GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-10-09, 09:26

More than 500,000 in California are already without power in effort to curb wildfire risk

Almost 1 million California homes and businesses could go dark Wednesday in a Public Safety Power Shutoff aimed at curbing fire risks amid high winds.  &#...

More than 500,000 in California are already without power in effort to curb wildfire risk

Source: usatoday.com

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, ...
2019-06-08, 23:13

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 last...
2019-10-08, 16:13

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 ten...
2019-06-08, 12:26

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 conflagratio...
2019-06-08, 23:52

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 ...
2019-10-08, 22:39

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 wild...
2019-10-09, 01:52

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 W...
2019-10-09, 12:13

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, ...
2019-06-09, 00:39

UPDATE 1-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 ...
2019-10-08, 22:39

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 Wednesd...
2019-10-10, 04:00

Lights out? PG&E plans to shut off power for more than 800K customers in California to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for nearly a million customers in an effort to prevent wildfires.  ...
2019-10-09, 08:13

PG&E May Cut Power for 600,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk PG&E said it may shut off power for more than 600,000 customers across parts of 30 California counties in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires in...
2019-10-08, 02:39

PG&E to Cut Power for Nearly 800,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk PG&E said it would shut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across parts of 34 California counties in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires in ...
2019-10-08, 22:13

PG&E to cut off power to nearly 800,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Power provider PG&E Corp's unit said on Tuesday it would cut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across northern and central California to reduce ...
2019-10-08, 21:00

Almost 2 million Californians could be without power through Thursday in shutdown to reduce wildfire risk Californians were in the dark during a multiday power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...
2019-10-10, 00:52

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.        ...
2019-10-09, 21:39

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 ...
2019-06-09, 02:39

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciatio...
2019-06-18, 13:39

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 reveal...
2019-06-20, 07:13

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 plan...
2019-10-10, 00:00

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific ...
2019-10-09, 12:13

California power cutoff begins as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific ...
2019-10-09, 14:39

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...
2019-10-11, 22:26

UPDATE 3-Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of plan...
2019-10-10, 00:52

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 Calif...
2019-09-24, 17:39

UPDATE 1-Power shut off to millions in California as wildfire risks rise Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and businesses on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed a planned power outa...
2019-10-09, 17:00

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 statew...
2019-10-09, 10:13

California utility begins restoring power after mass planned outage due to wildfire threats Southern California Edison says 89,500 customers are under consideration for a power shutoff as threats of wildfires loom.     &#...
2019-09-25, 01:13

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 10...
2019-10-11, 18:00

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 ...
2019-10-09, 14:13

California power outages aim to reduce risk of wildfires caused by dry and windy weather On Oct. 9, 2019, California's leading utility began shutting off power to more than 800,000 subscribers in bid to reduce the risk of wildfires.  ...
2019-10-09, 09:26

Mexico sees diminished threat of U.S. tariffs after effort to curb migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the U.S. threat of tariffs on Mexican goods had lessened, after his top envoy met Pres...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It. Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and seller of guns, should use its vast economic leverage to force corporate America to confront shooting deat...
2019-08-05, 23:13

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralli...
2019-06-14, 03:00

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restr...
2019-09-16, 08:00

California adopts country's strictest law to curb police killings Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia has adopted the strictest...
2019-08-20, 03:39

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of...
2019-06-08, 02:13

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperat...
2019-06-29, 04:26

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western U...
2019-07-12, 13:52

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of...
2019-06-07, 21:39

California wildfire: Los Angeles orders 100,000 to evacuate A wildfire that was sparked in the hills north of Los Angeles has now reached the city's suburbs. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-co...
2019-10-12, 00:52

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfi...
2019-07-12, 02:26

PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85% of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the town of...
2019-09-13, 20:52

Wildfire threatens Southern California homes Renewed winds are presenting challenges for crews battling a stubborn wildfire near a Southern California neighborhood. The fire that broke out Wednes...
2019-09-06, 06:26

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility...
2019-06-19, 10:39

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies located an Oroville...
2019-08-02, 17:39

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who aut...
2019-09-06, 14:52

What Mayors in California Say About Trump’s Effort to Fix Homelessness Wednesday: Where there is, and isn’t, common ground on homelessness between California officials and the Trump administration. Also: A landmark bill t...
2019-09-11, 15:00

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres S...
2019-08-19, 17:52

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked b...
2019-06-21, 21:39

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess wit...
2019-06-06, 11:39

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Cor...
2019-07-13, 01:26

Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, sending hundreds ...
2019-06-10, 13:00

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future w...
2019-07-11, 16:26

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a commun...
2019-08-22, 20:26

Fast-spreading wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California Shasta College in Redding, California, served as the initial shelter for evacuees, but then it had to be evacuated as well, officials say.  ...
2019-08-23, 04:26

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Cor...
2019-07-12, 17:39

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California histo...
2019-06-07, 11:39

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire i...
2019-06-15, 05:52

Wildfire In South California Destroys Homes, Causes "Medical Emergencies" A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Rivers...
2019-10-11, 10:52

California Wildfire Season Is Here as the Saddleridge Fire Explodes Near Los Angeles In a community outside Los Angeles, more than 12,000 people are facing mandatory evacuation as a wildfire rages out of control. The Saddleridge Fire h...
2019-10-11, 20:00

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three ...
2019-05-21, 12:39

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence...
2019-07-11, 16:13

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
2019-06-18, 21:13

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked b...
2019-06-21, 23:39

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports...
2019-06-21, 16:13

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by ...
2019-05-23, 00:13

Southern California wildfire evacuees return to see what's left of homes As California wildfires continue to turn everything in their path to char and ash, thousands of evacuees return home hopeful to see their house still ...
2019-10-13, 23:26

