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Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday

As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday

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Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:13 2019-05-29

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
03:00 2019-06-02

Whaley Bridge residents allowed home as dam danger recedes 1,100 evacuees can return to Derbyshire town, despite forecast of heavy rainAround 1,100 residents of a Derbyshire town have been allowed to return home almost a week after they were evacuated when a nearby dam threatened to collapse.Parts of Whaley Bridge were evacuated on Thursday last week after ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government The Alberta government says the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire that's forced thousands of people to flee their communities over the past two months is now considered 60 per cent held....
20:39 2019-07-04

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
16:13 2019-05-21

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
16:39 2019-05-30

Southern Alberta’s Rocking Heart Ranch still rebuilding 2 years after Waterton wildfire Melody Garner-Skiba and her family have had some tough conversations since a wildfire raged into Waterton Lakes National Park two years ago and destroyed their horse-breeding ranch....
20:13 2019-08-30

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
20:52 2019-05-30

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
16:13 2019-05-21

High Level on alert as wildfire prompts mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told Monday to leave immediately. High Level was put on evacuation alert....
05:00 2019-06-18

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
23:13 2019-05-24

Whaley Bridge residents allowed to return for 15 minutes People evacuated from town threatened by damaged dam make ‘controlled’ visits to pick up pets and other essentialsResidents of the Derbyshire town evacuated after a dam threatened to burst have been allowed back into their homes for short, “controlled” visits to pick up pets and other essentials.Der...
14:39 2019-08-03

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

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — described by the local fire department as “a ...
17:52 2019-08-19

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
16:13 2019-07-12

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.        ...
23:26 2019-08-21

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
06:52 2019-05-29

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
17:26 2019-05-23

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsibility; in 2018, world hit record number of war-dis...
23:52 2019-06-19

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
20:26 2019-06-11

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

Thousands remember 9/11 victims through Wednesday’s Tower Challenge TUCSON – Sept. 11, 2001, is a day that is burned into the mind of millions of Americans. It’s the day that shook our nation to its core. It was the day that showed us we could be attacked right here at home. But, it was also the day that brought Americans together. With millions of peopl...
01:52 2019-09-11

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre) brush fire in the island’s central valley was unc...
11:39 2019-07-12

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

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

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
10:13 2019-05-24

Thousands cheer high school football team’s return to wildfire-ravaged Paradise The running back was so nervous, he puked shortly after the team took the field. But senior Lukas Hartley could relax by the second possession of the game, when he ran over a defender to score a touchdown for Paradise High School in the first game since the California town was destroyed by a wildfir...
21:26 2019-08-24

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 survivors and victims of sexual violence. KFI clai...
12:26 2019-05-22

A new Facebook privacy flaw allowed thousands of children on Messenger Kids to enter group chats with strangers (FB) Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images Facebook's Messenger Kids had a design flaw that allowed for a situation in which a child can enter a group chat with other users — including adults — who hadn't been preapproved by their parents, according to a report by the Verge. A Facebook spokesper...
16:26 2019-07-23

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
20:39 2019-07-14

Thousands forced to flee as rights group warns of 'war' in Colombia border area Three groups are fighting over drug routes and coca plantations as 40,000 have fled their homes, says Human Rights WatchIllegal armed groups have forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes as they fight for control of drug trafficking routes in Colombia’s Catatumbo region bordering Venezuela, ac...
17:26 2019-08-08

Baltimore Orioles set MLB record for most home runs allowed in a season Baltimore Orioles set MLB mark with their 259th home run allowed, and there's still more than a month left in the regular season.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Spider-Man writers weren’t allowed to see Endgame’s script, and that’s what ruined ‘Far From Home’ Spider-Man: Far From Home has been out for a month now. The final installment of the Infinity Saga concludes Marvel’s third MCU phase, while simultaneously teasing what may be in the works for MCU Phase 4. The film is entertaining and delivers plenty of epic Spider-Man scenes and action sequen...
22:13 2019-08-05

Mobile home residents hit with soaring rent Low-income mobile home residents in hurricane-ravaged Robeson County, North Carolina are seeing dramatic increases in rent after Florida-based Time Out Communities bought 21 mobile home parks in the low-income county over the past two years. (July 9)        ...
09:00 2019-07-09

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

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
06:52 2019-07-13

Nursing home residents often have preventable complications after hospital stay (Reuters Health) - Many nursing home residents who are hospitalized develop preventable health problems after they go back to the nursing facilities, a new study suggests....
00:26 2019-07-23

Denied Ambulance, Mother Forced To Carry Body Of Her Child Home In UP A shocking incident has come to the fore in Shahjahanpur, where a woman was forced to carry the body of her child home as no ambulance was provided to them....
01:39 2019-05-28

Care home residents in Polish town told to vote for government: police Care home resident with learning difficulties were found with cards instructing them to vote for Poland's ruling party in Sunday's European Parliament election, police said on Wednesday....
19:26 2019-05-29

California residents fleeing to Nevada and Arizona as high taxes, home prices force them out As the California housing bubble continues to squeeze out middle-class homeowners -- with some living on the street, in their cars or in illegal boats -- a growing number of people are moving out and heading east. ...
23:13 2019-07-24

White Mississippi man who burned cross near black residents' home has been charged in federal hate crime case A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

The Secret To The Success Of Bastion, Pyre, And Hades: No Forced Crunch, Yes Forced Vacations It’s been ten years since Supergiant Games opened its doors. The team put all of their hopes into the studio’s debut game, Bastion, an action-RPG with a narrator. It succeeded with flying colors. Since then, the studio has released Transistor, Pyre, and Hades, every single one receiving critical acc...
06:26 2019-09-14

Whaley Bridge latest: Tearful residents told they could face a week away from home as desperate attempts to prevent dam burst continue Tearful Whaley Bridge residents who had to flee their homes amid fears a dam could burst have been told they may not be allowed to return for a week....
16:13 2019-08-03

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrauding senior citizens.” Susan Encinas’ ...
07:52 2019-06-15

Exiled doughnut-loving bear travels thousands of miles to return home A doughnut-loving bear whose life was spared by New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu two years ago has made an incredible journey home after being relocated last June....
20:52 2019-05-22

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestion during next year’s Olympics. With more than 8 mi...
08:52 2019-07-16

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in Angola’s north-east Lunda Norte province in the past week, hoping to cross the border and return home, according to the UN refugee agency....
22:26 2019-08-23

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of U.S. government More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old program funded by the U.S. government and run by a United Nations agency, according to a U.N. official....
16:13 2019-08-21

Whaley Bridge: Joy as first residents return home following 'nightmare' evacuation as risk of dam collapsing eases The first residents returning to the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge have spoken of their delight at getting home after the "nightmare" of being evacuated....
02:52 2019-08-07

Glastonbury 2019 clean up: Major operation under way as tens of thousands of revellers head home from festival Hundreds of volunteers and workers have begun the clean-up operation at Glastonbury Festival, as tens of thousands of people leave the site after the five-day festival....
12:39 2019-07-01

Beekeepers estimate the hive found in a Midland, Texas yard weighs 90 pounds and is home to thousands of bees (KWES)  If you’re driving down Princeton Avenue in Midland, Texas you might see a giant wooden box hanging about 15 feet off the ground in a tree. If you take a closer look you will notice a beehive with thousands of European honey bees buzzing around it. But this is not your average beehive. ...
13:26 2019-08-17

Home Office spent thousands in taxpayers' money on Crystal Maze staff trip at height of Windrush scandal Home Office managers have been reminded to spend taxpayers' money "carefully and wisely" after splashing thousands on a team-building trip to the Crystal Maze experience at the height of the Windrush scandal....
02:52 2019-08-07

