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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said in a new filing with the state that it determined weather conditions were no longer dangerous enough to warrant a massive power shut off on Nov. 8 — a decision that came as a massive fire was tearing through a Northern California town.
About 200 tourists were being evacuated Thursday from a campground on tribal land near famous waterfalls deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon, the AP reports. The evacuations came after the Havasupai Tribe reservation was hit with two rounds of flooding Wednesday and early Thursday, officials said. An evacuated…
A woman protesting US immigration policy climbed the Statue of Liberty’s base and forced the monument’s evacuation on the Fourth of July hours after several other demonstrators had hung a banner on the statue’s pedestal and had been arrested, the AP reports. About 100 feet above ground, the climber engaged…
The pungent smell of a rotten durian fruit at an Australian university library was mistaken for a gas leak, prompting an evacuation of the building. Specialist crews wearing masks searched the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology university campus library on Saturday, but all they found was rotting durian in a…
Police say they will have to evacuate an area around Berlin’s central railway station on Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.
The Syrian government and rebel group Ahrar Al-Sham have reached their first evacuation agreement that allows for rebel fighters and their families to leave the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta. CNN’s Jomana Karadsheh reports.
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Deputies went door-to-door ordering residents to evacuate from coastal southern California neighborhoods ahead of a powerful winter storm sweeping in Friday after bringing heavy snow and whiteout conditions to northern mountains and steady rain elsewhere. As many as 30,000 people are under evacuation orders in the foothills of Santa…
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Forty-eight years after they first took to the skies, the wide-bodied Boeing 747s are being retired as passenger planes and assigned for use primarily for carrying cargo.
The last domestic flight of the Boeing 747 was expected to depart from Los Angeles International Airport earlier this week,…