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Death toll rises as tinder-dry conditions fuel deadly California fires
Death toll rises as tinder-dry conditions fuel deadly California fires
The death toll in California's wildfires rose to seven as shaken survivors recounted the horror of watching fast moving flames whip through...
California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens
California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens
Churning out everything from cars and computer chips to nuts and wine, California's mighty economy will suffer big time if the US-China trade war...
A tiny beetle and its deadly fungus is threatening South Africa’s trees
A tiny beetle and its deadly fungus is threatening South Africa’s trees
Sandton is Johannesburg’s economic hub – home to numerous companies’ headquarters and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. And now it has a new,...
The world’s taps are rapidly running dry
The world’s taps are rapidly running dry
The world has abundant fresh water but it is unevenly distributed and under increasing pressure, United Nations agencies say, as highlighted by the...
For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw
For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw
Before man-made climate change kicked in – and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May – the global water...
Inequalities increase as fees rise
Inequalities increase as fees rise
Since 2000, South Africa has devoted a low and declining share of gross domestic product to tertiary education.
Republican hopefuls woo Californians
Republican hopefuls woo Californians
Alan Burradell walks his rat terrier, Django, around San Francisco in a red, white and blue Donald Trump jersey. Across town, Tom Canady sports a Ted...
What drove Malik to kill in San Bernardino?
What drove Malik to kill in San Bernardino?
Anyone looking for clues for why Tashfeen Malik turned from being a young mother into an Islamic State-supporting mass killer capable of gunning down...
Four men arrested in California on terrorism charges
Four men arrested in California on terrorism charges
Other charges the men face include plotting to bomb government facilities and conspiracy to kill Americans.
California's affirmative action ban challenged in court
California's affirmative action ban challenged in court
Backers of affirmative action asked a federal appeals court on Monday to overturn California's 15-year-old ban on considering race in public...
Smoke pot? Who cares, says Arnie
Smoke pot? Who cares, says Arnie
California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Monday no one cares if you smoke a joint.
Nadal, Djokovic on course for semifinal clash
Nadal, Djokovic on course for semifinal clash
World number one Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic stayed on course for a semifinal showdown with third-round triumphs in the...

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