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India admitted into global export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement

India admitted into global export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement

The two-day plenary session of the 41-member club commenced today. It joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in June a year ago, but China has stalled India's entry into the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG ), which controls access to critical nuclear knowhow.


Report says county has nation's fourth-largest homeless populaton

Report says county has nation's fourth-largest homeless populaton

The number of homeless families, chronically homeless individuals and homeless veterans decreased from 2016. The count doesn't include people who were living with friends and relatives. New York City reported a 4.1 increase, mostly among families in emergency shelters and transitional housing, HUD officials said. In San Diego, it's 61.6 percent.


Iraq Summons US Ambassador over Jerusalem Decision

Iraq Summons US Ambassador over Jerusalem Decision

Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmad Mahjoub announced that the ministry has summoned the USA ambassador in Baghdad, Douglas Silliman, and handed him a memo protesting the decision by Trump. The president admitted the move will cause dissent, but says it could help resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict. He did say that the Palestinian protests are concerning, but said that once emotions die down he believes there will be a better chance to negotiate between the Israelis and the ...


Israel Defense Forces strike Gaza Strip after Hamas rocket attack

Israel Defense Forces strike Gaza Strip after Hamas rocket attack

An IDF spokesman said two rocket launches had been identified with both falling inside the Gaza Strip. It's not yet clear if there were any casualties in either attack. Hamas Leader Ismail Hanniyeh issued a call for Palestinian across the country to begin a new intifada. The Cuban Foreign Ministry said the United States move to "modify the historic status of Jerusalem violates the legitimate interests of the Palestinian people".


LA's Getty Center was built with fire protection in mind

LA's Getty Center was built with fire protection in mind

Residents in Sullivan Canyon and Mandeville Canyon were told to be prepared to evacuate at a moment's notice. "I packed the important things". There is also a water tank at the facility that holds 1 million gallons in reserve for just such an occasion, and any brush on the property is routinely cleared away to prevent the likelihood of a fire spreading.


Lilac fire in San Diego County destroys 2 buildings, burns 350 acres

Lilac fire in San Diego County destroys 2 buildings, burns 350 acres

Numerous horses died or were injured Thursday when flames from the wind-driven Lilac Fire swept through the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall, according to a trainer at the facility in northern San Diego County. Lilac Rd. The Liberty Fire was one of six affecting the region and prompting at least 160,000 people to flee their homes. A climate expert at UC San Diego says Santa Ana winds typically peak during the coldest months of the year, adding to the concern of fire danger ...