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Listen: (G)I-dle shares ‘I Burn’ highlight medley

Listen: (G)I-dle shares ‘I Burn’ highlight medley

Entertainment
Jan. 6 (UPI) -- South Korean girl group (G)I-dle is gearing up to release its new EP. The K-pop stars shared an "audio snippet" video Wednesday for their forthcoming EP, I Burn. Advertisement The highlight medley features clips of the title track, "Anger," and five other songs: "Grudge," "Moon," "Where is Love," "Lost" and "Dahlia." (G)I-dle shared a group concept photo for the Fire version of I Burn on Tuesday. The group will release three versions of the EP, the Winter version, the Flower version and the Fire version. (G)I-dle will release I Burn on Monday. The EP is the group's first release since the single album Dumdi Dumdi, released in August. (G)I-dle consists of Miyeon, Minnie, Soojin, Soyeon, Yuqi and Shuhua. The group is known for the singles "Latata," "Hann (Alone)," "Senorita...
Protesters burn part of Guatemala’s Congress building

Protesters burn part of Guatemala’s Congress building

World
Hundreds of protesters have broken into Guatemala’s Congress and burned part of the building amid growing demonstrations against President Alejandro Giammattei and the legislature for approving a budget that cut educational and health spendingByThe Associated PressNovember 21, 2020, 10:06 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleGUATEMALA CITY -- Hundreds of protesters broke into Guatemala's Congress and burned part of the building Saturday amid growing demonstrations against President Alejandro Giammattei and the legislature for approving a budget that cut educational and health spending.The protest came as about 7,000 people were demonstrating in front of the National Palace in Guatemala City against the budget, which protesters say was negotiated and passed by le...
Wildfires burn through record area in California as blazes continue to spread

Wildfires burn through record area in California as blazes continue to spread

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device Wildfires have burned through a record number of acres in California this year as firefighters continue to battle several large blazes across the state.The state's department of forestry and fire protection, Cal Fire, says more than two million acres have burned, more than the size of Delaware.One fire, El Dorado, which has spread over 7,000 acres, was started by a gender reveal party, officials say.California is currently experiencing a record heatwave.Los Angeles County reported its highest ever temperature of 49.4C (121F) on Sunday. Although temperatures are expected to drop from Tuesday onwards it may bring strong winds which could fan the flames, the National Weather Service warns. Life in the ...
Americans expect to burn through their savings quickly, survey finds

Americans expect to burn through their savings quickly, survey finds

Finance
As millions of jobs are lost to the coronavirus pandemic, almost half of low-income Americans say they expect to burn through their savings within three months, according to a survey released Thursday.The government's monthly employment numbers for March, due to be released Friday, are expected to show an unprecedented surge in layoffs by businesses forced to shut down by the pandemic.Guido Mieth | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesIn a separate report Thursday, the Labor Department found that some 6.6 million workers had filed for unemployment benefits. That follows a wave of 3.3 million jobless claims in the prior week.Many of those laid-off workers, especially in lower-income households, have little in the way of a financial cushion to fall back on, according to a survey by Morning Consult.Th...

As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk

Technology
Fabric curtains stretch across the huge Warragamba Dam to trap ash and sediment expected to wash off wildfire-scorched slopes and into the reservoir that holds 80% of untreated drinking water for the Greater Sydney area. In Australia's national capital of Canberra, where a state of emergency was declared on Friday because of an out-of-control forest fire to its south, authorities are hoping a new water treatment plant and other measures will prevent a repeat of water quality problems and disruption that followed deadly wildfires 17 years ago. There have not yet been major impacts on drinking water systems in southeast Australia from the intense fires that have burned more than 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers) since September. But authorities know from experience that the bi...