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and merchandising SVP Jeanine Huebner about the company's strategy. They said that Home Depot will likely avoid Target's strategy of partnering up with third-par...
23:39 2019-07-03

Why do insects matter? Alberta bug course will tell you A new course offered by the University of Alberta -- Bugs 101 -- is meant to introduce people to the importance of human-insect interactions in the context of climate change and global biodiversity....
22:00 2019-07-04

2019 harvest underway in Alberta Regions across the province have seen a wide range of conditions and quality of yield this year, resulting in unpredictable harvest conditions in Alberta....
03:26 2019-08-30

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
02:26 2019-05-31

Southern Alberta crops in dire need of rain The seed is in the ground and now all farmers can do is wait. Last year's farming season saw drought-like conditions in summer and a wet fall, delaying harvest. Will farmers see the same fate in 2019?...
05:52 2019-06-22

Train derails in Canada's Alberta, causes evacuation A train derailed in Canada's southern Alberta province on Friday, prompting an evacuation of nearby residents for fear of chemical exposure and disrupting road and highway access, the Alberta government said....
04:13 2019-08-03

Watch: Llama evades police capture in Alberta Police in Alberta said they are trying to find the owner of an apparent escaped llama that gave officers the slip and remains on the loose in the area....
17:52 2019-05-30

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project is ready for harvest....
06:52 2019-08-21

Chinese companies commit to Alberta oilsands despite setbacks While some European and U.S. companies cut their exposure to the Canadian oilsands, China's Big Three oil giants -- CNOOC, PetroChina and Sinopec -- seem content to let their bets ride even if the results haven't been spectacular....
17:13 2019-09-04

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
02:26 2019-05-31

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, says coalition The Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project said the province's largest oil and gas companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades....
23:52 2019-07-18

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
02:39 2019-06-01

Cleanup of central Alberta oil spill expected to take 3 weeks Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta....
00:52 2019-08-20

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
01:52 2019-05-23

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
02:13 2019-05-22

Paralyzed doctor from Alberta undergoes second experimental surgery in Thailand A paralyzed Alberta man is back from Thailand after having a second experimental surgery that has given him some hope he'll be able to move more of his body....
18:39 2019-08-25

NORAD completes bomber intercept exercise over Alberta, Canada NORAD on Wednesday announced a successful simulated intercept over Canadian airspace with Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 fighters and U.S. B-52 long-range bombers....
23:00 2019-05-29

Saskatchewan seeks intervener status in Alberta’s Bill C-69 case The Saskatchewan government announced it will be seeking intervener status in Alberta's reference case challenging the constitutionality of Bill C-69....
10:52 2019-09-12

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
04:39 2019-05-28

American Carnage by Tim Alberta review – the ‘riddle’ of Trump’s rise An investigation of Donald Trump’s unlikely ascent offers uncomfortable echoes of our political situationLike trauma victims replaying the calamity that befell them while they wonder how much they are to blame, Americans have spent almost three years asking themselves the anguished question that Tim...
13:52 2019-07-21

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
20:52 2019-05-30

Alberta government asks Court of Appeal whether Bill C-69 is constitutional The United Conservative government has asked the Appeal Court of Alberta whether Ottawa's new environmental assessment process for major construction projects like pipelines is constitutional....
00:39 2019-09-11

Alberta researcher suggests planning ahead for sudden evacuation "Would you be prepared to leave your home for up to a week within the next half hour, and to make sure you take all the things with you that are essential?"...
19:39 2019-05-25

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
03:39 2019-06-21

Alberta seeks to offload crude by rail program by fall Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said on Thursday the Canadian province hoped to divest the government's crude by rail program to the private sector by fall, and has hired Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce to oversee the move....
21:39 2019-06-27

Man who witnessed German tourist being shot in Alberta can’t say who pulled trigger A witness to the shooting of a German tourist driving down an Alberta highway says he remembers hearing a loud clap, but is unable to say who pulled the trigger....
22:13 2019-07-16

Scrapie, a disease related to mad cow, found in two Alberta flocks of sheep The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some sheep in Alberta have been infected with scrapie, a fatal disease that affects the animals' nervous system....
23:52 2019-07-18

Alberta joins Ontario in pulling some CannTrust weed products Alberta is placing an unspecified amount of CannTrust products on hold as a precautionary measure, officials said, pending an investigation by Health Canada into whether cannabis from unlicensed facilities is safe for consumption....
21:26 2019-07-11

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
19:52 2019-06-05

Bill C-69 enters into law, and Alberta’s UCP government says it plans constitutional challenge The federal government's contentious bill to set up a new authority to assess industrial projects like pipelines, mines and inter-provincial highways, was proclaimed into law on Wednesday and Alberta's UCP government responded swiftly....
07:39 2019-08-29

UPDATE 1-Alberta's smaller oil producers eye output boost after curbs lifted WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 21 (Reuters) - S mall and mid-sized Alberta oil producers are looking to increase drilling as early as this autumn after the Canadian province exempted a dozen of them from government-mandated oil production cuts, boosting the struggling industry....
05:52 2019-08-22

Cleanup underway after Baytex Energy pipeline leak in northern Alberta Cleanup crews are on site in northeastern Alberta after an estimated 100,000 litres of salty produced water leaked from a pipeline operated by Baytex Energy Corp....
01:13 2019-07-23

Alberta’s Jason Kenney tells N.B. he will be ‘relentless’ in fight for Energy East "I've always said that we need multiple pipelines, not just one. One pipeline doesn't just get us the kind of certainty and diversity of markets that we need for Canadian energy."...
23:52 2019-06-14

Foreign share of production in Alberta’s oilsands falls from 33% to 16%, analysis shows When it comes to talking about how the northern Alberta oilsands have lost their lustre for foreign investors, Satoshi Abe sounds a lot like his Canadian counterparts....
17:13 2019-09-04

Possible end to birth control program for wild horses could trigger cull in Alberta Wild horses are an iconic part of the eastern slopes of Alberta. But the future of the horses is in question, with some fearing a project to help keep the horses from being killed, could be scrapped....
08:39 2019-08-17

500,000 litres of produced salt water leaks from pipeline in northern Alberta A Calgary-based energy company says a pipeline has been shut down after it was found to have leaked an estimated 500,000 litres of produced salt water....
04:00 2019-09-13

Alberta mom who died shortly after giving birth donates brain, placenta to research Doctors didn't think Sabrina Lauman would live long enough to give birth. She did. Then she passed away and donated tissues to research on her rare dementia....
16:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Canada's Alberta extends oil curtailments through 2020 due to slow pipeline progress The government of Canada's main oil-producing province, Alberta, said on Tuesday it was extending mandatory curtailments on crude production by an extra year through 2020, because of uncertainty about when expanded pipelines may come online....
00:13 2019-08-21

Wild weather in central Alberta Friday includes tornado warning and thunderstorms By 6:30 p.m., all of the severe warnings had been dropped. All that remained were some thunderstorm watches for a solid stretch of central Alberta, including the city of Edmonton....
03:52 2019-07-20

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks....
00:26 2019-05-25

Alberta teen honoured to sing ‘O Canada’ in Cree before Blue Jays game An Alberta teen who sang the national anthem in both English and Cree before the Blue Jays game over the weekend said the entire experience was an honour....
07:52 2019-07-04

Kenney says higher risk tolerance, ability to act quickly key for Alberta energy ‘war room’ The $30-million project, which is not yet formed, will reportedly be based in Calgary and include a group of investors focused on getting Alberta's oil to market. ...
04:52 2019-06-08

