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Firefighter loses home in California wildfire fire

Firefighter loses home in California wildfire fire But Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea acknowledged that the list was "dynamic" and could easily contain duplicate names and unreliable spellings of names. "(Governor) Jerry (Brown ) and I have been speaking, and (Governor-elect) Gavin (Newsom ) and I have now gotten to know each other. Some of the people on the ever-evolving list compiled by the Butte County sheriff's office have been confirmed ... [Full Article...]

Gillum congratulates DeSantis on winning Governor

Gillum congratulates DeSantis on winning Governor Gillum, who received heavy celebrity support in his campaign, remains as Tallahassee mayor, and noted, "the fight for Florida continues", but did not specify his next moves. Senator Bill Nelson. Former President Obama visited Florida to campaign for Gillum, giving a speech in Miami where he said the "character of the county" was on the line in the midterm elections. [Full Article...]

Against Nationalism: Macron-Trump Divide Widens

Against Nationalism: Macron-Trump Divide Widens But asked whether there was a deeper misunderstanding between the two countries after Mr Macron's comments about a European army infuriated Mr Trump, the French President said being a USA ally did not mean being subservient. But Trump was terse during some of his private conversations with world leaders, according to people with direct knowledge of his visit. This, for Trump, was the reason Macr... [Full Article...]

APEC 2018: USA and China square off over 'protectionism', trade and influence

APEC 2018: USA and China square off over 'protectionism', trade and influence Pence said on Saturday the USA would partner with Papua New Guinea and Australia in redeveloping the Lombrum Naval Base on Manus Island. He had strong words for the US. However, Mr Xi appeared to warn against any further escalation of tensions between the two countries. "We do not offer constricting belt or a one-way road". [Full Article...]

Stacey Abrams May Force Court to Consider a New Vote

Stacey Abrams May Force Court to Consider a New Vote She says she will file a lawsuit to contest the election results based on "gross mismanagement" in the election. Abrams, who was vying to become the first black woman ever elected governor in USA history, had alleged throughout the campaign that Kemp, who stepped down as secretary of state after the election, had been working to disenfranchise minority voters and suppress new registrations. [Full Article...]

President Trump confirms he has answered questions for Mueller probe

President Trump confirms he has answered questions for Mueller probe Since then the two sides have reportedly jousted over whether the president had to answer and how he would do so - including the possibility that he would submit to a face-to-face interview with prosecutors. Trump said that he just finished the questions but that he has not actually submitted them to the special counsel's office. "There should have never been any Mueller investigation" he said F... [Full Article...]

China says talks with U.S. on trade battle have resumed

China says talks with U.S. on trade battle have resumed Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Navarro said that "globalist billionaires" from Wall Street banks and hedge funds were "unregistered foreign agents" acting as part of a "Chinese influence operation" attempting to pressure President Donald Trump into cutting a trade deal with China. [Full Article...]

Trump and Xi Likely to Get Only Framework Trade Deal, Ross Says

Trump and Xi Likely to Get Only Framework Trade Deal, Ross Says All this other stuff is just preparatory until that. It can not be expected that the two presidents are to "get into intimate details - how much LNG and how much this and that". Ross said that he remains confident that a deal would eventually be made, although big questions remain about when that would happen. "I think we'll probably get them too", he added. [Full Article...]

Court restores CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's White House press credential

Court restores CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's White House press credential Further, the judge reportedly stated the fact that CNN has other pass holders does not reduce the level of "harm" towards Acosta . This is not the end of the road in this fight. The network received the support of multiple other news organizations, including Fox News, in the form of amicus briefs filed with the court. However, the dynamic devolved into a near-shouting match during a combative p... [Full Article...]

Trump pushes out senior adviser in White House reshuffle

Trump pushes out senior adviser in White House reshuffle The East Wing statement caught senior White House officials by surprise, and White House aides were frustrated with how Ricardel, a Trump loyalist and one of the highest-ranking women in the administration, was being treated. But her exit marks an unusually direct intervention by the first lady in internal White House affairs, as she has tended to play a more distant role. [Full Article...]

