Tag: California

Hacking Gmail with 92 Percent Success

UCR Today: Android Hacking//   UC Riverside assistant professor is among group that develops novel method to attack apps on Android, and likely other, operating systems By Sean Nealon on August 20, 2014   illustration of smart phones and skull A team of engineers have developed a method […]

Homeseller Need not Reveal Murder-Suicide

By DAVID LEE   (CN) – The sellers of homes do not have to disclose “psychological stigmas,” such as murders, to prospective buyers, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled. The state’s highest court unanimously ruled Monday in favor of Kathleen and Joseph Jacono regarding the sale of their Delaware […]

Turkey blocks Youtube

Thursday, 27 March 2014 Access to video-sharing site YouTube has been cut off in Turkey, following a new leak of a government meeting compromising Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Other social media outlets have already been blocked ahead of a tumultuous election.

‘Affluenza’ Springs Teen in Fatal DWI in Texas / “felt wealth bought privilege and that there was no rational link between behavior and consequences”

By DAVID LEE FORT WORTH (CN) – A Texas judge believed a teenager’s “affluenza” defense regarding the drunken driving deaths of four people and sentenced him to only probation, outraging the victims’ family. Judge Jean Boyd sentenced Ethan Couch, 16, to 10 years’ probation and therapy on Tuesday, […]

Chinese Company Falling Short of Goal for California Jobs / Company Claims Chinese workers here on legal work visas are not subject to state labor laws, including the minimum wage

Monica Almeida/The New York Times An electric-powered bus built by China’s B.Y.D. By  JENNIFER MEDINA Published: October 25, 2013 LOS ANGELES — At the height of the recession, Los Angeles officials spent a year and a half wooing a Chinese high-tech business to open its North America headquarters […]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unconstitutionally tries to mine protected attorney-client and financial data, Claimed in court

Agency Data-Mining Case Shifts to California By JAMIE ROSS ShareThis (CN) – A company’s claim that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unconstitutionally tries to mine protected attorney-client and financial data should be argued in a pending California case, a federal judge in Washington, D.C. ruled. California-based legal support […]

Exercise-loving mother-of-three branded a ‘fat shaming bully’ after showing her flat abs and asking ‘what’s your excuse?

By  Sadie Whitelocks PUBLISHED: 16:54 EST, 15  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 17:43 EST, 15 October 2013   An exercise-loving, mother-of-three has come  under fire after posting a photograph of her toned body to Facebook, captioned  ‘What’s your excuse?’ Maria Kang, 32, from Los Angeles, California,  who runs an […]

Activists Want Toxic Shampoo Off the Shelves

  By HEATHER JOHNSON ShareThis OAKLAND (CN) – Dozens of brand-name and store brand shampoos, liquid soaps and bubble baths contain toxic levels of cocamide DEA, a known carcinogen, environmentalists claim in court. The Center for Environmental Health sued retailers Macy’s, JC Penney, Kohl’s and Marshalls, as well […]

Saudi princess accused of human trafficking

Woman living in California kept Kenyan maid confined to house and took passport, say prosecutors in human trafficking case  Reuters in Los Angeles guardian.co.uk,   Thursday 11 July 2013 00.23 EDT Meshael Alayban, who is accused of keeping a Kenyan maid as a slave in a human-trafficking case launched by […]

Cop Says School Covered Up Fatal Shooting

  By MEGAN GALLEGOS   OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) – The Oakland Unified School District threatened a police officer with jail and economic ruin if he did not change his testimony about a fellow officer he saw shoot a man to death, the officer claims in court. Jonathan Bellusa […]

Individuals had a 40 percent increased risk of pertussis for each additional acellular dose received (as compared to receipt of a DTwP dose) between ages 1-24 months

Contact: Vincent Staupe vstaupe@golinharris.com 415-318-4386 Kaiser Permanente Whole-cell vaccine was more effective than acellular vaccine during California pertussis outbreak OAKLAND, Calif., May 20, 2013 — Whole-cell pertussis vaccines were more effective at protecting against pertussis than acellular pertussis vaccines during a large recent outbreak, according to a new […]

Toxic pesticides burn up in California wildfire

Published time: May 03, 2013 16:30                            US Forestry fire fighters preapre to take on an out of control wildfire on May 2, 2013 in Camarillo, California. (AFP Photo / Getty Images / Kevork Djansezian) Hazmat teams are trying to contain a massive California wildfire that is threatening 2,000 […]

Zuckerberg earned over $2bn at Facebook in 2012

27  Apr    2013 SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg earned more than $2 billion worth of stock and $503,000 in base pay last year for running the world’s leading social network. Zuckerberg was also given bonuses that added up to slightly more than $266,000, according to […]

Man Says Kaiser Business Model Includes Death

  By PHILIP A. JANQUART   LOS ANGELES (CN) – Kaiser Foundation Health Plan refuses to pay for care necessary to save a man’s life, he claims in court. Jalal Afshar, 58, suffers from Castleman’s disease, a rare condition known as lymphoproliferative disorder. The disease is not cancer, […]