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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...

PG&E power shutdown begins in California amid threat of 'explosive' wildfires, affecting millions

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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

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

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

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

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 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

Almost 2 million Californians will be without power at least through Thursday in shutdown to combat wildfires Californians were in the dark during a multiday power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...
23:14 2019-10-09

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

'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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

State of Emergency declared in Southern California counties amid deadly wildfires Hot, dry weather and strong Santa Ana winds served as the fuel for multiple wildfires to ignite across Southern California on Thursday, prompting officials to issue mandatory evacuation orders....
17:56 2019-10-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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....
19:42 2019-10-09

Puerto Rico governor clings to power amid threat of impeachment Demonstrations approach second week as administration says Ricardo Rosselló is ‘listening to the people’The fate of Puerto Rico’s besieged governor, Ricardo Rosselló, hung in the balance on Wednesday evening as the US territory’s legislature threaten...
06:56 2019-07-25

Northern Californians face days of power shutoffs amid high wildfire threat Schools and businesses close as country’s biggest utility, PG&E, cuts electricity and gas to record swath of regionSchools are closed. Traffic lights down. Tunnels dark. Businesses unopened. Hospitals running on generators.Much of northern California...
02:28 2019-10-10

Power outage affecting more than 1,300 TEP customers TUCSON – More than 1,300 Tucson Electric Power customers are experiencing power outages on Tucson’s east side Monday morning. According to TEP’s outage map, crews are working to restore power to 1,348 customers. Power in the area is expected to be r...
06:56 2019-07-09

Power outage affecting Sierra Vista, Whetstone SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – The City of Sierra Vista experienced a power outage Wednesday afternoon. According to SSVEC, power was out from the north of Whetstone to south of Sierra Vista due to a blown arrestor in a substation. Cochise County Sheriff’s Of...
01:56 2019-06-13

As fall begins in Alaska, wildfires linked to warming rage on Leaves in Alaska are changing color and the rainy season is supposed to begin, but wildfires are raging on in an unusually long and fierce fire season that scientists say is linked to the far north's long-term climate warmup....
03:42 2019-08-30

Two dead, 768 ill amid Salmonella outbreak affecting 48 states, CDC says The CDC reports two separate outbreaks – one linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks and one linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.       ...
05:28 2019-07-25

California fires prompt emergency evacuation order affecting thousands in LA, outskirts Mandatory evacuation orders remained in effect for tens of thousands of California residents overnight Friday into Saturday morning as officials on the ground and in the sky continued to fight several fires sweeping through residential areas in the o...
19:00 2019-10-12

Almost 2 million Californians could be without power through Thursday in shutdown to reduce wildfire risk Californians were in the dark during a multiday power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...
08:28 2019-10-10

Almost 2 million Californians will be without power through Thursday in shutdown to reduce wildfire risk Californians were in the dark during a multiday power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...
03:14 2019-10-10

California governor calls widespread electricity shutdown to prevent fires 'unacceptable' California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable," saying on Thursday it resulted from years of mismanagement by the utility....
05:42 2019-10-11

Florida student's graduation cap seized amid fears it could include explosive Officers in Florida on Monday thought a digital graduation cap decoration could be an explosive device and took the necessary precautions, campus police told Fox News....
06:42 2019-08-01

Three dead following Southern California wildfires Three people are dead after wind-driven wildfires burned through 8,300 acres in Southern California, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes as firefighters sought to contain the fast-moving blazes. Two victims were discovered this week in the Vill...
04:56 2019-10-14

First death reported in California wildfires SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The lights were back on Friday for many of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when the state’s largest utility switched it off this week in an effort to prevent wildfires, as the first death l...
08:56 2019-10-12

California's new normal: evacuating wildfires yet again It's part of California's new normal: year-round fire seasons, planned electricity blackouts and for retired couple Bhagvei and Paresh Badreshia, sudden evacuations in the middle of the night. Again....
00:56 2019-10-12

3 deaths have been linked to the Southern California wildfires so far Associated Press/Noah Berger Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said Saturday. One man who tried to fight the blaze died of a heart attack, a second body was found at a mobile home park where ...
03:00 2019-10-13

UPDATE 1-California's new normal: evacuating wildfires yet again It's part of California's new normal - year-round fire seasons, planned electricity blackouts and, for retired couple Bhagvei and Paresh Badreshia, sudden evacuations in the middle of the night. Again....
14:56 2019-10-12

No One Can Agree on How to Price California Home Insurance for Wildfires Finding home insurance in wildfire-prone parts of California is getting more difficult and more expensive. No one can agree on how to make it any easier....
22:14 2019-09-16

Pair of California wildfires destroy homes near Los Angeles A pair of wildfires have destroyed dozens of homes near Los Angeles and forced thousands of residents to evacuate, fire officials and local media reported on Friday, days after power cuts were ordered across the state to prevent fires....
17:00 2019-10-11

California wildfires bring destruction to Los Angeles suburbs Two people feared dead and numerous buildings destroyed100,000 evacuated but utility restores power to consumersMillions without power. A hundred thousand ordered to evacuate. A major highway through Los Angeles closed for most of the day, as hills a...
18:42 2019-10-12

More than 100,000 ordered to evacuate as wildfires rage in southern California The notorious Santa Ana winds — linked to the spread of many wildfires — bring a dangerous mix of witheringly low humidity levels and powerful gusts....
20:00 2019-10-11

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
08:14 2019-06-28

California wildfires spark mandatory evacuations in Los Angeles A fast-moving wildfire sweeping through Los Angeles County prompted mandatory evacuation orders for more than 100,000 people.        ...
17:00 2019-10-11

| Tens of thousands evacuated as California wildfires spread Much of California was on high alert as wind-driven wildfires tore through the state's south, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and destroying multiple structures and homes....
13:14 2019-10-12

Slavery's explosive growth, in charts: How '20 and odd' became millions A twist of fate brought the first recorded enslaved Africans to Virginia in 1619. We trace the origins of this shameful era of American history.        ...
07:28 2019-08-22

‘Semi-paralyzed’: Hong Kong protesters rally against mask ban amid subway shutdown Marchers still came out to defy the new ban on face coverings that the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory says have made the identification of violent protesters difficult for police....
21:28 2019-10-05

Three deaths linked to California wildfires as dropping winds help firefighters Three deaths have been linked to two wildfires in Southern California as law enforcement officials said Saturday that a second body had been found at a mobile home park in Calimesa where 74 structures were destroyed Thursday....
06:14 2019-10-13

It's not just California. Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
17:42 2019-08-01

Even animals that thrive in wildfires can’t cope with California’s mega-fires Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
21:14 2019-08-07

California wildfires ravage Los Angeles communities, thousands evacuated A wind-swept wildfire in California’s San Fernando Valley threatened several northern Los Angeles communities Friday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of more than 1,600 homes, according to reports. The so-called Saddleridge Brush Fire, ...
17:56 2019-10-11

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
21:56 2019-08-06

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

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
03:14 2019-06-12

California wildfires rage on, killing 2 and sparking widespread evacuations of 100,000 residents A California man has died of cardiac arrest as wildfires continue to rage out of control Friday in the Los Angeles area, officials say, forcing the mandatory evacuations of people in more than 20,000 homes....
21:28 2019-10-11

