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Bankrupt California utility blamed for deadly wildfires agrees to $11bn payout

PG&E to pay insurers of claimants from two years of blazes, including Paradise fire that left 86 dead, in tentative dealA utility company with a history of sparking wildfires has a...

Bankrupt California utility blamed for deadly wildfires agrees to $11bn payout

Source: theguardian.com

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeare...
2019-06-19 01:48

Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of a Northern California town Friday. The Nov. 8 Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, incinerating ...
2019-06-08 03:32

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Elec...
2019-06-11 02:48

Anglo American agrees to earlier community payout in Peru after protests Anglo American PLC will spend some $30 million on community projects near its Quellaveco copper project in Peru three years earlier than planned after protests threatened to disrupt construction last week, a company manager said on Wednesday....
2019-08-22 09:32

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
2019-07-01 17:00

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
2019-06-19 19:16

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
2019-06-09 10:16

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say 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 months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
2019-05-21 21:32

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
2019-06-09 08:48

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
2019-06-09 05:32

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
2019-06-09 06:32

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
2019-06-08 17:32

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
2019-06-28 09:16

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
2019-06-09 15:32

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
2019-08-06 21:48

It's not just California. Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
2019-08-01 21:32

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
2019-06-08 18:00

FBI seeks evidence in deadly California boat fire Federal and local investigators on Sunday carried out search warrants involving the owners of a diving boat that caught fire off the California coast in the middle of the night last week, killing 34 people....
2019-09-09 22:48

The Latest: Man charged in deadly California fire testifies OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two men blamed for a deadly California warehouse fire (all times local): 4:50 p.m. One of two men being blamed for a warehouse fire that killed 36 people in the San Francisco Bay Area two years ago de...
2019-06-18 03:16

Owners: California dive boat 'fit for service' before deadly fire The owners of a dive boat that caught fire and killed nearly three dozen people on Labor Day have filed a motion in federal court saying they should not be held financially liable for the accident....
2019-09-07 19:32

Criminal investigation launched into deadly California boat fire A criminal investigation is underway into the dive boat fire that killed 34 people while anchored near Santa Cruz Island on Labor Day.        ...
2019-09-10 08:16

Police believe gunman in deadly California festival rampage acted alone Investigators are increasingly convinced that a teen gunman who killed three people at a weekend food festival in California acted on his own, but authorities said on Tuesday they remained largely in the dark about the motives for the shooting....
2019-07-31 18:32

California dive boat crew were all asleep during deadly blaze: NTSB The doomed California dive boat that killed 34 people when it burst into flames didn’t have a night watchman on duty to alert passengers of the disaster, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report released Thursday. “At the time of th...
2019-09-13 04:16

Deadly California boat fire has dive community struggling for answers t’s the stuff of nightmares. A 75-foot boat enveloped by flames against a backdrop of a predawn, black sky. Dozens of passengers trapped below, unable to flee the inferno. And it’s closely-connected California dive community, left in agony to pick up...
2019-09-04 03:48

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
2019-05-30 05:16

California cops release graphic video of deadly stabbing spree Graphic video released Thursday shows a crazed gang member using two large knives to slash a female office worker during a stabbing rampage in Southern California in which he allegedly killed four people. The 54-year-old woman can be seen sitting in ...
2019-08-09 04:48

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs law limiting police use of deadly force California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law restricting law enforcement's use of deadly force Monday, calling for "respect for human life and dignity."...
2019-08-20 04:48

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the b...
2019-05-30 06:00

Deadly cliffside collapse underscores California's climate-fueled crisis Tragedy in Encinitas comes as nearly 75% of state’s coastlines erode, endangering lives, homes, and infrastructureThree women were killed last week while sunning on a beach in Encinitas, California, when the bluff above them gave way.The sudden trage...
2019-08-07 13:48

California stabbings: Woman praised for bravery after shielding herself from knifeman during deadly attack which killed four A woman has been praised for her bravery after shielding herself from a violent knifeman who repeatedly stabbed her in an unprovoked attack as part of a deadly two-hour knife spree....
2019-08-09 23:16

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was reall...
2019-06-18 04:48

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. Blockport’s STO failed to reach its soft cap of €1...
2019-06-04 12:49

MGA Entertainment CEO says Mattel will be bankrupt 'within a year or so' after takeover bid rejected MGA Entertainment CEO Isaac Larian said toymaker Mattel will be bankrupt "shortly, within a year or so" after the rival company rejected MGA's takeover. Mattel shares dipped briefly following the comments...
2019-06-14 05:32

It's now easier than ever for US small businesses to go bankrupt | Gene Marks Reorganizing under chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code has been too onerous and expensive a task – but the Small Business Reorganization Act provides reliefWith the economy relatively strong and most small businesses doing pretty well, this may not see...
2019-09-08 12:48

Cost-cutting MNG reaches deal to buy bankrupt Reading Eagle MNG Enterprises, after losing its $1.36 billion bid to stage a hostile takeover of Gannett, this week got a consolation prize when it reached a deal to pay $5 million to acquire the Reading Eagle out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a WARN (Wor...
2019-05-24 06:48

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics       ...
2019-06-19 18:32

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
2019-05-21 15:16

Trump's Fourth of July celebration helped bankrupt DC security fund In a letter to the president, the city’s mayor said the fund is running a $6m deficit for the fiscal yearDonald Trump’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July event in Washington and subsequent protests cost the District of Columbia’s security fund $1.7m...
2019-07-11 07:48

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents showed....
2019-09-14 03:32

India's Allahabad Bank reports $259 mln alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker India's Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second Indian state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this month, adding to concerns about a banking industry burdened with bad debts....
2019-07-13 20:32

FBI asks victims of bankrupt QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to start snitching The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is stepping up its probe into defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. In an announcement yesterday, the FBI asked victims affected by the QuadrigaCX collapse to come forward and complete a questi...
2019-06-04 18:16

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-07-03 02:32

Bankrupt Philadelphia refiner paid execs millions in bonuses just after fire: documents Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that led to the plant's closure and before the company filed for bankruptcy a few weeks later, court documents show....
2019-09-09 22:48

Bankrupt Philadelphia refiner paid executives millions in bonuses just after fire: documents Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that led to the plant's closure and before the company filed for bankruptcy a few weeks later, court documents show....
2019-09-10 09:16

Greta Thunberg’s attackers are morally bankrupt, but her deification isn’t helpful | Julian Baggini The climate-crisis activist has made it clear herself that she wants the focus to be on the message, not the messengerAs Greta Thunberg sets sail across the Atlantic to the United Nations in New York, the backlash against her has been as vicious as i...
2019-08-19 18:48

How to use the macOS ColorSync Utility Maintaining color consistency between applications and devices and when printing can be a challenge. If you're unfamiliar with color matching in macOS, learn how to use the ColorSync Utility....
2019-07-31 18:48

Investors Are Too Thirsty for Utility Stocks It is hard to know whether to like the stock market when economic data remain decent but geopolitical tensions flare up, so investors have found a compromise: Utility companies. But this strategy may be getting out of hand....
2019-06-28 13:16

Utility tokens need regulatory certainty Cryptocurrencies are finally catching the attention of Congress. Earlier this year, Reps. Darren Soto, D-Florida, and Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, introduced a pair of bills aimed at addressing price manipulation as well as finding opportunities to promo...
2019-07-11 01:16

FTC warns Equifax claimants will get 'nowhere near' $125 cash payout When the FTC and other government agencies reached a settlement deal with Equifax over its massive data breach, people affected were offered as much as $125 in cash. Now, the FTC is encouraging claimants to choose the free credit monitoring option in...
2019-08-01 15:32

Actor wins $1.9M payout on #MeToo case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million Australian dollars (over $1.9 million USD) after winning his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist, CNN affiliate SBS News reported Thursday....
2019-05-24 07:00

