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Australian authorities urge evacuations ahead of 'catastrophic' fire threat

Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency on Monday as the country's eastern region prepared for...

Australian authorities urge evacuations ahead of 'catastrophic' fire threat

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Australian bushfires: Sydney facing 'catastrophic' fire threat as blazes leave at least three dead Australia's largest city Sydney is facing a "catastrophic" bushfire threat as firefighters race to contain widespread blazes that have left three peo...
16:20, 2019-11-10

California authorities order 50,000 evacuations, millions face power outages over severe winds and extreme fire danger Darryl Bush/The Press Democrat via Associated Press California authorities on Saturday ordered 50,000 evacuations in towns near a massive Northern Ca...
02:36, 2019-10-27

Sydney facing 'catastrophic' threat as Australian state declares wildfire emergency Residents in Sydney's suburbs are preparing to evacuate after a "catastrophic" warning was put in place for the city as wildfires continue to rage ac...
09:44, 2019-11-12

Australia's east coast declares state of emergency amid 'catastrophic' fire threat Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states on Monday declared a state of emergency as the country's eastern region prepared for...
01:36, 2019-11-11

Australia’s east coast declares state of emergency as ‘catastrophic’ fire threat looms Bushfires are a common and deadly threat in Australia’s hot, dry summers, a danger stoked by a sustained period dry weather across the country's east...
02:32, 2019-11-11

Whaley Bridge: Further evacuations over dam collapse threat Authorities have ordered more people to leave their homes in the British town of Whaley Bridge as expected rain threatens to swamp a damaged reservoi...
05:24, 2019-08-04

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
19:40, 2019-05-17

Bomb threat prompts evacuations at Pima County buildings TUCSON – A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of three county buildings in Downtown Tucson Monday morning. According to Pima County, Tucson Police D...
18:28, 2019-11-04

Catastrophic fire danger: what does it mean and what should we do in these conditions? For the first time since new fire ratings were introduced in 2009, the highest fire danger has been forecast for SydneyCatastrophic fire danger has b...
05:08, 2019-11-11

Australia Confronts ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Conditions An emergency was declared for all of New South Wales as risk warnings reached their highest possible level....
14:08, 2019-11-11

Australia braces for 'catastrophic fire danger' Authorities have warned people to take precautions and evacuate if needed, as weather conditions continue to fuel devastating bushfires in New South ...
03:44, 2019-11-12

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already be...
00:40, 2019-07-11

Reche fire prompts evacuations north of Moreno Valley MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (KNBC) – A blaze that broke out Thursday just north of Moreno Valley blackened 100 acres in about an hour amid high winds...
01:48, 2019-10-11

Oprah Winfrey lauded for aiding Hawaii fire evacuations With fires raging on the island of Maui, Oprah Winfrey did her part to make sure people got evacuated safely....
15:36, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thurs...
16:44, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey opens private road to help Maui fire evacuations Oprah Winfrey helped Maui residents escape a brush fire by opening up her private road on the island....
19:08, 2019-07-12

Authorities: Man built bomb to warn about alien threat MYERSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man who allegedly placed a homemade bomb in a parking lot behind a Pennsylvania hotel told them he did it to ...
14:08, 2019-06-25

German authorities dismiss threat of far-right 'enemy lists' Some who read their names on "enemy lists" created by far-right extremists feel their lives are in danger. But the Interior Ministry has denied that ...
12:28, 2019-08-14

Catastrophic fire conditions along Australia's east coast – in pictures Parts of New South Wales and Queensland woke to catastrophic bushfire danger warnings and towns and cities blanketed in smoke on Tuesday. Hundreds of...
08:20, 2019-11-12

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department o...
14:12, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey is being praised after opening up her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thurs...
16:04, 2019-07-12

Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations A massive train derailment in Illinois — which saw 14 freight cars fly off the tracks — led to numerous evacuations and a giant chemical ...
07:16, 2019-09-11

NSW and Queensland bushfires: Sydney to face catastrophic fire danger for first time More than 130 bushfires continue to burn, with three people dead and 150 properties destroyed, and conditions set to worsenMONDAY: NSW and Queensland...
23:24, 2019-11-10

NSW and Queensland fires: Sydney to face catastrophic fire danger for first time More than 130 bushfires continue to burn, with three people dead and 150 properties destroyed, and conditions set to worsenThe greater Sydney region ...
16:12, 2019-11-10

Oprah Winfrey 'immediately' granted access to private road for Hawaii fire evacuations, she says Oprah Winfrey was apparently a step ahead of her Hawaiian neighbors after a brush fire broke swept across Maui on Thursday: The former talk-show host...
09:08, 2019-07-12

A Los Angeles bush fire has burned over 7,500 acres, and prompted evacuations for 100,000 people — here are the latest updates AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker The Saddleridge Fire broke out in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles on Thursday night. The blaze has consumed over 7,542 acr...
23:56, 2019-10-11

Brexit will be 'catastrophic', first minister tells Boris Johnson ahead of his visit to Wales - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Wales as prime minister 2.20pm BST Here...
15:28, 2019-07-30

Bushfires: South Australia braces for record heat and catastrophic fire danger on Wednesday More than 100 schools in the state will close and at-risk residents are being told to leave their homesCatastrophic fire danger conditions have been ...
09:32, 2019-11-19

A Los Angeles bush fire has burned 4,700 acres, destroyed 25 homes, and prompted evacuations for 100,00 people — here are the latest updates The Saddleridge bush fire broke out in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles on Thursday night. The blaze has spread to over 4,700 acres of land, prompting ...
20:40, 2019-10-11

Lack of forecast rains to prolong Australian bushfires threat Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters b...
08:16, 2019-11-14

Australian lawmaker likens China threat to Nazi Germany China has said it "strongly deplores" remarks by a prominent Australian lawmaker that compared Beijing to Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Jos...
10:28, 2019-08-08

The Mall Walthamstow fire: Aerial footage reveals catastrophic damage after east London shopping centre blaze This shocking aerial footage shows the catastrophic damage caused when a huge blaze erupted at an east London shopping centre....
18:20, 2019-07-23

1 dead, 4 injured in Queens apartment fire: authorities One person died and four others were injured in a fire at a Queens apartment building early Monday morning, authorities said. The blaze broke out aro...
15:12, 2019-07-29

Five children dead in Pennsylvania day care fire: authorities Erie Fire Chief Guy Santone told NBC News the children ranged in age from 8 months to 7 years....
00:08, 2019-08-12

Authorities name all victims of fatal California diving boat fire All 34 people killed when a California diving boat went up in flames on Labor Day have been identified and their loved ones notified, authorities ann...
17:32, 2019-09-13

Fire at Russian tent camp kills 3 children: authorities MOSCOW — Russian authorities say three children have died in a fire at a tent camp in the country’s Far East. The cause of the fire that broke ...
14:04, 2019-07-23

Fatal Harlem fire was likely started by unattended stove: authorities A Harlem apartment inferno that claimed six lives — including four kids ages 3 to 11 — was likely started by a stove that was left on, officials said...
18:28, 2019-05-08

Escape routes on doomed California boat were blocked by fire: authorities The 34 victims trapped in a burning California tour boat were doomed from the outset, with both their escape routes blocked by fire, authorities said...
03:28, 2019-09-04

Libya authorities 'fire warning shots' at migrant rescue ship Libyan authorities fired warning shots in the air and pointed mounted guns at rescuers and migrants, according to the humanitarian group Sea-Eye. A g...
21:08, 2019-10-26

Australian Fire Officials Say the Worst Is Yet to Come Dozens of blazes, many of them out of control, are burning from the Sydney suburbs to areas hundreds of miles north around Byron Bay....
06:12, 2019-11-12

French authorities advise residents to test for lead after Notre Dame fire Paris health authorities are recommending that children and pregnant women take blood tests to screen for lead amid fears pollution from the Notre Da...
20:40, 2019-06-04

Escape routes on doomed Santa Cruz boat were blocked by fire: authorities The 34 victims trapped in a burning California tour boat were doomed from the outset, with both their escape routes blocked by fire, authorities said...
20:48, 2019-09-03

More than 100 Australian bushfires 'omen' of severe summer fire season Australian firefighters battled more than 100 bushfires across two eastern states on Sunday as authorities warned that parts of the country could exp...
09:12, 2019-09-08

