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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....

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government

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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....
05:00, 2019-05-29

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....
20:51, 2019-05-29

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....
22:51, 2019-05-24

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....
01:34, 2019-06-18

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....
19:00, 2019-05-30

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....
04:17, 2019-06-12

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Cleanup underway after Baytex Energy pipeline leak in northern Alberta Cleanup crews are on site in northeastern Alberta after an estimated 100,000 litres of salty produced water leaked from a pipeline operated by Baytex Energy Corp....
01:17, 2019-07-23

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in northern Alberta over the weekend....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Why do insects matter? Alberta bug course will tell you A new course offered by the University of Alberta -- Bugs 101 -- is meant to introduce people to the importance of human-insect interactions in the context of climate change and global biodiversity....
10:17, 2019-07-05

Train derails in Canada's Alberta, causes evacuation A train derailed in Canada's southern Alberta province on Friday, prompting an evacuation of nearby residents for fear of chemical exposure and disrupting road and highway access, the Alberta government said....
07:00, 2019-08-03

Southern Alberta crops in dire need of rain The seed is in the ground and now all farmers can do is wait. Last year's farming season saw drought-like conditions in summer and a wet fall, delaying harvest. Will farmers see the same fate in 2019?...
07:00, 2019-06-22

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Watch: Llama evades police capture in Alberta Police in Alberta said they are trying to find the owner of an apparent escaped llama that gave officers the slip and remains on the loose in the area....
17:34, 2019-05-30

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
00:34, 2019-06-01

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project is ready for harvest....
12:51, 2019-08-21

10,000 people evacuated, homes destroyed because of Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, says coalition The Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project said the province's largest oil and gas companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades....
21:17, 2019-07-18

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
08:51, 2019-05-28

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
20:17, 2019-06-05

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
01:51, 2019-05-23

American Carnage by Tim Alberta review – the ‘riddle’ of Trump’s rise An investigation of Donald Trump’s unlikely ascent offers uncomfortable echoes of our political situationLike trauma victims replaying the calamity that befell them while they wonder how much they are to blame, Americans have spent almost three years asking themselves the anguished question that Tim...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Alberta researcher suggests planning ahead for sudden evacuation "Would you be prepared to leave your home for up to a week within the next half hour, and to make sure you take all the things with you that are essential?"...
21:34, 2019-05-25

Scrapie, a disease related to mad cow, found in two Alberta flocks of sheep The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some sheep in Alberta have been infected with scrapie, a fatal disease that affects the animals' nervous system....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Alberta joins Ontario in pulling some CannTrust weed products Alberta is placing an unspecified amount of CannTrust products on hold as a precautionary measure, officials said, pending an investigation by Health Canada into whether cannabis from unlicensed facilities is safe for consumption....
00:17, 2019-07-12

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
04:51, 2019-05-22

NORAD completes bomber intercept exercise over Alberta, Canada NORAD on Wednesday announced a successful simulated intercept over Canadian airspace with Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 fighters and U.S. B-52 long-range bombers....
22:51, 2019-05-29

Man who witnessed German tourist being shot in Alberta can’t say who pulled trigger A witness to the shooting of a German tourist driving down an Alberta highway says he remembers hearing a loud clap, but is unable to say who pulled the trigger....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Alberta’s Jason Kenney tells N.B. he will be ‘relentless’ in fight for Energy East "I've always said that we need multiple pipelines, not just one. One pipeline doesn't just get us the kind of certainty and diversity of markets that we need for Canadian energy."...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Possible end to birth control program for wild horses could trigger cull in Alberta Wild horses are an iconic part of the eastern slopes of Alberta. But the future of the horses is in question, with some fearing a project to help keep the horses from being killed, could be scrapped....
07:00, 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Alberta's smaller oil producers eye output boost after curbs lifted WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 21 (Reuters) - S mall and mid-sized Alberta oil producers are looking to increase drilling as early as this autumn after the Canadian province exempted a dozen of them from government-mandated oil production cuts, boosting the struggling industry....
04:17, 2019-08-22

Alberta oilsands mine in public interest despite ‘significant adverse’ effects: panel A federal-provincial panel says a proposed northeastern Alberta oilsands mine would be in the public interest, even though it would likely significantly harm the environment and Indigenous people....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Kenney says higher risk tolerance, ability to act quickly key for Alberta energy ‘war room’ The $30-million project, which is not yet formed, will reportedly be based in Calgary and include a group of investors focused on getting Alberta's oil to market. ...
01:17, 2019-06-08

Wild weather in central Alberta Friday includes tornado warning and thunderstorms By 6:30 p.m., all of the severe warnings had been dropped. All that remained were some thunderstorm watches for a solid stretch of central Alberta, including the city of Edmonton....
03:51, 2019-07-20

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
01:34, 2019-06-19

Alberta mom who died shortly after giving birth donates brain, placenta to research Doctors didn't think Sabrina Lauman would live long enough to give birth. She did. Then she passed away and donated tissues to research on her rare dementia....
19:00, 2019-06-05

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks....
01:17, 2019-05-25

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
07:17, 2019-06-13

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he and Quebec Premier Francois Legault are natural allies in the fight to defend provincial autonomy in the face of federal interventions....
23:51, 2019-06-12

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
09:00, 2019-06-02

Alberta teen honoured to sing ‘O Canada’ in Cree before Blue Jays game An Alberta teen who sang the national anthem in both English and Cree before the Blue Jays game over the weekend said the entire experience was an honour....
18:34, 2019-07-04

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
09:00, 2019-06-02

Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel Cielo said when the refineries are built -- which is expected to be by late 2020 -- each one will produce about 2,000 litres of renewable fuel per hour. ...
09:17, 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, said it was looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Alberta’s Brett Kissel, Ontario’s James Barker Band lead 2019 CCMA Award nominations Alberta sweetheart Brett Kissel is taking on Ontario bro-country act James Barker Band as the two homegrown favourites lead this year's Canadian Country Music Association Awards with five nominations each....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift; Fort McMurray poor air quality A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
21:00, 2019-05-27

B.C. and Alberta premiers set to meet face-to-face for first time, want to avoid ‘phony war’ B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are set to meet face to face Thursday for the first time at the Western Premiers Conference in Edmonton....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said....
05:17, 2019-08-23

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
22:34, 2019-06-02

Car bomb kills 13 in rebel-held northern Syrian town Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people...
00:51, 2019-06-03

Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan: Government Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Nineteen killed in attack in northern Burkina Faso: government Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 others in an attack on and around the town of Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said in a statement....
11:51, 2019-06-11

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
12:17, 2019-06-11

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that four children were among those killed. The rocket at...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday took place in the village of Wadehi, south of Alepp...
13:51, 2019-06-17

Tates Creek Advances to State Championship Tates Creek will face @stang_baseball for the @KHSAA State Championship Sunday at 1 pm after the Mustangs defeated Trinity 6-5. pic.twitter.com/WV3yoLR2Zm — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 8, 2019 The Tates Creek baseball team will play for its first state championship since 1986 after defeatin...
02:34, 2019-06-09

The Unsolved Mystery of the Malibu Creek Murder When a young father was randomly killed in Malibu Creek State Park in 2018, it sent the placid SoCal community into hysterics—spawning amateur sleuths, conspiracy theories, and public paranoia....
15:34, 2019-06-20

Tates Creek Wins State Baseball Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, Tates Creek’s bats came alive in the 2nd with...
14:00, 2019-06-10

