Display:

Most Negative Articles In Latest 24 Hours
Source: Common Domain

Mapping the devastation from California's most destructive wildfire

Today 09:02 GMT

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.

Source: ABC News

Southern Calif. at critical risk for wildfires amid extreme heat, winds

Today 07:00 GMT

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.

Source: Common Domain

Fire loss total surges to 8,400 structures in Northern California

Today 09:01 GMT

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

Source: Global News

Bill O’Reilly says he was one of many employees accused of sexual harassment at Fox

Monday 14:33 GMT

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.

Source: Fox News

Felony assault charge dropped against Pennsylvania woman who overdosed on heroin while pregnant

Monday 14:32 GMT

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].”

Source: The Guradian

Women accused of killing North Korea's Kim Jong-nam revisit scene of crime

Today 09:02 GMT

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.

Source: Global News

California wildfire survivors’ reunions with their pets are simply beautiful

Today 09:02 GMT

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.

Source: DW

Harvey Weinstein's studio under investigation as New York launches civil rights probe

Today 09:02 GMT

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.

Source: CBS News

Tornado damages Oklahoma casino where Beach Boys were playing

Monday 14:32 GMT

-- 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.

Source: NBC News

O'Reilly says he regrets settling sex harassment case

Today 09:02 GMT

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.

Source: CBS News

Pence, McMaster slam Iran on anniversary of barracks attacks

Today 09:01 GMT

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.

Source: Washington Post

African American man charged with anti-black graffiti that shook Eastern Michigan University

Today 09:02 GMT

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.

Source: NBC News

Bill O'Reilly settled sex harassment claim for $32 million, report says

Monday 16:23 GMT

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.

Source: New York Times

‘I Was Willing to Do Everything’: Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault

Monday 16:23 GMT

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.

Source: NBC News

Niger attack was likely a set-up by terrorists, say officials

Today 09:02 GMT

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.

Source: The Guradian

Hurricane disaster relief: all five living former US presidents to attend benefit

Saturday 20:57 GMT
Source: CBS News

On The Trail: Caribou hunting in Alaska

Sunday 15:27 GMT
Source: CBS News

Chris Rosati, who spread happiness while battling ALS, dies at 46

Thursday 00:01 GMT
Source: NBC News

In the heart of America, K-pop thrives

Thursday 00:01 GMT
Source: New York Times

Michele Marsh, Longtime New York TV Anchor, Dies at 63

Thursday 00:01 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Cigarette taxes are the best way to cut smoking, scaring Big Tobacco

Saturday 20:57 GMT
Source: Washington Post

First stand-alone Starbucks east of Anacostia brings excitement — and worries about displacement

Sunday 18:14 GMT
Source: CBS News

Trump voting commission criticized for lack of transparency

Monday 17:20 GMT
Source: Fox News

Is America's airline industry headed for a major pilot shortage?

Monday 15:28 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Trump's secretive voter fraud panel is keeping own members in the dark

Monday 15:29 GMT
Source: New York Times

Tesla Plant in China May Be a First

Today 01:32 GMT
Source: New York Times

Xi Jinping Pushes China’s Global Rise Despite Friction and Fear

Monday 18:14 GMT
Source: BBC

7 secret codes and ciphers hidden in music - BBC Music

Today 01:32 GMT
Source: Global News

Ontario college strike won’t hurt international students’ immigration status: officials

Monday 14:32 GMT

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte