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More than 1 million in California are without power to curb wildfire risk; more outages coming

More than 1 million Californians were in the dark in the first phase of a multi-day power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...

More than 1 million in California are without power to curb wildfire risk; more outages coming

Source: usatoday.com

California wildfire risk may cause power outages in 30 counties for more than 600,000 customers The largest utility in California has warned it may cut off power for large parts of the northern part of the Golden State starting Wednesday and lasting into the week to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires during expected warm, windy weather. ...
11:39 2019-10-09

PG&E begins 2nd wave of California planned power outages to head off wildfire risk The largest utility company in California began their second wave of planned power outages to head off wildfire danger from downed power lines Wednesday evening, according to a report....
09:39 2019-10-10

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00:00 2019-06-19

Millions in California face planned power outages over statewide wildfire threats Pacific Gas & Electric, California's largest utility, said Wednesday it will begin to shut off electricity to portions of 34 different counties statewide -- affecting more than 2 million people -- over wildfire concerns....
15:26 2019-10-09

California power outages aim to reduce risk of wildfires caused by dry and windy weather On Oct. 9, 2019, California's leading utility began shutting off power to more than 800,000 subscribers in bid to reduce the risk of wildfires.        ...
19:52 2019-10-09

Nearly a million in California facing power outages to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 900,000 customers to prevent wildfires.        ...
02:00 2019-10-09

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:52 2019-06-09

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
19:39 2019-06-08

California's Largest Utility to Shut Off Power to 800,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk Power shutoffs are slated to hit customers in 34 of California’s 58 counties between Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon due to high risk of wildfires, with utility company Pacific Gas and Electricity (PG&E) saying it expected nearly 800,000 customers to be affected.Read more......
05:39 2019-10-09

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
07:00 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
09:00 2019-06-09

California counties go dark as PG&E shuts off power to grapple with wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is “proactively” shutting off power in portions of 34 counties in northern and central California amid severe wind conditions Wednesday and Thursday, the utility announced....
19:00 2019-10-09

California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown of unprecedented scale due to heightened wildfire risks from high winds, the utility said....
08:52 2019-10-09

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

Lights out? PG&E plans to shut off power for more than 800K customers in California to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for nearly a million customers in an effort to prevent wildfires.        ...
13:52 2019-10-09

What We Know About the California Power Outages Wednesday: PG&E is cutting electricity for customers in Northern and Central California to prevent wildfires. Also: Game 5 for the Dodgers, and a celebration of bikes in L.A....
21:00 2019-10-09

Here's what you need to know about the California power outages To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

California power outages hit hard for elderly, those with medical needs In many communities hit by California's fire and electricity crises, vulnerable residents were grappling with issues such as disrupted health-related routines or the loss of costly perishable foods....
18:00 2019-10-12

California power outages could cost region more than $2bn, some experts say Precautionary cuts, meant to limit wildfire danger, has economic impact on businesses from restaurants to transitThe California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) on Wednesday turned out the lights on nearly 2m customers across three dozen California counties, an unprecedented move t...
05:52 2019-10-12

In California, food spoils, businesses close as power outages imposed A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned power outages to cut wildfire risks....
00:39 2019-10-11

No traffic signals, no gas stations: How motorists are coping with California's power outages Stoplights were out at intersections and getting gas or charging up an electric car took some planning. But overall, the outages weren't a commuting disaster        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

PG&E May Cut Power for 600,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk PG&E said it may shut off power for more than 600,000 customers across parts of 30 California counties in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires in those communities....
08:52 2019-10-08

PG&E to Cut Power for Nearly 800,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk PG&E said it would shut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across parts of 34 California counties in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires in those communities....
08:52 2019-10-09

UPDATE 1-In California, food spoils, businesses close as power outages imposed A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned power outages to cut wildfire risks....
02:39 2019-10-11

PG&E to cut off power to nearly 800,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Power provider PG&E Corp's unit said on Tuesday it would cut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across northern and central California to reduce wildfire risk following severe wind warnings....
23:39 2019-10-08

At least 5 million affected by power outages across Ohio after tornado, storms hit state A powerful storm system that included at least one tornado considered "large and dangerous" passed through Ohio late Monday that resulted in widespread damage, including 70,000 power outages currently affecting over 5 million people. ...
11:39 2019-05-28

Millions in California to be without power for days due to wildfire danger The utility announced that it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties beginning as early as midnight Wednesday to reduce the chance of fierce winds knocking down or toppling trees into power lines during a siege of hot, dry, gusty weather....
14:39 2019-10-09

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
04:13 2019-06-09

California power cutoff begins as wildfire risks rise Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and businesses on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by high winds and hot, dry weather....
23:00 2019-10-09

Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of planned power outages of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather....
06:00 2019-10-10

Power Outage in California Affects Millions as PG&E Tries to Avoid Wildfire PG&E Corp. began cutting power to about 800,000 households and businesses across California in an unprecedented move to lower the threat of wildfires in the face of the kind of windstorm that previously fueled deadly infernos and propelled the utility into bankruptcy court....
23:00 2019-10-09

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the utility said....
16:13 2019-10-09

California wildfire spreads as fears mount over further power shutoffs Saddleridge fire, which started in Sylmar, consumed more than 4,600 acres by 3am Friday, officials saidWildfire danger spread from northern California to the south of the state, as a blaze swept through the San Fernando Valley’s northern foothills and concerns rose that a utility company could order...
05:52 2019-10-12

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and others....
11:39 2019-06-20

California utility cuts off power to thousands amid wildfire threat Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern California woke up on Tuesday without electricity after the utility company Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to try to prevent wildfires amid windy, dry an...
23:52 2019-09-24

UPDATE 2-Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather....
04:39 2019-10-10

UPDATE 3-Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of planned power outages of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather....
05:39 2019-10-10

UPDATE 1-Power shut off to millions in California as wildfire risks rise Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and businesses on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by high winds and hot, dry weather....
00:13 2019-10-10

California utility begins restoring power after mass planned outage due to wildfire threats Southern California Edison says 89,500 customers are under consideration for a power shutoff as threats of wildfires loom.        ...
21:52 2019-09-24

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage The power is back on for more than two million California residents. Pacific Gas and Electric Company had turned off the juice for large swaths of northern California in an effort to tamp down on wildfires that have ravaged the state in recent days, the Associated Press reported. The state’s n...
20:00 2019-10-12

California: nearly 2 million without power amid shutoff to avoid wildfires Winds in the southern part of the state have forced the utilities there to issue shutoff warnings for Los Angeles and San DiegoGusts reaching 70mph raked the San Francisco Bay Area early on Thursday after California’s biggest utility shut off electricity to nearly 2 million people for fear high wind...
00:13 2019-10-11

Corey Johnson: Con Ed should be ‘so f–king sorry’ for power outages City Council Speaker Corey Johnson zapped Con Edison on Wednesday, accusing the embattled utility of severely lacking “contrition” over the series of power outages that plagued New Yorkers this summer. “If I was you, I would be saying, ‘I am so f–king sorry for what happened! This is embarrass...
00:52 2019-09-05

Preparing for power outages during Monsoon 2019 TUCSON- It is officially Monsoon, and Tucson Electric Power workers are gearing up for a busy season of storms and the power outages that often come with them. Outages and high temperatures can make for a deadly combination. Back in October, the Arizona Corporation Commission made an emergency rule ...
07:00 2019-06-30

Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan A blackout hit more than 40,000 people in New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday evening, plunging subway stations and shops into darkness and sending thousands of people into the streets after an apparent transformer explosion on the Upper West Side, officials said....
03:52 2019-07-14

Power outages hit Staten Island after fire at Con Ed substation Power outages hit Staten Island Tuesday evening when a fire erupted at a Con Edison substation — just days after mass outages hit tens of thousands of customers on the West Side of Manhattan, officials said. About 2,000 Con Edison customers in New Dorp, Grant City and Oakwood lost power after the fi...
09:26 2019-07-17

Monday nights storm causes power outages in Vail TUCSON-Tucson Electric Power crews have been working several downed power lines in Vail for over 24 hours to get power back on to residents. On Monday a little after 3:00 p.m. residents in Vail were hit with a storm that damaged several power lines leading to a power outage for over 1,000 residents....
12:39 2019-07-24

Hurricane Dorian: 800,000 under evacuation orders in S.C.; widespread power outages South Carolina began taking hurricane-force winds and rain from Dorian on Thursday, a storm that's forecast to batter the state's entire coastline as it moves to the northeast....
20:39 2019-09-05

Winston-Salem quarters postponed due to rain, power outages The quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open have been moved to Friday after heavy rain saw only one match get underway before being suspended, organizers of the North Carolina event said....
13:00 2019-08-23

De Blasio says city ready for more power outages amid severe storms Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday night said the city is prepared for more power outages as severe thunderstorms rolled through the tri-state area. “With severe storms tonight, we are mobilized in case even more New Yorkers lose power,” de Blasio said in a statement. “After two massive outages in eight...
10:13 2019-07-23

Power mostly restored in London after outages disrupted train service earlier Most power is restored after cuts affected a large area of London and the South East due to an issue on the national transmission network. Train service was also disrupted....
00:26 2019-08-10

Tesla warns California customers to charge their EVs ahead of outages With dry weather and windy conditions on the horizon, California's Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility is planning a mass power outage to prevent electricity lines from sparking wildfires. That could be bad news for electric vehicle owners,......
17:26 2019-10-09

Power outages hit parts of Manhattan sending subway stations, stores into darkness Power outages were reported across Times Square, Upper West Side and parts of midtown early Saturday evening, sending train stations, movie theaters and department stores into darkness....
04:26 2019-07-14

Major power outages pop up from Michigan to New York amid dangerous heat wave As the heat wave gripped much of the country on Sunday, power outages reported in multiple states left hundreds of thousands of customers in the dark....
03:39 2019-07-22

Montana sees power outages after heavy snow, several feet expected in some areas Strong winds and heavy snow caused power outages and temporary road closures in northwestern Montana as a wintry storm threatened to drop several feet of snow in some areas of the northern Rocky Mountains....
15:13 2019-09-29

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
00:39 2019-07-14

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18:39 2019-08-06

Hurricane Dorian is bringing 'life-threatening' flash floods, tornadoes, and power outages to the Carolinas — here are the latest updates TropicalTidbits Hurricane Dorian's eye is located just off the coast of South Carolina. A hurricane warning is in effect from the bottom of South Carolina up to North Carolina's border with Virginia. As of 11 a.m. ET on Thursday, Dorian was traveling up the southeastern US coast at 8 mph, with maxi...
19:00 2019-09-05

Storm Lorenzo UK LIVE path: Remnants of hurricane heads for Britain as forecasters warn of floods and power outages Parts of the UK are set to be battered by strong winds and rain today as remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo prompted severe weather warnings to be issued for the south west....
18:52 2019-10-04

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closures....
08:52 2019-06-14

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corruption in Washington."...
14:00 2019-09-16

California adopts country's strictest law to curb police killings Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia has adopted the strictest law in the United States limiting when police can use deadly force.Come 1 January, law enforcement in the state will only be allowed to do so if the ...
04:52 2019-08-20

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 last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
09:52 2019-06-08

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 give the blaze fresh impetus Saturday. Miquel Buch, the regional interior minister, says the fire is...
13:01 2019-06-29

‘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 its most devastating on record, public officials and private landowners are turning to an unlikely, ru...
15:13 2019-07-12

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and from those generated by the use of its resources....
13:39 2019-07-23

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
06:13 2019-06-08

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies located an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that 47-year-old Wendy Carroll was aware she was considered missing but never contacted au...
00:13 2019-08-03

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....
18:26 2019-06-19

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 than 2 square miles. (Sept. 6)        ...
11:39 2019-09-06

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 proposal for the year....
22:39 2019-09-06

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 survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from previously released state figures that showed the pop...
09:39 2019-07-12

California wildfire: Los Angeles orders 100,000 to evacuate A wildfire that was sparked in the hills north of Los Angeles has now reached neighborhoods. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control blaze as dozens of homes have been destroyed....
01:13 2019-10-12

California makes deepfakes illegal to curb revenge porn and doctored political videos Revenge porn isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, but with advancements in AI, “deepfakes” — an AI-based technology used to digitally produce or alter realistic looking video content — are becoming increasingly harder to distinguish from real videos. This technology has also been used to doctor political...
22:52 2019-10-07

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 also damaged power lines, cutting electricity to several homes and businesses. More than 500 visitors...
04:00 2019-08-20

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 said on Friday....
07:52 2019-06-22

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 cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
23:39 2019-07-12

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 of Paradise to the ground. Now California’s fire season is starting to heat up again – and official...
11:39 2019-06-15

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 top issue for the state after power provider PG&E Corp filed for bankruptcy in January expecting more ...
22:13 2019-07-11

Wildfire In South California Destroys Homes, Causes "Medical Emergencies" A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said....
14:39 2019-10-11

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....
22:26 2019-07-11

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Califo...
16:39 2019-05-21

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 accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before spreading to 410,000 acres and destroying nearly 160...
18:00 2019-06-07

$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....
04:13 2019-05-23

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.        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

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....
22:26 2019-06-21

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 cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
00:39 2019-07-13

Southern California wildfire evacuees return to see what's left of homes As California wildfires continue to turn everything in their path to char and ash, thousands of evacuees return home hopeful to see their house still standing....
03:00 2019-10-14

California Wildfire Season Is Here as the Saddleridge Fire Explodes Near Los Angeles In a community outside Los Angeles, more than 12,000 people are facing mandatory evacuation as a wildfire rages out of control. The Saddleridge Fire has burned some 4,600 acres, and so far officials haven’t been able to contain it. Read more......
02:52 2019-10-12

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 said on Friday....
01:52 2019-06-22

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, officials said....
02:00 2019-08-23

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....
06:13 2019-08-25

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 Tuesday....
02:52 2019-09-11

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....
04:00 2019-09-08

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 evacuation of nearly 4,000 residents, racing across at least 600 acres within just a few hours, officials sa...
04:52 2019-08-23

Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said....
05:00 2019-10-11

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 authorities said....
22:26 2019-09-16

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.        ...
12:00 2019-09-09

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
21:13 2019-06-21

Northern Californians face days of power shutoffs amid high wildfire threat Schools and businesses close as country’s biggest utility, PG&E, cuts electricity and gas to record swath of regionSchools are closed. Traffic lights down. Tunnels dark. Businesses unopened. Hospitals running on generators.Much of northern California is facing life without electricity or gas for as ...
09:39 2019-10-10

