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PG&E plans more power cutoffs, warns of severe weather this week

FILE PHOTO: A PG&E truck carrying an American Flag drives past PG&E repair trucks in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage...

California utility sees decade of power cuts to avoid wildfires

(Reuters) - Northern Californians can expect widespread power cuts aimed at preventing wildfires for a decade while Pacific Gas & Electric upgrades wires systems,...

California earthquake: State could be devastated by gas explosions in event...

California is a particularly seismically active region of the world as it sits on the San Andreas Fault, the Hayward Fault and the San...

London police under fire after banning Extinction Rebellion climate protests

LONDON — Police are facing a dilemma of whether to arrest protesters defying a sweeping ban against climate change demonstrations in London on Wednesday...

Trump's Agriculture Department spends only 0.3% of its $144 billion budget...

herbicide agricultureAP Photo/Charlie NeibergallThe Agriculture Department has set aside only 0.3% of its current $144 billion budget to prepare American farmers confronting the devastating...

Lebanon battles worst wildfires in decades

Firefighters and specialist aircraft in Lebanon are working to tackle a series of wildfires which have broken out during a period of high temperatures...

California Big One earthquake: Shocking aftermath of disaster revealed by expert

US firm Pacific Gas & Electric cut off power to almost one million homes in California last week, with the company saying the intentional...

Prince William highlights UK's 'unique bonds' with Pakistan during visit with...

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince William said the United Kingdom and Pakistan share “unique bonds” in a speech at the country’s national monument in...

Prince William and wife Kate meet Imran Khan, Pakistan's PM and...

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate on Tuesday met Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, a former international cricket star who...

California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging...

Former FAA official calls for national spaceport policy

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The former head of the Federal Aviation Administration’s commercial space office says the government should create a policy that promotes...

Huge fire blankets can protect houses from destructive wildfires

Wrapping a wooden house in a fire resistant blanket can protect it from a wildfire for around 10 minutes - enough to let it...

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire began near base of electrical tower, company...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A deadly wind-driven wildfire that raged across the northern edge of Los Angeles last week started near the base of...

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry...

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry...

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry...

Firefighters contain more of deadly Los Angeles wildfire

FILE PHOTO: Firefighters battle a wind-driven wildfire called the Saddle Ridge fire in the early morning hours Friday in Porter Ranch, California, U.S., October...

Saddleridge fire latest: Los Angeles AT RISK as Santa Ana winds...

The Saddleridge fire began in the evening of Thursday, October 10, and has quickly spread out of control. This just one of eight vicious...

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted

(Reuters) - More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines...

Three dead following Southern California wildfires

Three people are dead after wind-driven wildfires burned through 8,300 acres in Southern California, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes as firefighters sought to...

One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes,...