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Huge California wildfire spreads overnight as crews dig in

Huge California wildfire spreads overnight as crews dig in

"The fire continues burning in an area above the community of Goleta and crews continue to build containment and contingency lines to hold the fire in check," Cal Fire said on the Inciweb fire-tracking website. 

Firefighters gain on several wildfires in California

Firefighters gain on several wildfires in California

Fires in the western Canadian province of British Columbia have forced 14,000 people from their homes and disrupted logging and mining operations.

Man, who sexually assaulting four children including 5-yr-old son, could face 300 years in jail

A man living in California, charged with sexually assaulting at least four children including a five-year-old, could face 300 years in prison, a report said on Wednesday.

United States representatives condemn terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Several Congressmen from Texas, Florida, Arkansas and California issued a statement criticising the attacks, and paid condolences to the families of the deceased and injured.

Thousands flee California fires, state of emergency in British Columbia

Further to the north, the Canadian province of British Columbia was under a state of emergency as fire crews there also battled blazes fueled by searing temperatures and high winds.

Mysterious sea creature with no eyes, mouth washes ashore on US beach

Mysterious sea creature with no eyes, mouth washes ashore on US beach

 A bizarre sea creature which appeared to have no discernible features, such as eyes or a mouth, washed up at Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, California.

US state allows college students, teachers to carry guns

The concealed carry law was enacted four years ago and applied to all public buildings, but colleges in the Midwestern state were exempted until July of this year.

California adds four more 'discriminatory' states to travel ban

California has issued a ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel to four more states that it says have laws discriminating against the LGBTQ community, the media reported.

Malaysia rejects US claims over assets said stolen from 1MDB

Overall, the Justice Department alleges that more than USD 4.5 billion has been stolen from the fund.

Indian shot at in US out of danger: Sushma Swaraj

Indian shot at in US out of danger: Sushma Swaraj

An Indian hailing from Telengana who was fired upon in California earlier this week is now out of danger.

Telangana youth shot in California, family seeks govt's help

Family members of a Telangana youth shot and injured by an unidentified person in California five days ago, have approached External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj for help in flying out to visit him.

Two Indian-origin men arrested for posing as federal agents in US

According to a federal grand jury indictment, although Panesar and Hastie have never worked at DHS.

California Governor Jerry Brown says US will stay in climate fight

Trump's decision to leave the Paris accord has drawn heavy criticism within the US and internationally, including in China. 

Sikh man in US for two decades detained, fears deportation

A father of two who is married to a US citizen, Gurmukh Singh had applied for asylum in the US in 1999, citing religious persecution.

Sikh stabbed to death in US for refusing to sell cigarettes

Jagjeet Singh, who was a clerk at the Hatch Food and Gas convenience store, came to the US 18 months ago and stayed with his sister and brother-in-law in Modesto.

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ''sanctuary'' areas

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ''sanctuary'' areas

The US Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

 

US police officer detained in Taiwan for flying with gun

An off-duty police officer from California has been detained in Taiwan for a week after alerting authorities that she had inadvertently flown there with a gun in her hand luggage.

Former Tennessee teacher in kidnapping case captured, girl safe

Former Tennessee teacher in kidnapping case captured, girl safe

A former high school teacher and a 15-year-old student he is accused of abducting last month in Tennessee were traced to a cabin in northern California, where police on Thursday arrested him and took the girl into protective custody.

At least four people shot at California elementary school: Police

At least four people shot at California elementary school: Police

The added that preliminary information was that there were four victims and that the "suspect is possibly down as well."

FBI arrests Mexican prosecutor for suspected drug trafficking: Authorities

FBI agents have arrested a Mexican prosecutor suspected of involvement in a ring producing and importing illegal drugs, including heroin and cocaine, into the United States, authorities said Wednesday.