NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 21:00 2019-07-11

Several burned in fire at thermal plant near Moscow

A major fire caused by a possible explosion at the Severnaya Thermal Power Plant near Moscow injured at least eight people Thursday, authorities said....

Several burned in fire at thermal plant near Moscow

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Multiple injuries reported after fire breaks out at Moscow power plant The fire had broken out at Thermal Power Station-27 in the Mytishchi district northeast of Moscow, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said earlier on Thursday....
14:39 2019-07-11

Hero severely burned while saving niece from fire: ‘I’d do it again’ A Washington man, who has been hospitalized with serious burns all over his body after he rushed into a burning home to save his 8-year-old niece, told reporters from his hospital bed that he would do it again. Derrick Byrd, 20, of Aberdeen, which is about a two-hour drive from Seattle, told KOMO Ne...
17:39 2019-07-09

From fire and ash to caps, gowns: Graduation in burned town PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A California high school where nearly all the students lost their homes in a wildfire is preparing for its first graduation since the devastating blaze. About 220 students are scheduled to graduate from Paradise High School in Northern California on Thursday. Principal Loren ...
09:39 2019-06-06

Toddler severely burned in Bronx fire, 7 others rushed to hospital A four-year-old child was struggling for life Sunday after suffering severe burns in a quick-moving, predawn fire that raced through an apartment building the Belmont neighborhood of The Bronx. A 19-year-old was also critical Sunday morning, the NYPD said. The injuries included second and third degr...
15:13 2019-06-09

Major fire erupts at power station in Moscow region A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
16:00 2019-07-11

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
15:39 2019-07-11

Washington man severely burned after saving 8-year-old niece from fire says 'I'd run back in there and do it again' A Washington man, who has been hospitalized with serious burns all over his body after he rushed into a burning home to save his 8-year-old niece, told reporters from his hospital bed that he would do it again....
07:13 2019-07-09

Major fire breaks out at power station in Moscow region: TASS A major fire broke out at an electricity generating power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, the TASS news agency cited a source in the emergency services as saying....
12:39 2019-07-11

Fire Reported At Toyota Plant SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at the Georgetown Toyota plant. It happened just before 2:30 a.m. Details are limited at this time, but fire officials say no one was hurt. They described the fire as small. No word on a cause, or any damage. The post Fire Re...
11:52 2019-05-22

Blasts at Russian 'Kristall' explosives plant followed by fire At least 42 people were injured and two more were missing at the Dzerzhinsk plant about 400 kilometers east of Moscow after explosions were followed by a fire. The cause of the blasts was not clear....
17:26 2019-06-01

3 injured in fire that destroyed Nebraska fertilizer plant HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Crews have contained a large fire at a Nebraska fertilizer plant that injured three people and destroyed the plant. The fire was reported about 11:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cooperative Producers Inc. dry fertilizer plant in Hastings and was contained just before 4 a.m. Friday. Th...
21:00 2019-05-24

Ford Mich. axle plant suffers machine fire Workers were evacuated from a portion of the Ford axle plant in suburban Detroit after a production machine caught fire. No injuries were reported and Ford said the fire won't cause any supply disruptions....
21:00 2019-07-09

Fire triggers pollution concerns at US Steel coke plant Health officials in western Pennsylvania say a fire at U.S. Steel’s Clairton coke works has shut down pollution control systems, and residents are being warned about possible elevated levels of sulfur dioxide. The Allegheny County health department says fire in an electrical breaker panel earl...
23:00 2019-06-17

Dell’s new Inspiron laptops focus on better thermal performance It wouldn't be a trade show unless Dell opened a small shipping container's worth of new PCs and dumped them across all of our tables. Computex 2019 has seen the company offering up a number of updates to its machines, including its mid-range of Insp......
15:52 2019-05-28

Easy-to-make thermal chameleon fades into the background Enlarge / This story isn't really about this kind of chameleon. Sorry. (credit: Renee Grayson / Flickr) Chameleons, unlike bowties, are cool. The chameleon is most famous for its ability to blend with its surroundings (I'm just as impressed with the acrobatic tongue), something we'd often like to ...
15:26 2019-06-30

Claire Burke on using thermal drone tech to protect orangutans Astro-ecologist Claire Burke uses her astrophysics knowledge to protect endangered species and stop poaching, and she loves to watch orangutans in Borneo...
18:00 2019-07-02

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability o...
05:26 2019-05-23

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old Southern California natural gas plant because it's no longer economically competitive in California's...
19:13 2019-06-27

Fireworks Safety: Have a blast but don’t get burned! As fireworks soar sky high around 4th of July, so do injuries. Ahead of the holiday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday demonstrated the power of fireworks, both legal and illegal. Five people were killed and more than 9,000 were injured in fireworks-related incidents last year acco...
18:52 2019-06-27

Twice burned: Winklevii overshadowed by Zuckerberg yet again SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First they accused Mark Zuckerberg of lifting their idea for Facebook. Now, 15 years later, Harvard twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are once again seeing the Facebook CEO steal their thunder. In the intervening years, the Winklevii, as they’re frequently known, have bee...
04:26 2019-06-19

How the Soviet 'Concordski' crashed and burned When the Soviet rival to the Concorde made its first foreign appearance at the Paris Air Show in 1971, everyone was impressed. In the heated race to develop a supersonic passenger jet, it was the USSR who got off to a head start....
16:52 2019-07-05

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is mostly fun – but it also reflects a broad moral con...
15:26 2019-06-22

2,000 demonstrate in Moscow against police falsifications MOSCOW (AP) — About 2,000 people rallied in Moscow to protest the falsifying of cases by Russian police and the detention of political activists. The demonstration on Sunday, which authorities had sanctioned to take place, was the latest in a series of protests sparked by the arrest this month of a ...
23:13 2019-06-23

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
20:52 2019-06-27

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
15:52 2019-06-15

New front in trade war means Fed's dry powder may get burned The U.S. Federal Reserve's hesitance to react to world trade tensions may have been dealt a fatal blow Friday by President Donald Trump's surprise announcement of new tariffs on Mexico, levies that could slam investment and business confidence and leave little doubt the administration's combative st...
05:13 2019-06-01

Relying on homemade, natural sunscreens might get you burned (Reuters Health) - Homemade sunscreens on Pinterest may look pretty and smell even prettier, but most of them won't shield you from sunburn or skin cancer, new research shows....
00:26 2019-05-22

Feeling ‘burned out’ is now an official medical diagnosis Do you ever just feel totally burned out? I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill exhausted feeling we all endure from time to time, I mean really, really burned out? Most of us assume that a feeling of “burn-out” is just one of the many pleasures of modern lives, juggling work, family, f...
06:13 2019-05-29

Cross burned at church where black pastor was to appear GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a cross was set on fire at a predominantly white church where a black pastor was scheduled to appear for a revival next month. News outlets report the fire outside Loray Baptist Church in Gastonia on Wednesday burned a cross which had been deco...
19:52 2019-05-29

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
13:39 2019-06-09

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
16:39 2019-06-16

Four-year-old’s message in a bottle gets reply from Moscow Little Taylor Powell threw a message in a bottle in the sea while vacationing in Spain — and got a reply from Moscow. Powell, four, put a selfie in the bottle with her dad’s phone number and the message: “If you find this picture, please respond with a name of your country and a picture.”......
19:00 2019-07-02

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday....
11:26 2019-06-07

Russian, Chinese leaders sit down for talks in Moscow Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sat down for talks at the Kremlin in a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist rivals...
14:52 2019-06-05

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
16:52 2019-06-13

What is the ‘Rainbow Experiment’ that severely burned Beacon HS student? “The Rainbow Experiment” has long been a popular staple of high school chemistry classes because it features dramatic, colorful bursts of fire that fascinate students. But it’s also extremely dangerous, experts warn. In the case of the Beacon High School class that left student Alonzo Yanes severely...
07:52 2019-06-19

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
19:01 2019-06-18

Cops hunting for sicko who burned dog to death in Connecticut A dog was set on fire and killed in Connecticut last Friday — and police are searching for the person who committed the heinous act, according to reports. The pooch, believed to be a miniature schnauzer, was discovered when firefighters responded to a 10 a.m. blaze in a parking lot of the Sand...
12:26 2019-07-10

Yankees haven’t been burned by prospects they chose to trade CHICAGO — Over here on the home side of Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), Rick Hahn voiced optimism about Blake Rutherford. “He came in with a goal of wanting to hit for more power this year and unfortunately got off to a slower start at Double-A,” Hahn, the White Sox general manager...
16:52 2019-06-15

Man charged in death of Virginia pit bull who was burned alive RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Richmond police have charged a suspect with the burning of a pit bull named Tommie, alive. Jyahshua A. Hill, 20, was arrested shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. Hill is charged with one count of felony animal cruelty. ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi last month prompted p...
13:52 2019-05-29

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
19:39 2019-06-14

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
16:39 2019-06-12

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer and Jaclyn Smith — says she lost her life savings wh...
04:39 2019-06-03

