Strong earthquake rattles southern Philippines

No immediate reports of damage and a tsunami warning was not issued after magnitude seven earthquake. A magnitude seven earthquake has struck the southern Philippines but there were no immediate reports of damage and a tsunami warning was not issued. The earthquake

Southern California wildfire fanned by hot, dry and windy weather

Firefighters battled a wind-whipped wildfire in the inland mountains of Southern California on Friday as unseasonably hot weather heightened fire danger in a region where little rain has fallen this winter. The Bonita Fire erupted shortly after 1 a.m. and quickly grew to

Policeman killed, dozens injured in southern Iraq clashes

Deadly violence erupts in Haboubi Square in southern Nasiriya city that began over the arrest of activists in Dhi Qar province. A policeman has been killed and dozens of people injured in clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in southern Iraq.

Many killed in southern Algeria road accident

Twenty killed in crash which took place near Tamanrasset, a transit point for African migrants seeking to go to Europe. Twenty people, mostly African nationals, have died when a vehicle carrying them overturned in southern Algeria, its state media citing the country’s

UK coronavirus variant found in Southern California

The new U.K. coronavirus strain has been found in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday. The coronavirus  B.1.1.7. variant is said to be more transmissible than COVID-19, but it is not thought to be more virulent or resistant to vaccines and treatment. A study

Wealthy Southern California patients seeking coronavirus vaccine

Some wealthy Southern California A-listers are trying to jump to the front of the line in an effort to get the coronavirus vaccine. Some attempting to leverage their power and influence and others are offering five-figure donations to hospitals to gain access.  Health care workers and nursing

Critical fire danger continues for Southern California

It’s another day of critical fire danger for southern California with strong winds, dry conditions and warm temperatures fueling the conditions for spreading and starting wildfires. “#CriticalFireWeather is expected across California,” tweeted Cal Fire on Monday. “Exercise extreme caution when outdoors to