Former Australian fire chiefs say Coalition ignored their advice because of climate change politics Former heads of state fire services say government ‘fundamentally doesn’t like talking about climate change’A coalition of former fire chiefs have sa...
05:48, 2019-11-14

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end ...
11:24, 2019-06-14

Vehicle fire ‘creates threat to life’ near Tombstone TOMBSTONE, Ariz. – A fire warning has been issued for Cochise County after a blaze near Davis Road threatened a Tombstone home Friday. Accordin...
22:20, 2019-07-05

Russia accuses U.S. military of deploying 'threat to our country' ahead of Pompeo talks U.S. military assets are threatening Russia, Moscow’s top diplomat alleged just days before a high-profile visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:08, 2019-05-11

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuatio...
08:40, 2019-08-14

New threat to fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral: Heat wave The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceiling in fire-ravaged Not...
17:48, 2019-07-24

Cardi B cancels Indianapolis show less than hour ahead of time citing 'unverified threat,' cops say Many fans in the heartland were left angry Tuesday night when the Indianapolis concert of Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was cancelled less than an ho...
07:52, 2019-07-31

Joseph aims fire at Scotland over legal threat as Japan vow to do talking on pitch Jamie Joseph fires up at reports of legal proceedingsSunday’s game with Scotland under threat from typhoonJamie Joseph has hit out at Scotland for th...
10:08, 2019-10-11

'Be vigilant, be careful': Californians learn to live with constant threat of fire and power cuts As more blackouts loom, some are lucky enough to live near ‘resilience zones’ with power hubs of their ownOn high fire warning days like these, when ...
04:04, 2019-10-25

Notre Dame: Paris heat wave presents new threat to fire-ravaged cathedral, architect warns Chief architect of France’s historic monuments fears cathedral's stone walls may dry too fast amid the record heat wave, causing its vault...
16:40, 2019-07-25

Fans set police car on fire ahead of Italian cup final ROME (AP) — A police car was set on fire as Lazio fans clashed with local authorities near the Stadio Olimpico before the Italian Cup final on Wednes...
21:40, 2019-05-15

El Chapo asks judge to fire one of his lawyers ahead of sentencing Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to “terminate” one of his own attorneys. In a surprise filing, th...
22:56, 2019-05-04

Listen: Tyler Childers shares 'House Fire' ahead of new album Country singer Tyler Childers released a single and music video for "House Fire" after announcing the album "Country Squire."...
18:44, 2019-05-16

Two of Amazon's best-selling Fire tablets are on sale at massive discounts ahead of Black Friday Unlike , , or , Amazon hasn't unveiled its Black Friday 2019 plans just yet, but if history is any indication, one thing seems pretty much etched in ...
22:36, 2019-11-05

Margot Robbie reveals her accent was too Australian for Australian television Margot Robbie spoke to Quentin Tarantino for Vogue Australia about her beginnings in the industry, which included the Australian show "Neighbours." ...
18:36, 2019-08-19

Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Chinese diaspora in Australia are being wooed like never before by political parties who see them as key to winning cr...
04:52, 2019-05-08

Tottenham fire: Firefighters tackle White Hart Lane warehouse blaze ahead of Spurs vs Southampton game Almost 100 firefighters were battling this morning to extinguish a warehouse blaze on White Hart Lane in north London....
09:24, 2019-09-28

Apple TV app now available on Amazon Fire TV devices ahead of Apple TV+ launch Apple and Amazon might be rivals, but if Apple’s new streaming service is going to succeed, it needs to be available on as many platforms as po...
23:56, 2019-10-25

Copper Fire, Hillside Fire and 46 Fire: Three more blazes break out in California Three new blazes erupted California early Thursday — including one that crept over the border from Mexico and another that broke out after a po...
21:12, 2019-10-31

Amazon's cheap Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets are even cheaper right now According to the latest global market report, Amazon's ultra-affordable Fire tablets didn't have the best of quarters to kick off 2019, lagging behin...
22:52, 2019-05-05

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were...
09:08, 2019-07-07

Hurricane Dorian prompts evacuations in Bahamas As the Bahamas braces for a direct hit by a powerful Category 4 storm, residents have been stocking up on food and water, and authorities have evacua...
02:08, 2019-09-01

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

Australia orders evacuations as firefighters struggle to contain bushfires Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighte...
06:28, 2019-11-13

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

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

Torrential rains cause flooding, evacuations in southern India Torrential monsoon rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacua...
10:44, 2019-08-09

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuation...
17:56, 2019-07-11

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...
09:48, 2019-10-22

Iran expands evacuations as rains worsen floods Iran moved on Saturday to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after continued rain in the southwest of the country, state televisio...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Rain prompts rescues, evacuations in southwest Missouri NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — Heavy rain and flash flooding inundated parts of southwest Missouri during the weekend, prompting water rescues and evacuations. B...
17:20, 2019-06-24

Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Missi...
02:08, 2019-05-01

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
16:52, 2019-06-01

Japan orders evacuations as Typhoon Hagibis arrives Flights grounded, trains halted and supermarkets shut, while rugby and F1 Grand Prix also affectedLatest: millions advised to evacuate across JapanHu...
13:00, 2019-10-12

California wildfires force evacuations, cause power outages California emergency officials on Thursday ordered hundreds of people to evacuate a historic wine country town north of San Francisco, and nearly 200...
18:28, 2019-10-24

Wildfires in California prompt mass evacuations, blackouts Hundreds of thousands of people remain without power across California. State electric utilities are keeping the power shut off in an effort to preve...
04:08, 2019-10-31

Wildfire explodes in Northern California, forces evacuations Embers fly across a roadway as the Kincade Fire burns through the Jimtown community of Sonoma County, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/N...
19:36, 2019-10-24

Yellowstone 'supervolcano' eruption would be catastrophic, NYT op-ed says The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park, would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The N...
13:36, 2019-08-22

Forest fires blaze in eastern Russia, forcing evacuations MOSCOW (AP) — Wildfires are blazing on about 58,000 hectares (145,000 acres) throughout the eastern reaches of Russia, threatening small villages and...
15:56, 2019-05-09

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

One dead in Canada's Quebec as spring floods force evacuations Spring flooding has killed one person and forced more than 1,500 people from their homes in Canada's Quebec province, with waters expected to continu...
19:56, 2019-04-22

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan orders evacuations as storm arrives Flights grounded, trains halted and supermarkets shut, while rugby and F1 Grand Prix also affectedHundreds of thousands of households in Japan were a...
05:32, 2019-10-12

Georgia preparing for coastal evacuations as Hurricane Dorian nears Georgia is preparing for coastal evacuations as Hurricane Dorian approaches the southeastern United States....
01:48, 2019-08-29

Typhoon forces evacuations, flight cancellations in eastern China Hundreds of flights were canceled and a million people were evacuated from their homes as the third-largest typhoon on record in China hit the east o...
08:48, 2019-08-10

Wildfires threaten southern California homes, prompt evacuations California firefighters worked through the night into early Tuesday to tackle a pair of wildfires threatening people's homes....
11:56, 2019-10-22

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came...
17:36, 2019-08-29

Evacuations Have Been Ordered for Parts of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered a mandatory evacuation order for more than 830,000 people as Hurricane Dorian approaches the East coas...
05:52, 2019-09-02

Midwest flooding leads to evacuations; road, school closings MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — As the Mississippi River continues to surge, flash flooding along Kansas creeks and streams is forcing people from their homes...
16:28, 2019-05-08

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

How to avoid making catastrophic innovation bets Business executives must make big bets to sustain leadership or else risk obsolescence. But there's a right way and a wrong way to take on those risk...
21:28, 2019-06-08

The Florida teachers who think arming them in classrooms could be catastrophic Several teachers in the state shared their concerns with the Guardian after a bill was approved by the legislature that awaits governor Ron DeSantis’...
20:48, 2019-05-05

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Under...
05:20, 2019-06-12

Most Americans see catastrophic weather events worsening “We continue to loot our environment and it causes adverse weather,” said John Mohr, a 57-year-old self-described moderate Republican in Wilmington, ...
21:36, 2019-09-06

Making sense of Yankees’ day that could prove catastrophic This period of American League history might be defined this way: The Astros landed Justin Verlander in August 2017 and won the ALCS because they had...
01:20, 2019-08-01

