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California counties go dark as PG&E shuts off power to grapple with wildfire risk

Pacific Gas & Electric is “proactively” shutting off power in portions of 34 counties in northern and central California amid severe wind conditions ...

California counties go dark as PG&E shuts off power to grapple with wildfire risk

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California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown...
03:24, 2019-10-09

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrati...
05:36, 2019-06-09

PG&E to cut off power to nearly 800,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Power provider PG&E Corp's unit said on Tuesday it would cut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across northern and central California to reduce ...
00:16, 2019-10-09

Millions in California to be without power for days due to wildfire danger The utility announced that it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties beginning as early ...
15:08, 2019-10-09

Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of pla...
06:16, 2019-10-10

California wildfire spreads as fears mount over further power shutoffs Saddleridge fire, which started in Sylmar, consumed more than 4,600 acres by 3am Friday, officials saidWildfire danger spread from northern Californi...
18:12, 2019-10-11

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific...
13:16, 2019-10-09

Northern California hit by mega power cuts over wildfire fears In a bid to stop wildfires, San Francisco Bay Area residents could be denied power for several days....
18:00, 2019-10-09

California power cutoff begins as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific...
19:32, 2019-10-09

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

The California power outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten — 9 of the state's 10 biggest fires came in the last 16 years The Saddleridge bush fire in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles has spread to over 4,700 acres of land, prompting mandatory evacuation orders for about 1...
23:40, 2019-10-11

California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. ....
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Traffic backs up on I-95 in Florida as wildfire shuts road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic is backed up on a section of Interstate 95 in Florida after authorities closed a section of the freeway in response...
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California wildfire: Los Angeles orders 100,000 to evacuate A wildfire that was sparked in the hills north of Los Angeles has now reached neighborhoods. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-contro...
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Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildf...
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PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85 percent of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the...
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List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies located an Orovill...
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Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy sm...
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Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, sending hundreds...
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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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Wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations in California A wildfire raced up a steep hillside to threaten scores of homes in the Los Angeles coastal enclave of Pacific Palisades on Monday, prompting evacuat...
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Officials: PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in st...
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California's worst wildfire in history is now the size of Los Angeles Firefighters are battling high winds and extreme heat as they try to slow the spread of the biggest wildfire ever recorded in California...
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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 ...
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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...
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California’s largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern C...
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Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and tempera...
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‘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 ...
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Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California hist...
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PG&E expects $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution...
18:16, 2019-07-25

California's state regulator approves PG&E's wildfire mitigation plan The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on Thursday approved the wildfire mitigation plan submitted by PG&E Corp....
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10:40, 2019-06-15

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 Co...
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Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfir...
23:48, 2019-05-15

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by...
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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 commu...
01:20, 2019-08-23

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media report...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pac...
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22:12, 2019-10-21

Up to 2.5m Californians face days of power shutoffs amid wildfire fears Schools and businesses close as country’s biggest utility, PG&E, cuts power to record swath of northern CaliforniaSchools are closed. Traffic lights ...
22:28, 2019-10-09

PG&E is about to cut power for some Californians again. The preemptive outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten. Noah Berger/AP California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) plans to preemptively shut off power to at least 200,000 Californians for a...
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EPA chief suggests California environmental rules to blame for wildfire-induced blackouts Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler is questioning whether California's strict climate and environmental regulations were to...
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Major power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds a...
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‘Racist’ tweets? News media grapple with how to label Trump’s latest attacks Some avoid directly adopting that characterization, putting the word in the mouths of others....
00:36, 2019-07-16

Here are the US counties where people earning average incomes can’t afford mid-priced homes — and where they can Getty Images/Peathegee Inc In 74% of the US counties analyzed, median home prices were not affordable for average wage earners. Median-priced homes ...
23:48, 2019-06-27

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said ...
23:16, 2019-05-21

Cricket fever won't last forever... clubs, schools and counties must step up Over the past 48 hours, we have seen interest in cricket the like of which we have not experienced for a generation....
15:32, 2019-07-16

Southern Alberta Taber corn farmers grapple with after-effects of Tuesday’s severe storm Residents in southern Alberta are dealing with the aftermath of a severe storm that slammed the area, damaging crops on Tuesday...
19:20, 2019-08-08

Delta raises 2019 profit outlook on strong demand as rivals grapple with Boeing 737 Max grounding Strong travel demand, particularly for premium cabins, helped drive Delta's second-quarter profits higher....
10:52, 2019-07-22

'Multiple' Minnesota counties affected by hep A outbreak; officials say drug users, homeless hit hardest At least nine counties in Minnesota are experiencing a hepatitis A outbreak, state health officials announced this week. ...
15:24, 2019-08-09

Drug companies reach $260 million opioid settlement with Ohio counties, averting landmark trial Four large drug companies reached a last-minute $260 million legal settlement over their role in the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic, striking a deal ...
19:00, 2019-10-21

The dark days of Doris Day: The 'girl next door' had a dark side behind her squeaky clean public image She was only 16, but Doris Kappelhoff didn't mince her words when trombonist Al Jorden asked her to accompany him to the cinema....
15:44, 2019-05-13

A Dark Playwright for Dark Times In recent seasons, Odon von Horvath has become one of the most performed playwrights in the German-speaking world. But who is he, and why is he so po...
15:48, 2019-04-12

HBO's 'His Dark Materials' Actually Does Look Super Dark The HBO and BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' may really be as dark as the source material....
17:36, 2019-05-18

