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# california - Saturday 7 May, 2016

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.

# california - Saturday 30 April, 2016

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.”

# california - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Wrestling star Chyna has died RIP

Wrestling star Chyna has died

The wrestler, real name Joan Laurer, was 45.

# california - Saturday 16 April, 2016

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.

# california - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house

Lynea Lattanzio spent her entire retirement fund on the sanctuary.

# california - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

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.

# california - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Woman killed after plane crashes into car

The pilot and his passenger received major injuries.

# california - Saturday 2 April, 2016

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

# california - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

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.

# california - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

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.”

# california - Thursday 17 March, 2016

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.

# california - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

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.

# california - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Keith Emerson found dead with gunshot wound to the head

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

# california - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

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

# california - Sunday 28 February, 2016

'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.

# california - Friday 26 February, 2016

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.

# california - Friday 19 February, 2016

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

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

# california - Thursday 18 February, 2016

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.

# california - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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.

# california - Monday 25 January, 2016

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

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

# california - Sunday 24 January, 2016

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

The men escaped during a disturbance in the prison.

# california - Thursday 14 January, 2016

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.

# california - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges

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

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.

# california - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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.

# california - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day

Police say it appears the man and woman got into a fight and he chased the victim from their home, dousing her in petrol.

# california - Friday 18 December, 2015

Children found dead in storage unit suffered 'ongoing physical abuse'

California prosecutors say they plan to charge a woman and a teenager with first degree murder.

# california - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man who gave guns to San Bernardino shooters arrested

The 24-year-old legally purchased the two rifles used in the attacks.

Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane

Lawrence Wells, 54, faces up to 10 years in prison.

# california - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles

A ‘specific but non-credible’ threat was also made to schools in New York.

# california - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Hero's funeral for California shooting victim who shielded co-worker

The family of Shannon Johnson were handed a US flag at his funeral service today.

Wife's role in California attack raises fear of 'jihad brides'

There are concerns Islamic State may actively encourage women to join men in the attacks in the West.

# california - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Homeless man 'lucky to be alive' after being thrown into rubbish truck

He went through two compaction cycles.

# california - Monday 7 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish weather reports versus American weather reports St Teresa

Irish weather reports versus American weather reports

What would they make of our Teresa?

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address Poisoned Minds This post contains videos

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address

The US president has vowed to defeat the threat posed by IS.

# california - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Parole hearing brings back dark memories of the notorious "San Francisco witch killers"

In the early 1980s, Suzan and Michael Carson went on a religious, drug-fuelled mission to rid the world of “witches” in California.

Who were the victims of the San Bernardino shooting?

Fourteen people were killed in Wednesday’s attack.

# california - Friday 4 December, 2015

Dozens of journalists crowd into home of San Bernardino suspects

Television and radio journalists – including reporters from the BBC, MSNBC and CNN – toured around the home of the suspected shooters.

US officials say San Bernardino gunman had been in contact with terror suspects

However, these were not “significant players” according to the FBI, but were still under scrutiny.

# california - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Bombs and thousands of bullets found at California shooting suspects' house

Twelve pipe bombs were found in the suspects’ home.