Australia fires rage out of control on 'catastrophic' day Army expected to be deployed to help fight more than 100 fires in country’s eastMore than 100 fires are raging across eastern Australia, dozens of th...
12:36, 2019-11-12

Spring floods in Canada's Quebec leave one dead, force evacuations Spring flooding has killed one person and forced nearly 1,700 people from their homes in Canada's Quebec province, with waters expected to continue r...
22:36, 2019-04-22

Police order evacuations as fast-moving wildfire spreads near San Francisco Cal Fire said flames consumed about 60 acres in little more than two hours in the hills of a Bay Area community, Sanders RanchPolice have ordered eva...
16:32, 2019-10-10

California wildfires threaten wine country as forced evacuations begin Northern California blazes are threatening top vineyards as a massive stretch of wine country was forced to evacuate. Two vineyards were destroyed ea...
15:12, 2019-10-27

California wildfires force thousands of evacuations as 'historic' winds expected Gusts might reach 75mph and could lead to ‘erratic fire behavior’ as PG&E shut off power for about 2.35 million people in 38 countiesA northern Calif...
15:52, 2019-10-27

U.S. oil firms expand offshore production cuts, evacuations as storm approaches Exxon Mobil Corp and Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Wednesday joined several other U.S. oil producers withdrawing staff from deepwater platforms in the U...
20:52, 2019-07-10

New southern California fires destroy homes and prompt evacuations – live Hillside fire sparked overnight about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, while the Ronald Reagan library has so far survived a close call with the Easy fi...
23:08, 2019-10-31

New southern California fires destroy homes and prompt evacuations – as it happened Hillside fire sparked overnight about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, while the Ronald Reagan library has so far survived a close call with the Easy fi...
02:28, 2019-11-01

Wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations in Pacific Palisades, California A wildfire raced up a steep hillside to threaten homes in the Southern California coastal enclave of Pacific Palisades on Monday, prompting evacuatio...
22:12, 2019-10-21

California wildfires forces thousands of evacuations as 'historic' winds expected Gusts might reach 75mph and could lead to ‘erratic fire behavior’ as PG&E shut off power for about 2.35 million people in 38 countiesA northern Calif...
15:00, 2019-10-27

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepar...
06:16, 2019-08-15

A cruise line is offering free evacuations to those on Grand Bahama Island Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines is offering Bahamians stranded by Hurricane Dorian a way home....
15:12, 2019-09-06

Could airplanes get more spacious? FAA will test if seat size matters for safe evacuations Could flyers expect more spacious seating in the future? The Federal Aviation Administration said it will test how seat size affects safe evacuations...
19:52, 2019-09-29

California wildfires: High winds force evacuations, power outages The state was under extreme fire danger like it’s probably never seen before, Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci said. Wildfires are growin...
13:12, 2019-10-27

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefig...
13:24, 2019-07-12

California tries to prevent catastrophic wildfires with sweeping blackouts The blackouts impact a half-million people — or nearly 180,000 customers — in 15 counties....
15:48, 2019-10-24

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
00:04, 2019-07-16

Hot, dry and dangerous: Australia’s ‘catastrophic’ bushfires creep toward Sydney Bushfires are an annual threat during Australia's dry summers, but this wave of fires came early, catching many by surprise....
21:20, 2019-11-12

Australia: 'Catastrophic' bushfires declared state of emergency The premier of the Australian state of New South Wales has declared a state of emergency as deadly bushfires continue to rage. Three people have been...
02:48, 2019-11-11

Nissan Will Axe 10 Percent of Its Products Following a Catastrophic First Half of 2019 Nissan has had a rough go at the whole making and selling cars thing this year, as evidenced by the company’s June financial statement released Tuesd...
01:08, 2019-07-31

Australia's east coast girds for 'catastrophic' fires Firefighters across Australia's east coast were bracing for "catastrophic" fire conditions as temperatures across the country's most populous state w...
22:44, 2019-11-11

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after c...
11:32, 2019-06-04

Hurricane Dorian strengthens into ‘catastrophic’ Category 5 storm Hurricane Dorian has strengthened into a Category 5 storm Sunday packing 160 mph winds as it tears through the northern Bahamas and threatens the eas...
15:36, 2019-09-01

Revealed: catastrophic effects of working as a Facebook moderator Exclusive: Job has left some ‘addicted’ to extreme material and pushed others to far rightThe task of moderating Facebook continues to leave psycholo...
14:44, 2019-09-17

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' category 5 storm Bahamas residents board up buildings and take to sheltersUS coastal states seem set for high winds and floodingHurricane Dorian beefed up into a “cat...
18:08, 2019-09-01

The Sometimes Catastrophic, but Mostly Just Embarrassing Consequences of Screen Sharing at Work If you’ve presented in a meeting, you know the potentially calamitous effects of projecting your laptop screen — your naked, interior world, that is ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Storm-hit areas in Japan battered by heavy rains, one dead, evacuations ordered Torrential rains on Friday battered areas of eastern Japan that were hit by floods and high winds from Typhoon Hagibis two weeks ago, killing at leas...
15:00, 2019-10-25

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh o...
12:28, 2019-05-04

California wildfires: New power outages, evacuations as state braces for high winds The state was under extreme fire danger like it’s probably never seen before, Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci said. Wildfires are growin...
00:12, 2019-10-27

Typhoon Faxai batters Tokyo, causing evacuations, blackouts and transport chaos Japanese capital bears brunt of 216kmh winds as 290,000 households lose power and Monday commute severely disruptedA powerful typhoon with record-bre...
04:32, 2019-09-09

Broken barges on flooded Arkansas river threaten dam, prompt emergency evacuations Authorities urged residents of several small towns in Oklahoma and Kansas to leave their homes as rivers and streams rose....
05:48, 2019-05-23

Mass evacuations ordered in northern California as winds continue to fuel wildfire Authorities in Northern California ordered 180,000 residents to flee their homes Sunday as historic winds fueled a wildfire in the wine country, whil...
19:32, 2019-10-27

Labour calls for action on 'catastrophic fall' in adult learning The Labour Party has renewed calls for a National Education Service after what they call " a catastrophic fall" in adult learning....
18:24, 2019-08-01

A drastic plan might prevent catastrophic Antarctic ice sheet collapse Pumping huge volumes of ocean water onto the West Antarctic ice sheet may stop it collapsing and causing a dramatic sea level rise that would threate...
21:24, 2019-07-17

'Leave now': Australians urged to evacuate as 'catastrophic' fires loom Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate a...
07:32, 2019-11-11

Hurricane Dorian pounds northern Bahamas with 'catastrophic' winds Trump says Americans should pray for islandersWhere will the storm hit and what damage will it bring?Hurricane Dorian grew into a “catastrophic” cate...
01:12, 2019-09-02

‘Catastrophic’ hurricane Dorian continues to batter north Bahamas The storm’s top sustained winds decreased slightly to 165 mph (265 kph) as its westward movement slowed, crawling along Grand Bahama island Monday mo...
13:32, 2019-09-02

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

"Leave now": Australians urged to evacuate as "catastrophic" fires loom Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia's east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate a...
06:44, 2019-11-11

Footage shows catastrophic damage of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas Aerial footage reveals the landscape devastated by Hurricane Dorian after the storm wreaked havoc in the Bahamas. The storm battered the Bahamas for ...
20:28, 2019-09-04

Venice mayor closes St. Mark's Square after second catastrophic floods High tidal waters and catastrophic flooding returned to Venice, prompting the mayor to close the iconic St. Mark's Square.     &#...
18:08, 2019-11-15

'Stay alert': millions of Australians brace for 'catastrophic' bushfires Residents across a wide swath of Australia's east coast were bracing for "catastrophic" conditions on Tuesday, with searing heat and high winds expec...
00:16, 2019-11-12

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

NSW fires: more than 350 school closures amid catastrophic bushfire conditions ‘For heaven’s sake stay away from bushland,’ Gladys Berejiklian warns as conditions to worsen on TuesdayNSW and Qld fires: catastrophic conditions sp...
08:00, 2019-11-11

Cut emissions to avert catastrophic sea-level rise: U.N. climate report Scientists behind a landmark study of the links between oceans, glaciers, ice caps and the climate delivered a stark warning to the world on Wednesda...
11:48, 2019-09-25