Beacon student horrifically burned should get over $70M from city: lawyer The lawyer for the Beacon High School teen who was badly burned in a botched chemistry experiment asked a jury to award his client more than $70 million in damages for past and future pain. Ben Rubinowitz asked for the stunning figure for Alonzo Yanes, now 21, who was disfigured after a fireball eru...
01:39 2019-06-28

Student burned in chemistry class should get $5M: city lawyer A city lawyer argued that the teacher who conducted a chemistry experiment gone awry shouldn’t be blamed for the accident that badly burned a Beacon High School teen — and the former student should be awarded no more than $5 million in damages. Mark Mixson, who reps the Department of Education and f...
21:52 2019-06-27

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
20:26 2019-06-12

‘Third Man’ in Skripal Attack Was Link to Moscow, Investigative Group Says Independent Bellingcat researchers traced phone use by Denis Sergeyev, who is believed to have coordinated the nerve-agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei V. Skripal....
23:39 2019-06-30

Estonia: Moscow’s marking of Tallinn retake ‘provocative’ Estonia has protested Russian plans to hold festivities marking the 75th anniversary of the seizure of the Baltic nation’s capital by the Soviet Red Army in 1944...
13:00 2019-07-10

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody....
15:26 2019-06-08

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital...
20:39 2019-07-15

OPEC's Partnership Concentrates Power in Riyadh and Moscow This week, the 14 members of OPEC extended an agreement with 10 other countries led by Russia to continue oil production cuts into 2020. While on paper the cartel trying to corral prices has widened considerably, the nexus of decision making has narrowed. Only Riyadh and Moscow matter....
21:39 2019-07-03

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Modernist art treasures MOSCOW (AP) — Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are among treasures from the early 20th century collection of Russian businessman Sergei Shchukin going on show in a major exhibition at Moscow’s Pushkin Museum. The exhibition, ‘Sh...
17:00 2019-06-19

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
23:13 2019-07-02

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
16:39 2019-06-12

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
18:13 2019-06-07

Thousands to march in Moscow in support of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov’s arrest on drug-dealing charges is seen as an attempt to silence his reportingThousands of protesters are to march in Moscow in support of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist arrested on controversial drug-dealing charges that are widely seen as an attempt to silence his reports ...
16:39 2019-06-11

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
19:39 2019-07-14

Dole fruit trucks burned in Honduras as protests spread Protesters burned and looted some 30 shipping containers marked with the logo of the Dole Food Company in Honduras on Sunday, a military official said, in the second attack on symbols of U.S. power in the Central American nation in recent days....
07:52 2019-06-03

Mother of burned student told daughter he looked like ‘Frankenstein’ The mother of the Beacon High School student severely burned in a botched chemistry experiment testified that her son looked like “a monster” as he emerged in public for the very first time Tuesday. A grim-faced Alonzo Yanes, wearing a baseball cap and blue Eddie Bauer windbreaker that a...
00:39 2019-06-19

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned by a teacher’s botched chemistry experiment more than five years ago. The stunning amount nearly equals the $70 million-plus that Alonzo Yanes’ lawyer asked for du...
10:26 2019-07-02

Global Investors Get Burned on Their Favorite Chinese Surveillance Stock Would-be buyers of innovative Chinese technology companies have been too complacent about the risk of getting trapped between Beijing and Washington....
15:26 2019-05-22

Britain Vowed Big Changes After This Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
13:13 2019-05-29

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
19:13 2019-05-29

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
02:39 2019-05-26

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB internal storage at $34.99, whereas 2018's Fire H...
16:39 2019-06-03

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and boarded up so fire crews fought the fire from outsid...
19:00 2019-07-13

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
14:00 2019-05-29

Massive fire Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
22:26 2019-06-21

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended. Once again, it leaves the president bruised and ...
17:52 2019-06-02

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

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
04:13 2019-06-22

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Thursday during a trip to the Russian city of St Petersburg....
11:39 2019-06-06

Putin, visiting Italy, says wants Rome to help mend Moscow-EU ties Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc's new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive....
01:00 2019-07-05

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough and that further talks would be needed, Russian news agencies reported....
11:39 2019-05-30

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency medical squad was called for Ivan Golunov and...
18:00 2019-06-08

Russia-born executive to testify about Trump Moscow project WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is set to interview Russia-born business executive Felix Sater about his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump’s effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential election. The staff-led, closed-door interview is part of the comm...
10:13 2019-06-21

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
22:52 2019-06-07

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
22:26 2019-07-14

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Washington for failing to undertake talks on new weap...
23:39 2019-06-11

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
10:00 2019-07-15

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
15:39 2019-06-15

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fire investigators are on scene. pic.twitter.com/jRz...
07:00 2019-06-10

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE3ucIaZ — Denelle Confair (@DenelleConfair) J...
06:00 2019-06-09

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
13:13 2019-06-22

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. According to officials, the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire Department said the residents of the home...
21:39 2019-07-09

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and injured three people. The office said in a news rele...
03:13 2019-05-25

2 toddlers critically burned as road-rage shooting sets off fireworks in car Two Texas toddlers were critically burned when a man shot at their family’s car — causing the newly purchased fireworks inside to ignite — during a road-rage incident on the Fourth of July, according to local cops and reports. The family — a mom, dad and their children, ages 1 and 2 — were dri...
18:52 2019-07-05

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future. The bone was found while digging in Makimuku, whi...
14:39 2019-05-21

Bigot tells cops he burned bar’s pride flags because he hates gays He didn’t give an “Alibi” — he just hates gays. The man accused of setting fire to two gay pride flags outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge — and then returning a month later to burn a third, replacement flag — admitted to cops that he’s not just a firebug but a real bigot, co...
22:39 2019-07-11

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s u...
21:26 2019-06-16

Death Investigation Underway After Burned Body Found In Laurel County LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)- A death investigation is underway after a burned body was found at a residence in Laurel County. According to sheriff’s officials, officers were dispatched to York Shires Estates Road for reports of a body on fire in a driveway. When they arrived, officers found a ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Russian police detain Crimean Tatar protesters on Moscow's Red Square Russian police detained seven Crimean Tatars on Moscow's Red Square on Wednesday after dispersing a demonstration that had aimed to draw attention to alleged rights abuses on the Black Sea peninsula which Russia annexed from Ukraine five years ago....
16:52 2019-07-10

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
23:13 2019-06-07

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
18:52 2019-06-12

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
18:52 2019-06-07

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public anger. Ovd-info, a website that tracks arrests, sa...
15:00 2019-06-14

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was billed as a meeting between opposition leaders and their voters after signatures sponsoring several ca...
17:13 2019-07-14

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ...
15:26 2019-05-21

16 charged in connection to Bangladeshi student burned alive for reporting sexual harassment Sixteen people in Bangladesh were charged on Wednesday in connection to the murder of a teenage girl who was burned to death last month after reporting sexual harassment....
19:52 2019-05-29

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring a social media influencer to help create buzz about their business. It may be worthwhile. But for on...
05:13 2019-05-22

Teen arrested in Houston road rage shooting that burned tots in fireworks explosion A teen was arrested Monday in the Texas Fourth of July road rage shooting that caused fireworks to explode inside a moving pickup, burning two small children and their parents....
23:00 2019-07-08

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

Robin Thicke, April Love Geary get burned for feeding toddler Flamin' Hot Cheetos April Love Geary responded to critics who said the snack was toxic, "We're here for a good time. Not a long time."        ...
20:39 2019-06-27

Texas toddlers critically burned after road rage shooting sets off fireworks in family truck Two toddlers in Texas were critically injured late Thursday night after someone opened fire into their parents’ vehicle, igniting fireworks inside, police said....
15:52 2019-07-05

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
04:39 2019-07-05

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
19:00 2019-05-30

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

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
04:26 2019-06-11

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
15:00 2019-05-21

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in...
11:52 2019-06-11

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
12:26 2019-06-20

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. Th...
15:13 2019-05-21

Toyota to build new SUV, rather than car at Alabama plant Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will build a new sport utility vehicle at a $1.6 billion joint venture assembly plant in Alabama rather than produce Corolla cars....
20:00 2019-07-10

Explosion at Russian TNT plant injures 38, some seriously MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s emergencies ministry says 38 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. The ministry said four of the injured were in se...
16:13 2019-06-01

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the cause of the blast has not been determined. The mi...
03:00 2019-06-02

LG Chem considering 2nd EV battery plant in U.S., report says The South Korean EV battery maker is weighing an investment of $1.7 billion in the plant that could begin production in 2022, with Kentucky and Tennessee among the candidates for a location, sources told Reuters....
14:39 2019-07-11

Massive explosion at Philly plant A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia burned for more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined what caught fire, but it believes it was mostly propane. (21 June)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
02:26 2019-06-02

GM investing $20M in Texas plant for next-gen SUVs The investment adds to roughly $1.4 billion GM has invested in the facility for the next-gen SUVs since 2015, including construction of a new paint shop....
18:52 2019-06-27

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021. The announcement comes after other carmakers like......
02:39 2019-06-02

BYD launches electric bus output at 2nd N.A. plant BYD Co., China’s largest electrified vehicle maker, opened its second North American electric bus assembly plant, in Newmarket, Ontario. The 45,000-square-foot factory will first focus on assembling buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, Canada’s largest transit operator, BYD said. ...
05:13 2019-07-02

