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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom roller coaster left stranded


July 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom got stuck and trapped riders for almost 2 hours on Sunday when it stalled 150 feet above the ... Read more...

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Seven die in US college shooting


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Seven people were killed and three wounded in a shooting spree at a college in northern California, CNN reported Monday citing police.Gunfire erupted at Oikos University, ... Read more...

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Kutcher to play Steve Jobs


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher will star as Steve Jobs in the movie "Jobs".The independent movie is being produced and financed by Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme. ... Read more...

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Kutcher joins child porn clean-up drive


March 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Ashton Kutcher had his first experience of the child porn racket when he accompanied investigators during a sweep in Northern California.Kutcher was seen with the ... Read more...

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Butler shoots even after on-set accident


January 8th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler who got hurt on the sets of "Of Men And Mavericks" did not let the accident act as a hindrance during the shooting.Butler ... Read more...

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Jodie Foster contributes to revive SETI


August 13th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jodie Foster is one of the many private donors who contributed to ensure that Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute gets operating again. The actress famously ... Read more...

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Elderly Sikh man succumbs to gun injuries following ‘hate attack’ in N. California


April 16th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A 78-year-old Sikh man has succumbed to injuries over a month after he was shot in the Sacramento suburb of Elk Grove, which investigating officials in Northern California ... Read more...

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Nevada’s sleeping traffic controller suspended


April 14th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Reno, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Nevada air traffic controller has become the third employee to be nabbed sleeping on duty in just two months. The controller was caught sleeping while on ... Read more...

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Five people washed away off US coast by Japan tsunami


March 12th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Five people have reportedly been washed off the US coast by the massive earthquake-cum-tsunami in Japan.They were swept out to sea in Crescent City, northern California, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler to star in ‘Mavericks’


February 14th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler has been roped in to star in new movie "Mavericks", which will be directed by Curtis Hanson.Butler has been signed on to portray Rick "Frosty" ... Read more...

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Juliani Cardenas’ Alleged Kidnapper’s Car Found


January 29th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators have been able to find a car from the Delta-Mendota Canal, which they believe was run inside the canal in northern California and contained the ... Read more...

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Musician Captain Beefheart dead at 69


December 18th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Musician and visual artist Don Glen Vliet, better known as Captian Beefheart, passed away on Friday. He was 69.Vliet, of Glendale, California, died at a hospital in ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy use may increase or decrease dementia risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Kaiser Permanente researchers have indicated that compared to women never on hormone therapy, those taking hormone therapy only at midlife had a 26 percent decreased risk of dementia; ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe has a look-alike - a duck!


November 6th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): A duck in California is set to become a star in its own right - the pond resident's hairdo bears an uncanny resemblance to the beautiful blonde locks ... Read more...

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18 years of captivity still haunts US woman


August 26th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A young woman in the US, held captive for 18 years by a paedophile who fathered her two daughters, is still trying hard to recoup from the ordeal ... Read more...

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Californian Male Receives A Prison Term Of 20 Years In The Case Of Swindle Anthrax Letters


August 24th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 24, 2010 (Just Flashed): A 63-year-old male of northern California named Timothy Cloud was awarded a punishment by the judiciary on Monday. The punishment that Cloud will have to ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake hits offshore northern California


August 16th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by BNO News
EUREKA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck offshore northern California on early Monday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.The 4.5-magnitude earthquake at 5.05 a.m. ... Read more...

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Light earthquake rattles San Francisco


July 24th, 2010 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake struck offshore northern California on early Friday afternoon, causing some shaking in San Francisco, seismologists said.The 3.5-magnitude earthquake at 2.29 p.m. local time (2129 ... Read more...

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Go-Go Cancel Tour After Guitarist’s Fall


June 12th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The All-female American rock band Go-Go has reportedly canceled its scheduled summer farewell tour after its rhythm guitarist Jane Wiedlin had a fatal fall from a ... Read more...

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The Go-Go’s Calls Off Farewell Tour After Guitarist Fall


June 12th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Go-Go's, the all-female American rock band, had to call off their summer farewell tour "Happily Ever After" as the guitarist Jane Wiedlin was ... Read more...

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Go-Go’s Cancel Their Summer Tour


June 11th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The Go-Go's have canceled their summer tour "Happily Ever After" including their local dates, after their guitarist Jane Wiedlin injured her knee during a 20-foot fall while in Northern ... Read more...

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1-in-3 odds of a huge quake hitting Northwest in next 50 years


May 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): There is more than a one-in-three chance that a major earthquake will possibly strike the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States within the next 50 years.New analyses ... Read more...

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Two killed in US plane crash


May 10th, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 10 (IANS) A single-engine plane crashed Sunday in northern California in the US, killing both of the people on board, Xinhua reported. The Piper Cherokee went down in rough terrain ... Read more...

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USGS says earthquake report in northern California was false


May 1st, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Geological Survey on Friday accidentally reported a moderate earthquake north of the city of Oakland in northern California, a spokesman said.The U.S. Geological Survey initially ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Photographed Hiking Without Wedding Ring


April 21st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On their website, posted April 19, "Entertainment Tonight" has the following lead line on the Sandra Bullock saga: "In an Entertainment Tonight exclusive, we have obtained the ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock spotted without her wedding ring


April 21st, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandra Bullock was spotted without her wedding ring when she was hiking in Northern California with her dog and a friend. Since the Academy Awards ... Read more...

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The Marital Ring Of Sandra Bullock Is Gone


April 21st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sandra Bullock has been witnessed out and about. The Oscar victor is no longer wearing her marital ring from Jesse James. The classic platinum ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Seen Minus Her Wedding Ring


April 21st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar winning actress Sandra Bullock has come into the focus of the media for one more time but it is not related with any of ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock pictured sans her wedding ring


April 20th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Actress Sandra Bullock was recently photographed without her wedding ring.Bullock, 45, had not been seen for more than a month after her husband Jesse James' cheating scandal ... Read more...

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Light earthquake hits offshore northern California


April 12th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake struck offshore northern California on Monday morning, seismologists said. There were no reports of damage or injuries.The 4.0-magnitude earthquake at 8.10 a.m. local time was ... Read more...

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Kids Help Their Mom Deliver A Baby In California


March 19th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 19 (Pen Men at Work): When Alana Sanders gave birth to her fourth kid, the people close at hand to towel off the newborn and fasten its umbilical cord ... Read more...

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Jaycee Dugard’s home video to air on ABC on Friday


March 5th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jaycee Dugard’s home video is all set to air on ABC on Friday. ABC plans to play these videos during the shows ‘Good Morning America’, ... Read more...

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Jaycee Dugard Family Video To Be Aired On ABC


March 5th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The home video of kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard is scheduled to be aired on ABC today. Anticipation regarding the video is running extremely high as this ... Read more...

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Aspirin, ibuprofen offer no protection against skin cancer


February 16th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen and celecoxib offer no protection against a common skin cancer, according to a new study.Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) ... Read more...

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Spectators At Northern California Surfing Contest Hurt By Waves


February 15th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez California, Feb 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The spectators who were watching a Northern California surfing contest on Saturday morning were swept away by two huge waves. The spectators fell on the ... Read more...

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