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.”

Fires raise fight over climate change before Trump’s visit

He noted that just in the last month, California had its hottest August, with world-record-setting heat in Death Valley. It had 14,000 dry lightning strikes that set off hundreds of fires, some that combined into creating five of the 10 largest fires in the state’s recorded history. And it had back-to-back heat waves.

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

Brexit rebellion – Boris Johnson is facing mounting opposition from his own backbenchers over his plans to break international law with legislation that could override parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. Dozens of Tory MPs are expected to support an amendment to the internal market bill that would give parliament a veto of any changes […]

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

> IX 1343: Kozhikode (7:05) to Dubai (9:30)> IX 1611: Trichy (10:40) to Dubai (13:30)> IX 1539: Trivandrum (12:50) to Dubai (15:30)> IX 1247: Mumbai (16:00) to Dubai (17:30)> IX 1135: Delhi (13:50) to Dubai (17:30)> IX 1715: Kannur (12:30) to Abu Dhabi (15:00)> IX 1115: Delhi (7:25) to Abu Dhabi (9:30)> IX 1549: Trivandrum […]

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.

Sam Mendes calls on Netflix and Amazon to share ‘Covid-19 windfall’ with theatre

Asking for an increase in the rate for theatre’s tax-relief scheme, from 20% to 50%, Mendes invites the government to become a “theatrical angel” akin to the private individuals who invest in productions and share in the profits of successful shows. “This is not a request for a handout, or for long-term life support,” he […]

Smoke Advisory In Effect, Unhealthy Air Quality Declared For Parts Of Southern California

Central Los Angeles Northwest Coastal LA County Southwest Coastal LA County South Coastal LA Southeast LA County West San Fernando Valley East San Fernando Valley West San Gabriel Valley East San Gabriel Valley Pomona-Walnut Valley South San Gabriel Valley South Central Los Angeles County Santa Clarita Valley San Gabriel Mountains Irritation from the wildfire smoke […]

Boris Johnson’s fiancée Carrie Symonds says Sir David Attenborough’s show warning of mass extinction of wildlife left her in TEARS – as she pleads: ‘Everyone should watch this, it’s time to act’

The 22nd Century could begin with a worldwide humanitarian crisis – the largest event of enforced human migration in history. Coastal cities worldwide would face a predicted sea level rise of 3ft during the 21st Century, caused by slowly melting ice sheets, together with a creeping expansion of the ocean as it warms. The sea […]