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Raging fires along California freeway trigger evacuation

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to the blaze shortly before 1:30 p.m.in the Coal Canyon area, and the Orange County Fire Authority was assisting. While no injuries were reported, the number of mandatory evacuations increased from 1,000 residents to 1,500 residents, totalling an estimated 500 homes, according to Concialdi. Read More »

U.S. expands its controversial travel ban to include Chad

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The move came on the day the key portion of Trump's travel ban , one that bars the issuance of visas to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries, was due to expire. All citizens from those countries will be denied visas to enter the United States once the proclamation goes into effect. The Appeals Court for the Ninth Circuit upheld Watson on September 7 and said that the Trump administration can not ban grandparents and other family members of citizens and legal residents from coming to ... Read More »

61-Yard Kick Shatters an Eagles Record and the Giants' Hopes

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That the Eagles finally made more in a close game was significant too. Three members of the Giants - safety Landon Collins , defensive tackle Damon Harrison and defensive end Olivier Vernon - kneeled during the anthem. When the Philadelphia Eagles signed veteran cornerback Patrick Robinson this offseason, it was to be an outside corner - but that didn't go very well. Read More »

Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Relief Effort

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Rossello said about 70,000 people could be affected if the dam fails to hold. Riverbanks and surrounding areas could become unstable and unsafe. "There is no more agriculture in Puerto Rico ". Dairy and chicken farms were also flattened, the Times reported. The top Democrat in the House is calling upon President Donald Trump to deploy the military to help with the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico . Read More »

Ford's Operations In Mexico Left Undisturbed By Major Earthquake

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The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake was centred about 11 miles south-southeast of Matias Romero in the state of Oaxaca , which was the region most battered by a magnitude 8.1 quake on September 7 . 22, 2017. Trauma from the previous quake was evident. "We have come to support the UNAM brigade to detect people and rescue them", said Jean Louis Zuniga, an amateur dog trainer who turned up at a collapsed building with several of his charges, including a labrador, a ... Read More »

Trump Rips Nuclear Deal Following Iran's Missile Test

The public show in Tehran's Baharestan square near the Parliament building square exhibited different missile systems, including ballistic missiles, solid-fuel surface-to-surface Sejjil missiles and the liquid-fuel Ghadr. The missile is named as Khorramshahr and was displayed in Tehran today in front of local media and thousands of spectators. Trump has repeatedly vowed to pull USA backing from the deal; he has also called for including Iran's missile program. Read More »

Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison over sexting scandal

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Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon H Kim said in a statement that Weiner "asked a girl who he knew to be 15 years old to display her naked body and engage in sexually explicit behaviour for him online". The charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison . Weiner must surrender to prison officials by November 6; his lawyers asked that he not be sent to maximum security lockup in NY, which means he may serve his sentence out of state. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi Has No 'Affection' For People Of Amethi: Uttar Pradesh Minister

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Gandhi was greeted by Hardik Patel, quota stir spearhead and a bitter critic of the BJP dispensation in the state. Referring to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's speech at the UNGA where he accused India of violating human rights and state-sponsored terrorism, Swaraj said "We established scientific and technical institutions which are the pride of the world". Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan threatens Iraqi Kurds with army

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The Kurds also say the vote acknowledges their contribution in confronting Islamic State after it overwhelmed the Iraqi army in 2014 and seized control of a third of Iraq . "Iran and Turkey have warned the Kurds not to go ahead with the vote". "We stress again that we will take all measures arising from global law and the Turkish parliament's authority in the face of every kind of threat to our national security in Iraq generally", it said. Read More »

Trump talks North Korea, signs new order

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Mr Ri's highly anticipated speech to the General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting fuelled the fiery rhetoric between the USA president and North Korea's young leader. The U.N. Security Council has imposed its toughest sanctions ever against Pyongyang, but Ri said "it is only a forlorn hope to consider any chance that the DPRK would be shaken an inch or change its stance due to the harsher sanctions by the hostile forces". Read More »

US Hopes New, Tougher Sanctions Will Stop N. Korea Weapons Development

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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said in NY on Thursday hat Pyongyang may consider its most powerful test of a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. North Korea makes most of its money from the trades with China but the world's most populous country seems to be taking action against its missile program and recent tests . Read More »

