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# california - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer
# Monsanto
# Monsanto

Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer

Aug 12th 2018, 2:32 PM 34,553 Views 62 Comments

The €254 million payout is expected to open the door to a slew of similar cases against Monsanto, manufacturer of Roundup.

# california - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer
# Landmark Judgement
# Landmark Judgement

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

Aug 11th 2018, 7:57 AM 58,271 Views 61 Comments

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

# california - Friday 10 August, 2018

The man suspected of sparking a huge wild fire in California is facing life in jail
# Forrest Gordon Clark
# Forrest Gordon Clark

The man suspected of sparking a huge wild fire in California is facing life in jail

Aug 10th 2018, 9:12 PM 27,345 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Holy Fire’ is still only 5% contained.

Over 10k raised for Cork mother of six left homeless by California wildfires
# Carr Fire
# Carr Fire

Over 10k raised for Cork mother of six left homeless by California wildfires

Aug 10th 2018, 12:46 PM 25,810 Views 13 Comments

Zita Harrington Biehle’s home in Redding was destroyed by the Carr Fire in July.

# california - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'Day of reckoning' for globally popular weedkiller Roundup as €344 million cancer trial comes to a head
# Roundup Trial
# Roundup Trial

'Day of reckoning' for globally popular weedkiller Roundup as €344 million cancer trial comes to a head

Aug 8th 2018, 7:39 AM 80,242 Views 0 Comments

The verdict in the trial, instigated by terminally ill Dewayne Johnson, could leave Roundup manufacturer Monsanto facing hundreds of additional lawsuits.

# california - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

11 dead as California is scorched by raging wildfires the size of LA
# Evacuations
# Evacuations

11 dead as California is scorched by raging wildfires the size of LA

Aug 7th 2018, 8:39 PM 12,597 Views 6 Comments

Some 14,000 firefighters, including reinforcements from as far away as Australia and New Zealand, have arrived to combat the firestorm.

# california - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Two children aged four and five among the latest victims to die in California wildfires
# Searches
# Searches

Two children aged four and five among the latest victims to die in California wildfires

Jul 29th 2018, 11:59 AM 11,636 Views 6 Comments

Some 38,000 people have been evacuated after the Carr Fire roared into the outskirts of Redding in Shasta County.

# california - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings

Jul 28th 2018, 6:24 PM 17,995 Views 9 Comments

An official yesterday announced the death of a firefighter battling the inferno.

# california - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

77-year-old accused of setting blaze at retirement home to lure firefighters who he then shot
# California
# California

77-year-old accused of setting blaze at retirement home to lure firefighters who he then shot

Jun 26th 2018, 7:59 AM 19,368 Views 10 Comments

Pensioner Thomas Kim was arrested soon after shooting two firefighters, one of whom has died, at his California retirement home.

# california - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died
# California
# California

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died

Jun 21st 2018, 3:40 PM 16,404 Views 26 Comments

Koko, a tribute said, “touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas”.

# california - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'My little sisters right now are chained up': Court hears 911 call made from girl who escaped home
# Turpin Family
# Turpin Family

'My little sisters right now are chained up': Court hears 911 call made from girl who escaped home

Jun 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 67,556 Views 0 Comments

David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. They are being held on $12 million bail each.

# california - Saturday 26 May, 2018

US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students
# California
# California

US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students

May 26th 2018, 2:06 PM 18,978 Views 9 Comments

The decision followed a call by two hundred professors demanding his resignation.

# california - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

California couple accused of long-term abuse after police discover kids in filthy conditions
# Felony Child Abuse
# Felony Child Abuse

California couple accused of long-term abuse after police discover kids in filthy conditions

May 16th 2018, 7:30 AM 25,129 Views 0 Comments

Questions remain as to how the children and the alleged abuse went undetected for years.

# california - Friday 11 May, 2018

Suspect in custody after reports of shots at California high school
# Palmdale
# Palmdale

Suspect in custody after reports of shots at California high school

May 11th 2018, 5:08 PM 9,320 Views 9 Comments

Police responded to reports of shots fired just as students were to attend classes.

# california - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

72-year-old man arrested on suspicion of being 'Golden State Killer' of the '70s and '80s
# California
# California

72-year-old man arrested on suspicion of being 'Golden State Killer' of the '70s and '80s

Apr 25th 2018, 10:45 PM 68,888 Views 17 Comments

The ‘Golden State Killer’ terrorised California in the 70s and 80s.

# california - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'It's a miracle': California mudslide survivors find personal treasures in the rubble
# Recovery
# Recovery

'It's a miracle': California mudslide survivors find personal treasures in the rubble

Apr 22nd 2018, 12:00 PM 35 Views 0 Comments

The mudslide killed at least 21 people in January and almost wiped one small community off the map.

# california - Friday 13 April, 2018

Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway
# Will Ferrell
# Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway

Apr 13th 2018, 10:30 PM 32,573 Views 45 Comments

The actor suffered minor injuries.

# california - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'I don't think he's alive, he wouldn't do this to us' - Cork mother of missing backpacker on the year-long search for her son
# David O'Sullivan
# David O'Sullivan

'I don't think he's alive, he wouldn't do this to us' - Cork mother of missing backpacker on the year-long search for her son

Apr 10th 2018, 12:34 PM 33,697 Views 4 Comments

David O’Sullivan disappeared while navigating the Pacific Crest Trail in California in April 2017.

# california - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison
# Menendez Brothers
# Menendez Brothers

Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison

Apr 7th 2018, 3:21 PM 73,281 Views 25 Comments

The Menendez brothers are serving life in prison for the murder of their parents in their Beverly Hills mansion in 1989.

