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PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers

The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85% of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the town o...

PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers

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PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
22:00 2019-09-13

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
19:00 2019-09-13

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
20:00 2019-08-19

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke 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....
15:00 2019-08-13

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its ...
00:00 2019-08-14

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....
22:34 2019-06-19

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposa...
22:34 2019-09-06

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies found an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said...
04:51 2019-08-03

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door surv...
09:01 2019-07-12

Wildfire threatens Southern California homes Renewed winds are presenting challenges for crews battling a stubborn wildfire near a Southern California neighborhood. The fire that broke out Wednesday on rural land in Riverside County grew to more...
11:00 2019-09-06

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparkin...
06:01 2019-06-09

Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, sending hundreds of visitors to the exit to escape clouds of smoke ...
18:51 2019-06-10

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the ...
20:34 2019-06-06

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
23:34 2019-07-12

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
01:34 2019-06-22

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and ...
10:01 2019-06-20

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
03:34 2019-07-13

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
00:17 2019-07-12

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accide...
18:34 2019-06-07

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
22:34 2019-07-11

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
19:34 2019-06-18

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:00 2019-06-21

Fast-spreading wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California Shasta College in Redding, California, served as the initial shelter for evacuees, but then it had to be evacuated as well, officials say.        ...
06:34 2019-08-23

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town...
13:17 2019-06-15

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....
11:17 2019-06-09

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
03:17 2019-05-23

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
08:51 2019-06-19

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, o...
02:34 2019-08-23

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,...
15:00 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
04:00 2019-06-22

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund - media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
22:17 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
00:17 2019-06-22

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....
10:17 2019-06-09

California crews report progress fighting year's largest U.S. wildfire Firefighters made substantial progress over the weekend fighting a large wildfire in Northern California that's been burning for nearly two weeks and has charred more than 50,000 acres, fire authoriti...
17:51 2019-09-16

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
21:17 2019-06-21

Gusty winds to fuel wildfire concerns in California into early next week As the number of wildfires burning across California continues to grow, bouts of strong winds will further increase the fire danger into early next week....
06:34 2019-09-08

California wildfire victims lawyer calls PG&E plan 'totally unacceptable' PG&E Corp's plan to cap payments to victims of California wildfires blamed on the power producer is "totally unacceptable," a lawyer representing victims in the utility's bankruptcy case said on Tuesd...
03:00 2019-09-11

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....
06:17 2019-06-09

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 wi...
17:17 2019-06-08

California wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters Last month, the California legislature passed a proposal to reduce the risk that utility power lines will spark wildfires and to socialize the cost of compensating victims when those measures fail....
20:34 2019-08-23

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuati...
05:00 2019-08-23

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities.....
10:51 2019-07-13

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subj...
15:51 2019-07-10

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
07:34 2019-06-19

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 gover...
02:34 2019-06-19

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey F...
05:34 2019-07-11

Jury reaches verdict in case of vanished California family SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — The disappearance of a couple and their two children puzzled California investigators for years. The McStay family vanished suddenly in 2010, with bowls of popcorn left uneate...
00:51 2019-06-11

Bulgaria says reaches deal with US to buy F-16 aircraft NATO member Bulgaria has reached a deal with the United States to buy eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a price of $1.256 billion, it said on Wednesday....
12:01 2019-07-10

Trade deal between EU, 11 South American nations blocked over Amazon wildfire concerns A proposed trade deal between the European Union and 11 South American nations now faces uncertainty after a key Austrian Parliament committee voted to reject it....
09:51 2019-09-20

Mexico reaches deal with firms over pipelines dispute-sources Mexico's government has reached a deal with several infrastructure companies over a dispute surrounding contracts for gas pipelines issued under the previous administration, three people familiar with...
15:34 2019-08-27

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 ...
05:51 2019-05-24

Mexico Reaches Deal With Pipeline Operators on Gas Delivery Contracts Mexico’s president announced a deal to end a standoff with several natural-gas pipeline operators over contract prices, allowing them to avoid international arbitration and begin increasing gas delive...
02:34 2019-08-28

Mom accused of abusing, imprisoning kids reaches plea deal One of two Michigan parents accused of punishing their five children with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom described by one officer as a dungeon has pleaded guilty to child abuse....
14:17 2019-06-19

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal over opioid lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement that will see the company file for bankruptcy in order to resolve lawsuits with 23 states and 2,300 local governmen...
12:34 2019-09-13

German coalition reaches deal on new climate package: source Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package, including a domestic carbon price and the possibility of more stringent measures in future, a source close to the talks s...
16:17 2019-09-20

US reaches deal ‘in principle’ to pull 5,400 troops from Afghanistan: report A U.S. envoy told a news channel in Afghanistan that Washington and Kabul have reached an agreement “in principle” to withdraw 5,400 troops within months of signing a peace deal with the Taliban, repo...
15:34 2019-09-03

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the panel said on Wednesday, after the committee subpoenae...
09:51 2019-09-19

Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and t...
08:17 2019-09-20

Harley-Davidson reaches deal to make smaller bikes in China Harley-Davidson Inc will partner with Qianjiang Motorcycle Co. to produce a new range of smaller bikes, adding to moves to build more motorcycles outside the United States that have angered President ...
13:51 2019-06-19

Congress Reaches Deal on Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
20:51 2019-05-23

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victims and creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported....
09:34 2019-05-24

Atletico Madrid reaches deal to sign Porto defender Felipe MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid says it has reached a deal to sign Porto defender Felipe for 20 million euros ($22.4 million). Atletico says the 30-year-old Brazilian central defender will join on a thr...
00:00 2019-05-29

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the ba...
00:34 2019-06-13

Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M compensation deal with accusers, creditors, reports say Harvey Weinstein, the movie mogul accused of sex crimes by multiple women, has reached a tentative $44 million settlement to resolve lawsuits against him with his accusers, creditors and board members...
11:51 2019-05-24

