Thousands of structures at risk

Thousands of structures were threatened and hundreds of people fled their homes ahead of a wildfire ravaging in a section of the Eldorado National Forest north of Sacramento, federal officials said on Friday. Firefighters have been able to carve containment lines around 12 percent of the so-called Trailhead Fire, which started on Tuesday afternoon and has grown to blacken 2,151 … Continua a leggere

Woman on FBI’s top 10

A Wisconsin woman placed on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list after being charged with fatally shooting an expectant mother was caught in North Carolina on Friday, the FBI said. Shanika Minor, 24, was captured by sheriff’s deputies at a Fayetteville, North Carolina, motel near an airport at about 1:30 a.m., the FBI’s Pacey Floral-Print V-Neck … Continua a leggere

Spirit Airlines flight returns

A Spirit Airlines flight out of Detroit was forced to turn back shortly after takeoff on Friday due to possible loss of cabin pressure, the airline said. Flight 417 took off at about 6:30 a.m. local time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport en route to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Spirit Airlines said in a statement. Not long … Continua a leggere

California tightens gun control

California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday signed a sweeping package of gun control bills, banning high-capacity ammunition magazines and expanding the definition of prohibited assault weapons in the wake of mass shootings in San Bernardino and Orlando. Democrats in the legislature rushed the measures through in hopes of passing them before their summer break, in part to try to forestall … Continua a leggere

Lockheed-Boeing rocket

A rocket company owned by Lockheed Martin and Boeing said on Friday it cut 350 jobs, with another 400 to 500 layoffs expected in 2017. The staff reductions amount to a quarter of the workforce at United Launch Alliance LLC, the Centennial, Colorado-based company that supplies the U.S. Air Force with Atlas and Delta rockets to launch military and spy … Continua a leggere

Defending champ Serena

Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn’t won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament. “Honestly, I don’t feel any pressure,” said Williams, keeping her answers short at a pre-tournament news conference Sunday. “I feel good and confident.” Loewe ‘Medium’ Logo Embossed … Continua a leggere

New York kicks off Gay Pride

New York kicked off Sunday what organizers hope will be the city’s largest ever Gay Pride march, honoring the 49 people killed in the Orlando nightclub massacre and celebrate tolerance. Police lined the route down Fifth Avenue, which started in Midtown and culminates in Greenwich Village, home of the Stonewall Inn which President Barack Obama two days ago designated America’s … Continua a leggere

Lanvin men’s designer

Lanvin’s Lucas Ossendrijver celebrated a glorious decade as the storied Parisian house’s menswear designer in a highly-anticipated show that saw the Palais de Tokyo venue bursting at the seams Sunday with guests. Here are some highlights of the final day of spring-summer 2017 menswear collections in Paris. OSSENDRIJVER’S 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY Since Dutch-born Ossendrijver was tapped to revitalize the floundering Lanvin … Continua a leggere