Massive turnout in Hong Kong election seen as a test of support for pro-democracy protests

The Electoral Affairs Commission said 71% of the city’s 4.1 million registered voters had cast...

discovered 4 months ago on Hartford Courant
Saturday Night Live Recap: Dems Debate as Will Ferrell Crushes on Ryan Reynolds

What could be more reliable than a Will Ferrell-hosted SNL? As Ferrell joins the Five-Timers Club,...

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Wrong direction for forest burning policy

New Mexico’s new “shared stewardship” agreement with the U.S. Forest Service seeks to “elevate and formalize” state and federal collaboration ...

discovered 4 months ago on Santa Fe New Mexican
EPA to help farmers clean up toxic foam chemicals

EPA Region 6 administrator Ken McQueen announced the funding Friday at the annual New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau meeting in Albuquerque. “While our...

discovered 4 months ago on Albuquerque Journal
California ditched coal; is gas next?

LOS ANGELES - Every day, millions of Californians burn a planet-warming fossil fuel to cook dinner, stay warm or take a hot shower. Persuading people to...

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Mexico City bullring to host Federer-Zverev tennis match

For 73 years, Mexico City’s Plaza de Toros bullring has hosted hundreds of bullfights, but on...

discovered 4 months ago on Chicago Tribune
Heat waves and floods shattered records. Fires ravaged the Arctic and the Amazon. This was the...

Arctic sea ice reached new lows as carbon emissions reached new highs. Here's how climate change...

discovered 4 months ago on Business Insider via Yahoo News
‘Epstein didn’t kill himself’: The feds are adamant he died by suicide. The internet isn’t buying...

‘Epstein didn’t kill himself’: The feds are adamant he died by suicide. The Manhattan Correctional...

discovered 4 months ago on Hartford Courant
New Mexico panel opts to end recreational cougar trapping

New Mexico regulators have adopted new rules that will prohibit trapping or snaring cougars for sport, marking a small victory for animal ...

discovered 4 months ago on Chicago Tribune
Prescribed fires planned for 3 New Mexico counties - KVIA

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal land managers are teaming up with the state Game and Fish...

discovered 4 months ago on ABC 7 El Paso
November Democratic debate: 5 memorable moments from Wednesday's matchup

Cory Booker of New Jersey; South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii;...

discovered 4 months ago on FOX30 / CBS47 Jacksonville
Video shows Jayme Closs kidnapper get in prison fight

A conversation between two inmates in a New Mexico prison quickly takes an aggressive turn. In the...

discovered 4 months ago on TMJ4 Milwaukee
Pentagon warns that number of military bases with contaminated water likely to rise

WASHINGTON - The number of known military installations with water sources contaminated by...

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As Smoke From Bush Fires Chokes Sydney, Australian Prime Minister Dodges on Climate Change

As hazardous smoke from raging bushfires blanket Sydney’s landmarks on Thursday, the Australian...

discovered 4 months ago on Time Magazine
Supporters of ousted Bolivian President march into capital carrying coffins of those killed in...

Supporters of Evo Morales, who resigned from office on November 10, marched into La Paz on Thursday...

discovered 4 months ago on Newsweek
The World Burns All Year. Are There Enough Planes to Douse the Flames?

Sharing the giant air tankers that fight fires 5,000 gallons of water at a time used to be simpler....

discovered 4 months ago on New York Times
Study: Wildfires in Oregon's blue mountains to become more frequent, severe due to climate change

Researchers from PSU, North Carolina State University, University of New Mexico and the U.S. Forest...

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More drought coming? Most of California once again ‘abnormally dry,’ monitor shows

Drought Monitor map released Nov. 12. Only about 18 percent of the state has avoided dry or drought...

discovered 4 months ago on Sacramento Bee via Yahoo News
Morales' shadow looms large in Bolivia as clashes test new leader - Reuters

With Morales thousands of miles away in Mexico City after he resigned under pressure on Sunday,...

discovered 4 months ago on Reuters
Death toll rises to four in Australian bushfires as 16-year-old accused of deliberately starting...

A body was found late Wednesday in a scorched forest near the town of Kempsey in northeast New South...

discovered 4 months ago on The Telegraph via Yahoo News UK
Kiwi Lee fires sizzling 62 to seize early PGA Mexico lead

New Zealand's Danny Lee, seeking his first US PGA Tour title in more than four years, fired a...

discovered 4 months ago on AFP via Yahoo Sports
Jayme Closs' kidnapper gets in fight at New Mexico prison, video shows

The Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and murdered her parents was captured on newly released surveillance video getting into a brawl at a New Mexico

discovered 4 months ago on Fox News
Smoke in area is from Arizona fires

Operations Mike Le Roux, the 65,903-acre Woodbury Fire burning east of Phoenix is the cause for smoke in the region today. There are multiple fires...

discovered 4 months ago on The Pagosa Springs Sun
New Mexico, Forest Service team up on stewardship

A Sandoval County sheriff’s vehicle sits nearby as the Cajete Fire burns in the Jemez mountains last month. So far in 2017, New Mexico has seen about 20...

discovered 4 months ago on Santa Fe New Mexican
Video shows New Mexico prison brawl involving Wisconsin kidnapper

A prison brawl is putting an infamous national figure in the spotlight. KRQE News 13 has obtained...

discovered 4 months ago on KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque
A New Mexico prison fight involving Jayme Closs’ kidnapper was caught on video surveillance

NEW MEXICO– Video of a prison fight involving Jake Patterson, the Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme...

discovered 4 months ago on FOX 31 Denver
Border Report: How Border Agents' Roles Are Changing - Voice of San Diego

An influx of asylum-seekers as well as new policies enacted by the Trump administration have...

discovered 4 months ago on Voice of San Diego
Opinion | Parody of a Climate Trial

After three years, the New York AG drops two charges against Exxon.

discovered 4 months ago on The Wall Street Journal
Newsletter: Girding for the impeachment battle

With public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump starting next week, both sides of the aisle are gearing up. Democrats are...

discovered 4 months ago on Los Angeles Times
Oregon comes to California's aid in fighting hotter fires: 'When help is needed, help will come'

As California’s fire season grows longer and hotter, more and more out-of-state firefighters – and...

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
"There is a long way to go": Firefighters battle more than 100 bushfires in Australia

Firefighters in Australia are battling more than 100 bushfires in New South Wales and Queensland,...

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State of emergency over 'catastrophic' Australia bushfires

New South Wales has declared a state of emergency as its deadly bushfires are expected to get much...

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
U.S. Forest Service to salute Smokey

In 1950, an injured bear cub from Capitan became the living symbol of Smokey Bear and spent his life promoting fire prevention from the National Zoo in...

discovered 4 months ago on Albuquerque Journal
Delhi smog crisis at peak, but farmers keep setting fires and demand benefits

It has smothered Delhi in a dense blanket of smoke and haze for weeks — it's always the worst this...

discovered 4 months ago on CBS News
More than 60 bushfires are burning in the state of New South Wales in Australia

(CNN)Fire officials are warning of "catastrophic fire danger" as firefighters battle dozens of...

discovered 4 months ago on CNN.com
New Zealand Commits To Being Carbon Neutral By 2050 — With A Big Loophole

New Zealand nature advocacy organization Forest & Bird called the bill's passage an important first...

discovered 4 months ago on NPR