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World Should we continue to observe Columbus Day?
Author: 0 Should we continue to observe Columbus Day?

Berkeley will celebrate its 25th annual Indigenous People's Day Pow Wow on Saturday, Oct. 14. He believes changing the name to Indigenous Peoples Day takes the focus from Columbus , and instead celebrates Native American culture and the struggles they have endured.

World Moving wildfires ravage Northern California's wine country
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Brown said the fires threaten infrastructure, people and their homes. Buildings in California's Napa and Sonoma counties were being evacuated early on Monday morning after multiple, fast-spreading wildfires engulfed the area with thick smoke and large flames, according to fire officials and local media.

World White House: Take Trump's priorities seriously, not his comments
Author: 0 White House: Take Trump's priorities seriously, not his comments

After a dinner meeting with his generals and their spouses, Trump had reporters come in for a quick comment, telling them, "maybe it's the calm before the storm ". "We are certainly open to that moving forward", she said. Reporters asked if the storm was related to Iran or ISIS. However, stories are still doing the rounds that Trump and Tillerson's relationship has been damaged beyond fix due to clashes over Iran and North Korea policy.

World Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl in N
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Law enforcement said they believe Mathews is in grave or immediate danger. Sherin's father, Wesley Mathews, was arrested and charged with abandoning or endangering a child. She has development issues and limited verbal communication skills. Mathews was most recently seen wearing a pink best, dark pajama bottoms and pink flip-flops.

Author: 0 No Embassy Move Until We 'Give Peace a Chance'

I want to give that a shot before I even think about moving the embassy to Jerusalem... Moving the US embassy to Jerusalem was a Trump campaign promise, which he has not made good on since assuming office in January. "Women Wage Peace" was established some three years ago to demand a peace deal that would end the bloody conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

World Las Vegas survivor on meeting Trump, first lady: They're real people
Author: 0 Las Vegas survivor on meeting Trump, first lady: They're real people

A few weeks after the photos of Melania in her very high heels circulated the Internet, Blahnik himself spoke up in favor of the First Lady. On Tuesday, Trump boarded Marine One in sky-high navy stilettos that matched her Victoria Beckham turtleneck sweater ($1,050, net-a-porter.com) and cropped pants.

World Billboards going up seeking tips on Vegas probe
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Paddock booked two rooms at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, located right across the street from Grant Park where the festival takes place, according to TMZ . McMahill also said that authorities don't have any information that anyone else used Paddock's room key. "If you know something, say something", said Aaron Rouse, agent in charge of the Las Vegas FBI office.

World 10 takeaways from Oregon Ducks' 33-10 loss to Washington State
Author: 0 10 takeaways from Oregon Ducks' 33-10 loss to Washington State

That team finished 10-2. Fifth-year senior quarterback Taylor Alie stepped in after Herbert went down and completed nine of his 13 passes for 41 yards and one interception. Up to this point, the senior back had rushed for that many yards all season - and on 15 carries. He was sacked four times . "I mean it's great to play at home, the atmosphere has been great", he said, "but I'm really excited to hear a couple boos when we run out on the field".

World White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment
Author: 0 White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment

The press secretary said the Trump administration would like to have input from law enforcement, victims' families and policymakers. On Thursday evening, reporters were led hastily to the State Dining Room, where they walked into a scene of the president, his highest-ranking military advisers and their wives posing for a group photo.

Author: 0 Four wide receivers go down for NY in loss to Chargers

Sterling Shepard and Brandon Marshall both suffered ankle injuries in the second quarter, and Dwayne Harris suffered a broken foot in the third quarter. Now at 0-5 on the season, the Giants are a complete and utter mess. Manning said after the game he did not have a concussion. Just simplify the game plan a little bit.

World N. Korea Making Fools of US Negotiators Amid Missile Test Fears
Author: 0 N. Korea Making Fools of US Negotiators Amid Missile Test Fears

Tensions soared as Kim traded verbal threats with US President Donald Trump , who tweeted on Saturday that " only one thing will work " to tame Pyongyang. "If the president would get off Twitter, that would help a great deal", Kelly said. However, Alfano also told Italian daily La Repubblica that Italy would not sever its diplomatic relations with North Korea because he said it was useful to maintain a channel of communication.

World World champs Brazil pip Euro holders Spain 2-1
Author: 0 World champs Brazil pip Euro holders Spain 2-1

Spain could not shoot the ball over. "It was was a really an equal game", he said. While Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu said that both the teams played a lovely style, the Spanish coach Santiago Denia believes, "It was an equally contested match between two good teams, we started well but but after the goal Brazil started to attack".

World Two teens killed in crash following police pursuit on Highway 6
Author: 0 Two teens killed in crash following police pursuit on Highway 6

One woman who was in the area at the time told CTV News that she saw a red vehicle parked on the wrong side of King, with a man and a woman inside. Officers attempted a traffic stop on King Street, but say the driver led police on a high speed pursuit down the eastbound 401 to Highway 6 towards Hamilton.

