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Bankrupt California utility blamed for deadly wildfires agrees to $11bn payout

PG&E to pay insurers of claimants from two years of blazes, including Paradise fire that left 86 dead, in tentative dealA utility company with a hist...

Bankrupt California utility blamed for deadly wildfires agrees to $11bn payout

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California utility cuts off power to thousands to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern Cali...
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California utility will shut off power to 800,000 people to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has annou...
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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....
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Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state h...
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Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of ...
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Anglo American agrees to earlier community payout in Peru after protests Anglo American PLC will spend some $30 million on community projects near its Quellaveco copper project in Peru three years earlier than planned afte...
23:48, 2019-08-21

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/...
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The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to create a fund for utilities to tap if they face massive liability costs ...
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California utility cuts off power to thousands amid wildfire threat Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern Cali...
20:44, 2019-09-24

California power shutoffs: when your public utility is owned by private investors Widescale power shutdown reveals the depth of California’s infrastructure problems amid a growing climate crisisWhen the United States’ largest inves...
07:20, 2019-10-12

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 conflagrati...
05:36, 2019-06-09

Camp Fire, which killed 85 in California, blamed on PG&E lines LOS ANGELES — State investigators said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. electrical transmission lines caused the Camp Fire, which killed 85 ...
13:16, 2019-05-16

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfir...
23:32, 2019-05-15

Smoke, not fire, blamed for 34 deaths in California boat disaster The revelation came as investigators searched for the cause of the deadly blaze and divers looked for the body of the one missing victim....
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First death reported in California wildfires SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The lights were back on Friday for many of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when the stat...
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California's new normal: evacuating wildfires yet again It's part of California's new normal: year-round fire seasons, planned electricity blackouts and for retired couple Bhagvei and Paresh Badreshia, sud...
00:36, 2019-10-12

Three dead following Southern California wildfires Three people are dead after wind-driven wildfires burned through 8,300 acres in Southern California, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes as fir...
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California Wildfires: The Hotshots of Helltown Last fall, when the deadliest blaze in America in a century blew through Northern California, thousands of people—including those in the tiny communi...
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Electricity back on for many as wildfires rage in California The threat of widespread outages loomed in Southern California after the winds moved to the Los Angeles area....
02:20, 2019-10-12

3 deaths have been linked to the Southern California wildfires so far Associated Press/Noah Berger Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said Saturday. One man who t...
03:24, 2019-10-13

California wildfires bring destruction to Los Angeles suburbs Two people feared dead and numerous buildings destroyed100,000 evacuated but utility restores power to consumersMillions without power. A hundred tho...
19:36, 2019-10-12

More than 100,000 ordered to evacuate as wildfires rage in southern California The notorious Santa Ana winds — linked to the spread of many wildfires — bring a dangerous mix of witheringly low humidity levels and powerful gusts....
18:56, 2019-10-11

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in th...
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Pair of California wildfires destroy homes near Los Angeles A pair of wildfires have destroyed dozens of homes near Los Angeles and forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents, fire officials said on Friday...
15:08, 2019-10-11

Two California wildfires destroy homes near Los Angeles, leaving at least one dead A pair of wildfires has destroyed dozens of homes near Los Angeles, killed a man and forced some 100,000 residents to evacuate, fire officials said o...
18:20, 2019-10-11

California: more than 1.5 million without power amid shutoff to avoid wildfires Deliberate outages by Pacific Gas & Electric force schools and businesses to close and disrupt life for many peopleMore than 1.5 million people in no...
22:08, 2019-10-10

California wildfires ravage Los Angeles communities, thousands evacuated A wind-swept wildfire in California’s San Fernando Valley threatened several northern Los Angeles communities Friday, prompting authorities to order ...
14:40, 2019-10-11

California: nearly 2 million without power amid shutoff to avoid wildfires Winds in the southern part of the state have forced the utilities there to issue shutoff warnings for Los Angeles and San DiegoGusts reaching 70mph r...
00:32, 2019-10-11

Even animals that thrive in wildfires can’t cope with California’s mega-fires Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scienti...
19:20, 2019-08-07

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scienti...
01:32, 2019-08-07

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage The power is back on for more than two million California residents. Pacific Gas and Electric Company had turned off the juice for large swaths of no...
18:08, 2019-10-12

PG&E shutdown: 800,000 people to lose power to prevent California wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has annou...
13:04, 2019-10-09

California: north and south battle wildfires as preventive shutoffs hit millions Blazes destroy buildings and spur evacuations while high winds fuel fears for San Francisco Bay AreaGusts reaching 70mph raked the San Francisco Bay ...
02:52, 2019-10-11

Two years after California wildfires, survivors poised to lose housing funds Insurance money to expire while many residents remain without shelter, amid the slow process of rebuildingTwo years ago, they lost everything – their...
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California wildfires: 100,000 evacuated in the south as power returns to north – live Firefighters battle blazes in Los Angeles area while utility begins restoring power to some northern communitiesCalifornia wildfire spreads as fears ...
23:28, 2019-10-11

California wildfires are no match for Tesla’s advanced ‘Bioweapon Defense Mode’ Tesla’s “Bioweapon Defense Mode” feature is proving to be quite effective for California Tesla owners when it comes to withstanding...
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November wildfires become most expensive in California history as insurance claims top $12 billion. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — November wildfires become most expensive in California history as insurance claims top $12 billion....
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More than 800,000 people in Northern California will have their power shut off Tuesday night as the fear of wildfires grows Associated Press/Marcio Jose Sanchez The utility company PG&E will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in Northern California on Tuesday ni...
02:56, 2019-10-09

I thought I'd escaped the California wildfires unscathed, but a few months later I realized that wasn't the case — I'd made a $7,500 mistake Getty Images After a fire in California left homes in my neighborhood burnt to the ground, I felt lucky that nothing had happened to my home. I late...
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Cause of deadly California boat fire still a mystery A two week examination of the charred wreckage of the scuba diving boat Conception has been inconclusive, leaving unanswered what caused the tragedy....
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Insurance claims from deadly California fires top $12B SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state ...
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The Latest: Man charged in deadly California fire testifies OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two men in a deadly California warehouse fire(all times local): 1 p.m. One of two men blamed for a ...
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California adopts country's strictest law on police use of deadly force Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia adopted the strictest la...
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Jamie Oliver takes £5.2m payout despite restaurant closures Licensing deals helped celebrity chef’s food and media empire increase sales to £43.5mJamie Oliver paid himself £5.2m last year despite a dive in pro...
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19:56, 2019-09-30

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The Fantasy Utility Vehicle: A $300,000 Nostalgia Trip Would you drop $300k on that 4x4 you craved in high school? Automotive artisans are retrofitting classic off-roaders—from Ford Broncos to Toyota Land...
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PG&E’s lenders offer billions, new name to rebrand utility SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric’s key lenders have offered a $30 billion plan to pull the utility out of bankruptcy and give t...
22:24, 2019-06-25

