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Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed three Palestinians on Monday after a barrage of rocket fire into its territory from the enclave, as renewed violence threatened to derail efforts to end months of unrest. The flare-up came after a deadly Israeli special forces operation in the Gaza Strip
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local):
San Francisco's city attorney on Monday questioned the recent appointment of a new acting attorney general, saying in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice that his office may take court action if the DOJ does not provide a legal justification for the designation. President Donald Trump last week named Matthew Whitaker to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was forced out after months of attacks by Trump for recusing himself from an ongoing probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
High debt levels can increase a company's risk of default. Culp said GE is trying to get "a better grounding in reality" in its ailing power business, which was responsible for its large loss in the third quarter. Culp said he thinks the power business is "getting close" to
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will announce plans to propose new rules to significantly decrease emissions of smog-forming nitrogen oxide from diesel highway heavy-duty trucks and engines, an agency official said. Industry groups and state environmental officials have urged the EPA to set new nationwide rules as the state of California has been moving forward with plans to set new state emissions limits. The effort to impose a new regulatory limit by EPA comes as the Trump administration has generally touted its efforts to eliminate regulations.
On Sunday, Bondi published letters sent to Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen and Secretary of State Ken Detzner, chastizing them for not investigating purported voting problems in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Miley Cyrus, who sang lovingly about Malibu, California, on her most recent
A black security guard was shot dead by a police officer as he held down a
With Raiders fans taking aim at old/new coach Jon Gruden, still fairly new owner Mark Davis decided to grant an interview aimed at shifting accountability from someone who (in theory) can be fired to someone who can't be. Davis, in a conversation with Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com, addressed the controversial
Even modest temperature rises agreed under an international plan to limit climate disaster could see the ice caps melt enough this century for their loss to be "irreversible", experts warned Monday. Scientists have known for decades that the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are shrinking, but it had been assumed that they would survive a 1.5-2C temperature rise relatively intact. "We say that 1.5-2C is close to the limit for which more dramatic effects may be expected from the ice sheets," Frank Pattyn, head of the department of geosciences, Free University of Brussels and lead study author, told AFP.
At least 150 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in the Yemeni port city of Hodeida, medics said Monday, as Britain's top diplomat visited Riyadh seeking to boost international calls for a ceasefire. Government loyalists supported by a Saudi-led coalition are fighting to oust the Iran-backed
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian had questioned remarks by Erdogan at the weekend in which he said Turkey gave tapes relating to Khashoggi's killing to the United States, Saudi Arabia, Germany, France and Britain. Le Drian said he was not aware that France had any tapes. "Our intelligence
Owner Mark Davis took responsibility for the Oakland Raiders hitting eight losses with seven games to play in 2018. Davis defended the decision to deal linebacker Khalil Mack to the Chicago Bears. When Mack turned it down, the Raiders felt a long-term deal was not within their reach.
(Bloomberg) -- PG&E shares saw their worst one-day plunge in 16 years, while utility peer Edison International is having its worst day since 2001 amid California wildfires that began in PCG's service territory.PG&E fell as much as 38 percent in its biggest one-day decline since August 2002; the
The massive wildfires that continue to rage in California have forced hundreds of thousands in Southern California to evacuate from their homes. Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler, and Neil Young are among those whose houses in the Malibu area were destroyed by the Woolsey fire. Cyrus said she was "completely devestated by the fires affecting my […]
Larry Culp spoke CNBC's David Faber in an interview on "Squawk on the Street."
President Donald Trump on Monday called on Florida election officials to buck
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Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate by a team sent from Riyadh. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said over the weekend that audio recordings of the killing had been given to the U.S., French, German and British governments
MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) - A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline.
Anthony Chan of Chase says historically when a recession has followed a midterm election, the equity markets have posted an average annual return of 8% heading into the economic slowdown.
The three wildfires raging on both ends of California have exacted a
The thousands of troops deployed to the southern U.S. border will most likely
Former first lady Michelle Obama has revealed that she "stopped even trying to
President Donald Trump wants to stop sending federal relief money to Puerto
Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, said on Sunday it would cut its shipments by half a million barrels per day in December due to seasonal lower demand. Brent crude futures rose 92 cents on the day to $71.10 a barrel by 0924 GMT, while U.S. crude futures rose 50 cents to $60.69 a barrel
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea has airlifted 200 tons of tangerines to North Korea in return for shipments of pine mushrooms by the North in September, officials said Monday.
