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PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion

PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion

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UPDATE 3-PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 bln PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
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PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governm...
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California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund - media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
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UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
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UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
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Chris Smalling describes racism as ‘unacceptable’ as he settles in at Roma • Racism a live issue in Italy following abuse of Romelu Lukaku• On-loan United defender excited about playing in Serie AChris Smalling has described racism as an “unacceptable” and “sad” problem that...
18:56, 09/06/2019

Long fight over error in JPMorgan loan to GM settles for $231 million Lenders and hundreds of investors agreed on Monday to pay $231 million to end their decade-long legal fight over a clerical error in a $1.5 billion loan to General Motors that was administered by JPMo...
02:28, 05/14/2019

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell...
02:14, 06/05/2019

Sensex Slumps 383 Points, Nifty Settles Below 10,950 As Financials Drag Sensex Share Price Today: Seven of 11 sector gauges compiled by National Stock Exchange ended lower led by the Nifty PSU Bank Index's 2.5 per cent fall....
19:56, 08/29/2019

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been given sanctuary in the UK after being kidnapped an...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Randall Cobb builds chemistry with Dak Prescott as WR settles in with Cowboys After signing with the Cowboys this spring, Randall Cobb is building a rapport with a new quarterback for the first time since his rookie season.       ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

The Goldfinch review – Donna Tartt adaptation settles for silver An elegantly made attempt to transport the Pulitzer prize-winning novel to the screen boasts a strong cast but a confused emotional focusIs Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer prize-wining novel The Goldfinch unad...
11:28, 09/09/2019

Mom who sued nurse over sneaking baby formula settles case The Manhattan mom who sued a baby nurse for allegedly giving her newborn formula behind her back settled with the woman Tuesday, according to court documents. Lynn Wojton, 37, sued baby nurse Marcia C...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioids Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide....
21:57, 09/11/2019

Amish couple settles lawsuit over photos their faith forbids INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Amish couple with 13 children settled a lawsuit that accused federal officials of violating their constitutional rights by insisting they provide photographs of themselves befor...
16:56, 05/29/2019

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver ...
22:28, 06/27/2019

McDonald's settles with former India partner, to reopen restaurants in 2 weeks McDonald's Corp's Indian arm has reached a settlement with former partner Vikram Bakshi, acquiring full ownership in their joint venture Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd, the company said in a statemen...
18:14, 05/09/2019

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen mad...
01:28, 06/21/2019

Waffle House chair settles sex tape lawsuit with his ex-housekeeper A settlement has been reached between Waffle House Chairman Joseph Rogers Jr. and his former housekeeper, who secretly recorded them having sex.        ...
18:56, 08/07/2019

Photojournalist shot by deputy settles suit with Ohio county NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — A photojournalist shot by a sheriff’s deputy while preparing to photograph a late-night traffic stop has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and a...
18:42, 05/04/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles with dad who demanded equal parental leave for men The bank agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from male employees who alleged they were denied access to the same paid parental leave as mothers....
00:56, 05/31/2019

French firm Suez settles one of two disputes with Argentina for €220 million French water and waste management company receives compensation from the government, settling one of its legal disputes with country dating back to Néstor Kirchner's presidency....
22:42, 04/28/2019

US oil settles 0.1% higher at $57.83 a barrel ahead of crude stock data Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday ahead of U.S. data expected to show crude stocks declining there, outweighing investors' concerns that U.S.-China trade tensions could weigh on fuel demand....
22:28, 06/25/2019

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them and wrongly called them liars whe...
18:28, 04/28/2019

The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Settles Divorce With Ex-Wife Laura One of Bachelor Nation's biggest scandals behind the scenes appears to have a peaceful resolution. A source close to the couple confirms to E! News that Mike Fleiss and his pregnant......
23:14, 07/31/2019

Cyndi Lauper settles copyright lawsuit over 'Kinky Boots' finale Cyndi Lauper has settled a lawsuit by songwriter Benny Mardones that accused her of lifting elements of his song "Into the Night" for the finale of her 2013 Tony Award-winning musical "Kinky Boots," a...
03:28, 08/10/2019

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
22:56, 06/13/2019

Child Victims Act lawsuits pile up as Rockefeller University Hospital settles 200-plus In the two weeks since New York reopened the legal window on child molestation cases, 570 lawsuits have been filed — but a Manhattan hospital where a serial predator practiced for decades has se...
11:00, 09/01/2019

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Opera has settled a pair of lawsuits out of court with ...
20:28, 08/07/2019