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
2019-05-25 19:00

Money Shop plans £18m customer payout pot One of Britain's biggest short-term consumer lenders is to ring-fence an £18m compensation pot for creditors as it prepares to wind itself up following a surge in customer complaints....
2019-07-16 05:00

The Fantasy Utility Vehicle: A $300,000 Nostalgia Trip Would you drop $300k on that 4x4 you craved in high school? Automotive artisans are retrofitting classic off-roaders—from Ford Broncos to Toyota Land Cruisers—with cutting-edge engineering and prices that cut deep...
2019-06-28 02:01

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
2019-07-15 21:32

CBS-Viacom merger equals $70M payout to top executive Joe Ianniello The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That p...
2019-08-20 05:48

RBI To Make Rs 1.76 Lakh Crore Payout To Government: 10 Things To Know The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday approved a payout of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the government from its surplus and reserves, after an expert committee chaired by former Governor Bimal Jalan made......
2019-08-27 23:00

Cisco whistleblower gets first False Claims payout over cybersecurity Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to settle a whistleblower’s claim that it improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments, marking the first payout on a False Claims Act case brought over fai...
2019-08-01 02:32

Takata airbag consumer restitution payout of $9.8M requested The special master overseeing the Takata restitution fund seeks court approval to award the first round of payments to 102 recipients claiming injury from a defective airbag inflator....
2019-08-10 06:00

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
2019-06-06 19:32

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
2019-07-16 04:32

Driver Killed After Hitting Utility Pole Near Harrodsburg MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was killed when a car skidded on a wet road and crashed in Mercer County. It happened Thursday on Perryville Road near Rose Lane, about two miles outside of Harrodsburg. Investigators say the car slid off...
2019-05-31 12:32

Cramer's lightning round: The utility stock you want to own and hold "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
2019-08-23 10:32

Geoffrey Rush wins $1.9m payout on #MeToo defamation case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million Australian dollars (over $1.9 million USD) after winning his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist, CNN affiliate SBS News reported Thursday....
2019-05-23 17:48

RBI's Rs 1.76 Lakh Crore Payout To Help Government Manage Fiscal Deficit Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last week announced various steps to spur growth including hastening capital infusion in state-run lenders even as she strives to meet a narrower fiscal gap goal of......
2019-08-27 05:48

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job amid allegations she bought an employee an unwanted $200 vibrator while on a work trip, The Post has...
2019-07-13 03:32

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge ruling the crash was partly her fault....
2019-06-18 12:48

Government's Dependence On RBI Payout Leaves Budget Funding At Risk Slower economic growth has made it harder for the government to improve tax collections and the boost from the central bank and assets sale program are unlikely to be repeated....
2019-09-05 11:16

Bonds At Three-Week High, Rupee Gains After RBI Payout To Government The benchmark 10-year bond yield was at 6.44 per cent, down 4 basis points (bps) on the day after having earlier dropped to a low of 6.35 per cent, its lowest since August 7....
2019-08-27 23:00

Indigenous families given $2B payout for children separated from parents by government The tribunal is awarding the maximum damages it can -- $40,000 -- for each child taken away for lack of proper services or who was later returned to his or family....
2019-09-06 20:32

"Metro Will Be Bankrupt": 'Metro Man' Warns PM Over AAP's Free Ride Plan E Sreedharan, the retired Delhi Metro chief who is credited for its success, has shot off a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's......
2019-06-14 15:00

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make sure drivers keep adhering to it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports three Ma...
2019-06-20 21:48

Toyota Land Cruiser Utility 3dr long-term review Will a basic – and we do mean basic – Land Cruiser cut it as a daily family workhorse? Six months with one should be enough to find out Why we’re running it: To see if a utility vehicle can also be an endearing everyday vehicle Month 6 - Month 5 - ...
2019-06-10 13:16

Aston Martin's first utility vehicle key to sales growth plans The DBX, which arrives later this year, will be the biggest step yet in CEO Andy Palmer's campaign to win over buyers and regain investor confidence in the luxury automaker....
2019-08-16 17:48

Todd Snyder's New Luxe Utility Collection Is Very Accurately Named The stalwart designer made a menswear-y Land Cruiser and some hardy fall clothes to go with it. Here are our favorites from the new Todd Snyder collection....
2019-09-05 18:00

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (RAT) module with the aim of giving attackers admin control of the infected systems.The new malware cal...
2019-08-03 02:32

Here's A First Look At The New Non-Hybrid 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility In The Wild Planning on starting your own police force? Sure you are, who isn’t? That means you’ll probably like to know how much a new non-hybrid Ford Police Interceptor Utility will run you, and I bet you’ll like to know what kind of MPG the non-hybrid version...
2019-08-14 02:16

South Africa’s president says shaky power utility can’t fail CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s president says the country’s struggling state-owned power utility Eskom “cannot be allowed to fail” and wants more funding to keep it afloat after its cash runs out in October. Pre...
2019-06-20 21:48

After heat-related death, summer utility policy to be reviewed PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from shutting off power to those who cannot pay their bil...
2019-06-20 23:48

Oil adviser 'blinded by attraction' could lose £180k handed to Tinder lover after she declared herself bankrupt A businessman who handed more than £180,000 to his Tinder lover while "blinded by attraction" could end up with not recovering a penny despite a judge ordering her to repay him....
2019-07-01 23:32

Talks with Purdue Pharma and Sackler family over opioid payout break down State attorneys general expect company to file for bankruptcy‘It seems there will be little money for plaintiffs,’ expert warnsState and local governments across the US have sought billions of dollars from the prescription painkiller company Purdue P...
2019-09-09 03:16

Heather Mills receives apology and payout in phone-hacking case Ex-model receives ‘substantial’ payout as she settles case against News of the WorldHeather Mills has received an apology at the high court after settling her phone-hacking case against the News of the World in return for a substantial financial payo...
2019-07-08 15:32

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation payout in Australian history, after it accused him in reports of inappropriate behavior....
2019-05-23 12:16

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout....
2019-08-02 03:32

City trying to dodge $60M payout to burned Beacon High School student The city wants to avoid paying the almost $60 million it owes to a Beacon High School student who was badly burned in a chemistry experiment gone awry — by arguing he wasn’t nearly as disfigured as other accident victims who have received small...
2019-08-29 22:00

MyFord Touch users could receive up to a $400 payout after class-action lawsuit Owners of roughly 360,000 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a MyFord Touch or MyLincoln Touch system could be in for a nice payout.       ...
2019-08-12 00:00

Kentucky water utility granted interim emergency rate hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percent hike for typical residential customers. The Kentucky Public Service Commission said in a news relea...
2019-06-07 00:32

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipeline contracts, saying the move could undermine inves...
2019-07-02 02:16

Flowing Wells closed from semi-truck striking utility pole Tucson police temporarily closed Flowing Wells just north of Prince due to an accident involving a semi-truck. Authorities say the semi-truck struck a utility pole and the area will be closed while crews perform repairs. There were no injuries report...
2019-09-02 05:16

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
2019-06-20 12:48

Jury says county violated a state's criminal records law. The total payout could be almost $67 million. Mugshots, dates of birth and other data from the arrests of nearly 67,000 people in a Pennsylvania county were available publicly online for two years. Even if their records had been expunged....
2019-05-30 06:48

Lawyer denies claims he lied about spider bite during flight for a payout to buy house A lawyer who claims he almost lost a leg because of a spider bite on a plane has denied allegations by a mystery witness that he invented the story for compensation to buy a house....
2019-07-12 12:32

