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California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise

Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific...

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise

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California power cutoff begins as wildfire risks rise Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and businesses on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks...
00:00, 2019-10-10

California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown of unprecedented scale due to heightened wildfire ...
08:00, 2019-10-09

Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of planned power outages of unprecedented scale to reduce...
10:34, 2019-10-10

UPDATE 3-Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of planned power outages of unprecedented scale to reduce...
08:00, 2019-10-10

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
13:51, 2019-06-08

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
06:00, 2019-06-08

Millions in California to be without power for days due to wildfire danger The utility announced that it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties beginning as early as midnight Wednesday to reduce the chance of fierc...
16:00, 2019-10-09

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparkin...
04:00, 2019-06-09

Power Outage in California Affects Millions as PG&E Tries to Avoid Wildfire PG&E Corp. began cutting power to about 800,000 households and businesses across California in an unprecedented move to lower the threat of wildfires in the face of the kind of windstorm that previous...
23:34, 2019-10-09

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and ...
10:17, 2019-06-20

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
07:17, 2019-06-09

California wildfire spreads as fears mount over further power shutoffs Saddleridge fire, which started in Sylmar, consumed more than 4,600 acres by 3am Friday, officials saidWildfire danger spread from northern California to the south of the state, as a blaze swept throu...
12:00, 2019-10-12

California wildfire risk may cause power outages in 30 counties for more than 600,000 customers The largest utility in California has warned it may cut off power for large parts of the northern part of the Golden State starting Wednesday and lasting into the week to prevent its equipment from sp...
23:00, 2019-10-08

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
20:51, 2019-06-18

California utility cuts off power to thousands amid wildfire threat Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern California woke up on Tuesday without electricity after...
22:51, 2019-09-24

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:17, 2019-06-09

California counties go dark as PG&E shuts off power to grapple with wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is “proactively” shutting off power in portions of 34 counties in northern and central California amid severe wind conditions Wednesday and Thursday, the utility announced....
01:00, 2019-10-10

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
09:34, 2019-06-09

More than 1 million in California are without power to curb wildfire risk; more outages coming More than 1 million Californians were in the dark in the first phase of a multi-day power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...
19:00, 2019-10-09

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wi...
21:34, 2019-06-08

California's Largest Utility to Shut Off Power to 800,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk Power shutoffs are slated to hit customers in 34 of California’s 58 counties between Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon due to high risk of wildfires, with utility company Pacific Gas and Electr...
21:34, 2019-10-09

Millions in California face planned power outages over statewide wildfire threats Pacific Gas & Electric, California's largest utility, said Wednesday it will begin to shut off electricity to portions of 34 different counties statewide -- affecting more than 2 million people -- ove...
17:00, 2019-10-09

PG&E begins 2nd wave of California planned power outages to head off wildfire risk The largest utility company in California began their second wave of planned power outages to head off wildfire danger from downed power lines Wednesday evening, according to a report....
09:00, 2019-10-10

California utility begins restoring power after mass planned outage due to wildfire threats Southern California Edison says 89,500 customers are under consideration for a power shutoff as threats of wildfires loom.        ...
01:51, 2019-09-25

Lights out? PG&E plans to shut off power for more than 800K customers in California to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for nearly a million customers in an effort to prevent wildfires.        ...
05:00, 2019-10-09

The California power outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten — 9 of the state's 10 biggest fires came in the last 16 years The Saddleridge bush fire in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles has spread to over 4,700 acres of land, prompting mandatory evacuation orders for about 100,000 people. Earlier this week, California utilit...
00:34, 2019-10-12

PG&E to Cut Power for Nearly 800,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk PG&E said it would shut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across parts of 34 California counties in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires in those communities....
04:34, 2019-10-09

PG&E May Cut Power for 600,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk PG&E said it may shut off power for more than 600,000 customers across parts of 30 California counties in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires in those communities....
14:34, 2019-10-08

PG&E to cut off power to nearly 800,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Power provider PG&E Corp's unit said on Tuesday it would cut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across northern and central California to reduce wildfire risk following severe wind warnings....
01:34, 2019-10-09

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
18:00, 2019-06-19

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposa...
22:51, 2019-09-06

Wildfire threatens Southern California homes Renewed winds are presenting challenges for crews battling a stubborn wildfire near a Southern California neighborhood. The fire that broke out Wednesday on rural land in Riverside County grew to more...
19:51, 2019-09-06

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies located an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office sa...
23:34, 2019-08-02

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door surv...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres Sunday and was threatening several structures. It a...
05:51, 2019-08-20

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
00:17, 2019-07-13

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
02:17, 2019-06-22

MRI, CT scan use continues to rise, in spite of health risks The number of CT, MRI and ultrasound rose between 1 percent to 5 percent from 2012 and 2016, a new study shows, despite a push to reduce unnecessary imaging in most patient groups....
01:51, 2019-09-04

Depression, anxiety risks rise after hysterectomy, study says All women have a 6.6 percent elevated risk for depression and a nearly 5 percent likelihood for anxiety after a hysterectomy, and increased risk for a range of other physical and mental health conditi...
04:17, 2019-09-05

Up to 2.5m Californians face days of power shutoffs amid wildfire fears Schools and businesses close as country’s biggest utility, PG&E, cuts power to record swath of northern CaliforniaSchools are closed. Traffic lights down. Tunnels dark. Businesses unopened. Hospitals ...
01:34, 2019-10-10

Wildfire In South California Destroys Homes, Causes "Medical Emergencies" A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said....
19:34, 2019-10-11

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
22:51, 2019-07-11

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
23:17, 2019-07-11

Fast-spreading wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California Shasta College in Redding, California, served as the initial shelter for evacuees, but then it had to be evacuated as well, officials say.        ...
09:51, 2019-08-23

California Wildfire Season Is Here as the Saddleridge Fire Explodes Near Los Angeles In a community outside Los Angeles, more than 12,000 people are facing mandatory evacuation as a wildfire rages out of control. The Saddleridge Fire has burned some 4,600 acres, and so far officials h...
19:00, 2019-10-11

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, o...
05:17, 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
02:34, 2019-06-22

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
10:01, 2019-05-23

Southern California wildfire evacuees return to see what's left of homes As California wildfires continue to turn everything in their path to char and ash, thousands of evacuees return home hopeful to see their house still standing....
00:51, 2019-10-14

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:34, 2019-06-21

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town...
12:34, 2019-06-15

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
06:51, 2019-06-19

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire,...
14:51, 2019-05-21

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
01:17, 2019-07-13

Boston Fed president warns of risks in rise of coworking spaces The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warned the surge in coworking spaces in major urban office markets could lead to significant commercial real estate losses during the next economic downt...
01:17, 2019-09-24