Vegans have a higher risk of stroke, lower risk of heart disease: study So-called “healthy” herbivores are damned if they do, and damned if they don’t. New research has found that some health nuts who ea...
22:20, 2019-09-05

Sleep disturbances may increase risk Alzheimer's disease risk in Hispanic people In the short-term, sleep disorders cause an inconvenience. But over time, researchers say, these disorders can increase risk for Alzheimer's disease,...
17:08, 2019-10-09

World at risk of Ebola 'plane plague' spreading on flights: 'Everyone's at risk' EBOLA could be spread to anywhere in the world on a plane, after WHO declared the disease a global emergency....
15:56, 2019-07-20

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared ...
21:16, 2019-09-18

Vegan, Vegetarians At Low Risk Of Heart Disease But Higher Risk Of Stroke The study has said that while vegan and vegetarian diets may be linked with lower risk of heart diseases, they might be linked with higher risk of st...
13:36, 2019-09-05

The Director of 'Dark Phoenix' Takes Full Blame for 'Dark Phoenix' Director Simon Kinberg says the franchise-historic box office failure for the movie 'Dark Phoenix' is "on me."...
21:12, 2019-06-15

After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties....
17:36, 2019-05-14

'Game of Thrones': Alfie Allen says he personally faced 'dark, dark moments' playing Theon Alfie Allen is opening up about the toll his "Game of Thrones" role of Theon Greyjoy took on his mental health.        ...
15:20, 2019-08-20

Johnson & Johnson settles for $20M with 2 Ohio counties over opioids Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement worth more than $20 million with two Ohio counties, becoming the latest company to...
06:44, 2019-10-02

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: pre...
10:36, 2019-09-09

Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United ...
22:36, 2019-10-09

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a ...
10:41, 2019-04-09

UK power cut: Rail passengers face continued disruption in London after mass power outage across country Rail commuters are facing continued disruption this morning after a major power cut caused "apocalyptic" travel chaos in England and Wales....
11:36, 2019-08-10

BIG3 Power Rankings: Joe Johnson, Triplets finish regular season on top; Power suffer yet another injury Heading into the playoffs, the Triplets are the clear favorite to take home the BIG3 title...
20:04, 2019-08-21

BIG3 Power Rankings: Power maintains narrow edge over Triplets, despite Joe Johnson's cold-blooded heroics in Week 7 Johnson's step-back, game-winning 4-pointer was the highlight of the season, but Power is still the team to beat...
19:36, 2019-08-07

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probabl...
20:44, 2019-05-30

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help ...
00:48, 2019-08-10

UK power cuts latest: Traffic lights out and travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Major incident declared by Western Power Distribution +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ Traffic lights and tubes affected ...
19:20, 2019-08-09

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by t...
19:52, 2019-08-09

NRA shuts down production of NRATV "Many members expressed concern about the messaging on NRATV becoming too far removed from our core mission: defending the Second Amendment," said th...
21:16, 2019-06-26

Rob Gronkowski shuts down comeback chatter Rob Gronkowski’s retirement tour may be in full swing, but the comeback chatter has yet to cease. During an appearance at Gillette Stadium on S...
23:28, 2019-06-02

MoviePass subscription service shuts down MoviePass, the movie ticket subscription service that allowed subscribers to buy up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee, shut down Satur...
21:12, 2019-09-14

Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drake Fellows pitched six scoreless innings for his 11th win of the season and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat No. 4 seed Mississippi ...
06:32, 2019-05-24

Local TV chain That's TV shuts 13 studios News bulletins on some That's TV stations will be hosted by presenters outside the area they serve....
18:28, 2019-07-10

USWNT shuts out Netherlands to win another World Cup The Americans are champions of the soccer world — again. Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle scored in the second half to lift the US Women’s ...
19:44, 2019-07-07

Escaped pig shuts down highway for more than three hours Police in Britain shut down a busy highway for more than three hours while officers and firefighters chased a loose pig that escaped from a trailer....
20:24, 2019-10-03

Adobe shuts down Photoshop in Venezuela Users in the country have until the end of the month to save any work they have in their Adobe accounts....
13:56, 2019-10-08

These Superheroes Have Power, Staying Power Not every character is Superman or Sub-Mariner, but these heroes have also fought for justice for many decades....
19:20, 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

Why does the sky look yellow during a wildfire? The sky almost always takes on a yellow hue during wildfire season. But why does that happen?...
21:28, 2019-05-31

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 regul...
13:20, 2019-06-13

'Tired' chef shuts down Michelin restaurant Two Michelin-starred restaurant Fäviken, located roughly 600 kilometers north of Swedish capital Stockholm, is one of Europe's most in-demand eaterie...
15:04, 2019-05-07

Crash shuts down south side intersection, near TIA A crash has shut down a south side intersection, near Tucson International Airport Monday morning. Tucson Airport officials are working to clear the ...
18:24, 2019-06-10

BlackBerry shuts down messenger citing competition as cause Consumer version of BBM will cease to function but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service...
14:28, 2019-05-31

Nike shuts down Oregon Project after Salazar ban "Nike has shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group, following the recent four-year ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar by the US Anti-Do...
09:40, 2019-10-11

Modern Luxury shuts down print for another magazine duo More consolidation is underway at regional publisher Modern Luxury, which is shutting down the print editions of two more magazines. Michael Clements...
05:32, 2019-10-09

