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PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims

California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating ...

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims

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PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
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U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up s...
11:36, 07/11/2019

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
00:24, 09/14/2019

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protec...
02:24, 09/10/2019

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
19:36, 07/19/2019

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 Paradise and killed 86 people....
22:48, 09/13/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
16:12, 06/19/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
22:24, 08/19/2019

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
17:12, 08/13/2019

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its ...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Mylan reaches $30 million settlement in SEC's EpiPen probe Mylan NV has reached a tentative agreement to pay $30 million to resolve a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to its emergency allergy shot EpiPen, which became the center o...
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Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced We...
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Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlement with the affected communities Tuesday....
02:36, 05/08/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin played in fueling the opioid epidemic. Helmed by the...
17:12, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposi...
02:00, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with st...
22:24, 09/11/2019

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, t...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
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Janice Dickinson reaches ‘very large settlement’ with Bill Cosby "Jail is where he belongs. There are not enough years left for him to pay for what he has done to so many, many women," Janice Dickinson said of Bill Cosby....
21:36, 07/26/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative $3B settlement in opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative $3 billion settlement in thousands of opioid cases brought against the pharmaceutical giant, according to media reports. The manufacturer of painkiller OxyContin ...
23:36, 09/11/2019

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
03:12, 05/27/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid crisis settlement Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement included more money from the Sackler family, which had become a sticking point during the recent talks....
00:24, 09/12/2019

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Settlement With Sexual Misconduct Accusers: Report Harvey Weinstein has tentatively reached a $44 million civil agreement with his sexual misconduct accusers, former business partners and other entities, according to a new report from The Wall......
17:12, 05/24/2019

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation’s opioid cr...
23:12, 09/11/2019

Opioid maker Mallinckrodt reaches tentative settlement in Ohio cases set for trial next month Opioid maker Mallinckrodt's stock jumped by more than 15% on Friday after hitting an all-time low the day before and reaching tentative settlements in two opioid lawsuits set for trial next month...
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Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuit, but some states aren't on board OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, reached a tentative deal Wednesday with dozens of states and thousands of local governments over its role in exacerbating the nation's...
08:12, 09/12/2019

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposa...
20:24, 09/06/2019

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 bln for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protec...
01:12, 09/10/2019

Purdue Pharma offers $10 billion-$12 billion to settle opioid claims: NBC OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday citin...
21:48, 08/27/2019

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the compan...
01:24, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E proposes restructuring plan with $17.9 bln for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protec...
01:12, 09/10/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
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California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund - media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
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California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
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PG&E Plan Offers Nearly $18 Billion to Wildfire Victims, Public Entities PG&E unveiled a plan to settle billions of dollars in wildfire-related claims and exit bankruptcy next year as it seeks to prevent creditors from taking over the embattled company....
03:12, 09/10/2019

PG&E expects $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
16:24, 07/25/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
23:36, 07/12/2019

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.        ...
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UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
22:36, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
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Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal...
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California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities.....
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09:12, 07/13/2019

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23:36, 07/12/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Divorce Final With $38 Billion Settlement: Report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon....
04:24, 07/06/2019

Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: ...
23:00, 08/28/2019

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce finalized with $38 billion settlement: report A US judge has ruled that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie will get a 4% stake in the tech giant. Concerns were mounting that the king of online retail may lose some of his power as a major s...
12:26, 07/06/2019

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04:12, 07/06/2019

Gucci owner Kering agrees to 1.25 billion euros Italy tax settlement French luxury goods group Kering said on Thursday it had agreed to a 1.25 billion euro ($1.40 billion) settlement to draw a line under a dispute with Italian tax authorities centered on its fashion br...
18:24, 05/09/2019

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03:36, 07/06/2019

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion....
21:12, 09/12/2019

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits brought by state, local a...
11:00, 08/28/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
19:36, 07/15/2019

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20:12, 05/01/2019

Lloyds and Barclays hit by $4 billion insurance mis-selling claims Lloyds and Barclays on Monday said a surge in late claims could see them pay out around $2 billion more each to settle Britain's costliest consumer banking scandal, the mis-selling of payment protec...
02:48, 09/10/2019

Trump's claims of '$100 billion' in Chinese tariff payments just don't add up President Donald Trump on Friday claimed his latest round of import tariffs on Chinese goods will force China to pay "$100 billion" to the U.S. Treasury. In fact, the burden of higher tariffs will ult...
22:12, 05/10/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governm...
02:24, 06/19/2019

Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle U.S. Roundup claims: mediator Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle all U.S. claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said in an email on Friday....
17:36, 08/09/2019

Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit that claims weedkiller Roundup causes cancer Bayer AG on Monday was ordered by a California jury to pay $2 billion to a couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using the company's weedkiller Roundup....
00:12, 05/14/2019

Facebook's record $5 billion fine will spark change in how it handles personal data, Sir Nick Clegg claims Facebook's record $5 billion fine to settle privacy concerns will spark a change "deep into the bowels of the company" over how it handles personal data, Sir Nick Clegg has said....
16:48, 07/25/2019

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
00:12, 08/03/2019

Apple's iPhone battery life claims are exaggerated, claims UK watchdog According to new tests conducted by UK consumer watchdog Which?, Apple is greatly overestimating the battery life of various iPhone models, with the iPhone XR falling particularly short of the manufac...
05:12, 05/06/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his Ja...
09:24, 05/10/2019

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
17:12, 09/06/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last nig...
19:48, 08/01/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
18:12, 05/07/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar...
05:00, 08/28/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billio...
00:00, 08/09/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:24, 05/03/2019

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand i...
17:12, 06/13/2019

PG&E Says S.E.C. Is Investigating Its Wildfire Disclosures The California utility disclosed in a filing that securities regulators are looking into how it disclosed and accounted for losses from fires in recent years....
04:12, 05/03/2019

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
21:24, 06/29/2019

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
13:00, 06/28/2019

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a remote area. Pima County Sheriff...
22:36, 08/23/2019

PG&E Earnings Hit by Wildfire-Related Expenses Safety and legal expenses weighed on PG&E Corp.’s first-quarter earnings, as the bankrupt California utility grapples with how to confront the risk of more deadly wildfires....
18:24, 05/02/2019

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
17:36, 07/23/2019

Preparing for the upcoming wildfire season TUCSON – Wildfire season is already starting in Arizona and with that in mind, Tucson Fire, along with the American Red Cross, are getting prepared and they want to make sure the community is to...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned ab...
21:48, 07/15/2019

HTC Wildfire X to Go on Sale in India Today: All You Need to Know HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, while its 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price tag of at Rs. 13,999....
05:24, 08/22/2019

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has bu...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire in northeastern Spain that has spread over 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) and forced the evacuation of 53 residents. A Spanis...
14:24, 06/27/2019

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
05:12, 08/20/2019

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto Na...
23:24, 06/16/2019

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned ab...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at ...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that t...
05:12, 05/30/2019

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.        ...
01:12, 06/21/2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
11:48, 06/08/2019

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a rem...
14:36, 08/24/2019

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door surv...
09:24, 07/12/2019

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
16:00, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Wildfire investigators found PG&E broke law SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California (all times local): 5 p.m. A Cal Fire official says investigators found PG&E violated utility law and forward...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thu...
02:36, 07/11/2019

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies found an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said...
04:36, 08/03/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
22:12, 08/17/2019

Wildfire threatens Southern California homes Renewed winds are presenting challenges for crews battling a stubborn wildfire near a Southern California neighborhood. The fire that broke out Wednesday on rural land in Riverside County grew to more...
15:36, 09/06/2019

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Green Valley Fire Department, the fire is current...
01:00, 06/20/2019

PG&E sees billions more in wildfire costs in 2019 Crippled California power company PG&E Corp reported a rise in quarterly losses on Friday and forecast more costs related to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that have forced it to file for bankruptcy and...
17:36, 08/09/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
17:36, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square m...
16:24, 07/22/2019

Firefighters battle wildfire in Portugal, 32 people hurt More than 1,000 firefighters are battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer...
18:12, 07/22/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area called Alligator Alley. Florida Forest Service offic...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to ...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Officials: PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Cal Fire said Wednesday the lines in t...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but is ...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far....
14:48, 08/19/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local med...
11:12, 07/12/2019

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.       ...
18:24, 08/19/2019

California's largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:12, 06/06/2019

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparkin...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
00:00, 07/09/2019

Ecological surprises in Waterton two years after devastating wildfire Trees are charcoal black on one side and bone white on the other, evidence of the path a wildfire took as it tore into Waterton Lakes National Park in southwestern Alberta nearly two years ago....
21:00, 08/30/2019

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to...
03:24, 06/02/2019

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....
10:24, 08/14/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
02:24, 05/02/2019

Wildfire near Salt Lake City forces evacuations A wildfire just north of Salt Lake City destroyed three homes and forced the evacuation of at least 400 households hours after it sparked Friday morning, emergency officials said....
13:48, 08/31/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministr...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire....
17:24, 05/20/2019