Ottolenghi florist who cut wrist carrying vase wins right to £100,000 payout A flower arranger who suffered horrific injuries in a fall while carrying a vase at celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi's Belgravia restaurant has been a...
13:28, 2019-09-26

Indigenous families given $2B payout for children separated from parents by government The tribunal is awarding the maximum damages it can -- $40,000 -- for each child taken away for lack of proper services or who was later returned to ...
17:36, 2019-09-06

Geoffrey Rush wins $1.9m payout on #MeToo defamation case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million Australian dollars (over $1.9 million USD) after winning his defamation case against ...
14:00, 2019-05-23

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge rulin...
12:36, 2019-06-18

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12:08, 2019-10-16

Michael Barrymore drops wrongful arrest claim 'without payout' Michael Barrymore has agreed to cancel a compensation claim after he was arrested during an investigation into the death of a man at his home....
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Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job...
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Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic met...
18:20, 2019-06-13

Michigan utility releases 12 juvenile turtles into habitat SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A dozen juvenile turtles have been released into a habitat created for them by employees of a Michigan utility. Jackson-based C...
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Report highlights utility failures in biggest US gas leak LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation into the cause of the largest-known release of methane in the U.S. faults a California utility for the way it mai...
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The Latest: Governor aims to block extension for utility SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California. 2:35 p.m. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says bankrupt Pac...
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Florida utility to install 1K electric car charging stations FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Power & Light plans to install 1,000 electric-charging stations at 100 locations across the state. The utility’s anno...
21:20, 2019-09-19

Florida utility to install 1K electric car-charging stations FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Power & Light plans to install 1,000 electric-charging stations at 100 locations across the state. The utility’s anno...
22:20, 2019-09-19

Driver Killed After Hitting Utility Pole Near Harrodsburg MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was killed when a car skidded on a wet road and crashed in Mercer County. It happened Thursday on Perry...
11:28, 2019-05-31

Matt Damon turned down 'Avatar' lead role and $250+ million payout Matt Damon is one of the most in-demand actors in Hollywood but even he as regrets over roles he missed out on....
22:44, 2019-10-01

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola...
20:48, 2019-08-01

Las Vegas shooting victims agree to up to $800m payout with resort owner Size of settlement depends on number of plaintiffs taking partMGM Resorts International owns venue where 58 were killedTwo years after a gunman raine...
01:52, 2019-10-04

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation...
11:48, 2019-05-23

City trying to dodge $60M payout to burned Beacon High School student The city wants to avoid paying the almost $60 million it owes to a Beacon High School student who was badly burned in a chemistry experiment gone awr...
20:24, 2019-08-29

Talks with Purdue Pharma and Sackler family over opioid payout break down State attorneys general expect company to file for bankruptcy‘It seems there will be little money for plaintiffs,’ expert warnsState and local govern...
01:16, 2019-09-09

Geoffrey Rush: Actor wins biggest ever defamation payout in Australia Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush is awarded A$2.9m over allegations printed in an Australian newspaper....
10:20, 2019-05-24

Heather Mills receives apology and payout in phone-hacking case Ex-model receives ‘substantial’ payout as she settles case against News of the WorldHeather Mills has received an apology at the high court after set...
13:56, 2019-07-08

Las Vegas shooting victims agree up to $800m payout with resort owner Size of settlement depends on number of plaintiffs taking partMGM Resorts International owns venue where 58 were killedAttorneys for victims of the d...
18:36, 2019-10-03

Pick 4 lottery drawing 0-0-0-0 results in record payout in North Carolina The North Carolina Education Lottery said a record $7.8 million was paid out in the Pick 4 drawing when an unusual set of numbers came up: 0-0-0-0....
19:56, 2019-06-24

Oil adviser 'blinded by attraction' could lose £180k handed to Tinder lover after she declared herself bankrupt A businessman who handed more than £180,000 to his Tinder lover while "blinded by attraction" could end up with not recovering a penny despite a judg...
11:36, 2019-07-01

N.S. utility destroys nest of migratory bird while clearing trees Landowners in Bear River, N.S., photographed the nest of an American robin, with three eggs spilled out....
18:12, 2019-07-04

South Africa’s president says shaky power utility can’t fail CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s president says the country’s struggling state-owned power utility Eskom “cannot be al...
20:40, 2019-06-20

Todd Snyder's New Luxe Utility Collection Is Very Accurately Named The stalwart designer made a menswear-y Land Cruiser and some hardy fall clothes to go with it. Here are our favorites from the new Todd Snyder colle...
13:52, 2019-09-05

New Land Rover Defender: 90 'Utility' variant hits the road Steel wheels and lack of rear windows hint at a van-style Utility variant Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, the 2020 Defender w...
14:24, 2019-07-29

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to mak...
19:12, 2019-06-20

State regulators admit there’s a gas shortage amid utility fight New York’s top energy utility regulators admitted Thursday there’s a gas shortage — even as they slammed National Grid for imposing a moratoriu...
01:24, 2019-10-18

After heat-related death, summer utility policy to be reviewed PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan ...
14:32, 2019-06-20

Colorado utility gets $500M offer to shut coal plants GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A wholesale power provider has proposed a $500 million deal for a Colorado electric utility to retire some coal assets a...
20:56, 2019-05-29

Here's A First Look At The New Non-Hybrid 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility In The Wild Planning on starting your own police force? Sure you are, who isn’t? That means you’ll probably like to know how much a new non-hybrid Ford Police In...
20:24, 2019-08-13

Toyota Land Cruiser Utility 3dr long-term review Will a basic – and we do mean basic – Land Cruiser cut it as a daily family workhorse? Six months with one should be enough to find out Why we’re ru...
12:08, 2019-06-10

Christian preacher accused of hate speech wins £2,500 payout from Met for wrongful arrest A preacher who was halted from expressing his Christian views and driven four miles away by police has been awarded a £2,500 payout for wrongful arre...
10:12, 2019-07-28

Chris Gayle deserves higher defamation payout, Australian court hears Lawyer says the West Indies star, who was awarded $300,000, was hurt by the way his win was reportedThe international cricketer Chris Gayle, who was ...
12:52, 2019-06-06

Alleged lap-dancing opioid maker may stiff feds on $225M payout with bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufa...
22:08, 2019-06-11

Heather Mills, Paul McCartney’s ex, receives ‘substantial’ payout in libel settlement Heather Mills said media intrusion following her separation from Paul McCartney made life "unbearable."...
21:56, 2019-07-08

Lawyer denies claims he lied about spider bite during flight for a payout to buy house A lawyer who claims he almost lost a leg because of a spider bite on a plane has denied allegations by a mystery witness that he invented the story f...
13:00, 2019-07-12