Ezekiel Elliott reaches six-year, $90 million deal with Cowboys to end holdout Running back Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys agreed to terms on a six-year, $90 million extension to end lengthy holdout, the team announced.       ...
17:34 2019-09-04

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexual misconduct, reports said Friday....
18:34 2019-05-24

Germany Reaches 100 Billion Euro Climate Plan Deal As Protests Heat Up Chancellor Angela Merkel's government reached a deal Friday on a broad climate plan for Germany, a coalition source said, as tens of thousands of protesters rallied demanding more environmental......
20:17 2019-09-20

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New...
05:34 2019-05-24

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal to settle roughly 2,000 state and local opioid cases OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative agreement to settle some 2,000 opioid lawsuits filed by local governments, Native American tribes and states set to go to trial next month....
22:00 2019-09-11

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
21:17 2019-05-24

US probes BMW, Volkswagen over California emissions deal Two German automakers have been targeted by an antitrust probe for making a deal to meet tougher emissions standards. Critics have called the probe a "nakedly political use of Justice Department resou...
03:34 2019-09-07

EPA tees up retaliation against California fuel economy deal The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administratio...
16:51 2019-09-19

Doctors in Debt: These Physicians Gladly Struck a Deal With California The state is providing up to $300,000 in debt relief for doctors who agree to accept Medicaid. The grant has lifted “an emotional burden,” one recipient said, adding, “I can focus on my patients.”...
18:00 2019-07-31

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the overall individual-insurance market has shrunk....
01:00 2019-08-23

New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The s...
22:17 2019-06-11

Justice Department opens probe into California's emissions deal with 4 automakers The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into an environmental agreement between California and four major automakers, unnamed sources said Friday....
01:00 2019-09-07

Trump uses Justice as personal enforcer on California emissions deal with automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger to BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, antitrust division is rewarding Trump's friends, punishing those who defy him: Our view       ...
05:00 2019-09-15

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our view       ...
02:34 2019-09-13

Trump to deal fatal blow to California auto emissions authority The Trump administration is expected to announce plans Wednesday to eliminate California's authority to set limits stricter than federal regulations for greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger c...
08:51 2019-09-18

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
06:00 2019-09-14

Watch a film in your self-driving car within two years, insurers say News 11 Sep, 2019 ABI and Thatcham claim limited automated driving could be here in two years, but governments, carmakers and drivers must act responsibly...
04:00 2019-09-11

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UBS....
16:00 2019-09-02

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rein in prescription drug prices, while financial sha...
02:51 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfir...
06:34 2019-08-23

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
11:51 2019-07-11

Insurers Face Risk From Child Sex-Abuse Claims State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect t...
03:34 2019-07-22

Justice Dept. launches antitrust probe of automakers over their fuel efficiency deal with California Separately, the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department notified California that the state’s agreement with the four automakers on mileage targets “appears to be inconsistent wit...
14:34 2019-09-07

Ogden rate review falls short of insurers' hopes Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco...
22:00 2019-07-15

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....
20:00 2019-08-20

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney general that allowed a disgraced former San Diego m...
12:00 2019-07-19

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than 80% of consumers are...
09:00 2019-08-14

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carr...
16:00 2019-08-08

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV...
01:34 2019-06-19

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. ...
11:17 2019-09-19

General Electric ranks among riskiest long-term care insurers -Fitch General Electric Co ranks among the riskiest backers of long-term care insurance, suffering from both a high exposure to claims and a relatively small cash pile to pay them, Fitch Ratings said in a re...
16:34 2019-08-20

INSIGHT-Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burnt both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. H...
09:17 2019-09-19

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
18:00 2019-07-31

Elizabeth Warren's shift puts health insurers in the 2020 Democratic crossfire In reaffirming her support for a new, universal "Medicare for All" program, Elizabeth Warren called for ending the private health insurance industry – a controversial step she had previously shied awa...
23:51 2019-06-27

Leave room for the firetruck: Insurers help design mansions to tame disaster losses Bruce Gendelman wanted a mountainside retreat when he bought 12 acres in Aspen, Colorado. But forest fires that have torched nearby land in recent years left him concerned....
14:34 2019-08-30

Wall Street takes on long-term care payouts as insurers balk at costs Some U.S. insurers are turning to Wall Street's financial wizards for relief from the liabilities of their long-term care (LTC) policies, posing a challenge for regulators worried about how new indust...
09:01 2019-06-19

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state...
00:51 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-General Electric ranks among riskiest long-term care insurers -Fitch General Electric Co ranks among the riskiest backers of long-term care insurance, suffering from both high exposure to claims and a relatively small cash pile to pay them, Fitch Ratings said in a repo...
16:34 2019-08-20

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance s...
01:00 2019-06-24

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or spar...
18:00 2019-07-31

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the Presiden...
21:51 2019-09-19

California Today: See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
17:00 2019-07-15

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand i...
19:51 2019-06-13

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
23:51 2019-07-23

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
19:34 2019-06-29

PG&E 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 represe...
02:34 2019-06-19

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
19:00 2019-06-28

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square m...
16:17 2019-07-22

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto Na...
02:51 2019-06-17

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that t...
02:17 2019-05-30

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
05:34 2019-06-21

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a rem...
11:00 2019-08-24

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thu...
01:51 2019-07-11

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned ab...
11:51 2019-07-16

More than 170 firefighters battle large wildfire in Greece Greek authorities say more than 170 firefighters are battling to contain a large wildfire north of Athens that forced the preemptive evacuation of a small monastery but is not threatening homes...
23:00 2019-07-24

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
21:00 2019-08-19

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry Fire Management Of...
04:51 2019-06-20

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are at...
14:34 2019-07-01

PG&E sees billions more in wildfire costs in 2019 Crippled California power company PG&E Corp reported a rise in quarterly losses on Friday and forecast more costs related to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that have forced it to file for bankruptcy and...
19:00 2019-08-09

