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

Nov 18th 2018, 7:53 AM 23,626 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Nov 17th 2018, 7:40 AM 28,965 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Nov 16th 2018, 8:10 PM 11,221 Views 5 Comments

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

California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing
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California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing

Nov 16th 2018, 7:11 AM 11,468 Views 6 Comments

At least 63 people have been confirmed dead so far.

Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing
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Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing

Nov 15th 2018, 8:58 AM 7,336 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Nov 14th 2018, 8:53 AM 12,656 Views 5 Comments

The death toll has now risen to 48.

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

Nov 13th 2018, 6:12 PM 38,984 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Nov 13th 2018, 7:27 AM 10,858 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Updated Nov 12th 2018, 9:42 PM 29,188 Views 11 Comments

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

Death toll rises to 25 as California wildfires rage on
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Death toll rises to 25 as California wildfires rage on

Updated Nov 11th 2018, 5:06 PM 20,465 Views 12 Comments

It is expected to increase again.

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

Nov 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 9,468 Views 2 Comments

Dozens are reported missing.

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

Nov 9th 2018, 9:19 PM 13,723 Views 6 Comments

Fires are burning across the western US state of California.

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

Nov 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 38,830 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 3:18 PM 92,013 Views 150 Comments

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

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

Oct 30th 2018, 7:26 PM 52,569 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Oct 27th 2018, 12:55 PM 24,191 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:08 AM 16,295 Views 17 Comments

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

US surgeon and girlfriend charged with raping and drugging women
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US surgeon and girlfriend charged with raping and drugging women

Sep 19th 2018, 7:21 AM 51,911 Views 0 Comments

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

Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg
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Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg

Sep 13th 2018, 5:47 PM 13,747 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Sep 13th 2018, 7:11 AM 18,472 Views 18 Comments

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

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26
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Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26

Sep 7th 2018, 11:07 PM 73,913 Views 54 Comments

Celebrities have been paying tribute to the young artist.

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

Aug 18th 2018, 2:53 PM 50,530 Views 20 Comments

The smoke is visible on satellite imagery.

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

Aug 12th 2018, 2:32 PM 34,552 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Aug 11th 2018, 7:57 AM 58,258 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Aug 10th 2018, 9:12 PM 27,340 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 10th 2018, 12:46 PM 25,801 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2018, 7:39 AM 80,234 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 7th 2018, 8:39 PM 12,591 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Jul 29th 2018, 11:59 AM 11,632 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2018, 6:24 PM 17,987 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2018, 7:59 AM 19,367 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Jun 21st 2018, 3:40 PM 16,390 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jun 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 67,516 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.

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

May 26th 2018, 2:06 PM 18,973 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

May 11th 2018, 5:08 PM 9,318 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Apr 25th 2018, 10:45 PM 68,816 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 10:30 PM 32,557 Views 45 Comments

The actor suffered minor injuries.

'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
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'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 33,613 Views 4 Comments

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