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Report of major California earthquake was false alarm

The alert said the quake would reach a 6.8 magnitude, and was set for June 25, 2025, the same day the 1925 natural disaster struck. The epicenter of the June 21 quake was described by USGS as "0 kilometers west of Kensington, California".



Bill Cosby: What's next for the comedian

Cosby has been charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each of which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine, but no minimum. "How would I want to be treated if, God forbid, I was in that situation". After hearing the closing arguments , the 12-person jury is in its third day of deliberations.



Trump takes jab at Democrats after special election loss

High-profile endorsements for the candidates were also abundant: President Donald Trump voiced his support for Handel. The result of the race - the most expensive House contest in United States history - is a demoralizing blow to Democrats , who have also came up short in races in Kansas , Montana and SC.



Otto Warmbier Has Extensive Brain Damage, Doctors Say

The family feels "relief that Otto is now home in the arms of those who love him and anger that he was so brutally treated for so long", his father said. He was last seen publicly that March, when he was sentenced for subversion to 15 years in prison with hard labour. He stressed there was no reason for #North Korea to deny his son top medical care and he doesn't understand why they kept Otto's condition a secret.


New ads target 5 GOP senators on healthcare

New ads target 5 GOP senators on healthcare

Disputes about how to handle abortion coverage nearly sank former President Barack Obama's health care law, and now it looks as though the thorny issue may complicate GOP efforts to unravel the 2010 Affordable Care Act , or "Obamacare". Democrats John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania added their names. Medicaid now covers more than 70 million low-income people.


Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts

Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts

Democrats argued unsuccessfully that if a candidate is willing to pay for a recount, there's no reason to bar them from doing it. It also includes a number of other mostly technical changes for voucher schools. Republican supporters of the measure slated to pass Wednesday say the idea is all about protecting free speech. The bill now heads to Gov. Scott Walker .