California wildfire victims fear they’ll be last in payout

SAN FRANCISCO — A $13.5 billion settlement between victims of California’s catastrophic wildfires and the utility blamed for causing them was supposed to bring some peace and hope to people still reeling from the devastation. Instead, the deal has sparked confusion, resentment, suspicion and despair as the victims, government agencies, and lawyers grapple for their […]

Fire crews rescue four Devon cows from a slurry pit

Up to their NECKS in it! Rescuers haul four cows to safety after they got stuck in huge lake of SLURRY The four cows wandered into a slurry pit in Tetcott, Devon on Monday  Three units of Devon Fire Service raced to the scene to help with the rescue Fire officers used special mats to […]

The Pope expresses his 'closeness' to coronavirus patients

The Pope praises coronavirus health and expresses his ‘closeness’ to patients before shaking hand with tens of the congregation at his weekly audience Pope Francis praised those working to battle virus in Italy, which has 374 cases  The Pope expressed his ‘closeness’ to patients as he kissed people in the crowds Only a few of the 12,000 faithful […]

Bob Iger opens up about stepping down as Disney CEO

‘I don’t want to run the company any more’: Bob Iger opens up about stepping down as Disney CEO and says there’s ‘no rule book’ as it’s revealed he will retain creative control as chairman Iger spoke out on the morning after his surprise resignation as Disney CEO Disney executive Robert Chapek will take the […]