The child was charged with five counts of first-degree murder for intentionally causing a mobile home fire on April 6 that killed three children and two adults, a prosecutor said.

Lauer breaks silence on rape allegation revealed in a new book

Can safe injection sites help curb the opioid crisis?

Power outages to prevent fires could hit 1M in Calif.

Intel officer: World is watching U.S. meltdown

Hillary Clinton to Trump on a 2020 rerun: Dont tempt me. Do your job.

Responding to President Trumps sarcastic suggestion that Hillary Clinton should run for president again in 2020, Clinton tweeted back: Dont tempt me. The Trump administration has continued to pursue an investigation into her tenure as secretary of state and presidential campaign, stepping up its efforts as the 2020 election approaches contacting Clintons former aides and up to 130 current and former State Department officials, the Washington Post recently reported. Clinton, who lost the election although she received more votes than Trump, last week called the administration investigation into an election it already won an unfortunate diversion from the impeachment inquiry into Trump.

Hillary Clinton refuses to accept her election loss

Hillary Clinton Taunts Obsessed Trump: Obviously, I Can Beat Him Again

A family found more than half a million dollars in cocaine on the beach during their vacation

A man and his family discovered 20 bricks of cocaine while on vacation in South Carolina. According to the Beaufort County Sheriffs Office, the man stumbled upon a strange object near the shore and brought it home. When he opened it, he discovered 20 kilograms (44 lbs.

Chinas all-encompassing security crackdown in Xinjiang has turned the northwest region — home to most of the countrys ethnic Uighur population — into a place activists describe as an open air prison. Upwards of one million mostly Muslim ethnic minorities in the region are held in re-education camps, according to estimates cited by a UN panel in 2018. The United States blacklisted 28 Chinese entities this week over their alleged roles in rights violations in Xinjiang and said it would also curb visas for officials involved in detention or abuse of minorities.

U.S. bans travel by Chinese officials linked to the mass detention of Muslims

US blacklists 28 Chinese tech firms over repression of Uighur Muslims

Why Do the Yemeni Houthi Rebels Have North Korean Missiles?

Its possible the missile strikes that badly damaged a key Saudi oil facility on Sept. 14, 2019 involved far-flying drones firing small, guided munitions. Yemens Houthi rebels, who have been at war with a Saudi-Emirati coalition since 2015, claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks on the Aramco sites, which lie around 800 miles from the Saudi Arabia-Yemen border. Irans hard-line Revolutionary Guard Corps in the past has supplied the Houthis with weaponry including drones.

UPDATE 1-Attacks on Saudi Aramco have no impact on IPO plans – CEO

Did American-Built Patriot Missiles Fail to Protect Saudi Arabia?

Judge clears record of 21-year-old jailed 10 days for oversleeping jury duty: Totally rehabilitated

A Florida man who spent 10 days in jail after he overslept, missed jury duty and didnt notify the court had his record cleared by a judge. Deandre Somerville, 21, of West Palm Beach, said by the time he woke up on Aug. 21 it was almost time to go his job with the city parks departments after-school program. Court officials said Somervilles absence set the docket back 45 minutes.

Francis Currey, one of three living World War II Medal of Honor recipients, died on Tuesday, NEWS10 reports. He was 94. Currey, from Selkirk, New York, joined the U.S. Army at 17, and was a technical sergeant. On Dec. 21, 1944, German tanks approached Currey and his company while they were guarding a bridge crossing.

Wildlife officials in Thailand said Tuesday they have discovered the carcasses of five more wild elephants downstream from a waterfall where the bodies of six other elephants were found last weekend. The carcasses were discovered by a drone being used to investigate how the first six elephants plunged to their deaths at the Haew Narok Ravine of Hell waterfall in Khao Yai National Park in northeastern Thailand, said Sompote Maneerat, spokesman for the National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department. Park officials said the first group of elephants evidently died when trying to reach a dead calf.

Thailand says 11 elephants killed after falling into waterfall

Thai park where 11 elephants died in waterfall strengthens fences

Shooting in Germany was anti-Semitic attack – interior minister

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday that a shooting in eastern Germany was anti-Semitic, adding that federal prosecutors who have taken on the investigation thought there were signs that it could be a right-wing extremist attack. Two people were killed in shooting attacks on a synagogue and a nearby kebab shop in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday. The violence occurred on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the calendar in Judaism when Jews fast, seeking atonement.

Chevrolet is tweaking the looks of the Colorado mid-size pickup truck for 2021. Theres no pricing available yet, but Chevy does say the 2021 models will go on sale next year. Chevrolet is working to keep the Colorado mid-size pickup fresh now that several hot new competitors including the Jeep Gladiator and Ford Ranger have hit the market.

As soon as Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Sept. 24 that House Democrats would begin an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, the president and his supporters started to put forth a slew of questionable arguments against it. Whereas Democrats see Trumps July 25 phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in which he solicited an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden, as evidence that the president abused his power in an attempt to influence the outcome of the 2020 presidential election in his favor, the president and his allies describe the inquiry as a continuation of the endless witch hunt that began with the investigation into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election.

