The president had criticized retired Admiral William McRaven over the time it took U.S. forces to find and kill Osama bin Laden.
A former Ohio judge who served time in prison for brutally attacking his then-
Fire Captain Scott McLean said there’s no such thing as a “fire season” in California anymore. He said Cal Fire and the public need to be prepared for wildfires year-round now.
The now-infamous Camp fire continues to burn throughout northern California,
Residents of the Mexican border city of Tijuana protested the arrival of
Nearly 4,000 people were evacuated on Monday from areas around Guatemala's Fuego volcano, which began violently erupting overnight, the country's disaster agency Conred said. The volcano spewed out dangerous flows of fast-moving clouds of hot ash, lava and gas early Monday and more than 2,000 people had taken refuge in shelters so far, officials from the agency told reporters. More dangerous flows of hot ash and lava could be expelled, said Juan Pablo Oliva, the head of the country's seismological, volcanic and meteorological institute Insivumeh.
Rights activists on Tuesday urged Booking.com to follow the example of Airbnb and withdraw listings for rentals in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, even as Israel called the move "disgusting" and threatened legal action. Airbnb said Monday it will remove such listings, just ahead of the release of a Human Rights Watch report criticising the inclusion of settlements. Israel strongly denounced Airbnb's decision and threatened legal action against the company, while Palestinian officials welcomed it.
Get ready to sob, because this newfound friendship will pull every single heartstring you have. While raking through debris from the devastating Camp Fire that destroyed Paradise, CA, firefighter Ryan Coleman came across a fluffy gray cat. Deciding that Coleman was
her human, the friendly cat scaled his body and settled down on his shoulders. SEE ALSO: Some good news: Doughnut the 28-pound cat has a new home Already comfortable with her new companion, the cat rode around on his shoulders and affectionately rubbed her face on his stubble. In a video posted to Facebook last week, the absolute floof wrapped herself around Coleman's neck while he surveyed the remnants of Paradise. The Camp Fire has been burning through Butte County in Northern California for nearly two weeks. It has claimed 77 victims since erupting on Nov 8, and destroyed more than 10,500 homes over 150,000 acres since. The state's forestry and fire protection agency estimates that the fire won't be fully contained until Nov 30. WATCH: Oprah's Favorite Things list will get you through the holiday shopping mania
“The OPEC community has understood the difficulties we face –- Libya has withheld more than any other country from the global market,” National Oil Corp. Chairman Mustafa Sanalla wrote in a phone message. OPEC and its allies are considering cutting oil output in 2019 as the group is increasingly concerned about the potential for oversupply. Libya, along with Nigeria, has been exempt from cuts since January 2017 due to domestic conflict.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for governor and even picking up a U.S. Senate seat.