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August 8, 2018 11:15 PM California's Holy Fire suspect arrested, allegedly warned 'this place will burn'

Officials at the Cleveland National Forest say 51-year-old Forrest Gordon Clark was booked Wednesday on suspicion of two counts of felony arson, and one count each of felony threat to terrorize and misdemeanor resisting arrest. (Orange County Sheriff’s Department) A man arrested in connection with a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins 85

August 3, 2018 1:52 PM Lynchburg floods: Flooding fears spark evacuations in US city

Evacuation orders have been issued in parts of Lynchburg, Virginia, over fears a dam may fail amid flooding. The College Lake Dam exceeded its capacity after up to 6in (15cm) of rain fell on Thursday evening, Lynchburg Water Resources Department said. The city of Lynchburg is the closest settlement downstream of the structure. If the dam fails completely 72

August 3, 2018 2:27 AM Australia, NZ firefighters fly out to battle deadly California wildfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Firefighters from Australia and New Zealand flew out of Sydney on Friday on a mission to relieve exhausted crews battling deadly wildfires sweeping the northwest of the United States. Australian fire authorities said the contingent of about 100 firefighters set off as conditions turned gusty in the mountains north of Sacramento, where 60

July 29, 2018 1:00 PM More Potash Coming to an Already Crowded Fertilizer Market

New production from EuroChem’s two mines threatens to smother just-recovering potash prices BEREZNIKI, Russia—In the foothills of Russia’s Urals mountains, a new potash producer is looking to lay claim to around a 10th of the global market for the fertilizer by the middle of the next decade. EuroChem Group AG, a maker of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers 75

July 29, 2018 9:51 AM At Least 14 Dead, 160 Hurt as Earthquake Hits Indonesia Island

Magnitude 6.4 quake struck Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali JAKARTA, Indonesia—A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 14 people and injured more than 160 on Indonesia’s Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali, officials said. The quake damaged more than 1,000 houses and was felt in a wider 73

July 27, 2018 1:40 AM Can these glasses cure motion sickness?

Kate Springer, CNN • Updated 27th July 2018 For many travelers, the thought of a long, winding road trip through the mountains of Italy sounds breathtaking. Dizziness, headaches and nausea... nearly everyone has felt the sensation of motion sickness at least once in their life. With their oversized, white-plastic frames and goggle-like appearance, the Seetroen 57

July 13, 2018 11:45 PM Toothless in Virginia: Pain relief for the uninsured of America

In the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia, hundreds of people gather at dawn at a rural airport's parking lot, to be the first in the queue for free medical and dental attention at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) pop up clinic. They are people without insurance who in many cases have driven for hours just to relieve an unbearable toothache 38

July 9, 2018 2:39 PM Missing infant found alive buried under sticks in Montana mountains

A 5-month-old baby boy was found alive after being abandoned and surviving a 9-hour ordeal in the Montana mountains. (Missoula County Sheriff's Office) A missing 5-month-old baby boy -- buried under sticks and debris for nine hours in the Montana mountains -- was rescued alive after being abandoned Saturday night in a wet and soiled onesie. “After more than six hours 73

July 9, 2018 5:45 AM Newly discovered wasp has monster stinger: report

Scientists in Finland reportedly discovered a wasp found in the Andes mountains and Amazon rainforests whose stinger “looks like a fierce weapon.” "I have studied tropical parasitoid wasps for a long time, but I have never seen anything like it," said Professor Ilari E. Sääksjärvi from University of Turku, according to Popular Mechanics. The report said the wasp’s 128

June 23, 2018 5:25 PM Female Pakistani pilots ace ‘very challenging’ flight, win praise on Twitter

A photo of an all-female flight crew on a Pakistani airline has gone viral on Twitter. (PIA/Twitter) Two female pilots employed by a Pakistani airline are being celebrated on social media for successfully managing a “very challenging” flight route, and leading the way for women in aviation. On June 21, Pakistan International Airlines proudly shared a photo 111