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......
16:00 2019-07-13

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 subject of a new film, it has been announced.According to the Hollywood Reporter, A Private War’s Matthe...
16:39 2019-07-10

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-06-18

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 Fire....
07:00 2019-07-11

Burning trash sparked wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in California: fire department Burning trash dumped by a garbage truck caused a fire that by early Friday had destroyed dozens of homes in California's Riverside County, fire officials said, as wildfires across the state led to power cuts for hundreds of thousands of people....
11:39 2019-10-11

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 overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-05-23

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
19:13 2019-05-21

Updated flood mapping coming to 20 ‘high-risk’ Sask. communities The provincial and federal governments are contributing a combined $1 million to create updated flood mapping for Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and other communities....
23:13 2019-08-12

The Latest: PG&E shutting power to some because of fire risk SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Pacific Gas & Electric turning off power in Northern California (all times local): 10 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric says it’s turning off the power to 1,600 Northern Californians and may consider shutting it down for tens of thousands more to help reduce the ri...
11:39 2019-06-08

Yankees top Red Sox in London power show no one saw coming LONDON — Many voices expected the first major league game played in Europe would be a slugfest due to cozy dimensions, a fast playing surface and muscular lineups. Nobody could have predicted, or wanted, Arena Baseball to break out at London Stadium on Saturday, where the Yankees and Red Sox savagel...
01:52 2019-06-30

'There are other kids coming': How Canada is becoming a tennis power Led by Bianca Andreescu on the women's side and Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime on the men's side, Canada has a new crop of players ready to hit it big....
22:00 2019-06-20

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on....
14:26 2019-07-18

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest payments on its mountain of debt. Its poorly maintained power plants are struggling to meet demand, and...
14:26 2019-05-29

California could be hit by even bigger quake in coming days Reeling from its worst earthquake in two decades, California could be rocked by an even bigger one in the coming days, experts warn. Southern California has already been rattled by aftershocks, some as big as 4.7-magnitude, following the 6.4-magnitude temblor that hit in the Mojave Desert near the c...
02:39 2019-07-06

California Says Coffee Does Not Pose Significant Cancer Risk LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. State regulators gave final approval Monday to a rule that means coffee won’t have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage may be bad for you. The state took the unusual mov...
01:52 2019-06-04

California power outage Q&A: What you need to know To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

Trade tensions, India tariffs put California almonds at risk MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — California supplies 82% of the world’s almonds, and India is the state’s biggest buyer. Now the future of that market is uncertain. India this month imposed tariffs on almonds and 27 other American products, including apples and walnuts. That was in retaliation for...
19:52 2019-06-27

PG&E Announces Plans to Cut Power in California Pacific Gas & Electric announced plans to shut off power in central and northern California on Tuesday. About 800,000 customers in 34 counties—millions of people—will be affected on Wednesday....
15:00 2019-10-09

EPA to California: Overhaul Air Quality Plans or Risk Losing Federal Funding SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Trump administration on Tuesday blamed California’s worst-in-the nation air quality on shoddy paperwork, calling on the state to overhaul its plans for cleaning up toxic smog or risk losing billions in federal road dollars. The government’s warning is the l...
04:13 2019-09-25

Disney details the Avengers Campus theme park coming to California The Avengers’ house in upstate New York got obliterated at the end of Avengers: Endgame in a giant explosion that somehow didn’t hurt a single person inside, but now it’s apparently being rebuilt in California—at Disneyland, to be exact. As reported by Entertainment Weekly, Disney announced today du...
00:13 2019-08-26

Power slowly restored after California shutoffs The largest U.S. utility has turned power back on for about a fifth of the nearly 2 million people who lost power in California over a two-day span in a deliberate move to prevent its equipment from sparking and causing wildfires. (Oct. 10)        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

PG&E Cuts Power in California, Affecting Millions PG&E began cutting power to about 700,000 households and businesses across California in an unprecedented move to lower the threat of wildfires in the face of the kind of windstorm that previously fueled deadly infernos and propelled the utility into bankruptcy court....
15:00 2019-10-10

Record power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds and dry conditions, the utility company that services more than a third of California will cut power to an unprecedented swath of the state as a prevent...
20:39 2019-10-09

PG&E Cuts Power to 500,000 in California: Live Updates Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in the state, could cut electricity to 800,000 customers by day’s end as a precaution against sparking wildfires....
21:00 2019-10-09

Power cuts affect many across Northern California California's largest utility says as many as two million people will remain without power at least through Thursday as a precaution against wildfires. The outage affects mostly Northern California and parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. (Oct 9)        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

The Latest: PG&E announces new California power cutoffs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local): 4:48 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers in portions of five Northern California counties that power will be proactively shut down to guard against weather-r...
03:52 2019-06-09

Major power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds and dry conditions, the utility company that services more than a third of California will cut power to an unprecedented swath of the state as a prevent...
15:26 2019-10-09

California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. The post California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:52 2019-06-04

Wine country coping with California power cuts As California's biggest utility cut power to more than a million people Wednesday to curb the wildfire danger from windblown power lines, residents and tourists in the wine country town of Sonoma were coping with the impact of the shutoff. (Oct. 9)        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

PG&E power outage could cost the California economy more than $2 billion In an unprecedented move, PG&E enacted large-scale power cuts in Northern and Central California as a preventative measure aimed at curbing wildfires....
04:39 2019-10-11

Power may be shut off for more than 700,000 customers in California to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 700,000 customers to prevent wildfires.        ...
20:26 2019-10-08

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
03:13 2019-06-09

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Over 6 million user-created maps are coming to 'Halo: MCC' Microsoft and 343 Industries said they'd transfer Forge maps and game modes to Halo: The Master Chief Collection with the help of players, and it's clear many gamers were willing to step up. The two have revealed that over 6.6 million user-created m......
13:13 2019-08-29

MLB power rankings: Rockies are coming on strong, but can they even make a dent in Dodgers' huge lead? The Dodgers are the class of the National League West, but the Rockies are the biggest risers in this week's power rankings.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

California utility cuts off power to thousands to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern California woke up on Tuesday without electricity after the utility company Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to try to prevent wildfires amid windy, dry an...
19:00 2019-09-24

Power outage cancels flights at Southern California airport John Wayne Airport in Southern California canceled all flights after a power outage left all its terminals in the dark late Friday.        ...
08:13 2019-08-03

California Turns Off Power Supply To Millions To Prevent Wildfires Rolling blackouts set to affect millions of Californians began Wednesday as a utility company started switching off power to an unprecedented number of households in the face of hot, windy weather......
23:26 2019-10-09

US briefing: impeachment battle, Syria crisis and California power Wednesday’s top story: White House refuses to cooperate with inquiry, threatening constitutional crisis. Plus, How Bong Joon-ho returned home to make his masterpieceSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-10-09

California faces historic power outage due to fire danger SAN FRANCISCO — Millions of people were poised to lose electricity throughout northern and central California after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced Tuesday it would shut off power in the largest preventive outage in state history to try to avert wildfires caused by faulty lines. PG&E said it wo...
06:52 2019-10-09

PG&E shutdown: 800,000 people to lose power to prevent California wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has announced it will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in an effort to prevent new wildfires, in the largest preventive outage in state history.Wit...
16:13 2019-10-09