Hearings begin for California synagogue shooting suspect Prosecutors began presenting evidence Thursday against the maniac who opened fire on a California synagogue in April. John T. Earnest, 20, allegedly carried out the fatal shooting at Chabad of Poway n...
00:17, 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-22

California crews report progress fighting year's largest U.S. wildfire Firefighters made substantial progress over the weekend fighting a large wildfire in Northern California that's been burning for nearly two weeks and has charred more than 50,000 acres, fire authoriti...
22:51, 2019-09-16

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
21:01, 2019-06-21

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuati...
04:51, 2019-08-23

California wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters Last month, the California legislature passed a proposal to reduce the risk that utility power lines will spark wildfires and to socialize the cost of compensating victims when those measures fail....
23:17, 2019-08-23

U.S. Supreme Court rejects dispute over 2007 California wildfire payouts The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by Sempra Energy's San Diego Gas & Electric Co to recover $379 million from customers related to damages it was forced to pay out in litigation ...
16:00, 2019-10-07

California's wildfire season is off to a quiet start. That could change this week Forecasts of strong winds this week bring concerns that California's wildfire season, off to a slow start, could become dangerous.        ...
14:34, 2019-09-09

California wildfire victims lawyer calls PG&E plan 'totally unacceptable' PG&E Corp's plan to cap payments to victims of California wildfires blamed on the power producer is "totally unacceptable," a lawyer representing victims in the utility's bankruptcy case said on Tuesd...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Gusty winds to fuel wildfire concerns in California into early next week As the number of wildfires burning across California continues to grow, bouts of strong winds will further increase the fire danger into early next week....
01:17, 2019-09-08

Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said....
05:34, 2019-10-11

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
19:34, 2019-05-28

Northern Californians face days of power shutoffs amid high wildfire threat Schools and businesses close as country’s biggest utility, PG&E, cuts electricity and gas to record swath of regionSchools are closed. Traffic lights down. Tunnels dark. Businesses unopened. Hospitals...
05:34, 2019-10-10

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities.....
13:51, 2019-07-13

Fast-moving LA-area wildfire prompts mandatory evacuations in Southern California Four fast-moving wildfires have swept through Southern California, forcing mandatory evacuations for thousands as humidity dropped and winds picked up....
18:34, 2019-10-11

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subj...
15:00, 2019-07-10

Divers search for last bodies in California boat fire, investigations begin Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's w...
13:51, 2019-09-03

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local gover...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey F...
05:00, 2019-07-11

Trump tariff threat pushes up chance for Fed rate cuts as recession risks rise If President Donald Trump proceeds with new tariffs on China, he may very well get the deeper rate cuts he is seeking from the Fed but also odds of a recession will rise....
01:51, 2019-08-02

The rise of the solar power Solar power is on the rise. You can see the evidence both on people's rooftops and in the desert. But the picture is not all rosy. Solar power is intermittent. The sun isn't always shining, ...
20:17, 2019-09-21

Power, cell service lost as ‘Level 6’ wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
18:17, 2019-05-21

NFL Power Rankings: Cowboys rise, Browns tumble SportsPulse: Power rankings are back and Trysta Krick dissects the biggest risers and fallers from the first week of action.       ...
17:34, 2019-09-10

Amid Growth Plunge, Why There's An Almost 7% Rise In Power Demand The states of Haryana and Gujarat, also manufacturing hubs, saw electricity requirement growing at a weaker 2.9 per centand 5.3 per cent compared with the previous year's 7.5 per cent and 8.8 per......
08:17, 2019-09-04

What We Know About the California Power Outages Wednesday: PG&E is cutting electricity for customers in Northern California to prevent wildfires. Also: Game 5 for the Dodgers, and a celebration of bikes in L.A....
22:34, 2019-10-09

Here's what you need to know about the California power outages To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know        ...
03:00, 2019-10-11

In the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 4 Trailer, Heroes and Villains Rise Up [Updated] She-Ra is back and heading our way surprisingly soon. The cast revealed the first teaser for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’s fourth season at New York Comic Con—which will consist of 13 episodes—...
20:00, 2019-10-07

Rise up, rebel, revolt: how the English language betrays class and power From Boris Johnson’s Latin to everyday Anglo-Saxon – what can the history of modern English tell us about our fractured society?Boris Johnson is known as a man with some skill in French, Latin and Eng...
20:17, 2019-09-06

ACC power rankings: Big rise for Pittsburgh, while North Carolina tumbles after loss The weekend results in college football had a change for the ACC power rankings with Pittsburgh rising after its UCF win and North Carolina falling.       ...
18:51, 2019-09-23

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
20:51, 2019-06-07

PG&E Announces Plans to Cut Power in California Pacific Gas & Electric announced plans to shut off power in central and northern California on Tuesday. About 800,000 customers in 34 counties—millions of people—will be affected on Wednesday....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail o...
01:17, 2019-05-22

Record power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds and dry conditions, the utility company that service...
20:00, 2019-10-09

The Latest: PG&E announces new California power cutoffs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local): 4:48 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers in portions of f...
04:51, 2019-06-09

Power slowly restored after California shutoffs The largest U.S. utility has turned power back on for about a fifth of the nearly 2 million people who lost power in California over a two-day span in a deliberate move to prevent its equipment from s...
03:00, 2019-10-11

PG&E Cuts Power in California, Affecting Millions PG&E began cutting power to about 700,000 households and businesses across California in an unprecedented move to lower the threat of wildfires in the face of the kind of windstorm that previously fue...
12:34, 2019-10-10

Major power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds and dry conditions, the utility company that service...
11:34, 2019-10-09

California power outages could cost region more than $2bn, some experts say Precautionary cuts, meant to limit wildfire danger, has economic impact on businesses from restaurants to transitThe California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) on Wednesday turned o...
01:00, 2019-10-12

PG&E power outage could cost the California economy more than $2 billion In an unprecedented move, PG&E enacted large-scale power cuts in Northern and Central California as a preventative measure aimed at curbing wildfires....
00:34, 2019-10-11

Power may be shut off for more than 700,000 customers in California to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 700,000 customers to prevent wildfires.        ...
18:34, 2019-10-08

California power outages hit hard for elderly, those with medical needs In many communities hit by California's fire and electricity crises, vulnerable residents were grappling with issues such as disrupted health-related routines or the loss of costly perishable foods....
18:51, 2019-10-12

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red fl...
08:00, 2019-06-09

California: more than 1.5 million without power amid shut-off to avoid wildfires Deliberate outages by Pacific Gas & Electric force schools and businesses to close and disrupt life for many peopleMore than 1.5 million people in northern California were in the dark Thursday, most f...
21:00, 2019-10-10