CW Seed picks up streaming rights to Schitt's Creek The underground comedy series that nobody watches but everyone says you should watch just got easier to see, with The CW announcing that its free, ad-supported streaming platform CW Seed has picked up the rights to stream the first four seasons of Schitt’s Creek. The series just got picked up for a ...
01:17, 2019-08-05

Shark, alligator found in same Florida creek: ‘Never a dull moment’ Officials with Alachua County Sheriff's Office in Florida took to Twitter on Sunday to share a photo of an alligator and a deceased shark — which were oddly found in the same creek....
06:00, 2019-05-22

She was missing for almost 5 days. Then her grandson found her alive, face down in a creek A North Carolina man found his grandmother, who'd been missing for almost five days, lying face down in a creek bed behind her apartment.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Searchers Check Garrard Co. Creek Searched In Spurlock Case GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Many people have joined the search for missing Madison County mother Savannah Spurlock. Police have received hundreds and hundreds of tips about the possible whereabouts of Spurlock. On Tuesday, Garrard County authorities were in the area of Paint Lick Creek chec...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Parsons snub, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ love among Emmy surprises Among the snubs and surprises this year at the Emmy nominations were Jim Parson being ignored, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ finally getting some love and an unhappy streak continuing for ‘The Tonight Show’...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Kevin Williamson Is Kicking Dawson's Creek Revival Ideas Around, But... Despite "just talking about it last night," a Dawson's Creek revival is still not in the cards for series creator Kevin Williamson. Williamson, who was at the 2019 Television......
04:34, 2019-08-02

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Injury Collision At Tates Creek/New Circle LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Inbound Tates Creek is down to one lane due to a multi-vehicle collision. Five vehicles are involved. The crash happened just prior to New Circle Road. LEX 18 will update this as more information is received. The post LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Injury Collision At Tates ...
14:17, 2019-05-23

How Dan Levy Created a Safe Haven With Schitt's Creek (And Why He's Saying Goodbye) There's nothing like Schitt's Creek--in the real world nor elsewhere on TV. In this fictional town, there's universal tolerance and equality. It's a town where lifelong residents......
19:17, 2019-06-15

Human remains found inside suitcase near Indianapolis creek Homicide detectives are searching for answers after a suitcase with human remains was found near a creek in Indianapolis. Authorities responded to a call around 1:30 p.m. Monday about the sickening discovery near Bean Creek on the city’s southeast side, according to the Indianapolis Star. Seve...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Wolf Creek Marina On Lake Cumberland Damaged By Storms PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Wolf Creek Marina on Lake Cumberland was forced to close after storms damaged several docks. High winds and heavy rain that came through the area on Friday broke some of their docks and walkways. Fish and Wildlife officials set up barriers around the area ove...
05:17, 2019-06-23

4-year-old Indiana boy swept away in flooded creek, search continues Witnesses at Riley Park in Delphi, Indiana, reported seeing a child caught in the flooded creek around Thursday evening. The search continued Friday.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Why Dan Levy Is Thanking Ellen DeGeneres for the Success of Schitt's Creek Without Ellen DeGeneres, there wouldn't be Schitt's Creek, according to series co-creator and star Dan Levy. The Pop series stars Levy, his father Eugene Levy, Catherine......
19:34, 2019-06-06

Michelle Williams: My Lack of Input Made Dawson's Creek "a Little Like a Factory Job" A lot has changed since the last time Michelle Williams did TV. Williams shot to fame on The WB drama Dawson's Creek. She spent six seasons as Jen Lindley and didn't return to the......
19:34, 2019-06-06

Schitt's Creek's Super-Sized Blooper Reel Will Make Your Entire Day Anybody know what it means to fold in the cheese? Schitt's Creek just released a gigantic blooper reel and it's just as good as you might imagine it to be. Better, even. Just a......
18:00, 2019-08-17

Feng wins Thornberry Creek Classic with late birdie surge China’s Shanshan Feng birdied four of her final six holes to card a nine-under-par 63 and win the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic by one shot from Ariya Jutanugarn on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-07-08

2019 Emmy Nominations We'd Love to See: From Schitt's Creek to Joey King It's almost time. Soon, some of your TV favorites are going to get congratulatory calls, text messages and emails from their loved ones and business partners about the 2019 Emmy nominations.......
21:34, 2019-07-08

Michelle Williams calls 'Dawson's Creek' role 'formulaic': I had 'zero input' on decisions Michelle Williams' role on "Dawson's Creek" might have been her big break, but the actress doesn't seem to have the fondest memories from working on the TV series....
03:17, 2019-06-08

With Love (and Wigs), Catherine O'Hara and Schitt's Creek Finally Broke Through at the Emmys It's rare for a show five seasons in--with its sixth and final season on the way--to break through at the Emmys, but that's just what Schitt's Creek did. And the joint Pop TV and CBC......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Cops receive ‘most Florida call of the week’ about dead shark, live alligator in creek Cops in the Sunshine State found a dead shark and a live alligator in the same freshwater creek — and called it “the most Florida call of the week.” The Alachua County Sheriff tweeted Sunday that deputies made the discovery in Lake Forest Creek in Gainesville — which they ass...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Scott County Creek Will Remain Closed After Lab Tests Show Water Is Unsafe Following Sewage Leak SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Scott County creek will reportedly remain closed after lab results show that the water is still unsafe following a sewage spill. Entrances to Elkhorn Creek in Georgetown have been closed since yesterday because of a large sewer leak. Scott County’s Emergenc...
05:01, 2019-05-27

2019 Emmy Nominations Snubs and Surprises: Schitt's Creek, Mandy Moore, The Big Bang Theory and More With every awards show comes the inevitable snubs and surprises, the 2019 Emmy nominations are no different. Announced by The Good Place star D'Arcy Carden and The Masked Singer judge Ken......
20:51, 2019-07-16

Search continues for 4-year-old swept away in flooded creek; death toll from severe weather climbs to 9 _____ A search is underway for a 4-year-old boy in Indiana who was swept away by strong currents in a flooded creek. Meanwhile, in Missouri, the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River, bringing the death toll to nine after storms that hav...
23:17, 2019-05-25

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
05:51, 2019-07-14

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. And if a new certification listing is anything to go...
15:17, 2019-06-13

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned about 1.8 square miles. (July 15)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

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....
15:34, 2019-06-28

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....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
20:17, 2019-07-23

| 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....
10:51, 2019-08-20

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at high. They have also deployed additional firefighters to prepare them for what could be a busy wildf...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto National Forest has charred about 57 square miles (147 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged...
03:17, 2019-06-17

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 Friday that 47-year-old Wendy Carroll was aware she was considered missing but never contacted auth...
04:51, 2019-08-03

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 the blaze 60 kilometers (37 miles) west of the Spanish capital on Monday. Madrid region emergency s...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
01:51, 2019-05-30

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
11:00, 2019-06-08

More than 170 firefighters battle large wildfire in Greece Greek authorities say more than 170 firefighters are battling to contain a large wildfire north of Athens that forced the preemptive evacuation of a small monastery but is not threatening homes...
22:51, 2019-07-24

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....
18:51, 2019-07-24

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thursday, July 4th and Sunday, July 7th, firefighters responded to 46 wildfires across the state. Those...
05:17, 2019-07-11

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....
19:34, 2019-06-10

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
04:34, 2019-06-19

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned about 3 square kilometr...
11:17, 2019-07-16

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged terrain of the Tonto...
21:51, 2019-06-13

