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People Thousands ordered to evacuate as powerful storm nears California
Author: 0 Thousands ordered to evacuate as powerful storm nears California

Santa Barbara County officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order affecting about 30,000 people in extreme and high-risk debris flow areas ahead of the strongest storm of the season in that region. Residents in the Alamo Fire burn area are in a Recommended Evacuation Warning area. The storm - a bloated atmospheric river of tropical moisture known as a "pineapple express" - should make landfall Tuesday night.

People United Kingdom seeks stronger condemnation from Israel as it expels Russian diplomats
Author: 0 United Kingdom seeks stronger condemnation from Israel as it expels Russian diplomats

Mr Putin dismissed claims of Russian Federation being behind the poisoning as "nonsense" as he was re-elected president. "Upon the request of the British government, the OPCW has deployed some experts to the UK and they will collect some samples", Ahmet Uzumcu, director general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, told a news briefing at the United Nations.

People Trump Ignores Advice to 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin
Author: 0 Trump Ignores Advice to 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin

Bosom buddies Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump had a rip-roaring time on the horn when Trump congratulated the Russian president for winning the "election". Did he use the chance to grill the Russian president about his country messing with our election, or the allegations that they poisoned a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK? Trump is not the first Commander-in-Chief to call Putin to congratulate him on winning re-election.

People Facebook's data crisis deepens as questions mount
Author: 0 Facebook's data crisis deepens as questions mount

United States and European lawmakers have demanded an explanation of how Cambridge Analytica gained access to the data in 2014 and why Facebook failed to inform its users, raising questions about consumer privacy. A joint investigation by The New York Times and The Observer of London, details the company's acquisition and use of this Facebook data. Facebook has 214 million users in the US .

People Israel admits carrying out 2007 Syrian 'nuclear reactor' strike for first time
Author: 0 Israel admits carrying out 2007 Syrian 'nuclear reactor' strike for first time

Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said in Wednesday's statement. From Israel's perspective, the strike was an astounding success since it not only destroyed the site, but prevented further escalation and strengthened its deterrence in the region. The admission comes as Israel intensifies its warnings over Iran's entrenchment in neighbouring Syria and as Netanyahu steps up calls for the 2015 nuclear deal signed between its arch-foe and world powers to "fixed or nixed".

People BJP ready to do anything for power: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 BJP ready to do anything for power: Rahul Gandhi

A win in Karnataka is much needed to enthuse party workers for 2019. The party chief also accused the prime minister of "helping his industrial friends" in converting their black money during the 50-day note ban period between November 10 to December 31, 2016, while "the common people had to stand in queues to exchange their hard-earned money".

Author: 0 Outside Expert Advises PA Supreme Court In Redrawing Congressional Map

The Democratic-majority state high court ruled last month that Pennsylvania's district boundaries were unconstitutionally gerrymandered. In his 2005 essay , "When Judges Carve Democracies: A Primer on Court-Drawn Redistricting Plans", Persily says there's no completely neutral way to draw a map.

People Wreck of USS Juneau found off coast of Solomon Islands
Author: 0 Wreck of USS Juneau found off coast of Solomon Islands

In an audio accompanying a video of the wreckage, Robert Kraft, director of subsea operations for the expedition, noted it was appropriate the Juneau was discovered on St. The find offers some closure to the famed brothers' deaths. Despite naval policy stipulating that siblings could not serve in the same military unit, brothers George, Francis, Joseph, Madison and Albert refused to serve in the navy unless they were posted to the same unit.

People Itel Mobile S42 launched with Snapdragon 425, 3GB RAM in India
Author: 0 Itel Mobile S42 launched with Snapdragon 425, 3GB RAM in India

All these phones come with a full-screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Both come with protective pack covers as well. Display: 5.65-inch (720 x 1440 pixels) HD+ IPS 2.5D Full Lamination Display with 285 PPI. The phone will also have face recognition technology which will be introduced via software update. Itel S42 is backed by a 3000mAh Li-Polymer battery, which lasts for approx 16 days on standby, as claimed by the company.