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at ...
06:51 2019-06-18

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabi...
17:00 2019-06-10

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
14:51 2019-07-24

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
08:51 2019-06-08

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be ...
23:17 2019-09-19

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
23:34 2019-08-17

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has bu...
21:34 2019-06-13

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season _____ TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series pas...
01:34 2019-05-27

PG&E proposes restructuring plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protec...
01:00 2019-09-10

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to ...
16:00 2019-06-28

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation...
23:00 2019-07-12

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the wildfires that pushed it to seek bankruptcy protec...
04:00 2019-09-10

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
14:34 2019-06-19

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far....
22:34 2019-08-19

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National Park and an area popular with holidaymakers on t...
17:00 2019-08-11

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high tem...
20:34 2019-08-18

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
12:00 2019-08-20

Traffic backs up on I-95 in Florida as wildfire shuts road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic is backed up on a section of Interstate 95 in Florida after authorities closed a section of the freeway in response to a nearby wildfire. First Coast ...
23:51 2019-05-23

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people...
15:00 2019-08-19

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
20:17 2019-06-28

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it is prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
03:51 2019-09-20

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000 Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday....
12:00 2019-08-19

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
21:51 2019-07-08

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke b...
06:17 2019-07-13

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
17:34 2019-06-29

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to...
05:51 2019-06-02

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local med...
11:01 2019-07-12

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
21:34 2019-06-17

Wildfire near Salt Lake City forces evacuations A wildfire just north of Salt Lake City destroyed three homes and forced the evacuation of at least 400 households hours after it sparked Friday morning, emergency officials said....
22:00 2019-08-30

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid reignitions, officials said....
16:01 2019-07-23

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
22:17 2019-05-22

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania...
00:51 2019-07-03

Ecological surprises in Waterton two years after devastating wildfire Trees are charcoal black on one side and bone white on the other, evidence of the path a wildfire took as it tore into Waterton Lakes National Park in southwestern Alberta nearly two years ago....
22:00 2019-08-30

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministr...
23:34 2019-05-31

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
07:17 2019-06-08

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
18:34 2019-08-14

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire....
14:38 2019-05-21

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
00:17 2019-07-02

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes       ...
06:34 2019-07-17

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres Sunday and was threatening several structures. It a...
00:34 2019-08-20

HTC launches Wildfire X in a bid to acquire its lost spot in the Indian market HTC has launched a new smartphone, the Wildfire X in India on Flipkart. The new phone comes in two variants having a 3GB RAM and a 4GB RAM with 21GB and 128GB storage respectively.Most people thought ...
11:00 2019-08-14

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
01:00 2019-05-23

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano and Luverdense in Serie C was stopped in the sixth...
22:00 2019-08-27

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire wo...
18:00 2019-08-22

UPDATE 2-Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
03:51 2019-09-20

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
16:01 2019-07-23

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat...
17:00 2019-06-15

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9...
18:00 2019-08-19

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under...
09:34 2019-08-19

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified be...
04:00 2019-08-12

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding...
05:34 2019-08-12

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partial...
16:51 2019-07-21

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it is prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
01:17 2019-09-20

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
18:34 2019-05-29

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and le...
14:00 2019-07-21

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze ...
00:34 2019-06-28

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian offic...
21:51 2019-07-12

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
03:00 2019-05-23

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in n...
23:17 2019-06-05

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are...
05:34 2019-06-23

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
17:00 2019-05-22

CPI Once Again Reaches Out To CPI(M) For Reunification The CPI has once again reached out to the CPI(M) for a reunification of the two communist parties, hoping this time the cadre would exert pressure on its leadership to respond positively after their.....
03:17 2019-06-14

Calif. wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters The state is going through an exercise that the rest of us will have to do at some point: determining how much we are willing to pay, and how much we are willing to change the way we live, to adapt to...
02:00 2019-08-25

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
18:34 2019-05-30

Scars of 2017 wildfire still evident in Waterton park as rebuild continues Deb Watson returned to her family's trail-riding business after the Waterton wildfire to find little more than a pop machine melted into a bubbly puddle with coins inside fused together....
22:00 2019-08-30

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
00:00 2019-05-23

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting on...
04:51 2019-07-10

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
12:51 2019-07-12

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following it...
21:51 2019-07-12

Greece battles wildfire on Evia island, smoke blankets Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds destroyed tracts of forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, as authorities prepared to evacuate two villages potentially in the path o...
13:34 2019-08-13

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. The raging fires have prompted a handful of celebs such as Portug...
04:34 2019-08-24

Amazon leaders talk rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world. But one head of state is notable by his absence....
16:00 2019-09-06

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in troub...
07:34 2019-08-26

Wind remains on firefighters’ side in bout with High Level wildfire The blaze has been rated at a Level 6 — the most intense rating on the scale — which means flames are jumping from treetop to treetop in the tinder dry region....
20:17 2019-05-22

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.        ...
00:34 2019-08-22

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
02:51 2019-06-12

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was to...
13:51 2019-07-12

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could ...
10:34 2019-06-29

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
15:51 2019-05-21

Wildfire Blazes Portugal, Injuring 32 People, as Firefighters Work to Stop the Flames (COLOS, Portugal) — More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday were battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer. About 90% o...
19:17 2019-07-22

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
04:51 2019-06-28

Southern Alberta’s Rocking Heart Ranch still rebuilding 2 years after Waterton wildfire Melody Garner-Skiba and her family have had some tough conversations since a wildfire raged into Waterton Lakes National Park two years ago and destroyed their horse-breeding ranch....
22:00 2019-08-30

Amazon leaders sign rainforest preservation pact amid wildfire crisis Presidents and representatives from the Amazon region have agreed to coordinate rainforest preservation measures as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest....
03:34 2019-09-07