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, Kelly says In his first interview since his arrest for alleged financial misconduct, Greg Kelly said Hiroto Saikawa was due to get a stock appreciation rights payment pegged to Nissan's share price on May 14, 2013, but got it based on a higher price a week late...
2019-06-10 17:32

Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto's Conduct 'Reprehensible' A federal judge in one of the lawsuits between pharmaceutical giant AG Bayer, which bought agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018, and plaintiffs who claim its Roundup herbicide caused their cancer has slashed an $80 million payout, Reuters reported on ...
2019-07-16 07:16

UPDATE 3-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE said on Tuesday it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms and talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
2019-07-03 09:16

Brewers Utility Man Hernán Pérez Pitches Delightful, YouTube-Inspired 1-2-3 Inning Normally I would not ask you to pay attention to a late half-inning in a 16–0 June blowout, where pretty much by definition nothing that happens matters in the slightest. This is no normal half-inning! First of all the pitcher is Brewers utility man ...
2019-06-05 09:32

Electrocuted squirrel finally removed from utility wires: 'Rest in power,' neighbors say Talk about being left hanging. Some residents in upstate New York say a utility company ignored them for two weeks after they reported seeing a dead squirrel dangling above them from utility wires....
2019-07-03 08:32

UPDATE 2-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE on Tuesday said it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms, and said talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
2019-07-03 04:32

‘No justice for black people’: family of man shot by police demand same payout as Justine Damond Father of Jamar Clark says Damond’s family, who received $US20m from Minneapolis, were treated differently The family of an African American man shot dead by Minneapolis police are demanding a $US20m ($A29m) payout equal to what the family of the Aus...
2019-05-22 06:01

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, former director Kelly says Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stock-linked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen ($432,382), former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju....
2019-06-10 12:48

Final bond insurers join deal over Puerto Rico electric utility debt Two holdout bond insurers have agreed to a previously announced deal to restructure more than $8 billion of revenue bonds issued by Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility, the U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board announced...
2019-09-09 20:32

After death of Sun City woman, Arizona Corporation Commission to review summer utility policy PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from shutting off power to those who cannot pay their bil...
2019-06-20 08:00

White Paper Supports Utility of CBOE Eurekahedge Benchmarks for Volatility Hedge Funds CHICAGO, IL and BONITA SPRINGS, FL -- February 29, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a white paper that analyzes the use of benchmarks, such as those utilized by the CBOE Eurekahedge Volatility Ind...
2019-05-21 18:01

Storms Blamed For Man’s Death In Allen County ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The violent storms that swept across the southern commonwealth are being blamed for one death. The Allen County coroner says a man driving a pickup truck in Scottsville was killed when a tree fell on the vehicle. Th...
2019-06-22 13:32

| Pollard's hasty recall: Bulls CAN'T be blamed Rob Houwing defends the Bulls’ decision to return Handre Pollard to NZ for their last tour tussle against the Highlanders, which looks a ‘must win’ for them....
2019-06-04 19:32

Market conditions blamed as £3.3bn London IPO suspended Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors....
2019-07-11 10:00

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as...
2019-06-04 10:00

'Drug of branding' blamed for Oliver closures JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has said many of the casual dining sector's recent failures had "thought they were so groovy that the brand would do the work for them"....
2019-05-28 19:00

Malnourishment blamed for rise in encephalitis in Bihar Medics in India reproach state government saying hunger is behind child fever and deaths not just lychee toxinsThe recent deaths of more than 110 children in India from encephalitis have been attributed to natural toxins in lychees. But experts now s...
2019-06-19 18:48

Rory McIlroy wins FedEx Cup, largest cash payout in golf history, at Tour Championship Rory McIlroy surged past Brooks Koepka at the Tour Championship on Sunday to win the FedEx Cup and its $15 million prize, the largest cash payout in golf history....
2019-08-26 08:32

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest and that potential trade barriers are unjustified....
2019-08-24 00:32

Russian Strikes Blamed for 27 Deaths in Syrian Town Russian airstrikes on a busy market in northwest Syria killed at least 27 people, according to monitoring groups, one of the deadliest attacks in a monthslong Syrian government military campaign against the opposition’s last stronghold....
2019-07-22 23:16

MLB warns players about sex pills blamed for positive PED tests Major League Baseball has warned players of the "very real risk" of over-the-counter sexual enhancement pills which contain banned substances, according to media reports....
2019-08-22 08:00

Amazon blamed as 'iconic' bookshops announce closure Wenlock Books in Shropshire and Camden Lock Books in London are set to close, with owners citing business rates and online competitionWenlock Books, an award-winning independent bookshop that has served readers in the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock ...
2019-05-31 02:16

Brooklyn man blamed girlfriend for killing motorcyclist: prosecutors Diaz’s girlfriend, Jasmin Morales-Cruz, 23, initially took the fall for the fatal crash, telling police that she had only one drink while Diaz had numerous drinks....
2019-09-04 13:16

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 ...
2019-05-26 03:32

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
2019-05-22 18:48

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreational marijuana” – along with many of Donald Trump’...
2019-08-07 13:48

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
2019-07-11 03:32

Israel blamed for spy devices found near White House Israel was most likely responsible for the cellphone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive areas around Washington, D.C., last year, according to former U.S. government officials....
2019-09-13 06:32

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to benefit, whoever is responsible. And despite Iran's denial, being blamed for these attacks suits it ni...
2019-06-18 19:00

Antonio Brown asks Oakland Raiders to 'release me' after reportedly fined $215G, voiding guaranteed payout Antonio Brown’s future with the Oakland Raiders has become even murkier after the wide receiver called on the organization to release him following reports that he was fined over $215,000, voiding his contract’s guaranteed payout. ...
2019-09-07 18:00

Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste Scientists looking into whether reptile migration is behind big rise in number of attacksThe people of Timor-Leste have a crocodile problem.The reptiles are revered in the island, which lies north-west of Australia in the Timor Sea. Residents refer t...
2019-06-11 09:32

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surrogates against American and allied interests.”...
2019-06-16 05:16

Woman who blamed alien cult for boyfriend’s murder sentenced The Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her boyfriend and blamed an apocalyptic alien cult for his death was sentenced to prison this week. Barbara Rogers, 44, was ordered to serve 15 to 20 years in prison Monday at Monroe County Court for Steven Min...
2019-06-11 22:48

Subsidy cuts blamed for fall in UK sales of electrified vehicles Industry group says removal of subsidies for hybrids last autumn was prematureA lobby group has accused the government of undermining the British car industry after sales of electrified vehicles fell for the first time in more than two years.Sales of...
2019-07-04 13:32

Huawei removal from SD Association site blamed on "technical issue" Huawei has been restored to the list of approved partners for the world's leading SD card watchdog following an apparent technical error.The Chinese giant, currently engaged in a number of high-profile disputes with the US government, was remove...
2019-05-30 17:00

Woman charged with setting a house on fire blamed spider A woman in Kansas City Missouri has been charged after setting a house on fire - and she says it’s because there was a spider. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
2019-07-19 23:01

Chennai in crisis as authorities blamed for dire water shortage Four reservoirs supplying India’s sixth largest city dry up as state accused of inactionAuthorities in Chennai have been criticised for failing to deal with a crippling water shortage that has brought the Indian city to crisis point, leaving taps dry...
2019-06-19 14:32

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the deaths, according to a United Nations report....
2019-07-31 17:48

Hot chicken wings blamed for Canada teen's 105 mph speeding ticket A teen driver in Canada who was busted for was speeding said was driving so fact because he had eaten hot chicken wings and really needed to use the bathroom....
2019-06-09 17:00

Pilot Blamed For Lagoon Crash Where Passengers Swam For Their Lives Pilot error led to an airliner ditching in a Pacific lagoon last year, forcing passengers and crew to swim for their lives, an official crash investigation released Thursday found....
2019-07-18 20:48

