Flee

Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave

Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into "a ghost town" as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in …

News (Ireland)

Three dead, 77,000 flee as storm pounds Philippines

At least three people were killed and tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak pounded the eastern …

Weather

Photo Essay: Tales of the 21st Century – Rohingyas Without a State

The Rohingya tragedy has been unfolding for decades, going back to 1948, when Myanmar gained independence.<p><b>Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:</b> The world has …

Asia

South Sudan Refugee Crisis: Aid, Statistics and News | USA for UNHCR

<b>Amid increasing violence and deteriorating conditions</b>, the situation in South Sudan has escalated into a full-blown humanitarian emergency. <b>The total</b> …

Refugees

Our Hopes Of Fleeing To A Distant Planet Were Just Blown Away By Space Wind

A lot of conditions have to be met for a planet to habitable: water, the right atmosphere, the right temperature, and now, scientists find, a weak …

Miss Iraq forced to flee country over selfie with Miss Israel

So much for diplomacy by selfie.<p>Miss Iraq, Sarah Idan, and her family had to flee their homeland after receiving death threats over a photo she …

Israel

Net Neutrality Is Gone. How Could That Affect You?

On Dec. 14, 2017, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to overturn the net neutrality rules established under …

Internet

The Luke Vs. Kylo Ren Fight Scene In 'The Last Jedi' Stunned Fans

Every <i>Star Wars</i> movie ends with some sort of lightsaber battle show down, ever since the very first film, <i>A New Hope</i>, back in 1977, when Obi-Wan was …

Star Wars

A pensioner has built three miniature villages in his back garden

We’ve all wanted to have our own hideaway.<p>Some people flee to underground luxury bunkers but others, like this pensioner, build three miniature …

Miniature

Earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Java island, triggers tsunami warning

A strong earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Thursday and other cities on the country’s most populous island of Java, killing an unknown number …

Earthquakes

Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines

Tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods and three fishermen were missing Saturday as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak barrelled towards the …

Weather

Dad-of-three's terror as car burst into flames as he drove home

A man had to flee from his car after it burst into flames as he pulled up outside his home.<p>Andrew Wright was travelling to Croxteth Park when noticed …

Markets aren't perfect – but they can help the world's poorest communities

In the run up to Christmas the issue of food waste has been in the news.<p>Aldi kicked things off by announcing that they would give unsold fresh food …

Africa

China And Europe See What U.S. Critics Don't: A U.S. Tax-Cut Boom Is Coming | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

<b>Tax Cuts:</b> While anti-tax cut critics in the U.S. like to say the coming tax reform won't do much for the U.S. economy, China and the major European …

Economy

10 Strange and Different Calendars for 2018

Every year, you need a new calendar, so you may as well get one that appeals to your interests and desires. Here are some of the more unusual, …

Justin Trudeau

How to Fight Back the Human Instinct to Flee When You Panic

In 2003, Aron Ralston went hiking alone in southeastern Utah. An experienced outdoorsman, the trail didn’t seem to present any danger for him. Things …

Multi-tools

Men 'armed with hammers' attempt to smash window at Liverpool city centre jewellers

Four men "armed with hammers" smashed the window of a Liverpool city centre jewellers in a brazen attempted robbery, witnesses say.<p>Police were called …

English Premier League

Libyan coast guard picks up more than 250 migrants trying to reach Italy

Officials in Libya say more than 250 migrants, including women and children, have been rescued while trying to reach Italy.<p>The North African country's western shores remain a main departure point for those trying to get into Europe, though numbers have dropped dramatically since July.<p>"Yesterday …

Refugees

25 Days Of Holiday Gifts: The It Bag

Give the gift that keeps on giving in the form of endless compliments. We all but guarantee the lucky recipient of this sleek Indiana-shaped leather …

Indianapolis

Masked men go on ATM stealing-spree

HOUSTON — Houston police believe the same group of masked men is responsible in the thefts of ATMs from the lobbies of five hotels over the past six …

Crime

New Jersey Devils: 3 Unpopular Opinions

The New Jersey Devils are finally on the playoffs path after several long years of losing. Here are three unpopular opinions that could help them …

NHL

Tumble dryer forces family to flee home in middle of the night

A FAMILY had to flee their home in the middle of the night after a tumble dryer burst into flames.<p>Firefighters were called to Rydal Road, in Heaton, …

Manchester

Explainer: How the independence drive has stalled the Catalan economy

Here is a breakdown of the economic fallout for Catalonia since the contested October 1st vote and the subsequent declaration of independence, which …

Spain

Sex, Politics and Other Natural Disasters as 2017 Goes Down in Flames

There's something bizarrely cinematic about seeing Southern California engulfed in flames at the end of 2017. It's fitting that a tumultuous year …

Los Angeles

Cameroon's Anglophones flee to Nigeria as crackdown grows

IKOM, Nigeria (Reuters) - When soldiers burst into her village in southwest Cameroon last month with guns blazing, small farmer Eta Quinta, 32, raced into the forest with three of her children.<p>“I found a canoe and I used it to cross over with my kids, not knowing where my husband and my (other) two …

Nigeria

Iraq hangs 38 members of ISIS and Al-Qaeda

Iraq on Thursday hanged 38 jihadists belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS) group or Al-Qaeda for terrorism offenses, provincial authorities said, …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin

Author’s Note: In October of this year I had the privilege of publicly sharing my story of coming to Christ from a background of same-sex attraction …

Emotions

The Need To Develop Policies To End North Korea's Nazi-like Prison Camps

How bad are the conditions inside North Korea’s political prison camps? Holocaust survivor and former judge at the International Court of Justice, Thomas Buergenthal, says that he believes that they are as bad, possibly even worse, than concentration camps of Nazi Germany. North Korean political …

Opinion

UN chief calls on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

<b>(CNN) —</b> The UN's Secretary-General has condemned the arrest of two journalists in Myanmar, saying that their arrest is symptomatic of eroding freedoms in the Southeast Asian country.<p>Speaking to the press in Tokyo Thursday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres framed the plight of the two detained …

Asia

How ISIS Got Weapons From The U.S. And Used Them to Take Iraq and Syria

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) got its hands on vast supplies of weapons by taking advantage of U.S. weapons transfers that may have …

Syria