Friday October 19-th, 2018

Wildfires rage across southern California, first death reported Wildfires rage across southern California, first death reported

But the hard-won progress of firefighters could be erased Thursday. Classes were canceled at Cal State Northridge because high winds and smoke in the San Fernando Valley have affected air quality and traffic conditions around the campus. Wind-whipp...

EU, UK declare first Brexit 'breakthrough' EU, UK declare first Brexit 'breakthrough'

A historic UK-EU Brexit deal was agreed overnight - here's how it impacted the pound... Speaking in the Dail he said, "We are in a position where we still need to find a way forward but, let me be very clear, the core issues that Ireland got agreem...

Ex-South Carolina cop sentenced to 20 years Ex-South Carolina cop sentenced to 20 years

The white North Charleston, South Carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed African-American Coast Guard vet in April 2015 was sentenced to 20 years in prison on December 7, the New York Times reports .Officer Michael Slager, 36, sh...

National Basketball Association to open training center in Mexico National Basketball Association to open training center in Mexico

After three close wins at home, the OKC Thunder hit the road to take on the Brooklyn Nets . Sadly, Mexico City won't get to see the newly-formed Big Three in action, but Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony should be fit to go, likely giv...

FBI Director Wray Defends Agency Before Lawmakers FBI Director Wray Defends Agency Before Lawmakers

That description is a far cry from how the president described the agency on Sunday, when he said "its reputation is in Tatters - worst in History!" in a tweet. Like Mr Trump, they seized on revelations that an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent w...

N. Korea says United States threats make war unavoidable N. Korea says United States threats make war unavoidable

Two B-1B Lancer strategic bombers on Thursday conducted drills on the western coast of the Korean peninsula, a South Korean military officer confirmed to NK News . North Korea hates such displays of American military might at close range and typical...

Brother stabs Japanese priestess to death at shrine Brother stabs Japanese priestess to death at shrine

Police have been searching for the attacker. Authorities suspect a row between the brother and sister over the shine's chief priest position had prompted the apparent murder-suicide. Tomioka then fatally stabbed his girlfriend and committed suicid...

Annastacia Palaszczuk claims victory in Queensland state election Annastacia Palaszczuk claims victory in Queensland state election

A RESULT has been reached for the seat of Townsville. Whilst the people of Clayfield re-elected Nicholls for a fifth term, he has declared he won't be seeking to lead the party again. It is expected to declare the remaining seats, including Munding...

India captain Virat Kohli, actress Anushka Sharma travel overseas amidst marriage rumours India captain Virat Kohli, actress Anushka Sharma travel overseas amidst marriage rumours

And Anushka being clicked at the Mumbai airport along with her family has further led to the rumours of the duo's possible wedding reach fever pitch. If reports are true then Anushka Sharma has already picked up the registration forms for that da...

Cold, blustery day with rain and temps in the 40s Cold, blustery day with rain and temps in the 40s

For folks in Central Alabama, generally along and south of Interstate 20 and north of the USA 80 and Interstate 85 corridor, there could be some weather excitement as we end the work week. Some areas will not have any snow accumulation at all. Soil...

Two B-1B Lancers stage drills on western coast of Korean peninsula Two B-1B Lancers stage drills on western coast of Korean peninsula

North Korea issued another stern warning to the U.S.as drills continue between South Korean and US forces. Officials in Pyongyang have described the exercises as the USA president " begging for a nuclear war". A F-15 from Kadena Air Base, Japa...

Royals claims he was sexually harassed by Kevin Spacey

Ari Behn , who was married to Princess Märtha Louise of Norway before their divorce previous year, told Norwegian radio station P4 that Spacey proposed the pair go outside. Behn says he was outside the venue smoking with Spacey when the actor g...

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte warns fans over Champions League expectations Chelsea boss Antonio Conte warns fans over Champions League expectations

As of today, Barcelona's most likely opponent in the last 16 stage of the Champions League it's Chelsea . Why? Going into the final set of fixtures on Wednesday, there were still four places up for grabs, and they were taken by Liverpool , S...

IDF strikes Gaza targets after rockets launched at Israel IDF strikes Gaza targets after rockets launched at Israel

No terrorist group immediately took responsibility for the attack . Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh called for a "Day of Rage" leading up to the protests. Palestinian militants of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, stage an anti-...

Argentina judge orders arrest of Kirchner Argentina judge orders arrest of Kirchner

Kirchner previously called the accusations "absurdity" and claimed they were part of a conspiracy to undermine her presidency. Years after the attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA), Kirchner was accused of having struck a de...

Firefighter Hurt As Crews Make Progress In Skirball Fire Firefighter Hurt As Crews Make Progress In Skirball Fire

Mr Butler said four homes had been destroyed and 11 damaged since the blaze erupted before dawn on Wednesday in an area that includes many hilltop mansions. The fire is not contained in the slightest. The two blazes in the city of Los Angeles cam...

Arsene Wenger intends to keep Arsene Wenger intends to keep "sharp" Theo Walcott at Arsenal

Jack Wilshere was relieved to get on the Arsenal scoresheet on Thursday night. Walcott added Arsenal's second with a close-range finish and Wilshere then scored a fine goal after he cut on to his left foot inside the penalty area and arrowed t...

Enjoy a live Christmas tree Enjoy a live Christmas tree

We have kind of a mini haunted house thing in the garage for all the neighborhood kids and stuff. Test for freshness: Are the needles hard to pull off of the tree? "It's not farm to table - it's farm to living room". Texas also produces Christmas...

Investigators looking into 'unauthorized' GoFundMe page for Yosif Al-Hasnawi Investigators looking into 'unauthorized' GoFundMe page for Yosif Al-Hasnawi

We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. "Unfortunately, he has not contacted us at all and instead removed the GoFundMe link from his Facebook page", said Doerr. Initially scheduled to be held in a c...

Poland: Mateusz Morawiecki to replace Beata Szydlo as prime minister Poland: Mateusz Morawiecki to replace Beata Szydlo as prime minister

Szydlo has led Poland's government since the conservative party assumed power two years ago. Deputy Culture Minister Jaroslaw Sellin said the vote will take place on Tuesday. Poland's conservative ruling party says Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has...

Report says county has nation's fourth-largest homeless populaton Report says county has nation's fourth-largest homeless populaton

Our count was conducted differently this year : the county brought in a research firm and volunteers were paired with formerly-homeless people to help with the count, so the new numbers aren't directly comparable to past counts. "This is not a feder...

India most likely to become member of Wassenaar Arrangement, claims Russian leader India most likely to become member of Wassenaar Arrangement, claims Russian leader

India was made the 42nd member of the grouping, at its two-day plenary in Vienna. On Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj before a Russia-India-China (RICS) meeting along with Chinese...

Congress Passes Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Dec. 9 Shutdown Congress Passes Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Dec. 9 Shutdown

Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) didn't want a short-term funding bill, but he really didn't want the government to shutdown. "We hope that we're going to make some great progress for our country", Trump said in opening the Oval Office meeting. Nancy Pelos...

IDF retaliates against Hamas for rocket attacks IDF retaliates against Hamas for rocket attacks

The Israeli army and Air Force fired many shells and missiles into border areas, in the Gaza Strip, in addition to firing dozens of rounds of live ammunition, while Israeli drones flew over the coastal region. Palestinians and security forces clashed...

Welcome to the 'Serena Williams Building' Welcome to the 'Serena Williams Building'

The tennis champion, 36, took to Twitter today to reach out to other mothers and inquire about their own experiences with nursing. Her sister, Venus Williams , was involved in a June crash that killed a 78-year-old man. Williams, who has been a ...

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