Fires

Kuala Lumpur city is shrouded with haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. More than 100 schools were closed Tuesday after the air quality in the area continued to trend at very unhealthy levels. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
September 17, 2019 - 12:28 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have deployed more personnel and aircraft to battle forest fires that are spreading a thick, noxious haze around Southeast Asia. President Joko Widodo said Tuesday about 5,600 additional military personnel have been deployed to strengthen the current...
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This undated booking photo from the St. Louis (Minnesota) County Sheriff’s Office shows Matthew James Amiot, who was arrested Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in connection to last week's fire at the Adas Israel Congregation, in Duluth, Minn. Authorities said the fire that destroyed the historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn't appear to have been a hate crime. Police are recommending that prosecutors charge Amiot with first-degree arson. (St. Louis (Minnesota) County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
September 16, 2019 - 12:33 pm
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday charged a homeless man with causing a fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota. Matthew James Amiot, 36, is charged with two counts of setting a negligent fire. A judge set his bail at $20,000 and Amiot remained in jail. Amiot was...
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September 16, 2019 - 7:11 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped four-tenths of a cent today to $3.672 after rising two-tenths of a cent each of the past two days. The average price is seven-tenths of a cent less than one week ago but 7.1 cents more...
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September 15, 2019 - 7:47 am
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Iran denied it was involved in drone attacks that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia. The denial came just hours after America's top diplomat alleged that Tehran was behind the "unprecedented attack on the world's energy...
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First responders work at the scene of a house fire in Edgewood, Pa,. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Flames were reported at two homes Saturday afternoon in suburban Edgewood. Emergency officials say one house collapsed and another next door was damaged. (Christian Snyder/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
September 14, 2019 - 8:00 pm
EDGEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A homeowner near Pittsburgh blew up his house on his daughter's wedding day, police said shortly after his body was found in the rubble late Saturday. The man had been seen standing in front of his house in Edgewood shortly before it exploded and caught fire, authorities said,...
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September 13, 2019 - 10:14 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire an oil facility in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Saudi Arabia says drones attacked two major oil facilities in the kingdom, sparking fires. The kingdom did not say who was behind the attacks Saturday. Yemen's Houthi...
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September 13, 2019 - 8:10 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An explosion and fire has struck a major Saudi Aramco oil processing facility in the kingdom's east, a Saudi-owned satellite channel reported Saturday, without offering a cause for the blast. Online videos apparently from Buqyaq, which is near Dammam in the...
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September 13, 2019 - 7:53 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi-owned satellite news channel is reporting an explosion and fire at a Saudi Aramco facility in the kingdom's east, without offering a cause for the blaze. The Dubai-based broadcaster Al-Arabiya reported the fire early Saturday morning in Buqyaq, which is...
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The burned hull of the Conception is brought to the surface by a salvage team, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, off Santa Cruz Island, Calif., in the Santa Barbara Channel in Southern California. The vessel burned and sank on Sept. 2, taking the lives of 34 people aboard. Five survived. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via AP)
September 13, 2019 - 9:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal boat fire off the coast of Southern California that killed 34 people (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The burned-out wreckage of a boat where 34 people died in a fire has been transported to a naval base in Southern California for further investigation. Ship-...
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September 13, 2019 - 7:46 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers announced Friday they reached an $11 billion settlement to cover most of the claims from wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018. The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85% of the insurance claims from...
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