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Firefighters battle a forest fire in Russia's remote Irkutsk region, in Siberia, July 25, 2019.9 million acres were in the grip of fires on Monday, mainly in the vast regions of Yakutia in the north and Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk in Siberia, authorities said.

The site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster is set to officially become a tourist attraction, Ukraine announced Wednesday.SEE IT: MODEL APOLOGIZES FOR CHERNOBYL-THEMED, THONG-CLAD PHOTO"Chernobyl has been a negative part of Ukraine's brand," Zelensky said during the signing, according to the BBC.

The true story behind HBO's "Chernobyl" Ukraine is hoping to further exploit the nuclear disaster site at Chernobyl as a tourist attraction.Sergei Supinsky / AFP/Getty Images "We must give this territory of Ukraine a new life," Zelenskiy said.

But at this federal facility 130 miles south of Denver, they're re-creating crashes for drone training.As more police and fire departments turn to drones, the first responders on the scene arrive by air.

More: Hurricane Michael survivors and Trump supporters flock to Panama City rally Helping tee up the crowd was Lt.Democrats have pushed back saying that Senate Republicans at Trump's urging cut $2.

Spending a weekend in Chernobyl might sound strange to many, but the site of one of the world's worst industrial accidents draws tens of thousands of tourists wanting a closer look at this fascinating area evacuated decades ago.Standing in front of the new containment shield covering the remains of the exploded reactor are the writer, her husband and 11 students from Syracuse University.

President Trump tweets while Puerto Rico suffers., fumed that the pecan, peanut and cotton farmers he represents in the Peach State would suffer without the disaster assistance they need to begin spring plantings simply because Democrats refused to budge on Puerto Rico.

The disaster was initially triggered by a deadly earthquake and tsunami that killed over 18,000 people.This caused an outpour of radiation, as well as an influx of nuclear fluids that contaminated parts of the Pacific Ocean.

A ‘Disaster,’ Says Bernard-Henri Lévy.ImageCreditCreditJean Christophe Marmara/FigarophotoThe philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy has been a fixture on French television screens for decades.

© Provided by Bankrate, LLC You worked hard to rack up enough points to splurge on your family’s dream trip when the worst happens.So, what happens if you use your hard-earned points and have the worst trip of your life?

The area is a tourist mecca, and the agency said many of the victims were visiting beaches for the holidays.Natasya Phebe, a health specialist with the humanitarian aid group World Vision, was at a restaurant on the beach minutes before the tsunami hit.

Result: 1- 6 out of 6 Article found Kerala floods: NDRF rescued as many as 60000 people Written by Rahul Tripathi | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2018 at 11:27 pm With the increased phenomenon of “Urban Flooding”, NDRF, the men in orange uniform helping people during times of distress are becoming a familiar sight in urban centres.J-K floods: Social networking sites aid rescue, relief work By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: September 8, 2014 at 3:42 pm The information related to floods is trending on twitter under #KashmirFloods.

For everyone else, picking up a reliable phone holder should be high on the list of road trip purchases.On a road trip, it helps to be prepared.

That does not, however, mean you should share all your opinions on social media.” Anyone with a public Twitter account is a de facto public figure, she added.

Varanasi boat tragedy: 7 bodies found, dozen missing By: Express News Service | Allahabad | Updated: August 6, 2014 at 4:54 am Besides 42 people on board, cycles, motorcycles loaded on boat; FIR against boatman.Pune landslide: Toll 105, 55 still feared buried Written by Atikh Rashid | Malin | Updated: August 4, 2014 at 3:41 am NDRF says 60% of the site explored, 60% bodies recovered.

For a growing number of thrill-seekers visiting Chernobyl's radiation-contaminated lands the device is used to help navigate the site of what remains the world's worst nuclear accident.The uninhabited exclusion zone, a 30-kilometre (19-mile) radius around the former nuclear power station, has seen a surge in tourists in the past few years.

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A Delta jet departing from the world's busiest airport made an emergency landing Wednesday after smoke was seen pouring from one of the plane's engines.Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport tweeted that "after 6pm, smoke was reported coming from the engine of a departing aircraft.

The series of events that unfolded on a Southwest airliner on Tuesday after one of the jet's engines exploded mid-flight may have been triggered by a broken fan blade, investigators said Wednesday.A preliminary investigation found that a fan blade — one of 24 — inside of the Boeing 737's left engine snapped while Flight 1380 was flying at 500 mph above Pennsylvania.

The FBI announced the new reward Thursday for information about Mauro Ociel Valenzuela-Reyes, who worked for SabreTech, the maintenance contractor for ValuJet Airlines.It was a charnel house that sickened searchers, and a hallowed site to those who lost someone in the crash.