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season _____ TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series pas...
18:24, 05/26/2019

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic expos...
08:24, 06/25/2019

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
20:36, 08/14/2019

'Paradise was sent to hell': revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire It’s been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds onThe highlight of the social calendar in Paradise is Gold Nu...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Cal Fire said Wednesday the lines in the Pu...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
16:48, 06/29/2019

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the ...
18:12, 06/06/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecas...
10:36, 06/28/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke b...
05:36, 07/13/2019

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid reignitions, officials said....
16:36, 07/23/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
15:12, 06/19/2019

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 blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
19:48, 07/01/2019

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National Park and an area popular with holidaymakers on t...
17:49, 08/11/2019

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
20:48, 06/28/2019

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high tem...
23:24, 08/18/2019

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and ...
10:36, 06/20/2019

Tourists evacuated from Greek island camp as wildfire rages A tourist camp and nearby houses on the island of Elafonisos, in southern Greece, have been evacuated for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds...
14:49, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 3-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
07:00, 05/16/2019

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
15:36, 06/09/2019

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano and Luverdense in Serie C was stopped in the sixth...
17:24, 08/27/2019

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in n...
00:36, 06/06/2019

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 history, officials said. The fire was started by accide...
19:00, 06/07/2019

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and le...
12:48, 07/21/2019

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partial...
17:24, 07/21/2019

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
05:12, 06/19/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
03:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
03:36, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
05:00, 08/23/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, o...
05:00, 08/23/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
03:24, 05/02/2019

Federal officials: Upcoming wildfire season could be even worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat...
14:48, 06/15/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat...
16:48, 06/15/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:24, 05/29/2019

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level region....
23:48, 06/25/2019

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres Sunday and was threatening several structures. It a...
03:36, 08/20/2019

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire wo...
23:48, 08/22/2019

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9...
02:48, 08/20/2019

Judge Orders PG&E Directors to Visit Town Destroyed by Wildfire A federal judge directed the utility’s board to visit Paradise, Calif. to see the devastation from a fire the company has said was likely started by its equipment....
02:48, 05/08/2019

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
19:00, 07/23/2019

Bear falls onto deputy’s car, causing crash that sparks wildfire He “bearly” made it out alive! A California sheriff’s deputy miraculously survived a fiery wreck after a bear suddenly fell from an embankment onto his patrol car, causing it to roll over ...
19:12, 08/07/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Ca...
21:24, 06/28/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
06:36, 05/23/2019

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze ...
13:36, 06/28/2019

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian offic...
12:24, 07/12/2019

Northern California wildfire burns 53,000 acres, is largest this year Firefighters fought back against the Walker Fire over the weekend, getting it to 67 percent containment after it burned more than 50,000 acres northwest of Sacramento....
17:24, 09/16/2019

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....
22:24, 07/11/2019

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
01:36, 05/16/2019

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified be...
20:49, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 1-California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire,...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are...
21:48, 06/22/2019

IBM’s Call For Code hackathon takes aim at California’s wildfire problem IBM and 42 Silicon Valley are hosting a hackathon in early May to come up with solutions to California’s wildfire problem. The company hopes to get developers, engineers, designers, and emergency-resp...
02:12, 04/30/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
07:24, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under...
19:12, 08/19/2019

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town...
14:24, 06/15/2019

CPI Once Again Reaches Out To CPI(M) For Reunification The CPI has once again reached out to the CPI(M) for a reunification of the two communist parties, hoping this time the cadre would exert pressure on its leadership to respond positively after their.....
05:12, 06/14/2019

PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to ...
06:24, 05/14/2019

Scars of 2017 wildfire still evident in Waterton park as rebuild continues Deb Watson returned to her family's trail-riding business after the Waterton wildfire to find little more than a pop machine melted into a bubbly puddle with coins inside fused together....
21:00, 08/30/2019

Amazon leaders talk rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world. But one head of state is notable by his absence....
18:24, 09/06/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wi...
21:36, 06/08/2019

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
15:48, 05/30/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
07:12, 06/09/2019

Experts forecast wildfire danger increasing in parts of Western Canada This year's fire season forecast is normal across the country for the month of May, but the hazard is expected to increase for much of Western Canada this summer....
01:12, 05/16/2019

Gusty winds to fuel wildfire concerns in California into early next week As the number of wildfires burning across California continues to grow, bouts of strong winds will further increase the fire danger into early next week....
20:36, 09/07/2019

