Day: October 19, 2017

Rescuers Work Overtime to Save Animals During California Fires: ‘Many Perished or Are Still Out There’ — U.S. – TIME


Monica Stevens remembers that the first calls came in at exactly 10:45 p.m. on the night that fires began to rage in California, because “that’s when all hell broke loose.” She and her husband run Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch in St. Helena, Calif., nestled among the agricultural communities of Napa and Sonoma counties. As tens…

via Rescuers Work Overtime to Save Animals During California Fires: ‘Many Perished or Are Still Out There’ — U.S. – TIME

Spain Says It Is Ready to Suspend Catalonia’s Autonomy in Response to Threats of Secession — World – TIME


(MADRID/BARCELONA) — Spain’s central government said on Thursday it would suspend Catalonia’s autonomy and impose direct rule after the region’s leader threatened to go ahead with a formal declaration of independence if Madrid refused to hold talks. In an act unprecedented since Spain returned to democracy in the late 1970s, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said…

via Spain Says It Is Ready to Suspend Catalonia’s Autonomy in Response to Threats of Secession — World – TIME

The California Wildfires Have Caused at Least $1 Billion in Damage to Insured Properties — U.S. – TIME


(SAN FRANCISCO) — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities increased the count of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000. Both numbers were expected to rise as crews continued assessing areas scorched by the blazes that…

via The California Wildfires Have Caused at Least $1 Billion in Damage to Insured Properties — U.S. – TIME

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