California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging last week’s widespread power shutoffs... Read more »

Japan sends in troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo, kills 23

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons... Read more »

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise

(Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co.... Read more »

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Warren vows to pursue ‘environmental justice’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren vowed on Wednesday to protect minority- and low-income communities from the effects of pollution and climate change, arguing that vulnerable... Read more »

California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown of... Read more »

North Korea fishing boat, Japan patrol boat collide in Sea of Japan: Coast Guard

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese patrol boat and a large North Korean fishing vessel collided, flooding the latter and leaving about 20 of its crew adrift in the Sea... Read more »

Quake of magnitude 6.3 strikes north of Puerto Rico’s Isabela: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck north of Isabela in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of... Read more »

Bus filled with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah; four killed

(Reuters) – A bus carrying Chinese tourists careened off a road and crashed near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah on Friday, killing four people and injuring the remaining... Read more »

Hong Kong faces commuter chaos after rare train derailment

Emergency crew are seen at a derailed train wreckage near Hung Hom station on the MTR East Rail Line following an accident on a train bound for Mong Kok... Read more »

Attacks on Saudi facilities threaten spare oil capacity, price hikes

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Saturday’s attacks on key Saudi Arabia processing plants will test the world’s ability to handle a supply crisis as it faces the temporary loss of more... Read more »