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California: State in the western United States
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

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Despite horror stories, California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun

With a white captain's hat perched on his head, Calvin Ballard seemed relaxed as he waited to depart on his first-ever cruise to Mexico, unfazed by the possibility of being trapped on a ship under..
Reuters - Published

Only three U.S. states can test for coronavirus: public lab group

California, Nebraska and Illinois are the only U.S. states that can currently test for coronavirus, the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) told Reuters on Friday.
Reuters - Published

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California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun [Video]California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun

Passengers boarding a Carnival Cruise Line ship on a three-day voyage to the resort city of Ensenada on Mexico's Baja coast were unfazed by reports of the virus, but vowed to wash their hands.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

Large bear takes a stroll in Californian suburbs [Video]Large bear takes a stroll in Californian suburbs

A bear has drawn curious onlookers as it wandered in a Los Angeles foothill suburb in California.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published

Desperate Warren Taps Loan [Video]Desperate Warren Taps Loan

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is desperate for cash. She raised more money than most of her Democratic presidential rivals in the weeks before the Iowa caucuses. However, she spent so heavily that her..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

California May Apologize To Japanese Americans Imprisoned After Pearl Harbor [Video]California May Apologize To Japanese Americans Imprisoned After Pearl Harbor

California is expected to pass a resolution formally apologizing for putting Japanese Americans in prison camps during World War II. It was the largest single forced relocation in US history, with more..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Warren Breaks Her Most Celebrated Promise [Video]Warren Breaks Her Most Celebrated Promise

Elizabeth Warren has sworn off super PACs during the 2020 campaign. Her campaign website says she "would disavow any Super PAC formed to support her in the Democratic primary." But, now the primaries..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:04Published

Trump says Bloomberg 'hates the farmer' [Video]Trump says Bloomberg 'hates the farmer'

U.S. President Donald Trump unabashedly used his speech in Bakersfield, California to ridicule Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday (February 19).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Trump says Mike Bloomberg 'hates the farmer' [Video]Trump says Mike Bloomberg 'hates the farmer'

U.S. President Donald Trump unabashedly used his speech in Bakersfield, California to ridicule Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday (February 19).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Can Sanders Win Latinos? [Video]Can Sanders Win Latinos?

Bernie Sanders has made enormous efforts to win Latino voters. Nevada presents the first test of Sanders ability to turn out Latinos. Latinos could account for 20 percent of caucus-goers. Winning..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Janet Jackson shares emotional tribute to Ja'Net DuBois [Video]Janet Jackson shares emotional tribute to Ja'Net DuBois

The star was reported to have died of natural causes at her Glendale, California home on Tuesday, and hours after the news broke, the That's the Way Love Goes hitmaker posted a heartfelt tribute to her..

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Japan's efforts to contain virus on ship 'completely inadequate' [Video]Japan's efforts to contain virus on ship 'completely inadequate'

A Japanese infectious disease specialist has castigated his government's handling of quarantine on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, saying it was run by "bureaucrats" who stoked the crisis by..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:14Published

Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship [Video]Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States, after two weeks under quarantine off Japan...

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:13Published

New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger [Video]New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York has dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal. Ciara Lee..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Jennifer Hudson Honors Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game [Video]Jennifer Hudson Honors Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game

At Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, Jennifer Hudson belted out a beautiful tribute to honor late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant. It has been three weeks since Kobe, Gianna, and..

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NASA to use lasers space communication [Video]NASA to use lasers space communication

NASA has announced that it is building a new satellite dish as part of the Deep Space Network that would be able to communicate with far away robotic spacecrafts.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:54Published

More than 40 Americans infected with coronavirus on cruise ship: Fauci [Video]More than 40 Americans infected with coronavirus on cruise ship: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said on CBS "Face the Nation" that more than 40 Americans, who were quarantined aboard the Diamond..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:35Published

Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after death [Video]Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after death

Kobe Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after dying in helicopter crash

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Kobe Bryant's Mamba Foundation Renamed To Honor Gianna Bryant [Video]Kobe Bryant's Mamba Foundation Renamed To Honor Gianna Bryant

Kobe Bryant's Mamba Sports Academy has been renamed Mamba & Mambacita Sports Academy. Kobe's widow Vanessa Bryant said the name change is to honor their daughter Gianna Bryant. Kobe and Gianna were..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

'Firefall' To Return To Yosemite National Park [Video]'Firefall' To Return To Yosemite National Park

It's almost time for Mother Nature to play her annual magic trick at Yosemite National Park. In the impressive yearly display, a light trick makes it appear as if lava is flowing off a cliff...