Alberta government investigates medical examiner’s use of truck trailer for body storage The Alberta government is investigating after video surfaced showing a medical examiner's office using a truck trailer to store dead bodies and one corpse being roughly hauled and handled....
08:26 2019-09-12

Alberta oilsands mine in public interest despite ‘significant adverse’ effects: panel A federal-provincial panel says a proposed northeastern Alberta oilsands mine would be in the public interest, even though it would likely significantly harm the environment and Indigenous people....
20:52 2019-07-31

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
00:39 2019-06-13

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
01:13 2019-06-19

Alberta Birds of Prey Centre sees decline in visitors for 2019 season The Alberta Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale closes for the 2019 season this weekend and has seen fewer visitors than usual after a West Nile virus outbreak last year....
08:39 2019-09-01

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he and Quebec Premier Francois Legault are natural allies in the fight to defend provincial autonomy in the face of federal interventions....
02:00 2019-06-13

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
16:39 2019-05-27

Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel Cielo said when the refineries are built -- which is expected to be by late 2020 -- each one will produce about 2,000 litres of renewable fuel per hour. ...
06:26 2019-07-12

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in northern Alberta over the weekend....
03:00 2019-07-18

Trial hears German tourist shot in Alberta had 8 bullet fragments removed from brain A trial has begun for a 17-year-old male from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation accused of shooting a German tourist on a highway west of Calgary last year....
21:13 2019-07-15

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
22:13 2019-06-01

Huawei will soon be allowed to buy some of its tech from US suppliers again There are signs of a thaw in the ongoing US vs Huawei saga, with President Trump announcing that Huawei will once again be able to buy technology from US suppliers – with certain limits."US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Bloomberg reports Trump as saying at a G20 news conferen...
15:52 2019-06-30

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
02:13 2019-08-22

Should Kissing Be Allowed in Professional Settings? An unwanted kiss onstage at a charity event in Sydney has ignited a wider conversation about whether kissing of any kind is acceptable in the workplace....
09:39 2019-09-06

Should pilots be allowed to sleep in the cockpit? Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now....
17:13 2019-06-04

Man deported to El Salvador allowed to back in US A 33-year-old father of two American-born children was allowed to return to the U.S. on Monday, two years after being deported to El Salvador during the first months of the Trump administration. Jose Escobar arrived in Houston on Monday. (July 2)        ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Sea-Eye migrants allowed to disembark in Malta The 65 migrants on board German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi have been taken ashore to Malta, the Maltese government has said. They will be relocated to other EU countries. The ship is operated by the Sea-Eye charity....
22:26 2019-07-07

Mexico judge says cocaine should be allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
00:39 2019-08-22

NBA Teams Shouldn't Be Allowed To Even Think About 2026 Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets pushed the absolute limits of the NBA’s rules on trading draft picks to dump Chris Paul in Oklahoma City and bring in a slightly younger ball-dominant point guard—one who’s only two years removed from his last All-NBA first team appearance instead of five. To ditc...
19:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, said it was looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-08-01

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

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though ESAs are required to remain on the floor per Delta’s rules—while attendants ignored the airl...
17:52 2019-08-14

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
23:39 2019-05-30

'Ninja-style headwear' no longer allowed in NBA An NBA spokesman told ESPN that "ninja-style headwear" is not part of the NBA uniform and that teams raised concerns regarding safety and consistency of size, length and how it is tied....
02:52 2019-09-10

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations. Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan meet annually as a group. T...
02:39 2019-08-21

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:13 2019-07-02

E-bikes are now allowed in US national parks, for better or worse The next time you visit a National Park in the US, you can likely bring your e-bike with you. The National Park Service has expanded the use of e-bikes to allow pedal assist models on the same roads and trails as conventional bicycles so long as the......
03:00 2019-09-03

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
21:26 2019-06-28

FAA's new B4UFLY app makes it easier to know where drones are allowed The FAA's free app that kept drone pilots aware of "no fly zones" performed a much-needed service -- but had few fans. The federal agency teamed up with drone software maker Kittyhawk to create a new version of the B4UFLY app that is being released t......
09:26 2019-08-01

My new novel allowed me to grieve years after losing my baby boy In 2006 the writer Clare Mackintosh gave birth to twin boys 12 weeks prematurely. At first everything went well, but then one twin picked up a dangerous infection, and mother and father were faced with a terrible decisionAuthors are told to write what they know, but my own story was, for many years,...
17:26 2019-07-20

O's claim dubious record with 259th HR allowed The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season....
03:39 2019-08-23

The 7 best deals you can get this Wednesday Get your Hump Day off to an excellent start with big savings on robot vacuums, Audible memberships, and so much else thanks to these incredible deals.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Alberta’s Brett Kissel, Ontario’s James Barker Band lead 2019 CCMA Award nominations Alberta sweetheart Brett Kissel is taking on Ontario bro-country act James Barker Band as the two homegrown favourites lead this year's Canadian Country Music Association Awards with five nominations each....
23:39 2019-07-10

Wrestling allowed Aljamain Sterling to make his own path Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn't look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline needed to become a college graduate and a UFC star....
14:00 2019-06-03

Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law A party in Thailand's ruling coalition has proposed a draft law that would allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis at home, less than a year after the country legalised the drug for medicinal purposes and research....
14:26 2019-09-13

Kansas Inmate Will Be Allowed Opioid Addiction Drugs The A.C.L.U. had argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison kept denying the medication to the inmate, he would “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
11:39 2019-09-12

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to the economy to be allowed to fail....
21:13 2019-06-20

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
00:52 2019-06-20

Govt Assures IOA, IOC Eligible Athletes Will Be Allowed To Participate The government Tuesday gave a written guarantee to the IOA and IOC that all eligible athletes will be allowed to participate in international events held in the country....
21:52 2019-06-18

Select few allowed to swim in Hearst Castle pools SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Foundation at Hearst Castle is offering a chance to swim in the California landmark’s iconic pools, where Lady Gaga and Hollywood’s Golden Age celebrities dipped their toes. The foundation will allow members to pay for a swim in the outdoor Neptune Pool on f...
02:52 2019-06-21

Barr: Law enforcement should be allowed to read encrypted messages Encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp “jeopardize public safety” and must be opened up to scrutiny by law enforcement agencies, Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday during a cyber-security conference at Fordham Law School. “Converting the internet and communications platforms into a ...
19:26 2019-07-23

Foreign Investment Allowed In Digital Media With 26 Per Cent Cap The Centre today approved 26 per cent overseas investment in digital media as part of a relaxing of Foreign Direct Investment norms across four sectors. The present FDI policy is silent on the......
04:00 2019-08-29

"Know Your Customer" Norms: Banks Allowed To Use Aadhaar For Verification Banks can now accept the proof of owning an Aadhaar for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification under certain conditions. According to a statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Aadhaar number......
10:39 2019-05-30

Why the next Tory leader may not become PM on Wednesday The arrival of the 77th prime minister on Wednesday will mark the first time in history the officeholder has been selected by a party membership rather than MPs or the wider electorate - and rarely has this transfer of power been marked by such uncertainty....
10:39 2019-07-22

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Wednesday This Wednesday, you can snag huge savings on the best true wireless earbuds we've ever tested, plus save on portable cold brew coffee makers and more.       ...
18:52 2019-08-07

Wednesday's Best Deals: 288 Condoms and More An Aukey Gold Box, Jachs Summer closeout, MacBook Air laptops, and a Lodge cast iron skillet lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:00 2019-09-11

BJP To Hold 'Discipline' Class For Lawmakers Today. Bunking Not Allowed A two-day 'orientation programme' for BJP parliamentarians, where attendance is compulsory, starts today at 10 am. The closed-door sessions will focus on conduct, discipline, parliamentary procedures......
05:52 2019-08-03