Two years after California wildfires, survivors poised to lose housing funds Insurance money to expire while many residents remain without shelter, amid the slow process of rebuildingTwo years ago, they lost everything – their homes, baby photos, family heirlooms, keepsakes, jewelry, mementos – in a flurry of wildfires that r...
13:42 2019-10-08

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

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
22:28 2019-05-31

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants....
07:42 2019-06-03

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosystem...
15:42 2019-05-29

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

Suspected arsonist set California wildfires before attending high school reunion: report A suspected arsonist was arrested after authorities say he traveled from Missouri to California to set more than a dozen wildfires before attending his 50th high school reunion, a newspaper reported Saturday....
12:00 2019-09-29

California Is Prioritizing Mental Health Among Firefighters as Climate Change Worsens Wildfires California is stepping up to help its first responders and firefighters in light of worsening and more deadly wildfire seasons. Governor Gavin Newsom signed a few bills Tuesday to increase the access to mental health services for the state’s first re...
00:56 2019-10-03

Tropical threat may brew in Gulf of Mexico as hurricane season officially begins if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_asyn...
18:42 2019-06-01

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
22:28 2019-06-08

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leo...
18:00 2019-06-14

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

I thought I'd escaped the California wildfires unscathed, but a few months later I realized that wasn't the case — I'd made a $7,500 mistake Getty Images After a fire in California left homes in my neighborhood burnt to the ground, I felt lucky that nothing had happened to my home. I later discovered a layer of ash causing problems in my attic, though, but by then it was too late to file...
09:28 2019-09-23

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
00:00 2019-05-31

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

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
01:56 2019-06-02

In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power begins to crumble The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of a deeper crisis. Is this the beginning of the end of the Erdogan era?...
02:28 2019-06-28

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid ...
08:00 2019-06-17

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

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

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

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

Countdown Begins in Israel on Efforts to Forge a Power-Sharing Deal President Reuven Rivlin has urged Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to try to form a unity government to extricate the country from political stalemate....
20:28 2019-09-25

In Israel, Countdown Begins on Efforts to Forge a Power-Sharing Deal President Reuven Rivlin has urged Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to try to form a unity government to extricate the country from political stalemate....
16:56 2019-09-25

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
00:28 2019-07-16

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million...
07:28 2019-05-23

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

Corbyn allies fear 'power grab' as Labour begins major shake-up A number of Jeremy Corbyn's staff are fearing for their jobs after 37 members of his team were summoned to "informal meetings" this week as part of a major shake-up of the Labour leader's operation....
15:14 2019-10-14

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

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

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

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
00:00 2019-08-09

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

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

Placido Domingo begins US performances amid sexual harassment allegations When opera superstar Placido Domingo appeared in Europe last month after being accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, his performances were greeted with rapturous ovations. This week, the spotlight moves to the U.S., where Domingo faces two ...
17:28 2019-09-24

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of the weakest positions of any incumbent president in ...
10:56 2019-06-18

Annual Pamplona bull-run festival begins amid fireworks and protests More than 1 million people are expected to attend the nine-day San Fermin event in the northern Spanish cityPartygoers and bull-running fans packed the main square in Pamplona on Saturday to cheer the launch of a firecracker which marks the start of ...
19:56 2019-07-06

Hindu pilgrimage begins amid high security in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of Hindu pilgrims have begun the arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave in disputed Kashmir with tens of thousands Indian government forces guarding roads and mountain passes. The pilgrims, many of them barefooted asce...
13:14 2019-07-01

Afghanistan presidential election: voting begins amid reports of sporadic violence President Ashraf Ghani and his former deputy Abdullah Abdullah the frontrunners as millions head to the pollsVoting has begun in Afghanistan’s presidential election amid heavy security, with early reports emerging of attacks in several cities.Fourtee...
13:14 2019-09-28

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
00:42 2019-07-01

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles vaccination campaign in Ebola-hit regions, after a...
14:42 2019-07-12

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
22:14 2019-07-01

California wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters Last month, the California legislature passed a proposal to reduce the risk that utility power lines will spark wildfires and to socialize the cost of compensating victims when those measures fail....
00:42 2019-08-24

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

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

Border Arrests Climb Amid Threat of Tariffs New figures showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border rose sharply, as Mexican and U.S. officials ended their first day of talks Wednesday without a deal to head off tariffs President Trump has threatened on Mexico....
03:56 2019-06-06

California man arrested for alleged online threat against Bernie Sanders rally: police A California man was arrested Monday for allegedly posting an online threat of violence against a scheduled rally by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., police say....
08:56 2019-08-07

PG&E Announces Plans to Cut Power in California Pacific Gas & Electric announced plans to shut off power in central and northern California on Tuesday. About 800,000 customers in 34 counties—millions of people—will be affected on Wednesday....
04:56 2019-10-09

Amid Massive Security, Terror Threat, J&K Ready For Independence Day Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu and Kashmir as the nation gets ready to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on Thursday. Nearly 1.5 lakh police personnel - paramilitary......
22:14 2019-08-14

Militia threat shuts down Oregon Statehouse amid walkout SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday over a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters amid a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation. Republican senators fled the Legisl...
08:56 2019-06-22

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration have so far tried in vain to reach a deal that would avoi...
13:28 2019-07-07

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry....
21:28 2019-08-24

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mounta...
12:56 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rangers to decline away tickets amid threat of Uefa stadium closure • Club will not take up allocation for next European trip• Light Blues face charge after sectarian chants in Europa LeagueRangers have told Uefa chiefs they will not take up their ticket allocation for their next European trip in a bid to stave off a...
09:28 2019-08-29

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
21:42 2019-06-12

Raiders’ Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown amid retirement threat Antonio Brown’s first training camp with the Raiders has been chaotic, and it apparently might be his last if he doesn’t get what he wants, but his head coach is sticking up for him. Jon Gruden defended Brown Saturday after an ESPN report...
22:14 2019-08-11

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in the Persian Gulf....
16:28 2019-06-28

Monday’s Daily Brief: 'Waste to wealth' campaign, nuclear power and climate change, 'dangerous nationalism' a threat, A recap of Monday’s stories:  New UN-Habitat campaign converts waste into wealth; refugee agency chief issues alert over  'dangerous nationalism',  UN warns against Syrian civilian displacement; Guterres renews call for full disclosure by States over...
02:00 2019-10-08

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
15:14 2019-09-18

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
18:00 2019-07-18

Russia Preps S-400 Missiles For NATO Ally Turkey Amid US Sanctions Threat Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely to trigger U.S. sanctions and test the bonds of......
05:28 2019-07-06

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
17:28 2019-08-02

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Trump to launch 2020 campaign amid confusion over mass deportation threat – live President to address rally in Orlando, FloridaSupreme court decision awaited on census citizenship questionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.16pm BST More on that report, after Trump said he had a “very good” telephone conversat...
17:28 2019-06-18

Monday’s Daily Brief: 'Waste to wealth' campaign, nuclear power and climate change, 'dangerous nationalism' a threat, Hammarskjöld latest A recap of Monday’s stories:  New UN-Habitat campaign converts waste into wealth; refugee agency chief issues alert over  'dangerous nationalism',  UN warns against Syrian civilian displacement; Guterres renews call for full disclosure by States over...
16:00 2019-10-08

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
23:14 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our live updates HERE...
16:56 2019-09-03

Severe storms cut power to 365,000 amid sweltering heat Following the derecho that produced hurricane-force wind gusts in South Dakota and southern Minnesota on Saturday morning, new incidents of damaging winds and flooding are developing across the midwestern United States....
00:01 2019-07-21

