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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.

From TheJournal.ie Man in America accidentally livestreams birth of his child to thousands of people Like And Overshare
From TheJournal.ie Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters attempt to storm hotel during Trump speech California

Protesters attempt to storm hotel during Trump speech

“That was not the easiest entrance I’ve ever made,” he told the party members at the convention. “It felt like I was crossing the border.”

From TheJournal.ie Wrestling star Chyna has died RIP

Wrestling star Chyna has died

The wrestler, real name Joan Laurer, was 45.

From TheJournal.ie Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts Nutty

Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts

The nuts are often shipped to Europe or Asia, where they fetch a high price on the black market.

From TheJournal.ie California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house Sanctuary

California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house

Lynea Lattanzio spent her entire retirement fund on the sanctuary.

From TheJournal.ie Porn star Amber Rayne found dead at Los Angeles home California

Porn star Amber Rayne found dead at Los Angeles home

The 31-year-old was one of five women who had accused fellow porn actor James Deen of sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed after plane crashes into car California

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment Living In A Box

Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment

If you think the rents in Dublin are crazy, you should see what they’re like in San Francisco, California

From TheJournal.ie Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible' Compensation

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'

Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.

From TheJournal.ie No criminal charges will be brought over Berkeley balcony collapse Burden Of Proof

No criminal charges will be brought over Berkeley balcony collapse

“There is a deep desire for this case to act as a lesson for other builders and avoid a tragedy like this from happening again.”

From TheJournal.ie This amazing dog fell off a fishing boat but was found alive five weeks later Dog Overboard This post contains videos

This amazing dog fell off a fishing boat but was found alive five weeks later

Luna managed to make the 3km swim to a nearby island.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives California

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives

Matthew Hay-Chapman recognised the stolen white van from news reports and pointed the men out to police.

From TheJournal.ie Keith Emerson found dead with gunshot wound to the head California

Keith Emerson found dead with gunshot wound to the head

He was found by his partner in the early hours of Friday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging What A Waste

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

Wholefoods have gone back to selling mandarins as they should be.

From TheJournal.ie 'All hell breaks loose' as protesters clash with Ku Klux Klan at rally Stabbings

'All hell breaks loose' as protesters clash with Ku Klux Klan at rally

At least three people were stabbed in a brawl between KKK members and counter-protesters in California.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook employees crossed out 'black lives matter' slogan on office wall Disrespectful

Facebook employees crossed out 'black lives matter' slogan on office wall

Mark Zuckerberg has criticised employees for scratching out the phrase from a wall on the company’s Menlo Park building.

From TheJournal.ie Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming Health And Safety

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

From The42 McIlroy's watertight short game puts him on tail of leaders Green Party

McIlroy's watertight short game puts him on tail of leaders

The Holywood golfer carded a four-under-par opening round but it wasn’t such a good day for Padraig Harrington in California.

From TheJournal.ie School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy California

School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy

The court heard that a teacher had her called to the office when she showed up in the shirt.

From TheJournal.ie Search continues for inmates who made 'sophisticated' and daring prison escape Maximum Security

Search continues for inmates who made 'sophisticated' and daring prison escape

The men cut, crawled, climbed and rappelled their way to freedom.

From TheJournal.ie Man who cut off businessman's penis among three to escape maximum-security prison Prison Break

Man who cut off businessman's penis among three to escape maximum-security prison

The men escaped during a disturbance in the prison.

From TheJournal.ie Widow of man killed in terrorist attack sues Twitter for spreading Islamic State's message Terrorism

Widow of man killed in terrorist attack sues Twitter for spreading Islamic State's message

Twitter said its rules make it clear that the promotion of terrorism deserves no place on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges California

Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges

He faces up to 50 years in prison if convicted on all charges.

From TheJournal.ie First E. coli and now norovirus, Chipotle is facing a major food safety probe Food Scare

First E. coli and now norovirus, Chipotle is facing a major food safety probe

The US chain selling Mexican-style food is losing customers fast.

From TheJournal.ie SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales California

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales

The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.