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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, 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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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

Videos for California

California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency To Begin Wildfire Prevention Efforts [Video]California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency To Begin Wildfire Prevention Efforts

According to a report by Huffpost, on Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency to immediately begin wildfire prevention efforts across the state. The announcement comes..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

California Pulling National Guard From Border To Wildfires [Video]California Pulling National Guard From Border To Wildfires

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is defying President Donald Trump and pulling National Guard troops from the border to start working on wildfire prevention efforts in the coming weeks. Huffpost reports..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Tesla Sues Former Employees For Allegedly Stealing Data [Video]Tesla Sues Former Employees For Allegedly Stealing Data

According to Reuters, Tesla Inc filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a former engineer at the company, claiming he copied the source code for its Autopilot technology before joining a Chinese..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

80-year-Old Conman Is Busted [Video]80-year-Old Conman Is Busted

According to Business Insider, the Department of Justice (DoJ) said on Tuesday that an 80-year-old California conman has been charged for stealing more than $250,000 by setting up fake donation..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Jury: Bayer's Roundup Weed Killer Caused Man's Cancer [Video]Jury: Bayer's Roundup Weed Killer Caused Man's Cancer

A federal jury found Tuesday that the herbicide Roundup caused a man's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Bayer shares slide after latest Roundup cancer ruling [Video]Bayer shares slide after latest Roundup cancer ruling

Shares in Germany's Bayer's fell more than 12 percent on Wednesday after a second U.S. jury ruled its Roundup weed killer caused cancer. Francis Maguire reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Bayer Loses Court Battle Over Roundup [Video]Bayer Loses Court Battle Over Roundup

A U.S. jury on Tuesday found Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based weed killer to be a “substantial factor” in causing a man’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. According to Reuters, the ruling allows the trial..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Devin Nunes Sues Twitter Over Online Ridicule [Video]Devin Nunes Sues Twitter Over Online Ridicule

According to Business Insider, congressional representative Devin Nunes is suing Twitter and anonymous users for defamation. Filed in a Virginia state court, the lawsuit is seeking at least $250..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Rep. Devin Nunes Is Suing Twitter and 3 Users for Defamation [Video]Rep. Devin Nunes Is Suing Twitter and 3 Users for Defamation

The Republican representative from California filed the lawsuit in Virginia this week.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

New Research Shows Humans May Have Sixth Sense [Video]New Research Shows Humans May Have Sixth Sense

Mother Nature Network reports that a scientist in California claims to have found evidence that humans are capable of sensing the magnetic fields around them. Joe Kirschvink, a geophysicist at the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

GOP lawmaker sues Twitter for $250 million [Video]GOP lawmaker sues Twitter for $250 million

Republican Devin Nunes is suing Twitter and several Twitter users, claiming the site unfairly censored his tweets and subjected him to hateful messages. Zachary Goelman reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

USC May Expel Admissions Scandal Students [Video]USC May Expel Admissions Scandal Students

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured on the grounds of University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Reuters) - The University of Southern..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Who Is Devin Nunes? [Video]Who Is Devin Nunes?

Republican Congressman for California’s 22nd District is suing Twitter over claims the platform is allowing anonymous accounts to insult him. Nunes is accusing Twitter of negligence and defamation..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 01:47Published

Los Angeles locals wait for royal baby with mixed interest [Video]Los Angeles locals wait for royal baby with mixed interest

Fascination, pride and the best royal soap opera in the world has many Americans eagerly awaiting the impending birth of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's first child. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

U.S. Representative Devin Nunes Is Suing Twitter for Defamation and Negligence [Video]U.S. Representative Devin Nunes Is Suing Twitter for Defamation and Negligence

Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO’-nehs) of California is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:57Published

'Poppy Apocalypse' Crowds Descended Upon California City [Video]'Poppy Apocalypse' Crowds Descended Upon California City

Some call it a poppy "super bloom." But the mayor of Lake Elsinore, California, calls it a "Poppy Apocalypse." The city had to close Walker Canyon on Sunday due to an influx of tourists. It's open now...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Peruvian Ex-President Arrested For Being Drunk In Public In California [Video]Peruvian Ex-President Arrested For Being Drunk In Public In California

According to Reuters, 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. Since 2017, Toledo,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day [Video]O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day

Beto O'Rourke's campaign announced Monday that the former Texas congressman raised $6.1 million in his first 24 hours as a presidential candidate. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Beto O'Rourke Announces Massive $6.1 Million Fundraiser Haul, In Just 24 Hours [Video]Beto O'Rourke Announces Massive $6.1 Million Fundraiser Haul, In Just 24 Hours

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a $6,136,763 fundraising haul in the first 24 hours of his campaign, topping the rest of the 2020 field. O'Rourke, who like many candidates has..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Suspect Found For 17-Year-Old Girls Murdered In 1999 [Video]Suspect Found For 17-Year-Old Girls Murdered In 1999

According to newser.com, "Nearly 20 years after they were murdered, two Alabama teens may finally get some justice, and it was partly the case of the Golden State Killer that led to the break in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Furious Mom Sues Huffman, Loughlin For $500 Billion [Video]Furious Mom Sues Huffman, Loughlin For $500 Billion

A California mom is suing Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman, and others allegedly involved in a college admissions scandal. And according to Newser, she's suing them for the tidy sum of $500 billion...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

California Drought Free For First Time In Seven Years [Video]California Drought Free For First Time In Seven Years

California, plagued by a crippling shortage of rainfall over the past decade, is officially free of drought for the first time in more than seven years, officials announced Thursday.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Elon Musk Unveils Tesla's New Model Y [Video]Elon Musk Unveils Tesla's New Model Y

During an event in California Thursday, Musk showed off a prototype version of Tesla's second mass-market electric car.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

 

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

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