Hawaii’s Maui island wildfire deadliest in century as deaths near 100

The raging wildfire that swept through Lahaina town on the Hawaiian island of Maui this week has killed at least 93 people, making it the most deadly US fire in a century. Maui County officials said early Sunday that firefighting crews are continuing to extinguish flare-ups in the Lahaina and Upcountry Maui fires. In the Upcountry Maui fire, three structures in Olinda and 16 structures in Kula were destroyed.

Report says Twitter okayed 83% of govt requests to restrict content, Elon Musk responds

Under Elon Musk, Twitter approved a staggering 83 per cent of government requests to either restrict or block content globally, including in India and Turkey, a media outlet reported. Since Musk’s takeover in October 2022, the micro-blogging platform received 971 requests from governments (compared to only 338 in the six-month period from October 2021 to April 2022), according to a report in El Pais, a Spanish-language daily newspaper.