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:36, 06/09/2019

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.        ...
08:48, 09/09/2019

California power company caused wildfire that killed 85, investigation finds The Camp fire, the deadliest blaze in California history, almost completely incinerated the town of ParadiseA major power company is responsible for the deadliest wildfire in California history, an in...
01:24, 05/16/2019

California wildfire victims lawyer calls PG&E plan 'totally unacceptable' PG&E Corp's plan to cap payments to victims of California wildfires blamed on the power producer is "totally unacceptable," a lawyer representing victims in the utility's bankruptcy case said on Tuesd...
23:00, 09/10/2019

Calif. wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters The state is going through an exercise that the rest of us will have to do at some point: determining how much we are willing to pay, and how much we are willing to change the way we live, to adapt to...
09:00, 08/24/2019

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuati...
19:00, 08/23/2019

California crews report progress fighting year's largest U.S. wildfire Firefighters made substantial progress over the weekend fighting a large wildfire in Northern California that's been burning for nearly two weeks and has charred more than 50,000 acres, fire authoriti...
10:12, 09/17/2019

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could ...
10:24, 06/29/2019

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following it...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was to...
14:36, 07/12/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
12:48, 07/12/2019

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.        ...
03:24, 08/22/2019

California officials reveal the cause of wildfire that killed 85 people and razed homes California’s most destructive wildfire killed 85 people and basically destroyed an entire city in 2018. The fire burned more than 150,000 acres.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
21:48, 06/11/2019

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in troub...
10:36, 08/26/2019

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting on...
06:12, 07/10/2019

California wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters Last month, the California legislature passed a proposal to reduce the risk that utility power lines will spark wildfires and to socialize the cost of compensating victims when those measures fail....
21:00, 08/23/2019

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

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
20:12, 06/21/2019

Amazon leaders sign rainforest preservation pact amid wildfire crisis Presidents and representatives from the Amazon region have agreed to coordinate rainforest preservation measures as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest....
06:48, 09/07/2019

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
23:48, 05/30/2019

Wildfire Blazes Portugal, Injuring 32 People, as Firefighters Work to Stop the Flames (COLOS, Portugal) — More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday were battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer. About 90% o...
20:36, 07/22/2019

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subj...
17:12, 07/10/2019

Southern Alberta’s Rocking Heart Ranch still rebuilding 2 years after Waterton wildfire Melody Garner-Skiba and her family have had some tough conversations since a wildfire raged into Waterton Lakes National Park two years ago and destroyed their horse-breeding ranch....
21:00, 08/30/2019

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
15:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
07:12, 05/14/2019

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
18:36, 05/20/2019

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
07:48, 05/21/2019

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Brazil's wildfire crisis rages on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonar...
21:00, 08/24/2019

Bulgaria says reaches deal with US to buy F-16 aircraft NATO member Bulgaria has reached a deal with the United States to buy eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a price of $1.256 billion, it said on Wednesday....
11:36, 07/10/2019

South Korea reaches 260,000 5G users There are already 260,000 5G subscribers in South Korea, just a month after next generation mobile services went live in the country.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advan...
13:36, 05/03/2019

XFL reaches multiyear agreement with ESPN and Fox The XFL has reached multiyear agreements with ESPN and Fox Sports to broadcast its games beginning in 2020. The league also announced Monday that its season will start Feb. 8, the weekend after the NF...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Mirror-owner reaches for the i's publisher The owner of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express has waded into the auction of the i and hundreds of regional titles in an effort to create a British newspaper powerhouse....
03:24, 07/18/2019

Netanyahu Reaches for the Russian Vote For years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has largely ceded efforts to woo Russian-speaking immigrants to a rival who had helped him form coalition governments. Now, he sees Russian speaker...
15:24, 08/25/2019

High Level on alert as wildfire prompts mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told Monday to leave immediately. High Level was put on evacuation alert....
08:12, 06/18/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Thousands cheer high school football team’s return to wildfire-ravaged Paradise The running back was so nervous, he puked shortly after the team took the field. But senior Lukas Hartley could relax by the second possession of the game, when he ran over a defender to score a touch...
22:12, 08/24/2019

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey F...
08:24, 07/11/2019

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
23:36, 05/24/2019

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
22:36, 07/15/2019

Djokovic reaches Madrid Open quarterfinals Novak Djokovic has eased into the Madrid Open quarterfinals with a straight sets win over Jeremy Chardy        ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Federer will not be 'destroyed' if Rafa reaches 20, says Luthi Roger Federer will not be losing any sleep over whether rival Rafa Nadal can match his men's record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, according to his long-term coach Severin Luthi....
19:24, 09/16/2019

