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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 -- over wildfire...

Millions in California face planned power outages over statewide wildfire threats

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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....
2019-10-10, 08:00

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.        ...
2019-09-25, 08:56

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...
2019-10-08, 20:28

Millions in California facing power outages to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 900,000 customers to prevent wildfires.        ...
2019-10-09, 04:00

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...
2019-10-09, 18:28

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 ...
2019-10-09, 04:28

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...
2019-10-10, 09:14

Power Outage in California Affects Millions as PG&E Tries to Avoid Wildfire 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...
2019-10-10, 10:14

California utility cuts power to more than 20,000 customers as wildfire threats loom Almost twice as many Southern California residents are under consideration for a potential public safety power shutoff event.        ...
2019-09-24, 20:14

UPDATE 1-Power shut off to millions in California 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...
2019-10-10, 02:00

What We Know About the California Power Outages Wednesday: PG&E is cutting electricity for customers in Northern and Central California to prevent wildfires. Also: Game 5 for the Dodgers, and a celebration of bikes in L.A....
2019-10-09, 21:14

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        ...
2019-10-10, 16:42

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...
2019-10-12, 12:42

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....
2019-10-12, 10:42

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...
2019-10-11, 04:14

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        ...
2019-10-11, 15:14

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.        ...
2019-10-09, 20:56

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...
2019-06-09, 10:00

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 Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the uti...
2019-10-09, 12:56

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...
2019-10-11, 18:56

California power cutoff begins 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 Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the uti...
2019-10-09, 19:14

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 ...
2019-06-20, 14:14

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....
2019-06-09, 11:42

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....
2019-06-09, 08:14

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...
2019-09-25, 10:00

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...
2019-06-08, 18:14

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....
2019-06-09, 05:28

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...
2019-10-09, 06:56

California Today: Power Failures Are Looming. 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....
2019-06-18, 18:00

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....
2019-10-09, 22:00

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...
2019-10-10, 14:42

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...
2019-10-10, 11:28

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.        ...
2019-10-09, 08:00

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......
2019-10-09, 23:42

Millions in California face more darkness on day 2 of anti-fire blackouts Systemic power outages in California may be expanded to cover more than 1 million homes and businesses, as Pacific Gas & Electric switches off the electricity to avoid starting potential wildland fire...
2019-10-10, 16:14

California utility restores power to 50,000 homes, businesses. But millions are still in the dark. PG&E was turning the lights back on for more than 100,000 homes and businesses as wildfire risk eases. SDGE power shutoff also possible.        ...
2019-10-10, 16:42

California utility restores power to 100,000 homes, businesses. But millions are still in the dark. PG&E was turning the lights back on for more than 100,000 homes and businesses as wildfire risk eases. SDGE power shutoff also possible.        ...
2019-10-10, 19:56

PG&E power shutdown begins in California amid threat of 'explosive' wildfires, affecting millions The largest utility in California began turning off the lights for hundreds of thousands of customers in the northern part of the Golden State early Wednesday that could last for days due to what offi...
2019-10-09, 16:28

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...
2019-10-09, 20:56

Preventable PG&E outages could leave millions in the dark Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is shutting off power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses amid dry conditions in an effort to prevent fires.       ...
2019-10-09, 18:28

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes on.....
2019-06-10, 06:14

California approves statewide rent control to deal with housing crunch California lawmakers on Wednesday passed a statewide cap on annual rent increases for most tenants, the boldest step yet to address an affordable housing crunch that has helped push people into the st...
2019-09-12, 11:14

Preparing for power outages during Monsoon 2019 TUCSON- It is officially Monsoon, and Tucson Electric Power workers are gearing up for a busy season of storms and the power outages that often come with them. Outages and high temperatures can make f...
2019-06-30, 07:42

Corey Johnson: Con Ed should be ‘so f–king sorry’ for power outages City Council Speaker Corey Johnson zapped Con Edison Wednesday, accusing the embattled utility of severely lacking “contrition” over the series of power outages that plagued New Yorkers this summer. “...
2019-09-04, 20:00

Monday nights storm causes power outages in Vail TUCSON-Tucson Electric Power crews have been working several downed power lines in Vail for over 24 hours to get power back on to residents. On Monday a little after 3:00 p.m. residents in Vail were h...
2019-07-24, 04:56

Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan Widespread power outages were reported in parts of New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday evening, with subway stations affected and street lights out in part of the Upper West Side, according ...
2019-07-14, 02:28

Power outages hit Staten Island after fire at Con Ed substation Power outages hit Staten Island Tuesday evening when a fire erupted at a Con Edison substation — just days after mass outages hit tens of thousands of customers on the West Side of Manhattan, official...
2019-07-17, 10:00

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake shakes Taiwan and triggers power outages Screenshot/Google Maps A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coast on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 2,000 buildings. ...
2019-08-08, 11:14

Winston-Salem quarters postponed due to rain, power outages The quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open have been moved to Friday after heavy rain saw only one match get underway before being suspended, organizers of the North Carolina event said....
2019-08-24, 02:00

Hurricane Dorian: 800,000 under evacuation orders in S.C.; widespread power outages South Carolina began taking hurricane-force winds and rain from Dorian on Thursday, a storm that's forecast to batter the state's entire coastline as it moves to the northeast....
2019-09-05, 22:42

De Blasio says city ready for more power outages amid severe storms Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday night said the city is prepared for more power outages as severe thunderstorms rolled through the tri-state area. “With severe storms tonight, we are mobilized in case e...
2019-07-23, 09:14

At least 5 million affected by power outages across Ohio after tornado, storms hit state A powerful storm system that included at least one tornado considered "large and dangerous" passed through Ohio late Monday that resulted in widespread damage, including 70,000 power outages currently...
2019-05-28, 11:42

Power mostly restored in London after outages disrupted train service earlier Most power is restored after cuts affected a large area of London and the South East due to an issue on the national transmission network. Train service was also disrupted....
2019-08-10, 01:00

Tesla warns California customers to charge their EVs ahead of outages With dry weather and windy conditions on the horizon, California's Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility is planning a mass power outage to prevent electricity lines from sparking wildfir...
2019-10-09, 21:14