Corbin shuts down Dodgers again in Nationals’ 6-0 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Corbin shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers’ powerful lineup again, pitching the Washington Nationals to a 6-0 victory ...
07:56, 2019-05-10

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on ...
20:44, 2019-07-15

Indians hit 3 straight HRs, Plesac shuts down Rangers, 10-3 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cleveland rookie Zach Plesac allowed only two hits pitching into the eighth inning and the Indians had four home runs, includ...
06:04, 2019-06-19

Kikuchi shuts out Blue Jays for Mariners Starter Yusei Kikuchi threw a complete-game shutout, and his Seattle Mariners clubbed four home runs in a 7-0 win against the Toronto Blue Jays on Su...
22:24, 2019-08-18

Clawdaddy’s Restaurant Shuts Its Doors After 6 Years LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington seafood restaurant has shut its doors after six years in the community. Clawdaddy’s announced Wedne...
16:16, 2019-05-23

Chance the Rapper Shuts Down Haters Who "Want Me to Kill Myself" Shortly after Chance the Rapper's album, The Big Day, landed the no. 2 spot on Billboard's 200 chart, the 26-year-old artist took to Twitter to send ...
19:44, 2019-08-05

R Madhavan Shuts Down Troll Who Commented On His Family Pic Actor R Madhavan responded to a Twitter user who questioned him over a crucifix in his family photograph with a powerful message. "I respect each rel...
16:20, 2019-08-16

Ebola: Rwanda shuts DRC border after outbreak Just hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the border town of Goma, Rwanda closed its border with the DRC. Health workers have long feare...
16:24, 2019-08-01

Hilaria Baldwin shuts down mom-shamers by inviting them to put and keep a hat on her son Critics were upset that Alec Baldwin's wife let her 1-year-old son in the pool without a sun hat and possibly sunscreen to shield him.  &#...
21:28, 2019-05-28

Pérez shuts down Mariners, Twins keep rolling with 7-1 win SEATTLE (AP) — Martín Pérez rebounded from his first loss of the season to overpower Seattle into the seventh inning, Max Kepler drove in three and t...
08:12, 2019-05-18

CDC shuts down military virus lab after failed safety inspection When you’re handling some of the world’s most deadly viruses and bacteria, safety should always be a top priority, but apparently the sta...
19:36, 2019-08-07

Khanyi Mbau shuts down pregnancy rumours: 'No babies here' Local actress Khanyi Mbau has poured cold water on rumours that she is expecting a child with boyfriend, Tebogo Lerole....
15:00, 2019-10-04

Azores shuts roads, schools as hurricane approaches As winds started to blow, authorities closed numerous streets and roads in Portugal's Azores islands in preparation for Hurricane Lorenzo, which is e...
05:44, 2019-10-02

New York-based WBAI radio abruptly shuts down WBAI FM-99.5, a listener-supported radio station in New York City that has been on the air since 1955, abruptly announced on Monday it is shutting do...
20:44, 2019-10-07

Italian TV presenter shuts down fans screaming for her to get naked Italian TV presenter Diletta Leotta shut down boisterous soccer fans without even opening her mouth. After some supporters of the Napoli football clu...
17:36, 2019-10-02

CCSO: Large gas leak shuts down road near Willcox COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – A large gas leak shut down a road near Willcox Tuesday afternoon, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. Officials sai...
22:00, 2019-10-15

Semi-truck rollover shuts down NB I-19 near Pima Mine Rd TUCSON – Northbound travelers are experiencing some delays on Interstate 19 after a semi-truck was involved in a rollover crash Monday morning....
18:52, 2019-07-29

Kylie Jenner shuts down reports that she had a '2 a.m. date with Tyga' Getty Images Paparazzi captured photos of Kylie Jenner showing up to ex-boyfriend Tyga's recording studio in the middle of the night on Tuesday. A ne...
18:48, 2019-10-03

Splinter, G/O Media’s snarky website, abruptly shuts down Splinter, a snarky web site owned by the embattled G/O Media, is shutting down immediately. “As of today, Splinter will cease publication,” the site’...
19:04, 2019-10-10

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the...
15:56, 2019-06-25

Serious vehicle collision shuts down north west intersection TUCSON – A serious motor vehicle collision shut down a north west intersection Friday morning. Police say motorists should avoid westbound Ina Road a...
15:48, 2019-06-07

Spudulike shuts all 37 UK branches leaving nearly 300 people jobless The baked potato restaurant chain Spudulike has collapsed, forcing the closure of all its 37 outlets and making 298 staff redundant....
14:04, 2019-08-05

Gas leak shuts down Earl Drive in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A section of Sierra Vista has been blocked off due to a gas leak that was reported Wednesday afternoon. According to Sier...
01:36, 2019-05-09

Louisville shuts out ECU 12-0 to clinch NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Miller carried a no-hitter into the bottom of the ninth inning, Justin Lavey had three RBI and the Cardinals beat East C...
22:12, 2019-06-08

Fortnite Chapter 2 hype builds as Epic shuts it down Fortnite's Chapter 2 is imminent, and Epic Games is building up excitement for that launch by ... not letting anyone play the game at all. And it's w...
18:48, 2019-10-14

Tehran shuts hundreds of restaurants for flouting Islam Iranian police raided and shut hundreds of eateries over a 10-day period for not observing "Islamic principles." Tehran's morality police force was r...
16:32, 2019-06-09

