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Explosive California wildfire wipes out town of Paradise

Explosive California wildfire wipes out town of Paradise The mandatory evacuations are now in effect for all of the city of Malibu and areas south of 101 Freeway from the Ventura County line to Malibu Canyon and southward to the ocean, according to the alert sent by the city. 9, 2018. Almost 800 kilometres to the south, a second blaze forced the evacuation of the upscale oceanside city of Malibu and threatened the beleaguered town of Thousand Oak... [Full Article...]

Trump Picks Retired General To Fill Vacancy As Ambassador To Saudi Arabia

Trump Picks Retired General To Fill Vacancy As Ambassador To Saudi Arabia The Turkish Government allowed US CIA Director Gina Haspel to listen to the audio recording of events that took place inside the consulate and to the telephone conversations that took place between the team and Saudi Arabia , a senior Turkish official said. [Full Article...]

Israel defence minister urges early elections after resigning

Israel defence minister urges early elections after resigning There has always been speculation that elections will be called before November 2019, when they are due. He described the agreement as "capitulation to terror". I'll never forget [his promise]: 'Mark my words, if I become defense minister, [Hamas leader Ismail] Haniyeh will be dead within 48 hours, ' he said. [Full Article...]

Hamas 'strike Israeli army bus' with direct hit

Hamas 'strike Israeli army bus' with direct hit One man in Israel was seriously wounded after a bus close to the Gaza fence was hit by an anti-tank missile, according to ZAKA, a volunteer emergency response service. A Hamas leader, Ismael Radwan, said the Israeli operation "let the mediators know that the real murder is the Israeli occupation who keep attacking our people". [Full Article...]

Southeast Asian-centered trade pact delayed

Southeast Asian-centered trade pact delayed Lee's comments Wednesday confirmed earlier expectations that the 16 countries in the plan, called the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, would not meet their goal of finalizing the accord within this year. But stumbling blocks remain, including India's reluctance to open up its markets, particularly to Chinese firms. But New Delhi's delegation welcomed the incremental steps to... [Full Article...]

Woman whose fiance died in Lion Air crash takes wedding photos alone

Woman whose fiance died in Lion Air crash takes wedding photos alone The deliveries data came a day after Bloomberg News reported that USA pilot unions said they hadn't been notified or properly trained on a new safety system for the Max. If the pilots had recognized what the problem was, it would have been possible for them to isolate the faulty system and fly the aircraft safely in the traditional way . [Full Article...]

'Appalling' Khashoggi murder audio shocked Saudi official, says Erdogan

'Appalling' Khashoggi murder audio shocked Saudi official, says Erdogan President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to "act fairly" and disclose those responsible for the October 2 killing of The Washington Post journalist to rid itself of "suspicion". "We gave them the recordings, we gave them to Saudi Arabia, we gave them to Washington, to the Germans, to the French, to the British", he said in a televised speech. [Full Article...]

Democrat wins U.S. Senate seat in Arizona after close race

Democrat wins U.S. Senate seat in Arizona after close race That includes almost 29,000 for Green Party contender Angela Green who dropped out several days before Election Day. She had 49.6 per cent of the votes compared to 48.1 per cent for Ms McSally, with 99 per cent already counted. "An honest vote count is no longer possible" in Florida , Trump said Monday , adding that election night results should be used to determine the victor of the race. [Full Article...]

Draft Brexit Deal: Reaction from NI political leaders

Draft Brexit Deal: Reaction from NI political leaders They, and Ireland in particular, will be relieved to see something Brexiteers will not like at all - that the EU will decide alongside the UK if and when the backstop arrangements need to kick in and also when they can be terminated and superseded by a new EU-UK trade deal. [Full Article...]

Zionist Force Infiltrates Gaza to Assassinate Hamas Commander, Hamas Responds

Zionist Force Infiltrates Gaza to Assassinate Hamas Commander, Hamas Responds The Israeli military reported an "exchange of fire" had taken place during operational activity in Gaza and said that one officer was killed and a second was wounded. Recent weeks have seen Israeli decisions to allow Qatar to provide the Gaza Strip with millions of dollars in aid for salaries as well as fuel to help ease an electricity crisis. [Full Article...]

