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From TheJournal.ie Footage emerges of Harrison Ford's piloting near miss at California airport Clear And Present Danger This post contains videos

Footage emerges of Harrison Ford's piloting near miss at California airport

Ford narrowly missed the American Airlines plane at John Wayne Airport in southern California.

From The42 Johnson hits the front at Genesis Open as Lowry withdraws Halfway Point

Johnson hits the front at Genesis Open as Lowry withdraws

The American is looking for his first win of the season while also closing in on top spot in the world rankings.

From TheJournal.ie At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California Flash Floods

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Trump administration denies plan to use National Guard to round up illegal immigrants Travel Ban II?

Trump administration denies plan to use National Guard to round up illegal immigrants

The White House has denied the reports.

From TheJournal.ie The sun is making this California waterfall look like molten lava Firefall

The sun is making this California waterfall look like molten lava

Mother nature does it every February.

From TheJournal.ie 200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk California

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk

The evacuation was ordered yesterday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway of the dam.

From TheJournal.ie A speech by a famed alt-right activist at Berkeley was cancelled after violent protests last night Shut Him Down

A speech by a famed alt-right activist at Berkeley was cancelled after violent protests last night

Milo Yiannopoulos was banned from Twitter in July for fuelling abuse against a Ghostbusters actress.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who wasn't allowed use the toilet in school gets $1.25 million payout California

Teen who wasn't allowed use the toilet in school gets $1.25 million payout

The 14-year-old peed in a bucket instead.

From TheJournal.ie Famous Pioneer Cabin Tree felled by storm in California Drive Through

Famous Pioneer Cabin Tree felled by storm in California

It was one of the most famous trees in the US.

From TheJournal.ie US mass murderer Charles Manson 'seriously ill' after being transferred to hospital from prison Cult

US mass murderer Charles Manson 'seriously ill' after being transferred to hospital from prison

The 82-year-old has been in prison for more than four decades after the 1969 killings.

Facebook helped this woman track down a beautiful photo of her and her late boyfriend

Griffin Madden died in the Ghost Ship fire in California earlier this month along with 35 others.

From TheJournal.ie 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California USA

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California

Seismologists said that no major tsunami threat was expected.

From TheJournal.ie 33 confirmed dead after California warehouse fire Oakland

33 confirmed dead after California warehouse fire

Authorities say they have no idea how many more bodies they may find.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from California dance party fire rises to 24 Oakland

Death toll from California dance party fire rises to 24

The search for bodies is expected to continue for at least 48 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from California party fire could reach 40 Oakland

Death toll from California party fire could reach 40

Between 50 and 100 people were believed to have been at the party when the fire started.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapped California woman found tied up at the side of a road was branded by captors Abduction

Kidnapped California woman found tied up at the side of a road was branded by captors

Sherri Papini was abducted while jogging and found three weeks later.

From TheJournal.ie Detectives baffled as inmates cut through bars to escape California prison Prison Break

Detectives baffled as inmates cut through bars to escape California prison

The prisoners used a makeshift rope of bedding and clothing to rappel down from the second floor window.

From TheJournal.ie Woman found chained at side of road after disappearing while jogging three weeks ago California

Woman found chained at side of road after disappearing while jogging three weeks ago

34-year-old Sherri Papini disappeared three weeks ago. Police are hunting for two armed women in connection with her disappearance.

From TheJournal.ie Baby born to mother gunned down in driveby shooting California

Baby born to mother gunned down in driveby shooting

Doctors say they had just 30 seconds to perform an emergency caesarean section upon discovering the woman, 27-year-old Vanessa Oviedo, had no pulse.

From TheJournal.ie Misfiring alarm drowns entire Californian airport in several feet of foam Land Of Cotton

Misfiring alarm drowns entire Californian airport in several feet of foam

Locals were advised to steer clear of the foam mass as it constitutes a skin irritant.

From TheJournal.ie Reports of Muslim students being targeted at colleges after Trump win President-elect

Reports of Muslim students being targeted at colleges after Trump win

A number of incidents are said to have taken place since Donald Trump’s victory.

From TheJournal.ie 13 people die in tour bus crash in California Palm Springs

13 people die in tour bus crash in California

Authorities said it appeared the 1996 bus didn’t have seat belts and it is likely speeding played a role.

