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Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Russian Helicopter Fires Rockets by Accident

A video showed rockets exploding in a parking lot, damaging a truck and nearly killing a bystander.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso's loss grows on reports of building fires, damages

Sept 19 (Reuters) - A selloff in the Mexican peso accelerated on Tuesday following reports of fires and major damages to buildings in Mexico City in the aftermath of a strong earthquake detected in the southern part of the country.

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Fires reported in buildings in Mexico City after quake, people trapped -official

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) - People were trapped inside various buildings that caught fire in Mexico City after a powerful quake violently shook the capital on Tuesday, a civil protection official told local TV.

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Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: media

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed.

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U.S. Navy fires two commanders after Asia sea accidents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy dismissed two senior officers on Monday after a series of collisions involving Seventh Fleet warships in Asia, citing a loss of confidence in their ability to command.

Wildfires nytimes.com

This Season, Western Wildfires Are Close By and Running Free

Extreme fire behavior — difficult to predict and dangerous to fight — has been the watchword for the year. And these fires are menacing more lives and property.

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Opinion: Earth dodges a cosmic bullet

Mother Nature has had a hectic past couple of weeks of hurricanes, an earthquake, wildfires and flooding. But while our attention has been turned to these humanitarian crises, Earth ducked a cosmic bullet the likes of which could have crippled human technological civilization.

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U.N. Security Council to meet after North Korea fires another missile over Japan

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a second missile over Japan far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after Pyongyang's recent test of its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb.

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North Korea fires another missile over Japan, deepening regional tension

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after Pyongyang's recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.

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North Korea fires another missile over Japan, deepening regional tensions

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tensions after Pyongyang's recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.

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North Korea fires missile over Japan that lands far out in the Pacific

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, further ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang's recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.

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Cost of fighting U.S. wildfires topped $2 billion in 2017

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The costs of fighting U.S. wildfires topped $2 billion in 2017, breaking records and underscoring the need to address a U.S. Forest Service budget that mostly goes to fires, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday.

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North Korea fires missile over Japan, lands far out in the Pacific

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean, South Korean and Japanese officials said, further ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang's recent test of a powerful nuclear bomb.

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North Korea fires missile from Pyongyang toward the east: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea early on Friday fired an unidentified missile eastward from the Sunan district in its capital, Pyongyang, South Korea's military said.

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Amber Tamblyn fires back at James Woods

Actress Amber Tamblyn is fighting back against James Woods in an open letter, days after the actor denied her claim that he once tried to make an advance toward her when she was an underage up-and-comer.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Fire on the Mountain: 2 Forests Offer Clues to Yellowstone’s Fate in a Warming World

Increasingly frequent wildfires fed by a warming climate could turn the park’s dense forests into sparser woodlands.

sportsNews reuters.com

Davis Cup team spirit fires Kyrgios up again

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Two weeks after declaring he lacked any dedication to tennis, Nick Kyrgios has pledged to fire up for Australia's bid to reach the Davis Cup final.

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U.S. Gulf refiners rumble back to life, piece by piece

HOUSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - U.S. refineries are restarting after Hurricane Harvey forced them to shut down two weeks ago, raising the risk of fires and explosions that could prolong fuel supply disruption as plants simultaneously reheat units and reactivate catalysts.

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U.S. regulator probes Arkema's safety practices after Texas fires

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is investigating whether chemical maker Arkema SA followed safety rules at its Crosby, Texas plant where several chemical containers caught fire after flooding from Hurricane Harvey, an EPA official said on Monday.

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#ExpressiveAsians fires back at whitewashing

Social media is not happy about a quote regarding Asian American actors not being expressive enough.

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BRIEF-Fireswirl announces Amzon integration business update

* Fireswirl announces Amzon integration business update Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

New York Times nytimes.com

‘We Are Not Criminals, We Are Prisoners’

Our top 10 comments of the week: Readers discuss the so-called Dreamers, incarcerated women fighting wildfires, and a nurse arrested in Utah.

Hurricane Irma (2017) nytimes.com

Apocalyptic Thoughts Amid Nature’s Chaos? You Could Be Forgiven.