Cut emissions to avert catastrophic sea-level rise - U.N. climate report Scientists behind a landmark study of the links between oceans, glaciers, ice caps and the climate delivered a stark warning to the world on Wednesda...
15:56, 2019-09-25

Loss of biodiversity is just as catastrophic as climate change | Robert Watson Nature is being eroded at rates unprecedented in human history but we still have time to stave off mass extinctionsA colleague recently described how...
15:56, 2019-05-06

Adam Gase put himself in firing line with catastrophic Jets loss MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Jets dropped a brutal game to the Dolphins, 26-18, and are now 1-7 for the first time since 2014. Here are some thoughts an...
15:44, 2019-11-04

Gas leak in Montreal’s south shore forces hundreds of evacuations, closure of St-Hubert airport A gas leak in Montreal's south shore has forced the evacuation of 208 homes and the temporary closure of St-Hubert airport....
23:20, 2019-06-25

California: wind-driven Kincade wildfire forces evacuations in north of state – video A wind-driven wildfire has forced evacuations north of San Francisco in Sonoma County. The blaze near Geyserville had grown to 15 sq miles (39 sq km)...
16:52, 2019-10-25

California rainstorm: Six dead after heavy rain and snow sparks flash flooding and evacuations California has been hit by heavy rainstorms killing at least six people and prompting evacuations....
11:04, 2019-10-25

B.C. could see ‘catastrophic’ consequences from climate change-related events in 30 years: report The report found the highest risk from potential severe wildfire seasons, heat waves, storm surges or water shortages....
21:44, 2019-08-01

Health organization calls DHS migrant welfare rule potentially 'catastrophic' The public charge policy, finalized Monday by the Department of Homeland Security, is a new rule that will allow immigration officials to deny green ...
21:56, 2019-08-12

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least...
23:00, 2019-05-27

'Catastrophic decisions': Mattis savages Obama for 'failure' in foreign policy Though former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis mentions his last boss, President Trump, only in the opening pages of his new book, the Washington establi...
15:28, 2019-09-03

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent ...
07:00, 2019-06-12

‘Catastrophic’ Dorian now strongest hurricane to hit Bahamas region in modern records  BAHAMAS (NBC News) – Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm early Sunday as it closed in on the Baha...
18:48, 2019-09-01

Bahamas suffer ‘catastrophic damage’ as Dorian pounds islands: offical Bahamian officials said Monday they’re anticipating multiple fatalities in the archipelago where Hurricane Dorian’s 165 mph winds and 23-...
19:56, 2019-09-02

Bahamas suffers ‘catastrophic damage’ as Dorian pounds islands: offical Bahamian officials said Monday they’re anticipating multiple fatalities in the archipelago, where Hurricane Dorian’s 165-mph winds and 23...
20:12, 2019-09-02

NSW and Qld fires: more than 350 NSW schools to close amid catastrophic bushfire conditions – live Fears for Sydney and the Hunter with conditions set to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across Australia’s east coast 5....
07:08, 2019-11-11

NSW fires: almost 600 school closures on Tuesday amid catastrophic bushfire conditions ‘For heaven’s sake stay away from bushland,’ Gladys Berejiklian warns as conditions to worsen on TuesdayNSW and Qld fires: catastrophic conditions sp...
10:28, 2019-11-11

NSW and Qld fires: catastrophic bushfire conditions spread to Illawarra and Shoalhaven – live Fears for Sydney and the Hunter with conditions set to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across Australia’s east coast 2....
03:52, 2019-11-11

Bosnia’s once-famous rivers now highlight country’s catastrophic garbage problem Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia’s waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions in a region where j...
20:00, 2019-05-02

NSW and Queensland fires: residents prepare for 'catastrophic' bushfire conditions – live Fears for Sydney and the Hunter with conditions set to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across two states 10.15pm GMT Ea...
23:32, 2019-11-10

‘World’s most dangerous glacier’ could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns The Thwaites Glacier has more than 50 times the amount of ice than all the mountain glaciers in the world combined, and eight times as much ice in th...
20:36, 2019-07-09

Crews battle ‘catastrophic’ Australia wildfires amid high winds A catastrophic fire warning was in place for Sydney, Australia's largest city, where a large blaze threatened homes on Tuesday afternoon in northern ...
15:08, 2019-11-12

Mike Pompeo Is Excited About How Much Money We Can Make From Catastrophic Climate Change Naysayers among us might look at the prospect of catastrophic climate change, and see nothing but doom and gloom: mass extinctions, flooded coastal c...
15:28, 2019-05-07

White House insists Trump Huawei reversal not 'catastrophic mistake' Larry Kudlow defends move on sales ban after China talksRubio and Barasso among Republicans concerned by ployWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlo...
21:56, 2019-06-30

'World's most dangerous glacier' could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns A glacier in West Antarctica, known as "the world's most dangerous," could completely melt away and cause a rapid and "catastrophic" sea-level rise, ...
17:12, 2019-07-09

Heathrow Airport strike suspended: Walkout of 4,000 workers will not go ahead on Tuesday ahead of pay vote A planned strike on Tuesday by more than 4,000 workers at Heathrow Airport has been suspended while they vote on a new pay offer....
12:12, 2019-08-06

Hurricane Dorian Tik Toks and memes are going viral, highlighting school closings, storm prep, and evacuations Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images, NOAA via Getty Images Hurricane Dorian is currently brewing over the Atlantic Ocean before it is foreca...
21:32, 2019-08-31

Finsbury Park floods: Evacuations as north London neighbourhood is submerged following burst water main Evacuations were under way after massive floods hit a north London neighbourhood this morning....
11:00, 2019-10-08

US diplomat says that Trump’s Syria policies fueled the ‘catastrophic sideshow’ that led to war crimes against US allies Maya Alleruzzo/AP US Ambassador Bill Roebuck, the special envoy for the anti-ISIS campaign in Syria, sent a scathing memo to the Trump administration...
23:16, 2019-11-07

Bolivia: catastrophic wildfires devastate forest in echo of Brazil's Amazon crisis Bolivia’s president announced he would interrupt his re-election campaign for a week to help coordinate foreign aid effortsAs fires continue to rage ...
08:00, 2019-08-27

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Photos show catastrophic damage to facilities following strikes New images show the catastrophic damage to Saudi Arabia's oil facilities caused by recent attacks....
23:12, 2019-09-20

SoftBank reported an eye-watering $6.5 billion loss in the wake of WeWork's catastrophic failed IPO Thomson Reuters SoftBank Group recorded an eye-watering quarterly loss of $6.5 billion early Wednesday, spurred by some of it biggest tech invstments...
09:04, 2019-11-06

NSW and Qld fires: Victoria sends reinforcements as catastrophic bushfire conditions spread – live Fears for Sydney and the Hunter with conditions set to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across Australia’s east coast 3....
05:08, 2019-11-11

Worse than Chernobyl: Parts of Marshall Islands have radiation 'higher' than catastrophic '86 disaster, studies say A series of studies have concluded that the radiation levels in parts of the Marshall Islands, where nuclear weapons were tested more than 60 years a...
18:28, 2019-07-29

NSW and Queensland fires: NSW declares state of emergency amid 'catastrophic' bushfire conditions – live Fears for Sydney and the Hunter with conditions set to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of blazes continue to burn across two states 10.49pm GMT Commi...
00:08, 2019-11-11

NSW and Qld fires: Berejiklian declares state of emergency amid 'catastrophic' bushfire conditions – live Fears for Sydney and the Hunter with conditions set to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across Australia’s east coast 11...
00:44, 2019-11-11

Typhoon Hagibis path update LIVE: Latest news from Japan as one killed and hundreds of thousands of evacuations ordered Hundreds of thousands of households in Japan have been told to evacuate as heavy rain and strong winds pound Tokyo ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Ha...
09:04, 2019-10-12

LAX apologized for the catastrophic roll-out of a policy banning Uber and Lyft drivers from picking people up outside the terminal YouTube/RIDESHARE411 Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) apologized after a new scheme which saw Uber and Lyft pick-ups moved to a lot far from t...
14:04, 2019-10-31

NSW and Queensland fires: Berejiklian declares state of emergency amid 'catastrophic' bushfire conditions – live Fears for Sydney and the Hunter with conditions set to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of blazes continue to burn across two states 11.17pm GMT Watch...
00:28, 2019-11-11

