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World Media Magnitude 4.5 quake rattles Berkeley, San Francisco area
Author: 0 Magnitude 4.5 quake rattles Berkeley, San Francisco area

The natural disaster had a preliminary depth of 8 miles (13 kilometers). Though there were no immediate reports of significant damage, the tremor at 2:39 a.m. Let us know on our Facebook page here. Though earthquakes have troubled the Bay Area, is Sacramento susceptible to feeling the same effects? The quake is said to be associated with the Hayward fault, which aligns underneath the eastern side of the Bay area - from Hayward through Berkeley.

World Media Trump Threatens To Cut Palestinian Aid Unless They Resume Peace Talks
Author: 0 Trump Threatens To Cut Palestinian Aid Unless They Resume Peace Talks

Israeli lawmakers passed a bill early on Tuesday morning which limits the ability of its government to divide Jerusalem , which is a central Palestinian demand for a two-state agreement. At a press conference at the UN on Tuesday, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley fielded questions about US funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency responsible for funneling aid to so-called Palestinian refugees.

World Media What are the new pot laws in Moorpark?
Author: 0 What are the new pot laws in Moorpark?

To be compliant in California , says Steve DeAngelo, executive director of Harborside, one of the nation's largest dispensaries, they have to also "pay for security measures, mandatory product testing, licensing fees, taxes, employee benefits".

World Media Congress says BJP's stance on triple talaq bill is not clear
Author: 0 Congress says BJP's stance on triple talaq bill is not clear

After a recess, Parliament will meet again from March 5 to April 6, Kumar said. The leader of House Arun Jaitley accuses Congress of trying to sabotage the Triple Talaq Bill. President Ramnath Kovind will address the joint sitting of the two Houses January 29 and the Economic Survey will be tabled the same day, Parliamentary Affairs minister Ananth Kumar told reporters here.

World Media PTV Sports Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI Live Streaming
Author: 0 PTV Sports Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI Live Streaming

Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali both scored centuries as Pakistan cruised to a 120-run victory over New Zealand XI in their one-day tour match at the Saxton Oval. Tom Latham went for three before Williamson and Nicholls put on 90 in 13.2 overs for the fifth wicket. Impressive young seamer Hasan Ali was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers, taking 3-61 from his 10 overs.

World Media Pilot completes missing Oklahoma doctor's mission of rescuing dog
Author: 0 Pilot completes missing Oklahoma doctor's mission of rescuing dog

While the Coast Guard is using a C-130 to search the Gulf, officials said the type of Cirrus aircraft they are hopeful to find is equipped with a parachute system a pilot can use in an emergency. Gia Fowler works with a rescue group out of Las Vegas. By Wednesday evening, the Coast Guard got a report saying the pilot was unresponsive, likely due to lack of oxygen.

World Media Erdogan takes Rouhani's side on Iran unrest
Author: 0 Erdogan takes Rouhani's side on Iran unrest

The government's main challenge is to find a way to suppress the protests without provoking more anger as demonstrators attack police stations, banks and mosques. A US official told Reuters earlier on Tuesday that USA intelligence officials think the protests have little chance of toppling the government. The protests have inspired a number of tweets by President Donald Trump, expressing support for the demonstrators and condemning the "corrupt and brutal Iranian regime".

World Media We're not going to ban Donald Trump
Author: 0 We're not going to ban Donald Trump

It said such a move would also not silence a world leader, but it "would certainly hamper necessary discussion around their words and actions". An activist group in San Francisco is calling out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for being "complicit" in President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr.

World Media Grassley, Graham call for investigation into
Author: 0 Grassley, Graham call for investigation into "Trump dossier" author

The Justice Department and attorneys for Steele did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment. Dated Jan. 4, the letter indicates the senators passed attached a classified memo "related to certain communications between Christopher Steele and multiple USA news outlets regarding the so-called "Trump dossier" that Mr.

World Media Fire Destroys Home of Roy Moore Accuser in Alabama; Investigated as Arson
Author: 0 Fire Destroys Home of Roy Moore Accuser in Alabama; Investigated as Arson

According to the local Sheriff's Department, the "fire is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force". Johnson alleges that as she was leaving the meeting Moore "grabbed my behind". Tina Johnson , who accused Senate candidate Roy Moore previous year of grabbing her in his office in the early 1990s, lost her home in a fire this week.

World Media Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next?
Author: 0 Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next?

The Mega Millions grand prize is $418 million, with a cash value of $261 million before taxes. "It's the dreams, thinking what you could do with that money, imagining the possibilities", he said. I still play Mega Millions, but I have cut back on the number of tickets I buy because of the increase in cost. The odds of winning that prize from a single ticket are 1 in 292,201,338.

World Media China clamps down on North Korea trade as part of United Nations sanctions
Author: 0 China clamps down on North Korea trade as part of United Nations sanctions

The Republic of China (Taiwan) security team assessed the situation and issued a statement that strongly condemned the "military threats made by North- Korea". The district prosecutor's office in Taiwan's port city of Kaohsiung said they started investigating the company and its owner, identified by authorities only as 54 and with the surname Chen, last week after a South Korean media report linked a Taiwanese company to ships registered in Hong Kong.

World Media Twitter is trying to explain why it's not suspending Donald Trump's account
Author: 0 Twitter is trying to explain why it's not suspending Donald Trump's account

Trump's tweet carried an implied threat of military action- not an explicit statement of intent. A Facebook event for the protest accuses Dorsey of " endangering the world " and violating its own rules by not banning Trump after he tweeted that his nuclear button is "much bigger" and "more powerful" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's.

