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At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

November 13, 2018 - 12:28am
Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday.
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Fewer foreign students coming to United States for second year in row: survey

November 13, 2018 - 12:10am
The number of international students entering U.S. colleges and universities has fallen for the second year in a row, a nonprofit group said on Tuesday, amid efforts by the Trump administration to tighten restrictions on foreigners studying in the United States.
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Asian shares pare losses on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil slides

November 13, 2018 - 12:03am
Asian shares pared losses on Tuesday as hopes for a de-escalation of the Sino-U.S. tariff war drew support from reports that China's top trade negotiator was preparing to visit the United States ahead of a meeting between the two countries' leaders.
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Chinese Premier Li says talks on South China Sea code should end in three years

November 13, 2018 - 12:01am
China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that Beijing hoped a consultation with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the disputed South China Sea would be completed in three years, and that such an deal would bolster free trade.
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Vice President Pence pushes Japan for bilateral free trade agreement

November 12, 2018 - 11:46pm
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, keeping up pressure on Japan to cut its trade surplus with the United States, said on Tuesday American goods and services too often faced barriers in Japan and a bilateral trade agreement offered the best way forward.
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Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split "HQ2": source

November 12, 2018 - 11:38pm
Amazon.com Inc plans to announce on Tuesday that it has selected New York and Northern Virginia as locations for its second headquarters, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.
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Goldman Sachs 'cheated' Malaysia over 1MDB: PM Mahathir

November 12, 2018 - 11:35pm
Goldman Sachs Group Inc "cheated" Malaysia over its dealings with state fund 1MDB which is the subject of corruption and money-laundering investigations, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told CNBC in an interview aired on Tuesday.
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Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split 'HQ2': WSJ

November 12, 2018 - 10:31pm
Amazon.com Inc could announce as early as Tuesday that it has selected New York City and Northern Virginia to be the sites for its second and third headquarters, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2RQ2T5P on Monday.
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Apple's Asia suppliers fall amid fears of weak iPhone sales

November 12, 2018 - 10:17pm
Shares in Asian suppliers and assemblers for Apple Inc fell on Tuesday due to profit warnings that point to weakness in iPhone sales.
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Northern California wildfire kills 42 to rank as deadliest in state history

November 12, 2018 - 10:14pm
Search teams have recovered the remains of at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest single wildland blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday.
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Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for additional headquarters - WSJ

November 12, 2018 - 10:11pm
Amazon.com Inc could announce as early as Tuesday that it has selected New York City and Northern Virginia to be the sites for its second and third headquarters, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
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Democrat Sinema wins Senate seat in Arizona

November 12, 2018 - 10:09pm
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema defeated Republican Martha McSally to win a close U.S. Senate race in Arizona after last Tuesday's elections, in a Senate pickup for Democrats in a state that had not elected a Democratic U.S. senator for 30 years.
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California's PG&E reports outage in area at time Camp wildfire erupted

November 12, 2018 - 10:08pm
California utility PG&E Corp reported on Monday that it experienced an outage on a transmission line in the area of the raging Camp Fire early in the morning of last Thursday shortly before the fire stated.
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Paradise lost: Grim search under way in incinerated California town

November 12, 2018 - 10:07pm
Experts in identifying human tissue joined California police and firefighters on Monday in sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in the state's history, searching for remains of 228 missing people.
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Vice President Pence seeks 'update' on trade talks with Japan

November 12, 2018 - 9:58pm
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday that he was looking forward to an "update" on talks about a bilateral trade agreement that President Donald Trump hopes will cut Tokyo's trade surplus with Washington.
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U.S. think tank says at least 13 undeclared missile bases identified in North Korea

November 12, 2018 - 9:57pm
A U.S. think tank said on Monday it had identified at least 13 of an estimated 20 undeclared missile bases inside North Korea, underscoring the challenge for American negotiators hoping to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.
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At least 42 killed in northern California wildfire, now deadliest in U.S. history: sheriff

November 12, 2018 - 9:48pm
Remains have been recovered from at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest in U.S. history, the Butte County sheriff said on Monday.
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Trump seeks end of Florida recount; Democrats win Arizona U.S. Senate seat

November 12, 2018 - 9:32pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to end a recount and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races in last week's elections, while Democrats picked up a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona.
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Factbox: Too close to call - U.S. federal, state elections still in flux

November 12, 2018 - 9:00pm
Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S. Senate, but more than a dozen races remain undecided nearly a week later.
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Israel-Gaza border ignites after botched incursion; four dead

November 12, 2018 - 9:00pm
Palestinian militants on Monday carried out their most intensive shelling of Israel since the 2014 Gaza war in retaliation for a botched cross-border commando raid, drawing Israeli air strikes against Hamas' television station and other targets.
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