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
18:51 2019-05-21

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
18:51 2019-05-21

Mirror-owner reaches for the i's publisher The owner of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express has waded into the auction of the i and hundreds of regional titles in an effort to create a British newspaper powerhouse....
19:51 2019-07-17

Netanyahu Reaches for the Russian Vote For years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has largely ceded efforts to woo Russian-speaking immigrants to a rival who had helped him form coalition governments. Now, he sees Russian speaker...
15:34 2019-08-25

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally...
02:17 2019-07-13

Kyrgios sent packing as Rublev reaches last 16 Nick Kyrgios' eventful U.S. Open ended in the third round as Russian Andrey Rublev turned aside the fiery Australian 7-6(5) 7-6(5) 6-3 in a battle of big servers on Saturday....
07:51 2019-09-01

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into...
11:51 2019-06-28

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
00:01 2019-05-25

Thousands cheer high school football team’s return to wildfire-ravaged Paradise The running back was so nervous, he puked shortly after the team took the field. But senior Lukas Hartley could relax by the second possession of the game, when he ran over a defender to score a touch...
03:00 2019-08-25

NBN Co reaches its 2019 rollout and activation targets… just After a shaky start, the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been staying largely on track of late, and the most recent word from NBN Co claims that it’s reached more of its tar...
12:17 2019-07-04

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $530 Million LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– People took to the stores Friday to try their luck at tonight’s Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot is at $530 million. Frankfort resident Chris Cole told LEX 18 if...
21:34 2019-06-07

Halep reaches Wimbledon final with win over Svitolina "Simona Halep barely put a foot wrong as she became the first Romanian woman to reach a Wimbledon singles final with a composed 6-1 6-3 win over Ukrainian eighth seed Elina Svitolina on Thursday."...
18:51 2019-07-11

Brazilian online bank C6 reaches 200,000 clients Brazilian online lender C6Bank started operations on Monday, after signing up 200,000 borrowers during its test period and it plans to at least double that by year-end, founding partner Luiz Marcelo C...
20:17 2019-08-05

No pain, no gain for Kvitova as she reaches round three Petra Kvitova's decision to give her shoes an almighty whack with her racket turned out to be a masterstroke as the Czech's legs finally started to move more freely, and she eked out a 7-5 6-2 win ov...
19:17 2019-07-04

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the as...
23:17 2019-05-24

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations b...
12:17 2019-06-11

Kerber reaches semi-final in Mallorca Reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber continued her build-up to the grasscourt Grand Slam as she beat sixth seed Caroline Garcia 6-3 7-6(5) to reach the semi-finals of the Mallorca Open on Frid...
01:17 2019-06-22

The Latest: Stephens reaches 2nd round at Wimbledon Sloane Stephens avoided another first-round exit at Wimbledon, beating former quarterfinalist Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, 6-4 for her first victory at the All England Club since 2016    ...
14:17 2019-07-02

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced ...
13:34 2019-06-13

FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
12:34 2019-05-30

Silver: This Indicator Reaches "Record Extreme" The price of silver has been surging, and many investors are jumping on board, including Wall Street professionals. Should you follow? Take a look at this indicator......
23:00 2019-09-06

Big-serving Isner reaches Montreal second round American John Isner fired down 26 aces to help secure a 6-3 3-6 7-6(6) win over Australian Jordan Thompson on Tuesday and reach the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal....
03:34 2019-08-07

Measles count reaches 27-year high The number of confirmed measles cases across the United States has reached a new high of 971, the worst outbreak since the virus was declared eliminated from the country in 2000....
23:34 2019-05-30

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
23:17 2019-06-05

Yankees’ destruction of Orioles reaches new level Even Donald Trump wasn’t this hard on Baltimore. The Yankees won their 15th straight game over the Orioles on Tuesday night, this time 8-3, making another mockery of Baltimore’s pitching. It’s their l...
05:00 2019-08-14

Pat McCormack reaches World championships final GB's Pat McCormack will contest Saturday's World championships final, while McGrail and Whittaker have to settle for bronze medals The post Pat McCormack reaches World championships final appeared fir...
05:51 2019-09-21

OPEC Reaches Consensus on Oil Output-Cut Pact OPEC reached a consensus to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, but the new pact comes at the expense of geopolitical fractures that are deepening between mem...
17:17 2019-07-01

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High CHICAGO, IL -- January 11, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high of 438,038 contr...
18:00 2019-05-22

Allbirds collaborated with Just Water on limited-edition shoes and 100% of the proceeds support Amazon wildfire relief Allbirds Allbirds has collaborated with Just Water, a sustainable food and beverage brand, on two limited-edition styles. Both brands focus on using natural, sustainable materials in their products, ...
22:00 2019-09-04

Mata's 'Common Goal' movement reaches 100 signatories A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement....
08:34 2019-05-30

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Reaches 1985 and Goes to the Mall Netflix’s hit blend of sci-fi, horror and big-hair nostalgia adds John Hughes-style teenage romance and “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” to its recipe....
23:00 2019-07-03

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
21:34 2019-09-14

Ajax to play APOEL or Qarabag if it reaches CL playoffs Ajax will face either APOEL or Qarabag if it reaches the Champions League playoffs, after the draw was made Monday       ...
20:17 2019-08-05

US Reaches Trade Deals With Japan, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new......
12:51 2019-09-17

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
20:51 2019-06-05

"Forget Numbers, Your Every Word Valuable": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament House, PM Modi.....
11:00 2019-06-17

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday bombings over claims that some terrorists, owning.....
16:17 2019-05-29

The Latest: Nadal reaches 3rd round at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:05 p.m. Rafael Nadal has advice for the kids dreaming about winning the French Open. “The main thing is, don’t think abo...
16:00 2019-05-29