World Media Mandel drops out of Senate race
Author: 0 Mandel drops out of Senate race

Senate race", Mandel wrote. "This was a hard decision for us, but it's the right one", Mandel said. Businessman Mike Gibbons , who has never held office, is the only other Republican candidate now in the race. "Now is the time for Republicans to unite as one so we can defeat Sherrod Brown". Others could join the race if they move quickly before the February 7 filing deadline.

World Media Baltimore residents are resorting to GoFundMe to heat their freezing public schools
Author: 0 Baltimore residents are resorting to GoFundMe to heat their freezing public schools

On December 13 a year ago, WMAR reported on a series of tweets that showed a classroom with students wearing winter coats, acknowledging that parents had been complaining about the lack of heat in classrooms two weeks prior. "Yesterday I had frostbite", another chimed in. "Any good mother would take their children out of school", Chastity Spears, a parent, told a reporter.

World Media Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran
Author: 0 Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran "Destructive"

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned the demonstrations in Iran could escalate into full-blown conflict, drawing a comparison with Syria, Daily Mail reported on Friday. President Donald Trump who vowed to destroy North Korea if threatened, even as U.S. diplomats pushed for a diplomatic solution. For a new agenda item to be discussed at the Security Council, at least nine of the 15 council members must support holding the meeting.

World Media US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author
Author: 0 US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author

The senators' referral states: "Based on the information contained therein, we are respectfully referring Mr Steele to you for investigation of potential violations... "But as I would with any credible evidence of a crime unearthed in the course of our investigations, I feel obliged to pass that information along to the Justice Department for appropriate review".

Author: 0 White House says Gary Cohn isn't going anywhere - for now

How long will Republicans in Congress allow this farce to continue? While Trump's biting comments about Bannon on Wednesday amounted to his most significant criticism of the chief strategist he fired in August, Trump has a history of discarding and criticizing advisers, but then bringing them back into the fold.

Author: 0 Extreme cold has iguanas falling from trees in Florida

WPEC-TV posted images of another iguana on its back on a Palm Beach County road. The iguanas have a good chance of thawing out if you move them in the sun. "It's too cold for them to move", she said. The recent cold snap threatens to make them even more of a nuisance, with cold temperatures causing the cold-blooded animals to enter a state of sluggishness or unconscious hibernation.

World Media It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge
Author: 0 It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge

Lalu Prasad has been convicted in one of the cases of the fodder scam , wherein Rs 900 crore from the Bihar exchequer was siphoned off under the pretext of purchasing fodder for livestock, during the 1980s and 90s. Fifteen others, who were convicted in the scam, will also be sentenced today along with Lalu Prasad waited in the court. For the duration of the course of proceedings in the crowded courtroom, the judge told Prasad that he had read the latter's record and had alertness remained ...

World Media Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

The group frequently announces the launch of "ballistic missiles" at targets inside neighboring Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh-led military coalition fighting the rebels in Yemen in a statement said Saudi air defences intercepted the missile at around 0500 GMT, but reported no casualties.

Author: 0 In Florida, Criticism Of Trump Move To Expand Offshore Oil Drilling

A more recent reminder of the environmental perils came in 2015 when a ruptured oil pipeline near Refugio State Beach fouled some of the same coastline. "You walk on the beach and see oil in the sand and the water and washing up, and there's dead birds and dead fish", said Kristen Hislop, with the Environmental Defense Center, a Santa Barbara environmental group formed in response to the 1969 oil spill.

World Media San Diego US Attorney Backs Sessions' Pot Enforcement Policy
Author: 0 San Diego US Attorney Backs Sessions' Pot Enforcement Policy

Nor did Sessions say federal prosecutors should now go after the industry. Sessions drew a swift and angry response from Senator Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who said the AG was "trampling the will of the voters". Make no mistake: As we have told the Department of Justice ever since I-502 was passed in 2012, we will vigorously defend our state's law against undue federal infringement.

World Media Trump Poised to Announce Cuts to Pakistan Military Aid
Author: 0 Trump Poised to Announce Cuts to Pakistan Military Aid

In fact, this is where Trump's New Year stance on Pakistan actually comes from - the not-without-foundation conviction that the Pakistani state has an interest in supporting the Taliban , and some of the other Islamist militants the USA regards as terrorists.

World Media $445 million at stake for Mega Millions drawing tonight
Author: 0 $445 million at stake for Mega Millions drawing tonight

That would make it one of the largest lottery jackpots in USA history. Pennsylvania's largest Powerball prize was a $110.2 million cash-value jackpot claimed by a New Jersey couple in 2004. "We ask players to always play responsibly, no matter the jackpot level", said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko, noting that pooling ticket purchases with friends can be a fun way to play responsibly.

Author: 0 Strong stance helps spur talks about North Korea

The move comes after US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said there is evidence that North Korea is testing yet another nuclear weapon, once again in violation of UN sanctions. This year is a year of significance both for the north and the south of Korea as our people will celebrate the 70th birthday of the DPRK as a great auspicious event and there will be the Winter Olympic Games in the south.

World Media Leigh Corfman sues Judge Roy Moore
Author: 0 Leigh Corfman sues Judge Roy Moore

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Corfman requested a declaratory judgement of defamation, a public apology from Moore, and a court-enforced ban that would prevent him or the campaign from attacking her in the future. The lawsuit also cites several individuals in the Moore campaign who repeated his denials. But the accusations by Corfman and other women, along with Moore's extremist record, help derail his Senate ambitions.

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