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  • Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior

    Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior

    Tuesday, June 11 2019 9:31 AM EDT2019-06-11 13:31:12 GMT
    Tuesday, June 11 2019 11:23 AM EDT2019-06-11 15:23:09 GMT
    England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.More >>
    England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.More >>
  • When disaster hits, Indonesia's Islamists are first to help

    When disaster hits, Indonesia's Islamists are first to help

    Tuesday, June 11 2019 2:41 AM EDT2019-06-11 06:41:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 11 2019 2:43 AM EDT2019-06-11 06:43:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2013, file photo, members of the militant Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) shout slogan during a demonstration in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Islamic Defenders Front, better known for vigilante actions ag...(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2013, file photo, members of the militant Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) shout slogan during a demonstration in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Islamic Defenders Front, better known for vigilante actions ag...
    (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2013, file photo, members of the militant Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) shout slogan during a demonstration in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Islamic Defenders Front, better known for vigilante actions ag...(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2013, file photo, members of the militant Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) shout slogan during a demonstration in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Islamic Defenders Front, better known for vigilante actions ag...
    Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but over the past decade and a half has repurposed its militia into a force that's often...More >>
    Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but over the past decade and a half has repurposed its militia into a force that's often first to help in times of disaster.More >>
  • Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman

    Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman

    Monday, June 10 2019 2:01 PM EDT2019-06-10 18:01:09 GMT
    Tuesday, June 11 2019 1:13 AM EDT2019-06-11 05:13:37 GMT
    (Michael Santana via AP). This photo taken and provided by Michael Santana shows a construction crane toppling on an apartment building as it was buffeted by high winds during a storm in Dallas, Texas, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(Michael Santana via AP). This photo taken and provided by Michael Santana shows a construction crane toppling on an apartment building as it was buffeted by high winds during a storm in Dallas, Texas, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    (Michael Santana via AP). This photo taken and provided by Michael Santana shows a construction crane toppling on an apartment building as it was buffeted by high winds during a storm in Dallas, Texas, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(Michael Santana via AP). This photo taken and provided by Michael Santana shows a construction crane toppling on an apartment building as it was buffeted by high winds during a storm in Dallas, Texas, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    Authorities have identified 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith as the woman who was killed after a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building amid severe thunderstorms.More >>
    Authorities have identified 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith as the woman who was killed after a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building amid severe thunderstorms.More >>
  • Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park

    Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park

    Monday, June 10 2019 12:01 PM EDT2019-06-10 16:01:17 GMT
    Monday, June 10 2019 2:33 PM EDT2019-06-10 18:33:07 GMT
    (Ryan Reede via AP). This photo provided by Ryan Reede shows smoke from a fast-moving brush fire that Reede took as he was riding on a roller coaster at Six Flags in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. The brush fire erupted near the huge amusement and wat...(Ryan Reede via AP). This photo provided by Ryan Reede shows smoke from a fast-moving brush fire that Reede took as he was riding on a roller coaster at Six Flags in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. The brush fire erupted near the huge amusement and wat...
    (Ryan Reede via AP). This photo provided by Ryan Reede shows smoke from a fast-moving brush fire that Reede took as he was riding on a roller coaster at Six Flags in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. The brush fire erupted near the huge amusement and wat...(Ryan Reede via AP). This photo provided by Ryan Reede shows smoke from a fast-moving brush fire that Reede took as he was riding on a roller coaster at Six Flags in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. The brush fire erupted near the huge amusement and wat...
    A fast-moving brush fire prompted the evacuation of a big amusement and water park in Southern California.More >>
    A fast-moving brush fire prompted the evacuation of a big amusement and water park in Southern California.More >>
  • California utility proactively cuts power because of weather

    California utility proactively cuts power because of weather

    Saturday, June 8 2019 8:41 PM EDT2019-06-09 00:41:26 GMT
    Monday, June 10 2019 2:02 PM EDT2019-06-10 18:02:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric vehicles are parked at the PG&E Oakland Service Center in Oakland, Calif. The year's first fire danger warning in Northern California is putting Pacif...(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric vehicles are parked at the PG&E Oakland Service Center in Oakland, Calif. The year's first fire danger warning in Northern California is putting Pacif...
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric vehicles are parked at the PG&E Oakland Service Center in Oakland, Calif. The year's first fire danger warning in Northern California is putting Pacif...(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric vehicles are parked at the PG&E Oakland Service Center in Oakland, Calif. The year's first fire danger warning in Northern California is putting Pacif...
    Pacific Gas & Electric has implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California to guard against wildfires as the weather turns very windy, dry and hot.More >>
    Pacific Gas & Electric has implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California to guard against wildfires as the weather turns very windy, dry and hot.More >>
  • Brush fire sets off evacuation at California amusement park

    Brush fire sets off evacuation at California amusement park

    Sunday, June 9 2019 5:31 PM EDT2019-06-09 21:31:26 GMT
    Monday, June 10 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-06-10 15:52:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick McClure). Los Angeles County Fire helicopter drops water on brush fire burning close to Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor amusement park in Santa Clarita, Calif., Sunday, June 9, 2019. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic ...(AP Photo/Rick McClure). Los Angeles County Fire helicopter drops water on brush fire burning close to Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor amusement park in Santa Clarita, Calif., Sunday, June 9, 2019. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic ...
    (AP Photo/Rick McClure). Los Angeles County Fire helicopter drops water on brush fire burning close to Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor amusement park in Santa Clarita, Calif., Sunday, June 9, 2019. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic ...(AP Photo/Rick McClure). Los Angeles County Fire helicopter drops water on brush fire burning close to Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor amusement park in Santa Clarita, Calif., Sunday, June 9, 2019. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic ...
    Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in northern Los Angeles County.More >>
    Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in northern Los Angeles County.More >>
  • 'End where we began': Paradise teens graduate after wildfire