People Myanmar's civilian president resigns 'to take rest'
Author: 0 Myanmar's civilian president resigns 'to take rest'

The President's Office earlier on Wednesday released an official statement of President U Htin Kyaw's resignation, citing health as the reason. Htin Kyaw served as president in a largely ceremonial capacity, with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi effectively acting as the country's civilian leader through a legislative work-around she engineered in light of the constitutional provision barring her from the presidency.

People VENEZUELA - US offers $2.5m in aid to Venezuelans in Colombia
Author: 0 VENEZUELA - US offers $2.5m in aid to Venezuelans in Colombia

Maduro talked about the fulfilling of the objective fixed by then Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, despite the constant pressure, siege and economic war by the imperialism, referring to the sanctions promoted by the U.S. According to an AP report , the Venezuelan President suggested that Trump's actions offended "the most elemental principles of global law" and intimated that charges could be levied at the World Court, alleging a "crime against humanity".

People Climate Change Will Trigger 140m Migrants By 2050
Author: 0 Climate Change Will Trigger 140m Migrants By 2050

The report said Ethiopia's population could nearly double by 2050 and migration will rise due to diminishing harvests. The researchers argue that their numbers could be reduced by as much as 80% if policies act "on many fronts" by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, integrating these population displacements into development plans, or by investing to better understand the processes of internal climate migration.

People Ira Township to host annual Easter egg hunt
Author: 0 Ira Township to host annual Easter egg hunt

Maybe you have organised an Easter Egg hunt or a fund raising day? Hop on down with your family and discover the hidden treasure of candy and plastic filled eggs at our spring time Egg Hunts for children up to 10 years of age. They did crafts and decorated their Easter bags before the hunt. Darren Johnson - best known in his role of Santa Claus at Christmas parties all over the borough for the past 18 years - aims to pull out all the stops for youngsters this Easter.

People Two year old rescued from auto in river Teifi in Cardigan dies
Author: 0 Two year old rescued from auto in river Teifi in Cardigan dies

Mr Moore, the company's managing director, runs activities such as white-water rafting, canoeing, sea kayaking and tubing from the unit. At around 6 p.m., police issued a statement that the vehicle had been found and said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

People Greens concede defeat in Batman
Author: 0 Greens concede defeat in Batman

Candidate Alex Bhathal, running for the sixth time, was the favourite to double the Greens' Lower House presence, but voters rejected her bid with the party's vote going backwards in the progressive seat. While an official result is yet to be declared, the Greens conceded defeat about 9:00pm last night. But polling booth returns showed Ms Kearney managed to hold Labor's support in the north of the electorate, and won a swing to Labor in the Greens' southern strongholds of Northcote and ...

People Chennai and Bengaluru face off in ISL final
Author: 0 Chennai and Bengaluru face off in ISL final

Against FC Goa in the semi-finals, Chennaiyin FC negated the threat of Goa's unsafe strike pair of Ferran Corominas and Manuel Lanzarote and will hope to do the same against Sunil Chhetri and Miku , who have combined to score 27 of Bengaluru's 38 goals.

People Senate rejects bid to end U.S. support for Saudi campaign in Yemen
Author: 0 Senate rejects bid to end U.S. support for Saudi campaign in Yemen

The bill that failed on Tuesday invoked the resolution and called for the immediate withdrawal of all USA forces in the country not fighting al Qaeda. The United States began supporting Saudi Arabia's military involvement in Yemen under President Barack Obama in 2015. Sanders has criticized the Saudi war in Yemen - and the US military's support of it - as making matters worse in a country that is already among the poorest in the world.

People Only 4 Cabinet secretaries on school safety panel, DeVos says
Author: 0 Only 4 Cabinet secretaries on school safety panel, DeVos says

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) recalled an infamous remark DeVos made a year ago during her confirmation hearing about keeping guns in schools as a contingency for a grizzly bear attack. The Obama administration issued guidance in 2014 that instructed schools to pay attention to the problem. In her opening statement, DeVos said schools must have resources for counselors, safety infrastructure, and violence prevention programs.

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