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Disney, Universal call California's theme park opening norms "unworkable," "shameful"

24 Oct 2020

Disney, Universal call California's theme park opening norms "unworkable," "shameful"

Disney and Universal are engaged in a tussle with the California Governor over the recent controversy surrounding COVID-19 healthcare guidelines mandating and prohibiting theme park openings across the state.

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia list picturesque Montecito mansion for sale

16 Oct 2020

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia list picturesque Montecito mansion for sale

Celebrity talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi are bidding adieu to a truly breathtaking residential property.

LA Comic Con organized for December, as an in-person event

30 Sep 2020

LA Comic Con organized for December, as an in-person event

If luck is by their side, organizers of the LA Comic Con might be able to pull off a grand in-person event in December, where comics and pop culture fans would get to see their favorite characters through merchandise and cosplays.

California wildfires leave 3 dead; smoke turns skies orange

10 Sep 2020

California wildfires leave 3 dead; smoke turns skies orange

With over two dozen fires raging across the US state of California, residents in the San Francisco area and neighboring regions are witnessing orange skies due to the smoke and ash.

US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

12 Aug 2020

US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.

'Glee' star Naya Rivera missing, feared dead, after swimming accident

09 Jul 2020

'Glee' star Naya Rivera missing, feared dead, after swimming accident

Actor Naya Rivera (33), best known for featuring as Santana Lopez in Fox musical television series Glee, has been missing since Wednesday night after a possible swimming accident, officials said.

Musk restarts Tesla factory during lockdown, says 'ready for arrest'

12 May 2020

Musk restarts Tesla factory during lockdown, says 'ready for arrest'

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, has re-opened the electric carmaker's factory in California's Alameda County, despite local orders to keep the 'non-essential' business closed.

Why is Musk threatening to shift Tesla's headquarters from California

10 May 2020

Why is Musk threatening to shift Tesla's headquarters from California

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla, has threatened to shift his company's headquarters out of California.

Elon Musk says he delivered ventilators, hospitals disagree

20 Apr 2020

Elon Musk says he delivered ventilators, hospitals disagree

A month ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had promised ventilators, the life-saving equipment required for pumping breathable air into sick patients' lungs, to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases in California.

Coronavirus hits music festivals as Coachella postponed till October

11 Mar 2020

Coronavirus hits music festivals as Coachella postponed till October

The panic over coronavirus outbreak is looming over art festivals and concerts, places that naturally invite large crowds and are potential threats for the spread of the deadly virus.

Here's a sneak peek into Priyanka, Nick's $20million worth mansion

22 Jan 2020

Here's a sneak peek into Priyanka, Nick's $20million worth mansion

The first pictures from actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her singer husband Nick Jonas's luxurious mansion in the Encino neighborhood in Los Angeles, California (USA) are out, and we just can't stop gushing over them.

Pablo Escobar's brother is selling a $350 'unbreakable foldable phone'

04 Dec 2019

Pablo Escobar's brother is selling a $350 'unbreakable foldable phone'

The brother of infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar has taken up selling smartphones.

Apple employee fired for sending customer's intimate photos to himself

14 Nov 2019

Apple employee fired for sending customer's intimate photos to himself

In a shocking incident, an Apple Store employee allegedly stole intimate photos from the phone of a customer who wanted its screen repaired in Bakersfield, California (United States).

Lakhs, including celebrities, evacuate homes amid devastating California fires

29 Oct 2019

Lakhs, including celebrities, evacuate homes amid devastating California fires

Several lakhs have had to evacuate their homes as multiple wildfires ravaged California, United States on Monday.

US man drops gun, raises hands; cops shoot him anyway

28 Oct 2019

US man drops gun, raises hands; cops shoot him anyway

Richard Sanchez (27) was involved in a drunken altercation with family members in San Bernardino, California, United States, when his sister-in-law called 911.

Area 51 raid to be live-streamed. Will visitors spot aliens?

20 Sep 2019

Area 51 raid to be live-streamed. Will visitors spot aliens?

Months after the Area 51 raid commenced as a Facebook event, the madness shows no signs of stopping.

Why is Apple's new iPhone 11 triggering fear in people

11 Sep 2019

Why is Apple's new iPhone 11 triggering fear in people

Apple recently showcased three new iPhones at a jampacked event in California.

Apple TV+ taking on Netflix at Rs. 99/month: Details here

11 Sep 2019

Apple TV+ taking on Netflix at Rs. 99/month: Details here

A few hours ago, Apple held an event in California and unveiled a bunch of products, including a fancy iPhone 11 family, an updated iPad, and Apple Watch Series 5.

You can watch Apple's iPhone 11 launch on YouTube

09 Sep 2019

You can watch Apple's iPhone 11 launch on YouTube

In a bid to build a bigger audience for the launch of next iPhones, Apple has scheduled a live stream on YouTube.

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

20 Aug 2019

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

The "world's first Porsche" was expected to find a buyer at an auction in California, but instead it met with boos, with some even walking out of the venue.