LG Chem Considering Building Second U.S. EV Battery Plant Trump praised U.S. investments by SK, Lotte Group and other South Korean conglomerates and raised hopes that Korean companies will continue to expand in the United States....
13:26 2019-07-13

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
12:26 2019-06-11

LG celebrates opening of first US washing machine plant CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. has officially unveiled its first washing machine plant in the United States. Company and local officials gathered Wednesday in Clarksville, Tennessee, to celebrate the South Korean appliance manufacturer’s 1 million-square-foot (92,900-square mete...
21:13 2019-05-29

Caleb Plant: ‘I don’t think that any of these super-middleweights are on my level’ From a small town with no boxing, to upsetting a feared opponent to win his world title, Caleb Plant is still only just getting started The post Caleb Plant: ‘I don’t think that any of these super-middleweights are on my level’ appeared first on Boxing News....
14:39 2019-07-05

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be announced formally tomorrow (Thursday). The plant opene...
22:26 2019-06-05

That vanilla smell? It’s the wastewater treatment plant PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The air is a little sweeter now that a Mississippi Gulf Coast community is spraying a vanilla scent to mask the odor of its wastewater treatment plant. More than two dozen machines recently started blowing scented mist into the air 19 hours a day at the Pascagoula-Moss Point...
03:00 2019-06-14

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
05:26 2019-06-15

How to Create a Simple Plant-Watering Schedule As an elder millennial, it goes without saying that I’m into plants. I have five on my office desk (one is a small fishbowl with two Marimo moss balls). But I don’t just go on autopilot and water ‘em every Friday. Plants don’t like that, preferring a more personalized schedule. But how do you keep t...
15:39 2019-06-05

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive factory in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel, housing and commercial space. The factory in the Ohio River town of Clarksville made toothpaste and other personal hygiene products for decades until it closed in 2007. A plan recently a...
19:00 2019-05-27

The Latest: 5 hurt in possible tornado at oil company plant BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 2:30 p.m. ExxonMobil in Baton Rouge reports that a possible tornado at its plant in Sorrento, Louisiana, caused five injuries. The oil company said the five were immediately taken to a hospital. There were no details available on their conditi...
23:13 2019-06-06

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South. The vote of hourly workers...
04:39 2019-06-15

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
04:01 2019-06-15

Lockheed Martin says will keep Pennsylvania plant open Lockheed Martin Corp has decided to keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, open after U.S. President Donald Trump pressed its chief executive to continue operations, the company said on Twitter on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-07-11

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing sources....
19:26 2019-07-12

Analysis: What went wrong at Ford's Bridgend plant? Bridgend was originally built to supply engines for the Escort Ford is shutting its Welsh engine production facility after 40 years. We look at the reasons why Ford’s closure of its Bridgend engine plant ends a chapter that began at the peak of the brand’s popularity in the UK in the 1970s and re...
11:26 2019-06-28

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
16:26 2019-06-17

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about the plant, which employs 1,700 people. GMB regional ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Ford: No Brexit link to Bridgend plant closure Ford has confirmed plans to close its engine plant at Bridgend in South Wales by September 2020, saying it faced becoming "economically unsustainable" in the world's drive for electric vehicles....
16:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: US Steel restores pollution controls at plant CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 10:30 p.m. U.S. Steel says it has resumed normal operations at its coke plant outside Pittsburgh after fire knocked out an air pollution control system. The company said in a statement late Monday that it has compl...
05:00 2019-06-18

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas. A Tyson spokesman said five employees were sent to the hospital to be evaluated on Tuesday morning after the incident outside its plant in S...
18:26 2019-06-18

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
06:39 2019-06-08

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-02

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And. despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
22:52 2019-06-06

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
16:39 2019-05-31

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
03:00 2019-06-14

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner - CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
12:52 2019-05-31

Simple city gardening: how to transform your outside space with just one plant Kate Gould, award-winning RHS Chelsea garden designer, explains how a few well-chosen plants can turn a small garden or balcony into a relaxing retreat....
16:00 2019-06-07

Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp on Tuesday because of the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said in a radio interview....
10:13 2019-06-11

Ford closes UK plant amid Brexit chaos Ford has announced plans to close an engine plant in Wales, dealing yet another blow to a UK industry that is being ravaged by weak car sales and uncertainty over Brexit....
22:52 2019-06-06

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct maintenance....
16:39 2019-06-29

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
02:39 2019-06-02

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
06:13 2019-06-15

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of zesty almond butter with a sprinkling of fermented spruce tips.“With butter, there are so many more interesting alternatives,” says the Italian-born, Lon...
21:00 2019-06-14

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:39 2019-06-10

Windsor plant's future depends on FCA's minivan strategy As the Dodge Grand Caravan approaches the end of production, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles must evaluate its strategy for the minivan market it invented more than 30 years ago....
18:52 2019-06-27

UK economy slides in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns Britain's economy contracted sharply in April after the biggest fall in car production since records began, as manufacturers were unable to reverse closures planned for when they had expected Britain to leave the EU....
14:39 2019-06-10

Jaguar to invest big in UK with new electric XJ and more set for Castle Bromwich plant News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar should confirm today that the next generation XJ and other electric models will be built in the UK at its Castle Bromwich factory...
09:39 2019-07-05

Beyond Meat launches ‘meatier’ plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, juicier bite out of plants. The vegetarian protein company has released a new version of its industry-upsetting burger, which it says looks, tastes and cooks more like beef than the original Beyond Burger. The new “meatier”...
23:26 2019-06-11

Production resumes at world’s biggest Nutella plant PARIS (AP) — Unions and owner Ferrero say workers at the world’s biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back to work after production after was brought to a near standstill in a dispute over salary negotiations. Ferrero said on Wednesday that access to the factory was reopen...
15:39 2019-06-05

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure, report says Ford declined to comment on what it called speculation. Ford makes about 1.3 million engines at two locations in eastern England. It has previously warned it could face $1 billion in tariff costs in the event of a so-called hard Brexit....
21:52 2019-06-05

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
18:00 2019-06-14

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
17:13 2019-06-14

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
16:52 2019-06-01

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
07:52 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-Tanzania says construction of LNG plant to start in 2022 Tanzania expects a consortium of international oil companies to start building a long-delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in 2022, its energy minister said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-05-28

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
14:39 2019-05-22

Risks, rewards in speedier nuclear plant closures Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to nuclear waste management company for quicker decommissioning. Questions have been raised about whether the companies have the experience and funds to do the job. (May 21)        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Toyota to set up Myanmar plant to assemble Hilux trucks Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans to locally assemble vehicles for the emerging nation where demand for cars has been soaring....
10:39 2019-05-30

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
18:13 2019-05-21

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant -BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
01:26 2019-07-10

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
03:26 2019-07-10

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
00:52 2019-05-23

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
11:13 2019-07-16

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
21:26 2019-05-29

‘We Have a Lot of Questions’: Doubts Loom Over G.M. Plan for Lordstown Plant President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out....
17:39 2019-05-21

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the factory where 3,800 workers produce the Passat and At...
23:52 2019-05-24

Toyota opts to build crossover instead of Corolla at Ala. JV plant The automaker, which is building the factory in cooperation with Mazda, said the change in plans "is in response to changing market demands and a growing consumer appetite for light trucks."...
18:39 2019-07-10

New Filipino law requires students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate A new law has been introduced in the Philippines which requires all elementary school, high school and college students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate....
18:01 2019-05-28

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
18:26 2019-05-28

Congolese army fires in the air during protest at Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness told Reuters....
12:39 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Sasol raises cost estimate for U.S. plant by around $1 bln Sasol has raised the expected cost of its U.S. ethane cracker project by around $1 billion following a review by the project's new management, the South African petrochemical firm said on Wednesday....
09:13 2019-05-22

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
22:52 2019-05-28

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexico’s poor south as a way to discourage migration...
06:00 2019-07-11

Sasol increases cost estimate for U.S. chemicals plant by around $1 bln South Africa's Sasol has increased its cost projection by around $1 billion for a chemical plant in the United States following a review by the project's new management....
08:13 2019-05-22

Nike goes ahead with investment in new Arizona manufacturing plant Nike Inc said on Thursday it will open a manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona, with a likely investment of at least $184 million, going ahead with the site after the state of Arizona last week withdrew an incentive package following the footwear maker's cancellation of a controversial sneake...
04:26 2019-07-12

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-earth mineral-processing companies announced a new jo...
16:26 2019-05-26

Lockheed to keep Sikorsky helicopter plant open in Pennsylvania Lockheed Martin has agreed to keep a helicopter plant in Pennsylvania open, reversing plans announced early last month after appeals from President Donald Trump and the state's congressional delegation....
03:00 2019-07-12

Cargill confirms to change German starch plant to wheat use U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill confirmed on Tuesday it will develop its starches and sweeteners factory in Krefeld in Germany, changing the plant to wheat raw material from corn in a $200 million investment project....
18:13 2019-07-09

