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    THOUSANDS of fires have erupted in the Amazon rainforest, threatening a repeat of the catastrophic blazes that devastated the region last year, Brazil's space agency has reported. The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) recorded 6,803 fires in the Amazon last month, up from 5,318 in July 2019. 8Fires erupted across the Amazon rainforest last...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is administering grants to help communities protect their homes from wildland fires. The federal grants offer up to $20,000 for communities to implement wildfire hazard mitigation, prevention, and community education projects, according to a news release. Applicants must develop a Community Wildfire Protection...
    By Hamid Ould Ahmed ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday ordered an investigation of what the government called planned actions to destabilise the country after a lack of bank liquidity, huge forest fires and power and water supplies cuts. Elected in December, Tebboune has been trying to bring stability after mass protests...
    Thousands of people in Southern California are under evacuation orders on Sunday after a wildfire exploded in size, destroying at least one home. The Riverside County Fire Department said the blaze, known as the Apple Fire, has scorched about 20,516 acres and is at zero percent containment as it burns in an area straddling Riverside and San Bernardino counties in the mountains east of Los Angeles. The blaze grew...
    Inciweb Many people in California are keeping a close eye on fires now that it’s fire season again, especially with the Apple Fire quickly growing to more than 20,000 acres. Here’s a look at the latest wildfires in California on August 2. The first section of this story will show interactive maps for...
    San Bernardino County Sheriff Apple Hearth The Apple Hearth in Riverside County, California is now greater than 20,000 acres in dimension and 1000’s have been evacuated from the blaze. Officers consider that arson might have prompted the fireplace, which began as two particular person fires that later...
    Dr. Deborah Birx, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New York Times on Sunday over criticism that she has been overly optimistic about the trajectory of COVID-19. What was the criticism? During a recent meeting with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and...
    A bakery has defended its decision to fire a branch manager after she was caught taking cash and paying for goods for elderly customers with her own bank card. Megan Metcalfe, who worked at Birds Bakery in Radcliffe-on-Trent, had accepted around £180 in cash, which she personally took and then used her card to pay for...
    SAO PAULO – Fires in the Brazilian Amazon increased by 28% in July compared to the same month of 2019 and threaten to expand in the coming months, in fear of environmentalists that the tragedy experienced last year in the largest will be repeated planet tropical forest. Satellite images detected a total of 6,803...
    SAO PAULO – Fires in the Brazilian Amazon increased by 28% in July compared to the same month of 2019 and threaten to expand in the coming months, in fear of environmentalists that the tragedy experienced last year in the largest will be repeated planet tropical forest. Satellite images detected a total of 6,803...
    SAO PAULO – Fires in the Brazilian Amazon increased by 28% in July compared to the same month of 2019 and threaten to expand in the coming months, in fear of environmentalists that the tragedy experienced last year in the largest will be repeated planet tropical forest. Satellite images detected a total of 6,803...
    (CNN)With temperatures soaring and winds gusting, California firefighters may soon face their first significant battle against wildland blazes, but they will also have to contend with the uncertain terrain caused by the coronavirus.Under Covid-19 safety procedures, California fire officials tell CNN they will reduce the size of usually bustling base camps -- where hundreds of...
    LYON 01/08 (.) A fire that broke out on Saturday afternoon near Saint-Marcel-lès-Annonay, in Ardèche, was “fixed” in the evening, after having destroyed 70 hectares of forest, said the prefecture. The fire mobilized some 300 firefighters, supported by four Canadair. Some 70 hectares of forest were destroyed and 15 homes evacuated in the early evening...
    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fires in the Brazilian Amazon increased 28% in July from a year ago, a state agency reported Saturday. The National Institute for Space Research, which is responsible for monitoring Brazil, said it recorded 6,803 fires in the Amazon rainforest last month, compared to 5,318 in the same month of 2019. ...
    Getty Eagles DE Brandon Graham has big goals entering his 10th NFL season. It’s only the beginning of August but let the NFL trash talking begin. Brandon Graham, never shy with his bravado, took to Instagram to put the league on notice. The Eagles defensive end posted an image of him tackling former...
    A Catholic bishop fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday after the freshman lawmaker disparaged a famed Catholic saint. What did Ocasio-Cortez say?While denouncing statues in the U.S. Capitol that she claimed represent "colonizers and settlers," Ocasio-Cortez singled out St. Damien of Molokai as an example of "white supremacist culture." The New York...