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange charged in United States, court document accidentally reveals

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange charged in United States, court document accidentally reveals It's believed the unsealed case was unrelated to Assange and the document was filed by mistake, and the exact nature of the charges are still unclear. "That was not the intended name for this filing", he said. The 47-year-old Assange has been holed up at Ecuador's embassy in London since 2012, where he took refuge over fears of being extradited to the United States over the 2010 WikiLeaks cabl... [Full Article...]

631 reported missing, 63 dead in California wildfire

631 reported missing, 63 dead in California wildfire Authorities have attributed the high number of fatalities in part to the staggering speed with which the wind-driven flames raced through Paradise , a town of 27,000 residents. The Woolsey Fire has razed 98,000 acres (39,660 hectares) and has been 62 percent contained. As of now, 56 are dead and 297 people are missing. Portable toilets were also brought in. [Full Article...]

Soros group slams Facebook, calling it ‘active in promoting’ hate and misinformation

Soros group slams Facebook, calling it ‘active in promoting’ hate and misinformation Gaspard said he was "shocked" by the report . "But at bottom, this is not about George Soros or the foundations". In a statement released by Facebook that did not mention Soros, the company pushed back against The New York Times' reporting on its relationship with Definers. [Full Article...]

23 killed, 110 missing in California wildfires

23 killed, 110 missing in California wildfires A home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise , Calif., Nov. 8, 2018. "I just started weeping", Kelly said. "Just good American families losing their homes as you tweet, evacuating into shelters". "Pretty much the community of Paradise is destroyed, it's that kind of devastation", said Cal Fire Captain Scott McLean. Jones said she drove into Paradise on Friday with a fire official ... [Full Article...]

Trump seethes against Russian Federation probe 'disgrace'

Trump seethes against Russian Federation probe 'disgrace' In a preview of the opposition Trump can expect in January, when a new Democratic majority takes control of the House of Representatives, the Democrats said Whitaker should not have been appointed because he has not been confirmed by the Senate. [Full Article...]

New Jersey couple, homeless man conspired on fraudulent GoFundMe campaign, report says

New Jersey couple, homeless man conspired on fraudulent GoFundMe campaign, report says D'Amico has said Bobbitt spent $25,000 in less than two weeks past year on drugs, as well as paying for overdue legal bills and sending money to family. Their lawyer, WCAU reported , had no comment. This photo taken August 15, 2018, shows Johnny Bobbitt Jr., the homeless veteran who gave $20 for gas for Kate McClure, back on the streets with his brother. [Full Article...]

Obama memoir 'Becoming' released as part of $60M book deal

Obama memoir 'Becoming' released as part of $60M book deal Michelle has launched the promotional tour of her book on Tuesday at Chicago's United Center, where thousands of people purchased tickets to attend the event, which was moderated by media mogul Oprah Winfrey . Given that Barack Obama's previous books, Dreams of My Father and The Audacity of Hope , were both bestsellers, and that both Obamas are still very popular, it's likely a good bet th... [Full Article...]

India committed to peaceful and prosperous Indo Pacific region: PM Narendra Modi

India committed to peaceful and prosperous Indo Pacific region: PM Narendra Modi The defence sector was another area of cooperation between the two sides. "There was some good understanding of the areas of how we move forward in building cooperation on counter-terrorism and both countries recognised this is a challenge which we have to fight together and to fight along with the rest of the global community", Gokhale said. [Full Article...]

Myanmar: Rohingya returns plan puts thousands at risk

Myanmar: Rohingya returns plan puts thousands at risk A United Nations report in August detailed mass killings and gang rapes with genocidal intent in a Myanmar military crackdown that began in 2017 and drove hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Rakhine into neighboring Bangladesh. [Full Article...]

Coalition, Yemen rebels agree on informal truce - 11/13/2018 10:55:13 AM

Coalition, Yemen rebels agree on informal truce - 11/13/2018 10:55:13 AM The U.S. State Department said on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a phone conversation with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Khashoggi's death. He said three guards had been wounded. The fighting around the city, a vital lifeline for most Yemen's population, threatens to worsen Yemen's already-dire humanitarian situation and risks the obstruction of crucial assistance to ... [Full Article...]


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