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Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park

10 October, 2019 8:20 am 8:20 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused “numerous medical emergencies” at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said. No further details were immediately available on how many mobile homes had been burned or the nature of the medical emergencies. The … Read More


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Air Canada flight diverted to Hawaii after turbulence, injuries reported

07 July, 2019 10:51 am 10:51 am

MONTREAL (Reuters) – An Air Canada flight was diverted to Hawaii after a sudden case of severe turbulence left 35 passengers with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement. Flight AC33, carrying 269 passengers and 15 crew, was flying from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia, when the Boeing 777 aircraft “encountered unforecasted and sudden turbulence … Read More


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Two dead after light planes collide mid-air in New Zealand

06 June, 2019 12:26 pm 12:26 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Two light aircraft collided mid-air on their final approach at a regional aerodrome in New Zealand on Sunday killing both pilots, police said. Four parachutists on board of one of the planes had jumped shortly before it crashed with the other plane, a training aircraft. A helicopter, also preparing to land, managed … Read More


Du Plessis, seeks, new, plan, South Africa, injuries, bite

Du Plessis seeks new plan for South Africa as injuries bite

06 June, 2019 1:49 pm 1:49 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – South Africa need a new strategy after an abysmal start to the World Cup because ‘Plan A’ has already been ruined by injuries to their pace attack, captain Faf Du Plessis has said. Veteran quick Dale Steyn missed the first two matches with a shoulder injury and South Africa were duly thumped … Read More


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Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh

05 May, 2019 12:15 pm 12:15 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety. Having hit land, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and was downgraded to … Read More


BLAZE FIREFIGHTER London’s Canary Wharf INJURIES FIRE BRIGADE

Blaze in tower block in London’s Canary Wharf area brought under cont...

03 March, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

LONDON (Reuters) – About 60 firefighters and eight fire engines attended to a fire on top of a commercial tower block in London’s Canary Wharf area, but there were no injuries and the fire was under control at 0158 GMT, London Fire Brigade said early on Saturday. The blaze was contained to the air conditioning … Read More


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Three killed as Ottawa bus crashes into bus shelter

01 January, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Three people were killed and nearly two dozen were injured when a double-decker bus struck a bus shelter in the Canadian capital of Ottawa during rush hour, city officials said. Part of the upper right side of the bus was shorn off in the collision, which happened  at a busy transit station … Read More


Heatwave bakes Australia for seventh straight day as northern cyclone brews

12 December, 2018 10:43 am 10:43 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Seven people have drowned as a heatwave grips Australia, sending big crowds to the beach to cool down, while a tropical depression in the far north threatens to turn into a cyclone by New Year’s Day. Five of the deaths were in the southeastern state of Victoria between Christmas Eve .A South … Read More


Volcano-triggered tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia, injures hundreds

12 December, 2018 8:13 am 8:13 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A tsunami killed at least 168 people on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra and injured hundreds following an underwater landslide caused by the eruption of Krakatau, officials said on Sunday. Some 584 people were injured and hundreds of homes and other buildings were “heavily damaged” in the tsunami which struck … Read More


Aftershocks rattle cleanup efforts after powerful Alaskan earthquake

12 December, 2018 8:37 am 8:37 am

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Aftershocks from Friday’s powerful Alaskan earthquake continued to pound the area around Anchorage , as workers strove to patch up buckled roads and residents began cleaning up damage around their homes and businesses. The 7.0 magnitude quake struck Friday morning about 8 miles (13 km) north of Anchorage, the state’s largest … Read More


Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfire

11 November, 2018 9:01 am 9:01 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Teams searching for remains from the deadliest wildfire in California history were able to comb through wreckage in dry weather , but rains are expected to return next week and officials warned of a threat of mudslides. The so-called Camp Fire all but obliterated the mountain community of Paradise, 175 miles (280 … Read More


Hurricane Willa on Mexico’s Pacific coast becomes Category 4

10 October, 2018 9:27 am 9:27 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hurricane Willa gained dangerous strength as it churned towards Mexico’s Pacific coast, home to some of the country’s major tourist draws, where it was forecast to unleash torrential rains and major flooding, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The Miami-based centre upgraded the menacing storm to a powerful Category 4 … Read More


Quake, tsunami kills at least 30 on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – At least 30 people were killed when a strong earthquake and tsunami hit the city of Palu on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island , a hospital official told Metro TV in a report broadcast on Saturday. A tsunami up to two meters (six feet) high swept through Palu at dusk after the sleepy but … Read More


London tube station shooting injures three people: police

08 August, 2018 8:23 am 8:23 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A shooting at London’s Kingsbury tube station has left three people injured, police said , adding that the shooting is “not terror related.” “Police and LAS (London Ambulance Service) were alerted at around 2145hrs , to reports of shots fired in Kingsbury Road, NW9”, the Met police said in a statement. The … Read More


Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees concert cancelled in Oklahoma after storm injur...

08 August, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – An outdoor concert in Oklahoma featuring 90’s boy band favourites Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees was cancelled after an intense storm struck the area and injured at least 14 people, venue officials said. “We never want to put our fans in harm’s way and with tonight’s weather and the injuries from … Read More