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Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli in Gaza city

Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli in Gaza city The occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip were paralysed by a general strike called by the Palestinian Authority and protests continued for a second day over US President Donald Trump's widely condemned announcement on Wednesday. Anxious that the recrimination could disrupt the reconciliation efforts, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah and other Fatah delegates arrived in Gaza on Thursday ... [Full Article...]

Skirball Fire burns 150 acres near Getty Museum

Skirball Fire burns 150 acres near Getty Museum The Skirball Fire has burned at least 475 acres and is 20 percent contained after the blaze broke out early Wednesday morning and destroyed at least four homes and damaged 12 others in short order. "Today was the scariest morning commute of my life", one person wrote alongside a jaw-dropping photo. California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency over the area Tuesday, announcin... [Full Article...]

Lilac Fire spreads to San Luis Rey Downs training center

Lilac Fire spreads to San Luis Rey Downs training center As the fire approached, scores of horses were let out of their stalls to run loose on the property, primarily on the infield of the training track, to get them out of the barns. Kevin Donoghue said officials found the body of a woman near the site of a vehicle crash within the Thomas Fire area, though her cause of death was unclear. [Full Article...]

Rep. John Lewis Is Protesting Trump's Visit To A Civil Rights Museum

Rep. John Lewis Is Protesting Trump's Visit To A Civil Rights Museum According to The Republic , two museums, The Museum of Mississippi History and The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, will share one building and will not shy away from the perils of the state's history, including slave chains, graphic lynching, firebombing photos and KKK robes. [Full Article...]

Turkey's president says NY trial is USA conspiracy

Turkey's president says NY trial is USA conspiracy Asked if the suit was prompted by anyone seeking to embarrass or discredit Zarrab, Shacht said, "This has nothing to do with Turkey". Zarrab said that after the encounter, he was transferred from Brooklyn, New York's Metropolitan Detention Center to the custody of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. [Full Article...]

Iraqi paramilitary group: US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision

Iraqi paramilitary group: US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision Diplomatic staff in Israel meanwhile have been banned from traveling to the West Bank and Old City over Palestinian riots. "In addition to concerns stemming from terrorism, travelers should be alert to the possibility of political unrest, violence, demonstrations , and criminal activities when traveling", it said, adding that USA government facilities are on a heightened state of alert". [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Reveals She Gets 'Emotional' Thinking About Ending Breastfeeding

Serena Williams Reveals She Gets 'Emotional' Thinking About Ending Breastfeeding Serna, 36, won this year's Australian Open while pregnant and gave birth to a baby girl in September. Serena Wednesday co-founder of Reddit Alexia Ohanian in an extravagent ceremony last month. Plus, a new parking garage celebrates New York City and its heritage. When completed, the Serena Williams Building will be the biggest structure at the Portland, Ore., campus - at more than 1 million squa... [Full Article...]

Davidse overcomes illness to lead Joburg Open

Davidse overcomes illness to lead Joburg Open Lubeck learnt of the broom-and-fork trick from a friend several years ago when organising an outdoor birthday party for her husband. The last Joburg Open, staged at a different venue in the largest South African city, was cut from four rounds to three because of torrential seasonal rain. [Full Article...]

House Passes Bill To Avert Shutdown For Two Weeks

House Passes Bill To Avert Shutdown For Two Weeks Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that the leadership was "receiving an update on our military by Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis". U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a two-week stopgap spending bill one day before a deadline to avoid government shutdown. [Full Article...]

Arizona's Trent Franks Expected to Resign

Arizona's Trent Franks Expected to Resign The lawmaker has not yet confirmed or denied the resignation rumors, but Franks is expected to make a statement later on Thursday. "There's been rumors swirling around him for years, at least in 2012", a Republican official told the outlet. [Full Article...]

Russia: Syria now 'liberated' from 'Islamic State'

Russia: Syria now 'liberated' from 'Islamic State' Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu had informed President Putin about that", Gerasimov said. "All ISIS units in Syria have been destroyed, and the territory has been liberated". Russian Federation began its bombing raids in September 2015 in support of Assad's beleaguered forces. The intervention has helped forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a close ally of Moscow, regain cont... [Full Article...]

Rockets fired into Israel near Gaza strip

Rockets fired into Israel near Gaza strip Protests broke out in Gaza and the West Bank and Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump made a decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital . Israel, which claims all of Jerusalem as its undivided capital, has welcomed Trump's decision. "Through all of these years, presidents representing the United States have refused to acknowledge Jerusalem as the Israeli capital". [Full Article...]

Vehicle hits pedestrians in lower Manhattan, NYPD says

Vehicle hits pedestrians in lower Manhattan, NYPD says Further details were not immediately available. On Oct. 31, a driver killed eight people in a truck attack on an area bike path. "Right now we are investigating this as a road rage incident", he said at a news conference Thursday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Harold Ford Jr., former congressman, denies sexual harassment allegations

Harold Ford Jr., former congressman, denies sexual harassment allegations Harold Ford Jr ., a former congressman turned Wall Street rainmaker, was sacked by the financial services firm Morgan Stanley in recent days "for conduct inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies", the company said in a statement on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Trump schedules physical, slurred speech caused by dry throat, White House says

Trump schedules physical, slurred speech caused by dry throat, White House says Sanders' remarks came after criticism of Trump's slurred speech during a foreign policy announcement Wednesday. "The President's throat was dry, nothing more than that", Sanders said , criticizing questions about the incident a day earlier as "ridiculous". [Full Article...]

EU takes Czechs, Hungary, Poland to top court

EU takes Czechs, Hungary, Poland to top court But Hungary and Poland have taken none at all, while the Czech Republic has accepted 12. In its statement , the unelected Commission said that the Visegrad nations of Central Europe "remain in breach of their legal obligations" and "have given no indication that they will contribute to the implementation of the relocation decision". [Full Article...]

Letter seeking DACA vote includes 5 Pa. House Republicans

Letter seeking DACA vote includes 5 Pa. House Republicans It started in 2012 and protects an estimated 800,000 people from deportation. "It's the federal government's responsibility to establish immigration laws that work for American families while welcoming those wanting to become law-abiding citizens of the United States", he said. [Full Article...]

House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity

House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state: (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public. [Full Article...]

Snow-ice warning upgraded to status orange for several counties

Snow-ice warning upgraded to status orange for several counties The warning, for counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal , Longford, Leitrim , Mayo and Sligo, came into effect at 4pm. Motorists are urged to drive with care in today and tomorrow as a snow and ice warning is put in place for Donegal. There will also be a risk of some icy roads and footpaths. High-sided vehicles and motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to strong winds. Tomorrow, Friday, wi... [Full Article...]

Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees still fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh He described reports of "acts of appalling barbarity committed against the Rohingya, including deliberately burning people to death inside their homes, murders of children and adults; indiscriminate shooting of fleeing civilians; widespread rapes of women and girls, and the burning and destruction of houses, schools, markets and mosques". [Full Article...]


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