Fosse/Verdon reaches its inevitable but poignant conclusion All artists incorporate their own lives into their work in some fashion, but Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz was next level. Just think of the hubris of making a movie musical about your own heart attack. A...
09:17 2019-05-29

Exclusive: number of breakdowns reaches five-year high News 29 Jul, 2019 Highways England records 224,225 breakdowns in 2018/19 financial year - up a fifth in two years; rise comes as average age of cars increases...
20:17 2019-07-31

Tennis: Zverev reaches fourth round after another five-set marathon It took Alexander Zverev all five sets again as he reached the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-4 6-2 4-6 1-6 6-2 victory over Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Saturday....
00:00 2019-06-02

U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet reaches initial operational capability The U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet has reached initial operational capability a year after it was re-established to support North Atlantic and Arctic operations....
05:17 2019-05-31

'Comeback kid': US teen Cori Gauff reaches Wimbledon last 16 Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff is being called "the comeback kid" after she saved two match points before going on to beat Polona Hercog and book her place in the fourth round of Wimbledon....
00:00 2019-07-06

Haiti beats Canada, reaches Gold Cup semifinals HOUSTON (AP) — Haiti reached the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday night. The 101st-ranked Haitians will play Mexico ...
05:34 2019-06-30

David Brooks Explores The Reaches Of Pure Mind Our old pal Alex Pareene has it right, of course: The New York Times, despite its pose as the one universal press outlet of humankind, ultimately is for a very narrowly defined class of East Coast ric...
22:34 2019-09-06

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced We...
10:34 2019-05-30

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 8 Juan Martin del Potro to reach his first ...
22:51 2019-06-03

Christian Eriksen’s Tottenham career reaches its D-Day before derby • If nothing happens on Saturday he will stay, says Pochettino• Manager declines to say it Eriksen will face Arsenal on SundayMauricio Pochettino says that Saturday is D-Day for Christian Eriksen’s To...
15:34 2019-08-31

UPDATE 3-FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
13:17 2019-05-30

The Latest: Thiem reaches 3rd round at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 2:05 p.m. Dominic Thiem overcame some trickery from Kazakh opponent Alexander Bublik to advance to the third round at the French Open ...
15:34 2019-05-30

USMNT reaches Gold Cup final, will face Mexico next NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Christian Pulisic ensured the CONCACAF Gold Cup final will have the marquee matchup it lacked since 2011: United States vs. Mexico. Pulisic had two goals in the second half and West...
12:00 2019-07-04

Phoenix, under excessive heat warning, reaches 114 degrees PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters warned that this weekend would be especially scorching in metro Phoenix and they were right. The National Weather Service reported Saturday that the high temperature in Phoe...
07:51 2019-08-04

Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier, Reaches Out to Trump and Business Vague pledges from the country’s No. 2 leader suggest a willingness to appear conciliatory at a fraught time, and a need to reassure a worried Chinese public....
14:17 2019-07-02

U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet reaches initial operatational capability The U.S. Navy's 2nd Fleet has reached initial operational capacity a year after it was re-established to support North Atlantic and Arctic operations....
19:17 2019-05-30

Nishikori reaches quarters as Frenchman goes 'Paire-shaped' Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
15:51 2019-06-03

School in mock slave complaint reaches agreement with NY NEW YORK (AP) — A private New York school where a teacher was fired after allegedly holding mock “slave auctions” will hire a diversity officer and change its discipline practices under an...
23:51 2019-05-29

Explorer reaches deepest part of world oceans American undersea explorer Victor Vescovo has become the first person to dive to the deepest points of the earth's five oceans, and he's now back on dry land to reveal his discoveries....
17:00 2019-09-10

Top seed Wang reaches Bronx Open quarterfinals Top-seeded Wang Qiang advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bronx Open with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Fiona Ferro        ...
04:34 2019-08-22

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup quarters in Toronto Serena Williams won for the second straight night at the Rogers Cup, beating Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals        ...
06:00 2019-08-09

Donna Vekic reaches first quarterfinal with marathon US Open win Donna Vekic got off the mat so many times in her U.S. Open round of 16 victory, she’s not even sure how she won herself. But she gutted her way to a come-from-behind 6-7(6), 7-5, 6-3 marathon win Mond...
03:00 2019-09-03

The Latest: Mochizuki reaches junior final at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese player to reach a junior boys' Grand Slam singles final after outlasting fourth-seeded American Martin Damm 6-1, 0-6, 10-8     &#...
17:51 2019-07-12

The Latest: Williams reaches 11th Wimbledon final Serena Williams will play in the Wimbledon final for the 11th time and will be looking for her eighth title at the All England Club after beating Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2     ...
19:34 2019-07-11

The Latest: Bautista Agut reaches Wimbledon semifinals Roberto Bautista Agut reached his first Grand Slam semifinal by beating Guido Pella 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at Wimbledon       ...
19:34 2019-07-10

Playing on 2 surfaces, Vekic reaches Nottingham semis Former champion Donna Vekic had to overcome multiple rain delays and another switch indoors before reaching the semifinals of the Nottingham Open on Friday        ...
17:00 2019-06-15

Canadian Bianca Andreescu reaches Rogers Cup semifinals Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian Rogers Cup semifinalist since 1979, overcoming a groin injury to beat third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic 6-0, 2-6, 6-4 in windy conditions ...
02:00 2019-08-10

Roger Federer reaches century of career titles Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai title Saturday for the eighth time....
18:17 2019-05-21

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up s...
16:34 2019-07-11

Teenager Auger-Aliassime reaches 3rd round in Lyon Up and coming Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada advanced to the third round of the Lyon Open clay-court tournament with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 over John Millman on Tuesday        ...
23:00 2019-05-21

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the plan...
21:51 2019-07-09

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying customers to space...
15:17 2019-05-21

ATP roundup: Canadian teen reaches semis in Stuttgart Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point and went on to beat German qualifier Dustin Brown in three sets Friday to advance to the semifinals of the MercedesCup at Stuttgart, Germany...
01:51 2019-06-15

