US investigates electrical fires in 2014 Chrysler minivans

The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints of fires in a power and charging port in some Chrysler Town and Country minivans By The Associated Press August 10, 2020, 2:09 PM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DETROIT — The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints of […]

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55 years after riots, Watts neighborhood still bears scars

LOS ANGELES — There were no fires this time in Watts. There was no looting, no shooting and no National Guard troops patrolling. Protesters filled the streets around the country in late May and June following the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, demanding an end to police brutality. There was violence and looting in […]

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Robert Beric eager to play in front of Fire fans… when that’s possible

Robert Beric celebrates scoring during the Fire’s game against Seattle last month in Reunion, Florida. | Getty Signed over the winter, Beric’s five Fire games have not been in Chicago. Striker Robert Beric is the type of figure who builds strong relationships with fans. He’s just waiting for the chance to play in front of […]

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Fire continues to ravage Argentina’s delta; authorities struggle to combat the spread

Forest fires have raged for months across Argentina’s delta wetland, threatening a major ecosystem with total destruction, experts warn. Severe drought led to the Paraná River shriveling to its lowest level in decades, according to NASA’s Earth Observatory. As the shrinking river has caused economic damage — grounding several ships and forcing companies to reduce […]

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Under Pressure, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Forced to Fight Deforestation

RIO DE JANEIRO — A year ago, as fires engulfed the Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil reacted to criticism from abroad with indignation: “The Amazon is ours,” he said, arguing that the fate of the rainforest was for his country to decide. Much has changed in a year. Under pressure from European governments, foreign […]

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Second night of protests in Richmond ends with 16 arrests

Fires were set, windows were smashed and 16 people were arrested as demonstrations continued for a second night in Virginia’s capital city By The Associated Press July 27, 2020, 7:37 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article RICHMOND, Va. — Fires were set, windows were smashed and 16 people were arrested […]

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Rwanda refugee charged in arson attack on 15th-century French cathedral

A Rwandan refugee and church volunteer admitted to setting three fires in an arson attack that badly damaged a 15th-century Gothic cathedral in western France earlier this month, his lawyer confirmed. The July 18 blaze destroyed the organ, shattered stained-glass windows, and blackened the insides of the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul of […]

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Lexi Underwood Promises: ‘I’m Going To Do All In My Power To Ensure People Vote’ In 2020 Election

The activist and Emmy-contending star of ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ reveals that although she is only 17, she will still do her very best to get voters to the polls on Nov. 3. Lexi Underwood is determined to play her part in ending systemic racism as the massive George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests have […]

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Fire shut out but still can advance in MLS is Back tournament with win

Robert Berić (left) had the Fire’s best scoring chance of the game in the 59th minute, when his shot was saved by goalkeeper Daniel Vega. | Chicago Fire FC The team lost midfielder Luka Stojanovic to an apparent left leg injury late in the first half and had limited scoring chances all night. LAKE BUENA […]

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Fires set, fences moved: Police call Portland protest a riot

PORTLAND, Ore. — Protesters broke into a building, set it on fire and started dumpster fires late Saturday night in Oregon’s largest city, police said, as demonstrations that have been taking place since the death of George Floyd intensified for another night in Portland. The fire at the Portland Police Association building was put out […]

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Lexi Underwood Explains Why She Has A Role To Play In The BLM Movement

In ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ Lexi Underwood’s character becomes an agent of change. Now, in real life, she feels compelled to fight 400 years of systemic racism to bring about permanent change in America. During the month-long Black Lives Matter protests, which are now being called the largest movement in US history, young people flooded the […]

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Fire’s Brandt Bronico hopes players, league develop partnership

The Fire’s Brandt Bronico takes part in training. | Courtesy of the Fire Bronico, along with teammates CJ Sapong and Jeremiah Gutjahr, represented the Fire during the players’ negotiations with MLS to resume the season. Before an agreement was reached to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement to pave the way for a restart, the […]

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Fire’s CJ Sapong among leaders of new Black Players Coalition of MLS

The Fire’s CJ Sapong is a member of the new Black Players Coalition of MLS. | Getty Images The coalition aims to give black players a voice in the league; to encourage black representation in the players’ association and higher levels of MLS; and to help local communities.  A group of black Major League Soccer […]

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CJ Sapong looking for words to turn into action

The Fire’s CJ Sapong has been vocal in the wake of George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police. | Courtesy of the Fire On social media, Sapong has been outspoken about the situation after George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police.. He engaged in an almost hour-long discussion on Instagram with the Rapids’ Kei Kamara, and has […]

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Inside a Huge Brooklyn Protest: ‘The World Is Watching’

Rewind, before the trash fires and lootings and arrests, to the scene outside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Sunday evening. A gate agent at Kennedy International Airport, Victoria Sloan, stood in the crowd with the setting sun at her back, thinking about the time the police hassled her little brother. Several feet away, Daniel English, a […]

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Minneapolis overwhelmed again by protests over Floyd death

Fires burned unchecked and thousands protesting the police killing of George Floyd ignored a curfew as unrest overwhelmed authorities for another night in Minneapolis, and the governor acknowledged Saturday that he didn’t have enough manpower to contain the chaos. The new round of tumult — which has also spread to other cities — came despite […]

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Protests over George Floyd death overwhelm authorities again

MINNEAPOLIS — Fires burned unchecked and thousands protesting the police killing of George Floyd ignored a curfew as unrest overwhelmed authorities for another night in Minneapolis, and the governor acknowledged Saturday that he didn’t have enough manpower to contain the chaos. The new round of tumult — which has also spread to other cities — […]

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Fires, looting rock Minneapolis after man’s death; 1 dead

Fires are burning and looting is taking place after violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night By DOUG GLASS Associated Press May 28, 2020, 11:58 AM 3 min read 3 min read MINNEAPOLIS — Fires burned and looters struck Thursday after violent protests […]

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Fire’s Brandt Bronico relishing role in MLS negotiations

The Fire’s Brandt Bronico kicks the ball during their game earlier this season in Seattle. | Courtesy of the Fire Along with teammates CJ Sapong and Jeremiah Gutjahr, Bronico is representing the Fire in talks between the players and Major League Soccer about how to restart the season.  Along with teammates CJ Sapong and Jeremiah […]

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Ariana Grande Defends Herself Against “Diva” Accusations | Daily Pop | E! News

The Grammy winner fires back at haters who claim she’s a "diva" and questions why men are treated differently for the same behavior. "Daily Pop" breaks it all down! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1151576/ariana-grande-stands-up-for-herself-against-diva-accusation #ArianaGrande #ENews #DailyPop Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay for the […]

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Meet Lexi Underwood, the breakout star of ‘Little Fires Everywhere’

Lexi Underwood, who plays Pearl Warren on “Little Fires Everywhere,” says she almost gave up on her dream of acting before landing the role on Hulu’s hit drama. “I lost this [other TV] pilot the day before the audition and I was completely ready to get out of the business,” says Underwood, 16. “I didn’t […]

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