One dead, two injured in stabbing rampage in Melbourne

Three people were stabbed by the suspect, all of them men, police said. Local media showed footage of a man slashing wildly at police officers before being shot. But as the attacks continued unabated, eventually one officer opted for lethal force,... More..

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'The community of Paradise is destroyed': Thousands displaced in California wildfire
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

'The community of Paradise is destroyed': Thousands displaced in California wildfire

The Butte County Camp Fire has burned over 8,000 acres of land and is zero percent contained as of press time, according to information released by the CAL FIRE Butte Unit and the Butte County Fire Department...More..

One person killed in knife-attack in Melbourne
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

One person killed in knife-attack in Melbourne

Bystander Drew Hair told AAP he was walking on Swanston Street when he heard an explosion. "Incredible work by police in Melbourne but also bystanders - one using a trolley to try subdue the man", Cyndi Lav...More..

Woman dubbed 'South Park Susan' in racist viral video faces additional charges
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Woman dubbed 'South Park Susan' in racist viral video faces additional charges

Westwood's employer, Charter Communications, confirmed to Yahoo Lifestyle on October 29 that she was sacked after she was identified as the woman in the video, which was taken on October 19. According to the ta...More..

Active shooter reports at high school in North Carolina deemed false alarm
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Active shooter reports at high school in North Carolina deemed false alarm

He said deputies did find an HVAC unit that was malfunctioning and making sounds similar to gunshots. Pender County Emergency Director Tom Collins said he believes a broken water heater caused the noise. Au...More..

Imelda Marcos given 42 years in jail for corruption
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Imelda Marcos given 42 years in jail for corruption

Marcos, a member of the Philippines House of Representatives, will be given 30 days to explain her absence, according to Lenina Alisuag, from office of the clerk of courts of the Sandiganbayan Court Fifth Div...More..

Thousand Oaks: At least 12 killed at California bar shooting
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Thousand Oaks: At least 12 killed at California bar shooting

She says he knew some of the people who teased him would be there. Friends and family mourn Ventura Country sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus , who was killed in a shooting at Borderline Bar. "He's one of the reasons...More..

'PM's China visit opens up new vistas of economic cooperation'
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

'PM's China visit opens up new vistas of economic cooperation'

China has reportedly barred Pakistan from disclosing the amount of financial aid given during Prime Minister Imran Khan's maiden official visit to the country. Pakistan has recently approached the Interna...More..

Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbor
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbor

The military says the KNM Helge Ingstad could sink after the 4 a.m. Thursday collision in Sture, north of Bergen, Norway's second largest city. Norwegian navy frigate KNM Helge Instad was crashed into by ...More..

Joe Biden to lead 2020 Democratic race for White House
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Joe Biden to lead 2020 Democratic race for White House

Senate majority leader tells reporters that the president's midterm rallies had a positive impact on the outcome. Observers say it's likely that House Republicans will now be ready to pass a compromise in ...More..

by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Who is the suspect in the Thousand Oaks shooting?

Reports said there were around a 100 patrons inside the nightclub when the shooting began. His motive is so far unknown and police were searching his property for clues. Von Molt said she and others from...More..

Texas judge releases defendants after election loss
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Texas judge releases defendants after election loss

Judge Devlin was not at work on Thursday. Devlin did not respond to a request for comment from the local news outlet. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg didn't find Devlin's stunt amusing, however, con...More..

Terrifying moment police shoot knife-wielding man on Bourke Street
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Terrifying moment police shoot knife-wielding man on Bourke Street

Businesses in the are have closed and emergency crews are at the scene. "The cops were trying to hit him with batons and he wasn't going down", he said. More than 100 police have swarmed on the area. Parame...More..

President Trump expected to sign executive order on asylum system soon
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

President Trump expected to sign executive order on asylum system soon

Drawing on national security powers, the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice issued a fast-track rule barring immigrants from seeking asylum if they first enter the USA illegally. In 2018, border patro...More..

California shooting: what we know about the gunman
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

California shooting: what we know about the gunman

He recalled their last conversation as the younger man was leaving for Borderline: "I talked to him last night before he headed out the door". Don MacLeod said he did not call police but avoided speaking wi...More..