Power outages hit parts of Manhattan sending subway stations, stores into darkness Power outages were reported across Times Square, Upper West Side and parts of midtown early Saturday evening, sending train stations, movie theaters and department stores into darkness....
2019-07-14, 04:00

Montana sees power outages after heavy snow, several feet expected in some areas Strong winds and heavy snow caused power outages and temporary road closures in northwestern Montana as a wintry storm threatened to drop several feet of snow in some areas of the northern Rocky Mount...
2019-09-29, 13:56

Major power outages pop up from Michigan to New York amid dangerous heat wave As the heat wave gripped much of the country on Sunday, power outages reported in multiple states left hundreds of thousands of customers in the dark....
2019-07-22, 06:00

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
2019-07-14, 00:28

Storm Lorenzo UK LIVE path: Remnants of hurricane heads for Britain as forecasters warn of floods and power outages Parts of the UK are set to be battered by strong winds and rain today as remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo prompted severe weather warnings to be issued for the south west....
2019-10-04, 12:14

Hurricane Dorian is bringing 'life-threatening' flash floods, tornadoes, and power outages to the Carolinas — here are the latest updates TropicalTidbits Hurricane Dorian's eye is located just off the coast of South Carolina. A hurricane warning is in effect from the bottom of South Carolina up to North Carolina's border with Virginia....
2019-09-05, 21:56

HHS announces where millions in Title X money going after Planned Parenthood abandons grants over abortion The Health and Human Services Department announced for the first time Monday where millions of dollars in family planning grants would go after Planned Parenthood and others severed them due to a rule...
2019-10-02, 00:56

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....
2019-10-08, 18:56

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....
2019-10-09, 02:56

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...
2019-06-08, 10:42

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....
2019-10-08, 23:42

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenin...
2019-08-15, 01:00

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...
2019-06-08, 04:42

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 found an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said...
2019-08-03, 01:42

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...
2019-07-12, 13:28

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...
2019-09-06, 11:28

California wildfire: Los Angeles orders 100,000 to evacuate A wildfire that was sparked in the hills north of Los Angeles has now reached the city's suburbs. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control blaze as dozens of homes have been destroyed...
2019-10-12, 06:14

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 as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposal for t...
2019-09-07, 18:00

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....
2019-06-19, 14:56

PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85 percent of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the town of Paradise and killed 86 people....
2019-09-13, 20:14

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...
2019-08-20, 14:56

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the ...
2019-06-06, 17:14

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...
2019-06-22, 02:42

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...
2019-07-12, 23:56

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln 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...
2019-07-11, 22:14

Almost 2 million Californians could be without power through Thursday in shutdown to reduce wildfire risk Californians were in the dark during a multiday power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...
2019-10-10, 12:42

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...
2019-10-12, 05:00

$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....
2019-05-23, 03:00

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, according to media reports on Friday....
2019-06-21, 22:14

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...
2019-08-23, 01:00

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...
2019-06-22, 07:00

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.        ...
2019-06-19, 09:56

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....
2019-06-21, 22:56

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,...
2019-05-21, 14:39

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....
2019-07-11, 22:14

UPDATE 1-California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln 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...
2019-07-11, 22:42

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...
2019-06-15, 12:56

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....
2019-10-14, 00:42

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...
2019-07-13, 02:42

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...
2019-07-11, 23:14

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....
2019-06-22, 00:42

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 billion fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
2019-06-21, 22:14

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....
2019-10-11, 10:28

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...
2019-09-16, 17:42

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...
2019-09-11, 04:28

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....
2019-09-08, 05:00

California's wildfire season is off to a quiet start. Is that about to change this week? Forecasts of strong winds this week bring concerns that California's wildfire season, off to a slow start, could become dangerous.        ...
2019-09-09, 02:56

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.        ...
2019-09-09, 11:42

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...
2019-08-23, 05:28

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....
2019-08-23, 23:14

Schools face backlash for not reporting threats to parents RALEIGH, N.C. — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not p...
2019-09-09, 22:28

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.....
2019-07-13, 11:00

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...
2019-07-10, 13:28

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina and Uruguay without electricityTens of millions of people across South America were left without electricity early on Sunday after a massive power failure left Argen...
2019-06-16, 19:56

Will millions of EVs disrupt Germany's power grid? Over the coming decade, Germany's electricity grid will need upgrades to enable it to recharge tens of millions of electric cars. Rather than being worried, experts seem to be looking forward to the t...
2019-09-03, 10:56

Police: California man planned mass shooting at hotel Police arrested a California man in possession of a cache of weapons, ammunition and tactical gear for threatening to commit a mass shooting at a hotel where he was employed as a cook....
2019-08-22, 19:28

Two men arrested in California and Wisconsin for alleged workplace threats Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a ...
2019-08-23, 01:00

Burning trash sparked wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in California: fire department Burning trash dumped by a garbage truck caused a fire that by early Friday had destroyed dozens of homes in California's Riverside County, fire officials said, as wildfires across the state led to pow...
2019-10-11, 11:42

Structures destroyed, medical emergencies as California wildfire hits mobile home park A wildfire that erupted in Southern California on Thursday destroyed structures at a Riverside County mobile home park, where "numerous medical emergencies" were reported, fire officials said....
2019-10-11, 04:14

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...
2019-07-11, 04:00

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” ...
2019-06-17, 01:14

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon ra...
2019-09-12, 17:14

"Ready To Face Terror Threats Along Coastline": Rajnath Singh In Kerala Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the centre was committed to ensuring the country's coastal and maritime security at a time when terror activities along the Indian coastline seemed...
2019-09-27, 13:14

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon...
2019-07-20, 21:42

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts ab...
2019-06-11, 16:28

Will millions of electric vehicles disrupt Germany's power grid? Over the coming decade, Germany's electricity grid will need upgrades to enable it to recharge tens of millions of electric cars. Rather than being worried, experts seem to be looking forward to the t...
2019-09-03, 21:42

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
2019-05-23, 17:42

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by r...
2019-07-09, 17:14

Silver-haired sit-in, face mask party protests planned for Hong Kong Several pro-democracy protests are planned for Hong Kong on Saturday reflecting the widespread anger at the government, ranging from an elderly sit-in, a face mask party, a shopping mall demonstration...
2019-10-12, 08:42