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts ...
04:42, 07/10/2019

Conan O’Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit weeks before trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Conan O’Brien has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a writer who says the talk-show host stole jokes from his Twitter feed and blog for O’Brien’s monologue on “C...
23:56, 05/09/2019

Denver landlord who refused to rent to Muslim tenants settles lawsuit DENVER — A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an “American person … good like you and me” to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Departm...
19:56, 06/05/2019

Bernard Madoff's wife Ruth settles with court-appointed trustee Ruth Madoff, the wife of imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff, agreed to pay $594,000 and surrender her remaining assets when she dies to settle claims by the court-appointed trustee liquidating her hus...
23:56, 05/06/2019

Amusement park settles black patron's racial profiling suit A Pennsylvania amusement park has settled a lawsuit filed by a black man who said security officers racially profiled him saying he matched the description of a pickpocket, then escorted him out even ...
02:14, 05/03/2019

‘Let’s Stop Fighting and Let’s Start Fixing.’ Joe Biden Settles on Election Theme Former Vice President Joe Biden has had it with partisan gridlock and political games. He thinks he can still find a way to work with rival Republicans. And he thinks President Donald Trump wakes up e...
21:00, 05/20/2019

ACLU: JPMorgan Chase settles paternal leave class action COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A civil rights group says JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by male employees who say they were denied additional paid parental l...
19:14, 05/30/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with fathers over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
22:14, 05/31/2019

Amusement park settles black patron’s racial profiling suit PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania amusement park has settled a lawsuit filed by a black man who said security officers racially profiled him saying he matched the description of a pickpocket, then es...
22:28, 05/02/2019

Tennis star Venus Williams settles lawsuit over fatal crash Court records show tennis star Venus Williams has settled a wrongful death lawsuit related to a 2017 fatal car crash in Florida.        ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Conor McGregor charges dropped in cellphone-smashing incident after he settles with fan Prosecutors have dropped charges against star fighter Conor McGregor stemming from an incident in which he was accused of smashed a fan’s phone.        ...
18:56, 05/13/2019

Team Flash settles its family differences as the Cicada saga nears its end The curtain comes down on the Cicada saga next week, so “The Girl With The Red Lightning” is tasked with moving all the pieces into place for the grand finale. The episode is better at delivering emot...
07:14, 05/08/2019

Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as t...
18:14, 08/23/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:28, 05/03/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
19:56, 05/07/2019

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand i...
14:28, 06/13/2019

Stormy Daniels settles lawsuit with Michael Cohen, former lawyer Keith Davidson Adult film actor Stormy Daniels settled her lawsuit against her former lawyer that accused him of colluding with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer while representing her....
02:28, 05/18/2019

Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne settles civil suit with alleged US rape victim Woman’s lawyer says lawsuit ‘voluntarily dismissed’Monetary damages were being sought from HayneEx-rugby league star and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has resolved a civil rape lawsuit filed against him by ...
05:28, 08/29/2019

Javy Baez Settles Dumb, Escalating Plunk-Off By Socking A Mighty Four-Bagger The Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs wrapped up their season series Wednesday with a good old-fashioned plunk-fest. The Cubs paid back a day-old plunking imbalance by targeting Colorado’s best hitter...
09:56, 06/13/2019

Microsoft settles U.S. charges it violated anti-bribery law, accepts criminal fine: SEC Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than $25 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law, the U...
17:14, 07/22/2019

Ohio hospital where doctor accused of opioid murders worked settles lawsuits The Ohio hospital that employed a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving often fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of sick patients said on Tuesday it has settled two wrongful deat...
21:28, 08/28/2019

Gun-toting robber demands cash at Queens grocery store, settles for phones A gun-toting robber barged into a Queens grocery store Wednesday and demanded cash from two clerks — but had to settle for their phones instead, police sources said. Surveillance video of the robbery ...
03:14, 08/08/2019

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....
21:56, 07/17/2019

Conan O'Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit, shares essay explaining why For quite a few years, we’ve been following the story of a Twitter user named Alex Kaseberg who filed a lawsuit against Conan O’Brien, TBS, and the Conaco production company for allegedly stealing som...
05:00, 05/10/2019

McDonald's settles with former India partner, buys out Connaught Plaza Restaurants - report McDonald's Corp's Indian arm has reached a settlement with former partner Vikram Bakshi, acquiring full ownership in their joint venture Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd, the Economic Times reported ht...
16:42, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-VEON settles Egypt tax liability, paving way to buy Global Telecom shares Telecoms operator VEON Ltd has settled a tax dispute with Egypt, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, clearing the way for its potential purchase of the 42.3% stake in its Egyptian subsidiary Globa...
18:14, 06/26/2019

