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by | November 11, 2018 | 09:45

The cylinders did not explode and the fire was put out in 10 minutes, by which point the attack was over. In video of the incident, the suspect approached the officers baring a large knife, making several attempts to stab them before an officer shot him in the chest.

by | November 11, 2018 | 08:52

Tai Kwun's director Timothy Calnin said in a statement it "did not want to become a platform to promote the political interests of any individual". "Just been told that my two events at the Hong Kong International Literary Festival this week can no longer be held at Tai Kwun, where all the other events are taking place", Mr Ma wrote in his tweet.

by | November 11, 2018 | 08:44

Also named to receive the award on November 16 was the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in USA history and Elvis Presley . Kennedy reintroduced them as a civilian honor in 1963. Scalia, who died in 2016 , was lauded as "a champion of the Constitution". The White House noted Presley's accomplishments in the music industry and described him as "an enduring American icon 4 decades after his death".

by | November 11, 2018 | 08:58

Flames from the unchecked, 20,000-acre (8,100-hectare) Camp Fire were being driven westward by 35-mile-per hour (56 km-per-hour) winds, fire officials said . "It's like we're all walking around kind of in a trance". "It's very chaotic", said Officer Ryan Lambert of the California Highway Patrol. In Southern California, the 4,047ha Woolsey Fire led authorities on Friday morning to expand mandatory evacuation orders to the entire city of Malibu , known for the many celebrities that call ...

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:55

A series of fast-moving wildfires is racing Friday up and down California , destroying thousands of structures and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate through flame-lined streets. Just 12 minutes after the Hill Fire started Thursday afternoon, the flames spread across the 101 Freeway, leaving several drivers temporarily stranded.

by | November 10, 2018 | 03:25

Melburnians have praised the bravery of police and Trolley Man as they come to terms with yet another horrific incident on Bourke Street. "He got out of the vehicle, engaged with some members of the public at that location". A witness, Markel Villasin, told Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio: "Bystanders were yelling out "just shoot him, just shoot him". "He was breathing and he was bleeding out".

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:35

Elias , who has worked on other successful recount efforts, told reporters that he has in the past had to level with candidates in close races who just didn't have the votes to win a recount. "On Tuesday night, the Gillum for Governor campaign operated with the best information available about the number of outstanding ballots left to count", Gillum's communications director said in a statement .

by | November 10, 2018 | 03:21

I mean the whole point is it has this flexibility about it". "This intimate documentary will offer a unique insight into his life and work and those who know him best", she said. Prince Charles , Prince of Wales attends a reception at Queensland Government House in Brisbane on April 6, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia. William says "we need him there as much as possible".

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:49

Immigrant advocacy groups have complained that under Trump, U.S. border police have made it more hard for people to cross into the country at ports of entry and have outright turned away some migrants. A statement from the U.S. president on Friday announcing the ban called the migrants "aliens". Those issues were not addressed by the regulations. The order would force migrants seeking to apply for asylum to do so only at ports of entry, and not after stepping onto US soil illegally.

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:44

New details surrounding the Thousand Oaks shooting that left twelve people dead reveal that it was possibly a revenge killing for Ian David Long . Ventura County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Ron Helus , a 29-year veteran with a wife and son, was shot and killed inside.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:31

While many at the stadium were unaware of the US congressional elections and their unwitting role in some campaigning, news spread to others by word of mouth and reports seen on phones. "This sends a message that there is a human rights crisis in the Northern Triangle of Central America". Former Honduran lawmaker Bartolo Fuentes, who denies accusations he started the caravan, described it as a natural response "to a situation more awful than war".

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:13

Moscow told Austrian Ambassador Johannes Eigner that it was "puzzled why our Austrian partners chose not to discuss their suspicions with us through the established channels of dialogue, but instead resorted to what has become the customary method for many Western countries - a sensationalized leak to the media and a public demand for an explanation from Russian Federation", according to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:50

Top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi (YAHNG jee-uh-CHERR) is making his government's position clear after the latest round of U.S. They were supposed to have been held in Beijing in October but were delayed amid rising tensions over trade, Taiwan and the South China Sea.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:17

The eventual takeoff went smoothly, but he said it didn't take long to learn that something was amiss. "We were in the air flying for 15 minutes and captain said there is a hydraulic problem, and turned the plane back. "We can confirm that Fly Jamaica flight OJ256 bound for Toronto has returned to Georgetown with a technical problem and has suffered an accident on landing", the airline said.

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:31

Al-Jasser was bumped off in prison after Saudi intelligence came to the conclusion that he had administered the Twitter account Kashkool, which had exposed human rights violations perpetrated by the top members of the royal family, the Middle East Monitor reported, citing Arab media .

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:03

Obama is referring to the inaccurate and racist conspiracy theory , amplified by Trump and many others, that her husband was not born in the United States. Some are hoping she will eventually decide to enter politics herself, perhaps as soon as 2020, but her comments in " Becoming " make that seem unlikely.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:09

The Remain-supporting brother of Boris Johnson said Britain now "stands on the brink of the greatest crisis since the Second World War" with Mrs May about to present MPs with a choice between "vassalage and chaos". He said: "The first option is the one the government is proposing: an agreement that will leave our country economically weakened, with no say in the European Union rules it must follow and years of uncertainty for business".

by | November 10, 2018 | 00:41

According to reports, Parliamentary elections are likely to take place in January. President Sirisena has signed an official notification dismissing the 225-member assembly with effect from midnight, clearing the way for a snap election almost two years ahead of schedule.

