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19 Nov 2018Donald Trump
California wildfire: Death-toll rises to 77; search for victims continues
Authorities say one more set of human remains has been found, bringing the total number killed in the devastating California wildfire to 77.
17 Nov 2018World
California wildfires: Number of missing people jumps to over 1,000
The number of people missing in the devastating wildfire that struck northern California jumped to over 1,000 today, as the remains of 8 other victims were found.
16 Nov 2018Hollywood
Netflix cancels 'Narcos: Mexico' red carpet due to California wildfires
The raging wildfires in California forced Netflix to cancel the red carpet premiere of 'Narcos: Mexico'.
15 Nov 2018Miley Cyrus
Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 still missing
The death toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 yesterday, as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing.
14 Nov 2018Donald Trump
Firefighters battle blazes on two fronts in California, 50 dead
Thousands of firefighters battled blazes in northern and southern California yesterday as body recovery teams searched the remains of houses and charred cars for victims of the deadliest wildfire in the history of the US state.
13 Nov 2018DNA
Dead in cars, homes: Northern California fire toll at 42
At least 42 people were confirmed dead in the wildfire that turned Northern California's Paradise town and outlying areas into hell on earth.
13 Nov 2018LinkedIn
Indian ex-Tesla employee charged for embezzling $9.3mn, identity theft
A 32-year-old Indian man, a former employee of American electric car manufacturer Tesla, has been charged for allegedly stealing $9.3mn from the company by falsifying financial documents.
11 Nov 2018Donald Trump
#FuryOfNature: California wildfire destroys 'Westworld' set, celebrity homes
The state of California is fighting wildfires that have been raging for the past couple of days.
11 Nov 2018Kim Kardashian
California massive fire death toll reaches 23, rescue operations underway
The death toll from the most destructive fire to hit California rose to 23 yesterday as rescue workers recovered more bodies of people.
09 Nov 2018Las Vegas
California bar shooting: Ex-US Marine Ian Long was the shooter
The shooter involved in Wednesday's California bar shooting, which left 12 dead, was identified as 28-year-old Ian Long, a former US Marine.
08 Nov 2018United States of America
US: At least 11 injured in shooting at California bar
At least 11 people, including an officer, were shot at in a South California bar on Wednesday night (local time).
07 Nov 2018Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
AI beats humans at detecting Alzheimer's; does so years ahead
In yet another instance of artificial intelligence (AI) making forays into healthcare, researchers in California recently demonstrated that a trained neural network could accurately diagnose Alzheimer's in patients, years before those patients were actually diagnosed by physicians.
03 Nov 2018H-1B Visa
Indian-American arrested over H-1B visa fraud in Silicon Valley
A 46-year-old Indian-American was arrested yesterday morning in California on charges of H-1B visa fraud.
31 Oct 2018Selfie Deaths
Indian-couple, who fell to death, warned others of dangerous selfies
Indian-couple Vishnu Viswanath and Meenakshi Moorthy, who died after falling 800 feet in California's Yosemite National Park last week, warned people of dangers of 'doing it for gram'.
30 Oct 2018Cisco
Travel-junkie Indian couple dies falling 800ft in California's Yosemite Park
In a tragic incident, an Indian couple died after falling 800 feet in an area with steep terrain in California's Yosemite National Park last week.
21 Oct 2018United States of America
Massive piece of space junk falls in California: Details here
We all know space junk or tiny flecks of discarded rockets and satellites pose a major threat to manned/unmanned missions.
19 Oct 2018United States of America
#TryThisAshCookie: Teenage girl bakes grandfather's ashes into cookies, feeds classmates
Cookies, the all-time favorite pre-snack, have been the delicacy you just can't get enough of.
06 Oct 2018Donald Trump
Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat
Despite sexual assault allegations, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court is all but certain, with key senators having backed the embattled judge's nomination.
19 Sep 2018Sexual Assault
This California couple might have raped over a 100 women
In what could spiral into an outrageous case, an orthopedic surgeon from California and his girlfriend have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women.
03 Sep 2018Mass Shooting
California: 10, including children, shot at, in apartment-complex
On Sunday night, an active shooter gunned 10 people including children at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, California. It is reported three of the victims are extremely critical.