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.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry Fire Management Officer Phillip Elliott, the fire is currently burning 41 acres of dry grass and small mesquite trees....
14:51, 2019-06-20

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....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
00:51, 2019-08-18

High Level wildfire grows to nearly 80,000 hectares 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....
04:51, 2019-05-22

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....
18:17, 2019-08-19

HTC Wildfire X Arrives in India With Triple Rear Cameras HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. The phone will go on sale in the country starting August 22....
11:51, 2019-08-14

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....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
13:51, 2019-07-02

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
10:51, 2019-07-02

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-22

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to the town, rages out of control....
09:00, 2019-06-02

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
23:17, 2019-08-18

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....
03:00, 2019-07-09

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....
23:34, 2019-06-19

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting. It recently underwent maintenance at Pinal Airpark outside Tucson. The retrofitted aircraft has fought wi...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people...
15:00, 2019-08-19

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out in Central Maui on Thursday morning and quickly sp...
21:00, 2019-07-12

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
04:00, 2019-07-13

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
03:00, 2019-06-08

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. ...
05:51, 2019-06-29

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
04:51, 2019-06-09

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National Park and an area popular with holidaymakers on the Spanish island, emergency services said....
14:51, 2019-08-11

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....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local media said....
11:00, 2019-07-12

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....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
07:17, 2019-07-13

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....
15:17, 2019-08-20

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy ruled on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains....
18:00, 2019-06-06

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in northern California....
03:17, 2019-06-06

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....
23:17, 2019-06-21

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
18:00, 2019-06-15

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre) brush fire in the island’s central valley was unc...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village....
17:51, 2019-07-21

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced the fire “under control” Saturday nigh...
10:00, 2019-08-12

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
22:51, 2019-07-11

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze the region has seen in 20 years.Read more......
08:17, 2019-06-28

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and left one person with severe injuries, officials said....
12:51, 2019-07-21

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
22:17, 2019-07-11

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town of Paradise to the ground. Now California’s fire season is starting to heat up again – and official...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
03:00, 2019-08-20

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
06:17, 2019-05-23

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

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....
11:51, 2019-06-09

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....
14:34, 2019-07-23

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 firefighters are battling a wildfire that has burned more than 23 square miles of land.More than 700 fire...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres Sunday and was threatening several structures. It also damaged power lines, cutting electricity to several homes and businesses. More than 500 visitors...
02:00, 2019-08-20

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

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-06-22

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman said Saturday the fire in Tonto National Forest ne...
20:34, 2019-06-22

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
03:00, 2019-08-12

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire would get help in rebuilding....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Califo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under control....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Catalonia, in the northeastern part of the country, were evacuated and the land was littered with hund...
19:17, 2019-06-28

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....
10:51, 2019-05-23

HTC launches Wildfire X in a bid to acquire its lost spot in the Indian market HTC has launched a new smartphone, the Wildfire X in India on Flipkart. The new phone comes in two variants having a 3GB RAM and a 4GB RAM with 21GB and 128GB storage respectively.Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone...
09:51, 2019-08-14

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 — and spark a wildfire that engulfed the vehicle, according to a report. The deputy with the H...
21:17, 2019-08-07

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......
10:51, 2019-07-12

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
13:34, 2019-07-12

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
06:00, 2019-07-10

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners....
04:51, 2019-08-14

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....
14:51, 2019-08-13

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

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.        ...
14:17, 2019-08-22

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
21:34, 2019-06-21

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....
19:17, 2019-05-22

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....
17:34, 2019-06-18

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and private landowners are turning to an unlikely, ru...
18:17, 2019-07-12

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....
07:00, 2019-06-09

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
19:17, 2019-06-08

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 two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15 March....
17:51, 2019-05-21

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....
14:32, 2019-05-21

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
20:34, 2019-07-13

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% of the fire area in the Castelo Branco district, 200 kilometers (about 125 miles) northeast of the ca...
20:51, 2019-07-22

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subject of a new film, it has been announced.According to the Hollywood Reporter, A Private War’s Matthe...
18:34, 2019-07-10

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.        ...
06:34, 2019-06-28

GoFundMe for a toilet in northern Saskatchewan Churchill River Canoe Outfitters runs camping trips in northern Saskatchewan and it's organized a GoFundMe page for a composting toilet for Barker Island....
02:00, 2019-07-11

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
04:17, 2019-07-11

15 best spots for spotting the northern lights The northern lights — or the aurora borealis — are one of the most incredible natural phenomena in the world. Here are the 15 best places to see them.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-18

What Is the Northern Ireland Backstop, and What Does It Mean for Brexit? The boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, long the scene of tense checkpoints and violent protest, is once again caught up in a bitter division. When the U.K. leaves the European Union -- as British voters chose in a 2016 referendum -- the border between Ireland’s north and ...
08:34, 2019-08-02

Missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
08:34, 2019-07-02

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 the weekend....
22:51, 2019-06-27

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:34, 2019-06-19

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....
03:51, 2019-07-11

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece At least six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Tiger Woods looks far better at BMW Championship than he did at Northern Trust From first tee through 18th green in Wednesday’s BMW Championship pro-am at Medinah Country Club, Tiger Woods walked and played without restriction.        ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-06

Twin tornadoes whip through northern Europe At least 14 people were hospitalized after a tornado tore through southwestern Luxembourg Friday, damaging over 160 houses before progressing into eastern France....
13:17, 2019-08-11

PMQs: Sherriff and May on railways in northern England A Yorkshire MP tells the prime minister her constituents can't decide which is delayed most - the Northern Powerhouse, promised by the government, or their next train....
17:01, 2019-07-17

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
13:17, 2019-05-26

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned. The U.S. Central Command said in a statement that the strike occurred on Sunday near the northern province of Aleppo. T...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Russian missile explodes over northern Cyprus The leaders of the breakaway Turkish-controlled region of Cyprus said an overnight explosion appears to have been Russian in origin. One official said it most likely "fell" out of the sky on its way to another country....
13:51, 2019-07-01

'Enough is enough': mayors say Northern Rail should lose franchise The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to call for Northern Rail to be stripped of its franchise and taken over by the government as soon as possible....
12:17, 2019-05-29

Bear falls on Northern California patrol car HOOPA, Calif. (AP) — They probably don’t train people for this at the Sheriff’s Academy. A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in Northern California last weekend. Authorities say a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy was driving on State Route 96 on Aug. 3, answering a report of a drug overdose in...
19:00, 2019-08-10

1 missing, 6 dead in storm in northern Greece A search and rescue operation is underway in northern Greece for a fisherman missing after a powerful storm left six people dead, including two children, and injured more than 100...
12:17, 2019-07-11

Newborn boy rescued from Northern California dumpster STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby from inside a Northern California dumpster in scorching heat. Authorities say the baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag shortly before noon Tuesday in the city of Stockton, south of Sacramento. An apartment residen...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Dustin Johnson’s Northern Trust lead could have been so much more If Dustin Johnson’s putter had been going, he might have left the field in the dust. Instead, the long-bomber scratched out a 4-under 67 in his second round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City on Friday, giving him a one-shot edge over a star-studded leaderboard. That ...
13:51, 2019-08-10

Seven killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSeven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece’s top tourist areas, authorities have said.Six tourists including two children were killed - two each...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
20:17, 2019-07-11