Traffic: 3-vehicle collision shuts down 29th St at Freeway TUCSON – A 3-vehicle collision is causing traffic delays near 29th Street and Interstate 10 Monday morning. Minor injuries have been reported. Tucson...
18:28, 2019-08-12

Nike shuts down Oregon Project after anti-doping ban After German Konstanze Klosterhalfen won bronze in Doha Athletics World Championships, her training center is closing following a doping ban on one o...
11:12, 2019-10-11

Watch: Laura Linney shuts down 'Love Actually' sequel Laura Linney discussed the possibility of "Love Actually 2" and teased "Ozark" Season 3 on "Watch What Happens Live."...
17:56, 2019-06-11

Commuting chaos as broken rail shuts down 7 train A broken rail on the 7 train line caused a hellish commute for city straphangers Monday morning. The train trouble started around 7 a.m. when a broke...
18:04, 2019-08-26

SaskPower shuts off net metering program due to overwhelming demand A solar energy expert says there could be 500 jobs at risk following an announcement by SaskPower that they will no longer offer a net-metering rebat...
01:44, 2019-09-20

Max Scherzer shuts down Cardinals for Nationals NLCS stranglehold ST. LOUIS — Baseball is all about coming home. When you come home and pitch a gem in the NLCS, it’s even better. Max Scherzer came back to his home s...
01:52, 2019-10-13

USWNT shuts out Chile, trolls critics in another World Cup win They took down Chile — and the critics. Carli Lloyd scored twice, while Julie Ertz added a goal of her own to lead the United States women̵...
20:32, 2019-06-16

The Latest: ‘Militia threat’ shuts down Oregon statehouse SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon Senate Republicans to protest legislation to address climate change (all times local): 7:20 p.m....
05:48, 2019-06-22

Slovakia’s president shuts down reporter questioning her outfit changes Zuzana Čaputová, the country's first female president, was asked by a journalist if she was feeling "nervous" or "stressed" because she had changed h...
18:28, 2019-06-27

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Crash Shuts Down KY 82 In Estill County ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews were responding Wednesday afternoon to a wreck that has closed down Kentucky Highway 82. Kentucky...
19:04, 2019-06-05

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave...
15:52, 2019-07-04

Whitney Cummings shuts down efforts to extort her over photo Whitney Cummings is taking a public approach to dealing with internet scum and making it clear she won't be bullied....
03:40, 2019-08-13

Zimbabwe’s capital shuts off water for over 2 million people HARARE, Zimbabwe — The more than 2 million residents of Zimbabwe’s capital and surrounding towns are now without water after authorities shut down th...
19:32, 2019-09-24

China's first airport shuts its doors in Beijing after 109 years As Beijing's new, multibillion-dollar airport opened with great fanfare last Wednesday, a piece of China's history quietly closed its doors on the ot...
09:04, 2019-09-29

Megan Rapinoe shuts down critics: 'I think I'm extremely American' FRANCK FIFE / Getty Images Megan Rapinoe has been frequently called "un-American" by critics for her political views throughout the 2019 FIFA Women'...
00:00, 2019-07-04

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters...
06:44, 2019-05-31

Ashley Graham Shuts Down Troll Who Said She ''Struggled'' to Get Pregnant Ashley Graham is putting one critic in their place. It's hard to believe that people would try to put a pregnant woman down, but that's just what ha...
23:04, 2019-08-22

Indonesia shuts some schools as haze again clouds the skies Indonesia warned its citizens of more choking smoke from forest fires on Tuesday as several provinces closed schools due to worsening air quality....
10:04, 2019-10-15

What to look for in a mask for wildfire smoke Only a few types of masks are effective in filtering fine particulate matter from wildfires....
21:36, 2019-05-31

STDs are spreading like wildfire in the US Despite decades of sexual education and STD awareness campaigns, the rates at which new STD cases are reported continues to rise. A new bulletin by t...
06:56, 2019-10-10

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it h...
04:28, 2019-07-18

Police situation shuts down NB Oracle Road near Fort Lowell TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road has been shut down near Fort Lowell Road due to a police situation that Thursday afternoon. According to offici...
01:28, 2019-06-28

BP evacuates staff, shuts in production at four U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms BP Plc on Tuesday began to evacuate and shut in production at four offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms as a developing weather disturba...
01:36, 2019-07-10

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources Exxon Mobil Corp has shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, source...
19:04, 2019-09-19

Karlie Kloss Shuts Down Pregnancy Rumors After Second Wedding Celebration Karlie Kloss is not pregnant. The 26-year-old model shut down the speculation on Tuesday after a social media follower asked if she was expecting. ...
15:48, 2019-06-26

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas chemical plant: company Exxon Mobil Corp shut the chemical plant at its Beaumont, Texas, refining and petrochemical complex on Thursday morning because of flooding from Tro...
17:00, 2019-09-19

Beyoncé shuts down Havasu Falls to film video Beyoncé shot parts of her music video for her "The Lion King" song at Havasu Falls in Arizona.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-17

Brooks Koepka shuts down Jena Sims’ kiss at PGA Championship For Brooks Koepka, there’s a time and a place, and it’s not before the final round of the PGA Championship. On Sunday, cameras caught Koe...
21:52, 2019-05-19

Malaysia shuts schools after chemical pollution sickens kids KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government has shut more than 100 schools in a southern state after chemical pollution sickened dozens...
10:24, 2019-06-25

Wendy Williams Shuts Down Bow Wow's Body Shaming With Epic Comeback Wendy Williams has a few words for Bow Wow. After the 32-year-old rapper body-shamed the 55-year-old TV star on social media, the talk-show host shu...
20:52, 2019-07-30