Halep reaches Wimbledon final with win over Svitolina "Simona Halep barely put a foot wrong as she became the first Romanian woman to reach a Wimbledon singles final with a composed 6-1 6-3 win over Ukrainian eighth seed Elina Svitolina on Thursday."...
18:12, 07/11/2019

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations b...
06:12, 06/11/2019

FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
14:12, 05/30/2019

Measles count reaches 27-year high The number of confirmed measles cases across the United States has reached a new high of 971, the worst outbreak since the virus was declared eliminated from the country in 2000....
02:48, 05/31/2019

Brazilian online bank C6 reaches 200,000 clients Brazilian online lender C6Bank started operations on Monday, after signing up 200,000 borrowers during its test period and it plans to at least double that by year-end, founding partner Luiz Marcelo C...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Silver: This Indicator Reaches "Record Extreme" The price of silver has been surging, and many investors are jumping on board, including Wall Street professionals. Should you follow? Take a look at this indicator......
23:36, 09/06/2019

India’s general election reaches second-last phase Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Ra...
17:24, 05/12/2019

AP Source: Daniels reaches agreement with Lions A person with knowledge of the agreement says the Detroit Lions have reached a one-year deal with defensive lineman Mike Daniels       ...
04:12, 07/27/2019

No pain, no gain for Kvitova as she reaches round three Petra Kvitova's decision to give her shoes an almighty whack with her racket turned out to be a masterstroke as the Czech's legs finally started to move more freely, and she eked out a 7-5 6-2 win ov...
17:36, 07/04/2019

India’s marathon election reaches next-to-last phase NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians voted Sunday in the next-to-last round of a six-week-long national election marked by a highly acrimonious campaign that has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi blame opposition...
11:48, 05/12/2019

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High CHICAGO, IL -- January 11, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high of 438,038 contr...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congre...
05:48, 05/12/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, w...
10:48, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Stephens reaches 2nd round at Wimbledon Sloane Stephens avoided another first-round exit at Wimbledon, beating former quarterfinalist Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, 6-4 for her first victory at the All England Club since 2016    ...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Kerber reaches semi-final in Mallorca Reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber continued her build-up to the grasscourt Grand Slam as she beat sixth seed Caroline Garcia 6-3 7-6(5) to reach the semi-finals of the Mallorca Open on Frid...
02:12, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Jury reaches verdict for Minneapolis cop The Latest on the trial of a Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the 2017 shooting of an unarmed woman (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Jurors have reached a verdict in the ...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Ash Barty reaches semifinals in Cincy, on track for No. 1 Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty reached the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, step closer to the No. 1 world ranking       ...
21:12, 08/16/2019

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the as...
21:24, 05/24/2019

Yankees’ destruction of Orioles reaches new level Even Donald Trump wasn’t this hard on Baltimore. The Yankees won their 15th straight game over the Orioles on Tuesday night, this time 8-3, making another mockery of Baltimore’s pitching. It’s their l...
08:24, 08/14/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
21:12, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Djokovic reaches quarterfinals at Wimbledon Four-time champion Novak Djokovic is into the Wimbledon quarterfinals again after beating Ugo Humbert in straight sets        ...
19:24, 07/08/2019

Pakistan’s currency reaches all-time low against US dollar ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for $6 billion bailout. The Pak...
13:24, 05/16/2019

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced ...
15:24, 06/13/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
19:48, 06/25/2019

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $530 Million LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– People took to the stores Friday to try their luck at tonight’s Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot is at $530 million. Frankfort resident Chris Cole told LEX 18 if...
22:12, 06/07/2019

Pakistan's currency reaches all-time low against US dollar Pakistan's currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for $6 billion bailout....
13:12, 05/16/2019

NBN Co reaches its 2019 rollout and activation targets… just After a shaky start, the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been staying largely on track of late, and the most recent word from NBN Co claims that it’s reached more of its tar...
04:24, 07/04/2019

Allbirds collaborated with Just Water on limited-edition shoes and 100% of the proceeds support Amazon wildfire relief Allbirds Allbirds has collaborated with Just Water, a sustainable food and beverage brand, on two limited-edition styles. Both brands focus on using natural, sustainable materials in their products, ...
00:24, 09/05/2019

Why You Might Not Get $125 in Equifax Settlement Money If you’re claiming your $125 in settlement money from the 2017 Equifax data breach, don’t add that extra cash into your budget just yet—because you might not get the full amount.Read more......
20:12, 07/29/2019