Harold Varner III is the Northern Trust’s happiest loser In golf, there is the process players always speak of and then there is processing what just happened to them once a tournament has reached its conclusion. You won’t find a more positive player on the PGA Tour than Harold Varner III. He believes in his process, believes that his first career PGA Tou...
06:00, 2019-08-12

In photos: Moments from the Northern Trust golf championship Top professional golfers from around the world compete in the Northern Trust golf championship Fed Ex Cup playoffs at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., from August 8 through August 11, 2019....
15:51, 2019-08-09

Tiger Woods is on for Medinah after Northern Trust disaster Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he will try to play in the BMW Championship at Medinah — the second of three FedEx Cup playoff events. The Masters champion withdrew from the Northern Trust last week after shooting a rough 75 in the first round at Liberty National with a mild oblique strain. “I feel good...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
18:00, 2019-07-31

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controversial Irish backstop....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Reed tames Liberty National to win Northern Trust Patrick Reed secured his first victory since last year's Masters when he beat Mexican Abraham Ancer by one stroke at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Sunday....
06:00, 2019-08-12

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thursday at California State Prison, Sacramento. Guard...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
01:34, 2019-08-11

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior minister said....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Camel dung fuels cement production in northern UAE Thousands of tonnes of camel dung are being used to fuel cement production in the northern United Arab Emirates, cutting emissions and keeping animal waste out of landfill....
17:51, 2019-07-21

Tiger Woods sinks to the bottom at Northern Trust Taking more time off after the British Open did not help Tiger Woods on Thursday. In his first round since Portrush, Woods shot a 4-over 75 at The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club. The Northern Trust is the first leg of the PGA Tour playoffs. Though it’s early in the day, he’...
19:17, 2019-08-08

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Woods labors to 75 as Merritt leads Northern Trust Tiger Woods joked after struggling to a four-over-par 75 in the first round at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Thursday that at least he had broken 80....
12:17, 2019-08-09

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
08:34, 2019-06-24

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India. It was the third incident involving journalists in Uttar Pradesh state in t...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Northern Ireland police discover bomb under officer's car Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nationalists intent on killing one of their officers had it not been detected in time....
22:34, 2019-06-01

11-Year-Old Northern Kentucky Boy Reportedly Drowns In Pool BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Boone County Sheriff’s Office reports that an 11-year-old autistic boy drowned in a tragic accident on Saturday evening. Reportedly deputies were called to 8200 Rose Petal Drive just before 5:15p.m. for a report of a missing autistic boy, 11-year-old Mado...
05:17, 2019-06-30

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
22:17, 2019-07-09

7 places you can sleep in a bubble under the stars or northern lights Here's where you can sleep inside clear bubble domes to view the stars, northern lights and majestic landscapes.        ...
15:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
22:34, 2019-05-21

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
23:51, 2019-07-17

Hiker who vanished in Northern California is found dead The body of a hiker who vanished in Northern California last week was discovered Sunday and it is believed the cause of death stemmed from a slip on the rocky terrain in the Trinity Alps, a report said....
08:00, 2019-08-19

New UK PM may be needed to deliver Brexit: Northern Irish DUP's Dodds The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Tuesday he thought Brexit would be delivered, but that it might require a new prime minister to do so....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Aurora borealis: 15 must-see spots for checking out the northern lights GoBankingRates.com guides skygazers to the best spots to watch the northern lights in Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Scotland and Scandinavia.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-18

20 killed as bus falls into deep gorge in northern India NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say a bus has fallen into a deep gorge on a mountainous road in northern India, killing at least 20 people. Police officer Shalini Agnihotri says the accident occurred Thursday near Kullu, a town in Himachal Pradesh state. She says the rescue operation is continuing. The caus...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves...
11:34, 2019-05-22

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
06:34, 2019-07-10

| McIlroy looks to end drought on Open's return to Northern Ireland The Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week, giving Rory McIlroy the opportunity on home soil to end his five-year major drought....
10:34, 2019-07-16

| 'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley....
16:34, 2019-07-19

Merritt ties course record for lead at Northern Trust Troy Merritt ties course record with a 62 as Tiger Woods posts his second-worst score in FedEx Cup playoffs        ...
11:17, 2019-08-09

Strong quake rocks northern Peru, one dead Peruvian authorities were scrambling to assess the damage after an earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 rocked the Peruvian Amazon region in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead....
17:34, 2019-05-26

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
16:17, 2019-06-28

Twin tornadoes whip through northern Europe, hospitalizing at least 14 people At least 14 people were hospitalized after a tornado tore through southwestern Luxembourg Friday, damaging over 160 houses before progressing into eastern France....
19:34, 2019-08-10

Danny Willett unexpectedly makes noise at The Northern Trust Danny Willett called it “a nice day’s work,’’ adding he “wasn’t quite expecting’’ the 5-under 66 he shot in Saturday’s third round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National in Jersey City. “After 12 holes, we were just teetering around and not really doing anything and yeah the last kind of six hole...
02:34, 2019-08-11

Thousands battle large blaze in parched northern Germany Thousands of firefighters, soldiers and civil defense personnel are battling a large wildfire at an area used for military exercises in northern Germany after weeks of dry weather...
11:34, 2019-07-02

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said. The rare shooti...
21:34, 2019-07-17

McIlroy sees Open as sign of Northern Ireland's progress For Rory McIlroy, Royal Portrush will always be the place where, at the age of 16, he broke the course record in stunning fashion, grabbing the attention of the golfing world....
19:17, 2019-07-17

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a town defined by the Troubles can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just never going to happen.”...
23:51, 2019-07-17

Reed earns one-shot Northern Trust lead over Ancer Patrick Reed, without a win since his major breakthrough at last year's Masters, tamed demanding conditions to earn a one-shot lead over Abraham Ancer after the third round at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Saturday....
03:34, 2019-08-11

Golf: Woods labours to 75 as Merritt leads Northern Trust Tiger Woods joked after struggling to a four-over-par 75 in the first round at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Thursday that at least he had broken 80....
03:51, 2019-08-09

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on the two significant social issues.The two historic v...
21:17, 2019-07-09

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
02:34, 2019-07-10

Northern Ireland's DUP not seeking 'earth-shattering' changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally undermine" what has been proposed, one of its senior lawmakers said on Thursday....
23:34, 2019-06-13

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
01:51, 2019-07-10

Clean energy found to be a 'pathway to prosperity’ for Northern Territory Renewable energy is not only a money-spinner for the NT, it can also help the fossil fuel industries expand, a new report saysEnergy development in the Northern Territory is a typically Australian story: it is backing fossil fuels – in this case gas – when it could, as one of the sunniest places on ...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
00:34, 2019-07-02

Patrick Reed rallies for Northern Trust win to end title drought Patrick Reed picked a good time to end 16 months without a victory. Reed fell behind early, was still two shots behind on the back nine at Liberty National and then rolled in three straight putts — one for par, two for birdies — that allowed him to overtake Jon Rahm and hold off Abraham......
03:34, 2019-08-12

Police drop case against Northern Ireland documentary makers British police on Monday announced they had dropped their case against two Northern Ireland journalists whose arrest last year over the alleged theft of documents used in a documentary sparked condemnation from rights groups....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Merritt ties course record for early lead at Northern Trust Troy Merritt ties course record with a 62 as Tiger Woods posts his second-worst score in FedEx Cup playoffs        ...
03:17, 2019-08-09