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
2019-05-21 15:00

Dog kisses blamed for devastating infection that cost a woman her hands and legs Dogs are man’s best friend, but their mouths aren’t the most sterile things in the world. In fact, a dog’s mouth can be downright disgusting, and an Ohio woman just found that out in the worst possible way. As CNN reports, Marie Tra...
2019-08-07 02:00

President Trump Blamed the Transgender Military Ban on an Inaccurate Cost for Surgery President Donald Trump blamed the cost of gender-transition surgeries for his Administration’s policy barring transgender people from serving in the military, citing a figure experts said was inaccurate. In an interview with British commentator...
2019-06-05 23:48

"Shoot Me," Said Haryana Congress Chief, Blamed In Meet On Election Rout Confronted with the Congress's atrocious performance in Haryana in the national election, party chief Ashok Tanwar stormed out of a meeting on Tuesday after shouting: "If you want to get rid of me,......
2019-06-06 17:32

SpaceX Dragon capsule explosion blamed on titanium valve failure SpaceX announced Monday that the explosion of its Crew Dragon space capsule during an April test in Florida was due to the failure of a titanium valve....
2019-07-16 02:48

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer living in rural India, borrowed money to take her to hospital....
2019-06-21 12:16

Purdue could become a trust funded by sales of the same drug blamed for the opioid crisis Purdue Pharma could become a public trust funded by OxyContin sales as part of a massive settlement over its role in the opioid epidemic, but some prosecutors and health advocates are skeptical of the idea of relying on profits from the drug that con...
2019-09-04 17:48

Slime on the line: slug blamed for power failure on Japanese railways Part of the country’s famously efficient network were plunged into chaos after the mollusc short-circuited electrical equipmentA slug has been blamed for a power outage that halted dozens of trains and delayed 12,000 passengers in Japan, the railway ...
2019-06-24 09:32

Malaysia creates task force to probe kidnappings blamed on police The Malaysian government created a special task force to reopen investigations into the kidnappings of two activists blamed on the country's police intelligence branch....
2019-06-27 20:48

BJP Worker Hacked To Death In Bengal's Burdwan, Trinamool Congress Blamed The BJP has accused Trinamool Congress activists of hacking one of its workers to death at Ketugram in West Bengal's Burdwan district today. News agency IANS quoted sources as saying that the victim......
2019-05-30 16:01

'Murderer of nature': Evo Morales blamed as Bolivia battles devastating fires Furious locals say president is culpable over unprecedented destruction of wildlifeRuny Callaú can’t remember how many nights he has been fighting the blaze which has engulfed huge swathes of forest. Nor can he stop thinking about his encounter with ...
2019-09-02 14:48

Bodies of father and daughter taken home as Trump blamed for border chaos Óscar and Valeria Martinez died trying to cross Rio GrandeAid worker says Trump chaos killing innocent migrantsThe bodies of a young father and his tiny daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande have been repatriated to their native El Salvador, two day...
2019-06-28 14:16

Trump's Bronx golf course lost $122,000 last year and blamed New York City The company's explanation for the loss, despite the sweetheart deal: A faulty gas pipe installed by the city that delayed a construction project....
2019-07-31 17:48

Officials blamed for bridge collapse told to leave memorial service Motorway executives attending a ceremony to remember victims of a major bridge collapse were told to leave after grieving relatives asked the Italian prime minister to intervene....
2019-08-15 00:00

Lightning strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said....
2019-07-03 20:32

North Carolina smashup of 40-50 vehicles blamed on heavy rain: reports As many as 50 vehicles were involved, but early reports indicated that only one serious injury resulted after chain-reaction crashes in heavy rain in North Carolina on Saturday night....
2019-08-18 10:48

Queen Elizabeth’s jam supplier blamed for water shortage at English estate Queen Elizabeth II’s supplier of fruit preserves has found itself in a royal jam – amid a drop in water pressure in a neighboring estate, according to reports. Wilkin & Sons, a manufacturer of preserves and marmalades in Triptree, Essex, is accused o...
2019-07-17 23:48

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade blamed on Iran At least 51 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use of a ballistic missile....
2019-08-01 16:32

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts....
2019-09-13 18:32

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
2019-05-31 20:16

NYCHA blamed for letting busted pipe rain ‘putrid liquid’ for months NYCHA let a busted pipe rain down “putrid liquid” into a housing project laundry room for two months because workers didn’t have a ladder — and only figured out a way to fix the issue after a court-appointed federal monitor interven...
2019-07-22 21:48

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
2019-07-24 16:32

Democrats have long blamed 'culture' for black poverty. Joe Biden is no exception | Bhaskar Sunkara Both Democrats and Republicans attack black culture, but refuse to enact the redistribution of wealth and power that could end racial inequityThis weekend, Joe Biden was attacked for another bizarre, almost free association, remark. Responding to a q...
2019-09-17 19:00

Lightning strike in Poland, heavy thunderstorm blamed for at least 5 deaths, more than 100 injuries in Tatra Mountains Several people are dead and a dozen reported injured after lightning struck during a thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains, officials said. ...
2019-08-23 19:00

Heat wave relief in sight after scorching temps blamed for several deaths, buckled roads A dangerous heat wave that has seared more than 200 million Americans from the Central U.S. to the East Coast over the weekend is about to come to an end, after being linked to several deaths, canceling events, and even causing roads to buckle....
2019-07-21 20:00

Opinion: Mark Dantonio blamed refs for Michigan State's loss. He should blame himself It isn’t just the loss that stings for Michigan State football. It’s the depressingly familiar pattern of how it unfolded.       ...
2019-09-16 02:32

US-wanted terror suspect blamed for 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 arrested in Pakistan Pakistani authorities took Hafiz Saeed into custody in Punjab province on Wednesday while he was traveling from the eastern city of Lahore to the city of Gujranwala, according to counterterrorism official Mohammad Shafiq....
2019-07-17 18:16

Exclusive: Mexico blamed Walmart's size, access to rivals' data in blocking app deal Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc's deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart could not guarantee a level playing field for rival retailers, whose customers use the app to order groceries and other goods, according to an official docume...
2019-06-15 02:00

Newark to speed replacement of pipes blamed for elevated lead in water, borrowing $120 million New Jersey’s biggest city on Monday announced a plan to borrow $120 million to dramatically cut the time it will take to replace pipes causing elevated lead levels in drinking water....
2019-08-27 17:48

Oklahoma wins opioid case against Johnson & Johnson, gets tiny payout Enlarge / IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 26: A sign is posted at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. A judge has ordered the company to pay $572 million in connection with the opioid crisis in Oklahoma. (Photo by Mar...
2019-08-27 22:00

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went back on aid to farmers who had been left stricken du...
2019-08-08 11:32

Woman abused by brother wins payout after 50 years as 'cruel' same-roof law is scrapped A woman sexually abused as a child by her half-brother has been awarded compensation almost 50 years later in a landmark legal case brought after a "cruel" law was changed....
2019-08-08 13:00

Johnson & Johnson Faces Possible $17 Billion Payout For Pushing Opiods US drugmaker Johnson & Johnson faces a potential record $17 billion damages payout Monday when an Oklahoma judge rules whether its aggressive promotion of opioid painkillers was responsible for the......
2019-08-27 01:00

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 multiple people reported large flames coming out of the outside room of the building on E. Cody St. First...
2019-08-19 08:00

Victim who was sexually abused by British Army officer tells others to 'speak out' after winning payout from MoD A man who was sexually abused by a British Army cadet officer has spoken for the first time to urge other victims to come forward, after winning a payout from the Ministry of Defence....
2019-08-05 19:16

