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World Media Detwiler Fire Nearly Doubles, Now Over 45000 Acres
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Jaime Williams from CAL FIRE said on Monday afternoon officials are considering having a community meeting about the Detwiler Fire on Tuesday though no time or place has been set. from the Madera, Mariposa, Merced Unit. The wildfire, coded "Detwiler Fire", began to rage to 25,000 acres from day two in the mountains just outside Yosemite National Park, with only 5 percent contained.

World Media Can Karnataka Have Own Flag? Government Sets Up Committee To Explore
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The committee, headed by the principal secretary, Department of Kannada and Culture, was set up last month after a representation from noted Kannada writer and journalist Patil Puttappa, and social worker Bheemappa Gundappa Gadada. A nine-member committee has been formed by the Congress government, which will submit a report on designing the separate flag and providing legal standing for it.

World Media Bills are listed for passage in Monsoon session
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Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad made it clear today that the Congress and other opposition parties would target the government over the issues. The Congress backed Mayawati and staged a walkout while other BSP members stormed into the well of the house and shouted slogans and disrupted proceedings.

World Media Turkish court orders six rights activists held in custody: Hurriyet
Author: 0 Turkish court orders six rights activists held in custody: Hurriyet

Amnesty's Idil Eser was detained on July 5 along with seven other activists and two foreign trainers during a digital security and information management workshop on Buyukada, an island south of Istanbul. In a recent Amnesty report, some people dismissed from their jobs said they had fallen under scrutiny because of union activism or else been the victims of score-settling.

World Media Republican Gov Pledges To Stop Chicago Education Funding Bill
Author: 0 Republican Gov Pledges To Stop Chicago Education Funding Bill

Donne Trotter put a legislative clamp on the bill . "Unfortunately, Democrats want to turn this historic opportunity into a bailout for the CPS pension system", Rauner said. Under a hold-harmless provision, the legislation assures no school district will get less aid than it has in the past. But the legislation requires approval of a new, "evidence-based" funding formula to distribute the money.

World Media Frontier Airlines adds San Jose airport service at $29 intro fare
Author: 0 Frontier Airlines adds San Jose airport service at $29 intro fare

Frontier will celebrate the new service with fares as low as $39 online . Frontier will begin direct flights from Grand Rapids to Orlando, Fla.in mid-December and Denver in the spring. Frontier, known for distinctive photos of wild animals on each of its aircraft tails, last served Reno-Tahoe in September 2007. Frontier is focused on more than low fares.

World Media At least 100 tourists forced to evacuate in Montenegro fires
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Emergency services said strong winds are hampering firefighters' efforts to save the houses. Almost 1,400 firefighters supported by water-bombing planes and helicopters have battled three major blazes in northern Portugal since Sunday. More than 100 people have evacuated the areas around the coastal town of Tivat. Firefighters battled to douse wildfires in Croatia and Montenegro today, as blazes also raged in Italy , France and Portugal .

World Media Israel to reopen sensitive Jerusalem holy site
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The Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with Palestinians fearing Israel may one day seek to assert further control over it. In that time, some 280 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire, a majority of them attackers, according to authorities. The ruins of the Biblical Jewish Temple are also found within the holy complex.

World Media Trump hits at Moran and others opposed to Senate health bill
Author: 0 Trump hits at Moran and others opposed to Senate health bill

McConnell called for a vote "in the coming days" to repeal the existing plan, but there are doubts that enough Republican senators would vote for a repeal only. Yeah, that's brilliant. Put tens of millions of people, and the health insurers, totally in limbo - while Republicans, who have shown no talent for governing, flail away for a few more years.

World Media Fire crews continue to battle Detwiler Fire
Author: 0 Fire crews continue to battle Detwiler Fire

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Director Mark Ghilarducci yesterday secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to suppress the Detwiller Fire burning in Mariposa County.

World Media Former House speaker Hastert released from prison
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It was not immediately clear whether Hastert would finish the remainder of his sentence in a halfway house or under house arrest. Records list his release date as August 16. He served his term at the 64-acre Rochester Federal Medical Center, a prison that specializes in care for physically ailing or mentally ill inmates and is near the Mayo Clinic.

World Media Trump will ask SC to overturn new travel-ban ruling
Author: 0 Trump will ask SC to overturn new travel-ban ruling

The move follows a ruling by a federal in Honolulu last week that grandparents and other relatives should not be barred under the temporary travel ban . The State Department previously said that visa applicants from Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Iran, and Yemen who are grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins of Americans were not eligible for visas.

Author: 0 US adds new sanctions on Iran

The new sanctions are part of a larger White House effort to counter Iran's massive military buildup and rogue militant activities across the Middle East, specifically in Syria. The State Department also targeted two more groups associated with Iran's ballistic missiles program and said it was "deeply concerned" over Tehran's support for Lebanese terror group Hezbollah and Palestinian terror groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

World Media Man United land Perisic and prepare for war with Liverpool
Author: 0 Man United land Perisic and prepare for war with Liverpool

Mourinho was asked about Perisic following United's pre-season win over Real Salt Lake, and said he had " no idea " if he would be joining the club. Chelsea defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic is another reported target for Mourinho, while it is understood United maintain an interest in Tottenham's Eric Dier.

World Media MS Dhoni wears CSK colours after ban ends; see pic
Author: 0 MS Dhoni wears CSK colours after ban ends; see pic

The fans and officials are all charged up and can't wait to see their favourite team led into the ground by their favourite captain, "Captain Cool", MS Dhoni in the next edition of IPL . "We are happy to be back", said George John, Director, CSK Cricket Limited. Also, Dhoni's wife Sakshi Singh Rawat too posted a photo on Instagram of the wicketkeeper-batsman's CSK jersey which seemed like fitting reply to RPS owner.