From TheJournal.ie Truck plunges from bridge into crowded California park, killing four San Diego

Truck plunges from bridge into crowded California park, killing four

A member of the US Navy has been arrested after the truck he was driving plunged off the bridge.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after two police officers shot dead in domestic disturbance call California

Man arrested after two police officers shot dead in domestic disturbance call

Officers went to the home after receiving a call from a woman that her adult son was causing a disturbance.

From TheJournal.ie US police release video of fatal shooting of black man in the hope it will ease tensions San Diego

US police release video of fatal shooting of black man in the hope it will ease tensions

Rev Shane Harris of the civil rights organisation National Action Network said the low-quality videos, shot at a distance, didn’t clarify what led to the shooting and said they’re likely to make people angrier.

From TheJournal.ie Boy walks into store with lighter and scooter, causes nearly €1 million in damage Not Clever

Boy walks into store with lighter and scooter, causes nearly €1 million in damage

The 12-year-old set fire to the arts and crafts department of a Walmart in Barstow, California, on Wednesday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for punching elderly man in fight about Nutella California

Man jailed for punching elderly man in fight about Nutella

Derrick Gharabighi was immediately released as he had been in custody since last September.

From TheJournal.ie 'The balcony collapse that killed my daughter was not an isolated event' Berkeley

'The balcony collapse that killed my daughter was not an isolated event'

A new law aimed at preventing further tragedies was signed in today.

From TheJournal.ie California Senate unanimously passes construction reform bill after Berkeley tragedy Balcony Collapse

California Senate unanimously passes construction reform bill after Berkeley tragedy

The bill hopes to ensure greater oversight and improve building standards by identifying “bad actors” in the industry.

From TheJournal.ie More than 82,000 flee California fires as state of emergency declared Blue Cut Fire

More than 82,000 flee California fires as state of emergency declared

There are three separate wildfires currently raging through California.

From TheJournal.ie US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty California

US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty

“He is a psychopathic, sadistic serial killer who takes joy in inflicting pain on women and killing them.”

From TheJournal.ie 'I miss my friends so much': Berkeley balcony survivor speaks out about tragedy New Safety Laws

'I miss my friends so much': Berkeley balcony survivor speaks out about tragedy

“My birthday will always be their anniversary.”

From TheJournal.ie No one wants to buy this bizarre 'Flintstones' house in San Francisco California

No one wants to buy this bizarre 'Flintstones' house in San Francisco

After two price chops, it seems no one is quite taken in by its charms enough to lay down millions.

From TheJournal.ie A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared The Big One

A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared

A new report shows that people need to face the reality to “prevent the inevitable disaster from becoming a catastrophe”.

From TheJournal.ie Ten stabbed as neo-Nazis and anarchists clash in California Violence

Ten stabbed as neo-Nazis and anarchists clash in California

The event was staged by a white-supremacist, anti-immigration group called the Traditionalist Worker Party.

From TheJournal.ie Led Zeppelin officially did NOT steal the intro to Stairway to Heaven No Stairway - Denied

Led Zeppelin officially did NOT steal the intro to Stairway to Heaven

It had been alleged that the opening chords of the famous rock anthem had been stolen from an obscure 1968 work called Taurus.

From TheJournal.ie 'My daughter and her friends should still be alive' Berkeley Balcony Collapse

'My daughter and her friends should still be alive'

Jackie Donohoe’s daughter Ashley and Ashley’s cousin Olivia Burke died after the accident in June 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Judge in Stanford rape case removed from new sex assault case California

Judge in Stanford rape case removed from new sex assault case

There have been calls for his removal after he sentenced a former Stanford swimmer to six months for sexually assaulting a young woman passed out from too much drink.

From TheJournal.ie California mother reunited with abducted son 21 years after he went missing Together Again

California mother reunited with abducted son 21 years after he went missing

Maria Mancia had been left with just a single photo of her son since his father took him in 1995.

From TheJournal.ie Megadeth ex-drummer Nick Menza has died onstage RIP

Megadeth ex-drummer Nick Menza has died onstage

Menza was performing on stage in California with his progressive jazz trio.