Halsey Epically Drags Troll Who Blamed Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Split on Bisexuality Halsey is clapping back after reading a controversial comment about Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's recent breakup. The "Without Me" singer took to Twitter over the weekend......
2019-08-12 18:32

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes he blamed for losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
2019-05-30 18:00

HMP Pentonville: Government neglect blamed for alarming rise in violence and drugs at prison, report finds Government neglect has "directly contributed" to an alarming rise in violence and drugs at one of the country's oldest and busiest prisons, it is claimed....
2019-08-28 20:16

Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane A firefighting plane from California made its way to South America on Friday to help local authorities fight the massive wildfires burning up in parts of the Amazon....
2019-08-26 03:32

Hotshot crews prepare for wildfires TUCSON — It’s wildfire season, and hotshots are working around the clock to make sure southern Arizona is ready for any flames that might pop up. One team working at the Coronado National Forest is the Springville hotshot crew. They came from C...
2019-06-24 08:16

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
2019-08-23 19:32

Amazon wildfires set to cause irreversible damage By the end of the dry season, the fires in Brazil could spread to other untouched forest areas, threatening the survival of individual tree species. But it's still too early to assess the full extent of the damage....
2019-08-28 06:00

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
2019-05-23 23:16

Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Friday’s sunrise blood red as far east as Vermont.Read...
2019-05-31 19:16

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
2019-07-22 19:00

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad. (Au...
2019-08-23 06:48

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest....
2019-08-16 14:48

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping ...
2019-07-20 05:16

Bolivia president does about-face and will now accept aid to put out wildfires Bolivian President Evo Morales did an about-face on Sunday and said he was now open to international aid to fight the blazes that have engulfed rural villages and doubled in size since Thursday....
2019-08-25 23:32

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
2019-05-31 03:32

Portugal Is Using Goats to Prepare for Wildfires, But There's Not Enough Shepherds Portugal, which has been ravaged by wildfires of increasing severity and duration in the era of climate change, is turning back to the goat to clear underbrush in the hopes of limiting potential fuel sources for the blazes, the New York Times reporte...
2019-08-18 08:16

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
2019-06-19 04:48

Firefighters battle wildfires in France after temperatures hit 45.9C Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures of 45.9C (114F)....
2019-06-29 17:16

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn," a firefighter said....
2019-08-14 11:32

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
2019-08-03 05:32

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachuca near Laundy HIll. Both fires are producing heav...
2019-07-15 06:16

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
2019-08-22 23:16

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help combat the fires....
2019-07-21 06:16

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a village and leaving one person with severe injuries....
2019-07-21 05:32

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
2019-07-06 00:32

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E Corp. agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve the majority of claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
2019-09-13 20:00

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
2019-07-22 23:48

‘Worst of wildfires still to come’ despite Brazil claiming crisis is under control Forestry expert warns annual burning season had yet to fully play out and calls for urgent steps to reduce potential damageThe fires raging in the Brazilian Amazon are likely to intensify over the coming weeks, a leading environmental expert has warn...
2019-08-28 23:48

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
2019-06-14 19:00

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thick, aromatic smoke....
2019-08-28 14:16

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
2019-08-01 07:16

Heat, wildfires could alter Alaska's forest composition If global warming continues unabated and wildfires become bigger, stronger and burn more frequently among northern climates, scientists worry the composition of Alaska's northern forests could be permanently altered....
2019-08-27 04:16

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country....
2019-06-28 04:48

The pyrocene has begun: How to tackle a world of raging wildfires Thousands of hectares of Arctic forest is on fire and the effects on human health and the climate could be terrible. Why did this happen and how can we respond?...
2019-08-29 03:48

10,000 people forced out, 15 homes destroyed by Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
2019-05-31 20:32

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta....
2019-06-01 03:00

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
2019-05-31 20:32

PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn't Fix Them Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has long been aware that parts of its 18,500-mile transmission system were dangerously outdated. That includes towers on the line that sparked last year’s deadly Camp Fire....
2019-07-11 03:32

Greece wildfires: 4 more villages evacuated on Evia island Greek authorities say four villages were evacuated overnight on the island of Evia after two new brush fires broke out several hours after a major blaze led to the mobilization of more than 100 firefighters and the evacuation of another village...
2019-07-05 10:00

Hundreds evacuated as Greece fights dozens of wildfires Greek authorities evacuated hundreds of people on the island of Samos, after firefighters fought more than 50 wildfires over the weekend, one of which threatened a popular beach resort....
2019-08-26 21:00

Wildfires in Spain as heatwave roasts Europe - but 'worst still to come' Hundreds of firefighters have struggled to contain a major wildfire in northeastern Spain on a day that has seen temperatures continue to soar across most of Europe....
2019-06-28 00:16

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk....
2019-07-22 23:00

With wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from Supertanker plane Wildfires raging in eastern Bolivia have burned more than 450,000 hectares (1.1 million acres), or roughly an area the size of the U.S. state of Delaware, officials in San Cruz province estimate....
2019-08-22 21:48

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
2019-07-13 08:48

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
2019-07-13 11:32

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
2019-07-31 20:00

H&M Halts Leather Purchases From Brazil After Amazon Wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires....
2019-09-06 01:00

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing the world's second-largest crude exporter which is already battling an oil contamination problem....
2019-08-02 21:16

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area across Siberia bigger than Belgium, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
2019-07-31 19:48

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
2019-08-22 13:16

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
2019-06-18 17:00

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country&#...
2019-05-23 18:16

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
2019-08-23 16:00

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country o...
2019-07-12 18:48

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting into the city from the nearby Swan Lake wildfire, and he’s trying to keep the ash out of his house...
2019-07-06 01:00

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be...
2019-07-31 17:48

Villagers, firefighters battle massive wildfires in Portugal VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal — Blazes in central Portugal reached houses on Sunday, forcing locals to take matters into their own hands as they tried to protect their homes from huge wildfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned...
2019-07-22 10:48

Banker blamed in 2008 financial crisis sues co-op for causing ‘severe financial hardship’ Former Bear Stearns CEO James Cayne — the Wall Street exec whose “weak corporate governance” has been blamed in the 2008 financial crisis — is suing the board of his fancy co-op for causing him a “severe financial hardship” of...
2019-08-30 01:32

G7 leaders to hold emergency talks over Amazon wildfires crisis Brazil’s handling of fires to top agenda in Biarritz as France and Ireland threaten to block trade dealAmazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?Leaders of the world’s major democracies are due to hold emergency talks this weeke...
2019-08-23 22:00

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
2019-05-24 16:16

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move was unlikely to produce a quick breakthrough....
2019-07-31 21:16

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement....
2019-08-01 22:16

With forest wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from SuperTanker plane Bolivian firefighters are still trying to put out wildfires that have already burned more than 650,000 hectares (1.6 million acres) of tropical forest, roughly the size of the U.S. state of Delaware, officials said on Thursday....
2019-08-23 04:16

As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes next....
2019-08-20 21:00

Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers Russian prosecutors said on Tuesday that some of the vast Siberian wildfires that environmentalists have dubbed a climate emergency were started on purpose by arsonists trying to conceal illegal logging activity....
2019-08-06 21:16

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron He said the G7 countries comprising the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and Canada, were finalizing a possible deal on "technical and financial help."...
2019-08-25 21:00

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
2019-07-31 21:00

NASA publishes atlas of 13.3M wildfires spotted from space since 2003 NASA scientists have produced a global wildfire map. Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center plotted the 13.3 million fires spotted by NASA's MODIS instrument between 2003 and 2016....
2019-08-08 17:16

G7 Countries Commit $40 Million to Help Fight Amazon Rainforest Wildfires (PORTO VELHO, Brazil) — The Group of Seven nations on Monday pledged tens of millions of dollars to help fight raging wildfires in the Amazon and protect its rainforest, even as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused rich countries of treat...
2019-08-27 05:48