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
2019-08-07, 08:14

Tornado wreaks havoc on Dayton as millions lose power across Ohio At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, NBC News reports....
2019-05-28, 19:28

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threaten...
2019-07-18, 10:42

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire...
2019-05-21, 21:42

Millions Were Left Without Power in Argentina and Uruguay After an ‘Extraordinary’ System Failure. How Did it Happen? Millions of people in Argentina and Uruguay woke up Sunday morning without electrical power after what an Argentinian national energy supplier called “a massive failure of the grid.” While...
2019-06-17, 15:14

California: north and south battle wildfires as preventive shutoffs hit millions Blazes destroy buildings and spur evacuations while high winds fuel fears for San Francisco Bay AreaGusts reaching 70mph raked the San Francisco Bay Area early on Thursday after California’s biggest u...
2019-10-11, 03:56

Hurricane Dorian: millions face evacuation orders as storm approaches Carolinas South Carolina governor urges residents to ‘get out now’ while Bahamas grapples with devastationAs forecasters warned on Wednesday of near-record water levels swamping North and South Carolina, millio...
2019-09-04, 23:14

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other cities in the country have already instituted such ban...
2019-08-01, 00:00

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions o...
2019-08-05, 01:56

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....
2019-05-21, 18:28

Single winning ticket sold in California to win $530 million dollars Mega Millions jackpot NBC — Someone in California is waking up a multi-millionaire after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. A single ticket was sold matching all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The estim...
2019-06-09, 04:00

California power outage Q&A: What you need to know 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        ...
2019-10-10, 12:42

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....
2019-10-09, 05:14

Power cuts affect many across Northern California California's largest utility says as many as two million people will remain without power at least through Thursday as a precaution against wildfires. The outage affects mostly Northern California an...
2019-10-10, 12:42

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...
2019-10-09, 16:56

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...
2019-06-09, 06:56

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...
2019-10-11, 01:56

PG&E Cuts Power to 500,000 in California: Live Updates Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in the state, could cut electricity to 800,000 customers by day’s end as a precaution against sparking wildfires....
2019-10-09, 21:14

Wine country coping with California power cuts As California's biggest utility cut power to more than a million people Wednesday to curb the wildfire danger from windblown power lines, residents and tourists in the wine country town of Sonoma were...
2019-10-10, 12:42

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....
2019-10-11, 00:14

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...
2019-06-09, 05:00

2-in-1 Laptop Teacher vs Student Face-off: a tale of two power users The concept of the 2-in-1 laptop certainly isn’t new but, in 2019, this subgenre of the best laptops out there has gained major traction. The idea has been incredibly refined since its debut se...
2019-08-02, 17:42

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....
2019-06-09, 23:56

California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) should be held accountable for mismanaging last week's power shutoffs and urged the company to provide credits o...
2019-10-15, 01:56

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...
2019-10-09, 16:56

'A victim of their own failure': Why PG&E's massive power shutdown in California was inevitable Months after declaring bankruptcy, California's primary public utility, PG&E, has once again raised the ire of residents and politicians alike.        ...
2019-10-10, 12:42

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...
2019-10-09, 02:28

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.       ...
2019-08-03, 08:14

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 ...
2019-10-12, 20:42

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage The power is back on for more than two million California residents. Pacific Gas and Electric Company had turned off the juice for large swaths of northern California in an effort to tamp down on wild...
2019-10-12, 20:42

PG&E shutdown: 800,000 people to lose power to prevent California 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...
2019-10-09, 16:56

More than 1 million in California are without power in preemptive shutdown to combat wildfires 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.        ...
2019-10-09, 20:56

California faces historic power outage due to fire danger SAN FRANCISCO — Millions of people were poised to lose electricity throughout northern and central California after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced Tuesday it would shut off power in the largest ...
2019-10-09, 07:14

German consumers face higher green power levy in 2020 A fee levied on German consumers to support renewable power is likely to rise by 1.5-4.6% in 2020, industry sources said on Monday, a day before power network operators are due to publish details of t...
2019-10-15, 01:56

Dodgers' Dustin May Takes Line Drive To The Face, Walks Off Under His Own Power Dodgers pitcher Dustin May was able to walk off under his own power on Sunday after getting hit in the face with a line drive off the bat of Diamondbacks first baseman Jake Lamb. The comebacker, which...
2019-09-02, 01:14

Let's face it: nuclear power is hideously dear and far from ideal | Nils Pratley The government should be backing renewables, not tying itself to an expensive nuclear futureThat bill-payers got stuffed in the deal that brought the Hinkley Point C project into existence is beyond d...
2019-07-23, 22:28

EPA pushes national fuel economy standard in face off with California The Trump administration has announced plans to create a national vehicle emissions standard. The new "One National Program Rule" would allow the federal government to set uniform fuel efficiency and ...
2019-09-19, 18:28

California hires familiar face in Charmin Smith as coach BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Charmin Smith has been named women’s basketball coach at California. Smith returns to Berkeley where she most recently served as a top assistant since 2012 before joining...
2019-06-21, 22:28

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.        ...
2019-10-12, 06:42

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....
2019-10-12, 08:42

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.        ...
2019-06-08, 09:28

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...
2019-10-12, 12:42

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...
2019-09-18, 20:56

UPDATE 1-California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging last week's widespread power shutoffs and urged the company to provi...
2019-10-15, 03:00

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....
2019-06-22, 00:42

Power returns to Northern California; firefighters gain on wildfires in SoCal The lights were back on for more than 2 million Northern Californians after strong winds fueling wildfire concerns prompted a preemptive outage.        ...
2019-10-13, 22:42

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...
2019-10-11, 10:28

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...
2019-06-18, 21:14

NY moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. Retailers say they ...
2019-09-17, 00:00

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....
2019-06-27, 23:42

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....
2019-06-22, 00:42

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...
2019-06-22, 07:00

California Temporarily Bans Face Recognition Tech on Police Body Cams California became the largest state to ban police from using body cameras with facial recognition software after lawmakers passed a three-year moratorium Thursday, Reuters reported. This landmark bill...
2019-09-13, 07:56

