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'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 32,561 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 33,652 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Apr 7th 2018, 3:21 PM 73,261 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:12 AM 84,309 Views 106 Comments

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

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 11:05 PM 110,500 Views 107 Comments

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'
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Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'

Mar 30th 2018, 4:52 PM 26,384 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Mar 30th 2018, 9:44 AM 36,629 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2018, 1:38 PM 15,561 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 10:56 PM 51,862 Views 7 Comments

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.

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

Mar 10th 2018, 10:37 AM 11,861 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 11:10 AM 4,492 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 9:52 AM 4,911 Views 5 Comments

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.

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home
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Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

Jan 31st 2018, 7:34 AM 13,104 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,123 Views 42 Comments

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

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

Jan 20th 2018, 12:37 PM 30,165 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Jan 18th 2018, 9:53 PM 75,763 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Jan 16th 2018, 6:50 PM 106,872 Views 55 Comments

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

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building
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Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Jan 15th 2018, 3:37 PM 30,280 Views 34 Comments

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

There have been some weird weather events so far this year
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There have been some weird weather events so far this year

Jan 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 29,828 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2018, 4:07 PM 8,054 Views 8 Comments

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

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides
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Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

Jan 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,033 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Jan 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 46,430 Views 6 Comments

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

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today
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Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

Jan 1st 2018, 10:15 AM 13,816 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 23,734 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:12 PM 16,608 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Dec 17th 2017, 1:01 PM 27,286 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 10th 2017, 4:44 PM 15,111 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Dec 9th 2017, 9:45 AM 35,027 Views 28 Comments

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

'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California
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'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California

Dec 8th 2017, 8:39 AM 9,804 Views 5 Comments

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

Mansions belonging to Beyonce and Rupert Murdoch among those evacuated due to wildfires
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Mansions belonging to Beyonce and Rupert Murdoch among those evacuated due to wildfires

Dec 7th 2017, 7:42 AM 13,693 Views 13 Comments

Over 200,000 people have been evacuated due to the raging wildfires.

California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery
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California struck by devastating wildfires as flames creep towards renowned art gallery

Dec 6th 2017, 3:45 PM 10,247 Views 0 Comments

The fire has been burning since Monday.

Harrison Ford turns into real-life hero after woman crashes car into ditch
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Harrison Ford turns into real-life hero after woman crashes car into ditch

Nov 21st 2017, 9:36 AM 18,061 Views 21 Comments

Ford was driving behind the car in question when the driver lost control.

Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex
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Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex

Nov 21st 2017, 7:18 AM 17,737 Views 8 Comments

Six students were killed when the balcony at the Blackrock Library Gardens complex collapsed.

Mass killer and cult leader Charles Manson has died aged 83
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Mass killer and cult leader Charles Manson has died aged 83

Nov 20th 2017, 10:40 AM 48,927 Views 87 Comments

Manson masterminded a savage killing spree that shocked the world in the late 1960s.

Notorious US killer Charles Manson taken to hospital in California - reports
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Notorious US killer Charles Manson taken to hospital in California - reports

Nov 16th 2017, 1:05 PM 23,049 Views 47 Comments

Manson was sentenced to death in 1971 for a killing spree that left seven people dead.

Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home
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Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home

Nov 15th 2017, 9:25 PM 57,321 Views 30 Comments

Kevin Neal shot 14 people in seven different locations yesterday.

Three killed and two children wounded in California school shooting
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Three killed and two children wounded in California school shooting

Nov 14th 2017, 6:46 PM 21,731 Views 50 Comments

The incident occurred in Tehama County.

Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *
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Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *

Oct 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 19,762 Views 41 Comments

* Sort of. A new American study has found that those smoking the drug daily are having about 20% more sex than non-users.

'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40
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'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40

Oct 15th 2017, 11:43 AM 16,040 Views 17 Comments

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department has received 1,308 missing persons reports so far and 1,052 people have been located.