Wildfire

Tracking the tinderbox: Stanford scientists map wildfire fuel moisture across western US

7 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have developed a deep-learning model that maps fuel moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states, opening a door for better fire predictions.
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Improper email delays key vote on PG&E's bankruptcy plan

7 days ago   |   Star Tribune

California power regulators unexpectedly delayed a key vote on Pacific Gas & Electric's plan for getting out of bankruptcy Thursday after one of the utility's most outspoken...
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COVID-19 pandemic adds risk to wildfire season: B.C. forests minister

7 days ago   |   National Post

NEW HAZELTON, B.C. - The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the danger of British Columbia's wildfire season and the province's forests minister says public help is crucial to...
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Manitoba First Nation declares local state of emergency over wildfire

8 days ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - A threatening wildfire has prompted a First Nation in Manitoba's Parkland region to declare a local state of emergency.
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Manitoba First Nation forced to flee by fire can return home: Red Cross

9 days ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - Members of a Manitoba First Nation forced to flee their homes due to wildfires are safe to go home.
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'It spread like wildfire,' Life Care Center staffer worried about residents in COVID-19 outbreak

'It spread like wildfire,' Life Care Center staffer worried about residents in COVID-19 outbreak

10 days ago   |   KETV

Fifty-one residents and 22 staffers test positive at the facility. Seven residents are in the hospital
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Wildfires increasing in size and frequency across Victoria

10 days ago   |   Science Daily

A new study has shown for the first time the full extent of the areas burned by Victorian bushfires over the past two decades.
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PG&E's bankruptcy plan wins support from wildfire victims

10 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Pacific Gas & Electric's plan for getting out of bankruptcy has won overwhelming support from the victims of deadly Northern California wildfires ignited by the utility's...
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'Fire Season' begins in San Benito and Monterey Counties

'Fire Season' begins in San Benito and Monterey Counties

10 days ago   |   KSBW

Substantial rainfall this winter and spring has created a significant crop of annual grass that can now be ample fuel for a wildfire.
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PG&E Says Wildfire Victims Back Settlement in Bankruptcy

11 days ago   |   NY Times

The vote to accept a $13.5 billion deal will help the California utility resolve its bankruptcy in time to qualify for a state wildfire fund.
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CNN crew arrested while on-air covering Minneapolis protests

CNN crew arrested while on-air covering Minneapolis protests

MINNEAPOLIS - A CNN crew was arrested while on the air covering the Minneapolis protests Friday morning. Correspondent Omar Jimenez was reporting live on CNN shortly after 5... Read more ...

Twitter Places ‘Glorifying Violence' Warning On Donald Trump's Tweet About...

Twitter Places ‘Glorifying Violence' Warning On Donald Trump's Tweet About George Floyd

Trump's threat of violent retaliation against protestors “violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence,” the platform ruled with its label. Read more ...

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

At least seven people were shot in Louisville as protesters turned out to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March. Read more ...

Ohio protests over George Floyd's death turn destructive

Ohio protests over George Floyd's death turn destructive

Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, with windows... Read more ...

RNC outlines safety protocols for August convention in letter to N.C. Gov...

RNC outlines safety protocols for August convention in letter to N.C. Gov. Cooper

Republican National Committee officials on Thursday evening issued a letter to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper outlining health and safety guidelines for the Republican National... Read more ...

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck had 18 previous complaints against...

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck had 18 previous complaints against him, police dept. says

The former Minneapolis police officer involved in George Floyd's death had 18 prior complaints filed against him with the Minneapolis Police Department's Internal Affairs... Read more ...

CNN crew arrested on live TV amid George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

CNN crew arrested on live TV amid George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

Correspondent Omar Jimenez, and the crew with him, were handcuffed and detained by Minnesota State Police just after 5 a.m. local time. Read more ...

Twitter Hides Trump Tweet on Minneapolis

Twitter Hides Trump Tweet on Minneapolis

Twitter isn't backing down in its dispute with President Trump. The company, accusing the president of breaking its rules, hid one of his tweets early Friday, putting it behind... Read more ...

Mayor Greg Fischer: 'Violence and destruction is not the way'

Mayor Greg Fischer: 'Violence and destruction is not the way'

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey hits back at Trump over leadership jab

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey hits back at Trump over leadership jab

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey lashed back early Friday at President Trump, who accused him of being a “very weak” leader amid the protests roiling the city over George Floyd's... Read more ...