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  • Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming

    Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:43:59 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:36:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2015, file photo, water intake pipes that were once underwater sit above the water line along Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nev. U.S. government water managers said Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, that Lake...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2015, file photo, water intake pipes that were once underwater sit above the water line along Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nev. U.S. government water managers said Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, that Lake...
    U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and Southwestern U.S. states for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger...
    U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and Southwestern U.S. states for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks in late 2019.
  • After firefighting rips up the land, crews move in to fix it

    After firefighting rips up the land, crews move in to fix it

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:57:25 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Jack Hattendorf steers a road grader to repair a dirt path near Lakeport, Calif. Even as flames continue chewing through forestland nearby, Hattendorf and others are working to repair ...(AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Jack Hattendorf steers a road grader to repair a dirt path near Lakeport, Calif. Even as flames continue chewing through forestland nearby, Hattendorf and others are working to repair ...
    Firefighters are battling the largest wildfire on record in California, while foresters and other experts are working to repair the damage.
    Firefighters are battling the largest wildfire on record in California, while foresters and other experts are working to repair the damage.
  • Alert level raised for tiny volcanic isle in southern Japan

    Alert level raised for tiny volcanic isle in southern Japan

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:46 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:10 GMT
    Japan has raised alert levels on a small southern volcanic island, urging its 150 residents to prepare for an evacuation amid growing risks of an eruption.
    Japan has raised alert levels on a small southern volcanic island, urging its 150 residents to prepare for an evacuation amid growing risks of an eruption.
  • Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

    Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:53:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:20:57 GMT
    (Jessica Skropanic/Record Searchlight via AP). In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 photo, Rachel Pilli poses at the Care Net Pregnancy Center in Redding, Calif. A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California h...(Jessica Skropanic/Record Searchlight via AP). In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 photo, Rachel Pilli poses at the Care Net Pregnancy Center in Redding, Calif. A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California h...
    A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.
    A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.
  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:11:23 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:22:21 GMT
    (Steve Montalto/Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau via AP). This photo provided by Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau, shows Yosemite National Park employees, and a few visitors from France, posing for a photo holding hand fans th...(Steve Montalto/Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau via AP). This photo provided by Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau, shows Yosemite National Park employees, and a few visitors from France, posing for a photo holding hand fans th...
    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.
    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.
  • Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:41:36 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:35:54 GMT
    (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...(Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.
  • Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

    Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-12 20:38:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:57:54 GMT
    Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.
    Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.
  • Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:40:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:52:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
  • Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:20 GMT
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
  • Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:30:18 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:03:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.
  • Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

    Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:10:52 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:59:15 GMT
    The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first.
    The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first.
  • The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

    The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:20:34 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:54:10 GMT
    (Brenda Ahearn/The Daily Inter Lake via AP). A boat taking off from Apgar heads across Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, 2018. Three fires burning in the park have reduced visibility and air quality.(Brenda Ahearn/The Daily Inter Lake via AP). A boat taking off from Apgar heads across Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, 2018. Three fires burning in the park have reduced visibility and air quality.
    Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.
    Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.
  • Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires

    Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:10:37 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:52:28 GMT
    (AP/Daily Inter Lake, Brenda Ahearn). From left, Yaqmur Abay from Turkey and Anne Ruiz from Spain, two summer employees in Glacier National Park, sit on the edge of the Apgar dock with the feet in the water of Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, ...(AP/Daily Inter Lake, Brenda Ahearn). From left, Yaqmur Abay from Turkey and Anne Ruiz from Spain, two summer employees in Glacier National Park, sit on the edge of the Apgar dock with the feet in the water of Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, ...
    A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week...
    A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure.
  • California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

    California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:25:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:51:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Bledsoe's wife, Melody, great-grandson James Roberts and great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were kille...(AP Photo/John Locher). Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Bledsoe's wife, Melody, great-grandson James Roberts and great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were kille...
    A grief-stricken great-grandfather is collecting keepsakes from the charred remains of the California home where his family died in a wildfire.
    A grief-stricken great-grandfather is collecting keepsakes from the charred remains of the California home where his family died in a wildfire.
  • California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

    California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:18:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:17:59 GMT
    California's battle with wildfires may hurt availability, raise the cost of homeowners insurance.
    California's battle with wildfires may hurt availability, raise the cost of homeowners insurance.
  • Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:35:09 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:08:32 GMT
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.
  • Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

    Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:43:56 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:54:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...(AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...
    Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters are continuing to make progress as they work to subdue a wildfire that has burned across more than 35 square miles (91 kilometers) of Southern California's...
    Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters are continuing to make progress as they work to subdue a wildfire that has burned across more than 35 square miles (91 kilometers) of Southern California's Cleveland National Forest.
  • Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

    Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:00:18 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:18:16 GMT
    Greek authorities say a large forest fire that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia is abating but is not fully controlled yet.
    Greek authorities say a large forest fire that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia is abating but is not fully controlled yet.
  • Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:14 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif.  President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
  • Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

    Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-10 06:11:02 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:34 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:34:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu). A firefighter keeps watch on the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu). A firefighter keeps watch on the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
    Firefighters are working to curb a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the foothills south of Los Angeles before gusty winds can return to drive its explosive growth.
    Firefighters are working to curb a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the foothills south of Los Angeles before gusty winds can return to drive its explosive growth.
  • Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:16:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:44:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.
  • Wildfire forces Greek villages on island of Evia to evacuate

    Wildfire forces Greek villages on island of Evia to evacuate

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:44:16 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:24:54 GMT
    Greece's fire service says a wildfire raging on the island of Evia, in central Greece, has forced them to evacuate two villages and a monastery.
    Greece's fire service says a wildfire raging on the island of Evia, in central Greece, has forced them to evacuate two villages and a monastery.
  • Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

    Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:09:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:30:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...(AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...
    Crews are working furiously to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes south of Los Angeles while firefighters in the north have finally gained ground against destructive major blazes.
    Crews are working furiously to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes south of Los Angeles while firefighters in the north have finally gained ground against destructive major blazes.
  • Toll from Greek seaside resort wildfire rises to 94

    Toll from Greek seaside resort wildfire rises to 94

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:24:07 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:06:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, burned cars are seen outside a damaged house in Rafina, east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the holiday resorts near Greece's capital.  The prime mi...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, burned cars are seen outside a damaged house in Rafina, east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the holiday resorts near Greece's capital. The prime mi...
    The death toll from the July 23 fire at the seaside resort of Mati, near Athens, has risen to 94 after a 57-year-old woman in intensive care died of her injuries, the ministry of health announced.
    The death toll from the July 23 fire at the seaside resort of Mati, near Athens, has risen to 94 after a 57-year-old woman in intensive care died of her injuries, the ministry of health announced.
  • Yosemite to reopen Tuesday, 14 days after blaze choked air

    Yosemite to reopen Tuesday, 14 days after blaze choked air

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:17:07 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:09:04 GMT
    Yosemite National Park will reopen Tuesday, 14 days after a wildfire choked the park with smoke at the peak of tourist season.
    Yosemite National Park will reopen Tuesday, 14 days after a wildfire choked the park with smoke at the peak of tourist season.
  • After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

    After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:41:28 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:27:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A woman collects some of her children's clothes in the ruin of her home destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug.10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunda...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A woman collects some of her children's clothes in the ruin of her home destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug.10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunda...
    After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of crisis drags on.
    After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of crisis drags on.
  • 14,000 fight California fires, some from prisons or overseas

    14,000 fight California fires, some from prisons or overseas

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:06:41 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:32:03 GMT
    (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). Evacuees from Lucerne, from left, Ken Bennett with Ember Reynolds, 8, and Lisa Reynolds watch the sunset as smoke from the Ranch Fire rises into the sky at Austin Park Beach in California's Clearlake with Mount ...(Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). Evacuees from Lucerne, from left, Ken Bennett with Ember Reynolds, 8, and Lisa Reynolds watch the sunset as smoke from the Ranch Fire rises into the sky at Austin Park Beach in California's Clearlake with Mount ...
    California could be facing the worst wildfire season ever as some 18 gigantic blazes ravage the state _ and the historically worst months are still to come.
    California could be facing the worst wildfire season ever as some 18 gigantic blazes ravage the state _ and the historically worst months are still to come.
  • The Latest: French police detain 2 in flooded campsite probe

    The Latest: French police detain 2 in flooded campsite probe

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:56:25 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:14:04 GMT
    (Loic Spadafora via AP). A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collom...(Loic Spadafora via AP). A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collom...
    A policeman in northern Denmark says high winds from a storm have apparently flung a metal tent peg into a camper's throat as he was packing up.
    A policeman in northern Denmark says high winds from a storm have apparently flung a metal tent peg into a camper's throat as he was packing up.
  • Portugal, Spain get upper hand over major wildfires

    Portugal, Spain get upper hand over major wildfires

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-08-10 09:31:03 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:05:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz). Spanish firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire in Pinet village, near Valencia Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Spanish firefighters are still working to bring under control a forest blaze near Valencia.(AP Photo/Alberto Saiz). Spanish firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire in Pinet village, near Valencia Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Spanish firefighters are still working to bring under control a forest blaze near Valencia.
    Authorities in Portugal say they have brought under control a major wildfire in the south of the country after a weeklong effort.
    Authorities in Portugal say they have brought under control a major wildfire in the south of the country after a weeklong effort.
  • Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

    Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:21 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:21:02 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 6:58 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:58:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Muslim men perform Friday Prayer as houses ruined by Sunday's earthquake are seen in the background at a makeshift mosque in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island ha...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Muslim men perform Friday Prayer as houses ruined by Sunday's earthquake are seen in the background at a makeshift mosque in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island ha...
    On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that...
    On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities.
  • Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured waiting for help

    Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured waiting for help

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:49:11 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-10 09:32:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). An Indonesian girl who was injured in Sunday's earthquake reacts as she is being examined by a paramedic at a makeshift hospital in Kayangan, North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Four days after the quake killed a...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). An Indonesian girl who was injured in Sunday's earthquake reacts as she is being examined by a paramedic at a makeshift hospital in Kayangan, North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Four days after the quake killed a...
    4 days after Indonesia quake, injured survivors in isolated areas still struggling for help.
    4 days after Indonesia quake, injured survivors in isolated areas still struggling for help.
  • Flames inch close to California homes as thousands evacuate

    Flames inch close to California homes as thousands evacuate

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:05:48 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:37:30 GMT
    (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP). Residents along Crystal Ridge Court in Lake Elsinore, Calif., load a truck as they evacuate as the Holy Fire burns near their home on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.(Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP). Residents along Crystal Ridge Court in Lake Elsinore, Calif., load a truck as they evacuate as the Holy Fire burns near their home on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.
    An intentionally set wildfire grew perilously close to homes in Southern California on Thursday as evacuation orders expanded to more than 20,000 residents, though some homeowners stayed behind to fend off the...
    An intentionally set wildfire grew perilously close to homes in Southern California on Thursday as evacuation orders expanded to more than 20,000 residents, though some homeowners stayed behind to fend off the flames themselves.
  • Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

    Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:20:03 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:02:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...
    The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok earthquake relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the north of the island where aid still has not been reached.
    The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok earthquake relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the north of the island where aid still has not been reached.
  • Man charged in California wildfire refuses to go to court

    Man charged in California wildfire refuses to go to court

    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:39:33 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:45:57 GMT
    (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP). The Holy Fire burns in the Cleveland National Forest behind homes along Crystal Ridge Court in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.(Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP). The Holy Fire burns in the Cleveland National Forest behind homes along Crystal Ridge Court in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.
    An initial court appearance has been delayed for a man charged with starting a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins and forced at least 20,000 people from their homes.
    An initial court appearance has been delayed for a man charged with starting a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins and forced at least 20,000 people from their homes.
  • Firefighter's wife, baby among 93 victims of Greece blaze

    Firefighter's wife, baby among 93 victims of Greece blaze

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:04:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:21:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People gather outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Monday, July 30, 2018 in memory of victims of a deadly wildfire a week ago. The date of July 23 is marked with candles. More than 90 people died in the fire that gutt...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People gather outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Monday, July 30, 2018 in memory of victims of a deadly wildfire a week ago. The date of July 23 is marked with candles. More than 90 people died in the fire that gutt...
    Greek authorities have released the names of those who died in the country's deadliest forest fire in decades, a list that includes several families.
    Greek authorities have released the names of those who died in the country's deadliest forest fire in decades, a list that includes several families.
  • Puerto Rico: 1,400 died from hurricane but toll still at 64

    Puerto Rico: 1,400 died from hurricane but toll still at 64

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:47:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:02:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurri...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurri...
    Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island last year and not just the 64 in the official death toll.
    Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island last year and not just the 64 in the official death toll.
  • The Latest: Indonesia minister says quake deaths pass 300

    The Latest: Indonesia minister says quake deaths pass 300

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 05:54:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:25:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of bu...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of bu...
    A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands of people are homeless after a powerful earthquake on Sunday.
    A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands of people are homeless after a powerful earthquake on Sunday.
  • Quake put life on hold in damaged, hungry Indonesian village

    Quake put life on hold in damaged, hungry Indonesian village

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:25:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:08:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A villager visits his damaged house in the Kekait village affected by Sunday's earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Aid has begun reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after ...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A villager visits his damaged house in the Kekait village affected by Sunday's earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Aid has begun reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after ...
    For Indonesia's quake survivors, life grinds to a halt as empty villages turn to "ghost towns" and displaced residents wonder how they'll rebuild.
    For Indonesia's quake survivors, life grinds to a halt as empty villages turn to "ghost towns" and displaced residents wonder how they'll rebuild.
  • Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies

    Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:31:44 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:56:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...
    Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after a powerful earthquake, while rescuers doubled down on efforts to find the dead, pulling another body from the rubble.
    Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after a powerful earthquake, while rescuers doubled down on efforts to find the dead, pulling another body from the rubble.
  • Portugal says major wildfire will take days to put out

