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#California

From TheJournal.ie Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake Shook

Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake

The latest quake is part of what geologists are calling an ‘earthquake sequence’ and follows a 6.4 magnitude quake on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie FBI uncovers 'chilling' terror plot by US Army veteran to bomb white supremacist rally Foiled

FBI uncovers 'chilling' terror plot by US Army veteran to bomb white supremacist rally

26 year-old Mark Domingo planned to carry out the attack on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie One person killed and three injured as gunman opens fire in US synagogue California

One person killed and three injured as gunman opens fire in US synagogue

The suspect was arrested after fleeing the scene.

From TheJournal.ie US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children California

US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem Orlando

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem

The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions Death Penalty

Temporary reprieve for more than 700 death row inmates as California suspends executions

The west-coast state hasn’t carried out an execution since 2006, but 25 inmates have exhausted all of their appeals.

From TheJournal.ie Rare sea creature washes up on California beach thousands of miles from home Hoodwinker

Rare sea creature washes up on California beach thousands of miles from home

The creature was identified as a hoodwinker sunfish, a recently identified rare species.

From TheJournal.ie US 'House of Horrors' couple plead guilty to imprisoning and torturing 12 of their children California

US 'House of Horrors' couple plead guilty to imprisoning and torturing 12 of their children

They face the prospect of life imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie More than a dozen people rescued after becoming trapped on SeaWorld ride in California San Diego

More than a dozen people rescued after becoming trapped on SeaWorld ride in California

The attraction stopped working after a gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on the ride.

From The42 McIlroy five shots behind Justin Thomas at Genesis Open as rain halts play in California Genesis Open

McIlroy five shots behind Justin Thomas at Genesis Open as rain halts play in California

Thomas and Australia’s Scott shared the 36-hole lead on 11-under par as play was suspended.

From The42 McDowell in contention at Pebble Beach, while Mickelson and Spieth in five-way tie for lead California

McDowell in contention at Pebble Beach, while Mickelson and Spieth in five-way tie for lead

Phil Mickelson, Lucas Glover, Scott Langley, Paul Casey and Jordan Spieth are all 10 under heading into Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Plane crashes into California home, killing five people YORBA LINDA

Plane crashes into California home, killing five people

The two-storey house caught fire after being struck by the main cabin and one engine of the plane.

From The42 UFC 232 relocated from Las Vegas to LA due to Jon Jones' test results California

UFC 232 relocated from Las Vegas to LA due to Jon Jones' test results

Jones’ UFC showdown with Alexander Gustafsson on 29 December has been moved to Los Angeles.

From TheJournal.ie Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas Sister Act

Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas

The two Sisters embezzled about $500,000, and used the funds over the years for travel and gambling in Las Vegas.

From TheJournal.ie US in dramatic border shutdown after hundreds of migrants try to cross over from Mexico Migrant Caravan

US in dramatic border shutdown after hundreds of migrants try to cross over from Mexico

The Mexican interior minister accused them of trying to cross in a “violent way”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sad' Donald Trump visits site of California wildfires and again blames forest mismanagement Paradise Lost This post contains videos

'Sad' Donald Trump visits site of California wildfires and again blames forest mismanagement

The US President said that other countries ‘do it differently’.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 people now missing in California wildfires as Trump doubles down on blame game Devastation This post contains videos

Over 1,000 people now missing in California wildfires as Trump doubles down on blame game

The US President is due to vist the area later today.

From TheJournal.ie California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63 Smoggy

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63

US president Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing Devastation

California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing

At least 63 people have been confirmed dead so far.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing California

Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing

The “Camp Fire” has destroyed some 7,600 homes and 260 commercial properties.

From TheJournal.ie 'A toxic wasteland': Hundreds of people still missing after California wildfires California

'A toxic wasteland': Hundreds of people still missing after California wildfires

The death toll has now risen to 48.

From TheJournal.ie 'We were lucky to get out': Fair City actor describes fleeing his home in California wildfires Victor Burke

'We were lucky to get out': Fair City actor describes fleeing his home in California wildfires

Victor Burke said that his family’s home is destroyed, along with many other buildings in the area of Malibu he lives.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mass casualty' teams search ruins as death toll from California blaze reaches 42 Wildfire

'Mass casualty' teams search ruins as death toll from California blaze reaches 42

The north California fire is now the deadliest wildfire in state history.

From TheJournal.ie Town of Paradise turns to 'hell on earth' after deadly wildfires devastate California Death Toll

Town of Paradise turns to 'hell on earth' after deadly wildfires devastate California

Nearly 230 residents of the town were unaccounted for, the sheriff said.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to 25 as California wildfires rage on Death Toll

Death toll rises to 25 as California wildfires rage on

It is expected to increase again.

From TheJournal.ie Nine die in California wildfires as tens of thousands forced to flee Death Toll

Nine die in California wildfires as tens of thousands forced to flee

Dozens are reported missing.

From TheJournal.ie Fast-moving wildfires kill at least five people and force 157,000 to evacuate their homes in US Natural Disaster

Fast-moving wildfires kill at least five people and force 157,000 to evacuate their homes in US

Fires are burning across the western US state of California.

From TheJournal.ie Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack Borderline Bar

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack

Survivors of the Las Vegas shooting had sheltered in Borderline Bar and Grill the scene of America’s latest attack.

From TheJournal.ie 13 people dead after 'horrific' mass shooting at bar in California Mass Shooting This post contains videos

13 people dead after 'horrific' mass shooting at bar in California

The gunman, who is among the dead, has been named as Ian David Long.

From TheJournal.ie Couple dies in California's Yosemite National Park while apparently taking a selfie Yosemite

Couple dies in California's Yosemite National Park while apparently taking a selfie

Vishnu Viswanath (29) and Meenakshi Moorthy (30) died last week after falling from Taft Point.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled US Border

'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that a slow-moving migrant caravan bound for the United States will not be welcome.

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling Monsanto

Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling

The ruling in this case has been called the “tip of the spear” in terms of cases being brought against Monsanto.

From TheJournal.ie US surgeon and girlfriend charged with raping and drugging women California

US surgeon and girlfriend charged with raping and drugging women

Investigators found videos of other women on the man’s phone, and have appealed to other possible victims to come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Online Safety

Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg

A recent study found that over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman in California kills five people including his wife, then himself, police say Rampage

Gunman in California kills five people including his wife, then himself, police say

The fatalities were three men and two women. No names were released.

From TheJournal.ie Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26 RIP

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26

Celebrities have been paying tribute to the young artist.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Ernesto is on the way - and will bring some Californian wildfire smoke with it Forecast

Storm Ernesto is on the way - and will bring some Californian wildfire smoke with it

The smoke is visible on satellite imagery.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer Landmark Judgement

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The man suspected of sparking a huge wild fire in California is facing life in jail Forrest Gordon Clark

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

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

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