California cold-case victim found in 1996 now has a 'face' thanks to reconstruction technology The first sketches of an unidentified victim found in a Southern California canyon more than 20 years ago were released this week using new technology. ...
2019-10-03, 21:56

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and implement...
2019-08-14, 22:14

New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The...
2019-09-16, 02:00

Pharmacies may not stock naloxone, despite statewide orders (Reuters Health) - More than three years after Pennsylvania issued a statewide order expanding access to the life-saving opioid antidote naloxone, the product was still hard to purchase in Philadelphi...
2019-06-15, 02:56

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...
2019-10-11, 00:42

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...
2019-10-09, 03:14

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
2019-05-30, 23:14

Services delayed at MVD offices after statewide computer outage TUCSON – Motor Vehicle Division offices across the state are experiencing some delays Wednesday afternoon in connection to a statewide computer outage. According to Arizona Department of Transpo...
2019-08-22, 01:42

All statewide SC officers give early Graham endorsement COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is heading into his re-election campaign with a slew of endorsements that show off a strong position he hasn’t always enjoyed among the s...
2019-06-19, 19:28

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....
2019-08-03, 18:42

Florida braces for major Hurricane Dorian amid statewide emergency Americans along a great portion Florida's Atlantic coastline are scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Dorian -- the storm brewing in the Caribbean forecasters say could hit the U.S. Southeast at Catego...
2019-08-30, 06:28

Entire Bronx Success Academy class aces statewide math exam The Bronx is learning. An entire Success Academy charter school class in the nation’s poorest congressional district not only passed the algebra regents exam, but aced it, officials told The Pos...
2019-07-01, 23:14

'Violent' tornado strikes Jefferson City, Missouri, as storms kill 3 and cause extensive damage statewide A "violent tornado" tore through Missouri's capital city late Wednesday under the cover of darkness, causing extensive damage as severe weather across the state is blamed for three deaths and trapping...
2019-05-23, 16:42

Oklahoma inmate dies, multiple people injured in prison fights as statewide facilities remain on lockdown Oklahoma prisons remain locked down Monday after a string of inmate fights over the weekend at several state facilities left one inmate dead and more than a dozen injured, officials said....
2019-09-16, 19:42

Did Leana Wen, Ousted Planned Parenthood Head, Even Know Anything About Planned Parenthood? Dr. Leana Wen, who was fired this week from her post as Planned Parenthood’s president, has published an op-ed for the New York Times about why she “left” the organization, stating she has “long belie...
2019-07-21, 02:42

The market is not very concerned about oil supply outages, strategist says Iranian officials say two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia. Helima Croft, global head of commodity strategy at RBC Capital Markets, joins "S...
2019-10-12, 01:14

'He was just the sweetest baby': Texas toddler found dead in landfill following statewide Amber Alert The remains of 18-month-old Cedrick Jackson were found in a Rowlett landfill shortly after he was the subject of a statewide Amber Alert.        ...
2019-07-12, 14:28

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some peop...
2019-07-03, 21:28

YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other sites reeling from outages Major social media websites and apps were sputtering Sunday afternoon in parts of the United States amid problems with the Google cloud service they rely on....
2019-06-03, 06:56

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
2019-05-21, 17:28

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
2019-07-03, 20:28

The Internet broke today: Facebook, Verizon, and more see major outages Enlarge / The Internet this week, more or less (credit: torange.biz (modified)) Last week, Verizon caused a major BGP misroute that took large chunks of the Internet, including CDN company Cloudflar...
2019-07-04, 07:28

Target Outages Illustrate Retail's Growing Tech Complexity The technical problems at Target stores over the weekend illustrate the challenge of unifying a large retailer’s technology infrastructure with its bricks-and-mortar presence and underscore the import...
2019-06-18, 00:42

Frontier network outages get worse in NY, triggering state investigation Enlarge / A Frontier Communications van. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) Frontier Communications customers are reporting more outages and longer repair times, and state government officials h...
2019-08-13, 05:42

Exxon's U.S. refineries suffer greater outages in second quarter over year ago, data shows Exxon Mobil Corp 's U.S. second-quarter refining profits bounced back from a loss earlier this year but remain below past levels in part because of a wave of production outages, according to an examin...
2019-08-03, 00:00

What's the future for cash? Target register outages prove physical loot still has its place Is cash on borrowed time? The outages at Target stores remind us that nothing beats cash when technology fails.       ...
2019-06-19, 13:56

'I got death threats. My children got death threats' When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22, 12:28

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: president of the AFL-CIOSara Nelson, the president of ...
2019-09-09, 22:56

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...
2019-10-10, 00:42

‘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...
2019-05-21, 18:14

'Super Power Looks At Rising Power': Minister's Take On PM-Trump Photo Minister Anurag Thakur has called United States President Donald Trump's expressions "priceless" in a photograph in which he is seen smiling as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his speech at the....
2019-09-23, 14:42

Carrie Lam Comes Face to Face With Angry Hong Kong Residents at Town Hall Mrs. Lam met with 150 people on Thursday inside a heavily guarded stadium. She said she wanted to heal divisions and hear “constructive suggestions.”...
2019-09-26, 23:42

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and ...
2019-06-30, 17:00

People have unknowingly come face to face with two teens on the lam in Canada, suspected of murder In Northern Manitoba, the bugs are so big they can bite through your clothes. But this is reportedly where two teens suspected of killing three people are hiding out....
2019-08-01, 04:42

B.C. and Alberta premiers set to meet face-to-face for first time, want to avoid ‘phony war’ B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are set to meet face to face Thursday for the first time at the Western Premiers Conference in Edmonton....
2019-06-27, 18:56

After attack, woman's face transplant offered a second chance. Now, her new face is failing Carmen Blandin Tarleton, 51, is hoping and being evaluated for a second face transplant six years after her first transplant, which is now failing.        ...
2019-09-23, 20:28

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face A mysterious 4,000-year-old grave has been unearthed in Kazakhstan and inside are a young male and female buried in an odd manner — they're facing each other....
2019-08-02, 18:28