With new feature update calendar, Microsoft finally settles on a sensible Windows 10 release schedule This week, Microsoft announced that its next feature update will be the most low-key Windows 10 version ever. You could even call it what it really is: a service pack. Here's why Microsoft wants no up...
21:42, 07/02/2019

Thief settles for doughnuts in botched East Village Dunkin’ Donuts robbery A bumbling thief settled for about a half dozen donuts when he couldn’t pop open the register at an East Village Dunkin’ Donuts, cops said Tuesday. The sweet-toothed robber jumped over the...
03:01, 09/18/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
18:28, 05/31/2019

McKesson, Drug Distribution Giant, Settles Lawsuit Over Opioids in West Virginia The state accused the nation’s largest drug distributor of flooding rural counties with opioids. McKesson denied the allegations in a $37 million settlement....
02:42, 05/03/2019

PG&E Says S.E.C. Is Investigating Its Wildfire Disclosures The California utility disclosed in a filing that securities regulators are looking into how it disclosed and accounted for losses from fires in recent years....
05:14, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....
01:28, 07/18/2019

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
20:00, 07/23/2019

Preparing for the upcoming wildfire season TUCSON – Wildfire season is already starting in Arizona and with that in mind, Tucson Fire, along with the American Red Cross, are getting prepared and they want to make sure the community is to...
15:00, 05/02/2019

HTC Wildfire X to Go on Sale in India Today: All You Need to Know HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, while its 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price tag of at Rs. 13,999....
06:14, 08/22/2019

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
19:56, 06/29/2019

PG&E Earnings Hit by Wildfire-Related Expenses Safety and legal expenses weighed on PG&E Corp.’s first-quarter earnings, as the bankrupt California utility grapples with how to confront the risk of more deadly wildfires....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
12:56, 06/28/2019

'Pharma bro' Shkreli settles all cases with Retrophin weeks after suing drug firm's directors from prison Notorious "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has reached a settlement with his former biopharmaceutical company Retrophin to resolve "all outstanding disputes" just week after he sued two company directors a...
20:42, 06/20/2019

Conan O'Brien settles joke-stealing lawsuit, blames 'tweet-saming' in defending his writers Conan O’Brien’s team decided to settle a 2015 joke-stealing lawsuit this week. But in a lengthy yet witty op-ed published Thursday, O’Brien defended his writers’ innocence by explaining the honor code...
09:14, 05/10/2019

GWAR settles feud with Empire Records' Ethan Embry in surprising, tentative show of mercy Late last month, we reported on a long-simmering feud between extraterrestrial rock stars GWAR and Ethan Embry, who sought revenge for the band’s World Maggot eating his character Mark during a psyche...
17:28, 06/21/2019

Factbox: As Indian election dust settles, jobs, trade, security high on government's to-do list Exit polls after the end of India's general election on Sunday showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies retaining power with an overwhelming majority....
12:28, 05/20/2019

West Ham striker Sebastien Haller embracing pressure and off-field challenges as he settles into Premier League It seems the most challenging things for Sebastien Haller since moving to West Ham have been living out of cardboard boxes and looking after his heavily pregnant wife Priscilla....
01:56, 08/26/2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
09:56, 06/08/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
22:42, 08/17/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
02:56, 06/21/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
17:00, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Wildfire investigators found PG&E broke law SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California (all times local): 5 p.m. A Cal Fire official says investigators found PG&E violated utility law and forward...
06:42, 05/16/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas...
16:42, 06/10/2019

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Green Valley Fire Department, the fire is current...
02:00, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square m...
16:42, 07/22/2019

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wild fire in northeastern Spain that has burned over 5,500 hectares and forced the evacuation of 53 residents...
13:28, 06/27/2019

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at ...
08:42, 06/18/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heatwave Firefighters and aircraft are battling for a third straight day Friday to contain a major wildfire that started in a pile of chicken dung and raced across the hills of northeastern Spain amid a heat w...
17:56, 06/28/2019

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto Na...
06:14, 06/17/2019

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
14:28, 07/24/2019

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies found an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said...
06:28, 08/03/2019

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned ab...
13:42, 07/16/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that t...
02:14, 05/30/2019

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are at...
12:56, 07/01/2019

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thu...
02:42, 07/11/2019

Wildfire threatens Southern California homes Renewed winds are presenting challenges for crews battling a stubborn wildfire near a Southern California neighborhood. The fire that broke out Wednesday on rural land in Riverside County grew to more...
14:00, 09/06/2019