    Portugal says major wildfire will take days to put out

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:27:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:32:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...
    Emergency services in Portugal are struggling for a sixth day to contain a major wildfire blackening hills in the country's southern Algarve region.
    Emergency services in Portugal are struggling for a sixth day to contain a major wildfire blackening hills in the country's southern Algarve region.
  • The Latest: Official death toll still 131 in Indonesia quake

    The Latest: Official death toll still 131 in Indonesia quake

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:57:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:15:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake that shook Lombok island has risen to 131.
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake that shook Lombok island has risen to 131.
  • The Latest: Greek fires death toll stands at 92

    The Latest: Greek fires death toll stands at 92

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-08 10:02:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-08 13:50:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). People cool off in the fountains of the Trocadero gardens Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Paris. The hottest weather was expected Tuesday in the center and northeast of France, with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenhei...(AP Photo/Michel Euler). People cool off in the fountains of the Trocadero gardens Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Paris. The hottest weather was expected Tuesday in the center and northeast of France, with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenhei...
    A county near Norway's capital has beaten a 71-year-old record of consecutive days with temperatures above 25 degrees Celsius (77 Fahrenheit).
    A county near Norway's capital has beaten a 71-year-old record of consecutive days with temperatures above 25 degrees Celsius (77 Fahrenheit).
  • Feline and hen become fast fire friends

    Feline and hen become fast fire friends

    Thursday, August 2 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-08-02 22:40:10 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:46:41 GMT
    (Grass Valley Fire Department via AP). In this photo taken July 28, 2018, provided by the Grass Valley Fire Department, a cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and...(Grass Valley Fire Department via AP). In this photo taken July 28, 2018, provided by the Grass Valley Fire Department, a cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and...
    A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as the pair awaited rescue from the heat and flames.
    A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as the pair awaited rescue from the heat and flames.
  • Biggest blaze in California history challenges firefighters

    Biggest blaze in California history challenges firefighters

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-08-07 06:08:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:46:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, a firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif. The residence eventually burned. Authorities say a rapidly expanding Northern C...(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, a firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif. The residence eventually burned. Authorities say a rapidly expanding Northern C...
    Gigantic wildfires that devour scores or hundreds of homes may become the new normal in California's future.
    Gigantic wildfires that devour scores or hundreds of homes may become the new normal in California's future.
  • Indonesia struggles to recover quake's dead, help the living

    Indonesia struggles to recover quake's dead, help the living

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:06:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:45:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Relatives react as rescue teams recover the bodies of victims killed in an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damag...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Relatives react as rescue teams recover the bodies of victims killed in an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damag...
    In quake-hit Indonesia, recovering the dead presents massive challenge in the aftermath of the country's latest natural disaster.
    In quake-hit Indonesia, recovering the dead presents massive challenge in the aftermath of the country's latest natural disaster.
  • Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

    Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-08-07 04:01:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-08-07 23:50:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). A resident inspects a mosque damaged by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Thousands left homeless by the powerful quake that ruptured roads and flattened buildings on the Indonesian tourist isla...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). A resident inspects a mosque damaged by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Thousands left homeless by the powerful quake that ruptured roads and flattened buildings on the Indonesian tourist isla...
    Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless locals wait for aid.
    Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless locals wait for aid.
  • The Latest: Dutch campsites evacuated amid brush fire

    The Latest: Dutch campsites evacuated amid brush fire

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-07 10:02:51 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:28:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Edme). A woman cools down under a fountain in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France, Monday, Aug.6, 2018, where temperatures rose up to 35 degrees Celsius ( 95 degrees Fahrenheit). The heat wave in France is expected to last until Thursd...(AP Photo/Bob Edme). A woman cools down under a fountain in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France, Monday, Aug.6, 2018, where temperatures rose up to 35 degrees Celsius ( 95 degrees Fahrenheit). The heat wave in France is expected to last until Thursd...
    France's environment minister has called on motorists to comply with car restrictions amid a heat wave expected to peak Tuesday in the country.
    France's environment minister has called on motorists to comply with car restrictions amid a heat wave expected to peak Tuesday in the country.
  • Wildfires torment Portugal, Spain; French, Dutch feel heat

    Wildfires torment Portugal, Spain; French, Dutch feel heat

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-07 09:32:49 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-08-07 19:42:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter jumps off a small mound while working on a fire near the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfi...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter jumps off a small mound while working on a fire near the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfi...
    More than 1,000 firefighters supported by 19 aircraft are battling for a fifth straight day a major wildfire in southern Portugal.
    More than 1,000 firefighters supported by 19 aircraft are battling for a fifth straight day a major wildfire in southern Portugal.
  • Italian alpine valley evacuated after landslide kills 2

