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Mandatory Evacuation Order issued in Santa Barbara County

Mandatory Evacuation Order issued in Santa Barbara County Residents won't be forcibly removed if they choose to stay but Sheriff Bill Brown urged them to prioritize their safety despite potential evacuation fatigue. "There's a tremendous amount of moisture coming up out of the Pacific", he said, adding that the key to the storm will be its lengthy duration. In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, mudflow, boulders, and debris fr... [Full Article...]

Sixth reported explosion in Texas unrelated to bombings: authorities

Sixth reported explosion in Texas unrelated to bombings: authorities Police believe the second bomb may have been intended for a black family's home, raising the possibility they were a hate crime. The explosion came as hundreds of police officers and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents searched for the perpetrator of Sunday's blast in Austin - the fourth this month - left two young men seriously injured and the city on edge. [Full Article...]

Israel admits 2007 Syrian 'nuclear reactor' strike for first time

Israel admits 2007 Syrian 'nuclear reactor' strike for first time The timing of Israel's decision to go public and justify the strike more than a decade ago comes after repeated calls in recent months by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the United States and worldwide community to take tougher action on Syria's ally, Iran. [Full Article...]

China's Xi Jinping hails 'new era' with strong, nationalist speech

China's Xi Jinping hails 'new era' with strong, nationalist speech The President extended his congratulations on Mr. Jinping's appointment for a second term as President, expressing his confidence that China will achieve its goals under his leadership, Montsame news agency reported . While Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale visited Beijing recently and held talks with top-level Chinese officials, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently said she planned to vi... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi In Karnataka, Begins Third Phase Of Janaashirwada Yatre

Rahul Gandhi In Karnataka, Begins Third Phase Of Janaashirwada Yatre Accusing the BJP of forming governments in Goa, Meghalaya and Manipur by spending money, he said while BJP, like Kauravas, is ready to do anything for power, Congress, like Pandavas, has stood for truth. Highlighting the extent of NPAs (non-performing assets) in the country's banking system, Rahul said 10-15 rich people had taken loans to the tune of ₹8-lakh crore. [Full Article...]

In Pennsylvania, new court-drawn voting map could shift advantage to Democrats

On the old map, Montgomery County was split among four different districts. Election analysts said that the courts new map could result in Democrats picking up three or four more seats, based on 2016 voting patterns. Tearing it up could boost Democrats nationally in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House and dramatically change the state's predominantly Republican, all-male delegat... [Full Article...]

No fluke: K-State has earned its way to NCAA Sweet 16

No fluke: K-State has earned its way to NCAA Sweet 16 Kevin Knox, a 6-foot-9 freshman forward, has been the team's best all-around player. Kentucky meets Kansas State on Thursday in what has become an historic NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 round. said. "It's been a long time since we've been here, and first time under Coach Weber here", said Xavier Sneed , a four-star recruit who chose the Wildcats over plenty of other high-major offers. [Full Article...]

Boy, 16, accused of beating friend to death with baseball bat

Boy, 16, accused of beating friend to death with baseball bat A witness saw Murray come out from the woods, and he told the witness he hit his friend with a baseball bat. Murray allegedly told a witness what he had done and went home and called 911. The teen allegedly told a responding officer that he had "wailed" on his friend with a bat, Judd said, and the suspect was taken into custody. Sheriff Judd said the boy, who was known as Gio to his friends an... [Full Article...]

Itel launches S42, A44 budget smartphones with full screen displays in India

Itel launches S42, A44 budget smartphones with full screen displays in India ITEL which is a new name in the mobile manufacturing department has introduced its latest range of smartphones that will address the needs of the entry segment smartphone users. The devices run on Android 7.0 Nougat OS out-of-the-box. While there is a 5MP front camera on the A44, the A44 Pro comes with an 8MP front-facing camera . [Full Article...]