Man dies after California power outage prevents him from getting to oxygen machine A man who relied on an oxygen machine to breathe died 12 minutes after a preventative power cut to his Northern California home — but the local coroner told his incredulous family that the outage did not cause his death. “The power going off and him not being able to get to his oxygen is,......
20:00 2019-10-12

California utility will shut off power to 800,000 people to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has announced it will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in an effort to prevent new wildfires, in the largest preventive outage in state history.Wit...
03:39 2019-10-09

California power shutoff: how PG&E's actions hit the medically vulnerable the hardest The impacts of the electricity cut are being disproportionately felt by those dependent on medical devicesDeanne Mediati learned of northern California’s massive power shutoff when her husband shook her awake at 3.30 in the morning on Wednesday. “Honey, the power is out,” he told her. “You’re not br...
05:52 2019-10-12

'A victim of their own failure': Why PG&E's massive power shutdown in California was inevitable Months after declaring bankruptcy, California's primary public utility, PG&E, has once again raised the ire of residents and politicians alike.        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
17:26 2019-06-09

Two million people at risk of starvation as drought returns to Somalia Agencies sound the alarm over ‘climate crisis’ after devastation of crops and livestockMore than 2 million people could face starvation by the end of the summer, unless there are urgent efforts to respond to the drought in Somalia.Mark Lowcock, the UN’s humanitarian chief, said the country is facing...
09:13 2019-06-06

Half a Million Diesel Volvos Were Just Recalled for Risk of Fire Even super stylish Swedish cars obsessed with safety get recalled once in a while. If you drive a four-cylinder diesel Volvo that was produced within the last five years, then listen up. There’s a global recall over some faulty parts that could lead to a fire....
20:13 2019-07-22

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western USA, this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
21:00 2019-06-17

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
16:52 2019-05-28

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
01:52 2019-06-22

California governor says broad power shutdown to prevent fires 'unacceptable' California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable", as gale-force winds and dry weather posed a critical fire threat to the north of the state....
11:39 2019-10-11

California utility restores power to 100,000 homes, businesses. But millions are still in the dark. PG&E was turning the lights back on for more than 100,000 homes and businesses as wildfire risk eases. SDGE power shutoff also possible.        ...
19:52 2019-10-10

California power lines spark wildfires and prompt blackouts. Why not just bury them? It would take more than 1,000 years to underground all the lines at the current rate. And it all comes out of the customer's pocket eventually.        ...
01:13 2019-10-12

Oxygen-dependent California man dies 12 minutes after PG&E cuts power to his home A Northern California man dependent on an oxygen supply died Wednesday, shortly after power cuts by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. affected his home, fire officials said Friday....
06:39 2019-10-12

California power shutoffs: when your public utility is owned by private investors Widescale power shutdown reveals the depth of California’s infrastructure problems amid a growing climate crisisWhen the United States’ largest investor-owned utility, Pacific Gas and Electric, shut down power to millions of Californians this week, nearly no one was ready. Not governments. Not busin...
07:52 2019-10-12

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

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
17:13 2019-06-08

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California's power to require cleaner cars U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's authority to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand - a decision that will set off a massive legal battle....
20:52 2019-09-18

World faces ‘climate apartheid’ risk, 120 more million in poverty: UN expert Climate change “threatens to undo the last 50 years” of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert said on Tuesday, citing the risk of a new era of “climate apartheid” where the rich buy their way out of rising heat and hunger....
18:39 2019-06-27

Medical data breach puts details of a million New Zealanders at risk Nearly a million New Zealanders face the risk that their medical data has been accessed illegally after a cyber attack on the website of Tū Ora Compass Health, the company said on Saturday....
10:39 2019-10-05

Ford recalls 1.2 million Explorer SUVs, 123,000 F-150 pickups over crash risk Ford Motor Co. issued several recalls, including more than 1.2 million Ford Explorer SUVs and more than 120,000 Ford F-150 pickup trucks.       ...
17:26 2019-06-12

CBOE Hosts 27th Annual Risk Management Conference, February 27 - March 1, in Dana Point, California CHICAGO, January 28, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will host its annual Risk Management Conference -- one of the longest-standing, premiere events in the financial industry -- from Sunday, February 27 through Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at the St. Regis Monarch Beac...
10:26 2019-05-22

Roger Federer: The power and presence of the $120 million man Ahead of Wimbledon, Hall of Famer Andy Roddick and Darren Cahill -- one of the most respected tennis coaches -- give a rare insight into Roger Federer, the man. "I think he is inherently a really, really true honest good person."...
20:52 2019-06-27

The Latest: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email i...
11:39 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
01:52 2019-06-22

Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
18:52 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing share of inexpensive electricity....
05:39 2019-06-22

The Latest: Edesur: Power restored to 1.5 million Argentines BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the blackout in Argentina and Uruguay (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Argentine energy company Edesur says that electricity has been restored to more than 1.5 million people. President Mauricio Macri also said that 50% of the country had power after a massiv...
20:39 2019-06-16

California’s power outage means problems for electric cars. Tesla says charge up, quick. A San Francisco Bay Area power utility shut off power to more than half a million customers amid a wildfire threat, and Tesla vehicles flashed a warning to charge up beforehand....
02:39 2019-10-10

PG&E power shutdown begins in California amid threat of 'explosive' wildfires, affecting millions The largest utility in California began turning off the lights for hundreds of thousands of customers in the northern part of the Golden State early Wednesday that could last for days due to what officials are calling an unprecedented wildfire danger that could lead to "explosive" blazes. ...
19:52 2019-10-09

Over 100 million credit card applicants at risk in Capital One breach, Seattle woman arrested A former software engineer from Seattle has been arrested in connection with a massive data breach that potentially puts over 100 million Capital One credit card applicants at risk. Paige A. Thompson, 33, allegedly accessed information from Capital One bank through a misconfigured security feature a...
19:52 2019-07-31

Syte raises $21.5 million to power visual search for ecommerce Syte has raised $21.5 million for visual search tools that help any ecommerce company enhance their apps by letting customers search for goods using images.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

Vitol faces possible $6 million fine for U.S. power market manipulation Global energy trader Vitol faces a possible fine of $6 million from a U.S. energy regulator for alleged manipulation in California's power market, an order from the regulator showed....
12:39 2019-07-11

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
09:39 2019-06-10

Typhoon leaves 100 flights canceled and 1 million without power in Japan A powerful typhoon in Japan has left more than 100 flights canceled, 1 million households without power, and transport disrupted across major cities....
09:13 2019-09-09

Recogni raises $25 million for power-efficient autonomous car inferencing Autonomous vehicle perception startup Recogni today emerged from stealth with $25 million in venture capital and a pedigreed team of engineers.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-31

Blackout in Southern California grounds flights at John Wayne Airport, leaves thousands without power A blackout in Southern California on Friday reportedly left around 28,000 customers without power and grounded all flights at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport through 7 a.m. Saturday....
15:52 2019-08-03

Apricot Power brand apricot seeds recalled due to risk of cyanide poisoning No illnesses have been associated with the products, but officials say anyone who has the products in their home should throw them out or return them to the point of purchase....
01:39 2019-06-03

Why this CEO bet half a million dollars on a California tech company The Motley Fool CEO has stumbled upon an under-the-radar stock he believes could be one of the greatest discoveries of his 25 years as a professional investor.       ...
07:39 2019-09-06

