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Kings Plaza fire: At least 21 injured as firefighters tackle blaze at Brooklyn shopping centre parking lot

19.09.2018 0:11

Firefighters are tackling a massive fire that spread through a parking garage in Brooklyn, New York. The fire began before 9:00 a.m. local time near the Kings Plaza shopping centre in Brooklyn, erupting from a two-alarm to a seven-alarm emergency within an hour. Police and fire department officials did not respond to enquiries, and it was not immediately clear whether police suspected criminal intent or wrongdoing.

From: www.yahoo.com

Footage shows massive colonies of fire ants floating in Hurricane Florence floodwaters

18.09.2018 23:10

In wake of Hurricane Florence, victims in the storm's path are being warned of

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Meghan Markle releases cookbook for Grenfell Tower victims

18.09.2018 23:10

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has spearheaded a charity cookbook for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fires in London. 

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Lawsuit Filed Against Gas Company After Massachusetts Fires And Explosions

18.09.2018 21:16

The suit alleges "antiquated" gas lines of Columbia Gas and its parent company, NiSource, caused the over-pressurization of the system leading to the disaster in three towns.

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From: www.npr.org

‘Why didn’t she bring it up?’: Feinstein under scrutiny for handling of allegations against Kavanaugh

18.09.2018 19:55

The 85-year-old California lawmaker, elected after Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas, is in the middle of an explosive cultural, political and social firestorm.

From: www.washingtonpost.com

Viral Video Shows Firefighters Losing Their Hose To Rare 'Fire Whirl' In British Columbia

18.09.2018 19:55

A video showing the rare phenomenon of a "fire whirl" was captured in British Columbia as forest firefighters attempting to extinguish the wildfire lost their hose to the swirling winds, according to The Guardian. The video was first posted on social media by firefighter Mary Schidlowsky as a crew worked on extinguishing a blaze in British Columbia, Canada. The high winds eventually get the better of the struggling firefighters, who are holding on tight until the vortex grabs the hose away for good. “Fire tornado destroyed our line. It threw burning logs across our guard for 45 minutes and pulled our hose 100-plus ft in the air before melting it,” Schidlowsky wrote as a caption to the...

From: article.wn.com

Liverpool 3 Paris Saint-Germain 2: Firmino strikes late as Reds edge five-goal thriller

18.09.2018 19:13

Roberto Firmino came off the bench to fire in a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool downed Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 in a Champions League classic at Anfield. Kylian Mbappe appeared to have salvaged a draw for PSG after levelling the scores in the 83rd minute, but the World Cup winner then gave away possession 25 yards out […]

From: www.soccernews.com

Putin Calls Downing Of Russian Plane In Syria 'Tragic' And Absolves Israel

18.09.2018 18:19

Syrian forces accidentally shot down a Russian military plane after an Israeli airstrike on Syrian territory, Kremlin officials said Tuesday, the worst case of friendly fire for Russia in the Syria war, The New York Times reported. The accident on Monday night briefly caused a crisis in Russia-Israel relations as the Kremlin first blamed the Israelis, underscoring the risks of escalation from unintended consequences among the different forces operating in Syria.All 15 Russian service members aboard were killed in the antiaircraft barrage that downed the plane, which had apparently been misidentified by Syrian gunners as Israeli. Russia intervened in Syria three years ago to help President...

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Grenfell inquiry: Fire commander tells victims' families 'the building let us all down'

18.09.2018 17:39

A fire commander who oversaw the response within Grenfell Tower has told a public inquiry: "We didn't let you down, the building let us all down."

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From: www.standard.co.uk

Woodward’s tell-all book on Trump, ‘Fear,’ sells over a million copies in first week

18.09.2018 17:38

"Fear" now joins Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" as a million-selling portrait of a chaotic Trump administration.

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From: globalnews.ca

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