29 Aug 2018South Korea
No weed for South Koreans, not even in Canada
On October 17, the recreational use of marijuana in Canada will become legal, thereby allowing Canadian residents, as well as tourists to Canada, to light up if they're into smoking pot.
25 Aug 2018Bugatti Chiron
Meet Divo: Bugatti's latest Rs. 40cr monster hypercar
On Friday, in front of the super sophisticated audience of the elite Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance auto show in California, hypercar-maker Bugatti unveiled its latest monster - the Bugatti Divo.
23 Aug 2018Harvey Weinstein
Jimmy Bennett, who accused Asia Argento of sexual-harassment, was 'ashamed'
Jimmy Bennett, who earlier this week accused actress Asia Argento of sexually harassing him when he was just 17, spoke about his choice to stay silent on the abuse.
20 Aug 2018Harvey Weinstein
#SheToo? Actress Argento, who accused Weinstein, paid her own accuser
Italian actress Asia Argento grabbed the spotlight when she became one of the first women to speak out against Harvey Weinstein's sexual transgressions.
12 Aug 2018United States of America
US: Police-chief's son attacks Sikh man; shows 'middle-finger' in court
The teenager son of a police chief in California, who brutally assaulted a 71-year-old Sikh man, grinned and made obscene gestures by flashing his middle fingers, during his first court appearance, according to a report by Sacramento's FOX40 News.
29 Jul 2018University Of California
At 15, Indian-American genius becomes an engineer!
Three years ago, Indian-American prodigy Tanishq Abraham graduated from a California college when he was just 11, and made headlines globally.
26 Jun 2018Apple
The first public beta version of iOS 12 is out
Apple announced the brand new iOS 12 at its recently held Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2018 in California.
25 Jun 2018Business
Ibrahim Diallo: The man who got fired by a machine
Machines are not only just taking our jobs, but it seems like they've started sacking people too.
14 Jun 2018Hollywood
Probe begins on sexual assault charges against Sylvester Stallone
Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing sexual assault charges levelled against Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone.
26 May 2018Facebook
Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps
A court case claims that Facebook reportedly collected information about users and their friends- some who weren't even registered with the website- through its apps.
14 May 2018Apple
Apple faces lawsuit over MacBooks with faulty butterfly keyboards
US-based MacBook users Kyle Barbaro and Zixua Rao have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple in the Northern District Court of California.
13 May 2018YouTube
YouTube to help users manage their addictive video watching behavior
At the recently concluded Google I/O 2018 annual developer conference in California, the company rolled out a series of new features on YouTube that will help people control their usage of the video streaming app.
09 May 2018iOS
Google I/O 2018: Maps goes beyond navigation, becomes about exploration
Several updates have been announced to Google Maps at the company's ongoing Google I/O 2018 annual developer conference in California.
07 May 2018Google
AI-powered game identifies object images and matches them with emojis
As an example of interesting and fun uses of machine learning, Google has launched a new AI-based game called "Emoji Scavenger Hunt".
03 May 2018Facebook
Facebook uses public Instagram images to train image recognition AI
At its ongoing F8 developer conference in California, Facebook has detailed how it's using Instagram images to train its image recognition artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.
28 Apr 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
5 songs that define JNU and its creatures
We all were textbook idealists, while growing up. But a 28-year-old Kanhaiya Kumar of JNU (in)fame still is - it is both funny and scary, in equal parts.
25 Apr 2018Sexual Harassment
Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations
Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
04 Apr 2018YouTube
Woman opens fire at California YouTube-headquarters before apparently killing herself
A gunwoman opened fire at the California YouTube headquarters yesterday afternoon before apparently shooting herself.
25 Mar 2018Space News
'Flat-Earther' launches himself in self-made rocket to prove his theory
"Mad" Mike Hughes has finally done what he has been promising to do since years: he has launched himself in his self-made rocket from Amboy, California.
23 Mar 2018iPhone
California Police shot black-man suspecting gun. He had an iPhone
Police in California has released disturbing footage of cops shooting an African-American man 20 times in the backyard of his own Sacramento home.