Holy Fire continues to rage near Lake Elsinore-Corona line, burns 6200 acres with 5 percent containment

Holy Fire continues to rage near Lake Elsinore-Corona line, burns 6200 acres with 5 percent containment

Holy Fire continues to rage near Lake Elsinore-Corona line, burns 6200 acres with 5 percent containment

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 11:56 PM PDT

The Holy Fire was not letting up Wednesday as it continued to burn out of control in the Cleveland National Forest for the third day.

Trump administration set to hit Russia with new sanctions over chemical attack against ex-spy in Britain

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 11:52 PM PDT

The United States says it will impose new sanctions on Russia for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempt to kill a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this year.

Iowa man says 'maybe I was the last person to see' Mollie Tibbetts

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 11:48 PM PDT

An Iowa man said police officers searched his home in connection to the case of Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who vanished last month after going for an evening jog.

The Latest: Rescue agency says Lombok quake deaths over 220

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 11:43 PM PDT

The Latest on the Indonesian earthquake (all times local):. 1:30 p.m.. Nyoman Sidekarya, chief of the provincial search and rescue agency that covers the Indonesian island of Lombok, tells The Associated Press that the death toll from the earthquake ...

Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 11:33 PM PDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's Senate on Thursday rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, an issue that has divided the homeland of Pope Francis.

Palestinians Fire Rockets From Gaza, Drawing Israeli Strikes

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 11:32 PM PDT

Palestinian militants fired more than 150 rockets from the Gaza Strip at neighboring Israeli towns overnight, triggering waves of Israeli airstrikes against Hamas military installations, as the sides alternated between talk of a cease-fire and warnings ...

Police chief's son, 18, arrested in brutal attack on 71-year-old Sikh man: cops

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 11:21 PM PDT

The 18-year-old son of a police chief in California's Bay Area was arrested Wednesday in connection with an attack on a 71-year-old Sikh man who was out taking his daily stroll.

How Tesla going private could affect demand for its electric cars

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 10:50 PM PDT

Some argue the move could allow the company to ramp up production of new cars, but others are skeptical. Reuters. Tesla going private could make it easier for consumers to snag a low-cost Model 3. By ...

News Daily: US sanctions over spy poisoning and cash-strapped council cuts

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 10:33 PM PDT

Hello. Here's your morning briefing: Image caption Yulia and Sergei Skripal were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury. US sanctions over spy poisoning.

Puerto Rican Government Acknowledges Hurricane Death Toll of 1427

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 10:19 PM PDT

SAN JUAN, P.R. - The government of Puerto Rico has quietly acknowledged in a report posted online that in all likelihood more than 1,400 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria - a figure that is more than 20 times the official death toll ...

Chinese tariffs on US gas exports may shift the global market

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 10:15 PM PDT

If implemented, China's proposed 25 percent tariff on U.S. LNG will cause shifts in the LNG market. China is the number 2 importer of LNG globally while the U.S.

Trump-Mueller negotiations threaten to hang over midterm elections

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 10:05 PM PDT

Washington (CNN) Rudy Giuliani may have just set up a midterm election showdown. President Donald Trump's lawyer insisted Wednesday that his latest proposal in the long-running tussle with special counsel Robert Mueller over an interview with the ...

Wave of Israeli strikes hit Gaza after rocket barrage, toddler killed

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 10:03 PM PDT

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israel carried out a major wave of strikes across the Gaza Strip overnight in response to some 150 rockets fired at its territory, leaving three Palestinians including a toddler dead in another severe flare ...

Trump's pressure on trade may force China to act faster on reforms, analysts say

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:31 PM PDT

U.S. trade pressure on China could push Beijing to speed up efforts to restructure its economy, some local analysts say. President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on more than $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Brock Turner, ex-Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault, denied new trial

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:25 PM PDT

A former Stanford University swimmer whose sexual assault of an incapacitated woman drew national headlines and widespread scorn lost his bid for a new trial Wednesday, pushing him closer to having to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

California's largest wildfire tops 300000 acres; containment remains at 47 percent

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:11 PM PDT

The Mendocino Complex Fire, a merging of the Ranch and River fires that both sparked July 27, was listed at 302,086 acres and 47-percent containment on Wednesday night.

Kid-sized prisoner uniforms ordered by Missouri woman accused of child abuse, authorities say

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:07 PM PDT

More details emerged Wednesday about a Missouri couple accused of child abuse for allegedly housing four children in specially constructed windowless rooms, with no lighting, that were kept shut with plywood and screws.

'Heartbreaking' Timeline Revealed in East River Baby Case

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:07 PM PDT

The father of the infant who was found floating in the East River has been arrested in Thailand. Ray Villeda reports. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018).

Florida authorities release interrogation video of Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida's school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair, being repeatedly urged by a detective to speak louder and punching himself in the ...

Willow Creek board, lead pastor to step down

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 08:20 PM PDT

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. - The lead pastor of a Chicago-area evangelical church that is one of the largest in the nation says she is stepping down, and the entire Board of Elders will do so by the end of the year.