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With gusting winds, triple digit temperatures and nearly zero chance of rain in Northern California this week, scorching weather poses a persistent threat to firefighters battling out-of-control blazes on parched land, officials said . On Monday, another fast-moving fire ignited in the state - this time in Orange County, where firefighters battled the Holy Fire that expanded to more than 1,200 acres.
  • Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student

    Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student

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    Jack said he last saw Tibbetts on July 16. "Mollie was a friend to everybody", said Kim Calderwood, her aunt. "We were just having conversations on and off through text and Snapchat, and that was about all". Authorities, with the help of hundreds of volunteers, have scoured swaths of land in Brooklyn and the surrounding Poweshiek County in the search for Tibbetts.
  • Black pastor calls Donald Trump more 'pro-black' than Barack Obama

    Black pastor calls Donald Trump more 'pro-black' than Barack Obama

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    Reports of Mueller seeking a sit down with Agalarov come amid negations between President Trump's lawyers and the special counsel's office to narrow down possible interview by prosecutors. He said Mueller was "totally conflicted" and called his probe as "a disgrace to USA". "The Agalarovs were not aware and had and have no reason to believe that the President knew the Trump Tower meeting was happening or that it happened before it was publicly disclosed", Balber said.
  • Nivedita Gowda deletes her Kiki Challenge video after getting slammed by fans

    Nivedita Gowda deletes her Kiki Challenge video after getting slammed by fans

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    The " Kiki dance challenge" thrown by Canadian rapper Drake , involves jumping out of a moving vehicle and dancing alongside it to his song " In My Feelings ". Anna, who graduated from Pleasant Valley this year, has been dancing since she was just 3. "We were over by the roundabout, and I thought it would be a fun idea to do the Kiki Challenge ", Worden told the news station about the July 23 incident.
  • 'We are going to have to go to war': Zimbabwe's election fallout

    'We are going to have to go to war': Zimbabwe's election fallout

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    The opposition alleges the elections have irregularities, saying voting results were not posted outside one-fifth of polling stations as required by law. Wednesday's violence, which followed a relatively orderly election, dashes Mnangagwa's hopes of repairing the image of a country that had become synonymous with corruption and economic collapse under Mugabe.
  • Wildfires scorching homes, land and California's budget

    Wildfires scorching homes, land and California's budget

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    Dubbed the Eel fire, it started about 3:30 p.m.in the Black Butte River Ranch area. More than 4,200 firefighters are battling the blaze, which has scorched more than 125,800 acres (50,900 hectares) in the scenic Shasta-Trinity region. Cal Fire spokesman Jonathan Cox said the intensity of this summer's wildfires is historic. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Wednesday that another 440 buildings including barns and warehouses have also been destroyed by the Carr ...
  • Modi to attend Imran Khan's oath ceremony? PTI mulls inviting SAARC leaders

    Modi to attend Imran Khan's oath ceremony? PTI mulls inviting SAARC leaders

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    He congratulated Khan and "expressed hope that democracy will take deeper roots in Pakistan ", the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement . Having won 115 out of 272 seats, Khan's PTI is falling short of 137 needed for a simple majority. The half an hour speech Imran Khan delivered after his party's victory gave a good glimpse into the freshness and newness set to envelop the country in some years.
  • MDC 'have won' Zimbabwe election: senior party official

    MDC 'have won' Zimbabwe election: senior party official

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    Priscilla Chigumba, a judge who heads the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission , said she was confident there had been no "cheating" in the first election without Mugabe on the ballot. "By the end of the day today we should be very clear as to an emphatic voice for change , the new, and the young - I represent that", Chamisa said as he voted in Harare, surrounded by vocal supporters.
  • Ally congressmen introduce impeachment resolution against Deputy AG Rosenstein

    Ally congressmen introduce impeachment resolution against Deputy AG Rosenstein

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    Rosenstein has outlasted months of threats of impeachment or other punitive action, and some lawmakers are predicting he's in the clear at least for now. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he does not support an effort by Republican House conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. It is not filed as a privileged resolution , so the odds of it ever coming to a vote are extremely long, assuming Ryan doesn't disincorporate entirely.
  • California Wildfire Surges Into City of Redding, Population 92000

    California Wildfire Surges Into City of Redding, Population 92000

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    The so-called Carr Fire is "taking down everything in its path", said Scott McLean, a CalFire spokesman for the crews battling the blaze. At least 15 structures have been destroyed in the Carr Fire. A huge forest fire continued to grow outside Yosemite National Park. Wildfires have blackened an estimated 4.15 million acres (1.68 million hectares) in the United States this year.
  • Cohen secretly recorded conversation with CNN anchor

    Cohen secretly recorded conversation with CNN anchor

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    Moreover, Cohen has only worked for Trump since 2006, and he never operated as a traditional lawyer. There is Karen McDougal , who has been in the news a lot lately after an audio recording was released in which Trump and attorney Michael Cohen discuss a plan to buy back a story that American Media Inc.
  • Trump Warns Iran: ‘Never, Ever Threaten the United States Again’

    Trump Warns Iran: ‘Never, Ever Threaten the United States Again’

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    Rather than learn from their neighbour's history, it appears Iran may now be bent on taking the same path. "And the United States under President Trump will not stay silent either", he said . "The United States is with you". The Iran comments came in a wide-ranging speech to the VFW that included talk about national defense, trade policy and tariffs, North Korea , and attacks on the media.
  • Iran Warns Of ‘Countermeasures’ In Volley Of Threats With Trump

    Iran Warns Of ‘Countermeasures’ In Volley Of Threats With Trump

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    The kind of threat that Trump made on Twitter on Sunday could have attracted penalty from the social network for any regular person as Twitter's policy bars users from making threats of violence on its platform. The first round of United States sanctions on Iran goes into effect in August, followed by ones targeting Iran's oil exports in November. The Mehr news agency, one of the Iranian regime's worldwide voices, reported recently, citing Rouhani's chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi, that Trump ...
  • Burr breaks with Nunes: 'Sound reasons' for judges to approve FISA warrant

    Burr breaks with Nunes: 'Sound reasons' for judges to approve FISA warrant

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    Donald Trump's former foreign policy adviser Carter Page says claims he worked on Russia's behalf are "ridiculous". Text messages obtained by the IG showed that FBI agent Peter Strzok, the lead agent on the counterintelligence investigation into alleged Russian interference, told high-ranking FBI lawyer Lisa Page that they would stop Trump from becoming president.
  • Trump Is 'Concerned' Russia Wants To Elect Democrats

    Trump Is 'Concerned' Russia Wants To Elect Democrats

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    The administration has released only vague information about matters that were discussed in a private one-on-one meeting between Putin and Trump and the White House said the only firm agreement brokered was to continue to have an open dialogue.
  • President Trump Is Considering Revoking Security Clearances of His Critics

    President Trump Is Considering Revoking Security Clearances of His Critics

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    But his request regarding Brennan could fall upon sympathetic ears after he offered a rare endorsement of Trump's performance during a post-summit press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin last week. Mrs Sanders denied a reporter's suggestion that the president wanted to punish the former officials for free speech. "He can suspend or revoke clearances as he sees fit, and if he chooses to do it for political reasons, well I think that's a awful precedent".