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government's strong efforts to discourage immigration....
17:51 2019-05-24

SpaceX Dragon Safely Reaches ISS After Weekend Launch (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pound...
14:32 2019-05-21

Highlights: Supreme Vondrousova reaches first Slam final "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets."...
16:00 2019-06-07

Tripoli's children struggle to study as war reaches the capital For 13-year-old Taha Aboud, who dreams of becoming an engineer, war in Libya's capital Tripoli has meant his family fleeing their home and him missing studies as they searched for a new school....
20:34 2019-06-13

Total VIX Futures Volume Reaches New All-Time High In October CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that total monthly volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached an all-time hi...
18:00 2019-05-22

Barty's run ends at Wimbledon, Riske reaches quarterfinals Ash Barty's winning streak is over, and so are her chances of winning a second straight Glam Slam title        ...
15:34 2019-07-08

In Sri Lanka, a polarizing politician reaches out to minorities but suspicion lingers Sri Lanka presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been a polarizing figure for much of his political life. It is an image he is trying to change....
06:00 2019-09-02

Suspicious financial activity at Vatican reaches six-year low: watchdog Reports of suspicious financial activity in the Vatican reached a six-year low in 2018, an internal watchdog report showed on Tuesday, continuing a trend officials said showed reforms were fully embed...
17:00 2019-05-21

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
11:17 2019-06-23

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin played in fueling the opioid epidemic. Helmed by the...
05:34 2019-09-12

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
19:34 2019-05-30

Atlético Madrid's Beef With Barcelona Reaches New Levels Of Pettiness Though it looked like the contentious Antoine Griezmann transfer saga was over once he officially signed with Barcelona, Atlético Madrid have refused to let it die. The latest news is that the Colchon...
02:34 2019-07-25

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missin...
23:34 2019-06-04

WTA roundup: Kerber reaches Osaka semis when Keys retires Fourth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany reached the semifinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open when fifth-seeded Madison Keys withdrew in the decisive set on Friday at Osaka, Japan....
09:17 2019-09-21

Number Of Deaths In Bihar Flood Reaches 106, Over 80 Lakh Affected The number of deaths in the Bihar floods climbed to 106 on Tuesday, with two more people losing their lives in the calamity that affected a population of 80.55 lakh in 12 districts of the state,......
22:17 2019-07-23

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
21:51 2019-06-23

Daily Trading in C2's SPXpm Option Reaches New High on Wednesday CHICAGO, March 15, 2012 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that trading in SPXpm options at the C2 Options Exchange (C2) reached a new high of 38,225 contracts on Wednesday, March 1...
09:51 2019-05-23

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action...
01:17 2019-05-31

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took ...
17:17 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-SEC reaches $60 mln settlements involving ex-American Realty executives Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
03:17 2019-07-17

GoFundMe for Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Reaches Nearly $100,000 in 2 Days Within days of officer Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD cop who caused Eric Garner’s death after using an illegal chokehold, being formally let go by New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill, a GoFundMe to...
19:34 2019-08-21

Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches semifinals at Citi Open, craving for more After a Wimbledon setback, Stefanos Tsitsipas looks to get back on track at Citi Open. On Friday, he defeats Benoit Paire, 7-5, 6-0 to reach the semis.       ...
17:51 2019-08-03

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits ...
21:00 2019-06-13

April-June Fiscal Deficit Reaches 61% Of Budgetary Target Central government's total expenditure stood at Rs 7.21 lakh crore (25.9 per cent of the budget estimates) and total receipts were Rs 2.89 lakh crore....
20:00 2019-07-31

The Latest: Rafael Nadal reaches 33rd Slam SF at US Open Rafael Nadal has reached his 33rd Grand Slam semifinal and prevented Diego Schwartzman from making it to his first        ...
13:00 2019-09-05

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women’s World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0 Saturday at Grenoble, France. Germany captain Alexandra Popp, playing i...
23:17 2019-06-22

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with st...
22:34 2019-09-11

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing VenezuelansMore than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian chaos in what the UN’s refu...
00:17 2019-06-08

Atletico reaches agreement with Real Madrid to sign Llorente MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid has reached an agreement with city rival Real Madrid to sign midfielder Marcos Llorente on a five-year deal. Atletico made the announcement on Thursday, saying the 24-yea...
16:51 2019-06-20

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, t...
18:34 2019-05-26

2019 French Open: Roger Federer Reaches the Quarterfinals Federer has not yet dropped a set playing at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015. Three women became first-time quarterfinals in Paris on Sunday....
17:17 2019-06-02

Elton John review – Rocket Man reaches the stars on last ever trip 1st Central County Ground, HoveWith an incredible band, a Taron Egerton duet and Aretha-style gospel fervour – plus an about-turn on Brexit – Elton’s farewell tour is wonderfully over the topAs his Ro...
13:34 2019-06-10

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High Of Nearly 450,000 Contracts For Second Straight Day CHICAGO, IL -- January 14, 2013 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high for the sec...
18:00 2019-05-22

SEC reaches $60 million settlements involving ex-American Realty executives Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
22:17 2019-07-16

FX collusion scandal reaches Australia, class action launched An Australian law firm filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against five major international investment banks accusing them of colluding to rig foreign exchange rates during 2008-2013 to jack up pro...
06:00 2019-05-27

Mets power reaches new heights in latest Marlins destruction The forecasted rain never arrived at Citi Field on Wednesday, but there was plenty of thunder. Boom, boom, boom, boom. That was the Mets pounding the Marlins pitching staff into submission with the lo...
22:00 2019-08-07

Nadal too tough for Federer, reaches 12th French final Before this French Open semi-final match-up it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics, but once great foes Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal stepped on to the Roland Garros center court, al...
21:00 2019-06-07

