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Smoke still billowing from burning oil tanker

BEIJING — The Latest on a collision between an oil tanker and a freighter off China's eastern coast (all times local): 3:30 p.m......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 9th, 2018

Cali wildfire toll rises

PARADISE — The air thick with smoke from a ferocious wildfire that was still burning homes Saturday, residents who stayed behind to try to save their property or who managed to get back to their neighborhoods in this Northern California town found cars incinerated and homes reduced to rubble. People surveyed the damage and struggled […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

ROME- A tanker truck ploughed into a lorry on a motorway near Bologna airport in northern Italy on Monday, exploding in flames and sending a huge ball of fire and black smoke into the sky. At least two people were killed and more than 60 injured, according to local authorities. Police closed off the road where the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

A tanker truck plowed into a lorry on a motorway near Bologna airport in northern Italy on Monday, exploding in flames and sending a huge ball of fire and black smoke into the sky. Source link link: Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

7 killed, scores wounded by Israeli gunfire in Gaza protest

    KHUZAA, Gaza Strip --- Thousands of Palestinians protested along Gaza's sealed border with Israel on Friday, engulfing the volatile area in black smoke from burning tires to try to block the view of Israeli snipers and cheering a Hamas strongman who pledged that the border fence will eventually fall. Israeli troops opened fire from across the border, killing at least seven Palestinians and wounding 293 others --- 25 of them seriously --- in the second mass border protest in a week, Gaza health officials said. Hundreds more suffered other injuries, including tear gas inhalation, the officials said. The deaths brought to at least 29 the number of Palestinians ...Keep on reading: 7 killed, scores wounded by Israeli gunfire in Gaza protest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Robinsons alleged fire incident a dud

DAVAO CITY---The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) said the earlier reported fire at Robinsons Cybergate here turned out to be not a fire at all. Senior Insp. Ma. Teresita Gaspan, city police spokesperon, said the investigation conducted with mall authorities revealed that the smoke seen by a guard around 2:25 a.m., not 3 a.m. as earlier reported, which was billowing from the machine room on the first floor of Robinsons, was actually leaking Freon gas. The smoke, which spread from the machine room area of the supermarket, was not caused by any fire (but) it was caused by Freon gas leakage," she said. The reported fire had earlier raised concerns here as another mall had earlier be...Keep on reading: Robinsons alleged fire incident a dud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Delhi braces for pollution ‘airpocalypse’ as smog looms

  As Hindus across India celebrate Diwali this week, scientists fear a ban on firecrackers and other emergency anti-pollution measures implemented by authorities may not be enough to prevent a repeat of 2016's "airpocalypse" in Delhi.   Each year, as winter descends on the Indian capital, a perfect storm of seasonal crop straw burning, dense cloud cover, and smoke generated by millions of firecrackers used in Diwali celebrations turn Delhi's skies to a putrid yellow.   In 2016, an unprecedented pollution disaster saw heavy smog hover above the capital for weeks, forcing schools to shut as authorities scrambled to contain the crisis.   This tim...Keep on reading: Delhi braces for pollution ‘airpocalypse’ as smog looms.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Still burning

Smoke once again covers a portion of downtown Marawi City after a bombing run by military aircraft caused a fire in the area on Friday (July 7, 2017). MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 7th, 2017

Emirates airliner with 300 onboard crash lands in Dubai

DUBAI — An Emirates flight from India with 300 people on board crash landed at Dubai's main airport Wednesday, sending black smoke billowing into the air and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2016

Celebrities take on planned ‘dirty’ coal power plant project in La Union

Actor Jericho Rosales appealed to the public to sign an online petition to stop the construction of a coal-fired power plant (CFPP) in the town of Luna in the province of La Union. Rosales wrote on Instagram about the harmful effects of having a coal-fired power plant near residential and coastal areas. Burning coal releases […] The post Celebrities take on planned ‘dirty’ coal power plant project in La Union appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Canada rig accident spills 250,000 liters of oil into Atlantic

Montreal, Canada -- A surveillance aircraft and six ships were dispatched Monday to assess a spill of 250,000 liters of oil from a drilling platform off Canada's Atlantic coast, officials said.   The spill occurred Friday when workers noticed "a loss of pressure on an underwater line" connecting the South White Rose platform and Husky Energy's Sea Rose tanker, 350 kilometers southeast of St. John's, Newfoundland, according to a government watchdog.   A flight Monday morning found "no visible sheen" on the water, the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) said in a series of Twitter messages.   "Four oiled seabirds" were spotted and a wildli...Keep on reading: Canada rig accident spills 250,000 liters of oil into Atlantic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Filipinos among thousands who lost homes in California fire

