Saturday September 19-th, 2020

California: thousands flee from fire burning near Santa Barbara California: thousands flee from fire burning near Santa Barbara

Evacuated residents were directed to the Goleta Valley Community Center at 5679 Hollister Ave. As of Tuesday morning, 600 firefighters had been sent to quell the fire, and there were no reported injuries or destroyed homes, he said. The director of...

They Served 36 Years for a Murder They Didn't See They Served 36 Years for a Murder They Didn't See

At a press conference following the release of the three black men, Watkins said: "This should have never happened". "We owe them real compensation - and I plan to fight for it". Ms Mosby also announced the launch of a new programme - Resurrection ...

Man may have helped kidnapping suspect flee to Florida Man may have helped kidnapping suspect flee to Florida

A witness in the case said he saw Yazeed force Blanchard into a auto at a gas station in Auburn. In a statement, Auburn police said that a tip led them to the location of the body, and they are working to make a positive identification. His bond was ...

Capitol Hill lockdown lifted after apparent airspace violation Capitol Hill lockdown lifted after apparent airspace violation

The event caused senior national security officials across the agencies to convene to coordinate and monitor the situation, according to a US defense official, and aircraft have been deployed to monitor the situation, US Northern Command tweeted ....

Pardoned Thanksgiving turkeys have 'already received subpoenas' Pardoned Thanksgiving turkeys have 'already received subpoenas'

The testimony featured claims that top officials linked a White House meeting, and possibly aid, to a request for Ukraine to launch investigations of Democrats. Trump's latest act of clemency benefited Butter, a 47-pound (21-kilogram) turkey granted ...

Schiff: Impeachment report to come soon after Thanksgiving Schiff: Impeachment report to come soon after Thanksgiving

Schiff claimed that the evidence of wrongdoing and misconduct by the president that the House committees have gathered to date is "clear and hardly in dispute". The Intelligence Committee could still hear John Bolton, the president's former national ...

French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Mali French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Mali

Shortly after troops engaged the insurgents fleeing on motorbikes and in a pick-up truck, a Tiger attack helicopter collided with a Cougar military transport helicopter. France intervened in Mali in 2013 after extremists seized control of major towns...

Justice Department asks for stay in Don McGahn ruling until appeal Justice Department asks for stay in Don McGahn ruling until appeal

Washington federal judge Ketanji Brown Jackson issued an opinion on Monday, rejecting the White House's claims that immunity would bar McGahn from testify because "no one is above the law". Mr Trump's critics say this alleged political pressure o...

Michael Bloomberg to begin 2020 presidential campaign with visit to Virginia Michael Bloomberg to begin 2020 presidential campaign with visit to Virginia

Bloomberg News pledged not to investigate any of the Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, according to a memo sent to Bloomberg News editorial and investigative staff. "And, in the end, I looked in the mirror and said, 'You just can...

Trump jokes about impeachment while pardoning Thanksgiving turkeys Trump jokes about impeachment while pardoning Thanksgiving turkeys

Adam Schiff, one of his chief antagonists in Congress. Trump's Republican defenders say no matter what the president did, it does not rise to the level of impeachment . withheld military aid to the country. Democrats leading the probe said ahe...

Hezbollah supporters, protesters clash in Lebanese capital Hezbollah supporters, protesters clash in Lebanese capital

Supporters of Hezbollah and Amal waved the groups' flags. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus and former U.S. The rally responded to statements by the diplomat, who said the ongoing protests and th...

Hong Kong Cross-Harbour Tunnel reopens as nearby university siege winds down Hong Kong Cross-Harbour Tunnel reopens as nearby university siege winds down

Officials in Beijing, however, say they do not anticipate sitting down to discuss a phase two deal before the November 2020 U.S. election, in part because they want to wait to see if Trump wins a second term. "The district council is essentially of a...

Greenhouse gases accelerate to new peak in 2018, U.N. says

A new report from the World Meteorological Organization has found the concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere reached a record high in 2018, and the problem appearing to be accelerating. Let's start with the WMO report, which is the...