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:13

Delhi needs an "air quality manager" who has a clearly defined power. A municipal worker with her daughter leaves after sweeping the India Gate area as a thick lawyer of pollution haze hangs a day after Diwali festival, in New Delhi , India, on November 8, 2018.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:30

There were no injuries as of 7:03 a.m., Pender County Sheriff's Capt. James Rowell told WWAY . Police are responding to reports of an active shooter at a North Carolina high school. All schools in eastern Pender County were placed on lockdown. "All staff at Topsail Elementary, Topsail Middle, and Topsail High please report to Lowe's Foods", she wrote.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:59

This photo provided by Nicole Kowalczyke shows a piece of a burned page that fell out of the sky in Chico, Calif., on November 8, 2018, as the Camp Fire burns nearby. Within six hours, it had grown to more than 26 square miles (69 square kilometres), Gaddie said. "Once it got going it picked up very rapidly". Around 52,000 people have been forced to evacuate in Northern California, and more than 100,000 in Southern California.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:04

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told the Moscow Times that it was trying to find an "inclusive, inter-Afghan dialogue" to end the conflict. The Moscow meet will be attended by representatives of the Taliban. This week, the White House's special representative for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad , is touring the region, tasked with pressing the Taliban and the government to form negotiating teams.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:30

He groped my butt. Dominique Colell told The Times that in the spring of 2008, Ian David Long attacked her when he was a senior on the track team at Newbury Park High School. I always try to make kids smile, and he never did. Long's former roommate, a man named Blake Winnett, said that he was "very shocked" to hear of what Long had done, following the shooting.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:47

It says: "These frames do not appear in the original C-SPAN footage, and appear to exaggerate the action of Acosta". However, Mr Acosta refused to give it up as he attempted to ask the president a further question. "History will not be kind to you", he wrote . He criticized NBC's Peter Alexander for backing Acosta. While the origin of the manipulated video is unclear, its distribution marked a new low for an administration that has been criticized for its willingness to mislead.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:43

The sheriff said the gunman has not been identified and there was no known motive for the shooting . A witness told the station, "There were people in the middle dancing and just hanging out and having a good time" when "very, very loud gunshots" rang out inside.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:21

A randy 69-year-old Dutch man is waging a desperate court battle to drop 20 years off his life - in order to boost his chances on Tinder . Temporally-challenged Emile Ratelband claims he is being discriminated against for his age and says he is no different to transgender people who are legally allowed to change their sex.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:45

Democrats are favoured by election forecasters to pick up the minimum of 23 House seats they need for a majority, which would enable them to stymie the president's legislative agenda and investigate his administration. The Associated Press called the very first US House race at 6:32pm, when Republican Hal Rogers safely won re-election in Kentucky's fifth congressional district.

by | November 09, 2018 | 05:14

The group also urged people to pressure Congress to protect the Mueller investigation. Schumer and Democrat Nancy Pelosi, who is likely to become House speaker next year, called on Whitaker to recuse himself, with Schumer citing "his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation".

by | November 09, 2018 | 05:11

Officials were sending as many firefighters as they could, Cal Fire spokesman Rick Carhart said. The Redding Record-Searchlight reports that the evacuations have resulted in gridlock traffic on Skyway, the main route connecting Paradise and Chico, as people attempt to flee the area.

by | November 09, 2018 | 03:34

The bodies of a young couple. both aged 19, and their three-year-old son were found in the Northern Territory on Wednesday 4.5km away from their broken-down vehicle. The search for a young boy who was believed to have been with the group and not found among the dead. Three bodies have been found in a broken-down vehicle and 12-year-old boy is missing in Australia.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:29

Onlookers say the stunned surfer screamed for help as the shark sank its teeth into his leg and repeatedly tried to drag him off the board, piercing it clean through with three-inch teeth marks. As part of the collaboration with Surf Life Saving NSW, drones are being trialled on the North Coast. Officers seized the surf board and are liaising with Department of Primary Industries to identify the species.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:21

Mueller's team and Democrats in Congress can fight back. One of the exceptions, Senator Susan Collins, said non-interference in the Mueller probe was "imperative". Trump repeatedly lamented that he would have never selected Sessions if he had known the attorney general would recuse himself. He is a longtime friend of Trump and endorsed him after dropping out of the 2016 presidential campaign.

by | November 09, 2018 | 02:52

Nyathi said so deadly was the crash that police were, two hours later, still not sure how many people had been on the two buses. "The accident occurred at around 7pm close to the toll-gate as we approach Rusape". Shocking pictures showed bodies strewn along the road next to the mangled coaches. Well-wishers helped ferry the injured to hospital. One of the buses was trying to get around two trucks on a stretch of road where passing is prohibited, said Ellen Gwaradzimba, the minister for ...

by | November 09, 2018 | 02:42

The event was for people 18 and over. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus responded to the scene and was shot after he entered the building. Jason Coffman said his son Cody was about to join the Army and had been talking to recruits and finishing up his paperwork to enlist. "That's the kind of boy that he is", he told NBC7.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:07

Twitter was flooded with people digesting the news of Ginsburg being admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington , D.C. with three rib fractures. When Mr Trump replaced the ultra-conservative Antonin Scalia with Neil Gorsuch, there was no ideological change. The US Supreme Court, prior to Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.