Trabuco Canyon brush fire: Fast-moving blaze burns 4000 acres, prompts evacuations

Trabuco Canyon brush fire: Fast-moving blaze burns 4000 acres, prompts evacuations

Trabuco Canyon brush fire: Fast-moving blaze burns 4000 acres, prompts evacuations

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 11:45 PM PDT

A fast-moving brush fire in the Cleveland National Forest prompted the evacuation of communities and campgrounds near Trabuco Canyon on Monday.

Indonesian communications satellite deployed in orbit by SpaceX

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 11:24 PM PDT

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at 1:18 a.m. EDT (0518 GMT) Tuesday with the Merah Putih communications satellite. Credit: SpaceX.

Largest wildfire in California history still growing

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 11:23 PM PDT

LAKEPORT, Calif. - Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The place-names change but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California.

14000 firefighters battling 18 major California blazes

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 11:22 PM PDT

SAN FRANCISCO - Some 14,000 firefighters, including inmate volunteers, are battling 18 major blazes burning thousands of square miles throughout California with aircraft, assorted vehicles and picks and shovels.

Hawaii grapples with lava, hurricane as election nears

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 11:18 PM PDT

As Hawaii readies for its primary elections, voters are grappling with an erupting volcano and Hurricane Hector. Elections are challenging times for candidates even in the best of circumstances.

Why Conor v Khabib will be the biggest UFC fight ever

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 10:57 PM PDT

The UFC is filled with extraordinary athletes who, when matched properly, can do amazing things in the Octagon. No fight that currently can be made, no fight that has ever been made in the UFC, has the potential to be quite like Khabib Nurmagomedov ...

Android 9 Pie Released With Gesture-Based Navigation System, Adaptive Battery: How to Download

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 10:43 PM PDT

Android 9 Pie, the next iteration in the Android family, has now been officially released. The latest Android version comes after the debut of five developer preview builds of Android P that are claimed to have been tested by more than 140,000 beta ...

Israel is suspected in assassination of top Syrian rocket scientist fixated on attacking Israel

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 10:30 PM PDT

On Saturday, a car bomb in Masyaf, Syria, killed key Syrian rocket scientist Aziz Asbar and his driver, and Syria and Hezbollah quickly pointed the finger at Israel.

Gates and Manafort, a tale awash in hidden millions and betrayal

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 10:22 PM PDT

(CNN) Prosecutors in the Paul Manafort trial are evoking a world of swaggering fraud, concealed millions and personal betrayal that allegedly festered in the lives of two big-time political operatives at President Donald Trump's side for crucial ...

News Daily: Iran anger over sanctions and Lombok earthquake rescue

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 10:21 PM PDT

Hello. Here's your morning briefing: Donald Trump Image copyright Reuters. Iran sanctions: US accused of 'psychological warfare'.

Not starstruck: West Hollywood council wants Trump's star removed from Walk of Fame

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 10:15 PM PDT

The West Hollywood City Council was unanimous on Monday night: It's time to permanently remove President Donald Trump's star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Hawaii volcano eruption slows to virtual halt after more than three months

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 10:05 PM PDT

(Reuters) - The destructive lava eruption at the foot of Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii has slowed to a virtual halt in recent days for the first time in over three months, geologists said on Monday, although it was too soon to tell what ...

West Hollywood Wants Trump's Walk Of Fame Star Gone For Good

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:55 PM PDT

The West Hollywood City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday night urging that President Donald Trump's star be removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Rick Gates testifies that he committed crimes with Paul Manafort and embezzled money from him

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:41 PM PDT

Rick Gates, an associate of US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, testified Monday that they committed crimes together.

Israel Accused of Assassinating Top Syrian Scientist

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:41 PM PDT

Israel has been accused of planting a car bomb to assassinate a Syrian rocket scientist at the center of the country's missile program.

California's Mendocino Wildfire Becomes The Largest In State History

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:39 PM PDT

A combination of wildfires raging north of San Francisco, which already has consumed an area almost as big as Los Angeles, is now the largest fire in modern California history, authorities said Monday night.

Beijing 'will not surrender' to US 'trade blackmail,' Chinese media says

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:39 PM PDT

China's state media continued its aggressive rhetoric against U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, accusing Washington of being "double-faced" amid an ongoing trade dispute.

Government allocates funds to assist Lombok earthquake victims

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:34 PM PDT

Government allocates funds to assist Lombok earthquake victims A man looks at a damaged house in West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, after a magnitude 7 earthquake struck the region on Aug. 5. (Antara/Ahmad Subaidi) ...

Suspects in New Mexico child abuse case related to New York Imam

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:32 PM PDT

(CNN) What started as a search for a 3-year-old Georgia boy led to a horrid discovery 1,400 miles away. There, in the remote New Mexico community of Amalia, 11 skeletal children lived in squalor.

Watch: Great white shark leaps at researcher with teeth bared off US coast

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 09:32 PM PDT

A massive great white shark has been filmed leaping out of the ocean at the feet of a researcher who was trying to film it. A video posted to Facebook yesterday to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy page shows researcher Greg Skomal standing on a ...