Milla Jovovich’s ‘Resident Evil’ stunt double sues producers over ‘catastrophic’ on-set injuries: report A professional stunt performer is bringing a hefty lawsuit against the producers of the latest installment of the “Resident Evil,” series after she s...
05:36, 2019-09-13

Prince Andrew's reputation is crumbling after a catastrophic BBC interview about Jeffrey Epstein. Here are all the businesses cutting ties. Youtube/BBC Newsnight More than a dozen businesses, charities, and universities are scrambling to distance themselves from Prince Andrew after the ai...
14:20, 2019-11-20

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebrask...
02:04, 2019-09-06

Astros Fire Brandon Taubman, Now Need To Fire Whoever Smeared Stephanie Apstein [Update] The Houston Astros have fired assistant GM Brandon Taubman for conduct that “does not reflect the values” of the organization, according to a team st...
01:36, 2019-10-25

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters are battling a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Squar...
22:32, 2019-05-18

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for yo...
11:20, 2019-06-04

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According...
19:12, 2019-08-23

Fighting fire with fire, Amazon 'forest guardians' stalk illegal loggers Near midnight, a group of six Guajajara tribesmen with their faces painted for battle listen to the rumble of heavy trucks about 19 miles (30 km) fro...
15:24, 2019-09-20

Hay fire contained, firefighters letting fire burn out on Tohono O’odham Reservation TUCSON – A massive hay fire broke out at a co-op farm on the Tohono O’odham Reservation, near the San Xavier, Tuesday night. Fire crews r...
05:44, 2019-10-03

Removing hedges one way to fire smart your home, says Kelowna fire chief Okanagan fire departments are urging homeowners to be fire smart and vigilant in their community....
17:56, 2019-06-01

London Fire Brigade interviewed by police over Grenfell Tower fire The London Fire Brigade has given an interview under caution as part of the Met's probe into the Grenfell fire....
14:16, 2019-09-16

‘Fire challenge’ leaves Michigan boy, 12, with severe burns after friend set him on fire Jason Cleary is attended to by physicians after being burned on his chin, chest and stomach as part of a social media challenge where children set ea...
18:04, 2019-10-04

Astros Fire Brandon Taubman, Now Need To Fire Whoever Smeared Stephanie Apstein The Houston Astros have fired assistant GM Brandon Taubman for conduct that “does not reflect the values” of the organization, according to a team st...
00:12, 2019-10-25

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturd...
19:24, 2019-07-13

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

Tucson Fire Dept. fights structure fire early Sunday Tucson Fire Dept. fought an early morning structure fire after multiple reports of flames rising from the building. Officials say 911 received multip...
18:08, 2019-10-20

Fire lieutenant dies battling three-story house fire in Massachusetts WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fire lieutenant scheduled to leave on a Disney vacation with his family after his shift ended died early Wedn...
20:28, 2019-11-14

Neasden fire: Body found after huge fire in derelict warehouse A body has been found in a derelict warehouse after a huge fire engulfed it overnight, the London Fire Brigade said....
22:20, 2019-05-15

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version o...
22:56, 2019-05-16

Getty fire in LA likely caused by tree branch falling on power lines: fire officials A major wildfire burning in Los Angeles near the famed Getty Center art museum was likely sparked by a tree branch falling on power lines in high win...
00:40, 2019-10-30

Grenfell Tower fire: London Fire Brigade voluntarily interviewed by Met Police under caution The London Fire Brigade has given an interview under caution as part of the Met's probe into the Grenfell fire....
15:09, 2019-09-16

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and ...
08:20, 2019-06-02

California wildfires: Kincade fire just 5% contained as Getty fire rages near museum – live New fire broke out near the J Paul Getty art museumKincade fire has prompted evacuation order for 185,000‘You can’t fight this’: wildfires force hist...
20:44, 2019-10-28

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

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alb...
16:52, 2019-05-23

U.S. Senators urge FDA to ban e-cigarettes immediately A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged the Food and Drug Administration to immediately remove all pod- and cartridge based e-cigarettes ...
18:36, 2019-09-20

When the Urge to Write Is a Life Sentence Ahmet Altan, author of the new book “I Will Never See the World Again,” has been imprisoned for life. I’m being treated for a brain tumor. We’re both...
11:40, 2019-10-24

This guy eats glass ‘for fun’ but wouldn’t urge you to do it Those in glass houses should not throw stones — because this guy might eat you out of house and home. Dayaram Sahu, 60, a lawyer from the central Ind...
18:40, 2019-09-13

End onshore windfarm ban, Tories urge Conservative party voters want to scrap block on new land turbines, survey findsPressure is mounting within the Conservative party to end its block o...
08:24, 2019-06-30

Video shows a Los Angeles fire roaring through a canyon towards homes. The fire has forced around 50,000 people to evacuate. Screenshot/Caleb Lunetta Striking video posted on social media shows a major wildfire currently burning in the canyons of Southern California. The fi...
07:00, 2019-10-25

Four-alarm fire at Blue Diamond almond factory 'completely extinguished,' fire department confirms The fire reportedly broke out on the second floor of the facility around 9 p.m., forcing the evacuation of about 250 workers....
16:00, 2019-05-14

A Japanese fire official says the death toll at the Kyoto anime studio fire is 33, nobody else is believed to be missing A Japanese fire official says the death toll at the Kyoto anime studio fire is 33, nobody else is believed to be missing...
14:56, 2019-07-18

A Japanese fire official says nearly 30 people are confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire A Japanese fire official says nearly 30 people are confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire...
13:48, 2019-07-18

Amazon brings Disney+ to Fire TV devices and Fire tablets Disney+ is going live in the United States on November 12 and the streaming service is supported by many platforms and products. Amazon Fire TV devic...
03:56, 2019-11-12

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo th...
23:00, 2019-09-04

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday...
22:12, 2019-07-09

Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson. New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday inv...
21:52, 2019-05-13

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Officials tweeted the fire happened i...
05:24, 2019-06-10

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are w...
04:20, 2019-06-09

Fire officials determine PG&E equipment sparked deadly fire SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are expressing skepticism that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has made the dramatic changes necessary to...
07:12, 2019-05-16

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal̵...
02:04, 2019-05-25

Rural Metro Fire educates students about fire safety Wildfire danger is spreading across Northern Arizona to California. Red Flag Warnings are common during this time of year, especially after experienc...
01:12, 2019-10-10

Rural Metro Fire responds to structure fire on eastside Rural Metro Firefighters fought a structure fire in the area of Houghton Road and Old Spanish Trail on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Rural Metro Fire fights ...
17:24, 2019-11-17

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire w...
05:24, 2019-09-02

CORRECTS: Paris fire chief: Structure of Notre Dame cathedral has been saved; fire not spreading to northern belfry CORRECTS: Paris fire chief: Structure of Notre Dame cathedral has been saved; fire not spreading to northern belfry...
23:36, 2019-04-15

Mont Blanc glacier 'at risk of collapse' sparking road closures and local evacuations Italian authorities have closed roads and evacuated mountain huts after experts warned that part of a glacier on Mont Blanc could collapse....
13:44, 2019-09-25

Hurricane Dorian: Evacuations begin in the Bahamas as 'devastating storm' closes in with Florida still on alert Hotels were shut down and evacuations began as Hurricane Dorian bore down on the northern Bahamas....
00:08, 2019-09-01

Ex-fire captain gets probation for sex with teen at fire station A disgraced former Las Vegas fire captain must register as a sex offender and serve up to five years’ probation after paying a 15-year-old girl $300 ...
16:52, 2019-06-25

Fire historian says California wildfires signal a ‘fire age’ California’s raging wildfires have consumed tens of thousands of acres, displaced thousands and knocked out power — but could the planet ...
17:20, 2019-11-04

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for ...
20:48, 2019-08-22

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. ...
13:24, 2019-05-31

Rural Metro Fire responds to house fire TUCSON-Rural Metro Firefighters responded to a house fire in the area of Country Club and Alvord mid afternoon on Saturday. Officials say one of the ...
01:12, 2019-10-13

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. Acco...
03:00, 2019-09-10

Will she flip? Deputies urge woman to say she was trafficked STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff’s detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras ...
17:20, 2019-06-10