California's wildfire season is off to a quiet start. That could change this week Forecasts of strong winds this week bring concerns that California's wildfire season, off to a slow start, could become dangerous.   &...
2019-09-09, 02:39

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...
2019-08-23, 14:39

Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Rivers...
2019-10-11, 06:26

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thurs...
2019-08-23, 14:13

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Paci...
2019-06-21, 15:00

California crews report progress fighting year's largest U.S. wildfire Firefighters made substantial progress over the weekend fighting a large wildfire in Northern California that's been burning for nearly two weeks and ...
2019-09-16, 14:39

Gusty winds to fuel wildfire concerns in California into early next week As the number of wildfires burning across California continues to grow, bouts of strong winds will further increase the fire danger into early next we...
2019-09-07, 20:13

California wildfire victims lawyer calls PG&E plan 'totally unacceptable' PG&E Corp's plan to cap payments to victims of California wildfires blamed on the power producer is "totally unacceptable," a lawyer representing vict...
2019-09-11, 01:00

Justice Department Backs Legal Effort Against California's Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retir...
2019-09-18, 11:39

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 ...
2019-10-10, 01:13

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Cor...
2019-07-13, 20:26

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires ...
2019-07-10, 08:52

California halts failed prison gang peace effort after brawls, riots Corrections officials in California have halted a failed experiment aimed at forcing warring prison gangs to make peace after multiple attempts to int...
2019-09-24, 21:39

Burning trash sparked wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in California: fire department Burning trash dumped by a garbage truck caused a fire that by early Friday had destroyed dozens of homes in California's Riverside County, fire offici...
2019-10-11, 06:26

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reach...
2019-07-11, 02:13

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how ac...
2019-05-21, 15:52

The Latest: PG&E shutting power to some because of fire risk SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Pacific Gas & Electric turning off power in Northern California (all times local): 10 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric s...
2019-06-08, 04:26

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may st...
2019-07-18, 03:00

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both...
2019-05-29, 05:00

Effort to shield Trump’s call with Ukrainian leader was part of broader secrecy effort While President Trump approved the release of the rough transcript this week to combat the whistleblower’s allegations, he has once again charged that...
2019-09-26, 21:13

California Says Coffee Does Not Pose Significant Cancer Risk LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. State regulators gave final appro...
2019-06-03, 20:26

California power outage Q&A: What you need to know To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know &#...
2019-10-09, 21:39

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 b...
2019-10-10, 05:39

Here's what you need to know about the California power outages To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know &#...
2019-10-10, 08:26

Trade tensions, India tariffs put California almonds at risk MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — California supplies 82% of the world’s almonds, and India is the state’s biggest buyer. Now the future of that mark...
2019-06-27, 14:26

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—mil...
2019-10-09, 01:00

EPA to California: Overhaul Air Quality Plans or Risk Losing Federal Funding SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Trump administration on Tuesday blamed California’s worst-in-the nation air quality on shoddy paperwork, calling ...
2019-09-24, 21:13

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....
2019-10-09, 21:39

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 an...
2019-10-09, 02:13

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 & Elec...
2019-06-09, 00:01

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

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...
2019-10-10, 23:13

California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. The post California officials ...
2019-06-03, 20:26

PG&E power outage could cost the California economy more than $2 billion In an unprecedented move, PG&E enacted large-scale power cuts in Northern and Central California as a preventative measure aimed at curbing wildfires....
2019-10-11, 08:52

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 weat...
2019-06-09, 01:13

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 ...
2019-10-12, 04:52

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 Pacifi...
2019-10-11, 22:26

Power may be shut off for more than 700,000 customers in California to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 700,000 customers to prevent wildfires.    ...
2019-10-08, 16:13

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 an...
2019-10-09, 21:39

California faces historic power outage due to fire danger SAN FRANCISCO — Millions of people were poised to lose electricity throughout northern and central California after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announc...
2019-10-09, 10:52

'A victim of their own failure': Why PG&E's massive power shutdown in California was inevitable Months after declaring bankruptcy, California's primary public utility, PG&E, has once again raised the ire of residents and politicians alike.  ...
2019-10-09, 21:39

Millions in California facing power outages to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 900,000 customers to prevent wildfires.    ...
2019-10-08, 22:13

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 announ...
2019-10-08, 23:52

Power outage cancels flights at Southern California airport John Wayne Airport in Southern California canceled all flights after a power outage left all its terminals in the dark late Friday.   ...
2019-08-03, 06:00

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 corone...
2019-10-12, 15:39

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage The power is back on for more than two million California residents. Pacific Gas and Electric Company had turned off the juice for large swaths of nor...
2019-10-12, 15:39

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 ye...
2019-06-09, 18:00

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 Californi...
2019-10-11, 22:26

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 o...
2019-10-09, 19:39

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western U.S., this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.   ...
2019-06-17, 13:52

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.  ...
2019-10-11, 18:00

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.   ...
2019-06-08, 03:52

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 invest...
2019-10-12, 03:39

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 a...
2019-06-18, 11:52

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, fi...
2019-10-12, 06:00

Power returns to Northern California; firefighters gain on wildfires in SoCal The lights were back on for more than 2 million Northern Californians after strong winds fueling wildfire concerns prompted a preemptive outage. ...
2019-10-13, 14:52

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-fo...
2019-10-11, 06:26

California utility restores power to 50,000 homes, businesses. But millions are still in the dark. PG&E was turning the lights back on for more than 100,000 homes and businesses as wildfire risk eases. SDGE power shutoff also possible.   ...
2019-10-10, 10:52

