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Author: 0 Arizona fire crews share dramatic photos, video from California wildfire

Evacuations were lifted for portions of Santa Barbara County on Monday, but were in place for the foothill areas of Carpinteria as well as Montecito. - California firefighters expected favorable conditions in the battle against the still-growing Thomas wildfire on Monday, December 18.

Author: 0 CDC Director: There Are No Banned Words

The other words from the ban list are " diversity ", " transgender ", "fetus", "evidence-based", and "entitlement". If you are thinking about how this impacts you as a person, think of it this way: What if your gender was no longer a recognized word in any official document from the post powerful health system in America because some people simply felt uncomfortable - would you feel small? But Fitzgerald tweeted on Sunday: "The assertion that HHS has "banned words" is a complete ...

People Sarah Mullally appointed first female bishop of London
Author: 0 Sarah Mullally appointed first female bishop of London

Her appointment is seen as a progressive move, and many in the Church still oppose women's ordination, making her a controversial choice. She became a priest in 2006 after spending more than 35 years in the National Health Service, Britain's publicly funded health care system.

People BJP won due to EVM tampering, played dirty tricks, says Hardik Patel
Author: 0 BJP won due to EVM tampering, played dirty tricks, says Hardik Patel

The EVM controversy gained traction before the elections compelling chief election commissioner A.K. Joti to state that there can be no EVM tampering. Former chief election commissioner H.S. Brahma, speaking to ANI, said VVPATs could not be tampered with. This matter should be closed once and for all as it is tried and tested.

People Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs
Author: 0 Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs

Amy Learn, a veterinarian at Cary Street Veterinary Hospital, did not know Stephens or her dogs, she said that "dogs don't typically just out of the blue attack their owners, so there is typically some kind of provocation". "From what we found on the scene, from the evidence we observed, from the evidence we collected, that narrative doesn't fit", the sheriff said of foul play.

People United Kingdom government to start thrashing out post-Brexit vision
Author: 0 United Kingdom government to start thrashing out post-Brexit vision

Mrs May, who will formally discuss what ministers want from the trade deal for the first time at a cabinet meeting today, confirmed to MPs that the Brexit divorce bill will be up to £39billion. Theresa May will tell MPs the United Kingdom will look to sign trade deals with non-EU countries and prepare new immigration controls during a transitional deal with Brussels.

People Snow and cold expected on Vancouver Island this week
Author: 0 Snow and cold expected on Vancouver Island this week

By Friday night the lows will plummet to between minus 5 and minus 10 across the South Coast Daytime highs on Saturday will struggle to reach the freezing mark. Higher elevation passes like the Malahat and the Hump should see significant accumulations with at least 5 to 10 cm of snow expected. Environment Canada expects much of the snow to be melted on Wednesday with a break in the weather.

People Incumbent Hernandez Declared Winner of Disputed Presidential Election
Author: 0 Incumbent Hernandez Declared Winner of Disputed Presidential Election

The sister of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and five others died when the helicopter they were traveling in crashed on Saturday, the Honduran military said. Honduras has been roiled by political instability and violent protests since then. The secretary general of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, said earlier on Sunday that "serious questions" still surrounded the election results and had asked for "irresponsible announcements" to be avoided.

People Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs
Author: 0 Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs

What makes this more concerning is the fact that the UFO project is mostly the work of a single man: Harry Reid , the Senate Majority leader at the time of the program's institution in 2007. The former staffer said that Reid believed there could be a valid national security issue and so agreed to fund the program. The Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification program was a pet project of retired Nevada Sen.

People Zimbabwe army ends intervention that led to Mugabe's ouster
Author: 0 Zimbabwe army ends intervention that led to Mugabe's ouster

Farirai Madhumbe |Lieutenant General Philip Valerio Sibanda is the new Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces taking over from General Chiwenga, who is now set to deputise President Emmerson Mnangagwa. But Lt Gen Sibanda also called on people to watch out for "malcontents and saboteurs" and "remain vigilant and report any suspicious objects and individuals to law enforcement agents".

People Ruto among Kenyans cheering Harambee Stars at CECAFA finals
Author: 0 Ruto among Kenyans cheering Harambee Stars at CECAFA finals

Fellow club mate Muzamiru Mutyaba released SC Villa Jogoo's Allan Kyambadde on the right during a quick counter attack. Kyambadde laid a ground squared ball that Police striker Hood Kaweesa dummied as an unmarked Nsibambi drove the ball to the far post of the diving Zanzibar goalkeeper Mohamed Abdulrahman.

