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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 wildfire mitigating method....

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric cuts power to millions in multi-phase fire prevention effort

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Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
09:42 2019-06-08

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 flag warnings....
02:14 2019-06-09

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

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
18:42 2019-06-08

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 the utility company Pacific Gas & Electric cut po...
21:00 2019-09-24

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 fueled deadly infernos and propelled the utility into...
12:56 2019-10-10

Why California Fire Threat Cuts Lights for Millions Once again, the dry winds that sweep across California each Autumn are stoking fears that utility power lines will topple and spark wildfires. After two years of devastating blazes, the state’s biggest utility, PG&E Corp., is preemptively cutting pow...
23:14 2019-10-09

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

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 customers in an effort to prevent new wildfires, in ...
01:42 2019-10-09

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 down power to millions of Californians this week, n...
09:42 2019-10-12

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 Electricity (PG&E) saying it expected nearly 800,000...
04:28 2019-10-09

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....
06:14 2019-06-09

California utility may cut power to parts of 30 counties for several days due to wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric says it may cut power to more than 600,000 homes and businesses in parts of 30 counties for several days due to wildfire risk.        ...
17:14 2019-10-08

Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of a Northern California town Friday. The Nov. 8 Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, incinerating ...
04:00 2019-06-08

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.        ...
23:00 2019-09-24

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....
17:42 2019-05-23

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 technical challenge....
07:56 2019-09-04

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.        ...
02:56 2019-10-09

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 fueled deadly infernos and propelled the utility into...
05:42 2019-10-10

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......
22:56 2019-10-09

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

UPDATE 2-Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather....
04:00 2019-10-10

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 and parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. (Oct 9) ...
03:14 2019-10-10

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....
17:42 2019-10-09

Millions in California face planned power outages over statewide wildfire threats Pacific Gas & Electric, California's largest utility, said Wednesday it will begin to shut off electricity to portions of 34 different counties statewide -- affecting more than 2 million people -- over wildfire concerns....
16:56 2019-10-09

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 coping with the impact of the shutoff. (Oct. 9) &...
03:14 2019-10-10

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 officials are calling an unprecedented wildfire danger...
19:42 2019-10-09

Thousands without power after explosion, fire at Madison Gas and Electric Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
20:00 2019-07-19

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

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
00:42 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
00:42 2019-06-22

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 in a state where wind and solar supply a growing sh...
08:42 2019-06-22

California’s power outage means problems for electric cars. Tesla says charge up, quick. A San Francisco Bay Area power utility shut off power to more than half a million customers amid a wildfire threat, and Tesla vehicles flashed a warning to charge up beforehand....
23:14 2019-10-09

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say multiple people reported large flames coming out of the outside room of the building on E. Cody St. First...
06:00 2019-08-19

Florida utility to install 1K electric car-charging stations FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Power & Light plans to install 1,000 electric-charging stations at 100 locations across the state. The utility’s announcement Wednesday says the stations would be located on major roadways, public parks, shopping malls...
23:00 2019-09-19

California allows HIV prevention meds without prescription SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Pharmacists in California will be able to dispense HIV prevention pills to patients without a doctor’s prescription after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Monday that supporters say will greatly reduce the spread of infection...
20:28 2019-10-08

Northland Power to buy most of Colombian utility in C$1.05 bln deal Northland Power Inc said on Monday it would buy most of Colombian utility Empresa de Energia de Boyaca in a deal valued at C$1.05 billion ($797.9 million), including debt....
22:42 2019-09-09

ConEd CEO explains how utility stocks react to interest rates — It's 'a knife that cuts both ways' Consolidated Edison CEO John McAvoy tells Jim Cramer how utility stocks are related to the bond market and where the company is investing in renewable energy....
04:28 2019-10-02

California becomes first state to allow HIV prevention pills without prescription Pharmacists will be authorized to dispense PrEP and PEP without doctor’s note under new legislationPharmacists in California will be able to dispense HIV prevention pills to patients without a doctor’s prescription after the state’s governor signed l...
06:00 2019-10-08

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....
15:42 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Northland Power to buy Colombian utility in C$1.05 bln deal Northland Power Inc said on Monday it would buy most of Colombian utility Empresa de Energia de Boyaca (EBSA) in a deal valued at C$1.05 billion ($797.9 million), including debt....
22:42 2019-09-09

California will allow pharmacists to give HIV prevention medication without prescription Starting in July 2020, you can access PrEP and PEP from specially trained pharmacists without a doctor's prescription.        ...
02:56 2019-10-09

The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to create a fund for utilities to tap if they face massive liability costs from wildfires. (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California legislative leaders aren’t yet on boar...
23:42 2019-06-21

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.        ...
02:28 2019-06-19

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
14:56 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Final bond insurers join deal over Puerto Rico electric utility debt Two holdout bond insurers have agreed to a previously announced deal to restructure more than $8 billion of revenue bonds issued by Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility, the U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board said on M...
22:42 2019-09-09

Mexican corruption watchdog investigates head of national power utility Mexico has opened an investigation into the assets of Manuel Bartlett, head of the national electricity company CFE, according to the Public Administration Ministry, which investigates complaints against public servants....
18:00 2019-09-10

Forest Fire prevention icon Smokey Bear is turning 75 CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire. The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the co...
15:00 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute, firms to talk Mexico's national power company CFE on Tuesday said it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms, adding that talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and businessman Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
20:14 2019-07-02

Electrocuted squirrel finally removed from utility wires: 'Rest in power,' neighbors say Talk about being left hanging. Some residents in upstate New York say a utility company ignored them for two weeks after they reported seeing a dead squirrel dangling above them from utility wires....
11:42 2019-07-03

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Elec...
03:42 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE on Tuesday said it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms, and said talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
02:14 2019-07-03

Bankrupt California utility blamed for deadly wildfires agrees to $11bn payout PG&E to pay insurers of claimants from two years of blazes, including Paradise fire that left 86 dead, in tentative dealA utility company with a history of sparking wildfires has agreed to pay $11bn to a group of insurance companies representing clai...
09:14 2019-09-14

Happy birthday, Smokey Bear! See 75 years of the famous fire prevention mascot Smokey Bear has been the face of wildfire prevention for 75 years in one of the longest PSA campaigns in the U.S.        ...
13:28 2019-08-09

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Raises Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
19:14 2019-07-18

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 caused by two generators has been resolved...
04:42 2019-08-10

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generators +++ Kings Cross station closed to avoid overcrow...
22:00 2019-08-09

OPEC cuts 2020 oil demand forecast, urges effort to avert new glut OPEC on Wednesday cut its forecast for growth in world oil demand in 2020 due to an economic slowdown, an outlook the producer group said highlighted the need for ongoing efforts to prevent a new glut of crude....
17:56 2019-09-11

China’s Pacific offensive intensifies as Taiwan cuts relations with Kiribati Taipei loses second ally in a week as Beijing picks off the democratic island’s diplomatic partners in an effort to pressure the government of Tsai Ing-wen....
10:28 2019-09-20

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts: memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
05:56 2019-09-12

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts - memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
06:42 2019-09-12

Kiribati cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, second Pacific island nation in a week The Pacific island nation of Kiribati cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so this week and strengthening Beijing's hand....
16:28 2019-09-20

Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific as 18,000 global job cuts begin Deutsche Bank AG eliminated whole teams at its Asian operations on Monday, as the German lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls at an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
07:56 2019-07-08

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
21:28 2019-07-18

What Mayors in California Say About Trump’s Effort to Fix Homelessness Wednesday: Where there is, and isn’t, common ground on homelessness between California officials and the Trump administration. Also: A landmark bill to remake the gig economy passes....
16:42 2019-09-11

Murrieta fire: Fast-moving Tenaja Fire scorches nearly 1,400 acres in Southern California Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
01:00 2019-09-06

Spanish man paddles across Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii He ate dehydrated food, using heated water, and sometimes fished. He paddled eight-to-10 hours daily and slept every night. But he was always tired because he woke up hourly to check on his gear....
04:14 2019-08-27

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a t...
07:28 2019-06-23

New Papua New Guinea leader a wildcard in Pacific power play When Papua New Guinea's lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday, James Marape looked uninterested, his head lowered, fingers tapping his phone....
21:42 2019-06-02

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
14:56 2019-05-21

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers. An official at the Qatari Gaza Reconstruction Committee said Mond...
15:00 2019-06-17

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 Argentina and Uruguay almost completely in the dark.Arg...
16:56 2019-06-16

California halts failed prison gang peace effort after brawls, riots Corrections officials in California have halted a failed experiment aimed at forcing warring prison gangs to make peace after multiple attempts to integrate inmates resulted in fights and riots....
05:00 2019-09-25

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
04:56 2019-08-13

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
16:14 2019-08-16

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” failure in the countries’ power grid. Authorities ...
01:42 2019-06-17

