• Calmer winds 'critical' in Southern California firefight

    Calmer winds 'critical' in Southern California firefight

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    A portion of Santa Barbara was also under mandatory evacuation. The city's zoo was under voluntary evacuation, and workers there began putting some animals into crates and kennels as a precaution. "I literally left with the clothes on my back". While crews on the fire lines got a break from slightly calmer winds, much of the rest of Southern California was buffeted by powerful gusts that once again increased the wildfire risk across the region.
  • Coquihalla Highway closed southbound due to 'spun out' vehicles

    Coquihalla Highway closed southbound due to 'spun out' vehicles

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    UPDATE: 1:40 p.m. ORGINAL: 12:30 p.m. Drive B.C. recommends drivers consider an alternate route. The exchange is located just south of Merritt. Highway 1 west of Revelstoke is closed due to a vehicle incident, DriveBC reports. There is no estimated time for the re-opening of the highway. The southbound lane of the Coquihalla, between Merritt and Hope, is now closed because of what DriveBC is calling a "spun out commercial vehicle".
  • Congress paid out $115000 in sexual harassment claims from 2008

    Congress paid out $115000 in sexual harassment claims from 2008

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    In all, $342,225.85 worth of settlements were paid between 2008 and 2012. The Office of Compliance, where lawmakers and staffers file such claims, provided the numbers to the Committee on House Administration, which deals with the chamber's rules and regulations, amid a recent cascade of sexual misconduct allegations against lawmakers that has forced congressional leaders to re-examine procedures for dealing with such incidents.
  • Senate Panel Rejects Trump's Pick To Head US Exim Bank

    Senate Panel Rejects Trump's Pick To Head US Exim Bank

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    The administration had nominated Scott Garrett, a Republican former congressman from New Jersey, who has been a longtime opponent of the bank that helps United States exporting firms compete overseas, once saying it " embodies the corruption of the free enterprise system".
  • North Korean Agent Charged With WMD Sale Plot In Australia

    North Korean Agent Charged With WMD Sale Plot In Australia

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    AFP officers swooped on South Korean-born Chan Han Choi, 59, in Sydney on Saturday and charged him with brokering the sale of missile components and other goods between North Korea and worldwide groups. He is in custody and faces a total of six charges, with maximum penalties of up to 10 years in jail. "He seems to be a fellow traveler willing to take the risk to try and exploit whatever loopholes exist with surveillance and sanctions", said Euan Graham, director of the worldwide security ...
  • Gay Couple Killed in Massive Fire at Scottish Resort Hotel

    Gay Couple Killed in Massive Fire at Scottish Resort Hotel

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    Over 200 guests were evacuated from the luxury hotel at around 6:50 a.m. on Monday morning, police said. Two men who died after a fire at one of Scotland's most luxurious hotels have been named. "A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal". Cameron House's website has posted a notice asking its customers to remain patient, and warning arriving guests that it will be closed for at least two days.
  • What's Propelling Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) After Lower Shorts Reported?

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    It has outperformed by 29.32% the S&P500. 662,410 are owned by Rothschild Asset Management. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 23,406 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $783,398.82. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 13. The firm has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, September 26.
  • Chicago day care worker accused of burning toddlers with hot glue gun

    Chicago day care worker accused of burning toddlers with hot glue gun

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    Prosecutors say Lizandra Cosme , of Chicago's Humbolt Park neighborhood, was caught on surveillance video applying the glue gun directly to the hands and arms of some children. Come Sunday afternoon, Cosme was arrested after a police investigation indicated she'd caused " injury " to the students, according to the Chicago Tribune .
  • Hindu Jagran Manch directs Aligarh schools not to celebrate Christmas

    Hindu Jagran Manch directs Aligarh schools not to celebrate Christmas

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    He said Christmas was a major celebration for them. Some school officials have expressed concern about the group's threats, and some have reportedly lodged complaints with the police and district administration. According to sources, Aligarh range DIG Mohit Agarwal held a meeting of senior superintendents of police of four districts falling under the range and took the decision to disallow any such events that would disturb the peace and communal harmony in the area.
  • Russian Federation arreseted a Norwegian Man for Espionage

    Russian Federation arreseted a Norwegian Man for Espionage

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    Russian Federation said on Tuesday it had detained a Norwegian national on suspicion of espionage amid a spike in tensions between the two neighbours. Berg also spoke out against a wall on the border between the countries, considering the move a symbolic action against Russian Federation. "The detained has a lawyer", Overland Andersen says.
  • First Alert Weather: Warm weather hangs on

    First Alert Weather: Warm weather hangs on

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    It's likely that we'll also continue to see patchy fog through the night as well, with temperatures remaining in the lower 40s. Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 30. South wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Our current forecast calls for a high on Saturday in the low 60s and a high on Sunday around 60° with scattered rains for both days.
  • Lockheed joins Aerion supersonic bizjet project

    Lockheed joins Aerion supersonic bizjet project

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    He added that Lockheed's jet fighter manufacturing base in Marietta, Georgia, - where the Lockheed Jetstar , the world's first successful business jet, was built in the 1960s and '70s - is a prime candidate for an AS2 assembly plant. Boom is now working on a one-third scale demonstrator, the XB-1 or "Baby Boom", and is aiming for first subsonic flights next year with supersonic testing in 2019.
  • DJ dies and others injured after festival stage collapses

    DJ dies and others injured after festival stage collapses

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    He suffered critical head injuries and had to be rushed to the hospital, where he was dead. Our priority is to assist the wounded and their families. An investigation will be undertaken as to how the events unfolded, with severe weather warnings having been issued for heavy winds, hail, and torrential rain.
  • Salah predicts silverware for Liverpool

    Salah predicts silverware for Liverpool

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    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp chose to brush over Salah's 20-goal achievement, the first time a Reds player has hit that mark before Christmas since Ian Rush in 1986. 'That atmosphere was unbelievable, really. Now I am even happier to play for Liverpool here. I wanted to show everyone my football. I even used to play as Liverpool on the PlayStation on Federation Internationale de Football Association when I was 18 or 19, as Steven Gerrard, Sami Hyypia, Jamie Carragher, Michael Owen and ...
  • Holiday travel ramps up at DIA amid Atlanta outage

    Holiday travel ramps up at DIA amid Atlanta outage

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    Passengers were stranded for over 10 hours, following a blackout at Atlanta airport. As of this morning, the afternoon and evening flights still appear to be on time, she said. Emergency fix crews were still trying to diagnose and fix the problem as of 7 p.m. Sunday. There are reports from people at the airport that flights are delayed and inbound flights can not deplane due to lack of power in the jetways.
  • Off-Duty SFPD Officer Fatally Shoots Self During Police Stop in Richmond

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    Penney store. Unable to see inside the coupe due to "heavily tinted" windows, the officer called for back up and responding officers used a "shotgun-propelled beanbag to break the suspect's windshield", Lt. Philip Sanchez, a 45-year-old Richmond police sergeant, was booked Sunday on suspicion of negligent discharge of a weapon, vandalism with a value of $400 or more, assault with a firearm and shooting in an inhabited dwelling, according to San Francisco police spokesman Officer Robert Rueca.