‘It can’t be allowed to die’: Bury facing empty days and uncertain future The League One club are staring into the abyss with their first two fixtures now suspended by the EFLAt Bury’s historic, homely, Gigg Lane stadium, two days before what should have been the start of the season in League One, the ticket office of the newly promoted club was open but doing almost no b...
14:52 2019-08-03

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord, UN says Iran exceeded a limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, the U.N. says.        ...
21:39 2019-07-01

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a vegetative state following a car accident 11 years ago. The Court of Cassation quashed a previous decision by a Paris court to resume life support so th...
18:39 2019-06-28

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays The Baltimore Orioles set the major league record for home runs allowed in a season, giving up drives to Austin Meadows and Willy Adames in a rain-delayed, 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay that ended shortly before 1 a.m       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
17:52 2019-06-20

GoAir Passenger Not Allowed To Board Plane For Refusing To Be Frisked Low-cost carrier GoAir on Tuesday said it did not allow a passenger to board an aircraft at the Bagdogra airport in West Bengal after he refused to undergo a mandatory second security check and......
04:13 2019-08-14

Sitaram Yechury "Detained At Srinagar Airport, Not Allowed To Move": CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury and his party colleague D Raja were sent back from Srinagar airport after they landed there amid a lockdown in Kashmir valley today....
13:13 2019-08-09

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed by nuclear deal Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step in violation of the deal since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
17:52 2019-07-01

Report: Chargers' holdout RB Gordon allowed to seek trade With their regular-season opener about a week away, the Los Angeles Chargers have given holdout running back Melvin Gordon permission to look for trade options, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport on Saturday....
05:00 2019-09-01

Trump claims he wouldn’t have allowed CIA to recruit Kim Jong-un’s relatives President’s comment was the latest occasion in which he appeared to side with an adversary over US intelligenceDonald Trump has said he would not have allowed the CIA to have recruited Kim Jong-un’s relatives as informants to gather information on the North Korean dictatorship.Trump told journalists...
08:26 2019-06-12

Congress Leaders Not Allowed To Meet P Chidambaram At Tihar Jail A group of Congress leaders were not allowed to meet former Finance Minister P Chidamabram who was taken to Delhi's Tihar Jail on Thursday. The veteran Congress leader was sent to jail after a Delhi......
13:13 2019-09-06

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
20:39 2019-06-27

People Experiencing Hardship Should Be Allowed to Use Technology Without Your Judgemental Bullshit Roughly 553,000 Americans are currently experiencing homelessness, according to the latest figures available from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. But that doesn’t mean those people should be judged for owning technology like laptops and smartphones, no matter what various assholes h...
16:13 2019-06-15

No Word On Mehbooba Mufti's Release, Family Says Not Allowed To Meet Two former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir - Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti - have been in police custody for nearly a month and sources say there is no word on when they might be released....
17:13 2019-08-27

Scarlett Johansson says she "should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal" Another day, another instance of Scarlett Johansson hurling herself off a public relations cliff: The former Ghost In The Shell actress gave a new interview to As If magazine this week, touching on a wide variety of issues germane to her career. Topics ranged from the good (Directors shouldn’t force...
01:26 2019-07-14

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
21:00 2019-09-06

Palestinian Student Denied Entry To US Now Allowed To Attend Harvard A Palestinian student who was denied entry to the United States last month is now on campus at Harvard University and is expected to begin classes Tuesday, a Harvard official confirmed....
20:39 2019-09-03

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw attention to the act; she did it then and there simply because babies gotta eat, too. However, Twitch ended up deleting a clip of the moment, and the ...
23:00 2019-08-01

Syrians fleeing war allowed to stay longer in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will allow about 7,000 Syrians who have fled war in their country to stay 18 months longer in the United States, extending them a temporary protection on Thursday it has tried to deny to other migrants....
04:52 2019-08-02

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the debate. "That's why I propose that we allow gig work...
03:00 2019-08-01

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter the U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
19:52 2019-09-06

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

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

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

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

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Wednesday Prime Day is right around the corner, but you don't have to wait until July 15 to save on all your favorite products.       ...
22:26 2019-07-03

"Wednesday Morning, 8 AM" is the only #SaveAPBio argument you really need Adults lie to kids all the time, for as many reasons as you might care to name: manipulation, protection, convenience, and, sometimes, just because it’s easy, and kind of fun. The annals of educational film and TV are full of “great” teachers who inspire their kids by lying through their teeth, conv...
17:39 2019-05-30

Excessive heat Tuesday and Wednesday TUCSON – Temperatures remain above average this week with highs making a run for the record Tuesday and Wednesday. Our chance for storms increases the second half of the week, so at least there’s that! Today: Sunny and hot. High: 105° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: N...
04:00 2019-08-20

Wednesday Forecast: 80s and plenty of sunshine TUCSON – Triple digit heat is right around the corner. Until then, Southern Arizona can enjoy the 80s. It will be a warmer afternoon than yesterday, but daytime highs will still be about 10 degrees below average. Today’s forecast high will reach a high of 86 degrees under abundant sunshine. This war...
16:00 2019-05-29

Everything that happened on Huawei’s Wednesday from hell Huawei is having a horrible week, and it’s only Wednesday. Last Thursday, the Trump Administration placed the Chinese technology conglomerate on an Entity List, preventing US companies from doing business with it. And now we’re seeing Europe-based companies flee from Huawei, perhaps in an effort to ...
22:00 2019-05-22

A black moon rises Wednesday: What is it and can we see it? There’s a black moon on the rise. On Wednesday night, North Americans will get a rare chance to see a “black moon,” which occurs only about every two and a half years, according to Space.com. To be clear, the moon won’t suddenly turn black — not exactly, at least. So what doe...
21:39 2019-07-31

Wednesday Forecast: It’s drying out and “cooling” down TUCSON – High pressure shifted to the southwest, and this is importing dry air into our region. This is why we are going to have dry conditions the next few days. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 103 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees...
19:13 2019-07-03

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed under pact, denies breach Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, its first major step beyond the terms of the pact since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
22:52 2019-07-01

Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow to act.       ...
23:00 2019-08-21

Italy: Ocean Viking ship allowed to disembark rescued migrants Italy has agreed to let the Ocean Viking disembark rescued migrants under a deal with EU states. The standoff comes as the EU seeks to strike a comprehensive agreement on migrant sharing at a meeting later this month....
20:00 2019-09-14

Sorry, BTS Army: No camping allowed at Metlife Stadium for New York/New Jersey shows K-pop superstars BTS are set to make their MetLife debut this weekend but the earliest fans can enter the grounds is 9:30 a.m. EDT.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

A decade ago, these girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse. Now they inspire a reservation. For the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the U.S.-Canada border in New York, a high school girls' lacrosse team has been tied to a cultural resurgence for the tribe and helped empower girls at a time when indigenous women face a great risk of violence....
16:39 2019-06-17

Caster Semenya Won't Be Allowed To Defend Her 800-Meter Title At The World Championships South African runner Caster Semenya won’t be allowed to compete in her primary event, the 800 meters, two months from now at the 2019 World Championships, because a Swiss court has reversed the June ruling that temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory hormone policy....
19:52 2019-07-31

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord: report Iran exceeded a key limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, its state media said.        ...
14:39 2019-07-01