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
06:00 2019-07-19

Amid Growth Plunge, Why There's An Almost 7% Rise In Power Demand The states of Haryana and Gujarat, also manufacturing hubs, saw electricity requirement growing at a weaker 2.9 per centand 5.3 per cent compared with the previous year's 7.5 per cent and 8.8 per......
09:56 2019-09-04

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

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

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
04:28 2019-06-06

Peru thrown into constitutional crisis amid power struggle A bitter struggle between Peru’s president and congress over who will govern the South American country is threatening to become a lengthy and destabilizing legal battle as each side digs in amid the deepest constitutional crisis in nearly three deca...
03:14 2019-10-02

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I...
18:14 2019-07-15

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

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

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

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
13:00 2019-07-18

De Blasio says city ready for more power outages amid severe storms Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday night said the city is prepared for more power outages as severe thunderstorms rolled through the tri-state area. “With severe storms tonight, we are mobilized in case even more New Yorkers lose power,” de Blasio said i...
02:56 2019-07-23

Peru Has Been Thrown Into a Constitutional Crisis Amid a Bitter Power Struggle (LIMA, Peru) — A bitter struggle between Peru’s president and congress over who will govern the South American country threatened to become a lengthy and destabilizing legal battle as each side dug in Tuesday amid the deepest constitution...
07:42 2019-10-02

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

Hiker missing in California desert amid 100-degree heat An Arizona woman went missing over the weekend after going for a hike in the California desert, where temperatures climbed to more than 100 degrees, authorities said. Barbara Thomas, 69, got separated from her husband on Friday while the two were hik...
09:14 2019-07-16

Benjamin Netanyahu Faces Corruption Charges Amid Fight To Stay In Power Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyers arrived for his pre-indictment hearing on corruption allegations on Wednesday and pledged to convince prosecutors to drop the cases against him....
01:42 2019-10-03

Major power outages pop up from Michigan to New York amid dangerous heat wave As the heat wave gripped much of the country on Sunday, power outages reported in multiple states left hundreds of thousands of customers in the dark....
05:56 2019-07-22

EPA: California is failing to meet water standards amid homeless crisis The Trump administration warned the state of California Thursday that it is "failing" to uphold federal water quality standards, leading to "significant public health concerns" in cities with large homeless populations....
16:28 2019-09-27

California launches $20m campaign to deter e-cigarettes amid spike in illnesses The state has seen at least 63 cases of vaping-related illnesses as flavored products contribute to a rise in youth smokingCalifornia has announced a $20m public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping and will step up efforts to halt the sale...
04:00 2019-09-17

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their finances....
20:14 2019-07-03

California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war...
23:28 2019-08-23

'Nazi Porsche' valued at $20m fails to sell amid California auction confusion Type 64 car built in 1939 is not technically a Porsche but was still expected to fetch a high price at Sotheby’s Monterey saleA car designed by Ferdinand Porsche in Nazi Germany that was expected to sell for millions failed to find a buyer at an auct...
05:14 2019-08-19

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard urged today....
14:14 2019-07-05

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
19:14 2019-07-17

FOCUS-California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war...
23:00 2019-08-23

MI5 probe into London Bridge attacker was 'suspended amid unprecedented threat level', inquest hears A counter-terrorism probe into London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt was suspended during the most alarming period MI5 has faced in nearly 30 years, an inquest has heard...
23:42 2019-06-12

Bikini-clad woman, 69, reported missing after hiking in Mojave Desert in California amid heatwave California search crews Tuesday again braved sweltering temperatures to scour the Mojave Desert for a 69-year-old bikini-clad Arizona woman who vanished Friday while hiking with her husband -- and who reportedly had no supplies to sustain her in the ...
21:56 2019-07-16

Bolton confirm 'ongoing' talks after EFL's 5pm deadline amid threat of liquidation The battle to save Bolton Wanderers from bankruptcy has gone into added time after the League One club's administrators missed a 5pm deadline on Tuesday to complete a takeover by the Football Ventures consortium....
21:28 2019-08-27

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
01:28 2019-06-11

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Donald Trump of 'relying on racism to consolidate power' amid race row Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has accused Donald Trump of "relying on racism and division to consolidate power" in the latest salvo in an ongoing race row....
02:56 2019-07-16

Typhoon Hagibis affecting Japan travel As "violent" Typhoon Hagibis threatens to wreak havoc in Japan, travelers may find themselves having to change plans at the last minute. The typhoon, which is the strongest of the 2019 season thus far, is expected to make landfall in Japan on Saturda...
13:56 2019-10-11

DoorDash confirms data breach affecting 4.9M Food delivery giant Doordash said it was hacked on Thursday in a breach that compromised data for nearly 5 million people. The San Francisco company said in a blog post Thursday that 4.9 million consumers, delivery workers and merchants who joined th...
01:42 2019-09-27

What can you do about the 'unfixable' exploit affecting almost every iPhone and iPad? The release of a new jailbreak that works iPhones and iPads spanning eight generations of devices presents a possible major headache to those concerned about security. So, what are your options?...
15:14 2019-10-02

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study....
18:56 2019-06-12

How the coming console transition is already affecting Take-Two Interactive’s business Take-Two Interactive Software is already making investments in the next generation of video game consoles, based on its latest quarter report.Read More...
05:14 2019-08-06

Here's how flattening interest rates are affecting the housing market George Ratiu, senior economist for realtor.com, and Bess Freedman, and CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest mortgage app data and the health of the housing market....
16:56 2019-08-21

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
18:42 2019-07-31

What you need to know about Capital One data breach affecting more than 100 million customers Consumers find themselves confronted with another data breach, this time involving Capital One. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.       ...
18:28 2019-07-31

A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace life again....
19:42 2019-08-14

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separate reports, this uncertainty is now starting to severely affect the company’s sales.Speaking to TechRadar earlier this week, UK trade-in site...
17:14 2019-05-22

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separat...
01:14 2019-05-23

The Oscar-submitted Yomeddine is a sentimental but affecting ode to friendship among outcasts Egyptian-Austrian director A.B. Shawky’s feature debut Yomeddine, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year and was Egypt’s official entry for Foreign Language Film consideration at the 91st Academy Awards, is humanist filmmaking through ...
22:28 2019-05-29

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromised — five months after learning of the theft. The theft affected 10,253 people who were treated or ta...
00:28 2019-08-10

UK Parliament Panel Slams "Flawed" Reaction To Visa Row Affecting Indians An influential UK Parliament committee on Wednesday issued a harsh rebuke of the UK government's "flawed" reaction to a visa row involving compulsory English tests that affected hundreds of overseas......
14:56 2019-09-18

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla has described it as a “type confusion vulnerability...
00:14 2019-06-20

5 Children Drown, 24 Others Dead In Bihar Floods Affecting 25 Lakh People The number of deaths in the Bihar floods rose to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal,......
20:00 2019-07-15

Taco Bell restaurants hit by tortilla shortage that is affecting burritos and quesadillas Some Taco Bell restaurants don't have burritos and quesadillas because of supplier shortages. Find out how to check if your location is affected.       ...
05:28 2019-07-04

