Sunday, August 31 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-08-31 09:20:57 GMT
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44...Full Story >
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops...Full Story >
Sunday, August 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:52:12 GMT
An Afghan spokesman says 23 people were killed when a passenger van and a fuel tanker collided in western Afghanistan.Full Story >
A van slammed into a fuel tanker in western Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 23 people in the latest horrific accident in a country with poorly maintained roads and often reckless driving.Full Story >
YARNELL, AZ (CBS5) -
Evacuees of Yarnell returning to their homes Monday morning after the Yarnell Hill Fire were being asked to boil the water from the town's water system before consumption.
The Yarnell Water Improvement Association said the boil advisory was issued as a precautionary measure and that no known contamination has occurred. The association said water test results were expected on Tuesday.
Residents were advised to boil their water for at least 3 minutes, or to use bottled water.
The association said the water was safe for bathing and flushing of toilets, but that ingestion should be avoided.
Water intended for teeth brushing, drinking, food preparation, beverages, ice and dish washing should be boiled, and that boiled water could be refrigerated in a clean, covered container.
The association also is banning any outdoor or high-volume usage, such as car washing, landscaping or in cleanup efforts.
Evacuees were scheduled to start returning to their homes at 9 a.m. Monday. Residents will be asked for identification with a physical address. P.O. Boxes will not be recognized.
Utility crews continued to work to restore power, water, communications, gas, and transportation services.
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Tuesday, July 8 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-07-08 17:22:26 GMT
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.The White House said Obama will submit the requestFull Story >
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states. Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:57:07 GMT
A New York teenager has died after he crashed a lamborghini into a guard rail while taking it for a test drive. According to FOX News, 18-year-old Samuel Shepard was driving on a county road in MountFull Story >
A New York teenager has died after he crashed a lamborghini into a guard rail while taking it for a test drive.Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:34:11 GMT
The Coast Guard says the pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast.Full Story >
A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday.Full Story >