North Korea bomb would be 'crazy': Joyce

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Mr Trump told the UN "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime" and added that if the USA was "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ". North Korea says it needs nuclear weapons to deter a US invasion, but Thornton contended that the North ultimately seeks to take over USA -allied South Korea. Read More »

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

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The room for error would be minimal, and any mistake could be disastrous. "It also allows us to freeze assets of actors supporting North Korea's textiles, fishing, IT and manufacturing industries", Mnuchin said . China was first to announce the seismic events and said the larger 3.4 magnitude quake was a " suspected explosion ". The treaty has not come into effect because eight countries with nuclear technology have yet to sign it. Read More »

Mississippi State at Georgia

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All it took was one offensive play for Georgia to reach the end zone. They share a nickname and a league. Georgia got its first SEC win of the season and its second big win after knocking off Notre Dame in South Bend by a point two weeks ago. Read More »

China to ban some petroleum exports to North Korea

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China will suspend such exports once the total exports approaches the ceiling. China accounts for some 90 per cent of the North's trade, making its cooperation critical to any efforts to derail Pyongyang's development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. Read More »

Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast

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Days after devastating Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane, Maria's sustained winds on Sunday were down to 105 mph - within Category 2 range - and the eye of the storm was about 475 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. The NHC said it expected the storm to weaken further by Monday night or Tuesday. As of writing on Sunday, Sept. 24, there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Read More »

Syria: SDF says it took Conoco gas field from ISIL

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The Russian Defense Ministry has announced one of its generals was killed while fighting Islamic State in Syria. "Fire from positions in regions controlled by the SDF will be suppressed by all means necessary", he stressed. Troops led by Syrian Army General Suheil al-Hassan liberated around 16 sq/km of territory and two settlements on the Western bank of the Euphrates River. Read More »

Obamacare Repeal on Life Support as Key GOP Senators Waver

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Sens. Rand Paul and John McCain have already announced they are against it, leaving the bill within one vote of failure and earning them criticism from President Trump. McCain says he believes lawmakers could do better if Republicans and Democrats work together on a replacement for President Barack Obama's health care law. Read More »

Scaramucci bashes the 'worst' 'unlikeable' person at the White House

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Now "The Mooch" had found his way back into headlines by taking aim at one of Trump's most loyal allies in the media: Breitbart Chairman Steve Bannon . He explained that as an "anti-globalist" and the chair of Breitbart , Bannon was very opposed to the forum. And so, people have Messianic complexes, they think they're the answer. Read More »

Berkeley 'Free Speech Week' cancelled, Yiannopoulos to hold rally anyway

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Freedom of speech is great and all, but does UC Berkeley really need to keep hosting people who create a logistical and financial headache for everyone involved? UC Berkeley's " Free Speech Week ", set to feature right wing firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos and several others from September 24-27, has been canceled, the university announced Saturday. Read More »

Quake recorded in North Korea suspected explosion

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In North Korea petrol is sold by the kilogram rather than the liter, and payment in hard currency is required for retail buyers. As for China, he said Beijing's cooperation is essential to prevent "a catastrophe" and conflict on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

One killed, six injured in USA shooting

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Metropolitan Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron identified the suspect as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson of Murfreesboro. " All of the wounded except for one is over the age of 60 ", the Nashville Fire Department said . A man in a blue SUV shot and killed one person in the church parking lot before opening fire inside the church. The shooter is being treated at the hospital, according to Metro Nashville Police. Read More »

Trump Fires Back at Kim in Insult War: 'Obviously a Madman'

North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho suggested the isolationist nation could test a hydrogen bomb in an attempt to step up the nation's nuclear threat . US President Donald Trump has again assailed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , saying he "will be tested like never before". North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear weapon earlier this month at its underground Punggye-ri site northeast of Pyongyang , causing a quake with a magnitude of around 6.3. Read More »

North Korea could test hydrogen bomb in Pacific, top diplomat says

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Trump also mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the speech , dubbing him " Rocket Man ". The actual translated quote: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". On Friday, Trump apparently responded in a tweet, saying Kim "will be tested like never before!" The North Korean diplomat added he did not know his leader's exact thoughts. Read More »