California power shutoff: how PG&E's actions hit the medically vulnerable the hardest The impacts of the electricity cut are being disproportionately felt by those dependent on medical devicesDeanne Mediati learned of northern California’s massive power shutoff when her husband shook h...
01:00, 2019-10-12

California Turns Off Power Supply To Millions To Prevent Wildfires Rolling blackouts set to affect millions of Californians began Wednesday as a utility company started switching off power to an unprecedented number of households in the face of hot, windy weather......
23:00, 2019-10-09

California Power Outage Wreaks Havoc at Research Labs Science laboratories in northern California are scrambling to protect precious supplies, samples, and lab animals threatened by an extensive power outage.Read more......
19:00, 2019-10-11

US briefing: impeachment battle, Syria crisis and California power Wednesday’s top story: White House refuses to cooperate with inquiry, threatening constitutional crisis. Plus, How Bong Joon-ho returned home to make his masterpieceSubscribe now to receive the mornin...
15:34, 2019-10-09

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
18:00, 2019-06-09

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage Firefighters in California are making slow but steady progress in stamping out the Saddleridge wildfire. The blaze was 19% contained as of Saturday, according to the state’s Department of Fire a...
22:51, 2019-10-12

California: nearly 2 million without power amid shutoff to avoid wildfires Winds in the southern part of the state have forced the utilities there to issue shutoff warnings for Los Angeles and San DiegoGusts reaching 70mph raked the San Francisco Bay Area early on Thursday a...
01:00, 2019-10-11

California utility will shut off power to 800,000 people to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has announced it will shut off power to more than 800,000 cu...
11:34, 2019-10-09

Power outage cancels flights at Southern California airport John Wayne Airport in Southern California canceled all flights after a power outage left all its terminals in the dark late Friday.       ...
07:51, 2019-08-03

Man dies after California power outage prevents him from getting to oxygen machine A man who relied on an oxygen machine to breathe died 12 minutes after a preventative power cut to his Northern California home — but the local coroner told his incredulous family that the outage did ...
22:51, 2019-10-12

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California's power to require cleaner cars U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's authority to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements dema...
21:17, 2019-09-18

California power lines spark wildfires and prompt blackouts. Why not just bury them? It would take more than 1,000 years to bury all the lines at the current rate. And it all comes out of the customer's pocket eventually.        ...
19:51, 2019-10-12

No traffic signals, no gas stations: How motorists are coping with California's power outages Stoplights were out at intersections and getting gas or charging up an electric car took some planning. But overall, the outages weren't a commuting disaster        ...
03:00, 2019-10-11

California governor says broad power shutdown to prevent fires 'unacceptable' California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable", as gale-force winds and dry weather posed a critical fire th...
10:34, 2019-10-11

In California, food spoils, businesses close as power outages imposed A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned powe...
23:34, 2019-10-10

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from...
18:00, 2019-06-18

California wildfires: 100,000 evacuated in the south as power returns to north – live Firefighters battle blazes in Los Angeles area while utility begins restoring power to some northern communitiesCalifornia wildfire spreads as fears mount over further power shutoffs 11.43pm BST In so...
01:00, 2019-10-12

California power shutoffs: when your public utility is owned by private investors Widescale power shutdown reveals the depth of California’s infrastructure problems amid a growing climate crisisWhen the United States’ largest investor-owned utility, Pacific Gas and Electric, shut d...
12:00, 2019-10-12

Oxygen-dependent California man dies 12 minutes after PG&E cuts power to his home A Northern California man dependent on an oxygen supply died Wednesday, shortly after power cuts by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. affected his home, fire officials said Friday....
05:34, 2019-10-12

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
00:17, 2019-06-22

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-08

Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
21:51, 2019-06-27

California’s power outage mean problems for electric cars. Tesla says charge up, quick A San Francisco Bay Area power utility shut off power to more than half a million customers amid a wildfire threat, and Tesla vehicles flashed a warning to charge up beforehand....
23:00, 2019-10-09

UPDATE 2-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable i...
02:34, 2019-06-22

California power outages aim to reduce risk of wildfires caused by dry and windy weather On Oct. 9, 2019, California's leading utility began shutting off power to more than 800,000 subscribers in bid to reduce the risk of wildfires.        ...
19:00, 2019-10-09

UPDATE 1-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
00:17, 2019-06-22

California’s power outage means problems for electric cars. Tesla says charge up, quick. A San Francisco Bay Area power utility shut off power to more than half a million customers amid a wildfire threat, and Tesla vehicles flashed a warning to charge up beforehand....
18:00, 2019-10-10

California power outage frustrations boil over as PG&E office vandalized, truck shot at on Interstate 5 As millions remain in the dark in California on Thursday, mounting frustrations are starting to boil over in the Golden State, with reported vandalism and at least one attack spurring officials to ple...
22:00, 2019-10-10

More than 800,000 people in Northern California will have their power shut off Tuesday night as the fear of wildfires grows Associated Press/Marcio Jose Sanchez The utility company PG&E will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in Northern California on Tuesday night, at approximately midnight, to reduce the risk...
07:34, 2019-10-09

Blackout in Southern California grounds flights at John Wayne Airport, leaves thousands without power A blackout in Southern California on Friday reportedly left around 28,000 customers without power and grounded all flights at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport through 7 a.m. Saturday....
13:17, 2019-08-03

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric cuts power to millions in multi-phase fire prevention effort With millions in California facing power outages Wednesday, the state's largest utility said it's powered down neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay area and central and northern regions as a wildfir...
06:00, 2019-10-10

CMA Awards analysis: 'GIRL' power on the rise as women make country music in-roads Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton will host the 53rd CMA Awards 7 p.m. on Sept. 13 on ABC.        ...
20:34, 2019-08-29

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing ...
15:17, 2019-05-21

LS Power will not expand Ohio gas plant if state subsidizes nuclear power U.S. electric generator LS Power said on Monday it would be forced to terminate development of an expansion of its Troy gas-fired power plant in Ohio if the state passes legislation to subsidize nucle...
22:17, 2019-07-15

Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United Conservative government's decision to unplug the pr...
06:00, 2019-10-10

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where...
14:38, 2019-05-21

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
23:17, 2019-05-30

UK power cuts latest: Traffic lights out and train links affected as mass power outage affects London and south east +++ Major incident declared by Western Power Distribution +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ Traffic lights and tubes affected in the capital...
19:00, 2019-08-09

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the Presiden...
01:51, 2019-09-20

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caus...
07:00, 2019-08-10

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generator...
22:34, 2019-08-09

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand i...
14:00, 2019-06-13

STDs are spreading like wildfire in the US Despite decades of sexual education and STD awareness campaigns, the rates at which new STD cases are reported continues to rise. A new bulletin by the CDC paints a particularly dire picture of sexual...
05:34, 2019-10-10