Israel blamed for D.C. Stingrays Baltimore ransomware attack destroyed data — House, Senate negotiators move toward intel policy bill agreement...
16:32, 2019-09-12

French utility Veolia sees money from tackling indoor air pollution French water and waste group Veolia is starting a new line of business in tackling indoor air pollution, its chief executive said on Thursday....
15:36, 2019-06-13

Kentucky water utility granted interim emergency rate hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percen...
00:36, 2019-06-07

US gas utility funds 'front' consumer group to fight natural gas bans SoCalGas funded not-for-profit C4Bes from its launch, paying consultants to establish messaging and recruit board membersAmerica’s largest gas utilit...
12:40, 2019-07-26

U.S. heat wave begins with utility worker 'army' on, outdoor races off A third of the U.S. population was under excessive heat warnings on Friday through the weekend as a massive heat wave broiled the eastern and central...
17:08, 2019-07-19

Flowing Wells closed from semi-truck striking utility pole Tucson police temporarily close Flowing Wells just north of Prince due to an accident involving a semi-truck. Authorities say the semi-truck struck a...
21:04, 2019-09-01

Nevada utility announces three major solar projects with battery storage Nevada's largest utility NV Energy will procure 1,200 megawatts (MW) of solar electricity paired with batteries, or enough to power about 228,000 hom...
12:20, 2019-06-26

‘No justice for black people’: family of man shot by police demand same payout as Justine Damond Father of Jamar Clark says Damond’s family, who received $US20m from Minneapolis, were treated differently The family of an African American man shot...
00:24, 2019-05-22

Brewers Utility Man Hernán Pérez Pitches Delightful, YouTube-Inspired 1-2-3 Inning Normally I would not ask you to pay attention to a late half-inning in a 16–0 June blowout, where pretty much by definition nothing that happens matt...
07:56, 2019-06-05

Australian state water utility objects to South 32 coal mine extension Australia's New South Wales water authority has lodged a strong objection to a planned extension of the life of a coal mine operated by South 32 beca...
11:56, 2019-10-11

I've been blamed even when I'm not playing, says Shkodran Mustafi Arsenal defender says criticism has become ‘irrational’German particularly angry about Emmanuel Petit commentsShkodran Mustafi has opened up on his t...
11:52, 2019-10-09

Hookup apps blamed for STD spike A few days ago the CDC issued an alarming new bulletin revealing that STD rates are skyrocketing across the United States. Cases of gonorrhea and syp...
04:52, 2019-10-15

After death of Sun City woman, Arizona Corporation Commission to review summer utility policy PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan ...
07:40, 2019-06-20

White Paper Supports Utility of CBOE Eurekahedge Benchmarks for Volatility Hedge Funds CHICAGO, IL and BONITA SPRINGS, FL -- February 29, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a white pap...
13:52, 2019-05-01

Stephen Porges: ‘Survivors are blamed because they don’t fight’ The psychiatry professor on the polyvagal theory he developed to understand our reactions to traumaStephen Porges is professor of psychiatry at the U...
11:40, 2019-06-02

Malnourishment blamed for rise in encephalitis in Bihar Medics in India reproach state government saying hunger is behind child fever and deaths not just lychee toxinsThe recent deaths of more than 110 chi...
18:40, 2019-06-19

Storms Blamed For Man’s Death In Allen County ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The violent storms that swept across the southern commonwealth are being blamed for one death. The Allen County co...
13:36, 2019-06-22

Florida man gets life for slaying he blamed on sleepwalking WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he stabbed his roommate to death has been sentenced to life in prison. The Pa...
13:56, 2019-05-09

Now Hillary Clinton’s loss is being blamed on Jon Stewart Hillary Clinton’s defenders will never stop making excuses for why she lost in 2016: It was Matt Lauer! It was James Comey! It was men being sexist! ...
18:28, 2019-05-04

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s blamed on hot water system GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water syste...
23:24, 2019-06-13

Roundup Weedkiller Is Blamed for Cancers, but Farmers Say It’s Not Going Away After a blockbuster acquisition, Bayer may lose billions over claims that the No. 1 agricultural chemical is unsafe. But its market niche seems secur...
18:00, 2019-09-20

India Hunts Man-Eating Tiger Blamed for 13 Deaths In a way, India’s effort to protect tigers has become a victim of its own success. Their numbers are growing, and they’re coming into contact with pe...
22:04, 2019-05-06

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in ...
21:40, 2019-08-06

The Latest: 3 deaths blamed on flooding; kayaker missing ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The latest round of Midwestern flooding has claimed at least thre...
21:16, 2019-05-03

Brooklyn man blamed girlfriend for killing motorcyclist: prosecutors Diaz’s girlfriend, Jasmin Morales-Cruz, 23, initially took the fall for the fatal crash, telling police that she had only one drink while Diaz had nu...
05:52, 2019-09-04

Eli Manning blamed by deranged man who randomly attacked pedestrians A deranged man charged with hate-crime attacks on Manhattan pedestrians blamed Eli Manning for his rampage, according to newly released court papers....
22:28, 2019-09-19

Video games more often blamed when school shooters are white (Reuters Health) - In the wake of school shootings, people are more likely to blame violent video games for the crime when perpetrators are white tha...
19:36, 2019-09-19

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. ...
18:56, 2019-07-10

No murder charge for suspect in death blamed on panhandler BALTIMORE (AP) — The attorney for a woman accused in a killing that was initially blamed on a panhandler says prosecutors are dropping murder charges...
16:08, 2019-06-04

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” &...
23:40, 2019-08-06

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic cr...
00:00, 2019-05-26

Israel blamed for spy devices found near White House Israel was most likely responsible for the cellphone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive areas around Washi...
17:24, 2019-09-12

Amazon blamed as 'iconic' bookshops announce closure Wenlock Books in Shropshire and Camden Lock Books in London are set to close, with owners citing business rates and online competitionWenlock Books, ...
00:16, 2019-05-31

Republican redistricting expert blamed for census question NEW YORK (AP) — A new court filing by lawyers opposing adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting e...
18:36, 2019-05-30

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of th...
13:16, 2019-05-22

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon...
18:16, 2019-08-23

Pastor blamed attempted rape of girl on her ‘demons’: cops Maybe he should reflect on his own demons. A Maryland pastor who tried to rape a girl blamed her “demons” for the sick attack, according ...
18:36, 2019-09-25

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she wa...
18:08, 2019-05-15

Woman who blamed alien cult for boyfriend’s murder sentenced The Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her boyfriend and blamed an apocalyptic alien cult for his death was sentenced to prison this week. Barbara R...
20:24, 2019-06-11

Climate crisis blamed as temperature records broken in three nations New maximums set in Belgium, Germany and Netherlands, as citizens swelter across EuropeBelgium, Germany and the Netherlands have recorded their highe...
01:40, 2019-07-25

