In October 2017, some 21 wildfires burned almost 95,000 acres and 7,000 buildings in Sonoma and Napa counties in the heart of California's wine country, killing 40 people. The Chico Fire Department said: "Firefighters continue to actively engage the fire in order to protect life and property". Scott McLean, a spokesman for Cal Fire, said the fire in Northern California's Butte County has "destroyed the town".
The wildfire has been moving southwest through Paradise, a town of about 26,000, said Lynne Tolmachoff, chief of public education for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, aka Cal Fire . God help us!' Bernacett said before breaking down crying. State fire authorities said they could not confirm the reports. "There's nothing much left standing", he said.
Chinese search engine Sogou provided the underlying technology, but it's unclear exactly how these newsreaders were developed. The anchor takes advantage of AI technology to combine images and voices of human anchors to deliver news with "the same effect" as human anchors.
An all-time record number of women ran in Congressional races this year and now there are more women in Congress - 113 - than ever before. And it appears to have come true. The two Democrats are the first Native American women to be elected to Congress. Sharice Davids of Kansas and Deb Haaland of New Mexico won their races, becoming the first Native American women in Congress.
Several television networks, including the president's favorite Fox News Channel, yanked a Trump campaign advertisement off the air on the eve of the election, determining that its portrayal of a murderous immigrant went too far. Libby said Democrats would use their newfound power to focus on pocketbook issues, including property taxes, the cost of prescription drugs and student debt relief.
The US EP-3 Aries was conducting routine operations when it took off from Souda Bay, Greece. The Russian jet came within about 20 feet of the US aircraft, one official said , adding that the encounter lasted about nine minutes.That intercept was described by officials as safe but unprofessional , though a US Navy official told CNN that the Navy does not officially classify aerial encounters that way.
In October, Ma told World Trade Organization delegates that the Geneva-based body has come under threat from Trump's efforts to recast the global trading system in a way that he says will be more balanced toward the U.S. In a speech at Davos almost two years ago, he presented China as a beacon of globalisation, in a counterpoint to Trump. But trading partners and foreign enterprises say he is yet to put his money where his mouth is, and they are exhausted of empty promises.
An unnamed witness told the newspaper that someone ran into the bar around 11.30pm (local time) and started shooting what looked to be a black pistol. They said that soon after the gunman opened fire, victims were running to a nearby petrol station to get help. Further information on the extent of the victims' injuries has not been released.
Christopher Watts is in court for his arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on August 21, 2018 in Greeley, Colorado. Watts killed wife Shanann, 34, along with their daughters Bella, four, and Celeste, three, on either August 12 or 13.
He also reportedly said that his mom was missing. Ramos put Cleavenger's body in a wheelbarrow, loaded her in the family van and then drove to a church yard to bury her in a shallow grave under a fire pit, Chitwood said. ABC News is withholding the suspect's name because he is a minor and has not yet been formally charged with a crime. Volusia County sheriff's detectives are investigating the suspicious disappearance of a DeBary woman who went missing Friday and is considered endangered.
Amendment 3 , which was proposed by Voters in Charge , garnered roughly 71 percent of the vote on Tuesday night. "A few exceedingly well-financed special interests are driving a ballot initiative that is mislabeled and anti-consumer in the State of Florida".
On Sunday, at least 79 students and 3 teachers were kidnapped from a Presbyterian school in Cameroon. While such mass kidnappings were previously unknown in Cameroon, the abduction came after two major such incidents in neighbouring Nigeria, where the Islamist group Boko Haram snatched more than 200 schoolgirls from the Borno state town of Chibok in April 2014.
He backed the President despite the barrage of attacks and in his resignation letter thanked Mr Trump for the opportunity to serve. When his letter of resignation was published , it showed that the president has asked him to resign - effectively firing the embattled attorney.
Safety experts say it is too early to determine the cause of the October 29 crash . A passenger jet that crashed into the sea near Indonesia last week had an airspeed indicator problem on its final four flights, officials say. The crash caused its left wing to tear, as well as flight delays involving airlines such as Batik Air, according to Channel News Asia. A search for the cockpit voice recorder, the second so-called black box, remains underway.
She stunned the political establishment in September, defeating a 10-term incumbent in the Democratic primary, and was unopposed on Tuesday. A self-styled progressive, Tlaib is a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and was arrested two years ago for disrupting a Trump speech in Detroit .
Two standout possibilities are twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores, former Chicago-based narcotics wholesalers who did business with Guzman before their arrest in 2008. He has been in solitary confinement in a high-security NY prison since Mexico extradited him to the United States in January 2017. The trial a decade in the making is cloaked in secrecy.
Gillum, who was trying to become the state's first black governor, told a crowd gathered on the campus of Florida A&M University, "I sincerely regret I couldn't bring it home for you". Gillum conceded the race at about 11 p.m., three hours after polls closed in the state's Panhandle and after nearly all the votes had been counted in heavily Democratic South Florida.
There is no plan for soldiers to come in contact with immigrants or to reinforce Department of Homeland Security as they're conducting their mission. Military helicopters will take part in the mission, codenamed Operation Faithful Patriot - not to track down migrants, however, but to transport CBP staff to the border.
The mid-term elections brought a surge of female candidates to ballots across America in a vote being seen as a referendum on the Trump presidency. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI, both Democrats, will be the first Muslim-American women to serve in the House.
Earlier in the day, the singer posted a video reminding her fans to head out to the polls to cast their vote in the midterm elections. 'As much as I have in the past and would like to continue voting for women in office, I can not support Marsha Blackburn .
President Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday against the idea his rhetoric could be emboldening white nationalists, telling the PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor: "That's such a racist question". He praised Rep. Nancy Pelosi, calling her "very smart", but then warned House Democrats that he would have Senate Republicans probe their conduct, should they use their newfound subpoena power to investigate him.
Three men, aged 19, 46 and 49, all from South Norwood, were arrested under section 4a of the Public Order Act along with a a 49-year-old from Lambeth and a 55-year-old from Beckenham after they handed themselves in last night. "I am very pleased to hear that the authorities are taking the matter very seriously and that an investigation is underway". "Not only is it extremely upsetting to survivors and people who lost family, it's hateful and offensive to everyone that has been affected".
Triumph even talked to O'Rourke himself, joking "does it concern you that half your fans think they can vote via Instagram?" Triumph replied with a burn that might've left a scar. 'I love the way you are anybody but Ted Cruz , ' Triumph, as played by Colbert's former colleague Robert Smigel , told O'Rourke during their interview.
From the scene, Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox said: 'In my public service career I have had to be on some bad scenes. The studio had advertised a Pilates certification class for the weekend. "We are very proud with how our community rallies together in really unusual, critical, and really some scary times", he said. "But nobody said anything".
Sunday's allegation against Georgia Democrats is not the first time Kemp cried foul about the alleged hacking of a voter system. For one robo-call producer speaking into a microphone in what we can only assume is a dark basement, the answer is clear: an 11th-hour infusion of good old-fashioned racism.