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US Interior moves toward Arctic offshore oil and gas sale in 2019

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Highlights Commercial interest severely limited Trump administration focused on boosting Alaska output Industry focus is on expanding drilling in Gulf of Mexico Washington DC — The US Department of Interior said Thursday it was preparing an environmental impact statement for a 2019 lease sale that would open as much as 65 million acres of federal Read More

Dell sweetens VMware tracking stock offer with higher price, board seat

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(Reuters) – Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMware (DVMT.N) to $120 per share, sweetening the deal for shareholders with an additional $5 billion in cash. A logo of Dell Technologies is seen at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 28, Read More

At least 56 killed, 130 missing in California's deadliest wildfire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – National Guard troops joined the grim search on Wednesday for more victims in the ruins of an incinerated northern California town while the death toll climbed to 56 in the most deadly and destructive wildfire in the state’s history. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire Read More

'Progress is being made' against California's deadliest wildfire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Fire crews in northern California seized on improved weather conditions on Wednesday in their six-day-old battle to suppress the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history as National Guard troops were called in to help search for victims. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire Read More

National Guard to search for victims of California's deadliest fire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The wildfire raging in northern California spread on Wednesday as National Guard troops joined the search for its victims and lawyers filed a lawsuit blaming the blaze, the state’s deadliest, on poor maintenance by the area’s utility company. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in Read More

Search intensifies for victims of California's deadliest wildfire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The search for remains of victims in the charred ruins of the northern California town of Paradise was set to intensify on Wednesday, while firefighters stepped up their nearly week-long efforts to contain the state’s deadliest-ever wildfire. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, Read More

Search grows for victims of California's deadliest wildfire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The search for remains of victims in the charred ruins of the northern California town of Paradise was set to expand on Wednesday, while firefighters stepped up efforts to contain the state’s deadliest-ever wildfire. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S., November Read More

Paradise destruction as complete as Mosul or Raqqa

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Suddenly the sky turns yellow – you don’t expect it. The bright Californian sunshine dims and huge clouds of smoke envelope the landscape, burnt black by wildfires that have brought death and destruction on an unprecedented scale. From miles out, passing through this scarred landscape, you know that what happened in the northern town of Read More

31 killed in deadliest wildfire in California history

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The number of people who have died in California has risen to 31 making it the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history. An additional 228 people remain unaccounted for. Butte County Sheriff Cory Honea said human remains recovered on Sunday included five bodies found at homes and one in a vehicle in Paradise. A woman Read More

Woman killed in US fire after 'waiting to put make-up on'

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A woman who waited to put her make-up on and a disabled man are among the 25 people who have died in California’s wildfires. An unnamed survivor has filmed the moment he revisited the area in the northern town of Paradise, Butte County, where people he knew were killed. <div class="sdc-article-widget sdc-article-video callfn" data-component-name="sdc-article-video" data-provider="ooyala" Read More