Northern Irish same-sex marriage intervention complicates devolution talks The British parliament's decision to bypass politicians in Northern Ireland and legislate on same-sex marriage could deepen a stalemate in the region at the heart of Britain's struggle to leave the European Union, a senior lawmaker warned on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Dark horses also in the hunt at wide-open Northern Trust Sunday’s final round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National in Jersey City figures to be a shootout, with nine players within four shots of the lead, a number of big names at or near the top of the leaderboard and some dark-horse candidates lurking as well. Patrick Reed will take a one-shot lead ...
08:00, 2019-08-11

Blast targets police near Northern Ireland border: officers A device exploded in Northern Ireland near the border with Ireland early on Monday in what police said was an attempt to kill officers looking into an earlier incident....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Northern Trust a reminder of Jeff McNeil’s former life on the links It was a tantalizing day of wondering what might have been for Jeff McNeil. Don’t, however, misconstrue that as it being a day with even a nanosecond of regret for the Mets’ sweet-swinging Mr. Versatility, who happens to be leading the major leagues in batting with a .339 average. “This,’’ McNeil to...
07:51, 2019-08-09

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky community. Media outlets report that authorities seized fentanyl, meth, cocaine and more drugs and firearms as part of the crackdown in Dayton. The North...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Shane Lowry’s Open celebration ends at the Northern Trust Shane Lowry is finally back to playing competitive golf after the Irishman’s epic win at the British Open on his home island last month. A video of the after-party went viral, with Lowry holding a pint in one hand and the Claret Jug in the other, standing on a chair and singing the traditional Irish...
07:34, 2019-08-08

Woods withdraws from Northern Trust Open with stiff back Tiger Woods has been forced to withdraw from the Northern Trust Open due to pain and stiffness in his surgically repaired back, the PGA Tour said on Friday....
02:17, 2019-08-10

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Heatwaves amplify near-record levels of ice melt in northern hemisphere Greenland’s ice sheet shrunk more in past month than in average year, experts warnThe frozen extremities of the northern hemisphere are melting at a near-record rate as heatwaves buffet the Arctic, forest fires tear through Siberia and glaciers retreat on Greenland fjords and Alpine peaks.Unusually ...
08:34, 2019-08-02

Jordan Spieth Finds Youthful Inspiration at the Northern Trust Spieth, 26, played the first two rounds with Matthew Wolff, 20, and absorbed some of his aggressive style. Seeking his first win in two years, Spieth headed into the weekend in second place....
04:34, 2019-08-10

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Panniers and pasta: a foodie cycling tour in northern Italy In 2018, our writers cycled from Bristol to Bangkok, staying with locals in 22 countries. They remember Italy fondly for its warm hospitality – and fabulous carb-rich cuisineWe had been on the road for a month. Our final descent out of Switzerland was breathtaking and, as we raced down the mountain,...
08:17, 2019-06-10

Fertility experts aim to help save northern white rhinos from extinction Only two female northern white rhinoceroses are left, prompting Merck to work with the BioRescue Project -- to offer assisted reproductive technologies to save the species from extinction....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four. Police said the arsonists struck in the pre-dawn hours of Monday, pour...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes near remote community in northern California A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) south-southwest of the small community of Petrolia in northern California on Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
07:17, 2019-06-23

Dozens killed by brutal lightning storm in northern India As many as 33 people have been killed by lightning during a vicious thunderstorm that lashed the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, according to reports. Thirteen other people were injured by lightning and 20 houses collapsed during the Sunday storm, according to Weather.com, which cited Sanddh...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious fundamentalists in the Democratic Unionist party by ruling out any abortion reform for the country.T...
21:00, 2019-07-02

| Late birdie lifts Johnson to Northern Trust lead Dustin Johnson rolled in an eight-foot birdie putt at the final hole to take a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth halfway through the US PGA Tour Northern Trust....
07:17, 2019-08-10

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police At least three people were killed and four wounded when three mortar bombs hit the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-08

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.        ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had worked in the office for between 15 and 20 years,...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Teenage girl found shot to death near northern Arizona town CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says a 16-year-old girl was found shot to death near Chino Valley. Spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn says the girl was found by officers with a gunshot wound to her head about 5:15 p.m. Sunday around mile marker 12 on Perkinsville Ro...
08:51, 2019-06-17

Clarke to start as Open makes emotional return to Northern Ireland Home favorite Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot at the Open Championship on Thursday when the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years....
23:17, 2019-07-15

U.K. Lawmakers Just Voted to Back Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Access in Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating after decades of campaigning. On Tuesday, U.K. Members of Parliament backed an amendment requiring the British government to extend same-sex marriage rights t...
16:00, 2019-07-10

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month....
19:00, 2019-06-27

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now in the business of social revolution.It was here th...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Darren Lehman appointed coach of Hundred team Northern Superchargers Darren Lehmann, who left his job as Australia coach in the wake of the sandpaper scandal last spring, has been confirmed as the men's coach of Northern Superchargers, the Leeds-based team in the Hundred....
19:17, 2019-08-20

Despite missing a few putts, Dustin Johnson tops leaderboard at Northern Trust Dustin Johnson leads at 12 under at Northern Trust but misses four putts from 9 feet or closer plus three more from about 12 feet at Liberty National.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-10

World's best beat up Liberty National in first round of The Northern Trust The best golfers in the world weren’t thinking about the trouble that lurks on the course. They were aiming right at the flag, trying to make birdies.       ...
05:00, 2019-08-09

British PM Boris Johnson In Northern Ireland, To Hold Talks With Parties British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday meet leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Britain's fight to leave the European Union and the focus of increasingly tense......
21:00, 2019-07-31

Northern Hemisphere has 66% chance of persisting El Niño conditions in summer: NWS forecaster There is a 66% chance that the Northern Hemisphere will see persisting El Niño conditions in the summer of 2019, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) said in its monthly forecast on Thursday....
04:01, 2019-06-14

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a case that has raised concerns about press freedom...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Santos cleared to start shale drilling in Australia's Northern Territory Santos Ltd has won the first approval from Australia's Northern Territory to resume shale drilling, nearly three years after the territory banned fracking amid concerns about the impact on water and indigenous sites....
18:34, 2019-07-24

Severe weather dangers to target northern tier of central US next week if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_async_config.uid = 65786; _sf_async_config.domain = 'www.accuweather.com'; _sf_async...
15:51, 2019-06-22

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, with women who have already had children and those a...
03:00, 2019-06-14

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-Overgaard, Jacob Lake, North Rim and Williams. The...
19:00, 2019-05-23

In photos: Patrick Reed wins the Northern Trust golf championship Top professional golfers from around the world compete in the Northern Trust golf championship Fed Ex Cup playoffs at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., from August 8 through August 11, 2019....
03:34, 2019-08-13

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....
01:34, 2019-06-12

Northern Kentucky American Legion Post Vandalized On Memorial Day Weekend PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On a weekend where we honor veterans who gave their all for our country, someone has vandalized a northern Kentucky American Legion post. The Pendleton County Emergency Management posted on Facebook saying that a vandal, damaged the air conditioning unit at pos...
05:01, 2019-05-27

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday....
18:34, 2019-08-17

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party won its first seat in the European Parliament in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Dump truck hits freight train in northern Michigan; 1 hurt WELLS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a dump truck hauling an excavator crashed into the side of a freight train in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, causing some of the train’s cars to derail. The crash happened Thursday in Delta County’s Wells Township. State police say the truc...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Torrential Rains Lash Northern States, Alert Sounded In Punjab Heavy rains lashed northern states with an alert sounded in Punjab following release of excess water from Bhakra dam and the Yamuna nearing the danger mark in Delhi on Saturday, while normalcy was......
16:34, 2019-08-17