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their past will be able to get a new lease on life....
19:39 2019-06-12

Power restored to some, but 2 million Californians still in the dark – and rolling blackouts could expand PG&E was turning the lights back on for more than 100,000 homes and businesses as wildfire risk eases. SDGE power shutoff also possible.        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

The world's largest offshore wind farm can power 1 million homes The world's largest offshore wind farm is taking shape off the east coast of Britain, a landmark project that demonstrates one way to combat climate change at scale....
17:13 2019-09-25

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric cuts power to millions in multi-phase fire prevention effort With millions in California facing power outages Wednesday, the state's largest utility said it's powered down neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay area and central and northern regions as a wildfire mitigating method....
21:52 2019-10-09

Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries....
04:26 2019-07-05

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next......
20:00 2019-06-07

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
21:13 2019-07-07

As Part of a $3 Million Investment, Serena Williams Adds Her Power to the Fight Against Maternal Mortality What does it mean when the most recognizable female athlete in the world can’t get the attention she needs when suffering complications after giving birth? For Serena Williams, it meant becoming intimately familiar with the crisis currently facing so many black expectant mothers—the threat of a life...
23:52 2019-07-18

Beyond Limits inks $25 million strategic deal with Xcell to build AI-controlled power plant Beyond Limits, a Glendale-based startup developing AI for space and defense industries, is partnering with Xcell to create an AI-controlled power plant.Read More...
00:26 2019-07-11

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the Syrian people....
14:52 2019-05-21

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
15:26 2019-05-21

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to thwart it....
07:00 2019-08-30

Single winning ticket sold in California to win $530 million dollars Mega Millions jackpot NBC — Someone in California is waking up a multi-millionaire after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. A single ticket was sold matching all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The estimated jackpot was up to $530 million, with the new millionaire walking away with a cash option payout...
22:52 2019-06-08

3 million gallons of 'untreated sewage' spill into Puget Sound after power outage, prompting beach closures State officials in Washington are investigating after an estimated 3 million gallons of “untreated sewage” was dumped in the Puget Sound in just under 30 minutes Friday morning. ...
17:13 2019-07-20

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
19:52 2019-07-17

A California conservation group wants to buy world's largest remaining private giant sequoia forest for $15 million A San Francisco conservation group has kicked off a public fundraising campaign to buy and protect the world's largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia forest. It just needs $15 million....
16:13 2019-09-18

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
16:39 2019-05-27

Priti Patel warns criminals 'we're coming after you' as she pledges £20 million to tackle county lines The government will spend £20 million on a new team within the British Transport Police to tackle county lines drug networks, the home secretary has announced....
04:52 2019-10-02

The market is not very concerned about oil supply outages, strategist says Iranian officials say two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia. Helima Croft, global head of commodity strategy at RBC Capital Markets, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how this event is affecting the oil market....
17:00 2019-10-11

Computer outages strike US airlines about once a month WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airline industry suffers about one technology outage per month, most of them serious enough to disrupt flights. However, regulators don’t oversee airline information-technology systems, and outages aren’t covered by consumer protections for passengers. The Gove...
00:39 2019-06-13

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
02:39 2019-07-04

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
14:52 2019-05-21

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or sending images and videos. The issue also affected f...
23:52 2019-07-03

Facebook, Cloudflare, Microsoft, and Twitter suffer outages Enlarge / The internet this week, more or less (credit: torange.biz (modified)) Last week, Verizon caused a major BGP misroute that took large chunks of the internet, including CDN company Cloudflare, partially down for a day. This week, the rest of the internet has apparently asked Verizon to hol...
02:00 2019-07-04

YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other sites reeling from outages Major social media websites and apps were sputtering Sunday afternoon in parts of the United States amid problems with the Google cloud service they rely on....
00:52 2019-06-03

Vegans have a higher risk of stroke, lower risk of heart disease: study So-called “healthy” herbivores are damned if they do, and damned if they don’t. New research has found that some health nuts who eat only vegan foods are less likely to have a heart attack — but more likely to suffer a stroke than meat-eaters, according to the study appearing in th...
20:39 2019-09-05

Sleep disturbances may increase risk Alzheimer's disease risk in Hispanic people In the short-term, sleep disorders cause an inconvenience. But over time, researchers say, these disorders can increase risk for Alzheimer's disease, with greatest risk coming for Hispanic people....
21:00 2019-10-09

Vegan, Vegetarians At Low Risk Of Heart Disease But Higher Risk Of Stroke The study has said that while vegan and vegetarian diets may be linked with lower risk of heart diseases, they might be linked with higher risk of stroke....
13:39 2019-09-05

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
06:13 2019-09-19

Frontier network outages get worse in NY, triggering state investigation Enlarge / A Frontier Communications van. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) Frontier Communications customers are reporting more outages and longer repair times, and state government officials have decided to investigate. NY Public Service Commission (PSC) staff reported "that several Frontier...
02:26 2019-08-13

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

Rahul Gandhi Returns To Amethi, Says "Coming Here Is Like Coming Home" Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited his former constituency Amethi today. This was his first visit after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha election......
14:13 2019-07-10

National Coming Out Day: 2019’s top LGBTQ coming out stories NBC NEWS – Founded in 1988 by psychologist Robert Eichberg and activist Jean O’Leary, National Coming Out Day is observed annually on Oct. 11, and it’s day to celebrate and promote the increased visibility of the LGBTQ community. The date was chosen to mark the anniversary of the 1...
07:52 2019-10-12

Exxon's U.S. refineries suffer greater outages in second quarter over year ago, data shows Exxon Mobil Corp 's U.S. second-quarter refining profits bounced back from a loss earlier this year but remain below past levels in part because of a wave of production outages, according to an examination of data from Reuters and energy industry intelligence service Genscape....
00:52 2019-08-03

Target CEO Brian Cornell reiterates forecast, apologizes to customers for weekend outages Target CEO Brian Cornell apologized to customers for a disappointing weekend after the company experienced outages that shut down its cash registers and credit-card processors for several hours....
15:00 2019-06-19

What's the future for cash? Target register outages prove physical loot still has its place Is cash on borrowed time? The outages at Target stores remind us that nothing beats cash when technology fails.       ...
14:13 2019-06-19

Coming out and coming of age: 5 of our favorite LGBTQ+ teens on TV This August marks the 25th anniversary of the debut of My So-Called Life, the short-lived but influential teen drama that was also one of the first network shows to have a gay character as a series regular. Rickie Vasquez (Wilson Cruz) faced some of the same adolescent woes as his peers Angela Chase...
21:26 2019-06-05

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: president of the AFL-CIOSara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants union (AFA) and an emerging force in an energized labor movemen...
08:26 2019-09-09

Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United Conservative government's decision to unplug the previous NDP regime's project auctions....
00:39 2019-10-10

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing the initiative in the struggle for gender equality....
18:13 2019-05-21

'Super Power Looks At Rising Power': Minister's Take On PM-Trump Photo Minister Anurag Thakur has called United States President Donald Trump's expressions "priceless" in a photograph in which he is seen smiling as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his speech at the......
14:39 2019-09-23

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
22:39 2019-05-30

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
00:26 2019-08-08

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
17:13 2019-07-03

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let wireless carriers block spam calls by default, which should mean that more spam calls are ...
14:33 2019-05-21