People Austrian president approves deal to allow far-right party in government
Author: 0 Austrian president approves deal to allow far-right party in government

In a breakthrough for the Eurosceptic Freedom party , it will govern together with the centre-right People's party of 31-year-old chancellor-elect Sebastian Kurz . At the request of Austria's president, the posts of justice minister and interior minister would not be held by the same party, Mr Kurz said. The Freedom Party came third, securing 26% of the vote and 51 seats.

People BC government ends grizzly bear hunt
Author: 0 BC government ends grizzly bear hunt

Under the prior Liberal government, B.C. had become the world's grizzly-bear-hunting hub, with trophy hunters killing 250 of the great bears a year there, even within renowned provincial parks and protected areas and, most brazenly, in the Great Bear Rainforest , where Coastal First Nations have vehemently opposed trophy hunting of bears .

People Syria's Assad Meets Russian Official, Calls US-Backed Militias 'Traitors'
Author: 0 Syria's Assad Meets Russian Official, Calls US-Backed Militias 'Traitors'

The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday a Russian official and economic delegation headed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin. "Assad will be there, he will be there because he is protected by those who, on the ground, have won the war, Iran, Russia". Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (2nd R) meet with servicemen as they visit the Hmeymim air base in Latakia Province, Syria December 11, 2017.

People Pence further delays trip to Middle East
Author: 0 Pence further delays trip to Middle East

Pence was to have spent three days in the region with stops in Cairo and Jerusalem, the first high-level official to visit after Trump reversed decades of USA policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Mr Pence's original itinerary when the trip was planned last month was to meet Christian and Muslim leaders in the region. Pence had been slated to hold meetings Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and deliver an address to the Knesset.

People Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright appears in court following arrest
Author: 0 Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright appears in court following arrest

Wright , who was an #NBA player for 13 seasons, was found decomposing and shot to death near Memphis in 2010 - almost two weeks after he was reported missing, according to several news agencies. There was a dispute on how she was spending that money but it was settled in 2014. His decomposing body was found 10 days later in a wooded area outside Memphis.

Author: 0 Will return Rs 190 cr subsidy to original accounts: Airtel to NPCI

A company statement said: " HPCL has requested that the subsidy amounts of consumers whose LPG subsidies have been wrongfully credited to Airtel Payment bank accounts be immediately transferred back to the customer's earlier bank account or to the respective oil marketing companies".

People Loss of CHIP funding could affect thousands of Long Beach area children
Author: 0 Loss of CHIP funding could affect thousands of Long Beach area children

But Casey said he fears Republicans in Congress will tack CHIP funding onto an unrelated bill as a form of leverage. In his state, without funding, almost 100,000 children are at risk of losing health care. As of September 1, according to state data, some 220,000 children in Florida were enrolled in some form of CHIP. That means state government could be on the hook for hundreds of millions of unanticipated expenses for the remainder of the current fiscal year and the next one.

People Texas first-grader has a simple wish list for Santa
Author: 0 Texas first-grader has a simple wish list for Santa

This Christmas I would like a ball and food. "I need a [blanket]", the girl had written. Teacher Ruth Espiricueta was teaching her students how Christmas is more than just presents when she asked them to write a letter to #santa. The station showed Crystal and her teacher walking around the mounds of blankets and toys that people had brought for her and her classmates. She says that she's very proud of her children since she raises them to "appreciate the little that [they] have".

People U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution against Trump's Jerusalem move
Author: 0 U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution against Trump's Jerusalem move

It follows the unilateral USA recognition this month of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . A Turkish Foreign Ministry statement on Monday said the fact that the resolution was approved by the 14 other Security Council members is "the most concrete indication of the illegitimacy" of the US decision on Jerusalem.

People EC withdraws notice to Rahul
Author: 0 EC withdraws notice to Rahul

Briefing media about the voter turnout in the second phase on Thursday, senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said " No FIR has been lodged against Rahul Gandhi ". The committee will examine the relevant provisions in the prevailing context of communication technologies and suggest required changes. The notice had said that the display of his interviews by TV channels fell within the definition of "election matter" under section 126 (3) of the Representation of the People Act, ...

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