Total destruction’: Volunteers sift through ashes of Northern California wildfire

More than one of the searchers told of the strange duality in the work—wanting to be thorough and find what is to be found, but dreading what that might be.At one home, crew member Adena Sherburn suddenly startled. A small hand reached up through the ash. A step closer and she relaxed. The hand belonged … Read more

Migrants unpopular in Tijuana, Mexico

Workers reinforce the security on the US side of the border fence with Mexico, as seen from Playas de Tijuana, Mexico, on November 15, 2018.Pedro Pardo / AFP – Getty ImagesTijuana’s conservative mayor, Juan Manuel Gastelum, has complained bitterly about the influx, local news outlets have asked who organized the caravan and social media platforms … Read more

SNL’ parodies Fox News trying to explain away blue midterm wave

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 18, 2018 / 5:59 AM GMTBy Phil HelselMore fake news about the midterm blues. “Saturday Night Live” took to the airwaves to poke fun at conspiracy theories about voter fraud following the midterms, using a parody of … Read more

Gillum officially concedes Florida governor race, congratulates DeSantis

Democrat Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee, Florida and nominee for the Governorship in Florida, gives his concession speech with his wife R. Jai, his Lieutenant Governor runningmate Chris King and his wife Kristen, in Tallahassee, Florida on Nov. 6, 2018.Dan Anderson / EPABreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories … Read more

Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, U.S. differ

Vice President Mike Pence speaks to the media while standing next to a traditional mask display, at the end of meetings at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit on Sunday.SAEED KHAN / AFP – Getty Images Pence professed respect for Xi and China but also harshly criticized the world’s No. 2 economy for intellectual property … Read more

Cindy McCain Hopes Trump Learns From The Midterms

MailCindy McCain, in her first interview since the death of her husband Sen. JohnCindy McCain, in her first interview since the death of her husband Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), called President Donald Trump “a negative Nancy” and said she hopes he’s humbled by Republican losses in this month’s midterm elections.“I think he’s questioning himself right … Read more

Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian Assange

MailA court filing accidentally revealed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been hit with criminal charges. The filing is unrelated to Assange; documents in a case pertaining to sex crimes charges against someone named Seitu Sulayman Kokayi were recently unsealed and appeared to accidentally mention Assange. “Due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding … Read more

Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’

has proposed a major change in the way American universities deal with campus sexual assault and harassment allegations in a move rights groups say could harm survivors. Ms DeVos has wants to add protections for those accused and limit situations in which schools would be required by law to investigate complaints brought forward by alleged … Read more

Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects It

MailVolunteers in Broward County, a Democratic stronghold in Florida, recounted hundreds of thousands of votes this week by order of the state ― but it was all for nothing.Joe D’Alessandro, the county’s director of elections, revealed Thursday that his team had missed the 3 p.m. deadline by just two minutes. The recount of some 700,000 ballots, … Read more

California wildfires: Trump visits state’s deadliest blaze

US & Canada US & Canada California wildfires: Trump to visit state’s deadliest wildfire Image copyright AFP Image caption Dogs are being used to search for human remains among the devastation US President Donald Trump is heading to California to survey the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state’s history.The Camp Fire in northern … Read more