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Petrochemical blaze near Houston extinguished, company says

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days, the company said. The blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, was put out by 3 a.m., but fire crews continued to spray foam Read More

Firefighters contain petrochemical blaze, Texas expands air monitoring

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Firefighters late Tuesday contained a raging inferno at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside of Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days as Texas officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring. The blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, was reduced to Read More

Sunrun Illustrates Potential for Home Solar and Batteries as Wildfire Mitigation Solution

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ahead of this week’s Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit in Sacramento, Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN), the nation’s leading home solar, battery and energy services company, today issued a new technical analysis describing the role that distributed energy resources, such as home solar and batteries, can play in providing Read More

U.S. states probing Hyundai, Kia over vehicle fires: Connecticut AG

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(Reuters) – A group of U.S. states is investigating Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp for potential unfair and deceptive acts related to reports of hundreds of vehicle fires, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said on Monday. The Hyundai logo is seen outside a Hyundai car dealer in Golden, Colorado, November 3, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Read More

Man fires on passengers in tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, several injured, attacker at large – media

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Published time: 18 Mar, 2019 10:31 Edited time: 18 Mar, 2019 10:56 Multiple shots were fired in a tram in a Dutch city of Utrecht, leaving several people injured, police said. Emergency services and anti-terror teams have arrived at the scene. A square around a tram station outside downtown Utrecht is on lockdown following the Read More

Mosque massacre suspect Tarrant fires lawyer, wants to represent himself in court

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Brenton Tarrant, a suspect behind the massacre of 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, has fired his court-appointed lawyer and wants to defend himself amid concerns he might use the high-profile trial to promote his beliefs. Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian charged with murder in the brutal attack on two Christchurch mosques, has sacked his Read More

Air Force arms B-52 bombers with prototype nuclear-armed cruise missiles

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File photo – B-52 (Boeing) The Air Force is now arming its fleet of B-52 Bombers with prototype nuclear-armed cruise missiles to prepare the aircraft for the possibility of launching the Long Range Stand Off (LRSO) weapon. Through a $250 million deal, the Air Force will work with B-52 manufacturer Boeing to build missile carriage Read More

Wreck of WWII aircraft carrier USS Wasp discovered in the Coral Sea

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The wreck of World War II aircraft carrier USS Wasp has been discovered in the Coral Sea more than 70 years after the ship was sunk during the Guadalcanal campaign. Wasp was spotted on the seabed by experts from the vessel RV Petrel, which is part of a research organization set up by the late Read More

Victims screamed for help as gunman live-streamed attack on NZ mosque, gruesome video shows

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One of the New Zealand mosque attackers went from room to room, mercilessly murdering worshippers and then came back to shoot their corpses as he live-streamed the massacre on Facebook. RT reviewed the chilling footage. At least 49 people were killed and around 20 wounded during attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Police Read More