    'End where we began': Paradise teens graduate after wildfire

    Thursday, June 6 2019 7:21 PM EDT2019-06-06 23:21:10 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 4:51 PM EDT2019-06-07 20:51:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Paradise High School students pose for a selfie at the school's football field in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Many students of Paradise High lost their homes when the Camp Fire swept through the area and the ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Paradise High School students pose for a selfie at the school's football field in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Many students of Paradise High lost their homes when the Camp Fire swept through the area and the ...
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Paradise High School students pose for a selfie at the school's football field in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Many students of Paradise High lost their homes when the Camp Fire swept through the area and the ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Paradise High School students pose for a selfie at the school's football field in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Many students of Paradise High lost their homes when the Camp Fire swept through the area and the ...
    A Northern California town that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire is celebrating the graduation of its high school class.More >>
    A Northern California town that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire is celebrating the graduation of its high school class.More >>
  • From fire and ash to caps, gowns: Graduation in burned town

    From fire and ash to caps, gowns: Graduation in burned town

    Thursday, June 6 2019 1:11 AM EDT2019-06-06 05:11:31 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-06-07 17:52:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Cade Weins, a senior at Paradise High School, poses with his golf clubs at the burned out ruins of his home in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. When the Camp Fire swept through the area Weins, a member of the scho...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Cade Weins, a senior at Paradise High School, poses with his golf clubs at the burned out ruins of his home in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. When the Camp Fire swept through the area Weins, a member of the scho...
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Cade Weins, a senior at Paradise High School, poses with his golf clubs at the burned out ruins of his home in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. When the Camp Fire swept through the area Weins, a member of the scho...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Cade Weins, a senior at Paradise High School, poses with his golf clubs at the burned out ruins of his home in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. When the Camp Fire swept through the area Weins, a member of the scho...
    A California high school where nearly all of the students lost their homes in a wildfire is preparing for its first graduation since the devastating blaze.More >>
    A California high school where nearly all of the students lost their homes in a wildfire is preparing for its first graduation since the devastating blaze.More >>
  • Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost

    Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost

    Thursday, June 6 2019 3:31 AM EDT2019-06-06 07:31:39 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-06-07 11:01:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, photo, Legendary Indian mountaineer Manmohan Singh Kohli, 88, looks out from the glass door of his farmhouse in New Delhi, India. To Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the pea...(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, photo, Legendary Indian mountaineer Manmohan Singh Kohli, 88, looks out from the glass door of his farmhouse in New Delhi, India. To Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the pea...
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, photo, Legendary Indian mountaineer Manmohan Singh Kohli, 88, looks out from the glass door of his farmhouse in New Delhi, India. To Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the pea...(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, photo, Legendary Indian mountaineer Manmohan Singh Kohli, 88, looks out from the glass door of his farmhouse in New Delhi, India. To Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the pea...
    Legendary Indian mountaineer says modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to the expeditions he led, with operators' current tight schedules and climbers' lack of experience leading to more casualties on...More >>
    Legendary Indian mountaineer says modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to the expeditions he led, with operators' current tight schedules and climbers' lack of experience leading to more casualties on Himalayan peaks.More >>
  • Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

    Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

    Thursday, June 6 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-06-06 18:41:03 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 3:52 PM EDT2019-06-06 19:52:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.More >>
    President Donald Trump has signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.More >>
  • UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought

    UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought

    Wednesday, June 5 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-06-05 12:51:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 5 2019 1:42 PM EDT2019-06-05 17:42:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla in Somalia. The United Nations' emergency relief coordinator said Tuesday, June 4, 2019, more th...(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla in Somalia. The United Nations' emergency relief coordinator said Tuesday, June 4, 2019, more th...
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla in Somalia. The United Nations' emergency relief coordinator said Tuesday, June 4, 2019, more th...(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla in Somalia. The United Nations' emergency relief coordinator said Tuesday, June 4, 2019, more th...
    UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation by summer's end if aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country.More >>
    UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation by summer's end if aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country.More >>
  • California turns to military technology to help fight fires

    California turns to military technology to help fight fires

    Monday, June 3 2019 7:21 PM EDT2019-06-03 23:21:10 GMT
    Wednesday, June 5 2019 12:53 PM EDT2019-06-05 16:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at the California for All Emergency Management Preparedness Summit, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom said Monday that the Defense Department as agreed to provide informa...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at the California for All Emergency Management Preparedness Summit, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom said Monday that the Defense Department as agreed to provide informa...
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at the California for All Emergency Management Preparedness Summit, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom said Monday that the Defense Department as agreed to provide informa...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at the California for All Emergency Management Preparedness Summit, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom said Monday that the Defense Department as agreed to provide informa...
    California is aligning with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season.More >>
    California is aligning with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season.More >>
  • House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump

    House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump

    Monday, June 3 2019 1:31 PM EDT2019-06-03 17:31:06 GMT
    Tuesday, June 4 2019 2:53 PM EDT2019-06-04 18:53:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., a freshman from Cookeville, Tenn., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after he blocked a unanimous consent vote during a scheduled pro forma session of the House on a long-awaited $19 billion dis...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., a freshman from Cookeville, Tenn., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after he blocked a unanimous consent vote during a scheduled pro forma session of the House on a long-awaited $19 billion dis...
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., a freshman from Cookeville, Tenn., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after he blocked a unanimous consent vote during a scheduled pro forma session of the House on a long-awaited $19 billion dis...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., a freshman from Cookeville, Tenn., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after he blocked a unanimous consent vote during a scheduled pro forma session of the House on a long-awaited $19 billion dis...
    Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats.More >>
    Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats.More >>