Tuesday Is A Big Day For The NFL's Concussion Settlement The NFL concussion settlement is at an inflection point. Tomorrow morning, at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, a hearing is scheduled to discuss a series rules changes that were recently approv...
03:24, 05/07/2019

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority ...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its h...
22:36, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Nishikori reaches 4th round after 4½ hours The latest on the French Open: Nishikori needs nearly 4½ hours to beat Djere 6-4, 6-7 (8), 6-3, 4-6, 8-6 and reach the fourth round of the French Open        ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Game of Thrones reaches its end, with one or two shocks left After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO's long-running smash series, "Game of Thrones", wrapped up on Sunday, with one more shocking demise and an unlikely character named as king....
07:36, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Bautista Agut reaches Wimbledon semifinals Roberto Bautista Agut reached his first Grand Slam semifinal by beating Guido Pella 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at Wimbledon        ...
19:12, 07/10/2019

Builder of collapsed bridge reaches deal to pay victims MIAMI (AP) — The bankrupt construction company that built a Florida International University pedestrian bridge that collapsed has reached a deal with its insurers to pay up to $42 million to the victi...
17:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 8 Juan Martin del Potro to reach his first ...
00:12, 06/04/2019

Recommendation To Elevate 4 Judges To Top Court Reaches PMO: Report The Law Ministry is learnt to have forwarded to the Prime Minister's Office the recommendation of the Supreme Court Collegium to elevate four high court chief justices as judges of the top court,......
23:36, 09/05/2019

Playing on 2 surfaces, Vekic reaches Nottingham semis NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic finally got to play on grass at the Nottingham Open on Friday but had to overcome multiple rain delays and another switch indoors before reaching...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Fosse/Verdon reaches its inevitable but poignant conclusion All artists incorporate their own lives into their work in some fashion, but Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz was next level. Just think of the hubris of making a movie musical about your own heart attack. A...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Teenager Auger-Aliassime reaches 3rd round in Lyon Up and coming Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada advanced to the third round of the Lyon Open clay-court tournament with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 over John Millman on Tuesday        ...
14:00, 05/22/2019

USMNT reaches Gold Cup final, will face Mexico next NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKenn...
08:24, 07/04/2019

Donna Vekic reaches first quarterfinal with marathon US Open win Donna Vekic got off the mat so many times in her U.S. Open round of 16 victory, she’s not even sure how she won herself. But she gutted her way to a come-from-behind 6-7(6), 7-5, 6-3 marathon win Mond...
16:12, 09/03/2019

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Reaches 1985 and Goes to the Mall Netflix’s hit blend of sci-fi, horror and big-hair nostalgia adds John Hughes-style teenage romance and “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” to its recipe....
22:48, 07/03/2019

Phoenix, under excessive heat warning, reaches 114 degrees PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters warned that this weekend would be especially scorching in metro Phoenix and they were right. The National Weather Service reported Saturday that the high temperature in Phoe...
04:48, 08/04/2019

The Latest: Williams reaches 11th Wimbledon final Serena Williams will play in the Wimbledon final for the 11th time and will be looking for her eighth title at the All England Club after beating Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2     ...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Ajax to play APOEL or Qarabag if it reaches CL playoffs Ajax will face either APOEL or Qarabag if it reaches the Champions League playoffs, after the draw was made Monday       ...
17:12, 08/05/2019

Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier, Reaches Out to Trump and Business Vague pledges from the country’s No. 2 leader suggest a willingness to appear conciliatory at a fraught time, and a need to reassure a worried Chinese public....
15:36, 07/02/2019

Top seed Wang reaches Bronx Open quarterfinals Top-seeded Wang Qiang advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bronx Open with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Fiona Ferro        ...
07:48, 08/22/2019

TCU tops Central Connecticut 9-5, reaches final of regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning before connecting on a two-run homer in the eighth and TCU beat Central Connecticut State 9-5 in an NCAA regi...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Christian Eriksen’s Tottenham career reaches its D-Day before derby • If nothing happens on Saturday he will stay, says Pochettino• Manager declines to say it Eriksen will face Arsenal on SundayMauricio Pochettino says that Saturday is D-Day for Christian Eriksen’s To...
12:36, 08/31/2019

Trump reaches ‘landmark’ immigration deal with Guatemala President Trump announced Friday that Guatemala would agree to restrict asylum applications to the US from Central America. The so-called “safe third country” agreement would require migra...
01:12, 07/27/2019