This Self-Driving Garbage Can Remembers to Take the Trash to the Curb For You Despite what the inventors of the world want you to believe, not everything in your home needs to be intelligent, automated, and motorized—except your garbage cans. The inventor of the SmartCan wants to ensure you’ll never again forget it’s trash day, because these cans automatically drive themselve...
01:39 2019-10-01

Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account Instagram is working on a new feature that will give you the power to choose who can send you messages, based on what app researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered. Further, one of the options you can choose from is the ability to receive messages......
06:39 2019-09-01

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
05:13 2019-06-12

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
12:39 2019-09-20

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
15:52 2019-05-31

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had varying degrees of success, but the company is now starting to crack down on apps that have sweeping p...
18:39 2019-06-27

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
18:26 2019-06-01

UA law students help create website to curb eviction problem TUCSON — Antonio Coronado hopes the new web tool https://hellolandlord.org/ will be a cyber middleman “It’s the beginning of the conversation, it’s opening the door of that conversation,” he said. Coronado is one of the law students at the University of Arizona’s ...
10:52 2019-07-01

Sex blinds queen bees to curb their promiscuity, study says They say love is blind, but bees take that literally. For a queen honeybee, the consequences of being inseminated during sex by a drone bee can be downright a-pollen, new research shows. Bee sperm causes temporary blindness in honeybee queens, making it harder for them to fly off and mate with other...
08:26 2019-09-18

The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- really, a $999 monitor stand? -- and get ready for E3. Things will kick off with EA's Play event that's scheduled t......
15:13 2019-06-08

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
15:39 2019-05-21

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay period....
17:26 2019-06-11

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
03:52 2019-07-23

UK power cuts latest: Traffic lights out and travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Major incident declared by Western Power Distribution +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ Traffic lights and tubes affected in the capital +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption"...
19:39 2019-08-09

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caused by two generators has been resolved...
20:39 2019-09-02

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
16:39 2019-07-24

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
01:00 2019-08-15

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
23:13 2019-06-28

China's environmentally stressed regions to curb industry in new rules China will order local governments to raise the approval threshold for new industrial projects and limit the number of polluting factories in regions where environmental conditions are already stressed, an environment official said on Friday....
12:39 2019-06-28

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa? The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic casings. The ground has been prepared with scores of kilometer-long furrows leading to a horizon studded with skeletal thorn trees. It’s early A...
15:52 2019-09-12

Fed Intervenes to Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs For the first time in more than a decade, the Federal Reserve injected cash into money markets Tuesday to pull down interest rates and said it would do so again Wednesday after technical factors led to a sudden shortfall of cash....
03:13 2019-09-18

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abuse. He wrote in a blog post that "gaming is for everyone" and people everywhere, from all background......
15:13 2019-05-21

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
23:26 2019-06-21

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
03:13 2019-07-02

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, signed off last week on the ...
17:52 2019-07-19

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press.” The statement came Wednesday after world leader...
14:33 2019-05-21

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
19:13 2019-05-22

9 injured, including kids, after out-of-control SUV flips onto Bronx curb Nine people were injured — including at least two children — when an out-of-control SUV careened onto a Bronx sidewalk on Friday, authorities said. A Honda CR-V was heading south on Southern Boulevard in West Farms at around 4:30 p.m. when it suddenly barreled onto the curb, flipped and ...
03:52 2019-06-22

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls A......
00:26 2019-06-21

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
23:13 2019-07-15

Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to curb protests Indonesia has arrested 34 people and cut internet access in its easternmost region of Papua to rein in violence after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination....
12:13 2019-08-22

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to curb child brides Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country....
20:52 2019-09-17

Pelosi offers Medicare plan to curb drug prices House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and younger people. (Sept. 19)        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

Driver jumps curb in the Bronx, kills child in stroller A 1-year-old boy in a stroller was killed Tuesday when a driver jumped a curb in the Bronx and plowed into the kid, according to police. The child was hit on the sidewalk near East 215th Street and White Plains Road in Williamsbridge at about 4 p.m. after the driver lost control of the car,......
04:52 2019-09-18

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded....
06:00 2019-08-09

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also called for such laws, which allow police and fami...
08:13 2019-08-06

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read More...
15:52 2019-07-10

Mega-Exercise By Security Agencies To Curb Infiltration Along Pak Border Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now working overtime to further strengthen the......
02:52 2019-07-23

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
13:39 2019-09-05

Health care investment needed to curb out-of-pocket spending: WHO Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional 1 percent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop impoverishing patients, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday....
18:13 2019-09-22

Fed Officials Last Month Worried Trade War Could Curb Hiring, U.S. Economy Federal Reserve officials grew more worried when they cut interest rates last month that slowing global growth, exacerbated by the U.S.-China trade war, could sap domestic hiring and economic activity, according to minutes of the monetary-policy meeting....
08:52 2019-10-10

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead of the UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal next month."...
13:00 2019-05-30

Facebook unfurls new measures in Singapore to curb elections interference Amidst calls from Singapore's law minister for regulations to address foreign interference in local elections, Facebook advertisers running campaigns on social or political issues in the country now must confirm their identity and location as the social media giant looks to stem misinformation....
18:39 2019-09-26

Tuchel must curb hype after Neymar completes PSG's perfect week A win at Lyon after the rout of Real Madrid has the French press dreaming of European glory but we have been here beforeBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsPSG must act as if they’ve achieved nothing despite a pitch-perfect week.“If anyone asks if we are going to win the Champio...
15:26 2019-09-23

Trump reportedly will threaten to curb intelligence sharing with UK over Huawei Trump plans to tell the British government that Washington may limit intelligence sharing with the U.K. if it continues to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build part of its 5G mobile network, the FT reported....
05:39 2019-05-31

Opinion: Science guides UN actions to curb land degradation Forest fires, droughts, flashfloods and storms: Unusual trends are destroying lives and and making the public jittery because ignorance is no longer excusable, yet policy action seems too slow, writes Ibrahim Thiaw....
17:00 2019-09-03

Foot Locker is kicked to the curb, and one technical analyst says it's on track for new lows Foot Locker got roughed up last week. Charts suggest it could see short-lived relief, but beware a fake rally, says Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson....
16:39 2019-05-28

Suicides in Jails Are Preventable: How a Unique Approach May Help Curb Self-Harm in Confinement Conspiracy theories aside, Jeffrey Epstein is one of the latest and most prominent of the hundreds that die by suicide yearly in America’s jails. His untimely death saw the Bureau of Prisons chief fired and caused heads to roll at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center: the warden of the jail ...
21:00 2019-08-20

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shared that the FDA p......
00:26 2019-09-12

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
23:00 2019-08-10

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month transition period that ended last month. The Indonesian government has ambitious goals for the poli...
23:26 2019-07-02

Tanzania governor wants to create a national database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
23:26 2019-08-13

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America's bugaboo, according......
03:26 2019-08-14

10-year-old killed after driver loses control, mounts curb in Brooklyn A 10-year-old boy who was getting ready to celebrate his birthday later this month was struck and killed Tuesday by a driver in Brooklyn who lost control of his SUV after suffering a possible seizure, police sources said. An 8-year-old girl who was inside the vehicle was also injured, along with the...
05:13 2019-09-11

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
20:52 2019-05-23

Fed Confronts Balance-Sheet Decisions to Curb Money-Market Volatility The Federal Reserve fixed the recent dysfunction in an obscure but critical lending market. Now it has to decide how to prevent these problems from recurring....
12:26 2019-10-07