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environmental impact on an indigenous reservation where they will erect 250 pylons, according to an environmental assessment document seen by Reuters....
06:00, 2019-05-28

Boris Johnson saves trickiest Brexit challenge, Northern Ireland, for last Northern Ireland is arguably both the most perilous, and the least soluble Brexit riddle taxing the UK prime minister. Even his more modest goal of convincing the power-sharing government to reconvene looks unlikely....
04:51, 2019-08-01

| Stray 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting northern Cyprus Officials in northern Cyprus said Monday that a suspected stray Russian missile had exploded overnight just outside the divided island's capital during an Israeli air raid in Syria....
16:51, 2019-07-02

German armed forces helicopter crashes in northern Germany, one dead A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, killing one pilot and injuring another, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Northern Ireland: Veterans mark 50th anniversary of 'Troubles' deployment Former soldiers have marched to remember the British military's 38-year operation in the once-troubled province. Hundreds of troops were killed trying to maintain order in one of the army's darkest chapters....
01:51, 2019-08-18

Hamilton "does not know" how he held off Verstappen for Monaco win Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he does not know how he won the Monaco Grand Prix after getting to "38 laps to go with no tyres left"...
20:17, 2019-05-26

First-ever Bike to Work Day held in Lethbridge Environment Lethbridge held its first-ever Bike to Work Day on Monday, encouraging citizens to ditch their cars for a more environmentally friendly option....
07:17, 2019-06-04

First Ever Personal War On Drugs Held In Lee County LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday hundreds of people came out in Lee County for the first annual Personal War On Drugs event. The gathering was held for families and friends who have lost loved ones to drug addiction… And for those who have loved ones currently dealing with addictio...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Informational pickets held nationwide by RNs TUCSON – A nationwide informational picket was held Tuesday in front of numerous hospitals. Here in Tucson, there were two one this morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital, this afternoon at St. Mary’s. Both are part of the Carondolet Health Network. Picketing were registered nurses who are members of the ...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Switzerland Is Held Captive By Its Big Neighbor With the ECB set to cut rates, the Swiss will have little choice but to go even deeper into negative territory. The SNB is a price-taker, not a price-maker. ...
06:34, 2019-08-15

Ex-Filipino top diplomat says he’s being held at HK airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine foreign secretary who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says he was barred from immediately entering Hong Kong and held at the airport for unclear reasons. Former Foreign Secretary Al...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Ava DuVernay: 'I’ve always fiercely held on to my blackness' The acclaimed film-maker faces her most ambitious project yet with an expansive Netflix miniseries about the injustices faced by the Central Park Five“I’d only be able to make this film now, having done everything I’ve done before,” says Ava DuVernay on an unseasonably warm afternoon in Manhattan. T...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Interfaith service held for Former Gov. Blanco Hundreds of people assembled at the Louisiana Capitol to honor the service of former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, the state's first and only female governor. (Aug. 22)        ...
00:17, 2019-08-23

The Derry Girls are right – a boycott won’t change Northern Ireland abortion law | Anna Cafolla Concentrating on entertainment industry boycotts only lets politicians off the hook and hurts those who can least afford it“You can be sure I will fight tooth and nail to move Insatiable to a state that will protect our rights,” Alyssa Milano said recently, referencing her Netflix series that curren...
14:00, 2019-06-05

In rare showing, Northern Ireland lawmakers unite to warn against no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the five fractious parties of Northern Ireland — a nation so split that its gridlocked assembly hasn’t convened since January 2017....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Northern Ireland judge likens journalist arrests to 'police state' conduct Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more associated with a police state than with a liberal de...
20:51, 2019-05-28

In Northern Ireland, Young People Worry Bloody History Could Return After Brexit As the prospect of Britain abruptly leaving the European Union with no deal becomes more likely, a younger generation that escaped the violence in Northern Ireland see a physical border as divisive and risky....
21:00, 2019-08-21

Alaska mine developer Northern Dynasty wins U.S. EPA reprieve, shares soar The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would lift an Obama-era restriction on the world's biggest undeveloped gold and copper resource owned by Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd, sending the Canadian company's shares soaring....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Tiger Woods looks rusty, misses a lot of putts in opening round at Northern Trust Tiger Woods shot a 4-over 75 thanks to a colorful opening nine holes that featured three bogeys and a double bogey at the Northern Trust.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Euro 2020 roundup: Turkey shock France, Northern Ireland comeback win Artem Dzyuba scores four goals in record Russia winGermany, Belgium and Italy all cruise to victoryWorld champions France slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat in Turkey as their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign suffered a blow. France coach Didier Deschamps was scathing about his side’s performance.“When you ...
00:17, 2019-06-09

Northern Chinese province issues 'red alert' due to heat, corn crop at risk The northern Chinese province of Hebei issued an extreme heat 'red alert' on Thursday, with temperatures set to soar beyond 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in its major cities and putting the area's corn crop at risk, the local government said....
04:17, 2019-07-04

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-06-23

Bryson DeChambeau vows to improve pace of play following controversies at Northern Trust After a weekend of being in the middle of controversy surrounding slow play in golf, Bryson DeChambeau took to Instagram vowing to play faster.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-13

The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now) Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a field connecting the two. This field protects our pla...
10:00, 2019-05-25

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, its third offensive to dislodge Kurdish militia fighters close to its border....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. The strikes hit near the highway where the convoy was moving, the activists added. It was not immedi...
19:17, 2019-08-19

UPDATE 2-German armed forces helicopter crashes in northern Germany, one dead A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, killing one pilot and injuring another, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state. ...
01:17, 2019-06-30

Tiger Woods will play first two events of FedEx Playoffs, starting next week at Northern Trust Beginning at next week’s Northern Trust in New Jersey, Tiger Woods tweeted Wednesday that he’ll play the first two FedEx Cup Playoff events.        ...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Gunman's death in mass shooting at Northern California food festival ruled suicide The teenager who opened fire with an assault rifle at a weekend food festival in Northern California, killing three people, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, autopsy results announced on Friday found....
03:51, 2019-08-03

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-08

Boris Johnson is playing politics with Northern Ireland’s ‘delicate balance’ | Matthew O’Toole By asserting hard UK sovereignty in Northern Ireland, the prime minister is risking the country’s painfully won consensusControl and consent are intimately related. Where consent exists and is freely given, statements of control are unnecessary. Related: The Guardian view on Boris Johnson and the EU...
15:51, 2019-08-22

Patrick Reed capitalizes at Northern Trust as Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson falter Saturday at the Northern Trust was supposed to be about Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson. Instead, it ended up being about Patrick Reed.        ...
04:34, 2019-08-11

Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.        ...
07:17, 2019-07-12

Webb Simpson calls for rules change after playing through cracked driver at Northern Trust After Webb Simpson had a 'funny' drive on the third hole, he noticed a crack in his driver. He wasn't allowed to swap it out.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-10

Patrick Reed finishes strong for victory at FedEx Cup playoff-opening Northern Trust Patrick Reed scored his first victory since winning the 2018 Masters with a one-shot victory in the FedEx Cup playoff-opening Northern Trust.        ...
05:34, 2019-08-12