World US suspends non-immigrant visas in Turkey
Author: 0 US suspends non-immigrant visas in Turkey

The U.S. statement said the suspension of non-immigrant visa services was "effective immediately" to minimize visitor numbers to the U.S. Embassy and Consulate for now. In order to minimise the number of visitors while the assessment is made, "effective immediately we have suspended all non-immigrant visa services at all United States diplomatic facilities in Turkey", it said.

World Trump Twitter row with top Republican Senator Bob Corker
Author: 0 Trump Twitter row with top Republican Senator Bob Corker

With Bob Corker in the Senate until the end of 2018, the last thing the Republican Party is a senator who doesn't feel like helping out the president's agenda. Trump had actually called Corker last week, the source said, and asked him to reconsider his decision to retire from Congress in 2018, claiming that the president would have endorsed him.

World Puerto Rico weighing on federal budget
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But Colbert really got going when talking about Trump's decision to start tossing paper towels into the crowd at one point. Donald Trump at Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 6, 2016. Officials said aid was slow moving and poorly organized. Almost two weeks after Hurricane Maria thrashed through Puerto Rico, a USA territory located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, news reports said that much of the island remains short of food and without access to electric power or drinking water.

World World Cup qualifying wrap 07 October 2017
Author: 0 World Cup qualifying wrap 07 October 2017

Meanwhile, in the same group Arjen Robben scored one goal and set up another as the Netherlands kept alive their slender hopes of reaching the finals with a 3-1 victory over Belarus . "When you have good players, it's normal to expect us to make a difference". In the last five matches, Bulgaria has won two matches, lost two matches whereas the team France has won three games, lost one match and the other game ended in a draw.

World Las Vegas gunman's vast arsenal included tracer bullets
Author: 0 Las Vegas gunman's vast arsenal included tracer bullets

LAS VEGAS-U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Las Vegas on Saturday stressing unity and offering solace as police appealed to the public for help in uncovering a wealthy retiree's motive for massacring 58 people at an outdoor concert this week.

Author: 0 Italy great Andrea Pirlo indicates he'll retire after NYCFC contract expires

Andrea Pirlo has cemented his place as one of the best midfielders in football history, says former team-mate Samuele Dalla Bona, as the the Italy legend announces he will retire at the end of the year. There have been rumours that Pirlo would be interesting in working alongside Antonio Conte , and therefore moving to Chelsea . "I don't know yet", he said when asked what his next move will be.

World Leftovers From Hurricane Nate on the Way
Author: 0 Leftovers From Hurricane Nate on the Way

Gulf Coast tonight", the NHC said. The storm was located about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northeast of the Mexican resort island of Cozumel and had accelerated its north-northwest movement to 22 mph (35 kph). Evacuation orders were in place outside levees in New Orleans and Plaquemines Parish, and along the Mississippi , Alabama and Florida coasts.

World Chicago Cubs bullpen implodes as Washington Nationals take Game 2
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs bullpen implodes as Washington Nationals take Game 2

Baker has said, "A lot depends on how he looks and feels". "Great swing on that pitch", Harper said. Being better isn't just about scoring more runs. Update III: The Cubs are again taking advantage of their baserunners. LOS ANGELES - Logan Forsythe, getting the start at second base over Chase Utley for the second night in a row, had three hits, scored two runs, drove in one and stole a base as Los Angeles took a 2-0 lead on Arizona in their NLDS.

World Medication shortages possible in mainland USA because of Puerto Rican hurricane damage
Author: 0 Medication shortages possible in mainland USA because of Puerto Rican hurricane damage

The U.S. Department of Energy pre-positioned emergency teams on both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Puerto Rico in May filed a form of bankruptcy under the Title III provision in the PROMESA law. Nassau and Suffolk counties have an estimated Puerto Rican community of about 100,000 people, according to latest U.S. Census Bureau surveys. In Brentwood, with many Latino students, school district spokesman Felix Adeyeye said registration officials had not seen "any increase or any ...

World People Seen Running Following Gas Explosion in Accra
Author: 0 People Seen Running Following Gas Explosion in Accra

Deputy Ministers of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and Perry Okudzeto, and some other high ranking government officials and the Inspector General of Police also took part in the visit. On Sunday morning, burned steel frames show where the two gas stations were razed by the explosions. Ambulances had been deployed, and those people who sustained various degrees of injury have been sent to hospitals, he said.

World VP Pence leaves 49ers-Colts game due to kneeling during anthem
Author: 0 VP Pence leaves 49ers-Colts game due to kneeling during anthem

Over a dozen players of the opposing San Francisco 49ers kneeled during the national anthem . Trump angered NFL stars, team owners and league officials last month after describing players who had protested against racial injustice by refusing to stand for the anthem as "sons of bitches".