59-year-old mom becomes lingerie model after daughters urge her to 'go for it' Twenty years ago, Nicola Griffin didn’t even like stripping down to her bathing suit at the beach....
19:52, 2019-04-24

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the Germa...
13:36, 2019-06-22

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into rac...
23:28, 2019-09-11

Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities,...
16:44, 2019-09-19

300 MPs urge their pension fund to drop oil and gas shares More than 300 MPs from all parties have called on the trustees of Parliament's pension fund to dump all its shares in oil and gas companies....
14:32, 2019-10-25

Bipolar: Experts urge better initial care Specialists reveal that people with bipolar disorder have to wait for a long time for a diagnosis, and that they fail to receive appropriate initial ...
17:44, 2019-06-26

Back the global fracking ban, campaigners urge UN Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities,...
13:52, 2019-09-20

Environmentalists urge Tour de France to end "avalanche of plastic" "The corporate \"caravan\" that motors across valleys and mountains ahead of the cyclists competing in the Tour de France has been a crowd-pleaser fo...
17:04, 2019-07-25

Top CEOs urge GOP-controlled Senate to take action on guns ​Scores of the nation’s top CEOs are urging the Republican-controlled Senate to take action to curtail gun violence after the mass shootings in...
15:44, 2019-09-12

Israeli police urge sex abuse charges against minister Deputy health minister Yaacov Litzman had allegedly helped a sex offender escape extradition to Australia. Victim support groups have called on Prime...
18:36, 2019-08-06

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ug...
14:28, 2019-06-07

Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay • ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Owner Steve Dale took over club last DecemberThe financial crisis at Bury has been...
16:40, 2019-05-23

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Ancient fossils prove lining up is a primal urge BERLIN — Ever felt like you’ve been queuing forever? Scientists say fossils found in Morocco suggest the practice of forming orderly lines may date b...
22:04, 2019-10-18

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers are urging the Trump administration and California restart negotiations over vehicle mileage...
04:56, 2019-06-07

EU AI experts urge nations to avoid mass surveillance European AI experts issued investment and policy recommendations for EU member nations today including avoid mass surveillance and investment in star...
17:40, 2019-06-26

Italian GP stewards urge FIA to find a rapid fix for F1 Q3 queues The Italian Grand Prix stewards have reprimanded three drivers for their role in the farcical end to Monza qualifying and urged the FIA to "expedite ...
21:24, 2019-09-07

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the European Union and ot...
06:16, 2019-06-26

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to resident...
19:40, 2019-06-07

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern C...
00:52, 2019-06-21

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mal...
19:04, 2019-06-06

Police leaders urge next PM to reverse policing cuts Letter calls on winner of Tory leadership contest to provide funding to tackle violent crimePolice leaders have written to the two Conservative leade...
15:12, 2019-07-11

Car makers urge EU to invest in hydrogen filling stations News 10 Oct, 2019 European Union called on to "ramp up" hydrogen stations in the face of "severely lacking" infrastructure...
17:32, 2019-10-10

Lawmakers Urge Aggressive Action From Regulators on Big Tech Senators at a hearing pushed for assurances that the F.T.C. and Justice Department would provide vigorous oversight of the companies....
01:48, 2019-09-18

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese secu...
13:20, 2019-06-12

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04:04, 2019-08-01

CVS, Walgreens urge against openly carrying guns in stores NEW YORK (AP) — Drug chains CVS and Walgreens, as well as grocery chain Wegmans Food Market, have joined the chorus of retailers requesting that cust...
17:20, 2019-09-06

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the for...
00:36, 2019-05-18

UN agencies urge Italy to let migrants get off rescue boat GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are urging Italy’s government to let 43 migrants from Libya disembark from a boat that ha...
12:52, 2019-06-21

Environmentalists urge Tour de France to end 'avalanche of plastic' The corporate "caravan" that motors across valleys and mountains ahead of the cyclists competing in the Tour de France has been a crowd-pleaser for d...
18:16, 2019-07-25

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system...
00:12, 2019-05-09

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends In a new report, the World Health Organization argue that nations must prioritize nutrition interventions to fight global trends in obesity and hunge...
03:16, 2019-09-12

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmen...
07:48, 2019-07-30

'Nuclear winter' coming? Nuclear war between US and Russia would cause catastrophic event, study confirms Earlier this month, the U.S. pulled out of a Reagan-era nuclear treaty with Russia after the Trump administration assessed the country was in “materi...
20:48, 2019-08-20

Luciana Berger joins Lib Dems to fight 'catastrophic' no-deal Brexit EXCLUSIVE: Former Labour MP struck up friendship with Jo Swinson after discussions about motherhood Read our live politics coverage HERE...
13:44, 2019-09-05

Hurricane Dorian LIVE: Devastating storm set to hit Bahamas with 'catastrophic' 200mph winds Hurricane Dorian is set to hit the Bahamas with "catastrophic" 200mph winds after being upgraded to a category five storm....
17:28, 2019-09-01

Jeffrey Epstein accusers urge judge to deny him bail One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers stepped into the spotlight for the first time Monday to urge a Manhattan federal judge to keep the wealthy pedophil...
19:44, 2019-07-15

Republicans urge sanctions on Turkey in split from Donald Trump Republicans in the US Congress today announced plans to impose sanctions against Turkey over its assault on Kurdish forces in Syria....
12:00, 2019-10-11

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a nearly-clinched budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unle...
23:44, 2019-07-22

Heed flood defence warning from dam scare, experts urge Government told it is not acting quickly enough to upgrade infrastructureThe Whaley Bridge dam scare is a warning of the potentially disastrous conse...
18:20, 2019-08-02

Dental surgeons urge England's schools to go sugar-free They say tackling tooth decay - which affects a quarter of five-year-olds - is a priority....
03:56, 2019-08-15

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and laun...
12:48, 2019-06-11

Ryanair urge UK pilots to transfer overseas or face job losses Airline says numbers must be reduced at bases such as Stansted and ManchesterRyanair has written to UK pilots asking them to take unpaid leave or tra...
00:16, 2019-09-26

Senators Urge F.C.C. to Review Licenses of 2 Chinese Telecom Companies In a letter, Senators Chuck Schumer and Tom Cotton say the companies could use their access to U.S. networks to “target” Americans’ communications....
16:32, 2019-09-16

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday ...
05:36, 2019-06-06

Israeli PM in London to urge Johnson to end nuclear talks with Iran British PM has cleared his diary amid the Brexit chaos to meet Benjamin Netanyahu The Israeli prime minister has flown into London to urge Britain to...
14:28, 2019-09-05

US lawmakers urge Apple to restore HKMap app used in Hong Kong WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of seven US lawmakers including Senators Ted Cruz, Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cor...
20:56, 2019-10-22

U.S. senators urge Walmart, others to stop selling all tobacco products Six Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked Walmart Inc, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, Rite Aid Corp and Dollar General Corp to stop selling all t...
20:48, 2019-09-26

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resou...
00:00, 2019-05-07

Palestinians urge ‘Arab masses’ to oppose US peace workshop RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast ...
18:00, 2019-06-12

Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to support background checks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to President Trump urging him to support gun background c...
16:44, 2019-09-09

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG – Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gat...
22:48, 2019-06-26

German medics urge calm over hand birth defects Doctors have warned against jumping to conclusions after three births at one hospital in which children were born with hand deformities. Clinicians a...
19:40, 2019-09-18

Avengers: Endgame directors urge fans not to give away spoilers The directors of Avengers: Endgame have urged fans not to give away spoilers after leaked footage made its way around the internet. ...
07:00, 2019-04-17

Lawmakers urge FDA to immediately pull Juul, other e-cigarettes from the market A bipartisan group of senators is urging acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless to immediately pull most e-cigarettes off the...
19:32, 2019-09-20

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the cou...
20:16, 2019-06-26

Senators urge Walmart, others to stop selling all tobacco products Six Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked Walmart Inc, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, Rite Aid Corp and Dollar General Corp to stop selling all t...
23:08, 2019-09-26

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against for Ghosn expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding linked t...
00:20, 2019-06-05

UN agencies urge stronger efforts to stop illegal fishing BANGKOK (AP) — Major United Nations agencies are urging major fishing nations to join efforts to fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fi...
06:32, 2019-06-05

