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  • California wildfires: at least 1000 missing persons, 41 dead
    2017-10-16 19:26:20 UTC
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters began gaining ground on wildfires that killed at least 41 people in the past week, the deadliest blazes in California’s history, as winds eased and searchers combed charred ruins for more victims with hu...

  • California wildfires: San Rafael Mayor's way to show leadership
    2017-10-16 19:24:58 UTC
    San Rafael — When an urgent request went out via email to all employees for city staff to volunteer at an Emergency Shelter in San Rafael, one response was unexpected. <strong><i>Mayor Gary Phillips</i></strong> wrote, <i>"I would be glad to help ...

  • Thousands Flee California Fires, Death Toll Rise to 41
    2017-10-16 19:20:16 UTC
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters began gaining ground on wildfires that killed at least 41 people in the past week, the deadliest blazes in California’s history, as winds eased and searchers combed charred ruins for more victims with hu...

  • Trump Only Focuses on His Voters, Lacks Policy
    2017-10-15 06:13:20 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For the moment, U.S. President Donald Trump is going it alone. After weeks of seeing his agenda imperiled by Republican divisions and infighting among his aides, Trump has been a whirl of activity this week, reasserting h...

  • ISIS Facing Imminent Collapse in Syria's Raqqa
    2017-10-14 21:41:42 UTC
    BEIRUT — After losing Mosul, its de-facto Iraqi capital, ISIS is reported to have been driven out of Syria's Raqqa. US-backed coalition forces claim they are about to hand the jihadist militants another catastrophic defeat. All ISIS ("Islamic S...

  • Trump's Decision on Iran Nuclear Deal 'leaves U.S. Isolated'
    2017-10-14 21:41:29 UTC
    PARIS/ BERLIN/ ANKARA - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani harshly reacted to President Donald Trump’s decision not to certify its nuclear deal with six major powers. Rouhani said that his country would continue to stick to the nuclear deal and th...

  • Trump Plays a Dangerous Game on Iran Nuclear Deal
    2017-10-13 19:56:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Is the U.S. President, Donald J. Trump, about to make the defining mistake of his foreign policy? On Friday he struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify...

  • US Government to Launch Crackdown on Asylum Seekers
    2017-10-13 00:25:20 UTC
    FALLS CHURCH, Va., (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday the policies that allow immigrants to seek asylum in the United States are broken and subject to “rampant abuse and fraud.” In a speech at the department’s Exec...

  • Trump Wants Dramatically Increase the US Nuclear Arsenal
    2017-10-11 17:52:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to dramatically increase the country’s nuclear arsenal, he said in a meeting with his national security advisers in July, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing three officials who were pre...

  • European Powers Will Do Everything to Save Iran Nuclear Deal
    2017-10-11 17:32:14 UTC
    BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - European countries are scrambling to cobble together a package of measures they hope will keep the Iran nuclear deal on track if U.S. President Donald Trump ignores their pleas and decertifies the landmark 2015 agreement t...

  • UK’s Impending Exit from the EU Strengthened Scottish Independence Plans
    2017-10-10 21:06:02 UTC
    GLASGOW, Scotland (Reuters) - Nicola Sturgeon told her Scottish National Party on Tuesday that Britain’s impending exit from the European Union strengthened the case for Scottish independence from the UK and that her party still has a mandate to o...

  • Catalan Leader Puigdemont Postpones Independence Plans
    2017-10-10 20:15:26 UTC
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday proclaimed the region’s independence from Spain but said its effects would be suspended to allow for talks with the Madrid government. “I assume the mandate that Catalonia should...

  • Guns on campus: Student pulled out a gun, shot an officer in Texas
    2017-10-10 06:41:04 UTC
    TEXAS/ Lubbock (Reuters) - A student shot a police officer to death at Texas Tech University in Lubbock on Monday, and the campus was placed on lockdown before the suspect was arrested, officials said. Texas Tech police went to check on the wel...

  • Columbus Day Celebrates the Explorer's Crimes Against Humanity
    2017-10-09 20:25:51 UTC
    Every October, grateful Americans get a day off work to, ostensively, celebrate the life of explorer Christopher Columbus. The current President of the United States Donald Trump said in his proclamation: "The permanent arrival of Europeans to ...

  • Donald Trump Could Put US 'on Path to WWIII'
    2017-10-09 20:20:25 UTC
    US President Donald Trump came under attack from a top member of his own Republican party on Sunday, with Senator Bob Corker telling The New York Times that the president's threats toward other countries could put America "on the path to World War...

  • Constitutional Court Ordered the Suspension of Catalan Parliament Session
    2017-10-09 19:56:54 UTC
    The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's independence push: <blockquote><h2><hr>• <a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/18012">Catalonia Faces Pressure to Abandon Plan for Independence</a><hr>• <a href="http://www.global-ga...

  • Catalonia Faces Pressure to Abandon Plan for Independence
    2017-10-09 19:47:19 UTC
    BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s secessionist leader faced increased pressure on Monday to abandon plans to declare independence from Spain, with France and Germany expressing support for the country’s unity. The Madrid government, grap...

  • Catalan Parliament Moves To Declare Independence From Spain
    2017-10-09 19:42:48 UTC
    The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's independence push: <blockquote><h2><hr>• <a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/18012">Catalonia Faces Pressure to Abandon Plan for Independence</a><hr>• <a href="http://www.global-ga...

  • Iran Threatens Missile Attacks on US Bases
    2017-10-09 09:03:15 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iran promised on Monday to give a “crushing” response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group. The pledge came a week before President Donald Trump announces final decision on how h...

  • Trump Is Not Serious About 'Dreamer' Deal
    2017-10-09 08:31:52 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to help protect young people known as “Dreamers” brought illegally to the United States as children, called on Sunday for money to fund a border wall to be part of any immigration dea...

  • Spanish PM 'Will Not Rule Out' Suspending Catalonia's Autonomous Status
    2017-10-08 06:58:34 UTC
    Madrid — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Sunday he would not rule out suspending Catalonia's autonomous status in the event it claimed independence, marking the premier's first remarks since last week's controversial referendum. "I...

  • British PM Might Demote Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
    2017-10-08 06:07:18 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May signaled in an interview that she might demote Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a Sunday newspaper said, after she faced an open rebellion from within her party this week. The Sunday Times s...

  • Russia: North Korea Missiles Can Reach US West Coast
    2017-10-08 05:41:13 UTC
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday. Anton Morozov, ...

  • Trump's Nationalistic America Sees Anti-Fascist Movement Rising
    2017-10-07 07:30:08 UTC
    On the day that Donald Trump was inaugurated as the US president in January, the white supremacist Richard Spencer was giving an interview to a television reporter on the streets of Washington, DC. He was midsentence when a black-clad figure rushe...

  • Trump Presumed to Create Chaos in Iran Nuclear Deal
    2017-10-06 00:20:55 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, a senior administration official said on Thursday, in a step that potentially coul...