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Burning Down the Future

Added: 24.06.2019 14:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

LONDON—The hulk of Grenfell Tower, its charred sides covered by sheets of white plastic, stands as a mute and ominous testament to the disposability of the poor and the primacy of corporate profit. On June 14, 2017, a fire leaped up the sides of the 24-story building, clad in highly flammable siding, leaving 72 dead and 70 injured. Almost 100 families were left homeless. It was Britain’s worst residential fire since World War II. Those burned to death, including children, would not have died if builders had used costlier cladding that was incombustible and if the British government had protected the public from corporate predators. Grenfell is the face of the new order. It is an order in...

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FedEx confirms Huawei mail ban as new 'mistake' reignites Chinese ire

Added: 24.06.2019 12:12 | 20 views | 0 comments

FedEx Corp has apologized for another Huawei delivery "mistake", reigniting Chinese ire and drawing the fire of state media which suggested the U.S. delivery firm could end up on China's upcoming list of companies that harm national interests.

Tags: FED, Fire, Huawei, PC

British parliament evacuated due to fire alert - Reuters witness

Added: 24.06.2019 10:46 | 9 views | 0 comments

The British parliament was evacuated on Monday due to a fire alert, a Reuters witness said.

Tags: EU, Fire

EU CRISIS: '250,000 protesters' demand Brussels stops funding underfire Czech PM Babis

Added: 24.06.2019 10:01 | 14 views | 0 comments

THE Czech Republic faces a political crisis as an estimated quarter of a million people marched on Prague to demand the resignation of the country’s prime minister this weekend.


Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It

Added: 24.06.2019 10:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

As wildfires grow tense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blazes.

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Indonesia earthquake: Is Indonesia on Ring of Fire? Why does Bali get so many quakes?

Added: 24.06.2019 9:45 | 15 views | 0 comments

A MAJOR earthquake struck Indonesia in the early hours of Monday morning, with tremors felt as far as Australia. So is Indonesia in the infamous ‘Ring of Fire’?


7 dead, 3 injured in New Hampshire motorcycle crash

Added: 24.06.2019 8:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

At least seven people were killed when a pickup truck crashed with several motorcycles. Police said the pickup truck was on fire when emergency crews arrived.

Tags: Fire, Police

Victoria Station closed: Rush-hour chaos as London hub evacuated for 'fire alert'

Added: 24.06.2019 8:12 | 14 views | 0 comments

Commuters faced rush hour chaos this morning as one of London's busiest stations was evacuated because of a fire alert.

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Dispute on California golf course leads to shooting, fire; 5 dead: cops

Added: 24.06.2019 4:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

A third body has been found in the rubble of a burned-out mobile home in California, bringing to five the number of dead in a shooting and fire that began during an argument at a golf course, authorities said.


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