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

15 Aug 2019

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson has revealed that he smokes up to $40,000 (Rs. 28 lakh) worth of cannabis in a month.

California: Gunman opens fire at food festival, three killed

29 Jul 2019

California: Gunman opens fire at food festival, three killed

In yet another incident which shows that United States needs stricter gun laws, a man opened fire at a food festival in northern California killing three and injuring at least 12. The gunman was shot dead by police, said reports.

Move over YouTubers, TikTokers are the new in-thing at VidCon

17 Jul 2019

Move over YouTubers, TikTokers are the new in-thing at VidCon

Judge TikTokers all you want to, but they're on everyone's radar and they're turning the tide.

Tired of workout? Try this VR gym for some fun

13 May 2019

Tired of workout? Try this VR gym for some fun

People can be gym freaks, but the deal is, not everyone loves the idea of training, lifting weights daily.

Over Rs. 4cr raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

09 May 2019

Over Rs. 4cr raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

Around Rs. 4.2 crore has been raised via a GoFundMe page for the treatment of an Indian-American hate crime victim, Dhriti Narayan, who was plowed down by a motorist in Sunnyvale, California, on April 23.

#CreepAlert: Tech companies earn using your 'voodoo doll', says ex-Googler

03 May 2019

#CreepAlert: Tech companies earn using your 'voodoo doll', says ex-Googler

A number of conglomerates, including Google and Facebook, follow an advertising-based revenue model; they sell your information to brands serving ads through their web-based products.

California: Woman mercilessly abandons 3-days-old puppies in dumpster, arrested

25 Apr 2019

California: Woman mercilessly abandons 3-days-old puppies in dumpster, arrested

A woman, identified as Deborah Sue Culwell, was arrested in California after she dumped a plastic bag full of puppies next to a dumpster.

Tesla unveils new self-driving chip, promising 21 times better performance

24 Apr 2019

Tesla unveils new self-driving chip, promising 21 times better performance

Just a few hours ago, Tesla held an 'Autonomy Day' event in California, where CEO Elon Musk detailed the plans for achieving autonomy, the case where your self-driving car will be able to drive you around.

Aamir Khan's daughter Ira shares romantic picture with rumored beau

27 Mar 2019

Aamir Khan's daughter Ira shares romantic picture with rumored beau

Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan has grown into a gorgeous woman and it is difficult to take your eyes off her.

Everything you need to know about Apple's new credit card

26 Mar 2019

Everything you need to know about Apple's new credit card

At yesterday's 'Special Event' in California, Apple debuted some pretty interesting services, including its first-ever consumer credit card.

Elon 'Tusk': Musk changes Twitter name; hints about Tesla news

28 Feb 2019

Elon 'Tusk': Musk changes Twitter name; hints about Tesla news

Apart from being one of the world's biggest technology entrepreneur, Elon Musk is also known for his witty tweets.

Man spent 39-years for wrongful imprisonment, to get Rs. 149cr

27 Feb 2019

Man spent 39-years for wrongful imprisonment, to get Rs. 149cr

In a much long-awaited relief, a man in the US, who was wrongly convicted 39 years ago for a double murder he didn't commit, will now receive $21 million or Rs. 149 crore for his wrongful incarceration.

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

19 Feb 2019

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

Everyone had predicted that US President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency would not go unchallenged.

Kylie Jenner's California mansion is classy, artistic and glamorous

06 Feb 2019

Kylie Jenner's California mansion is classy, artistic and glamorous

While Kylie Jenner's personal life is pretty much an open book, courtesy the show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and her social media profiles, she has managed to keep some things, like her home designs under wraps, until now.

#TechBytes: Six foldable phones we will see in coming months

26 Jan 2019

#TechBytes: Six foldable phones we will see in coming months

After battling it out with notches and bezels, smartphone makers are finally headed towards devices that would have foldable screens, aka 'foldables'.

Indian couple, who fell to death in US, was intoxicated

24 Jan 2019

Indian couple, who fell to death in US, was intoxicated

An autopsy report has revealed the Indian couple, who plummeted to their deaths in California's Yosemite National Park in October '18, was intoxicated.

Deadly Northern California wildfire is finally contained

26 Nov 2018

Deadly Northern California wildfire is finally contained

A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained, after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said yesterday.

California: 'Camp fire' 95% contained, death toll rises to 84

23 Nov 2018

California: 'Camp fire' 95% contained, death toll rises to 84

The fire that has ravaged northern California is now almost completely contained, authorities said yesterday as the death toll rose to 84.

Chicago: Hospital shooting leaves three dead; gunman also killed

20 Nov 2018

Chicago: Hospital shooting leaves three dead; gunman also killed

Less than two weeks after the Thousand Oaks shooting in California rocked the US, another gun violence tragedy has befallen the nation.

California wildfire: Death-toll rises to 77; search for victims continues

19 Nov 2018

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.