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
20:28 2019-08-12

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
01:56 2019-08-17

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 researchers, an invention they say could solve two ...
21:14 2019-07-09

South America blackout leaves tens of millions without power A massive blackout left more tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
21:14 2019-06-16

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....
19:14 2019-05-28

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 of people in the capital and surrounding provinces....
16:42 2019-08-04

Okinawa Cuts Prices Across Electric Scooter Range Post GST Revision Gurgaon-based Okinawa Autotech has announced a price cut across its electric scooter range post GST rate revision for electric vehicles. The Okinawa range powered by the Lead Acid battery is......
15:00 2019-08-07

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 sporadic, small-scale blackouts are not unheard o...
17:14 2019-06-17

California: north and south battle wildfires as preventive shutoffs hit millions Blazes destroy homes and buildings and spur evacuations while high winds fuel fears for San Francisco Bay areaA mobile home community in southern California fell victim to a rapidly spreading wildfire on Thursday, as millions of people in the state w...
09:28 2019-10-11

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag 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 flag warnings....
00:42 2019-06-09

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
17:42 2019-07-15

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 of people in the capital and surrounding provinces....
20:42 2019-08-04

This Hot Rod Stole Its Power From An Electric Motorcycle The things happening in the world of electric hop up right now easily parallel the hot rod movement of post-war Southern California. The new tech powertrains are getting cheaper and easier to come by, so do-it-yourselfers are grabbing those bits to m...
03:56 2019-09-24

Outage cuts power to nearly 1M in Tenerife, Canary Islands Close to a million people on the largest of Spain's Canary Islands -- which is a major tourist destination -- were without power for several hours after a major outage Sunday afternoon, officials said....
19:14 2019-09-30

Chhattisgarh Man, 53, Charged With Sedition For "Rumours" On Power Cuts A 53-year-old man was arrested on the charges of sedition for allegedly spreading rumours over power cuts on social media in Chhattisgarh, police said....
15:56 2019-06-14

Bankrupt Philadelphia refiner paid execs millions in bonuses just after fire: documents Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that led to the plant's closure and before the company filed for bankruptcy a few weeks later, court documents show....
21:56 2019-09-09

Bankrupt Philadelphia refiner paid executives millions in bonuses just after fire: documents Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that led to the plant's closure and before the company filed for bankruptcy a few weeks later, court documents show....
17:14 2019-09-10

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 estimated jackpot was up to $530 million, with the new ...
07:14 2019-06-09

Boxy Bollinger B1 and B2 launched with all-electric power News 27 Sep, 2019 American start-up Bollinger has officially unveiled its no-nonsense, retro-styled all-electric B1 SUV and B2 pick-up truck...
01:14 2019-09-28

Switch to fully-electric power would be against DTM DNA - Berger DTM boss Gerhard Berger says a switch to electric power would be against the series' DNA, following Nico Rosberg's suggestion that electrification was needed to safeguard its long-term future...
16:28 2019-07-04

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles Taiwan, triggers some power cuts 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....
09:14 2019-08-08

| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 11:00 pm....
11:56 2019-06-30

Hurricane Lorenzo strikes Azores, power cuts reported Hurricane Lorenzo reached Portugal's Azores islands early on Wednesday, causing power outages and knocking down trees across the mid-Atlantic archipelago, authorities said....
12:00 2019-10-02

Transport chaos across England and Wales after major power cuts Failure on National Grid network affects train services and road usersLarge parts of England and Wales have been left without electricity following a major power cut, electricity network operators have said, with a serious impact reported on rail and...
22:56 2019-08-09

'The Current War' trailer explores electric race for power If you think you've heard or read about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Thomas Edison in a film called "The Current War" before, it's because you probably have. It's a movie some people first saw nearly two years ago....
21:00 2019-06-27

Pedaling with extra power: A look at Trek’s new electric bike Enlarge / This isn't your author, but he did get to take this model down a busy urban street and into the relative sanity of Central Park. (credit: Trek) One of my favorite moments in bicycling comes when you find the exact right combination of eff...
01:28 2019-09-24

How Amsterdam plans to power a city of electric cars Amsterdam has bold plans to ban all gasoline and diesel vehicles from the city by 2030. But if it is to meet that target, it has only a decade to build the infrastructure to power a city of electric cars....
19:42 2019-08-26

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
20:56 2019-09-14

Can power napping solve electric car charging challenge? Automakers around the world are pushing hard for new networks that can charge electric cars fast. In Europe, some power companies and grid operators are testing whether it might be smarter and cheaper to move into the slow lane....
15:28 2019-08-27

Transport strife across England and Wales after widespread power cuts - as it happened Railways, airports and roads affected by outage across large parts of country. Follow the latest news 10.39pm BST We’re going to close down this live blog now. Here’s a summary of the evening’s events: Related: Transport chaos across England and Wale...
00:56 2019-08-10

Kamal Nath Convenes Urgent Meeting Over Unscheduled Power Cuts Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath convened an urgent meeting on Tuesday following reports of unscheduled power cuts from different parts of the state. Interestingly, this development comes just......
18:00 2019-06-03

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least six people....
20:00 2019-06-29

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europe as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
16:14 2019-06-29

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country....
15:28 2019-05-30

Tyson cuts profit forecast, says slaughterhouse fire among challenges Tyson Foods Inc lowered its 2019 adjusted earnings forecast on Tuesday, citing a litany of causes including a recent fire at its Holcomb slaughterhouse and volatility in the commodity market....
03:00 2019-09-04

Madhya Pradesh Officials Blame Bats For Power Cuts, BJP Attacks Congress As Madhya Pradesh continues to reel under frequent and unscheduled power cuts, officials of the state electricity company are holding bats responsible for the woes, claiming that they are causing......
11:42 2019-06-22

Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate goal - CBI Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday....
01:42 2019-06-28

Cannondale's electric mountain bikes offer more power for the trail Cannondale has electrified a significant chunk of its bicycle lineup, and now it's determined to conquer the mountain biking world in earnest. The company has unveiled a redesigned Moterra e-bike (above) for the harsher climbs and a brand new H...
06:28 2019-07-22

Volkswagen Will Now Convert Classic Beetles To Electric Power Which Is Maybe Even Better Than A New EV Beetle I knew that even though Volkswagen ended Beetle (including Beetle-dressed Golfs) production in July, they wouldn’t ever really be able to not build some sort of Beetle, and I think this announcement proves that to be correct. VW is partnering with Ge...
21:28 2019-09-05

Tesla rolls out electric vehicle insurance in California Tesla is launching an insurance service designed to give drivers in California lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles.Read More...
08:14 2019-08-29

Effort to shield Trump’s call with Ukrainian leader was part of broader secrecy effort While President Trump approved the release of the rough transcript this week to combat the whistleblower’s allegations, he has once again charged that people with access to his calls are conspiring against him....
07:28 2019-09-27

California Power Outages: What You Need to Know Wednesday: The utility 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....
17:42 2019-10-09

What We Know About the California Power Outages Wednesday: PG&E is cutting electricity for customers in Northern California to prevent wildfires. Also: Game 5 for the Dodgers, and a celebration of bikes in L.A....
00:28 2019-10-10

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        ...
23:14 2019-10-09

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

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....
21:42 2019-06-18

US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic beca...
01:14 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Tyson cuts profit forecast, says slaughterhouse fire among challenges Tyson Foods Inc lowered its 2019 adjusted earnings forecast on Tuesday, citing a litany of causes including a recent fire at its Holcomb slaughterhouse and volatility in the commodity market....
03:28 2019-09-04

The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S Packs A Lot Of Electric Power For An 'Entry-Level' Car It feels like just last month when we were introduced to Porsche’s first foray into the world of electric cars, the brutally fast 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S. That’s because it actually was last month, and it seems Porsche isn’t wasting any time in f...
16:56 2019-10-14

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....
04:56 2019-10-09

Electric vehicle push in Norway could add $1.3 billion to power bills by 2040: study Norway's power grid is likely to need an 11 billion crown ($1.27 billion) upgrade over the next 20 years to meet demand from the country's growing fleet of electric cars, with consumers likely to have to foot the bill, a study has shown....
00:42 2019-06-08

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
18:14 2019-08-11

| Cigarette, electric fault among possible causes of Notre-Dame fire: prosecutors A badly stubbed-out cigarette or an electrical fault could have started the devastating fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, Paris prosecutors have said, ruling out any criminal intent....
19:28 2019-06-27

Colorado joins California in requiring automakers to sell more electric cars Colorado has become the 11th state to adopt California's zero-emission-vehicle mandate forcing automakers to sell more electric cars in the state....
18:56 2019-08-26

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 sparking and causing wildfires. (Oct. 10)  ...
00:00 2019-10-11

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 five Northern California counties that power will b...
02:28 2019-06-09