As wildfires continued to rage on both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single fire. Two people were killed in a wildfire
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushing back to Israel on Monday following a sudden burst of fighting the previous night that left in doubt efforts to bring to an end months of relentless violence between Israel and Hamas. The Israeli military said an officer was killed and another was
WASHINGTON (AP) - Now that Democrats have captured control of the House for the next two years, the party's most senior members are poised to regain the wide-ranging power of committee chairmanships.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud.
LeBron James has had some issues with his free-throw shooting this season, particularly in late-game situations. On Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks, James missed two free throws with 19.9 seconds left and the Los Angeles Lakers down by just one point. Miraculously, LeBron was able to put the Lakers up just a few seconds later after there was a scramble for his second missed free throw.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stepping up Democratic efforts to shield the Russia investigation, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would seek to tie a measure protecting special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker does not recuse himself from oversight of the probe.
Mississippi has a history of racially motivated lynchings of black people. It says Mississippi had 581 during that time, the highest number of any state. "Cindy Hyde-Smith's comments are reprehensible," Espy campaign spokesman Danny Blanton said in a statement Sunday.
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Strong Santa Ana winds returned to Southern California on Sunday, causing flare-ups of a huge wildfire that has scorched a string of communities west of Los Angeles, but no additional structures were believed to have been lost, authorities said. Huge plumes of smoke rose in the fire area, which stretches
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stepping up Democratic efforts to shield the Russia investigation, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday he would seek to tie a measure protecting special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker does not recuse himself from
Denny Hamlin said of contact with Kurt Busch: 'I hate it for him. Trust me I was rooting for him.'
Officials said the bodies of five people were found in their burned-out homes and the sixth was found in a vehicle in northern California's Camp Fire, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told reporters on Sunday evening. The so-called Camp Fire in the northern part of the state has claimed at least 29 lives since it broke out on Thursday. Hundreds of miles (km) to the south, at least two people have died in the Woolsey conflagration threatening the wealthy beach community of Malibu, near Los Angeles.
ATLANTA (AP) - Stacey Abrams' Democratic campaign filed a federal lawsuit Sunday asking a judge to delay vote certifications in Georgia unsettled governor's race by one day and to make officials count any votes that were wrongly rejected.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on the Florida election recount (all times local):
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."
The race to count Florida's votes got even messier on Sunday as Gov. Rick
WASHINGTON (AP) - Matthew G. Whitaker, the nation's new acting attorney general, repeatedly chided presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in public statements during 2016 while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt status from supporting or opposing political candidates during a campaign.
Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott, whose lead has narrowed in the state's U.S. Senate race, filed more lawsuits against local election officials on Sunday, asking a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they are not in use. On Saturday, a machine recount began in the race between Scott and incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson in one of the most closely watched swing-state contests in last Tuesday's congressional elections. Each side has accused the other of trying to subvert democracy in an echo of the drama in the 2000 presidential vote recount that unfolded for weeks in Florida.
Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an undercover raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes that provided cover for the troops to escape back into Israel by car, Hamas said. The Israeli incursion and air attacks drew rocket fire from the Hamas-controlled enclave, with sirens sounding in Israeli communities along the border. The violence prompted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to Paris, where he had been gathering with world leaders for a World War One commemoration.
Ahead of her memoir, "Becoming," the former first lady takes ABC News' Robin Roberts back to the Chicago neighborhood where she learned the value of hard work.
On Saturday, a machine recount began in the race between Scott and incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson in one of the most closely watched swing-state contests in last Tuesday's congressional elections. Each side has accused the other of trying to subvert democracy in an echo of the drama in the 2000 presidential vote recount that unfolded for weeks in Florida.
Roger Federer is looking for a 100th singles title in London this week, but he will have to go the long way round after losing his opening match last night in a flurry of miscued groundstrokes. Amazingly, it was the first time in 46 round-robin outings at the ATP Finals that he had failed to win a set