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Holcomb Fire Burns Northeast of Big Bear; Evacuations in Effect

Holcomb Fire Burns Northeast of Big Bear; Evacuations in Effect

The fire started near the Holcomb Valley region and has been dubbed the Holcomb fire . However, authorities urged residents were advised to be prepared to leave in case the winds shift again. In what was the hottest day of the year so far in the mountains, two firefighters suffered heat-related injuries as the blaze spread across an estimated 850 acres, officials said. Consulte Mais Informação

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12 cities to receive Justice Department aid to lower crime

12 cities to receive Justice Department aid to lower crime

Buffalo was the only city chosen in NY. The Justice Department did not say how it chose the 12 cities, which are mostly in the eastern half of the country and include Buffalo, New York and Memphis, Tennessee. That program was a cooperative, data-driven, "hands-on" approach with the goal of addressing violent crime. The 12 cities that have been selected are: Birmingham, Ala.; Indianapolis, In.; Memphis, Tenn.; Toledo, Ohio; Baton Rouge, La.; Buffalo, NY; Cincinnati, Ohio; Huston, Texas; ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dutch authorities confirm kidnapping of two in Colombia

Dutch authorities confirm kidnapping of two in Colombia

The government Ombudsman's office for human rights has demanded their immediate release . Neither the Dutch KRO-NCRV network that broadcasts the show nor the Foreign Ministry would officially confirm the journalists' identities. Last year, ELN rebels in Norte de Santander abducted Spanish-Colombian journalist Salud Hernandez-Mora as well as two Colombian reporters. Authorities have called for the journalists' release and are working with the military to locate the foreigners. Consulte Mais Informação

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UK's Hammond calls for smooth Brexit to avoid cliff edge

UK's Hammond calls for smooth Brexit to avoid cliff edge

Talks for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, the first country to do so in the bloc's history, began in Brussels on Monday . But it must be done in a way that works for Britain. " Before long, we will all begin to find out the extent to which Brexit is a gentle stroll along a smooth path to a land of cake and consumption", Carney said in a clear swipe at the Foreign Secretary. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Trooping the colour' in London for Queen's official birthday

'Trooping the colour' in London for Queen's official birthday

The 91-year-old monarch said it is "difficult to escape a very sombre mood" on what is normally a day of celebration. Crowds caught glimpses of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip , Duke of Edinburgh, waving from the balcony. Along with wife Kate Middleton and his brother, Prince Harry , William has donated to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund and urged the public to do the same. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sexy Ways To Celebrate The Summer Solstice

Sexy Ways To Celebrate The Summer Solstice

For example, in Point Barrow, Alaska, one of the northernmost points in the US, the sun will be up all day and not set. Last summer, the solstice came June 20, but it will come June 21 both of the next two summers. By daybreak on Wednesday, it will be summer by the astronomical definition. The sun rose this morning at 5:47 am and will set 8:34 pm, amounting to 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight. Consulte Mais Informação

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Some Flights Canceled Out Of Phoenix Due To Heat

Some Flights Canceled Out Of Phoenix Due To Heat

At the time, many airlines did not even have performance data for flights at that temperature , but have mostly updated their information for flights in the 122-plus range, he said. "Heat of this magnitude is rare, unsafe and very possibly deadly", the Weather Service in Phoenix warned on Monday. In the weeks leading up to the beginning of monsoon season, temperatures in Arizona, New Mexico, southern Nevada and Southern California typically climb to the highest they'll be all year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Life Goal achieved: Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

This is a classic rainmaker tropical system, with a large area of rain surrounding a poorly organized low pressure center. Cindy is the third named tropical storm of 2017. The tropical storm warnings have been discontinued for Trinidad and Tobago, and Grenada. Rainfall of 6 to 12 inches is expected in coastal areas of Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Consulte Mais Informação

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Snake crawls out from under vehicle hood on Texas highway

Snake crawls out from under vehicle hood on Texas highway

A couple of drivers in Texas got a bird's eye view of a snake, too, when it crawled out from under the hood as they were driving. "I've lived in Texas all my life, and yes, it was a non-lethal snake, but it was terrifying". When a story starts with "What the hell??" and has a middle with "Swade, he's not leaving the truck, man". KCBD reports that it was a bullsnake, which ranges from three to five feet, according to Texas Parks & Wildlife . Consulte Mais Informação

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