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# california - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas

The two Sisters embezzled about $500,000, and used the funds over the years for travel and gambling in Las Vegas.

# california - Monday 26 November, 2018

US in dramatic border shutdown after hundreds of migrants try to cross over from Mexico

The Mexican interior minister accused them of trying to cross in a “violent way”.

# california - Sunday 18 November, 2018

'Sad' Donald Trump visits site of California wildfires and again blames forest mismanagement Paradise Lost This post contains videos

'Sad' Donald Trump visits site of California wildfires and again blames forest mismanagement

The US President said that other countries ‘do it differently’.

# california - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Over 1,000 people now missing in California wildfires as Trump doubles down on blame game Devastation This post contains videos

Over 1,000 people now missing in California wildfires as Trump doubles down on blame game

The US President is due to vist the area later today.

# california - Friday 16 November, 2018

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63

US president Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state tomorrow.

California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing

At least 63 people have been confirmed dead so far.

# california - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 people still missing

The “Camp Fire” has destroyed some 7,600 homes and 260 commercial properties.

# california - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'A toxic wasteland': Hundreds of people still missing after California wildfires

The death toll has now risen to 48.

# california - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'We were lucky to get out': Fair City actor describes fleeing his home in California wildfires

Victor Burke said that his family’s home is destroyed, along with many other buildings in the area of Malibu he lives.

'Mass casualty' teams search ruins as death toll from California blaze reaches 42

The north California fire is now the deadliest wildfire in state history.

# california - Monday 12 November, 2018

Town of Paradise turns to 'hell on earth' after deadly wildfires devastate California

Nearly 230 residents of the town were unaccounted for, the sheriff said.

# california - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Death toll rises to 25 as California wildfires rage on

It is expected to increase again.

# california - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Nine die in California wildfires as tens of thousands forced to flee

Dozens are reported missing.

# california - Friday 9 November, 2018

Fast-moving wildfires kill at least five people and force 157,000 to evacuate their homes in US

Fires are burning across the western US state of California.

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack

Survivors of the Las Vegas shooting had sheltered in Borderline Bar and Grill the scene of America’s latest attack.

# california - Thursday 8 November, 2018

13 people dead after 'horrific' mass shooting at bar in California Mass Shooting This post contains videos

13 people dead after 'horrific' mass shooting at bar in California

The gunman, who is among the dead, has been named as Ian David Long.

# california - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Couple dies in California's Yosemite National Park while apparently taking a selfie

Vishnu Viswanath (29) and Meenakshi Moorthy (30) died last week after falling from Taft Point.

# california - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that a slow-moving migrant caravan bound for the United States will not be welcome.

# california - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling

The ruling in this case has been called the “tip of the spear” in terms of cases being brought against Monsanto.

# 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.

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