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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 11 dead as California is scorched by raging wildfires the size of LA Evacuations

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two children aged four and five among the latest victims to die in California wildfires Searches

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings Wildfires

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings

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

From TheJournal.ie 77-year-old accused of setting blaze at retirement home to lure firefighters who he then shot California

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died California This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students California

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

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

From TheJournal.ie California couple accused of long-term abuse after police discover kids in filthy conditions Felony Child Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Suspect in custody after reports of shots at California high school Palmdale

Suspect in custody after reports of shots at California high school

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway

The actor suffered minor injuries.

From TheJournal.ie '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

'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 disappeared while navigating the Pacific Crest Trail in California in April 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison Menendez Brothers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie YouTube shooter was 'vegan-themed content creator' who hated the company Nasim Aghdam

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting Silicon Valley

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery' California

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'

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

From TheJournal.ie California judge rules that coffee needs to be sold with cancer warning Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway California

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Couple wrongly accused of 'Gone Girl'-style fake kidnapping reach €2 million settlement California

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman and three women dead after hostage standoff at veterans' home in California Yountville This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home Fatalities

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

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

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska Warning

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

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Safe and relieved, but Californian children held captive in 'torture chamber' have long road ahead Turpin Family

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who fled Californian house of horrors had been planning escape 'for two years' In Chains

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mother 'perplexed' after she and husband arrested over keeping their 13 children 'captive' California

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Car flies into first floor of Californian office building Unique Stunt Jump

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

From TheJournal.ie There have been some weird weather events so far this year Day After Tomorrow

There have been some weird weather events so far this year

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

From TheJournal.ie California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing Santa Barbara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides Homes Destroyed

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

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

From TheJournal.ie Images captured during Californian aerial search for missing Corkman being analysed for blue backpack David O'Sullivan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today Drug Laws

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

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

From TheJournal.ie Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents Road Trip

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space What The...

'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space

The launch in the setting sun created a billowing streak that was widely seen throughout the area.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder, seven years after his body was discovered Memphis

Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder, seven years after his body was discovered

Wright’s body was found in suburban Memphis on 28 July, 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: California wildfire only 15% contained and threatening Santa Barbara Thomas

Photos: California wildfire only 15% contained and threatening Santa Barbara

Evacuation orders were issued overnight for some parts of Carpinteria close to Los Padres National Forest.

From TheJournal.ie Shawshank Redemption star makes dramatic dent in re-offending rates for real prisoners Andy Dufresne

Shawshank Redemption star makes dramatic dent in re-offending rates for real prisoners

A new drama programme organised by Tim Robbins has encouraged hardened criminals to reform.