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Shares in Germany's Bayer plunge on US weed killer ruling

6 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

BERLIN - Shares in Germany's Bayer have plunged after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer - the second case that has...
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Mark Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs under mounting pressure to speak out over New Zealand mosque shootings

Mark Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs under mounting pressure to speak out over New Zealand mosque shootings

44 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Big tech is coming under renewed political pressure following the mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques on Friday. The attack was livestreamed on Facebook before spreading...
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California tech start-up offering a busines-to-consumer communications service expands to Baltimore

2 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Broadly.com, an Oakland, California-based communications platform for small businesses, has opened its first East Coast office in Baltimore and plans to hire 50 people. The...
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Jury Finds Roundup Weedkiller Was a Major Cause of a California Man's Cancer

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer, a jury determined Tuesday in the first phase of a trial that attorneys said could help determine the...
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Memorial held for beloved USC music student shot, killed near campus

4 hours ago   |   ABC

A music-filled celebration of life was held for a beloved University of Southern California student who was gunned down near campus.
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Suspect breaks into dance routine after California police chase

Suspect breaks into dance routine after California police chase

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

A police chase in California had a twist ending on Tuesday night when the suspect broke out into a dance routine on Laurel Canyon Boulevard while police had their guns drawn...
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A luxury rose for millennials to call their own

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Je ne sais quoi? I've heard the phrase but never understood it until I read it on a wine bottle. “Je ne sais quoi” is the lovely French way of describing “someone so unique and...
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Officials: 15 million Californians could be uncounted in 2020 census

Officials: 15 million Californians could be uncounted in 2020 census

6 hours ago   |   KCRA

The state of California is preparing for the census next year and is already running into some problems - and anticipating others that could impact the count.
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Research, technical workers to strike on California campuses

6 hours ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - A union representing research and technical workers said it will strike Wednesday at 10 University of California campuses and 5 hospitals in a one-day walkout...
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California National Guard to leave border, help stop fires

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

California is calling in the National Guard for the first time to help protect communities from wildfires like the one that destroyed much of the city of Paradise last fall.
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Belmont, Fairleigh Dickinson earn first NCAA Tournament wins

Belmont, Fairleigh Dickinson earn first NCAA Tournament wins

Eleven months ago, Fairleigh Dickinson coach Greg Herenda was seriously ill with life-threatening blood clots. Tuesday night, he danced on the court and hugged players after... Read more ...

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

ANKARA, Turkey - A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. At least three people... Read more ...

AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

HOUSTON - Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under contract with the team through 2024... Read more ...

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof. The... Read more ...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural disasters

If the bill passes, a person could face charges of animal cruelty and a fine of up to $5,000. Read more ...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a sober house

Wendy Williams revealed on her show Tuesday that she's been living in a sober house for "quite some time." Read more ...

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

A federal program is giving people $1,000 to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro. Read more ...

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer was a "substantial factor" in causing non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the plaintiff. It's the second verdict against... Read more ...

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

Raiders sign former Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict

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Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...