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13 dead in Southern California mudslides

13 dead in Southern California mudslides

Heavy rain has pounded areas charred by recent wildfires, triggering warnings of flash flooding and mudslides because vegetation that otherwise would hold hills together and make the terrain flood-resistant have burned away. "We have neighbors at (the) top of street that evacuated to their roof", Hyatt said. Parts of the I-5 north were also closed. Boulders the size of small cars were rolling down hillsides, and blocking roads, reports BBC News Los Angeles correspondent James Cook. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition Bows

Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition Bows

The 7-seat luxury GLS Grand Edition features several plush upgrades to the interior, plus unique and stylish exterior elements including LED lighting and special Grand Edition badges. The Mercedes-Benz division of German automaker Daimler will show off its new, more luxurious 2018 model year GLS450 4Matic and GLS550 4Matic at Detroit's North American International Auto Show opening this weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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Donald Trump Administration Plans to Develop More Usable Nuclear Weapons, Loosen Restrictions

Donald Trump Administration Plans to Develop More Usable Nuclear Weapons, Loosen Restrictions

According to the Guardian , the new review would add scenarios where the USA would be justified in using nuclear weapons to include responding to attacks with mass casualties and targeting the nuclear facilities of other countries. Wolfsthal said the modified Trident warhead, with just the primary (fission) part of its thermonuclear warhead, was "totally unnecessary" as the USA already has low-yield weapons, B61 gravity bombs and air-launched cruise missiles, in its arsenal. Consulte Mais Informação

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South Africa's Zuma Announces Inquiry Into Alleged

South Africa's Zuma Announces Inquiry Into Alleged "State Capture"

The report recommended an investigation into allegations the family had obtained lucrative state contracts and even influenced ministerial appointments thanks to their friendship with Zuma. According to Saxby, "in saying " there should be no area of corruption and culprit that should be spared the extent of this commission of inquiry ", Zuma appears to have left the door open to an all-encompassing inquiry that could stretch back to corruption in the apartheid era". Consulte Mais Informação

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Myanmar must free Reuters journalists, drop investigation

Myanmar must free Reuters journalists, drop investigation

They have not been formally charged. They are being investigated on suspicion of breaching the Official Secrets Act, a little-used law that dates from the days of British colonial rule. The journalists' family members and fellow reporters showed their support at the court on Wednesday. The court took it under consideration and will decide at the next hearing on January 23, he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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CES 2018: Polk launches the Command Bar

CES 2018: Polk launches the Command Bar

The Audio Command Bar sports optimized sound modes for music, movies and sports, as well as a special night mode created to keep things quiet. The Polk Command Bar is the new heart of the smart home theater. If you're playing loud music and you want to activate Alexa, there's an Amazon Action Button (also called a duck button) on the Command Bar's remote control that can lower the volume so Alexa can hear your commands. Consulte Mais Informação

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