Improved Osaka reaches Madrid Open quarters World number one Naomi Osaka delivered an improved display to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open on Wednesday, beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2 6-3 while Petra Kvitova and Simona Halep also ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Nishikori reaches quarters as Frenchman goes 'Paire-shaped' Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
16:12, 06/03/2019

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
20:48, 09/14/2019

Mata's 'Common Goal' movement reaches 100 signatories A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement....
14:12, 05/30/2019

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying customers to space...
18:48, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Thiem reaches 3rd round at French Open Dominic Thiem overcame some trickery from Kazakh opponent Alexander Bublik to advance to the third round at the French Open with a 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 7-5 victory        ...
15:24, 05/30/2019

US Reaches Trade Deals With Japan, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new......
17:12, 09/17/2019

Novak Djokovic reaches 3rd round at Madrid Open MADRID (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Taylor Fritz on Tuesday. Djokovic broke Fritz’s serve once in the first set and tw...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Louisiana reaches deal for new hepatitis C treatment plan BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — For years, Louisiana offered hepatitis C treatment to only the most severe cases in its Medicaid program and prisons, unable to afford broader access to high-priced medications...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the plan...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government's strong efforts to discourage immigration....
14:48, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 3-FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
12:48, 05/30/2019

Bogaerts reaches 50 doubles, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 7-4 Xander Bogaerts became the latest Red Sox slugger to record 50 doubles, Marco Hernandez drove in two runs and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 to avoid a three-game sweep.    ...
07:24, 09/13/2019

Roger Federer reaches century of career titles Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai title Saturday for the eighth time....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup quarters in Toronto Serena Williams won for the second straight night at the Rogers Cup, beating Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals       ...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Exclusive: number of breakdowns reaches five-year high News 29 Jul, 2019 Highways England records 224,225 breakdowns in 2018/19 financial year - up a fifth in two years; rise comes as average age of cars increases...
01:24, 07/30/2019

The Latest: Nadal reaches 3rd round at French Open Rafael Nadal reaches third round at French Open with 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over German qualifier Yannick Maden        ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

SpaceX Dragon Safely Reaches ISS After Weekend Launch (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pound...
22:48, 05/06/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
19:12, 06/05/2019

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday bombings over claims that some terrorists, owning.....
15:36, 05/29/2019

Highlights: Supreme Vondrousova reaches first Slam final "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets."...
15:12, 06/07/2019

ATP roundup: Canadian teen reaches semis in Stuttgart Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point and went on to beat German qualifier Dustin Brown in three sets Friday to advance to the semifinals of the MercedesCup at Stuttgart, Germany...
03:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet reaches initial operatational capability The U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet has reached initial operational capacity a year after it was re-established to support North Atlantic and Arctic operations....
19:36, 05/30/2019

"Forget Numbers": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Before Parliament Session Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha was convened today. Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament......
08:12, 06/17/2019

Haiti beats Canada, reaches Gold Cup semifinals HOUSTON (AP) — Haiti reached the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday night. The 101st-ranked Haitians will play Mexico ...
05:00, 06/30/2019

Defending champion Kvitova reaches 2nd round in Madrid Defending champion Petra Kvitova has opened her title defense in the Madrid Open with a 6-1, 6-4 first-round win over American Sofia Kenin        ...
01:24, 05/05/2019

David Brooks Explores The Reaches Of Pure Mind Our old pal Alex Pareene has it right, of course: The New York Times, despite its pose as the one universal press outlet of humankind, ultimately is for a very narrowly defined class of East Coast ric...
22:24, 09/06/2019

REFILE-Game of Thrones reaches its end, with one or two shocks left After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO's long-running smash "Game of Thrones" came to its conclusion on Sunday night, with one more shocking demise and an unlikely character named as king....
07:36, 05/20/2019

MLB umpire reaches out to teen ump involved in adult brawl DENVER (AP) — Hey blue, great call! Major league umpire Chris Guccione invited a teenage ump who was involved in a game that ended in an adult brawl to attend the Dodgers-Rockies series finale Sunday ...
08:24, 06/30/2019

Tripoli's children struggle to study as war reaches the capital For 13-year-old Taha Aboud, who dreams of becoming an engineer, war in Libya's capital Tripoli has meant his family fleeing their home and him missing studies as they searched for a new school....
19:12, 06/13/2019

U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet reaches initial operational capability The U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet has reached initial operational capability a year after it was re-established to support North Atlantic and Arctic operations....
21:36, 05/30/2019

California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. ....
23:24, 05/15/2019