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against Ghosn for expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding allegedl...
07:08, 2019-06-05

Lawyers for Epstein, his victims urge judge to investigate suicide Attorneys for both Jeffrey Epstein and his accusers implored a Manhattan judge on Tuesday to launch his own investigation into the late pedophileR...
22:24, 2019-08-27

QPR urge Uefa to act strongly over racist abuse in under-18 game in Spain • Team left pitch in protest of abuse in Andalucia last week• QPR’s chief executive praises players and staff for their actionsQueens Park Rangers ha...
01:52, 2019-08-15

Use your waste water to save street trees, experts urge Dishwater and bathwater can be used to give vital support that councils often cannot afford to young treesInstead of letting your dirty dishwater go ...
12:56, 2019-08-01

Debate on racism in Canada must go beyond Trudeau photos, advocates urge The federal campaign began with numerous allegations of racist behaviour on the part of candidates. Now, elections signs are getting defaced almost d...
22:08, 2019-09-25

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing ...
16:44, 2019-08-16

Genetic tests: Experts urge caution over home testing People should not make health decisions based on genetic tests they do at home, experts warn....
03:00, 2019-10-17

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya BRUSSELS (AP) — The UN’s refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to...
16:28, 2019-06-07

Health officials urge testing after Indiana wrestling event NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C ...
12:32, 2019-06-28

U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market...
20:08, 2019-09-20

Parents Whose Son, 8, Died Suddenly Urge Others to Spend More Time With Their Kids J.R. Storment and his wife, Jessica Bandes, a naturopathic doctor, lost one of their twin boys, Wiley, while he slept in his Oregon bed in last month...
16:16, 2019-09-10

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of ...
14:08, 2019-05-17

Germany will urge EU allies to hold firm on no-deal Brexit Berlin prepared for UK to crash out as leak suggests Boris Johnson’s threat has fallen flatGermany is ready for a likely no-deal Brexit and will enco...
19:32, 2019-08-16

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Ivey to veto an attempt...
18:24, 2019-05-15

Farmers urge better preparation for 'the next drought’ as Labor suggests war cabinet National Farmers’ Federation calls for a ‘new approach’ for future dry spellsFarmers are calling on the government to develop a new drought policy th...
11:44, 2019-10-16

Tribal chiefs urge Atlanta Braves to end the ‘tomahawk chop’ The heads of two Native American tribes that once inhabited Georgia are praising St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Ryan Helsley for criticizing the Atlanta...
18:28, 2019-10-14

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackli...
20:44, 2019-07-24

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stoppe...
13:00, 2019-06-28

Dan Coats disrupted meeting to urge Sue Gordon to resign: Report Outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats disrupted a meeting his deputy, Sue Gordon, was holding on election security to urge her to resi...
02:24, 2019-08-10

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after governme...
08:52, 2019-08-22

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, ...
20:32, 2019-07-19

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, m...
08:16, 2019-05-21

Hurricane Dorian LIVE: Boy, 8, drowns as 'catastrophic' storm batters Bahamas with record winds The most powerful storm to hit the Caribbean islands of the Bahamas since records began has claimed the life of an eight-year-old boy....
11:32, 2019-09-02

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Hunt warns EU 'catastrophic failure in statecraft' will lead to no deal Jeremy Hunt has warned EU leaders to avoid making a "catastrophic failure in statecraft" over the negotiating table that will lead to a no-deal Brexi...
01:52, 2019-10-10

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise ele...
04:40, 2019-05-22

Concrete action must be the legacy of MMIWG report, Indigenous advocates urge Indigenous advocates say they'll be watching closely to see how the government implements the recommendations outlined in the MMIWG final report....
11:12, 2019-06-04

Whaley Bridge dam: heed flood defence warning, experts urge Government told it is not acting quickly enough to upgrade infrastructureThe Whaley Bridge dam scare is a warning of the potentially disastrous conse...
20:36, 2019-08-02

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada ...
10:20, 2019-08-08

Jeffrey Epstein: French police urge victims and witnesses to come forward Three victims who have already come forward were interviewed in August and as recently as Monday, prosecutor’s office saidFrench police are appealing...
17:04, 2019-09-11

Senators urge Pompeo to impose sanctions if Turkey violates ceasefire A bipartisan group of senators plans to send a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to take action against Turkey if it violates the U...
22:24, 2019-11-06

Ban black cabs older than 12 years to cut pollution, mothers urge mayor Mothers of young children are urging Sadiq Khan to press ahead with controversial plans to force the most polluting black taxis off London roads....
11:04, 2019-05-08

Rudy Giuliani plans Ukraine trip to urge investigation into Democrats President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is planning a trip to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage the country to investigate actions in ...
05:32, 2019-05-10

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on ...
13:24, 2019-07-23

Lawmakers urge Trump to back away from ultimatum to world on auto imports Lawmakers urged President Trump on Friday to pull back from a threat to impose tariffs on auto imports. Their warnings followed Trump declaring a nat...
22:00, 2019-05-17

Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to...
23:44, 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico: Thousands urge governor's resignation in massive protests The protests are expected to be the largest-yet against Governor Ricardo Rossello. His vow to not run for reelection did little to quell public outra...
19:44, 2019-07-22

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again...
17:24, 2019-05-23

Environmental groups urge Liberals to budget for climate change costs The Green Budget Coalition, comprised of 22 environment advocacy organizations, released its annual list of asks for the federal budget Wednesday. Th...
00:24, 2019-11-07

Investigators Urge E.P.A. to Pursue Scott Pruitt for $124,000 in ‘Excessive’ Travel Costs The E.P.A.’s inspector general found that Mr. Pruitt, the former head of the agency, had spent funds “without sufficient justification.”...
23:48, 2019-05-16

Experts urge compulsory measles vaccination before children can attend school Children in the UK should have a compulsory measles vaccination before they can start school, experts have said....
04:52, 2019-05-17

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the pu...
07:56, 2019-06-16

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9...
19:48, 2019-07-15

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees C...
11:24, 2019-06-14

World powers urge Iran to stick to nuclear deal abandoned by US Iran has threatened to reduce its commitments under deal as early as this weekendWorld powers meeting in Vienna have urged Iran to stick to the terms...
17:56, 2019-06-28

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials identified 450 possible illnesses in 33 states, and said no single device, liquid or ingredient has been tied to themUS health officials ar...
19:52, 2019-09-06

US, UK and Australia urge Facebook to create backdoor access to encrypted messages Facebook says it opposes calls for backdoors that would ‘undermine the privacy and security of people everywhere’The United States, United Kingdom an...
01:52, 2019-10-04

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., say they sent a letter to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human ...
01:52, 2019-08-22

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in ...
15:04, 2019-06-17

N.B. officials urge caution as some residents return to flood-damaged homes The province is also encouraging New Brunswickers to register damages to their homes, promoting the disaster financial assistance program announced o...
21:16, 2019-05-04

Health Officials Urge Caution in Reducing Opioids for Pain Patients In a newly published guide, federal health officials say doctors “should never abandon” pain patients and warn of acute withdrawal and other risks....
21:12, 2019-10-10

Flyers urge voters to pick Crowley despite Ocasio-Cortez primary win Six days before the election, flyers have turned up in Queens urging voters to support Rep. Joseph Crowley over Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — w...
00:48, 2019-06-29

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to ...
22:36, 2019-06-26

Reddit users urge man allegedly given 12 months to live to tell his wife: 'She'll never forgive you' Commenters let an anonymous Reddit poster claiming that he has between 12 and 16 months to live have it after he said he was hesitating to tell his w...
16:16, 2019-06-27

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to...
02:04, 2019-07-22

UN agencies urge Brunei to repeal new ‘extreme and unjustified’ penal code New criminal laws in Brunei that impose the death penalty for same-sex relationships, adultery and childbirth out of marriage, “breach international ...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Doctors Urge Americans to Get Flu Shots Amid Fears Over Deadly Flu Strain California has already seen several flu-related deaths. “It does make me a little bit more nervous” about flu season, one expert says....
17:12, 2019-10-16

Helen Mirren and Lenny Henry urge next PM to save over-75s' free TV licences Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Lenny Henry sign an open letter to whoever moves in to 10 Downing Street....
11:12, 2019-07-17

