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Esteri California Homes; 20,000 Flee
Author: 0 California Homes; 20,000 Flee

The Holy Fire burns in the Cleveland National Forest behind homes along Crystal Ridge Court in Lake Elsinore, Calif., on Wednesday. It is 49% contained, and has killed eight people, including three firefighters. and there's active firefighting going on right now" to keep the flames from homes, said Thanh Nguyen of the Garden Grove Fire Department, who is one of the spokesman for the firefighting effort.

Esteri Turkish Economic Crisis Deepens As Currency Hits All-Time Low
Author: 0 Turkish Economic Crisis Deepens As Currency Hits All-Time Low

The lira tumbled about 10 per cent on Friday to another record low as investors worry about Erdogan's unorthodox economic policies and U.S. sanctions . Turkey remains at loggerheads with the USA in one of the worst spats between two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in years over the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson and a host of other issues .

Esteri Indonesia quake: Lombok rocked by third tremor in a week
Author: 0 Indonesia quake: Lombok rocked by third tremor in a week

The announcement comes after an inter-agency meeting that was convened to resolve wildly different figures for deaths from different agencies. "We saw everybody leaving in boats but no boat came to us", he said. The military said it sent five planes carrying food, medicine, blankets, field tents and water tankers. "Many patients here have broken bones and we handle it as much as possible because the hospital is damaged, impossible to do surgery and treat patients with severe injuries", she ...

Esteri Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle’s airport, crashes
Author: 0 Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle’s airport, crashes

A reportedly suicidal employee at Sea-Tac Airport stole an airplane, flew it to south Puget Sound where he crashed it on Ketron Island Friday night. It noted that normal operations at the airport had resumed. John Waldron, who took dramatic video of the stolen plane flying in a loop, told CNN that he was out for an evening stroll when he saw the two jet fighters following the turboprop airplane.

Esteri Primary Election Recap: Democratic Optimism, Women Advance
Author: 0 Primary Election Recap: Democratic Optimism, Women Advance

Most GOP strategists believe that Kobach, who served on Trump's short-lived voter fraud panel, is so polarizing that he could lose to a Democrat in the fall - even in a state as red as Kansas. Whitmer is from MI and now lives in East Lansing with her family. Republicans say they expected higher Democratic turnout. We have done great things here.

Esteri Kerala rains: All shutters opened at Idukki dam
Author: 0 Kerala rains: All shutters opened at Idukki dam

Earlier, he had to cancel his proposed visit to the Idukki , as authorities declined request citing incessant rain. The flooding became more intense after all five gates of the Idukki dam were opened and shutters of more than two dozen dams were lifted, making the Periyar river swell further.

Esteri Argentina Senate votes against legalising abortion
Author: 0 Argentina Senate votes against legalising abortion

In Chile, the constitutional Court previous year upheld legislation ending the Andean nation's absolute ban on abortions, permitting the procedure when a woman's life is in danger, when a fetus is not viable and in cases of rape. IWHC focuses its work in the UN, training global abortion activists in the art of lobbying and preparing activists from a number of nations, including Argentina.

Esteri Canadian police: At least 4 killed in shooting in New Brunswick
Author: 0 Canadian police: At least 4 killed in shooting in New Brunswick

Burns had served with the Fredericton police force for two years, as well as an auxiliary officer for two years prior. Police have asked residents to avoid the area of shooting as investigation is still ongoing. "When we were first coming here to look for a place to live, one of the taxi drivers joked that the most serious crime he ever remembered was having change stolen out of his auto", he said.

Esteri Sen. Rand Paul says he delivered Trump letter to Putin
Author: 0 Sen. Rand Paul says he delivered Trump letter to Putin

Paul's Moscow trip, Trump said the junior senator from Kentucky "would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss several topics". Undaunted by the backlash in his own party to his first meeting, Trump invited Putin to a White House meeting sometime this autumn.

Esteri United States takes neutral tone, defends 'dissent, due process' in Canada-Saudi dispute
Author: 0 United States takes neutral tone, defends 'dissent, due process' in Canada-Saudi dispute

The Canadian Foreign Minister, through a spokeswoman, justified the interference in the domestic affairs of another country by saying that Canada stands up for women's rights, human rights, and freedom of expression. The Toronto Star reported that in the past year , Canada sent 135,000 tonnes of barley to Saudi Arabia, a significant part of the 1.9 million tonnes of Canada's barley exports each year, and 70,000 tonnes of wheat, a smaller portion of the 16.5 million tonnes of wheat that ...

Esteri USA can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea
Author: 0 USA can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

In an April summit, President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed to seek such declaration this year through three-way meetings involving the two Koreas and the United States or four-way talks involving the two Koreas, the USA and China.

Esteri 2 killed from Israeli shelling in northern Gaza
Author: 0 2 killed from Israeli shelling in northern Gaza

Sources said that Hamas is unwilling to enter into any negotiations or provide any information about the Israeli soldiers detained, agreeing only to a prisoner exchange in return for the freeing of prisoners rearrested after the Gilad Shalit deal in 2011.