Shkodran Mustafi: I get blamed for Arsenal defeats even when I don't play Shkodran Mustafi says criticism of his Arsenal performances has become so "irrational" that he was being blamed for defeats in which he did not play....
18:32, 2019-10-08

Subsidy cuts blamed for fall in UK sales of electrified vehicles Industry group says removal of subsidies for hybrids last autumn was prematureA lobby group has accused the government of undermining the British car...
13:20, 2019-07-04

Clayton Kershaw blamed himself after suffering yet another catastrophic postseason collapse Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Dodgers blew a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning of a decisive Game 5 against the Washington Nationals...
18:32, 2019-10-10

Man blamed ‘brain surgery’ after allegedly stabbing wife to death A Queens man was charged Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his wife to death and bashing her with a cutting board — and tried to blame his “...
19:48, 2019-05-21

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating ...
18:00, 2019-05-20

Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste Scientists looking into whether migrant reptiles are behind huge rise in number of attacksThe people of Timor-Leste have a crocodile problem.The rept...
09:28, 2019-06-11

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and tw...
23:40, 2019-05-16

Mick Mulvaney says Trump cannot be blamed for shootings in Texas, Ohio "There's no benefit here to trying to make this a political issue," acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said. "This is a social issue."...
20:28, 2019-08-04

Chennai in crisis as authorities blamed for dire water shortage Four reservoirs supplying India’s sixth largest city dry up as state accused of inactionAuthorities in Chennai have been criticised for failing to de...
13:24, 2019-06-19

Raccoon blamed for power outage in Illinois capital's downtown Utility officials in an Illinois city said a raccoon knocked out power for 211 customers and lived to tell the tale....
19:24, 2019-07-02

'Murderer of nature': Evo Morales blamed as Bolivia battles devastating fires Furious locals say president is culpable over unprecedented destruction of wildlifeRuny Callaú can’t remember how many nights he has been fighting th...
08:16, 2019-09-02

North Carolina smashup of 40-50 vehicles blamed on heavy rain: reports As many as 50 vehicles were involved, but early reports indicated that only one serious injury resulted after chain-reaction crashes in heavy rain in...
09:52, 2019-08-18

Slime on the line: slug blamed for power failure on Japanese railways Part of the country’s famously efficient network were plunged into chaos after the mollusc short-circuited electrical equipmentA slug has been blamed...
04:40, 2019-06-24

Mariners Park Care Home: Failings blamed on 'Brexit uncertainties' Residents had to "bawl and shout" for help and some were left in bed until midday, inspectors find....
17:40, 2019-06-20

Purdue could become a trust funded by sales of the same drug blamed for the opioid crisis Purdue Pharma could become a public trust funded by OxyContin sales as part of a massive settlement over its role in the opioid epidemic, but some pr...
06:44, 2019-09-04

Dog kisses blamed for devastating infection that cost a woman her hands and legs Dogs are man’s best friend, but their mouths aren’t the most sterile things in the world. In fact, a dog’s mouth can be downright d...
19:00, 2019-08-06

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer l...
11:00, 2019-06-21

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade blamed on Iran At least 51 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use ...
15:20, 2019-08-01

Queen Elizabeth’s jam supplier blamed for water shortage at English estate Queen Elizabeth II’s supplier of fruit preserves has found itself in a royal jam – amid a drop in water pressure in a neighboring estate, according t...
20:40, 2019-07-17

Bodies of father and daughter taken home as Trump blamed for border chaos Óscar and Valeria Martinez died trying to cross Rio GrandeAid worker says Trump chaos killing innocent migrantsThe bodies of a young father and his t...
14:28, 2019-06-28

Stephen Miller blamed impeachment on Deep State – Bannon says that’s for ‘nut cases’ The former White House strategist, and a leading voice of the alt-right, was once key in the propagation of the conspiracy theorySenior White House a...
14:08, 2019-10-04

Iraq protests blamed on 'malicious hands' as death toll passes 100 Interior ministry spokesman denies claims security forces clashed with demonstratorsAn Iraqi interior ministry spokesman has said an investigation i...
04:24, 2019-10-07

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
04:48, 2019-05-31

Drug poisonings blamed for biggest rise in homeless deaths since records began A huge increase in drug fatalities has contributed to the biggest rise in deaths of homeless people in England and Wales since records began....
13:08, 2019-10-01

'Cowboy flying': Pilot blamed for scalping man with plane's wing during Lego photo op A Navy employee nearly lost his scalp last year when he was struck by an airplane taking off during a submarine training exercise in the Arctic....
00:28, 2019-10-01

Insecticide blamed for the deaths of 200 native birds, including wedge-tailed eagles Environment officials are unsure whether the poisoning of the birds in northeast Victoria was an accidentAn insecticide is likely to be behind the de...
04:40, 2019-10-07

NYCHA blamed for letting busted pipe rain ‘putrid liquid’ for months NYCHA let a busted pipe rain down “putrid liquid” into a housing project laundry room for two months because workers didn’t have a ...
00:00, 2019-07-23

Mark Zuckerberg livestreamed his latest Facebook employee Q&A and blamed an intern for leaking the last one Facebook Audio from an internal Facebook Q&A with CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaked to the press earlier this week. In response, Zuckerberg livestreamed thi...
13:24, 2019-10-04

Oklahoma wins opioid case against Johnson & Johnson, gets tiny payout Enlarge / IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 26: A sign is posted at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. A judge has ord...
20:32, 2019-08-27

Downing Street aide sacked by Dominic Cummings 'offered £40,000 payout' A sacked Downing Street adviser has been offered a payout of around £40,000, it is claimed....
10:32, 2019-09-28

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But ro...
11:20, 2019-08-08

Woman abused by brother wins payout after 50 years as 'cruel' same-roof law is scrapped A woman sexually abused as a child by her half-brother has been awarded compensation almost 50 years later in a landmark legal case brought after a "...
14:24, 2019-08-07

Beautician wins right to sue barrister who 'lied over payout' A beautician can sue a disgraced ex-barrister for £200,000 over claims his new TV career has left her anxious and depressed, a judge has ruled....
13:12, 2019-10-10

Victim who was sexually abused by British Army officer tells others to 'speak out' after winning payout from MoD A man who was sexually abused by a British Army cadet officer has spoken for the first time to urge other victims to come forward, after winning a pa...
10:56, 2019-08-05

Democrats have long blamed 'culture' for black poverty. Joe Biden is no exception | Bhaskar Sunkara Both Democrats and Republicans attack black culture, but refuse to enact the redistribution of wealth and power that could end racial inequityThis we...
12:20, 2019-09-17

US-China trade war blamed as BASF issues hefty profits warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as chemicals giant BASF hits investors with a profits warningIntroduction: BASF hurt by t...
10:04, 2019-07-09