    By Jake Spring BRASILIA (Reuters) - The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest jumped 28% in July from a year ago, official data showed on Saturday, as some environmentalists warned a jump this week could signal a repeat of last year's surging destruction of the world's largest rainforest. Brazil's space research agency Inpe recorded...
    SUNLAND, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Firefighters were battling two brush fires that broke out in Southern California Friday as a heat wave settles over the region.The larger of the two blazes, dubbed the Tujunga Fire, broke out around 1 p.m. in the Sunland area. Fire officials said the flames were burning at a moderate speed...
    Portland, Oregon, had its first day without tear gas in weeks after state police took over from federal agents guarding a courthouse that had become a battleground for agitators and tactical units. Agents withdrew under a deal between Oregons governor and U.S. officials to end a deployment that saw escalating violence and a clash between Republican...
    PRESIDENT Donald Trump fired back at Barack Obama saying he did “much more for minorities” than Obama did, after the former president hammered Trump at John Lewis’ eulogy. Trump told reporters on Friday, “You’ll see I did a much better job than Obama did by far for African Americans, for Asian-Americans, for women, for any...
    BOX CANYON, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Firefighters are battling two brush fires that broke out in Southern California Friday as a heat wave settles over the region.The first fire that broke out is in the Box Canyon area near Chatsworth and is threatening at least one home.The blaze, dubbed the Shirley Fire, ignited shortly before...
    BOX CANYON, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Firefighters are battling two brush fires that broke out in Southern California Friday as a heat wave settles over the region.The first fire that broke out is in the Box Canyon area near Chatsworth and is threatening at least one home.The blaze, dubbed the Shirley Fire, ignited shortly before...
    NEW YORK — Denial is not just a river in Egypt, as the ancient joke goes. It’s the Democrat/media/Left’s comprehensive response to the nationwide riots that rage on, seven weeks after the funeral of police-brutality victim George Floyd. His memory has been kidnapped by the most violent insurrectionists America has seen since 1968. “Portland, Oregon is not...
     Fox News anchor Sean Hannity responded to John Oliver’s recent criticism that he has inaccurately portrayed the protests in Portland — claiming the late-night host is “not funny” and ignoring facts during SiriusXM’s “Jim Norton & Sam Roberts” radio show. During Sunday’s Last Week Tonight episode, Oliver blasted Hannity for misrepresenting the Portland protests as “the end of...
    Democratic Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones gave MSNBC host Craig Melvin a fiery response after Melvin asked the Trump campaign surrogate if he was being paid to support the president’s reelection campaign. “Are you a paid campaign surrogate?” Melvin asked Jones during a segment of his program. “Let me be clear. You get paid to...
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Wildfire smoke from Siberia has moved into Southcentral Alaska and left a haze lingering over the region that the National Weather Service said could remain for weeks. The agency said smoke from the fires began spreading over Alaska in early July, The Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday. Until the fires in...
    Portland Police have been paid more than $5.3 million in overtime during the ongoing protests and riots against police brutality, which have rocked the city for more than 60 consecutive nights since the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Portland Police Bureau’s overtime through July 22 cost taxpayers $5,351,383, KPTV-FOX 12 Oregon reported, and...
    CLINTON HILL, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Multiple manhole fires set a parked car ablaze and cut power for three apartment buildings in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn.Residents were awakened by blasts from the fires on Washington Avenue north of Myrtle Avenue just before 2:15 a.m. Friday."I was watching a movie and heard a small boom,...
    SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio firefighters had a busy afternoon on Thursday after responding to two separate fires within minutes of each other. The first fire happened around 4 p.m. at a house in the 200 block of Villareal Street. The home was deemed a total loss due to the extensive damages from the flames....
    Zion Williamson to play in short bursts in Pelicans’ bubble opener My Two-Year-Old Tested the New Lovevery Play Kit Subscription Box PG&E Fire Insurance Costs Skyrocket After Bankruptcy, Fires (Bloomberg) -- PG&E Corp. is finding it very costly to buy fire insurance after wildfires triggered by its power lines sent the company into bankruptcy...
    This is the hilarious moment a teacher brings down the ceiling when she fires a giant party popper.  The video, taken in Calvin Smith Elementary School in Taylorsville, Utah, shows a teacher struggling to twist the confetti cannon. The teacher - who was trying to make a funny video for her students - struggles to twist a...
    The Caldwell and Gillem fires have merged and are approaching 80,000 acres, with another hot and windy day expected Thursday. The Caldwell Fire, sparked by lightning, has been burning since July 22 in the area of Lava Beds National Monument, in Modoc and Siskiyou counties. The Gillem Fire was also started by lightning, on...