Morocco prepares to launch tender for 230 MW plant in Atlas mountains The Moroccan agency for sustainable energy (Masen) said it opened on Tuesday the first stage in a tender process to build, operate and maintain a 230 megawatt solar plant near the town of Midelt in the Atlas mountains....
15:52 2019-07-10

Federated Co-op buying ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask. Federated Co-op said it will invest in the Terra Grain Fuels ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask., to make it more efficient and pursue carbon capture and storage technologies....
02:52 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports....
00:13 2019-07-11

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
23:01 2019-06-05

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
19:00 2019-05-26

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
07:13 2019-06-19

Foxconn's Wisconsin plant opens next May with fewer jobs than promised Foxconn's long-promised factory in Wisconsin will finally begin production in May 2020, but to start, it's only creating 1,500 jobs. That's far fewer than the 13,000 jobs it once said it would add. At this rate, Foxconn will likely lose out on hundre......
05:00 2019-07-11

Barra defends GM plan to sell Ohio plant to EV company GM CEO Mary Barra, meeting on Capitol Hill with members of Ohio's congressional delegation, argued that GM's plan to sell the Lordstown plant to a little known electric vehicle company was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
20:26 2019-06-05

UAW, Faurecia reach tentative deal to end strike at Mich. plant Workers were told to report for the afternoon shift after a nine-hour strike. The settlement ends the threat of disrupted interior parts shipments to Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla....
18:13 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
17:26 2019-05-28

Agave plant to flower, reveal its identity for the first time in 57 years After more than a half-century, an agave plant in the Arid House greenhouse at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is preparing to flower for the first time....
21:52 2019-07-08

UPDATE 2-Congolese army fires in the air during protest at Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness told Reuters....
12:52 2019-07-08

UPDATE 3-Congolese army fires in the air during protest near Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness said....
15:26 2019-07-08

WordPress Is Borked So Enjoy This Glorious Plant That's Taking Over the Internet The internet is full of sites, and a crap ton of them are run by WordPress. But around 1:05 pm today, something went sideways for sites hosted on the Wordpress VIP Go platform...and an internet star was born. See this friendly ‘lil succulent? It’s currently plastered on any site that reverted to the...
00:39 2019-06-12

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
21:52 2019-06-06

Dakkota Integrated Systems to supply FCA's expanded plant in Detroit Dakkota's Detroit plans come as the city angles for suppliers to expand alongside Fiat Chrysler's $2.5 billion investment and 5,000 new automotive jobs planned at two plants on the city's east side....
01:00 2019-07-10

Ford confirms plan to close UK engine plant in 2020 Ford said in securities filing it would record a $650 million pre-tax charge for the plant closure in 2019. About $400 million is for employee termination cash payouts. The other $250 million will cover pension expenses, the filing said. ...
14:00 2019-06-06

Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020: union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
12:52 2019-06-06

US chemical arms destruction plant halted by seep from tank PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An Army facility in southern Colorado has temporarily stopped destroying obsolete chemical weapons because of liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials said Thursday the liquid is a byproduct of the destruction process at the Pueblo Chemical Depot and contain...
23:13 2019-06-06

Electric Mini production to begin at UK plant in late 2019 BMW will begin building its new electric Mini at its British factory from late 2019, with the first vehicles reaching customers from spring next year, the German carmaker said on Tuesday....
14:52 2019-07-09

Bridgestone To Invest Over Rs. 350 Crore In India To Expand Indore Plant With this expansion, the capacity of the Indore plant will go up to over 20,000 tyres a day by 2020.This expansion will enable Bridgestone India to meet the increased demand for its products....
06:39 2019-07-10

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....
16:00 2019-06-12

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
20:52 2019-06-14

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry....
14:13 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
20:13 2019-05-28

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models....
22:26 2019-05-30

Global News reporter catches up with ‘Plant Guy’ after video goes viral Global News catches up with "Plant Guy" after viral video shows a man carrying a large tree-like plant around the streets of downtown Toronto calling it a "housewarming gift" for Kawhi Leonard....
18:26 2019-06-17

Lockheed Martin announces $142M expansion of Arkansas plant LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lockheed Martin says it is spending $142 million and hiring 326 new workers over the next few years as it expands its south Arkansas facility. The Maryland-based company on Monday announced the expansion of its plant in Camden, about 85 miles (140 kilometers) southwest of Li...
17:13 2019-06-17

Musk says Tesla likely to produce Model Y in existing Calif. plant For the Model Y, Tesla has been weighing the pros and cons of its current plants, including space constraints and labor costs due to the Bay Area’s high cost of living....
13:13 2019-06-03

Italian automotive supplier plans new manufacturing plant in Detroit Tiberina Group, a supplier of body-in-white and metal stampings for the auto industry, acquired 10 acres of land at the former American Axle site near downtown Detroit....
03:39 2019-06-01

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Tuesday’s plant opening in the ancient West...
11:52 2019-05-22

Kawhi Leonard, Whenever You Get A Minute, This Extremely Drunk Raptors Fan Has A Plant For You Kawhi Leonard had one of the great NBA postseasons, dismantling the Process, outplaying the MVP, and being the single best player in a Finals that brought down a dynasty. He was near-unanimous Finals MVP, and is now the first player in the history of the league to earn that honor in both conferences...
20:52 2019-06-14

Arizona to pull incentive for Nike plant over sneaker recall Arizona will withdraw incentives for Nike Inc's manufacturing plant in the state after the sportswear maker pulled the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, Governor Doug Ducey said on Tuesday....
17:13 2019-07-02

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
14:52 2019-06-10

‘Frightening’ number of plant extinctions found in global survey Study shows 571 species wiped out, and scientists say figure is likely to be big underestimateHuman destruction of the living world is causing a “frightening” number of plant extinctions, according to scientists who have completed the first global analysis of the issue.They found 571 species had def...
18:13 2019-06-10

Petrobras sells Chevron $350M Texas plant bought for $1.2B Chevron bought a Houston refinery for $350 million from Petrobras that had cost the Brazilian state oil company over $1.2 billion little over a decade earlier....
14:33 2019-05-21

Toxic America: Louisiana residents march against polluting plant Five-day marathon to state capitol leaves Reserve, where chemical factory presents greatest risk of cancer to surrounding communityDemonstrators in Louisiana stepped off on a five-day march on Thursday, demanding environmental justice for a region besieged by toxic pollution from chemical plants.The...
01:13 2019-05-31

Filipino bill would require students to plant 10 trees to graduate A new bill passed by lawmakers in the Philippines’ House of Representatives would require students to plant 10 trees each — or risk not graduating. The legislation, called “Graduation Legacy for the Environment Act,” requires “all graduating elementary, high school and colleg...
01:00 2019-05-31

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
04:39 2019-06-15

Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
03:26 2019-07-13

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
14:26 2019-06-01

Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat beats forecasts in 1Q Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat beat Wall Street’s expectations in its first earnings report since its IPO last month. The El Segundo, California-based company lost $6.6 million, or 95 cents per share, in the first quarter, up slightly from a 98-cent loss in the same period a year ago. Adju...
23:13 2019-06-06

Shell fined for explosions, gas leak at Dutch chemical plant THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has fined oil giant Shell 2.5 million euros ($2.8 million) for breaching Dutch labor and environmental laws in a case linked to two explosions and a gas leak at a chemical plant south of Rotterdam. The East Brabant court ruled Monday that Shell did not tak...
18:39 2019-06-17

Kawhi Leonard receives housewarming gift from infamous 'Plant Guy' What’s more important to the NBA Finals MVP than the Larry O’Brien Trophy? How about a house warming present from Toronto Raptors fans hoping he stays with the team next season and beyond?...
19:00 2019-06-18

Nuclear power plant workers prep for shutdown after 47 years PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are prepping for the plant’s shutdown after 47 years of operation. On Friday, a team of workers will begin the process of reducing the plant’s power output from the current 40% of its capacity to zero. The process will o...
22:52 2019-05-28

Lockheed Martin to keep Pennsylvania plant open at Trump's request Lockheed Martin Corp has decided to keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, open after U.S. President Donald Trump pressed its chief executive to continue operations, the company said on Twitter on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-07-11

Beyond Meat answers Impossible Foods with 'meatier' plant patties Beyond Meat isn't going to sit by the wayside while Impossible creates juicier versions of its plant-based burgers. The company is rolling out a "meatier" version of the Beyond Burger to grocery stores across the US. The mix of mung bean, pea and r......
20:26 2019-06-11

Jaguar Land Rover accelerates move to EVs with plant investment Jaguar Land Rover will start making a full-electric version of it’s flagship sedan, the XJ, as part of a multi-million-pound investment in electric vehicles at its Castle Bromwich plant in central England....
16:00 2019-07-05

Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars at UK plant Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in Britain, in a major boost for the UK government and a sector hit by the slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty....
12:01 2019-07-05

Residents’ suit claims contamination from uranium plant site COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other properties but weren’t informed about it. Several residents are suing over contamination from the site of the former Portsmou...
16:13 2019-06-01

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, until an assessment is made of its environm...
12:13 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will move on Tuesday to scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp following the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said....
17:39 2019-06-11

No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnership with McDonald's Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, the Swiss food giant's head said on Tuesday....
16:26 2019-06-11