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
23:14 2019-06-03

Watch an affecting trailer for the Terrence Malick-produced Lil Peep documentary Sebastian Jones and Ramex Silyan made waves at this year’s SXSW with Everyone’s Everything, an affecting documentary about the trailblazing, genre-defying rapper Lil Peep, who, in 2017, died from an overdose of fentanyl and Xanax at the age of 21. Am...
16:28 2019-09-30

DoorDash leaves door open for data breach, affecting 4.9M people It’s that time to change your passwords again. Popular on-demand food delivery platform DoorDash has confirmed a data breach affecting 4.9 million customers, workers, and merchants. The data was accessed by an unnamed third-party service provider on ...
09:56 2019-09-27

The Bachelorette's Jed Wyatt Says Cheating Claims Are Affecting His and Hannah Brown's "Mental Health'' Jed Wyatt is asking for more positivity and "kindness" on social media. The Bachelorette star, who is currently in the running for Hannah Brown's heart on Season 15, took to......
09:42 2019-07-09

XKCD forum goes offline after discovery of data leak affecting 562K members XKCD forum, the bulletin board associated with the popular webcomic XKCD, has been taken offline after personal information of more than 562,000 members was exposed online. According to security researcher Troy Hunt, the breach occurred two months ag...
21:14 2019-09-02

Florida panthers suffering from mysterious disorder affecting their ability to walk, officials say An inexplicable crippling disorder appears to be affecting some Florida panthers and bobcats, puzzling wildlife officials who are working to determine what is ailing these endangered animals. ...
20:14 2019-08-21

After debate, some black voters are frustrated by the scant discussion of issues affecting minorities At watch parties organized by black activists, many Michigan residents said they hadn’t heard much to excite them during two evenings’ worth of debate....
23:28 2019-08-01

Watch a trailer for Portrait Of A Lady On Fire, one of the year's most affecting love stories We were quite taken with Portrait Of A Lady On Fire at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, calling Céline Sciamma’s new film “rapturously romantic and sexy.” Set in France in 1760, the story follows an artist, Marianne (Noémie Merlant), who’s hired to ...
03:56 2019-09-10

Google found a serious Android flaw affecting Pixel, Samsung and Huawei phones Google researchers have discovered an unpatched vulnerability on its own Android OS that affect the Pixel 1 and 2, Huawei P20, Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, and S9 and other devices. It disclosed the problem just seven days after finding it, as the exploit....
13:56 2019-10-04

Seattle software tech arrested in Capital One data breach affecting 106 million A Seattle software engineer who used the screen name "erratic" has been arrested in the theft of account information on 106 million Capital One credit card applicants and customers....
20:14 2019-07-31

IT firm manager arrested in massive Ecuador data breach case affecting 20M people Ecuador offiicals have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after a massive data breach exposed the personal information of more than 20 million individuals, including 6.7 million children. The 18GB cache of data was attribut...
11:42 2019-09-18

TPD evacuate businesses for possible explosive device Tucson Police Dept. officers discovered a possible explosive while performing a traffic stop in a supermarket parking lot. Authorities while performing a traffic stop in the parking lot of the El Super on 6th Ave. when one of the occupants began to f...
21:56 2019-08-24

From not having kids to battling anxiety: Climate change is shaping life choices and affecting mental health For some, ignoring climate change is not an option. It’s real, and preventing global warming from getting worse is a driving force in their lives.        ...
17:14 2019-08-14

Offensive fireworks: 5 NFL teams that will be explosive in 2019 The NFL world is quiet around the Fourth of July, but several teams will put on quite the display of offensive fireworks when the season starts.       ...
00:14 2019-07-05

Pose dances through an explosive family fight “Families fight,” Blanca tells Angel in “Revelations.” It’s the most succinct summary of the episode, which deftly examines the ways secrets, lies, and betrayals destabilize families. Pose so often deals with family. Sometimes that means dealing with...
05:42 2019-08-07

Anthony Davis’ threats and promises are only getting more explosive The man controlling Anthony Davis’ future is giving the Knicks a chance. While the Davis sweepstakes continue, with the Pelicans starting to listen to trade offers again, his agent, Rich Paul, said the Knicks would be nearly as attractive a lan...
18:42 2019-06-12

Sea Of Thieves Gets Monthly Updates And The First One Is Pretty...Explosive Sea of Thieves, Rare’s chill pirate hangout game, has been on the upswing lately. After an expansive (and excellent) Anniversary Update that brought story quests and cooking to its cartoony high seas in May, Sea of Thieves is upping the ante yet agai...
16:56 2019-07-18

Grubhub wants explosive lawsuit kept behind closed doors Grubhub wants to keep an explosive lawsuit claiming it’s ripped off restaurants out of the public eye — even as it scrambles to quietly contain the fallout from irate restaurant owners. The giant food delivery company is asking a Philadelphia federal...
10:14 2019-06-04

Mel Rodriguez anchors an explosive On Becoming A God In Central Florida It’s time to talk about Mel Rodriguez, a subtle but essential force of On Becoming A God In Central Florida’s cast. Kirsten Dunst has deservingly dominated a lot of the discourse on this show and its performances, but as Ernie, Rodriguez has similarl...
05:28 2019-09-23

End of an Era: Apple to Announce Shutdown of iTunes On Friday afternoon, Bloomberg News reported that Apple is soon to announce the end of its iconic iTunes digital store. Launched in 2003, iTunes took the business world by storm and started the massive movement of mp3 music sales....
01:14 2019-06-02

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10 For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windows Registry file....
02:14 2019-07-18

How the FEC's Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, without a quorum (or the number of necessary commis...
01:00 2019-09-05

Amado man sentenced for planting explosive device, injuring man TUCSON – An Amado man was sentenced May 22 to six years in prison for planting an explosive device that went off and injured a man in 2017. Officials say 64-year-old Constantino Varela wanted to stop vandals he believed were breaking into a building ...
20:28 2019-05-30

Tom Homan on explosive battle with AOC, House Dems: This is when I broke, I'd 'had enough' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan blasted House Democrats for pushing a "false narrative" during an explosive hearing in which he clashed with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Gerry Connolly and others. ...
19:42 2019-07-15

'Fox & Friends' takes on AOC's explosive accusations against border agents The hosts of "Fox & Friends" reacted Tuesday to new, explosive accusations against border agents from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after a visit to a Texas detention facility. ...
17:14 2019-07-02

Here’s how The Good Fight’s explosive title sequence came to life The Good Fight—along with being a daring, complex legal drama—has one of the best, attention-grabbing opening credit sequences on television. We recently spoke with Barnstorm VFX—the Burbank effects studio responsible for creating the sequence—about ...
22:56 2019-06-20

UN and Red Cross chiefs appeal for end to use of explosive weapons in cities With some 50 million people in urban areas suffering from the impact of armed conflict, war in cities “cannot be back page news”, the UN Secretary-General and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-09-18

Germany calls for de-escalation of 'explosive' Iran-U.S. tension Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now "explosive" and could lead to military escalation, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, becoming the most senior Western official to visit Iran since a war of words erupted last month....
14:42 2019-06-10

The explosive fury of an airplane toilet flushing might be a lot quieter soon The frequent fliers amongst you will no doubt be aware that newer airplanes come with increasingly quieter cabins, which can make long flights a little more bearable, but can also be something of a double-edged sword. If you read the title, you alrea...
14:42 2019-05-21

| Explosive find | Cocaine in rocket transport ship A stash of cocaine has been found in a ship used to transport rocket elements to and from the European spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana, South America, officials announced....
18:00 2019-09-20