Woman to face court over alleged strawberry contamination

Woman to face court over alleged strawberry contamination Mr Cridland said Trinh, who required a Vietnamese interpreter in court, was an Australian citizen and had complied with all police requirements thus far. It also led to harsher penalties being rushed through federal parliament for those caught tampering with food. Earlier on Monday, Detective John Walker said the investigation had been unique in that it involved nearly every state and jurisd... [Full Article...]

Yemen Clashes Leave 149 Dead In 24 Hours, Say Officials

Yemen Clashes Leave 149 Dead In 24 Hours, Say Officials The SPA said the coalition had "increased its capability to independently conduct inflight refueling in Yemen", and therefore had asked for cessation of U.S. "The Saudi-led Coalition and pro-Hadi forces, the Houthi forces - and those who supply arms or other support to the parties to the conflict - all have the power or the influence to stop the starvation and killing of civilians, to give some re... [Full Article...]

U.S. top court justice in hospital for rib fractures

U.S. top court justice in hospital for rib fractures Jimmy Kimmel produced a large plastic bubble on his show that he called the "Ruth Bader Gins-Bubble" and said: "We're sending this to Washington to protect Justice Ginsburg from injuries". He also mentioned that Ginsburg was "cracking jokes" - "I can't promise they were good jokes, but they were jokes". For the next two years, all eyes will be on Ginsburg and her health. [Full Article...]

Guyana plane crash: Six injured on Air Jamaica flight

Guyana plane crash: Six injured on Air Jamaica flight According to Ghana's Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson, six passengers were injured, but the injuries of the passengers are not life-threatening. "I am all safe, but shaking", he wrote in a Facebook post. The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority is leading the probe and the United States National Transportation Safety Board, which assists with inquiries under global rules, was notified,... [Full Article...]

Imelda Marcos given 42 years in jail for corruption

Imelda Marcos given 42 years in jail for corruption It stems from private organisations Marcos, 89, created while holding a variety of posts in government. Marcos was sentenced to imprisonment for a minimum of six years to 11 years and a month maximum. The incumbent lawmaker - known for her collection of more than 1,000 pairs of shoes - was found guilty of seven counts of graft for allegedly maintaining Swiss accounts as a cabinet member during... [Full Article...]

Shooting at California bar, at least 11 shot

Shooting at California bar, at least 11 shot Witnesses described a scene of panic in the bar when the gunman started firing. "Likewise, the shooter is dead, along with the first police officer to enter the bar...." Ventura County sheriff's Capt. Dean said Sgt Helus was a 29-year veteran of the police force who had planned on retiring soon. "It looked like he knew what he was doing". Holden Harrah, a young man who saw the incident, cried ... [Full Article...]

Camp Fire now most destructive wildfire in California history; 9 dead

Camp Fire now most destructive wildfire in California history; 9 dead Shari Bernacett said her husband tried to get people to leave the Paradise mobile home park they manage and had minutes to evacuate. The Camp Fire has destroyed businesses, homes, restaurants, supermarkets, and a retirement home, USA Today reported . [Full Article...]

North Korea 'really angry' at USA as tensions rise

North Korea 'really angry' at USA as tensions rise But in Seoul, Yang Moo-jin, a professor at the University of the studies of north korea , has seen a bad sign in this report. We think it's going fine. But experts say North Korea's moves so far are largely cosmetic and easily reversible. Pyongyang accused Washington of derailing commitments made by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump at their June summit in S... [Full Article...]

Marco Rubio, GOP attorneys allege election shenanigans in Florida

Marco Rubio, GOP attorneys allege election shenanigans in Florida However, the Associated Press is reporting that Mr DeSantis has won the election. Florida's secretary of state will verify the first unofficial count Saturday. "Florida voted for Rick Scott! ". "I think what's happening in Broward County should concern every American, that Rick Scott came out of election night with 55,000 votes, a 55,000 vote lead over Senator Nelson and every day that has ... [Full Article...]

USA midterm elections: Republicans hold the Senate, Democrats secure House victory

USA midterm elections: Republicans hold the Senate, Democrats secure House victory As one of the most volatile midterm elections in USA history wound down, the Democrats drew ever closer to the 218 seats needed for a majority, with dozens of races still undecided. Two unexpectedly hard races in deep-red states went to Republicans. He played to his base, but his over-the-top rhetoric turned off so many people that Democrats managed to retake the House. [Full Article...]


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