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2 ships on fire in Kerch strait, after blast reportedly rocks one of them

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Two ships have caught fire while moving through the Kerch Strait separating Crimea from mainland Russia, after one of the vessels was apparently rocked by an explosion. At least one sailor has died, Russian Maritime Agency said. One vessel was “allegedly struck by a blast,” which caused fire that then spilled over to another ship, Read More

Fire kills two in ski resort popular with Brits

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Two people have been killed after a large fire broke out in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel. Firefighters found two bodies in a burnt-out area of the building. Another 22 people were injured in the blaze, four of them seriously. It started at 4.30am local time in a building housing seasonal workers in Read More

Two killed in fire in upmarket French ski resort

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Two people have been killed after a large fire broke out in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel. Firefighters found two bodies in a burnt-out area of the building. Another 22 people were injured in the blaze, four of them seriously. It started at 4.30am local time in a building housing seasonal workers in Read More

2 dead & 22 injured in massive blaze at France’s iconic Courchevel ski resort

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A massive house fire in the French ski resort of Courchevel has left two people dead and multiple injured, officials confirmed. Some people also had to jump out of windows to save themselves. The fire struck on early Sunday morning in a three-story building occupied by seasonal tourists including foreigners, local media report. The cause Read More

66 killed as pipeline explodes after fuel theft

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At least 66 people have died and 76 others injured after a pipeline breached by fuel thieves exploded triggering a massive fire in central Mexico. Hundreds of people had been trying to fill up containers at the time of the blast in Hidalgo state, 60 miles north of Mexico City. Footage from the scene showed Read More

21 killed as pipeline explodes after fuel theft

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At least 21 people have died and 71 others injured after a pipeline breached by fuel thieves exploded triggering a massive fire in central Mexico. Hundreds of people had been trying to fill up containers at the time of the blast in Hidalgo state, 60 miles north of Mexico City. Footage from the scene showed Read More

‘As if they were invented’: Netflix slammed for using real disaster footage in dramas

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Netflix is facing fire for its decision to include real life footage of a deadly Canadian rail disaster in two of its entertainment shows. The footage was taken from a train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec in July 2013. The train was carrying crude oil when it derailed and caused a devastating blaze which killed 47 Read More

S&P cuts rating on PG&E unit in third such cut this month

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FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage (Reuters) – S&P cut its rating on PG&E Corp’s (PCG.N) Pacific Gas & Electric Co unit on Wednesday, making it the third such cut this month, after the unit missed Read More

No. 1 U.S. utility PG&E prepares bankruptcy filing after California wildfires

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(Reuters) – PG&E Corp (PCG.N), owner of the biggest U.S. power utility by customers, said on Monday it is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as this month amid pressure from potentially crushing liabilities linked to California’s catastrophic wildfires in 2017 and 2018. PG&E, which provides electricity and natural gas to Read More

PG&E prepares bankruptcy filing after California wildfires

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(Reuters) – PG&E Corp (PCG.N), owner of the biggest U.S. power utility by number of customers, said on Monday it is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for all of its businesses as it faces potentially crushing liabilities linked to catastrophic wildfires in 2017 and 2018. FILE PHOTO: PG&E works on power lines to Read More