Americans were excited about the eclipse, but hurricanes, wildfires, and an earthquake have some — and not just deeply religious people — thinking dark thoughts.

cnn.com

5 DACA myths debunked

The decision to end DACA has triggered a political firestorm and prompted protests around the country.

Wildfires nytimes.com

Montana Battles Wildfires Amid a Severe Drought

The fire season was extreme this year in Montana, and it is not over yet. Thousands of people have been evacuated, and two firefighters have died.

Neanderthal Man nytimes.com

Trilobites: Starting Fires to Unearth How Neanderthals Made Glue

Some 200,000 years ago, Neanderthals used tar to attach handles to tools and weapons. Archaeologists performed experiments to show how they could have made this adhesive.

environmentNews reuters.com

Wildfires sweep across U.S. West, slow push toward Portland

(Reuters) - An Oregon wildfire that has damaged landmarks in the scenic Columbia River Gorge slowed its push toward evacuated houses near the city of Portland on Wednesday, officials said.

Wildfires nytimes.com

Pacific Northwest Fires Smother Region in Smoke and Ash

Dozens of blazes burning across Oregon and Washington have tainted the air and sent ash raining down on urban centers.

cnn.com

Trump's decision triggers political firestorm

President Donald Trump prompted anguish for 800,000 people brought illegally to the US as children by deciding to end a program shielding them from deportation on Tuesday.

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Russian frigate fires cruise missiles at Islamic State targets near Syria's Deir al-Zor

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian frigate Admiral Essen fired Kalibr cruise missiles at Islamic State targets near the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Tuesday to help a Syrian army offensive in the area, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

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Burbank Residents Ordered to Evacuate as Fires Threaten Homes

The Latest on wildfires burning in U.S. West (all times local):

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Texas plant fires, leaks during Harvey show need for regulation, critics say

Sept 1 (Reuters) - Chemical fires and leaks at Texas industrial facilities during Tropical Storm Harvey underscore the need for regulation and oversight that the Trump administration has sought to roll back, according to environmental groups and the head of the federal agency that investigates industrial chemical accidents.

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British Columbia extends wildfire emergency for fourth time

(Reuters) - The Canadian province of British Columbia has extended a state of emergency for a fourth time until Sept. 15 due to wildfires raging across the region, the provincial government said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-More fires likely at flooded Texas chemical plant, Arkema says

Sept 1 (Reuters) - More fires are expected at Arkema SA's flooded Texas chemical plant in the coming days even though floodwaters that triggered an initial blaze were receding as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey exited, company executives said on Friday.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: Firefighters, at Less Than $2 an Hour

Friday: The inmates that battle California’s wildfires, workaholism in Silicon Valley, and Eureka’s Victorian architecture.

environmentNews reuters.com

More fires expected after blast at Arkema's flooded Texas plant

CROSBY, Texas (Reuters) - Chemical maker Arkema SA said it expected more fires after two explosions hit its flooded plant 25 miles (40 km)northeast of Houston on Thursday, sickening more than a dozen law enforcement personnel and prompting an evacuation of the surrounding area.

Missiles and Missile Defense Systems nytimes.com

As North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan, Analysts See Gains

Pyongyang did a more realistic test of the type of missile it had threatened to use to strike near the American territory of Guam.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower after N.Korea fires missile over Japan

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was set to open lower on Tuesday as investors turned cautious after North Korea fired a missile over Japan's northern Hokkaido island, sparking concerns of fresh tension between Washington and Pyongyang.

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Nikkei hits nearly 4-month low after N.Korea fires missile over Japan

TOKYO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average touched its lowest intraday level in almost four months on Tuesday, as a missile fired by North Korea over Japan put investors on edge and increased the yen's safe-haven appeal.

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Nikkei falls to near 4-month low as North Korea fires missile over Japan

* Some investors may find bargain hunting opportunities - analyst

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WRAPUP 3-North Korea fires missile over Japan, sharply escalating tensions

* Missile flies 2,700 km, reaches altitude of 550 km - S.Korea

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Nikkei falls to 4-month low after North Korea fires missile

TOKYO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a near four-month low on Tuesday morning as sentiment was soured after North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan earlier in the day.

