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# california - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

US surgeon and girlfriend charged with raping and drugging women

Investigators found videos of other women on the man’s phone, and have appealed to other possible victims to come forward.

# california - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg

A recent study found that over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions.

Gunman in California kills five people including his wife, then himself, police say

The fatalities were three men and two women. No names were released.

# california - Friday 7 September, 2018

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26 RIP

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26

Celebrities have been paying tribute to the young artist.

# california - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Storm Ernesto is on the way - and will bring some Californian wildfire smoke with it

The smoke is visible on satellite imagery.

# california - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer

The €254 million payout is expected to open the door to a slew of similar cases against Monsanto, manufacturer of Roundup.

# california - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

# california - Friday 10 August, 2018

The man suspected of sparking a huge wild fire in California is facing life in jail

The ‘Holy Fire’ is still only 5% contained.

Over 10k raised for Cork mother of six left homeless by California wildfires

Zita Harrington Biehle’s home in Redding was destroyed by the Carr Fire in July.

# california - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'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.

# california - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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.

# california - Sunday 29 July, 2018

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.

# california - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings

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

# california - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

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.

# california - Thursday 21 June, 2018

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”.

# california - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'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.

# california - Saturday 26 May, 2018

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.

# california - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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.

# california - Friday 11 May, 2018

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.

# california - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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.

# california - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'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.

# california - Friday 13 April, 2018

Will Ferrell treated after rollover crash on US freeway

The actor suffered minor injuries.

# california - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'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.

# california - Saturday 7 April, 2018

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.

# california - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

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.

# california - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

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

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

# california - Friday 30 March, 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'

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

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

# california - Friday 23 March, 2018

'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.

# california - Friday 16 March, 2018

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.

# california - Saturday 10 March, 2018

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.

# california - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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.

# california - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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.

# california - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

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

# california - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# california - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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.

# california - Thursday 18 January, 2018

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.

# california - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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.

# california - Monday 15 January, 2018

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

# california - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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.

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