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by | December 17, 2017 | 09:12

At the city's zoo, workers began putting some animals into crates and kennels, to ready them for possible evacuation. Residents of Santa Barbara in California have fled wildfires as strong winds drive the blaze towards the city. "And we are not going to stand in front of it and put firefighters in untenable situations". Firefighters who had been trying to stop the progression of the blaze, known as the Thomas fire, by removing brush, clearing land with bulldozers and dropping thousands of ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 07:07

Specifically, the General Services Administration (GSA) turned over emails written during the transition - the period between Election Day 2016 and Inauguration Day 2017 - and the Trump campaign is claiming in a letter that the decision violated the law.

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:44

Omarosa Manigault certainly wasn't feeling the shade thrown her way by Robin Roberts and her " Bye Felicia " comment after Manigault announced her resignation as a senior White House aid. "With Omarosa gone, who's going to be in charge of...", Colbert said, before shrugging his shoulders, unsure of what to classify her role as. During the daily press briefing on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Manigault Newman was no longer working at the White ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:13

The Hoosiers are 5-5 and will play No. 18 Notre Dame in this year's edition of the Crossroads Classic on Saturday at Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. "We know how the state of IN loves basketball so I think that's been positive". "We didn't deserve this one", Irish senior forward Bonzie Colson said.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:53

A Sydney man could face at least ten years behind bars after being accused of acting as an economic agent for North Korea to generate millions of dollars. Police say there was evidence that Mr Chan had been in contact with "high ranking officials in North Korea", reported BBC News. Police started investigating the man after a tip-off from another global agency on another matter, he said.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:48

TD Ameritrade, which features the largest futures operation of any online brokerage, will allow bitcoin futures to be traded on its platform starting Monday. Such was the excitement at the launch of futures that the Bitcoin price touched an all-time high of US$17,382.64 after one day of CBOE trading . The global average bitcoin price rose somewhat higher, thanks to large premiums on Bithumb and other South Korean exchanges.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:34

The Bay Area red-flag warning covers higher elevations throughout the region, including the Santa Cruz Mountains, the East Bay and North Bay hills, Mount Diablo and the Diablo Range. Santa Ana Winds sway palm trees. On Friday it sent out a red flag alert to residents over its Nixle cell phone system. The Bay Area isn't the only place with fire worries.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:32

The White House has attempted to downplay the heavy sexist undertones of Trump's attack. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, however, denied the sexual harassment allegations against Mr. He has refused to release his tax returns, with the absurd excuse that it's because he is under audit. Speaking at a news conference later in the day, the attorney further addressed Trump's controversial tweet.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:03

A trough of low pressure moves through the area today and will touch off scattered snow showers. Saturday afternoon's temperatures will "warm" to a range of upper 40s to low 50s. Temperatures are tad milder in the lower 40s. Temperatures will slowly climb through the first part of the week with highs on Monday rising to the mid-50s.

by | December 17, 2017 | 04:17

It is still unknown who will succeed Srur as the head of the country's naval force. Argentina has sacked the head of its navy a month after a submarine vanished along with all 44 crew members. Global organisations are also said to have detected a noise that could have been the submarine's implosion the same day contact was lost. "We all feel they are hiding things from us", Jessica Medina, sister to one of the crew members told Telesur .

by | December 17, 2017 | 03:52

Meanwhile, it was clear during election returns Tuesday that Black voters would be needed for the Jones victory and that without them, he could not have won. If that's true, what's the point of turning out to vote, knowing what it could potentially cost them? Organizers funded by The Democratic Party were strategically placed in communities of color and near college campuses, were a good portion of millennials were present.

by | December 17, 2017 | 03:19

Lauren Price and Amy Laker , said "I do" in a romantic garden ceremony in the Sydney suburb of Camden on Saturday, exactly one week after changes to the marriage act were made to allow same-sex couples to Wednesday. In remarks to News.com.au, Nick Jensen said that he would remain married to his wife. Amy and Elise McDonald, meanwhile, only received permission to marry at 11am on the Friday, and surprised their guests with an official celebrant, instead of a relative who was going to ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:10

The Interpol has rejected India's Red Corner Notice against Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik on the grounds that it lacked evidence and was a failure by Indian authorities to follow due process of law, political and religious bias that formed the basis of such a notice, and lack of worldwide interest.

by | December 17, 2017 | 00:54

The government cut off funding for the program in 2012 after just 5 years, but it wasn't completely shut down . In 2007, former senator Harry Reid-along with former senators Ted Stevens and Daniel Inouye-used "so-called black money" to secretly fund a program inside the Defense Department to study and investigate reports of UFOs , particularly from United States military personnel.

by | December 17, 2017 | 00:26

From WTKR.com : "It was an absolutely grisly mauling", Sheriff Agnew said. A Virginia woman was mauled to death by her pair of pit bulls while taking them out for a walk in the woods. Deputies say they found the dogs guarding the woman's body when they arrived. She had defensive wounds on her hands and arms, and it appears that she was alive when the animals attacked.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:14

Video captured part of the confrontation. "This is the most unexpected and unbelievable day for me this entire 2017", An wrote in her post. Sean Lee told KRON4 he tutoring a community college student, Annie, when all of a suddenly the women began remonstrating with them.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:12

Though the official word is that she resigned and was not fired, this marks the fourth time that Omarosa , a contestant on the original The Apprentice , as well as a follow-up season and The Celebrity Apprentice , has been removed from the employ of Donald Trump .

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:06

Cyber researchers have been tracing The Lazarus cybercrime group after an ongoing scheme to steal online credentials of bitcoin industry insiders. Cybersecurity firms including Secureworks suspect North Korea to be behind the Lazarus group, which they link to an $81 million cyber heist previous year at the Bangladesh central bank and a 2014 attack on Sony's Hollywood studio.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:55

The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Wednesday, October 21 by Bank of America. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. 30 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. Os average Altman Z-Score: 1.52 in the past 7 years. Birchview Capital Lp decreased Merck & Co Inc (MRK) stake by 33.33% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:56

Rodchenkov was Russia's anti-doping laboratory director until November 2015, when he was accused by the World Anti-Doping Agency of masterminding a years-long doping program for Russian Federation. "I know that many worldwide officials don't want that, but what can we do?" The 25 Russian athletes suspended by the International Olympic Committee for doping in Sochi have announced their intention to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.