Disasters / Accidents

Exclusive: Lion Air ponders canceling Boeing jets in row over crash…

Exclusive: Lion Air ponders canceling Boeing jets in row over crash…

Published 03/12/2018

PARIS/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s Lion Air is reviewing airplane purchases from Boeing Co and has not ruled out canceling orders as relations worsen in a [more…]

California wildfire victims sue utility PG&E alleging negligence

California wildfire victims sue utility PG&E alleging negligence

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Victims of California’s deadliest wildfire have filed a lawsuit against PG&E Corp (PCG.N) alleging negligence and health and safety code violations by the [more…]

PG&E shares and bonds plunge as California wildfire risks mount

PG&E shares and bonds plunge as California wildfire risks mount

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - PG&E Corp (PCG.N), the electricity provider in the northern California region ravaged by a deadly wildfire, warned that it could face “significant liability” [more…]

PG&E rout may be hitting hedge funds after raised bets before fire

PG&E rout may be hitting hedge funds after raised bets before fire

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prominent hedge funds, including Baupost Group and Viking Global Investors, may be bearing the brunt of utility PG&E Corp’s (PCG.N) tumbling [more…]

Stricter state gun laws linked to fewer child deaths from gunshot…

Stricter state gun laws linked to fewer child deaths from gunshot…

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters Health) - Twice as many U.S. children die from gunshot wounds in states with lax gun laws, compared to those with stricter rules, researchers [more…]

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young lose homes in Malibu fire- Gaga visits shelter

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young lose homes in Malibu fire- Gaga visits shelter

Published 12/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singers Miley Cyrus and Neil Young were among hundreds of people who lost their homes in wildfires that destroyed parts of [more…]

Tearful relatives of Indonesia jet crash victims demand answers

Tearful relatives of Indonesia jet crash victims demand answers

Published 05/11/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Relatives of the victims of an Indonesian jet that crashed into the sea off Jakarta last week killing all 189 on board [more…]

Indonesia deploys divers, ‘pinger locators’ in hunt for doomed…

Indonesia deploys divers, ‘pinger locators’ in hunt for doomed…

Published 30/10/2018

JAVA SEA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian divers resumed a search on Tuesday for an airliner that crashed with 189 people on board, as “pinger locators” [more…]

Indonesian jet flew erratically the day before it crashed

Indonesian jet flew erratically the day before it crashed

Published 30/10/2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia on Monday morning flew erratically during a flight the previous evening [more…]

Death of chairman adds to King Power uncertainty as Thai duty-free…

Death of chairman adds to King Power uncertainty as Thai duty-free…

Published 30/10/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The death of Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha adds to challenges his King Power International empire faces as its dominance [more…]