Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Dead After California Shooting At Popular Nightspot, Police Say

Shootings are very rare in Thousand Oaks, a city of about 130,000 people about 64 kilometers west of Los Angeles. Other witnesses described people using bar stools to break windows and escape. "We were just at the bar, having fun, dancing", she told...

Texas judge releases group of juvenile defendants after losing election Texas judge releases group of juvenile defendants after losing election

Four were facing aggravated robbery charges. A day after losing his re-election bid, a Texas judge released almost all of the juvenile defendants who appeared before him Wednesday after he asked them whether they planned to kill anyone. Harris Coun...

Dead In Melbourne Stabbing; Accused Slashed Cops Before Being Shot

Officers were initially called to reports of a auto fire near Bourke Street, a busy thoroughfare, at about 16:20 local time (05:20 GMT). He has been arrested and taken to hospital in a critical condition, police said. "He seemed to be waving someth...

Trump administration takes step to tighten asylum system Trump administration takes step to tighten asylum system

The Trump administration indicated that the president would follow through on an order to limit asylum claims to those made at ports of entry. Some officials say the order will help immigration officials process asylum claims in a safer and mo...

China’s Xinhua unveils the world’s first AI news anchor China’s Xinhua unveils the world’s first AI news anchor

Sogou, a Chinese search engine, was involved in the system's development. The AI anchors are the latest in an ongoing trend towards global digitization across several industries, outside of news, given that we already have the holographic pop star...

Bad way dad found out son had died in California mass shooting Bad way dad found out son had died in California mass shooting

He served in the war in Afghanistan for seven months beginning in late 2010, the Marine Corp said, and was awarded multiple ribbons, commendations and medals. Hours into the tragedy no one had been reunified with a loved one. Mr Coffman remembered ...

Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

He said sheriff's deputies helped patients evacuate. Enloe Medical Center in nearby Chico received 24 patients, spokeswoman Jolene Francis said. Gaddie, the fire official, said authorities were "working on a plan" to rescue the patients.

Leftists Rally at White House to Protest Trump, Protect Mueller Leftists Rally at White House to Protest Trump, Protect Mueller

While Whitaker is now Mueller's ultimate supervisor, it was not immediately clear whether that meant Rosenstein would step aside. Warner said it would be a "bright" red line crossed if Whitaker fires or hampers Special Counsel Robert Mueller .

Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing

The sparring started after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the southern USA border. Analysis: The era of total Trump control is over ■ An election night of firsts: From Colorado's gay and Jewish...

Trump ousts U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announces interim replacement Trump ousts U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announces interim replacement

As acting attorney general, Whitaker now has the power to wrest oversight away from Rosenstein, and take charge himself. It wasn't clear immediately why Trump chose the hours after midterm results to fire Sessions. According to Conway, this come in...

At Least 12 Dead in California Bar Shooting

The gunman who killed at least 13 people and injured ten in a bar in Southern California late on Wednesday has been identified as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a former Marine, the local sheriff said Thursday. "I have nothing to believe there is an...

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

Senior Republicans have warned President Trump not to impede the long-running inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election after he named a critic of the investigation as acting attorney-general. The sacking followed months of Mr Trump ...

Australia deaths: Family found dead near broken-down vehicle in outback

Nobbs said police still couldn't rule out the possibility that there had been other passengers in the auto when it broke down. A formal identification of the child is yet to be undertaken and police have not confirmed if it is the body of the 12-ye...

Meet Trump's New Acting Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker Meet Trump's New Acting Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker

Mr Trump has repeatedly pilloried his top law enforcement official since Mr Sessions stepped aside from the Russian Federation investigation in March 2017, allowing his deputy Rod Rosenstein to lead an inquiry that has dogged the White House.

Bill Gates Showcases Reinvented Toilet Bill Gates Showcases Reinvented Toilet

They all work by separating liquid and solid. Holding a beaker of human excreta that, Gates said , contained as many as 200 trillion rotavirus cells, 20 billion Shigella bacteria, and 100,000 parasitic worm eggs, the Microsoft Corp . Speaking to ...

12 killed in shooting at California bar packed with college students 12 killed in shooting at California bar packed with college students

Helus had been at the department for almost three decades, and was planning to retire within the next year, the sheriff said, choking back tears. He died a hero. Officials said that shots were still being fired when the first officers arrived at the ...

Donald Trump Insults CNN Reporter in Heated Press Conference Donald Trump Insults CNN Reporter in Heated Press Conference

Screenshot via CNNProving yet again that President Trump and the media need each other in the way that the Joker needs Batman, an altercation between CNN's Jim Acosta and a White House aide during the president's press conference Wednesday produc...

ELECTION NIGHT: Southwest States, All The Latest Results ELECTION NIGHT: Southwest States, All The Latest Results

Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Pensacola International Airport on November 3 in Pensacola, Fla. As it stands, Republicans control both the House and the Senate, which is to say that Trump should have very little problem achieving what he w...

Dirco confirms release of former M&G editor, colleague Dirco confirms release of former M&G editor, colleague

The Twitter accounts of two staff of Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) who were detained by Tanzanian authorities have been suspended, leading to confusion whether the former Nation reporter Muthoki Mumo and former Mail & Guardian editor ...

Man, 69, wants to legally reduce age to boost dating chances Man, 69, wants to legally reduce age to boost dating chances

Ratelband, who has referred to himself as a "young god", has taken the matter to court in the city of Arnhem and is expected to get a ruling on the case in the next four weeks. According to Ratelband's claims, companies in the Netherlands are reluc...

Up to eight feared dead after buildings collapse in Marseille Up to eight feared dead after buildings collapse in Marseille

Marseille prosecutor Xavier Tabareux said the body of a woman was recovered after three other dead people - two men and a woman - were found in the rubble earlier yesterday. One of the buildings was in disrepair, its inhabitants were evicted. At ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall

The same thing happened in 2012, when she broke two ribs and then went right back to work the next day despite being in pain. "Tests showed that she fractured three ribs on her left side and she was admitted for observation and treatment". In the 201...

Prince Harry Praises His Dad for Walking Meghan Markle Down the Aisle Prince Harry Praises His Dad for Walking Meghan Markle Down the Aisle

I'm not that stupid. Charles tells the programme that "the idea, somehow, that I'm going to go on in exactly the same way, if I have to succeed, is complete nonsense because...the two situations are completely different'". His words, the strongest ...

Registered Republican with criminal history appears in court over mail bombs Registered Republican with criminal history appears in court over mail bombs

Dressed in a navy blue prison overalls with his grey hair pulled back and knotted at the back of his head, Sayoc appeared respectful and alert in court. Other targets of the improvised explosive devices included former President Barack Obama and form...

MIDTERMS: Factbox: Fast Facts About The U.S MIDTERMS: Factbox: Fast Facts About The U.S

House, but the GOP will retain control of the Senate. As one of the most volatile midterm elections in US history wound down, the Democrats drew ever closer to the 218 seats needed for a majority, with dozens of races still undecided. While Trump i...

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