IndiGo Expresses Regret After MP Sanjay Singh Not Allowed To Board Plane Low-cost airline IndiGo on Sunday regretted the inconvenience caused to Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh, who was stopped at Delhi Airport from boarding the Bhopal-bound airline......
21:26 2019-09-01

| Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya....
19:52 2019-08-12

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
18:39 2019-07-05

Senior huntsman who allowed hounds to kill fox cubs avoids jail A senior huntsman convicted of allowing his hounds to kill four fox cubs has been handed a 16-week suspended jail sentence for causing their "painful, terrifying" deaths....
04:26 2019-06-11

Robert Vadra Allowed To Go Abroad For Treatment, Drops Request For London Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad for six weeks for treatment of an illness. The court told Mr Vadra to give his travel......
10:52 2019-06-03

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid of private insurance. This is an untenable position....
19:39 2019-07-02

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
23:26 2019-08-17

Charity ship says migrants' safety at risk; minors allowed to disembark A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy said on Saturday that it could not guarantee their security after the boat had spent more than two weeks waiting for a port to disembark in....
18:39 2019-08-17

Harvard freshman denied entry to US before fall semester now allowed to enter Freshman Ismail Ajjawi, 17, said the denial had to do with politically oriented social media posts made by friends.        ...
20:39 2019-09-03

Apple issues critical iOS patch to plug slip-up that allowed jailbreaking The release of iOS 12.4 in July came with a number of small fixes and improvements, but alongside these was one thing Apple didn't intend: the update also inadvertently re-opened a security flaw that made it easier for up-to-date iPhones to be jailbroken.Apple has now put out a new emergency pa...
08:00 2019-08-27

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that its code had allowed "continued data access" to 12 part......
17:01 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a potato factory in the country had killed 14 people...
08:26 2019-06-12

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by President Trump. The video largely spread via social media, including Facebook and Twitter. On Friday, Fac...
04:26 2019-05-30

New York allowed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. Is New Jersey next? After New York became the 13th state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, advocates are pushing for New Jersey to be next.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brexit turmoil....
15:00 2019-08-08

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of a forecast for severe weather and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday        ...
23:39 2019-05-21

Tropical Storm Dorian could become a hurricane by Wednesday Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday, forecasters said Sunday as the tempest barreled toward the Caribbean. The eye of the storm, which was about 430 miles east-southeast of Barbados on Sunday afternoon, is already packing 40 mph winds and is expected to grow...
09:00 2019-08-26

TPD identifies cyclist killed in Wednesday’s crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified the cyclist killed in Wednesday morning collision in central Tucson. According to TPD, 67-year-old Earl Nolan Plunkett was traveling northbound on North Geronimo Avenue when he struck by a 2005 Ford Focus that was traveling eastbound at a high r...
23:39 2019-07-18

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) issued a subpoena to compel him to appea...
00:39 2019-06-12

Report: Patriots WR Brown to practice Wednesday Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been an early bird all week at New England's facilities and will practice for the first time with the Patriots on Wednesday, NFL Network reported Tuesday....
06:00 2019-09-11

Wednesday Forecast: Hottest temperatures of the year, so far TUCSON – A high pressure aloft will bring the hottest daytime temperatures so far this year through Thursday. 106 degrees for the high in Metro Tucson. Temperatures will return closer to seasonal normals and cool down to the upper 90s Friday into next Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity....
23:26 2019-06-04

Five TUSD schools to remain closed Wednesday TUCSON – Five Tucson Unified School District schools will remain closed on Wednesday. The closure comes after an issue with a waterline on the southwest side of Tucson. The extra day off will give Tucson Water time to complete the repair. Tucson Unified School District staff will ensure that e...
00:26 2019-09-05

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday Little movement in the S&P 500 over the past two sessions "really does obscure a lot of drama under the surface," according to CNBC's Mike Santoli....
15:39 2019-09-11

The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:30 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump “needs to be held accountable” for what she sees as 10 prosecutable offenses in special counsel Robert Mueller’...
10:13 2019-08-01

Here’s What Protesters Were Yelling During Wednesday’s Democratic Debate (DETROIT) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was targeted with hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” at the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. The disruption forced New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker to pause his opening statement Wednesday night. Video shows se...
17:13 2019-08-01

Belichick: Brown to practice with Patriots on Wednesday Antonio Brown will practice with the New England Patriots on Wednesday, but his future remains murky as the NFL meets on the same day to discuss how to handle his off-field conduct, according to USA Today....
22:52 2019-09-11

Orioles' Keon Broxton Lost Track Of A Wall And Allowed A Pitcher To Hit A Two-Run RBI Triple Baltimore’s trip to Coors Field has been a relative success by the realistic standards the team has likely set for themselves—Baltimore not only took one of the three games in the series, but also allowed fewer than 50 home runs during that span—so it was only a matter of time until the Orioles regr...
01:52 2019-05-27

Serial Sexual Harasser Amr Warda Allowed To Rejoin Egypt National Team On Wednesday, it appeared that the Egypt national soccer team had taken a commendable stand against sexual harassment when it kicked Amr Warda off the team after stories of Warda being a pestering creeper to several women flooded social media. Today, the team clarified that it does not actually take...
23:52 2019-06-28

"Carry On Good Work As Usual": Punjab Congress Chief Not Allowed To Quit The Congress on Saturday rejected the resignation of Sunil Jakhar, who had resigned as Punjab chief after losing to BJP's Sunny Deol on Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat....
14:26 2019-09-14

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injected a unique identifier into the HTML of every web...
01:00 2019-08-17

Ohio day care worker allowed 5-year-old to be bullied, held her by her ankle, police say Two Ohio day care workers were charged with endangering children after they allowed a 5-year-old to face torment from her classmates, police say.        ...
20:52 2019-09-13

News Portal Allowed To Withdraw Plea In Case Filed By Amit Shah's Son The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed news portal The Wire and its journalists to withdraw their appeal against the Gujarat High Court order in a defamation case filed by Jay Shah, son of Union Home......
17:13 2019-08-27

Robert Vadra, Accused In Money-Laundering Case, Allowed To Travel Abroad Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad. Mr Vadra, the son-in-law of interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi, had sought......
13:39 2019-09-13

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti Finally Allowed To Meet Relatives: Sources National Conference leader Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehooba Mufti have been allowed to meet their families nearly a month after their arrest on August 5, sources said. The two......
00:39 2019-09-01

Are tennis players at the French Open allowed to scrape the mark where the ball landed? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWatching the French Open tennis being played at Roland Garros, I saw a player scrape the clay court with his foot to indicate to the umpire where ...
19:39 2019-06-04

Sikh Airman Allowed To Wear Turban On US Duty Praised By Indian-Americans Indian-Americans, including a top American lawmaker, applauded the historic decision granted by the US Air Force to a Sikh-American servicemen to wear a turban, beard, and unshorn hair while on......
19:26 2019-06-08

Huawei could be allowed to continue releasing phones with standard microSD card support The P30 and P30 Pro come with proprietary Nano Memory Card technologyHuawei has a long way to go before reassuring its customers and potential buyers of existing and future devices that everything will work out for the embattled Chinese tech giant, but the latest change operated to the official webs...
11:52 2019-05-29

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary.        ...
00:13 2019-08-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump expected to visit El Paso, Dayton on Wednesday President Donald Trump is expected to visit El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, this week after two shooting attacks last weekend killed more than 30 people....
16:52 2019-08-06

Pima County to hold youth job fair Wednesday TUCSON – If you or someone you know between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four are looking for a job, there will be a youth job fair on Wednesday. It is a free hiring event at the Pima County’s Youth One-Stop Employment Center from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is for young people looking for y...
19:52 2019-07-31

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by authorities as a hate crime left 22 people dead, Mayor Dee Margo said on Monday....
00:52 2019-08-06