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
22:28, 08/19/2019

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has bu...
00:14, 06/14/2019

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a rem...
07:00, 08/24/2019

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door surv...
10:14, 07/12/2019

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
00:56, 06/18/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
22:42, 07/11/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
23:42, 07/12/2019

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
17:28, 06/29/2019

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation...
22:56, 07/12/2019

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
06:56, 08/15/2019

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to...
07:28, 06/02/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local med...
12:14, 07/12/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
18:42, 06/19/2019

Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Cal Fire said Wednesday the lines in the Pu...
00:56, 05/16/2019

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
08:42, 07/09/2019

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000 Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday....
12:00, 08/19/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high tem...
18:28, 08/18/2019

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far....
01:42, 08/20/2019

Ecological surprises in Waterton two years after devastating wildfire Trees are charcoal black on one side and bone white on the other, evidence of the path a wildfire took as it tore into Waterton Lakes National Park in southwestern Alberta nearly two years ago....
21:28, 08/30/2019

Wildfire near Salt Lake City forces evacuations A wildfire just north of Salt Lake City destroyed three homes and forced the evacuation of at least 400 households hours after it sparked Friday morning, emergency officials said....
23:00, 08/30/2019

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
09:42, 08/20/2019

HTC Wildfire X Arrives in India With Triple Rear Cameras HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. The phone will go on sale in the country starting August 22....
10:56, 08/16/2019

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
00:28, 06/29/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke b...
06:42, 07/13/2019

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

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated Firefighters are battling to contain a large wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens, which has forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but is not threatening hab...
12:28, 06/27/2019

'Paradise was sent to hell': revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire It’s been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds onThe highlight of the social calendar in Paradise is Gold Nu...
21:14, 05/07/2019

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire....
15:56, 05/20/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to ...
12:42, 06/28/2019

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National Park and an area popular with holidaymakers on t...
20:02, 08/11/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
01:28, 05/02/2019

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season _____ TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series pas...
18:00, 05/26/2019

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
03:00, 06/08/2019

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparkin...
03:28, 06/09/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecas...
10:42, 06/28/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministr...
23:28, 05/31/2019

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.       ...
18:28, 08/19/2019

Firefighters battle wildfire in Portugal, 32 people hurt More than 1,000 firefighters are battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer...
17:42, 07/22/2019

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania...
13:14, 07/02/2019

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
18:42, 07/01/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic expos...
09:56, 06/25/2019

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid reignitions, officials said....
18:28, 07/23/2019

California's largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:14, 06/06/2019

IBM’s Call For Code hackathon takes aim at California’s wildfire problem IBM and 42 Silicon Valley are hosting a hackathon in early May to come up with solutions to California’s wildfire problem. The company hopes to get developers, engineers, designers, and emergency-resp...
01:00, 04/30/2019

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
18:28, 07/23/2019

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire wo...
17:56, 08/22/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
22:56, 05/22/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
21:14, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 3-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
05:56, 05/16/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
03:56, 05/16/2019

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are...
04:28, 06/23/2019

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in n...
04:42, 06/06/2019

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano and Luverdense in Serie C was stopped in the sixth...
23:00, 08/27/2019

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9...
04:56, 08/20/2019

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under...
12:00, 08/19/2019

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze ...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres Sunday and was threatening several structures. It a...
08:56, 08/20/2019

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
23:56, 05/15/2019

Bear falls onto deputy’s car, causing crash that sparks wildfire He “bearly” made it out alive! A California sheriff’s deputy miraculously survived a fiery wreck after a bear suddenly fell from an embankment onto his patrol car, causing it to roll over ...
20:28, 08/07/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
05:56, 05/23/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
01:28, 05/02/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
03:14, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accide...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian offic...
15:14, 07/12/2019

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
06:28, 06/09/2019

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified be...
21:02, 08/12/2019

Fierce Wildfire Stopped In Southern France, 500 Firefighters Were On Spot One of France's biggest wildfires this year has been stopped after more than 500 firefighters battled for two days to protect homes and lives, emergency services said Thursday....
02:00, 08/16/2019

HTC launches Wildfire X in a bid to acquire its lost spot in the Indian market HTC has launched a new smartphone, the Wildfire X in India on Flipkart. The new phone comes in two variants having a 3GB RAM and a 4GB RAM with 21GB and 128GB storage respectively.Most people thought ...
11:16, 08/14/2019

Gran Canaria wildfire triggers evacuation of thousands of people Firefighters on Spanish island say blaze is out of control and spreading on several frontsAbout 9,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on Gran Canaria in Spain’s Canary Islands, where firef...
16:56, 08/19/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:00, 05/29/2019