Brazil and France clash over raging wildfires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's president has accused France and other countries of interfering and having a "colonialist mindset" as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-23 10:32

G7 Countries Commit $20 Million to Help Fight Amazon Rainforest Wildfires BIARRITZ, France — G-7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20 million fund to help Amazon countries fight wildfires and launch a long-term global initiative to protect the rainforest. The announcement came from French President Emmanuel Macr...
2019-08-26 23:32

Russians demand vast wildfires consuming Siberia be extinguished More than half a million Russians have demanded the authorities do more to tackle vast wildfires in Siberia that environmentalists have dubbed an ecological catastrophe, but which officials have said would be "pointless" to put out....
2019-07-31 21:16

Smoke From Greek Island Ravaged By Wildfires Reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
2019-08-13 18:00

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert told DW....
2019-07-31 19:48

Smoke from Amazon wildfires plunges Sao Paulo into darkness in middle of day The largest city in Brazil was suddenly plunged into darkness in the middle of the day on Monday after billowing smoke from ongoing wildfires in the Amazon region combined with a weather pattern, creating an ominous, dark blanket over the metropolis....
2019-08-21 19:16

Firefighters battle wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal About 1,800 firefighters struggle to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people About 1,800 firefighters have been struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have injured 20 people, including eight firefighters.The fires broke ...
2019-07-21 21:48

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behind.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remained in the grip of an intense heatwave....
2019-06-28 04:48

Norbord temporarily halts Alberta mill production following wildfires Norbord Inc said on Tuesday it suspended production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in High Level, Alberta, to comply with evacuation orders following nearby wildfires....
2019-05-21 22:16

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
2019-05-22 09:00

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
2019-07-21 09:48

As fall begins in Alaska, wildfires linked to warming rage on Leaves in Alaska are changing color and the rainy season is supposed to begin, but wildfires are raging on in an unusually long and fierce fire season that scientists say is linked to the far north's long-term climate warmup....
2019-08-30 05:32

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were struggling to deal with a smaller one....
2019-06-30 05:16

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
2019-06-30 04:48

Australia wildfires raging like ‘flamethrower’ devour homes, at least 400 evacuated More than one hundred wildfires raging like a “flamethrower” across southeast Australia have razed homes and sent hundreds of citizens fleeing from the blazes that could continue burning for weeks, officials said Tuesday....
2019-09-11 00:16

| Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames ...
2019-07-23 00:00

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight firefighters, according to authorities....
2019-07-21 21:00

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
2019-07-12 15:48

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this season....
2019-07-18 08:48

'Dragon' drones: the flame throwers fighting wildfires with fire Self-igniting eggs dropped by flying gadgets: it sounds scary, but the resulting blazes can limit destructionThe drone propels a stream of flaming gasoline on to the treeline or drops self-igniting “dragon eggs” that spark a cluster of flames. Manage...
2019-09-05 06:32

Trump discusses Siberian wildfires, trade in call with Russia's Putin U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss wildfires in Siberia and trade between their two nations, the White House said....
2019-08-01 07:48

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice ...
2019-08-03 05:32

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least six people....
2019-06-29 20:01

Portugal’s prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths. A...
2019-06-17 19:16

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warne...
2019-06-22 11:00

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting fresh urgency into rethinking the country’s usually skeptical stance toward the dangers posed by climate change....
2019-08-23 14:32

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
2019-08-23 05:48

Spain battles biggest wildfires in 20 years as heatwave grips Europe Health officials warn ‘the worst is still to come’, with temperatures expected to exceed 44C in some areasFirefighters battled wildfires at a scale not seen for 20 years in Spain and southern France was placed on unprecedented red alert as much of we...
2019-06-27 20:00

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
2019-08-22 03:16

Giant Heat Dome Over Alaska Fuels Wildfires, Record Temperature All-time heat records are at risk in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense area of high pressure locks in and strengthens over the region....
2019-07-04 19:16

Portugal's prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight Portugal's prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths....
2019-06-17 19:48

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s Siberia, the Kremlin says. Putin’s office thanked Trump for the offer, but denied US assistance ...
2019-08-01 04:32

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europe as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
2019-06-29 13:32

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
2019-08-17 17:32

Brazilian governors say now is 'not the moment to turn down money' as Amazon wildfires rage Brazilian governors are urging President Jair Bolsonaro to accept foreign aid to help combat the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest after he criticized such donations and said he'd think about accepting the money if French President Emmanuel Macro...
2019-08-29 02:48

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
2019-07-02 02:16

Leonardo DiCaprio, other celebrities share old, inaccurate photos of Amazon wildfires As the world focuses its attention on the crisis of fires engulfing the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, some celebrities trying to raise awareness are sharing false or misleading images....
2019-08-23 19:32

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.        ...
2019-08-18 22:32

Donald Trump calls Vladimir Putin 'to offer help on wildfires' – live news White House belatedly confirms conversation after Kremlin tweetDemocratic candidates consider debate falloutSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.00pm BST •Donald Trump initiated a call with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, the Kremlin ...
2019-08-01 15:32

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
2019-05-31 00:32

European heatwave: Firefighters battle wildfires in France and Spain after temperatures soar to 45C Hundreds of firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
2019-06-29 14:48

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East.        ...
2019-08-03 05:32

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires and melting sea ice Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
2019-07-01 19:48

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
2019-06-02 10:48

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 in Brazil, nearly a million hectares (6,200 sq miles) of farmland and unique dry forest have been des...
2019-08-27 08:16

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
2019-05-22 09:32

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington is still coming to terms with the destruction.Thi...
2019-07-20 12:16

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
2019-07-03 11:01

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Wildfires After Widespread Outrage at Bolsonaro's Government Brazil has deployed nearly 44,000 soldiers as part of an operation to fight the rampant fires currently burning in much of the Amazon, with officials stating two C-130 firefighting planes have also been dispatched, according to the Daily Beast.Read m...
2019-08-26 03:00

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downplaying the blaze....
2019-08-25 05:32

Brazil bans legal land-clearing fires in wake of Amazon wildfires Brazil’s government is banning most legal fires, used for land-clearing, for at least 60 days in the wake of the massive blazes that ravaged the Amazon rainforest, according to a new report. An official decree published Thursday prohibited the fires,...
2019-08-30 16:00

Operation Yellowhammer: Philip Hammond denies leaking secret Whitehall dossier after Boris Johnson blamed it on 'former minister' Philip Hammond has denied being the source of a leak of the Government's secret no-deal Brexit planning details after Boris Johnson blamed it on a "former minister"....
2019-08-19 14:16

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers donates helmets to high schools hit by 2018 wildfires Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers announced Thursday he gave more than 300 football helmets to three California high schools which were affected by last year’s devastating wildfires....
2019-09-06 07:16

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
2019-06-02 10:48

Germany, France, Ireland threaten South American trade deal over Amazon wildfires Brazil is facing global pressure to contain an 80% increase in wildfires in the world's largest rain forest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the Amazon to be included in the upcoming EU-South America trade deal....
2019-08-24 05:00

Europe on 'red alert' as heatwave breaks temperature records, causes wildfires, claims multiple lives Europe has been hit with a record-breaking heatwave, with temperatures hitting over 110 degrees Fahrenheit and already taking several peoples’ lives....
2019-06-30 11:48

Gatehouse Media agrees to pay $1.38B for Gannett The nation’s largest newspaper chain just got a whole lot bigger. The parent of the nation’s second-largest newspaper company, Gatehouse Media, has struck a $1.38 billion agreement to acquire USA Today publisher Gannett in a cash-and-stock deal. The ...
2019-08-06 14:48