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of the facility....
03:39 2019-06-15

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
00:26 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin to keep Pennsylvania plant open at Trump's request Lockheed Martin Corp has decided to keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, open after U.S. President Donald Trump pressed its chief executive to continue operations, the company said on Twitter on Wednesday....
05:52 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
04:13 2019-07-13

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

Lockheed Martin to keep Sikorsky chopper plant open after Trump pressure Lockheed Martin will keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Pennsylvania open after President Trump pressured its chief executive to continue operations there — saving 465 jobs. “At the request of President Trump, I took another look at our decision to close the Coatesville, PA, facility and have dec...
22:39 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020 -union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
12:52 2019-06-06

After Discussion With Trump, Lockheed Martin Plant in Pennsylvania Will Stay Open The company announced in June that the facility would close by 2020. Now Lockheed’s top executive, Marillyn Hewson, says the plant will “pursue additional work.”...
06:52 2019-07-11

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
00:26 2019-06-12

Tyson Foods says not formalized plans for Kazakh beef processing plant Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it has not formalized plans for a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, responding to a media report that the largest U.S. meat processor was in talks over a multibillion-dollar investment in the country....
15:26 2019-05-23

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
12:13 2019-06-11

Tellurian, Total finalize Louisiana Driftwood LNG export plant agreements U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc said on Wednesday that units of French oil major Total SA have agreed to buy LNG from the U.S. company's proposed $30 billion Driftwood export project in Louisiana....
00:13 2019-07-11

Land deals, jobs plan tied to new Detroit car plant approved DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler can move forward with plans to build a new, $1.6 million assembly plant on Detroit’s eastside and invest $900 million to retool and modernize another. The Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved land deals and community benefits agreements tied to the project. The...
21:01 2019-05-21

Who are you calling chicken? Tyson Foods is getting into the business of plant-based meat. Tyson Foods entered the crowded fray of alt-meat Thursday, with the country’s largest meat producer announcing it will produce plant-based meat products under the Raised & Rooted brand. They intend to......
20:39 2019-06-13

Six years later, Florida couple wins right to plant veggies in their front-yard Imagine as a homeowner, being told where you can and cannot plant your vegetable garden. That's the exact battle a Florida couple faced for six years....
02:00 2019-07-04

Tata Chemicals plans first UK industrial carbon capture demo plant Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) plans to build Britain's first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilization (CCU) demonstration plant to trap emissions for use in sodium carbonate manufacturing, the firm said on Thursday....
20:26 2019-06-27

Jaguar to make multi-million pound electric car investment in UK plant Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty....
11:26 2019-07-05

Samsung Electronics says to cut production volume at China mobile phone plant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has decided to cut the volume of mobile phone production at its plant in the Chinese city of Huizhou due to the impact of intensifying competition in the country....
06:13 2019-06-05

Medallion Resources eyes U.S, Canada for rare-earth extraction plant Tiny Canadian company Medallion Resources Ltd said on Tuesday it was looking at sites in North America to develop a rare-earth extraction plant, as the prolonged U.S.-China trade war turns the spotlight on the metals....
14:00 2019-07-09

Zambia, Zimbabwe to start building Batoka power plant next year Zambia and Zimbabwe will start building the 2,400 MW Batoka Gorge hydro power plant next year, a company jointly owned by the two governments said on Tuesday....
12:52 2019-07-02

Congo army fires shot in the air amid protest at Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired gunshots in the air on Monday as illegal miners gathered outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness told Reuters....
11:26 2019-07-08

Nestle claims its plant-based Awesome Burger is healthier than rivals Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are about to have some major competition. Nestle's Sweet Earth is prepping the Awesome Burger, another take on plant-based hamburgers. The veggie mix (which includes yellow peas and wheat) should have largely realisti......
02:13 2019-06-04

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and vegetarian burgers that taste like beef. Tyson’s new brand will compete with Beyond Meat, one of the first companies along with Impossi...
13:52 2019-06-13

Beyond Meat to start plant-based meats production in Europe next year Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc said on Tuesday it would begin making its plant-based meats in Europe next year, in an effort to expand production outside the United States....
15:26 2019-05-28

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
01:39 2019-07-05

Plant-based nuggets? Tyson Foods moves into meat alternatives Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted.       ...
17:39 2019-06-13

Brazil's Minerva suspends furlough at beef plant as China ban ends Brazilian meat processor Minerva SA said on Thursday it has suspended a furlough announced last week for its Barretos beef processing facility, following news that a ban to exports to China has ended....
05:52 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. issues mixed report on Alaska Gasline's LNG export plant U.S. energy regulators issued a report on Friday for Alaska Gasline Development Corp's proposed $43.4 billion Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project that found it would provide economic benefits to the state but could hurt the environment....
12:00 2019-06-29

Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: which Amazon tablet is best for you Amazon’s range of Fire HD tablets aren’t exactly processing powerhouses, nor are they portable cinemas or games consoles – but you wouldn’t expect them to be at their incredibly low price tag.Costing less than all but the cheapest smartphones, the Amazon Fire HD tablets a...
19:00 2019-05-30

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts about the long-delayed project....
16:26 2019-06-11

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
03:52 2019-05-30

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American accomplishments over its history, including the moon l...
18:00 2019-07-05

Philadelphia Phillies crediting bamboo plant for helping them get back into division race The Philadelphia Phillies are riding a four-game winning streak and have presented themselves as a viable threat to the Atlanta Braves in the National League East division....
16:39 2019-06-28

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-era version to fight climate change....
18:00 2019-06-19

7 Best Plant Based Recipes To Try At Home: Oats Khichdi, Som Tam Salad, Three Bean Chaat & More Plant Based Recipes: Find here the best of plant based recipes to prepare at home. From oats khichdi and som tam salad to quinoa risotto and panchratna dal, we've got it all along with key ingredients......
14:39 2019-06-03

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisiana, have travelled to Tokyo to confront the executives and shareholders of a Japanese company which runs a chemical plant they say is responsible for a...
23:13 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Beyond Meat to start plant-based meats production in Europe next year Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc said on Tuesday it would begin making its plant-based meats in Europe next year, in an effort to expand production outside the United States....
17:26 2019-05-28

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ago at a specific area on the Tibetan plateau.” ...
09:00 2019-05-23

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
11:52 2019-05-30

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
17:39 2019-06-17

A year after Hawaii’s Kīlauea eruptions, a nearby geothermal plant eyes restart Enlarge / May 21, 2018: Lava erupts and flows from a Kīlauea volcano fissure, near to the Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) plant on Hawaii's Big Island near Pahoa, Hawaii. The plant, currently shut down in the wake of encroaching volcanic activity, provides electricity to around 25 percent of the islan...
00:39 2019-05-22

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously served as a Republican state senator in Illinois, ...
21:26 2019-07-02

Tyson Foods unveils plant-based nuggets as it moves into meat alternatives (CNBC) – The nation’s biggest meat producer is plotting its entry into plant-based meat substitutes. Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted, that will sell plant-based and blended meat products. Tyson executives have been...
03:13 2019-06-14

Tyson enters crowded plant-based meat market with blended proteins U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Thursday launched its first vegan and mixed protein products as it joined a growing number of companies catering to rising demand for plant-based meat products....
13:26 2019-06-13

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

Armpit bacteria cheese, 'talking plant' on show at London food exhibition Cheeses made with bacteria taken from celebrities' ears, toes and armpits, a ceramic toilet cooked up from cow manure, edible water bottles and a "talking plant" may not be your usual exhibits at an......
15:13 2019-05-21

Foxconn Plant to Open in 2020 With Fewer Jobs Than Promised, and State Rep Has 'No Idea What They’re Actually Going to Be Doing' After months of growing confusion and anger, the people of Wisconsin are finally getting some answers about the manufacturing plant that Foxconn is building in their state. Though even those answers are already being questioned. Read more......
00:00 2019-07-12

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
11:00 2019-06-15

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

Duke Energy plans to decommission retired Florida nuclear plant by 2027 Electric utility Duke Energy Corp said on Thursday it plans to decommission its retired Florida nuclear plant by 2027, nearly 50 years sooner than originally scheduled....
14:13 2019-05-30

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
17:13 2019-06-14

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

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
01:26 2019-06-15

Tourists pose by Chernoybl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
16:13 2019-06-11

Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker: governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics say reflects links to slavery....
05:13 2019-07-03

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
17:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
01:52 2019-06-22

CORRECTED-Tyson enters crowded plant-based meat market with blended proteins U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Thursday launched its first vegetarian and mixed protein products as it joined a growing number of companies catering to rising demand for plant-based meat products....
15:00 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Duke Energy plans to decommission Florida nuke plant sooner than expected Electric utility Duke Energy Corp said on Thursday it plans to decommission its retired Florida nuclear plant by 2027, nearly 50 years sooner than originally scheduled....
14:13 2019-05-30

Toshiba Memory says central Japan chip plant to resume full production by mid-July Toshiba Memory Corp, the world's second-biggest producer of NAND flash memory chips, said on Friday its plant in central Japan will resume full production by mid-July....
03:00 2019-06-28

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollution that is heating the planet. Related: Trump ro...
18:52 2019-06-19