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and le...
14:14, 07/21/2019

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level region....
18:28, 06/25/2019

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partial...
18:56, 07/21/2019

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

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and ...
15:56, 06/20/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding...
10:42, 08/13/2019

Judge Orders PG&E Directors to Visit Town Destroyed by Wildfire A federal judge directed the utility’s board to visit Paradise, Calif., to see the devastation from a fire the company has said was likely started by its equipment....
04:14, 05/08/2019

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat...
16:56, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
22:42, 07/11/2019

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Ca...
21:42, 06/28/2019

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, o...
02:42, 08/23/2019

Fast-spreading wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California Shasta College in Redding, California, served as the initial shelter for evacuees, but then it had to be evacuated as well, officials say.        ...
05:00, 08/23/2019

California wildfire victims lawyer calls PG&E plan 'totally unacceptable' PG&E Corp's plan to cap payments to victims of California wildfires blamed on the power producer is "totally unacceptable," a lawyer representing victims in the utility's bankruptcy case said on Tuesd...
00:56, 09/11/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
11:28, 07/12/2019

Amazon leaders talk rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world. But one head of state is notable by his absence....
15:42, 09/06/2019

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

California wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters Last month, the California legislature passed a proposal to reduce the risk that utility power lines will spark wildfires and to socialize the cost of compensating victims when those measures fail....
08:42, 08/24/2019

Gusty winds to fuel wildfire concerns in California into early next week As the number of wildfires burning across California continues to grow, bouts of strong winds will further increase the fire danger into early next week....
23:42, 09/07/2019

California Today: Power Failures Are Looming. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
15:42, 06/18/2019

California's wildfire season is off to a quiet start. That could change this week Forecasts of strong winds this week bring concerns that California's wildfire season, off to a slow start, could become dangerous.        ...
07:00, 09/09/2019

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.        ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuati...
06:42, 08/23/2019

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could ...
10:56, 06/29/2019

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in troub...
09:56, 08/26/2019

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was to...
18:42, 07/12/2019

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following it...
15:14, 07/12/2019

Calif. wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters The state is going through an exercise that the rest of us will have to do at some point: determining how much we are willing to pay, and how much we are willing to change the way we live, to adapt to...
03:28, 08/24/2019

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
19:56, 05/30/2019

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting on...
04:42, 07/10/2019

California crews report progress fighting year's largest U.S. wildfire Firefighters made substantial progress over the weekend fighting a large wildfire in Northern California that's been burning for nearly two weeks and has charred more than 50,000 acres, fire authoriti...
18:56, 09/16/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
09:56, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
23:14, 05/22/2019

California power company caused wildfire that killed 85, investigation finds The Camp fire, the deadliest blaze in California history, almost completely incinerated the town of ParadiseA major power company is responsible for the deadliest wildfire in California history, an in...
06:56, 05/16/2019

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
20:14, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:28, 06/09/2019

Wind remains on firefighters’ side in bout with High Level wildfire The blaze has been rated at a Level 6 — the most intense rating on the scale — which means flames are jumping from treetop to treetop in the tinder dry region....
18:42, 05/22/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wi...
18:56, 06/08/2019

California officials reveal the cause of wildfire that killed 85 people and razed homes California’s most destructive wildfire killed 85 people and basically destroyed an entire city in 2018. The fire burned more than 150,000 acres..        ...
16:56, 05/16/2019

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its ...
22:28, 08/13/2019

Scars of 2017 wildfire still evident in Waterton park as rebuild continues Deb Watson returned to her family's trail-riding business after the Waterton wildfire to find little more than a pop machine melted into a bubbly puddle with coins inside fused together....
21:28, 08/30/2019

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
17:56, 08/13/2019

Experts forecast wildfire danger increasing in parts of Western Canada This year's fire season forecast is normal across the country for the month of May, but the hazard is expected to increase for much of Western Canada this summer....
23:28, 05/15/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
06:14, 06/12/2019

Greece battles wildfire on Evia island, smoke blankets Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds destroyed tracts of forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, as authorities prepared to evacuate two villages potentially in the path o...
10:42, 08/13/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
06:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to ...
08:14, 05/14/2019

Southern Alberta’s Rocking Heart Ranch still rebuilding 2 years after Waterton wildfire Melody Garner-Skiba and her family have had some tough conversations since a wildfire raged into Waterton Lakes National Park two years ago and destroyed their horse-breeding ranch....
21:28, 08/30/2019

