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by | November 21, 2018 | 05:30

He said crews "spend a lot of time on raking and cleaning and doing things" to clear forest floors. Trump's public comments about the deadly California fires have been widely panned, particularly as he blamed forest management for the blaze.

by | November 21, 2018 | 03:43

Human rights groups raised the alarm two years ago when Interpol's general assembly approved Meng Hongwei , a longtime senior Chinese security official, as president. Amnesty International criticized "China's longstanding practice of trying to use Interpol to arrest dissidents and refugees overseas". "All of a sudden this guy is now put in charge of the institution he's been trying to abuse for the last six years", he said.

by | November 21, 2018 | 04:58

Other cables were still attached, keeping the elevator from plummeting to the floor. This caused a big problem for Chicago FD's Special Ops: "It was a pretty precarious situation where the cables that were broke were on top of the elevator", Battalion Chief Patrick Maloney said.

by | November 21, 2018 | 04:23

NSW Police said detectives were due to travel to Southport on Wednesday and seek the extradition of a 47-year-old man. He will be charged on his return to NSW. "It could be 100 to 200 people". Detective Inspector Marc Hogan said the discovery of the young girl yesterday morning was traumatic for everyone involved.

by | November 21, 2018 | 04:52

Adrian Dreshaun Middleton , Sr. of Houston faces abandonment charges after the incident on May 20 when he left his children for over an hour-and-a-half while he was inside a thrift store. Adrian reportedly called 911 and administered CPR until the ambulance arrived. Middleton said that he checked on the children repeatedly through the shop window but footage between 10.45am and 12.15pm show this was not the case.

by | November 21, 2018 | 03:53

Superintendent Jackson said that O'Neal, an emergency room doctor, had broken off an engagement with the suspect several months ago. No further official details were immediately available about the incident, which erupted about 4pm local time in the lower-downtown area of Denver known as Lo Do, a district of the Colorado capital filled with hotels, restaurants and high-rise residential lofts.

by | November 21, 2018 | 03:22

They then texted friends who called the emergency services and they were freed after a three-hour ordeal. The elevator's cable had broken, but was supported by other hoist ropes that prevented it from crashing to the bottom. Because of the elevator's "blind shaft layout", there were no openings between floors, forcing Chicago firefighters to break through a concrete wall to get to the elevator auto once they identified exactly where it stopped, WBBM-TV reported.

by | November 21, 2018 | 03:18

Xi landed in Manila to a red-carpet welcome at the airport for the first state visit from a Chinese president in 13 years, which Manila hopes will finally net those investment deals. Critics are most concerned over Duterte's decision to set aside a major 2016 ruling from an global tribunal that declared as without basis Beijing's expansive claim over the waterway, in favour of courting Chinese investment.

by | November 21, 2018 | 03:04

In just the latest reminder of the dangers of pollution in our oceans , a dead whale in Indonesia has been found with 13.2 pounds (six kilograms) of plastic waste in its stomach. It produces 3.2 million tons of mismanaged plastic waste a year, of which 1.29 million tons ends up in the ocean, the study said. Indonesia has a plastic problem.

by | November 21, 2018 | 02:51

In August, at least 34 people were killed in an attack which targeted an education center. Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in Kabul , killing tens of people. "The suicide bomber apparently walked in among those people - the explosives, according an Afghan official, very potent - and detonated himself", freelance reporter Jennifer Glasse told NPR's Morning Edition .

by | November 21, 2018 | 02:13

The first round of troops will be sent home in this week, Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan told Politico Monday. Yes, it's a bit disappointing that the US military presence along the southern border will be reduced, with a total drawdown reportedly done by mid-December.

by | November 21, 2018 | 02:08

Mueller is investigating Russian tampering in the 2016 election, alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives and related matters. Trump told Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace in a recent interview that the written questions were "very simple", but changed course on his previous openness to sit for an in-person interview with Mueller or his investigators.

by | November 20, 2018 | 04:15

Sinopoli said Monday that the alleged victim is doing OK. Insp. Dominic Sinopoli, who heads Toronto police's sex crimes unit, told reporters police are now looking into two allegations of sexual assault and two allegations of assault, although it's unclear at this time if the incidents are related.

by | November 20, 2018 | 04:02

An eruption at the volcano in June killed at least 194 people. Images showed glowing fast-flowing lava spewing out of Fuego's crater. The volcano is located among Escuintla, Chimaltenango and Sacatepequez in the south-central part of the country.

by | November 20, 2018 | 03:16

Mr Niinisto said: "I mentioned to him that Finland is a land covered by forests and we also have a good monitoring system and network". More than 10,500 homes have been destroyed due to the blaze, which officials said was 66% contained as of Monday but is unlikely to be fully contained before the end of the month.

by | November 20, 2018 | 03:21

Saudi King Salman heaped praise on the kingdom's judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder tipped the country into one of its worst worldwide crises. At the weekend, we said that we were expecting further clarification. Graham Griffiths, a senior analyst at Control Risks Middle East, said the announcement was potentially important as it comes in response to the coalition's pausing of operations around Hodeidah.

by | November 20, 2018 | 03:02

Bush . That admiration did not, however, extend to Trump. In a letter published by The Washington Post, McRaven wrote that "I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can add my name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against your presidency".

by | November 20, 2018 | 03:40

The president vowed to overhaul buildings and subjects taught at 10,000 schools in each year of the four-year term, and retrain teachers to focus on science, technology and mathematics. In a swift reaction, the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation dismissed the "Next Level" campaign of the APC as mere propaganda. "Reading through the presentation, we note that it is very vague on policy and very big on promises", he added.