    Democratic Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones, who has expressed support for President Trump, engaged in a testy exchange with MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin after the host asked him if he was being paid by Trump's reelection campaign. "Are you a paid campaign surrogate? Are you being compensated by the [Trump campaign]?" Melvin asked during...
    Smoke In Europe there are an average of 65,000 forest fires each yearBut the region is also enveloped by seasonal clouds of smoke from flames elsewhere. During the colder winter months, burning domestic wood contributes to a significant fraction of the smoke in the atmosphere, especially in urban areas, according to Professor Nenes. Further...
    A 29-year-old man drew his gun and began shooting in the lobby of a Miami Beach hotel. “You have to go. You are not keeping your distance” This incident occurred on Monday, July 27, in a Miami Beach hotel in Florida (United States). Douglas Marks (29) began by addressing two guests claiming that they had...
    One of the doctors from the coronavirus video censored on social media fired back on Twitter on Wednesday, saying "the media smeared us with lies & falsehoods." Dr. Simone Gold tweeted Wednesday: "THREAD: We organized a group of practicing physicians, many of whom have personally treated COVID-19 patients, and we spoke directly to the American...
    Portland's police union president is calling for an investigation into comments made by a city commissioner who alleged officers may have sparked fires and lied about the damage sustained during weeks of protests and clashes between authorities and demonstrators. In an interview with Marie Claire magazine that was published July 22, City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty questioned statements by the...
    The devastating wildfire season in Australia that stretched from last July through March impacted far more animals than previously estimated, scientists said Tuesday in a new report. The fires caused widespread destruction and mass evacuations in the eastern part of the country towards the end of 2019, killing 33 people in all and destroying...
    ABCVALLADOLID Updated: 07/29/2020 17: 57h Save The Junta de Castilla y León has declared forest fire risk alarm due to meteorological causes on July 30 and 31, and alerts on August 1 throughout the Community. High temperatures will be accompanied by an increase in the wind, the probability of storms with little precipitation and...
    The media arm of the Islamic State has put out a video encouraging followers in the United States to launch arson attacks. The highly-produced footage appears in Arabic and English and was released this past weekend, according to The Washington Examiner. A voice in the video says ISIS followers should fight "fire with fire" and...
    The New York Police Department released a statement after a viral video showed plainclothes officers putting a protester into an unmarked van. The video was shared by Michelle Lhooq, a self-described “counterculture journalist covering protests and autonomous zones,” and had racked up over 11 million views at the time of publication. (RELATED: Kayleigh McEnany: Lori...
    Attorney General William Barr shot back at Rep. Joe Neguse during congressional testimony Tuesday, saying, “I’m going to answer the damn question,” when Neguse continually cut him off. Barr was asked by Neguse, a Colorado Democrat, to affirm under oath a statement he made earlier that the White House fully cooperated with the Robert...
    Tehran (AFP) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said they launched ballistic missiles from “the depths of the Earth” on Wednesday during the last day of military exercises near sensitive Gulf waters. The launches came a day after the Guards struck a mock-up of a US aircraft carrier with volleys of missiles near the Strait of Hormuz,...
    The driver and a passenger who fired a gun during a police pursuit were in custody after the New Brunswick incident, authorities said. Somerset County Prosecutor's Office detectives tried stopping a car on Mitchell Avenue in New Brunswick when the passenger took off on foot and fired off a shot from his handgun around 12:35...
    (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards fired ballistic missiles from underground for the first time as part of an annual military drill, Amirali Hajizadeh, the head of the aerospace division of the Guards, said in a video posted online by YJC, a news agency linked to Iran’s state TV. The video showed clouds of dust...
    Iran's refurbished mockup aircraft carrier, used previously as a simulated U.S. target during a February, 2015 Iranian naval war games exercise, is seen at its home port of Bandar Abbas, Iran February 15, 2020.MAXAR | via Reuters Iran launched underground ballistic missiles at a mock U.S. Navy vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday...
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    Residents in a rural area of San Luis Obispo County have been evacuated as a brush fire exploded and burned at least one structure Tuesday afternoon. The Branch fire was initially reported as a 40-acre brush fire in the area off of Highway 58 and Soda Lake Road in the California Valley at about...
    CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (CBS) — A landscaper was shot during a carjacking attempt in the south suburbs Tuesday night, but he fired back. It happened at 205th Street and Dutra Avenue in unincorporated Chicago Heights, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. Police said the man was loading tools onto his truck when two men...