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U.S. stock futures fall, yen gains after North Korea fires missile over Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures fell almost one percent and the yen jumped to four-month highs against the dollar in early Asian trade on Tuesday after North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan, setting up a tense start to trading for markets in the region.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall, yen gains after N.Korea fires missile over Japan

TOKYO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures fell almost one percent and the yen jumped to four-month highs against the dollar in early Asian trade on Tuesday after North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan, setting up a tense start to trading for markets in the region.

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North Korea fires missile over Japan, sharply escalating tensions

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile early on Tuesday that flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific waters off the northern region of Hokkaido, South Korea and Japan said, in a sharp escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula.

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North Korea fires missile over Japan: Japanese government

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile early on Tuesday from near Pyongyang that flew over northern Japan, the South Korean and Japanese governments said.

cnn.com

Fire destroyed their home during Harvey. But a Virgin Mary statue survived

It wasn't just wind and rain that caused damage when Hurricane Harvey blasted through the Texas coast. Fires did their share too.

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North Korea fires several short-range missiles as South Korea, U.S. conduct drills

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Saturday, South Korea and the U.S. military said, as the two allies conducted annual joint military drills that the North denounces as preparation for war.

nytimes.com

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles From Its East Coast

At a time of escalating tensions with the U.S., North Korea blasts several short-range missiles about 155 miles into the sea.

cnn.com

N. Korea fires several projectile, South says

North Korea fired an "unidentified projectile" from Kittaeryong into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a news release Saturday.

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North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea early on Saturday fired several short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast from its eastern Kangwon province, South Korea's military said.

environmentNews reuters.com

Brazil president fires back at activists, supermodel on Amazon decree

BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer defended his opening of a vast Amazon area to mining, responding to criticism from lawmakers, environmental groups and supermodel Gisele Bundchen that it threatened the world's largest rainforest.

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White House fires back at Corker: 'Ridiculous'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fired back at Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, who last week said Trump hasn't demonstrated the "stability" or "competence" he needs to display as president.

environmentNews reuters.com

Brazil's agents of the Amazon fighting loggers, fires to stop deforestation

APUI, Brazil (Reuters) - The small town of Apui sits at the new frontline of Brazil's fight against advancing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, where vast forest fires belch jet black smoke visible for miles and loggers denude the jungle.

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ADP rejects new board candidates, Ackman fires back

(Reuters) - Automatic Data Processing Inc on Monday rejected billionaire investor William Ackman's three proposed board candidates, sparking more criticism from the hedge fund manager who is trying to shake up the human resources outsourcing firm.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Box Office: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' Nabs No. 1, 'Logan Lucky' Misfires

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Without a superhero movie or new studio sequel in play, this weekend provided an opening for two smaller films to shine. But as the weekend draws to a close, one is beaming brighter than the other.

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Pilot killed as helicopter crashes while fighting Portugal blaze

LISBON (Reuters) - A light helicopter that was taking part in firefighting efforts in northern Portugal crashed and exploded on Sunday, killing its pilot and further raising the death toll from the country's deadliest summer of wildfires, officials said.

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Australian men charged with terrorism over mosque fires

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Melbourne last year, inspired by Islamic State and intending to divide the Muslim community.

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Does he blow up the fire of controversy over Charlottesville or put it out?

More than most men who've had his job, President Donald Trump is familiar with the feel of a controversy, its life cycles, how it grows, how it goes out. Instead of climbing the political ladder as a state legislator or US House member before becoming a senator or governor to audition for the top role in politics, he worked in show business, first as a brash tabloid real estate tycoon, later a reality show host, and most recently, the leader of the debunked "birther" movement. Controversies are like fires, and he's played with them before.

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Nervous Japanese hold drill in case North Korea fires missiles over them

KOTOURA, Japan (Reuters) - Residents of a town on the Japanese coast held evacuation drills on Saturday to prepare for any launch of North Korean missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, that would fly over their homes.

