Forest fires burn, farmers struggle as another heatwave bakes Western Europe

A “monster” fire consumes nearly 7,000 hectares in France ESA chief calls for action to tackle climate change Swiss army airlifts water to cows in mountain pastures Gig economy workers denounce labor rights as temperatures soar HOSTENS, France, Aug 11 (Reuters) – European nations sent fire crews to help France tackle a “monster” wildfire on … Read more

Strikes at Ukrainian nuclear power plant prompt UN to call for demilitarized zone

Russian ambassador warns of ‘nuclear disaster’ Zelenskiy asks Russia to return its factory to Ukraine Satellite images show damage to Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of bombing Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant, heightening fears of a disaster as the UN chief has … Read more

Disney shares rally on strong earnings and higher Disney+ prices

Text size Disney has set a goal to grow the Disney+ subscriber base to between 230 million and 260 million accounts by the end of its 2024 fiscal year. The time of dreams waltz disney Shares jumped after the media and entertainment giant reported better-than-expected earnings and subscriber growth. The company also said late Wednesday … Read more

Ukraine announces 11 dead overnight, Britain reports new Russian force

Ukraine announces 11 dead in central Dnipropetrovsk region Britain says almost certain of new Russian ground force Explosions at a Russian military base in Crimea Fears of a bombardment near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant Victims of mass burials shot and tortured, says Ukraine Aug 10 (Reuters) – Russian shelling killed 11 people in Ukraine’s … Read more

Washington DC lightning that killed three offers climate alert

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Scientists say climate change is increasing the likelihood of lightning strikes across the United States, after lightning struck a plaza near the White House, killing three and another in state critical. Hot and humid conditions in Washington, DC on Thursday kicked off for power. Air temperatures peaked at 94 degrees Fahrenheit … Read more

US lawmaker Walorski and two staffers die in Indiana car crash

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and two members of her team died on Wednesday when the vehicle they were traveling in collided head-on with a car that veered into their lane, police said. ‘Indiana and his office. Walorski, 58, a Republican who represented Indiana’s 2nd congressional district in the United States … Read more

Beirut silo collapses, reigniting trauma ahead of blast anniversary

The silos, a towering reminder of the August 4, 2020 explosion A smoldering fire had left Beirut residents on edge for weeks 2020 explosion seen as symbol of Lebanese elite corruption BEIRUT, July 31 (Reuters) – Part of the grain silos at the port of Beirut collapsed on Sunday days before the second anniversary of … Read more

At least 16 people die in ‘epic’ Kentucky floods, including 6 children

July 29 (Reuters) – The death toll in eastern Kentucky rose to at least 16 on Friday as flooding triggered by “epic” torrential rains swept away homes, washed away roads and pushed rivers to their banks , state authorities said, warning that more deaths were expected. Police and National Guard troops, including personnel from neighboring … Read more