Plant-based and vegan fast-food choices keep sprouting with more meat-free products coming Since January, Del Taco, Burger King, Red Robin and QDOBA Mexican Eats have joined the meat-free revolution by adding new vegan-friendly menu items.       ...
17:26 2019-07-01

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is calling on the federal government to step in for this...
01:00 2019-06-01

China's top coke producing province to shut plant that couldn't meet special emission standard China's top coke producing region Shanxi will close all coke plants that cannot meet a special emission standard by Oct. 1, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday....
15:26 2019-06-06

Beyond Meat's stock briefly tumbled after Tyson Foods touts plans to sell plant-based nuggets Shares of Beyond Meat were up slightly Thursday after falling about 4% in premarket trading after Tyson Foods announced plans to launch plant-based nuggets this summer....
19:00 2019-06-13

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives.” But it’s not white sands or microscopic plankton that give the water its unusual hue. The “lake” is actually a human-made ash d...
23:39 2019-07-10

A Reunion In The Works? Robert Plant And Jimmy Page Were Spotted At Guitar Center Buying A Led Zeppelin Tablature Book If you’re a Led Zeppelin fan (and let’s face it—who isn’t??) then get excited, because it looks like the long-awaited reunion of this legendary band might finally be around the corner: Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page were spotted at Guitar Center buying a Led Zeppelin tabl...
23:52 2019-06-20

Arizona Gov. Ducey to pull Nike plant incentives over reported Colin Kaepernick, Betsy Ross flag flap Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he was ordering the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw incentives for Nike building a manufacturing plant in the state....
15:52 2019-07-02

National Hamburger Day: How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This national burger day, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

Saudi-led coalition: Houthi projectile lands near Saudi desalination plant The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Thursday a projectile launched by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi forces had landed on Wednesday night near a Saudi desalination plant in Shuqaiq, causing no casualties or damage....
11:13 2019-06-20

Impossible Food and Beyond Meats' plant-based burgers aren't actually healthier than the fast-food originals Burger King Fast-food chains are jumping on the meatless bandwagon, with deals with plant-based "meat" makers such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. While many customers assume that these meatless burgers are healthier, the nutritional info tells a different story. In most ways, plant-based bu...
14:01 2019-06-08

Cheeseburgers versus plant-based cheeseburgers: The ultimate face-off Planted-based meat is the hot new thing, but does it taste any good. USA TODAY staffers sampled both plant-based cheeseburgers and meat cheeseburgers to figure out the answer. What they concluded may surprise you.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

Are Beyond Meat's plant-based burgers healthier than red meat? Dietitians say no. Beyond Meat touts the health benefits of plant-based meats, but dietitians say that meatless patties from Beyond and rival Impossible Foods aren't necessarily better than red meat....
16:39 2019-07-04

How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This grilling season, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused app...
12:52 2019-06-20

Cheeseburgers versus plant-based cheeseburgers Planted-based meat is the hot new thing, but does it taste any good? USA TODAY staffers sampled both plant-based cheeseburgers and meat cheeseburgers to figure out the answer. What they concluded may surprise you.        ...
01:00 2019-05-29

KFC plant-based chicken? The fast-food chain says it's in an 'exploration phase' KFC’s U.S. President Kevin Hochman said the company is in an “exploration phase” but has no plans to test a plant-based meat alternative yet.        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Fire at UAW headquarters under investigation Patrick McNulty, chief of fire investigation for the Detroit Fire Department, told Automotive News the arson unit was called to the scene of the fire Saturday....
22:00 2019-07-15

YouTube is finally available on Fire TVs again The feud is finally over: Amazon Fire TV owners can once again access YouTube via a native app, while Chromecast owners can Cast the Amazon Prime Video app from their mobile phones or tablets to their TVs for the very first time. Both services will be available starting today, according to the ...
21:26 2019-07-09

Restaurants across the US that cook with fire It’s the peak of grilling and backyard cooking season in America, but where can you enjoy food over fire while eating out?       ...
01:26 2019-06-28

Fire burning near Sonoita SONOITA- Officials with the Sonoita-Elgin Fire Department are monitoring a wildfire that promoted evacuation notices Sunday afternoon. Firefighters say the Windmill fire started near Camp Crittenden. The fire is estimated at around 60 acres. Firefighters issued an evacuation request for people livin...
04:39 2019-06-10

Amazon Fire 7 (2019): You get what you pay for Despite having Android under the hood, Amazon's Fire tablets have traditionally had a very different purpose than the usual Android slate. Instead of trying to be an all-in-one workhorse, like some of Samsung's Galaxy offerings, Amazon's Fire tab......
14:52 2019-06-19

When Your Country Is On Fire, There's Always Softball When he lived in Venezuela, Freddy de Freitas played baseball every day of the week, except for the occasional Monday. He played and baked under the Caracas sun on weekends, and on weekdays after work he’d rush over to his local stadium to play under the lights. That was before the stadium lights st...
03:00 2019-06-07

Samsung under fire for its Australian advertising Samsung is being sued by an Australian consumer watchdog over misleading claims in its advertising. The ads showed people swimming in pools and surfing in the ocean with their Galaxy phones, leading customers to think that they could safely swim or s......
10:00 2019-07-05

Zoo under fire for night parties near animals London Zoo has come under fire from animal rights groups for restarting adult-only, late-night parties on its grounds -- despite concerns about drunk guests interfering with the animals or attempting to enter their enclosures....
15:52 2019-05-29

Suspect sought after dog set on fire in Connecticut WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WVIT) – West Haven police said they are looking for the person who set a small dog on fire, killing the animal. Firefighters and police responded to Beach Street near Second Avenue and Third Avenue on Friday around 10 a.m. for the report of a fire in the Sandy Point Beach pa...
04:00 2019-07-09

Two injured while saving animals from fire TUCSON — Officials are now trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed two animals and put two people in the hospital. Rural Metro firefighters were called to the home near Palo Verde and Drexel around 11:30am on Sunday. When they arrived, crews found smoke and flames coming out of a b...
06:39 2019-07-15

| Three dead in central Paris fire Three people have died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
18:26 2019-06-22

Amazon's $50 Fire tablet is bad — you can get a much better version for just $10 more Amazon's new Fire 7 tablet has a rock-bottom $50 price tag, but the Fire HD 8 is a much better deal -- it's only $10 more and offers longer battery life, better speakers, a sharper display and more....
18:39 2019-06-10

Hot Trend: Spicy Sauces Are on Fire Conglomerates take note of a profitable way to reach a younger, more diverse crowd than the shrinking base of customers for some familiar condiments and packaged foods that have fallen out of step with dining trends....
21:13 2019-06-07

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar A hateful jerk set fire to a gay pride flag hanging outside a Harlem bar early Monday — a month after two of the rainbow-colored emblems were torched at the same nightspot, according to police. The flag went up in smoke at around 12:45 a.m. outside of Alibi Lounge on West 139th Street and Adam......
20:39 2019-07-08

Brush fire extinguished in Marana MARANA, Ariz. – Northwest Fire District battled a brush fire that occurred in Marana this afternoon. As a result of the fire, NWFD issued a statement requesting that residents dispose of all smoking materials appropriately. Northwest Fire District extinguished a brush fire in Marana this a...
01:00 2019-07-03

TPD investigating deceased man found on fire An early morning call about a brush fire turned into a call to police about a deceased man on fire. Tucson Fire Dept. responded to a call about a brush fire near Palo Verde and Monthan when they found a man on fire in the wash. The man was pronounced dead at the scene and is believed to be in his mi...
20:39 2019-06-29

Fire reported at UAW headquarters in Detroit The UAW told employees to work from home on Monday and Tuesday and that the ceremonial beginning of contract talks with the Detroit 3 automakers would proceed as scheduled this week. ...
21:00 2019-07-14

TFD: 2 transported to hospital after house fire TUCSON – Two people were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a house fire early Thursday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to a house near 36th Street and S. Forgeus Stravenue at about 7:15 a.m. TFD says both victims are adults. Details are limited at...
19:13 2019-07-11

Seth Lugo thrown into fire right away and comes up big PHOENIX — The Mets’ beleaguered bullpen received an infusion Friday. Seth Lugo, who has been the team’s best setup reliever, was activated from the injured list, giving manager Mickey Callaway a much-needed weapon for the seventh and eighth innings. Daniel Zamora was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse, c...
08:00 2019-06-01

Georgetown Home Damaged By Fire SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– No injuries have been reported in an overnight fire at a Georgetown home. It started around 2 a.m. Thursday on Sundown Drive. According to the fire department, a person walking down the street called 911 after seeing smoke. Crews knocked down the fire quickly, which...
12:52 2019-06-20

It's Always A Good Time to Fire Some Folks You ever notice how it’s always a good time to fire some folks? In the middle of a recession? Fire some folks. Coming out of a recession? Fire some folks. Enjoying a prolonged uptick in economic performance? Fire some folks. Predicting another recession on the horizon? Oh, you better believe it’s ti...
17:13 2019-05-21

Brush fire restricts SB I-19 near Western Ave TUCSON – A brush fire has delayed southbound traffic on Interstate 19 near Western Avenue Monday afternoon. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the brush fire has blcoked the right lane of southbound I-19 near Milepost 5, KM 8. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. WIL...
02:00 2019-06-18