100K ordered to evacuated because of LA wildfire The Saddleridge fire flares up near a firefighter in Sylmar, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 8:3...
23:00, 2019-10-11

Overwhelmed or Ill Informed, 70,000 Wildfire Victims May Get Nothing Lawyers say PG&E’s bankruptcy process in California is pre-empting the claims of tens of thousands who suffered losses in fires linked to its equipment....
03:34, 2019-10-07

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Firefighters contain more of deadly Los Angeles wildfire Firefighters gained further control of a deadly wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles that has forced thousands from their homes, officials reported on Sunday, as the warm and dry Santa Ana win...
01:17, 2019-10-14

HTC Wildfire X to Go on Sale in India Today: All You Need to Know HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, while its 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price tag of at Rs. 13,999....
08:17, 2019-08-22

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
19:17, 2019-07-23

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys represe...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a remote area. Pima County Sheriff...
01:51, 2019-08-24

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
19:51, 2019-06-29

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has bu...
02:34, 2019-06-14

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
06:17, 2019-08-20

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Green Valley Fire Department, the fire is current...
03:51, 2019-06-20

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a rem...
09:51, 2019-08-24

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
03:00, 2019-06-21

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thu...
04:51, 2019-07-11

PG&E sees billions more in wildfire costs in 2019 Crippled California power company PG&E Corp reported a rise in quarterly losses on Friday and forecast more costs related to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that have forced it to file for bankruptcy and...
18:34, 2019-08-09

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heatwave Firefighters and aircraft are battling for a third straight day Friday to contain a major wildfire that started in a pile of chicken dung and raced across the hills of northeastern Spain amid a heat w...
18:17, 2019-06-28

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be ...
00:51, 2019-09-20

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
17:51, 2019-07-24

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned ab...
19:34, 2019-07-16

PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:00, 2019-09-13

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
06:34, 2019-08-18

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto Na...
06:34, 2019-06-17

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
19:17, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square m...
17:51, 2019-07-22

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at ...
06:17, 2019-06-18

A wildfire wiped out 80% of fish in a Colorado river The Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered an 80 percent loss of its fish population due to the 416 Fire that spread in June 2018, authorities say....
02:51, 2019-09-26

UPDATE 3-PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 bln PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
21:34, 2019-09-13

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
20:34, 2019-09-13

More than 170 firefighters battle large wildfire in Greece Greek authorities say more than 170 firefighters are battling to contain a large wildfire north of Athens that forced the preemptive evacuation of a small monastery but is not threatening homes...
22:51, 2019-07-24

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
14:17, 2019-06-19

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National Park and an area popular with holidaymakers on t...
14:34, 2019-08-11

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
10:51, 2019-08-20

Wildfire near Salt Lake City forces evacuations A wildfire just north of Salt Lake City destroyed three homes and forced the evacuation of at least 400 households hours after it sparked Friday morning, emergency officials said....
22:34, 2019-08-30

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
17:51, 2019-07-01

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high tem...
19:51, 2019-08-18

UPDATE 1-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:00, 2019-09-13

Stanford scientists invent gel that could protect trees from wildfire Tree stands in fire-prone forests could soon get some relief. Scientists at Stanford University have developed a gel-like liquid that acts as a flame retardant....
09:34, 2019-10-02

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid reignitions, officials said....
16:17, 2019-07-23

HTC Wildfire X Arrives in India With Triple Rear Cameras HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. The phone will go on sale in the country starting August 22....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to...
11:01, 2019-06-02

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministr...
01:00, 2019-06-01

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
02:51, 2019-06-29

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local med...
13:00, 2019-07-12

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to ...
13:34, 2019-06-28

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting. It re...
16:51, 2019-05-26

Ecological surprises in Waterton two years after devastating wildfire Trees are charcoal black on one side and bone white on the other, evidence of the path a wildfire took as it tore into Waterton Lakes National Park in southwestern Alberta nearly two years ago....
05:34, 2019-08-31

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania...
18:34, 2019-07-02

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far....
04:17, 2019-08-20

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
13:34, 2019-08-14

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
15:34, 2019-09-13

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke b...
06:34, 2019-07-13

Firefighters battle wildfire in Portugal, 32 people hurt More than 1,000 firefighters are battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer...
01:51, 2019-07-23

Firefighters make progress against deadly Los Angeles wildfire More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed some of the thousands of residents un...
23:51, 2019-10-12

Colorado wildfire grows to nearly 6,000 acres, spurs evacuations A wildfire burning in central Colorado continues to grow as air quality advisories were issued for parts of the state Saturday due to smoke and up to 300 people have been evacuated. ...
21:34, 2019-10-06

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
06:34, 2019-07-09

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
19:34, 2019-06-29

BS6 Honda Activa 125 Deliveries Begin Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has begun deliveries of the BS6 compliant Honda Activa 125 in India. The BS6 Honda Activa 125 scooter was launched on September 11, 2019....
14:00, 2019-10-01

Restaurants begin to take avocados off menus Pricey avocados are causing restaurants to take them off the menu. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-19

BJP To Begin Membership Drive From July 6 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will begin its membership drive from July 6, the birth anniversary of its founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, and continue it till August 10. The saffron party claims to.....
21:00, 2019-06-14

One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads and devouring acres of dry brush and chaparral as 10...
05:34, 2019-10-12

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding...
11:34, 2019-08-12

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
08:34, 2019-05-23

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified be...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Authorities lift evacuation orders near San Diego-area wildfire Emergency officials lifted evacuation orders near San Diego Wednesday after firefighters halted the forward spread of a wildfire that's charred more than 200 acres....
23:17, 2019-09-25

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
04:51, 2019-09-20

PG&E Plan Offers Nearly $18 Billion to Wildfire Victims, Public Entities PG&E unveiled a plan to settle billions of dollars in wildfire-related claims and exit bankruptcy next year as it seeks to prevent creditors from taking over the embattled company....
08:34, 2019-09-10

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Ca...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are...
21:51, 2019-06-22

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire wo...
05:17, 2019-08-23

'A problem in every national forest': tree thieves were behind Washington wildfire Tree theft, which led to the deadly Maple Fire in Washington, may be costing the US Forest Service up to $100m each yearWhen two men discovered a rare and valuable 90ft-tall bigleaf maple tree in Wash...
11:34, 2019-10-05

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
01:00, 2019-05-23

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9...
18:17, 2019-08-19

UPDATE 2-Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
07:51, 2019-09-20

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partial...
19:17, 2019-07-21

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat...
20:17, 2019-06-15

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano and Luverdense in Serie C was stopped in the sixth...
19:00, 2019-08-27

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
21:17, 2019-08-19

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian offic...
12:17, 2019-07-12

