Five killed as mud sweeps away homes in California burn areas

Five bodies were found in and around Montecito, Santa Barbara County Fire Department Capt. Dave Zaniboni said . The Santa Barabara Sherriff's Office confirmed the deaths to Anadolu Agency but did not have additional information immediately availab... More..

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Giant Humpback Whale Saved Biologist From Shark Attack
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Giant Humpback Whale Saved Biologist From Shark Attack

Hauser was pushed around by the whale for almost 10 minutes, as the whale also used its head and mouth to keep her away from the shark. At that moment the 50,000-pound humpback whale swam in to protect the bi...More..

Linked Arda Turan in talks with Istanbul Basaksehir, says president
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Linked Arda Turan in talks with Istanbul Basaksehir, says president

Turkish media are reporting that Barcelona will continue to pay half of Turan's salary, although Basaksehir chairman, Goksel Gumusdag , revealed there are still a few issues to iron out. Turan has also bee...More..

Democratic White House hopefuls attack Sessions over marijuana policy change
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Democratic White House hopefuls attack Sessions over marijuana policy change

Shame on Sessions for trying to destroy what Colorado has built. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says state US attorneys should use their discretion in deciding what resources to bring to his new war on lega...More..

Julian Assange's stay in London embassy 'untenable' - Ecuador
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Julian Assange's stay in London embassy 'untenable' - Ecuador

Ecuador's foreign minister, María Fernanda Espinosa, said her country was now seeking a "third country or a personality" to mediate a final settlement with the United Kingdom to resolve the impasse and said it ...More..

Trump officials debate targeted N. Korea strike in 'bloody nose' strategy
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump officials debate targeted N. Korea strike in 'bloody nose' strategy

It comes after leader Kim Jong-un claimed he has a nuclear button ready to press at any time, leading Trump to retaliate with his own threat of a nuke blast. "This year we should focus on mass producing nuclear...More..

Israeli shot near West Bank settlement dies
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Israeli shot near West Bank settlement dies

Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday the Supreme Planning Committee for Judea and Samaria, which he heads, will be approving 1,285 new housing units in West Bank settlements. The Israeli...More..

In Response to Trump's Fake News Awards, CPJ Announces Press Oppressors Awards
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

In Response to Trump's Fake News Awards, CPJ Announces Press Oppressors Awards

The CPJ has named President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as victor while Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as runner-up in this category. The award was in response to Trump's fake news awards, which he hinte...More..

FAH supports Alex Azar for HHS secretary
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

FAH supports Alex Azar for HHS secretary

His priorities are addressing the high drug prices while allowing for innovation, making healthcare more affordable and available, harnessing the power of Medicare to shift from paying for sickness to paying fo...More..

by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

North and South Korea to hold first high-level talks in two years

Ri Son Gwon, the head of the North Korean delegation and the chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of North Korea, set an optimist tone for the meeting. Possible agenda items with regard to t...More..

Dianne Feinstein Releases Transcript Of Fusion GPS Co-Founder's Testimony On Russia
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Dianne Feinstein Releases Transcript Of Fusion GPS Co-Founder's Testimony On Russia

Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday. Simpson, a former journalist who co-founded Fusion GPS, denied strongly in the interview that the dossier, which contains some salacious allegations, was phony. Grassley and Sen....More..

Australia heatwave: Bats 'boil to death' in 47C temperatures
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Australia heatwave: Bats 'boil to death' in 47C temperatures

The heat wave in three states brought temperatures strong enough to melt the bitumen on a highway and sparked bushfires that destroyed buildings and threatened lives. "Please spare a thought for everyone who he...More..

Weather will warm up this week, rain to continue in Williamson County
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Weather will warm up this week, rain to continue in Williamson County

Becker based on personal weather station data, various computer forecast models, and information that the National Weather Service , NOAA, and other weather resources provide. Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a hig...More..

US Considers Whether Virus Might Explain Attacks in Cuba
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

US Considers Whether Virus Might Explain Attacks in Cuba

The FBI has found no evidence that American diplomats in Havana were the victims of attacks with unknown weapons, according to Republican Sen. Flake, a Senate Foreign Relations Committee member and a longtime...More..

President signs executive order on mental health care options for vets
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

President signs executive order on mental health care options for vets

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said the White House wants to address an alarming trend, that of 20 veterans a day taking their own life. "That is just an unacceptable number and we are focused on ...More..

Trump gets a national anthem moment at football title game
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Trump gets a national anthem moment at football title game

The term snowflake is often used by Trump supporters as an insult to those who criticize the president. "And we want our national anthem respected also". Players for Alabama and Georgia were nowhere to be seen ...More..

Christie Says He Would Have Been President if Trump Had Not Run
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Christie Says He Would Have Been President if Trump Had Not Run

But he failed to rise to the top of a crowded GOP field; his biggest political asset - his bluntness - no longer seemed as unique or refreshing with Trump in the race. Supreme Court on December 4, 2017. "Are ...More..

Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China

The Sanchi was carrying 150,000 tonnes, or almost one million barrels of condensate, a type of ultra-light oil, according to Chinese authorities, who have dispatched three ships to clean the spill. Authoritie...More..

Thai leader tells reporters to quiz cardboard mock-up
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Thai leader tells reporters to quiz cardboard mock-up

Prayuth had been addressing the media on promoting Thailand's upcoming children's day, however, his cardboard self was brought in before any more pressing political matters could be raised. "Thailand's junta le...More..

Talks scheduled between North and South Korea
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Talks scheduled between North and South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un opened the way for talks with South Korea in a New Year's Day speech in which he called for reduced tensions and flagged the North's possible participation in the Winter Olympi...More..