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Warmer weather and low humidity helped the Caldor Fire burn in northern California on September 21.The fire was an estimated 219,578 acres in size and was considered 76 percent contained.“Firefighters observed an increase in active fire today in the Strawberry Creek and Caples Creek areas due to the warm, dry weather,” the US Forest Service said in a report.This video posted to Facebook by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the United States Forest Service shows the Caldor Fire burning near Kirkwood Lake. Credit: Lake Tahoe USFS via Storyful
The world-class swimming facility and previous SEA Games venue is given the sweet treatment This article, LOOK: New Clark City Aquatic Center reinterpreted as a candy sculpture, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
The taxis and courtesy cars, street style and front row stars are back in Milan Wednesday as fashion week returns with mostly live audiences for the first time in 18 months.
A photographer spent nine hours filming a mesmerizing timelapse of the moon and the Milky Way during a winter’s night on Mount Barrow in northern Tasmania.Ben Swanson posted a video to his Instagram page on June 23 that shows the moon setting, the stars glittering and Launceston’s city lights blinking in the background. Credit: Ben Swanson via Storyful
Viaplay, NENT Group’s leading Scandinavian streaming service, is set to launch in five new markets: U.K., Canada, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The company began expanding its international footprint last year with a rollout in the U.S. and Poland, among other countries. The streamer’s launch in the U.K. is scheduled for the second half of 2022, […]
It supports local languages like Asi, Hiligaynon, and Cebuano, and plans to add more to the list This article, Meet Marayum: An online community dictionary that saves indigenous languages from dying, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Two centuries after their country won independence from Spain, indigenous Mexicans like Fidel Flores say that poverty, marginalization and territorial disputes mean there is little reason for them to celebrate.
GLP, Singapore-based asset manager, plans to raise as much as US$2.5 billion for a new China logistics fund.
Mexican used-car platform Kavak said it has more than doubled its valuation to $8.7 billion based on its latest funding round, making it the second-most valuable startup in Latin America as it eyes further expansion beyond its home market. Kavak's chief executive, Carlos Garcia, told Reuters the Mexico City-based firm netted $700 million in its Series E round, making the platform second only to Brazilian fintech Nubank among the highest-valued startups in the region. The injection of capital has delivered a boost to Kavak's plans to expand outside the region as a one-stop shop for browsing, purchasing and financing pre-owned cars via an app.
The ensemble made up of 20 artists included renowned singer Cucuza Castiello.The song 'Goal of the Century', dedicated to the Maradona, was premiered during the concert."Diego would've been very happy", close friend of Maradona Mariano Israelit told Reuters. "He would've been very happy to see (singer) Cucuza (Castiello) singing wearing a shirt for him."Maradona made his debut as a soccer player in 1976 with Argentinos Juniors where he was the top scorer of the Metropolitan tournament for three consecutive years.His biggest achievement is arguably guiding Argentina to the 1986 World Cup win in Mexico, producing some of the most iconic World Cup goals along the way.
ViacomCBS’ Pluto TV, the fast-growing, free, ad-supported, linear TV-style streaming service, is set to launch in Italy on Oct. 28 with 40 thematic channels spanning multiple genres. Pluto TV’s Italy launch will expand the service’s European footprint, segueing from successful bows in the U.K., Germany, France and Spain. It will also mark Italy’s first FAST […]
'More companies are using chemistry-style interviewing to ensure they find professionals who share the company’s values,' say experts.
This is the terrifying moment a strong earthquake shook a popular snow resort in Australia as skiers were riding down its slopes on Wednesday morning. CCTV footage captured the skiers sliding on Mount Buller in Victoria when the magnitude 6.0 tremor struck on September 22. Some people further up the slope appeared to stop for a few seconds to wait out the shaking. Relieved staff at the sloped said there was no avalanches and guests were fine and back skiing. The earthquake struck near Mansfield town near Melbourne, Victoria at a depth of 10 kilometres shortly before 9:15 a.m. local time, Geoscience Australia said. The agency also recorded a magnitude 4.0 aftershock. Tremors from the strong quake were felt up to 800 kilometres away in Adelaide, South Australia. No casualties or serious injuries have been recorded so far, but some properties were reported damaged, including a burger restaurant that collapsed in Melbourne's South Yarra suburbs. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said: "We have had no reports of serious injuries, or worse, and that is very good news and we hope that good news will continue." The quake is the strongest to rock Australia since the magnitude 6.6 tremor that hit near the resort town of Broome in the Kimberley region last 2019.
An Australian-EU trade deal would be mutually beneficial and allow EU members a greater presence in the Indo-Pacific, said Australia's trade minister, as Canberra tries to repair ties with Paris after the scrapping of a $40 billion submarine deal. Australia last week cancelled a deal with France's Naval Group to build a fleet of conventional submarines and will instead build at least eight nuclear-powered submarines with U.S. and British technology after striking a trilateral security partnership with those two countries. The cancellation has angered France, which accused both Australia and the United States of stabbing it in the back, and it recalled its ambassadors from both Canberra and Washington.
Seet Cher Hng lay in wait for Low Swee Geok in the carpark of ITE College Central before stabbing her to death.
Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a 2018 story about his family’s wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper’s reporters. Trump’s lawsuit, filed in state court in New York, accuses Mary Trump of breaching a settlement agreement by disclosing tax records she received in a dispute over family patriarch Fred Trump’s estate. The lawsuit accuses the Times and three of its investigative reporters, Susanne Craig, David Barstow and Russell Buettner, of relentlessly seeking out Mary Trump as a source of information and convincing her to turn over documents.
Racism, the climate crisis and the world’s worsening divisions will take center stage at the United Nations on Wednesday, a day after the U.N. chief issued a grim warning that “we are on the edge of an abyss.” For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than two dozen world leaders appeared in person at the U.N. General Assembly on the opening day of their annual high-level meeting. China’s President Xi Jinping warned that “the world has entered a period of new turbulence and transformation.”
With his trimmed beard, red scarf and bronze-coloured waistcoat, Kazem Mabhutian serves a steady stream of customers in the smallest and oldest teahouse in Tehran, but at 63 years old, he is counting on God to find him a successor.
Mandaue City government has officially paid all their loan obligations and is now debt-free.Lawyer Regal Oliva, the city treasurer, confirmed to SunStar Cebu that the City of Mandaue is now free from debt.The
Facebook Inc has told Australian publishers it has stopped negotiating licencing deals, an email to the industry seen by Reuters showed, a move which came just six months after the passing of a law designed to make tech giants pay for news content. While Facebook has announced deals with most of the country's largest news outlets, some media companies including TV broadcaster SBS have been left out in the cold, raising questions about the scope and effectiveness of the law. The Special Broadcasting Service, or SBS, one of Australia's five national free-to-air broadcasters and the country's main source of foreign language news, said Facebook declined to enter negotiations despite months of attempts and that it was surprised and disappointed.