Ajit Pai killed rules that could have helped Florida recover from hurricane

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) The Federal Communications Commission chairman slammed wireless carriers on Tuesday for failing to quickly restore phone service in Florida after Hurricane Michael, calling the delay “completely unacceptable.” But FCC Chairman […]

10 killed, 50 injured in gas explosion in Crimea college – emergency services

Published time: 17 Oct, 2018 09:43 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2018 10:10 A powerful gas explosion has rocked a college in the Crimean city of Kerch, killing at least ten people and injuring 40. Emergency services and rescue vehicles are on the scene. Over 20 people have been taken to hospital so far. A possible […]

15 civilians killed, 20 injured in Yemen minibus attack – UN

At least 15 Yemeni civilians were killed and 20 others injured when a minibus they were traveling in was struck in Jabal Ras District in Hodeidah Governorate, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Some of the injured have been taken to nearby hospitals. “This is a horrific incident,” […]

2 people killed after light aircraft crashes near E. Yorkshire airfield

Two people were reportedly killed when a light aircraft crashed near an airfield in East Yorkshire. Both the pilot and passenger suffered fatal injuries in the crash reported at about 18:30 GMT on Wednesday, the BBC said, citing Humberside Police. A search was launched in the area to find the plane when it came down […]

Crash that killed 20 highlights limo regulation, enforcement, design

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,SUV Stretch limousines can be a truly hazardous mode of travel. Continue reading Crash that killed 20 highlights limo regulation, enforcement, design Crash that killed 20 highlights limo regulation, enforcement, design originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 08 Oct 2018 19:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use […]

1 officer killed, 4 injured in South Carolina shooting; suspect in custody

Two city police officers and three sheriff’s deputies have been wounded during an active shooter incident in Florence, South Carolina. The suspect has been apprehended, authorities said. Florence County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed three of his deputies were among the injured, as well as two officers of the city police department. One of […]

Devastation emerges from deadly Indonesian earthquake: At least 1,200 killed, disaster agency says early detection system failed

The full scope of devastation in the city of Palu in indonesia is becoming clearer, days after an earthquake and tsunami hit the region. Citing government officials, local media reported at least 1,200 people were killed, with tens of thousands displaced. Many are seeking refuge in Palu’s main airport.  Local and military officials have arranged […]

Two more large earthquakes hit Indonesia days after devastating quake and tsunami killed scores of people in the north

Shutterstock/leolintang Two shallow earthquakes rocked the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey said the first quake was a magnitude 5.9 and the second one, about 15 minutes later, was a 6.0. The quakes occurred nearly 990 miles south of the area heavily damaged by a powerful […]