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Credits: Additional reporting by Lorena Iniguez Elebee, Len De Groot, Raoul Ranoa, Paul Duginski, Ally Levine and Swetha Kannan
The wildfires that ripped through Northern California this month destroyed at least 8,400 homes and buildings, according to state officials. The scope and scale of damage is among some of the worst from wildfires in state history.
Parts of California will be at an enhanced risk of wildfire ignition this week amid record-breaking heat and gusty winds, meteorologists said.
The greatest risk will be in southern parts of the state where temperatures are forecast to hit dangerous triple-digit levels on Monday and Tuesday, meteorologists said. The heat, coupled with gusty winds, will create “the most dangerous fire weather conditions seen in the past few years,” according to the National Weather Service.
The wine country wildfires destroyed at least 8,400 homes and other buildings, authorities said Monday, a significant increase in the already staggering property loss.
All he wanted was for the governor to sign his bill — and he did. 'Unusual' late season heat wave to scorch Southern California; dangerous fire conditions expected
Bill O’Reilly says after 21st Century Fox fired founding CEO Roger Ailes following harassment charges, he was one of scores of male employees at Fox News Channel who were accused of harassment.
A spokesman for O’Reilly released the statement Saturday in response to 21st Century Fox acknowledging that it knew a news analyst had threatened to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against him when it renewed his contract in February.
Dischman was facing a charge for felony assault after her child was brain damaged due to her drug use, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Pennsylvania state law, according to the newspaper, “says pregnant women can’t be charged with aggravated assault against their own unborn children.” “This court is nonetheless constrained by the clear, plain, and unambiguous language of [the law].”
The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader’s half brother have toured the Malaysian airport where the crime took place.
Since the trial opened on 2 October, witnesses have testified that Kim died from acute VX poisoning and that the banned chemical agent was found on his face and clothing and on the women’s clothing and on Huong’s fingernail clippings.
Many fleeing the chaos of the California wildfires have lost their pets in the process, but thankfully, some are now reuniting with their furry family members.
The California wildfires have destroyed entire communities, left many people missing or injured, and at least 42 dead.
New York's top prosecutor has announced a civil rights probe into The Weinstein Co. following allegations of sexual assault against its co-founder.
Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Read more: Hollywood's open dirty secret — Why Harvey Weinstein isn't an outlier. The investigation seeks to determine whether any civil rights and anti-discrimination laws were broken at the New York City-based company.
-- State emergency management officials say an EF1 tornado touched down in a central Oklahoma county overnight, ripping off part of a casino roof where the Beach Boys were playing a concert attended by Gov. Mary Fallin.
He said the weather is expected to change again heading into the coming weekend, when the state could see its coldest temperatures yet this year and parts of southwestern and western Oklahoma might possibly get their first freeze.
Two days after the news broke that Bill O'Reilly, the former Fox News host, settled a sexual harassment case for $32 million, O'Reilly said Monday that he regretted agreeing to the settlement and thinks that settling in general is a mistake.
"Anybody who would be settling anything now is insane," O'Reilly said, "because in my case, all the confidentiality stuff was violated.” Appearing on the internet talk show of Glenn Beck, another former Fox News host, O'Reilly questioned why he had paid millions to keep the case quiet when it became public anyway.
Vice President Mike Pence and National Security Advisor General H.R. McMaster delivered remarks at a Washington, D.C., ceremony marking the 34th anniversary of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon on Monday, where the two highlighted the administration's commitment to defeating terrorism.
"This president will not sit idly by while the ayatollahs in Tehran plot more attacks like the horrific attack that we remember today," Pence said.
Last fall and in the spring, the otherwise quiet campus of Eastern Michigan University was hit by three ugly incidents of vandalism targeting blacks that rocked the community.
In December, for example, an African American member of a historic black church in Greenville, Miss., was charged with setting fire to it, and writing “Vote Trump” on the outside of the building. The arrest was one of several around the county over the past year in which an apparent act of racism or anti-Semitism was traced not to a hate group but to a suspect belonging to the targeted minority.
Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly settled a sex harassment claim for $32 million with a former legal analyst Lis Wiehl, according to an explosive report from The New York Times Saturday.
Lawyers for Ms. Wiehl, Jonathan S. Abady and O. Andrew F. Wilson, with Manhattan based law firm, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, did not return a call for comment.
A few days before, Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, had rescinded tough Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault, saying they violated principles of fairness, particularly for accused students like their own sons.
They said they wanted to protect their sons from being publicly revealed as having been disciplined, or even accused, in a sexual assault case. Of a dozen mothers who were interviewed, almost all asked to be identified by their first names only.
An emerging theory among U.S. military investigators is that the Army Special Forces soldiers ambushed in Niger were set up by terrorists, who were tipped off in advance about a meeting in a village sympathetic to local ISIS affiliates, three U.S. officials who have been briefed on the matter told NBC News.
Investigators are leaning toward a conclusion that local militants used the meeting in the village of Tongo Tongo to mount a sneak attack, officials said.