LOS ANGELES -- The Camp Fire in Northern California became the deadliest wildfire in the U.S. in a century, burning through 141,000 acres and leaving about 9,700 homes destroyed as of Friday, Nov. 16. Filipino families were among the people who lost their homes. As of Friday, more than 600 people were reported missing as the death toll rose to 63, making it also the deadliest and most destructive in state's history, according to various sources. In the now consumed wood town of Paradise and the half- scorched town of Magalia, a close-knit community of roughly 30 Filipino families are now without homes and face challenges of finding new places to stay and figuring out what their...Keep on reading: Filipinos among thousands who lost homes in California fire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

PMFTC may eventually stop sale of cigarettes

PMFTC, the country’s biggest cigarette maker, is making a bold move of embracing a smoke-free future where smokers are envisioned to eventually abandon cigarettes and instead shift to alternatives......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

A good menu spoiled

After Magnolia kicked two-time champion Ginebra San Miguel out of its throne the other day, Alaska knew it had to do its part in spoiling what was an expected ending to the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup. Prior to the conference, a Ginebra-Meralco trilogy was seen as imminent When the semifinals smoke cleared, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Activists board ship off Spain in palm oil protest – Greenpeace

BARCELONA, Spain – Greenpeace said Saturday, November 17 6 of its activists boarded a tanker off Spain loaded with "dirty" palm oil to protest against a nature-damaging commodity found in everything from soap to biscuits. The activists, from countries including Indonesia, the scene of mass deforestation for palm oil plantations, were held by the captain of the ship ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Snoop Dogg taunts Trump by smoking marijuana outside White House

American rapper Snoop Dogg took the unorthodox route when it came to protesting against US President Donald Trump. He recently told his fans on social media that he had an urge to get up and go to the White House. The video was shared on Instagram last Nov. 8 and showed the rapper inside his house, contemplating whether he should go there to smoke weed or not. "What would a dog do? Pee on a tree? Sh*t on a lawn? Perhaps smoke a blunt," Snoop Dogg said in the video. "Should I do it? Should I do it? If 20,000 motherf*ckers hit this like button in less than 3 minutes then I'm gonna go to the White House to do it." 20,000 likes, though, was a measly number for Snoop Dogg, who had o...Keep on reading: Snoop Dogg taunts Trump by smoking marijuana outside White House.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

JUUL e-cigarette maker aims to curb youth appeal

WASHINGTON, USA – E-cigarette maker JUUL announced Tuesday, November 14, it is suspending in-store sales of various flavored products and scrapping its social media presence in a bid to curb the popular device's youth appeal. "We don't want anyone who doesn't smoke, or already use nicotine, to use JUUL products," CEO ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Cali wildfire sets grim new record

PARADISE — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner’s investigators used a wire […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Norwegian frigate sinks after it was rammed by tanker

COPENHAGEN, Denmark --- One of Norway's Navy frigates has almost completely gone under water after an oil tanker rammed into it last week and tore a large hole in its side, authorities said Tuesday. Rear Adm. Nils Andreas Stensoenes, the head of Norway's navy, said several of the wires used to stabilize the KNM Helge Instad snapped Tuesday, causing the vessel to sink further into the fjord. Only the top of the frigate with its radar and antennas remained above the waterline. The 134-meter frigate began listing heavily after a Maltese-flagged oil tanker collided with it Thursday in a harbor in Sture, north of Bergen. Its 137 crew were evacuated and eight people onboard were i...Keep on reading: Norwegian frigate sinks after it was rammed by tanker.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Imelda at 89 is too old to be arrested?

For everyone’s guidance, the authorities should give a clear answer to the burning question: At what age, if ever, is a suspected or convicted criminal exempted from arrest?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Girl, 5, killed in fire

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl was killed after a fire razed their house in Lambunao, Iloilo, morning of Nov. 12, 2018. Reza Alogon, who was suffering from poliomyelitis or polio (infantile paralysis), failed to get out of their burning house. Initial reports indicated that the victim’s grandmother, Enriqueta Alagon, was cooking a meal at their makeshift kitchen […] The post Girl, 5, killed in fire appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018