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Just as firefighters seem to be getting the upper hand on that monster home-destroying blaze in Orange County, weather forecasters had some bad news Wednesday: Hot, dry Santa Ana winds are coming and that means increasing fire danger. Speaking late Wednesday, Ken Pimlott, the chief of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, also known as Cal Fire, called the series of fires "a serious, critical, catastrophic event".
  • Donald Trump: US Policy on North Korea Has Failed for 25 Years

    Donald Trump: US Policy on North Korea Has Failed for 25 Years

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    Global investors may adjust their portfolios by exiting their capital from South Korea in case of a prolonged security risk on the Korean Peninsula, a central bank monetary board member said Tuesday. Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. The Russian delegation said they were also presented with calculations showing the missile would be able to reach the US mainland.
  • WHAT: Vaani Kapoor is Hrithik Roshan's new lover!

    WHAT: Vaani Kapoor is Hrithik Roshan's new lover!

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    In fact, after her last debacle , many had written her off, but Vaani is ready to bounce back with yet another YRF film. Now director Siddharth Anand himself has confirmed the leading lady of the film. The yet untitled Republic Day entertainer is set to release on 25th January, 2019. He also said that he was looking for a young and fresh face for this movie and then he found Vaani.
  • Parents win murder appeal in case that divided India

    Parents win murder appeal in case that divided India

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    The Talwars were found guilty of two murders and also were found guilty of destroying the evidence by CBI Judge Shyam Lalon November 25, 2013. The CBI had suspected Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar to commit the double murders based on circumstantial evidence , though the CBI did not convict him due to lack of proper evidence .
  • JP: Cooler temperatures are coming

    JP: Cooler temperatures are coming

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    Highs will be in the 60s to near 70 degrees. Clouds break up allowing temperatures to fall into the 60s overnight. The weather looks to continue to bounce around for a bit. Another warm-up is on the way for this weekend with highs in the 70s and increasing humidity. Humidity levels will be on the rise as well. A cold front moved southeast through our region Monday .
  • Hurricane Ophelia to hit United Kingdom on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

    Hurricane Ophelia to hit United Kingdom on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

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    However, the west coast could see gusts of up to 70mph when Ophelia hits. The center said in an advisory Wednesday afternoon that Ophelia gained hurricane status as its top sustained winds reached 75 miles per hour (120 kph). Hurricane Ophelia is expected to move towards Europe in the days ahead, Silverang said. For the last time, so many storms had become hurricanes in 1893.
  • Israeli Spies Found Russia Hacking with Kaspersky

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    These updates make it possible to search using the phrase "top secret" that is used in American secret documents or by the code name given to the U.S. Around 400 million people worldwide use the company's software. The NIC reportedly said the FSB could use that access to hack sensitive U.S. government and industrial networks.
  • Russia Protests Over 'Stolen' Flags At Former US Consulate, Prompting US Denial

    Russia Protests Over 'Stolen' Flags At Former US Consulate, Prompting US Denial

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    Tensions between Washington and Moscow rise as Russian flags were removed from the buildings of the Consulate General in San Francisco and the Trade Representation in Washington, DC. "I really do not rule out a scenario in which Russia, in reply to the USA law tightening the anti-Russian sanctions and absolutely unlawful actions targeting our diplomatic property, apart from all measures taken on the diplomatic level could develop a special draft law", TASS quoted Leonid Slutsky as saying ...
  • [LIVE] Liberia polls 'largely credible,' presidential run-off likely

    [LIVE] Liberia polls 'largely credible,' presidential run-off likely

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    Twenty presidential candidates are vying for a majority in the first round of elections, while almost 1,000 candidates from 26 parties fight for 73 seats in the House of Representatives. More than 2.1 million voters had registered to vote throughout Liberia , established by the United States in the 19th century for freed black slaves.
  • Turkish, US FMs discuss visa row over phone

    Turkish, US FMs discuss visa row over phone

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    Hours later, Turkey issued a similar suspension on visas for USA citizens. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the dispute has not affected the U.S. Bozdag also added that the consulate employee had not demanded lawyer access and that the USA mission was free to apply to send a lawyer to see him.
  • Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against Imran Khan

    Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against Imran Khan

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    The ECP ordered the police to arrest Imran and present him before the commission on October 26. "The commission has surprisingly issued a warrant in the same case where a previous one was suspended by a full-bench of Islamabad High Court [IHC]", he remarked.
  • BJP eyes Congress stronghold, counting underway

    BJP eyes Congress stronghold, counting underway

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    In Hyderbagh Ward No. 11, all 04 Congress candidates - Sher Ali, Masood Khan, Asiya Habib Bagwan and Raziya Babu Khan have won the elections. Congress has taken early leads in the counting of votes. Of the 81 seats, 41 are reserved for women, 15 for Scheduled Caste candidates, two for Scheduled Tribe candidates and 22 seats for Backward Class communities.
  • Allahabad HC Verdict On Aarushi Talwar Murder Case Today

    Allahabad HC Verdict On Aarushi Talwar Murder Case Today

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    Talwar's domestic help Hemraj , a Nepali national, was suspected of Aarushi's murder. The sensational double murder case of Aarushi Talwar and her domestic help Hemraj rocked the nation in 2008. Clean chit given to servants but fingers pointed at Talwars. Rajesh Talwar remains prime suspects, but there is not enough evidence against him. Jan 25, 2011: Rajesh Talwar attacked in court premises.
  • Hamas announces reconciliation deal with Palestinian rival Fatah

    Hamas announces reconciliation deal with Palestinian rival Fatah

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    The talks between Fatah and Hamas were conducted after Egypt tried several times to resolve the conflict between the two factions and establish a unity government in Gaza and the West Bank. The two groups held on Tuesday and Wednesday two sessions of national dialogue in Cairo described as held in a positive atmosphere "out of a sense of national responsibility and in response to the aspirations of the Palestinian people to end the division, achieve national unity and strengthen the ...
  • Alleged truck thief charged after fiery crash injures eight

    Alleged truck thief charged after fiery crash injures eight

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    The scene in Singleton on Wednesday. The critical incident team from Port Stephens Local Area Command is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident including the deployment of road spikes. A witness has told 9NEWS there was a big traffic jam heading into Singleton and he could see a huge cloud of black smoke. A 29-year-old man has been charged with a range of offences after he allegedly stole a truck and crashed into at least six vehicles and a heritage-listed building in ...
  • The Question In Spain: Did He Or Didn't He Declare Independence?

    The Question In Spain: Did He Or Didn't He Declare Independence?

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    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy took the first step on Wednesday towards suspending Catalonia's political autonomy and ruling the region directly to thwart a push for independence. Those who opposed the referendum had said they would boycott the vote. Regional authorities said 90 per cent were in favour and declared the results valid.
  • US Lawmakers, European Nations Scramble to Save Iran Deal From Trump

    US Lawmakers, European Nations Scramble to Save Iran Deal From Trump

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    Trump faces a Sunday deadline mandated by law to tell Congress if he believes Iran is complying with the nuclear accord and if it advances USA interests. Former Obama administration officials who played central roles in brokering the Iran nuclear agreement briefed congressional Democrats later Wednesday on the merits of the global accord.
  • New York Man Arrested, Charged With Threatening 'Las Vegas Repeat'

    New York Man Arrested, Charged With Threatening 'Las Vegas Repeat'

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    In the past two years, Casillas cashed in on these referrals more than a dozen times. A Midtown Manhattan man has been arrested and accused of threatening to murder an office full of employees at a Colorado company after they caught on to what they said as an attempt at fraudulently earning referral bonuses by opening fake accounts with the company.
  • Yashwant Sinha flays BJP's defence of Jay

    Yashwant Sinha flays BJP's defence of Jay

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    Sinha also questioned the way in which clearance was given for the additional solicitor general to represent Jay Shah . File image of Amit Shah with Narendra Modi at the BJP National Executive meet. He also announced his intention of suing The Wire for Rs 100 crore. "He is a federal minister, not a chartered accountant of Jay Shah", Sinha told NDTV.