Veteran accused of placing explosive device at VA hospital TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 60-year-old U.S. Army veteran faces up to 10 years in prison on charges that he placed an improvised explosive device at a Florida Veterans Affairs hospital. A federal criminal complaint says Mark Edward Allen made his initial ap...
20:14 2019-06-05

Could Boris Johnson's explosive election strategy work? Anushka Asthana hears from the Guardian’s John Harris on how the chaos in Westminster looks to people in towns around the UK. Also today: Gaby Hinsliff on accusations of cronyism in Theresa May’s honours listWatch the latest episode of Anywhere But W...
22:42 2019-09-11

Explosive Device in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 13 The precise nature of the device was not immediately clear, but President Emmanuel Macron said the explosion in Lyon, in central France, was an “attack.”...
21:56 2019-05-24

Kirchner’s former accountant released from jail after explosive claims Victor Manzanares, the former accountant of the Kirchner family, was released yesterday on his own recognizance yesterday by the judges of the TOF5 court trying suspected money-laundering at the Los Sauces hotel owned by the Kirchners....
20:01 2019-05-21

Michael Bay’s explosive Netflix debut 6 Underground gets its first trailer Before he dedicated his life to assaulting our senses with five(!) Transformers movies, director Michael Bay made some truly enjoyable human-centric action blockbusters, such as The Rock, The Island and Bad Boys.Now, the filmmaker is going back to wh...
09:14 2019-10-02

Hong Kong police say they were attacked by explosive device Hong Kong police say a homemade remote-controlled explosive device intended to “kill or to harm” police officers was detonated during violent protests across the territory on Sunday...
12:56 2019-10-14

Could Mark Francois, Brexit bellower, be TV's next explosive star? Three years ago, no one had heard of him. Now he’s a celebrity in a stab vest and probably the new Steven SeagalLike all Britons, without exception, I am incapable of looking at Mark Francois and not thinking about Dorian Gray. Attic picture jokes wi...
06:42 2019-09-20

Amazon to shutdown US restaurant delivery service NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is closing its U.S. restaurant delivery service, a 4-year-old business that failed to take off amid fierce competition from Uber Eats, Door Dash and others. The service, called Amazon Restaurants, offered delivery in more than ...
18:14 2019-06-11

Extinction Rebellion plan London "shutdown" from Oct. 7 Climate change activists Extinction Rebellion said on Friday the group would hold demonstrations in London from Oct. 7, with the aim of shutting down major roads near Britain's parliament in Westminster....
14:00 2019-09-13

MoviePass claims surprise shutdown is only temporary MoviePass is taking the summer off. The cash-strapped cinema subscription service announced Friday that it would be shutting down for several weeks under the guise of making improvements to its app. The surprise interruption began early in the mornin...
02:42 2019-07-06

Workers Hit Hard By Ashok Leyland's Shutdown Ashok Leyland's combined sale declined by 50 per cent in August with a total sale of 8,296 vehicles against 16,628 vehicles sold in August last year....
15:00 2019-09-11

Call of Duty: Mobile Is Off to an Explosive Start, Sensor Tower Says Call of Duty: Mobile has attracted 20 million gamers within the first two days of its worldwide debut, a big boost for the company's ambition of adapting top-tier titles with global name recognition......
11:00 2019-10-04

Man Who Mailed Explosive Devices To Trump Critics Gets 20 Years In Jail Cesar Sayoc, a fanatical supporter of President Donald Trump who last year mailed explosive devices to prominent Democrats and media figures, was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison after a judge......
06:56 2019-08-06

| Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre....
16:56 2019-08-25

Hidden water found on Hawaii’s Kilauea could mean explosive eruptions Hawaii's Kilauea volcano , which just quieted down after a 30-year active stint, harbors a previously unknown patch of water at the bottommost part of its crater, according to the U.S. Geological Survey ....
17:42 2019-08-07

Explosive Switch and PS4 sales show third-party exclusives are king Nintendo and Sony this week posted sales figures for the Switch and the PlayStation 4, respectively — and the two consoles are cleaning house. If you’re looking for a reason why these two consoles have rocketed to the top so quickly, you can probably...
02:01 2019-08-01

Tucson police: Homemade explosive device found in vehicle TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say an officer spotted a homemade explosive device in a vehicle during a traffic stop in a supermarket parking lot Saturday, forcing the closure of several businesses as the bomb squad removed the device. Police say...
16:28 2019-08-25

Manny Machado goes on explosive Instagram rant against MLB Network analysts Manny Machado apparently isn’t a big fan of the MLB Network. The Padres star took to Instagram Live on Tuesday night to lay into MLB Network commentators Eric Byrnes and Dan Plesac. Machado was listening to the pair’s commentary on the Astros’ Jake M...
22:14 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson’s ‘Explosive’ Move to Get His Way on Brexit: Suspend Parliament Britain’s prime minister asked the queen to suspend Parliament, a move intended to ensure that lawmakers have as little time as possible to challenge a no-deal Brexit. The opposition called it a “coup.”...
07:00 2019-08-29

5 explosive lines from ex-ambassador Marie Yovanovitch's statement to Congress The former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, testified behind closed doors Friday as part of the Democratic-run impeachment inquiry, giving critical information about her time in Ukraine and abrupt removal earlier this year....
21:56 2019-10-11

Sam Mendes' WWI epic 1917 gets an explosive, high-stakes trailer “If you fail, it will be a massacre.” No pressure, huh? Such are the stakes of Sam Mendes’ 1917, a World War I drama the Skyfall filmmaker directed with the help of legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins and Dunkirk editor Lee Smith, which is the ki...
18:14 2019-08-01

Brawn: Ferrari risks explosive driver situation after F1 Russian GP Ferrari must handle its "potentially explosive" Formula 1 driver line-up carefully following the Russian Grand Prix team orders controversy between Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc, says Ross Brawn...
12:56 2019-10-01

NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: LSU soars to No. 2 behind explosive new offense, while Nebraska tumbles LSU and its new and explosive offense soars to No. 2 in the USA TODAY Sports college football re-rank after Week 2.       ...
18:28 2019-09-09

NJ parade featuring Gov. Murphy canceled after 6 explosive devices found A central New Jersey borough called off its Labor Day parade that was supposed to be attended by the governor Monday after a man who lives near the parade route left a cooler full of explosives at a concert Sunday. Thomas Kaiser, 55, was arrested in ...
00:00 2019-09-03

Robert Mueller: 'damning and explosive' testimony expected before Congress Former special counsel will publicly detail ties between Russia, Trump and his potential efforts to obstruct justice in investigationAppearing before Congress on Wednesday, former special counsel Robert Mueller will for the first time publicly detail...
04:00 2019-07-23

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
20:28 2019-08-31

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to avert yet another shutdown.The House will take up the stopgap funding measure the second week they re...
01:00 2019-09-06

Pedestrian struck, shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to Tucson Police Department, the man struck was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle r...
19:56 2019-08-30

| 8chan owner blasts 'sinister' shutdown attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US shootings....
21:14 2019-08-07

The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear that parliament is sovereign and MPs must be allowed a say on plans for a ‘crash-out’ BrexitOne of the gravest dangers to any society is “outrage fatigue”. The symptom of this condition is when so many peopl...
19:56 2019-08-28