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subj...
13:28, 07/10/2019

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
18:42, 05/20/2019

Amazon leaders sign rainforest preservation pact amid wildfire crisis Presidents and representatives from the Amazon region have agreed to coordinate rainforest preservation measures as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest....
01:42, 09/07/2019

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
22:56, 05/30/2019

Wildfire Blazes Portugal, Injuring 32 People, as Firefighters Work to Stop the Flames (COLOS, Portugal) — More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday were battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer. About 90% o...
19:28, 07/22/2019

No immediate threat to High Level as out-of-control wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta: officials Wildfire officials said Monday morning there was no immediate threat to the community of High Level as a wildfire burned out of control in northwestern Alberta....
19:56, 05/20/2019

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
01:56, 06/28/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes       ...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Guns N' Roses settles lawsuit over Guns 'N' Rosé beer Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission....
00:56, 08/14/2019

Thousands cheer high school football team’s return to wildfire-ravaged Paradise The running back was so nervous, he puked shortly after the team took the field. But senior Lukas Hartley could relax by the second possession of the game, when he ran over a defender to score a touch...
01:00, 08/25/2019

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey F...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into...
22:28, 06/27/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused California's 'deadliest and most destructive wildfire': officials California authorities said Wednesday that power lines owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. (PG&E) caused the state's most destructive wildfire ever – it killed 85 people and nearly ...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
01:14, 05/25/2019

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
02:14, 05/29/2019

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government The Alberta government says the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire that's forced thousands of people to flee their communities over the past two months is now considered 60 per cent held....
19:28, 07/04/2019

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
23:42, 05/21/2019

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....
16:14, 05/23/2019

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Liam Hemsworth: 'Gut-wrenching' loss of home to wildfire 'sped up' wedding to Miley Cyrus The "Hunger Games" actor says the loss of the couple's home in last year's Southern California wildfires brought them closer together. "We felt like we’d lost a big part of our lives,...
01:00, 05/03/2019

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western USA, this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
20:28, 06/17/2019

OWC claims its USB-C SSD is the fastest yet OWC might have your back if you want the speediest external drive you can get without sacrificing too much in the way of portability or price. The company claims that its new Envoy Pro EX is the fast...
19:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign firms are reluctant to let workers go as hiring has slowed this year....
15:42, 07/03/2019

Czech spy claims are 'a lie', says Labour MP Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has branded as "a lie" claims he was a Cold War spy who passed government secrets to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s....
17:56, 05/19/2019

EE complains to ASA over Three 'true 5G' claims EE has complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about Three’s marketing campaign that states “If it’s not Three, it’s not real 5G.”Earlier this week T...
12:56, 08/20/2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits increased last week, but remained near historically low levels, a sign of a firm labor market....
16:28, 07/18/2019

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated....
10:00, 06/18/2019

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in Bangladesh’s capital. Police said Sunday nig...
17:00, 05/27/2019

FTC Warns CBD Companies About Treatment Claims The Federal Trade Commission is taking aim at certain companies that sell cannabidiol, or CBD, and have claimed their products can treat or cure serious diseases and health conditions....
22:56, 09/10/2019

Cantlay claims Memorial win by two strokes Former world number one amateur Patrick Cantlay clinched his second PGA Tour victory in emphatic fashion when he carded a closing eight-under 64 to beat Adam Scott by two strokes at the Memorial tourn...
08:42, 06/03/2019

Oldest F1 Team Claims Their Car Is Bad Because They're So Young There’s so much pre-season hype in Formula One that one of the best talking points of the year itself is how every single team but Mercedes chalks up their lack of competition. This time around, it ha...
15:42, 05/13/2019

HUD raises the bar for bringing discrimination claims HUD's proposed "disparate impact" rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up di...
10:56, 08/17/2019

The First Big Crash of Le Mans Claims a Corvette It is not usually a good idea to attempt a pass on traffic in the middle of the Porsche Curves at Le Mans. And one would imagine that Corvette factory ace Marcel Fassler, marking his 14th race at Le M...
21:42, 06/15/2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Rose Last Week The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but remained near historically low levels, a sign of a firm labor market....
15:00, 06/13/2019

HUD raises bar for bringing discrimination claims The proposed rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against ...
10:56, 08/17/2019

Respectful Del Potro claims five-set win over Nishioka Juan Martin del Potro was pushed to the limit before taming Yoshihito Nishioka to reach the French Open third round on Thursday and showed his respect for the Japanese player's efforts with a bow at t...
22:42, 05/30/2019