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fa...
23:24, 07/30/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall ...
23:12, 07/12/2019

Sources: AB rejected $2M settlement with Taylor Antonio Brown declined to sign a $2 million-plus agreement with Britney Taylor to settle a sexual assault allegation made by the wide receiver's former trainer, sources told ESPN's Jeff Darlington....
16:48, 09/15/2019

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the bre...
00:36, 07/24/2019

April-June Fiscal Deficit Reaches 61% Of Budgetary Target Central government's total expenditure stood at Rs 7.21 lakh crore (25.9 per cent of the budget estimates) and total receipts were Rs 2.89 lakh crore....
19:24, 07/31/2019

Legg Mason Reaches Deal With Hedge Fund Trian Legg Mason confirmed it reached an agreement with Trian Fund Management on the composition of its board, naming Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Elton John review – Rocket Man reaches the stars on last ever trip 1st Central County Ground, HoveWith an incredible band, a Taron Egerton duet and Aretha-style gospel fervour – plus an about-turn on Brexit – Elton’s farewell tour is wonderfully over the topAs his Ro...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Misery Index Week 1: As Tennessee reaches new low with latest loss, how did it get here? The aftershocks of a loss as huge as Georgia State will linger for awhile, and it may be weeks before we understand their full effect for Tennessee.       ...
18:12, 09/02/2019

With 19 aces, gutsy comeback, Serena reaches Wimbledon semis Serena Williams dealt with an injured ankle and a third-set deficit before coming back to beat Alison Riske in the Wimbledon quarterfinals        ...
01:12, 07/10/2019

In Sri Lanka, a polarizing politician reaches out to minorities but suspicion lingers Sri Lanka presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been a polarizing figure for much of his political life. It is an image he is trying to change....
06:12, 09/02/2019

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took ...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Nadal too tough for Federer, reaches 12th French final Before this French Open semi-final match-up it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics, but once great foes Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal stepped on to the Roland Garros center court, al...
17:36, 06/07/2019

Cilic withdraws, Djokovic reaches Madrid Open semifinals Novak Djokovic reached the semifinals of the Madrid Open after Marin Cilic withdrew because of food poisoning        ...
15:12, 05/10/2019

US reaches deal ‘in principle’ to pull 5,400 troops from Afghanistan: report A U.S. envoy told a news channel in Afghanistan that Washington and Kabul have reached an agreement “in principle” to withdraw 5,400 troops within months of signing a peace deal with the Taliban, repo...
02:12, 09/04/2019

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missin...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Top-seeded Bertens reaches semifinals at Palermo Ladies Open Top-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands beat Jasmine Paolini on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
03:00, 07/27/2019

Trump says U.S. reaches trade deals with Japan, no word on cars U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new tari...
09:00, 09/17/2019

Fight Over Cambodian Leader’s Facebook ‘Likes’ Reaches a U.S. Court An opposition politician argues that Hun Sen, the Asian country’s authoritarian premier, has used social media to spread fake news and strengthen his hold on power....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Vene...
20:00, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Canadian teen Andreescu reaches US Open quarters Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in only her fourth appearance at a major tournament by stopping the net-rushing run of American qualifier Taylor Townsend 6...
13:48, 09/03/2019

| Defending champion Halep reaches quarters with 45-minute thrashing Defending champion Simona Halep has reached her fourth French Open quarter-final on Monday with a 45-minute thrashing of Polish teenager Iga Swiatek....
05:48, 06/04/2019

‘Mystery meat’: Eli Manning shaming reaches bizarre level Eli Manning has been called a lot of things over the years, but Steve Smith’s latest descriptor of the two-time Super Bowl champ is perhaps the most unique. While discussing the Giants’ qu...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Hungary: Death toll from Danube boat collision reaches 9 Divers have recovered the bodies of two more victims from the tour boat that capsized and sank in the Danube River after a collision with a river cruise ship...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Ghana reaches out to descendants of slaves in 'Year of Return' campaign In the year that marks 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were forcibly taken abroad, Ghana – one of their key departure hubs on the continent – is calling their descendants home to visit, li...
20:12, 07/09/2019

Japan’s private rocket reaches outer space for first time TOKYO — A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space. Interstellar Technology Inc. says the unmanned MOMO-3 rocket has exceeded...
08:12, 05/04/2019

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers and officials said on Saturday....
09:48, 05/25/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal over opioid lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement that will see the company file for bankruptcy in order to resolve lawsuits with 23 states and 2,300 local governmen...
12:36, 09/12/2019