    Italian alpine valley evacuated after landslide kills 2

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-08-07 13:23:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:44:16 GMT
    Officials have evacuated a valley in northwestern Italy after a huge landslide swept away several cars along a well-traveled road, killing a couple trapped inside one.
    Officials have evacuated a valley in northwestern Italy after a huge landslide swept away several cars along a well-traveled road, killing a couple trapped inside one.
  • 'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

    'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-04 17:13:44 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-07 15:57:44 GMT
    (Webcam by Yosemite Conservancy via AP). In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 image from a Yosemite Conservancy webcam, smoke from wildfires obscures the Ahwahnee Meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park could reopen its scenic valley...(Webcam by Yosemite Conservancy via AP). In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 image from a Yosemite Conservancy webcam, smoke from wildfires obscures the Ahwahnee Meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park could reopen its scenic valley...
    Yosemite National Park closes 12 days due to 'hazardous' smoke from California wildfires and will reopen Monday if conditions are safe.
    Yosemite National Park closes 12 days due to 'hazardous' smoke from California wildfires and will reopen Monday if conditions are safe.
  • Hawaii's Big Island readies as Hurricane Hector approaches

    Hawaii's Big Island readies as Hurricane Hector approaches

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:36:19 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-08-07 14:19:18 GMT
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
  • The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque

    The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-08-07 08:22:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-07 12:10:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Rescuers carry the body of an earthquake victim recovered from the collapsed Jabal Nur Mosque in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday nigh...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Rescuers carry the body of an earthquake victim recovered from the collapsed Jabal Nur Mosque in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday nigh...
    A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday evening said there were about 100 people praying inside when the earthquake struck and though many got...
    A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday evening said there were about 100 people praying inside when the earthquake struck and though many got out, dozens were buried in the rubble.
  • Heat wave: Portugal tames wildfire; French cities ban cars

    Heat wave: Portugal tames wildfire; French cities ban cars

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:28:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-08-07 08:14:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...
    Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight.
    Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight.
  • Northern California blazes now largest in state history

    Northern California blazes now largest in state history

    Monday, August 6 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-08-06 14:59:18 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-08-07 06:08:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Josh Edelson). A helicopter drops water on a burning hillside during the Ranch Fire in Clearlake Oaks, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Josh Edelson). A helicopter drops water on a burning hillside during the Ranch Fire in Clearlake Oaks, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
    Twin wildfires fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather have continued to grow in Northern California, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee their neighborhoods.
    Twin wildfires fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather have continued to grow in Northern California, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee their neighborhoods.
  • The Latest: Soldiers pull man alive from collapsed mosque

    The Latest: Soldiers pull man alive from collapsed mosque

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:58:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-07 04:20:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). A man inspects a village destroyed by a strong earthquake in Kayangan, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Indonesian authorities said Monday that rescuers still haven't reached some devastated parts of the touris...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). A man inspects a village destroyed by a strong earthquake in Kayangan, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Indonesian authorities said Monday that rescuers still haven't reached some devastated parts of the touris...
    Pope Francis is expressing great sadness over the loss of life and property destruction in Indonesia's quakes.
    Pope Francis is expressing great sadness over the loss of life and property destruction in Indonesia's quakes.
  • The Latest: Tropical storm watch issued for Hawaii Island

    The Latest: Tropical storm watch issued for Hawaii Island

    Monday, August 6 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-06 23:00:58 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-08-07 03:29:01 GMT
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
  • Thousands left homeless by deadly quake on Indonesian island

    Thousands left homeless by deadly quake on Indonesian island

    Monday, August 6 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-08-06 08:13:25 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-08-07 02:27:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adrial Pranandi). Indonesian men inspect buildings damaged by an earthquake in Sembalun, on Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. The powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing a number of people and...(AP Photo/Adrial Pranandi). Indonesian men inspect buildings damaged by an earthquake in Sembalun, on Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. The powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing a number of people and...
    Indonesian authorities say rescuers still haven't reached some devastated parts of the tourist island of Lombok after a powerful earthquake flattened houses and toppled bridges, killing at least 91 people and...
    Indonesian authorities say rescuers still haven't reached some devastated parts of the tourist island of Lombok after a powerful earthquake flattened houses and toppled bridges, killing at least 91 people and shaking neighboring Bali.
  • Chrissy Teigen caught in Bali earthquake while on vacation

    Chrissy Teigen caught in Bali earthquake while on vacation

    Sunday, August 5 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-08-05 22:02:35 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:19:47 GMT
    Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real-time during a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers.
    Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real-time during a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers.
  • Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

    Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-08-05 23:57:40 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:07:41 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018.(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018.
    Officials say a utility worker has been killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews continue to battle multiple blazes that have forced more evacuations.
    Officials say a utility worker has been killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews continue to battle multiple blazes that have forced more evacuations.
  • The Latest: EU: Wildfires show impact of climate change

    The Latest: EU: Wildfires show impact of climate change

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:43:35 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter group set before heading towards the fire at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town o...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter group set before heading towards the fire at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town o...
    Three French cities have banned the most polluting cars from the roads because of pollution linked to the current heat wave in Europe.
    Three French cities have banned the most polluting cars from the roads because of pollution linked to the current heat wave in Europe.
  • Greek civil protection head resigns after deadly forest fire

    Greek civil protection head resigns after deadly forest fire

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:08:38 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:10:13 GMT
    Greece's civil protection chief has resigned two weeks after a forest fire ravaged a seaside region near Athens, causing at least 91 deaths and battering the government's credibility.
    Greece's civil protection chief has resigned two weeks after a forest fire ravaged a seaside region near Athens, causing at least 91 deaths and battering the government's credibility.
  • The Latest: Lombok quake death toll rises to 98

    The Latest: Lombok quake death toll rises to 98

    Sunday, August 5 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-08-06 03:42:52 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-08-06 11:15:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Patients are evacuated to a tent outside a hospital, following an earthquake in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, shaking neighboring Bali...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Patients are evacuated to a tent outside a hospital, following an earthquake in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, shaking neighboring Bali...
    Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the death toll from the earthquake on Lombok has risen to 91 and could rise as rescuers still haven't reached some of the worst affected areas in the north of...
    Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the death toll from the earthquake on Lombok has risen to 91 and could rise as rescuers still haven't reached some of the worst affected areas in the north of the island.
  • Lisbon breaks record for maximum temp, hits 44 C (111.2 F)

    Lisbon breaks record for maximum temp, hits 44 C (111.2 F)

    Sunday, August 5 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-08-05 09:31:15 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:00:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People sunbathe on a beach during a hot summer day in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Hot air from Africa is bringing a heat wave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high ...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People sunbathe on a beach during a hot summer day in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Hot air from Africa is bringing a heat wave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high ...
    Lisbon has broken a 37-year-old record to notch its hottest temperature ever as an unrelenting wave of heat bakes Portugal and neighboring Spain.
    Lisbon has broken a 37-year-old record to notch its hottest temperature ever as an unrelenting wave of heat bakes Portugal and neighboring Spain.
  • Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island; 91 dead

    Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island; 91 dead

    Sunday, August 5 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-08-05 12:47:23 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-08-06 07:59:56 GMT
    A strong earthquake has struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok, one week after another quake in the same area killed more than a dozen people.
    A strong earthquake has struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok, one week after another quake in the same area killed more than a dozen people.
  • The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

    The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-08-05 23:47:41 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-08-06 03:08:23 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018.(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018.
    President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the wildfires hitting California are "being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren't allowing massive amount of readily available water to...
    President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the wildfires hitting California are "being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren't allowing massive amount of readily available water to be properly utilized.".
  • Greece's police, fire chiefs fired in wake of deadly fire

    Greece's police, fire chiefs fired in wake of deadly fire

    Sunday, August 5 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-08-05 18:07:22 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-08-05 22:03:15 GMT
    The Greek government says the chiefs of the national police and fire service have been fired in the wake of a forest fire that killed at least 90 people near Athens.
    The Greek government says the chiefs of the national police and fire service have been fired in the wake of a forest fire that killed at least 90 people near Athens.
  • Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as state battles 17 blazes

    Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as state battles 17 blazes

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-08-04 05:18:09 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-05 20:14:27 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). A tower of smoke pours from Cow Mountain as Burney, California firefighter Bob May keeps a watch on surrounding vegetation for spot fires during a wildfire off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near L...(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). A tower of smoke pours from Cow Mountain as Burney, California firefighter Bob May keeps a watch on surrounding vegetation for spot fires during a wildfire off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near L...
    Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires are bracing for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes.
    Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires are bracing for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes.
  • NYC twister: Queens tornado knocks down trees, crushes car

    NYC twister: Queens tornado knocks down trees, crushes car

    Friday, August 3 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-08-03 16:59:28 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-08-04 22:32:12 GMT
    A tornado that touched down in Queens felled at least 50 trees, crushed a car and broke a limb that hit a man.
    A tornado that touched down in Queens felled at least 50 trees, crushed a car and broke a limb that hit a man.
  • Hot, dusty and on fire: Portugal's heatwave breaks records