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
2019-06-08 17:16

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
2019-07-24 18:32

KKR agrees to buy Campbell's international business The Australian Financial Review newspaper reported, citing anonymous sources, the U.S. private equity firm had agreed to pay $2.2 billion for the business....
2019-07-24 04:00

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-08 13:48

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
2019-06-19 03:48

G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
2019-06-09 18:00

Mercedes agrees to be in second Netflix Formula 1 series Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has confirmed his team will take part in the next series of Netflix's Formula 1 documentary, despite admitting he initially "didn't like" the inaugural show...
2019-06-07 19:48

Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand over semi-anonymized host and reservation data for over 17,000 listings in the city. It's also pro...
2019-05-27 05:00

OPEC Agrees to Keep Output-Cut Pact Into 2020 OPEC agreed to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, the cartel’s officials said, but the new pact comes at the expense of deepening geopolitical fractures between members of the group....
2019-07-02 08:00

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
2019-06-21 09:16

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he wasn’t ready to “exercise my legal authority” to make it happen. “I understand their point,” Cuomo, ...
2019-07-16 09:16

Supreme Court agrees to take up DACA in its next term The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a case that could decide the fate of more than 600,000 undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children....
2019-06-28 22:32

CFRA Agrees to Buy ETF Data Provider First Bridge CFRA said the acquisition of First Bridge will allow the company to base its research on more in-house data instead of relying on third-party data providers....
2019-08-06 12:32

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
2019-06-16 18:16

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated its president....
2019-09-14 03:32

Tom Brady agrees to $70m, two-year extension with Patriots at age of 42 Quarterback has won six Super Bowls with New EnglandBrady has said he wants to play in league into his mid-40sTom Brady has insisted for some time that he can play into his mid-40s and it appears the New England Patriots agree.Multiple sources report...
2019-08-04 21:32

Tom Brady agrees to intriguing extension with Patriots Happy Birthday, Tom! The legendary Patriots quarterback has agreed to a two-year extension with the Patriots, according to ESPN, just a day after turning 42 on Saturday. The pact is worth $23 million this coming season, while the salary moving forwar...
2019-08-04 23:16

Report: Broncos QB Lock agrees to terms Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock will not hold out of any training camp practices after he agreed to terms on his rookie contract Wednesday, Pro Football Talk reported....
2019-07-18 00:48

Nation agrees ‘mental health’ is the top gun issue President Trump’s focus on mental health as he considers ways to curb gun violence is backed by most Americans and the issue has even prompted a California Democrat to call for a suicide warning label to be stamped on weapons....
2019-09-12 21:00

Oubre Jr. agrees to $30M deal to stay with Suns Kelly Oubre Jr., a restricted free agent, has agreed to a two-year, $30 million deal to remain with the Phoenix Suns, agent Nima Namakian of BDA Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
2019-07-11 09:48

Silverstone agrees five-year deal for British GP Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced by Formula One on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 18:16

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would ...
2019-06-17 19:16

Pemex agrees salary rises with oil workers union Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it had agreed with the oil workers union to raise salaries and benefits while seeking to manage the heavily indebted company's delicate financial situation....
2019-08-01 05:01

| Libyan government agrees to UN-backed Eid al-Adha ceasefire The internationally recognised Libyan government has accepted an offer by the United Nations for a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha religious holiday....
2019-08-10 20:16

D-Link agrees to new security monitoring to settle FTC charges Enlarge (credit: Penn State / Flickr) Router and webcam maker D-Link has agreed to implement a new security program to settle charges it failed to safeguard its hardware against well-known and preventable hacks and misrepresented its existing secur...
2019-07-03 04:16

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-09 10:32

Airbus agrees new contract for A400M airlifter -sources Airbus has reached agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 17:16

Brown finds new home, agrees to deal with Pats New England is giving Antonio Brown a one-year deal worth up to $15 million, with a $9 million signing bonus, his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
2019-09-08 12:48

Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating a cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
2019-05-23 22:32

Thailand agrees to buy amphibious landing ship from China Thailand agreed to purchase an amphibious transport dock ship from a Chinese shipbuilder for $200 million, with construction expected to take about three years....
2019-09-14 05:48

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social networking giant pay out a hefty fine of $5 billion. Hardly a surprise, Facebook during its most rec...
2019-07-13 01:16

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throu...
2019-06-20 04:00

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
2019-09-16 08:00

Cobham agrees £4bn takeover by US equity firm Advent US private equity firm Advent International has won its battle to buy defence and aerospace group Cobham for $5bn (£4bn), joining a growing list of overseas suitors taking advantage of the weak pound to pick up highly-rated Britis...
2019-09-17 11:00

Lebanese Cabinet agrees on 2019 austerity budget BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese Cabinet minister says the government has agreed on a 2019 budget, wrapping up weeks of haggling over an austerity budget that aims to cut public spending and reduce the deficit. Information Minister Jamal Jarrah said the prop...
2019-05-24 17:00

DOJ agrees to share key Mueller report evidence with Congress The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday that the Justice Department agreed to hand over key evidence about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. “The Department of Justice has agreed to begin complying with our committee’...
2019-06-10 22:16

Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
2019-05-23 02:32

Matt Harvey agrees to minor-league deal with A’s Matt Harvey is getting another shot. The former Mets star agreed to a minor-league deal with the Athletics on Wednesday, according to MLB Network, setting up a reunion with former Mets GM and now-Oakland senior adviser Sandy Alderson. Harvey was rele...
2019-08-15 05:48

Malta agrees to let last migrants stranded on NGO boat disembark Malta will let five Tunisian migrants stranded on the migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi disembark after two European Union countries agreed to take them in, the Maltese government said on Tuesday....
2019-09-11 00:48

Court Agrees To Listen To Led Zeppelin In ‘Stairway’ Appeal SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Stairway to Heaven” will get another hearing, this time to a packed house. A panel of eleven judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Monday to hear Led Zeppelin’s appeal in a copyright lawsuit ...
2019-06-11 02:32

West Va. governor agrees to pay delinquent Kentucky taxes HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Coal companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are promising to pay huge property tax debts owed to some eastern Kentucky counties. Knott, Pike, Harlan and Magoffin counties received checks last week totaling nearly $1.2 mi...
2019-06-11 02:32

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
2019-05-23 11:16

Syria Says it Agrees to Cease-fire in Rebel Stronghold The decision came hours after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in the rebel-held enclave, following a petition from 10 members of the U.N. Security Council....
2019-08-02 03:32

Italy’s Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship Italy’s hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government...
2019-08-17 20:32

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, as scrutiny grows globally over the potential security threat posed by Chinese group Huawei....
2019-07-03 23:16

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty Milan’s mayor says that the La Scala opera house board has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February...
2019-06-18 17:00

Ben Simmons agrees to 5-year, $170 million max extension with 76ers Simmons has only played two seasons but has averaged 16.4 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7.9 assists over the course of his career in Philadelphia.       ...
2019-07-16 01:32

Julian Edelman agrees to two-year extension with Patriots FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with receiver Julian Edelman. The deal is worth $18 million and includes an $8 million signing bonus and $12 mill...
2019-05-22 09:48

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-09 18:48

JD Salinger estate finally agrees to ebook editions Author’s son explains that wish for accessibility has persuaded trustees to look past his father’s dislike of digital mediaAfter years of refusing to allow publishers to digitise his works, the estate of JD Salinger has announced that the author’s fa...
2019-08-12 21:00

Lee Bowyer agrees to stay on as Charlton manager after U-turn Club had earlier announced breakdown of talks ‘I never wanted to leave,’ insists BowyerLee Bowyer has signed a one-year contract extension at Charlton Athletic just hours after the club announced talks had broken down over his wage demands and insist...
2019-06-18 14:16