Senate Intel Committee Urges More Funding, IT Upgrades To Secure 2018 Election

Senate Intel Committee Urges More Funding, IT Upgrades To Secure 2018 Election The parallel House Intelligence Committee probe concluded its investigation into President Donald Trump and Russian collusion earlier in March, claiming it found "no evidence" of collusion between Trump officials and Russian agents. The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation alerted states to the threat. Sen. Richard Burr, (R-N.C.) along with Sen. Lankford said the... [Full Article...]

Easter egg hunt comes to Peckover House in Wisbech

Easter egg hunt comes to Peckover House in Wisbech Children and adults alike can get into the Easter spirit March 31 with James City County's Easter Egg Extravaganza. The egg hunt is organized by age with children 3 and under starting at 11:35 a.m., followed by children ages 4 to 7 and ending with children ages 8 to 10. [Full Article...]

Batman votes: Labor holds seat in crucial byelection

Batman votes: Labor holds seat in crucial byelection Her victory is a win for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten who announced a controversial tax policy on the eve of the byelection - and it defies predictions the Greens would cruise to victory in the increasingly gentrified electorate. Party supporters chanted ecstatically "Ged! Ged! Ged!" He told the Greens election night party at the Preston brewpub Tallboy and Moose that the result would either b... [Full Article...]

As primary approaches, Ives ramps up attacks on Rauner

As primary approaches, Ives ramps up attacks on Rauner Whoever wins the GOP primary will face off against J.B. Pritzker , the billionaire descendant of the Hyatt Hotels founder who is leading in some polls , state Sen. " Illinois is ready to take on the bad guys", Pritzker said. WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26: Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner speaks to members of the media in front of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Senators block Yemen war powers resolution

Senators block Yemen war powers resolution That operation has continued under President Donald Trump and today, USA troops are on the ground conducting various ground operations, the Pentagon confirmed. He echoed the Pentagon's argument that the resolution should not invoke the War Powers Act because the support the U.S. is providing to the Saudi-led coalition "does not involve any introduction of USA forces for purposes of the War Powers ... [Full Article...]

Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel

Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appeared Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill, where she was grilled about gun violence just hours after another school shooting . For some, Tuesday's incident underscored the urgency of addressing gun violence in US schools. DeVos wouldn't take a specific stance on whether the minimum age of purchase for so-called long guns should be raised from 18 to 21, but it is... [Full Article...]

Juventus' Chiellini out for Italy and can prepare for Madrid

Juventus' Chiellini out for Italy and can prepare for Madrid Defender Giorgio Chiellini has withdrawn from Italy's training sessions ahead of this month's worldwide friendlies because of a thigh strain, his club Juventus said on Monday. "What has emerged is a situation which is nothing serious but which, however, requires daily monitoring". "The defender has started undergoing physiotherapy and his condition will be re-evaluated next week". [Full Article...]

Mugabe could lose immunity, privileges over comments on Mnangagwa's presidency

Mugabe could lose immunity, privileges over comments on Mnangagwa's presidency Zanu-PF is also angry that Mugabe recently appeared to give his backing to a new opposition party, the National Patriotic Front. The military intervention was hugely popular in Zimbabwe and led to impeachment proceedings by the ruling party against Mugabe, who was replaced by former confidant Emmerson Mnangagwa . [Full Article...]

S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry

S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry Negotiations are now underway for a two-month Korean summit next month to be followed by a meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Col. Christopher Logan stressed that the exercises "are the same scale, scope and duration as previous years". But the joint US-South Korea drills often infuriate North Korea, which often conducts weapons tests in protest. [Full Article...]

Mostly sunny skies with a high of 55 today in Longmont

Mostly sunny skies with a high of 55 today in Longmont Once you go north to the I-78 corridor and the Lehigh Valley, and especially points north of there, a little rain and snow may be possible, but little or no accumulation is expected at this time. Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Winds could gust as high as 24 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Minneapolis officer charged with killing Australian woman

Minneapolis officer charged with killing Australian woman Ms Damond's death drew widespread condemnation and led to the forced resignation of the city's police chief. He said, "I agree with that". In a statement , Noor's attorney said his client should not have been charged with any crime. Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor . Neither Noor, who came to the United States from Somalia as a child, nor Matthew Harrity, another officer in the pat... [Full Article...]


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