New evacuation orders were issued in Santa Barbara County on Saturday morning as the Thomas fire took aim at the hills above Montecito, with some wind gusts reported up to 65 mph. The so-called su
Maame Biney became the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team with a pair of victories in the 500 meters. The 17-year-old native of Ghana cruised to victory in the first
Conner Manning threw for 276 yards and a touchdown to lead Georgia State a 27-17 victory over Western Kentucky in the Cure Bowl on Saturday. The Panthers (7-5) finished with a winning record with
In the wake of a series of deadly blazes that have scorched the state, the California Public Utilities Commission has passed more stringent regulations for utilities to help reduce the risk of wil
Ruben Kihuen, a Nevada congressman seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, said Saturday he will not seek reelection next year amid allegations of sexual harassment and the launch of a Hous
Ever since the Thomas fire erupted Dec. 4, it has steadily burned its way up the list of California’s largest wildfires since the Great Depression. That list, however, does not include what some
As the Thomas fire began to bear down on Montecito on Saturday morning, Darren Ceasar was packing up and getting ready to flee for a beachside hotel. After burning for almost two weeks, the flames
The Lilac fire in northern San Diego County, which spread to 4,100 acres and destroyed 157 structures, is 100% contained, officials said Saturday morning. The wildfire started in Bonsall on Dec. 7
Earlier this month we revealed how thousands of people are unknowingly paying to receive pestering text messages – a practice Labour MP John Mann described as a ‘national scandal’.
David Russell, chief executive at Property Alliance Group, claims the bank cost him millions he ought not to have paid and said he was treated like he was ‘nothing’ in the process.
Adeyemi Edun, a London property expert who has appeared on the BBC’s Homes Under The Hammer, is understood to have been detained as he arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday.
Biffa picks up refuse from 2.4million households and 72,000 businesses. Biffa shares are 244½p and should increase over the next few years.
In his first major interview since taking the job, Rob Collins is cagey about how well his 350 stores will do this Christmas.
It is pitting the FTSE 100 firm against a 28-year-old Frenchman, Max-Herve George, who lives in the Swiss ski resort of Gstaad.
Midas recommended the shares in August 2013 at 144½p. Today they are 386½p, and many City brokers expect the price to rise further in the next 12 months.
The cold weather combined with online competition and a consumer squeeze is forcing nervous retailers into heavy discounts to drive shoppers into bricks-and-mortar stores.
Not only retail, but the world of banking and financial services is ripe for infiltration by robots which can easily relieve people of routine tasks.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the lead-up to the conference agreement for the U.S. Tax Cut & Jobs Act released on Friday, there were too many moving parts for most Americans to know how it would affect...