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Russell hit in face, D-backs face deGrom LEADING OFF: Cubs' Russell checked after taking pitch to face, D-backs set to face Mets' deGrom, Fiers looks for Oakland win-streak record, Yankees-Red Sox for final time this year  &#...
2019-09-09, 14:56

UPDATE 3-Top U.S., Chinese trade negotiators to meet face-to-face for 1st time since Trump, Xi meeting Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since the countries' leaders agreed in June to revive talks aimed at ending a yearlong trade war between the world'...
2019-07-24, 18:14

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....
2019-05-30, 23:42

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
2019-07-02, 19:42

Face transplant recipient's donor face has been failing, doctors say A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her...
2019-09-23, 04:42

In Africa, Pope Francis Comes Face to Face With the Future of the Church The Roman Catholic Church continues to expand in Africa, even as it faces competition from increasingly popular Pentecostal and evangelical movements....
2019-09-06, 01:00

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
2019-07-03, 18:28

Trump wanted Ukraine’s president to launch investigations before face-to-face meeting, State Dept. texts show The messages between State Department officials, an aide to Ukraine’s president and Rudy Giuliani were released by House Democrats as part of their impeachment investigation....
2019-10-04, 11:56

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
2019-06-06, 20:28

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
2019-06-03, 09:28

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series...
2019-07-12, 15:28

People are trying face cupping as an instant face-lift People are trying face cupping as an instant facelift. Different than body cupping, during this treatment the cups are constantly moving, which stimulates circulation and builds collagen. We went to S...
2019-09-03, 11:42

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...
2019-09-20, 00:00

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...
2019-08-10, 16:42

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
2019-07-24, 17:14

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generators...
2019-08-09, 19:56

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...
2019-06-13, 14:14

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...
2019-10-10, 05:14

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....
2019-10-07, 04:42

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...
2019-10-12, 00:00

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....
2019-07-23, 19:42

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....
2019-06-29, 20:28

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...
2019-10-13, 21:56

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...
2019-08-23, 16:14

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....
2019-08-22, 06:28

Los Angeles wildfire forces evacuations Crews are battling a brush fire that prompted evacuations and closed Interstate 210 in the Sylmar neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. Several vehicles burned in a nearby industrial...
2019-10-11, 15:14

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....
2019-06-28, 16:42

No face-to-face trade talks announced for US and China, telephone talks limited The White House and Beijing have said they are engaged in negotiations over trade, but the current talks are taking place only over the telephone and appear to be limited. There have been no face-to-f...
2019-08-28, 03:56

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...
2019-06-28, 17:56

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that t...
2019-05-30, 02:42

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...
2019-08-24, 06:28

PG&E agrees 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...
2019-06-19, 03:42

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...
2019-06-14, 01:00

| 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....
2019-08-19, 22:28

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...
2019-07-11, 02:28

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....
2019-09-13, 20:42

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
2019-08-17, 22:56

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...
2019-08-09, 18:42

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...
2019-07-22, 20:00

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 ...
2019-09-20, 12:56

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 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...
2019-06-20, 00:00

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 ...
2019-06-18, 08:56

| 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...
2019-07-16, 12:00

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....
2019-07-24, 13:56

Raging LA wildfire leaves at least 1 person dead At least one person has died as a result of a raging wildfire tearing through the LA area Friday, according to a report. The man had cardiac arrest triggered by the wind-swept blaze in Sylmar — which ...
2019-10-11, 22:00

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.        ...
2019-06-21, 00:42

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — 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 inhabi...
2019-06-10, 17:14

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...
2019-06-16, 21:42

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....
2019-09-25, 22:28

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are at...
2019-07-01, 14:42

Senior China diplomat says important for U.S.-China to meet face-to-face Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, who meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, said it was important for China and the United States to meet face-to-face and cooperate no matter how m...
2019-08-01, 09:42

Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands Authorities on Spain’s Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) since it broke out a day ago...
2019-08-18, 19:00

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...
2019-08-18, 17:56

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...
2019-10-13, 00:14

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....
2019-08-30, 23:28

Thousands flee from ‘monster’ wildfire on Canary Islands A major, out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands is throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people...
2019-08-19, 19:14

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...
2019-05-26, 17:28

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
2019-06-17, 22:42

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....
2019-08-30, 23:00

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....
2019-08-20, 09:14

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protec...
2019-09-10, 04:42

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....
2019-08-19, 23:14

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....
2019-08-14, 17:28

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...
2019-06-02, 05:00

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....
2019-07-23, 16:28

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....
2019-06-29, 18:14

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. ...
2019-06-28, 19:56

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...
2019-07-12, 11:00

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...
2019-07-22, 17:42

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — 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 forecas...
2019-06-28, 10:42

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. ...
2019-10-06, 19:14

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...
2019-07-13, 06:00

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation...
2019-07-12, 22:42

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...
2019-08-11, 14:56

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 ...
2019-06-28, 11:14

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....
2019-07-08, 22:00

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....
2019-10-01, 22:42

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....
2019-07-01, 22:42

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims PG&E on Friday said it reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
2019-09-13, 15:14

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....
2019-06-19, 14:14

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...
2019-05-31, 23:56

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...
2019-07-02, 14:14

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...
2019-10-12, 06:42

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,...
2019-08-19, 23:42

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....
2019-09-25, 21:42

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...
2019-08-22, 19:56

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...
2019-05-22, 23:42

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...
2019-07-12, 17:42

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...
2019-06-15, 17:28

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....
2019-05-23, 05:14

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...
2019-06-28, 22:14

Federal officials: Upcoming wildfire season could be even 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...
2019-06-15, 15:14

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...
2019-08-27, 21:56

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....
2019-05-29, 17:01

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...
2019-06-06, 02:56

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...
2019-06-22, 22:28

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....
2019-07-23, 14:42

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....
2019-09-20, 06:28

Tourists evacuated from Greek island camp as wildfire rages A tourist camp and nearby houses on the island of Elafonisos, in southern Greece, have been evacuated for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds...
2019-08-11, 14:00

