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Procession Held for Hero Firefighter Killed During California Wildfires

Procession Held for Hero Firefighter Killed During California Wildfires

State officials said Thursday that the so-called Thomas Fire straddling coastal Ventura and Santa Barbara counties covered 379 square miles. Iverson, who had been a firefighter with the California...

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Rahul Gandhi trains guns at Narendra Modi, Amit Shah at Kerala rally

Rahul Gandhi trains guns at Narendra Modi, Amit Shah at Kerala rally

Sonia Gandhi , who became Congress president in 1998, steered the 132-year-old party for 19 years. The party, in which a number of senior leaders are more comfortable with Sonia, rushed to add that ...

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Killed as Earthquake Strikes Indonesia's Java

Killed as Earthquake Strikes Indonesia's Java

People fled central Java amid fears that the quake would cause a tsunami. A large quake was reported along the coast of the Indonesian island of Java late Friday night, causing damage and at least o...

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Congress grants 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

Congress grants 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

Several lawmakers from the south backed martial law, saying it would prevent a repeat of the bloody Marawi siege and foster the city's rebuilding. The Philippine Congress voted overwhelmingly on Wed...

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Activist campaign renames Redskins on hoax Web sites

Activist campaign renames Redskins on hoax Web sites

But as the rumor grew, the Washington Redskins opted to release this statement "The Redskins organization was made aware of fraudulent websites about our team name". A native activist group, Risi...

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OH college student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

OH college student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

Police said when the boy's age was initially mentioned, Maruna replied: "Age is a number I believe.I don't believe in age.I'm OK if you (sic) OK with me". Maruna reportedly agreed to bring lubricant, ...

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Katie Taylor weighs in for world title defence against Jessica McCaskill

Katie Taylor weighs in for world title defence against Jessica McCaskill

In what she described as probably the toughest fight of her career, the Irish fighter overcame a stubborn, powerful opponent in McCaskill and emerged victorious despite being deducted a point in the s...

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Bermuda Votes to Ban Gay Marriage Just Six Months After Legalizing It

Bermuda Votes to Ban Gay Marriage Just Six Months After Legalizing It

After Governor Mike Pence of IN signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allowed business owners to deny service to patrons based on sexual orientation, the state found it necessary to sp...

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PM Narendra Modi commissioned INS Kalvari to Indian Navy

PM Narendra Modi commissioned INS Kalvari to Indian Navy

Modi said India was fully alert with regard to its global, strategic and economic interests in the Indian Ocean. It is the first of six such submarines that will be inducted into the Indian Navy, and ...

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Dayton taps Smith to be USA senator

Dayton taps Smith to be USA senator

She said Franken "has been a champion" for Minnesota , adding that "he will continue to work" for the state and country. A native of New Mexico, she graduated from Stanford and earned an MBA from Dar...

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Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Hacked, Hacker Calls Donald Trump a 'Pathetic Loser'

Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Hacked, Hacker Calls Donald Trump a 'Pathetic Loser'

You endorsed him you tool! Cooper tweeted about it Wednesday, explaining, "just woke up to find out someone gained access to my twitter account". Many were quick to jump to Cooper's defense aft...

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Police Officer Under Investigation for Handcuffing 11-Year-Old Girl

Police Officer Under Investigation for Handcuffing 11-Year-Old Girl

Honestie's mother, Whitney Hodges , said she tried to explain to the police that Honestie had done nothing wrong. 'It influenced me to feel frightened and it influenced me to feel like I accomplish...

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Muslim Nations Converge, Call Trump's Jerusalem Decision 'Null and Void'

Muslim Nations Converge, Call Trump's Jerusalem Decision 'Null and Void'

Saudi Arabia has condemned Trump's decision in a rare public rebuke of Washington. "This decision unmasked the true face of the USA and entangled its allies in the region in a hard situation; this d...

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Snow slowing for many, icy roads still possible

Snow slowing for many, icy roads still possible

Northwest wind 5 to 13 miles per hour. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Temperatures overnight will also tumble into the lower to mid teens which could lead to icy spots on t...

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Grassley urges Trump to reconsider controversial judicial picks

Grassley urges Trump to reconsider controversial judicial picks

He was tapped to be a federal judge in Texas. President Trump nominated Talley for a federal judgeship in Alabama. Mateer's nomination still needs committee approval. Meanwhile, controversy has bu...

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Wenger pretends Giroud plays more than Lacazette

Wenger pretends Giroud plays more than Lacazette

Giroud has yet to start a Premier League game this season, but he showed his value coming off the bench when he headed a late equaliser to secure a 1-1 draw at Southampton on Sunday. He has not wast...

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Atos eyes €4.3bn Gemalto deal to create leader in cyber security

Atos eyes €4.3bn Gemalto deal to create leader in cyber security

The tie-up would "result in enhanced global leadership in cybersecurity, digital technologies and services and in the strengthening of our positioning as a leading European payment services provider",...

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Israel intercepts 2 rockets from Gaza in latest exchange

Israel intercepts 2 rockets from Gaza in latest exchange

The army said in a statement that the Iron Dome missile defense system downed the rockets as they headed toward Israel . Two weeks ago, the group fired 12 projectiles aimed at an IDF post and a c...

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Here Are The Terms Of Greg Schiano's Aborted Contract With Tennessee

Here Are The Terms Of Greg Schiano's Aborted Contract With Tennessee

Greg Schiano was set to be paid $4.5 million a year as the head coach at Tennessee, according to a memorandum of understanding. Fans, former players and lawmakers took to social media and to protes...

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Israel Destroys 'Significant' Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From Gaza Strip

Israel Destroys 'Significant' Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From Gaza Strip

The rocket was successfully intercepted by an Iron Dome battery. The Israeli army denied any role in the attack, saying in a statement "contrary to Palestinian reports earlier today, the (army) did ...

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Saudi Arabia to open cinemas for first time in 35 years

Saudi Arabia to open cinemas for first time in 35 years

Bryan Lynn wrote this story for VOA Learning English. After nearly 35 years, Saudi is ready to open movie theatres in the country. "Once the licensing is granted, they'll immediately start with the ...

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Jeff Horn Retains WBO Welterweight Title With TKO Win Over Gary Corcoran

Jeff Horn Retains WBO Welterweight Title With TKO Win Over Gary Corcoran

A win would unlock high-profile, big money fights against U.S. light-welterweight king Terence Crawford and possibly Anthony Mundine. Pacquiao's camp disputed the unanimous decision, which was wid...

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Students released after bus crash with semi; 2 in unknown condition

Students released after bus crash with semi; 2 in unknown condition

The crash pushed the school bus onto the east shoulder of USA 27, and it overturned on its side. The FHP said the bus also had its flashing lights activated to warn other drivers it was stopped. There...

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'Gaylestorm' hits Dhaka: Chris Gayle smashes record 18 sixes in BPL match

'Gaylestorm' hits Dhaka: Chris Gayle smashes record 18 sixes in BPL match

Three of the four five-wicket hauls in this BPL were claimed by Bangladeshis - Shakib Al Hasan ( Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders ), Shafiul Islam (Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings) and Nasir Hoss...

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NY bombing suspect identified as Akayed Ullah

NY bombing suspect identified as Akayed Ullah

The suspect of the New York City Port Authority subway bombing has been identified as Akayed Ullah , according to New York Police Department Chief James O'Neill. "In the course of the post-9/11...

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Joe Biden comforts Meghan McCain on The View

Joe Biden comforts Meghan McCain on The View

His son became friends with McCain, Biden said , noting that when he was sick, Beau "talked about your dad's courage, not about illness, but about his courage". And I would for him, too. Biden, who...

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BREXIT: EU urges United Kingdom to remain faithful

BREXIT: EU urges United Kingdom to remain faithful

The UK has come one step closer to being granted sufficient progress on Brexit talks, with the European Parliament voting overwhelmingly in favour of moving onto stage two of negotiations. The gover...

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Police hold 11-year-old MI girl at gunpoint

Police hold 11-year-old MI girl at gunpoint

As WOOD-TV reported , Manning is a 40-year-old white woman. As for Honestie, the young girl is still badly shaken from the incident. Excellent Rapids police confined the Honesti and two other lad...

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5 soldiers still missing in snow avalanches near LOC in Kashmir

5 soldiers still missing in snow avalanches near LOC in Kashmir

Also, today the Army and Police accelerated their joint operation to rescue jawans. Police said that the Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed due to heavy snow on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel and l...

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South African court rules Zuma must set up judicial inquiry

South African court rules Zuma must set up judicial inquiry

Madonsela said chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng should set up the inquiry, rather than Zuma, as the president had a conflict of interests. In October the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld an earlier decis...

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Graeme Edge inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Graeme Edge inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Ticket sales for the general public will be announced soon; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members (or those who become one by December 31) will be eligible for a pre-sale opportunity. The Cars reuni...

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Woman threatens to kill fellow Southwest passengers, crew

Woman threatens to kill fellow Southwest passengers, crew

The trouble started after the female passenger disabled a smoke detector aboard Southwest Flight 2943 from Portland, Ore., to Sacramento, and proceeded to smoke onboard, Southwest confirmed to Fox New...

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For second time, part of United States military chopper falls to Japan school

For second time, part of United States military chopper falls to Japan school

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China, Russia Begin Joint Computer-assisted Missile Tracking Drills

China, Russia Begin Joint Computer-assisted Missile Tracking Drills

Aside from targeting North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and its missile tests, the U.S. is also preparing to launch the Strategic Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System in the Asia-Pacific...

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Unitech falls 11% as Supreme Court stays NCLT Order

Unitech falls 11% as Supreme Court stays NCLT Order

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure over the manner in which the government had approached the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in the case of Unitech Ltd and the tribunal's ord...

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Sanders Says Trump Policy Would Have Kept Out NYC Bomb Suspect

Sanders Says Trump Policy Would Have Kept Out NYC Bomb Suspect

Acosta objected: "Can you cite a specific story that you say is intentionally false that was intentionally put out there to mislead the American people?" "You can't say that it's an honest mistake w...

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Russian Federation suspends diplomatic presence in Yemen and moves to Riyadh

Russian Federation suspends diplomatic presence in Yemen and moves to Riyadh

According to the United Nations, the blockade of the Yemeni port by coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia continues and leads to a lack of "fuel, food and medicine, significantly increasing the number ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation agent removed from Russian Federation probe called Trump an 'idiot'

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent removed from Russian Federation probe called Trump an 'idiot'

The texts sent between Page and Strzok are dated between August 2015 and December 2016, the duration of the campaign. During the campaign, Strzok led the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use o...

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England need to regain fans trust by winning games: Bairstow

England need to regain fans trust by winning games: Bairstow

It will probably be funnier than what they have spouted at me so far in this series". "It's riled the English a little bit, they've tried to come back and fight fire with fire and you can say that i...

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U.S. ready for talks with North Korea 'without preconditions', says Rex Tillerson

U.S. ready for talks with North Korea 'without preconditions', says Rex Tillerson

The statement from America's top diplomatic official underscores the urgency of efforts to blunt the threat of an increasingly belligerent North Korea. Tillerson's comments appeared to deviate from pr...

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