6 a.m. forecast for Sept. 13, 2020 San Diego's Most Accurate Forecast
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Oregon officials say they're preparing for a "mass fatality incident" as wildfires continue to spread throughout the state. There are currently six reported deaths in Oregon due to the fires that have devastated millions of acres, and 40,000 residents have been evacuated, with 500,000 more in evacuation zones. Oregon is joined by other states including California, Colorado, and Utah in combatting wildfires that have destroyed the homes of hundreds of people throughout the region.
Taliban and Afghan government forces clashed across Afghanistan hours after the start of long-awaited peace talks in Doha on Saturday, officials said, underscoring the uphill challenge of settling a 19-year insurgency. Talks between the two sides were to begin shortly after a U.S.-Taliban agreement in February, but began only over the weekend after months of delays, caused in part by continuing Taliban offensives in the war-torn country. "With the start of intra-Afghan talks we were expecting the Taliban to reduce the number of their attacks, but unfortunately their attacks are still going in high numbers," Fawad Aman, a spokesman for the Afghan defence ministry, said.
Tucker Carlson Getty Images Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Thursday proclaimed to his audience, which is the largest in cable news, that America "must defeat" the Black Lives Matter movement "if we're going to survive as a country." In the racially-charged screed, Carlson, who once called white supremacy a "hoax" on the heels of a mass shooting targeting Latinx immigrants in Texas, attempted to cast blame for the deep racial divisions in the U.S. on Barack Obama, the nation's first Black president. The Obama presidency left "a wake of destruction" behind, according to Carlson.
Relatives of 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea by Chinese authorities called Saturday for their family members to be returned to the territory, saying their legal rights were being violated. At an emotional news conference, the group said their relatives should be allowed to meet with lawyers they themselves have hired, not those appointed by Chinese authorities, They also said they should be provided with needed medications, be allowed to call their families and eventually be allowed to return to Hong Kong. The Hong Kong government has not provided any sort of concrete assistance, leading the families to come forward to urge authorities to help, said pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu, who hosted the news conference.
Oregon Fire Marshal Jim Walker resigned on Saturday after Oregon State Police placed him on paid administrative leave earlier that day. While the state police did not give a reason for his leave, sources close to the situation say the police chief lost confidence in Walker's ability to handle the wildfire crisis in Oregon. Walker's replacement will be former Chief Deputy Mariana Ruiz-Temple.
Two Los Angeles police officers are in a critical condition after being shot in what police are calling an ambush. Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva called the act "cowardly". Almost 40 US police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2020, FBI statistics show eight of them the victims of an ambush.
Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus, after book excerpts released last week showed that the president publicly downplayed the threat in the pandemic's early months. In an interview with “Meet the Press,” McDaniel maintained that "20/20 vision is, in hindsight, perfect,” and insisted that Trump acted “calm and steady and methodical” as he handled the pandemic, pointing to early steps he took like cancelling travel from China and creating the coronavirus task force. The president was calm and steady in a time of unrest and uncertainty.
Bryant "Corky" Messner, the Republican candidate for US Senate in New Hampshire, made controversial remarks about Chinese students in video footage obtained by Insider. Messner suggested encouraging Chinese students to study the liberal arts instead of "hard sciences," or to outright ban them from studying in the US. Several Chinese and Chinese-American college students in New Hampshire criticized his remarks, telling Insider that it was "dangerous rhetoric for people who look like me or people who have family or friends who are Chinese."
The Afghan government has called for a humanitarian ceasefire with the Taliban, as the first-ever peace talks between the two sides began in Qatar. Abdullah Abdullah, who led the government's delegation, stressed that there was "no winner through war". The Taliban did not mention a truce, reiterating instead that Afghanistan should be under Islamic law.
A crowd cheered Saturday as workers in Charlottesville removed a Confederate statue near the site of a violent white nationalist rally three years ago. The removal of a bronze figure of a Confederate soldier known as “At Ready” is seen in Charlottesville as a milestone in eliminating divisive symbols of the Civil War. The Washington Post reports that the process of removing the statue began Saturday morning as workers affixed straps to the 900-pound statute to prepare to remove it from its base.
Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the El Paso County Coliseum on February 11, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. While former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign has been inundated with donations in recent months, reports indicate that President Donald Trump's campaign is fearing a shortage of funds as November 3 draws closer. Republican officials have been inundated with calls from worried activists and donors who complain about constant Biden ads in their local media markets, with very few paid Trump responses, according to people familiar with the conversations.
Protests are underway outside the Minneapolis courthouse, where the four former police officers charged in the death of George Floyd make an appearance; Mike Tobin reports.
Noor bin Ladin, the niece of Osama Bin Laden, on Friday issued a statement on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. "For the past nineteen years, not a day has gone by since this horrific, tragic day that I haven't thought of you, America, and grieved privately with you for all the innocent lives lost," Noor bin Laden said in a statement. Bin Ladin's uncle, Osama Bin Laden, founded the terrorist group al-Qaeda and was the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.
Tennessee researchers used a supercomputer to analyze lung fluid from coronavirus patients. This could set off a chain reaction that leads to COVID-19's bizarre range of symptoms — including cardiac, gastrointestinal, and neurological problems. The human body may endure a similar experience in response to a coronavirus infection, according to a study from researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.
Two members of Saudi Arabia's royal family will have to answer questions about the Sept. 11 attacks in what lawyers for victims call a turning point in a long-running lawsuit, a federal judge ruled. U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn in a written ruling unsealed late Thursday ordered Saudi Arabia to make the royals — and other Saudi witnesses, including current and former government official — available for depositions. The members of the royal family include Prince Bandar bin Sultan, who is a former intelligence chief in Saudi Arabia and was the kingdom's U.S. ambassador from 1983 to 2005, court papers said.
President Donald Trump set the tone early on at his rally in northern Nevada Saturday night, warning that he was prepared to "be really vicious" in the final weeks of the presidential campaign. Fuming over a new ad about his alleged disparagement of U.S. military personnel, Trump arrived here with a torrent of insults ready to go. “But you know the good part?” Trump continued.
It is the radiation exposure from those nuclear tests that Stephens believes caused her cancer and that of her family members and scores of others who lived in lower Mohave County in the 1950s and '60s. Her relatives had breast, colon, thyroid and kidney cancer, all of which have been linked to radioactive fallout. "I just think it's a travesty, and the government should not be allowed to get away with it," Stephens said.
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Donald Trump has said he is “probably entitled” to serve more than two terms as president of the United States and claimed the only way he will lose this year's election is because his opponents are trying to rig it. Opening a campaign rally in Nevada on Saturday night, the president told the gathered crowd of several thousand, mostly maskless people that he is going to win the state and win four more years in the White House in November. Mr Trump used his 90-minute address in the tiny town of Minden to attack Joe Biden, his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton, the rest of the Democratic Party and the media, which he claimed is “the biggest problem the country has right now”.