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 ...
2019-10-10, 23:13

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 ho...
2019-10-10, 18:52

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 be...
2019-06-21, 20:13

CBOE Hosts 27th Annual Risk Management Conference, February 27 - March 1, in Dana Point, California CHICAGO, January 28, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will host its annual Risk Management Conference -- one of the...
2019-05-23, 21:00

Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of h...
2019-06-27, 17:39

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 be...
2019-06-21, 23:39

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 warni...
2019-10-09, 18:13

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...
2019-10-10, 20:26

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 W...
2019-10-09, 12:39

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 Way...
2019-08-03, 12:39

Apricot Power brand apricot seeds recalled due to risk of cyanide poisoning No illnesses have been associated with the products, but officials say anyone who has the products in their home should throw them out or return them ...
2019-06-02, 13:26

Vegans have a higher risk of stroke, lower risk of heart disease: study So-called “healthy” herbivores are damned if they do, and damned if they don’t. New research has found that some health nuts who eat...
2019-09-05, 23:13

Sleep disturbances may increase risk Alzheimer's disease risk in Hispanic people In the short-term, sleep disorders cause an inconvenience. But over time, researchers say, these disorders can increase risk for Alzheimer's disease, ...
2019-10-09, 11:39

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared t...
2019-09-18, 15:13

Vegan, Vegetarians At Low Risk Of Heart Disease But Higher Risk Of Stroke The study has said that while vegan and vegetarian diets may be linked with lower risk of heart diseases, they might be linked with higher risk of str...
2019-09-05, 22:26

‘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: pres...
2019-09-09, 15:13

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 C...
2019-10-09, 16:13

LS Power will not expand Ohio gas plant if state subsidizes nuclear power U.S. electric generator LS Power said on Monday it would be forced to terminate development of an expansion of its Troy gas-fired power plant in Ohio ...
2019-07-15, 16:13

‘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 T...
2019-05-21, 09:00

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in...
2019-08-07, 19:00

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list. ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

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...
2019-05-30, 19:39

This Self-Driving Garbage Can Remembers to Take the Trash to the Curb For You Despite what the inventors of the world want you to believe, not everything in your home needs to be intelligent, automated, and motorized—except your...
2019-09-30, 11:39

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have...
2019-06-11, 13:26

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account Instagram is working on a new feature that will give you the power to choose who can send you messages, based on what app researcher Jane Manchun Wong...
2019-08-31, 16:26

Australia tries to curb foreign interference at universities Australia forms a task force to crack down on foreign governments’ attempts to meddle in Australian universities as concerns grow over Chinese influen...
2019-08-28, 04:13

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...
2019-09-19, 23:00

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You hav...
2019-06-11, 13:52

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numero...
2019-06-27, 18:26

EA meets with gamers to help curb toxic behavior online EA knows online harassment is a problem with its games like anyone else's, and it's taking some (small) steps toward creating a less toxic s...
2019-09-10, 22:39

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change...
2019-07-22, 19:39

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and fr...
2019-07-23, 06:26

The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- reall...
2019-06-08, 11:00

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readi...
2019-05-31, 10:39

UA law students help create website to curb eviction problem TUCSON — Antonio Coronado hopes the new web tool https://hellolandlord.org/ will be a cyber middleman “It’s the beginning of the con...
2019-07-01, 03:52

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and...
2019-06-01, 12:39

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on thei...
2019-05-21, 10:26

Environmental campaigners want EU to curb Balkans hydropower incentives Environmental campaigners called for the European Union to curb the number of small hydropower projects in the Western Balkans by pressing for more st...
2019-09-25, 07:13

Sex blinds queen bees to curb their promiscuity, study says They say love is blind, but bees take that literally. For a queen honeybee, the consequences of being inseminated during sex by a drone bee can be dow...
2019-09-18, 01:52

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 w...
2019-08-10, 02:52

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "ac...
2019-06-21, 20:01

Fed Intervenes to Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs For the first time in more than a decade, the Federal Reserve injected cash into money markets Tuesday to pull down interest rates and said it would d...
2019-09-18, 15:13

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read ...
2019-07-10, 08:39

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the...
2019-05-22, 17:52

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on I...
2019-06-28, 16:52

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart bre...
2019-08-14, 18:00

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abu...
2019-05-21, 08:52

Fed Officials Last Month Worried Trade War Could Curb Hiring, U.S. Economy Federal Reserve officials grew more worried when they cut interest rates last month that slowing global growth, exacerbated by the U.S.-China trade wa...
2019-10-10, 06:00

China's environmentally stressed regions to curb industry in new rules China will order local governments to raise the approval threshold for new industrial projects and limit the number of polluting factories in regions ...
2019-06-28, 18:52

India capital to temporarily restrict cars to curb pollution Indian authorities have announced a plan to restrict the movement of private cars in the capital for nearly two weeks after a major Hindu festival tha...
2019-09-13, 06:13

9 injured, including kids, after out-of-control SUV flips onto Bronx curb Nine people were injured — including at least two children — when an out-of-control SUV careened onto a Bronx sidewalk on Friday, authorit...
2019-06-22, 03:26

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which...
2019-07-01, 22:52

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extrem...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to curb child brides Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country....
2019-09-17, 18:52

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa? The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic ...
2019-09-12, 07:26

WRAPUP 1-U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readi...
2019-05-31, 10:39

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committ...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Facebook unfurls new measures in Singapore to curb elections interference Amidst calls from Singapore's law minister for regulations to address foreign interference in local elections, Facebook advertisers running campaigns ...
2019-09-26, 11:39

Opinion: Science guides UN actions to curb land degradation Forest fires, droughts, flashfloods and storms: Unusual trends are destroying lives and and making the public jittery because ignorance is no longer e...
2019-09-03, 07:52

Trump reportedly will threaten to curb intelligence sharing with UK over Huawei Trump plans to tell the British government that Washington may limit intelligence sharing with the U.K. if it continues to allow Chinese tech giant Hu...
2019-05-30, 23:01

