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Moving Anaheim Hills Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations, Darkens Skies Over Disneyland

Moving Anaheim Hills Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations, Darkens Skies Over Disneyland At least four homes were completely gutted by the flames. The Orange County fire has destroyed two dozen structures, including homes and outbuildings. The 91 Freeway, which reopened Monday afternoon, was expected to remain open for the morning commute. Most commercial and residential homeowner insurance policies provide coverage for fire-related damages, including smoke, ash, soot, and other t... [Full Article...]

Sharifs sons to skip anti-corruption court hearing?

Sharifs sons to skip anti-corruption court hearing? On Oct. 2, the anti-corruption court, which is trying Sharif's family in four different corruption cases, had issued non-bailable arrest warrants for his two sons and son-in-law, and bailable warrants for his daughter Maryam for deliberately avoiding the court proceedings. [Full Article...]

Ellsworth AFB kicks of Fire Prevention Week with awareness parade

Ellsworth AFB kicks of Fire Prevention Week with awareness parade The key message this year is to come up with two ways to make it out of every room in your house. This year's Fire Prevention Week, themed " Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out! " is this Sunday through Saturday. "Most fatal fires occur in the home, and I've seen the tragedy that can result when people don't get out", said State Fire Marshal Ostroskey. If windows or doors in your home have se... [Full Article...]

White House fires back at top GOP senator's scorching criticism

White House fires back at top GOP senator's scorching criticism Trump's "apology" was similar in character, minimizing what he had done, while turning the entire exercise into an excuse to attack Hillary Clinton, and not apologizing for the million other things he'd said and done. Huckabee Sanders responded to the Ryan's question by saying that the visit was not at all "controversial" and was in fact "widely praised, even by a Democrat Governor". [Full Article...]

Trump says 'only one thing will work' against North Korea

The heads of two nuclear-armed nations have been trading insults and mock over the last few months. "Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid", Mr Trump tweeted. [Full Article...]

Europe midday: Spanish stocks up on Catalan optimism, Turkish lira thrashed

Europe midday: Spanish stocks up on Catalan optimism, Turkish lira thrashed Thousands of protesters take to the streets during a supporting the unity of Spain on 0810-2017. "But there are two things I would say: firstly, the scenes we saw last Sunday of violence against people just trying to vote were absolutely unacceptable, and everybody, regardless of their views on independence , I think should condemn that". [Full Article...]

Theresa May: 'We can prove Brexit doomsayers wrong'

Theresa May: 'We can prove Brexit doomsayers wrong' The European Commission's Chief Spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said that the European Parliament's resolution - adopted by nearly all political parties, last week - was clear on sequencing and that they too required the divorce proceedings to take place before plans for a future relationship. [Full Article...]

White House hedges Trump's call for Congress to investigate USA media outlets

White House hedges Trump's call for Congress to investigate USA media outlets You begin to assume that it's more about getting attention, than it is about proclaiming some kind of national policy. "When we don't, I think that's troubling for all of us". North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs have driven up tensions in the region and around the world in recent months, particularly after it conducted a test explosion of what it said was a hydrogen bomb. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia to procure S-400 and several armament systems from Russian Federation

Saudi Arabia to procure S-400 and several armament systems from Russian Federation Lockheed Martin Co is the prime contractor for the THAAD system, with Raytheon Co playing an important role in the system's deployment. Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Saudi Arabia's King Salman for talks at the Kremlin last week during which Saudi Arabia said it had signed a memorandum of understanding on the purchase of the S-400s. [Full Article...]

Ban on sale of crackers: SC picks public health over cultural practices

Ban on sale of crackers: SC picks public health over cultural practices The Supreme Court then declared the ban suspended for some time, in a ruling that firecracker makers said was "well-reasoned". For around a week after Diwali a year ago, the region had become a kind of gas chamber because of the burning of crackers in Delhi-NCR and stubble burning in nearby states, forcing the closure of schools. [Full Article...]