by | November 20, 2018 | 02:33

The complaint was filed Monday by Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island. While the Justice Department has predictably defended Trump's appointment of Whitaker as legal, Sen.

by | November 20, 2018 | 02:14

It also includes Ben McAdams, who not only hasn't won, but is trailing . These numbers suggest that Pelosi's leadership is still in peril - but that she's managed to box in her foes and keep their numbers from growing in the past week. "The move to oust Pelosi comes two weeks after Democrats seized control of the House with their largest majority since 1974". She also has an army of support backing her candidacy.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:48

Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch, welcomed Airbnb's decision. The announcement came before the publication on Tuesday of a damning report by the New York-based advocacy group Human Rights Watch on the negative implications of its settlement business.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:59

At least 10 ambulances are on the scene, and Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of the city, is meeting with Eddie Johnson, superintendent of Chicago police, to assess the situation. "I don't know what happened", she said as she was ushered onto a bus. 'This was very close to me. "They told us to run so we did", one hospital employee said.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:05

Spain has said it will not agree to the draft Brexit withdrawal deal without clarity over how talks on the future status of Gibraltar should be handled. "We hope that we will not have to reopen negotiations", the Czech Republic's state secretary Ales Chmelar said. Spain is unhappy that the draft withdrawal agreement published last week is not consistent with that position and has warned it won't back the deal at Sunday's summit without changes.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:48

All northbound lanes at the San Ysidro Port of Entry were closed early Monday morning, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. Ms. Yet officials anticipate the migrant caravan arrivals in Tijuana will soon swell in excess of 10,000 people - and will need to be housed for an extended period of time - which the Mexican government says it lacks the resources for.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:34

Trump called Acosta a "rude, bad person" and later suspended the reporter's press pass, preventing his attendance at future White House press conferences. Acosta's behavior violated those. In that confrontation, Acosta refused to cede the microphone to a White House aide. CNN challenged the move in court and on Friday won a ruling that temporarily reinstated Acosta while the court considers the news network's lawsuit over the ouster.

by | November 20, 2018 | 02:06

Schurtz, 35, died tragically, along with her fiance Joseph D. Kearney, according to a memorial for Schurtz. They were set to be married later that same day in Pittsburgh. The couple was on I-78 behind a tractor-trailer in heavy traffic when they were rear-ended by another tractor trailer. According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the accident caused a fire that burned two of the tractor-trailers and the couple's vehicle.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:09

James Gerrow tells " Good Morning America " that Mark D'Amico was "calling the shots". If found guilty, McClure, D'Amico and Bobbitt could each serve up to five to 10 years in prison. All three are charged with theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception. GoFundMe has committed to providing a full refund to the campaign's 14,000 donors, Coffina said.

by | November 20, 2018 | 00:17

The 33-year-old man who pleaded guilty to killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters was sentenced on Monday to three consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole, plus another two life sentences to be carried out concurrently.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:57

Naturally, Morrison used the standard sexist defence, saying that it was "light-hearted" (in other words, Pam should learn to take a joke), but other Australian politicians weren't having it. Mr Morrison's comment was made soon afterwards on a radio programme. Echoing Morrison's own language, Anderson said that Assange is " not getting a fair go ".

by | November 19, 2018 | 15:02

He told Trump that "leaders in authoritarian countries like Russia, China, Venezuela, now repress the media using your words". President Trump, speaking exclusively to Fox News' Chris Wallace in a wide-ranging interview, revealed what President Obama told him was the biggest challenge facing the USA, discussed pending high-level departures from his administration and admitted that he occasionally enjoys calling on CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

by | November 19, 2018 | 13:29

Kalloo is not recorded as having been treated in hospital for any injuries as a result of the accident, we are investigating the position further and lending all possible assistance and support to Mrs Kalloo's relatives as they come to terms with their loss", the airline said in a statement provided to CTV News Toronto.

by | November 19, 2018 | 13:25

Firefighters in California are now battling the deadliest blaze in the state's history. Asked on Saturday whether he thought climate change had a role in the fires, he said "you have a lot of factors". Good luck Mr Trump! It's not clear what the President meant by "great climate". 'Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!' Trump vowed on Twitter. Praising the work of firefighters and local officials, President Trump reiterated the need for forest management to prevent and contain ...

by | November 19, 2018 | 12:57

Witnesses said most of the injuries occurred in stone-throwing incidents at the usual five protest locations. Such acts have often triggered lethal Israeli army fire. A date for the elections will be decided on on Sunday by the heads of parties in the coalition. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to delay the dissolution of the current government by at least another month and a half, in order to allow him to confirm the appointment of the next IDF chief of staff and Israel police ...

by | November 19, 2018 | 11:52

At far left is White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders . "We're going to see what they have to say". The South Carolina lawmaker agreed with President Trump that Saudi Arabia is an important U.S. Khashoggi's body has still not been found more than six weeks after he was killed, triggering a wave of global outrage at the kingdom. It's a " very violent, very vicious and terrible " tape, Trump said, adding that " there's no reason for me to hear it ".

by | November 19, 2018 | 12:17

The Brussels negotiations will finalize a parallel political declaration setting out a road-map for post-Brexit negotiations on future EU-UK ties. There is also doubt over whether it can win the approval of the House of Commons, with opposition parties - including Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party - opposing it.