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Heaps of dead whales, salmon and sardines blamed on the El Nino freak weather phenomenon have clogged Chile's Pacific beaches in recent months. "We think that a common factor in the deaths of creatures in southern Chile, in the salmon farms and in fish off the coast is the El Nino phenomenon," said experts at the Chilean fisheries institute IFOP.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators finally figured out how to shut down the NHL's best road team and a pretty potent power play. As a result, they have given themselves a chance to tie their second-round series.
The 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to leave town as a monster wildfire swept through the oil sands region, in Alberta province's largest ever evacuation. "I know that it's a very scary time," Alberta premier Rachel Notley told a press conference. Authorities urged residents to head toward evacuation centers as the city reeled from what Notley called the province's largest evacuation.