signs New Space Policy Directive to Increase Jobs, Exploration Current astronaut Peggy Whitson, was also there. During the meeting, Pence announced that the U.S. However, there's a new president in town and he is now calling on the USA space agency to shift its priorities from the Red Planet to Earth's largest satellite on the 45th anniversary of the last moon-landing mission, Apollo 17. [Full Article...]

White House Walks Back Calls for N. Korea Talks by Tillerson

White House Walks Back Calls for N. Korea Talks by Tillerson US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday that he does not enjoy dealing with Pakistan. "It's not realistic to say we're only going to talk if you come to the table ready to give up your program, and the president is really realistic about that as well". [Full Article...]

Imran Khan, Jahangir Tareen 'ineligible' by birth: Safdar

Imran Khan, Jahangir Tareen 'ineligible' by birth: Safdar The court disqualified for life Khan's close aide and PTI Secretary General Jahangir Khan Tareen in the same case. He asserted that Imran Khan's political career will end after court's verdict in his disqualification case. It found Tareen guilty of insider trading, concealing the ownership of offshore companies, and buying properties in the name of his employees to evade tax. [Full Article...]

France's Macron says world is losing battle against climate change

France's Macron says world is losing battle against climate change The array of Presidents and Prime Ministers joined environmentalists and business executives including Elon Musk and Bill Gates at the One Planet Summit , on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement . "It doesn't matter that Donald Trump backed out of the Paris Agreement, because the private sector didn't drop out, the public sector didn't drop out, universities didn't drop out, no one drop... [Full Article...]

Two Reuters Journalists Arrested in Burma, Facing Charges

Two Reuters Journalists Arrested in Burma, Facing Charges The group, known by its French acronym MSF, says the survey it conducted in refugee camps in Bangladesh estimated that at least 9,000 Rohingya died in Myanmar's Rakhine state between August 25 and September 24. Rights groups have recorded worsening freedom of expression since Aung San Suu Kyi came to power in 2016 after decades of military rule. The aid agency's death toll far surpasses estima... [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to six after school bus, train collide in France

Death toll rises to six after school bus, train collide in France An SNCF official told The Associated Press that the train normally travels at 80 kilometers per hour at the location of the crash near Perpignan. The death toll from a collision which saw a train rip a school bus in half rose to six on Friday after doctors in southern France lost the battle overnight to save two of those left seriously injured, a source close to the investigation said. [Full Article...]

Haley: Iran is Targeting Civilians With Ballistic Missiles and We Have Proof

Haley: Iran is Targeting Civilians With Ballistic Missiles and We Have Proof Iran is sowing "conflict and extremism", the U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. Another UN resolution on Yemen bans the supply of weapons to Houthi leader Abul-Malik al-Houthi and any other militia. Secretary of State Colin Powell to the United Nations in 2003 about U.S. intelligence on weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Despite Blix's concerns, however, the US launched a total invas... [Full Article...]

Sonia Gandhi says 'My role is to retire'; Rahul becomes Congress chief

Sonia Gandhi says 'My role is to retire'; Rahul becomes Congress chief A day before Congress scion Rahul Gandhi officially takes over as the party president, the out-going Congress president Sonia Gandhi speaking to media on Friday, mentioned her retirement from the post of president, a statement that was misconstrued by media portals as a statement of overall retirement. [Full Article...]

Some states running out of money for children's healthcare insurance programs

Some states running out of money for children's healthcare insurance programs Bush was still in office. " States are suffering. Children and families are getting these notices". CHIP is a program for working families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but still can not afford private insurance. Depending on how they have setup their CHIP programs, states plan to terminate or reduce coverage, cap enrollment or transition children to Medicaid, according to the Kaiser... [Full Article...]

Watch this overjoyed 16-year-old Louisiana boy get accepted to Harvard

Watch this overjoyed 16-year-old Louisiana boy get accepted to Harvard Getting accepted into college is such a happy day, and I can't even imagine what it's like to get into Harvard - let alone at 16. Luckily for all of us, a camera was rolling at the moment Ayrton got the life-changing news. As of this writing, his video has been retweeted over 100,000 times and liked over 310,000 times. "All the hard work was worth it", Ayrton wrote in the tweet that accompanie... [Full Article...]