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under...
13:17, 2019-08-19

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
19:34, 2019-05-29

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze ...
03:51, 2019-06-28

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and le...
15:34, 2019-07-21

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in n...
03:17, 2019-06-06

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration probl...
17:51, 2019-06-03

UK Parliament Suspension Set To Begin After MPs Vote On Election Britain's parliament will be suspended for five weeks on Monday following another expected defeat by MPs for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he battles to salvage his hardline Brexit strategy amid......
21:00, 2019-09-09

NFL to begin 100th season with Packers-Bears The newly dedicated statue of Chicago Bears and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton stands outside Soldier Field during an unveiling ceremony of statues honoring George Halas and Payt...
02:17, 2019-09-06

Monday Forecast: Wet and cool to begin the week TUCSON – A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the first half of the week along with below average temperatures. Monday evening 40% chance of rain with temperatures in the low 70s. Rain c...
09:34, 2019-09-10

Immigration arrests across the U.S. to begin Sunday: Trump The head of ICE said efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country will continue after an upcoming national sweep that U.S President Donald Trump said would start Sunday....
07:34, 2019-07-14

Can you just start dabbling in AI and begin seeing big results? (VB Live) You have big expectations for AI-powered customer service tech, but is it the tech's fault if they aren't met? The 5 biggest mistakes made implementing AI.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-27

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, ...
16:17, 2019-05-28

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.    ...
10:17, 2019-05-24

Six Daypacks to Pick Up Before Your Summer Adventures Begin Aside from solid hiking footwear, I would argue that a decent daypack is the most important piece of gear for a hiker to have in his or her arsenal. By now, we all know we should hike with the Ten Ess...
02:17, 2019-06-05

NBA Draft intrigue will really begin with Pelicans’ other pick The Pelicans are on the clock. Not for the No. 1 pick. Barring a stunning turn of events, that will be Zion Williamson. No, Thursday night’s NBA draft at Barclays Center will truly begin when New Orle...
06:00, 2019-06-20

NBA mock draft 3.0: Whom will Knicks take? When will intrigue really begin? Zion Williamson is a huge talent, but hardly the only intrigue or storyline in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. Will the Knicks hold onto the third pick, and if so, will they take RJ Barrett a...
15:00, 2019-06-20

NBA draft 2019: Zion Williamson era set to begin Zion Williamson going No. 1 to the New Orleans Pelicans may be all but certain, but the NBA draft still has the potential to be a roller coaster ride....
20:17, 2019-06-20

Singapore to begin testing driverless buses Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.     ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Fifth Edition Of The Suzuki Gixxer Cup To Begin This Month Suzuki Motorcycle India has announced the fifth season of the Suzuki Gixxer Cup scheduled to start from the end of this month. The racing series organised under the aegis of FIM and Federation of......
13:51, 2019-07-24

Kohl's says let the holiday hiring season begin Kohl's is kicking off its holiday hiring extra early for the second straight year as retailers vie to find skilled workers in a tight labor market....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Talks in Ecuador Begin Between President and Protesters The talks, mediated by the United Nations, were canceled as violent protests wracked the city despite a curfew and the army’s presence on the streets....
05:51, 2019-10-14

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in which prosecutors claimed the Nxivm leader used his i...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Mass immigration raids set to begin this Sunday By Julia Ainsley WASHINGTON — Nationwide immigration raids that were postponed three weeks ago are now scheduled to begin on Sunday, two senior Department of Homeland Security officials told NBC News....
18:34, 2019-07-11

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its ...
08:34, 2019-08-14

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
19:01, 2019-07-12

Amazon leaders talk rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world. But one head of state is notable by his absence....
20:17, 2019-09-06

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed thousands of residents under evacuati...
04:51, 2019-10-13

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was to...
13:51, 2019-07-12

Scars of 2017 wildfire still evident in Waterton park as rebuild continues Deb Watson returned to her family's trail-riding business after the Waterton wildfire to find little more than a pop machine melted into a bubbly puddle with coins inside fused together....
05:34, 2019-08-31

Wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire leaves one dead, forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads and devouring acre upon acre of dry brush and chapar...
22:00, 2019-10-11

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in troub...
22:34, 2019-08-26

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.        ...
12:17, 2019-08-22

Fast-moving LA-area wildfire burns homes, prompts evacuations Four fast-moving wildfires have swept through Southern California, forcing mandatory evacuations for thousands as humidity dropped and winds picked up....
01:34, 2019-10-12

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Well-meaning celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. The raging fires have prompted a handful of celebs s...
01:51, 2019-08-24

Amazon leaders talks rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world. But one head of state is notable by his absence....
14:17, 2019-09-06

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following it...
15:34, 2019-07-12

PG&E Bondholders Ally With Wildfire Victims to Propose New Bankruptcy Exit Plan Court papers filed by a group of PG&E bondholders, including Elliott Management and by the official committee representing fire victims, asked for the green light to put a chapter 11 plan on the table...
05:17, 2019-09-20

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
18:17, 2019-05-30

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in weather Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert winds that had stoked the flames gave way to moister, gentler bre...
05:17, 2019-10-14

Calif. wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters The state is going through an exercise that the rest of us will have to do at some point: determining how much we are willing to pay, and how much we are willing to change the way we live, to adapt to...
13:51, 2019-08-24

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
23:17, 2019-06-11

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting on...
08:17, 2019-07-10

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could ...
14:34, 2019-06-29

Pak PM Imran Khan Likely To Begin 5-Day US Visit On July 20: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to visit the US on July 20 during which he would hold face-to-face talks with US President Donald Trump for the first time, according to a media report....
15:34, 2019-06-29

The Mets dangers in letting Joe Girardi battle begin HOUSTON — The Mets would have been better served had the Phillies retained Gabe Kapler. Not because he is a bad manager (which he might be), but because it would have meant the Phillies would not be l...
01:17, 2019-10-13

MTA will soon begin testing new swipe-free payment system Select New Yorkers will soon bid farewell to the dreaded “please swipe again” message on their morning commutes. Starting Friday, the test phase of the MTA’s OMNY program — short for One Metro New Yor...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Raids Expected To Begin in U.S. Immigration Enforcement Operation (WASHINGTON) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by Presi...
21:34, 2019-07-11

Potentially damaging storms begin to rumble across central U.S. People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms erupted over the central United States causing major damage....
07:51, 2019-05-29

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of w...
03:34, 2019-05-30

2020 BMW 5 Series previewed as prototypes begin testing Executive model will receive bold styling revisions to bring it in line with the new 3 Series and facelifted 7 Series Prototypes of the facelifted BMW 5 Series have begun testing on public roads ahea...
07:34, 2019-07-23

