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California launches earthquake early warning system it calls best in world

17 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES California rolled out the nation's first statewide earthquake warning system on Thursday, designed to detect seismic waves and alert residents through a mobile phone app even before the ground starts shaking.

UPDATE 1-California launches earthquake early warning system it calls best in world

17 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES, Oct 17 California rolled out the nation's first statewide earthquake warning system on Thursday, designed to detect seismic waves and alert residents through a mobile phone app even before the ground starts shaking.

California launches earthquake early warning system it calls best in world

17 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES, Oct 17 California rolled out the nation's first statewide earthquake warning system on Thursday, designed to detect seismic waves and alert residents through a mobile phone app even before the ground starts shaking.

Georgia policeman convicted of assault, cleared of murder in 2015 shooting of unarmed black man

14 Oct 2019

A former Georgia police officer who shot an unarmed, naked black man to death in March 2015 was convicted on Monday of aggravated assault and violating his oath of office but found not guilty of murder, his defense lawyer said.

Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park

11 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said. | Video

Former U.S. Army interpreter from Iraq gets 30 years for dealing fentanyl on dark web

04 Oct 2019

An Iraqi immigrant who worked as a U.S. Army interpreter was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday for dealing the powerful opioid fentanyl over secret online networks, leading to the drug death of a Marine, prosecutors said.

Former U.S. Army interpreter from Iraq gets 30 years for dealing fentanyl on dark web

04 Oct 2019

Oct 3 An Iraqi immigrant who worked as a U.S. Army interpreter was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday for dealing the powerful opioid fentanyl over secret online networks, leading to the drug death of a Marine, prosecutors said.

Three indicted on federal drug charges in rapper Mac Miller's death

03 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES Three accused drug dealers who prosecutors say supplied rapper Mac Miller with the counterfeit oxycodone laced with fentanyl blamed in his fatal 2018 overdose were indicted on federal drug distribution charges on Wednesday.

Owners of dive boat that sank off California coast, killing 34, suspend operations

01 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES The owners of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast on Labor Day, killing 34 people, said on Tuesday they had suspended operations indefintely during an investigation of one of the state's worst maritime disasters.

San Francisco tour guide charged with carrying U.S. secrets to China

30 Sep 2019

A San Francisco tour guide has been charged with being an agent of the Chinese government, accused of picking up U.S. national security secrets from furtive locations and delivering them cloak and dagger style to Beijing, federal prosecutors said on Monday.

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