Amazon’s Fire TV Recast DVR box is $100 off today If you've been considering a Fire TV Recast, now is the time to buy - the DVR is on sale for its lowest price ever. From today, the Recast is on sale for $129.99, a saving of $100....
13:00 2019-07-01

Woodbury Fire burns nearly 100,000 acres TONTO NATIONAL FOREST –  The Woodbury Fire has charred nearly 100-thousand acres. and has been burning for two weeks. As of Sunday night, it is only 25-percent contained. Dry conditions and low humidity are making things tougher for firefighters. Officials said the flames could move fast. Evac...
08:52 2019-06-24

Tips on National Pet Fire Safety Day TUCSON- Today is recognized as National Pet Fire Safety Day. On this day it is important to be reminded how to keep your furry friends safe in case of a fire. Fire officials shared some tips on how to be prepared in case of a fire: Keep leashes and collars by your home’s entrance. Placing sti...
08:52 2019-07-16

Wayward Democrats Return, but Are Still Under Fire For the first time in six years, every Democrat in the New York State Senate is working with the Democratic conference. But they are likely to face re-election challenges from the left....
18:39 2019-07-07

| Under fire Vettel gets support from rival Hamilton A beleaguered Sebastian Vettel received support from an unexpected source after another dismal outing for Ferrari in an action-packed British Grand Prix....
21:00 2019-07-15

Trump says he won’t fire Conway over Hatch Act violations WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal watchdog agency recommended her removal for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Trump tells Fox & Friends that he was briefed on the O...
16:39 2019-06-14

11-Year-Old's iPhone Catches Fire in the US: Report An Apple iPhone 6 owned by an 11-year-old girl from California caught fire and burned holes in her blanket once she threw the device on it, the media has reported....
09:00 2019-07-15

Fire burns 25 acres of land near Bisbee TUCSON – Arizona State Forestry crews are battling a fire that ignited six miles northeast of Bisbee, the organization announced Monday afternoon. According to officials, the fire is currently burning about 25 acres of land, with smoke clearly visible from the surrounding areas. Several aircr...
02:52 2019-07-16

NWFD advises to be aware when around an active fire TUCSON – Northwest Fire Department battled a car fire Wednesday at Twin Peaks Road and Tiffany Loop. While firefighters were putting out the fire, a vehicle drove around police cars blocking off the scene and drove over a hose that was in use, putting the hose out of service. Photo from @Mara...
09:26 2019-06-13

CCSO: Tire Fire in Naco Sonora NACO, Sonora – The Cochise County Department of Emergency Services has advised of a tire fire burning in Naco, Sonora, Mexico. The heavy black smoke produced by the fire can be seen as far west as Sierra Vista. No immediate threats are present surrounding the fire....
07:52 2019-07-13

Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern times have done so as overtly as this one....
03:26 2019-07-15

Crews respond to brush fire in Marana TUCSON – Crews responded to brush fire Monday afternoon in Marana. According to Northwest Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to a scene near Wildomar Drive in Marana. As of 12:57 p.m., on Monday, the brush fire was under control. Details are limited at this time. Crews have brush fire unde...
00:13 2019-07-16

Family Needs Help After Fatal Jessamine County Fire JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The family who lost their home in a fatal fire in Jessamine County needs help to rebuild. According to officials, 48-year-old Ronnie Hall died of smoke inhalation and burns. Fire crews say three people inside were able to escape unharmed, but the fire that star...
17:13 2019-06-13

Tucson man injured while trying to save pets from fire TUCSON – His crutches clank every time he takes a step. The walking boot on his leg is itchy and heavy. Still, Anthony Valencia says he would do it all again. “That’s just me. I’m pretty sure a lot of people would too,” said Valencia. Valencia says he was visiting his g...
08:52 2019-07-16

Notre Dame to celebrate first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers....
10:13 2019-06-15

Russian Submersible Fire Leaves 14 Dead Fourteen sailors died after fire broke out on a research submersible in Russian waters, recalling past Russian naval tragedies and casting a spotlight on the safety of the country’s deep-sea vessels....
22:52 2019-07-02

Fire in northeastern Spain burns over 12,000 acres Firefighters worked to control a fire in northeastern Spain Thursday that has blazed through 12,355 acres of land since manure combusted on a farm a day ago....
20:52 2019-06-27

Distilling the Jim Beam fire: What we know about the cause, river impact and more A fire has been burning at Jim Beam Bourbon warehouse. Here's what to know about its impact on the Kentucky River, wildlife and more.       ...
18:39 2019-07-05

Woodbury Fire burns more than 65,000 acres, 42% contained The Woodbury Fire has burned more than 65,000 acres, Tonto National Forest officials said Friday. The fire sparked June 8 in the Superstition Mountains –it is now 42 percent contained. On Thursday, residents of the Roosevelt and Roosevelt Lake area received an evacuation alert. A shelter for evacuee...
05:00 2019-06-22

‘They can’t take away your memories’: Evacuee recounts Woodbury Fire TUCSON – The Woodbury Fire prompted evacuations for residents of Roosevelt and Roosevelt Lake. One evacuee came to Tucson to escape the fire Thursday afternoon after she was told she needed to evacuate. “You could see the flames everywhere,” said Deloris Roswell, a Woodbury Fire ev...
05:00 2019-06-22

Fire TV vs Roku: Which streaming video platform is better? Streaming video players have come a long way in just 10 years. Back in 2009, almost no one owned a Roku - and Amazon? Prime Video had just come out in 2006, so at that point it was still just a blip on the radar. But 10 years later and Amazon and Roku are two of the biggest names in streaming video ...
03:13 2019-07-09

Tanzania fire coach after Cup of Nations exit "Tanzania have fired their national team coach Emmanuel Amunike after they failed to win a game at the Africa Cup of Nations and exited at the group stage."...
12:13 2019-07-09

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire contained There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. (June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

How will the Philidelphia oil refinery fire affect gas prices? Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy says wholesale gas prices are already up 6 to 8 cents, which suggests retail prices may start rising in the next few days.       ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Traffic: Vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley Crews respond to vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Courtesy: Official GV Fire PIO Twitter TUCSON – Crews are responding to a vehicle fire on Interstate 19 near Green Valley Tuesday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire, the vehicle is on the right shoulder so...
01:00 2019-07-03

Amazon takes on TCL’s Roku TV with low-cost HDR Fire TV Enlarge / Seeing is believing when it comes to HDR, and this mock-up comparison of the display tech hints at what awaits Toshiba buyers. (Note: The TV pictured above is NOT the one we're writing about today.) (credit: Ars Technica) Things are looking a lot brighter for Amazon's collection of Fire ...
23:26 2019-06-27

Thousands of bourbon barrels destroyed in US fire A Jim Beam warehouse in the US state of Kentucky has gone up in flames, destroying 45,000 barrels of bourbon. Environmental concerns have ensued due to a nearby river....
06:26 2019-07-04

TFD responds to hotel fire on south side A fire broke out in the office of the Extend A Suite Hotel at 755 East Benson Highway. TUCSON- The Tucson Fire Department extinguished a fire Monday, that broke out in the office of a hotel on the southside. Around 3:30 p.m. crews responded to a call of a fire at the Extend A Suite Hotel located at ...
05:26 2019-07-02

Fire breaks out in garage of an Eastside home TUCSON – Two people are safe after a fire broke out in their garage. Tucson Fire said the fire ignited at a home near Broadway and Harrison on Thursday, July 4. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control. TFD officials said one person suffered a burn to their foot. Crews responded t...
11:13 2019-07-05

Amazon Fire TV gets new live television section If you have an Amazon Fire TV device and you use it to watch live television, you'll be pleased to know that finding live TV channels is about to get easier than ever before.The company has announced that Fire TV devices in the US will be getting a new dedicated 'Live' tab, which the ...
12:52 2019-07-01

TFD responds to fire at assisted living home TUCSON- The Tucson Fire Department responded to an attic fire at a home serving as an assisted living facility Saturday evening. Officials said they received a 911 call from a resident of the home in the 100 block of North Avenida Natachee, near Broadway Blvd. and Wilmot Road. Courtesy: TFD When fir...
07:00 2019-06-30

2 injured after gunman opens fire on car in Brooklyn Two people were hurt early Saturday when a gunman began shooting at them as they sat in their car in Brooklyn, police said. The pair, a 28-year-old woman and 29-year-old man, were parked on Avenue N near E 94th Street in Canarsie just before 6:00 a.m. when a man opened fire, striking the man in......
18:52 2019-06-29

75 years later, deadly circus fire will be remembered HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Hartford in Connecticut is planning a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of what has become known as the Day the Clowns Cried when more than 150 people died in the big top fire. The remembrance ceremony for the Hartford Circus Fire will take place July 6 at the ...
18:52 2019-06-29

Mike Francesa goes off on the hapless Mets: ‘Fire all of ‘em’ As if his live-action rant wasn’t enough, Mike Francesa wanted to make extra sure everyone knew. “Yes, the Mets annoyed me this afternoon,” the WFAN host tweeted. It’s no wonder why: Todd Frazier’s homer in the top of the ninth gave the Mets a 2-1 lead over the Phillies...
03:39 2019-06-28