Militia threat shuts down Oregon Statehouse amid walkout SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday over a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters amid a walkout ...
06:48, 2019-06-22

Shari Redstone shuts down rumor about conservative news channel Shari Redstone has no plans to launch a conservative news channel to compete with Fox News, reps for the billionaire media heiress said. According to...
01:28, 2019-10-16

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 Trent Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's five home runs and the Blue Jays hammered th...
23:44, 2019-06-16

US routs France, Russia shuts out Austria at hockey worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — The United States rebounded from an upset loss to Slovakia in the opening game at the ice hockey world championship by routin...
15:00, 2019-05-12

Julian Edelman shuts up Jets fan in front of Odell and Saquon Julian Edelman: 1, Gang Green faithful: 0. Following Monday’s Met Gala, the Patriots receiver was seen leaving an afterparty at the Standard Ho...
18:32, 2019-05-07

APNewsBreak: Man ‘mad as hell’ Kansas shuts racial bias case WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home says that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias compl...
22:24, 2019-06-19

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tr...
22:24, 2019-07-13

Verlander takes share of majors’ wins lead, shuts down A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitch...
06:56, 2019-06-02

US immigration shuts down hotline connecting migrants to advocacy group Move comes after the hotline was featured in the final season of Netflix’s Orange is the New BlackUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has sh...
23:52, 2019-08-23

Jeremy Renner shuts down his bizarre app claiming trolls took it over by impersonating him Jeremy Renner shut down his exclusive, and puzzling, app claiming that trolls had taken it over by impersonating him. ...
18:36, 2019-09-05

New Zealand's airspace shuts down after fire alarm in radar centre Planes briefly grounded across the country over ‘fault with main air traffic system’A fire alarm in New Zealand’s radar centre effectively shut down ...
04:20, 2019-09-30

German police operation shuts down bomb-making website Around 1,000 thousand police officers have seized drugs and explosives in raids across Germany, Lithuania and Croatia. The web portal xplosives.net h...
18:24, 2019-08-20

North Carolina shuts out Auburn 2-0 to force deciding game CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner and Austin Love combined to pitch a six-hit shutout and Ike Freeman hit a two-run single in the first inning ...
21:56, 2019-06-09

Kylie Jenner's Ex Tyga Shuts Down Questions About Her: "You Date, You Move On" Tyga has moved on from Kylie Jenner--and it sounds like he wants to from this interview. In a new interview on Good Morning Britain, the Grammy-nom...
19:24, 2019-07-05

Fatal collision shuts down section of Golf Links and Swan Tucson Police Dept. says part of Golf Links and Swan is closed while officials investigate a fatal collision. Eastbound traffic on Golf Links is clos...
18:24, 2019-09-22

NASA scientist shuts down Hinge match who joked she must be ‘the receptionist’ A woman with a Ph.D. in planetary science has called out a man she matched with on the dating app Hinge after the potential suitor joked that the wom...
21:08, 2019-08-16

Pelosi shuts down questions on feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to address claims by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that she’s singling out women of color for criticism, saying she will...
18:40, 2019-07-11

Kensington Palace Shuts Down Kate Middleton Botox Rumor Kensington Palace is setting the record straight on a rumor about Kate Middleton. On Wednesday, Dr. Munir Somji of the Dr. MediSpa clinic in England...
16:24, 2019-07-25

Comedian shuts down blackmail attempts by sharing photo of nipple A comedian has posted a picture of her nipple online after she received messages trying to extort money from her over the image....
19:36, 2019-08-13

Shari Redstone shuts down rumor about a conservative news channel Shari Redstone has no plans to launch a conservative news channel to compete with Fox News, reps for the billionaire media heiress said. According to...
23:16, 2019-10-15

'I'm done': Bill Belichick shuts down presser over Antonio Brown questions Patriots coach cuts presser short amid repeated Brown queriesBrown, 31, was accused of rape in civil lawsuit filed last weekSecond accuser comes forw...
21:20, 2019-09-20

Typhoon shuts down businesses, schools in Taiwan as it heads for China Two people were injured Saturday when a weakening Typhoon Bailu crossed southern Taiwan. The storm forced the shutdown of businesses and schools, and...
22:00, 2019-08-24

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. A...
23:52, 2019-06-02

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in...
16:04, 2019-08-12

Divorce shuts its doors but opens the window for a revitalized relationship The finale of any episode is challenging—the writers have to say goodbye to these characters (at least until the revival), tie up any loose ends, and...
05:44, 2019-08-06

Preparing for the upcoming wildfire season TUCSON – Wildfire season is already starting in Arizona and with that in mind, Tucson Fire, along with the American Red Cross, are getting prep...
12:28, 2019-05-02

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fi...
16:40, 2019-08-23

Saskatchewan to take in 2,000 Ontario wildfire evacuees According to Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has agreed to host 2,000 wildfire evacuees....
01:52, 2019-07-11

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 ...
17:16, 2019-07-23

Firefighters contain more of deadly Los Angeles wildfire Firefighters gained further control of a deadly wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles that has forced thousands from their homes, officials re...
19:08, 2019-10-13

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...
00:12, 2019-06-19

100K ordered to evacuated because of LA wildfire The Saddleridge fire flares up near a firefighter in Sylmar, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The La...
18:12, 2019-10-11

