Smoke chokes US West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing

“We’ll just keep working and keep your head up and thank God everybody got out,” Coble said. “There are other people that lost their family. Just be thankful for what you did get out with.”

Kanye West Blocked From Wisconsin Ballot for Missing Deadline by 14 Seconds

Judge John Zakowski ruled in favor of the Wisconsin Elections Commission on Friday night, effectively keeping West off the ballot in the state. He had filed a lawsuit against the WEC over the previous decision to bar him from the ballot because his nomination papers were submitted 14 seconds after the 5 p.m. deadline on […]

Fires raise fight over climate change before Trump’s visit

Forest management, which includes tree thinning and brush clearing, is costly, labor-intensive work that is effective in reducing fuel for wildfires. Millions of dollars are spent on such reduction efforts every year in Western states though many argue more needs to be done. The efforts can also be undercut when homeowners in rural areas don’t […]

Monday briefing: ‘Abide by rule of six,’ police plead

The new rules are being introduced in a bid to prevent a second wave of the virus, but a poll by the BMA has found that almost 86% of doctors in England say they expect a second peak of coronavirus in the next six months. New cases are running at their highest rate since May. […]

US wildfires: The desperate fight to save his family ends in tragedy

Half a million people in the state remained under evacuation alert. After four days of treacherously hot, windy weather, a glimmer of hope arrived with calmer winds blowing in from the ocean, helping firemen make headway against the blazes,

International flights on September 11: Here are the flights operated by Air India under Vande Bharat Mission

According to the Civil Aviation Ministry, 4,858 repatriation flights were operated by the Air India Group under the Vande Bharat Mission till September 9, carrying over 6.42 lakh passengers. Of these, 2,432 were inbound flights carrying 4,30,334 passengers and 2,426 were outbound flights with 2,12,472 fliers.

World’s most beautiful scenes in Agora’s Travel photo contest

A spectacular image of Monument Valley in Arizona taken at sunrise. The photographer explained: “I wanted to find a composition that highlighted the scale of this amazing area. The morning light adds contrast to the scene.” And the person on the ledge? That’s Joe. He added: “I took the image from a tripod with a […]

Portland cops: Man started small brush fire with Molotov cocktail

The Portland Police Department said in a statement that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire and there were no structural damages. Domingo Lopez was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of reckless burning and disorderly conduct in the second degree.

Friends hold ‘a sprinkle of hope’ after 11 days at sea for missing man

READ MORE:’Absolutely desperate’: Parents of missing livestock herd manager plea for Government’s help in rescue effortsFamily ‘understands decision’ to scale back search of missing crewmenCaptain’s texts in final moments as capsized livestock ship sailed straight into eye of the typhoon Family of missing Southland man on capsized livestock boat remain hopeful he is still alive

Spectators set for return to Australian cricket – with minimal cheering

Crowds of varying sizes have been able to return to watch the winter sports codes in Australia since July in all states and territories other than Victoria. One of the key elements of the men’s international season, whether the MCG can host the Boxing Day Test against India, hinges on if crowds are able to […]