• Mendocino Complex Fire Now Fourth Largest in California History
Mendocino Complex Fire Now Fourth Largest in California History

The images on Lira's phone are a testament to the forbidding atmosphere in a region that has seen repeated blazes over the past four years, threatening the local economy and leading residents to question fire prevention strategies. According to Cal Fire , last night, fire crews "had good success increasing containment on the River Fire and contai...

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  • State farm organisations welcome $190m Federal drought support package
State farm organisations welcome $190m Federal drought support package

Today's Federal Government package will also include extra funding for mental health support, and brings the Government's spending on drought measures to $576 million. "We, as a government, are right there by their side, right behind them, and supporting them all the way". The Federal Government made the decision to lift the asset cap for Farm Ho...

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  • Rick Gates: I Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort
Rick Gates: I Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

Manafort?" a prosecutor on special counsel Robert Mueller's team asked Gates , the key witness in the charges brought against Manafort. "Did you commit any crimes with Mr. Downing will probably focus on Laporta's interactions with Gates, who pleaded guilty and is cooperating with Mueller. But Laporta's testimony raised the stakes for Manaf...

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  • My son's meeting with Russian lawyer was legal
My son's meeting with Russian lawyer was legal

While collusion is not a technical legal charge, Mueller could bring conspiracy charges if he finds that any campaign member worked with Russian Federation to break USA law. At the time , Trump and his White House had falsely claimed that he had only offered his input into the crafting of the statement. He also released the email exchange that b...

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  • 9-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand Robbed at Gunpoint in North Carolina
9-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand Robbed at Gunpoint in North Carolina

Smith said his son was back out selling lemonade on Sunday and will continue to sell, but they will be taking more safety precautions from now on. "In today's world, people are very bold", he said. "That one takes it to a new level". Shortly after the robbery police found a camouflage hat, a black BB handgun and stolen metal tin with no money in ...

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  • Trump campaign aide socialized with alleged Russian agent during 2016 campaign
Trump campaign aide socialized with alleged Russian agent during 2016 campaign

Gordon downplayed the significance of his correspondence with Butina in a statement to The Post . Gordon acknowledged Saturday having contact with Butina in September 2016 after their interaction was first reported by The Washington Post .

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  • 5 killed, 44 wounded in night of gun violence in Chicago
5 killed, 44 wounded in night of gun violence in Chicago

In three hours beginning at 1.30 a.m. on Sunday , police records show that 30 people were shot and two killed in 10 incidents, reports CNN . The shooting occurred in the 4300-block of South Wentworth Avenue at about 2:26 a.m. A 32-year-old man was shot four times and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital. The influx of trauma patients...

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  • Irish wildfire reveals huge hidden 'Eire' signal from Second World War
Irish wildfire reveals huge hidden 'Eire' signal from Second World War

A fire in Bray has uncovered a hidden EIRE sign that dates back to the Second World War and had been previously lost to the ages. . There were around 85 such carvings around the coast, according to EireMarkings .org and they doubled-up as look-out posts that were manned 24 hours a day to guard against invasion.

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  • Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion
Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

Video footage and photos posted on social media showed a massive explosion, fireball, and smoke. The explosion occurred near Borgo Paginale to west of the city, very close to Bologna airport, at around 2.00 pm (12pm GMT), the Italian fire service said on Twitter.

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  • China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation
China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation

Trump's tweets appear to be the latest volley in a budding trade war between the United States and China. This latest move comes after it emerged Donald Trump's administration is considering hitting £154bn ($200bn) of Chinese imports with additional levies.

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  • 1st Barack Obama Day in Illinois Saturday
1st Barack Obama Day in Illinois Saturday

Democrats wanted Obama's birthday to be recognized as a full legal holiday that gives state workers and others a paid day off, but Republicans were not having it, according to the report. The spokesperson told USA Today Obama will be celebrating his birthday in Washington, DC, with his family on Saturday evening. He began the first of two terms ...

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  • Oregon police chief orders review of use of force at protest
Oregon police chief orders review of use of force at protest

Police in riot gear were summoned to downtown Portland Saturday to keep a lid on clashes between hundreds of right-wing protesters and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters. While police told the Huffington Post that they were "not aware of anyone that received medical treatment for injuries suffered by actions of law enforcement toda...

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  • Hawaii braces for Category 3 hurricane
Hawaii braces for Category 3 hurricane

On the forecast track, Hector will cross into the central Pacific basin Sunday night. The County of Hawai'i reports that the county is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Hector in the Central Pacific region later this week. "Hector could also track farther north near Hawaii if its forward speed slows down". Maximum sustained winds have decr...

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  • Iran Receives More European Airplanes Ahead of U.S. Sanction Renewal
Iran Receives More European Airplanes Ahead of U.S. Sanction Renewal

In a Wednesday Twitter post, he called on US President Donald Trump to release a list of "relatives of Iranian government officials that have green cards and bank accounts in the United States", if such a record exists. The United States has told other countries they must halt imports of Iranian oil starting in early November or face USA financia...

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  • Killed In California Plane Crash
Killed In California Plane Crash

The twin-engine Cessna was heading to the airport southeast of Los Angeles when it came down and struck an unoccupied parked auto in the lot of a Staples store and a CVS pharmacy, Orange County Fire Authority said. " This is a Sunday afternoon, and we have people shopping, so the fact that there are no injuries on the ground is a miracle in i...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn 'copied and pasted' Labour anti-Semitism apology from previous article
Jeremy Corbyn 'copied and pasted' Labour anti-Semitism apology from previous article

Williamson address the audience minutes later, but failed to publicly confront Jack over his accusation, instead calling on Labour members to be "brave" while facing "sinister" actions taken against them, according to the Chronicle . He acknowledged the party had a problem with anti-Semitism and accepted the Jewish community should have been c...

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  • 5 killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot
5 killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot

Photos of the incident show the plane's debris scattered among the palms that surround the parking space. A medical group has been established to handle patient care and treatment, said the Orange County Fire Authority. Referring to the pilot, Bommarito said: "If he did do anything that prevented him from going anywhere else that was more crowded...

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  • Manafort’s Overseas Funds Unknown to His Accountant
Manafort’s Overseas Funds Unknown to His Accountant

But he otherwise approved "every penny" of the personal bills bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn paid for him, she said . And one of the five witnesses who was granted immunity testified Friday that she knowingly filed falsified tax returns to reduce the amount of taxes Manafort needed to pay.

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  • Eleven children found at squalid New Mexico compound, two arrested
Eleven children found at squalid New Mexico compound, two arrested

Mr Wahhaj is also wanted on suspicion of abducting his three-year-old son, but the boy was not among the group found at the compound, U.S. media report. An investigation into his disappearance by the FBI and authorities in Clayton County, Georgia, is continuing. Who delivered that note and exactly how it got there was unclear.

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  • Iran is seen readying major exercise as tensions with US simmer
Iran is seen readying major exercise as tensions with US simmer

The exercises reportedly began one day after U.S. Central Command said Iran was preparing a massive military exercise in the region. The US military's Central Command confirmed that it had seen an increase in Iranian activities, including in the strategic Strait of Hormuz; a major waterway for oil shipments which the Iranian Revolutionary Gua...

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