TOKYO, April 19- Tokyo Electric Power plans to allow overseas workers coming to Japan under a new visa programme to work on the cleanup of its wrecked Fukushima nuclear power station north of Tokyo, a spokeswoman said on Friday. Tepco has been criticised by the United Nations over possible exploitation of those working on the decades-long decommissioning of...
A French judicial police official said investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame Cathedral fire.
Pledges toward the restoration efforts have already surpassed 700 million euros, or $790 million.
DUBAI, April 17- Iran has shut around a dozen oil wells in its oil-rich southwestern Khuzestan province because of massive floods, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday, leading to a drop of up to 20,000 barrels per day in crude production. We have closed 10 to 12 oil wells there as a precautionary measure to prevent any environmental damages, "...
The carrier has grounded its 14 Boeing 737 Max jets through early July, as Boeing fixes a software problem suspected in two recent fatal crashes.
The company's shares jumped by about 2% on the news.
"Boeing's production cuts are large enough to negatively impact incoming reads on the economy," Wells Fargo senior economist Sarah House told CNBC.
Notre Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames on April 15, 2019
The roof of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral collapsed as a massive fire ripped through the structure on Monday, days before Easter. As of Monday afternoon, the spire of the cathedral had fallen, and the fire had spread to one of its rectangular towers.
HOUSTON, April 15- The costs of a massive fire and chemical spill at a Houston petrochemical facility have begun trickling out, with a local official on Monday estimating emergency response costs at $800,000 for the first two weeks of the disaster alone. A blaze at Mitsui& Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co petrochemical facility in Deer Park, Texas, last...
Video captures the moment the Notre Dame cathedral spire collapsed during a massive fire at the historic site.
United had previously cancelled all 737 Max flights through June 5.
The massive fire that ripped through Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, collapsing the roof and spire, was likely caused accidentally, prosecutors say.
Storms dumped more than 5.3 inches of snow at O'Hare International Airport on Sunday, prompting airlines to cancel more than 1,000 flights.
The president says the airplane maker should give its best-selling 737 Max a new name.
Tornados, wind gusts of up to 70 mph, and pounding hail remained threats early Monday from eastern New York and into New England.
The cancellations amount to about 115 flights per day.
April 12- California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed a new fund to pay for wildfire liabilities, while holding the state's largest utility more accountable for the growing number of blazes in the state. The creation of a fund that would allow utilities to pay for wildfire damage claims sent PG&E Corp shares soaring nearly 12 percent before closing...
The agency said it is looking at the grocery stores and restaurants where people said they ate beef just before they fell ill to try to find the source.
April 12- California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed a new fund to pay for wildfire liabilities, while holding the state's largest utility more accountable for the growing number of blazes in the state. The creation of a fund that would allow utilities to pay for wildfire damage claims sent PG&E Corp shares up nearly 12 percent. The current system...