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Smoke from wildfires prompts health caution

Smoke from wildfires prompts health caution

These advisories are posted on our website with our daily air quality forecasts, recorded on our 1 (800) HELP AIR forecast phone line, announced in local newspapers, and broadcast on local TV and radio stations. The smoke from those wildfires is extending through the Bay area into the Delta and Sacramento Valley, and into the Sierra, according to satellite and observations reported by the National Weather Service. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australian hiker's body found in Canada

Australian hiker's body found in Canada

Police in the Canadian province of British Columbia have confirmed they have found the body of missing Melbourne woman Sophie Dowsley, who disappeared while hiking at Harrison Hot Springs in July. "There were places that we wanted to look into but we just couldn't get to them", Agassiz RCMP spokesman Mike Rail said on Wednesday. Alarm bells were raised after they failed to return home, and Mr Tiffin's body was found at a risky waterfall near Harrison Lake 12 days later, The ABC reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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PFAW Response to McConnell Comments on Changing Blue Slip Process

PFAW Response to McConnell Comments on Changing Blue Slip Process

Don Stewart, a spokesman for McConnell, added that the comments in The Weekly Standard interview were a reflection of "the Leader's well-known public position on the matter". His focus on the issue has irked McConnell, who is traditionally a stickler on Senate rules. "They are wrong and we can not overstate the frustration and growing concern with the Republican Senate leadership for its failure during this entire year to do its work". Consulte Mais Informação

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Charges dropped against teen who decapitated mother because he 'felt like it'

Charges dropped against teen who decapitated mother because he 'felt like it'

Defense attorney Boyd Sturges also wanted to bring in his own psychiatrist for a second evaluation, saying he believes Funes Machada belongs in a psychiatric hospital long term, not a prison. Should that happen, Machada "would be returned to the custody of Franklin County Sheriff Ken Winstead, and the District Attorney's Office will reinstate the charges against Machada", District Attorney Michael D. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Turns Tables on North Korea

Trump Turns Tables on North Korea

On Saturday, Trump said US "negotiators" were made to look like fools and "only one thing will work". We have a very good relationship. Fourth: What is the exact change in capability that the United States seeks from North Korea? I was given a visa to North Korea, as were three other New York Times journalists. Consulte Mais Informação

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Family of 3 found dead in burning Nanaimo home identified

Family of 3 found dead in burning Nanaimo home identified

Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews were called to the 700 block of Nicol Street shortly after 12 p.m. Fire Chief Karen Fry said a bystander called 911 and the call did not come from inside the house. The cause of the fire and cause of the deaths are being investigated. "We're at this point investigating, with discussions with neighbours, with the fire department, with coroners to try to fill in the pieces which is quite a big puzzle". Consulte Mais Informação

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CS:GO's famed Dust II has returned for beta testing

Now that the Dust II remake is confirmed, it's time for the CS:GO community to speculate what changes Valve created during the map's nine-month hiatus from the Active Duty map pool. Cover has also been adjusted, with popular cover spots being shifted or removed to promote increased player flow while traveling around the map. Wednesday, Valve made a decision to blow some dust off of Dust II and give it a new spitshine with a whole new map rework. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russia Accuses US of Pretending to Fight ISIS in Syria

Russia Accuses US of Pretending to Fight ISIS in Syria

The Syrian Army and its allies have encircled IS fighters in the city of Al-Mayadeen, one of the terrorist strongholds southeast of Deir Ezzor, the official Syrian SANA news agency reported. "Strangely enough, this decrease in the intensity of strikes in Iraq has coincided with the redeployment of large terrorist forces from Iraq's border areas to Deir ez-Zor that are now trying to gain a foothold on the eastern bank of the Euphrates". Consulte Mais Informação

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