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the ou...
2019-07-19, 12:26

In-Surgery Social Networks Aim to Curb Waiting-Room Anxiety Startups and large health-care companies alike are developing tools to give worried parents frequent updates on what’s happening to their children dur...
2019-08-06, 05:52

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mas...
2019-08-05, 19:13

Mega-Exercise By Security Agencies To Curb Infiltration Along Pak Border Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now wo...
2019-07-22, 17:00

Tuchel must curb hype after Neymar completes PSG's perfect week A win at Lyon after the rout of Real Madrid has the French press dreaming of European glory but we have been here beforeBy Adam White and Eric Devin f...
2019-09-23, 09:39

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity,...
2019-08-08, 09:26

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings,...
2019-08-22, 01:39

Health care investment needed to curb out-of-pocket spending: WHO Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional 1 percent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop ...
2019-09-22, 07:39

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead ...
2019-05-30, 08:26

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexica...
2019-07-15, 18:26

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Inst...
2019-09-05, 09:13

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by tw...
2019-08-09, 14:00

Oil prices slip as demand concerns outweigh efforts to curb supply Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, offsetting narrow gains in the previous session, as sluggish demand forecasts countered expectations that major produce...
2019-08-13, 00:13

Tanzania governor wants to create a national database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart bre...
2019-08-13, 21:39

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan bor...
2019-06-14, 20:26

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boos...
2019-05-23, 14:52

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movement...
2019-05-24, 04:13

U.S. Supreme Court takes major case that could curb abortion access The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up a major abortion case that could lead to new curbs on access to the procedure as it considers the l...
2019-10-04, 11:52

Rains, military response help curb fires in Brazil's Amazon in September The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has receded, falling 36% in September from August to well below a 20-year historic average for the m...
2019-10-04, 13:39

Amarinder Singh Seeks PM Modi's Help To Curb Drug Menace In Punjab Reiterating his demand for a national drugs policy to check the drug menace, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra ...
2019-06-02, 05:13

Suicides in Jails Are Preventable: How a Unique Approach May Help Curb Self-Harm in Confinement Conspiracy theories aside, Jeffrey Epstein is one of the latest and most prominent of the hundreds that die by suicide yearly in America’s jails. His ...
2019-08-20, 20:52

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam ha...
2019-07-02, 18:13

10-year-old killed after driver loses control, mounts curb in Brooklyn A 10-year-old boy was struck and killed Tuesday by a driver in Brooklyn who lost control of his SUV after suffering a possible seizure, police sources...
2019-09-10, 18:13

U.S. lawmakers ask Pentagon for list of Chinese companies to curb 'economic espionage' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States in ...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Australia Formed a Task Force to Curb Foreign Meddling at Universities (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia announced Wednesday that it has formed a task force to crack down on attempts by foreign governments to meddle...
2019-08-28, 06:13

UPDATE 1-Fidelity to curb investments in Woodford Income Focus Fund Investment firm Fidelity International said on Tuesday that it has decided to restrict its customers from making new investments in money manager Neil...
2019-06-18, 08:52

Greece to increase border patrols and deportations to curb migrant influx Greece is to step up border patrols, move asylum-seekers from its islands to the mainland and speed up deportations in an effort to deal with a resurg...
2019-08-31, 16:00

Peru president dissolves congress amid attempts to curb corruption It is not the first time in Peru's history that a president has dissolved congress. In 1992, Alberto Fujimori shut down congress, assumed legislative ...
2019-09-30, 23:13

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers...
2019-06-21, 18:13

O'Rourke calls for licensing in plan to curb gun violence and white nationalism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is calling for the creation of a national gun registry, a nationwide gun licensing system and the mand...
2019-08-16, 08:26

Foot Locker is kicked to the curb, and one technical analyst says it's on track for new lows Foot Locker got roughed up last week. Charts suggest it could see short-lived relief, but beware a fake rally, says Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson...
2019-05-28, 09:13

Fed Confronts Balance-Sheet Decisions to Curb Money-Market Volatility The Federal Reserve fixed the recent dysfunction in an obscure but critical lending market. Now it has to decide how to prevent these problems from re...
2019-10-07, 18:13

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came h...
2019-05-21, 09:26

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions again...
2019-06-21, 13:13

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend th...
2019-08-10, 06:52

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that ...
2019-08-14, 05:00

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and ...
2019-06-06, 04:52

Indian city Pune hits brake on car traffic to curb pollution Extreme traffic jams and air pollution are commonplace in Indian cities. Pune, in the country's west, wants to transform its transportation system and...
2019-08-07, 09:00

Zuck says Facebook will never curb offensive content — but vows to protect its moderators For the past five years, we’ve heard countless reports on how hard content moderation really is, and moderators at social networking giant Facebook co...
2019-10-01, 13:13

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Woman fatally struck after drunk driver jumps Bronx curb: cops A woman was fatally hit by a drunk, speeding driver who drove his car onto the sidewalk in the Bronx over the weekend, cops said Wednesday. Francisco ...
2019-08-14, 14:52

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine mo...
2019-06-30, 02:13

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers...
2019-06-06, 19:00

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter...
2019-06-18, 00:00

Education leader urges Pima County to take action to curb vaping ‘crisis’ TUCSON — After the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 not to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, Pima County...
2019-09-24, 08:26

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest...
2019-06-09, 13:39

GOP senators introduce bill requiring DNA testing of migrants to curb child trafficking Senate Republicans this week introduced a bill to implement DNA testing of migrants claiming to be part of a family unit as they come to the southern ...
2019-09-14, 13:00