Pedestrian struck shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to Tucson Police Department, the man struck was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle r...
08:28 2019-08-30

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. Steel's suburban Pittsburgh coke plant unless it comes into compliance with air emissions standards....
00:42 2019-06-18

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct maintenance....
17:56 2019-06-29

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
16:42 2019-05-22

Mueller testimony: expectation builds in Washington for 'explosive' hearing – live The special counsel will make an opening statement in his appearance before Congress tomorrow to discuss the Trump-Russia investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.11pm BST Trump is tweeting about everything from British po...
15:42 2019-07-23

Man arrested after allegedly talking about setting off explosive in Times Square: NBC News A man was arrested Friday after allegedly talking about wanting to set off an explosive device in Times Square in New York City, NBC News reported. The suspect was busted for allegedly trying to buy guns whose serial numbers had been removed....
17:28 2019-06-07

Anti-Terror Agency Seizes Explosive Material In Karnataka: Report The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recovered material used for making improvised explosive devices and grenades based on information provided by an arrested Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh......
21:00 2019-09-24

New Jersey parade featuring Gov. Murphy canceled after explosive device found The Labor Day festivities in a central New Jersey borough were called off Monday morning after some sort of explosive device was found near the parade route just hours before the governor and first lady were set to arrive, a police source told The Po...
17:42 2019-09-02

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the newly built Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital in Pyongyang. (credit:...
20:00 2019-06-27

Finland's president praised for being 'ice-cold strong' in meeting with 'explosive' Trump Finnish President Sauli Niinisto looked uncomfortable at times during his meeting with Trump on Wednesday. But his demeanor during the meeting has earned him plaudits from Finnish media and from US observers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mor...
16:28 2019-10-03

The return of Veronica Mars takes us on an explosive “Spring Break Forever" “I spent my first 19 years trying to escape my hometown of Neptune. Made it out, then after a decade away, decided Neptune needed me and I needed it. I was wrong on both counts. Neptune didn’t need another private investigator: It needed an enema.”...
17:28 2019-07-21

Rep. Ilhan Omar Accused of Being a Homewrecker in Explosive Divorce Filing by DC Doctor A Washington, D.C., doctor is accusing Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar of being the reason her husband left her, in explosive divorce papers she filed in D.C. Superior Court....
12:56 2019-08-28

Watchdog defends explosive report seeking Conway’s firing, says he has no ‘animus’ toward her Under fire from the Trump White House for an explosive report seeking top adviser Kellyanne Conway’s removal, Special Counsel Henry Kerner said in an interview Thursday with Fox News that he has “no animus” toward her while defending his team's work....
23:00 2019-06-13

Reports: Man arrested for alleged plot to set off explosive devices in Times Square A man was arrested in a sting operation on charges of plotting to set off explosive devices in Times Square, according to New York media reports.        ...
14:14 2019-06-07

Iran’s state-run news agency says oil tanker hit by explosive near Saudi Arabia Iran’s state-run news agency said in a statement released early Friday that one of their oil tankers was hit by an explosive while off the coast of Saudi Arabia. The agency claimed the explosion had set the oil tanker on fire near the Saudi por...
13:00 2019-10-11

London City Airport braces for possible shutdown by climate protesters London City Airport was braced for disruption on Thursday after climate-change protesters Extinction Rebellion vowed to occupy its terminal and shut down operations for three days as part of its action in the British capital....
04:00 2019-10-10

Storm Dorian churns toward Barbados, sending island into shutdown Tropical Storm Dorian gathered strength on Monday as it barreled west toward Barbados, where residents stocked up on food to hunker down for an onslaught of heavy wind and rain....
07:00 2019-08-27

Munich airport passenger detained after bypassing security, led to shutdown Police at Munich airport detained a passenger who left a terminal via an emergency exit instead of going through passport control.       ...
18:14 2019-08-27

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior doctors. Services at the state-run institutions......
07:14 2019-06-12

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday....
02:00 2019-08-23

Senate clears stopgap spending bill, averts shutdown The Senate today passed stopgap spending legislation that would ward off a looming government shutdown and keep federal funding on autopilot through Nov. 21.The upper chamber easily cleared the bill in an 82-15 vote. President Donald Trump is expecte...
20:28 2019-09-26

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another paralyzing government shutdown this year, according to multiple sources. The House Democrats’ package wo...
23:14 2019-06-03

Storm Dorian churns towards Barbados, sending island into shutdown Tropical Storm Dorian gathered strength on Monday as it barreled west toward Barbados, where residents stocked up on food to hunker down for an onslaught of heavy wind and rain....
23:00 2019-08-26

Congress returns from recess with guns, trade, shutdown on the agenda For the first time since July 29, both houses of Congress returned to Capitol Hill Monday, formally ending a recess period that saw numerous calls for legislative change -- particularly with regard to gun violence....
15:42 2019-09-09

Bermuda plans for shutdown in face of Category 3 Hurricane Humberto National Security Minister Wayne Caines told reporters that schools, government offices and ferries on the island would close at noon Wednesday and bus service would end at 4 p.m....
05:28 2019-09-18

Senate passes bill to halt government shutdown risk The Senate passed a short-term funding bill Thursday amid dispute over border wall funding that delays the risk of a government shutdown through Nov. 21....
16:28 2019-09-27

Oil protesters cause partial shutdown of Houston Ship Channel in Texas The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 11 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway....
19:28 2019-09-12

‘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

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

Deadly storms bring explosive end to heat wave that roasted Northeast and mid-Atlantic Following days of brutal heat in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, severe thunderstorms trekked over the region on Monday night, causing dangerous flash flooding and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands in New York,...
08:14 2019-07-24

Trump report card: Explosive week with Kim meeting, jobs, historic 4th display This week’s White House Report Card finds that President Trump spent the week in truly presidential form, starting with the historic meeting inside North Korea, an unexpectedly positive jobs report and the most spectacular Independence Day display in...
21:56 2019-07-06

Labor Day parade canceled after explosive devices found; New Jersey governor was to attend The South Plainfield, New Jersey Labor Day parade was canceled after a man was charged with possessing explosive devices.        ...
09:14 2019-09-03

Explosive device found in Brooklyn may be linked to shootout between cops and masked gunman Police found an explosive device in a Brooklyn backyard on Tuesday — and believe it could be connected to the masked gunman who sparked a wild shoot out last week on the same street, sources said. Officers investigating the police-involved Labo...
08:42 2019-09-11

No casualties as Tunisia security forces kill man wearing explosive belt: government There were no casualties after Tunisian security forces killed a man wearing an explosive belt after chasing him in the capital Tunis, an interior ministry spokesman said early on Wednesday....
01:56 2019-07-03

Trump blasts Bidens as ‘stone-cold crooked’ in explosive press conference President Trump vehemently defended his conversations with the president of Ukraine amid the impeachment inquiry against him and tried to turn the tables on former Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff and the media during a contentio...
04:00 2019-10-03

Explosive MTA overtime report leads to epic shouting match at board meeting Labor leaders and a close ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo dueled over the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s bombshell examination of its soaring overtime tab Friday, trading barbs over the causes of the agency’s runaway labor costs. The f...
05:56 2019-08-17

Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
04:56 2019-09-03

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
20:00 2019-08-01

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and agencies through Nov. 21....
00:14 2019-09-20