World Media Antisemitism is still alive and well in France, Macron tells Israel
Author: 0 Antisemitism is still alive and well in France, Macron tells Israel

These stances are traditional of the French foreign policy and therefore they did not reveal whether Paris is seeking to revive the French initiative that was made by former President Francois Hollande. At the start of the press conference, President Macron offered his condolences to Netanyahu for the killing of two Israeli policemen in a terrorist attack on Friday in Jerusalem .

World Media One Soldier and a girl killed in Pak firing in J&K
Author: 0 One Soldier and a girl killed in Pak firing in J&K

A defense spokesperson said that Pakistan resorted to unprovoked targeting of the Indian positions on the LoC in Bhimber Gali sector of Jammu and Kashmir . About 5000 people in villages of Panjgrain, Rajdhani and Naika in Manjakote sector in Rajouri were affected by the Pakistani troops firing and shelling.

World Media Amid Sikkim standoff, Chinese Army conducts military drills in Tibet
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The PLA Tibet guards the Line of Actual Control (LAC) of the India-China border and several other sections connecting the mountainous Tibetan region. "It could also reassure the Chinese people that a strong PLA force is there, capable and determined to defend Chinese territory", Wang told Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post .

World Media Tropical alert: Tropical Storm Don forms in Atlantic
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Hurricane hunters investigated the area Monday afternoon and found a low-level closed circle circulation, maximum sustained winds at 40 miles per hour, moving west at 17 miles per hour. The tropical storm is the fourth named tropical system of this hurricane season. It was located about 1,650 miles to the east of Hilo, Hawaii and was moving west-northwest at 10 mph.

World Media Jordan Soldier Who Killed US Trainers Jailed For Life
Author: 0 Jordan Soldier Who Killed US Trainers Jailed For Life

A burial team carries the casket of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty during the soldier's burial service at Arlington National Cemetery December 5, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. The life sentence "was the best result that we were going to get under the circumstances", Moriarty said. About 2,000 USA troops are in Jordan. Barbee said embassy representatives who attended the trial had praised what they described as the "expedience and seriousness of the court proceedings".

World Media DHS allows 15000 more seasonal foreign workers this year
Author: 0 DHS allows 15000 more seasonal foreign workers this year

DHS Secretary John Kelly filed the required paperwork with the Federal Register to increase the number of H-2B visas for fiscal year 2017 after meeting with Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, who said there weren't enough USA workers to satisfy the needs of businesses across the country.

World Media Russian Federation demands immediate return of diplomatic property from US
Author: 0 Russian Federation demands immediate return of diplomatic property from US

The Kremlin wants the Trump administration to find the "political will" to return diplomatic compounds seized from Moscow in the tail end of the Obama administration to punish Russian election meddling. CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. Russian Federation has vehemently denied any involvement in election hacking. The Russian government has threatened to retaliate against the United States for the seizure and expulsion of Russian diplomats from the U.S.

World Media 'VIP care' to Sasikala in jail
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Roopa was quoted by the NDTV as saying that she found out about her transfer to the traffic department from the media. The woman cop, who made a decision to go against the system and turn into a whistleblower in the matter, stated in her report that the Director General (Prisons) also received a hefty amount of that Rs 2 crore.

World Media IN police release composite sketch of double homicide suspect
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Investigators are asking the public to study the man's facial features and contact them with any information on him. His eye color is unknown. Breakthrough: The Indiana State Police on Monday released the composite sketch on the left showing the main suspect in the killings of two teenage girls .

World Media Brexit talks start in Brussels with 20 months to go
Author: 0 Brexit talks start in Brussels with 20 months to go

I actually think that at the beginning of the election campaign, we were going to be routed. Prime Minister Theresa May , who in March triggered the two-year timetable for leaving the European Union, has insisted that the process can not be reversed.

World Media Horsemeat trading ring dismantled by police
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Spain's Guardia Civil police force began their investigation in 2016 after detecting "unusual behaviour" in horsemeat markets. An unidentified Dutch businessman arrested in Belgium is suspected of controlling the illegal trade from southwest Spain .

World Media Trump plans third day watching golf tournament at his NJ club
Author: 0 Trump plans third day watching golf tournament at his NJ club

Kerr had three birdies and bogey in the first six holes and then parred out the rest of the way. A double-bogey on the 11th hole began her slide down the leaderboard. Langer on top: While Brandt Jobe was ripping up the golf course, the unflappable Bernhard Langer steadfastly remained in the hunt. NJ.com reports that "in one incident, a Trump supporter poured water on a protester and hit him with the pole of an American flag he was carrying, witnesses said".

World Media United States police shoot Australian woman who called for help
Author: 0 United States police shoot Australian woman who called for help

She said the two officers involved are on paid administrative leave . "I hope people don't demonize all police officers ... but it's shoot to kill, not shoot to disarm". In a statement, the BCA said the shooting happened north of the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South in the city's Fulton neighborhood. "Thank you", the family said in the statement.

World Media Second round of formal talks on Brexit starts in Brussels
Author: 0 Second round of formal talks on Brexit starts in Brussels

Divisions over such basic issues of the Brexit negotiations could raise the risk again of a failure to reach a deal. Britain is embarking on the first full round of Brexit negotiations, as the Cabinet remains in all-out war over the Government's negotiating strategy.

World Media Academy Award-Winner Martin Landau Dead at 89
Author: 0 Academy Award-Winner Martin Landau Dead at 89

Calling it "the worst acting I've ever seen in my life to this day", Landau said he figured he couldn't do any worse. It's insane if you think about it. "Before that, I did several films that should be turned into toothpicks. It would've been torturous", Landau revealed in 2011 (via THR ). It was, he reminded one journalist, the first time this "Jewish kid from Brooklyn" took a role that called for him to play Jewish.