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# california - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

No criminal charges will be brought over Berkeley balcony collapse
# Burden Of Proof
# Burden Of Proof

No criminal charges will be brought over Berkeley balcony collapse

Mar 29th 2016, 11:04 PM 42,900 Views 0 Comments

“There is a deep desire for this case to act as a lesson for other builders and avoid a tragedy like this from happening again.”

# california - Thursday 17 March, 2016

This amazing dog fell off a fishing boat but was found alive five weeks later
# Dog Overboard
# Dog Overboard

This amazing dog fell off a fishing boat but was found alive five weeks later

Mar 17th 2016, 7:13 PM 24,612 Views 12 Comments

Luna managed to make the 3km swim to a nearby island.

# california - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives
# California
# California

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives

Mar 16th 2016, 1:11 PM 16,929 Views 15 Comments

Matthew Hay-Chapman recognised the stolen white van from news reports and pointed the men out to police.

# california - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Keith Emerson found dead with gunshot wound to the head
# California
# California

Keith Emerson found dead with gunshot wound to the head

Mar 12th 2016, 8:20 AM 56,566 Views 18 Comments

He was found by his partner in the early hours of Friday morning.

# california - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging
# What A Waste
# What A Waste

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

Mar 5th 2016, 8:45 AM 49,318 Views 59 Comments

Wholefoods have gone back to selling mandarins as they should be.

# california - Sunday 28 February, 2016

'All hell breaks loose' as protesters clash with Ku Klux Klan at rally
# Stabbings
# Stabbings

'All hell breaks loose' as protesters clash with Ku Klux Klan at rally

Feb 28th 2016, 8:04 AM 31,469 Views 122 Comments

At least three people were stabbed in a brawl between KKK members and counter-protesters in California.

# california - Friday 26 February, 2016

Facebook employees crossed out 'black lives matter' slogan on office wall
# Disrespectful
# Disrespectful

Facebook employees crossed out 'black lives matter' slogan on office wall

Feb 26th 2016, 8:49 AM 20,147 Views 91 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg has criticised employees for scratching out the phrase from a wall on the company’s Menlo Park building.

# california - Friday 19 February, 2016

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming

Feb 19th 2016, 11:56 AM 62,273 Views 65 Comments

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

# california - Thursday 18 February, 2016

McIlroy's watertight short game puts him on tail of leaders
# Green Party
From The42
# Green Party

McIlroy's watertight short game puts him on tail of leaders

Feb 18th 2016, 10:18 PM 7,203 Views 3 Comments

The Holywood golfer carded a four-under-par opening round but it wasn’t such a good day for Padraig Harrington in California.

# california - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy
# California
# California

School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy

Feb 17th 2016, 10:57 PM 26,085 Views 48 Comments

The court heard that a teacher had her called to the office when she showed up in the shirt.

# california - Monday 25 January, 2016

Search continues for inmates who made 'sophisticated' and daring prison escape
# Maximum Security
# Maximum Security

Search continues for inmates who made 'sophisticated' and daring prison escape

Jan 25th 2016, 9:43 PM 27,707 Views 20 Comments

The men cut, crawled, climbed and rappelled their way to freedom.

# california - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Man who cut off businessman's penis among three to escape maximum-security prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Man who cut off businessman's penis among three to escape maximum-security prison

Jan 24th 2016, 1:31 PM 35,334 Views 24 Comments

The men escaped during a disturbance in the prison.

# california - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Widow of man killed in terrorist attack sues Twitter for spreading Islamic State's message
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Widow of man killed in terrorist attack sues Twitter for spreading Islamic State's message

Jan 14th 2016, 10:01 PM 11,769 Views 17 Comments

Twitter said its rules make it clear that the promotion of terrorism deserves no place on Twitter.

# california - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges
# California
# California

Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges

Jan 6th 2016, 10:55 PM 9,753 Views 0 Comments

He faces up to 50 years in prison if convicted on all charges.

First E. coli and now norovirus, Chipotle is facing a major food safety probe
# Food Scare
# Food Scare

First E. coli and now norovirus, Chipotle is facing a major food safety probe

Jan 6th 2016, 5:19 PM 21,235 Views 19 Comments

The US chain selling Mexican-style food is losing customers fast.

# california - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales
# California
# California

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales

Dec 30th 2015, 4:17 PM 14,198 Views 39 Comments

The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.

# california - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day
# California
# California

Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2015, 1:18 PM 16,099 Views 7 Comments

Police say it appears the man and woman got into a fight and he chased the victim from their home, dousing her in petrol.

# california - Friday 18 December, 2015

Children found dead in storage unit suffered 'ongoing physical abuse'
# California
# California

Children found dead in storage unit suffered 'ongoing physical abuse'

Dec 18th 2015, 7:55 PM 25,117 Views 0 Comments

California prosecutors say they plan to charge a woman and a teenager with first degree murder.

# california - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man who gave guns to San Bernardino shooters arrested
# ENRIQUE MARQUEZ
# ENRIQUE MARQUEZ

Man who gave guns to San Bernardino shooters arrested

Dec 17th 2015, 8:58 PM 14,592 Views 48 Comments

The 24-year-old legally purchased the two rifles used in the attacks.

Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane
# United States
# United States

Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane

Dec 17th 2015, 9:00 AM 23,499 Views 0 Comments

Lawrence Wells, 54, faces up to 10 years in prison.

