Tag Archives: California

14Oct/17

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

INTERNET (OCTOBER 14, 2017) (AMPAS) – The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday (October 14), after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades. Continue reading

09Oct/17

Cast and crew attend ‘Only the Brave’ world premiere in LA

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (ONLY THE BRAVE) – Cast and crew attended the world premiere of new movie ‘Only the Brave’ in West Hollywood, Los Angeles on Sunday (October 8, 2017).
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08Oct/17

Google launches new phones, speakers in hardware push

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 04, 2017) (GOOGLE) – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday (October 04) unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge in devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc . Continue reading

27Sep/17

Rapper Young Dolph shot in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (NBC) – Young Dolph was shot and critically wounded in Los Angeles on Tuesday (September 26). The rapper was shot near the Hollywood and Highland complex, a shopping center and the site of the annual Oscars ceremony, according to local media. Continue reading

04Sep/17

Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London market

Taxify plans to go head to head with Uber in the highly competitive London taxi-hailing market this week, after the Silicon Valley giant allowed it to make inroads on the edges of Europe and in major African cities. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading

30Jul/17

Video shows border agents telling teen to drink liquid meth that killed him

SAN YSIDRO PORT OF ENTRY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION) – Video released this week shows a 16-year-old Mexican teenager being told by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to drink from a bottle which contained liquid methamphetamine moments before his death. Continue reading

13May/17

Oscars chief Boone Isaacs steps down from governors board

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – The departing president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizes the Oscars, said on Friday (May 12) she is also stepping down from the board of governors.
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13Feb/17

U.S. dam risk triggers urgent evacuation

Residents below the tallest dam in the United States, near Oroville in Northern California, were urgently ordered to evacuate on Sunday after a spillway appeared for a time to be in danger of imminent collapse. Joanna Webster reports. Continue reading