Greece to increase border patrols and deportations to curb migrant influx Greece is to step up border patrols, move asylum-seekers from its islands to the mainland and speed up deportations in an effort to deal with a resurgence in migrant flows from neighboring Turkey....
01:52 2019-09-01

Oil prices slip as demand concerns outweigh efforts to curb supply Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, offsetting narrow gains in the previous session, as sluggish demand forecasts countered expectations that major producers would prop up oil prices by limiting crude oil output....
06:13 2019-08-13

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According to a government statement, those found guilty of di...
10:52 2019-06-06

Peru president dissolves congress amid attempts to curb corruption It is not the first time in Peru's history that a president has dissolved congress. In 1992, Alberto Fujimori shut down congress, assumed legislative powers and suspended the constitution in what was regarded as an auto-coup....
05:13 2019-10-01

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday....
20:13 2019-06-21

Hong Kong riot police curb airport protest after clashes Hong Kong riot police took up position at the main rail station serving the airport on Sunday to prevent a new anti-government protest targeting air travel after a night of violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory....
11:39 2019-09-22

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan border....
04:39 2019-06-15

Zuck says Facebook will never curb offensive content — but vows to protect its moderators For the past five years, we’ve heard countless reports on how hard content moderation really is, and moderators at social networking giant Facebook could have it the toughest. Earlier this year, The Verge’s Casey Newton published an article titled “The Trauma Floor” which revealed the secret lives o...
00:13 2019-10-02

Fed Officials Last Month Worried Trade War Could Curb Hiring, Consumer Spending Federal Reserve officials worried that slowing global growth and rising trade-policy uncertainty could exert a drag on hiring and the U.S. economy when they cut interest rates last month....
23:00 2019-10-09

UPDATE 2-WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
19:26 2019-09-05

Trade Disputes Curb Global Factory Activity as Confidence Wanes The fallout from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is rippling through the global economy, crimping growth in Asian industrial giants such as Japan and South Korea and hitting factories as far away from the front line as Germany....
17:52 2019-09-02

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
15:13 2019-05-21

Amarinder Singh Seeks PM Modi's Help To Curb Drug Menace In Punjab Reiterating his demand for a national drugs policy to check the drug menace, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, an official said on Sunday....
11:39 2019-06-02

Indian city Pune hits brake on car traffic to curb pollution Extreme traffic jams and air pollution are commonplace in Indian cities. Pune, in the country's west, wants to transform its transportation system and be a role model to other places like capital Delhi....
14:26 2019-08-07

Australia Formed a Task Force to Curb Foreign Meddling at Universities (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia announced Wednesday that it has formed a task force to crack down on attempts by foreign governments to meddle in Australian universities. The move comes as concerns grow over Chinese influence at Australia’s universities, where Chinese students are by f...
15:13 2019-08-28

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers, ruling that passing such measures in lame-duck sessions is constitutionally permissible....
00:13 2019-06-22

U.S. lawmakers ask Pentagon for list of Chinese companies to curb 'economic espionage' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States, as they seek to curb what they called Beijing's effort to "steal" technology for military purposes....
01:13 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements....
09:52 2019-05-24

O'Rourke calls for licensing in plan to curb gun violence and white nationalism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is calling for the creation of a national gun registry, a nationwide gun licensing system and the mandatory buyback of assault-style rifles as part of his plan to curb gun violence and the rise of white nationalism....
03:52 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Fidelity to curb investments in Woodford Income Focus Fund Investment firm Fidelity International said on Tuesday that it has decided to restrict its customers from making new investments in money manager Neil Woodford's Income Focus Fund....
14:26 2019-06-18

U.S. Supreme Court takes major case that could curb abortion access The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up a major abortion case that could lead to new curbs on access to the procedure as it considers the legality of a Republican-backed Louisiana law that imposes restrictions on abortion doctors....
20:00 2019-10-04

Mexico sees diminished threat of U.S. tariffs after effort to curb migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the U.S. threat of tariffs on Mexican goods had lessened, after his top envoy met President Donald Trump and other Washington officials to assess progress on reducing migration....
04:00 2019-09-12

Rains, military response help curb fires in Brazil's Amazon in September The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has receded, falling 36% in September from August to well below a 20-year historic average for the month, amid improved weather conditions and containment efforts by the country's military....
20:00 2019-10-04

Government's 14,000-Crore-Rupee Plan To Curb Road Accidents Across India A Rs 14,000 crore project has been prepared by the government to identify accident black spots and plug gaps in highways to reduce casualties, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said......
12:52 2019-07-11

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 is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. And if a new certification listing is anything to go...
13:26 2019-06-13

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital gains....
16:39 2019-07-15

Want to boost your home's curb appeal before putting it up for sale? Follow these rules What changes, big or small, can you make to freshen up the front of your house, without spending a ton of money       ...
13:52 2019-08-12

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
12:26 2019-06-08

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
14:00 2019-06-18

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
16:39 2019-06-09

Indonesian province moves to curb slash-and-burn clearances as fires rage Authorities in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province said on Thursday they had tightened rules to try and curb slash-and-burn clearances by plantation companies - a practice linked to a wave of forest fires....
14:52 2019-09-12

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizeable glut, potentially dragging on crude oil demand from the world's biggest importer of the commodity....
11:13 2019-07-08

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise....
21:52 2019-06-10

GOP senators introduce bill requiring DNA testing of migrants to curb child trafficking Senate Republicans this week introduced a bill to implement DNA testing of migrants claiming to be part of a family unit as they come to the southern border -- part of an effort to crack down on child trafficking....
01:39 2019-09-15

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic....
10:13 2019-06-21

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
14:00 2019-06-07

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising US su...
07:39 2019-06-30

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
19:39 2019-06-20

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
20:00 2019-07-24

Education leader urges Pima County to take action to curb vaping ‘crisis’ TUCSON — After the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 not to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, Pima County Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams was disappointed. “This ruling wouldn’t have been the end-all, save-all but it would have been ...
15:26 2019-09-24

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Southern and Midwest states to curb abortion rights....
05:01 2019-05-30

STDs are spreading like wildfire in the US Despite decades of sexual education and STD awareness campaigns, the rates at which new STD cases are reported continues to rise. A new bulletin by the CDC paints a particularly dire picture of sexual health in the United States, with some diseases reaching levels not seen for almost 20 years, and o...
10:26 2019-10-10

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
16:13 2019-05-26

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest....
00:00 2019-08-24

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening global economy....
01:13 2019-07-02

Diabetes Diet: Sugar-Free, Dates-Based Desserts To Curb Sweet Cravings Dates are one of the sweetest fruits nature has gifted us with.Diabetes patients can also have their fill of sweet treats with naturally sweetened meals made of dates sans any artificial sugar....
14:26 2019-07-01

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use....
18:52 2019-07-22

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
20:52 2019-06-28

Rights group, journalists press Indonesian government to lift internet curb in restive Papua Rights group and journalists slammed the Indonesian government's move to block internet access in its easternmost region of Papua on Friday, saying it made reporting events there difficult after violent protests during which buildings were torched....
09:13 2019-08-23

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution proposed in a recent blog post on his campaign webs...
00:52 2019-08-19