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 services more than a third of California will cut power t...
17:42 2019-10-09

Major power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds and dry conditions, the utility company that services more than a third of California will cut power t...
09:14 2019-10-09

Harley struggles to fire up new generation of riders with electric bike debut Harley-Davidson Inc is betting on electric motorcycles to attract the next generation of younger and more environmentally conscious riders to reverse declining U.S. sales....
01:14 2019-10-08

UPDATE 2-Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
22:56 2019-08-11

Lyft stops offering electric bikes in San Francisco after two catch fire Lyft is suspending its e ike offering in the San Francisco Bay Area after two of them caught fire, the company said Thursday       ...
03:42 2019-08-02

Pole fire causes power outage in Catalina CATALINA, Ariz. – A fire on a telephone pole has caused some power outages Tuesday afternoon on the northwest side. According to Golder Ranch Fire District officials, the fire was reported near Hawser Street and Twin Lakes Drive. Authorities sa...
23:56 2019-09-03

The Latest: PG&E shutting power to some because of fire risk SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Pacific Gas & Electric turning off power in Northern California (all times local): 10 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric says it’s turning off the power to 1,600 Northern Californians and may consider shutting it dow...
08:14 2019-06-08

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....
22:00 2019-10-10

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 sparking a wildfire....
04:28 2019-06-09

California power outages could cost region more than $2bn, some experts say Precautionary cuts, meant to limit wildfire danger, has economic impact on businesses from restaurants to transitThe California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) on Wednesday turned out the lights on nearly 2m customers across three ...
04:28 2019-10-12

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

FOCUS-Harley struggles to fire up new generation of riders with electric bike debut Harley-Davidson Inc is betting on electric motorcycles to attract the next generation of younger and more environmentally conscious riders to reverse declining U.S. sales....
15:14 2019-10-07

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, officials said. About 2,000 Con Edison customers in New Do...
09:56 2019-07-17

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 customers in an effort to prevent new wildfires, in ...
17:42 2019-10-09

Power outage cancels flights at Southern California airport John Wayne Airport in Southern California canceled all flights after a power outage left all its terminals in the dark late Friday.        ...
08:28 2019-08-03

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage Firefighters in California are making slow but steady progress in stamping out the Saddleridge wildfire. The blaze was 19% contained as of Saturday, according to the state’s Department of Fire and Forestry Protection. The more than 1,000 firefi...
00:42 2019-10-13

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 others....
11:14 2019-06-20

'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.        ...
03:14 2019-10-10

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 sparking wildfires during expected warm, windy weath...
20:28 2019-10-08

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....
15:28 2019-06-09

California wildfire spreads as fears mount over further power shutoffs Saddleridge fire, which started in Sylmar, consumed more than 4,600 acres by 3am Friday, officials saidWildfire danger spread from northern California to the south of the state, as a blaze swept through the San Fernando Valley’s northern foothills an...
04:28 2019-10-12

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 or rebates to affected customers....
00:28 2019-10-15

California power cutoff begins as wildfire risks rise Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and businesses on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by high winds and hot, dry weather....
23:42 2019-10-09

California Power Outage Wreaks Havoc at Research Labs Science laboratories in northern California are scrambling to protect precious supplies, samples, and lab animals threatened by an extensive power outage.Read more......
18:56 2019-10-11

US briefing: impeachment battle, Syria crisis and California power Wednesday’s top story: White House refuses to cooperate with inquiry, threatening constitutional crisis. Plus, How Bong Joon-ho returned home to make his masterpieceSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker w...
17:42 2019-10-09

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 utility said....
13:14 2019-10-09

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 not cause his death. “The power going off and him ...
00:42 2019-10-13

California power shutoff: how PG&E's actions hit the medically vulnerable the hardest The impacts of the electricity cut are being disproportionately felt by those dependent on medical devicesDeanne Mediati learned of northern California’s massive power shutoff when her husband shook her awake at 3.30 in the morning on Wednesday. “Hon...
04:28 2019-10-12

Donald Trump, California Gov. Gavin Newsom fight again on Twitter, this time over gas prices and electric cars The average price for a gallon of gas in California was $4.18 per gallon Tuesday, according to AAA, compared to the national average of $2.64.        ...
08:00 2019-10-09

34 people unaccounted for in California boat fire Thirty-four people remained unaccounted for as the Coast Guard and Ventura County Fire Department responded to a fire that started on a dive boat early Monday off Santa Cruz Island....
22:56 2019-09-02

| Over 30 trapped as boat catches fire off California Rescuers were scrambling Monday to reach more than 30 people who were sleeping below deck when their scuba-diving boat caught fire off the California coast, with reports of "numerous fatalities."...
06:56 2019-09-03

Details of California boat fire victims None of a dive boat's 34 passengers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-fire/no-passengers-survive-california-dive-boat-fire-victim-details-surface-idUSKCN1VO0ZT survived a fast-moving fire off the California coast....
03:28 2019-09-04

California man allegedly tried to set homeless man on fire: report A California man is being held on a $1 million bond for attempted murder after allegedly trying to set fire to a homeless person asleep underneath a makeshift cardboard shelter in the middle of the night, police announced Tuesday.  ...
11:00 2019-09-25

Cause of deadly California boat fire still a mystery A two week examination of the charred wreckage of the scuba diving boat Conception has been inconclusive, leaving unanswered what caused the tragedy. Pieces of the boat have been sent to labs for additional testing, the Associated Press reported. The...
10:56 2019-09-28

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
14:42 2019-07-11

Major fire erupts at power station in Moscow region A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
13:28 2019-07-11

Calif. power shutoffs underway to curb fire danger Power has been cut to more than half a million customers in Northern California, and utility officials say they'll cut power to nearly 800 thousand customers to prevent equipment from starting wildfires during hot, windy weather. (Oct. 9)   ...
23:14 2019-10-09

Con Ed reverses course, admits power cable fire started blackout Embattled power company Con Edison completely backtracked Monday — admitting that a power cable caught fire and failed at its West 65th Street station triggering the massive blackout that left a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side in the dark for fi...
03:28 2019-07-16

Transformer fire leaves tens of thousands without power in NYC: Officials The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire at West 64th Street and West End Avenue affected hundreds of thousands of customers along a 30-block stretch from Times Square to about 72nd Street and Broadway....
05:42 2019-07-14

California power lines spark wildfires and prompt blackouts. Why not just bury them? It would take more than 1,000 years to underground all the lines at the current rate. And it all comes out of the customer's pocket eventually.        ...
01:14 2019-10-12

No traffic signals, no gas stations: How motorists are coping with California's power outages Stoplights were out at intersections and getting gas or charging up an electric car took some planning. But overall, the outages weren't a commuting disaster        ...
07:28 2019-10-11

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....
15:56 2019-06-18

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 risks from high winds, the utility said....
06:56 2019-10-09

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.        ...
03:42 2019-10-14

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 power outages to cut wildfire risks....
00:56 2019-10-11

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 the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-06-18

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 threat to the north of the state....
13:28 2019-10-11

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....
17:42 2019-10-09

Three sisters celebrating dad’s birthday among those in California boat fire Three sisters — on a trip to celebrate their dad’s birthday — were on the doomed diving boat that caught fire and sunk off the coast of Southern California early Monday, their mother says. They are believed to be among the 34 people...
13:56 2019-09-04

Eight dead and 25 missing in California dive boat fire The number of people confirmed dead after a dive boat caught fire and sank off the coast of southern California has risen to eight, officials have said....
03:42 2019-09-03

33 divers missing in southern California boat fire Thirty-three divers are missing after a boat caught on fire and sank off the coast of southern California with 38 people on board, officials have said....
18:00 2019-09-02

Multiple dead, 34 missing in California boat fire LOS ANGELES (AP) – Multiple people died after a fire broke out aboard a dive boat off the Southern California coast, Ventura County Sheriff’s officials confirmed. Six hours after the mayday call, rescuers continued the search and rescue operati...
22:00 2019-09-02

FBI seeks evidence in deadly California boat fire Federal and local investigators on Sunday carried out search warrants involving the owners of a diving boat that caught fire off the California coast in the middle of the night last week, killing 34 people....
21:56 2019-09-09

Teens graduating in California town nearly destroyed by fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California town that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire is celebrating the graduation of its high school class. About 220 seniors at Paradise High School are expected to graduate Thursday night. About 900 of the sch...
02:00 2019-06-07

The Latest: Man charged in deadly California fire testifies OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two men in a deadly California warehouse fire(all times local): 1 p.m. One of two men blamed for a warehouse fire that killed 36 people in the San Francisco Bay Area two years ago told a jury that he ...
22:56 2019-06-17

Cause of California diving boat fire remains unknown Investigators have not determined the cause of the fire aboard the California dive boat that sank last week, a law enforcement official familiar with the investigation said, noting the boat has not even been brought to the surface....
06:14 2019-09-11