Indonesian province moves to curb slash-and-burn clearances as fires rage Authorities in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province said on Thursday they had tightened rules to try and curb slash-and-burn clearances by plantation ...
2019-09-12, 08:13

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanfor...
2019-06-10, 16:26

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 t...
2019-07-24, 16:26

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, t...
2019-05-29, 21:52

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers an...
2019-06-21, 02:52

Want to boost your home's curb appeal before putting it up for sale? Follow these rules What changes, big or small, can you make to freshen up the front of your house, without spending a ton of money       ...
2019-08-12, 08:00

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $75...
2019-07-15, 13:39

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest...
2019-06-07, 21:39

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regula...
2019-06-13, 13:13

Wisconsin high court upholds legislature's lame-duck curb of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers...
2019-06-21, 14:00

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-ci...
2019-07-22, 21:13

Diabetes Diet: Sugar-Free, Dates-Based Desserts To Curb Sweet Cravings Dates are one of the sweetest fruits nature has gifted us with.Diabetes patients can also have their fill of sweet treats with naturally sweetened mea...
2019-07-01, 08:52

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sw...
2019-08-23, 15:00

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a marke...
2019-07-01, 19:13

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed ne...
2019-05-26, 10:26

STDs are spreading like wildfire in the US Despite decades of sexual education and STD awareness campaigns, the rates at which new STD cases are reported continues to rise. A new bulletin by th...
2019-10-10, 08:26

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’R...
2019-08-18, 20:52

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....
2019-06-28, 15:26

Unpacking the GIC result: why all that effort gets only 3.4% Should an institution with all that scale and ability be delivering more than this? The problem with long-term numbers is they still reflect issues fr...
2019-07-03, 09:26

Hamas Spurns U.S.-Led Aid Effort The Palestinian militant group Hamas signaled it was only open to receiving humanitarian aid generated by a Trump administration peace effort if the a...
2019-06-21, 05:13

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fir...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy see $13.5 bln in claims A lawyer for the committee representing wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said at a hearing on Monday that the committee sees $13.5 bill...
2019-10-07, 19:00

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France a...
2019-06-29, 14:00

HTC Wildfire X to Go on Sale in India Today: All You Need to Know HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, while its 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price ta...
2019-08-21, 23:39

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people h...
2019-07-23, 13:13

Firefighters contain more of deadly Los Angeles wildfire Firefighters gained further control of a deadly wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles that has forced thousands from their homes, officials rep...
2019-10-13, 14:13

100K ordered to evacuated because of LA wildfire The Saddleridge fire flares up near a firefighter in Sylmar, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lat...
2019-10-11, 12:39

Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fi...
2019-07-15, 15:52

Overwhelmed or Ill Informed, 70,000 Wildfire Victims May Get Nothing Lawyers say PG&E’s bankruptcy process in California is pre-empting the claims of tens of thousands who suffered losses in fires linked to its equipmen...
2019-10-07, 00:39

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has...
2019-06-28, 07:00

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of il...
2019-06-07, 03:39

20 Under $20: Minimal Effort, Maximum Pleasure On those nights when you just need to flop, find a wine that’s alive, interesting, easy to enjoy and moderately priced. It is the reward you deserve....
2019-09-19, 12:39

'A Blatant Effort to Intimidate a Witness' Every day, we are witnessing the complete breakdown of an American president in real time. This is a surreal thing to think about and experience, but ...
2019-10-03, 03:13

AT $7,900, Would You Give This 2013 Fiat 500 an E for Effort? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Fiat 500e has the dubious distinction of representing a model with the highest depreciation of any electric car sold ...
2019-07-19, 12:13

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto t...
2019-05-31, 03:26

Search for SC 5-year-old is now 'recovery effort' The search for a missing 5-year-old South Carolina girl has shifted to a "recovery effort" based on information provided by a suspect, the Sumter Poli...
2019-08-09, 16:26

Inside the Effort to Fix the Troubled Boeing 737 MAX An exclusive look inside a Boeing flight simulator with two American Airlines pilots trying to help correct the software flaw believed to be behind tw...
2019-06-05, 20:52

A wildfire wiped out 80% of fish in a Colorado river The Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered an 80 percent loss of its fish population due to the 416 Fire that spread in June 2018, authoritie...
2019-09-26, 03:13

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take da...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to...
2019-06-20, 00:52

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fi...
2019-07-16, 07:00

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in C...
2019-09-13, 17:13

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy see $13.5 billion in claims A lawyer for the committee representing wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said at a hearing on Monday that the committee sees $13.5 bil...
2019-10-07, 16:39

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not...
2019-06-10, 19:26

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.   &...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the faci...
2019-07-24, 11:39

PG&E sees billions more in wildfire costs in 2019 Crippled California power company PG&E Corp reported a rise in quarterly losses on Friday and forecast more costs related to the 2017 and 2018 wildfir...
2019-08-09, 09:39

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that&#...
2019-06-16, 20:13

Raging LA wildfire leaves at least 1 person dead At least one person has died as a result of a raging wildfire tearing through the LA area Friday, according to a report. The man had cardiac arrest tr...
2019-10-11, 19:13

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Depar...
2019-07-11, 01:13

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday...
2019-06-18, 06:52

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flag...
2019-07-22, 11:13

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially r...
2019-08-24, 11:00

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds a...
2019-06-13, 15:52

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great p...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefi...
2019-07-01, 08:39

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real...
2019-09-19, 19:26

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay ...
2019-06-18, 21:52

Colorado wildfire grows to nearly 6,000 acres, spurs evacuations A wildfire burning in central Colorado continues to grow as air quality advisories were issued for parts of the state Saturday due to smoke and up to ...
2019-10-06, 11:13

