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Cal Fire: Mariposa residents' return home 'being planned'

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While the Mariposa evacuations were lifted, the town of Coulterville is still under a mandatory evacuation order. The fire came within 50 miles of Yosemite on Friday, but was not growing toward the park, Cal Fire's Isolano said. It is 10 percent contained. The town sits 35 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park in what was once Gold Rush country along Highway 49. Yosemite does not appear at risk from the fire, which was moving south, away from the park, Motta said. Read More »

President Donald Trump commends the Navy's new aircraft carrier

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Ford . The USS Gerald R. Ford will later be joined by the future USS John F. Kennedy , CVN 79, and the future USS Enterprise , CVN 80, as Ford-class vessels. Ford became president in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal and served in the country's highest office from 1974-1977. "This ship can basically drive itself", Triana said, pointing to a touch-screen navigation display that has replaced the traditional throttle system used to power and steer the US Navy's older carrier classes. Read More »

What does a partial solar eclipse mean for Delmarva?

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But unlike in horseshoes, being close counts, too. According to NASA , this is a "celestial coincidence", as the sun is about 400 times wider than the moon and about 400 times farther away. Q: What will traffic be like on the day of the eclipse? These include your family and friends watching the eclipse , seeing the reflection of the eclipse . Read More »

France's army chief resigns on defense spending cut

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The unusually public bickering between a French president and the army highlights early criticism of Mr. Macron. It could also foreshadow similar challenges for Macron as he tries to reduce the deficit and government spending and shake up the stagnant economy. Read More »

Kevin Stewart nears £8 million move to Hull City

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Meanwhile, RB Leipzig's owner says the German club have rejected a 75m euro (£66m) bid for midfielder Naby Keita . Ex-Dundee United star Andrew Robertson looks set to complete a move to English giants Liverpool . He is likely to be announced as a Liverpool player by the end of the week. Kent spent last season on loan with Barnsley in the Championship , and is now ready to make the step up to a side battling for promotion to the Premier League . Read More »

Israel has no sovereignty over Al-Aqsa: Palestinian PM

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He said he refused to pass through the metal detectors because he said they made him feel like a suspect. But this week, the Waqf was boycotting the Temple Mount over Israel's decision to reinstall metal detectors at its entrances. He blamed the Palestinian leadership's "provocative statements" for the rioting. "Police dispersed some of the local residents after stones and bottles [were] thrown at them". Read More »

No legal bar in having separate flag for Karnataka: CM

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More so as the Kannada flag has been in use across the state by Kannada centric organisations and first emerged in the 1960's Kannada movement. Chief minister Siddaramaiah is caught in a fix between Kannada activists and the Congress party after appointing a committee to look into the legalities of whether the state can have a flag or not. Read More »

Police say Muslim worshipers returning to pray at Al-Aqsa

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Fatah leaders said that Friday prayers, when many Palestinians travel to the Jerusalem holy site, would instead be conducted in public squares in protest and sermons dedicated to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the venerated Muslim house of worship that sits within the site's compound. Read More »

USA police kill Australian woman in unexplained shooting

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A Minneapolis police officer fatally shot a woman after she allegedly called 911 for help. Officials in Minnesota on Monday were investigating why an Australian woman was shot and killed over the weekend by a police officer responding to a call the woman made about a disturbance outside her home. Read More »

South Korea's new govt proposes military talks with North Korea

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South Korea on Monday offered to hold rare military talks with North Korea on Friday at the border truce village of Panmunjom. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., stated last Thursday the North Korean Enablers Accountability Act, would "ban any entity that does business with North Korea or its enablers...and to impose U.S. Read More »

Want Debate On Security Issues In Parliament, Says Congress

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JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav has accused the Modi government of failing to fulfil its promises to create jobs and said the opposition parties would raise the matter in Parliament. He will also address NDA members of Parliament. The Prime Minister also called on all the parties to support the war against corruption, which has been initiated by the government. Read More »

Sharad Yadav miffed, may quit if JDU goes with BJP

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Despite opposition's demand, the RJD as well as Lalu Prasad have ruled out the possibility of Tejashwi's resignation. Although Prasad nearly keeps his MY (Muslim-Yadav) equation intact, Kumar has been continuously working to strengthen his party's support base among the MBC (most backward castes) and women voters. Read More »

Martin Landau Dies, Aged 89

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Martin Landau was the handsome, intelligent, reflective actor who was respected for first-class work in the theatre, and for his consistency and professionalism in films and TV in the 60s and 70s. Landau's career picked up when he got a recurring role on the NBC comedy "Buffalo Bill", in which Dabney Coleman starred. " Ed Wood ", starring Martin Landau and Johnny Depp. Read More »

Calif. Governor and Former NY Mayor Lead Climate Change Coalition

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California's Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg launched the "America's Pledge" initiative to compile and quantify the actions of federal states, cities and businesses in the U.S. At the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany last Saturday, the European Union expressed support for the Paris agreement and criticized the USA for backing out - a move referred to as a "regrettable" by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read More »

Knife attacker kills two Ukrainian tourists in Egyptian resort

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At least two Ukrainian tourists were killed and another four people were wounded Friday after a man attacked them with a knife at the Egyptian Red Sea resort in Hurghada, Egypt . However, initial media reports say that two tourists died from their injuries. According to AFP news agency, the attack happened at Sunny Days El Palacio hotel. Read More »

Centre briefs all-party MPs on standoff with China

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Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said India and Pakistan are important South Asian countries but the situation in Kashmir has attracted the attention of the global community. "Those channels will continue to be used", External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said when asked about the almost month-long stand off in Doklam. Read More »

Police continue searching Pa. for 4 missing men

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DiNardo is now held in Bucks County jail on a cash bail of $5 million. DiNardo, whose family owns the sprawling farm property where authorities have focused their search, was jailed on Monday for an unrelated gun charge and released on the 10-percent cash option of a $1 million bail Tuesday. Read More »

1 of 3 victims in shooting is suspect's ex-wife

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They announced they had lifted the shelter-in-place order near the community. They said that two adult females and one adult male were shot and killed by the suspect, believed to be Lever. Kenneth Dion Lever on the run after shooting dead three individuals at a mobile park in Gardendale , AlabamaGardendale Police Department is working an active shooter situation at Glenn Chapel Rd. Read More »

FBI, ATF investigating bomb at Bixby, Okla., Air Force office

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A United States Air Force recruiting office near Tulsa, Oklahoma was bombed on Monday evening. Federal authorities said a device was set off around 10:30 p.m. The explosion had damaged the door of the building. Witnesses vaguely describe the suspect as being a person on a red motorcycle. But terrorism has not been ruled out as a possible motive. Read More »

Qatar says Arab quartet accusations are false

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He was met late on Saturday by Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani at Al Bahr palace in Doha. However, Qatar has denied the allegations and said that the move was an attempt to infringe upon the country's sovereignty. Read More »

3 children among 9 people shot at gender reveal party near Cincinnati

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According to police, people at the party were watching a movie when two people walked in and began shooting. A woman called 911 and said she was sitting outside the house in her auto when she saw two men go in. Police tape hangs across a street in front of a crime scene. The shooter or shooters ran away and haven't been caught. "These are the nights that you look back on and you regret that they ever happened", Colerain Township Police public information officer Jim Love said. Read More »