Connecticut couple among victims of California boat fire Two victims in the California boat fire were a married couple from Connecticut, according to a new report. Kaustubh Nirmal and Sanjeeri Deopujari, of Stamford, were among the 34 people who died Monday aboard the 75-foot vessel, called Conception, tha...
22:14 2019-09-06

34 divers missing in southern California boat fire Thirty-four divers are missing after a boat caught on fire and sank off the coast of southern California with 39 people on board, officials have said....
18:28 2019-09-02

California man says mother, 89, missing after fire destroys homes Don Turner's 89-year-old mother was missing Thursday night after a wind-driven wildfire sparked by burning trash swept through a Southern California mobile home park, destroying dozens of residences....
19:00 2019-10-12

Firefighters issue warning about power strips after fire on south side TUCSON – Although useful,  if power strips get overloaded, they can become very dangerous, according to firefighters with Rural Metro Fire Department. According to RMFD, a recent fire near Palo Verde Rd and Drexel Ave. was caused by a power sti...
07:28 2019-07-16

Power restored after NYC transformer fire causes blackout in part of Manhattan, officials say Electricity was restored to thousands of customers in New York City on Saturday evening after an outage that knocked out traffic lights, stalled elevators and limited subway service....
12:14 2019-07-14

PG&E Inspected Power Line Weeks Before It Sparked Deadly Camp Fire PG&E conducted an unusual inspection of the power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California history, a step the utility said it normally takes only when it suspects a problem....
14:56 2019-08-22

Multiple injuries reported after fire breaks out at Moscow power plant The fire had broken out at Thermal Power Station-27 in the Mytishchi district northeast of Moscow, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said earlier on Thursday....
15:14 2019-07-11

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....
19:00 2019-06-27

PG&E begins 2nd wave of California planned power outages to head off wildfire risk The largest utility company in California began their second wave of planned power outages to head off wildfire danger from downed power lines Wednesday evening, according to a report....
09:14 2019-10-10

Criminal investigation launched into deadly California boat fire A criminal investigation is underway into the dive boat fire that killed 34 people while anchored near Santa Cruz Island on Labor Day.        ...
05:56 2019-09-10

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 haven’t been able to contain it. Read more......
08:28 2019-10-12

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
04:28 2019-06-19

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
02:00 2019-06-07

Body of last missing victim in California boat fire found Authorities said they have found the body of the last missing victim from a deadly boat fire that killed 34 people last week off the California coast....
16:56 2019-09-12

No convictions in California trial over 'Ghost Ship' warehouse fire A California jury on Thursday acquitted one of two men charged with manslaughter in an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people in 2016 and failed to reach a verdict on similar charges against the second defendant....
09:00 2019-09-06

California man, 70 accused of manslaughter after Minnesota girl, 6, dies in car fire A 70-year-old California man has been charged with three felonies, including second-degree manslaughter, after he put a hot cookstove in the back of his van, causing a fire that spread to another vehicle, killing a 6-year-old girl and critically inju...
04:28 2019-08-08

Charges in California boat fire may hinge on 1838 law. Here's why An arcane statute from 1838 may be applied in determining criminal liability in the case of the Southern California boat fire. Here's what you need to know about the law.        ...
13:00 2019-09-12

Rescuers locate 25 bodies from California boat fire; 9 still missing The U.S. Coast Guard says a deadly charter boat fire off the Southern California coast has killed at least 25 people and nine people are still missing....
21:14 2019-09-03

Officials: Dozens die in worst-case boat fire off California A pair of fins and flowers are placed on the outside of the Sea Landing at Santa Barbara Harbor in Santa Barbara, Calif., Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. A fire raged through a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern C...
21:42 2019-09-03

Judge sets retrial for California man in Ghost Ship fire Prosecutors plan to retry a California man on manslaughter charges next year after a jury was unable to reach a verdict last month related to his involvement in the 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland....
16:56 2019-10-05

Dive boat on fire off California calls Coast Guard A person making a radio distress call to the Coast Guard from a dive boat on fire off California said that he couldn't breathe and there were people trapped on board. (Sept., 2)        ...
09:14 2019-09-03

Salvage efforts after deadly California boat fire postponed at least one more day Officials hope to resume efforts to salvage the Conception dive boat and search for the final body on Tuesday.        ...
23:00 2019-09-09

Owners: California dive boat 'fit for service' before deadly fire The owners of a dive boat that caught fire and killed nearly three dozen people on Labor Day have filed a motion in federal court saying they should not be held financially liable for the accident....
19:56 2019-09-06

California boat fire to put spotlight on Titanic's legal defense The company that owns a scuba dive boat that caught fire and sank off California, killing 34 people, has sought to avoid liability by invoking a 19th-century law that has shielded vessel owners from costly disasters such as the sinking of the Titanic...
18:42 2019-09-06

Teacher, biologist, nurse: These are some of the victims of the California boat fire Authorities have yet to release the names of the victims of the dive boat fire, but families and friends have identified those who are missing        ...
19:28 2019-09-04

Southern California fire grows to 2,000 acres; evacuations expanded Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
04:14 2019-09-06

California boat fire investigators interview captain, crew Federal investigators on Wednesday interviewed the captain and crew of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast and they also met with families of 34 people killed in one of the state's worst maritime disasters....
03:00 2019-09-05

California boat fire victims likely died of smoke inhalation The 34 people killed when a dive boat caught fire and sank off the California coast likely died from smoke inhalation and may have been dead before flames consumed their bunk area, the local sheriff said on Friday....
09:28 2019-09-07

Cause of deadly California scuba diving boat fire still a mystery Investigators completed a two-week examination of the charred wreckage of a scuba diving boat and could not determine what ignited the fire that killed 34 people off the Southern California coast, a law enforcement official said Friday....
16:56 2019-09-28

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacua...
23:00 2019-06-09

Bear falls on California patrol car, causing crash and fire Animal ‘fled the scene’ after smashing hood and windshield, causing vehicle to roll onto its side and burst into flamesThey probably don’t train people for this at the sheriff’s academy.A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in northern California...
03:56 2019-08-11

Deadly California Boat Fire Prompts Scrutiny of Regulations The Coast Guard suspended its search for survivors on Tuesday after a fire killed 34 people. It said the boat was outfitted with approved fire safety systems....
04:14 2019-09-04

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 plead with the public to be kind to utility workers o...
16:56 2019-10-10

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.        ...
08:00 2019-10-09

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 of wildfires. Dry, windy conditions are expected ...
03:14 2019-10-09

US briefing: Dorian, California boat fire and Greta Thunberg's 'superpower' Tuesday’s top story: five dead as Dorian inflicts ‘extreme destruction’ on Bahamas. Plus, the myth of the free speech crisisSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue r...
20:56 2019-09-03

Crew told of 'harrowing' California boat fire that killed 34: NTSB The crew of a dive ship that caught fire and sank off the California coast told a "harrowing story" of their failed attempts to save 34 people trapped below deck in a bunk room already engulfed in flames, investigators said on Thursday....
09:00 2019-09-06

Heartbreaking pic shows 4 presumed victims of California boat fire on vacation This now-heartbreaking photo shows two Apple executives, their teen daughter, and the daughter’s friend diving in the waters off Venezuela on a Thanksgiving family vacation last year — just ten months before they died together in the trag...
07:56 2019-09-06

Woman in California dies while taking photos at waterfall, fire district says A young woman died in northern California after she lost her footing while taking photos at Eagle Falls near Lake Tahoe, the fire protection district said in a statement Friday. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was taking photos at the ...
21:42 2019-06-01

California dive boat had no night watchman when fire broke out: NTSB A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, had no night watchman on duty, as required, when the flames erupted, federal safety officials said on Thursday in a preliminary report....
01:28 2019-09-13

California Lyft driver opens fire in shootout after 2 men tried robbing him, police say Police in California are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot a Lyft driver early Sunday morning after the driver shot at the men who held him up, according to a local report....
03:28 2019-09-16

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
06:01 2019-06-10

Dispute on California golf course leads to shooting, fire; 5 dead: cops A third body has been found in the rubble of a burned-out mobile home in California, bringing to five the number of dead in a shooting and fire that began during an argument at a golf course, authorities said....
09:00 2019-06-24

California boat fire: crew was asleep when blaze started, investigators say Boats like the Conception, which caught fire and sank this month, are required to have a crew member keep watch at nightAll six crew members were asleep when a fire broke out aboard the scuba diving boat Conception in southern California, killing 34 ...
05:56 2019-09-13

California's Tenaja Fire forces 1,200 to evacuate homes as schools close A fast-growing wildfire has ravaged more than 2,000 acres in Southern California in a little more than 24 hours, forcing approximately 1,200 people out of their homes....
10:42 2019-09-06