# california - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles

Dec 15th 2015, 9:00 PM 36,498 Views 79 Comments

A ‘specific but non-credible’ threat was also made to schools in New York.

# california - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Hero's funeral for California shooting victim who shielded co-worker
# California
# California

Hero's funeral for California shooting victim who shielded co-worker

Dec 12th 2015, 11:00 PM 25,201 Views 10 Comments

The family of Shannon Johnson were handed a US flag at his funeral service today.

Wife's role in California attack raises fear of 'jihad brides'
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Wife's role in California attack raises fear of 'jihad brides'

Dec 12th 2015, 3:19 PM 16,553 Views 54 Comments

There are concerns Islamic State may actively encourage women to join men in the attacks in the West.

# california - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck
# California
# California

Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck

Dec 10th 2015, 6:08 AM 11,412 Views 12 Comments

He went through two compaction cycles.

# california - Monday 7 December, 2015

Irish weather reports versus American weather reports
# St Teresa
From The Daily Edge
# St Teresa

Irish weather reports versus American weather reports

Dec 7th 2015, 2:53 PM 10,924 Views 1 Comment

What would they make of our Teresa?

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address
# Poisoned Minds
# Poisoned Minds

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address

Dec 7th 2015, 7:20 AM 10,689 Views 42 Comments

The US president has vowed to defeat the threat posed by IS.

# california - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Parole hearing brings back dark memories of the notorious "San Francisco witch killers"
# California Nightmares
# California Nightmares

Parole hearing brings back dark memories of the notorious "San Francisco witch killers"

Dec 5th 2015, 9:00 PM 34,420 Views 9 Comments

In the early 1980s, Suzan and Michael Carson went on a religious, drug-fuelled mission to rid the world of “witches” in California.

Who were the victims of the San Bernardino shooting?
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Who were the victims of the San Bernardino shooting?

Dec 5th 2015, 7:41 AM 14,397 Views 7 Comments

Fourteen people were killed in Wednesday’s attack.

# california - Friday 4 December, 2015

Dozens of journalists crowd into home of San Bernardino suspects
# Camera Crew
# Camera Crew

Dozens of journalists crowd into home of San Bernardino suspects

Dec 4th 2015, 10:22 PM 15,443 Views 42 Comments

Television and radio journalists – including reporters from the BBC, MSNBC and CNN – toured around the home of the suspected shooters.

US officials say San Bernardino gunman had been in contact with terror suspects
# Syed Farook
# Syed Farook

US officials say San Bernardino gunman had been in contact with terror suspects

Dec 4th 2015, 7:24 AM 15,972 Views 115 Comments

However, these were not “significant players” according to the FBI, but were still under scrutiny.

# california - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Bombs and thousands of bullets found at California shooting suspects' house
# San Bernadino
# San Bernadino

Bombs and thousands of bullets found at California shooting suspects' house

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:37 PM 17,343 Views 55 Comments

Twelve pipe bombs were found in the suspects’ home.

Couple left baby with relatives before shooting rampage that claimed 14 lives
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Couple left baby with relatives before shooting rampage that claimed 14 lives

Dec 3rd 2015, 2:29 PM 49,020 Views 105 Comments

The pair were killed in a shootout with police hours after they carried out their precision assault.

Two San Bernardino attackers identified, 14 confirmed dead in shooting
# California
# California

Two San Bernardino attackers identified, 14 confirmed dead in shooting

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:47 AM 94,889 Views 196 Comments

The shooters – who are believed to have been married – were killed in a police shootout hours after the attack.

# california - Monday 30 November, 2015

Suspected burglar killed after fire lit in chimney he was stuck in
# Tragic
# Tragic

Suspected burglar killed after fire lit in chimney he was stuck in

Nov 30th 2015, 11:40 AM 39,762 Views 68 Comments

The man is believed to have attempted to enter the house on Friday night.

# california - Monday 16 November, 2015

Woman convicted of microwaving her daughter to death
# California
# California

Woman convicted of microwaving her daughter to death

Nov 16th 2015, 9:34 AM 42,311 Views 49 Comments

Prosecutors say Ka Yang put her daughter in a microwave for between two-and-a-half to five minutes.

# california - Friday 13 November, 2015

Families of Irish students killed in Berkeley balcony collapse to sue over negligence
# Berkeley Tragedy
# Berkeley Tragedy

Families of Irish students killed in Berkeley balcony collapse to sue over negligence

Nov 13th 2015, 8:01 AM 10,279 Views 0 Comments

Previous tenants reported seeing mushrooms growing but management didn’t close the structure off, the lawsuit claims.

# california - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university
# Merced
# Merced

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university

Nov 4th 2015, 8:57 PM 13,227 Views 25 Comments

The male attacker was shot dead by police on the scene at the University of California in Merced.

# california - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

President Higgins will plant a tree in honour of Berkeley victims during US trip
# In Memory
# In Memory

President Higgins will plant a tree in honour of Berkeley victims during US trip

Oct 20th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,177 Views 23 Comments

Michael D is en route to the west coast of America.

# california - Monday 19 October, 2015

This jilted bride turned her wedding into a feast for the homeless
# California
# California

This jilted bride turned her wedding into a feast for the homeless

Oct 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 26,410 Views 23 Comments

Turning a heartbreaking situation into something positive.