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by | October 17, 2017 | 22:48

The blaze, dubbed Bear Fire , has consumed 150 acres in the area and is 5 percent contained as of Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. During a press conference, Cal Fire said five firefighters suffered minor injuries. Firefighters hope to make progress surrounding the fire while winds remain calm amid cooler morning temperatures. At least 100 homes are threatened and one structure has been destroyed.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:37

The first version was introduced a week after Mr Trump took power. The second version of the travel ban , issued in March, had barred residents of six Muslim-majority countries - Iran, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. Omar Jadwat, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, called the restrictions "a bigger, tougher version of the same ban " that Chuang blocked previously.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:36

The rules govern what share of a product must be sourced within Nafta to receive the pact's benefits. Other thorny issues that USA officials also pushed across the table in the fourth round included a US proposal to weaken Canada's and Mexico's access to USA government procurement contracts and to eliminate a NAFTA chapter that has allowed Mexico and Canada to contest USA anti-dumping and government-subsidy tariff decisions by turning to a special panel of judges.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:30

Audi may have been the first auto company to demo autonomous technology in the state of New York, but GM is the first company to get permission to test autonomous vehicles in New York City, and the launch is coming from GM's subsidiary Cruise Automation.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:25

Under the agreement, the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority is to resume full control of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip by December 1, according to a statement from Egypt's intelligence agency, which oversaw the talks.A senior USA official told Israel's Haaretz that President Trump would recognise the deal.

by | October 17, 2017 | 21:51

Passengers aboard an Indonesia AirAsia flight to Bali said the actions of the crew sent those on board into a state of panic after the plane experienced a problem midflight. "It was really upsetting". The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said it was investigating the depressurization, according to reports. The Airbus A320 aircraft descended from 34,000ft to 10,000ft in minutes, data from Flightaware.com confirmed; this is apparently standard practice in the event of cabin depressurisation.

by | October 17, 2017 | 21:37

Police have confirmed there were human remains inside a saltwater crocodile examined in the search for a missing Queensland grandmother. "The crocodiles (which were not believed to have killed mum), are not responsible for being crocodiles, and doing what crocodiles do", he said .

by | October 17, 2017 | 21:17

Finally, at around 1:15 p.m., the NYPD managed to corral the cow and herd it into a Mounted Unit horse transporter. Police told the station that the cow escaped, "from a nearby slaughterhouse and will now go to a sanctuary". No one knows for sure how the bull got loose in the first place or where it came from. Brooklynites on social media spotted the bull on Coney Island Avenue and 17th Street before it headed toward the green pastures of Prospect Park.

by | October 17, 2017 | 20:54

During a protest staged along Aurora Boulevard in Cubao, PISTON national president George San Mateo claimed early success on the first day, saying the transport strike paralyzed 90 percent of jeepney routes in the entire country based on a partial PISTON field report of transport paralysis.

by | October 17, 2017 | 20:52

According to the DOJ, CPOT designations are those who have "command and control" elements of the most prolific worldwide drug trafficking and money laundering organizations. With the supply of prescription opioids on the market cut back in the past two years, addicts have turned to the cheapest alternative, fentanyl or heroin cut with fentanyl.

by | October 17, 2017 | 20:40

Police respond to Howard University on Tuesday after receiving a report of a possible shooting. Howard University tweeted "This afternoon, we were anonymously notified of a potential shooter on campus". that says: "ALERT!" A spokesperson for Washington DC Police Department said officers were still on the scene as of 1pm and have yet to find anything to confirm reports of an active shooter.

by | October 17, 2017 | 20:19

Trump got even tougher in a subsequent tweet , saying: "Network news has become so partisan, distorted and fake that licenses must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked". NBCUniversal, the parent company of the network, is owned by Comcast Corp., which owns 10 NBC stations, including in NY and Los Angeles. Pai has served as a commissioner on the FCC since 2012, before Trump elevated him to chairman this year.

