United Nations officials urged diplomats to cable their capitals to send money, doctors and protective gear to the affected region, while Doctors Without Borders called for countries to send biohazard experts.
Ren Jianming, one of China’s leading experts on corruption, discusses the enormous scale of the problem and the challenge of keeping government functioning while pursuing it “to the end,” as President Xi Jinping has vowed.
SUMMIT COUNTY — Firefighters are trying to get the jump on the Hewlett wildfire in Poudre Canyon, reported at 100 acres Monday afternoon. According to Inciweb, the fire is burning in open timber, brush and grass in rugged terrain.Three 20-person crews, a Type 1 helicopter, and a heavy air tanker have been ordered. Structures are located near the fire, but none are immediately threatened.
Another Colorado summer: MT @CodyCrouch: We’re over #HewlettFire. Not seeing any structures threatened yet. http://twitpic.com/9l4sgg