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California utility PG&E vows more power shutdowns to prevent wildfire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California utility PG&E Corp plans to increase the controversial practice of shutting off the power to communities at risk...

Oregon hotel fires two employees who called police on black guest

(Reuters) - A Hilton hotel in Portland, Oregon fired a security guard and a manager after a black guest captured them on video...

U.S. fires tear gas into Mexico to repel migrants, closes border...

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - U.S. authorities shut the country’s busiest border crossing and fired tear gas into Mexico on Sunday to repel Central...

PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid...

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official...

NiSource lapses led to deadly Massachusetts blast: federal agency

(Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that utility company NiSource Inc failed to adequately draft and oversee natural gas...

DNA firm schooled in war zones helps ID California fire victims

(Reuters) - The remains of victims charred beyond recognition in the California wildfires are being identified by a pioneering DNA analysis company that...

Nine killed in California wildfire: sheriff

A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in...

Trump slams California wildfire steps, threatens funding halt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rekindled his criticism of California’s wildfire prevention steps and threatened to withhold billions of...

Boston suburbs gas pipeline accident biggest since 2010

ANDOVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Some 8,000 people in Boston’s suburbs had little hope of returning home soon as investigators scrambled on Friday to...

Texas jury indicts Arkema, two executives over chemical releases

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Texas grand jury on Friday indicted chemicals manufacturer Arkema North America and two of its executives for releasing emissions...

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