California’s fast-moving Oak Fire burns over 6,000 acres, forces evacuations outside Yosemite National Park – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) — A wildfire raging for a second day Saturday in central California’s Mariposa County outside Yosemite National Park has burned more than 6,500 acres and forced evacuations of rural communities, fire officials said. The fire began Friday in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada near the small community of Midpines, roughly a 9-mile drive … Read more

US Takes Emergency Action to Save Sequoias From Wildfires – NBC Los Angeles

The U.S. Forest Service announced Friday it’s taking emergency action to save giant sequoias by speeding up projects that could start within weeks to clear underbrush to protect the world’s largest trees from the increasing threat of wildfires. The move to bypass some environmental review could cut years off the normal approval process required to … Read more

Russia, Ukraine sign grain deal in Istanbul

Ukraine and Russia on Friday signed a landmark deal aimed at relieving a global food crisis caused by blocked Black Sea grain deliveries, ending months of negotiations and sending wheat prices tumbling to levels last seen before Moscow’s invasion. The first major deal between the warring parties since the February invasion of Ukraine should help … Read more

Bakan Akar’dan Odessa’daki patlamayla ilgili açıklama: Ruslar alakalarının olmadığı bize belirttiler

Milli Savunma Bakanı Akardan Odessadaki patlamaya ilişkin açıklama yaptı. Bugün sabah saatlerinde Odessada bir patlama olduğunu ifade eden Akar şöyle konuştu: * Füze saldırısı olduğu şeklinde bilgiler aldık ve bunun üzerine biz zaten temasta olduğumuz Ukrayna Savunma Bakanı Oleksiy Reznikov ve Ukrayna Altyapı Bakanı Aleksandr Kubrakov ile telefonla görüştük, konuştuk. Gerekli bilgileri aldık. Oraya bir … Read more

Far-right streamer ‘Baked Alaska’ pleads guilty to Capitol riot crimes

Far-right internet personality and neo-Nazi conspiracy theorist Anthime Gionet, known as Baked Alaska, has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor offense in connection with the attack on the US Capitol, which he live-streamed to his followers. He pleaded guilty in US District Court on 22 July to one count of parading, demonstrating or picketing … Read more

Vladimir Putin may have used body double when he visited Iran

Is this the real Vladimir Putin? (Picture: AP) Vladimir Putin may have used a body double during his visit to Tehran, according to the head of Ukrainian military intelligence. The Russian leader looked awkward as he came down the steps of his flying Kremlin presidential plane, says Major-General Kyrylo Budanov. He added that Putin seemed … Read more

Lee Zeldin attacker David Jakubonis arrested on federal assault charge

The man who attacked New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin during a campaign stop near Rochester on Thursday evening was arrested on Saturday on a federal assault charge, reports say. David Jakubonis is set to make a court appearance in front of US Magistrate Judge Marian Payson later in the day according to ABC7. … Read more

Inside the Sri Lankan protest camp the government is trying to crush

Shaken and unable to walk on his own, 24-year-old Shasika Madushan says he was assaulted by Sri Lanka’s military when the main protest camp in Colombo was raided in the early hours of Friday morning. He was inside the Presidential Secretariat Building, the last building the protest movement still occupied since the 9 July protests … Read more