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California wildfire continues to grow

California wildfire continues to grow

A release from the Incident Information System reporting the lifting of evacuation orders posted " WELCOME HOME! " in bold print to the evacuees. As of Sunday morning, the Chimney Fire was listed at 24,096 acres with 35 percent containment.



Apple boosts iPhone security after spyware discovery

Since the result could be your iPhone being used to track your movements, record audio and video from your surroundings, snoop on messages in chat apps, and more , we recommend that you install iOS 9.3.5 as soon as possible. Also Citizen Lab believes "state-sponsored actors" attack a Mexican journalist with the NSO software. The next day he got another, this time with a link promising information on detainees in UAE jails.



Hollande: EU heads must fight nationalist trend

From the deck of the Italian aircraft carrier Garibaldi , which is spearheading the EU's migrant rescue and anti-smuggling effort, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Holland also promised new economic prospects to young people albeit without any specific proposals or details.


California Firefighters Contain Blue Cut Fire, Grapple With Other Blazes

California Firefighters Contain Blue Cut Fire, Grapple With Other Blazes

At 17,000 acres on Saturday afternoon with 35% containment, the fire was within 2 miles of Hearst Castle . "It did actually get into an area that we thought we had protected, but the fire did something". Fire continues to be slow backing through an 8-year-old fuel bed of grass, brush and timber litter according to Cal Fire officials. Overnight, the fire behavior was active with winds driving the fire into the northwestern region.


Orders for US durable goods rebounded in July

Orders for US durable goods rebounded in July

Shipments of core capital goods, which are used to calculate equipment spending in the government's gross domestic product measurement, fell 0.4 percent last month after decreasing 0.5 percent in June. United States manufacturing showed strength in July as durable goods orders rebounded from two straight falls, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.



Oil slips below US$49 as supply trumps hopes for producer action

A two-year long selloff in oil has severely hurt the economies of Venezuela, Iraq and Nigeria. Moreover, oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that the number of rigs operating in U.S. Additionally, Iran said this morning that it would commit to the OPEC meeting in late September, DeAngelis said. Reinforcing concerns about market oversupply, United States crude stocks surprisingly rose last week, even though gasoline inventories fell sharply and distillate stocks drew, data ...