FBI seeks video, pictures as it investigates California dive boat fire The FBI on Tuesday asked the public for video or photos of the Labor Day fire aboard a California dive boat that killed 34 people, saying it was seeking the images as part of its investigation into one of the state's worst maritime disasters....
15:28 2019-09-11

Investigation begins into California boat fire as grim search goes on for bodies A team of federal investigators on Tuesday promised an exhaustive probe into a fire that killed all 34 passengers on a dive boat, many of whose charred bodies were believed trapped in the sunken wreckage off the California coast....
03:28 2019-09-04

California boat fire: names of nine victims released at end of tragic week Authorities seek to reach families of others among 33 dead as investigation into maritime disaster continuesThe Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department on Friday released the names of nine victims who died when a diving boat caught fire off of Santa Cruz ...
01:56 2019-09-07

Fire blocked escape for 34 on boat off Southern California coast, investigators say Flames roared through a boat of sleeping scuba divers so quickly that it appears none of the 34 people below deck could escape, authorities said Tuesday as they ended their search without finding anyone who was missing still alive from the Labor Day ...
04:42 2019-09-04

Probe of California boat fire begins as grim search goes on for bodies Federal safety investigators on Tuesday promised an exhaustive probe into the fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat as many of the charred bodies remained trapped in the sunken wreckage off the California coast or missing in the ocean....
05:28 2019-09-04

Divers recover body of last missing victim of California boat fire The body of the last missing victim of a boat fire that killed 34 people off the coast of California was recovered Wednesday, authorities said. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement on Twitter, adding, “DNA testing is still ...
05:00 2019-09-12

Deadly California boat fire has dive community struggling for answers t’s the stuff of nightmares. A 75-foot boat enveloped by flames against a backdrop of a predawn, black sky. Dozens of passengers trapped below, unable to flee the inferno. And it’s closely-connected California dive community, left in agony to pick up...
01:14 2019-09-04

At least 25 dead in horrific California boat fire; 9 still missing, Coast Guard says The names of the boat's passengers were not made available. Authorities say they're working to notify next of kin of those who died.        ...
14:56 2019-09-03

Father-daughter duo are latest victims identified in California boat fire The identities of more victims have emerged in the massive California boat fire that killed 34 people onboard, including a teacher and his adult daughter who bonded over diving, according to new reports. Raymond “Scott” Chan, 59, a Fremon...
15:56 2019-09-04

Officials used ‘rapid DNA’ tech to identify California boat fire victims Officials are using a state-of-the-art military technology known as “rapid DNA” to identify the dozens of victims killed in the California boat fire, according to a new report. Grieving relatives of those aboard the doomed diving boat, known as the C...
18:42 2019-09-05

Authorities serve search warrants in California boat fire probe Investigators executed search warrants on the headquarters of a Southern California company that owned a scuba diving boat that caught on fire last week, killing 34 people....
10:28 2019-09-09

Four bodies recovered from California boat fire, four more ‘spotted’ on ocean floor Authorities have recovered at least four bodies from the fatal Santa Cruz, Calif., boat fire — and they’ve located another four on the bottom of the ocean floor, according to officials. Dozens more are feared dead, with local police suspe...
12:56 2019-09-03

Divers search for last bodies in California boat fire, investigations begin Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's worst maritime disasters....
12:56 2019-09-03

33 Missing As Boat That Caught Fire Sinks Off California: US Coast Guard A commercial scuba-dive boat sank in flames early Monday off the coast of Southern California, and 33 passengers were unaccounted for, the US Coast Guard said....
18:28 2019-09-02

More than 30 people are missing and feared dead in a boat fire off the coast of California Ventura County Fire Department A boat caught fire near Santa Cruz Island, off the coast of Ventura County, California, early Monday morning. The Ventura County Fire Department told KTLA that there were 34 fatalities. On Monday afternoon the Coast G...
22:00 2019-09-02

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a heightened fire danger into Saturday....
18:14 2019-06-21

California scuba boat fire death toll rises to 25: report Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported....
09:14 2019-09-03

Small jet catches fire at California airport with 10 aboard, no injuries reported A small jet slid off the runway of a Northern California airport Wednesday and burst into flames with 10 people aboard — but fortunately nobody was hurt, officials said. ...
07:28 2019-08-22

Fast-Moving California Fire Destroys Homes, Forces 100,000 To Evacuate The wind-driven blaze sweeping through Los Angeles County's San Fernando Valley continued to spread Friday afternoon, destroying at least 25 homes and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for more......
06:28 2019-10-12

Twenty-five bodies found after California boat fire, nine missing: media Divers found 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for, as the U.S. Coast Guard continued its search, media reported....
09:14 2019-09-03

California dive-boat fire highlights need for more than one exit from sleeping quarters The only stairs leading above deck on the dive boat Conception went past the galley. If the fire started there, passengers may have been trapped.       ...
10:56 2019-09-03

25 bodies found after California scuba boat fire, Coast Guard says A middle-of-the-night fire that swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday left at least 25 dead and nine others missing, officials said late Monday evening....
08:56 2019-09-03

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail of destruction: leveling houses, historic Hollywood...
15:28 2019-05-21

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

The California power outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten — 9 of the state's 10 biggest fires came in the last 16 years The Saddleridge bush fire in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles has spread to over 4,700 acres of land, prompting mandatory evacuation orders for about 100,000 people. Earlier this week, California utility company PG&E shut off power to some residents to...
23:42 2019-10-11

A family of five, a physics teacher and a dive instructor among the missing in California boat fire A broken-hearted mother loses her family while a school district feels the loss of a teacher and a community mourns one of their ownA devastated mother posted on her Facebook page that her three daughters, their father and his wife were among those p...
05:00 2019-09-04

California boat fire: Authorities say victims likely died of smoke inhalation, not burns California authorities on Friday said victims likely died of smoke inhalation, not burns. They released the names of nine victims.        ...
10:28 2019-09-07

Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento....
06:28 2019-08-23

Santa Cruz Island boat fire: at least 30 people missing off California coast Santa Barbara county fire department said that five people have been rescued and 33 are missingDozens of people are missing after a 75ft diving boat off the coast of southern California caught fire Monday morning.Of the 38 people who were onboard the...
19:42 2019-09-02

California investigators to use war zone DNA analysis technique to identify boat fire victims California emergency workers were using a DNA analysis technique primarily employed in war zones and crime scenes to quickly identify the badly-burned remains of 34 people killed when a fast-moving fire trapped them on a scuba diving boat....
03:28 2019-09-04

All 33 passengers presumed dead after horrific California boat fire, Coast Guard says The names of the boat's passengers were not made available. Authorities say they're working to notify next of kin of those who died.        ...
04:14 2019-09-04

‘They died doing what they love doing’: Valley couple believed to be among those killed in California boat fire PHOENIX — The boat fire in California that is believed to have left 34 people dead is causing heartbreak for some in the Valley. Two of the assumed victims, Neal Baltz and Patricia Beitzinger, were from right here in the Valley. Neighbors, like Jack ...
21:28 2019-09-05

Safety deficiencies suspected in California boat fire after preliminary investigation: report A preliminary investigation into a Southern California dive boat fire that killed 34 people off the coast of Santa Barbara is raising concerns over safety flaws on the vessel, according to a report Thursday....
10:42 2019-09-06

'We all have a personal connection' - dockside memorial grows for California boat fire victims Members of the close-knit Santa Barbara boating community gathered on Tuesday to construct a makeshift memorial to the 34 people believed to have perished when their dive boat caught fire and sank off the California coast....
03:28 2019-09-04

State-of-the-art military tech -- 'rapid DNA' -- is used to ID victims of California dive boat fire As the clock ticks on in the aftermath of California’s scuba boat tragedy, friends and family members of those believed to have perished on-board are left languishing in limbo. The final confirmation that their loved ones are dead is yet to come, giv...
01:00 2019-09-05

California boat fire: stairs from sleeping quarters led to space filled with flames Investigators believe passengers and crew may not have had any means of escape because stairs ended in the same enclosed spacePassengers and crew on a scuba diving boat that caught fire off Santa Barbara over the Labor Day weekend may not have had an...
00:42 2019-09-05

Distress calls, mourning and search for answers: How the California boat fire unfolded "Conception" left Santa Barbara Harbor for a recreational scuba diving trip on Saturday. Authorities are searching for answers after it sunk Monday.        ...
19:28 2019-09-04

Criminal investigation opens into fire aboard California dive boat: source Federal authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fire on a California dive boat that killed 34 people in one of the state's worst maritime disasters, a law enforcement source said on Monday....
17:14 2019-09-10

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effort; the state has about 2,600 incarcerated people fighting wildfires under the state’s fire camp progr...
16:28 2019-09-03

