Australian PM Abbott toppled

September 15, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_7796" align="alignleft" width="300"] CANBERRA, Australia — Newly elected Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at a press conference with deputy leader Julie Bishop after ousting Tony Abbott in a leadership ballot in Canberra yesterday.[/caption] CANBERRA, Australia (AFP) — Australian conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott was...

Thousands flee California wildfire as homes go up in flames

September 14, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_7749" align="alignleft" width="300"] A cameraman surveys homes and vehicles destroyed by the Valley Fire in Middletown, California September 13, 2015.[/caption] MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (Reuters) - A swiftly spreading wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to flee as it roared unchecked through the...