Hey Melania, Ivana Trump Says 'I'm First Lady'

Hey Melania, Ivana Trump Says 'I'm First Lady' Instead she fired up a statement via spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham. She is a proud mother who writes, she wouldn't be surprised if her youngest child Ivanka Trump occupies the White House in the upcoming years. "In the first place Lady?" Ivana didn't even refer to Maples by name but instead called her a "showgirl". "She's become very, very popular, I'll tell you that", he said after she... [Full Article...]

San Juan Mayor Wears 'Nasty' Shirt in Trump Jab

San Juan Mayor Wears 'Nasty' Shirt in Trump Jab Brennan reports that Mulvaney was not aware of why Mr. Trump referred to Goldman Sachs as the bank to step up in "wiping out" the debt and was not aware if Sachs did indeed own the debt. "We have to look at their whole debt structure", Mr Trump said in a Fox News interview. With most of the power transmission grid destroyed, more than 95 percent of population are without regular electric... [Full Article...]

Jaguars vs. Steelers Point Spread: NFL Week 5 Odds, Prediction

Jaguars vs. Steelers Point Spread: NFL Week 5 Odds, Prediction Big Ben and the offense will put up a lot of points, and the defense will completely stifle the Jacksonville offense . "That's discipline", Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny said. The pass defense made a huge statement turning in such a dominant performance against the likes of Roethlisberger and wide receiver Antonio Brown . [Full Article...]

Galen Rupp, Tirunesh Dibaba win first major marathons at Chicago

Galen Rupp, Tirunesh Dibaba win first major marathons at Chicago Last year's victor Abel Kirui of Kenya was placed second while marathon record holder Dennis Kimetto did not finish. Dibaba in her debut in Chicago clocked 2:18:30 while Kenyan Birid Kosgei who braved the high tempo throughout sticking to the Ethiopian came in second, one minute 53 seconds later. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooter may have had help, plan to target Lollapalooza also

Las Vegas shooter may have had help, plan to target Lollapalooza also The investigators are working with the assumption that he had some help at some point. Paddock's motive remains unknown. David Newton described his first impressions of Paddock's hotel room as they moved in amid the flashing lights of a fire alarm set off by an explosive, which had been used to blow through the door. [Full Article...]

France on brink of World Cup

France on brink of World Cup Belgium are already secured of automatic qualification from Group H, having won seven of their eight matches. Greece are in second place, two points clear of Bosnia-Herzegovina. "There is a second match on Tuesday in front of our supporters". Portugal meanwhile had a less than convincing result against minnows Andorra . [Full Article...]

Italy great Andrea Pirlo to retire at the age of 38

Italy great Andrea Pirlo to retire at the age of 38 Andrea Pirlo started his professional career in 1995 with Italian side Brescia as an attacking midfielder but his beginnings were quite underwhelming. There have been rumours that Pirlo would be interesting in working alongside Antonio Conte , and therefore moving to Chelsea . "His attention to detail is impressive", Pirlo said of the Chelsea manager, who led Italy from 2014 to 2016. [Full Article...]

Ghana capital Accra rocked by huge gas station blasts

Ghana capital Accra rocked by huge gas station blasts A massive explosion broke out at a gas station in Ghana, starting at a gas station in the capital of Accra and then spreading to another station nearby. By late Saturday, officials said the fire was about 95 percent contained and no longer posed a threat. Videos of the explosion posted on social media showed a blazing mushroom cloud. [Full Article...]

Turkish-backed forces starting 'major operation' in Syria's Idlib province

He later told reporters the operation was led by Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels and that the Turkish army was "not yet" operating inside Syria. Turkish soldiers have not yet crossed the border, he added. HTS on Saturday warned FSA units against participating in the Turkish-backed operation. "The news is what you see, not what you hear", said an HTS statement published on the group's Telegram chan... [Full Article...]

Spain punches World Cup ticket

Spain punches World Cup ticket Such an eventuality could spell doom for a once-proud nation. The new strip will be worn for the first time during Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Macedonia in Turin, but the launch will be a unique and very special one, though. [Full Article...]


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