December 1, 2021

California wildfire

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California wildfire rages toward scenic coastal communities From Reuters SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) – A massive California wildfire that has already destroyed nearly 800 structures scorched another 56,000 acres on Sunday, making it the fifth largest such blaze in recorded state history, as it ran toward picturesque coastal cities.But fire officials said as darkness fell […]

Sick sea lions

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Sea lions are getting sick from toxic algae blooms By Mallory Locklear From engadget Industrial runoff is fueling the algae and climate change will make it worse. Sea lions off of the coast of California are getting very sick and it’s because of increased blooms of toxic algae. The algae release a chemical called domoic […]

Caribbean Cup: Curacao dethrone Jamaica as Caribbean champions

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From Jamaica Observer FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz were dethroned as champions of the Caribbean when they went down 1-2 to minnows Curacao in the final of the Scotiabank CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup at the Stade Pierre Aliker here a short while ago. Elson Hooi got a double in the 10th and 81st minutes […]

There’s another United horror story, and it will break your heart

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BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable The United horror stories keep coming out of the woodwork. After the internet exploded over a viral video showing a man being forcibly dragged from his seat on a United flight last weekend, another passenger has taken to Mediumto share his horrible experience with the airline. Trey Harris’ tale of […]

Trump settles university fraud case for $25M

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From Newsmax U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has agreed to settle fraud lawsuits relating to his Trump University series of real estate seminars for $25 million, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. A settlement would end a dispute that dogged Trump throughout his presidential election campaign and led to one of the more […]

California authorities cite SeaWorld San Diego for not properly protecting employees

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By Mary Beth Quirk From The Consumerist Another wave of controversy is washing over SeaWorld, as the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has handed the company’s San Diego park four citations for not making sure employees who work with killer whales are properly protected. Three of those citations are categorized as serious, reports […]

More evidence for Zika virus link to damage beyond microcephaly

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By Lisa Rapaport From Reuters (Reuters Health) – The mosquito-borne Zika virus can lead to extensive birth defects that go beyond microcephaly, a Brazilian study suggests. Researchers studied 11 babies diagnosed with Zika and found they had a range of neurological impairments including small skulls and brains as well as an underdeveloped cerebellum, the part […]

A fourth US Navy littoral combat ship has broken down in the span of a year

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By Hope Hodge Seck, Military.com From Business Insider The littoral combat ship USS Coronado is returning to Pearl Harbor from the Western Pacific after experiencing an engineering casualty earlier Tuesday, officials with the Navy’s Third Fleet confirmed. The incident comes just days after the Navy acknowledged that another littoral combat ship, the USS Freedom, had […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s the season of graduations

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This Editorial is aimed mainly at graduates but I have tried to add some other ingredients to appeal to the masses of our iNews readers. It is the beginning of Summer and school is out. For some pupils it is leaving one school and starting out at another as they go through the various term years to […]

Recall: Bumble Bee Seafood

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From Foster’s Food Fair – Please see recall below re: Bumble Bee Seafood. We are not affected by this recall. Foster’s Food Fair-IGA would like to announce that Bumble Bee Seafoods of San Diego, California is recalling specific codes of canned Chunk Light Tuna due to process deviations that occurred in a co-pack facility not owned […]