Divers recover body of last missing victim of California dive boat fire The body of the last missing victim of last week's deadly boat fire off the Southern California coast has been recovered by divers, authorities said Wednesday....
17:56 2019-09-12

California boat company suspends tours after fatal fire than killed 34 people The Southern California boat company whose vessel caught fire earlier this month, killing 34 people, announced a voluntary indefinite suspension of its fleet Tuesday. ...
14:28 2019-10-02

California: shock and grief after at least 25 killed in boat fire off Santa Cruz Island Nine people still missing after fire broke out on diving tour boatPolice say DNA testing required to identify some of the victimsA boat fire off Santa Cruz Island that left 25 people dead and nine missing sent shockwaves throughout the diving communi...
20:56 2019-09-03

Six months after California's Camp Fire, survivors still struggle to find temporary homes The Camp Fire disaster in November 2018 displaced nearly 35,000 residents in Paradise, California area, and even six months later, a large number of families are still unable to find homes....
18:00 2019-05-21

California boat fire: 25 bodies found after blaze off Santa Cruz Island Five crew members escape but 33 passengers and one other crew member missing or deadA boat fire in southern California left 25 people dead and nine people missing after the vessel was engulfed in flames and sank in the dark of early Monday morning.Th...
08:28 2019-09-03

Family of 5 celebrating birthday among 34 feared dead in Southern California boat fire A family of five celebrating their father's birthday with a weekend diving excursion are believed to be among the 34 presumed dead in a boat fire off the coast of Southern California Monday, according to a report Tuesday. ...
09:28 2019-09-04

Criminal investigation launched into the deadly California boat fire aboard the Conception A criminal investigation is underway into the dive boat fire that killed 34 people while anchored near Santa Cruz Island on Labor Day.        ...
02:00 2019-09-10

MLB power rankings: Rookie slugger Austin Riley on fire as Braves dream of another NL East title Atlanta is looking like a contender since promoting top prospect Austin Riley and the NL East race is going to heat up this summer.        ...
21:14 2019-05-28

Coast Guard issues warning on charging phone batteries after California boat fire In the wake of the deadly California dive boat fire, the Coast Guard recommends boat operators limit the unsupervised use of power strips        ...
14:42 2019-09-12

California dive boat crew did not have required watchkeeper when fire broke out, report finds All six crew members on a scuba diving boat were asleep when it caught fire off the coast of California last week, killing 34 people, federal investigators announced Thursday....
03:42 2019-09-13

NTSB starts interviewing survivors, witnesses in California dive boat fire investigation Investigators have begun interviewing witnesses for a preliminary report on the deadly dive boat fire off the Southern California coast early Monday....
14:56 2019-09-05

California dive boat fire investigators execute search warrants, seize records Federal investigators executed search warrants Sunday in the continuing probe into the deadly California dive boat fire that killed 34 people, officials said....
10:42 2019-09-10

California dive boat owners file lawsuit to avoid liability after deadly fire The owners of the California dive boat where 34 people died in a fire over the weekend have filed a lawsuit to avoid liability in the case, as investigators say the crew of the ship made several attempts to save victims who were trapped by the blaze....
04:14 2019-09-06

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 power cuts for hundreds of thousands of people....
13:28 2019-10-11

Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.        ...
10:56 2019-07-12

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney general that allowed a disgraced former San Diego mayor to avoid registering as a sex offender and do...
15:42 2019-07-19

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
14:14 2019-06-07

California boat company Truth Aquatics indefinitely suspends tours following deadly Labor Day fire The California diving boat company facing an investigation for a deadly boat fire announced a voluntary indefinite suspension of all tours on Tuesday.        ...
04:56 2019-10-02

Crew member who survived California dive boat fire files lawsuit against owner: report A crew member who was on the dive boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast earlier this month reportedly sued the boat’s owner and the dive charter company, claiming the boat was not properly maintained and employees lacked proper trai...
13:00 2019-09-19

A crew member who survived California dive boat fire claims the staff were not properly trained A crew member who survived the deadly Conception diving boat fire off the coast of California is suing the vessel's owners, saying the staff had not been properly trained....
21:14 2019-09-20

Federal agencies serve search warrants at Truth Aquatics, owner of California boat in Labor Day fire Federal agencies on Sunday served search warrants at the company that owned the Conception boat following a Labor Day fire that left 34 people dead.        ...
05:28 2019-09-09

Final body found in California boat fire, Coast Guard issues lithium battery warning Divers on Wednesday recovered the remains of the final victim of a California dive boat fire that killed 34 people, as the U.S. Coast Guard issued a safety bulletin focusing on emergency escape routes, crew training and the charging of lithium-ion ba...
03:56 2019-09-12

4 bodies recovered, 29 unaccounted for after diving boat caught fire off California's Santa Cruz Island: officials The U.S. Coast Guard was coordinating a rescue effort Monday in response to a distress call from a boat that caught fire off California with 30 people on board....
22:00 2019-09-02

Death toll from California dive boat fire rises to 8; Coast Guard says to prepare for 'the worst outcome' Four more victims of a catastrophic dive boat fire have been located on the ocean floor off of Southern California, bringing the known death toll to eight according to authorities....
05:14 2019-09-03

California dive boat fire: Teen celebrating 17th birthday and marine biologist feared among 25 dead in blaze A 17-year-old girl celebrating her birthday and a marine biologist are feared to be among 25 people killed after a dive boat erupted in flames off the California coast....
16:56 2019-09-03

California boat fire crew 'all asleep when blaze broke out' with no night watchman on duty The crew members of a dive boat destroyed by a fire off California's coast were all asleep with no night watchman when the blaze started, US officials have said....
19:56 2019-09-13

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
12:56 2019-07-11

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies including Russia agreed to extend their production......
01:42 2019-07-03

25 dead, 9 missing after California dive boat fire; Coast Guard warns to prepare for 'the worst outcome' Nine passengers still have not been accounted for after a diving boat caught fire and sank near California's Santa Cruz Island.        ...
09:14 2019-09-03

The only person with the power to fire Zuckerberg is Zuckerberg himself The revolt against Facebook is gathering momentum, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg can rest easy for the time being. Amid calls for more scrutiny over Facebook‘s business practices in the wake of one privacy mishap after the other, shareholders of the compan...
11:28 2019-06-05

At least 8 dead, dozens missing after California dive boat fire; Coast Guard warns to prepare for 'the worst outcome' Dozens of passengers still have not been accounted for after a diving boat caught fire and sank near California's Santa Cruz Island.        ...
14:56 2019-09-03

EEE virus: Causes, symptoms and prevention Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), also referred to as triple E, is a viral illness transmitted to humans and horses by the bite of an infected mosquito....
11:42 2019-10-05

Use of HIV prevention pill rising among men who have sex with men (Reuters Health) - A growing proportion of American men who have sex with men know they can take a daily pill to avoid infection with HIV and more of them are using it, a U.S. study suggests....
17:56 2019-07-31

Mahindra Electric Accelerates Product Development of Electric Vehicles Through Digital Simulation Mahindra Electric has performed the complete thermal, structural, electromagnetic interference, electromagnetic compatibility (EMI-EMC) of critical parts like battery enclosures, battery management......
01:56 2019-09-12

How to use the macOS ColorSync Utility Maintaining color consistency between applications and devices and when printing can be a challenge. If you're unfamiliar with color matching in macOS, learn how to use the ColorSync Utility....
22:56 2019-07-31

FDA targets teens with e-cigarette prevention ads Today, the FDA launched its first e-cigarette prevention TV ads. Part of "The Real Cost" campaign, they're meant to educate teens on the dangers of e-cigarette use. The ads will target nearly 10.7 million teens, aged 12 to 17, who have used e-ci...
19:42 2019-07-22

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from accessing your data until you pay your attacker. ...
01:28 2019-08-17

Wet farts (watery flatulence): Causes and prevention Watery flatulence is when liquid passes out with gas when someone farts. We explore what causes wet farts, including digestive issues and food intolerances, plus we discuss how to prevent watery farts....
02:42 2019-09-05

U.S. FDA approves Gilead's Descovy for HIV prevention The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Descovy to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
11:00 2019-10-04

Investors Are Too Thirsty for Utility Stocks It is hard to know whether to like the stock market when economic data remain decent but geopolitical tensions flare up, so investors have found a compromise: Utility companies. But this strategy may be getting out of hand....
15:28 2019-06-28

Utility tokens need regulatory certainty Cryptocurrencies are finally catching the attention of Congress. Earlier this year, Reps. Darren Soto, D-Florida, and Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, introduced a pair of bills aimed at addressing price manipulation as well as finding opportunities to promo...
00:28 2019-07-11

Pediatricians don't always get adequate suicide-prevention training (Reuters Health) - Although experts supervising new pediatricians and teaching trainee doctors agree that preventing child and teen suicide is important, most also say current training isn't adequate, according to a new U.S. study....
00:28 2019-05-31