Possible Development In Case Of Skelton Brothers, Missing Since 2010

Possible Development In Case Of Skelton Brothers, Missing Since 2010 Experts determined that bones found in a shed in Missoula in September belonged to three children, estimated ages 2-4, 5-8, and 6-10 the time of their deaths. The Montana remains were sent to the University of North Texas for DNA testing, police said. Missoula police confirm that MI state police contacted them Thursday morning inquiring about the case of children's remains found. [Full Article...]

Exit polls bring cheer for BJP

Exit polls bring cheer for BJP While both the main political parties claimed to have an upper hand in the results of the elections, most of the electronic media channels ran exit polls showing the ruling BJP once again forming the government. Congress is like to win 9-13 seats with 40 per cent vote share. According to poll analysts, it will be a huge embarrassment for the BJP if it gets less than 110 seats. [Full Article...]

Japan expands unilateral sanctions on North Korea

Japan expands unilateral sanctions on North Korea North Korean negotiators stressed the need to end sanctions imposed after its nuclear and missile tests - most recently after test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile last month. In a rare admission of discussion of a highly sensitive topic, Tillerson said Washington has discussed with Beijing how North Korea's nuclear weapons might be secured in case of instability there. [Full Article...]

IDF: Zero tolerance for Gaza rockets, but Israel's deterrence remains strong

IDF: Zero tolerance for Gaza rockets, but Israel's deterrence remains strong As the struggle for a Palestinian state continues, Hamas, one of the main Palestinian factions, is marking its 30th anniversary with celebrations in the Gaza Strip. The government announced a year ago that it would not return the bodies unless the Palestinians agreed to an exchange for the remains of two Israeli soldiers believed to have been killed in a 2014 war in Gaza . [Full Article...]

Modi expects Winter Session of Parliament to be 'productive'

Modi expects Winter Session of Parliament to be 'productive' Modi has been pushing for simultaneous polls, saying an nearly uninterrupted cycle of polls across the country hampers Government works due to enforcement of model code of conduct and deployment of officials in elections. But due to global warming winter has not come in full force. The Opposition is set to raise the issue of Rafale deal purchase and the State of economy, particularly the impleme... [Full Article...]

Teen Allegedly Offered Chicken Alfredo, Sprite For Sex

Teen Allegedly Offered Chicken Alfredo, Sprite For Sex A university student from OH allegedly tried to lure a 15-year-old boy into sex this past Tuesday. The conversation between Maruna and the officer turned sexual and Maruna sent the officer nude photos of himself. Albert arranged to meet the 15-year-old at noon Wednesday, and was instead met by police, the report said. Officers found him in possession of an iPhone, a computer, three zip drives,... [Full Article...]

United Nations blames Damascus for 'golden opportunity missed' at Syria peace talks

United Nations blames Damascus for 'golden opportunity missed' at Syria peace talks De Mistura said the opposition groups are ready for talks but the government is hesitant. The UN envoy said that both the government side and the opposition group had accused each other of setting preconditions, but there had been none in Geneva before the talks proceeded. [Full Article...]

Jisha Rape, Murder Case: Kerala Court finds Assamese labor guilty

Jisha Rape, Murder Case: Kerala Court finds Assamese labor guilty Public prosecutor NK Unnikrishnan argued that Ameerul must be given the maximum punishment, considering the nature in which he committed the crime. Meanwhile, Beharul Islam, said that they would move the high court challenging the verdict. The prosecution case was that Ameerul, a daily-wage construction worker who used to go to work by the road alongside Jisha's house, entered the house in a drunk... [Full Article...]

At least 8 injured in school bus crash in U.S. state Florida

At least 8 injured in school bus crash in U.S. state Florida A police report says the bus had stopped to allow students to board, and its lights were flashing when it was hit by the semi. Florida Hospital has released 20 patients after being treated for injuries following a semi versus school bus crash. [Full Article...]


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