by | October 17, 2017 | 19:49

Laifer also received publicity in 2007 when he made it his mission to raise as much money as possible for malaria research. There has been no official word from Scaramucci about what actions might be taken to address this situation, but CNN's Jake Tapper spoke to a source close to Scaramucci, who said that he's "furious " and is "going to take immediate disciplinary action ".

by | October 17, 2017 | 19:41

The OECD admitted that Brexit negotiations were hard to forecast and could "prove more favourable" than assumed in its report - boosting trade, investment and growth - but stressed that this would require "an ambitious EU-UK agreement and a transition period to allow for adjustment to the new agreement".

by | October 17, 2017 | 18:49

The finding coincides with historical writings that described a theater near the Temple Mount, according to the press conference. The Western Wall is among the last remnants of the retaining structures that surrounded the second Jewish temple until its destruction by the Romans in 70 AD.

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:47

A girl before me had already been recalée because she had not lost enough weight. Speaking at Elle's Women in Hollywood event - where she was one of eight honourees - the 27-year-old Oscar victor divulged some of the appalling treatment women in the movie industry are often forced to endure in order to climb the ranks.

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:43

No one else was in the jet at the time. The ministry said it had no details about the cause of the incident, which took place shortly after 11 a.m. Firefighters stationed at the air base are leading the emergency response, and video posted on social media shows thick plumes of black smoke rising from the crash scene.

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:34

Gold jewellery is taxed both at the time of buying and selling. So, if you are planning to purchase certain things today then this video by Acharya Indu Prakash can help you out. Whether buying online or from a retailer, electronics product has picked up the pace. You have several brands to choose from - Joyalukkas, Malabar, Senco Gold, Bluestone, P.N.

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:27

According to an India Today report, the proposal was sent by speaker KB Koliwad to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah , who is also the finance minister of Karnataka. The proposal reportedly drew flak from several members of the opposition."We should not waste the taxpayers' money like this". "We have sent a proposal.there are various things in it".

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:14

This is months after of range-bound trading during which OPEC-led supply cuts buoyed crude prices but rising USA output capped markets. Global benchmark Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the US, eased 0.47% to $56.67 a barrel.

by | October 17, 2017 | 16:13

With the demand for medicinal plants increasing worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) has projected that the global herbal market will grow to Dollars 5 trillion by 2050 from the current level of USD 62 billion. "It advocates preventive healthcare methods of treatment; it is not a system of medicine, but a science of life and longevity", added the Minister. He said under the foreign rule, there had been attempts to ridicule and lessen the importance of Indian system of knowledge and ...

by | October 17, 2017 | 15:57

He pointed to large-scale military exercises every year using "nuclear assets" and said what is more risky is what he called a US plan to stage a " secret operation aimed at the removal of our supreme leadership ". "Unless the hostile policy and the nuclear threat of the United States is thoroughly eradicated, we will never put our nuclear weapons and ballistic rockets on the negotiation table under any circumstance", he said.

by | October 17, 2017 | 15:52

The rest of the United States will see more federal dollars spent to clean up this mess. The cost-sharing reductions are separate from the tax credit subsidies that help millions of people pay their premiums. This has been a main rallying cry against the ACA. For example, D.C. Tennessee Blue Cross Blue Shield Chief Executive J.D. Hickey said in a letter they would need to price-in risk if Trump does not pay CSRs or enforcing the individual mandate.

by | October 17, 2017 | 15:36

CPS guidelines stress that "hate crimes" only need to be "perceived" by the "victim", can include "offensive comments", and "no evidence" is needed to record them. The number of hate crimes recorded by police rose nearly a third previous year, driven partially by jumps around the time of the European Union referendum and the Westminster Bridge attack, according to new Home Office figures.

by | October 17, 2017 | 15:28

A man in his 30s was clearing a fallen tree in Ballybrado in the area when he was seriously injured with a chainsaw. One man was killed in Ravensdale, Dundalk, when a auto he was in was struck by a tree at around 2.45pm, gardai said. Speaking about the issue an ESB spokesperson has said the South, South East, South West and parts of the Midlands are the worst affected. Forecaster Steven Keates said commuters should expect "very gusty conditions", with winds of up to 70mph.