• Death Toll Increases From Camp Fire
Death Toll Increases From Camp Fire

A forecast of possible rain next week would help firefighters but also raised the prospect of potential mud flows. "I want to tell you, though, this is a very, very hard process", Butte County Sheriff and Coroner Kory L. As of Tuesday, the inferno was 40% contained. The blaze has torched 97,114 acres. That's larger than the cities of Chicago and ...

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  • Arizona firefighters ordered to help with California wildfires
Arizona firefighters ordered to help with California wildfires

The fire erupted Thursday amid strong Santa Ana winds and spread through communities in western Los Angeles County and southeastern Ventura County. According to the Los Angeles Times , the Woolsey fire has caused at least two confirmed deaths and has forced more than 250,000 people to evacuate their homes.

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  • China's stealth fighter jets feature missiles during airshow show of force
China's stealth fighter jets feature missiles during airshow show of force

The advanced aircraft has been compared to near-peer competitors in the US and Russian Federation. Two J-20 stealth fighter jets of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition.

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  • Election Recounts Are Rare, Reversals Almost Unheard Of — CHART
Election Recounts Are Rare, Reversals Almost Unheard Of — CHART

A Broward County judge challenged anyone who has evidence of fraud to file a report. A recount is legally required if the difference in votes is half a percentage point or less, and a hand recount is triggered if the difference is less than 0.25 per cent after the machine recount.

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  • White House Responds To CNN Acosta Lawsuit Ahead Of Planned Hearing
White House Responds To CNN Acosta Lawsuit Ahead Of Planned Hearing

The network went on to say it will file an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court. Among them are The Associated Press, Bloomberg, The Washington Post and, most surprisingly, Fox News , which announced its intent to file an amicus brief Wednesday.

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  • Secretary Mattis to visit US-Mexico border
Secretary Mattis to visit US-Mexico border

When asked about the cost of deploying troops to the border, Mattis said he will update the press as it becomes known. "These preparations include training exercises, deploying additional CBP personnel, and partnering with the US military to harden our ports of entry and the border area between those legal crossings into the U.S".

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  • Donald Trump, after visit, slams France’s Emmanuel Macron as relations sour
Donald Trump, after visit, slams France’s Emmanuel Macron as relations sour

Almost all US wine exports to major markets, including the European Union - of which France is a part - face tariffs, according to the Wine Institute , which represents California winemakers in Washington on matters of tax, trade and regulatory issues.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez addresses environmental protesters waging sit-in in Pelosi’s office
Ocasio-Cortez addresses environmental protesters waging sit-in in Pelosi’s office

Pelosi embraced the protesters and said she planned on launching a special committee to focus on the climate crisis. "We do not have a choice". She also didn't encounter Pelosi in her office. "I think she'll navigate it", Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., a rising star in the party who is running for a lower-level post, said Tuesday. "We welcome t...

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  • US’s Bolton says more sanctions likely on Iran
US’s Bolton says more sanctions likely on Iran

The US announced the re-imposition of sanctions against Iran's banking and energy sectors with the aim of cutting off its oil sales and crucial exports. The Iranian leader's remarks come a day after the USA hailed the success of new sanctions on Iran's economy. Washington returned all the sanctions against Iran on Monday that had been removed und...

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  • Blow to Netanyahu as Israeli defense minister resigns over Gaza truce
Blow to Netanyahu as Israeli defense minister resigns over Gaza truce

His comments Wednesday at a memorial service for Israel's first leader, David Ben-Gurion, were his first since the two sides ended their most intense round of fighting since a 50-day war in 2014. Palestinian militants responded with heavy fire on southern Israel, launching almost 400 mortar rounds and rockets that wounded 27 people and killed one -...

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  • Canada stands pat on Saudi arms sales, even after hearing Khashoggi tape
Canada stands pat on Saudi arms sales, even after hearing Khashoggi tape

Audio related to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi doesn't implicate Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , according to US national security adviser John Bolton. Asked again if the audio tape provided by Turkey did not link Prince Mohammed to the killing in any way, Bolton said: "I haven't listened to the tape myself but in the asse...

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  • Amnesty International strips Myanmar's Suu Kyi of 'conscience' award
Amnesty International strips Myanmar's Suu Kyi of 'conscience' award

The London-based human rights organization said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under house arrest. More than 720,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh . She and her Buddhist-majority government have been widely criticized for the way they have treated the Muslim Rohingya.

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  • Doubts Surround Bangladesh-Myanmar Plan to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees
Doubts Surround Bangladesh-Myanmar Plan to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

The contentious back and forth highlights the delicacy surrounding a planned start to the first official repatriation of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, which is supposed to start November 15 with over 2,000 people at a rate of 150 daily. Myanmar says it was involved in coordinated patrols at the time of the alleged incident with Bangladeshi forces ...

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  • North Korea 'hiding missile bases', say USA researchers
North Korea 'hiding missile bases', say USA researchers

North Korea has not tested a nuclear bomb or ballistic missile since past year, and has said it has shuttered its main nuclear test site with plans to dismantle several more facilities. "The last round of tests under Kim Jong-un were not just coming from missile test sites". These are not launch sites, but rather mostly mountainous locations wher...

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  • Back from Paris, President Trump warns US allies about military 'protection'
Back from Paris, President Trump warns US allies about military 'protection'

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron as he arrives at a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day , 100 years after the end of World War One, at the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris , France, November 11, 2018.

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  • Hate Crimes In US Surge During Donald Trump's First Year, Says FBI
Hate Crimes In US Surge During Donald Trump's First Year, Says FBI

There were increases in attacks motivated by racial bias (59.6% of incidents), religious bias (20.6%), and because of a victim's sexual orientation (15.8%). The Justice Department said last month that 88 percent of police departments that provided data for the 2016 annual report had reported zero hate crimes.

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  • In Lengthy Rant, Stone Ally Jerome Corsi Claims He's Expecting Indictment
In Lengthy Rant, Stone Ally Jerome Corsi Claims He's Expecting Indictment

Conservative conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi said on his YouTube show that negotiations fell apart with special counsel Robert Mueller's team and he expects in the coming days to be charged with making false statements. "Everyone should know that, and I'm anticipating it". Corsi said Monday that he has been co-operating with the Mueller inve...

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  • Homeland Security chief expected to leave; more churn likely
Homeland Security chief expected to leave; more churn likely

Ricardel, who was hired in April by Bolton after he assumed the role of Trump's national security adviser, reportedly clashed with members of the first lady's staff over seating on a plane during Melania Trump's recent trip to Africa. The rebuke - via a brief statement from the first lady's spokeswoman - came amid swirling speculation about a pos...

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  • EU, UK agree on Brexit divorce deal text, Irish border issue
EU, UK agree on Brexit divorce deal text, Irish border issue

While officials choreograph the first withdrawal of a sovereign state from the European Union, it remains unclear whether May can get any deal approved by the British parliament. Rees-Mogg also referred to some of the details of the deal as reported by Irish broadcaster RTE , saying that if they are confirmed, it would mean "potentially dividing u...

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  • United Kingdom observes centenary of Armistice Day
United Kingdom observes centenary of Armistice Day

In Attleborough, Wymondham , Diss, Harleston, Thetford, Cawston, Cromer, Holt, North Walsham and King's Lynn hundreds of people are expected to line the streets to witness Remembrance Day parades and processions. Soldiers were well known for their ultimate sacrifice in the war but nurses behind the scenes were often not recognised for their hard...

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