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the ...
2019-06-19, 22:52

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in th...
2019-06-28, 07:13

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse th...
2019-07-01, 13:01

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and ...
2019-05-31, 19:13

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the...
2019-07-02, 07:39

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it is prepared to present a $24 billion reorganiz...
2019-09-19, 18:39

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that s...
2019-06-28, 20:52

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest...
2019-06-29, 12:52

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the ...
2019-06-01, 22:52

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the No...
2019-06-17, 21:13

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke bi...
2019-07-12, 04:39

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze ...
2019-08-18, 15:13

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blam...
2019-05-22, 15:26

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people hav...
2019-08-20, 06:52

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the no...
2019-08-20, 03:39

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a Nationa...
2019-08-11, 15:13

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 seri...
2019-05-26, 11:13

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to b...
2019-07-08, 17:39

Stanford scientists invent gel that could protect trees from wildfire Tree stands in fire-prone forests could soon get some relief. Scientists at Stanford University have developed a gel-like liquid that acts as a flame ...
2019-10-01, 17:13

Wildfire near Salt Lake City forces evacuations A wildfire just north of Salt Lake City destroyed three homes and forced the evacuation of at least 400 households hours after it sparked Friday morni...
2019-08-30, 15:52

Ecological surprises in Waterton two years after devastating wildfire Trees are charcoal black on one side and bone white on the other, evidence of the path a wildfire took as it tore into Waterton Lakes National Park in...
2019-08-30, 22:26

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the ...
2019-09-10, 03:00

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of t...
2019-07-13, 00:39

UPDATE 2-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogat...
2019-09-13, 11:00

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid ...
2019-07-23, 11:13

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlif...
2019-08-14, 07:39

HTC Wildfire X Arrives in India With Triple Rear Cameras HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. The phone will go on sale in the country starting August 22....
2019-08-14, 07:13

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000...
2019-07-12, 17:13

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogat...
2019-09-13, 12:52

Wow, Domino's Put a Whole Lot of Effort Into Fighting Disability Rights The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to reject an appeal over whether Domino’s Pizza should make its websites and apps compliant with federal disa...
2019-10-08, 01:52

Trump launches effort against fentanyl trafficking The Trump administration Wednesday launched a new effort to crack down on deadly trafficking of fentanyl into the United States by seeking help from p...
2019-08-22, 03:00

Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort The social network is pitching an initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers for its mobile app, according to pe...
2019-08-08, 19:26

Dani Alves: 'If you win without effort, you triumph with no glory at all' Alves reflects on 17 years in Europe, what he learned from Pep Guardiola, his experiences of racism and why he’s back in Brazil By Joshua Law and Tom ...
2019-09-27, 06:52

|WATCH:Amazontoretrainathirdofemployeesin$700m'upskilling'effort The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles withi...
2019-07-13, 14:13

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free-...
2019-05-21, 10:26

Rescue effort underway in flooded Bahamas Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as their country copes with massive floods. At least seven deaths were rep...
2019-09-04, 05:13

US presents new effort to counter Kremlin influence An official with the U.S. Agency for International Development has described a new American effort to help democratic institutions withstand Kremlin i...
2019-09-12, 14:52

UN probes corruption in its own agencies in Yemen aid effort CAIRO — The United Nations investigators assembled in the departure hall of Sanaa’s airport were preparing to leave with precious evidence: laptops an...
2019-08-05, 17:26

Timbers aim for bounce-back effort against FC Dallas After leaving many regulars behind for Wednesday's loss on the East Coast, Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese will hope they can return to lead ...
2019-06-29, 23:52

The Warriors’ last-ditch effort to keep Kevin Durant This isn’t the full-court press that resulted in the Hamptons Five, but the Golden State Warriors will do what they can to try to keep Kevin Dur...
2019-06-30, 11:39

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus...
2019-07-31, 11:52

Minimal effort for maximum glowing effect A rub here and a touch of colour there et voila… the natural beauty look. Plus, eyebrow gloss and healthy scalpsThis pared-down but polished look, as ...
2019-07-07, 06:13

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There...
2019-06-16, 17:39

NSA Forms Cybersecurity Directorate Under More Assertive U.S. Effort The National Security Agency will create a cybersecurity directorate later this year as part of an effort to align the agency’s offensive and defensiv...
2019-07-23, 12:00

‘Racist, or, at Best, Unfathomably Stupid.’ Britons Finding it Hard to Swallow Campaign to Curb Knife Crime With Ads on Fried Chicken Boxes The latest attempt by the British government to tackle a rise in knife attacks among young people has been widely criticized as ineffective and racial...
2019-08-23, 23:00

UPDATE 1-Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorgani...
2019-09-19, 21:00

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

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catal...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg C...
2019-05-29, 12:39

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak...
2019-06-15, 12:13

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long an...
2019-07-23, 09:39

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed...
2019-06-05, 18:13

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano ...
2019-08-27, 11:39

'A problem in every national forest': tree thieves were behind Washington wildfire Tree theft, which led to the deadly Maple Fire in Washington, may be costing the US Forest Service up to $100m each yearWhen two men discovered a rare...
2019-10-05, 08:00

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained ...
2019-08-12, 06:39

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blam...
2019-05-22, 16:39

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns i...
2019-07-12, 13:52

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorgani...
2019-09-20, 02:13

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row...
2019-08-12, 01:26

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 ...
2019-07-21, 11:52

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it...
2019-08-19, 06:13

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday,...
2019-08-19, 14:39

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent Ca...
2019-05-22, 21:26

PG&E Plan Offers Nearly $18 Billion to Wildfire Victims, Public Entities PG&E unveiled a plan to settle billions of dollars in wildfire-related claims and exit bankruptcy next year as it seeks to prevent creditors from taki...
2019-09-09, 20:52