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Golf: Under-pressure Ogilvy fires up late to make Greensboro cut

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, his Tour card for next year on the line, responded by producing a strong finish to the second round at the Wyndham Championship on Friday.

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British Columbia extends wildfire state of emergency for third time

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Canadian province of British Columbia has extended a state of emergency for a third time until Sept. 1 because of wildfires raging across the region, the provincial government said on Friday.

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Trump fires controversial chief strategist Bannon

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful and controversial figure known for far-right political views.

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Trump fires adviser Bannon

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump fired chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday, the White House announced, ending the turbulent tenure of a rabble-rousing conservative media entrepreneur and political activist who was a darling of Trump's base.

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'Hitman's Bodyguard' mostly fires blanks

"The Hitman's Bodyguard" unleashes a double-barreled shot of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson and still winds up mostly firing blanks. A bloody buddy movie, the action-comedy puts its stars' appeal to the test, as they bicker and blast their way through Europe in roughly that order.

environmentNews reuters.com

Wildfire-plagued Portugal declares public calamity as braces for more

LISBON (Reuters) - Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the government put emergency services on alert for further outbreaks.

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Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

BOSTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases.

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Portugal asks for help from Europe to fight fires

LISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread with more hot weather in the coming days.

Portugal nytimes.com

Portugal Forest Fires Worsen, Fed by Poor Choices and Inaction

Hotter, drier summers, combined with political inaction and a history of poor land management, have rendered Portugal increasingly vulnerable to deadly fires.

healthNews reuters.com

Fire station air quality puts firefighters at risk

(Reuters Health) - Firefighters have higher than average cancer rates, and while their exposure to carcinogens during fires is well known, a new study suggests exposures in fire stations contribute to their excess cancer risk, too.

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Suspected French arsonist is put under formal investigation: source

MARSEILLE (Reuters) - A suspected arsonist was placed under formal investigation and held in custody in France on Friday on suspicion of having started several fires on the French Riviera, a judicial source said.

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WRAPUP 1-China should be neutral if N.Korea fires first on U.S. - Global Times

* Global Times: China should be neutral if N.Korea attacks U.S.

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UPDATE 1-Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Aug 7 (Reuters) - Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry.

Discrimination nytimes.com

Google Fires Engineer Who Wrote Memo Questioning Women in Tech

The employee, who confirmed his firing, argued in the memo that the gender gap among high-tech employees was due in part to biological differences.

businessNews reuters.com

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences.

Weather nytimes.com

Wildfire Smoke From Canada Drapes Pacific Northwest in a Haze

Smoke from rampant wildfires in British Columbia has spilled into the United States, and it’s unclear when conditions will improve.

cnn.com

Canadian loses 2 homes to wildfires

Hundreds of people lose homes each year to wildfires, but one Canadian man lost two in one year to wildfires that burned almost 900 miles from each other.

vis-photo nytimes.com

A Heat Wave in Europe: Just Call It Lucifer

Temperatures in parts of the Continent have soared to record highs, causing at least two deaths, kindling wildfires and driving tempers through the roof.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Let Forest Fires Burn? What the Black-Backed Woodpecker Knows

A scientific debate is intensifying over whether too much money and too many lives are lost fighting forest fires.

sportsNews reuters.com

Zach Johnson, Pieters share lead at Firestone

(Reuters) - Late birdies from Thomas Pieters and Zach Johnson gave the duo a share of the lead after the third round of the World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday.

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Venezuela pro-government assembly fires dissident prosecutor

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's new pro-government constituent assembly on Saturday removed dissident state prosecutor Luisa Ortega from her job, in what critics called a blatant affront to democracy.

environmentNews reuters.com

Indonesian military officer orders that forest burners be shot

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A military official in the Indonesian province of Jambi said on Saturday he has ordered that anyone who deliberately sets fire to forest areas be shot, as authorities struggle to contain fires that cause choking smoke in the region.

domesticNews reuters.com

Fires extinguished after CSX train derailment in Pennsylvania

(Reuters) - Firefighters on Friday extinguished a string of sulfur fires that broke out in a small Pennsylvania town after dozens of CSX Corp rail cars careened off the tracks, the company said, but residents remained under evacuation orders.

