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Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage

LOS ANGELES, USA – An inferno engulfed the Los Angeles region Wednesday, December 6, forcing more than 200,000 people to flee and threatening thousands of homes, including the luxurious Bel-Air neighborhood dotted with mansions. Authorities issued a "purple" alert – never used before – because of the extreme danger with ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerDec 7th, 2017

Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage

An inferno engulfed the Los Angeles region Wednesday, forcing more than 200,000 people to flee and threatening thousands of homes, including the luxurious Bel-Air neighborhood dotted with mansions. Authorities issued a “purple” alert — never used before — because of the extreme danger with winds that could reach 80 miles an hour (128 kilometers an [...] The post Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Luxury LA mansions threatened as fierce California wildfires rage

LOS ANGELES, USA – An inferno engulfed the Los Angeles region Wednesday, December 6, forcing more than 200,000 people to flee and threatening thousands of homes, including the luxurious Bel-Air neighborhood dotted with mansions. Authorities issued a "purple" alert – never used before – because of the extreme danger with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

BONSALL, USA – Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires in California on Saturday, December 9 that have forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee the Los Angeles area, as well as outbreaks closer to San Diego. Nearly 700 structures including multi-million dollar mansions have been destroyed by wildfires raging on 6 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

Unrelenting winds fanned towering flames on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in southern California, where hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee multiple devastating fires in the Los Angeles area and new outbreaks near San Diego. Hundreds of structures including multi-million dollar mansions have been destroyed as thousands of firefighters battle wind-fueled wildfires [...] The post Winds whip California fires as they spread south appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

DFA alerts Filipinos near raging California wildfire

More than 100,000 Filipinos residing along the path of the raging California wildfires have been urged to take necessary precautions and evacuateonce ordered by authorities. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said they are closely monitoring the outbreak of the latest wildfires in multipleareas in southern California. Cayetano said that according to the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, as many as 115,000 members of the Filipino community are threatened by the three wildfires in the state. "We join our kababayans in the Philippines and in the United States in praying for the members of the Filipino Community and their neighbors inVentu...Keep on reading: DFA alerts Filipinos near raging California wildfire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee

Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2017

Republicans vote to release classified memo on Russia probe

WASHINGTON --- Brushing aside opposition from the Justice Department, Republicans on the House intelligence committee voted to release a classified memo that purports to show improper use of surveillance by the FBI and the Justice Department in the Russia investigation. The four-page memo has become a political flashpoint, with President Donald Trump and many Republicans pushing for its release and suggesting that some in the Justice Department and FBI have conspired against the president. The memo was written by Republicans on the committee, led by chairman Rep. Devin Nunes of California, a close Trump ally who has become a fierce critic of the FBI and the Justice Department. ...Keep on reading: Republicans vote to release classified memo on Russia probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Yemen gov t warns of coup as separatists take over headquarters

ADEN, Yemen (3rd UPDATE) – Yemen's government accused southern separatists of an attempted coup on Sunday, January 28, after they took over its headquarters amid fierce clashes in the city of Aden. The fighting, which killed at least 15 people, threw war-torn Yemen into further chaos and threatened ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

Dozens still unaccounted for in California mudslides

LOS ANGELES, USA – Authorities in southern California said Thursday, January 11, that dozens of residents were still unaccounted for after powerful mudslides that have killed 17 people, including 4 children, and destroyed homes in a region already pummeled by massive wildfires. Heavy rain on Tuesday, January 9, which followed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

At least 6 dead in Southern California flooding, mudslides

At least six people died and thousands fled their homes in Southern California on Tuesday as a powerful rainstorm triggered flash floods and mudslides on slopes where a series of intense wildfires had burned off protective vegetation last month. Source link link: At least 6 dead in Southern California flooding, mudslides.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017

MIAMI, United States – Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear. It was also the year the world's second largest polluter, the United States, turned its ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017, climate change blamed

MIAMI -- Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear. It was also the year the world’s second largest polluter, the United States, turned its back on….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 20th, 2017

Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet this year

FIERCE HURRICANES, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear. It was also the year the world’s second largest polluter, the United States, turned its back on the 196-nation Paris climate deal meant to […] The post Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet this year appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 20th, 2017

Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017

Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear. #BeFullyInformed Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017 Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said… link: Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2017

Salma Hayek details sexual agony in hands of ‘monster’ Weinstein

NEW YORK, United States --- A-lister Salma Hayek on Wednesday joined the scores of actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein, alleging that the fallen Hollywood mogul sexually harassed her, subjected her to escalating rage and once threatened to kill her. "For years, he was my monster," the Mexican-born star wrote in an essay published in The New York Times, detailing the torturous production of the 2002 movie "Frida" that eventually earned Hayek an Oscar nomination for best actress. After reaching a deal for Weinstein to pay for the rights to the movie that would eventually catapult her to household fame, the now 51-year-old actress and producer said it became "my turn to say no." ...Keep on reading: Salma Hayek details sexual agony in hands of ‘monster’ Weinstein.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Monster fire slows but threat remains

CARPINTERIA, United States -- Crews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes, officials said Tuesday, as residents were taking stock of the catastrophic damage. But the biggest, “Thomas” fire, which has charred nearly 95,000 hectares (234,000 acres)….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

Los Angeles - As Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

CALIFORNIA, USA – Brutal winds that fueled southern California wildfires finally began to ease Saturday, December 9, giving residents and firefighters hope for a respite as the destructive toll of multiple blazes came into focus. After a 5-day siege, some Californians were finally able to return home to inspect the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Crooked officials are ‘kapit-tuko’

LIKE California wildfires razing everything in its path, scorching scandals have leaped from Hollywood to Washington, searing prominent members of the three.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

California scorched again

ANGELES -- Firefighters on Thursday battled raging wildfires across southern California that have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, including residents on the outskirts of Los Angeles, America’s second-largest city. Winds with hurricane-force gusts of up to 80 miles per hour (130 kilometers per hour) fueled….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017