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World At least 1000 Calif. residents evacuated due to fast-growing wildfire
Author: 0 At least 1000 Calif. residents evacuated due to fast-growing wildfire

Four schools in Corona will be closed Tuesday due to the fire, evacuations, road closures and poor air quality, according to the Corona Norco Unified School District. More than 300 firefighters have been working to battle the flames with helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft dropping water to stop its advance. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over much of Orange County, including Angel Stadium in Anaheim, where a large crowd was watching the Angels play the Chicago White Sox.

World Volvo plans additional investment, jobs at U.S. plant
Author: 0 Volvo plans additional investment, jobs at U.S. plant

Volvo Cars announced in May 2015 that its first ever manufacturing plant in the United States would be located just outside Charleston in SC. The 88,000-square-foot office facility will include up to 300 new workers and will serve as a training center and house research and development and operations management activities, as well as a southern regional sales office.

World Sunday Morning Weather: Still Cool, Not As Soggy
Author: 0 Sunday Morning Weather: Still Cool, Not As Soggy

An incoming cold front will edge in over eastern NM late day into tonight ... helping to keep our rain chances alive while cranking up the east canyon winds in the ABQ-metro overnight. The storms will be ongoing during both the morning and evening commutes which could lead to some slow downs as we head to work and school. Wind: E/N 5-15.

Author: 0 North Korea considers Trump tweet declaration of war

Twitter, for its part, is defending its decision not to delete that damning Trump tweet on the virtue of its newsworthiness. In a statement on Monday, Ri said: "Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make all self-defensive counter measures, including the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers at any time even when they are not yet inside the aerospace border of our country".

World Should Kurdistan break off from Iraq? We asked young voters
Author: 0 Should Kurdistan break off from Iraq? We asked young voters

Turkey can "close the valves" on oil exports from Kurdistan, . "We have the tap. The moment we close the tap, then it's done". "Discrimination between Iraqi citizens on the nationalist and ethnic foundation exposes Iraq to dangers known only by God", al-Abadi said from Baghdad .

World Debroy To Head PM's Eco Advisory Council, Bhalla, Ray Members
Author: 0 Debroy To Head PM's Eco Advisory Council, Bhalla, Ray Members

Part-time members of the advisory include economists Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy and Ashima Goyal. “This could be either suo motu or on reference from the Prime Minister or anyone else, ” it said. It has been submitting periodic reports to the Prime Minister on macroeconomic developments and issues with implications for economic policy. Both wholesale and retail inflation rose in August.

World Officer in Duterte security force found shot dead
Author: 0 Officer in Duterte security force found shot dead

PSG spokesperson Mike Aquino confirmed the reports of the shooting saying that the incident was reported in the PSG Complex inside Malacanang Park, the base of Duterte's guard unit and near to his Bahay ng Pagbabago residence. "So, he might have relayed it already to the president at this time", Dagoy said. The mercurial president was not seen in public on Monday and prior to that had been in his southern home city of Davao, for several days.

World Rumbling volcano looms over a tourist paradise
Author: 0 Rumbling volcano looms over a tourist paradise

Previously, the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) has issued a warning to the community around Mount Agung and hikers, visitors, and tourists to not go anywhere near the crater area of Mount Agung and in all areas within radius a nine-kilometer radius from the summit.

Author: 0 North Korea moving airplanes, boosting defence after USA bomber flight, reports Yonhap

South Korea's National Security Council met on Sunday amid fears that the US could clash with North Korea. She was speaking at the CSIS forum in Washington just hours after her North Korean counterpart told journalists in NY "since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures, including the right to shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they are not inside the airspace border of our country".

Author: 0 Zarif Says New US Travel Ban "More Offensive"

Britain's ambassador, Kim Darroch, said Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May had devoted about half their discussion to Iran when they met in NY last week, although Trump did not reveal his decision. "We can not let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while building unsafe missiles, and we can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program", Trump told the Assembly.

World Korea warns U.S. military option would lead to tragic fate
Author: 0 Korea warns U.S. military option would lead to tragic fate

He declared a war on our country", Ri Yong-ho, the DPRK foreign minister, told reporters earlier in NY. Ri Chang Yong, identified as head of the department of foreign studies at Pyongyang University, added: "The DPRK possessed of the strongest nuclear weapons and military hardware will surely and mercilessly exterminate those Trump-led war maniacs".