Eric Trump: Theyve been trying to impeach my father since before he took office

Representative Josh Gottheimer: Its irresponsible to get ahead on Trump impeachment inquiry

12 Power Strips and Surge Protectors to Keep You Organized and Powered Up

Hong Kongs under-fire leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said China intervening to end months of pro-democracy protests is an option following a particularly violent week of unrest that paralysed the city. The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies, and last weekend saw much of the city grind to a halt as masked demonstrators took to the streets in defiance of a controversial ban on face coverings. Lams decision last Friday to invoke colonial-era emergency powers — not used for half a century — to impose the ban sparked some of the most violent scenes since the crisis began, as hardcore protesters trashed dozens of subway stations, vandalised shops with mainland China ties, b…

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Hong Kong leader Lam does not rule out Beijing help, as economy suffers

Israel unveils the remains of 5,000-year-old city

Israeli archaeologists on Sunday unveiled the remains of a 5,000-year-old city they said was one of the biggest from its era in the region, including fortifications, a ritual temple and a cemetery.

Five civilian crewmen on board Card died, the explosion tore a huge hole in the engine-room compartment and a proud ship that had survived German U-boat attacks was on her way to the bottom the last aircraft carrier in U.S. military history to date sunk by enemy action. The sinking of the Card was stunning victory for the Viet Cong, yet little remembered today. It illustrated how vulnerable naval vessels can be even when faced with a low-tech enemy and how difficult maintaining port security can be in a war with no real front.

Over the weekend, Russian president Vladimir Putin and his defense chief Sergey Shoigu took a relaxing hike through the Taiga woods, in Siberia. Every year, the Kremlin releases Putins official vacation photos around the time of his birthday. He turned 67 on October 7.

A Defense Intelligence Agency official was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified intelligence information to two journalists, including a reporter he was dating, the Justice Department said. Henry Kyle Frese, 30, was arrested by the FBI when he arrived at work at a DIA facility in Virginia. Frese, who has a top secret government security clearance, is alleged to have accessed at least five classified intelligence reports and provided top secret information about another countrys weapons systems to the reporter with whom he was having a relationship.

U.S. arrests counterterrorism analyst over leaks to journalists

Feds arrest Defense Intelligence employee for leaking classified info

Guterres warns U.N. may not have enough money to pay staff next month

The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states dont pay what they owe, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday. The United States is the largest contributor – responsible for 22 percent of the more than $3.3 billion regular budget for 2019, which pays for work including political, humanitarian, disarmament, economic and social affairs and communications. The U.S. mission to the United Nations confirmed the figures.

Pay freeze at the UN? Trump administration owes the United Nations $1 billion

Elon Musk paid convicted fraudster to spread false paedophile claims about British cave rescue hero, court documents allege

Elon Musk paid a convicted fraudster to smear a British diving hero who he baselessly called a paedophile, according to court documents. The billionaire technology entrepreneur allegedly orchestrated a malicious, false, and anonymous leak campaign in a bid to trash the reputation of Vernon Unsworth, who helped to rescue a schoolboy football team trapped in a cave in Thailand last year. The diver launched a defamation lawsuit last year after Mr Musk called him a peado guy and child rapist.

A dispute between the Trump campaign and the city of Minneapolis over the citys request for an upfront payment for security at President Trumps planned rally there turned personal, as Mayor Jacob Frey suggested Trump should spend more time doing his job and less time tweeting garbage out. Im not one that gets overly excited about Twitter back-and-forths, Frey said at a Tuesday press conference. I woke up this morning to a little bit of a surprise, which is that the president of the United States was tweeting about our city and me as the mayor.

Minnesota stands for peace: Ilhan Omar responds to Trump tweet bashing Dems over Minneapolis rally

Minneapolis Police Union selling Cops for Trump shirts amid uniform ban for Trump rally

Mugshots of two women who vandalized Costa Mesa restaurant and scared customers released

Costa Mesa Police released the mugshots of two women arrested Saturday for allegedly vandalizing a restaurant and sending customers running.

Zimbabwe on Wednesday quadrupled electricity tariffs amid crippling power shortages which have plunged parts of the country into darkness for up to 18 hours as the economy lurches deeper into crisis. Zimbabwes economy is caught in a major downturn with shortages of fuel, medicine, and currency as well as hyperinflation which has seen many families living on a single meal a day. Citing the depreciation of the local currency, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) said the price of electricity would jump to around 162 Zimbabwe cents (11 US cents) per kilowatt hour up from 38 Zimbabwe cents.

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is expected to be the deciding vote in a ruling over whether the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to LGBTQ people. Gorsuch, a conservative who has shown a propensity for carving out his own judicial path, said there are strong arguments favoring LGBTQ workers who were fired for their sexual orientation or transgender status, but he wasnt quite ready to rule in their favor, calling the cases really close. One of the things Gorsuch is considering is the aftermath of the ruling.

Key point: Extreme temperatures can impact the performance of any weapon. Russian missiles had problems operating in Syria. Because parts of Syria are desert, and Russia lacked experience with designing weapons for such climates.

As evidenced by the EPAs recent work on interstate air pollution issues as well as analysis accompanying its rulemakings, Californias chronic air quality problems are not the result of cross-state air pollution or this Administrations regulatory reform efforts. In addition, the state of California represents a disproportionate share of the national list of backlogged State Implementation Plans, including roughly one-third of the EPAs overall SIP backlog. Californias total portion of the SIP backlog is more than 130 SIPs, with many dating back decades.

With base prices as low as $14,095 there are still new and affordable sedans, and hatchbacks to fit many budgets. From Car and Driver

Joker is an attempt to elevate nerdy revenge to the plane of myth, which is scary on a lot of different levels.

Individual pieces of pop culture, be it movies, TV or video games, dont turn empathetic people into murderers.

The message that well, of course he became a mass murderer, society gave him no choice! is dangerous on its own.

Despite suggestions that it is a call for incel vigilantism, Joker doesnt especially cleave to one political perspective.

I do know theres great power in art, and we owe it to ourselves…to wield that power with great responsibility.

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