Mia Khalifa claims she made only $12K doing porn Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa got the Twitterverse talking on Monday night after she claimed in a tweet that she only made “a TOTAL of around $12,000” in the adult entertainment industry. ̶...
03:28, 08/13/2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Decreased Last Week The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell last week for the third consecutive week, pointing to a historically tight labor market....
15:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Increased Last Week The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose last week but remained near historically low levels, a sign of a firm labor market....
18:28, 08/01/2019

EU claims new steel tariffs "working well" The European Union has expressed its satisfaction with the 25% tariffs on steel products initially introduced last year. That increase came in response to the United States' decision to impose levies ...
00:00, 08/15/2019

The U.S. Claims Russia Is Testing Nukes Again The United States government today claimed Russia is “probably not” adhering to a global ban on nuclear weapons testing and is likely testing nuclear weapons in secret. The explosive accusation was ma...
18:28, 05/31/2019

Iran claims to have arrested 17 CIA spies Tehran says some of the Iranians allegedly spying for US have been sentenced to deathSeventeen Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the CIA to spy on Iran’s nuclear and military sites have been ar...
16:28, 07/22/2019

Bucks investigating claims after partygoers become ill As the Milwaukee Bucks prepare for their first appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals since 2001, team officials are investigating claims that drinks were spiked at a party this week outside of t...
00:00, 05/13/2019

UN: Venezuelans now file 1 in 5 of all new asylum claims LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Johan Álvarez was unable to provide more than one meal a day for his young family he knew it was time to leave Venezuela. With his wife and infant son, the 25-year-old embarked ...
20:42, 06/19/2019

These are the 43 most outrageous product claims of all time Cigarette makers and food companies are among firms responsible for some of the most misleading product claims, based on a 24/7 Wall St. assessment.        ...
15:28, 05/11/2019

Jim Jordan on Comey’s claims FBI did not spy: 'If that's not spying, I don’t know what is' A leading Republican is disputing former FBI Director James Comey’s claims that the FBI did not spy on President Trump’s 2016 campaign and that he “had no idea” why Attorney General William Barr used ...
21:42, 05/10/2019

Playoff master Kim claims Mediheal win Kim Sei-young birdied the first extra hole to win the LPGA Mediheal Championship in San Francisco on Sunday and improve her perfect playoff record to 4-0....
05:00, 05/06/2019

VMware claims PKS for itself with Pivotal acquisition What Dell Technologies subsidiary VMware is getting for its $2.7 billion stock purchase includes the platform for deploying enterprise workloads on its hyper-converged infrastructure. But didn’t VMwar...
18:14, 08/26/2019

Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down a "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Bottas claims pole for Spanish GP "Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas put Mercedes on pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Lewis Hamilton qualifying alongside in a front row lockout."...
21:14, 05/11/2019

JP Morgan claims big institutions are hot for its (non-)cryptocurrency Despite dividing opinions earlier this year with its “cryptocurrency” JPM Coin, American bank JP Morgan is rolling out its blockchain-based tech to more clients. JP Morgan says potential clients from ...
17:14, 06/25/2019

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for the future of philanthropy....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Man claims group in NYC attacked him for wearing MAGA hat NEW YORK (WNBC) – The owner of a New York City art shop located in the exclusive Billionaire’s Row area claims he was viciously beaten Tuesday evening by a group on Canal Street for wearin...
01:14, 08/02/2019

"Come Out With Proof": KT Rama Rao After JP Nadda's Corruption Claims Refuting the charges levelled against the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led government by BJP working president JP Nadda, TRS senior leader KT Rama Rao on Monday dared him to prove it if he has the courage of.....
03:42, 08/20/2019

Da Vinci may have had ADHD, startling study claims Perhaps the most famous painter, inventor and sculptor ever, Leonardo da Vinci's name resonates in the annals of history. But a new study suggests that the quintessential Renaissance Man may have had ...
20:28, 05/24/2019

Uproar In Lok Sabha Continues For Second Day Over Trump's Claims The RTI Amendment Bill 2019 will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today, two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha amid criticism from the opposition parties, which called it the "RTI Elimination Bill"....
09:00, 07/24/2019

The IMF is hurting countries it claims to help | Mark Weisbrot The fund’s loan agreement with Ecuador will worsen unemployment and poverty When people think of the damage that wealthy countries – typically led by the US and its allies – cause to people in the res...
23:00, 08/27/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cop cellmate claims: 'I never touched the man' Jeffrey Epstein’s former cellmate has sent a hand-written letter from behind bars saying that he never touched the accused sex trafficker of young girls....
21:00, 09/13/2019