PrEP Made HIV Prevention Easier—and It’s Getting Even Simpler The drug Truvada, or PrEP, has helped drastically reduce new HIV infections, but taking a daily pill can be onerous. Now there might be other options....
18:56 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Gilead's Descovy for HIV prevention The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Descovy to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
01:42 2019-10-04

Home remedies for lice: Effectiveness and prevention Research into whether home remedies can eliminate lice is ongoing. Here, learn what the current evidence says, when to seek medical treatment, and how to prevent a lice infestation from spreading....
03:00 2019-07-25

New Idea for Suicide Prevention Hotline: Just Dial 988 The F.C.C. contends that shortening the number from its current 10 digits “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially lifesaving resources.”...
16:42 2019-08-16

Workplaces could be good setting for diabetes prevention People in certain occupations have a three-times-higher risk of type 2 diabetes compared to those in other jobs, probably because of lifestyle factors, a nationwide study in Sweden suggests....
21:14 2019-09-27

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
23:28 2019-07-15

At $16,995, Could This 2010 BMW X5 M Twin Turbo put the Sport in Your Utility? You might consider BMW offering SUVs as the height of blasphemy, but there’s no arguing that monster wagons like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe X5 M embody the Bavarian marque’s sporting heritage. Let’s see if this twin-turbo monster’s price is yet...
14:28 2019-05-29

How to Overclock Your System With Intel's New One-Button Utility Windows: Intel made it a lot easier to overclock your CPU—pushing it past its default clock speeds to make it even faster, at the risk of potentially frying your chip. There’s just one big caveat: You’re going to need one of six supported 9th-genera...
17:14 2019-06-20

The Fantasy Utility Vehicle: A $300,000 Nostalgia Trip Would you drop $300k on that 4x4 you craved in high school? Automotive artisans are retrofitting classic off-roaders—from Ford Broncos to Toyota Land Cruisers—with cutting-edge engineering and prices that cut deep...
01:56 2019-06-28

FCC proposes 3-digit number for suicide prevention hotline TUCSON – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2017, more than 47,000 people in the United States died by suicide. A new three-digit phone number is in the works to help save lives. Last week, the FCC announced it woul...
15:28 2019-08-20

NYPD overhauls prevention protocol after recent cop suicides The NYPD is working to overhaul its suicide prevention protocols following a disturbing spate of officers killing themselves this month, Police Commissioner James O’Neill said Friday. “Going forward in the next few days we’re gonna come out with some...
00:56 2019-06-29

HIV prevention pill recommended for healthy people at risk (Reuters Health) - Healthy people at risk for HIV should take a daily pill to minimize their chances of getting the virus, according to new guidelines from an influential panel of U.S. physicians....
02:14 2019-06-12

"Prevention With Capital P": Probe Agency Counters P Chidambaram The daily courtroom fight between former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and the Enforcement Directorate also involves lawyers on both sides weaponising words to maximum effect....
16:00 2019-08-28

Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insider beta testers with the latest Canary release on....
12:14 2019-06-28

Ashley Massaro was set to appear in suicide prevention video before death Before former WWE star Ashley Massaro tragically took her own life in May, she agreed to appear in a video for a song about suicide prevention written by her colleague at a Long Island radio station. “Ashley was very enthusiastic about the song,” Bri...
21:00 2019-06-28

FDA panel backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug for certain population Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted in favor of Gilead Sciences Inc's combination drug to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
23:28 2019-08-07

Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of ca...
13:28 2019-08-10

FCC pitches 9-8-8 as new U.S. suicide prevention, mental health hotline The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a a measure to create a national three-digit phone number -- similar to 911 for emergencies -- that connects with the National Suicide Prevention Hotline....
13:00 2019-08-16

Avoiding ad networks is not an effective fraud prevention solution The right fraud detection alarms backed by data science and machine learning technology can identify all types of fraudulent app install activity.Read More...
23:28 2019-07-24

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective....
14:14 2019-06-07

Fortune 500 CEOs swear by this burnout prevention training Burnout has been grabbing headlines again after the World Health Organization officially recognized it as an 'occupational phenomenon.' CNBC Make It's Karen Gilchrist went to check out one training academy that claims to have the solut...
03:56 2019-07-05

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
13:28 2019-07-16

U.S. utility groups Avangrid and PPL hold merger talks - FT U.S. utility companies Avangrid Inc and PPL Corporation are in talks to combine their business, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
14:56 2019-10-12

Cramer's lightning round: The utility stock you want to own and hold "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
06:00 2019-08-23

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
19:28 2019-06-13

World Mental Health Day: "Suicide Prevention" Is This Year's Focus World Mental Health Day theme this year is "Suicide Prevention." According to the health body, "Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide."...
13:14 2019-10-10

Prediction rather than prevention is way forward to stay one step ahead of hackers Predictive risk management strategy rather than prevention is the need of the hour in the cybersecurity space to enable organisations to proactively identify threats and allow them to stay one step ahead of potential threats, industry experts said.&#...
18:00 2019-09-09

Secret Service: Mass attack prevention should focus on behaviors Most of the people who carried out mass attacks in public spaces last year had made threatening communications, and 75 percent of those communications had aroused concern in others, the Secret Service said Tuesday....
10:14 2019-07-10

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths in the US -- including a call to ban assault-type rifles....
00:28 2019-08-22

Gilead files challenge to government patents for HIV prevention pill The pharmaceutical company petitioned the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, saying the government’s claim to have invented the concept of using Truvada to prevent HIV is invalid....
20:00 2019-08-22

FDA panel backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug Descovy, except in women An FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted in favor of Gilead Sciences Inc's combination drug to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
00:00 2019-08-08

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
15:28 2019-05-21

FCC pushing forward with three-digit suicide prevention hotline similar to '911' The Federal Communication Commission is one step closer to designating the number ‘988’ as a national suicide prevention number akin to how ‘911’ is used for emergencies....
13:00 2019-08-16

September sees focus on teen suicide prevention and awareness TUCSON — September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. With school back in session, officials are working to make sure resources are available for vulnerable youth. “Suicide is a very complicated issue,” said Luis Barcelo of Tee...
16:00 2019-09-10

Southern Arizona students testing out e-cigarette prevention program TUCSON-  A new test program based out of the University of Arizona is working to educate pre-teens about the dangers of vaping and addiction. The pilot program is aimed at 5th and 6th graders and includes 22 schools in Oregon and 22 schools in southe...
08:42 2019-09-17

WHO calls for suicide prevention strategy as global rate dips The UN health agency has called on countries to "incorporate proven suicide prevention strategies" to create awareness and extend health care. "One person still dies every 40 seconds from suicide," said the WHO's chief....
00:28 2019-09-10

Abuse prevention experts: Ex-cardinal letters raise red flag Correspondence penned by disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to the young men he sexually abused show how a globe-trotting bishop made vulnerable men feel special — and then took advantage of them....
23:56 2019-08-06

Provention Bio shares more than triple on diabetes prevention study results Shares of Provention Bio, a New Jersey-based drug company that went public last year, more than tripled Monday after the company's experimental medicine appeared to delay onset of type 1 diabetes in a clinical trial....
04:14 2019-06-11

Trial of HIV prevention implant hailed as boost in fight against disease Device tested in humans for first time, raising prospect of ‘fit and forget’ treatmentAn implant containing an HIV-prevention drug has been trialled in humans, in a step experts have hailed as an exciting development in curtailing infections.Pre-expo...
17:28 2019-07-23

Free daily HIV prevention pills will soon be available to private insurance holders The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gave PrEP a grade A recommendation, meaning insurers will now be obligated to cover the medication at no cost to their policy holders....
20:14 2019-06-11

Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk WASHINGTON (AP) — New recommendations urge doctors to prescribe a daily prevention pill to people at high risk of HIV infection. Studies show Truvada cuts the chances that someone who’s still healthy becomes infected from risky sex or injection...
18:14 2019-06-11

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (RAT) module with the aim of giving attackers admin control of the infected systems.The new malware cal...
01:56 2019-08-03

Here's A First Look At The New Non-Hybrid 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility In The Wild Planning on starting your own police force? Sure you are, who isn’t? That means you’ll probably like to know how much a new non-hybrid Ford Police Interceptor Utility will run you, and I bet you’ll like to know what kind of MPG the non-hybrid version...
05:00 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. utility groups Avangrid and PPL hold merger talks -FT U.S. utility companies Avangrid Inc and PPL Corporation are in talks to combine their business, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
14:56 2019-10-12

Taxman Says No Change In Income Tax Forms, Only Utility Software Updated Income tax forms news: The Income Tax Department said that over 1.38 crore entities have already filed their income tax returns (ITRs) till now. The Central Board of Direct Taxes, the apex......
07:42 2019-07-17