Canadian teenager Andreescu reaches Rogers Cup final in Toronto "Bianca Andreescu beat American Sofia Kenin 6-4 7-6(5) at the Rogers Cup on Saturday to become the first Canadian woman to reach the championship match of the tournament since 1969."...
00:34 2019-08-11

Serena Williams gets milestone win, reaches 10th US Open final Serena Williams moved into a 10th US Open final and picked up a record-equaling 101st win in New York by routing Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-1 but the number she might still be preoccupied with is 24....
07:00 2019-09-06

Trump says U.S. reaches trade deals with Japan, no vote needed U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not require congressional approval....
04:51 2019-09-17

Ghana reaches out to descendants of slaves in 'Year of Return' campaign In the year that marks 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were forcibly taken abroad, Ghana – one of their key departure hubs on the continent – is calling their descendants home to visit, li...
18:51 2019-07-09

| Ukrainian trailblazer Svitolina reaches US Open semi-finals Elina Svitolina became the first Ukrainian woman to reach the US Open semi-finals on Tuesday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over British 16th seed Johanna Konta....
05:34 2019-09-04

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposi...
06:34 2019-09-12

VIX Futures Trading Volume Reaches All-Time High In January CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today reported  that January 2014 was the most-active trading month for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index). ...
13:17 2019-05-22

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers and officials said on Saturday....
10:17 2019-05-25

Trump says U.S. reaches trade deals with Japan, no word on cars U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new tari...
08:51 2019-09-17

| Defending champion Halep reaches quarters with 45-minute thrashing Defending champion Simona Halep has reached her fourth French Open quarter-final on Monday with a 45-minute thrashing of Polish teenager Iga Swiatek....
00:01 2019-06-04

Top-seeded Bertens reaches semifinals at Palermo Ladies Open Top-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands beat Jasmine Paolini on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
02:34 2019-08-01

Nadal too strong for Federer in Paris, reaches 12th final PARIS - Rafa Nadal charged into his 12th French Open final on Friday, battering old foe Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 6-2 in a breathtaking display in Paris....
16:00 2019-06-07

The Latest: Canadian teen Andreescu reaches US Open quarters Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in only her fourth appearance at a major tournament by stopping the net-rushing run of American qualifier Taylor Townsend 6...
21:00 2019-09-03

Trump says US reaches trade deals with Japan, no vote needed President Donald Trump said Monday that the U.S. has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not require congressional approval....
17:17 2019-09-17

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
02:00 2019-07-10

Americans' approval of labor unions reaches 16-year high Sixty-four percent of Americans approve of labor unions, which is among the highest level of support in the past 20 years, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
23:34 2019-08-28

Total VIX Futures Volume Reaches New All-Time High In November CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that total monthly trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached an all...
18:00 2019-05-22

With 19 aces, gutsy comeback, Serena reaches Wimbledon semis Serena Williams dealt with an injured ankle and a third-set deficit before coming back to beat Alison Riske in the Wimbledon quarterfinals        ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Britain is in the grip of an existential crisis that reaches far beyond Brexit | Aditya Chakrabortty Nearly three years after the referendum, Westminster has still not come to terms with the grievances that drove the resultThe person who is best qualified to hold up a mirror to British politics today...
11:34 2019-05-29

The Latest: Barty beats Anisimova, reaches French Open final The latest at the French Open: Australian player Ash Barty beats American teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 to reach final        ...
14:51 2019-06-07

Kushner doubles down on criticism of Palestinian leadership, but reaches out to President Abbas President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner offered a mix of praise and contempt for the Palestinians on Wednesday as he teased ahead to the next steps in his peace plan, saying they'd "prob...
09:01 2019-07-04

Mexico beats Costa Rica in shootout, reaches Gold Cup semis Mexico beat Costa Rica 5-4 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie and advanced to a semifinal against Haiti at the CONCACAF Gold Cup       ...
13:51 2019-06-30

Anchorage, Alaska reaches 90 degress in record-shattering heat wave ANCHORAGE, Alaska (NBC NEWS) – Alaska hit record-breaking temperatures on Independence Day, shattering the previous heat record by 5 degrees. At 5 p.m. local time Thursday, Anchorage reached 90 ...
19:51 2019-07-05

Federer reaches Halle semis for 15th time, facing Herbert Roger Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the Halle Open semifinals for the 15th time in his last 15 appearances at the grass-court tournament on Friday    &#...
00:17 2019-06-22

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan’s fight for equality reaches new heights Winning this tournament is about more than acquiring another title for world champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan. A successful World Cup could accelerate her fight for change in the women's...
14:00 2019-06-10

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocke...
02:17 2019-07-18

Djokovic reaches 10th successive French Open quarter-final Top seed Novak Djokovic's untroubled progress continued at the French Open as he chalked up a fourth successive straight-sets victory on Monday, this time outclassing Jan-Lennard Struff to reach the q...
15:51 2019-06-03

Trading Volume In VIX Futures Reaches New All-Time High for Third Consecutive Month CHICAGO, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that March 2013 was the third consecutive month in which total volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Ind...
18:00 2019-05-22

As Encephalitis Deaths Mount, Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan Reaches Bihar Uttar Pradesh-based pediatrician Kafeel Khan, who was suspended last year following the deaths of a large number of Japanese encephalitis-afflicted children at a hospital in Gorakhpur, has reached......
14:17 2019-06-20

Barty reaches French Open final after nerve-ridden thriller "Ash Barty reached her first Grand Slam final after ending American 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova’s run in a nerve-ridden semi-final at Roland Garros."...
16:00 2019-06-07

Trading Volume In VIX Futures Reaches New All-Time High For Second Consecutive Month CHICAGO, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that for the second consecutive month, average daily volume (ADV), total volume and single-day volume in fu...
18:00 2019-05-22

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women's World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0       ...
21:34 2019-06-22