    Hot, dusty and on fire: Portugal's heatwave breaks records

    Friday, August 3 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-03 18:54:49 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-08-04 21:00:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People cool off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Spain's Meteorological Agency says eight provinces in the southern Andalusia region and around Madrid are under high risk because of the he...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People cool off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Spain's Meteorological Agency says eight provinces in the southern Andalusia region and around Madrid are under high risk because of the he...
    Eight places in Portugal broke local temperature records Friday as a wave of heat from North Africa swept across the Iberian peninsula _ and officials predicte the scorching temperatures could even worse over the...
    Eight places in Portugal broke local temperature records Friday as a wave of heat from North Africa swept across the Iberian peninsula _ and officials predicte the scorching temperatures could even worse over the weekend.
  • Greek minister resigns after criticism of wildfire response

    Greek minister resigns after criticism of wildfire response

    Friday, August 3 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-08-03 14:26:57 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-08-04 15:35:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...
    Authorities in Greece will start demolishing dozens of illegal fences and other structures in the wider Athens region next week in a crackdown on building without permits that follows the country's deadliest forest...
    Authorities in Greece will start demolishing dozens of illegal fences and other structures in the wider Athens region next week in a crackdown on building without permits that follows the country's deadliest forest fire in decades.
  • Deadly California blaze spawned destructive fire tornado

    Deadly California blaze spawned destructive fire tornado

    Friday, August 3 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-08-03 14:52:04 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-08-04 05:19:11 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif.(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif.
    Increasing winds are expected in Northern California areas where huge, deadly and destructive wildfires are burning.
    Increasing winds are expected in Northern California areas where huge, deadly and destructive wildfires are burning.
  • The Latest: Growing California fires prompt new evacuations

    The Latest: Growing California fires prompt new evacuations

    Friday, August 3 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-08-03 18:19:30 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-08-04 04:18:14 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif.(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif.
    Experts say a deadly Northern California wildfire burned so hot at its peak that it created a cyclone of flames that reached 143 mph.
    Experts say a deadly Northern California wildfire burned so hot at its peak that it created a cyclone of flames that reached 143 mph.
  • No time to grieve: Wildfires hit emergency workers hard

    No time to grieve: Wildfires hit emergency workers hard

    Friday, August 3 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-08-03 07:06:22 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-08-03 23:08:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Burke). Diane Bell-Gardiner, a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center, who lost her home in the Carr Fire, orients Christopher Smith, an RN, to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Redding, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Bell-Gardin...(AP Photo/Michael Burke). Diane Bell-Gardiner, a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center, who lost her home in the Carr Fire, orients Christopher Smith, an RN, to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Redding, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Bell-Gardin...
    For an increasing number of Californians, wildfire season has turned into a series of life upheavals.
    For an increasing number of Californians, wildfire season has turned into a series of life upheavals.
  • Florida lobster fishermen fear trade war amid Irma recovery

    Florida lobster fishermen fear trade war amid Irma recovery

    Friday, August 3 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-08-03 13:57:23 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-08-03 21:48:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). In this Monday, July 23, 2018 photo, lobster fisherman Ernie Piton looks out from his boat Risky Business in Key Largo, in the Florida Keys. Lobster fishermen in the Florida Keys fear a trade war with China could undermine stor...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). In this Monday, July 23, 2018 photo, lobster fisherman Ernie Piton looks out from his boat Risky Business in Key Largo, in the Florida Keys. Lobster fishermen in the Florida Keys fear a trade war with China could undermine stor...
    Lobster fisherman in the Florida Keys fear a trade war with China could undermine storm recovery in the island chain.
    Lobster fisherman in the Florida Keys fear a trade war with China could undermine storm recovery in the island chain.
  • The Latest: Another Greek fire victim dies of her injuries

    The Latest: Another Greek fire victim dies of her injuries

    Friday, August 3 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-08-03 16:04:16 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-03 19:19:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...
    Greece's public order minister has resigned in the aftermath of last week's deadly forest fires near Athens that killed at least 87 people.
    Greece's public order minister has resigned in the aftermath of last week's deadly forest fires near Athens that killed at least 87 people.
  • The Latest: Hundreds of workers battle Portuguese wildfire

    The Latest: Hundreds of workers battle Portuguese wildfire

    Friday, August 3 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:39:37 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-03 18:51:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People cool off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Spain's Meteorological Agency says eight provinces in the southern Andalusia region and around Madrid are under high risk because of the he...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People cool off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Spain's Meteorological Agency says eight provinces in the southern Andalusia region and around Madrid are under high risk because of the he...
    Some 400 firefighters and five water-dropping aircraft are responding to a wildfire in southern Portugal.
    Some 400 firefighters and five water-dropping aircraft are responding to a wildfire in southern Portugal.
  • Python that went missing during California fire is found

    Python that went missing during California fire is found

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-08-01 02:03:46 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:23:11 GMT
    A 14-foot python that went missing after a pet store was evacuated during a Northern California wildfire has been found safe.
    A 14-foot python that went missing after a pet store was evacuated during a Northern California wildfire has been found safe.
  • Back to rubble, some 'lost everything' in California fire

    Back to rubble, some 'lost everything' in California fire

    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-08-02 05:03:54 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-08-03 13:04:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). Flames consume a home as the River Fire tears though Lakeport, Calif., on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah Berger). Flames consume a home as the River Fire tears though Lakeport, Calif., on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
    Wildfires scorching Northern California from the Gold Country to the fringes of Yosemite National Park are also burning through the state's firefighting budget even as they devour homes and lives.
    Wildfires scorching Northern California from the Gold Country to the fringes of Yosemite National Park are also burning through the state's firefighting budget even as they devour homes and lives.
  • EPA watchdog probing air-quality results issued after Harvey

    EPA watchdog probing air-quality results issued after Harvey

    Thursday, August 2 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-08-02 20:19:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-08-02 21:59:09 GMT
    An internal EPA watchdog is reviewing whether officials kept the public appropriately informed last year about potential air quality threats after Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas.
    An internal EPA watchdog is reviewing whether officials kept the public appropriately informed last year about potential air quality threats after Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas.
  • Official death toll from Greek fire raised to 87, 1 missing

    Official death toll from Greek fire raised to 87, 1 missing

    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-08-02 17:41:46 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-02 17:48:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...
    Greek authorities say the death toll from last week's devastating forest fire near Athens is currently at 87, while one person remains unaccounted for.
    Greek authorities say the death toll from last week's devastating forest fire near Athens is currently at 87, while one person remains unaccounted for.
  • The Latest: Supermarket plans sleepover as Finland swelters

    The Latest: Supermarket plans sleepover as Finland swelters

    Thursday, August 2 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-08-02 12:29:25 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-02 15:27:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People sunbathe on a beach in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Much of Spain is on alert as the country's weather agency warns that temperatures could surpass 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) due to a hot air mas...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People sunbathe on a beach in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Much of Spain is on alert as the country's weather agency warns that temperatures could surpass 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) due to a hot air mas...
    The European Union is offering to speed up funds for farmers to help them cope with the effects of drought across the continent.
    The European Union is offering to speed up funds for farmers to help them cope with the effects of drought across the continent.
  • Science Says: Record heat, fires worsened by climate change

    Science Says: Record heat, fires worsened by climate change

    Saturday, July 28 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-07-28 15:07:42 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-08-02 13:57:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). An historic schoolhouse burns as the Carr Fire tears through Shasta, Calif., Thursday, July 26, 2018. Fueled by high temperatures, wind and low humidity, the blaze destroyed multiple homes and at least one historic building.(AP Photo/Noah Berger). An historic schoolhouse burns as the Carr Fire tears through Shasta, Calif., Thursday, July 26, 2018. Fueled by high temperatures, wind and low humidity, the blaze destroyed multiple homes and at least one historic building.
    Scientists see the hand of climate change in heat records and fires breaking out globally this summer.
    Scientists see the hand of climate change in heat records and fires breaking out globally this summer.
  • More than 1,000 homes torched in California wildfires

    More than 1,000 homes torched in California wildfires

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-08-01 06:21:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-08-02 05:29:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). REMOVES NAME OF STREET AS STREET NAME IS UNKNOWN - A firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif., Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The residence eventually burned. Firefighters pressed their ...(AP Photo/Noah Berger). REMOVES NAME OF STREET AS STREET NAME IS UNKNOWN - A firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif., Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The residence eventually burned. Firefighters pressed their ...
    New fires continue to erupt in Northern California where firefighters already are struggling to ring massive and deadly blazes that have torched about 1,000 homes.
    New fires continue to erupt in Northern California where firefighters already are struggling to ring massive and deadly blazes that have torched about 1,000 homes.
  • Bulldozer drivers fighting fires get 'a rush' but also risk

    Bulldozer drivers fighting fires get 'a rush' but also risk

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-01 18:51:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-08-02 05:21:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2013 file photo, a bulldozer helps clear a hill near a fire in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Not all firefighters carry a hose or a shovel. The adrenaline junkies who steer heavy bulldozers across steep ridges fa...(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2013 file photo, a bulldozer helps clear a hill near a fire in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Not all firefighters carry a hose or a shovel. The adrenaline junkies who steer heavy bulldozers across steep ridges fa...
    This summer has been a difficult one for bulldozer operators who help firefighters stop flames from spreading.
    This summer has been a difficult one for bulldozer operators who help firefighters stop flames from spreading.
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