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California: U.S. state in the United States
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 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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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

Videos for California

States' Rights? Trump To Ban California From Making Its Own Laws [Video]States' Rights? Trump To Ban California From Making Its Own Laws

The Trump administration plans to revoke California’s authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards. Moreover, Reuters reports the administration intends to bar all..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

California Follows Lead On Restricting Flavored E-Cigarettes [Video]California Follows Lead On Restricting Flavored E-Cigarettes

According to Reuters, on Monday, California is expected to crack down on flavored e-cigarettes restrictions. This comes after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alerted the public that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Democrats To Trump: Gun Bill Must Include Background Checks [Video]Democrats To Trump: Gun Bill Must Include Background Checks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Marine animal experts fear return of 'the Blob' [Video]Marine animal experts fear return of 'the Blob'

Waters are warming in the Pacific Ocean again, threatening the food chain critical for marine life such as seals and birds. Nathan Frandino has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Trainer Bob Baffert says Justify positive drug test is a result of Trainer Bob Baffert says Justify positive drug test is a result of "environmental contamination"

Trainer Bob Baffert denies intentionally administering the banned drug scopolamine to Triple Crown-winning horse Justify in 2018, saying a positive test had been a result of "environmental..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:03Published

Report: Crew Aboard Dive Boat That Burned, Sank Slept As Fire Broke Out [Video]Report: Crew Aboard Dive Boat That Burned, Sank Slept As Fire Broke Out

A dive boat caught fire and sank off the California coast on Labor Day, killing 34 people. Reuters reports the vessel had no night watchman on duty when the flames erupted. That's according to federal..

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Make No Mistake, Vaping Can Hurt Your Lungs [Video]Make No Mistake, Vaping Can Hurt Your Lungs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported 450 cases of possible vaping-related lung illnesses. According to Business Insider, six people have died, but experts still can't explain..

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Watch: California surfing dogs hang ten to help orphaned pets [Video]Watch: California surfing dogs hang ten to help orphaned pets

The dog days of summer may be gone, but that didn't stop these canine competitors. The Surf Dog Surf-a-thon has been raising money for orphaned pets for 14 years.

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Surfing dogs hit the waves in California [Video]Surfing dogs hit the waves in California

The Helen Woodward Animal Center held its 14th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon on Sunday (September 8) in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

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Dennis Rodman says North Korea's Kim Jong Un Dennis Rodman says North Korea's Kim Jong Un "wants peace"

Rodman says Trump and Kim Jong Un can work out a deal

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Trump's Campaign Manager Said The Trump Family Will Become 'A Dynasty' [Video]Trump's Campaign Manager Said The Trump Family Will Become 'A Dynasty'

President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign manager said the Trump family will become “a dynasty.” Brad Parscale said the dynasty would “last for decades, propelling the Republican Party..

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Sen. Ed Markey's Reelection Bid Gets Boost [Video]Sen. Ed Markey's Reelection Bid Gets Boost

Sen. Ed Markey, Democrat from Massachusetts, is running for reelection. He faces a tough primary, with Rep.Joe Kennedy III hoping to defeat him in a 2020 Democratic primary. California Democrat Ro..

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Kamala Harris Addresses Police Shootings [Video]Kamala Harris Addresses Police Shootings

Reuters reports that Kamala Harris has revealed her plan for criminal justice. The former prosecutor and California attorney general has a bold plan for reforming the nations justice system. If elected..

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San Francisco: $2.5 Billion Bid For PG&E's Electric System [Video]San Francisco: $2.5 Billion Bid For PG&E's Electric System

FILE PHOTO: A PG&E truck carrying an American Flag drives past PG&E repair trucks in Paradise, California, U.S. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage NEW YORK (Reuters) - The city of San Francisco has offered to..

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Tenaja fire threatens homes in California [Video]Tenaja fire threatens homes in California

Authorities on Thursday stepped up evacuations in southern California communities threatened by a wildfire. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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California boat fire survivors tell their story [Video]California boat fire survivors tell their story

The crew of a dive ship that caught fire and sank off the California coast told a "harrowing story" of their failed attempts to save 34 people trapped below deck, investigators said on Thursday. Eve..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Tenaja fire threatening homes in southern California [Video]Tenaja fire threatening homes in southern California

A fast-moving wildfire is threatening homes in southern California, where almost a thousand acres have burned since Wednesday. Nathan Frandino has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

All But One Of The 34 California Boat Blaze Victims' Bodies Have Been Recovered [Video]All But One Of The 34 California Boat Blaze Victims' Bodies Have Been Recovered

The bodies of all but one of the 34 people killed in a burning boat off the California coast have been recovered. The dive boat they were sleeping in erupted into flames early this week off Santa Cruz..

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"I can't breathe" - Mayday call from boat fire reveals chaos

Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's..

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'No additional survivors' found in CA scuba boat explosion [Video]'No additional survivors' found in CA scuba boat explosion

Santa Barbara Sheriff Bill Brown on Tuesday said "no additional survivors" had been found during ongoing recovery efforts a day after a scuba diving vessel exploded off a Southern California island..