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin f...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Revelers begin gearing up for Sunday’s NYC Pride March Rainbow-clad revelers in the millions will gather in Manhattan on Sunday for the annual NYC Pride March, which steps off at noon from Fifth Avenue and 26th Street. Billed by organizers as the biggest ...
10:34, 2019-06-30

DOE’s curricular diversity overhaul slated to begin this year The Department of Education is rolling out a controversial new curricular overhaul that they hope will combat what they see as excessive Eurocentrism in city schools. Dubbed “culturally responsi...
00:17, 2019-09-24

Family Dollar to begin selling alcohol in 1,000 stores MATTHEWS, N.C. (CNN Newsource) – Discount retailer Family Dollar is adding booze to boost sales. According to USA Today, about 1,000 stores will start selling alcohol. The chain announced in Mar...
02:34, 2019-05-31

| No Neymar, no problem as Brazil begin new Copa reign As Brazil geared up for the Copa America, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation's chances before a ball had been kicked....
14:51, 2019-07-09

Nearly Vacated, Demolition Of Kochi Apartment Complexes To Begin Soon Nearly all the flats in the four Kochi apartment complexes earmarked for demolition in keeping with a Supreme Court order have been vacated, news agency PTI quoted official sources as saying on......
19:00, 2019-10-04

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the...
11:00, 2019-08-17

National spelling bee finals begin with 50 seeking title The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun, with 50 kids on stage competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes and a new, custom-designed trophy....
17:51, 2019-05-30

Boeing to begin paying $50M to relatives of 737 Max crash victims Boeing said Monday it will begin dispensing $50 million in immediate financial assistance to the families of nearly 350 people who died in two crashes of the 737 Max 8, in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
14:51, 2019-09-24

Rahul Gandhi To Begin 3-Day Kerala Visit: Report Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency of Wayanad in Kerala starting Tuesday aimed at taking stock of the flood relief measures....
01:00, 2019-08-27

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
04:34, 2019-06-18

J&K Secretariat's Bi-Annual Darbar Move To Begin On October 25 As part of the bi-annual "Darbar Move", under which the Jammu and Kashmir government functions for six months each in Jammu and Srinagar, all move offices, including the civil secretariat and the Raj....
06:00, 2019-10-02

Redevelopment Of Parliament Building Likely To Begin Next Year: Minister Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said today that the construction work on the government's mega plan to redevelop the Parliament Building, Central Vista and a composite complex for various ministries...
14:00, 2019-09-13

Honda's EV Journey In India To Begin With Hybrid Technology Honda is also looking to localise the production of hybrid and EV solutions in India in a bid to ensure that it is accessible and affordable for the buyers....
09:00, 2019-05-27

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead o...
15:00, 2019-06-22

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for n...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Jury deliberations to begin in NXIVM sex-trafficking case NEW YORK (AP) — A jury is about to begin deliberating at the trial of the former leader of an upstate New York self-help group that prosecutors say branded women. The deliberations in the case against...
07:34, 2019-06-19

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling o...
00:34, 2019-09-14

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appe...
23:34, 2019-06-06

Services begin for the 12 victims of Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Bereaved families are beginning to hold services and lay to rest the 12 people who were killed during a mass shooting in Virginia Beach. A funeral is scheduled Thursday for ...
08:17, 2019-06-06

Trump impeachment hearings, depositions to begin next week House Democrats are planning a rapid start to their push for impeachment of President Donald Trump, with hearings and depositions starting this coming week....
10:34, 2019-09-29

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu corruption hearings begin The prime minister faces charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust in three separate cases. The indictment hearings follow a deadlocked federal election that has left Netanyahu struggling to stay...
14:00, 2019-10-02

Serena to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland "Serena Williams will begin her 2020 season with a return to the Auckland Open in January, her first appearance there since she was ousted in the second round in 2017."...
13:17, 2019-08-20

US and China begin imposing new tariffs as trade war escalates Chinese exports worth $125bn will face new taxes from 1 September, while China places levy on oil as agreement becomes more distant China and the United States have begun imposing additional tariffs o...
10:00, 2019-09-01

Giants part with T.J. Jones as roster cuts begin T.J. Jones did plenty of good things on the practice field during training camp and in the preseason games this summer. The 27-year-old wide receiver certainly did not look out of place wearing a Gian...
01:00, 2019-09-01

US, Mexico begin talks aimed at avoiding tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration probl...
02:51, 2019-06-04

New Smart EQ Fortwo and Forfour begin brand’s EV future Updated two and four-seat city cars are now electric-only, with styling and technology upgrades Smart has become the first mass market manufacturer to go electric-only with the new EQ Fortwo and Forf...
06:51, 2019-09-05

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
14:32, 2019-05-21

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
22:00, 2019-05-30

Trade deal between EU, 11 South American nations blocked over Amazon wildfire concerns A proposed trade deal between the European Union and 11 South American nations now faces uncertainty after a key Austrian Parliament committee voted to reject it....
22:51, 2019-09-19

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

Amazon leaders sign rainforest preservation pact amid wildfire crisis Presidents and representatives from the Amazon region have agreed to coordinate rainforest preservation measures as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest....
02:51, 2019-09-07

Wildfire Blazes Portugal, Injuring 32 People, as Firefighters Work to Stop the Flames (COLOS, Portugal) — More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday were battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer. About 90% o...
20:51, 2019-07-22

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Southern Alberta’s Rocking Heart Ranch still rebuilding 2 years after Waterton wildfire Melody Garner-Skiba and her family have had some tough conversations since a wildfire raged into Waterton Lakes National Park two years ago and destroyed their horse-breeding ranch....
05:34, 2019-08-31

5G comes with unique security risks A former chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is asking policymakers to consider ways to improve mobile security as the nation moves toward fifth-generation, or 5G, networks....
05:34, 2019-09-13

Here are the systematic risks of WeWork's IPO Scott Crowe, CenterSquare Investment Management, and CNBC's Robert Frank, join 'The Exchange' to discuss the risks of WeWork's IPO....
05:00, 2019-09-14

Risks of dying from pneumonia Pneumonia is a disease that can kill. Risk factors include age, with very young children and older adults at a higher risk than others. Existing medical conditions are another risk factor. However, pe...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets...
21:17, 2019-06-27

ICE Will Reportedly Begin Raids to Deport Thousands of Families on Sunday Less than a week after President Donald Trump threatened to deport “millions” of people on Twitter, Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the process of raiding cities with large immigration ...
22:00, 2019-06-21

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bowler in the world....
15:17, 2019-06-04

Parched India awaits monsoon rains as reservoirs begin to run dry Millions of Indians are desperately awaiting overdue monsoon rains as they struggle to secure drinking water amid a heat wave that is rapidly drying up reservoirs and sending temperatures soaring acro...
20:17, 2019-06-03

