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Firefighter killed battling Thomas fire as massive blaze moves toward Santa Barbara

Firefighter killed battling Thomas fire as massive blaze moves toward Santa Barbara

The fire now raging in Ventura County (the Thomas fire ) and the one in foothill neighborhoods around Sylmar in the San Fernando Valley (the Creek fire) are breathtaking in two ways: the sheer power of wind-driven wildfire to devour landscape, whether it hold scrub brush or mansions, and the fragility of human life in the face of it.


President, first lady's official White House Christmas portrait released

President, first lady's official White House Christmas portrait released

Barron Trump is HOME ALONE! " said Jason Avant, referring to popular 1990 movie of the same name. Check out some of the trolling tweets , below. Melania stole the show in the White House Christmas photo, wearing a sleeveless black t-length dress that featured cascading bead-work, created specifically for the First Lady by Delpozo's creative director Josep Font and styled by Hervé Pierre.


Man with knife shot by police at Amsterdam Airport

Man with knife shot by police at Amsterdam Airport

A police spokesman told AD newspaper there was no assumption of a terrorist motive . Police in Amsterdam have shot a man who brandished a knife at Schipol Airport. "Air traffic is experiencing no further consequences", the tweet said . There are no reports of any other injuries. Airport spokesman Roos van der Ven said Schiphol Plaza, which houses stores, bars and restaurants, was evacuated, but not the parts of the airport behind the check-in area and security checks.



Omarosa Says Donald Trump Is 'Racial' But 'Not A Racist'

She oversaw outreach efforts related to historically black colleges and universities , spoke to black journalists about the relationship between law enforcement and black youth and organized a Black History Month event at the White House, albeit a poorly attended one.


Omarosa: 5 Things To Know About The Resigned White House Official

Omarosa: 5 Things To Know About The Resigned White House Official

Better known by just her first name, Manigault Newman was escorted from the White House complex Tuesday night but was allowed to tender her resignation. "The Secret Service stopped her and she was escorted off campus". She will leave her position next month. The source also said that the "racial incidents" in the White House were "starting to weigh in on her [Manigault]".


93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home

93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home

The 5-foot-tall, 100 pound woman purposefully slid onto the floor as officers tried to escort her from the building and allegedly resisted officers' attempts to lift her up, investigators said. News 6 investigator Adrianna Iwasinski asked for a jailhouse interview with Fitzgerald on Wednesday and was granted her request. "I don't want them to help me".