Sunday, 25 February 2018

Tag Archives: California

Factbox: Major school shootings in the United States

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FLORIDA: A shooter opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday, killing 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets before being taken into custody by law enforcement, authorities said. The bloodshed was the latest outbreak of gun violence that has become a regular occurrence at ...

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Ex-US Marine’s planned terror attack for Christmas Day foiled

Ex-US Marine planned terror attack for Christmas Day foiled

SAN FRANSCISCO: Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group, according to court documents. Tow truck driver Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, was planning to target the city’s busy Pier 39 tourist spot, according ...

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California wildfires now larger than Boston, New York combined

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CALIFORNIA: Firefighters are struggling to contain the biggest of six blazes burning in southern California, with the Thomas Fire slipping from 15% containment to 10%. Covering 230,000 acres, the Thomas Fire is now the fifth largest blaze in modern California history. The fires are collectively burning an area larger than ...

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August Ames dead: Adult star dies in suspected suicide

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CALIFORNIA: Adult movie star August Ames has died at the age of 23. Ms Ames, originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, passed away in Camrillo, California on Tuesday morning, according to reports. Her death was confirmed by her devastated husband who said: “She was the kindest person I ever knew and she ...

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California teen admits to molesting 50 children: police

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LOUISVILLE: A California teenager charged with sexually assaulting two young boys, admitted to molesting as many as 50 children over the past eight years in the state, according to police. Joseph Hayden Boston, 18, was arrested on Saturday (Dec 2) when his mother brought him to a police station after ...

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At Least 5 Dead, Including Gunman, After Shooting Spree In California

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RANCHO TEHAMA: At least five people are dead – including the gunman – following a shooting spree in Northern California. The violence erupted in Rancho Tehama Reserve, which is about 130 miles north of Sacramento. Seven people were also hospitalized in the incident, and three of them were children. Tehama ...

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Spreading California wildfires kill 10, 100 missing, thousands evacuate

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  Wildfires Leave 26K Without Gas, Nearly 100K Without Electricity NAPA: More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through California’s wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday. A Northern California county says it has received more than 100 missing-person reports as family and ...

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Woman damages $200,000 worth of art while taking selfie

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LONDON: We’ve all been there, walking carefully in supermarkets and bazaars clenching our handbags super close to ourselves to make sure things don’t topple over but this woman beat all of us when she damaged art worth $200,000 in a US gallery in the process of taking a selfie. The incident ...

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