FIFA begin disciplinary action against Cameroon after England defeat "June 26 (Reuters) - FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon after an ill-tempered 3-0 loss to England in the last 16 of the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday, during which they reacted f...
18:51, 2019-06-27

As Impeachment Fights Begin, Administration and Congress Clash Over Deposition House investigators postponed their first impeachment deposition amid a bitter back-and-forth with the secretary of state over access and transparency....
12:00, 2019-10-02

Iran Says It Will Begin Enriching Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said on Monday that it has increased production of low-enriched uranium—of the type suitable for use in nuclear power generators, but not nuclear warheads—to levels t...
16:17, 2019-06-18

Lockheed to begin supplying F-16 wings from Indian plant in 2020 Lockheed Martin will begin supplying wings for its F-16 combat jets from a facility in southern India from next year, a senior executive said on Thursday....
17:51, 2019-09-26

PES to begin laying off union refinery workers on Thursday -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions will begin laying off some of its 640 union workers on Thursday, more than a week before its stated Aug. 25 termination date, two sources familiar with the plan said....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Students begin global climate strike with message for governments: Do your job Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt urg...
09:51, 2019-09-20

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
01:34, 2019-06-04

'Don't ask my age': Ageing South Koreans begin a new chapter on the catwalk, YouTube Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk among young, pin-thin models at an academy in......
07:17, 2019-06-24

UPDATE 3-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
04:17, 2019-07-16

Turkey cites disagreements with U.S. even as joint Syria patrols begin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking hours after joint U.S.-Turkey patrols began in northern Syria, said on Sunday Ankara and Washington have constantly disagreed over establishing the planned "...
18:34, 2019-09-08

Southwest to begin running $29 flights between Hawaiian islands in January In mid-January, Southwest will offer four flights a day between Hilo on Hawaii island to Honolulu and from Lihue on Kauai to Honolulu.       ...
15:17, 2019-08-19

Administration and Congress Clash Over Deposition as Impeachment Fights Begin House investigators postponed their first impeachment deposition amid a bitter back-and-forth with the secretary of state over access and transparency....
09:00, 2019-10-02

Japanese crown prince, wife begin tour of Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japanese Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland. An official welcomi...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
07:34, 2019-06-18

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his i...
13:17, 2019-06-19

This "Spider Man" Device Could Replace Tasers As Us Cops Begin Testing With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a "Spider-Man"-like device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains......
21:51, 2019-09-17

Mets acquire Indians’ Brooks Pounders as bullpen changes begin The Mets’ search for bullpen help continues. The team’s latest attempt was acquiring right-hander Brooks Pounders from the Indians for cash considerations, the Mets announced Saturday. The move ...
03:00, 2019-06-16

Counting Of Votes Begin For Dantewada By-Election, Congress Leads BJP The by-election result for Chhattisgarh's Dantewada will be declared today. The counting of votes for the Dantewada by-election began this morning and the Congress candidate is leading by a margin of....
10:51, 2019-09-27

UPDATE 4-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
06:51, 2019-07-16

Eden Project to begin drilling for clean geothermal energy Cornwall council and EU will fund scheme to tap into ‘hot rocks’ beneath attractionA plan to heat the giant biomes of the Eden Project and, eventually, neighbouring communities by tapping into the “ho...
12:17, 2019-10-14

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new str...
17:00, 2019-06-08

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who stayed near the city government headquarters after ma...
08:51, 2019-06-17

Colbert on the Democratic debate: let the 'humble background games' begin Late-night hosts sorted through three hours of soundbites and campaign promises from the Democratic presidential debateIn a live show following the three-hour Democratic debate, Stephen Colbert picked...
02:00, 2019-09-14

Huawei CFO's extradition hearing to begin January 2020 -media Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after the leg...
22:17, 2019-06-06

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major c...
05:00, 2019-06-22

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented imm...
20:17, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appe...
00:34, 2019-06-07

Nadler: Mueller testimony could begin Trump impeachment proceedings ​WASHINGTON – The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee ​on ​Sunday suggested ​former special ​counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony this week could kick off impeachment proceedings against President...
19:34, 2019-07-21

German class action lawsuit over VW emissions cheating set to begin Four years after Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal broke, more than 400,000 Germans are part of fresh legal action against the carmaker. But some lawyers warn against joining Germany's first-ever class ...
03:51, 2019-09-28

Japan begin World Cup campaign with goalless draw against Argentina Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a dull goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the tournament on Monday....
01:51, 2019-06-11

Israelis begin demolishing dozens of homes in east Jerusalem Israeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years....
11:17, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 2-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
00:51, 2019-07-16

After String of Mass Shootings, Democrats Begin New Push for Gun Control The fate of the Democrats’ proposals, and of the broader effort to enact gun safety measures, remains murky amid uncertainty about where President Trump stands....
01:34, 2019-09-11

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Massive Hike In Penalties For Traffic Violations Begin From September Starting from September 1, 2019, the penalties for traffic violations will see a massive hike across a number of offences. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Parliament last month,....
03:17, 2019-09-02

Rescue operations begin in Bahamas as Dorian moves towards U.S. coast Airports were flooded and roads impassable after the most powerful storm to hit the Bahamas in recorded history parked over Abaco and Grand Bahama islands....
14:17, 2019-09-04

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for t...
11:00, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump says mass deportation roundups to begin ‘fairly soon’ Donald Trump: "They'll be starting fairly soon, but I don't call them raids, we're removing people, all of these people who have come in over the years illegally."...
05:17, 2019-07-06

Galaxy Fold to begin sale in South Korea on Friday Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale in South Korea on September 6, followed by select countries including France, Germany, Singapore, the UK, and the US where it will be rolled out later....
06:51, 2019-09-05

Self-driving trucks begin delivering mail for US Postal Service The US Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle ...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Singapore, Australia begin talks on digital economy pact Trade agreement between both nations aims to drive "greater connectivity" and bilateral economic relations, with cooperation touted to encompass several areas including e-payments, fintech, artificial...
19:17, 2019-10-13

Beto O'Rourke calls for impeachment proceedings to begin against Trump Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Tuesday said impeachment proceedings should begin against President Trump because of the administration's refusal to comply with "any subpoena."...
12:34, 2019-05-22

Optimus Ride’s driverless shuttles will begin NYC service August 7 Optimus Ride, a self-driving vehicle startup based in Massachusetts, announced that it'll begin ferrying passengers in Brooklyn Navy Yard starting August 7.Read More...
21:34, 2019-08-06

Trump claims serious talks to begin with China over trade negotiations Trump expressed his optimism about China hours after he sent mixed messages on the tariff warDonald Trump, facing pressure to scale back a US-China trade war contributing to a global economic slowdown...
21:00, 2019-08-26