World Three killed, one seriously hurt in terror attack near Jerusalem
Author: 0 Three killed, one seriously hurt in terror attack near Jerusalem

When security guards became suspicious, the individual pulled out a weapon and opened fire, fatally wounding three Israelis, before being shot himself. "There's no point negotiating with someone who just fans the flames of terror and continues to pay terrorist's families", she said. Large numbers of security forces are now on the scene scanning the area and ensuring there is no further attacks.

World Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess
Author: 0 Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess

Those who already have permanent residency or already hold visas are exempted from the ban, but can not renew their visas after they expire. Venezuela was added on Sunday to a new list of countries targeted by the USA ban due to what it called poor security and a lack of cooperation with American authorities.

World Iran 'successfully' launches ballistic missile with 2000 km range
Author: 0 Iran 'successfully' launches ballistic missile with 2000 km range

After conclusion of the nuclear deal and slight lifting of the United States sanctions, Washington immediately announced about imposition of new sanctions on Iran because of its program for developing ballistic missiles. The report said the missile was launched late Friday, without providing further details. France, another signatory to the deal, reacted in a foreign ministry statement.

World Iran's New Missiles Looks an Awful Lot Like North Korea's
Author: 0 Iran's New Missiles Looks an Awful Lot Like North Korea's

Iran unveiled the ballistic missile Friday at a military parade in Tehran and successfully tested it the same day, Press TV reported. The president's address to the U.N. "Imagine what would happen if Iran would obtain nuclear weapons, something which it strives to do". Trump, being Trump, also said what needed to be said about North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un and his missile program.

World Iran puts S-300 air defense missile system on display
Author: 0 Iran puts S-300 air defense missile system on display

The deal lifted some sanctions against Iran in exchange for the country allowing inspections of its nuclear sites and reductions in its low-enriched uranium. "The missile has become smaller in size (compared to other Iranian ballistic missiles) and more tactical, and it will be operational in the near future", Hajizadeh said without further elaboration.

World Cowboys, Jerry Jones kneel before national anthem in Arizona
Author: 0 Cowboys, Jerry Jones kneel before national anthem in Arizona

Cardinals and Cowboys players stood and locked arms during the anthem. Cowboys players, coaches and owner Jerry Jones stood together on their sideline as the anthem was performed. But making a player like Charlton inactive three games into his first season would have likely sparked unwanted media attention, even if Tapper was outplaying the rookie on the field.

World US flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea
Author: 0 US flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea

He said that if the regime of Kim falls, most likely as a result of a U.S. military strike, either China or the USA should be ready to manage North Korea's nuclear facilities to prevent the spread of the weapons, he said. Top advisers to the USA president had repeatedly warned him not to personally attack Kim due to the North Korean leader's unpredictable nature, but Trump went off-script and used the terms "Rocket Man" and "suicide mission", reported the Los Angeles Times .

Author: 0 Three Israelis Murdered in Terrorist Attack Near Jerusalem

From June to September, new construction was mostly in east Jerusalem , with plans for some 2,300 new housing units - a 30% increase from previous year, he said . Aside from new construction, Mladenov said the demolition of Palestinian homes and schools continued, but at a significantly lower rate. Paramedics on the scene said they suffered from gunshot and stab wounds.

World Trump Implements New Travel Restrictions to Replace Expiring Ban
Author: 0 Trump Implements New Travel Restrictions to Replace Expiring Ban

The Donald Trump administration has released a new travel ban restrictions which include 8 countries, including North Korea and three African countries. government to once again categorise the Venezuelan people as a threat to national security. under the false pretense that they pose a terrorist threat", Xinhua quoted a statement from the government.

World AfD leader quits party after German election breakthrough
Author: 0 AfD leader quits party after German election breakthrough

After her announcement, she told reporters that the party "should be open about the fact that there is conflict regarding content within the AfD, we should not pretend it doesn't exist", adding that the group had been anarchic in the weeks leading up to the election and "could not offer voters a credible platform for government".

World Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile
Author: 0 Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile

The broadcaster gave no date for the test, although officials had said on Friday that it would be tested "soon". It has a range of almost 1,250 miles and can carry multiple warheads, Tasnim, a semiofficial news agency, reported Friday. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his security cabinet on Sunday to discuss the latest Iranian test. In defiance of United States warnings, Iran on Saturday tested a missile with a range of 2,000 km and that can carry multiple warheads.

Author: 0 For a clue to Trump and Iran, watch Trump and North Korea

Iran has committed itself never to develop nuclear weapons, both as a member of the NPT and in the deal itself. That the Trump regime wants to put an end to these possibilities damages our already fractured reputation in the region and gives us very little ground from which to negotiate.

