Most of the bodies were found in a production room of the factory which is operated by PT Panca Buana, the firefighter said. Parts of the building collapsed after being gutted by the blaze, which scorched nearby cars and motorbikes. Quoting a local official, MetroTV said that while the factory had a permit, its closeness to a residential neighbourhood was against regulations. "I saw people including women were jumping from above, oh my God", he added.
Catalonia's president says he won't call a regional election that could have defused tension with Spain. The Spanish constitution states Spain is "indivisible". By late Thursday, the number of students and other independence activists outside the Catalan government, the Generalitat, had dwindled, but calls have been made for more protests later.
Recent Iraqi military deployments come within the context of ongoing operations - launched last week - aimed at securing parts of Iraq disputed between the central government in Baghdad and the Erbil-based KRG. Iraqi authorities did not confirm this account of fighting. Abadi's office called paramilitaries "patriots". Al-Abadi reportedly replied: "We protect the unity and integrity of Iraq with high precision.
Scott Brown confirmed Wednesday that the State Department looked into comments he made at an event in Samoa three months ago. Brown said he was in Samoa to present his credentials and attended the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary in Samoa celebration, in his first day there.
Donald Trump , who claims a reverence for the military that borders on idolatry, should be busy answering those questions, but instead he is engaged in a tit for tat battle with two black women - a military widow and a congresswoman. Last week, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., threatened a subpoena to accelerate the flow of information. Trump has vehemently denied Rep. Frederica Wilson's account of the call, slamming it as "fabricated" and calling the lawmaker "whacky".
A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman would not confirm whether Bruce Paddock was in custody, saying only that officers had been conducting an investigation with federal authorities. The child porn case predated the October 1 shooting, said the law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity. Detectives had been investigating Bruce Paddock for months before the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which 58 people were killed and hundreds were wounded, the official ...