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...
2019-08-12, 00:42

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....
2019-09-10, 07:00

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...
2019-08-12, 09:56

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...
2019-08-19, 18:00

8,000 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 8...
2019-08-19, 15:14

Gran Canaria wildfire triggers evacuation of thousands of people Firefighters on Spanish island say blaze is out of control and spreading on several frontsAbout 8,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on Gran Canaria in Spain’s Canary Islands, where firef...
2019-08-19, 14:56

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....
2019-09-20, 07:14

'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...
2019-10-05, 06:56

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 ...
2019-06-28, 00:56

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...
2019-07-21, 13:42

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...
2019-08-20, 02:00

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-22, 16:14

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.        ...
2019-08-22, 11:42

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....
2019-08-30, 23:28

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...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
2019-08-13, 16:14

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......
2019-07-12, 10:42

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 ...
2019-06-29, 13:56

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....
2019-06-12, 00:00

‘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...
2019-07-12, 17:42

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...
2019-08-26, 09:28

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...
2019-08-24, 19:56

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....
2019-05-30, 17:42

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...
2019-07-12, 14:42

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...
2019-08-24, 00:56

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 ...
2019-08-14, 08:14

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....
2019-10-11, 22:28

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...
2019-10-14, 05:28

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...
2019-10-13, 05:00

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...
2019-10-12, 01:42

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...
2019-09-20, 08:56

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....
2019-09-06, 14:42

Wind remains on firefighters’ side in bout with High Level wildfire The blaze has been rated at a Level 6 — the most intense rating on the scale — which means flames are jumping from treetop to treetop in the tinder dry region....
2019-05-22, 19:28

| Over 830 000 cholera vaccinations planned in DRC: WHO More than 830 000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organisation says....
2019-05-28, 06:00

Who Decides What Planned Parenthood Should Be? Since the earliest days of the Trump administration, a group of Planned Parenthood supporters has gathered outside the organization’s downtown Manhattan clinic to counter-protest the anti-abortion act...
2019-07-31, 22:00

Bear scare: teens come face-to-face with black bear (KCRA) Two teenage boys said they learned an important lesson after finding a bear inside their vacation home in Truckee, California. Hayes Sherman and Bobby Harden were watching TV Saturday when they...
2019-08-21, 07:14

Husband of ‘resting bitch face’ woman gets ‘resting bro face’ fix Last week, The Post talked to Hope Davis, a 42-year-old New Yorker who — like many New York women — treated her resting bitch face with cosmetic surgery. Her pick-me-up went viral and struck a chord w...
2019-09-24, 01:14

Woman: Interaction with Jay-Z led to threats Nicole Curran, the wife of Warriors owner Joe Lacob, said she was just trying to be a good hostess for Jay-Z and Beyonce during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Her interaction with Jay-Z led to death threat...
2019-06-07, 03:28

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....
2019-05-21, 17:00

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...
2019-07-23, 00:56

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....
2019-05-30, 21:42

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.        ...
2019-06-28, 01:00

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 ...
2019-05-21, 17:00

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....
2019-05-21, 17:00

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....
2019-08-30, 23:28

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....
2019-09-19, 20:28

EU says planned execution will contradict commitment at UN COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The European Union says Sri Lanka’s move to resume executions would directly contradict the country’s commitment to maintain a 43-year moratorium on death penalty...
2019-06-28, 06:42

Avicii had not planned suicide, his father says Superstar DJ Avicii's father says his son had not planned to kill himself, and described the "long talks" the pair had about his mental health and punishing touring schedule before his death last year...
2019-07-03, 17:28

Flood Threats Remains This Weekend Things will not improve much, thanks to a cut-off low hanging around the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys this weekend. Periods of light to heavy rain, with mixed in thunderstorms are expected both ...
2019-06-08, 15:42

GSW owner's wife: Jay-Z chat led to threats Nicole Curran, the wife of Warriors owner Joe Lacob, said she was just trying to be a good hostess for Jay-Z and Beyonce during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Her interaction with Jay-Z led to death threat...
2019-06-07, 19:14

AOC to visit border despite reported CBP threats against her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she and other congressional Democrats will go through with plans to visit a migrant detention facility on Monday after a news report revealed that a group of Customs...
2019-07-02, 00:56

How to prevent the top 11 threats in cloud computing The latest risks involved in cloud computing point to problems related to configuration and authentication rather than the traditional focus on malware and vulnerabilities, according to a new Cloud Se...
2019-08-06, 17:42

At UN Assembly, China says ‘it will not ever be cowered by threats’ In his address to the  UN General Assembly on Friday, the State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China declared that his country will not ever be cowered by threats or subdued by pressure, when facin...
2019-09-28, 05:00

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die, so the chances that the chamber blocks President Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are slim....
2019-06-07, 01:14

New Babies and Old Threats of Divorce on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Jenny's alone, Deavan is alone, Karine might as well be alone and Tiffany, well, she's fearing for her safety. All this on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way. Corey and Evelin and......
2019-08-13, 17:28

E. Jean Carroll Is Getting Death Threats It’s been nearly three weeks since writer E. Jean Carroll accused Donald Trump of raping her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman 23 years ago and, just as Carroll expected, absolutely nothing has ...
2019-07-14, 18:42

Ransomware threats see major resurgence Ransomware is making a comeback according to a new report from McAfee which observed that ransomware samples grew by 118 percent during the first quarter of this year as cybercriminals adopted new tac...
2019-08-29, 20:14

EU is 'unimpressed' by threats of no-deal Brexit: BBC The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said in an interview to be published on Thursday that he was unimpressed by threats of no-deal Brexit but that if the United Kingdom opted for such a course it would h...
2019-07-18, 09:14

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire began near base of electrical tower, company and fire officials say A deadly wind-driven wildfire that raged across the northern edge of Los Angeles last week started near the base of high-voltage transmission tower owned by electric utility Southern California Edison...
2019-10-15, 09:00

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....
2019-05-24, 23:42

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...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-19, 20:00

Britain’s first car-free school planned for Leeds Multigenerational building would also include care home for older peopleThe UK’s first car-free school is being planned in Leeds as part of a multi-generational building that includes a care home for ...
2019-08-30, 19:28