A $1,500 drug that claims to cure jet lag has been held up by the FDA (VNDA) Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Jet lag sufferers take note: a drug designed to treat the condition has been delayed by the US Food and Drug Administration. Vanda Pharmaceuticals, which is developing the ...
21:42, 08/19/2019

The Latest: Investigation led to other church abuse claims DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on police searching the Catholic Diocese of Dallas (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Authorities say a police investigation that began last year into sexual abuse allegations agai...
18:42, 05/15/2019

Queens man claims undercover cops hit him with car, beat him up The NYPD has launched an internal probe into a Queens man’s claims that cops in an unmarked car plowed into him while he rode a motorized scooter — and “beat him,” sources told The Post on Tuesd...
02:14, 07/24/2019

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied ...
01:42, 06/06/2019

Clemson claims nearly half of preseason All-ACC team The defending national champion Tigers are expected to be so dominant in the Atlantic Coast Conference that nearly half of the preseason all-conference team is from Clemson, according to voting from 1...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Ashes: Woakes Claims 3rd Wicket, Australia Five Down ENG vs AUS LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: Resuming their innings at 83/3 after lunch, Australia lost two wickets in short duration which left them reeling at 105/5....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Our Moon Is Shrinking and Wrinkling, Study Claims The Moon is steadily shrinking, causing wrinkling on its surface and quakes, according to an analysis of imagery captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)....
16:28, 05/14/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 212,000 claims reported for the previous week....
18:56, 05/23/2019

Jay-Z is world's first billionaire rapper, report claims In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forb...
22:42, 06/03/2019

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of NBA champion....
12:42, 06/14/2019

Shooting in Australia's Darwin claims four lives A man wielding a pump action shotgun killed four people in the northern Australian city of Darwin, according to police. The suspect, out on parole, opened fire at five locations across the city....
19:14, 06/04/2019

Apple tries to clear up Google's claims about iOS vulnerabilities Apple has taken issue with Google's findings about exploit-laden websites injecting malicious code into iPhones. Last week, Google published a blog post describing how a handful of hacked website...
21:42, 09/06/2019

Apple is not a monopoly, claims CEO Tim Cook as two developers sue Yesterday, we told you that four U.S. tech firms could be investigated for possible antitrust violations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Justice Department (DOJ). Monday's report says th...
23:00, 06/04/2019

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its members. The university and the national fraternity sent cea...
08:28, 06/05/2019

Brooklyn activist claims NYPD cop dousing was ‘fun that went too far’ A Brooklyn community activist said the gangbanger who was arrested Wednesday for the caught-on-camera water-soaking of cops in the borough had “no malicious intent.” “It was a little fun that went too...
04:56, 07/25/2019

AOC claims US is putting ‘concentration camps’ on border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Trump administration of housing immigrants in concentration camps on the Mexican border and used the phrase “never again” that is associated with ...
17:42, 06/18/2019

We could not afford Harry Maguire, claims Pep Guardiola "Pep Guardiola has admitted that Manchester City refused to pay asking price for England defender Harry Maguire, who is expected to confirm his move to Manchester United in the next 24 hours."...
22:56, 08/04/2019

Trump made 56 false claims last week President Donald Trump made 56 false claims last week, delivering his usual assortment of dishonesty about immigration, his popularity and his record....
02:28, 08/07/2019

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
04:00, 07/09/2019

Teen claims to tweet from her smart fridge – but did she really? A Twitter user’s claim to have tweeted from a kitchen appliance went viral but experts have cast doubtA resourceful teenager appeared to have taken the rise of increasingly powerful smart home devices...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Congressman claims he was indicted for backing Trump A California congressman charged with using campaign donations to fund personal expenses and extramarital affairs claims he was targeted by liberal prosecutors for supporting Donald Trump for presiden...
04:42, 06/26/2019

Trump Claims He Definitely Wasn't Mad at the Weather Guys Hurricane Dorian blew itself out at some point off the coast of Newfoundland this week, but the incredibly stupid news cycle over President Donald Trump’s insistence that it was going to hit Alabama h...
11:42, 09/12/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an anti...
06:14, 05/06/2019

"Baseless": Trinamool On BJP's Claims About Prashant Kishor The BJP's Bengal unit on Sunday charged poll strategist Prashant Kishor and his team members with interfering in the functioning of state government officers and asking senior officials to take orders...
15:00, 08/11/2019

Far-right Sweden Democrats axe MEP amid harassment claims Candidate accused of disloyalty after complaining that another female member was harassedThe far-right Sweden Democrats have removed a female MEP from their list of candidates for this week’s European...
22:42, 05/20/2019