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Stephen Lam

Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship, 14 with coronavirus

18 Feb 2020

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif./GENEVA More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States after two weeks under quarantine off Japan. | Video

Firefighters get brief respite from winds fanning California wildfires

28 Oct 2019

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct 28 Fierce winds fanning Californian wildfires are expected to abate on Monday, giving firefighters a chance to corral blazes that have scorched swaths of the picturesque wine country in the north and neighborhoods near Los Angeles in the south.

Firefighters struggle against massive, wind-whipped California wildfire

28 Oct 2019

HEALDSBURG, Calif. Crews lost ground on Sunday against a wind-driven wildfire that has blackened a wide swath of California's picturesque wine country and driven 180,000 people from their homes as they hoped for a break in the hot, dry weather. | Video

California wine country fire began near damaged PG&E tower, 2,000 flee

25 Oct 2019

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. A wind-driven wildfire that forced some 2,000 people to flee homes in Northern California's wine country on Thursday erupted near the base of a damaged high-voltage transmission tower owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Co, utility and fire officials said. | Video

Winds driving California wine country fire abate - for now

25 Oct 2019

GEYSERVILLE, Calif., Oct 25 The winds that drove wildfires that forced some 2,000 people to flee homes in Northern California's wine country are expected to abate on Friday.

Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31

12 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history. | Video

Severe 'devil winds' expected to whip up deadly California blazes

11 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. Nov 11 Severe hot and dry "devil winds" kicked up on Sunday in fire ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the north, fanning the flames of wild fires that have killed at least 25 people, officials said.

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

11 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23. | Video

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China warns UK: 'Dumping' Huawei will cost you

China warned British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday that his decision to ban Huawei from the 5G network would cost Britain dearly in investment, casting the move as the result of politicised pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump.