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California winds fuel state's third-largest wildfire, 267,500 acres burnt so far

California winds fuel state's third-largest wildfire, 267,500 acres burnt so far

The blaze, centred less than 100 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, has forced evacuations that turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and filled the air with smoke.

Dec 17, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Fire in southern California threatening another city

Fire in southern California threatening another city

A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:41 AM IST
California Governor calls wildfires 'new normal', tells US state to prepare for threat

California Governor calls wildfires 'new normal', tells US state to prepare for threat

California Governor Jerry Brown said on Saturday that climate change has pushed weather to the most extreme, and the western US state must better prepare for a constant threat of wildfire which is the "new normal".

Dec 10, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

Brutal winds that fueled southern California wildfires finally began to ease Saturday, giving residents and firefighters hope for a respite as the destructive toll of the blazes came into focus.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
Wildfires rage across southern California, one dead

Wildfires rage across southern California, one dead

Firefighters on Thursday battled raging wildfires across southern California that have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, including residents on the outskirts of Los Angeles, America`s second-largest city.

Dec 08, 2017, 07:10 AM IST
California: WIldfires rage in Los Angeles area; 200,000 people flee, hundreds of schools shut

California: WIldfires rage in Los Angeles area; 200,000 people flee, hundreds of schools shut

Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Fast-spreading wildfire threatens hundreds of homes north of Los Angeles

Fast-spreading wildfire threatens hundreds of homes north of Los Angeles

A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Monday and forced nearby residents and students at a small college to evacuate, fire and school officials said. 

Dec 05, 2017, 12:36 PM IST
I've my own place to stay in Mumbai: Nargis Fakhri

I've my own place to stay in Mumbai: Nargis Fakhri

Actress Nargis Fakhri says she has her own places to stay in every city she travels to, thereby squashing rumors that she is staying here at producer Uday Chopra's bungalow.

Dec 03, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
California wildfires: 31 dead, hundreds missing, 5000 left homeless

California wildfires: 31 dead, hundreds missing, 5000 left homeless

Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the pandemonium of mass evacuations in the heart of the state`s wine country.

Oct 13, 2017, 05:50 AM IST
Emmanuel Macron says Paris 2024 a `victory for France`

Emmanuel Macron says Paris 2024 a `victory for France`

The IOC named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics today, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.

Sep 14, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
IOC picks Paris as 2024 Olympics host, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games

IOC picks Paris as 2024 Olympics host, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games

The 2028 Olympics will be the first held in the United States since the chaotic 1996 Games in Atlanta.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
IOC to confirm Paris, Los Angeles as 2024, 2028 Olympics hosts today

IOC to confirm Paris, Los Angeles as 2024, 2028 Olympics hosts today

IOC President Thomas Bach, the driving force behind the double award, described the candidacies as a "golden opportunity".

Sep 13, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
LA Tuna fire forces hundreds to evacuate in Los Angeles

LA Tuna fire forces hundreds to evacuate in Los Angeles

Hundreds of fire fighters were seen battling the blaze as the flames were spreading in four directions amid intense heat and wild winds.

Sep 03, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Residents ordered to leave as wildfire rages in northwest Los Angeles

In Montana, Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of disaster on Friday due to wildfires as dozens raged across tens of thousands of acres during one of the worst fire seasons in state history.

Sep 02, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

ABC denies axing Tim Allen over Donald Trump support

The first two episodes of the series - about a royal family of super-powered aliens from the moon who are exiled to Hawaii - will premiere as a 75-minute movie in IMAX theaters on September 1, prior to ABC's September 29 television premiere.

Aug 07, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

Man opens fire at Chinese consulate in Los Angeles, kills himself

A man opened fire at the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, then took his own life in his nearby car, police said.

Aug 02, 2017, 07:46 AM IST

Van plows into diners on Los Angeles sidewalk, 9 hurt

Several victims were pinned under the van as panicked witnesses rush to pull them out. A man who was the first person struck by van had severe head injuries

Jul 31, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

Woman sues Airbnb over alleged sexual assault

Del Olmo, who was renting a studio attached to his house, was a 'verified' user and considered a 'superhost' for Airbnb, meaning he had positive reviews and frequently had guests.

Jul 28, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

UK couple detained on honeymoon in US as man was Muslim: Report

Natasha Politakis, 29, and her new husband Ali Gul, 32, paid 7,000 pounds for their two-week trip to Los Angeles, Hawaii and Las Vegas.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:58 AM IST