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted ...
2019-07-21, 08:26

UPDATE 2-Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorgani...
2019-09-20, 01:52

One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads an...
2019-10-12, 00:26

Authorities lift evacuation orders near San Diego-area wildfire Emergency officials lifted evacuation orders near San Diego Wednesday after firefighters halted the forward spread of a wildfire that's charred more t...
2019-09-25, 15:13

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from...
2019-08-19, 21:26

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more resid...
2019-06-22, 14:39

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than ...
2019-06-28, 16:26

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, pr...
2019-08-22, 11:13

BlackBerry Shares Plunge as Transformation Effort Stalls BlackBerry was on track to lose about one-fifth of its market value on Tuesday as efforts to remake its business stalled in the company’s latest quart...
2019-09-24, 17:13

N.Y.C. Official Calls for Mandatory Diversity Effort in the Boardroom The city comptroller will ask companies to adopt a version of the N.F.L.’s “Rooney Rule” and consider women and ethnic minorities for C.E.O. and board...
2019-10-11, 17:00

U.K. Joins U.S.-led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to creat...
2019-08-05, 20:00

Manning renews effort to be released from Virginia jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a Virginia jail. Man...
2019-05-31, 11:13

Deutsche Bank Warns Clients They Could Be Cut Off in Compliance Effort Deutsche Bank has given around 1,000 investment-banking clients a month or less to hand over company-ownership information and other documentation in ...
2019-06-12, 09:13

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Re...
2019-06-16, 14:26

Japan's Abe says will make every effort to reduce tension with Iran Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected U.S. request to send its navy t...
2019-07-22, 02:39

For Rocco Baldelli, Managing the Twins Is a Team Effort The Twins’ hierarchy is more democracy than monarchy, with Baldelli leaning heavily on the bench coach Derek Shelton, and Thad Levine sharing front-of...
2019-10-04, 20:52

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative...
2019-06-17, 13:52

Anti-Crime Effort In Louisville Nets More Indictments LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Kentucky’s largest city have announced charges against 20 people accused of firearms violations. U...
2019-06-20, 06:13

Left to rot: the new global effort to preserve lost monuments From a railway run by children in Ljubljana to brutalist monuments in the Balkans, the Nonument Group maps abandoned 20th-century architectureWhen he ...
2019-08-01, 09:39

Two of Trump's Republican challengers support impeachment effort Two of the three Republicans challenging Donald Trump for their party's presidential nomination backed an effort to impeach the U.S. president during ...
2019-09-24, 21:39

House Sees Red on Rep. Al Green’s Effort to Impeach Trump Well, that didn’t take long. As many politicos predicted, the House on Wednesday rebuffed an effort put forth by Texas Democrat Al Green to impeach Do...
2019-07-17, 21:26

May offers 'new Brexit deal' in last-ditch effort to leave EU UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labou...
2019-05-21, 12:39

U.S. effort to disqualify Huawei's lead lawyer goes to court A former U.S. Justice Department official who now represents Huawei Technologies is expected in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday to defend his righ...
2019-09-04, 08:39

Oscar de la Renta Readies International Expansion Effort After months-long delays, one of the last independent U.S. high-fashion brands will throw open the doors of its store and showroom in Paris—plus chris...
2019-07-16, 17:52

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Next Big Effort: Tackling Poverty After the Green New Deal and Medicare for all, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is turning her attention — and that of her supporters — to pove...
2019-09-25, 05:39

Mets’ Pete Alonso changes his look in effort to break slump PITTSBURGH — Pete Alonso’s second-half slump finally screamed loudly enough to warrant a “mental day” for the Mets first baseman Sunday. The rookie sl...
2019-08-04, 22:13

A singer goes missing in China’s effort to erase Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi (LEE JUH) disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was cancele...
2019-06-01, 21:39

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a com...
2019-06-05, 08:13

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:28 a.m. A member of Venezuela’s opposition said ...
2019-06-07, 13:52

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norw...
2019-06-07, 21:26

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of...
2019-07-05, 11:13

Huawei Considering Licensing All of Its 5G Patents in Effort to Avoid Ban in the West With a ban that will effectively prevent Huawei from doing business with U.S. companies set to go into effect in November, it seems Huawei has come u...
2019-09-12, 13:13

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago ...
2019-06-20, 03:26

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea has warned the United States of the potential damage from "undesirable" Japanese restrictions on exports of high-tech material to South Ko...
2019-07-11, 06:26

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin put $2 million of his own money into his reelection campaign last month in preparation for his November...
2019-06-28, 11:00

Deutsche Bank, in a Last-Ditch Effort to Stop Its Spiral, Could Lay Off 20,000 The German bank is said to be preparing a sweeping restructuring that will eliminate thousands of jobs and bring to an end its 20-year foray into Wall...
2019-06-28, 16:13

| Serena says poor effort 'inexcusable' in US Open final Serena Williams is wondering when she'll start playing like a 23-time Grand Slam champion again, calling her poor showing in the US Open final "inexcu...
2019-09-08, 03:26

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in...
2019-05-28, 20:26

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer...
2019-07-11, 22:13

Fed's $200 billion effort holds down repo rate at quarter-end An extra $200 billion in cash available to the U.S. banking system on Monday thanks to injections by the Federal Reserve kept a lid on short-term borr...
2019-09-30, 19:13

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate ...
2019-06-07, 10:00

White House Declares War On the Democrats' Impeachment Effort The White House on Tuesday afternoon released an eight-page letter outlining why it would not be cooperating in the Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inq...
2019-10-09, 01:00

Trump re-election effort drew $54 million in second quarter U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter this year, with Trump's re-election campaign ...
2019-07-02, 10:13

