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Firefighter killed while fighting Thomas Fire

Firefighter killed while fighting Thomas Fire

Cal Fire has assigned an accident-review team to determine the circumstances and cause of the fatality, according to Pimlott, who added that "until this review is complete, there is nothing more I can share". Some evacuations were lifted and the risk to the agricultural city of Fillmore was diminishing. Evacuation centers have been placed at the University of California, Santa Barbara, the Ventura County Fairgrounds at Miners Building and the Oxnard College Gymnasium. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Youthquake' is Oxford word of 2017

'Youthquake' is Oxford word of 2017

Among the names on the shortlist were also Antifa and Kompromat, which Grathwohl described as terms which have "strong usage evidence and are worthy call-outs, but choosing any one of them as word of the year didn't feel right". Other words included "Broflake", referring to a man upset with progressive attitudes which are a conflict to his more conservative views. Last year's word, "post-truth", was chosen after the 2016 Brexit vote and Donald Trump's victory in the United States ... Consulte Mais Informação

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China to build refugee camps near N. Korean border

China to build refugee camps near N. Korean border

The main opposition Liberty Korea Party urged Moon to call off his four-day state visit and return home immediately, saying the violence was a "terror attack against the whole of South Korea". Moon came to office at a time when relations between South Korea and China had hit a historic low. In an agreement aimed at improving bilateral relations that was reached on October 31, the two countries promised to put a "seal" on the THAAD conflict, but China has continued to bring the issue up by ... Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation over Ukraine

European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation over Ukraine

EU has made a decision to prolong the anti-Russian economic sanctions for another six months, European Council President Donald Tusk said. "The extension of sanctions means a clear political and value-based position of the European Union that Europe denounces Russia's actions and does not tolerate aggressive behavior", the Lithuanian president said in the communique. Consulte Mais Informação

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Reuters journalists face jail in Burma for reporting on violence against Rohingya

Reuters journalists face jail in Burma for reporting on violence against Rohingya

MSF said that among children below the age of 5, more than 59 percent who were killed during that period were reportedly shot, 15 percent burnt to death in their homes, 7 percent beaten to death and 2 percent died due to land mine blasts. "We heard reports of entire families who perished after they were locked inside their homes, while they were set alight". For its report, MSF carried out six surveys in November at refugee camps and settlements in southeastern Bangladesh, during which the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Italy approves

Italy approves "living will" legislation

The absence of unified Catholic criticism was notable, given the Vatican had previously been vocal in criticizing cases of assisted suicide — most significantly when the Italian church refused to give a Catholic funeral to Piergiorgio Welby, a poet whose 2006 assisted suicide helped galvanize the right-do-die movement in Italy. Consulte Mais Informação

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UK's undersea cables at risk of 'potentially catastrophic' attack by Russians

UK's undersea cables at risk of 'potentially catastrophic' attack by Russians

The Chief of the Defence Staff gave the speech only days after a think tank said an attack on the cables would deal a "crippling blow" to security and commerce and the "threat is nothing short of existential". Britain must boost its naval forces to counter the threat Russian Federation poses to underwater cables that hold the UK's trade in the balance, the head of the UK Armed Forces has warned. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oppn slams Election Commission, calls CEC PM's personal secretary

Oppn slams Election Commission, calls CEC PM's personal secretary

Yesterday, the Ahmedabad Police had turned down the request of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress from conducting roadshows by Prime Minister Modi and grand old party vice-president Rahul Gandhi . He further said, "It was shameful for the EC that Chief Election Commissioner, who has been a Personal Secretary (PS) to Modi, is working like one today". Consulte Mais Informação

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Uber driver arrested in rape of 16-year-old girl

Uber driver arrested in rape of 16-year-old girl

Early on December 11, police were dispatched to an apartment complex on Old Norcross Tucker Road in unincorporated Tucker where they met with the victim, who, according to police, appeared extremely intoxicated. Gwinnett County police spokeswoman Michele Pihera says the incident occurred early Monday in Gwinnett County. Currently, police are looking for other possible victims of the 58-year-old driver and have urged them to report the crime on 770-513-5338. Consulte Mais Informação

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Países muçulmanos pedem Jerusalém como capital da Palestina

Países muçulmanos pedem Jerusalém como capital da Palestina

Nicolás Maduro, chefe de Estado da Venezuela, esteve presente na cimeira enquanto presidente do Movimento de Países Não-Alinhados, tendo expressado o "apoio total destes países à causa palestiniana", a sua vontade de contribuir para a alcançar uma "solução justa, integral e duradoura" para o conflito, bem como o repúdio pelas "acções unilaterais e extremistas da administração norte-americana contra o nobre povo da Palestina". Consulte Mais Informação

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