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PG&E power lines may have provided key spark to North Bay inferno

As wildfires enter their fourth day of incinerating the North Bay landscape, investigators have turned at least some of their attention to what may have started the inferno. After the Mercury News reviewed emergency radio traffic and reported a po.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

The Philippines is being ravaged by a super typhoon

Thomson ReutersMANILA (Reuters) - Super Typhoon Haima, the strongest cyclone to hit the Philippines in three years, toppled power and communication lines, damaged houses and displaced thousands as it made landfall in the north of the country There were no.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2016

Drone operators seek permission to fly out of direct sight - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportDrone operators seek permission to fly out of direct sightU.S. News & World ReportFILE - This Aug. 29, 2016, file photo provided by Sharper Shape and SkySkopes shows a Sharper A6 drone before a test to fly over power lines in easte.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 18th, 2016

Power lines and electrical equipment are a leading cause of California wildfires

The deadliest wildfires in state history have .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 17th, 2017

Misery in Puerto Rico: Long lines, no power

Unemployment was twice the national average before disaster struck Puerto Rico more than three weeks ago. Now, with 80% of the island still lacking electricity, many more have lost their jobs......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 16th, 2017

Misery in Puerto Rico: No power, long lines

Unemployment was twice the national average before disaster struck Puerto Rico more than three weeks ago. Now, with 80% of the island still lacking electricity, many more have lost their jobs......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 16th, 2017

Misery in Puerto Rico: No power, no job, "enormous" lines

Unemployment was twice the national average before disaster struck Puerto Rico more than three weeks ago. Now, with 80% of the island still lacking electricity, many more have lost their jobs......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 16th, 2017

PG&E Crushed Amid California Wildfire Investigation

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) shares are down 11 percent on Friday after reports have surfaced claiming downed power lines may be responsible for starting the devastating wild fires in Northern California. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 13th, 2017

American politicians’ efforts to control Chinese firms amount to a dangerous game

WARS are fought with weapons, but also with money. To understand the global balance of power in the coming decades, it helps to pay attention to the commercial subplot of the North Korean crisis. For the first time, America is attempting to use its ful.....»»

Category: topSource: economistOct 12th, 2017

American efforts to control Chinese firms abroad are dangerous

WARS are fought with weapons, but also with money. To understand the global balance of power in the coming decades, it helps to pay attention to the commercial subplot of the North Korean crisis. For the first time, America is attempting to use its ful.....»»

Category: topSource: economistOct 12th, 2017

South Korea"s New "Blackout Bomb" Can Paralyze The North"s Power Grid

US and South Korea.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 9th, 2017

North Korea"s Kim Jong Un Has Promoted His "Princess" Sister Because as a Woman She Does Not Threaten His Power

The 28-year-old Eric Clapton fan is often assists her brother at high-profile state events......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 9th, 2017

Kim Jong Un promotes sister to centre of power

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons are a "powerful deterrent" which guarantee North Korea's sovereignty: State media.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

North Korea"s Kim Jong Un Gives More Power to Mysterious Sister Amid War Threats Against U.S.

Kim Jong Un and Kim Yo Jong are the children of Ko Yong Hui. Their half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, who was critical of the regime, was killed at a Malaysian airport in February......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 8th, 2017

Kim Jong-un promotes sister Kim Yo-jong to North Korea"s senior party post

The family has ruled North Korea since its creation in 1948, Kim came to power in Dec 2011.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

Power sector"s first InvIT IndiGrid acquires 3 more projects at Rs 1,490 cr

The three assets consist of five transmission lines, covering 1,425 kms.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

Nuclear weapons best way to defend North Korea from US threats: Kim Jong-un

Nuclear ambitions have provided the foundations for strong economic development: Kim Jong-un.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump rolls back Obama-era rule on birth-control coverage

The Trump administration said Friday it is undoing an Affordable Care Act requirement that employer-provided health benefits include contraception, a move that will likely spark immediate litigation to preserve the Obama-era mandate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 6th, 2017

Riding around Puerto Rico with a truck driver

THE day after Hurricane Maria clobbered Puerto Rico, Governor Ricardo Rosselló put out a call for truck drivers to deliver emergency supplies. Aníbal Chárriez was one of several hundred who drove through knee-high water and dodged fallen power lines .....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 5th, 2017

Five assumptions we make about North Korea - and why they"re wrong

The regime's brutal human rights record is a result of measures to consolidate its internal power.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 29th, 2017

Tree company to pay record fine for immigration practices

A suburban Philadelphia company that trims trees around power lines throughout the United States will pay a record fine after pleading guilty in a scheme to employ people in the country illegally......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 28th, 2017