Anthony Davis sprains thumb as Lakers horrors begin The Lakers’ misfortunes seem to have already begun, with superstar Anthony Davis spraining his right thumb during Saturday’s preseason game against the Nets in China. Davis initially staye...
15:51, 2019-10-12

Electric Mini production to begin at UK plant in late 2019 BMW will begin building its new electric Mini at its British factory from late 2019, with the first vehicles reaching customers from spring next year, the German carmaker said on Tuesday....
16:51, 2019-07-09

Italy's 5-Star plays hardball with PD as government talks begin The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement sought to gain the initiative as it began formal talks on Friday with the opposition Democratic Party (PD) to try to form a coalition to end Italy's government c...
18:17, 2019-08-23

White Sox begin placing extended netting to foul poles Work crews have begun extending the protective netting to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, a step the Chicago White Sox are taking following a couple of high-profile injuries this season ...
02:51, 2019-07-11

Mets’ Robinson Cano to begin rehab assignment with Cyclones PHILADELPHIA — Robinson Cano’s push to return this season will reach a new level of legitimacy Saturday, when he is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment for Single-A Brooklyn. The Mets s...
16:34, 2019-08-31

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Police Begin Probe After German Tourist Goes Missing In Kerala Kerala Police have begun an investigation to trace a German woman tourist, who had come to the state in March, after a complaint from her family that they had not heard from her, a police official......
22:51, 2019-06-30

The Latest: Police begin clearing Hong Kong legislature Police in Hong Kong have used tear gas to clear a crowd of protesters gathered outside the city’s legislature after several hundred broke into the building and spray-painted pro-democracy slogans on t...
20:17, 2019-07-01

Blood test can detect Alzheimer's 20 years before symptoms begin A blood test that can detect signs of Alzheimer's up to 20 years before the onset of symptoms is a step closer to being developed, according to scientists in the US....
22:00, 2019-08-02

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
11:34, 2019-05-27

SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 Plans to Begin Investing as Soon as Next Month The sequel to the world’s biggest technology investment fund could start investing billions of dollars as early as next month in a venture-capital market already awash with money....
16:34, 2019-08-07

Hear ye! Scottsdale’s Medieval Times shows begin Friday PHOENIX (KPNX) – Hear ye! Hear ye! Starting Friday night, Valley residents will have the opportunity to enjoy jousting, knights, royalty and a castle all reminiscent of medieval Spain. Medieval ...
17:00, 2019-08-03

Revolt RV400 Unveiled; Bookings To Begin From June 25, 2019 The Revolt RV400 finally made its debut in India and while the electric motorcycle will be launched next month, Revolt Intellicorp will start taking pre-bookings from June 25, 2019 onwards....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Turkey To Begin Syria Offensive "Shortly" Despite Mixed US Signals The Turkish military, together with the Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border "shortly", President Tayyip Erdogan's communications director said early on Wednesday, as Ankara starts a......
07:00, 2019-10-09

Recount in New York City Democratic primary to begin Tuesday A recount will begin on Tuesday in the Democratic primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens, a contest that drew national attention, an official said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-07-05

| Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session....
18:34, 2019-08-01

Uttar Pradesh Results Live Updates: Counting To Begin At 8 am After a marathon seven-phased polls, the time for the Lok Sabha election results 2019 has finally arrived. The counting for results 2019 will begin soon....
03:34, 2019-05-23

Pak To Begin Visa Process For Sikh Pilgrims On September 1 For Gurpurab Pakistan will start a month-long visa process starting September 1 for the Sikh pilgrims from India and other countries who plan to attend the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in November....
13:34, 2019-08-29

No Neymar, No Problem As Brazil Begin New Copa America Reign Yet as this year's Copa campaign unfolded, Brazil demonstrated that it might have finally cast off the longstanding criticisms of "Neymar-dependency."...
10:34, 2019-07-09

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin o...
22:17, 2019-05-21

High Level on alert as wildfire prompts mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told Monday to leave immediately. High Level was put on evacuation alert....
07:17, 2019-06-18

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into...
06:34, 2019-06-28

Judge opens door to PG&E wildfire victims, noteholders filing rival reorganization plan The judge overseeing the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp on Wednesday issued an order opening the door to a group of noteholders and wildfire victims to file their own reorganization plan for the California ...
04:00, 2019-10-10

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
00:51, 2019-05-25

Thousands cheer high school football team’s return to wildfire-ravaged Paradise The running back was so nervous, he puked shortly after the team took the field. But senior Lukas Hartley could relax by the second possession of the game, when he ran over a defender to score a touch...
23:17, 2019-08-24

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Trump’s ‘hit them first’ diplomacy risks war – ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towar...
18:00, 2019-05-31

Ignore these 3 cybersecurity risks at your own peril Cybersecurity is often described as a 360-degree threat. That term refers to the fact that cyberattacks can come from any direction, in hundreds of different forms — many of them unfamiliar and ...
23:51, 2019-08-21

Cleantech VC failed before — and it risks failing again The cleantech sector has the greatest opportunity to turn around our carbon crisis. So why are we stalled despite the prize and the urgency?Read More...
15:51, 2019-09-23

What are the side effects and risks of Ritalin? Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. Ritalin can cause side effects and has the potential for misuse and addiction. Researchers are investigati...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Two risks that could surprise the market in the second half While Wall Street focuses on U.S.-China trade war dangers, Medley Global Advisors' Ben Emons sees two risks making a comeback in the year's second half....
01:34, 2019-07-01

Is diet soda bad for you? Know the health risks Many people drink diet soda as a low or zero calorie alternative to regular soda. While it may seem like the better choice, diet soda still has health risks. Learn about them here....
04:17, 2019-08-01

PM's extra £1.8bn for NHS 'risks being a drop in the ocean' The prime minister's £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS "risks being a drop in the ocean", say experts callling for more funding across the healthcare system....
12:51, 2019-08-05

Celebs flock to FaceApp - but what are the risks? An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Analysis: The risks of a Renault-FCA partnership Renault is evaluating FCA’s proposal to merge the two groups Proposed 50/50 merger could be good news for both parties but there are dangers The mega-merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and R...
03:34, 2019-06-03

Man risks all to reveal Assad's atrocities One Syrian man risked everything to expose the atrocities committed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime. Now, he is pleading with Congress to take action. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports....
11:34, 2019-10-09

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
08:51, 2019-06-21

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
04:00, 2019-06-22

Israel's main parties begin coalition talks to end election deadlock On Monday, President Rivlin summoned Prime Minister Netanyahu and his election rival Gantz to his official residence, hoping to break a political deadlock that threatens to force a third election in l...
13:17, 2019-09-24