Welcome to historic Old Town Temecula. Shop among historic buildings from the latter half of the 1800s, which now serve as home for antique shops, community theater, museum, galleries, winery shops, and many specialty stores. Eat at many top restaurants, enjoy live music and family entertainment every week at some of Temecula's weekly festivals. Temecula has something for everyone....More.
Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) â€” President Nicolas Maduro expelled the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy Tuesday for allegedly conspiring against the socialist government and trying to sabotage the weekend presidential election.
A Planner's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet 2018 might well be dubbed the year of the Mediterranean diet. Not only did it tie for the best overall diet in the U.S. News Best Diets rankings in January, but this year also marks the Mediterranean diet pyramid's 25th anniversary. Beyond being linked to a host of powerful health benefits including a reduction in heart disease risk, potential weight loss, improved brain health and longevity, much of the eating pattern's staying power can be attributed to its flexibility -- there aren't entire food groups excluded, and followers don't calorie count or track macros.
Startling increase in physical and sexual abuse of child immigrants by US Border Patrol, new report alleges A new report suggests that there has been a startling increase in the number of instances where US Border Patrol officers have abused children seeking shelter in the United States from violence and poverty in Central America. The report, based on more than 30,000 pages of Border Patrol reports obtained by chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) through Freedom of Information Act requests, alleges a "pattern of inimidation, harassment, physical abuse, refusal of medical services, and improper deportation between 2009 and 2014." The report follows after a previous disclosure from the ACLU that detailed 116 incidents where officers were alleged to have physically, sexually, or psychologically abused children between the ages of five and 17.
Syria says Iranian withdrawal not up for discussion The withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria, demanded by the United States, is not up for discussion, a top Syrian official was quoted as saying on Wednesday, adding that Damascus was deciding on its next campaign against rebels. "Whether Iranian forces or Hezbollah withdraw or stay in Syria is not up for discussion because it's the (business) of the Syrian government," Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said in an interview with Russia's Sputnik state news agency.
House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Seven months before his planned retirement, House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption among the GOP ranks, raising fresh questions about his ability to lead a divided group of Republicans through a tough election season.
Amnesty highlights sex-for-food claims in Boko Haram-hit Nigeria Amnesty International on Thursday urged Nigeria to act on claims soldiers and members of the civilian militia have raped women and girls in remote camps for people displaced by Boko Haram but the government said the rights monitor was repeating false accusations. Amnesty said it had gathered multiple testimonies about alleged abuse by the security forces, including claimed that soldiers coerced vulnerable survivors into having sex in exchange for food. In November 2016, police vowed to look into allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation in the camps but several months later, the military rejected the allegations.
Man's sledgehammer rampage caught on CCTV A road rage suspect who hit a man with a sledgehammer is being sought by police in Philadelphia. The assailant then leaves his pickup truck with a sledgehammer and smashes the driver's side window of an SUV. The attacker then hits the passenger with the sledgehammer as he limps off to get back into the SUV.
Israeli air strikes target boat moored in Gaza: residents Israeli aircraft destroyed a boat moored in Gaza city early on Wednesday morning, local residents said. The Israeli military said aircraft had struck "military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization's naval force" and "underground terror infrastructure" belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip. The military said the air strikes were carried out in response to an incident on Tuesday when a group of men from Gaza broke through the border fence into Israel and set fire to an army post.