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....
20:52 2019-06-29

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....
17:13 2019-07-23

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....
19:39 2019-06-28

Overwhelmed or Ill Informed, 70,000 Wildfire Victims May Get Nothing Lawyers say PG&E’s bankruptcy process in California is pre-empting the claims of tens of thousands who suffered losses in fires linked to its equipment....
02:52 2019-10-07

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....
06:39 2019-08-22

100K ordered to evacuated because of LA wildfire The Saddleridge fire flares up near a firefighter in Sylmar, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Los Angeles authorities say about 100,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes be...
07:52 2019-10-12

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’s Office says the fire does not appear to be a threat to any homes. Catalina Highway remains open t...
23:13 2019-08-23

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
23:52 2019-06-18

Firefighters contain more of deadly Los Angeles wildfire Firefighters gained further control of a deadly wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles that has forced thousands from their homes, officials reported on Sunday, as the warm and dry Santa Ana winds that fueled the blaze were expected to subside....
20:00 2019-10-13

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thursday -- but it remained unclear Friday morning wh...
08:26 2019-06-07

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....
01:13 2019-09-14

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be offering fire alerts to help users determine if th......
03:26 2019-09-20

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
04:26 2019-06-19

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....
17:39 2019-06-10

| 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....
12:13 2019-08-20

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.        ...
01:39 2019-06-21

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 seek new public and private financial support....
16:26 2019-08-09

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 high. They have also deployed additional firefighters to prepare them for what could be a busy wildf...
06:00 2019-06-18

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 Thursday, July 4th and Sunday, July 7th, firefighters responded to 46 wildfires across the state. Those...
02:13 2019-07-11

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 remote area of the Push Ridge Wilderness north of Melpomene Road. Crews are currently working on suppre...
15:39 2019-08-24

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 currently burning eight to 10 acres of dry grass and small mesquite trees. Initially, structures were threa...
01:00 2019-06-20

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 burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged terrain of the Tonto...
03:13 2019-06-14

Deadly wildfire forces 100,000 to evacuate Los Angeles A wildfire that began in inland California on Thursday night has now reached Los Angeles. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control blaze....
21:13 2019-10-11

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 mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
16:39 2019-07-22

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 National Forest has charred about 57 square miles (147 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged...
20:52 2019-06-16

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
02:13 2019-08-18

| 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 about 3 square kilometr...
17:26 2019-07-16

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 the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
04:00 2019-05-30

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....
13:52 2019-07-24

A wildfire wiped out 80% of fish in a Colorado river The Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered an 80 percent loss of its fish population due to the 416 Fire that spread in June 2018, authorities say....
01:39 2019-09-26

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy see $13.5 billion in claims A lawyer for the committee representing wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said at a hearing on Monday that the committee sees $13.5 billion as the cost to the power provider for paying claims of the victims....
21:39 2019-10-07

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
21:13 2019-09-17

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:00 2019-05-23

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:52 2019-08-28

Nissan Is Paying $15 Million, and Ghosn $1 Million, to Settle U.S. Fraud Charges WASHINGTON (AP) — Nissan will pay $15 million and former chairman Carlos Ghosn will pay $1 million to settle allegations by U.S. regulators that they hid more than $140 million of Ghosn’s retirement benefits from investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday the sett...
06:13 2019-09-24

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
17:26 2019-08-20

DoorDash is giving away a million one-cent Big Macs and $1 million this week. Here's how to get in on the deal. Hollis Johnson DoorDash and McDonald's are giving away one million one-cent Big Macs this week, as well as a $1 million cash prize. The giveaway and sweepstakes celebrate the national rollout of McDonald's delivery with DoorDash. From Monday, September 30 at 12 p.m. ET to 11:59:59 p.m. on Friday, O...
17:00 2019-09-30

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Ahead of debate, Warren calls for raising Social Security benefits, O’Rourke urges banks to help curb gun violence The Massachusetts senator and former Texas congressman are among 10 Democratic White House hopefuls set to appear together onstage Thursday night in Houston....
14:26 2019-09-12

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 temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
20:52 2019-08-18

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....
20:00 2019-08-19

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.       ...
20:52 2019-08-19

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. ...
23:39 2019-06-28

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 ministry said on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

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....
11:52 2019-08-14

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....
20:13 2019-06-29

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....
14:39 2019-06-19

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....
22:39 2019-07-01

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 billowing over nearby beaches....
06:52 2019-07-13

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
03:52 2019-08-15

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 protection....
04:52 2019-09-10

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...
19:26 2019-07-22

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 the town, rages out of control....
03:00 2019-06-02

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 to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:26 2019-09-13

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
14:26 2019-07-02

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....
22:13 2019-08-30

Firefighters make progress against deadly Los Angeles wildfire More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed some of the thousands of residents under evacuation orders to return to their homes....
03:00 2019-10-13

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 passenger jet converted for firefighting recently underwent maintenance at Pinal Airpark outside Tucson...
21:26 2019-05-26

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....
17:26 2019-07-23

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....
01:26 2019-08-31

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....
04:39 2019-08-21

Stanford scientists invent gel that could protect trees from wildfire Tree stands in fire-prone forests could soon get some relief. Scientists at Stanford University have developed a gel-like liquid that acts as a flame retardant....
00:13 2019-10-02

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, according to new reports. The inferno broke out in Central Maui on Thursday morning and quickly sp...
22:01 2019-07-12

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 the Spanish island, emergency services said....
15:39 2019-08-11

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 media said....
10:00 2019-07-12

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....
01:26 2019-07-09

Colorado wildfire grows to nearly 6,000 acres, spurs evacuations A wildfire burning in central Colorado continues to grow as air quality advisories were issued for parts of the state Saturday due to smoke and up to 300 people have been evacuated. ...
19:00 2019-10-06

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 forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius ...
12:00 2019-06-28

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 endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius (104 ...
10:52 2019-06-28

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
07:13 2019-09-07

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The people love our never-ending campaigns....
22:26 2019-09-13

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
17:26 2019-08-16

‘Racist, or, at Best, Unfathomably Stupid.’ Britons Finding it Hard to Swallow Campaign to Curb Knife Crime With Ads on Fried Chicken Boxes The latest attempt by the British government to tackle a rise in knife attacks among young people has been widely criticized as ineffective and racially-insensitive. The U.K. Home Office — the government department responsible for security and law enforcement — launched a campaign earlie...
04:00 2019-08-24

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 already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman said Saturday the fire in Tonto National Forest ne...
08:13 2019-06-23

Authorities lift evacuation orders near San Diego-area wildfire Emergency officials lifted evacuation orders near San Diego Wednesday after firefighters halted the forward spread of a wildfire that's charred more than 200 acres....
22:00 2019-09-25

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 could last into Aug...
16:39 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
08:00 2019-09-20

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 minute before resuming seven minutes later. According to the club's performance analyst, Ivan Mazzu...
17:39 2019-08-27

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 northern California....
12:13 2019-06-06

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 would get help in rebuilding....
17:00 2019-08-22

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
03:52 2019-09-20

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 Catalonia, in the northeastern part of the country, were evacuated and the land was littered with hund...
21:26 2019-06-28

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, authorities said on Monday....
05:13 2019-08-20

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 the region has seen in 20 years.Read more......
00:39 2019-06-28

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....
00:52 2019-09-10

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 control....
04:00 2019-08-20