Northern Trust Open: Troy Merritt tops leaderboard; Tiger Woods struggles Troy Merritt tied the course record Thursday at Liberty National with a 9-under 62 to grab a one-shot lead over Dustin Johnson in The Northern Trust....
15:51, 2019-08-09

Iran state TV: US resident held as spy to be released TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that a U.S. permanent resident held for years in Tehran “will be released in the coming hours.” The report Monday on state TV’s website mirrored a report earlier carried by the semi-official Fars news agency about Nizar Zakk...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Georgia: Protests held by parliament for 4th straight day TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have convened outside the Georgian parliament building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. The demonstration on Sunday marked the fourth straight day of anti-government protests that also focus on...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Syria frees Canadian man held since last year Canadian Kristian Lee Baxter, detained while travelling in Syria last year, was freed on Friday, the second Westerner released by the Syrian government in two weeks with help from neighbouring Lebanon....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio An armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said.        ...
22:17, 2019-08-20

First LGBTI job fair held in India after gay ban lifted An LGBTI job fair, billed by organisers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber ....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Man arrested in Amber Alert held on $1M bond TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s Amber Alert will be held on a $1 million bond, officials say. On Sunday, 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez reportedly kidnapped a 17-year-old from the parking lot of her place of work in Jerome County, Idaho. Police located the two aft...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Canadian man held in Syria is freed in Beirut A Canadian citizen held by the Syrian government since last year was released in Lebanon on Friday and broke down in tears at a news conference, saying he thought he would be held forever....
15:17, 2019-08-09

4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration Held In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday people gathered in Lexington for the annual Juneteenth celebration. Organizers say it’s about remembering the past, and also building a stronger community for the future. The event was held at the Memorial Art Garden. Juneteenth is a celebration of t...
05:17, 2019-06-23

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a creator clearly violating its policies on acceptable be......
17:51, 2019-06-06

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 medicine, said it received the response on Friday, but plans to continue working to get the drug app...
22:34, 2019-08-19

Accountant had 1,700 upskirting images when held in Topshop An accountant caught trying to take upskirt films of female shoppers at Topshop in Oxford Street had a stash of 1,700 similar clips and images on his mobile phone, a court was told....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passenger, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, seem...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Inside Trump's Air Force One: 'It's like being held captive' President Donald Trump's visit to Tokyo this weekend kicks off a summer of global jet-setting that takes him to five separate countries -- and confines him to the presidential aircraft for more than 80 hours flying overseas....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold tonnes of ice and hundreds of millions of meth pills......
20:00, 2019-06-04

Memorial held for WWII Veteran Pilot TUCSON-On Saturday, a World War II Veteran was remembered for his service. The memorial was held at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Marana. Ferman Miller served in WWII as a B-17 and a B-29 pilot putting in 20 years of Air Force service with an additional 23 years at the Federal Aviation A...
10:34, 2019-08-11

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-29

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded....
17:34, 2019-07-18

U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Deputies: Woman Held Against Her Will In A Tent In Laurel Co. LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested after deputies say his girlfriend was hiding from him with the help of Walmart employees after he had kept her held against her will for days. Deputies say that the boyfriend was walking around the store looking for the victim. She was hiding wit...
04:01, 2019-06-14

National Memorial Day parade held in Washington The weather was great for the crowds that came out for the National Memorial Day parade held in Washington.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-28

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official says the six crewmembers of a ship were released on Monday, a day after Turkey vowed it would consider Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter’s forces as &#...
14:00, 2019-07-01

First gay pride rally held in North Macedonia In a landmark move, North Macedonia hosted its first ever Gay Pride Parade, with cabinet members and foreign diplomats joining LGBT activists in Skopje. Priests from various denominations attended a counter-rally....
00:17, 2019-06-30

'It's surreal': Rory McIlroy sees Open at Portrush as sign of Northern Ireland's progress – video Rory McIlroy has said he does not see himself as 'that centre of attention' despite rocketing expectations that the Northern Irishman could secure a home win at the Open this week.The four-time major winner was born and raised 65 miles away in Holywood, just outside Belfast, and has been a regular v...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualifying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
18:51, 2019-06-12

Storm damage means Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods will start Northern Trust on empty course First-round tee times will begin as scheduled Thursday at Northern Trust. But storm damage means fans won't be allowed in until late morning.       ...
12:51, 2019-08-08

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualfying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
01:34, 2019-06-12

FedEx Cup Playoffs: Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods top the story lines to watch at The Northern Trust The two biggest names in golf right now -- Brooks Koepka and Tiger Woods -- will be in action, and both are in very different places.       ...
22:00, 2019-08-06

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the seams with people trapped in limbo, they're taking drastic measures....
19:34, 2019-06-22

AOL held talks to buy YouTube, Facebook in 2006, ex-CEO reveals Former AOL CEO Jon Miller revealed to CNBC that he held talks to acquire both YouTube and Facebook in 2006 but never got support from the Time Warner board to close the deals....
14:00, 2019-08-16

A secret safe in a basement held $3.5M in gold certificates. Now who gets them? Elaine Palmer always told her granddaughter her antique money would be worth something. The problem was no one knew where it was.        ...
01:17, 2019-05-24

Batali accuser’s attorneys: Chef must he held accountable BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for a woman who says Mario Batali forcibly kissed and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017 say the celebrity chef “must be held accountable … for his despicable acts.” The lawyers said in a statement released Thursday that Batali abused his celebrity stat...
22:17, 2019-05-23

World Oceans Day: Beach cleanups held worldwide With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil manager Vadao has announced that Marta will miss Sunday’s tie with Jamaica as she recovers from a left thigh injury....
19:51, 2019-06-08

Suspects in case of missing Connecticut mom each held on $500,000 bond Two people arrested in connection with the disappearance of Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos appeared in court Monday as authorities released details of evidence gathered from searches and surveillance video last month....
09:01, 2019-06-04

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May 23 – St. Mary’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. The CPR tra...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being sold to theme parks....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according to the National Council of Civilian Police Chiefs....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Huawei executive says 'concerned' about Canadians held in China The Canadian unit of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd sought to distance itself from the actions of the Chinese government on Monday, with a top local executive saying the company is worried about two Canadian men being held by Beijing....
21:34, 2019-07-22

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
23:51, 2019-06-02

Australian student held a week, released by NKorea An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived Thursday in Tokyo, after saying to reporters "very good" before leaving Beijing but without saying what happened. (July 4)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-04

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Organization for Migration said....
09:17, 2019-07-05

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Frank Lampard wants Chelsea to be tougher after being held by Leicester • Lampard is still waiting for his first competitive win in charge• Rodgers feels Leicester deserved victory at Stamford BridgeFrank Lampard said that Chelsea have to be tougher and show more personality after they failed to repel an impressive fightback from Leicester.Lampard is still waiting for h...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Man held in Detroit deaths charged with separate assault DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man described by police as a “person of interest” in the deaths of three women has been charged in a separate case of sexual assault. Wayne County prosecutors said Monday that 34-year-old Deangelo Martin was charged with criminal sexual conduct and assault with i...
21:34, 2019-06-10

5G Telecom Spectrum Auction to Be Held This Year, Prasad Says India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radio waves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly appointed Telecom Minister Ravi......
17:17, 2019-06-03

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were held at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church and he was buried at Holy Hope Cemetery. Kalil was president of Kalil Bottling company and a booster for Ar...
13:01, 2019-07-19