Nishikori reaches quarters as local favorite Paire loses focus Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
16:34 2019-06-03

Rick Pitino reaches settlement with University of Louisville Athletic Association Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has reached a settlement in his lawsuit with the University of Louisville Athletic Association.       ...
20:51 2019-09-18

Rupp Arena Upper-Level Seat Selection Reaches Midpoint LEXINGTON, Ky. – The upper-level seat selection process for the 2019-20 Kentucky men’s basketball season has been successful as it reached its midpoint Monday. With six days of new selection appointme...
02:17 2019-06-05

Bahamas hurricane survivors tell of children swept away; death toll reaches 30 Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many of the...
06:00 2019-09-06

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
03:34 2019-05-27

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed ...
00:51 2019-08-02

France beats Brazil 2-1 in extra time, reaches WCup quarters France survived a tense extra-time knockout match against Brazil and advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals when captain Amandine Henry redirected Amel Majri’s free kick for a tie...
00:51 2019-06-24

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
12:34 2019-07-16

Tesla Roadster reaches Mars? An artist envisions an EV colonized red planet Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative $3B settlement in opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative $3 billion settlement in thousands of opioid cases brought against the pharmaceutical giant, according to media reports. The manufacturer of painkiller OxyContin ...
02:00 2019-09-12

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
23:00 2019-06-04

Ibiza party on hold as Bautista Agut reaches Wimbledon semis Roberto Bautista Agut expected to be chilling out in Ibiza this week but his bachelor party has been switched to the All England Club after the Spaniard reached the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday....
21:51 2019-07-10

U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks The Trump administration began slapping tariffs on imports of Chinese goods nearly a year ago, accusing Beijing of using predatory means to lend Chinese companies an edge in advanced technologies such...
15:00 2019-06-08

Mallinckrodt Reaches Tentative Settlement in Ohio Counties' Opioid Litigation Mallinckrodt reached a roughly $30 million tentative deal to resolve allegations that its marketing and distribution practices are to blame for fueling a national opioid crisis....
22:34 2019-09-06

Vijay Mallya Reaches UK High Court To Appeal Against Extradition Order Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya arrived at the UK High Court on Tuesday as he seeks permission to appeal against an extradition order signed off by UK home secretary Sajid Javid for him to be......
17:34 2019-07-02

England reaches Women's World Cup quarterfinals as Cameroon fumes over VAR England downed Cameroon 3-0 in a game punctuated by the anger of the African team over VAR decisions. In the second game, host France faced Brazil.       ...
21:51 2019-06-23

India issues new flood alert as monsoon death toll reaches 244 Kerala residents warned of heavy rain after 1.2 million people evacuated in four statesIndia has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala as the nationwide death toll from ...
16:34 2019-08-14

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by f...
02:51 2019-07-12

17-year-old American Caty McNally reaches Citi Open quarters Teenage qualifier Caty McNally reaches quarterfinals of the Citi Open, beats fellow American Christina McHale        ...
23:51 2019-08-02

Hurricane Dorian: Aid reaches Bahamas as thousands feared missing, dead Much-needed relief aid is beginning to flow into the Bahamas, days after the commonwealth was devastated by and dozens of people died as a result of Category 5 Hurricane Dorian....
04:34 2019-09-07

Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts ...
17:00 2019-08-11

The Latest: Federer tops Nadal, reaches 12th Wimbledon final Roger Federer will play for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title in his 12 final at the All England Club after beating Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court     ...
00:34 2019-07-13

2012 Trading Volume Reaches New All-Time High At CBOE Futures Exchange CHICAGO, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that both total exchange-wide trading activity and trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (...
18:00 2019-05-22

Trading Activity at CBOE Futures Exchange Reaches All-Time High in January CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that several trading records were set at the exchange during January 2011, including total exchange monthly v...
10:51 2019-05-23

Florida, Bahamas on high alert as Hurricane Dorian reaches Category 3 strength Hurricane Dorian became a major hurricane on Friday as government officials and residents in the United States and Bahamas continued to prepare for the potentially devastating storm....
20:34 2019-08-30

Death toll from Taliban blast in Afghan capital reaches 16, with 119 wounded: official A Taliban vehicle bomb late on Monday close to a housing compound used by international organizations in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 16 people and wounded 119, officials said as emergency...
07:34 2019-09-03

Opinion: Bianca Andreescu reaches rare air with fearless spirit in story for the ages Bianca Andreescu is one of the best stories of this or any year. She finished 2018 ranked No. 178. She missed months this year with a shoulder injury.       ...
07:00 2019-09-08

Crossrail reaches crucial final phase in battle to open £17.6bn line in less than two years Crossrail has entered its "critical and most challenging final phase" as constructors battle to open the delayed £17.6 billion line in less than two years....
19:00 2019-08-27

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Settlement With Sexual Misconduct Accusers: Report Harvey Weinstein has tentatively reached a $44 million civil agreement with his sexual misconduct accusers, former business partners and other entities, according to a new report from The Wall......
19:17 2019-05-24

Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study (Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a developing fetus, a new study has found....
07:51 2019-09-18

Watch: Novak Djokovic reaches 10th consecutive French Open quarterfinals It's a new year, but the same result for Novak Djokovic, who reached his 10th consecutive French Open quarterfinals by beating Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets Monday in Paris....
17:34 2019-06-03

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation’s opioid cr...
04:00 2019-09-12

Simon Yates sprints to fine stage 12 victory as Tour reaches Pyrenees • British rider outwits fellow escapees on first Pyrenean stage• Alaphilippe still in yellow, with leaders finishing togetherSimon Yates outsprinted his fellow escapees Pello Bilbao ESP and Gregor Müh...
17:17 2019-07-18

June Trading Activity at CBOE Futures Exchange Reaches New All-Time High CHICAGO, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that a series of volume records were achieved during June as trading activity reached a new all-time high at ...
09:51 2019-05-23