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Victims of California's mega-fire will sue electricity company

Victims of California's mega-fire will sue electricity company

The lawsuit accuses Pacific Gas & Electric of failing to maintain its infrastructure and properly inspect and manage its power lines.

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Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing
World Politics

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

In an extraordinary move, US first lady Melania Trump has called publicly for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed.

  • by Darlene Superville
Trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' starts
Crime

Trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' starts

The high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman got underway on Tuesday, an event that marks the end of an era.

  • by Tom Hays
Democrat wins Arizona Senate seat for first time in 30 years as more seats fall to Dems
US Midterm Elections

Democrat wins Arizona Senate seat for first time in 30 years as more seats fall to Dems

Republican Jeff Flake was forced out of Trump's administration because he was deemed too moderate. But Arizona responded with the unthinkable.

  • by Steve Peoples
The bromance is over: Trump slams Macron, suggests France would have lost WWI
Donald Trump

The bromance is over: Trump slams Macron, suggests France would have lost WWI

The US President fired off a series of tweets that underscored how much the once-friendly ties between the two leaders have soured.

  • by Susan Heavey & Luke Baker
CNN sues Trump administration over revoked credentials of journalist
Donald Trump

CNN sues Trump administration over revoked credentials of journalist

The White House banned CNN's Jim Acosta after a testy press conference in which he sparred with the President.

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Author and Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi expects to be indicted
Russia probe

Author and Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi expects to be indicted

Author Jerome Corsi said he expects to be indicted by prosecutors working on the Russia collusion investigation on a charge of lying.

  • by Rosalind S. Helderman
Internet traffic hijack dogs Google
IT networks

Internet traffic hijack dogs Google

Internet traffic hijacking disrupted several Google services Monday, including search and cloud-hosting services.

'The new abnormal': California fires rage as dry winds menace
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Bushfire

'The new abnormal': California fires rage as dry winds menace

Devastating wildfires in California, which have now claimed 44 lives, are burning an area equivalent to almost half of Sydney's urban zone.

  • by Michael Idato
Senator Sherrod Brown weighing a White House bid
US Election

Senator Sherrod Brown weighing a White House bid

"People in Washington don't understand the dignity of work," said Senator Sherrod Brown from Ohio.

  • by John Wagner
Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and Marvel superheroes, dead at 95
Marvel

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes, has died at the age of 95.

  • by Alex Dobuzinskis