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Santa Cruz Bear Fire Map: Current Location of the Wildfire


Status: 150-acre fire at 5 percent containment as of 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. A new wildfire broke out over night in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the vicinity of Bear Creek Canyon Road, and it's been named the Bear Fire . A Cal Fire official added that the steep, rugged terrain is creating difficulty battling the blaze. Luckily, the wind has been light and not a factor in the fire, Sherman said. Read More »

NJ health care advocates accuse Trump of health care 'sabotage'


Some insurers may decide to bail out of markets altogether. Officials in Wisconsin, a state that went for a Republican presidential candidate for the first time in decades last fall, assumed the federal subsidy would end when they approved premium rate increases averaging 36 percent for the coming year. Read More »

Canada and Mexico will reportedly reject America's demands on NAFTA


Ms. Thomas also says that the proposal could cause Canada and Mexico to exit the renegotiation of NAFTA altogether. The parties are expected to reconvene in three weeks in Mexico City to work toward an agreement. The U.S. proposed late Thursday raising the so-called auto rules of origin to 85 percent from the current 62.5 percent, one official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity as discussions with Canada and Mexico are ongoing. Read More »

Federal judge blocks Trump's third attempt at travel ban


Watson, a U.S. District judge appointed by former President Obama, also temporarily halted Trump's second travel ban . Hawaii argued in court documents that the updated ban is a continuation of Trump's "promise to exclude Muslims from the United States" despite the addition of two non-majority Muslim countries. Read More »

Netanyahu says he does not accept the Hamas and Fatah reconciliation


Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in a statement last week that re are some prerequisites for accepting settlement agreement between Hamas and Fatah. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before holding direct peace talks at the State Department in Washington, DC, Sept. Read More »

Child Injured After Bull Runs Loose In Prospect Park, Brooklyn


Reacting to news of the cow, which wound up in one of the borough's southernmost parks, Twitter quickly dubbed the runaway animal the Prospect Park Cow. A baby cow is on the moo-ve in New York City! This time, animal control officials tranquilized the cow and took it away to an unknown location, ABC7 reported . Read More »

No drone strike carried out in Kurram Agency: ISPR


Taliban sources said 18 members of the Pakistan-based Haqqani militants, allied to the Taliban, were killed in Monday's strike and six more on Tuesday. "There are always drones hovering over this border area, but this was the first time four drones were noticed at the same time", said Kurram resident Gulab Sher. Read More »

Fighter jet pilot dies in crash near Madrid


It is understood the aircraft suffered a loss of engine power on take off and hardly left the ground. The Defense Ministry later identified the pilot as Lt. It added in a second message: 'The Air Force is investigating the causes of the accident, which at the moment are unknown'. The defense ministry confirmed the Eurofighter went down in Albacete, southern Spain, on its return to base. Read More »

Pai: FCC Can't Pull Licenses Over Newscast Content


Later in the day he went further by saying licenses "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked". At a telecommunications conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, Pai said , according to Politico , "I believe in the First Amendment", without mentioning Trump or NBC. Read More »

'How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?'


It's unclear exactly what the Scaramucci Post is, although the investment banker and former White House official announced its launch just weeks ago. Lance Laifer is a 52-year-old hedge fund manager, according to Bloomberg . Do you know anyone who is a Holocaust denier? I take full responsibility for it, ' Leifer added in another tweet. Read More »

House of slain former PDP sarpanch burned down


A mob instigated by anti-national elements and over ground workers of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group on Tuesday set on fire a house belonging to a slain PDP leader, who was gunned down by militants in the Shopian district of south Kashmir. Read More »

BJP protests killing of RSS, party activists in Kerala


Whenever the CPM comes to power, they unleash violence against RSS-BJP activists. "Even after CPI (M ) depletes its cache of ammunition, there will be no dearth of BJP workers ready to take it on without any fear", he said. The saffron party, under Shah, had taken out a "Janaraksha Yatra ", protesting against the attacks on its workers, allegedly by CPI (M) workers, in the southern state. Read More »

Zuma's reshuffle creates instability in vital departments, says Busa


According to a statement from the presidency, Higher Education Minister and South African Communist Party (SACP) Secretary-General Blade Nzimande has been removed from his position. The SACP strongly criticized the reshuffle, which it said has nothing to do with strengthening the state, but rather an attempt to silence the SACP's fight against corruption. Read More »