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Bear cub stuck in rubbish container rescued [Video]Bear cub stuck in rubbish container rescued

A bear cub trapped in a dumpster in California managed to free itself when deputies placed a ladder in the container.

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25 bodies found after scuba dive boat catches fire off California [Video]25 bodies found after scuba dive boat catches fire off California

At least 25 people have died and nine are still missing after a fire raged through a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the southern California coast. US Coast Guard..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:37Published

Hollywood Sends Kevin Hart Love After Serious Car Crash [Video]Hollywood Sends Kevin Hart Love After Serious Car Crash

Hollywood celebs are sending lots of love to actor and comedian Kevin Hart. CNN reports Hart was one of three people involved in a crash in Calabasas, California, early Sunday. Hart and the driver..

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Deaths reported in California boat fire, dozens missing [Video]Deaths reported in California boat fire, dozens missing

At least 29 people were missing and five crew members were rescued after a fire erupted aboard a commercial boat off the coast of Southern California, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday, while local..

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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

Government requests for Facebook user data rises by 7% globally

California-headquartered Facebook, sharing its latest transparency report on Thursday, said it seriously takes the commitment to transparency at the company.
DNA - Published

Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai

A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator's..
Reuters - Published

California synagogue shooting: Donald Trump calls for 'all-out' fight against anti-Semitism at White House prayer service

US president Donald Trump called on Thursday for an all-out fight against anti-Semitism as he hosted a rabbi shot in a deadly weekend gun rampage at a California synagogue.
Firstpost - Published

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis

A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral..
Reuters - Published

FBI received anonymous tip regarding California synagogue attack minutes before violence began, says bureau

The FBI said it got tips about a social media post threatening violence against Jews just minutes fire at a California synagogue - an attack that makes him 'part of the history of evil that has been..
Firstpost - Published

One killed after gunman opens fire at California synagogue; 19-year-old suspect paid tribute to Pittsburg, Christchurch shooters in open letter

A gunman opened fire at a synagogue in California, killing one person and injuring three others, including the rabbi, as worshippers marked the final day of Passover, officials said Saturday.
Firstpost - Published

NASA probe detects likely 'marsquake' - an interplanetary first

NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet..
Reuters - Published

NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet..
Reuters - Published

Stringent regulations, grants and public awareness campaign key to reducing air pollution: US expert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is a public agency that regulates the stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties of California's San Francisco Bay Area.
DNA - Published

Nitin Gadkari talks California in Marathwada


IndiaTimes - Published

Sharp drop in arrest of Indians trying to sneak into US

Felix Chavez, Chief Patrol Agent of the Del Rio Sector, told Trump during a round-table in California on Friday that the border wall in his sector was constructed in eight months from February to..
DNA - Published

Engine problem forces Boeing 737 MAX being ferried to California to make emergency landing in Orlando

A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operated by Southwest Airlines made an emergency landing after experiencing an engine problem as it was being ferried from Florida to California
Firstpost - 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

Note referencing New Zealand terrorist attack found at possible arson fire at California mosque

A note referencing the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand was found at the scene of a possible arson fire at a Southern California mosque, police said Sunday. Nobody was hurt, and members of the..
Firstpost - Published

Peruvian ex-president arrested for being drunk in public in California

Peru's former president, Alejandro Toledo, considered a fugitive in Peru, was arrested for being drunk in public in California and released early on Monday, authorities in California said.
Reuters - Published

California governor halts death penalty: 'I couldn't sleep'

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday imposed a moratorium on the death penalty as the possibility of the first executions in the state in 13 years..
Firstpost - Published

College admissions scandal exposes deep divide over social class, race and wealth in America

The families ensnared in the college bribery scandal embody wealth and privilege in America: CEOs, Hollywood stars, Wall Street millionaires. A California vineyard owner. A prominent Manhattan lawyer.
Firstpost - Published

California governor to put moratorium on death penalty - source

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Firstpost - Published

U.S. college admissions scandal sweeps up Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, CEOs

By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities arrested dozens of people on Tuesday in what they described as a $25 million scam to help actors Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, some CEOs and..
Firstpost - Published

Holocaust survivor to meet California teens amid outrage over Nazi salute photos

By Rich McKay (Reuters) - An Auschwitz survivor and stepsister of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank will meet on Thursday with some California high school students seen in viral online photos giving Nazi..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Indian-origin man convicted for mail fraud sentenced to 33 months imprisonment in US

Dinesh Shankar, 41 of San Jose, California was sentenced to 33 months in prison as a result of the mail fraud conviction for embezzling from a medical device company, US Attorney David Anderson said.
DNA - Published

Wisconsin governor pulls troops from U.S.-Mexico border

(Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Monday signed an order withdrawing the state's National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, saying there was not enough evidence of a national..
Firstpost - Published

Branson's Virgin Galactic takes another step toward space tourism

By Elizabeth Culliford MOJAVE, Calif. (Reuters) - A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard..
Firstpost - Published

Latest teachers strike launched in Oakland, California

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Some 3,000 teachers in Oakland, California, walked off the job on Thursday in a contract dispute over salaries, class size and a proposal to close two dozen schools, the..
Firstpost - Published

Trump-California rift widens as auto emissions talks fail

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.
Firstpost - Published

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