Lawmakers, White House Deadlocked in Budget Talks to Avert Next Shutdown Congressional leaders and White House officials clashed in a budget meeting, clouding the path to an agreement needed to prevent another partial government shutdown later this year....
13:56 2019-06-20

Airlines Forced to Cancel, Reroute Flights After Hong Kong Shutdown International airlines set about trying to reschedule flights for throngs of passengers caught in the political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong after authorities shut down the city’s airport, one of the world’s busiest hubs....
02:00 2019-08-13

McConnell backs short-term spending bill to avert shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell endorsed a short-term spending bill to avoid a shutdown, a recognition that Congress needs several more weeks of negotiations to hatch a longer-term spending bill and fund the government into next fall. McConnel...
23:28 2019-09-09

House approves bill to avoid shutdown — but wall fight looms The House on Thursday easily passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a shutdown at month’s end. But the hard part is just beginning. Democratic and Republican leaders will spend the next two months attempting to forge a lasting deal to fund the g...
10:56 2019-09-20

U.S. Interior Department illegally used fees to keep national parks open during shutdown: GAO The Trump administration illegally used national park fees to keep parks open during the 35-day government shutdown in December and January, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said on Thursday....
09:00 2019-09-06

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
22:56 2019-08-29

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
05:56 2019-09-20

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovation of the ministers' bungalows, government funds......
21:56 2019-07-12

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents unite in wake of parliament shutdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue parliament. His opponents are now assembling for a showdown next week....
19:42 2019-09-01

UPDATE 1-Druzhba oil pipeline flows to Poland resume after shutdown -operator Oil flows to Poland through the Druzhba pipeline resumed on Thursday after being suspended on Wednesday evening due to the discovery of contaminated oil, Polish pipeline operator PERN said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-06-20

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that its code had allowed "continued data access" to 12...
22:00 2019-07-24

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits during the 35-day government shutdown earlier this year....
00:14 2019-09-06

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
15:14 2019-08-01

British court rules Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament unlawful A British court on Wednesday ruled that Boris Johnson’s controversial shutdown of Parliament is unlawful — but still did not overturn it. Judges at the Court of Session in Scotland said the government’s action was illegal “bec...
13:56 2019-09-11

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

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:56 2019-06-03

How to delete your Netflix viewing history, and prevent something you've watched from affecting your viewing recommendations Reuters Netflix uses your viewing history to make viewing recommendations and to let you continue shows in progress in the "Continue Watching" section. If you want to remove individual shows or movies from your history, you can do that in a web bro...
23:56 2019-05-30

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:00 2019-06-03

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
09:42 2019-06-03

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:00 2019-06-03

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:28 2019-06-03

French police hunt man who planted explosive device in Lyon, release surveillance photos French police said they were hunting for the man accused of leaving a paper bag containing a device that exploded in the city of Lyon on Friday, wounding 13 people on a busy pedestrian street....
08:00 2019-05-27

PUBG Mobile 0.15.0 update with Ledge Grab, explosive barrels & a new vehicle to roll out from October 16 PUBG Mobile is gearing up to introduce a bunch of new features along with the BRDM-2 vehicle that will replace the armoured UAV in the battle royale game. These additions to the game are being made to improve the gameplay and also in part to keep the...
10:56 2019-10-09

Sean Hannity: Sources say 'most explosive' part of DOJ review is about 'outsourcing of illegal intelligence-gathering' Fox News host Sean Hannity said his sources are telling him the most "explosive" finding in the Justice Department review on the origins of the Russia investigation has to do with illegal intelligence-gathering on American citizens....
17:00 2019-08-16

Scientists Have Found Water Inside Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano. It Could Trigger Explosive Eruptions (HONOLULU) — For the first time in recorded history, a pond of water has been discovered inside the summit crater of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, a development that could signal a shift to a more explosive phase of future eruptions. After a ...
03:28 2019-08-04

UK memo warned about dossier author’s 'credibility,' Flynn team alleges in explosive filing In a newly unsealed filing in federal court, Michael Flynn's legal team outlined more than 40 records that may contain exculpatory evidence allegedly withheld by the government....
04:42 2019-09-12

Donald Trump branded 'inept' and 'incompetent' in explosive leaked Downing Street memos DONALD Trump has been described as "inept", "insecure" and "incompetent" in a series of explosive leaked memos from Britain's Ambassador in Washington to Downing Street....
01:56 2019-07-08

Crews find man’s body, explosive devices in rubble of Massachusetts condo fire: reports Rescue crews digging through the rubble of a Massachusetts condominium that mysteriously went up in flames Sunday evening found a man’s body, two explosives, and several propane tanks, according to Monday reports....
04:42 2019-09-24

Trump attacks UK ambassador after explosive diplomatic leak labeled US President 'incompetent' and 'inept' Getty Donald Trump attacks the UK ambassador after he described his presidency as "incompetent" and "inept" in memos leaked to the press over the weekend. "We are not big fans of that man and he has not served the UK well," Trump said about Sir Kim ...
18:42 2019-07-08

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term budget bill known as a continuing resolution netted bipartisan support with a 301-123 vote. The bill ...
04:56 2019-09-20

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically da...
01:42 2019-07-23

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate an...
03:42 2019-09-20

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
04:28 2019-09-20

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month....
21:14 2019-09-20

U.S. Customs system is back online after shutdown caused major delays at airports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing system is back online after a nationwide computer shutdown caused major delays Friday.       ...
07:00 2019-08-17

Ryan Zimmerman: Stephen Strasburg 'wouldn't be the pitcher he is now' if not for Nationals' 2012 shutdown There's still hand-wringing over the organization's decision to shut down their young starting pitcher back in 2012.       ...
02:00 2019-10-11

Hit on craft breweries shows continuing impact of shutdown; confidence in government suffers Trust and confidence in government continue to suffer because of the long government shutdown that ended in January. Stories from craft breweries show the lasting impact of the "shutdown letdown."...
13:42 2019-10-02

American Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Sept. 3, affecting 115 flights per day The move comes as airlines anxiously wait for Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration to recertify the plane, which has been grounded since March....
00:00 2019-06-10

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

New Jersey Labor Day parade canceled after small explosive devices found near route of Gov. Murphy: report A Labor Day parade in New Jersey was canceled early Monday after small explosive devices were found on a property along the route that Gov. Phil Murphy was expected to march, a report said....
22:00 2019-09-02

Mayor of Somali capital injured, several killed after suicide bomber detonates explosive inside office The mayor of the capital of Somalia was badly injured after a suicide bomber walked into his office during a security meeting Wednesday and detonated explosives strapped to his waist....
18:42 2019-07-24

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
15:56 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson to fly back into Brexit storm as Parliament reopens after his shutdown ruled unlawful Boris Johnson is set to fly back into a political storm as Parliament today reopens after the bombshell Supreme Court ruling that his five-week shutdown was unlawful....
06:14 2019-09-25

Myanmar partially lifts internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine, Chin states Myanmar has partially lifted a months-long internet shutdown in two western states where government troops are battling ethnic insurgents, a leading telecoms operator said on Sunday, amid peace talks seeking to end the fighting....
12:00 2019-09-01

Supreme Court rules prorogation unlawful: UK newspapers divided on PM's defeat over Parliament shutdown The fallout from a historic Supreme Court ruling that found Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament unlawful is today splashed over the front pages of the UK's newspapers....
03:42 2019-09-26