Post Malone’s jet's emergency landing blamed on blown tires, safety violations: report Blown tires and multiple safety violations committed by the flight crew of Post Malone’s private jet forced the aircraft into an emergency landing in...
11:00, 2019-06-12

Iran hits back at Boris Johnson after he blamed the country for Saudi oil plant attacks Iran has slammed Boris Johnson after he blamed the country for attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities....
16:56, 2019-09-23

Katy Perry facing multi-million dollar payout over hit single 'copied from a Christian rap song' Pop star Katy Perry is facing a multi-million dollar payout after a jury found her 2013 hit Dark Horse had been copied from a Christian rap song....
14:00, 2019-07-30

Fire officials say utility’s power lines were responsible for CA’s deadliest fire 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...
21:56, 2019-05-16

HMP Pentonville: Government neglect blamed for alarming rise in violence and drugs at prison, report finds Government neglect has "directly contributed" to an alarming rise in violence and drugs at one of the country's oldest and busiest prisons, it is cla...
15:44, 2019-08-28

Halsey Epically Drags Troll Who Blamed Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Split on Bisexuality Halsey is clapping back after reading a controversial comment about Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's recent breakup. The "Without Me" singer took t...
23:24, 2019-08-12

Daily on Energy: Utility group CEO says popular nuclear energy bill could be a bailout in disguise SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexami...
12:12, 2019-05-02

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say mult...
06:32, 2019-08-19

1,800 firefighters trying to contain wildfires in Portugal In recent years, the country has witnessed some of its deadliest fires on record, with 106 people killed in 2017....
20:36, 2019-07-21

Amazon wildfires: A look at what’s fact and what isn’t According to Brazil’s space research centre, more Amazon rainforest fires are burning right now than ever recorded before....
20:48, 2019-08-22

Arctic wildfires: How bad are they and what caused them? Wildfires are raging in Siberia, Alaska, Greenland and Canada, many of them in the Arctic Circle. Why?...
16:44, 2019-08-02

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro ...
02:00, 2019-08-23

'Shame on you.' Bella Thorne hits back at Whoopi Goldberg after 'The View' host blamed her for nude photo hack Bella Thorne chided Whoopi Goldberg in a series of tearful videos Tuesday after the "The View" co-host criticized her for taking intimate photos of h...
14:48, 2019-06-19

The UK has already had more wildfires in 2019 than any year on record Just four months into 2019, the UK has been hit by more large wildfires than in the whole of 2018. Fires are thought to be made more likely by climat...
18:16, 2019-04-23

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a hea...
20:52, 2019-05-23

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned are...
17:44, 2019-07-22

Hotshot crews prepare for wildfires TUCSON — It’s wildfire season and hotshots are working around the clock to make sure Southern Arizona is ready for any wildfires. One of ...
02:44, 2019-06-24

Amazon wildfires set to cause irreversible damage By the end of the dry season, the fires in Brazil could spread to other untouched forest areas, threatening the survival of individual tree species. ...
19:44, 2019-08-27

California earthquake map: Where in southern California was the earthquake? Foreign office travel advice and more A large swathe of southern California and Nevada has been hit by the region's strongest earthquake in more than two decades....
14:48, 2019-07-05

Portugal Is Using Goats to Prepare for Wildfires, But There's Not Enough Shepherds Portugal, which has been ravaged by wildfires of increasing severity and duration in the era of climate change, is turning back to the goat to clear ...
15:48, 2019-08-18

Bolivia president does about-face and will now accept aid to put out wildfires Bolivian President Evo Morales did an about-face on Sunday and said he was now open to international aid to fight the blazes that have engulfed rural...
22:00, 2019-08-25

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 wil...
01:56, 2019-05-31

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be ...
18:24, 2019-08-13

Smoke from Canadian wildfires drifts into 5 US states HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from large wildfires in Canada’s Alberta province has drifted into five U.S. states and is causing haze and air qual...
17:04, 2019-05-31

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are...
11:16, 2019-08-15

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authoritie...
06:20, 2019-07-21

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turn...
01:48, 2019-07-20

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of...
01:56, 2019-07-15

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villa...
22:12, 2019-07-05

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a vil...
03:44, 2019-07-21

Wildfires: Our generation needs to stop climate change The UK has had more wildfires in half of 2019 than any year on record, Joe wants to learn why...
04:00, 2019-07-08

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned are...
20:40, 2019-07-22

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate...
16:36, 2019-06-08

Gatehouse Media agrees to pay $1.38B for Gannett The nation’s largest newspaper chain just got a whole lot bigger. The parent of the nation’s second-largest newspaper company, Gatehouse Media, has s...
05:16, 2019-08-06

Drones the latest critical tool to fight wildfires As wildfires become a growing threat across the country, firefighters are increasingly turning to drones to help them in battle....
00:48, 2019-06-26

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thou...
09:08, 2019-07-13

More than 100 wildfires rage across Mexico as authorities declare EMERGENCY MEXICO has declared an environmental emergency across Mexico City as smoke from more than 100 wildfires raised air pollution to potentially harmful l...
18:44, 2019-05-15

Amazon wildfires can be seen from space, NASA images show The rampant wildfires spreading across the Amazon can be seen from space, according to new images from NASA....
16:44, 2019-08-21

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the ar...
12:16, 2019-06-27

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go insid...
17:04, 2019-06-18

H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil due to Amazon wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmen...
21:32, 2019-09-05

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....
20:20, 2019-05-31

With wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from Supertanker plane Wildfires raging in eastern Bolivia have burned more than 450,000 hectares (1.1 million acres), or roughly an area the size of the U.S. state of Dela...
22:56, 2019-08-22

New gel lets us spread flame retardant before wildfires start Enlarge / Firefighters from Stockton, Calif., put out flames off of Hidden Valley Rd. while fighting a wildfire, Friday, May 3, 2013 in Hidden Valley...
13:24, 2019-10-05

Nearby wildfires causes northern Ontario First Nation to evacuate Pikangikum First Nation is evacuating hundreds of residents as smoke from nearby wildfires blows into the community....
19:24, 2019-05-30

Wildfires prompt 4,000 to evacuate on Spain’s Canary Islands By Sunday afternoon, the fire had taken two different directions, burning more than 1,700 hectares as it continued advancing....
23:28, 2019-08-18

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting int...
22:52, 2019-07-05

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responder...
17:56, 2019-09-18

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will swe...
22:24, 2019-06-25

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 diff...
16:48, 2019-05-31

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some t...
17:20, 2019-07-12

The pyrocene has begun: How to tackle a world of raging wildfires Thousands of hectares of Arctic forest is on fire and the effects on human health and the climate could be terrible. Why did this happen and how can ...
12:40, 2019-08-28