World Trump signs executive order targeting North Korea's trading partners
Author: 0 Trump signs executive order targeting North Korea's trading partners

During his United Nations speech, Trump decried North Korea's continued provocations and said if it continued, the U.S. would "have no choice but to totally destroy" the country. He went on to say "the question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". Ri said that the United States has forced North Korea to possess nuclear weapons and that with Trump's speech, "our rockets' visit to the entire US mainland" are all the more "inevitable".

World 5th Circ. Allows Part Of TX Sanctuary Ban To Take Effect
Author: 0 5th Circ. Allows Part Of TX Sanctuary Ban To Take Effect

In a unanimous decision, the three-person panel lifted a Texas federal court's preliminary injunction on provisions of the law that require local authorities to comply with U.S. Since the Paxton case began, the county has re-written these rules governing attorneys fees, removing previous language that allowed judges to stray from a prescribed fee schedule.

World First Female Marine Completes Grueling Infantry Officer Course
Author: 0 First Female Marine Completes Grueling Infantry Officer Course

The Marines said in a press release that the lieutenant has "asked to keep her identity private". At the time, the Marine Corps formally advised that women should continue to be prevented from working in combat units, despite recommendations from the Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S.

World German election: Angela Merkel wins fourth term
Author: 0 German election: Angela Merkel wins fourth term

Alternative für Deutschland gained 13 percent of votes, whilst the centre-right Christian Democrat-led alliance faced its worst result in since 1949, taking 33 percent of the vote in Sunday's election . Regarding possible coalition talks, co-leader Katrin Göring-Eckardt said "negotiations between these four parties will be tough". Meanwhile, Buhari wishes the German Chancellor a successful tenure.

World Ishaq Dar to be indicted on Sept 27
Author: 0 Ishaq Dar to be indicted on Sept 27

On Sept 8, the national anti-graft watchdog had filed a reference against Dar on the basis of an investigation report prepared by a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) for owning assets beyond his known sources of income. "Since Dar is already overseas, the officials handed over the warrants along with the court summons to his staff", said a statement from the bureau. Dar, along with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had returned to Pakistan from the United Kingdom on Sunday night.

World NIA quizzes J&K traders' body chief
Author: 0 NIA quizzes J&K traders' body chief

Up next for questioning in the Kashmir terror funding case is Syed Ali Shah Geelani . However, the duo has made a decision to cooperate and appeared before the NIA. The NIA has already arrested many separatist leaders and businessmen in connection with terror funding from Pakistan and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK).

World Mass. Cops Search for 'Low Life' Who Dumped Puppies Into River
Author: 0 Mass. Cops Search for 'Low Life' Who Dumped Puppies Into River

The sack was not totally submerged when the kayakers found it, but was on the side of the river and quickly taking on water, Lourie said. The puppies were found along a stretch of River Road parallel to the Blackstone River that is mostly occupied by businesses, Blodgett-O'Toole said.

World Obama Warned Zuckerberg of Fake News Proliferation on Facebook
Author: 0 Obama Warned Zuckerberg of Fake News Proliferation on Facebook

Zuckerberg now controls 60 percent of the company's shares which allows him absolute control over the running of Facebook . Facebook has already handed over the ads to the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election.

World Judge Permanently Strikes Down Parts Of 2016 Indiana Abortion Law
Author: 0 Judge Permanently Strikes Down Parts Of 2016 Indiana Abortion Law

U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt issued a permanent injunction Friday, sought by Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky (PPINK) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), against a law that would have banned abortions that were exclusively based on a diagnosis of Down Syndrome or other genetic abnormalities.

World 17 more bodies found in mass graves in Rakhine
Author: 0 17 more bodies found in mass graves in Rakhine

The warning came as Myanmar said the bodies of 28 Hindu villagers had been found in Rakhine State. Deputy assistant secretary of state Patrick Murphy, speaking on Friday in a conference call from Bangkok, said while the USA condemns August attacks by Muslim Rohingya militants, the response from Myanmar's security forces has been "disproportionate".

World Desperation grows as families try to help loved ones in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Desperation grows as families try to help loved ones in Puerto Rico

This is particularly apparent when this picture is compared to images taken prior to the storm, which show the bright lights of cities around the island. " Hurricane Maria has devastated our island". "I will always be a New Yorker, I am a proud Puerto Rican and I can not tell you what it meant to me and the people of Puerto Rico to see NY not only pledge their effort but for Gov.