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 ...
19:20, 2019-06-29

Houston Rockets press official shuts down question on NBA-China fallout A Houston Rockets press official on Thursday swatted down a reporter’s questions in Japan to star players James Harden and Russell Westbrook ab...
22:00, 2019-10-10

38-meter long slide in Spain shuts due to injuries, 24 hours after opening A steep 38-meter long slide has been closed due to reports of multiple injuries, less than 24 hours after it opened in Spain....
20:52, 2019-05-13

Italy's Matteo Salvini shuts what was Europe's biggest migrant center The Italian interior minister toured the Sicilian center with politicians and reporters, calling it a haven for drugs, prostitution and violence. Sal...
18:56, 2019-07-09

Singer Maggie Rogers shuts down hecklers on IG post after they sexually harassed her Singer Maggie Rogers is standing up for herself after she was sexually harassed onstage during an Austin show.        ...
00:20, 2019-10-23

BlackBerry BBM messaging app shuts down, consumers offered replacement service BBMe The once very popular instant messaging service from Waterloo-based Blackberry, called BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), has officially shut down....
22:04, 2019-06-01

Drone Attack on Oil Facilities Shuts Down Half Of Saudi Arabia's Oil Production Saudi Arabia has shut down approximately half of its oil production capacity after “coordinated drone strikes on facilities in [its] Eastern Province...
19:40, 2019-09-14

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park&#...
04:24, 2019-06-10

Deadline Day LIVE - Window shuts as clubs race to complete paperwork "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window....
19:44, 2019-08-08

Typhoon shuts businesses, forces flight cancellations in southern Taiwan Taiwan braced for typhoon Bailu on Saturday, shutting businesses and schools as airlines canceled hundreds of flights amid warnings of landslides, fl...
11:48, 2019-08-24

Travelers stranded around the world as travel company Thomas Cook shuts down British travel group Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy on Monday, stranding thousands of vacationers. The company was unable to get money from private ...
17:40, 2019-09-23

Paris strike: Chaos for commuters as huge walkout shuts down transport Parisian commuters suffered travel misery today as transport workers joined one of the city's biggest strikes over President Emmanuel Macron's pensio...
11:04, 2019-09-13

TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast te...
22:32, 2019-09-19

Report: Shooting On I-75 In Cincinnati Leaves 1 Dead, Shuts Roadway For Hours CINCINNATI (WLWT) — At least one person was dead after a shooting late Monday night along Interstate Highway 75 in Cincinnati. WLWT reports tha...
12:40, 2019-06-25

Google shuts down Android phone data service for wireless carriers Alphabet's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage.Read More...
04:04, 2019-08-20

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery, others cut back due to storm: sources Exxon Mobil Corp shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery on Thursday because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda...
21:48, 2019-09-19

India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impe...
16:40, 2019-05-01

Thousands flock to climb Uluru before sacred rock shuts to visitors Thousands of people are flocking to Uluru -- Australia's sacred giant monolith -- before a climbing ban comes into force at the end of October....
17:28, 2019-10-07

French city shuts down public pools after two women wear burkinis Grenoble authorities say shutdown was requested by lifeguards at the poolDespite the unprecedented heatwave sweeping across western Europe, lifeguard...
19:24, 2019-06-27

Express, commuter newspaper published by The Washington Post, shuts down after 16 years Twenty staff members will be laid off as the company cites financial losses as reason for the decision....
22:24, 2019-09-11

Scorching weather briefly shuts down Athens, Greece tourist favourite The monument is home to the Parthenon temple and visited by millions of tourists every year....
20:52, 2019-07-04

Sony Pictures shuts down idea ‘Spider-Man’ returning to Marvel universe — at least for now 'For the moment, the door is closed,' said Sony Pictures CEO Tony Vinciquerra on the possibility of partnering up with Disney for another 'Spider-Man...
19:36, 2019-09-06

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 Depa...
01:00, 2019-07-11

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&...
21:12, 2019-06-16

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 firef...
12:00, 2019-07-01

Military aid being ‘drawn down’ in Pikangikum as wildfire slows Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry said Monday that the fire had begun to slow its spread....
18:00, 2019-06-05

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 Monda...
06:00, 2019-06-18

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

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire in northeastern Spain that has spread over 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) ...
13:16, 2019-06-27

Deadly wildfire forces 100,000 to evacuate Los Angeles A wildfire that began in inland California on Thursday night has now reached Los Angeles. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control b...
19:40, 2019-10-11

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 ...
22:20, 2019-06-13

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According t...
23:56, 2019-06-19

Raging LA wildfire leaves at least 1 person dead At least one person has died as a result of a raging wildfire tearing through the LA area Friday, according to a report. The man had cardiac arrest t...
21:24, 2019-10-11

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 Fla...
17:12, 2019-07-22

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in ...
20:24, 2019-09-13

Florida Everglades wildfire almost doubles in size in a day FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire in the Florida Everglades has almost doubled in size in the past day. The Florida Forest Service on Tuesday t...
20:56, 2019-06-25

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested regi...
17:20, 2019-06-10

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially ...
02:40, 2019-08-24

A wildfire wiped out 80% of fish in a Colorado river The Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered an 80 percent loss of its fish population due to the 416 Fire that spread in June 2018, authoriti...
22:16, 2019-09-25

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. ...
01:44, 2019-05-30

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 ...
01:28, 2019-08-18

City shuts down Staten Island trash hauler indicted in murder case The Staten Island trash hauling company linked to an alleged murder-coverup will be shut down in the coming weeks after city authorities voted Wednes...
06:40, 2019-06-13

Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that has cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a c...
16:12, 2019-07-11

Nike shuts down Oregon Project following head coach Alberto Salazar's doping ban The company said shutting down the project is in the best interests of the athletes involved...
20:20, 2019-10-11

Hailey Baldwin addresses 'baby fever' Instagram comment, shuts down speculation Hailey Baldwin has an announcement: She and Justin Bieber are not planning on having children anytime soon. ...
20:44, 2019-07-29

Twitter shuts down 5,000 pro-Trump bots retweeting anti-Mueller report invective Enlarge / The since-suspended account for the empty "news site" The Globus was at the center of a 5,000 bot Twitter army denouncing the Mueller campa...
12:16, 2019-05-02

Sarah Ferguson Shuts Down Princess Eugenie Pregnancy Rumors Like a Royal Boss Hear ye, hear ye: the rumors are not true. Amid ongoing speculation of a pregnancy for Prince Eugenie, the royal's famous mom, Sarah Ferguson, very...
19:16, 2019-07-29

Intensifying storm shuts U.S. coastal refinery, adding to energy production losses Threatened flooding from a tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown o...
19:32, 2019-07-11

TRAFFIC ALERT: serious injury multi-vehicle crash shuts down intersection on eastside TUCSON – A multi-vehicle collision has shut down the intersection at S. Kolb and E. Escalante roads. According to the Tucson Police Department,...
06:36, 2019-06-27

Nikki Bella Shuts Down Rumors About Wanting Kids and Living With Artem Chigvintsev Nikki Bella wants to set the record straight! As the WWE superstar continues to share parts of her life with the public, rumors continue to surround...
20:28, 2019-05-22

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a compan...
22:40, 2019-07-12

Kasey Musgraves shuts down Australian audience's bizarre request: ‘I’m not f---ing drinking out of your shoe’ Kasey Musgraves shut down her Australian audience as they tried to get her to down a beer from a fan’s shoe on Sunday....
00:56, 2019-05-14

Papua New Guinea shuts Chinese Ramu nickel mine after spill: reports Papua New Guinea has temporarily closed a nickel plant run by Metallurgical Corporation of China that spilled slurry into a bay in August, newspapers...
03:40, 2019-10-24

Rocket-shooting drone, controlled by weaponized wet blanket, shuts down street party While drones can be used to do extremely cool things, like allowing you to have a sausage delivered straight to your hot tub, they’re also capable of...
18:08, 2019-07-17

Kentucky Derby shuts down Maximum Security appeal, owner strikes back LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission didn’t take long to deny the appeal of Maximum Security’s disqualification as Ken...
02:40, 2019-05-07

Tana Mongeau Shuts Down Jake Paul Marriage Rumors 2 Weeks After Engagement Tana Mongeau wants to clarify that yes, she and Jake Paul are still engaged, but no, they have not yet wed. Two weeks ago, Mongeau announced on soci...
20:16, 2019-07-10

Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll Indonesia closed more schools on Monday in parts of the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, as well as providing oxygen at health centers to help treat so...
15:48, 2019-09-16

Arsenal rule out Mesut Ozil exit before the European transfer window shuts Unai Emery has ruled out the possibility of Mesut Ozil leaving Arsenal before the European transfer window closes....
17:20, 2019-08-29

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 larges...
16:44, 2019-06-29

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A massive Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through abo...
20:24, 2019-07-12

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 t...
16:52, 2019-07-01

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 ser...
17:04, 2019-05-26

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 th...
13:16, 2019-07-02

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...
18:44, 2019-08-18

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cig...
15:16, 2019-05-20

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 b...
10:00, 2019-07-12

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...
11:28, 2019-06-28

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in t...
11:04, 2019-06-28

This Alberta wildfire season has seen most hectares burned since 1981 According to the most recent numbers, wildfires in Alberta so far this season have burned about 817,256 hectares — the largest area in 38 years....
19:12, 2019-07-20

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...
16:28, 2019-07-23

Wildfire near Pikangikum First Nation spreading slower than before: officials The forest fire near Pikangikum First Nation started on Wednesday and by Saturday it had grown to 36 square kilometres....
11:48, 2019-06-04

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...
01:12, 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...
22:16, 2019-05-31

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 ...
21:48, 2019-07-08

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subroga...
15:36, 2019-09-13

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 n...
09:32, 2019-08-20

Ecological surprises in Waterton two years after devastating wildfire Trees are charcoal black on one side and bone white on the other, evidence of the path a wildfire took as it tore into Waterton Lakes National Park i...
20:56, 2019-08-30

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area c...
01:36, 2019-06-25

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.     ...
17:56, 2019-08-19

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has fo...
13:16, 2019-06-27

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 bla...
21:52, 2019-05-22

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 ...
05:40, 2019-07-13

Firefighters make progress against deadly Los Angeles wildfire More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines...
22:40, 2019-10-12

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 N...
21:20, 2019-06-17

'Paradise was sent to hell': revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire It’s been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds onThe high...
14:00, 2019-05-07

Wildfire threatens Sunizona, prompts road closures COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – A wildfire has shut down roads and could pose a threat to residents near Sunizona, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesd...
22:40, 2019-10-15

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 Nation...
14:16, 2019-08-11