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UPDATE 1-Fires extinguished after CSX train derailment in Pennsylvania

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Firefighters on Friday extinguished a string of sulfur fires that broke out in a small Pennsylvania town after dozens of CSX Corp rail cars careened off the tracks, the company said, but residents remained under evacuation orders.

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British Columbia extends emergency status again as wildfires rage

Aug 4 (Reuters) - The Canadian province of British Columbia on Friday extended a state of emergency by two weeks for a second time as it battled 122 fires that have forced as many as 45,000 people to flee their homes.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Archaeologists discover a 'Little Pompeii' in southern France

SAINTE-COLOMBE, France (Reuters) - French archaeologists have unearthed the ruins of a Roman settlement in southern France that was deserted by its inhabitants after fires that ultimately helped...

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Fires still burning after CSX train derailment in Pennsylvania

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Firefighters were still battling small fires on Friday in a Pennsylvania town where dozens of CSX Corp rail cars careened off the tracks and ignited Wednesday, as authorities prolonged evacuation orders for hundreds of residents.

environmentNews reuters.com

'Lucifer' heat wave holds Italy, eastern Europe in fiery grip

SARAJEVO/BELGRADE (Reuters) - Swathes of southern and eastern Europe sweltered in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) on Friday in a heat wave nicknamed "Lucifer" that has fanned forest fires, triggered weather warning alerts and damaged crops.

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Wie fires course record 64 to lead Women's British Open

(Reuters) - Michelle Wie took advantage of mild early conditions to storm into the lead at the Women's British Open with a course record eight-under-par 64 at Kingsbarns Golf Links on Thursday.

environmentNews reuters.com

Mexico, U.S. to help fight British Columbia wildfires

(Reuters) - Firefighters from Mexico and the United States were due to arrive in British Columbia this week to help fight 138 wildfires in the Western Canadian province, the provincial government said on Tuesday, as more hot and dry weather was forecast.

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Exclusive: McIlroy fires long-time caddie Fitzgerald - source

CARY, North Carolina (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has sacked his long-time caddie J.P. Fitzgerald, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, ending a partnership that took the Northern Irishman to four major titles and the top of the world rankings.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

News Analysis: Putin’s Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly

If the sanctions passed by Congress last week sent any message to Moscow, it was that Mr. Trump’s hands are tied in dealing with Moscow, probably for years to come.

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'Missile' fires back after relay criticism

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A war of words has broken out between two of Australia's fastest swimmers with dual world 100 meters freestyle champion James Magnussen standing by criticism of the team's relay tactics at the Budapest world championships.

worldNews reuters.com

North Korea fires missile into sea off east coast in unusual night test

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Friday in an unusual late-night test launch from its northern Jangang province that landed in the sea off its east coast, possibly in Japan's exclusive economic zone, South Korea and Japan said.

cnn.com

Brooks: If Sessions fired, I'll give up seat

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) said he will give up his candidacy for the Senate and calls for other candidates to drop out of the race if President Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Customer Relations nytimes.com

Common Sense: The Boycott That Wasn’t: How United Weathered a Media Firestorm

Three months after an infamous video, United Airlines’ earnings were surprisingly robust, perhaps proof that people ultimately shop for convenience and price.

cnn.com

US Navy fires warning at Iranian boat

The US Navy released a video showing the moments before a US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat that came within 150 yards of the USS Thunderbolt in the northern end of the Persian Gulf.

Wildfires nytimes.com

Wildfires Force Thousands to Evacuate in Southern France

At least 10,000 people were forced to flee after a fire started near the town of Bormes-les-Mimosas, as summer blazes raged across the region.

cnn.com

France wildfires force evacuations

Parts of the French Riviera were evacuated late Tuesday and into Wednesday as forest fires burned swathes of land and threatened thousands of people, according to a statement from the Var police.

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Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

MARSEILLE (Reuters) - Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France's tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight.