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Author: 0 Cooking fire at homeless camp sparked California blaze

Wednesday and destroyed six homes. The fire, which burned more than 400 acres, was 85 percent contained on Tuesday, the Fire Department said. CBS Los Angeles reports that when firefighters arrived on scene that morning, no one was found in the area, LAFD reports.

Worldwide Welcome to the world! Woman gives birth on PIA flight
Author: 0 Welcome to the world! Woman gives birth on PIA flight

According to NAN, a spokesman for Pakistan International Airline (PIA), Mashood Tajwar said that both the mother and baby were healthy, though it was a premature birth. "The flight was scheduled to land in the eastern city of Multan in the early morning hours but was diverted to the southern metropolis Karachi due to bad weather".

Worldwide WH: 'No Way' Sen. Gillibrand Tweet Was Sexist
Author: 0 WH: 'No Way' Sen. Gillibrand Tweet Was Sexist

FAKE NEWS!" US Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Trump's attack on Senator Gillibrand was "nasty", but he did not join Gillibrand's call for Trump to resign the presidency over sexual misconduct accusations. "What do u mean @SenGillibrand would "do anything" for campaign contributions?" The calls for a congressional investigation into Trump are also being echoed among 56 female Democratic members of the U.S.

Worldwide About 500 families celebrate Hanukkah in Regina
Author: 0 About 500 families celebrate Hanukkah in Regina

Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah , as well as several other variations) commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, according to the History Channel , when Jews rose up against their Greek-Syrian rulers in the Maccabean Revolt.

Worldwide Ranveer Singh likes Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's wedding pictures
Author: 0 Ranveer Singh likes Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's wedding pictures

Dressed in Sabyasachi attires, both the stars looked super unbelievable. Before the wedding, there was a mehendi ceremony and an engagement function. The ceremony was performed according to Hindu rituals. After days of speculation, when news of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's Tuscan wedding was confirmed last evening, social media erupted in joy.

Worldwide Healthcare open enrollment deadline approaching this week
Author: 0 Healthcare open enrollment deadline approaching this week

Many can still purchase affordable plans, though, through tax subsidies that help them cover premiums and cost-sharing reductions that cover deductibles. That could make a difference in states such as Texas and Florida. Sen. Tom Carper said there is a pending request for the federal government to extend Delaware's enrollment period.

Author: 0 Austrian gas hub blast hits deliveries to south, southeast -operator

The 9 a.m. local time (0800 GMT) explosion at Austria's largest import terminal for natural gas saw a surge in gas prices across Europe . An explosion at an Austrian gas hub disrupting European natural gas supply should not affect German flows, German long-distance gas network operator group FNB said on Tuesday, showing that Europe's biggest economy is relatively shielded from a serious energy crisis in winter.

Worldwide San Francisco mayor dies
Author: 0 San Francisco mayor dies

Hours before his death, Lee stood outside a local market and deli in San Francisco's South of Market district to announce plans to expand the city's recycling and redemption programme. Lee moved to the Bay Area in 1975 quickly became involved in housing law. He was a staunch supporter of San Francisco's sanctuary city policy toward immigrants, a stance he reiterated last month when a Mexican man who had been repeatedly deported was acquitted of murder in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle.

Worldwide NY blast 'an attempted terrorist attack': Mayor
Author: 0 NY blast 'an attempted terrorist attack': Mayor

Officials said the attempted bombing underscored New York City's status as a target for such attacks, citing the attacks of September 11, 2001, which killed more than 2,750 people in New York and almost 3,000 people in total, and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, which killed six people.

Worldwide India Tamil Nadu: Six face death penalty for Dalit murder
Author: 0 India Tamil Nadu: Six face death penalty for Dalit murder

Shankar, an engineering student, had married Kausalya a Caste Hindu girl, which was opposed by her parents. Kausalya from the dominant caste Thevar fell in love with Shankar, a dalit boy and the couple got married despite opposition from Kausalya's family.

Worldwide European Union governments complicit in Libya migrant abuse, Amnesty says
Author: 0 European Union governments complicit in Libya migrant abuse, Amnesty says

Echoing previous reports, it found widespread abuse of migrants in Libya by the government, smugglers and armed groups. The Amnesty 66-page report - "Libya's dark web of collusion" - also shows how European governments are actively supporting a system of abuse of refugees and migrants by the Libyan Coast Guard, the detention authorities in Libyan and smugglers operating in the country.

Worldwide Iran's Rouhani to Depart for Emergency Session on Jerusalem in Turkey
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani to Depart for Emergency Session on Jerusalem in Turkey

President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for Istanbul to join Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) special summit convened on December 13 over the unilateral U.S. Officials at the foreign ministry told The Nation that Pakistan would stand with the other Muslim-majority countries to counter the US-Israel nexus.

Worldwide Winter storm warning issued for Tuesday
Author: 0 Winter storm warning issued for Tuesday

Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday. Motorists should plan on hard travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commute on Tuesday. Travel will be very hard to impossible as total snow accumulations of 8 to 15 inches is forecast, with localized amounts up to 18 inches possible, according to forecasters.

Worldwide Donald Trump to visit United Kingdom in new year: USA amb
Author: 0 Donald Trump to visit United Kingdom in new year: USA amb

The remarks by Woody Johnson to the BBC's Today program represent the first official confirmation that the president is expected to visit in early 2018, when Trump may formally open the new American embassy. However, these comments provoked further consternation from British MPs with a number of senior figures calling for protests. Organisers of a protest group hope to gather a million people to demonstrate against the president's proposed visit , which could be scaled back to a ...

Author: 0 Nepal's leftist alliance appears to be cruising towards victory

Political stability will finally also encourage Chinese President Xi Jinping to consider a visit to Nepal , his first, while Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be keen to start afresh after a dip in the warming relationship following the border blockade.

Worldwide NY attack: Trump says urgent need to fix 'lax' immigration
Author: 0 NY attack: Trump says urgent need to fix 'lax' immigration

Trump, who campaigned on major cuts in immigration, previously called for immigration curbs after Sayfullo Saipov, an immigrant from Uzbekistan, was charged with killing eight people and injuring 12 in an October 31 truck attack in NY. Sanders could not answer a follow-up question about whether the individual had been radicalized in the United States in the years he's lived here, as have recent terrorist attackers in the U.S.

Worldwide Verdict in Jisha murder case today
Author: 0 Verdict in Jisha murder case today

The punishment will be pronounced tomorrow. The sessions court had completed the hearing in the sensational case on December 6. The rape and murder of the law student, nearly a repeat of the brutality seen in the Nirbhaya case, took place in April 2016; its gruesome nature shocking the country.

Worldwide U.S. soldier who drunkenly deserted to North Korea dies
Author: 0 U.S. soldier who drunkenly deserted to North Korea dies

Jenkins was one of a handful of USA military personnel to defect across the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Korean states, Jenkins was held in North Korea for almost four decades teaching English at the Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies and, in 1982, appeared as an evil American in the North Korean propaganda film "Unsung Heroes", The Telegraph wrote.

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