Death toll in raging California wildfires jumps to 63, list of missing doubles to 600+

The deadliest fire in California’s history continues to burn uncontained as recovery teams find more and more bodies. With 63 victims confirmed so far, the local sheriff says there are over 600 reports of missing persons. The towns of Paradise and Butte were all but leveled in the blaze, which engulfed 8,700 homes and spread […]

Death toll from California wildfires rises to 31, over 220 missing

Remains of six people have been recovered in the city of Paradise, Northern California, bringing the total number of casualties in both ends of the state to 31 people. Five people burned to death in their homes, while another person was found scorched in a vehicle on Sunday, Butte County Sheriff Cory Honea reported. Since […]

Here are the 3 missing features that keep Apple’s new iPad Pro from really replacing a laptop (AAPL)

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Apple’s latest iPads still aren’t a good substitute for a old-fashioned laptop, no matter how much the company keeps promoting them as the next stage in computers. Unveiled at the company’s press event in New York on Tuesday, the company’s newest iPad Pro tablets have super-fast new processors, large and beautiful displays, […]

Riyadh threatens retaliation for 'actions' against it over missing journalist

Saudi Arabia has rejected any threats against it over the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, once again declaring its innocence and saying it will respond to any actions with “greater actions.” “The Kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it, whether by threatening to impose economic sanctions, using […]

Saudi delegation arrives in Turkey for talks over missing journalist – reports

Saudi delegation has arrived in Turkey for talks over a missing journalist, Turkish state media reported on Friday. The delegation from Riyadh arrived in Turkey as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Reuters quoted two Turkish sources as saying on Friday. The previous day, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim […]

Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish […]

Low-priced New Vehicle Buyers Are Missing in Action

Once a bracket where most desirable vehicles lived, the sub-$ 20,000 price range is not the hot neighborhood it once was. The ever-upward creep of new vehicle MSRPs increasingly places most vehicles above that marker, and shifting consumer trends haven’t helped expand its ranks. According to data from J.D. Power, 2018 has seen a rapid […]

‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

Chris McGrath/Getty Images The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state of Virginia. […]

‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

Chris McGrath/Getty Images The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state of Virginia. […]

‘You listen, but you don’t speak:’ Wife of missing former Interpol chief says Chinese agents threatened her over the phone

ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol chief who disappeared and abruptly “resigned” from his post, says she received a call from Chinese agents threatening her safety.  Speaking to Associated Press, Grace Meng said a mysterious Chinese caller told her: “We’ve come in two work-teams, two work-teams just for you.” She […]