BREA (CBSLA) — A small dog is fighting for her life Thursday after being rescued from a burning home by firefighters in Brea. The 6-year-old poodle mix named Jasmine stayed at an animal hospital overnight after firefighters made a heroic effort to find her in the middle of the flames and smoke, then resuscitate her with oxygen. “She needs some kind of miraculous intervention, because she’s in grave danger,” Pastor Doug Green, Jasmine’s owner, said. “She inhaled lots of fumes.” Green, who happens to be the chaplain for the Brea Police Department, was the one in need of help Wednesday when a fire broke out at his home. He said he was unable to get past the flames and smoke to rescue Jasmine himself. “She was in my daughter’s room, obviously trapped back there,” he said. “There was nothing we could do about it. We had to wait for the fire department to rescue her.” As soon as firefighters arrived, Green said he told … [Read more...] about WATCH: Firefighters Rescue Dog From Burning Home In Brea
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Rita Maxwell had no idea she was about to lose the job she'd had for nearly 20 years when her boss told her to meet him in the conference room at the end of the work day. In a short conversation, Maxwell's longtime boss, the head of an executive search firm in Northern Virginia, informed her that he no longer needed an executive assistant because he could handle his own scheduling, errands and phone calls. He offered her a few weeks of severance pay and said he would stay late while she packed her belongings. "I was completely taken aback when he called me into the meeting room to let me know my position had been eliminated," said Maxwell, who was let go in early 2017. "There's just not a lot of loyalty anymore." The United States has shed over 2.1 million administrative and office support jobs since 2000, Labor Department data show, eroding what for decades had been a reliable path to the middle class for women without college degrees. The job losses affecting administrative … [Read more...] about Administrative assistant jobs helped propel many women into the middle class. Now they’re disappearing.
Atmospheric river storms like the one pounding California this week are becoming more intense and cost Western states roughly $1 billion in damage annually, according to a report on the weather phenomenon.The storms, which carry moisture from the tropics to the mid-latitude regions, have caused some of California’s biggest deluges. But when a storm passes, what’s left in its wake?In the study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, scientists found that from 1978 to 2017, atmospheric rivers caused $42.6 billion in flood damage in 11 Western states — 84% of the estimated total water-related damage of $50.8 billion. That’s roughly $1.1 billion in damage done by atmospheric rivers every year.“Research has shown that these storms are going to become more intense over the coming decades,” said Tom Corringham, one of the authors of the study by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. … [Read more...] about Notorious storms getting worse, cause billions in damage across California
Ericsson is nearing a resolution of a long-running U.S. corruption investigation, according to two people familiar with the matter, a deal that could cost the telecommunications equipment maker more than $1 billion. Such an agreement, which the people said could be announced this week or next, would end probes by the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission into potential bribery in six countries where the company did business. In September, Stockholm-based Ericsson said it had set aside 12 billion kronor ($1.2 billion) to cover U.S. penalties. The head of the Justice Department's criminal division hinted at an imminent resolution during a speech Wednesday at the American Conference Institute's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act gathering in Maryland. Without naming Ericsson, Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said a corporate case to be announced soon would enable the Justice Department to finish the year with a total of about $1.6 billion in FCPA recoveries. … [Read more...] about Ericsson nears U.S. bribe settlement that could cost more than $1 billion
-FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 file image the International Criminal Court, or ICC, is seen in The Hague, Netherlands. Prosecutors are appealing to International Criminal Court judges to authorize a wide-ranging investigation into alleged crimes in Afghanistan's brutal conflict. In April, a panel of judges rejected a request by the court's prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, to open an investigation into crimes allegedly committed by the Taliban, Afghan security forces and American military and intelligence agencies. less -FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 file image the International Criminal Court, or ICC, is seen in The Hague, Netherlands. Prosecutors are appealing to International Criminal Court judges to authorize a ... more Photo: Peter Dejong, AP Photo: Peter Dejong, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption … [Read more...] about Prosecution: ICC judges were wrong to reject Afghan probe