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
2019-05-24, 18:28

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-19, 21:42

Pak Says Work On Kartarpur Corridor To Continue As Planned After a National Council meeting chaired by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, Islamabad decided to downgrade diplomatic ties with New Delhi....
2019-08-08, 16:28

Donald Trump arrives in the UK, protests planned The US president has recently been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over his Brexit comments. London was on high alert as protests were expected to show many Britons' disapproval of the...
2019-06-03, 10:42

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
2019-06-21, 12:14

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that will allow it to continue performing abortions at l...
2019-06-28, 22:00

EU says planned Sri Lanka executions contradict commitments The European Union has criticized Sri Lanka’s move to resume executions, saying it would directly contradict the country’s commitment to maintain a 43-year moratorium on death penalty...
2019-06-28, 08:14

Mnuchin: No meeting planned between Trump-Rouhani Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while he's in New York later this month. Mnuchin said Thursday that such ...
2019-09-13, 00:28

Kazakhstan's Karachaganak starts planned maintenance Kazakhstan's Karachaganak gas condensate field has started planned maintenance works set to last until Oct. 13, the consortium of companies developing the field said on Monday....
2019-09-16, 08:56

Planned Parenthood, former CEO come to agreement on severance dispute Planned Parenthood reached an agreement with its former president over the terms of her departure from the women health provider after weeks of contentious negotiations over her severance package, the...
2019-09-17, 03:14

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanc...
2019-08-08, 12:56

Planned Parenthood to Expand Telemedicine Program Planned Parenthood will expand a telemedicine program to connect patients with birth-control and other services via smartphone as the organization seeks to counter Republican efforts to weaken its hea...
2019-09-05, 10:42

Planned Parenthood building clinic despite abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is building a new women’s clinic in Alabama despite the state’s near-total ban on abortions. A spokeswoman says the facility is set to open late ...
2019-06-15, 18:00

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen as President Dr. Wen was the first physician in nearly 50 years to lead the organization. The group is replacing her at a time when states are passing new laws to restrict abortion....
2019-07-17, 00:14

Former CEO says attempt to 'depoliticize' Planned Parenthood led to ouster Former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen said that the organization's board ousted her because of her efforts to refocus the organization to approach abortion as a healthcare issue rather tha...
2019-07-20, 06:28

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. &...
2019-06-05, 03:14

Anfield's next expansion may be larger than 1st planned Next proposed expansion of Anfield may be more substantial than initially envisioned, Liverpool chief executive officer Peter Moore tells The Associated Press       ...
2019-07-25, 08:42

They planned the perfect fall wedding. Then a snowstorm hit Sean and Brittany Tuohy had planned what they thought would be the perfect fall wedding in Spokane, Washington. Find out what they did after a snowstorm hit....
2019-10-02, 09:28

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers composed of Ford, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and more delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday announcing that it did not ...
2019-06-07, 04:56

Infamous Missouri Planned Parenthood gets another big break St. Louis’ notorious Planned Parenthood clinic has been given yet another extension that will allow it to operate for several more months without a valid license....
2019-07-03, 21:14

Allbirds collaborated with Just Water on limited-edition shoes and 100% of the proceeds support Amazon wildfire relief Allbirds Allbirds has collaborated with Just Water, a sustainable food and beverage brand, on two limited-edition styles. Both brands focus on using natural, sustainable materials in their products, ...
2019-09-05, 05:28

UPDATE 2-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 p...
2019-10-10, 02:00

Reddit Restricts Pro-Trump Forum Because of Threats The subreddit The_Donald was “quarantined” after users posted threats of violence against police officers and politicians in Oregon, administrators said....
2019-06-27, 18:56

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
2019-08-10, 15:00

Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, core bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concerns about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger and the muted showing of nationalists in Europe...
2019-05-28, 17:14

Trump officials warns of ‘active threats’ to U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wak...
2019-07-11, 02:28

3 Mosques Across Germany Evacuated Over Bomb Threats At least three mosques across Germany were evacuated on Thursday after receiving bomb threats through e-mails, prompting the police to beef up security....
2019-07-12, 03:42

Iran renews threats against US as tensions escalate Iran has renewed its threats against the United States on Saturday, saying that it will not permit its borders to be violated. “Iran will firmly confront any aggression or threat by America,R...
2019-06-22, 21:56

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trump administration deployed a aircraft carrier strik...
2019-05-22, 01:00

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, an unus...
2019-06-21, 17:14

Anthony Davis’ threats and promises are only getting more explosive The man controlling Anthony Davis’ future is giving the Knicks a chance. While the Davis sweepstakes continues, with the Pelicans starting to listen to trade offers again, his agent, Rich Paul, ...
2019-06-12, 19:28

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, a controvers...
2019-06-21, 07:00

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo coming as the war of words between Team Trump and Tehran ...
2019-06-10, 21:28

Mexico wants U.S. help to identify white supremacist threats Mexico's government on Wednesday pressed the United States to cooperate in helping to identify white supremacists that pose a threat to its citizens after a weekend shooting in El Paso, Texas that kil...
2019-08-08, 09:42

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been...
2019-06-03, 17:14

Trump says he will ‘likely’ follow through on Mexico tariff threats President Trump said Tuesday it’s “more likely” that he will carry through on his threat to impose harsh new tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico curbs immigrants illegally cross...
2019-06-04, 17:28

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
2019-06-03, 23:56

Emerging threats to cloud-based business It’s no secret that collaboration is the bedrock of business. In fact, a Stanford University study demonstrated that merely priming employees to act in a collaborative fashion — without ...
2019-08-01, 17:00

Turkey says it expects solidarity from NATO against threats Turkey has reiterated its expectation to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that the alliance should show strong solidarity with Turkey against threats to its security, Foreign Minister Mevlut Ca...
2019-10-11, 13:14

NY man using name ‘Alex Asher’ probed for threats against PA city The NYPD and FBI are helping a Pennsylvania police department track down a Big Apple resident who made threatening comments to a city in the Keystone State on the heels of a pair of mass shootings. Th...
2019-08-07, 02:42