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Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight' [Video]Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insulted Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's debate skills but said he'd "rather run against Bloomberg than Sanders."

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:34Published

T-Mobile-Sprint merger wins U.S. judge approval [Video]T-Mobile-Sprint merger wins U.S. judge approval

T-Mobile edged closer to a takeover of Sprint after a federal judge on Tuesday approved the deal, rejecting a claim by a group of states that said the deal would violate antitrust laws and raise..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:23Published

Judge will approve Sprint, T-Mobile merger - sources [Video]Judge will approve Sprint, T-Mobile merger - sources

A U.S. judge is expected to rule in favor of Sprint and T Mobile to merge over objections, according to sources. Libby Hogan has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Judge to rule in favor of Sprint, T Mobile merger [Video]Judge to rule in favor of Sprint, T Mobile merger

A U.S. judge is expected to rule in favor of Sprint and T Mobile to merge over objections, according to sources. Libby Hogan has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

 

Fake flyers and face-mask fear: California fights coronavirus discrimination

A flyer in Los Angeles' Carson area, with a fake seal of the World Health Organization, tells residents to avoid Asian-American businesses like Panda Express because of a coronavirus outbreak. A Los..
Reuters - Published

U.S. evacuees freed from coronavirus quarantine, officials fear discrimination

Nearly 200 people evacuated from the China coronavirus outbreak were released from quarantine in California on Tuesday with officials urging Americans not to shun them, or workers who helped them,..
Reuters - Published

Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from China set to be freed from quarantine

Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China could be released from quarantine at a U.S. Air Force base in California on Tuesday after 14 days, a leading U.S...
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus prompts Sony, NTT and Intel to join Barcelona congress exodus

Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo , Sony Corp and California-based chip giant Intel Corp pulled out of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus case confirmed in California, takes U.S. total to 13

The 13th case of coronavirus in the United States was detected in California in an individual under federal quarantine after returning from Wuhan, China, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and..
Reuters - Published

First case of coronavirus confirmed in San Diego, California: media

The first coronavirus infection was confirmed in San Diego, California in a person who was aboard the first U.S. evacuation flight from Wuhan, China to a Miramar airbase, local television station..
Reuters - Published

NTSB says Bryant helicopter engines showed no signs of catastrophic internal failure

The engines of the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter that crashed into a steep hillside killing basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and 8 others near Calabasas, California on Jan. 26 showed no evidence of a..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds of U.S. evacuees from China placed under coronavirus quarantine at military bases

Another 350 Americans airlifted from the epicenter of China's fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak were placed under quarantine at two military bases in California on Wednesday, as the number of..
Reuters - Published

About 350 U.S. evacuees from China land at California air base

Two planes carrying about 350 Americans out of Wuhan, China, arrived at a U.S. military base in California on Wednesday, in Washington's latest effort to bring its citizens home from the epicenter of..
Reuters - Published

U.S. citizens evacuated from China due to arrive at California military bases

About 350 Americans evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak, are expected to arrive at two U.S. military bases in California on Wednesday as Washington works to..
Reuters - Published

U.S. confirms 11th case of new coronavirus

California health officials said on Sunday they had confirmed 11 cases of the new, fast-spreading coronavirus in the United States, with one in Santa Clara County and two more in San Benito County.
Reuters - Published

U.S. military won't be in contact with Wuhan evacuees -Pentagon

U.S. military personnel won't have any direct contact with U.S. evacuees who are being flown to a U.S. military base in southern California from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the center of an outbreak of..
Reuters - Published

U.S. registers third coronavirus case: health officials

A third case of the new coronavirus has been registered in the United States, in Orange County, California, the county's health agency said.
Reuters - Published

California LG says keen to exchange 'best practices' with India to tackle air pollution

Lieutenant Governor of California Eleni Kounalakis said the US state is keen to exchange with India "best practices" to combat air pollution and explore on what more could be done to address the issue.
IndiaTimes - Published

South Korea says pushing ahead with North Korea engagement despite stalled talks

Inter-Korean cooperation doesn't necessarily have to wait for the United States' denuclearization talks with North Korea to progress, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said on Tuesday after..
Reuters - Published

Mysuru student, 25, shot dead in California

A 25-year-old student from Mysuru pursuing a master's degree in computer science at California State University in San Bernardino was shot dead by an unidentified assailant on Thursday. The student,..
IndiaTimes - Published

World's worst air: India's pollution crisis in perspective

Wildfires have raged across California for about a month and air problems persist in China, but no other place on Earth is battling the scale and severity of the pollution that chokes large swathes of..
Reuters - Published