Hope Hicks Agrees to Interview With House Panel The hearing will be the first time that an aide to President Trump has taken the witness stand in the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice....
2019-06-13 04:32

Pentagon agrees first multiyear purchase of F-35 jets, worth $34 bln The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement that would cut the price of the F-35A fighter jet by 8.8% and bring the price of each Lockheed Martin Co aircraft below $80 million dollars a year earlier than expected, a Pentagon official s...
2019-06-10 20:32

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceutical firms to disclose the cost of making medicines....
2019-05-28 16:32

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
2019-08-23 08:00

Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘Bridgegate’ case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal involving two people convicted in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal. The justices said Friday they would hear a case in the fall involving Bridget Kelly and Bill Baron...
2019-06-28 18:16

Italy agrees new government coalition to avert crisis Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will stay on after all, after Italy's Five Star Movement made a deal with the center-left Democratic Party. The far-right Lega had forced a crisis by pulling out of the last coalition....
2019-08-29 03:48

Nancy Pelosi Agrees to Fund More Concentration Camps Today, the House passed a Senate version of a bill that will provide emergency funding to address the crisis on the border, according to CNN. The vote came after disagreements about whether House Democrats should hold out to amend the bill....
2019-06-28 07:00

Equifax Agrees to Pay Data Breach Victims Up to $20,000 for Their Troubles Nearly two years after the catastrophic Equifax data breach of 2017 was announced, it looks like the company is readying to cough up damages to any of the 147 million people whose personal information was exposed in the breach.Read more......
2019-07-22 22:32

Walmart Agrees to Pay $282 Million to Settle Bribery Investigation The settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials in Brazil, Mexico, India and China, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
2019-06-20 20:48

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
2019-08-22 21:16

Equifax agrees to pay $700M after massive data breach SAN FRANCISCO — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The...
2019-07-20 15:00

Pentagon agrees to reallocate $3.6B for border wall projects The Pentagon approved the reallocation of $3.6 billion of defense funding to President Donald Trump's plan for an expanded physical border along the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-09-05 04:16

Tesla agrees to buy LG Chem batteries for China EVs, sources say Batteries made by LG Chem will be used initially in Model 3 cars manufactured in the plant near Shanghai, Tesla’s first outside of the U.S., sources told Bloomberg....
2019-08-23 17:00

Cheating hubby agrees to lie naked on car after wife catches him A wife decided to humiliate her cheating husband by making him lie naked on a car in a public street in Colombia as locals laughed at him. Jairo Vargas begged his wife for forgiveness and agreed to participate in the embarrassing stunt in hopes of sa...
2019-05-30 01:48

Trump agrees to no preconditions for meeting with China's Xi: Kudlow U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to no preconditions for his high-stakes meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend and is maintaining his threat to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said...
2019-06-28 03:16

Drew Smyly agrees with Phillies, pending physical Left-hander Drew Smyly has agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and is on track to start Sunday against Pittsburgh       ...
2019-07-20 02:32

Ezekiel Elliott agrees to $90M extension with Dallas Cowboys Running back Ezekiel Elliott has agreed to a six-year extension with the Dallas Cowboys that will make him the highest-paid running back in NFL history....
2019-09-04 15:16

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privac...
2019-07-23 22:48

Microsoft agrees to pay $25M to settle Hungary bribery case Software and tech giant Microsoft has agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle a Hungarian bribery case, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday....
2019-07-23 01:01

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an investigation to learn more about the matter.The in...
2019-05-23 03:32

Former Belgian king Albert II agrees to DNA test in paternity case Lawyers for Delphine Boël, 51, say it could be breakthrough to prove monarch is her fatherAlbert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six years ago, has agreed to a DNA test demanded by a woman who claims to be his daughter in what could be a br...
2019-05-29 12:32

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
2019-06-04 07:32

D-Link agrees to 10-year security assessment to settle FTC lawsuit D-Link has settled a two-year-old lawsuit filed by the FTC over its products' insufficient security, and it has agreed to a few conditions to put the issue to bed. To start with, the company is required to implement a comprehensive software secu...
2019-07-04 06:16

Matthijs de Ligt agrees personal terms with Juventus in blow to Man Utd Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed personal terms with Juventus as the clubs continue to haggle over a fee, according to his agent Mino Raiola....
2019-07-08 10:48

Michigan agrees to make it easier for college students to vote An settlement between the secretary of state and College Democrats will change the enforcement of a 20-year-old law that made it harder for students to vote while at school....
2019-06-06 00:32

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 17:00

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British w...
2019-07-18 19:48

Opioid maker agrees to pay $225M to settle federal probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has agreed to pay $225 million to settle federal criminal and civil investigations. The settlement announced Wednesday includes a five-year deferred prosecution agre...
2019-06-06 01:16

Billionaire Patrick Drahi agrees to buy Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, agreed on Monday to buy historic art auction house Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion on an enterprise value basis....
2019-06-17 17:48

Ezekiel Elliott agrees to 6-year, $90 million extension with Cowboys After all that posturing, the back-and-forth about missing games, Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys have agreed on a contract extension. The two-time Pro Bowl running back, who had held out the entire summer, is now planning to practice on Wednesday an...
2019-09-04 17:48

Buyout firm Apollo Global agrees to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC said on Monday it had agreed to acquire U.S. digital imaging company Shutterfly Inc for $2.7 billion, including the company's $900 million debt....
2019-06-11 01:32

Google Agrees to Pay Up to $200 Million to Settle FTC Youtube Investigation: Report The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google between $150 million and $200 million to settle the whole debacle with its subsidiary, YouTube, allegedly breaking children’s privacy law, Politico first reported Friday. Read more......
2019-08-31 11:32

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with U.S. women’s team over gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with 28 players in the U.S. women's soccer team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit in which the women are seeking equal pay with the men's soccer team and improvements in work...
2019-06-21 20:48

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” ch...
2019-07-16 09:16

VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, agrees to second monitor at HQ Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States following its emissions scandal but will install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, a spokesman for the carmaker said on Monday....
2019-09-02 21:00

Stocks rebound after US agrees to delay tariffs on cellphones, laptops Wall Street snapped a two-day losing streak — and sent shares of Apple soaring — after the US said it will delay imposing tariffs on certain items that were supposed to take effect on Sept. 1. Cellphones, laptops, and some apparel items will not be a...
2019-08-14 13:00

Former Roger Stone associate agrees to testify before grand jury A former aide to longtime Republican political operative Roger Stone has agreed to testify before the grand jury that was initially used in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe....
2019-05-30 01:00

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company stock to more than 13,000 buyers of its Bitqy cryptographic token. In a statement released yesterday,...
2019-08-31 10:00

Walmart agrees to pay $282M to settle international bribery investigation Walmart agreed to pay $282 million to settle a U.S. federal bribery investigation involving retailers in Mexico, China, Brazil and India, according to court filings....
2019-06-21 11:48

UPDATE 4-Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
2019-05-23 02:32

Erik Karlsson agrees to eight-year contract with San Jose Sharks Defenseman Erik Karlsson was set to be one of the most coveted free agents once the period started in July, but the San Jose Sharks made sure Monday he wasn’t even going to sniff the open market....
2019-06-19 01:32

Justice Dept. Agrees to Turn Over Key Mueller Evidence to House The Justice Department agreed to turn over key evidence from Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation to the House in return for calling off a criminal contempt vote....
2019-06-10 21:48

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG agreed to pay $50 million to settle allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on internal training exams....
2019-06-18 07:32

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
2019-06-22 01:48

Mueller says he 'generally' agrees Trump was not always truthful in written answers Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday he "generally" agreed with a characterization that Trump's written answers to investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. election were not always truthful....
2019-07-24 22:01