Huawei Accuses the U.S. of Cyberattacks and Staff Threats Huawei accused the U.S. of “using every tool at its disposal” to disrupt its business, including launching cyberattacks on its networks and instructing law enforcement to “menace” its employees....
2019-09-03, 21:14

Man sentenced for threats to senators over Kavanaugh vote NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for threatening to kill two senators who supported Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Ronald DeRis...
2019-06-04, 01:14

Largest pro-Trump subreddit ‘quarantined’ over threats Reddit has "quarantined" the subreddit r/The_Donald after it said the forum for supporters of President Trump has encouraged "rule-breaking behavior."...
2019-06-27, 20:14

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from ri...
2019-06-20, 00:00

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.The research also revealed that British companies wh...
2019-06-10, 21:56

Report claims all three new iPhones planned for 2020 will support 5G Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo — sometimes described as “the most accurate Apple analyst in the world” — has written a new note to investors saying that the three iPhones expected to launch in 2020 will ...
2019-07-31, 17:56

Church, synagogue, mosque planned together for Arabian Peninsula Catholic, Jewish and Muslim representatives came to New York to unveil plans for a church, synagogue and mosque on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates....
2019-09-25, 12:28

U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10% tariffs, it said on Friday....
2019-08-17, 06:56

FBI investigate German teen over planned shooting spree A 13-year-old boy from southern Germany was investigated by the FBI and local police after he threatened to go on a shooting spree at a California-based video game developer. Police tracked him down u...
2019-09-28, 14:42

Canadian fugitives who murdered three planned to kill more, say police Killers recorded video confessions to murders of tourist couple and professorThe two fugitives responsible for a frantic manhunt across Canada recorded video confessions for the murders of three peopl...
2019-09-28, 13:42

UK Extradition Trial For Nirav Modi Being Planned For May 2020 Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion PNB fraud and money laundering case, was on Thursday further remanded to judicial custody until......
2019-09-19, 14:56

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU Sue Missouri Over Restrictive Abortion Law (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing the state of Missouri to stop a law that bans abortions beyond the eighth week of pregnancy from taking e...
2019-07-31, 20:42

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting...
2019-07-11, 02:56

Spain suspends Franco exhumation planned for Monday Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the exhumation, planned for June 10, of the remains of former dictator General Francisco Franco from a state mausoleum, pending the result of appeals by his ...
2019-06-04, 14:56

Why is Planned Parenthood flipping out over the Hyde Amendment if abortion is really 3% of what they do? At one time, the Democratic Party took a seemingly moderate stance on abortion. Many of their politicians, including Hillary Clinton, even endorsed "safe, legal, and rare" as the best approach to what...
2019-06-07, 07:28

How the Las Vegas Gunman Planned a Massacre, in 7 Days of Video Using exclusive surveillance footage obtained from MGM Resorts, we pieced together the last days of Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas gunman. He plays video poker, laughs with hotel staff and hauls bag a...
2019-10-04, 03:14

Ousted Planned Parenthood head says she tried to 'depoliticize' group The former Planned Parenthood president, ousted from her position after eight months on the job, says the move came as she was trying to "depoliticize" the organization. ...
2019-07-20, 04:00

Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences' Planned Parenthood announced the departure of President Leana Wen, who said they had engaged in negotiations about "philosophical differences" about the future of the program....
2019-07-17, 06:28

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventu...
2019-05-24, 19:28

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after o...
2019-07-17, 03:00

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organizati...
2019-07-17, 00:56

Trump Says Planned Immigration Sweep Delayed For Two Weeks President Donald Trump said Saturday he was delaying a planned immigration sweep for two weeks to allow time for his Republican Party and opposition Democrats to find a political solution to the......
2019-06-23, 12:56

Hudson Yards in tussle over planned train bed deck The delay in building a platform over the western rail yard isn’t the only hold-up at Hudson Yards. The 28-acre complex’s eastern half opened in March. But, as we reported last week, Stephen Ross’ Rel...
2019-08-13, 04:56

WeWork Needs Cash as Botched IPO Scuttles Planned Infusion Following a botched IPO attempt and the ouster of its CEO, WeWork is planning thousands of job cuts, putting extraneous businesses up for sale and shedding some luxuries to stop bleeding cash....
2019-09-30, 15:14

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion provider remain unanswered. Circuit Court Judge M...
2019-06-05, 18:14

Planned Parenthood responds to anti-abortion post TUCSON –  A Tucson Planned Parenthood is making headlines after one man’s social media post goes viral. It all started with a Facebook post from a Tucson man who said he was taking pictures of l...
2019-06-04, 21:14

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstrations after the government failed to respond to a list ...
2019-06-20, 16:56

US, China trade war likely to continue with no new talks planned: report The trade war between the US and China shows no sign of coming to an end anytime soon. Officials in Beijing and Washington are at odds over planning a meeting this month to restart negotiations after ...
2019-09-03, 01:14

Three men arrested for threatening to shoot up Planned Parenthood this month A Tennessee man allegedly posted online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood — the third person arrested for threatening violence against the health care provider thi...
2019-08-23, 12:42

Vettel doesn't believe Ferrari used planned F1 qualifying strategy Sebastian Vettel has admitted the final Italian Grand Prix qualifying segment left him unhappy, as he feels his Ferrari Formula 1 team did not follow its planned strategy...
2019-09-08, 03:00

The migrant caravans: Landing in the country he planned to pass through Over breakfast on a recent Sunday, Veronica Ruiz Lagier, a Mexican anthropologist, eyed a scar snaking around the elbow of Daniel Castillo, a young Honduran she has befriended....
2019-10-10, 19:00

Chandrayaan-2: Soft Landing of Vikram Planned for September 7 Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22, and has undergone several orbital manoeuvres. ISRO Chairman K Sivan made the announcement on Thursday at an event in Chennai....
2019-08-24, 00:00

Daily on Healthcare: Planned Parenthood drops out of Title X Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
2019-08-20, 17:14

WeWork Planned a Residential Utopia. It Hasn’t Turned Out That Way. Adam Neumann, the company’s ousted founder, once said there would be WeLive apartments around the globe. But now, it has only two sites and is under investigation....
2019-10-13, 21:28

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions....
2019-08-21, 15:28