Esteri Witness recounts how Paul Manafort lied to get bank loans
Author: 0 Witness recounts how Paul Manafort lied to get bank loans

Paul Manafort's former accountant was sacked from a Virginia firm after she told the court she was aware that Manafort's tax returns contained false information. Gates, who pleaded guilty and is cooperating with Mueller's prosecutors, spent less than 70 minutes on the witness stand on Wednesday. "Mr Manafort worked with the local political officials and helped implement policy initiatives based on the campaign promises".

Esteri At least 91 dead after quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island
Author: 0 At least 91 dead after quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island

Geological Survey (USGS) revised down to 6.9 from an original 7.0. Strong aftershocks ranging from 5.4- to 4.3-magnitude followed the main quake, the USGS said. Separately, the local village head, Budhiawan, said about 30 people were trapped based on unclaimed belongings outside the mosque . "We are all queueing at the port, but there´s not enough boats", she said tearfully.

Esteri Russian Federation must be sanctioned for using chemical weapons, United Kingdom insists
Author: 0 Russian Federation must be sanctioned for using chemical weapons, United Kingdom insists

Russia's embassy in the United States called the new USA sanctions draconian and said the reason for the new restrictions - allegations it had poisoned the Skripals in Britain - was far-fetched. A fresh round of economic sanctions are to come into force on August 22 as punishment for Russia's violation of global law, the department said. Earlier Wednesday, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert released a statement explaining the sanctions .

Esteri Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza amid talk of truce
Author: 0 Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza amid talk of truce

It said the targets "included manufacturing facilities, training complexes and advanced weapons and capability sites" belonging to Hamas. According to eyewitnesses, at least 12 successive explosions were heard as Israeli warplanes flew over Gaza City, hitting a popular cultural centre.

Esteri Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments
Author: 0 Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments

David Lammy, a Labour member of parliament, described Johnson as a "pound-shop Donald Trump" who was "fanning the flames of Islamophobia to propel his own grubby electoral ambitions". By a narrow margin of 48 per cent to 45 per cent they thought he did not need to say sorry for his comments. Prominent backbench eurosceptic Jacob Rees-Mogg said there was no need for Mr Johnson to apologise.

Esteri Mike Pence expected to announce plans for ‘Space Force’ in U.S
Author: 0 Mike Pence expected to announce plans for ‘Space Force’ in U.S

He said that the report "identifies concrete steps that our administration will take to lay the foundation for a new Department of the Space Force". Last year, some members of Congress proposed creating a "Space Corps" inside the Air Force , similar to how the Marine Corps is part of the Navy Department.

Esteri Explainer: Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada
Author: 0 Explainer: Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada

The decision to freeze new trade agreements could threaten Canada's $15-billion arms deal that includes providing armoured vehicles to the kingdom, but Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said it was "premature" to comment on its status.

Esteri Infowars' Alex Jones booted from YouTube, Facebook, other services
Author: 0 Infowars' Alex Jones booted from YouTube, Facebook, other services

But while YouTube , Facebook , Apple and others have come down hard on the right-wing conspiracy theorist for peddling hate speech, Twitter is standing by him. He pledged to fix that about the platform. Apple has removed the entire library for five of Infowars' six podcasts from its iTunes and Podcast apps, BuzzFeed News has learned.

Esteri German couple jailed for selling son to pedophiles on the internet
Author: 0 German couple jailed for selling son to pedophiles on the internet

The woman's 39-year-old male partner was handed a 12-year prison term followed by "preventive detention", which could delay his release on the grounds that he poses a danger to the public. In the following months, the court said, the woman organized assaults on a 2-year-old girl she occasionally looked after. The verdict against the mother and stepfather in the case, which police have called one of the most atrocious they have investigated, is expected on Tuesday.

Esteri More Than 70,000 Homeless After Deadly Lombok Earthquake In Indonesia
Author: 0 More Than 70,000 Homeless After Deadly Lombok Earthquake In Indonesia

The north of Lombok has been devastated by the magnitude 7.0 quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of buildings and killing a large number of people. Muhamad Juanda, who narrowly escaped the mosque collapse, said 100 people were praying inside when the earth began to roll. Montgomery-Lay said her family hasn't gone to the airport to try to get on a flight for fear of being stuck in the heat with her daughter's health condition.

Author: 0 Manafort's attorney suggests Gates lied about how many affairs he had

In addition, he pleaded guilty to making false statements to investigators. Gates testified Tuesday that Manafort hit the roof when faced with an enormous tax bill. In other testimony, Gates recounted how he converted a PDF of a profit-and-loss statement to a Microsoft Word document so he could doctor it to inflate the business' income.

Esteri NY Republican Chris Collins Arrested for Fraud
Author: 0 NY Republican Chris Collins Arrested for Fraud

Collins said in a statement on Wednesday. The probe made a similar finding about a 2013 meeting Collins attended at the National Institutes of Health, where he asked staff to meet with the Australian company about clinical trial designs. According to the complaint, he passed inside information regarding the results of a negative test trial for a drug the company was producing to treat multiple sclerosis on to his son, who relayed the information on to his fiancé's father.

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