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez to be laid to rest Wednesday Luis Alvarez, the NYPD detective who made a moving plea to Congress to replenish the fund for 9/11 victims before dying of cancer brought on by his time at Ground Zero, will be laid to rest Wednesday. A wake for Alvarez — who died Saturday after a three-year battle with colon cancer — wi...
16:13 2019-07-01

Wednesday's MLB trade deadline rumors, tracker With Major League Baseball's trade deadline just hours away – Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET – rumors may soon give way to reality.       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Storm Fernand to reach coast of Mexico by Wednesday: NHC Tropical Storm Fernand, now in the Gulf of Mexico, is forecast to strengthen before it reaches the coast of Mexico on Wednesday night or early Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
05:39 2019-09-04

CBOE to List SPX Wednesday-Expiring Weeklys Options CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- The Chicago Board Options Exchange ® today announced that it plans to list S&P 500 ® Index Wednesday-expiring Weeklys SM options beginning February 23, 2016.. CBOE's new SPX Wednesday-expiring Weeklys options, or "Wednesday Weeklys," will generally have the same ...
23:26 2019-05-21

Wednesday Forecast: Triple digit heat continues TUCSON – The triple digit heat will hang around until Friday. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards through the work week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 101 degrees under plenty of sunshine. Today’s average high in Tucson is 101 degre...
17:13 2019-06-19

Yankees-Tigers rained out Wednesday as new plans emerge The Yankees will have to wait another day for revenge. Wednesday night’s game between the Yankees and Tigers in Detroit was rained out, the Yankees announced, leading to a straight doubleheader Thursday, beginning at 1:10 ET. J.A. Happ will start the first game, with CC Sabathia and Domingo Ge...
00:52 2019-09-12

Mueller finally spoke in public on Wednesday. Trump did not. For the first time in eight days, the president did not appear on camera, offering a relatively limited public reaction to Robert S. Mueller III’s nine-minute statement....
03:13 2019-05-30

Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. Begins Wednesday CHICAGO – March 5, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets will host the 34th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. this week at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida....
16:00 2019-05-21

Sunnyside Little League team to be honored by AllSportsTucson.com on Wednesday TUCSON – The Sunnyside Little League team that advanced to the regional finals and finished just one victory away from advancing to the Little League World Series will be honored on Wednesday at Frog N’ Firkin alongside the University of Arizona. AllSportsTucson.com will be hosting the t...
09:26 2019-08-13

UAPD to host active shooter training Wednesday TUCSON – In light of the recent mass shootings, active shooter training scenarios have become an important exercise. The University of Arizona Police Department and the Critical Incident Response Team will be conducting an active shooter training exercise Wednesday. The drill is to test the universi...
23:39 2019-08-12

Look out for the super worm moon on Wednesday night – video A rare super worm moon will loom large as it coincides with the spring equinox. It will be the third time this year a full moon has occurred near to the moon’s closest approach to Earth – making it a supermoon – and will be the last such event in 2019Rare super worm moon will loom large as it coinci...
22:26 2019-05-21

National Hot Dog Day 2019: Where to get free hot dogs and deals Wednesday July 17 is National Hot Dog Day and Sonic, 7-Eleven, Pilot Flying J, Portillo's, Love's Travel Stops and other businesses have deals to celebrate.       ...
01:13 2019-07-17

Here’s Who Shined, Who Stumbled and Who Survived At Wednesday’s Democratic Debate Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Detroit Wednesday for a rowdy debate that underscored the party’s deep divisions. Here are 10 of the top takeaways: 1. This Was the Most Diverse Presidential Debate in American History Wednesday night’s debate featured three women, two b...
17:13 2019-08-01

New 2019 Ford Puma: small SUV to be revealed on Wednesday News 24 Jun, 2019 Ford has issued a fresh teaser video for the new Puma crossover, which marks the model’s launch date as the 26th June...
18:52 2019-06-27

Garry Monk confirmed as new Sheffield Wednesday manager • Monk back in work after being sacked by Birmingham in June• Manager’s first game in charge will away to HuddersfieldSheffield Wednesday have announced the appointment of Garry Monk as the club’s new manager.Monk replaces Steve Bruce, who left Sheffield Wednesday to take charge of Newcastle United ...
23:26 2019-09-06

Wednesday Forecast: Daytime highs will soar this week TUCSON – It’s going to be another hot day across Southern Arizona. In Tucson, conditions will remain dry this afternoon and temperatures will be remain near average for late-June standards. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 102 degrees under partly sunny skies. Today’s average high ...
18:52 2019-06-27

PSG CEO: Nobody forced Neymar to sign with us Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has warned record signing Neymar he only wants players who are "willing to give everything for the shirt."...
20:13 2019-06-17

‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow explains why he wasn’t allowed to watch hit series growing up As a child, Tony Dow helped capture the innocence of America as Wally Cleaver in “Leave It to Beaver” — and it still continues to captivate audiences nearly 60 years since the show ended....
13:39 2019-09-13

Facebook’s ‘technical error’ in Messenger Kids allowed children to chat with adults, unsupervised Facebook has admitted to a design flaw in Messenger Kids app that allowed young users on the platform to participate in group chats with adults, without their parents’ permission. The acknowledgement comes weeks after US Democratic senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal urged the social media...
12:26 2019-08-29

Chelsea transfer ban explained: Why have Fifa blocked signings for two windows? Will they be allowed to sell players? Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
16:26 2019-06-23

Missouri's last abortion clinic allowed to stay open, for now, is rife with 'troubling' violations, state says The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri, which is set to close in the coming days, was rife with violations -- and officials say it may shut down because Planned Parenthood has failed to bring it up to standard....
21:39 2019-05-31

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

$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

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
05:13 2019-05-23

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
15:13 2019-07-23

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

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

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

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

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and left one person with severe injuries, officials said....
12:26 2019-07-21

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

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

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

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

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

Tourists evacuated from Greek island camp as wildfire rages A tourist camp and nearby houses on the island of Elafonisos, in southern Greece, have been evacuated for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds...
20:13 2019-08-11

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

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

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

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

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

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced the fire “under control” Saturday nigh...
00:26 2019-08-12

HTC launches Wildfire X in a bid to acquire its lost spot in the Indian market HTC has launched a new smartphone, the Wildfire X in India on Flipkart. The new phone comes in two variants having a 3GB RAM and a 4GB RAM with 21GB and 128GB storage respectively.Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone...
10:39 2019-08-14

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

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
00:00 2019-06-19

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

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
04:52 2019-08-12

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

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village....
16:39 2019-07-21

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

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

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

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

Padres’ Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday TORONTO (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead. Manager Andy Green said Sunday the neck issue is “nothing serious” and Paddack should be ready to start...
23:00 2019-05-26

Wednesday Forecast: Winds winding down but a chance for overnight showers TUCSON – It was a windy Wednesday in Southern Arizona with gusts up to 40 to 50 m.p.h. These winds will decrease across much of the area this evening as the upper low moves northeastward toward northwest Arizona. However,various numerical weather prediction models suggest that moisture will be...
11:39 2019-05-23

Vote-by-mail deadline for Tucson primary election is Wednesday TUCSON – The Tucson primary election is around the corner. That means it’s time to mail your voted ballots – the deadline is Wednesday. Election Day is on Aug. 27. For the City of Tucson, the mayor and city council member seats in Ward 1, 2 and 4 will be up for election. Read about Tucson Mayoral Ca...
17:52 2019-08-20

Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Visit On Wednesday, First After Poll Defeat Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on Wednesday, his first visit after losing the parliamentary seat to union minister Smriti Irani in the recently-held national elections....
18:13 2019-07-08