And finally, a fake newsreader for China's real news
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

And finally, a fake newsreader for China's real news

While identical in appearance, the two versions are created to appease both English and Mandarin-speaking watchers. The AI will have " endless outputs ", Xinhua says, given that they can " work 24 hours a day o...More..

Thousands evacuated over fast-moving California wildfire
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Thousands evacuated over fast-moving California wildfire

He says the agency is spread thin on resources but officials are "doing everything we can to get people out of the affected areas". McLean said that by the middle of the day, there was so much smoke in the air,...More..

Whitaker’s recusal from Mueller’s Russian Federation investigation requested by 18 state AGs
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Whitaker’s recusal from Mueller’s Russian Federation investigation requested by 18 state AGs

Matthew Whitaker is replacing his former boss, Jeff Sessions . As reason for his recusal, Sessions cited news reports of two undisclosed meetings he had with Sergey Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to Wa...More..

Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing

After two years of being blocked by the White House and the Trump Organisation at every turn, Democrats hope the new year brings a new day on such issues as foreign government spending at Trump properties, Trum...More..

What we know about the gunman in the Thousand Oaks bar shooting
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

What we know about the gunman in the Thousand Oaks bar shooting

Kuredjian confirmed that a police officer was shot and had been taken to hospital. In addition to the dead, one other person was wounded by gunfire, and as many as 15 others suffered minor injuries from jumpi...More..

China Unveils New 'Heavenly Palace' Space Station
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

China Unveils New 'Heavenly Palace' Space Station

The three-minute video (below) includes footage of the MELFI unit aboard the space station (Minus Eighty-Degree Laboratory Freezer for ISS) which is used to store experiment samples, the Advanced Plant Habita...More..

Judge Nap: Whitaker Not 'Legally Qualified' to Be Acting Attorney General
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Judge Nap: Whitaker Not 'Legally Qualified' to Be Acting Attorney General

Bondi has been a stauncher supporter of Trump during his campaign for the presidency and after taking office. Previously he was a conservative legal commentator who was critical of the scope of Mueller's probe....More..

Jeff Sessions forced out after months of Trump abuse over Mueller probe
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Jeff Sessions forced out after months of Trump abuse over Mueller probe

The move Wednesday has potentially ominous implications for special counsel Robert Mueller's probe given that the new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker , until now Sessions' chief of staff, has questio...More..

Bill Gates holds jar with poop at China's toilet revolution event
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Bill Gates holds jar with poop at China's toilet revolution event

The reinvented toilet is a collection of innovative technologies that use different approaches to break down human waste and destroy germs, and leave behind clean water and solids that can be used as fertiliz...More..

Ian Long: California Bar Shooting Suspect Identified as a Veteran
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Ian Long: California Bar Shooting Suspect Identified as a Veteran

Deputies say many people fled the bar after shots rang out. Witnesses said the shots sounded like they were coming from a semi-automatic weapon. "We have no idea what the motive was at this point". Taylor Von M...More..

Trump clashes with CNN reporter
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Trump clashes with CNN reporter

But not satisfied with his response, Acosta attempted to ask another question about the investigation into Trump's alleged links with Russian Federation. "You and I have a difference of opinion", he said. Wavi...More..

Tanzanian authorities detain media activists - CPJ
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Tanzanian authorities detain media activists - CPJ

Muthoki Mumo and colleague Angela Quintal who were arrested yesterday in Tanzania have benn released and are now at the South African embassy in Tanzania. "The high commissioner, [Thami] Mseleku, is meeting ...More..

by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

NT police search for missing boy after three found dead near vehicle

The child's body was found 120 metres from the three other people found dead on Jarra Jarra Road. However, the remains have not been formally identified. It is believed a 12-year-old boy was also a passenger ...More..

Exit Polls Show Trump A Major Factor In 2018 Midterm Election Voting
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Exit Polls Show Trump A Major Factor In 2018 Midterm Election Voting

Nevada could be more important, because Dean Heller is the most vulnerable Senate GOP incumbent in the nation, and Democrats probably need to win his seat to seize the majority. "Besides the national envi...More..

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fall at Supreme Court
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fall at Supreme Court

But she felt discomfort overnight and made a decision to go to the hospital early Thursday morning - where she has been admitted for observation and treatment. Tests showed she fractured three ribs on her left ...More..