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia...
00:24, 2019-08-01

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
18:24, 2019-07-31

‘Worst of wildfires still to come’ despite Brazil claiming crisis is under control Forestry expert warns annual burning season had yet to fully play out and calls for urgent steps to reduce potential damageThe fires raging in the Br...
22:12, 2019-08-28

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area bigger that the state of Belgium across Siberia, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists sla...
00:44, 2019-07-31

Villagers, firefighters battle massive wildfires in Portugal VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal — Blazes in central Portugal reached houses on Sunday, forcing locals to take matters into their own hands as they tried ...
03:08, 2019-07-22

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing ...
16:12, 2019-08-02

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to ...
20:00, 2019-07-22

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been re...
22:24, 2019-07-22

Missouri man charged 'set 13 wildfires on way to high school reunion' Suspect in California claims he was in ‘emotional’ state Freddie Owen Graham held on $2m bail and 15 arson countsA suspected arsonist traveled from M...
20:32, 2019-09-28

Arctic wildfires raging amid record heatwave Wildfires have broken out across the arctic circle. The infernos currently raging throughout parts of Alaska, Greenland, and bits of northern Siberia...
15:52, 2019-07-27

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in t...
16:44, 2019-08-28

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heat...
17:12, 2019-05-23

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire seas...
22:16, 2019-07-26

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go insid...
13:24, 2019-06-14

'Three lying Met officers blamed teen motorist for crash' Three Met police officers lied to wrongly blame a teenage motorist for a crash, a court heard....
18:44, 2019-05-02

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the co...
01:48, 2019-06-21

Tom Brady agrees to $70m, two-year extension with Patriots at age of 42 Quarterback has won six Super Bowls with New EnglandBrady has said he wants to play in league into his mid-40sTom Brady has insisted for some time th...
21:00, 2019-08-04

Nation agrees ‘mental health’ is the top gun issue President Trump’s focus on mental health as he considers ways to curb gun violence is backed by most Americans and the issue has even prompted a Cali...
18:44, 2019-09-12

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on...
13:00, 2019-06-16

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he...
04:40, 2019-07-16

Tom Brady agrees to intriguing extension with Patriots Happy Birthday, Tom! The legendary Patriots quarterback has agreed to a two-year extension with the Patriots, according to ESPN, just a day after tur...
21:08, 2019-08-04

De Blasio agrees to interview with Sean Hannity The conservative host and longtime de Blasio basher has scored his first-ever interview with Hizzoner, which is set to air Wednesday at 9 pm....
01:04, 2019-08-06

Mercedes agrees to be in second Netflix Formula 1 series Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has confirmed his team will take part in the next series of Netflix's Formula 1 documentary, despite admitting he initially ...
18:24, 2019-06-07

IMO agrees on stricter efficiency targets for some ships The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up...
20:20, 2019-05-17

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A stat...
18:00, 2019-06-17

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...
03:16, 2019-06-19

Banker blamed in 2008 financial crisis sues co-op for causing ‘severe financial hardship’ Former Bear Stearns CEO James Cayne — the Wall Street exec whose “weak corporate governance” has been blamed in the 2008 financial crisis...
23:28, 2019-08-29

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron He said the G7 countries comprising the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and Canada, were finalizing a possible deal on "technic...
18:52, 2019-08-25

G7 leaders to hold emergency talks over Amazon wildfires crisis Brazil’s handling of fires to top agenda in Biarritz as France and Ireland threaten to block trade dealAmazon fires: what is happening and is there a...
19:44, 2019-08-23

Leonardo DiCaprio-backed fund pledges $5M in aid for Amazon wildfires Leonardo DiCaprio has joined with other philanthropists in pledging $5 million dollars through their environmental foundation to aid the Amazon as ma...
22:32, 2019-08-25

'The worst is still to come': sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remai...
15:00, 2019-06-27

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remai...
18:28, 2019-06-27

Fewer wildfires, less scorched land in B.C. so far this year compared to 2018 So far this year, there have been 1,300 fewer fires compared to the same point in the 2018 season....
21:52, 2019-08-27

Dolly Parton honored by FBI for donation to Gatlinburg wildfires victims Dolly Parton was honored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over the weekend for her donations to hundreds of families who lost their homes...
02:04, 2019-05-07

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were st...
21:08, 2019-06-29

G7 leaders agree plan to help Amazon countries fight wildfires Emmanuel Macron says $20m fund and long-term initiative to protect rainforest agreed on in BiarritzThe G7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20m ...
14:28, 2019-08-26

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister B...
12:44, 2019-05-24

As fall begins in Alaska, wildfires linked to warming rage on Leaves in Alaska are changing color and the rainy season is supposed to begin, but wildfires are raging on in an unusually long and fierce fire seaso...
01:44, 2019-08-30

With forest wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from SuperTanker plane Bolivian firefighters are still trying to put out wildfires that have already burned more than 650,000 hectares (1.6 million acres) of tropical fores...
01:20, 2019-08-23

Wildfires: blazes rage in Arctic during severe heatwave – video The Arctic Circle is suffering from an unprecedented number of wildfires in the latest sign of a climate crisis. With some blazes the size of 100,000...
22:48, 2019-07-26

Arizona crews arrive in San Bernadrino to assist in potential wildfires SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The Fry Fire District went to Sam Bernardino to help out with preventing fires in the San Bernardino area. Winds over ...
07:08, 2019-10-11

Russians demand vast wildfires consuming Siberia be extinguished More than half a million Russians have demanded the authorities do more to tackle vast wildfires in Siberia that environmentalists have dubbed an eco...
19:12, 2019-07-30

Firefighters battle wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal About 1,800 firefighters struggle to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people About 1,800 firefighters have been struggling to contain wil...
20:44, 2019-07-21

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fi...
17:04, 2019-07-31

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move w...
20:48, 2019-07-31

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole y...
15:04, 2019-07-12

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organi...
01:04, 2019-07-21

Some Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers: Russia President Vladimir Putin called in the army last week to help firefighters battle fires raging in remote Siberian forestland....
19:32, 2019-08-06

Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers Russian prosecutors said on Tuesday that some of the vast Siberian wildfires that environmentalists have dubbed a climate emergency were started on p...
19:48, 2019-08-06

Jair Bolsonaro says 'deceitful' media hyping Amazon wildfires In a combative UN address Bolsonaro denied – contrary to the evidence – that the world’s largest rainforest was being devastatedBrazil’s far-right pr...
19:44, 2019-09-24

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this seas...
02:36, 2019-07-18

Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third monthA cloud of smoke and soot bigger than the European Union is bil...
18:36, 2019-08-12

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene...
23:40, 2019-08-12

Huge fire blankets can protect houses from destructive wildfires Wrapping a wooden house in a fire resistant blanket can protect it from a wildfire for around 10 minutes - enough to let it survive fast-moving blaze...
06:24, 2019-10-15

As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes...
19:12, 2019-08-20

Jump in wildfires means smoke’s health impact will spread BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say w...
07:20, 2019-06-25

Arctic wildfires: What's caused huge swathes of flames to spread? The fires are releasing significant amounts of carbon gases, contributing further to global warming....
14:40, 2019-07-26

Sticky fluid can be sprayed on grassy verges to prevent wildfires A weather-resistant fluid containing fire retardants can be sprayed onto vegetation to stop wildfires from starting at high-risk areas such as roadsi...
23:36, 2019-09-30

Spain approves 774 million euro help package after floods, wildfires The Spanish government on Friday approved a set of measures valued at 774 million euros ($850 million) to help the municipalities affected by deadly ...
16:04, 2019-09-20

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behin...
16:32, 2019-05-20

‘Damage is irreversible’: More than 2 million wild animals die in Bolivia wildfires Warning: This story contains graphic content some readers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised. ...
19:44, 2019-09-26

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 traditiona...
00:52, 2019-05-22

'Dragon' drones: the flame throwers fighting wildfires with fire Self-igniting eggs dropped by flying gadgets: it sounds scary, but the resulting blazes can limit destructionThe drone propels a stream of flaming ga...
22:12, 2019-09-04

Mueller agrees to testify before 2 House panels next month WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before the House Judiciary and intelligence committees after both panel...
03:36, 2019-06-26

West Va. governor agrees to pay delinquent Kentucky taxes HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Coal companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are promising to pay huge property tax debts owed to some eastern Kentucky ...
23:24, 2019-06-10

Belgium’s ex-monarch agrees to DNA test in paternity case Belgium’s former monarch Albert II has agreed to a DNA test demanded by a woman who claims to be his daughter...
20:24, 2019-05-28

Trump agrees with Kim Jong Un on Joe Biden: White House North Korea's state-run news agency issued a biting attack last week on Biden, who has been critical of the communist state....
20:12, 2019-05-26

Matt Harvey agrees to minor-league deal with A’s Matt Harvey is getting another shot. The former Mets star agreed to a minor-league deal with the Athletics on Wednesday, according to MLB Network, se...
06:00, 2019-08-15

Julian Edelman agrees to two-year extension with Patriots FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with receive...
05:08, 2019-05-22

JD Salinger estate finally agrees to ebook editions Author’s son explains that wish for accessibility has persuaded trustees to look past his father’s dislike of digital mediaAfter years of refusing to...
19:08, 2019-08-12

Italy agrees new government coalition to avert crisis Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will stay on after all, after Italy's Five Star Movement made a deal with the center-left Democratic Party. The far-rig...
21:24, 2019-08-28

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian c...
06:28, 2019-09-16

Lebanese Cabinet agrees on 2019 austerity budget BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese Cabinet minister says the government has agreed on a 2019 budget, wrapping up weeks of haggling over an austerity budget tha...
17:12, 2019-05-24

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty Milan’s mayor says that the La Scala opera house board has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year man...
13:56, 2019-06-18

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceut...
12:04, 2019-05-28

DOJ agrees to share key Mueller report evidence with Congress The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday that the Justice Department agreed to hand over key evidence about possible obstruction of jus...
21:20, 2019-06-10

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on ...
00:20, 2019-07-24

Lee Bowyer agrees to stay on as Charlton manager after U-turn Club had earlier announced breakdown of talks ‘I never wanted to leave,’ insists BowyerLee Bowyer has signed a one-year contract extension at Charlto...
10:24, 2019-06-18

Equifax agrees to pay $700M after massive data breach SAN FRANCISCO — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach...
04:28, 2019-07-20

Germany agrees climate package in bid to meet CO2 targets The German government on Friday presented a far-reaching 50 billion euro ($55 billion) package of measures to curb carbon emissions, including a new ...
17:48, 2019-09-20

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
22:48, 2019-07-12

Stormy Daniels agrees to dismiss suit against ex-lawyer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels has agreed to dismiss a lawsuit that accused her former lawyer of colluding with President Donald Trum...
04:40, 2019-05-18

Iran agrees to release British-flagged oil tanker More than two months after being seized, the Stena Impero has been approved to leave the Strait of Hormuz....
12:44, 2019-09-23

Sancho agrees a new £190,000-a-week contract with Borussia Dortmund "19-year-old Jadon Sancho has agreed a new £190,000-a-week contract with Borussia Dortmund."...
13:48, 2019-08-21

Nancy Pelosi Agrees to Fund More Concentration Camps Today, the House passed a Senate version of a bill that will provide emergency funding to address the crisis on the border, according to CNN. The vot...
01:24, 2019-06-28

Cheating hubby agrees to lie naked on car after wife catches him A wife decided to humiliate her cheating husband by making him lie naked on a car in a public street in Colombia as locals laughed at him. Jairo Varg...
00:04, 2019-05-30

Kansas college agrees to outside probe after player’s death WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas community college has agreed to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death last year of a football player w...
21:40, 2019-05-15

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that...
19:12, 2019-05-07

Court agrees to listen to Led Zeppelin in ‘Stairway’ appeal SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Stairway to Heaven” will get another hearing, this time to a packed house. A panel of eleven judges from the 9th U....
01:16, 2019-06-11

Ecuador agrees to return of USAID as relations warm QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has agreed to the return of the U.S. Agency for International Development, which has been kicked out of the country fou...
22:16, 2019-05-15

D-Link agrees to new security monitoring to settle FTC charges Enlarge (credit: Penn State / Flickr) Router and webcam maker D-Link has agreed to implement a new security program to settle charges it failed to ...
04:12, 2019-07-03

The Latest: Schiff says Justice agrees to turn over docs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and investigations into President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:10 a.m. The chairman of the House intell...
14:28, 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders actually agrees with Trump’s N. Korea strategy The politics of North Korea made strange bedfellows of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Saturday — when the Vermont Democrat said he doesn...
08:56, 2019-05-05

Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘Bridgegate’ case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal involving two people convicted in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scanda...
16:16, 2019-06-28

Wave of wildfires in Spain's Galicia cuts roads, villages evacuated Firefighters backed by over a dozen aircraft battled forest blazes raging in Spain's northwestern region of Galicia since Thursday, cutting motorways...
17:52, 2019-09-06

Years of fire suppression contributing to increasing Alberta wildfires: expert Thousands of people have been evacuated from communities across northern Alberta due to growing wildfires....
02:24, 2019-06-01

Lebanon deploys water cannon, helicopters to fight wildfires across country Wildfires that have swept across Lebanon since Monday have burned swathes of the country's forest and killed at least one person, prompting Beirut to...
17:08, 2019-10-15