# california - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

YouTube shooter was 'vegan-themed content creator' who hated the company
# Nasim Aghdam
# Nasim Aghdam

YouTube shooter was 'vegan-themed content creator' who hated the company

Apr 4th 2018, 7:12 AM 84,310 Views 106 Comments

39-year-old Nasim Aghdam entered the offices of the social media giant in the city of San Bruno and opened fire.

# california - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting

Apr 3rd 2018, 11:05 PM 110,504 Views 107 Comments

Police have said at least four others have been injured in the shooting.

# california - Friday 30 March, 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'
# California
# California

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'

Mar 30th 2018, 4:52 PM 26,391 Views 33 Comments

US media is reporting that the 70-year-old is in a stable condition.

California judge rules that coffee needs to be sold with cancer warning
# Court
# Court

California judge rules that coffee needs to be sold with cancer warning

Mar 30th 2018, 9:44 AM 36,630 Views 37 Comments

The lawsuit called for the coffee industry to remove acrylamide from its processing.

# california - Friday 23 March, 2018

'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway
# California
# California

'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway

Mar 23rd 2018, 1:38 PM 15,563 Views 49 Comments

22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot on Sunday in the back garden of his grandparents’ home.

# california - Friday 16 March, 2018

Couple wrongly accused of 'Gone Girl'-style fake kidnapping reach €2 million settlement
# California
# California

Couple wrongly accused of 'Gone Girl'-style fake kidnapping reach €2 million settlement

Mar 16th 2018, 10:56 PM 51,868 Views 8 Comments

Police initially discounted a report by Denise Huskins and her boyfriend that a masked intruder drugged them in their home and then kidnapped her in 2015.

# california - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Gunman and three women dead after hostage standoff at veterans' home in California
# Yountville
# Yountville

Gunman and three women dead after hostage standoff at veterans' home in California

Mar 10th 2018, 10:37 AM 11,861 Views 28 Comments

The standoff lasted for almost eight hours before police entered to find four people dead.

# california - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Lowry only Irishman to make the cut in California as Johnson and Potter take the lead
# Pebble Beach Pro-am
From The42
# Pebble Beach Pro-am

Lowry only Irishman to make the cut in California as Johnson and Potter take the lead

Feb 11th 2018, 11:10 AM 4,492 Views 4 Comments

Ted Potter Jr. flirted with a 59 as he moved into a share of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am lead with Dustin Johnson.

# california - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Johnson shares lead as McIlroy five-putts after two rounds at Pebble Beach
# California
From The42
# California

Johnson shares lead as McIlroy five-putts after two rounds at Pebble Beach

Feb 10th 2018, 9:52 AM 4,913 Views 5 Comments

Making his first PGA Tour appearance of the Year, Rory McIlroy had an eagle putt at the hole on Friday, but left with a double bogey.

# california - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

Jan 31st 2018, 7:34 AM 13,104 Views 0 Comments

Four people were aboard the Robinson R44 helicopter when it went down.

# california - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska
# Warning
# Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,125 Views 42 Comments

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# california - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Safe and relieved, but Californian children held captive in 'torture chamber' have long road ahead
# Turpin Family
# Turpin Family

Safe and relieved, but Californian children held captive in 'torture chamber' have long road ahead

Jan 20th 2018, 12:37 PM 30,165 Views 13 Comments

Some of the children were so detached they didn’t understand the concept of a police officer or medicine.

# california - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'
# In Chains
# In Chains

Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years'

Jan 18th 2018, 9:53 PM 75,765 Views 32 Comments

David Allen and Louise Anna Turpin are facing 94 years in prison apiece.

# california - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'
# California
# California

Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive'

Jan 16th 2018, 6:50 PM 106,913 Views 55 Comments

The 13 victims at the house in Perris, California ranged in age from two to 29.

# california - Monday 15 January, 2018

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building
# Unique Stunt Jump
# Unique Stunt Jump

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Jan 15th 2018, 3:37 PM 30,292 Views 34 Comments

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

# california - Saturday 13 January, 2018

There have been some weird weather events so far this year
# Day After Tomorrow
# Day After Tomorrow

There have been some weird weather events so far this year

Jan 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 29,834 Views 64 Comments

We’ve had snow in the Sahara desert and a deadly “bomb cyclone” in the US in less than two weeks.

California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing
# Santa Barbara
# Santa Barbara

California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing

Jan 13th 2018, 4:07 PM 8,055 Views 8 Comments

Seven people remain missing and dozens of homes have been destroyed.

# california - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides
# Homes Destroyed
# Homes Destroyed

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

Jan 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,037 Views 6 Comments

The county sheriff said that he expected the death toll to increase, saying “dozens” are still missing.

# california - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Images captured during Californian aerial search for missing Corkman being analysed for blue backpack
# David O'Sullivan
# David O'Sullivan

Images captured during Californian aerial search for missing Corkman being analysed for blue backpack

Jan 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 46,440 Views 6 Comments

The plane’s pilot said that the search was coordinated between aerial experts and local search volunteers.

# california - Monday 1 January, 2018

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today
# Drug Laws
# Drug Laws

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

Jan 1st 2018, 10:15 AM 13,816 Views 39 Comments

But finding a shop to buy non-medical pot in California won’t be easy, at least initially.

# california - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents
# Road Trip
# Road Trip

Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 23,741 Views 0 Comments

Patrick and Barbara Jiron brought 27kg of marijuana on a cross-country road trip in the US.