Trump plans to visit El Paso on Wednesday after mass shooting El Paso Mayor Dee Margo confirmed that President Trump planned to visit the shaken Texas city on Wednesday, as it now mourns the death of 22 people murdered by a racist gunman. The death toll from Saturday’s Walmart massacre increased by two Monday. “President Trump called me and was very gracious d...
10:13 2019-08-06

Democrats rush to meet Wednesday deadline to qualify for 3rd debate Wednesday is the final day Democratic presidential candidates can qualify for the next debate in Houston next month, and it looks like several will miss the cut -- perhaps sounding the death knell for their campaigns....
14:00 2019-08-28

National Tequila Day deals are pouring Wednesday. Where to get discounted margaritas July 24 is National Tequila Day and restaurants across the country are pouring deals for the made-up holiday. Here's where to save on margaritas.       ...
21:00 2019-07-23

Democrats Will Grill Hope Hicks Behind Closed Doors on Wednesday After months of futile efforts, House Democrats have finally procured a top witness from President Trump’s inner orbit, but they won’t be grilling her on live television. Hope Hicks, Trump’s 30-year-old former communications director, is coming to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a close...
23:39 2019-06-18

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday: RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
23:00 2019-06-04

Caretaker Lee Bullen points Sheffield Wednesday in right direction | Ben Fisher The fans were dismayed at the departure of Steve Bruce, but his temporary replacement has won his first two matchesA few days ago Chris Wilder joked that Billy Sharp is always stealing his thunder as “Mr Sheffield United” – but across town, a couple of miles up the A61, it is increasingly easy to ap...
10:39 2019-08-14

Italy's PM Conte confident on finalizing talks over new government by Wednesday Italy's prime minister said on Sunday he expected to finalize talks over a new government by Wednesday, as the 5-Star Movement and Democratic Party were in intense discussions during the weekend to hammer out a deal on a common agenda and Cabinet posts....
04:52 2019-09-02

Religious festivals and Greta arrives in New York: Wednesday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including New Zealand fashion, the Ganesh Chaturthi and Pancha Dan festivals, and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg arriving in New York Continue reading......
10:52 2019-08-29

NYC to host ticker tape parade for soccer champs Wednesday The U.S. women's national soccer team will be showered with praise and paper confetti Wednesday at the first ticker tape parade in New York City since the team's World Cup win in 2015       ...
02:00 2019-07-10

The economy is slowing, but not as bad as Wednesday's private payrolls report suggests Economists say while the soft ADP number is an anomaly, they do think the job market is weakening and will worsen if Trump moves forward with tariffs....
23:39 2019-06-05

President Donald Trump to visit Dayton, El Paso on Wednesday The White House said Tuesday President Donald Trump will visit communities in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, where gunmen killed more than 30 people in separate attacks last weekend....
23:00 2019-08-06

Hail, 110 km/h winds, tornadoes possible east of Edmonton Wednesday afternoon A low-pressure severe weather system in east-central Alberta could generate tennis ball size-hail, wind gusts of 110 km/h and tornadoes Wednesday afternoon....
21:52 2019-07-10

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday - RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-04

Wednesday Forecast: Another weather system moves into Arizona today TUCSON – The cooler conditions are sticking around. This week’s second storm system will pass through Arizona this afternoon, leaving behind cool conditions here in Southern Arizona. The daytime high today in Tucson is only expected to reach 79 degrees, which is about 15 degrees below...
00:26 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Announces Trading Will Resume on Wednesday, October 31 CHICAGO, IL October 30, 2012 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that trading will resume on Wednesday, October 31 for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX)....
06:39 2019-05-22

Nationals' Max Scherzer to make Wednesday start despite broken nose Despite breaking his nose in a freak accident during batting practice Tuesday, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will make his scheduled start Wednesday evening....
00:39 2019-06-20

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
12:26 2019-07-21

One injured in south side drive-by shooting Wednesday night TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in the 5800 block of E. Milton Road Wednesday night. According to PCSD, upon arrival, a man was located with apparent gunshot wounds. The victim told investigators that an occupant in a vehic...
03:13 2019-06-14

Daily Trading in C2's SPXpm Option Reaches New High on Wednesday CHICAGO, March 15, 2012 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that trading in SPXpm options at the C2 Options Exchange (C2) reached a new high of 38,225 contracts on Wednesday, March 14. Yesterday's volume more than doubled the previous high of 18,965 contracts on November 17, 2011. ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Wednesday’s multi-vehicle crash near Silverlake, I-10 turns fatal TUCSON – Wednesday’s crash near Silverlake Road and Interstate 10 has turned fatal, Tucson Police Department announced Thursday afternoon. According to officials, Tucson Police Department responded to a collision that involved multiple vehicles Wednesday afternoon. Police said two people...
00:13 2019-08-09

Wednesday's Best Deals: Prime Day Leftovers, Instant Pot, Samsung Monitors, and More A bunch of board games, Old Spice deodorant, an OXO cold brew maker and Edifier speakers lead off the best, post-Prime Day deals from around the web....
19:00 2019-07-17

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
14:00 2019-06-12

The Californians forced to live in cars and RVs As the state grapples with a housing crisis, thousands of people around the San Francisco Bay Area are sleeping in their vehiclesThe faded, creased photograph shows a 13-year-old Vallie Brown smiling shyly as she pulls back her hair in the back of a large van. She is wearing a white one-piece swimsu...
11:39 2019-08-05

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-how. That may be simply through a requirement to fo...
05:00 2019-06-16

Remember When Apple Forced a U2 Album on Us All? September 9, 2014 started out like any other day. The birds were chirping, the sun was shining, and everyone was gearing up to hear what new Apple products the tech giant would be......
22:00 2019-09-09

Hong Kong: Protesters cannot be allowed to drag territory into dangerous abyss, says China's UK ambassador China's ambassador to the UK has said protesters in Hong Kong cannot be allowed to drag the territory into a "dangerous abyss" amid continued clashes with police....
20:39 2019-09-02

Trophy hunter who paid $400K to kill rhino allowed to import remains by Trump admin A female Black Rhino in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, in 2007. (Dan Kitwood / Getty Images file) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will issue a permit to a Michigan trophy hunter to import the skin, skull and horns from a rare black rhinoceros he shot in Africa. Documents show...
19:39 2019-09-08

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated Press. One former worker said that staffers were ...
04:39 2019-07-14

Sen. Marco Rubio: Pelosi has allowed 'radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party' to set agenda Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., blasted the leadership of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who he had accused of allowing the "radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party" to set the agenda on Capitol Hill. ...
04:26 2019-07-25

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. The post UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-07-01

Scars of 2017 wildfire still evident in Waterton park as rebuild continues Deb Watson returned to her family's trail-riding business after the Waterton wildfire to find little more than a pop machine melted into a bubbly puddle with coins inside fused together....
20:13 2019-08-30

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners....
19:26 2019-08-13

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
16:26 2019-08-13

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
06:26 2019-07-10

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

‘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

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in trouble. A navy veteran with a can-do attitude and a solidly middle-class IT job at a hospital in Santa R...
10:13 2019-08-26

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

Calif. wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters The state is going through an exercise that the rest of us will have to do at some point: determining how much we are willing to pay, and how much we are willing to change the way we live, to adapt to the threat of natural disasters caused by global warming....
10:26 2019-08-24

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

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

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Well-meaning celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. The raging fires have prompted a handful of celebs such as Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio to raise a...
00:26 2019-08-24

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 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

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

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
18:52 2019-07-12

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

Amazon leaders talk rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world. But one head of state is notable by his absence....
17:26 2019-09-06