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mat...
2019-06-07, 02:39

The Latest: Ethiopian PM stresses unity in mediation effort KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The office of Ethiopia’s prime minister says he has stre...
2019-06-07, 10:00

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion...
2019-05-22, 09:39

Greece battles wildfire on Evia island, smoke blankets Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds destroyed tracts of forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, as authorities prepared ...
2019-08-13, 06:00

Fast-moving LA-area wildfire burns homes, prompts evacuations Four fast-moving wildfires have swept through Southern California, forcing mandatory evacuations for thousands as humidity dropped and winds picked up...
2019-10-11, 16:39

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordere...
2019-08-13, 12:52

Wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire leaves one dead, forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads an...
2019-10-11, 15:39

Wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire leaves 1 dead, forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads an...
2019-10-11, 15:13

Calif. wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters The state is going through an exercise that the rest of us will have to do at some point: determining how much we are willing to pay, and how much we ...
2019-08-23, 23:26

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an ap...
2019-08-13, 22:26

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmar...
2019-08-26, 03:52

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke bi...
2019-07-12, 05:13

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfi...
2019-05-30, 11:26

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandat...
2019-06-11, 18:26

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. The raging fire...
2019-08-23, 21:26

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefigh...
2019-07-12, 08:26

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines ...
2019-10-12, 23:00

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent day...
2019-07-10, 08:26

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in weather Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert winds that had ...
2019-10-13, 20:13

Scars of 2017 wildfire still evident in Waterton park as rebuild continues Deb Watson returned to her family's trail-riding business after the Waterton wildfire to find little more than a pop machine melted into a bubbly pudd...
2019-08-30, 22:26

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.     ...
2019-08-21, 19:39

The Latest: Rally supports Missouri effort to close clinic ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (all...
2019-06-04, 15:26

Italy's Tod's appoints former Google exec to ramp up digital effort Italy's Tod's appointed a former Google executive as chief digital and innovation officer to ramp up its ongoing digital transformation, the shoes and...
2019-09-27, 10:26

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic ...
2019-06-11, 18:00

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers....
2019-06-17, 11:39

Germany mulls funding massive €800 million reforestation effort With German forests in crisis, the agriculture minister has urged a rescue effort that could cost up to €800 million to complete. Authorities are stru...
2019-09-25, 16:26

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping ant...
2019-06-11, 21:26

Willian’s deflected effort seals deserved win for Chelsea over Brighton Stamford Bridge is in danger of becoming the happiest ground in the country. The crowd remained patient even when Chelsea were struggling to break Bri...
2019-09-29, 04:39

Pelosi accuses Trump of covering up effort to pressure Ukraine U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of trying to cover up an attempt he made to pressure Ukraine into investiga...
2019-09-26, 16:52

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energ...
2019-06-06, 23:39

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to th...
2019-06-13, 23:26

"Effort To Intimidate The Press": Editor's Guild On Journalist's Arrest The Editors Guild of India issued a statement today, condemning the arrest of a freelance journalist, an editor of a TV channel and its owner over all...
2019-06-09, 10:00

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation...
2019-08-20, 20:52

Formula 1 to push green credentials with new sustainable tech effort Formula 1 will take steps to promote its green credentials in the coming months, and a push towards synthetic fuels will follow as the championship ai...
2019-08-12, 17:13

Australia to Join Effort to Protect Shipping in Strait of Hormuz The decision to join a U.S.-led coalition protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from attacks by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz bolsters Washington’s ef...
2019-08-21, 05:00

Italy's Tod's appoints former Google executive to ramp up digital effort Italy's Tod's appointed a former Google executive as chief digital and innovation officer to ramp up its ongoing digital transformation, the shoes and...
2019-09-27, 11:13

Grueling Himalayan effort to retrieve bodies of avalanche-hit climbers Two weeks after an avalanche swept up and probably killed a group of climbers in the Himalayas, Indian authorities mounted efforts to pluck their bodi...
2019-06-15, 05:00

‘They’re Chipping Away.’ Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit ...
2019-06-13, 08:13

MI6 accused of thwarting effort to solve 1961 killing of UN chief Files on Dag Hammarskjöld plane crash are being withheld, says inquiryMI6, the secret intelligence service, is under pressure to share its files on th...
2019-10-13, 02:13

A Last Ditch Legal Effort to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Has Failed A new president is looking more and more like advocates’ only way of stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Nebraska Supreme Court approved the pipeli...
2019-08-23, 23:26

4 states join effort to stop T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint Four more states joined an effort by state attorneys general, including NY’s Letitia James, to stop T-Mobile‘s acquisition of Sprint, it emerged Frida...
2019-06-21, 22:00

Four U.S. states join effort to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have signed on to an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp , a New York...
2019-06-21, 12:39

Michigan Just Became the First State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes in an Effort to Keep Kids ‘Safe’ Michigan this week became the first U.S. state to ban the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products, which critics say are largely to blame for an epi...
2019-09-04, 13:39

Former astronaut leading effort to beat Earth circumnavigation record Enlarge / The flight path for One More Orbit's journey around the world. (credit: One More Orbit) As a veteran of three spaceflights (including a st...
2019-07-01, 18:52

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insult...
2019-07-18, 02:26

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-end...
2019-05-22, 20:13

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally ...
2019-07-18, 22:52

Bernard Tomic fined more than $56,000 for lack of effort during Wimbledon match Australia’s Bernard Tomic was fined $56,500 at Wimbledon on Thursday for failing to meet “the required professional standards” in his loss to Jo-Wilfr...
2019-07-04, 16:13

White House vows to block ‘illegitimate’ impeachment effort The White House signaled Tuesday that it will block any cooperation with the House’s impeachment inquiry, calling Democrats’ effort “illegitimate” and...
2019-10-09, 00:39