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  • Tathra Residents Evacuated After Intense Bushfire Destroys Homes

    Tathra Residents Evacuated After Intense Bushfire Destroys Homes

    Almost 70 houses were burnt to the ground when wildfires triggered by high temperatures and fanned by heavy winds barrelled through small seaside towns south of Sydney . The NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, said she was "confident that every effort was made to tell people at the right time", after hearing criticism of the emergency warning system at the Rural Fire Service briefing centre.

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  • Ex-'Apprentice' Contestant's Defamation Claim Against Trump May Proceed, NY Judge Rules

    Ex-'Apprentice' Contestant's Defamation Claim Against Trump May Proceed, NY Judge Rules

    The ruling came in a lawsuit brought by Summer Zervos in state court in Manhattan in January 2017. Now, Karen McDougal and Summer Zervos. "No one is above the law", Justice Schecter said . The defamation claim stems from statements by the then-candidate following the release of the infamous " Access Hollywood " recording that featured him making crude comments about women.

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  • 2 spring snow waves but what will they do in the Valley?

    2 spring snow waves but what will they do in the Valley?

    With temperatures expected to be in the mid-30s much of Tuesday , it may prevent at least some of the snow from sticking, However, there's a much higher chance of Wednesday's wet, heavy snow sticking, he said. NAM model simulated radar forecast for the peak of storm #2, Wednesday afternoon. Unlike the snowstorms that passed over ME on March 8 and on March 13 and 14, the approaching storm is not expected to leave behind a large amount of snow.

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  • Transition deal offers certainty to firms, citizens - Britain's May

    Transition deal offers certainty to firms, citizens - Britain's May

    Britain says an EU-UK free trade deal to be sealed by 2021 can do that. But Dublin wants this year's treaty to lock in a "backstop" or fallback arrangement in case that future agreement does not work. Her Democratic Unionist Party allies said the "announcement" did not concern them as it left the border issue unresolved. He added that Britain would now allow European Union citizens moving to Britain during the transition phase to have the same rights to work and live in the country as those ...

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  • Supreme Court keeps revised Pennsylvania congressional map in place

    Supreme Court keeps revised Pennsylvania congressional map in place

    After the governor - now a Democrat - and the still-Republican state legislature deadlocked on a new map, the state Supreme Court drew one that made districts in the state far more compact and contiguous. The redrawing process followed an order from the state's high court that the state's earlier map was a partisan gerrymander that violated the state's constitution.

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  • Cynthia Nixon announces run for governor of NY

    Cynthia Nixon announces run for governor of NY

    The survey was conducted as the two-month corruption trial of one of Mr. Cuomo's former top aides, Joseph Percoco, ended in a guilty verdict last week. According to Siena pollster Steven Greenberg, Nixon "is far from a household name in NY, though she is better known than either Molinaro or DeFrancisco".

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  • 2 vehicles, 3 bodies removed from under bridge

    2 vehicles, 3 bodies removed from under bridge

    Thursday, nearly six hours before the collapse. It said the session included a technical presentation by Figg Bridge Engineers that "concluded there were no safety concerns and the crack did not compromise the structural integrity of the bridge".

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  • Bill Hader & Fred Armisen Reunite on 'SNL' Cold Open

    The first (and only) flop of the night immediately followed Update. "Even the HR lady was sorry", said Hader's character. Donning the flat-ironed bangs and wide-eyed expression of Weekend Update's favorite nightlife correspondent, Stefon, Hader rolled through a number of St.

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  • SNOW IN LONDON: Capital hit today as forecast sparks ice weather warnings

    SNOW IN LONDON: Capital hit today as forecast sparks ice weather warnings

    A low pressure system in the English Channel brought prolonged snow to large parts of the South West throughout Sunday and the Amber National Severe Weather Warnings for snow was extended into the early hours of Monday. Meteorologist Martin Bowles called this weekend's weather a " mini Beast from the East ", as it will be less severe than the storm that battered the United Kingdom a few weeks back.

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  • Hontiveros charges PRRD evading scrutiny by ICC

    Hontiveros charges PRRD evading scrutiny by ICC

    Mr Duterte said he would leave the ICC "immediately", but the court says the process takes a year after an official notice of withdrawal. The letter also did not repeat some of Duterte's arguments such as his supposed presidential immunity and the non-effectivity of the Rome Statute because it was supposedly not published in the Official Gazette .

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  • Louise Slaughter, 'Trailblazer' In Congress, Dies At 88

    Louise Slaughter, 'Trailblazer' In Congress, Dies At 88

    Slaughter served as the ranking member of the Rules Committee after Republicans regained control of the House and often decried GOP control of floor debate, saying in 2017 that the Republican House was "well on its way to becoming the most closed Congress in history".

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  • Jeremy Corbyn defies critics and calls for calm over Russian Federation

    Jeremy Corbyn defies critics and calls for calm over Russian Federation

    Labour leader argued. It was all a throwback to those 1980s days when Mr Corbyn was an awkward squad backbencher. And for those who have been puzzled as to why the Salisbury attackers used a nerve agent - which has not proven fatal at the time of writing - rather than a more prosaic but proven-as-effective method of murder, Ken Clarke had the interesting theory that it amounted to a show killing.

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  • White House Denies Reports McMaster Is Being Removed

    White House Denies Reports McMaster Is Being Removed

    General McMaster was appointed in February previous year following the resignation of Michael Flynn , who has since pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with the Russian government. Sanders said in a tweet . Trump chafes at McMaster's demeanor, complaining that his aide lectures him, according to three current and former administration officials.

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  • Trump aide escorted from White House

    Trump aide escorted from White House

    In 2015, McEntee joined Trump's campaign, at the time considered a distinct long shot to make serious headway in Republican primaries, let alone reach the White House. In February, White House Communications Director and reported " Trump whisperer" Hope Hicks announced she was resigning. Over the last few months, Trump has been hit by a wave of departures including many of his closest allies.

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  • NYC helicopter crash victims filmed moments before fatal plunge

    NYC helicopter crash victims filmed moments before fatal plunge

    A federal official tells The Associated Press that the pilot who survived the crash told investigators he believed a passenger's bag might have hit an emergency fuel shutoff switch in the moments before the chopper went down. McDaniel flashed a thumbs up. Investgators from the US National Transport Safety Board are expected on the scene early on Monday. "We will not be determining probable cause or speculate what may have caused this accident".

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  • Hillary Clinton: US does 'not deserve' Trump

    Hillary Clinton: US does 'not deserve' Trump

    Trump had said that the climate deal was frightful for the United States and benefited developing countries like India and China. She also believes former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's October 28, 2016, letter to Congress about her private email server cost her support from white women voters.

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  • WWE Superstar Jeff Hardy Arrested for DWI

    Hardy has had his driver's license suspended for 30 days, which is standard in North Carolina following a DWI arrest. According to the arrest report obtained by CBS Sports , Hardy was driving northbound on Concord Parkway when he allegedly "ran off the roadway.

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  • Florida Businesses Created More Than 10000 Private-Sector Jobs in January

    Florida Businesses Created More Than 10000 Private-Sector Jobs in January

    St. Johns County still ranks as having the lowest unemployment rate in the state, with Okaloosa in second place. Nonfarm job growth occurred in the private sector, which saw 7,300 more jobs, while government jobs dropped by 200. Average weekly earnings for all private sector employees were up 3.5 percent from in January compared to January 2017. In December, 50,413 people were unemployed.

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