Wildfires Rage in California
Once again, thousands are fleeing wildfires in California. A fast-moving fire fanned by high winds in Southern California’s Ventura and Santa Barbara counties charred 50,000 acres of land, burned hundreds of homes and damaged citrus crops.
Trump Signs Order Moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh characterized the U.S. decision to move the embassy as “flagrant aggression."
Jerusalem is the ‘eternal capital of the state of Palestine’ – Palestine leader Abbas
Mahmoud Abbas has condemned Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He said it negates the US' right to be a mediator in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while stating that Jerusalem remains the “eternal capital” of Palestine.
Russia election: Putin to run again for president
Russia's Vladimir Putin has said he will seek another term as president in next year's election.
Franken Faces Calls to Quit From Wave of Top Democrats
A wave of U.S. senators, most of them women, called on fellow Democrat Al Franken to resign Wednesday following allegations that he groped or sexually harassed women. His office said he’ll make an announcement on Thursday.
Saudi Crown Prince Wins Time Readers' Person of the Year
The prince is one of the main strongest proponents of Saudi Arabia’s illegal intervention in Yemen.
Man appears in court accused of trying to kill British PM May
A 20-year-old man appeared in court on Wednesday accused of plotting to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May by first detonating an explosive device to get into her Downing Street office.
Members of Honduran Police Refuse to 'Repress the People'
The police units made the announcement to clarify that they are not on strike and that they aren’t interested in higher wages.
DR Congo displacement crisis 'worse than Middle East'
Conflict has forced 1.7 million people to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year, causing "a mega-crisis", aid agencies say.
US homeless people numbers rise for first time in seven years
The number of homeless people in the United States has increased for the first time since 2010.