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15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country
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15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

Oct 11th 2017, 8:41 AM 10,822 Views 28 Comments

The state fire prevention agency Calfire forecast strong winds for today, which could fan the fires.

'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires
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'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires

Oct 10th 2017, 7:52 AM 12,251 Views 7 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in three counties.

One man dies after rocks weighing 1,300 tonnes fall at Yosemite National Park
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One man dies after rocks weighing 1,300 tonnes fall at Yosemite National Park

Sep 29th 2017, 2:31 PM 22,881 Views 16 Comments

A 32-year-old Welsh man died and his wife was hospitalised in one of the incidents in the California park.

Fancy the new iPhone X? Prices are going to start at €1,179
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Fancy the new iPhone X? Prices are going to start at €1,179

Sep 12th 2017, 9:15 PM 36,485 Views 118 Comments

Will you be buying it?

Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'
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Hundreds of homes evacuated due to 'biggest fire in Los Angeles history'

Sep 3rd 2017, 4:20 PM 19,459 Views 28 Comments

The LA fire is one of several major fires burning in the western United States.

Hepatitis A outbreak kills 14 people and puts dozens in hospital in San Diego
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Hepatitis A outbreak kills 14 people and puts dozens in hospital in San Diego

Aug 29th 2017, 7:20 AM 12,405 Views 2 Comments

Authorities have not yet identified the cause of the record outbreak.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit
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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit

Aug 22nd 2017, 10:31 AM 42,953 Views 38 Comments

The woman claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products.

San Francisco Rose speaks about sister who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse
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San Francisco Rose speaks about sister who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse

Aug 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 35,150 Views 2 Comments

Amanda Donohoe said that the competition was a great happy occasion for her family.

'It was a definite grab. A very long grab' - Taylor Swift testifies that DJ groped her under her skirt
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'It was a definite grab. A very long grab' - Taylor Swift testifies that DJ groped her under her skirt

Aug 10th 2017, 7:40 PM 24,715 Views 0 Comments

DJ David Mueller denies he groped the pop star and is suing after losing his job.

Missing Irish hiker 'may have left California trail to avoid snowy conditions'
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Missing Irish hiker 'may have left California trail to avoid snowy conditions'

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:54 AM 21,025 Views 4 Comments

25-year-old David O’Sullivan set off to hike the Pacific Crest Trail in March.

Search underway for Irishman who went missing on a hike in California
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Search underway for Irishman who went missing on a hike in California

Aug 1st 2017, 3:30 PM 25,983 Views 5 Comments

David O’Sullivan was last heard from on 7 April.

Father of Australian tennis star charged with 14 counts of child molestation
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Father of Australian tennis star charged with 14 counts of child molestation

Jul 28th 2017, 8:58 AM 28,573 Views 0 Comments

Nikolaos Philippoussis has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Californian man accused of smuggling 3 king cobras in crisp cans
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Californian man accused of smuggling 3 king cobras in crisp cans

Jul 26th 2017, 10:50 PM 12,953 Views 10 Comments

There were also three albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles in the package, US authorities said.

'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine
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'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine

Jul 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 31,337 Views 34 Comments

The woman has agreed to attend a course in American-Asian relations.

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like
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Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like

Jul 10th 2017, 9:03 AM 33,557 Views 54 Comments

The plan will include 15% of the housing units sold below market value.

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave
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Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave

Jul 9th 2017, 11:05 AM 12,873 Views 8 Comments

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive
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11 days after his funeral, a US family received a call to say their brother was still alive

Jun 25th 2017, 12:58 PM 39,905 Views 21 Comments

His family were told by authorities that Frank M Kerrigan had been found dead. He hadn’t.

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms
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Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

May 5th 2017, 5:26 PM 27,156 Views 7 Comments

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'
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'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'

Apr 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,580 Views 41 Comments

TheJournal.ie revisited our capital’s namesake, population 50,000, in mid-west California.

Fear of protester violence stopped US hard-right pundit Ann Coulter speaking at Berkeley
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Fear of protester violence stopped US hard-right pundit Ann Coulter speaking at Berkeley

Apr 27th 2017, 7:38 AM 14,452 Views 145 Comments

Ann Coulter described it as a “dark day for free speech”.

Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than previously thought
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# Not So New World

Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than previously thought

Apr 26th 2017, 10:51 PM 16,398 Views 24 Comments

Teeth and bones of an elephant-like creature unmistakably modified by human hands were discovered.

75-year-old 'dies a happy man' after ex-wife tells him Trump has been impeached
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75-year-old 'dies a happy man' after ex-wife tells him Trump has been impeached

Apr 19th 2017, 10:55 PM 65,896 Views 43 Comments

Michael Garland Elliott died earlier this month after his ex-wife and best friend broke the false news to him.

Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting
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Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting

Apr 18th 2017, 9:57 PM 31,303 Views 179 Comments

The man was wanted by police for a separate killing last week.

'Real men pay their taxes' - dozens arrested amid violent scenes during anti-Trump tax protests
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'Real men pay their taxes' - dozens arrested amid violent scenes during anti-Trump tax protests

Apr 16th 2017, 12:40 PM 17,909 Views 88 Comments

At least 21 people were arrested in Berkeley, California, as pro- and anti-Trump protesters clashed.

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school
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Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school

Apr 11th 2017, 6:57 AM 17,594 Views 67 Comments

In total, three people have died including the gunman.

Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway
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Harrison Ford won't lose pilot's licence for mistakenly landing on taxiway

Apr 4th 2017, 10:59 AM 10,158 Views 18 Comments

The actor landed on a taxiway in February after flying over an American Airlines jet that was waiting to take off.

Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'
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Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'

Mar 29th 2017, 7:16 AM 26,130 Views 73 Comments

“Erasing climate change may take place in Donald Trump’s mind, but nowhere else.”

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

Feb 22nd 2017, 4:37 PM 35,392 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Johnson hits the front at Genesis Open as Lowry withdraws

Feb 18th 2017, 11:28 PM 7,483 Views 8 Comments

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

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California
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# Flash Floods

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Feb 18th 2017, 4:42 PM 16,730 Views 10 Comments

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

Trump administration denies plan to use National Guard to round up illegal immigrants
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# Travel Ban II?

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

Feb 17th 2017, 5:25 PM 15,357 Views 55 Comments

The White House has denied the reports.

The sun is making this California waterfall look like molten lava
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The sun is making this California waterfall look like molten lava

Feb 15th 2017, 10:49 PM 21,308 Views 9 Comments

Mother nature does it every February.

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

Feb 13th 2017, 10:21 AM 21,277 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 10:39 AM 15,222 Views 184 Comments

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

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

Jan 28th 2017, 10:00 AM 38,955 Views 60 Comments

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

Famous Pioneer Cabin Tree felled by storm in California
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Famous Pioneer Cabin Tree felled by storm in California

Jan 9th 2017, 6:20 PM 30,976 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Jan 4th 2017, 7:50 AM 21,641 Views 39 Comments

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
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# I Found You

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

Dec 12th 2016, 6:10 PM 8,541 Views 1 Comment

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

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California
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6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California

Dec 8th 2016, 3:45 PM 21,732 Views 18 Comments

Seismologists said that no major tsunami threat was expected.

33 confirmed dead after California warehouse fire
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33 confirmed dead after California warehouse fire

Dec 5th 2016, 7:13 AM 8,824 Views 3 Comments

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