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Tributes paid to rapper Pop Smoke (20) who was shot at his California home
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Tributes paid to rapper Pop Smoke (20) who was shot at his California home

Feb 19th 2020, 10:28 PM 43,851 Views 30 Comments

He was due to play a string of shows in the UK in April.

Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram
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Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram

Jan 30th 2020, 8:02 AM 42,105 Views 19 Comments

It’s the first time Vanessa Bryant has spoken about her husband’s death.

Basketball star Kobe Bryant (41) and his 13-year-old daughter have died in a helicopter crash
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Basketball star Kobe Bryant (41) and his 13-year-old daughter have died in a helicopter crash

Updated Jan 26th 2020, 9:29 PM 162,060 Views 99 Comments

Police and fire personnel are at the scene and an investigation is underway.

Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California
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Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California

Jan 24th 2020, 9:32 AM 6,603 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal native secured a third-round stoppage victory over Mexico’s Fernando Marin.

Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting
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Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting

Nov 18th 2019, 6:56 AM 17,373 Views 19 Comments

There are currently no suspects in custody.

Teenager who killed two students in US school shooting dies as police still hunt for motive
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Teenager who killed two students in US school shooting dies as police still hunt for motive

Nov 16th 2019, 10:31 AM 19,537 Views 8 Comments

“It still remains a mystery why,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a press conference.

Donald Trump threatens to withhold funding for fighting California wildfires
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Donald Trump threatens to withhold funding for fighting California wildfires

Nov 4th 2019, 8:04 AM 32,013 Views 54 Comments

Trump blamed the California governor for the fires.

Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property
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Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:16 AM 20,720 Views 8 Comments

Five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda.

New California fire grows as crews make headway on other blazes
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New California fire grows as crews make headway on other blazes

Nov 2nd 2019, 2:00 PM 11,544 Views 22 Comments

Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said fire crews had been thwarted by people flying drones in the area.

New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library
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New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library

Oct 31st 2019, 7:29 AM 8,372 Views 9 Comments

There have been no reported deaths so far from the blaze.

Electrical equipment, a eucalyptus branch and high winds sparked California fires, utilities companies say
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Electrical equipment, a eucalyptus branch and high winds sparked California fires, utilities companies say

Oct 30th 2019, 10:04 AM 9,764 Views 8 Comments

Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes.

Thousands of firefighters battle California wildfires as more people forced from their homes
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Thousands of firefighters battle California wildfires as more people forced from their homes

Oct 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 7,284 Views 6 Comments

Around 180,000 people are currently under a mandatory evacuation order.

Tens of thousands flee their homes as US emergency services battle fierce wildfires
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Tens of thousands flee their homes as US emergency services battle fierce wildfires

Oct 26th 2019, 11:16 AM 13,235 Views 23 Comments

Several fires have struck the state of California this week.

Tens of thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in California
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Tens of thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in California

Oct 25th 2019, 8:48 AM 9,996 Views 5 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injury.

Actress Felicity Huffman starts prison sentence in college admissions scam
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Actress Felicity Huffman starts prison sentence in college admissions scam

Oct 17th 2019, 1:33 PM 56,383 Views 39 Comments

The Oscar nominee was the first of more than 30 parents sentenced.

Thousands flee homes as wildfire rages on edge of Los Angeles
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Thousands flee homes as wildfire rages on edge of Los Angeles

Oct 11th 2019, 10:49 PM 17,023 Views 27 Comments

The Los Angeles Fire Department said the blaze had expanded over six square miles.

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says
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All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

Sep 13th 2019, 7:49 AM 18,930 Views 2 Comments

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire
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Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire

Sep 4th 2019, 7:31 AM 17,096 Views 2 Comments

Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.

At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast
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At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:49 AM 15,831 Views 3 Comments

Nine other people who were onboard remain missing.

Dive boat sinks in flames off California coast with 34 missing and many feared dead
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Dive boat sinks in flames off California coast with 34 missing and many feared dead

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:08 PM 18,395 Views 7 Comments

Fire crews in helicopters, small boats and a Coast Guard cutter spent hours battling the fierce pre-dawn fire.

Three dead as sea cliff falls on California beachgoers
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Three dead as sea cliff falls on California beachgoers

Aug 3rd 2019, 8:30 AM 33,632 Views 2 Comments

The incident took place near a staircase leading to Grandview Surf Beach, north of San Diego.

Seven hurt as US fighter jet crashes in California's Death Valley
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Seven hurt as US fighter jet crashes in California's Death Valley

Aug 1st 2019, 7:16 AM 27,524 Views 10 Comments

Those injured were treated for minor cuts and burns from plane fragments after the crash.

US gunman posted white supremacist content online minutes before shooting
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US gunman posted white supremacist content online minutes before shooting

Jul 30th 2019, 7:26 AM 14,812 Views 19 Comments

Three people were killed after Santino William Legan opened fire on a crowd attending a food festival.

Six-year-old boy among three killed by 'wicked' shooter at US garlic festival
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Six-year-old boy among three killed by 'wicked' shooter at US garlic festival

Updated Jul 29th 2019, 7:55 PM 30,373 Views 58 Comments

A witness told NBC a white man in his 30s armed with a rifle opened fire indiscriminately.

Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested
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Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested

Jul 27th 2019, 1:41 PM 35,009 Views 0 Comments

He is being held by the US Marshals Service.

Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake
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Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake

Jul 6th 2019, 7:55 AM 57,777 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2019, 7:27 AM 23,710 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2019, 7:32 AM 16,229 Views 62 Comments

The suspect was arrested after fleeing the scene.

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

Apr 19th 2019, 8:00 PM 35,369 Views 29 Comments

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem
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Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem

Mar 27th 2019, 7:24 AM 31,013 Views 17 Comments

The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.

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

Mar 13th 2019, 7:18 AM 14,556 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2019, 2:17 PM 42,224 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:22 PM 30,679 Views 0 Comments

They face the prospect of life imprisonment.

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

Updated Feb 19th 2019, 9:46 AM 28,778 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Feb 17th 2019, 12:25 PM 4,083 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Feb 9th 2019, 8:49 AM 3,359 Views 0 Comments

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

Plane crashes into California home, killing five people
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Plane crashes into California home, killing five people

Feb 4th 2019, 11:26 AM 20,687 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2018, 9:28 AM 8,457 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Dec 11th 2018, 7:54 AM 26,531 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2018, 7:06 AM 22,242 Views 64 Comments

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