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3 dead, 5 sickened after eating Thanksgiving meal in California: officials confirm

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 09:54

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Three people died and five others fell sick after eating a Thanksgiving meal provided by a San Francisco Bay Area church, authorities confirmed.

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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook could not have influenced the election outcome

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 07:42

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During the Techonomy conference in Half Moon Bay, California, late Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the concerns that fake news related to the US presidential election proliferated on the social networking site, which did not do anything to stop it.

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Monarch butterflies are back in Pismo Beach

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 06:22

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The western monarch Butterflies are back in Pismo Beach, and currently there are an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 butterflies at the Monarch Butterfly Grove.

Migrating to the coast of California in high numbers, monarch butterflies have raised hope that this year will be more promising for the beautiful creatures. Many visitors say they can't help but watch.

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California woman wins $70 million in J&J baby powder lawsuit

Sat, 10/29/2016 - 10:02

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Delivering a tough blow to Johnson & Johnson (J&J), a St. Louis jury ruled in favor of a California woman who alleged that the company's baby powder caused her ovarian cancer.

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Cellphone app saves cardiac arrest victim’s life in Seattle

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 08:55

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A cellphone app designed to connect cardiac arrest victims with nearby people who know CPR recently saved a Seattle man's life, several media outlets reported.

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Mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ tilts entire solar system: study

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 07:31

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The hypothetical "Planet Nine," which has been bewildering scientists ever since they detected evidence for its potential existence in January this year, might have tilted our entire solar system, a new study suggested.

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Californians to vote on marijuana legalization measure next month

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 08:40

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California voters will get a chance to legalize recreational marijuana in November, when the state will ask for their opinion via the controversial ballot measure Prop 64.

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The Ocean Cleanup’s aerial expedition maps ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 06:47

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The Ocean Cleanup's recently conducted first ever aerial reconnaissance mission over the swirling mass of plastic trash between Hawaii and California marked the launch of a burgeoning effort to clean up the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch."

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Phil Schiller: Removal of headphone jack marks Apple’s desire for technological progress

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 07:03

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About Apple's move to remove the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7, which was unveiled on September 7, the company's marketing chief Phil Schiller said that the elimination of the headphone jack from the latest iPhone is pure expression of Apple's yearning for technological progress.

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Apple sued by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners affected by ‘Touch Disease’ problem

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 07:51

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In a proposed US-wide class-action lawsuit filed in California's Northern District federal court on Saturday, owners of tech giant Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets have complained that their handsets suffer from a design defect which causes a gradual unresponsiveness of the touchscreens of the devices, eventually making them inoperable.

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Google adds two popular games -- Solitaire and Tic-tac-toe -- to Search

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 08:04

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In a recent announcement, Web search giant Google has revealed that it is rolling out two popular, classic games -- Solitaire and Tic-tac-toe -- straight into its search engine and standalone Google Search app.

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HP Inc. posts better than expected financial results for its fiscal Q3

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 07:40

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On Wednesday, personal computer and printer manufacturer HP Inc. reported the earnings for its fiscal third-quarter, posting higher-than-estimated quarterly revenue and profit figures, thanks to the fact that demand for the HP notebooks has recovered.

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