Doctors Fear WikiLeaks Founder Assange ‘Could Die’ In UK Jail Doctors Fear WikiLeaks Founder Assange ‘Could Die’ In UK Jail

The letter published in the Guardian newspaper, among other media outlets, was signed by doctors from the United States, Australia, Britain, Sweden, Italy, Germany, Sri Lanka and Poland. He seemed to have difficulties recalling his birth date, and ...

United Nations report warns greenhouse gas emissions surged to record high United Nations report warns greenhouse gas emissions surged to record high

Countries must immediately peak their emissions and ratchet up GHG abatement to an 8% yearly clip over the next decade to keep the average global temperature rise within the more ambitious Paris Agreement limit, a United Nations report said Tue...

Stray dog saves abandoned kittens from cold Canada winter Stray dog saves abandoned kittens from cold Canada winter

Myriam Armstrong an official at the Pet and Wildlife Rescue told local media that when a passerby stopped to help Serenity she was surprised to find 5 tiny pure black kittens that were snuggling with Serenity for warmth and protection against the b...

'I thought there was glass', says grandfather charged in cruise ship fall 'I thought there was glass', says grandfather charged in cruise ship fall

Fifty-one-year-old Salvatore Anello of Valparaiso tells "CBS This Morning" that Chloe Wiegand fell after he lifted her to a window on the Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas so she could bang on the glass like she did at hockey games. "Whether, y...

Navy SEAL Gallagher to retire from active duty Navy SEAL Gallagher to retire from active duty

Some in the media have strongly criticized Trump's November 15 decision to sign executive grants of clemency for Lorance and Golsteyn and restore the rank of recently demoted Gallagher, while others have heralded the president for siding with t...

Airlines waive fees before expected storms, Thanksgiving travel Airlines waive fees before expected storms, Thanksgiving travel

From California to MI, more than 20 million people are under winter weather advisories, watches or warnings, CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen said. And we're still 26 days from the official start of winter. Snowfall will not be much of an issue for ...

Palestinian convicted of murder dies in Israeli custody Palestinian convicted of murder dies in Israeli custody

In a statement, the service said Sami Abu Diak , 35, was serving three life sentences for murder and attempted murder, among other charges. The death, which sparked Palestinian accusations of neglect, comes amid heightened tension with protests al...

The political advertising company AggregateIQ violated data protection laws The political advertising company AggregateIQ violated data protection laws

In what investigators described as the "most egregious" incidents, Aggregate IQ Data Services (AIQ) was found to have used personal data including names, ethnicity, marital status, voting intention and "psychographic profiles" to build tools for AIQ'...

President Donald Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey, roasts Democrats

Justice will be served, along with stuffing and cranberry sauce, as Trump makes his decision: Bread, or Butter? Congressional Democrats plan to hold a public hearing at the House Judiciary Committee on December 4 as they prepare for an impeachment....

Lebanese Millionaire Donates Hitler’s Hat to Israeli Group Lebanese Millionaire Donates Hitler’s Hat to Israeli Group

A Lebanese businessman residing in Switzerland has emerged as the patron who spent tens of millions of euros to rob Adolf Hitler's top hat and assorted Nazi memorabilia - announcing he'll donate the devices to an Israeli foundation to withhold them o...

What we know so far about the feces dumping assaults in Toronto What we know so far about the feces dumping assaults in Toronto

A University of Toronto spokesperson said they are supporting the police in their investigation. The first incident reportedly occurred at the University of Toronto's Robarts Library on November 22. He was wearing a black hat, blue top, light-colou...

No turkeys in this Thanksgiving Week forecast No turkeys in this Thanksgiving Week forecast

And it'll be a bit cooler too, with high forecast to range from the mid- to upper 50s in north Alabama, the upper 50s to low 60s in central Alabama and the upper 60s and even 70s in south Alabama. Rain moves in this afternoon and we're in for a soggy...

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