by | December 19, 2017 | 06:53

The fire had burned up about 259,000 acres, according to Newsweek , making it the third-largest wildfire in California's history. Crews fighting the enormous fire hope to take advantage of a two-day window of calmer winds before potentially risky gusts return at mid-week, according to the Associated Press (AP).

by | December 19, 2017 | 06:12

In an initial report, the medical examiner's office said Stephens had defensive wounds on her hands and arms. "I don't know anything about these dogs or her personal relationship with them, but there are likely to have been precursors to this, I suspect, either in terms of fear and anxiety or potentially aggression issues in either one of these dogs to have happened this way", she said.

by | December 19, 2017 | 05:11

The meeting came shortly before Mrs May briefed the House of Commons on last week's breakthrough in Brexit talks, which saw the European Council agree that "sufficient progress" had been made on divorce issues to move to negotiations on the transition to a new relationship.

by | December 19, 2017 | 04:36

The weekend rain storm may be over, but an even nastier weather system is now bearing down on the South Coast. Cooler air will wrap around the low causing the snow level to fall during the day on Tuesday. On the mainland, about five centimetres could accumulate in higher urban communities, while Howe Sound and Whistler should see about 10 centimetres of snow.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:10

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and a Kurdish-dominated force exchanged insults Monday, raising fears of a new fault line in the country's devastating seven-year conflict. "That's beneficial for us", Rogozin said as quoted by RIA Novosti. Assad had criticized the semi-autonomous Kurds in the past, but his latest comments were harsher than usual.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:02

Coinciding with the increase in public concern for animal welfare, B.C's Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Doug Donaldson stated " we have listened to what British Columbians have to say on this issue and it is abundantly clear that the grizzly hunt is not in line with their values ." .

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:11

Palestinian officials have pressured local church leaders to reject Pence's visit and follow the example of the Egyptian Coptic Church whose pope has refused to meet the USA vice president due to the decision. (1830 GMT) on Tuesday, according to Republican aides, while the Senate vote is expected to follow either later on Tuesday or on Wednesday. Israel considers Jerusalem its eternal capital, while Palestinians want the capital of an independent state of theirs to be in the city´s eastern ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:56

Following his first " Lord of the Rings " trilogy, he directed a remake of " King Kong " and an adaptation of the mystery thriller novel " The Lovely Bones ", before making a trilogy of films based on " The Hobbit ", the forerunner to "The Lord of the Rings ".

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:45

Riverpark Capital Management Llc bought 39,822 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 76,000 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $15.03 million, down from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:41

Police arrested her on a fugitive from justice warrant, online records show. Police have not provided a motive for the killings. They told him they often saw Sherra Wright outside on her cell phone, sometimes heard screaming, but also someone they never suspected would be wanted for a crime, especially the high-profile murder of her husband almost 1800 miles east in Memphis seven years ago.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:35

UFC star Conor McGregor was asked about his fighting plans and said he wants an MMA fight rather than a boxing match. "Remember I'm Floyd "Money" Mayweather". "Georges is going to feel his body out and see what he wants". Showtime added in a statement that global revenues, including ticket sales, sponsorship and worldwide distribution, for Mayweather-McGregor had exceeded US$600 million (S$809 million).

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:34

CMS officials are planning to launch talks with children's health policy experts to figure out the best way to transition kids out of CHIP if they need to, said one Washington-based children's advocate who asked not to be identified. If Congress doesn't renew the program before January, it will be bad news for many families. Until recently , most Americans didn't know CHIP.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:26

Kobe famously asked MJ about his footwork during a stoppage in play of a December 1997 game, and he later conceded to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck that " damn near 100 percent " of his moves were lifted right out of Jordan's playbook. Bryant's five championships were only one shy of Jordan's six. All of the NBA's greatest players from here on out will inevitably be compared to the man who's widely considered to be the greatest basketball player of all time - Michael Jordan.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:57

Baldwin responded by asking where her husband, Jared Kushner, was. It's Omarosa Manigault ( Leslie Jones ), the former " Apprentice " contestant who made headlines last week after conflicting stories emerged about her White House exit. "I brought you a brand-new ornament: Roy Moore ". Ivanka's decoration features disgraced Roy Moore , who Trump famously supported. until he lost. Moore had spent several weeks battling accusations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls and, at press time, ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:26

Upon the takeover of Compton law enforcement by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department in 2000, the handgun was amongst 3,800 confiscated firearms that were transferred to the LASD. And, more than 20 years after his death, Tupac continues to effortlessly capture everyone's attention because of the many, many questions that remain unanswered about his murder .

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:52

In the agreement, Thales is to pay €51 per Germalto's share cum dividend (a premium of 56% over the 1-month volume weighted average price), totalling €4.8 billion. Over the past three years, Thales says it has ramped up its focus on digital technologies - noting it has invested more than €1BN in connectivity, cybersecurity, data analytics and artificial intelligence (including acquiring Sysgo, Vormetric and Guavus).

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:51

Nasrat Rahimi, the deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, told Anadolu Agency that all three attackers have been killed and two policemen have sustained minor injuries. Hassamudin Safi, a police officer in Kabul's Police District 5, said the standoff ended after several hours at around 3 p.m. and clearance operations were ongoing.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:43

KENNEDY: State or federal court? Petersen is Trump's third district court nominee to get derailed over a lack of qualifications. In the cringe-worthy exchange during a Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Kennedy exposed Petersen's lack of courtroom experience and unfamiliarity with many basic legal principles that even most law students would know.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:25

As winter begins formally Thursday , it's been 281 days since measurable snow fell in the area. According to The Weather Outlook, some parts of the United Kingdom now have a chance of up to 18 per cent of seeing a white Christmas. Christmas in Lancaster County may turn out more wet than white, if that rain comes at all. There are not reliable data to discern the history of white Christmases in Centerville.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:00

According to the letter, the Mueller investigation requested, in a pair of August letters, "the emails, laptops, cell phones, and other materials" for nine transition team members working on "national security and policy matters" and four other "senior" transition team members.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:09

In research released in late November, the respected Center for Strategic and International Studies said date analysis showed elevated chances for provocations by the secretive nation within four weeks. December 17 is an important day in North Korea: It's the anniversary of the former Supreme Leader Kim Jong-il's death. It comes after Kim ended months of silence by firing a Hwasong-15 missile last month, boasting it was his most powerful yet and could reach the U.S.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:29

A total of 4,776 delegates will vote. Human settlements minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Friday said she would stand as Ramaphosa's deputy at the ANC elective conference, automatically dropping her candidacy for president of the party. President Jacob Zuma is preparing to exit the top post of the African National Congress (ANC) and worked in a final song and dance to mark the occasion.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:21

Reports suggest part of train 501 crashed onto the I-5 highway. "Injuries and casualties reported, numbers to come", the statement said, without providing more information. a train hanging off of the overpass. Amtrak Cascades service runs along the I-5 corridor from Vancouver, Canada, to Eugene, Oregon. The derailment happened about 7:30 a.m.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:39

A U.S. air base in the United Kingdom was at the center of a security alert on Monday when a auto attempted to ram a checkpoint at the entrance. According to a British defense source, a auto tried to force its way onto the base and a man has been arrested by police.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:51

Over 1m United Kingdom homes and businesses are without decent broadband connections, despite extensive government investment in improving services across the country. "All too often, people simply don't get the service they've paid for", said Alex Neill, director of home products and services at consumer group Which? In some cases the signal is so poor people are unable to make calls or send text messages.