By Giancarlo Elia Valori*
On September 13, 1971 Lin Biao tried to flee to the USSR with all his family, aboard a Trident plane of civil aviation, which had left with little fuel and no active radio.. Eurasia Review - Published
PG&E's new plan to prevent wildfires involves turning off power to high-voltage transmission lines during extreme fire conditions. That could mean lights out for cities far away from potential fires...
A camera set up to monitor the nest of an endangered oriental white stork in Russia recorded a dramatic scene recently, as a wildfire burned across ground underneath the nest. The camera is run by the..
· Uber went public this month on the New York Stock Exchange in a much-watched IPO.
· Since it was founded in 2009, Uber has transformed the ride-hailing industry and grown to become the most.. Business Insider - Published
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials plan to release 45 wild horses in southwestern Idaho later this month in an event that’s open to the public. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a news.. Seattle Times - Published
Coloradans can expect a less severe wildfire season this year thanks to above average snow in the mountains and predictions that temperatures will be about average through the summer. Denver Post - Published
While we now know power lines started the deadliest wildfire in California history, a different type of threat is affecting plans to rebuild: contaminated water that tested positive for elevated levels.. CBS News - Published
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As California fire investigators officially concluded that the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century was caused by Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. power lines, lawmakers.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times •FOXNews.com
Fire investigators say electrical transmission lines owned and operated by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric caused last fall's Camp Fire — the deadliest wildfire in California history. NPR - Published
State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •CBS News
California authorities said Wednesday that power lines owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. caused the most destructive wildfire – which killed 85 and destroyed an entire city -- in.. FOXNews.com - Published
In response to the dangerous levels of air quality last fall after the wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has issued a.. Mondaq - Published
PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to.. Reuters - Published
Two years ago today, a powerful ransomware began spreading across the world. WannaCry spread like wildfire, encrypting hundreds of thousands of computers in over 150 countries in a matter of hours. It.. TechCrunch - Published
On Episode 107 of The Overcast, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz — the elected official who manages state forestland and wildfire-fighting efforts — offers a somewhat grim prognosis for.. Seattle Times - Published
Six months ago, California's deadliest wildfire almost completely destroyed the town of Paradise. Survivors are still struggling to find places to live in a region with a chronic housing shortage. NPR - Published
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered board members of Pacific Gas & Electric to tour the Northern California town of Paradise, which was leveled by a wildfire that may have been.. Seattle Times - Published
· *On Tuesday, $1.3 billion cloud software startup Docker launched a new version of its enterprise product Docker Enterprise 3.0, which CEO Steve Singh calls "a fundamental lynchpin" of the company's.. Business Insider - Published
The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into Pacific Gas & Electric’s accounting for its losses related to three years of wildfires in Northern California, the utility.. SFGate - Published Also reported by •bizjournals •NYTimes.com
The Census Bureau is planning to send workers to personally visit every household in Paradise, Calif., Mexico Beach, Fla., and Puerto Rico, which are still recovering from wildfire and hurricanes. NPR - Published
· *Facebook and Instagram are still struggling to rid their platforms of videos of the Christchurch mosque shooting livestream, CNN reports. *
· *The video was originally livestreamed to Facebook.. Business Insider - Published