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

More quakes could hit California as residents mop up Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas....
10:52 2019-07-05

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

India v New Zealand semi-final to resume on Wednesday after rain delay • New Zealand are 211 for five overnight with 3.5 overs remaining• Both teams will complete 50-over innings, if weather holdsLet us take the positives. How wise of the ICC to schedule a reserve day for the semi-finals. At 2pm, with 3.5 overs of the New Zealand innings left, it began to rain at Old T...
23:39 2019-07-09

Mets vs Nationals stream: Watch Wednesday’s game live online It’s the New York Mets against the Washington Nationals, and it’s being brought to you by YouTube. The video-sharing website has the exclusive broadcast of Wednesday’s 1:05 p.m. series finale from Nationals Park – the ninth MLB Game of the Week in YouTube’s 13-game live streaming package. MLB ...
21:00 2019-09-04

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
02:26 2019-06-01

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance....
13:26 2019-07-20

Wednesday’s monsoon storms bring more than 135K lightning flashes to Arizona PHOENIX (KPNX) — Mother Nature’s fireworks were on full display Wednesday as monsoon storms hit across Arizona. It was the storm the Valley had been waiting for after a rather dry Monsoon 2019 tied for the fourth driest monsoon on record in Phoenix. But it was the lightning that really stole t...
06:39 2019-08-30

How to watch: Wednesday's Nintendo Direct may reveal that Overwatch is coming to Switch The presentation will feature "roughly 40 minutes of information" on upcoming Switch games, including Pokemon Sword and Shield and Luigi's Mansion 3. And it seems like an Overwatch port announcement leaked early....
01:39 2019-09-05

Tariff talks 'have begun,' top officials meet Wednesday: Mexican minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said he started negotiating with officials in Washington on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports of Mexican products but face-to-face talks will not happen until next week....
05:13 2019-06-01

TEP crews continue to work power outage that occurred during Wednesday’s storm TUCSON – After being left without electricity since 5 p.m. Wednesday, hundreds of residents on Tucson’s southwest side have had their power restored Thursday. According to Tucson Electric Power, more than 2,000 customers living in homes near Kinney Road and Sarasota Boulevard lost power ...
06:39 2019-08-30

Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers to meet in Beijing on Wednesday Japan's foreign minister Taro Kono will meet his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, in Beijing on Wednesday, a Japanese foreign ministry official said on Monday, amid deteriorating relations between the two East Asian countries....
09:13 2019-08-19

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
03:39 2019-06-11

Cboe to List Mini-SPX Index (XSP) Wednesday-Expiring Weekly Options CHICAGO – January 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to list Wednesday-expiring weekly options on the Cboe Mini-SPX Index (XSP), beginning January 30, 2018....
21:52 2019-05-21

Canada's Trudeau to launch formal campaign for October 21 election on Wednesday Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will formally launch the campaign for an Oct. 21 national election on Wednesday, according to a statement, setting up what opinion polls now indicate will be a tight race....
01:00 2019-09-11

Coming Wednesday: FTC complaint against Facebook over mishandling of user phone numbers Facebook’s regulatory woes are about to get worse, with the Federal Trade Commission set to unveil a complaint against the social networking giant on Wednesday — the same day the company releases its second-quarter earnings — that’s focused on the company’s sketchy mish...
13:13 2019-07-24

Max Scherzer plans to pitch Wednesday with broken nose, says Nationals manager Max Scherzer, who broke his nose Tuesday during batting practice, plans to pitch the second game of a DH on Wednesday, says Nationals manager.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Greta Thunberg to arrive in NYC Wednesday or Thursday after yacht hits bad weather Climate activist Greta Thunberg is set to arrive later than planned in New York after the yacht taking her across the Atlantic got held up by adverse conditions....
04:00 2019-08-28

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES RECORD DAY OF TRADING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 CHICAGO - January 24, 2008 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that the exchange experienced the busiest day in its 10-month history as reported volume totaled 24,351,356 shares yesterday, January 23. This new high surpassed the...
14:13 2019-05-22

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: #NoTobacco Day, China’s economy, family farming, #ClimateAction This Wednesday, we cover: the dangers of smoking for World No Tobacco Day; China’s creative economy; sustainability through family farming, floating cities and #ClimateAction....
01:26 2019-05-30

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Citi Conference on Wednesday, February 27 CHICAGO – February 20, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and CEO, will present at the Citi Asset Managers, Broker Dealers and Exchanges Conference on Wednesday, February 27, at 8:00...
16:00 2019-05-21

Trump and Melania to visit El Paso, Dayton Wednesday after mass shootings President Trump and first lady Melania will visit El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday in the wake of two mass shootings in the cities last weekend, the White House said Tuesday. Trump and Melania will touchdown in Ohio at about 10:30 a.m. and will travel to El Paso after their visit in Da...
04:39 2019-08-07

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday, although there were no visible signs on the ground late in the day....
05:26 2019-06-13

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
23:13 2019-07-15

Steve Bruce nears Newcastle move after quitting Sheffield Wednesday • 58-year-old believed to be close to replacing Benítez• Joselu joins Alavés in deal worth around £2.5mSteve Bruce has resigned as Sheffield Wednesday manager, clearing one of the hurdles before being able to take charge of Newcastle United.The 58-year-old is believed to be close to replacing Rafael...
22:26 2019-07-15

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, civilians continuing to bear the brunt of ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the need for more regulation in the tech industry, a call for more exercise ...
19:00 2019-05-21

The best home gadgets: from air purifiers to portable pizza ovens, here's what to buy now for you and your home this summer What's not to love about a portable pizza oven that can turn out 12-inch pizzas every minute? Here's our pick of the best gadgets to buy for you and your home this season....
20:52 2019-08-09

Ronald Acuña Jr. Robs Home Run, Immediately Turns It Into Inside-The-Park Home Run You would think that robbing a home run at the wall comes down to getting a good jump, timing your leap, and having the insane hand-eye coordination to rip the ball out of the sky with your off hand, while crashing into a padded wall. Turns out that’s only most of it. As Ronald Acuña Jr. learned in ...
14:00 2019-09-11

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light bulbs, by discounting them even if just for a limited time. Starting today and through July 17, Google is running a sale on Home and Nest devices, all...
18:39 2019-06-27

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub. The latter move also came with a permanent price cut from $149 to $129, and perhaps best of all, the Google Home and Home ...
09:26 2019-06-03

Tucson family of two without a home after mobile home fire on south side TUCSON — A mother and her son are without a home after a mobile home fire on Tucson’s south side. Firefighters responded to the scene of the fire at the residence on South Mission Road. Crews found smoke and flames coming from half of the mobile home, as well as a car that was parked nea...
08:39 2019-07-21

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioning the meaning of belonging to a nation, the place one calls home. While Europe deletes one of the yellow stars on its flag, he looks back at his coun...
10:13 2019-05-27

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic more heavily than usual this year, although there were no signs on day two of the championships that...
20:00 2019-05-27

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative activities and some pizza, but it happened that they found a security flaw on macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Three Beaten Up, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" In Assam Barely two weeks after a youth was arrested for forcing some Muslim youths to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', four miscreants in Assam's Barpeta district thrashed three Muslim youths and forced them to chant......
08:26 2019-07-07

Djokovic booed after being forced to retire at US Open In an era where men's tennis has been dominated by the "Big 3" of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka can at times be a forgotten man....
19:26 2019-09-02

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out Kiron Skinner, the highest-ranking African-American woman in the department, oversaw a unit trying to develop a long-term strategy addressing China’s rise....
19:00 2019-08-02

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
08:52 2019-06-07