Need a Loan? Equifax Plans to Sell More Utility, Phone Records. Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan applicants. 3...
14:00 2019-09-18

Toyota Land Cruiser Utility 3dr long-term review Will a basic – and we do mean basic – Land Cruiser cut it as a daily family workhorse? Six months with one should be enough to find out Why we’re running it: To see if a utility vehicle can also be an endearing everyday vehicle Month 6 - Month 5 - ...
22:42 2019-06-10

Todd Snyder's New Luxe Utility Collection Is Very Accurately Named The stalwart designer made a menswear-y Land Cruiser and some hardy fall clothes to go with it. Here are our favorites from the new Todd Snyder collection....
17:28 2019-09-05

Need a Loan? Equifax Plans to Sell More Utility, Phone Records Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan applicants....
22:56 2019-09-18

Mexican president defends utility head against charges of corruption Mexico's president on Wednesday expressed support for the embattled head of the national electricity company CFE, blaming political opponents for accusations that Manuel Bartlett hid business relationships and conflicts of interest....
20:28 2019-09-25

After heat-related death, summer utility policy to be reviewed PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from shutting off power to those who cannot pay their bil...
14:42 2019-06-20

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocates....
21:56 2019-08-07

Falls Prevention Coalition to hold resource events throughout southern Arizona Courtesy: Southern Chapter of the Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition TUCSON – Unexpected falls among adults of all ages can lead to major health and safety concerns. Sept. 23 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day, and the Southern Chapter of the Arizona ...
04:42 2019-09-12

Andy Serkis plays talking anus in fatberg prevention campaign Fatbergs clogging city sewers consist of 0.5% fat and 93% wet wipes – so a new campaign encourages people dispose of wipes responsibly Andy Serkis is familiar with playing malevolent creatures that lurk in the darkness, so it is perhaps fitting that ...
09:14 2019-10-14

Federal Communications Commission moves forward with ‘988’ line for suicide prevention It could soon be easier to talk yourself off the ledge. The Federal Communications Commission announced Thursday that it is green-lighting a three-digit emergency number for suicide prevention. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s said he is following a sta...
18:14 2019-08-16

Lizzo Gets Real About Her Blues in ‘I’m Listening,’ Kicking Off Suicide Prevention Week In June, “Truth Hurts” singer Lizzo went on social media to share that she was going through a rough time, ending her Instagram post, “Life hurts.”...
02:28 2019-09-08

Suicide Prevention Day means opportunity for discussion about a difficult issue, expert says Suicide is never an easy topic to discuss, but having a national day to recognize its impacts can be a boon for those focusing on prevention, an expert says....
19:14 2019-09-10

Kentucky water utility granted interim emergency rate hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percent hike for typical residential customers. The Kentucky Public Service Commission said in a news relea...
00:56 2019-06-07

Mexican utility's spat with IEnova hurts investor confidence-Moody's Credit ratings agency Moody's said on Friday that Mexican power utility CFE's request for arbitration over several pipeline contracts are "credit-negative" for Mexico's IEnova and Canada's TC Energy Corp, the utility and the sector as a whole....
17:42 2019-06-28

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipeline contracts, saying the move could undermine inves...
00:28 2019-07-02

Flowing Wells closed from semi-truck striking utility pole Tucson police temporarily close Flowing Wells just north of Prince due to an accident involving a semi-truck. Authorities say the semi-truck struck a utility pole and the area will be closed while crews perform repairs. There were no injuries reporte...
20:56 2019-09-01

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi utility station, coalition responds Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
02:28 2019-06-21

French utility Engie sees no hit to Brazil business from political tensions French utility Engie, which has a large presence in Brazil and bought Brazilian pipeline network TAG earlier this year, said it did not see any negative impact to its business from political tensions between Brazil and France....
11:42 2019-08-28

Mexico's IEnova says state utility initiated arbitration over pipeline project Mexican energy infrastructure firm IEnova said on Friday that state-owned utility CFE has initiated international arbitration in relation to the company's Guaymas-El Oro gas pipeline project....
00:28 2019-07-20

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
13:28 2019-06-20

Gilead CEO insists federal government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
15:00 2019-05-21

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
03:42 2019-06-13

Rob Lowe pays tribute after California boat fire, says he's been on same boat 'many times' Rob Lowe is paying tribute to the victims of the California boat fire, saying he's been on the same boat "many times" before.        ...
06:14 2019-09-04

Brewers Utility Man Hernán Pérez Pitches Delightful, YouTube-Inspired 1-2-3 Inning Normally I would not ask you to pay attention to a late half-inning in a 16–0 June blowout, where pretty much by definition nothing that happens matters in the slightest. This is no normal half-inning! First of all the pitcher is Brewers utility man ...
08:56 2019-06-05

Australian state water utility objects to South 32 coal mine extension Australia's New South Wales water authority has lodged a strong objection to a planned extension of the life of a coal mine operated by South 32 because of its predicted impact on water resources that support Sydney....
06:56 2019-10-12

‘Your life matters’: Wisconsin farmer carves suicide prevention message into corn maze CNN – “Your life matters.” That’s the mental health message a corn maze is sharing with the world. The Wisconsin maze has had different designs over the years, but this year, the owners decided to focus on suicide prevention t...
01:28 2019-08-03

‘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 the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA union (AF...
20:56 2019-09-09

After death of Sun City woman, Arizona Corporation Commission to review summer utility policy PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from shutting off power to those who cannot pay their bil...
10:28 2019-06-20

White Paper Supports Utility of CBOE Eurekahedge Benchmarks for Volatility Hedge Funds CHICAGO, IL and BONITA SPRINGS, FL -- February 29, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a white paper that analyzes the use of benchmarks, such as those utilized by the CBOE Eurekahedge Volatility Ind...
07:28 2019-05-22

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 previous NDP regime's project auctions....
00:00 2019-10-10

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
14:31 2019-05-21

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
00:00 2019-06-13

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
23:56 2019-06-12

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
23:14 2019-05-30

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 President....
05:14 2019-09-20

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that...
03:00 2019-09-06

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB...
21:28 2019-06-03

Hay fire contained, firefighters letting fire burn out on Tohono O’odham Reservation TUCSON – A massive hay fire broke out at a co-op farm on the Tohono O’odham Reservation, near the San Xavier, Tuesday night. Fire crews responded to a building on fire. Smoke was visible on the southwest side of Tucson through the evening...
07:42 2019-10-03

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
02:28 2019-05-26

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators believe the fire was caused by a blown fuse on an elect...
03:28 2019-08-24

Fire Near Emergency Ward At AIIMS In Delhi, 34 Fire Engines At Spot A fire has broken out at Delhi's AIIMS Hospital. Several fire engines are at the spot and are trying to douse the fire. So far, there is no report of any casualty....
15:14 2019-08-17

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and bo...
23:00 2019-07-13

‘Fire challenge’ leaves Michigan boy, 12, with severe burns after friend set him on fire Jason Cleary is attended to by physicians after being burned on his chin, chest and stomach as part of a social media challenge where children set each other on fire. Courtesy: WDIV By Phil Helsel A Michigan mother whose 12-year-old son was badly bur...
00:56 2019-10-05

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
13:56 2019-05-29

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns can prevent catastrophic destruction Prescribed fires are credited with making forests healthier and stopping or slowing the advance of some wildfire blazes in the U.S West.        ...
20:28 2019-08-12

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
05:28 2019-08-14

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
16:56 2019-05-23

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended...
09:14 2019-06-02

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE...
07:14 2019-06-09

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fi...
07:28 2019-06-10

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire working to contain the fire using natural fire breaks. No structures threatened. Smoke drifting E and ...
06:28 2019-09-02

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. Officials say the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire D...
22:42 2019-07-09

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and in...
05:14 2019-05-25

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
12:42 2019-06-22

Rural Metro Fire educates students about fire safety TUCSON – Wildfire danger is spreading across Northern Arizona and California. Red Flag Warnings are common during this time of year, especially after Arizona experienced below-average monsoon precipitation. Power was cut off for nearly one mill...
10:56 2019-10-10

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo this year and redirect to the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin. That’s where, today, the company unv...
00:42 2019-09-05

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting mental health services are lacking in the facilities....
03:42 2019-06-18

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. BREAKING: @TucsonFirePIO responding to a commercial fire near Broadway and Euclid. @kendrahallTV is ...
14:14 2019-05-31

Rural Metro Fire responds to house fire TUCSON-Rural Metro Firefighters responded to a house fire in the area of Country Club and Alvord mid-afternoon on Saturday. Officials say one of the home owners is still missing three dogs that are believed to have escaped during the fire. Crews were...
03:28 2019-10-13

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. According to Tucson Fire Department, crews were dispatched to a business on West Laguna Street near Stone...
01:42 2019-09-10

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD a...
22:00 2019-08-22