World Russian murder suspect 'took selfies with body parts'
Author: 0 Russian murder suspect 'took selfies with body parts'

After police found the body of a woman who worked at a military academy with the couple, both husband and wife were arrested. The police have discovered eight different body parts in jars at their home. Seven packs of frozen body parts were found while some " meat " was discovered preserved in jars. A recovered photo showed a cut-off head possibly belonging to the severed woman along with her skull.

World Man found dead in his Hampshire home near pet snake
Author: 0 Man found dead in his Hampshire home near pet snake

A WILDLIFE enthusiast found dead may have been strangled by one of his pet pythons, it emerged yesterday. Images posted to social media show Brandon with a number of snakes, including a large yellow Burmese python. 'Investigators are waiting for the full toxicology results and reports to come back from a post-mortem. A friend, John Cottrell, has set up JustGiving fundraising pages in Mr Brandon's memory.

World ECP reserves judgment in contempt of court case against PTI chief
Author: 0 ECP reserves judgment in contempt of court case against PTI chief

A five-member, headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan, stated this while hearing a contempt case against Khan filed by Akbar S Babar for using the derogatory language against the ECP. The judgment of the case against the Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman will be announced on 27th September. Imran Khan, in his written reply, has said that Saqlain Haider had submitted the apology on his behalf, and he has not objected to or opposed the apology.

World Republican senators offer conservative alternative to DREAM Act
Author: 0 Republican senators offer conservative alternative to DREAM Act

The SUCCEED Act is a merit-based program for children of illegal immigrants. Urging people to "check their biases at the door", Tillis said that variations of The Dream Act, most recently introduced in July By Sen. Calling it a "fair and orderly" solution, Tillis said hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people could be eligible for the program. "So, this is not about splitting up families, it's not about deporting adults, it's not about anything else".

Author: 0 Trump knocks Iran deal after Tehran tests missile

The missile called Khorramshahr missile reportedly has a range of 2,000 kilometers and can carry multiple warheads, according to Press TV . Tehran has argued that the missile is exclusively for defensive purposes and are not a menace for any country in the region.

World Track of Cat 3 Maria shifts closer to United States coast
Author: 0 Track of Cat 3 Maria shifts closer to United States coast

Maria is then forecasted to make a near 90-degree turn back out to the Atlantic, keeping the easterly winds and perhaps a few extra clouds for Central PA. It also hammered the Dominican Republic, the US Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos, a British overseas territory. We need to monitor this storm closely as it may skirt the NC coast around midweek.

World North Korea latest: USA bomber SHOT DOWN by Kim in shock pics
Author: 0 North Korea latest: USA bomber SHOT DOWN by Kim in shock pics

They emerged just a day after North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho threatened that an attack on the United States was now "more inevitable". The Pentagon said it was the farthest point north of the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea that any US planes have flown in this century.

Author: 0 NK claim that Trump declared war is 'absurd': White House

The White House has dismissed as "absurd" an accusation by North Korea that US President Donald Trump had declared war on the Asian nation. "Foreign Minister Ri Yong says Trump 'declared war" on North KoreaRi referred to Trump's tweet Saturday that said: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N.

World Defending the Iranian Nuclear Deal, America should not pull out
Author: 0 Defending the Iranian Nuclear Deal, America should not pull out

Next month, President of the United States Donald Trump will make a decision that will affect the future of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. " Iran has a number of options, which include walking away from the deal and going back with greater speed with this nuclear program ", Zarif said in an interview with Fareed Zakaria on his CNN show "GPS", aired Sunday.

World Sen. McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'
Author: 0 Sen. McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

John McCain is opening up about his cancer diagnosis , and how he took the devastating news. 'So I just said, "I understand". "So I just said, 'I understand". Of course, this statement didn't stop McCain from taking a veiled swipe at Trump during a section of the interview in which he contrasted their backgrounds.

World Iran Successfully Tests Ballistic Missile With 1200 Mile Range
Author: 0 Iran Successfully Tests Ballistic Missile With 1200 Mile Range

Iran's state-owned media announced the successful test-launch hours after the missile was unveiled at a military parade. The missile's 1,200-mile range means it could reach targets anywhere in the Middle East - and as far from Iran as India and Eastern Europe.

World US Travel Ban 2.0, Trump Adds Restrictions On 8 Nations
Author: 0 US Travel Ban 2.0, Trump Adds Restrictions On 8 Nations

The new ban also affects people from six majority-Muslim countries, with Chad replacing Sudan. And as part of the presidential proclamation signed on Sunday the U.S. The restrictions were a result of a "worldwide review based on a new baseline for information sharing and for vetting procedures for those seeking entry into the U.S".