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in northern India. Dozens of mosquitoes are landing on my arms, neck and feet to enjoy an evening meal o...
18:42 2019-08-23

Chaos in UK Parliament as speaker pinned to seat, lawmakers chant ‘shame’ after Boris Johnson shutdown The British Parliament erupted into chaos as Prime Minister Boris Johnson followed through with his threat to suspend the legislature over Brexit Monday night....
16:56 2019-09-10

Shutdown of fire-gutted massive Philadelphia refinery pushes gas prices higher, costs 1,000 jobs Plans to shut down the largest oil refinery on the East following a fire at the Philadelphia facility last week will throw more than 1,00 people out of work and could mean a spike in gasoline prices.        ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Prorogue parliament latest: Judge refuses to halt Boris Johnson's planned shutdown A legal challenge aimed at stopping Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament has been denied an interim interdict at the Court of Session in Edinburgh....
10:28 2019-08-31

Commons chaos: Rebel Tories hint they could back second referendum after MPs scuffle in chamber in protest over shutdown Fury at Boris Johnson as MPs scuffle in chamber over shutdown Former Cabinet fixer Sir Oliver Letwin boosts calls for second vote Read our live politics updates HERE...
13:14 2019-09-10

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

Kylie Jenner Breaks Her Silence on Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in Explosive KUWTK Promo We're finally getting an intimate and personal look at the emotional aftermath of the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. A just-released mid-season trailer for......
01:42 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson hints he will refuse to resign if Supreme Court rules he misled Queen over Parliament shutdown Boris Johnson has hinted that he would refuse to resign if the Supreme Court today rules that he abused his powers as prime minister by proroguing Parliament....
02:42 2019-09-24

Blow the Whistle: Black Woman State Trooper Files Explosive Discrimination Lawsuit in Michigan, Exposing Police Brutality A now-retired Michigan State Trooper is a whistleblower in an explosive lawsuit that reveals a history of racial discrimination and police brutality in her department....
21:28 2019-10-05

Boris Johnson's lawyers to defend controversial five-week Parliament shutdown as Supreme Court fight enters second day Boris Johnson is today set to defend his controversial decision to shut down Parliament for five weeks as a court battle at the UK's highest court enters its second day....
09:42 2019-09-18

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
21:56 2019-08-23

Amazon wildfires set to cause irreversible damage By the end of the dry season, the fires in Brazil could spread to other untouched forest areas, threatening the survival of individual tree species. But it's still too early to assess the full extent of the damage....
19:00 2019-08-27

Hotshot crews prepare for wildfires TUCSON — It’s wildfire season and hotshots are working around the clock to make sure Southern Arizona is ready for any wildfires. One of the hotshot crews working at the Coronado National Forest, is the Springville hotshots. They came fro...
02:56 2019-06-24

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
18:01 2019-07-22

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
21:56 2019-05-23

Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Friday’s sunrise blood red as far east as Vermont.Read...
20:00 2019-05-31

Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane A firefighting plane from California made its way to South America on Friday to help local authorities fight the massive wildfires burning up in parts of the Amazon....
19:56 2019-08-24

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad. (Au...
03:42 2019-08-23

Firefighters battle wildfires in France after temperatures hit 45.9C Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures of 45.9C (114F)....
20:00 2019-06-29

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
02:28 2019-05-31

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
21:28 2019-09-13

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachuca near Laundy HIll. Both fires are producing heav...
03:00 2019-07-15

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
22:14 2019-07-05

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help combat the fires....
07:56 2019-07-21

Smoke from Canadian wildfires drifts into 5 US states HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from large wildfires in Canada’s Alberta province has drifted into five U.S. states and is causing haze and air quality issues. More than two dozen fires are burning in Alberta and 10,000 people have been forced from ...
18:14 2019-05-31

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping ...
04:56 2019-07-20

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a village and leaving one person with severe injuries....
06:00 2019-07-21

A New Spray-On Gel Could Help Stop Wildfires Before They Start, Researchers Say Every year around 10 million acres of the U.S. is seared by wildfires. The country spends more than $2 billion trying to fight them—a total that doesn’t even include the cost of lost property. Fighting wildfires is still mostly a reactive effort, som...
21:42 2019-10-03

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
05:42 2019-06-19

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
22:00 2019-08-02

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest....
18:42 2019-08-16

Portugal Is Using Goats to Prepare for Wildfires, But There's Not Enough Shepherds Portugal, which has been ravaged by wildfires of increasing severity and duration in the era of climate change, is turning back to the goat to clear underbrush in the hopes of limiting potential fuel sources for the blazes, the New York Times reporte...
06:56 2019-08-18

Bolivia president does about-face and will now accept aid to put out wildfires Bolivian President Evo Morales did an about-face on Sunday and said he was now open to international aid to fight the blazes that have engulfed rural villages and doubled in size since Thursday....
21:00 2019-08-25

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
02:28 2019-08-23

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn," a firefighter said....
00:56 2019-08-14

| Russia probe: Mueller to make statement on explosive findings findings Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive findings....
16:28 2019-05-29

Kourtney Kardashian & Kendall Jenner's Feud Takes an Explosive Turn, But Is Khloe Kardashian to Blame? Did Khloe Kardashian make Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner's fight worse? On Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the Poosh founder and the supermodel accused......
07:42 2019-06-17

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
01:56 2019-08-01

Indonesian Wildfires Choke Region in Blanket of Smoke Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people....
14:42 2019-09-17

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk....
01:14 2019-07-23

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
14:00 2019-07-13

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country....
19:42 2019-06-27

Villagers, firefighters battle massive wildfires in Portugal VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal — Blazes in central Portugal reached houses on Sunday, forcing locals to take matters into their own hands as they tried to protect their homes from huge wildfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned...
08:56 2019-07-22

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing the world's second-largest crude exporter which is already battling an oil contamination problem....
19:28 2019-08-02

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
10:00 2019-07-13

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
21:42 2019-07-31

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
18:00 2019-06-18

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
23:14 2019-06-14

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area across Siberia bigger than Belgium, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
18:42 2019-07-31

10,000 people evacuated, homes destroyed because of Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
20:01 2019-05-31

H&M Halts Leather Purchases From Brazil After Amazon Wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires....
00:14 2019-09-06

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
22:14 2019-07-22

Wildfires in Spain as heatwave roasts Europe - but 'worst still to come' Hundreds of firefighters have struggled to contain a major wildfire in northeastern Spain on a day that has seen temperatures continue to soar across most of Europe....
23:42 2019-06-27

Missouri man charged 'set 13 wildfires on way to high school reunion' Suspect in California claims he was in ‘emotional’ state Freddie Owen Graham held on $2m bail and 15 arson countsA suspected arsonist traveled from Missouri to northern California to set more than a dozen wildfires before attending his 50th high scho...
22:28 2019-09-28

H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil due to Amazon wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires....
03:00 2019-09-06

New gel lets us spread flame retardant before wildfires start Enlarge / Firefighters from Stockton, Calif., put out flames off of Hidden Valley Rd. while fighting a wildfire, Friday, May 3, 2013 in Hidden Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon) (credit: flickr user: Daria Devyatkina) The la...
14:56 2019-10-06

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
15:28 2019-08-23

Heat, wildfires could alter Alaska's forest composition If global warming continues unabated and wildfires become bigger, stronger and burn more frequently among northern climates, scientists worry the composition of Alaska's northern forests could be permanently altered....
01:56 2019-08-27