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Evacuations ordered in fire-ravaged Southern California ahead of rain

The rain was expected to continue into Wednesday. About 30,000 residents were under evacuation orders or advisories on Monday, ABC news reported. Los Ange...


2 adults, 2 children killed after house fire in Oshawa, Ont.

The ferocity of the smoke and fire meant firefighters were unable to enter the building at first, attacking the blaze from the outside. Macdonald, Lindsey Bon...


Viral Video of Frozen Alligators Spreads Like Wildfire Online

Howard says the gators' form of hibernation is called brumation, which is when they lower their body temperatures and metabolism so they can survive. 'Just ha...


UIDAI restricts Aadhaar portal access to 5000 designated officials after alleged breach

The UIDAI, that operates the world's largest biometric identity card scheme, was left red-faced following a report in The Tribune that claimed an agent on Wha...


Trump administration to end deportation protection for almost 200000 Salvadorans in 2019

The 18-month delay gives Congress time to address the issue, she said. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed it would end special protections for...


May under pressure amid prolonged cabinet reshuffle

The question of the long term will still be dealt with on Tuesday, when junior ministers are expected to be appointed, with far greater numbers of women and eth...


White House faces looming budget, immigration reform deadlines

Congress' push to find a resolution for 2 million "Dreamers" potentially facing deportation is running up against President Trump's promise to erect a wall al...


3 injured in Trump Tower heating system fire

The president was at the White House when fire engines with flashing emergency lights clogged the streets around his Fifth Avenue luxury building during the mor...


Giant burning spider spreads flames in apartment, after torched by tenants

With the eight-legged creature ablaze it scurried onto a nearby mattress, catching it on fire, she said. Wisegarver told the paper that another resident used ...


Newborn babies bear the brunt of Listeria outbreak

This means health workers will have to report all cases, and complete case investigation forms for patients, submitting them to the National Institute of Commun...


Winfrey's Golden Globes speech sparks talk of 2020 campaign

But she received some criticism for that because Oprah's speech was implicitly critical of President Donald Trump and his administration. From her humble ...


Democratic White House hopefuls attack Sessions over marijuana policy change

Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, introduced a bill to that effect previous year. State assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawye...


Rahul's next foreign trip will be to Canada, Singapore

Gandhi, who's going to visit Singapore and Canada next followed by another one to the Middle East, attacked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Delegates fro...


US Chamber of Commerce against H-1B visa restrictions

The H1-B visa issue caught fire after a US- based news agency, McClatchy DC Bureau, last week reported that the U.S. was mulling new H-1B regulations to preve...


Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas :PM Modi to induct first PIO Parliamentary Conference today

Modi said that he had spoken to France president on the matter of climate change and asked to work together with solar rich countries. Delivering a keynote sp...


Saudi okays sea route plan for Haj pilgrims

While India was represented by minister Naqvi, Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten singed the agreement from...


We're still better off with Trump than Clinton

The claim was a typo, part of a string of tweets excerpting a New York Post column praising Trump's administration. "This was truly a change election-and the ...


Bedouin women, 19, charged with joining IS, plotting New Year's terror attack

Israel's Security Agency, the Shin Bet, has reportedly arrested two young women suspected of having links with the notorious terrorist group ISIS, local media r...


Pradyuman Thakur murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of accused

The bail application of the 16-year-old accused of killing eight-year-old Pradhyumn Thakur at the Ryan International School in Gurgaon's Bhondsi area was rej...


Over 100 artists sign pledge supporting Lorde's Israel decision

In a letter , it states, "Shmuley Boteach , the author and promoter of the advert, supports Israel's illegal settlements and wrote last month on Breitbart t...


Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers to headline 2018 BottleRock Napa Valley festival

The three-day festival will take place at the Valley Expo in Napa. BottleRock is Napa's biggest music event of the year, held annually each May showcasing m...


Coli O157:H7 Outbreak Leads to Consumer Reports Recommends Avoiding Romaine Lettuce

Consumer Reports is asking the Center for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration to work harder at warning people about the issue, NBC News repor...


Saudi women to enter sports stadiums for the first time

The announcement regarding this was made by the government of the kingdom which had barred women from sports arenas by strict rules on segregation of the sexes ...


Bombers legend linked to Melbourne raid

Another neighbour said all police "took out was a few evidence bags". AFL great Mark Thompson has been arrested and released without charge following an inv...


Netanyahu Backs Trump on Palestinian Refugee Agency

Axios claimed that the sum, a third of the annual U.S. donation to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, was supposed to be delivered by January 1, citing...


US Vice President Mike Pence to Visit Israel Jan. 22-23

Trump came to office boasting that he could achieve the "ultimate deal" that secures peace in the Middle East, something that has eluded U.S. presidents for dec...


Dale Steyn ruled out of India series

The Cape Town provided a wonderful spectacle for the crowd. He would‚ no doubt‚ relish the challenge of bowling to the Australians - not least because he ne...


Alabama, Georgia Congressmen Make Wager on National Championship Game

Ferguson is staking Chick-fil-a on a Bulldog victory, and Byrne is risking Alabama seafood for a Crimson Tide win. But when Calvin Ridley is running wide open, ...


Pictorial warnings on Tobacco products: Supreme Court stays Karnataka HC judgment

With the central government failing to provide any empirical evidence, the Karnataka High Court has ruled that such textual warnings need not be printed on cig...


Escaped Enfield inmate remains at large

Speaking at a press briefing Monday, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Correction Scott Semple said Jerry Mercado was found to be missing after a ...


Trump's threats to Pakistan probably won't change much

During President Barack Obama's first term in office, aid levels rose again but then dropped drastically after the 2011 US raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan , that ...


Seoul set to keep deal on comfort women

The meeting on Monday brought together Kenji Kanasugi, chief of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, and Lee Do-hoon, a top diplom...


Supreme Court Lets Mississippi Religious Freedom Law Stand, for Now

A lower court dismissed the challenge to the MS law ruling that plaintiffs did not have the legal right or "standing" to bring the case because they have yet ...


Russian Federation thwarts drone attack on Hmeimim airbase

Three of them were landed on the controlled area outside the base, and another three UAVs exploded as they touched the ground. The examination also showed that...


Suspect apprehended in shooting of deputy

It was about 11:25 p.m. when deputies were called to a home in the 5100 block of 200th Street East for a home invasion. It is unclear who fired the shots that s...