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World Calif. Fire Scorches 2000 Acres; 1000 Residents Told to Evacuate
Author: 0 Calif. Fire Scorches 2000 Acres; 1000 Residents Told to Evacuate

A fire in Southern California , which spread to more than 1,700 acres, prompted mandatory evacuations Monday night as at least one structure was damaged or destroyed, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. Authorities say it broke out along the Riverside Freeway, which is on the boundary separating Orange and Riverside counties. But with some lanes closed, traffic was backed up for several miles and delays continued through the morning commute.

World United Nations says Russian Federation violating Crimean Tatars' rights
Author: 0 United Nations says Russian Federation violating Crimean Tatars' rights

Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine after the country's pro-Russian leader was overthrown in 2014. A Crimean official also complained that the account was not objective and did not reflect reality. On March 16, 2014, the authorities of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol held a referendum on the issue of reunification with Russian Federation after an interval of 60 years.

World Equifax CEO Steps Down Amid Data Breach Mess
Author: 0 Equifax CEO Steps Down Amid Data Breach Mess

The Atlanta-based company's chief information officer and chief security officer stepped down September 14 . The bill outlines what information and resources the companies should make available to victims and designates the FTC as the enforcer.

World Summer continues into Fall for Acadiana; Tracking Hurricane Maria
Author: 0 Summer continues into Fall for Acadiana; Tracking Hurricane Maria

North Carolina may bear the worst of the storm, as current forecasts show Maria brushing its coast Wednesday morning. Since battering the Turks and Caicos Islands yesterday, Maria has moved away from land, and there are no coastal warnings or watches in effect as of the hurricane center's 8 a.m.

World North Korea foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war'
Author: 0 North Korea foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war'

Plaza Hotel, in New York, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. 'Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!,' wrote the USA president. Since Kim came to power almost six years ago, North Korea has accelerated its nuclear and missile tests to grab Washington's attention and to force negotiations on terms favorable to the North, according to South Korean intelligence officials and analysts who study Kim's motives.

World Jennifer Lopez, Cuomo come together to solicit aid for Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Jennifer Lopez, Cuomo come together to solicit aid for Puerto Rico

It also will include efforts from medical professionals to send health care workers to the island and provide support in getting medicine and medical supplies. I urge you to support and donate to the efforts of the first lady of Puerto Rico , Beatriz Rossello'. Lopez is wholeheartedly raising the awareness and funds that will help the people in Puerto Rico to start a new life again.

World Most schools in Mexico City still closed after natural disaster
Author: 0 Most schools in Mexico City still closed after natural disaster

Mexico City saw the majority of the deaths - 167- from last Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 quake, but no significant damage was reported on Saturday. "So a smaller quake can cause the damaged buildings to fail", Caruso said. As rescue operations stretched into day five, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found alive. The grim, relentless job of digging through rubble in the search for quake victims continued Monday in Mexico .

Author: 0 President Trump waging spat with sports on two fronts

First it was NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, now it's Stephen Curry . Trump responded with an early morning Twitter salvo on Saturday. Sports is what brings us all together. In August 2016 , former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during an National Football League game, igniting one of the biggest political stories in sports in years.

World Iran 'successfully' tests ballistic missile with 1200 mile range
Author: 0 Iran 'successfully' tests ballistic missile with 1200 mile range

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said that although the 2015 Iran deal was not ideal, the global community should stick with it or risk facing another situation like North Korea. It was mainly a procedural move, but it was significant since reimposing nuclear-related sanctions could lead Iran to end its compliance with the deal and revert back to rapid uranium enrichment - something it's threatened to do if the United States reneges.

World Jim Harbaugh calls for Big Ten to change visiting locker room standards
Author: 0 Jim Harbaugh calls for Big Ten to change visiting locker room standards

He also claimed that there were no private doors around bathrooms and that the lack of an ability to x-ray players who suffer injuries at the stadium was problematic. Visiting locker rooms needs to reflect that. "I wish I'd have taken a picture of the actual table that was given to the visitors to put the players on when they're injured".

World Louie Gohmert: It Is Time For Arizona To Recall John McCain
Author: 0 Louie Gohmert: It Is Time For Arizona To Recall John McCain

McCain, 81, said that despite the grim news, he was happy to have lived a wonderful life. But I also understand that we're very different people. In pointing out that McCain repeatedly lied to voters about repealing Obamacare, the Republican congressman from Texas said the stress of being a lawmaker could add to McCain's health concerns.

World United States police arrest armed man near White House
Author: 0 United States police arrest armed man near White House

In a statement Monday, the Secret Service said Bates approached several officers at 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW at 7:15 a.m. While searching Bates' auto, police found nine guns, three knives, brass knuckles, suppressors and ammunition inside a vehicle, WTOP reports.