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
03:17, 2019-07-23

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecified reasons....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Lebanese man held in Iran expected to go home on Tuesday Lebanon's general security chief Abbas Ibrahim told Reuters on Monday that Lebanese detainee Nizar Zakka, who has U.S. residency, would be freed by Iran on Tuesday and that Ibrahim would return with him to Lebanon....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Norway mosque shooting suspect can be held for four weeks A man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, can be held in police custody for four weeks while the case is being investigated, the Oslo District Court ruled on Monday....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Busy Philipps on abortion: ‘Women have held on to a lot of this shame’ The actor and author who recently testified before Congress on why she got an abortion discusses the power in being vocal about uncomfortable experiencesBusy Philipps’ big dreams for the stage never included testifying before Congress about why she got an abortion at age 15. But with more and more U...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
06:17, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Erdogan says Trump will not allow ties to be held 'captive' to S-400 row Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he believes U.S. President Donald Trump will not allow ties between the two NATO allies to become captive to a dispute over Ankara's purchase of a Russian S-400 defence system....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Joe Biden asked for a pen. Then he reversed a position he’d held for four decades. The former vice president’s flip on taxpayer funding for abortions came after internal discussions and outside pressure on an issue that is one of several that may pose similar problems for him....
05:34, 2019-06-08

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman The attack was said to have occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Ayia Napa, where the woman and the suspects, some of whom are minors, were staying separately....
22:17, 2019-07-18

FlyCleaners customers claim laundry is being held ‘hostage’ Furious laundry service customers say they’ve been taken to the cleaners! Clients of FlyCleaners, a New York City-based laundry app, said they’ve been scammed by the door-to-door service — which allegedly has gone AWOL with their dirty clothes. Jess Goodman, 25, was among the custo...
04:34, 2019-08-10

Vigil for Mackenzie Lueck held at University of Utah The University of Utah campus will hold a vigil Monday evening commemorating student Mackenzie Lueck, who police say was killed two weeks ago.        ...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Jury: Man held stepdaughter for 19 years, fathered 9 kids MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children. Court records indicate jurors found Henri Michelle Piette guilty on June 6 of kidnapping and tr...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Donald Trump freezes assets held by Venezuela in US The US president's move is his latest gambit to oust counterpart Nicolas Maduro from power. Meanwhile, Colombia says it will grant citizenship to babies born there to Venezuelan parents and thus at risk of statelessness....
11:00, 2019-08-06

First mass to be held in Notre Dame since April fire The Notre Dame cathedral is holding its first Mass since the April fire that ravaged the edifice's roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse....
18:01, 2019-06-15

46th annual Memorial Day Service held at Evergreen TUCSON – The 46th annual Memorial Day service held at Evergreen Cemetery took Monday morning to pay tribute to all the brave men and women who fought for our freedom. “There’s over 8,569 flags that we have put up and each flag represents a veteran,” Abraham Rodriguez said. Yo...
02:34, 2019-05-28

Trial to be held over mortuary photograph of Emiliano Sala Two people will appear in court after an image of the footballer who died in a plane crash was circulated onlineTwo people will appear in court after a police investigation into a mortuary photograph of the body of Emiliano Sala, a footballer who died in a plane crash.Sherry Bray, 48, of Charles Str...
15:34, 2019-06-05

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer’s 7 victims NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus. The service for 36-year-old Livia Florentina Bunea and her 8-year-old daughter, Elena Natalia Bunea, w...
20:17, 2019-06-13

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the practice....
07:34, 2019-08-21

Fate of Iranian supertanker held by Gibraltar to be decided A court hearing in Gibraltar on Thursday could pave the way for the release of an Iranian super tanker after Iran said Britain would soon release the vessel....
21:17, 2019-08-13

Counting For 6 Mumbai Seats To Be Held At 3 Locations Across City The counting of polled EVMs of six parliamentary constituencies in Mumbai is going to be held on May 23 at three locations across the city - NESCO Complex Goregaon, Udayanchal School Vikhroli and New......
00:34, 2019-05-23

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. The trial against 36-year-old Scott Daniel ...
07:17, 2019-06-07

NYC judge orders R. Kelly held without bond on sex charges A New York City federal judge on Friday ordered singer R. Kelly held without bond on sex trafficking charges, agreeing with prosecutors that the entertainer is a flight risk and a danger to the community....
19:34, 2019-08-02

New Rio track layout revealed but no F1 race to be held before 2021 A definitive layout has been revealed for the planned Rio de Janeiro circuit that wants to take over Formula 1's Brazilian Grand Prix slot, but only once Interlagos's deal expires...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Teenagers held over homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan.The attack happened in the early hours of 3...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs Several thousand people have attended a mass funeral service in northwestern Bosnia for 86 Muslims who were slain by the Serbs in one of the worst killings of the country’s 1992-95 war...
16:51, 2019-07-20

Colt McCoy to be held out of Redskins’ preseason opener Washington will rest its veteran quarterback, who broke his leg last season, for precautionary reasons, leaving more opportunities for Case Keenum and Dwayne Haskins....
21:17, 2019-08-07

| Ajax held away to PAOK in Champions League qualifying Last season's Champions League semi-finalists Ajax recovered to earn a draw on their trip to PAOK Thessaloniki in the first leg of the third qualifying round....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Darren Clarke, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell: Bringing the Claret Jug back to Northern Ireland and Portrush On Thursday morning, at exactly 6.35am, the moment almost all of Ireland has been dreaming of for 68 years will become a reality when the Open Championship gets underway at Royal Portrush....
09:00, 2019-07-17

Radiation levels rose briefly after deadly incident in northern Russia, official tells state media Authorities in northern Russia detected a brief rise in radiation levels following a deadly explosion at a military training ground in the Arkhangelsk region, state news agency TASS reported Thursday....
12:51, 2019-08-09

He kidnapped his stepdaughter, held her captive for 18 years, and fathered 9 kids A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter, holding her captive, and fathering her nine children.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Mexico court rules minors can’t be held at migrant center MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican court has ruled that authorities must stop detaining minors at a migrant center in Mexico City following the death of a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl there. Monday’s ruling also says children in other detention centers must be identified immediately and have access t...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers included former president Bill Clinton. Morgan’s f...
06:34, 2019-06-16

Private funeral mass held for granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, a family spokesman said....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Paul Whelan, Held in Russia for Spying, Pleads for Help from Trump A corporate security officer and former Marine, charged with espionage in Russia, called on President Trump and other leaders to free him from a “political kidnapping.”...
22:51, 2019-06-20

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police. Lewis was charged with one count of distributing ...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
02:34, 2019-06-18

‘They Cleaned Up Pretty Well.’ What Archeologists Found at the Farm Where Woodstock Was Held Most people were pleased in the summer of 1969 at how quickly the debris was cleared away following that summer’s Woodstock Music and Arts Festival in upstate New York. When half a million people descend on a single, 600-acre farm in the midst of a hot, rainy, muddy August, you can expect a me...
13:51, 2019-08-01

Mexico court rules minors can't be held at migrant center A Mexican court has ruled that authorities must stop detaining minors at a migrant center in Mexico City following the death of a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl there....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Wisconsin dad accused of killing infant while being held by mother: report A 21-year-old Milwaukee man is charged with reckless homicide after police say he punched his 2-month-old son repeatedly in the head while being held in his mother’s arms, ultimately killing the child....
11:00, 2019-06-12

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for him. News outlets report that a large group of people gathered to remember the life of 20-year-old Brandon Webber in Memphis late Friday. Family membe...
05:51, 2019-06-15