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire. &...
16:24, 2019-08-14

Florida State AD David Coburn shuts down Urban Meyer rumors with morbid joke Well, that’s one way to shut down those Urban Meyer rumors, invoking an extreme hypothetical situation. “If Coach [Willie Taggart] were hit by ...
20:32, 2019-10-23

Kylie Jenner Shuts Down Travis Scott Split Rumors With One Adorable Family Photo A photo is worth a thousand words--and this one says there's no split in sight. This week, there was some speculation online over possible trouble ...
19:48, 2019-09-19

O.J. Simpson Denies Romance With Kris Jenner, Shuts Down Rumors He's Khloe Kardashian's Real Dad No character limit is going to stop O.J. Simpson from getting his point across. The retired NFL star joined Twitter last week and rather than fire o...
16:48, 2019-06-17

Landslide shuts down part of N.C.'s Nantahala River to rafters ahead of holiday weekend The U.S. Forest Service has closed the Nantahala River to all commercial rafting and kayaking operations due to dangerous conditions from a landslide...
05:52, 2019-08-30

Malaysia sends half a million face masks to haze-hit state, shuts schools Malaysia sent half a million face masks to the eastern state of Sarawak and closed more than 400 schools there on Tuesday as a haze spread from fores...
10:52, 2019-09-10

Trump Bosses Up, Asserts Executive Privilege Over Muller Documents and Shuts Down Talks With Congress Death Row Records President Donald Trump has shut down all inquires into special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative documents by asserting execut...
17:48, 2019-05-08

Miley Cyrus celebrates 10 year anniversary with Liam Hemsworth and shuts down breakup rumors Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have now been together (on-and-off) for more than a decade, and the singer took to social media to mark the occasion w...
20:32, 2019-06-11

Sarah Jessica Parker Epically Shuts Down a "Disgraceful" Report About Her Marriage to Matthew Broderick Sarah Jessica Parker couldn't help but wonder, why do tabloids spin tales? The Sex and the City alum called out The National Enquirer last night aft...
14:16, 2019-05-16

Fast-moving brush fire shuts down Six Flags Magic Mountain with guests inside Firefighters are working to control a brush fire that closed Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California. Guests were told to stay inside. ...
02:16, 2019-06-10

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 prescribe...
23:12, 2019-06-05

Los Angeles celebrity enclave escapes 40-acre hillside wildfire Firefighters were today struggling to contain a blaze that swept through 40 acres of hillside and threatened multi-million-dollar homes in a celebrit...
13:00, 2019-10-22

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 bla...
23:04, 2019-05-22

Gran Canaria wildfire map: Is it safe to travel to the Spanish island? Thousands of nearby residents were evacuated from their homes after a wildfire ravaged a mountainous region of the Spanish island...
13:32, 2019-08-12

Eagle Bluff wildfire has province restricting areas to the public The BC Wildfire Service has introduced area restrictions for Crown land near the Eagle Bluff wildfire north of Oliver....
06:48, 2019-08-14

Gran Canaria wildfire triggers evacuation of thousands of people Firefighters on island say blaze burning is out of control and spreading on several frontsAbout 8,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on ...
13:32, 2019-08-19

Amazon rainforest hits a wildfire record as concerns grow Brazil’s space research center has noticed more than 9,000 new forest fires in the past week....
22:56, 2019-08-22

'A problem in every national forest': tree thieves were behind Washington wildfire Tree theft, which led to the deadly Maple Fire in Washington, may be costing the US Forest Service up to $100m each yearWhen two men discovered a rar...
06:24, 2019-10-05

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 ...
11:24, 2019-07-12

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 a...
15:16, 2019-07-23

One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads a...
05:28, 2019-10-12

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...
13:00, 2019-07-21

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 fro...
21:08, 2019-08-19

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 ...
17:08, 2019-05-29

Alberta wildfire continues to grow, but is spreading away from High Level A fire burning near a northern Alberta town has grown slightly, but officials say firefighters are making good progress....
20:44, 2019-05-28

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...
18:44, 2019-06-28

Colorado wildfire killed 80 percent of river's fish population The Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered an 80 percent loss of its fish population....
19:40, 2019-09-25

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...
17:04, 2019-07-21

PG&E noteholders, wildfire victims file formal reorganization plan Noteholders of PG&E Corp and a committee for victims of the wildfires that pushed the power producer into bankruptcy filed a formal reorganization pl...
02:56, 2019-10-18

High Level wildfire evacuees to return home Monday High Level residents will be allowed to return home on Monday after wildfires prompted an evacuation order nearly two weeks ago....
21:44, 2019-06-02

New wildfire near Bonnyville in northern Alberta brought under control overnight A wildfire that broke out on Monday near the town of Bonnyville in northeastern Alberta was brought under control overnight Tuesday....
18:28, 2019-06-04

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...
00:24, 2019-08-12

Crown to consider charges in massive 2017 Elephant Hill B.C. wildfire The fire forced the evacuation of thousands, including the entire community of Cache Creek....
02:28, 2019-09-17

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 emban...
17:44, 2019-08-07

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level regi...
17:48, 2019-06-25

B.C. Wildfire Service setting up precautionary 150-person camp in northern B.C. Fire information officer Kyla Fraser said the province's north remains the top concern early in the season....
00:32, 2019-06-01

Villages evacuated as wildfire rages on Greek island of Zakynthos A large wildfire on the Greek island of Zakynthos fanned by strong winds forced the evacuation of two villages on Sunday....
21:36, 2019-09-15

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano...
11:44, 2019-08-27

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 i...
10:00, 2019-08-19