World The rise of Nikki Haley: Interpreter, megaphone for Donald Trump
Author: 0 The rise of Nikki Haley: Interpreter, megaphone for Donald Trump

She has argued that, under the deal, the world will be facing "another North Korea" within a decade. During Tuesday's speech, Trump said there will be no choice but to " totally destroy " North Korea if it attacks, and Tillerson said on Friday that the president "takes the responsibility of the security of the American people very seriously".

World World War II veteran joins #TakeAKnee movement
Author: 0 World War II veteran joins #TakeAKnee movement

We just want to say thank you to Grandpa John for his service and his understanding. "My grandpa, my hero", Brennan Gilmore tweeted on Sunday . Martin Luther King Jr. "I wanted to communicate what I always told to my grand-kids and everybody else", Middlemas said. But several others opted to kneel, including many with the Broncos .

World Iran defies United States, tests new missile
Author: 0 Iran defies United States, tests new missile

Trump took aim at the nuclear deal lifting sanctions on Iran, calling it an "embarrassment" that should be scrapped. This same concern has prompted many Iranian decision-makers into thinking that in case of a USA withdrawal, the best option for Iran would be to quickly exit the deal and return its nuclear program to what it was prior to the accord.

World Labour's shadow chancellor vows to end PFI
Author: 0 Labour's shadow chancellor vows to end PFI

Delegates heard that Labour is "flexible" on how to retain the benefits of the single market. Under PFI, a private sector consortium funds, builds and maintains a facility on behalf of a public agency, then receives payments over the term of the contract, typically lasting 25-30 years.

World Trump announces new travel restrictions on 8 countries
Author: 0 Trump announces new travel restrictions on 8 countries

According to officials, the U.S.is easing restrictions on Iran , Libya, Syria , Yemen and Somalia and removed restrictions on Sudan altogether. Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the USA under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban .

World Ruth Davidson 'backed plot to oust Theresa May' after election
Author: 0 Ruth Davidson 'backed plot to oust Theresa May' after election

Mrs May recently signalled that, despite losing her Commons majority in June, she meant to carry on as Prime Minister for the long-term, saying she was "not a quitter ". "We're focused entirely on delivering a Brexit that works for Britain", he repeated. He replied: "Well I am not going to get involved in the discussion about future Conservative party leadership politics".

World Maria to stay offshore, warm weather continues
Author: 0 Maria to stay offshore, warm weather continues

Maria is now a Category 3 storm, with winds of 105 miles per hour. The Turks and Caicos islands, the southeastern Bahamas, and the central Bahamas are still under tropical storm warnings . It was moving northwest at 8 miles per hour. That'll about do it for rain chances for a while as things stay warm and mostly dry next week before a bigger cooldown puts us back in the 70s high temperature-wise next weekend.

World U.S. boy hammered to death by mother's ex while protecting younger sister
Author: 0 U.S. boy hammered to death by mother's ex while protecting younger sister

A criminal complaint also alleges that he used lighter fluid. "That's why he was beat the worst", the grandmother told KTXL. After his death, the 8-year-old's heart was donated to a 4-year-old, his grandmother says. She said the boy was beaten with a hammer "down to his spine". His sister and his mother, Elizabeth Stone, both survived the attack. Dante Daniels pictured with his mother, Elizabeth Salone and sister, Danae .

World Venezuela: US travel ban an opinion 'strategy'
Author: 0 Venezuela: US travel ban an opinion 'strategy'

In regards to US imposed sanctions on his nation, Arreaza noted that the measures aim to provoke undemocratic change in the Bolivarian government, emphasizing that the United States had absolutely no moral ground to stand on in respect to police and human rights abuses detailing abuses against Indigenous, African-American and immigrant populations in the United States.

World Woman bitten three times by copperhead snake at restaurant
Author: 0 Woman bitten three times by copperhead snake at restaurant

LongHorn spokesman Hunter Robinson told the Free Lance-Star that the bite "was a highly unusual incident". But for one Virginia woman, a night out at her local LongHorn Steakhouse turned into a nightmare nearly immediately, as she was bitten multiple times by a venomous snake before even getting to her table.

World Trump signals new sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump signals new sanctions against North Korea

According to the Washington Post-ABC News poll, 67 per cent of USA citizens believe that the U.S. should launch a military strike on the North Korea only if the country first attacks them or their allies. The senator, who authored a North Korea sanctions bill that was signed into law previous year, emphasized the ultimate goal must be the peaceful denuclearization of the regime because anything short of that will lead to continued threats against the homeland and proliferation in the region.

World Rahul Gandhi kick-starts Gujarat election campaign, woos youth and farmers
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi kick-starts Gujarat election campaign, woos youth and farmers

The Uttar Pradesh Minister for Science and Technology was talking to the media after concluding a three-day fair organised by the district administration to celebrate the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay. After Bhatia, Gandhi reached Nandana village, where he addressed school children. When we got independence, we did not have many good schools, big universities or companies.