At least 30 dead in fire at home used as matchstick factory At least 30 people have been killed - including three children - in a fire at a house which was used as a matchstick factory in Indonesia's North Sumatra province....
16:39 2019-06-21

Fire Up the Grill: Propane Prices Have Tumbled If the slide in propane prices holds, households that are heated with the fuel and farmers who use it to dry crops could receive lower bills when they fill their tanks this autumn....
14:13 2019-07-09

The Latest: Philadelphia refinery fire still burning PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fire at a Philadelphia refinery complex (all times local): 10 a.m. A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia is still burning more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined what caught fire, but it believes it was...
16:39 2019-06-21

Dog dies in travel trailer fire in Marana TUCSON – A dog has died after it was trapped in a Marana trailer fire that broke out Monday morning. According to Avra Valley Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to the 16000 block of West Polo Lane after an electrical problem ignited a fire on a trailer in the area. When the first-res...
02:00 2019-06-18

Bus with international students catches fire, no injuries A coach bus carrying 20 international students visiting Tufts University caught fire on Route 128 North in Burlington, Massachusetts. Nobody was hurt. (July 11)        ...
13:00 2019-07-11

Millionaire gets 9 years for deadly fire above tunnels ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Daniel Beckwitt had faced a maximum of 30 years in prison when Montgomery Coun...
20:26 2019-06-17

Gunman opens fire at graduation party The shooting is one of numerous homicides that occurred amid a rash of gunfire around the city that also wounded a number of other people throughout the weekend.        ...
14:52 2019-06-17

500,000 tumble dryers set to be recalled in UK over fire fears In an "unprecedented" step, the government plans to order a company to recall hundreds of thousands of tumble dryers over fears they pose a fire safety risk....
21:13 2019-06-11

Ice, fire and feuds: on the trail of Iceland's sagas The tales of heroes and feuding families in Iceland’s chronicles inspire this countrywide walking, hitchhiking and camping tripThe sagas are “our national identity”, says Icelandic actor Oddur Júlíusson. Based on historical events that mostly took place between the ninth and early 11th centuries, th...
08:52 2019-06-16

Notre Dame celebrates first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers....
01:00 2019-06-16

Bronx NYCHA residents still without electricity a day after fire Residents of a Bronx public-housing development are sweating out a steamy July Thursday after a transformer fire crippled electricity throughout the complex — and remained in the dark 24 hours after the blaze. The fire broke out in the basement of a hi-rise in the six-building Jackson Houses around ...
22:39 2019-07-11

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the house involved is located near 17th Street and Campbell Avenue. Details are limited at this time. Crews on scene of a 2 Alarm fire on 17th Street eas...
03:39 2019-06-18

Chris Long, MLS' Fire win Humanitarian awards Retired NFL player Chris Long and the Chicago Fire were among those honored Tuesday at the Sports Humanitarian Awards, which recognized those who use the power of sports to make a positive impact on society....
08:39 2019-07-10

Woman sets her hair on fire on NYC subway Just when you thought the subways couldn’t smell any worse. A woman was photographed setting her hair on fire aboard an MTA train Tuesday. The snap, posted to Reddit, shows the unidentified woman taking a lighter to her long, multi-colored locks while casually seated aboard the train. The photo is u...
20:52 2019-07-09

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities said....
13:00 2019-06-21

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
10:52 2019-06-21

Here’s the new 4K Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision There’s a new Amazon Fire 4K TV ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2019, and it has Dolby Vision, Alexa and an HD antenna for local channels all baked in to the TV.The Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision, as it’s officially called, pairs a big-screen television with a slick Fire TV interfa...
00:52 2019-06-21

Swanky townhouse renovated after fire sells for $19M An Upper East Side townhouse that had been ravaged by a 2017 fire has sold for $19 million. The 25-foot limestone mansion at 9 E. 84th St. suffered damage stemming from a fire that tore through a neighboring home at 7 E. 84th St., which had once been owned by New York real estate lawyer......
23:13 2019-06-20

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating returns, its reputation has been scarred by accus...
13:00 2019-07-01

There’s something very odd about this story of a fire at a SpaceX facility in Florida A fire at a SpaceX prototyping facility on Monday did as much as $100,000 in damage, according to reports from local news sources and agencies quoting fire department estimates. The fire, which occurred at SpaceX location in Cocoa, Florida, is interesting in its own right, but the initial report act...
03:13 2019-07-10

VAR under fire as Scotland exit after penalty retake Argentina pulled off an unprecedented women's World Cup fightback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland on Wednesday, but it will be the video assistant referee's decision to award a stoppage-time penalty retake that will remain in memory....
01:26 2019-06-20

Trump Will Absolutely NOT Fire Kellyanne Conway, Thank You Very Much Honestly we all saw this coming but holy shit is it insufferable to hear President Donald Trump talk about why he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway....
06:52 2019-06-15

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
22:39 2019-05-30

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement....
14:13 2019-06-07

NFL notebook: Texans fire Gaine after one season The Houston Texans announced Friday that they have fired general manager Brian Gaine after one season, admitting that the timing of the change was "unusual."...
03:13 2019-06-08

Fire in commercial center in India kills at least 17 At least 17 people were killed when a fire broke out in a four-story commercial building in the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat on Friday, police said....
17:13 2019-05-24

Crews contain large brush fire in Catalina TUCSON – Firefighters with Golder Ranch Fire District battled a large brush fire in Catalina Friday afternoon. According to officials, the fire was located at Golder Ranch Drive and Largo Del Oro Parkway. Authorities said the fire is burned about three acres of land. Details are limited at th...
09:52 2019-06-08

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

Crews respond to building fire near 6th Ave, 22nd St TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department crews responded to a building fire early Wednesday morning. Fire officials say multiple 911 calls were made, reporting flames from a building in the 1200 block of S. Sixth Avenue at about 2:23 a.m. Initially, crews thought the historic Santa Cruz Church was on fire, i...
00:26 2019-05-23

Firefighters rescue dog from Midtown apartment fire Firefighters saved a dog from a Midtown blaze Wednesday morning, officials said. The pup, named Scotch, was rescued from a sixth-floor fire that broke out just after 10:15 a.m. at a Tudor City Place apartment building in Murray Hill, fire officials said. The tearful owner thanked and hugged the fire...
19:39 2019-05-22

UK chip designer Arm hangs up on under-fire Huawei UK chip designer Arm Holdings has cut off relations with Huawei to comply with tough US sanctions against it, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm's ability to develop new smartphones....
19:26 2019-05-22

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vote next month on a bill implementing Britain’s departu...
11:52 2019-05-22

House fire displaces three in Southeast Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of a fire at a multiplex in the 2700 block of South Oakenshield Way. According to reports, a floor fan caught fire and spread to the carpet in a bedroom, filling the unit with smoke. The resident, a 51-year-old female, and ...
03:52 2019-05-22

Audi e-tron recalled over risk of fire News 11 Jun, 2019 31 of the first Audi e-trons in the UK are thought to be affected, but no fires have been reported by SUV’s early adopters...
19:52 2019-06-11

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
01:00 2019-06-12

The Sane Person's Guide to FIRE Savings The concept of FIRE—Financial Independence, Retire Early— is pretty straightforward. If you can save up enough money when you’re young(er), you can have a ton more flexibility later in life. You might choose to quit your job and start a business, or unload your house to travel the world. If you can...
04:00 2019-06-12

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working hard to get what they can ready for Memorial Day ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Tucson family escapes house fire TUCSON – Residents of a north side home were displaced Thursday morning after a garage fire. Northwest Fire District officials were dispatched to the 7200 block of W. Deserama Dr. Fire officials say two adults, a dog, and a turtle were able to evacuate the home with no injuries. The cause of the fir...
16:52 2019-06-06

Small fire reported at PCC West Campus TUCSON – A small fire was reported at Pima Community College’s West Campus Thursday morning. According to PCC officials, the blaze occurred in the West Campus C-Building, damaging an air conditioner on the second floor. Authorities say no other major damage was reported in the incident. ...
00:52 2019-05-31

Home Damaged By Fire On Jaeduke Drive LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A fire damaged part of a home on Jaeduke Drive Thursday. Firefighters say they are not sure where in the home the fire started, or what started the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Most of the damage from the flames was in the garage and the second f...
02:00 2019-05-31

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to a report of the burning man ear...
15:00 2019-05-30

Man set himself on fire near White House, severely injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to the report of the burning man at the White House Ellipse on Wed...
11:26 2019-05-30

Camp Fire survivors move to Tucson TUCSON – A couple that survived the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history is now calling Tucson home. The Camp Fire ripped through Paradise, California back in November 2018. “Then one morning, November 8th, the fire started,” said Rick Clark. “And we ...
16:00 2019-05-29

'Godzilla' brings more smoke than fire to the 'Monsterverse' "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" rekindles a 1950s subtitle, but this latest addition to Warner Bros.' ambitious plans to create a lucrative "Monsterverse" generates more smoke than actual fire....
01:26 2019-05-29