Harley-Davidson profit slides on weak United States market

As the earnings date approaches, we can see that insider ownership is now 0.39% shares, and institutional ownership is at 95.50% for Harley-Davidson, Inc. DA Davidson upgraded the shares of HOG in report on Thursday, April 13 to "Market Perform" rating. Northside Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Harley-Davidson during the first quarter worth approximately $218,000. Read More »

Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

According to Qualcomm , Apple is misusing the three patents from Qualcomm and the according to the company, the iPhones are using this technology to improvise features like power management and force 3D touch capability. As such, Qualcomm had no obligations to license these patents. Apple claimed it had been overcharged billions of dollars by Qualcomm , before the semiconductor company counterclaimed . Read More »

Concern over falling numbers of prosecutions for hate crime


The number of recorded hate crimes, which include any crime motivated by race, religion, sexuality, disability, or transgender, rose to over 80,000 - has risen to nearly twice the level recorded four years ago. "Race hate crime was the most commonly recorded strand of hate crime in all 44 police forces and for 41 forces, religious hate crime was either the third or fourth most commonly recorded strand, after either sexual orientation or disability", the latest release said. Read More »

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) Valuation According To Analysts


TSI's SI was 52,500 shares in October as released by FINRA. Bessemer Group Inc sold 7,651 shares as Amgen Inc (AMGN)'s stock declined 9.68%. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. Read More »

Nuclear war may break out any time, warns North Korea


North Korea supports the idea of a total ban of nuclear weapons in the world, but intends to keep its Arsenal until they have US. Warning other countries against their participation in military actions, the North Korean ambassador said, "As long as one does not take part in the USA military actions against the DPRK ( North Korea ), we have no intention of using nuclear weapons against any other country". Read More »

Caritas Bangladesh aids Rohingya refugees


An overcrowded boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized Monday in the Bay of Bengal near a Bangladeshi fishing village, killing 12 people, including six children, police said. This new influx of refugees flee to join the over 536,000 Rohingya Muslims who have already escaped Myanmar to Bangladesh since August 25 when coordinated attacks were carried out by the Army on their settlements in Rakhine State. Read More »

AAA: Distractions and drinking fuel teen driver crashes


In 2016 alone, more than 3,500 teens lost their lives in auto crashes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Supervised nighttime driving protections for newly licensed teen drivers protect them from the most unsafe driving conditions while they are still inexperienced and adjusting to driving without adult supervision. Read More »

Power outages in Tipperary as storm Ophelia hits


With this number of customers out - it is unprecedented it is going to be a number of days, 10 days, before 5% of customers get their power back. By late afternoon, approximately 360,000 electricity customers were without power as a result of over 3,200 individual faults on the network across the country. Read More »

The FIFA World Cup Play-Off Draw Where Ireland's Opponents Will Be Chosen


Both nations avoided four-time winners Italy and will be hopeful of booking their place in Russian Federation next summer. Here are the fixtures resulting from the European 2018 FIFA World Cup play-off draw. Should Ireland avoid defeat in the first leg in Copenhagen, it will all to play for as they bring the Danish back to a full house in the Aviva with World Cup qualification on the line. Read More »

Florida congressional candidate claims she's been on alien spaceship

The Miami Herald reports that Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera , a 59-year-old Republican who's running for the seat now held by retiring Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), claims that she has had encounters with extraterrestrials who have communicated with her telepathically since the age of seven. Read More »

Pentagon: US Kills Dozens in Yemen Training Camp Attacks


The strike targeted "two training camps of EI (.)" In province of Casablanca, Yemen, upsetting organization's attempts to train new fighters, announced in a communiqué American command that oversees American forces in region. IS has used ungoverned areas in Yemen to plot, direct, instigate and recruit for attacks against America and its allies around the world, it said. USA forces have also conducted at least two ground raids in Yemen since Trump took office, including the controversial ... Read More »

In Syrian city of Raqqa, IS loses hospital, another holdout


Another Reuters witness said militia fighters celebrated in the streets, chanting slogans from their vehicles. A spokesman for the SDF in Syria says it will be in control of the northern city of Raqqa "within a few days" after attacking the last pocket held by the Islamic State group. Read More »