Richter Mountain blaze a not-so-gentle reminder of how quickly wildfires can grow The blaze, listed at 403 hectares, is located approximately 14 kilometres south of Cawston in steep terrain along Highway 3....
21:16, 2019-07-30

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europe as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to p...
15:12, 2019-06-29

Portugal’s prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that ...
18:00, 2019-06-17

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro ...
04:40, 2019-08-23

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures t...
20:24, 2019-06-29

Leonardo DiCaprio, other celebrities share old, inaccurate photos of Amazon wildfires As the world focuses its attention on the crisis of fires engulfing the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, some celebrities trying to raise awareness are s...
18:56, 2019-08-23

Metro Vancouver’s air quality set to improve by 2035 despite emissions, wildfires: report The region's latest Caring for the Air report says smog-forming emissions in the area could decrease by 10 per cent by 2035....
18:20, 2019-06-06

Bolivia president feels election heat amid anger over wildfires Polls suggest Evo Morales may face a run-off vote after being blamed for devastating blazesHeavy rains have all but extinguished the wildfires that t...
13:56, 2019-10-11

World leaders pledge millions for Amazon wildfires, but experts say it’s not just about money G7 leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pledged millions to help battle the Amazon wildfires....
23:32, 2019-08-26

Alberta wildfires: All eyes on the weather as lightning becomes concern near Slave Lake The weather will be the number one concern near Slave Lake on Saturday, as a nearby wildfire experienced some growth overnight....
19:48, 2019-06-01

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been pick...
00:28, 2019-08-03

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s S...
05:52, 2019-08-01

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with ...
07:36, 2019-06-22

Smoke from out-of-control wildfires causing air quality issues in northern Alberta Environment Canada warns that people with lung disease will experience more serious health effects....
19:36, 2019-05-24

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s S...
02:20, 2019-08-01

Firefighters, army battle wildfires threatening homes at Croatia coast Firefighters and Croatian army forces on Saturday joined a battle against wildfires threatening homes and wind power plants near the coastal Adriatic...
04:32, 2019-07-28

Crews continue to battle out of control wildfires in Alberta’s Peace Region A wildfire in near Manning, Alta. is expected to grow in the coming days because of high winds and dry conditions....
20:56, 2019-05-19

Matthijs de Ligt agrees terms with Juventus but PSG refuse to give up 19-year-old defender reaches deal with Italian championsJuve must now agree price with Ajax but PSG still hopefulMatthijs de Ligt has accepted Juvent...
01:40, 2019-06-27

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 Wor...
15:32, 2019-07-18

Damian Lillard agrees to mega-extension with Trail Blazers Star guard Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers have agreed on a four-year, $196 million super max extension, The Athletic reported on Sunda...
22:24, 2019-06-30

Gianluigi Buffon reportedly agrees to deal with Juventus following one season with PSG The legendary Italian goalkeeper looks to be returning home after just one season away from the Old Lady...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Trump agrees to release whistleblower complaint to Congress: report President Donald Trump has reportedly agreed to the release of the whistleblower complaint and Inspector General report that helped spark the expecte...
02:32, 2019-09-25

Ex-Roger Stone aide agrees to testify before grand jury WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Trump confidant Roger Stone has agreed to testify before a grand jury initially used in special counsel Robert Mue...
19:08, 2019-05-29

Walmart agrees to pay $282M to settle foreign corruption investigation "Walmart is committed to doing business the right way, and that means acting ethically everywhere we operate."...
15:36, 2019-06-21

North Korea agrees to new US talks, fires suspected missiles North Korean and US officials have both said the first talks since February could take place sometime next week. Soon after the announcement, South K...
02:40, 2019-10-02

Former Belgian king Albert II agrees to DNA test in paternity case Lawyers for Delphine Boël, 51, say it could be breakthrough to prove monarch is her fatherAlbert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six years ...
12:44, 2019-05-29

VW’s Porsche agrees to 535 million euro fine in diesel case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen’s Porsche division says it has agreed with prosecutors to pay a 535 million euro ($598 million) fine for n...
17:52, 2019-05-07

Matthijs de Ligt agrees personal terms with Juventus in blow to Man Utd Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed personal terms with Juventus as the clubs continue to haggle over a fee, according to his agent Mino Raiola...
10:32, 2019-07-08

Mats Hummels agrees to return to Dortmund from Bayern Munich DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Former Germany defender Mats Hummels is returning to Borussia Dortmund from league rival Bayern Munich. Dortmund says it has...
15:48, 2019-06-19

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or ...
23:16, 2019-06-29

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the U...
03:08, 2019-05-23

If court agrees, owners of defective Pixel units will get up to $500 from Google While it still needs court approval to be final, it appears that Google and owners of the original Pixel handset have settled a class action lawsuit....
18:44, 2019-05-14

Tyronn Lue agrees to deal with Clippers to be top assistant to Doc Rivers, per report After nearly becoming the Lakers head coach in May, Lue will coach in L.A., after all -- but for LeBron's crosstown rivals...
10:08, 2019-08-21

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferrin...
21:56, 2019-06-09

Audible agrees to delay parts of disputed captions program Faced legal action from several of the country’s biggest publishers, Audible is delaying parts of an audiobook captions program the plaintiffs say vi...
03:36, 2019-08-30

Motel 6 agrees to $10 million settlement over sharing guest lists with ICE Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in...
05:44, 2019-06-30

FIA agrees with F1 teams to punish unsafe releases with time penalties Autosport can reveal that the FIA has agreed with Formula 1 teams that unsafe pitstop releases will be punished with time penalties rather than fines...
20:08, 2019-08-01

Facebook Agrees to Extensive New Oversight as Part of $5 Billion Settlement The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s per...
22:36, 2019-07-24

Finland agrees to return Native American remains to tribes ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The ancestral remains of Native American tribes that once called the cliffs of Mesa Verde National Park home will be repatriated ...
18:24, 2019-10-04

NWHL agrees to increase salaries, benefits, revenue sharing The National Women’s Hockey League is increasing salaries, offering a 50-50 split of sponsor-related revenues and improved benefits in an agree...
01:20, 2019-05-24

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Louisiana abortion case The court has agreed to hear a suit against a Louisiana law that would leave only one abortion clinic left in the state. The law resembles a Texas st...
19:08, 2019-10-04

RHP Ervin Santana agrees to minor league contract with Mets NEW YORK (AP) — Ervin Santana has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets pending a successful physical and will report to the team&...
21:04, 2019-05-24

Ezekiel Elliott agrees to 6-year, $90 million extension with Cowboys After all that posturing, the back-and-forth about missing games, Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys have agreed on a contract extension. The two-time P...
13:32, 2019-09-04

Hudson-Odoi agrees new five-year Chelsea deal - reports "Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has ended speculation regarding his future by signing a new five-year contract at Stamford Bridge."...
19:16, 2019-07-23