Biden looks to Ukraine flap to jolt his 2020 presidential campaign

Joe Biden, courting donors at a fundraiser in California on Thursday, began his remarks by reading directly from a whistleblower's complaint that President Donald Trump sought foreign interference in..
Reuters - Published

California ex-governor launches climate partnership with China

Former California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday announced the launch of a partnership between China and the University of California at Berkeley to advance research into low-carbon technology to fight..
Reuters - Published

ED questions Karti Chidambaram's CA in laundering cases against P Chidambaram

The Enforcement Directorate has been questioning S Bhaskararaman, a key witness in the money laundering cases against former finance minister P Chidambaram. He was the chartered accountant of..
IndiaTimes - Published

California scientists meet Chandrayaan-2 team

The CalTech delegation, which was led by Prof. David Tirrell, also met Secretary, Department of Space
DNA - Published

Judge restores nationwide block on Trump administration's asylum ban

A federal judge in California on Monday dealt a setback to a new Trump administration rule that sought to block almost all asylum applications at the border, ruling that an injunction against the rule..
Reuters - Published

Nagpur doctor’s daughter, son-in-law dead in California boat tragedy


IndiaTimes - Published

Amazon fire woke us up to the threat closer home

The raging fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has caught international attention. However, fires are not unique to Amazon. California forest fires have been hitting the headlines for years now.
IndiaTimes - Published

Donald Trump required to disclose I-T returns before appearing on California's primary ballot under new state election law

California's governor signed a law Tuesday that would prevent President Donald Trump appearing on the state's primary ballot unless he discloses his income tax returns.
Firstpost - Published

19-year-old gunman mocked US food fair on social media one day before killing three at Gilroy garlic festival

Before a 19-year-old gunman opened fire on a famed garlic festival in his California hometown, he urged his Instagram followers to read a 19th-century book popular with white supremacists on extremist..
Firstpost - Published

Gunman scorned California garlic festival on social media before mass shooting

A 19-year-old California man was identified by police on Monday as the gunman who opened fire with an assault rifle at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three people and wounding a dozen..
Reuters - Published

Teen identified as gunman in mass shooting at California garlic festival

A California teenager was identified by police on Monday as the gunman who killed three people, including two children, at a food festival south of San Francisco.
Reuters - Published

Teen identified as gunman at California food festival, police hunt for associate

California police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, in a mass shooting at a food festival south of San Francisco.
Reuters - Published

Motive a mystery as California police hunt for accomplice in festival shooting

Police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, in a mass shooting at a food festival in California.
Reuters - Published

Police hunt for second suspect in shooting at California food festival

Police in Northern California were searching early on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people in a mass shooting at a food festival a day earlier.
Reuters - Published

Federal judge blocks Donald Trump administration's rule barring immigrants from receiving asylum in US

A federal judge in California issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico.
Firstpost - Published

Trump's new anti-asylum rule faces court test in California

A new U.S. rule aimed at slashing the number of asylum cases at the southern border with Mexico faces a court test on Wednesday when a federal judge will hear arguments about whether to block the..
Reuters - Published

Day after 6.4 magnitude 'foreshock', Southern California hit by quake measuring 7.1 on Richter scale; no casualties reported

The USGS said the previous day's tremor was a "foreshock" to Friday's quake, with CNN reporting that the latest tremor in southern California was 11 times stronger.
Firstpost - Published

Strongest earthquake in 20 years with magnitude of 6.4 hits parts of California, Nevada on Fourth of July holiday; no casualties reported

The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near..
Firstpost - Published

California becomes first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle; African-Americans hail move

California became the first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle, passing a law to ensure that afros and dreadlocks can be worn at all schools and offices.
Firstpost - Published

H1B visa fraud: Four Indian-Americans arrested in US

Vijay Mane, 39, Venkataramana Mannam, 47, and Fernando Silva, 53, from New Jersey while Sateesh Vemuri, 52, from California were each charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit visa..
DNA - Published

Skydiving plane crashes in Hawaii killing all 11 aboard; aircraft was involved in midair mishap in California three years ago

A skydiving plane that crashed in Hawaii, killing 11 people, was involved in a terrifying midair incident three years ago in Northern California that prompted the 14 skydivers aboard to jump earlier..
Firstpost - Published

Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn

The head of a Mexican-based church estimated to have more than 1 million followers worldwide has been arrested in California and charged with crimes including human trafficking, child pornography..
Reuters - Published

Apple Reveals Credit Card and TV Streaming Service

apple reveals credit card and tv streaming service
by Simon Baxendale - While Apple has partially led the way up till now in terms of modern technology, there has been one major market they haven’t tapped into – video streaming. However,..
One News Page Staff - Published

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