Airbnb probed by UK tax authorities The home rental site has warned a tax inquiry by HM Revenue & Customs could lead to litigation....
15:04, 2019-10-22

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
20:24, 2019-09-18

Drug companies urge appeals court to remove judge from U.S. opioid litigation Eight drug companies on Tuesday urged a federal appeals court to disqualify the judge overseeing nationwide opioid litigation, in a last-ditch effort...
21:00, 2019-10-01

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”,...
19:44, 2019-08-01

Concerned groups urge N.S. to reject mill’s plan to pump effluent into strait "Northern Pulp's conclusion that there will be no significant lasting harm to the environment or human health is not credible or supported by science...
23:32, 2019-11-19

Toyota Woke Up in 2019 to Realize People had 'Sudden' Urge for Electric Cars I would say that today is Tuesday, June 11, 2019, but it appears that if you’re a major automaker or automotive researcher, apparently it’s the mid 2...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trum...
00:20, 2019-06-07

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
00:08, 2019-09-19

Facebook's Libra project unravels further as US lawmakers urge Visa and Mastercard to quit Two Senate Democrats have reportedly urged Visa, Mastercard and Stripe to reconsider their involvement with Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project. ...
14:20, 2019-10-09

Scientists urge stronger Paris Agreement pledges to curb climate change The vast majority of national commitments in the 2015 Paris Agreement are inadequate to prevent the worst effects of global warming, scientists said ...
18:20, 2019-11-05

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott M...
04:52, 2019-06-25

Pediatricians urge recall of Fisher-Price 'Rock 'n Play' after infant deaths A leading group of pediatricians is demanding a recall of Fisher-Price’s popular “Rock ‘N Play Sleeper” following a report that links the product to ...
17:28, 2019-04-10

Arsenal urge Uefa to guarantee Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s safety for Baku final • Armenian sat out Europa League group game in Azerbaijan• Arsenal ‘hugely concerned’ player could miss Chelsea matchArsenal have expressed concern t...
16:32, 2019-05-10

Rights groups urge Cyprus to drop false rape case against Briton Woman, 19, to go on trial after revoking claim she was raped by 12 Israeli touristsHuman rights and feminist groups are calling for Cypriot authoriti...
17:24, 2019-10-14

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers ...
23:20, 2019-04-30

Frustrated Remainers urge the Liberal Democrats to stand aside for Labour in a key election seat Nicola Tree/Getty Images There is frustration among Remain voters as the Lib Dems and Labour continue to reject working together at the next election...
09:28, 2019-11-13

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters h...
19:16, 2019-07-16

Twenty-three U.S. states urge Trump to drop vehicle fuel-efficiency freeze Nearly two dozen U.S. state governors, including those of California and New York, urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to abandon a proposal to...
17:12, 2019-07-09

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Berni...
15:52, 2019-06-05

Lift 'unfair' ban on ivory trade, southern African leaders urge summit Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Angola and Namibia call for embargo suspension to allow sale of hugely valuable stockpilesSouthern African leaders have r...
07:40, 2019-06-26

Senators Urge Google to Give Temporary Workers Full-Time Status Temps and contractors outnumber permanent employees at the company, allowing it to maintain labor flexibility and save money....
16:08, 2019-08-05

Tottenham and Liverpool fans urge Champions League sponsors to solve ticket row Tottenham and Liverpool fans have called on Uefa's leading Champions League sponsors to return a portion of their tickets for this year's Final and b...
13:48, 2019-05-16

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, wil...
18:04, 2019-07-17

Super funds and investors with $34tn urge leaders to speed up climate action Fund managers call on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out coal power ahead of G20Superannuation funds and investors representing U...
06:20, 2019-06-26

Haitians urge judges to find UN culpable for cholera outbreak that killed thousands Supreme court consider whether to take up Laventure v UNUN peacekeepers introduced disease after 2010 earthquakeVictims of the 2010 cholera outbreak ...
09:33, 2019-10-01

World's football bodies urge Saudi Arabia to stop pirate TV service Fifa, Uefa and Premier League ask Saudi government to clamp down on beoutQ The world’s biggest football authorities, including those who run the Prem...
17:28, 2019-07-31

LA authorities seize over 1,000 guns from mansion in Bel-Air Authorities seized more than a thousand guns from a large Los Angeles home after getting an anonymous tip regarding illegal firearms sales in a posh ...
02:48, 2019-05-09

Authorities Rescind All Invitations to the Cookout Citing rampant abuse and the increasing number of black barbecue-goers who mistakenly assumed that they were eating auntie-certified potato salad but...
19:28, 2019-07-03

Look: Wisconsin authorities searching for loose ram Authorities in Wisconsin are searching for a loose ram that gave police the slip after being spotted in a residential neighborhood....
17:32, 2019-07-11

Authorities ID Alabama man carjacked, run over by officer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama have released the identity of a man who died after being assaulted during a carjacking and run over by...
14:16, 2019-06-20

Japan fire: Suspect in fatal fire that claimed 34 lives 'accused animation studio of stealing novel' A suspect accused of setting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio in Japan accused the company of 'stealing novels,' according to poli...
09:56, 2019-07-20

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded ...
13:40, 2019-06-10

Protesters hold mock funeral to urge city to save East River Park A city plan to temporarily destroy a beloved Manhattan park in a bid to prevent future flooding is so hated, hundreds of activists “buried” the propo...
01:24, 2019-09-22

State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: Speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with Queensland government fundsSugar...
00:24, 2019-08-15

‘Game of Thrones’ star Sophie Turner reveals she has a ‘real urge’ to become a police officer "Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner admitted Tuesday she has a "real urge" to become a police officer....
22:44, 2019-04-16

Canadian universities urge exchange students to return as Hong Kong protests escalate Dozens of Canadians remained in Hong Kong on Monday, according to several institutions reached by The Canadian Press -- many of which said it would b...
03:36, 2019-11-19

Family members of Aurora shooting victims urge ‘Joker’ studio to support gun control causes Family members of victims of the 2012 mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater, alarmed by the violence depicted in trailers for the upcoming film “...
22:16, 2019-09-24

Democratic debate: climate crisis finally addressed as candidates urge action – live The 10 candidates on stage in Houston offered varied approaches to climate, as well as tackling, gun control and healthcare 3.07am BST Beto O’Rourke’...
04:16, 2019-09-13

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to ...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Extinction Rebellion N.S. members on hunger strike to urge action on climate change crisis “As we lose agricultural crops and land to storms, flooding, desertification, soil depletion and other climate crisis impacts, food will become incre...
01:16, 2019-10-16

Brexit news: Angry MPs urge Jeremy Corbyn to thrown weight behind Remain campaign Angry Labour MPs were urging Jeremy Corbyn to throw his support behind remaining in the EU as the party's conference got off to a rocky start on Satu...
17:08, 2019-09-21

Conservative MPs urge Prime Minister Trudeau to re-establish Lake Simcoe Clean-up Fund In the letter, six MPs asked that funding for the re-establishment of the Lake Simcoe Clean-up Fund be included in the budget as soon as possible....
00:08, 2019-11-01

‘Take a position’: Kashmiri-Canadians urge Canada to lend stronger voice amid lockdown "The general feeling at the moment is that the Canadian government has been eerily silent on this issue," said one Kashmiri-Canadian....
17:44, 2019-08-14

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t di...
19:04, 2019-07-15

Swedish activist Thunberg joins other teens on Capitol Hill to urge climate action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” d...
19:16, 2019-09-17

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade d...
08:52, 2019-06-28

Brexit news: Angry MPs urge Jeremy Corbyn to throw weight behind Remain campaign Angry Labour MPs were urging Jeremy Corbyn to throw his support behind remaining in the EU as the party's conference got off to a rocky start on Satu...
20:48, 2019-09-21

You’ve heard of the Ice Age. A fire historian says we’re in the age of fire "We're creating, in effect, something on the scale that might be comparable to the ice ages, the Pleistocene," said Prof. Stephen J. Pyne....
00:04, 2019-11-03

Authorities ID man who died after Wisconsin mini-triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man apparently accidentally drowned during the swimming portion of the Half Ironman 70.3 mini-triath...
22:04, 2019-06-10

Authorities say 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — Nine people on board a twin engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu’s North Shore, officials said. There were no s...
08:08, 2019-06-22