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3 critically injured after California quake

Rubble covers the sidewalk in front of the Vintners Collective multi-winery tasting room following an earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Napa, California.  AP PHOTO/ERIC RISBERG

A large earthquake caused significant damage and left three critically injured in California’s northern Bay Area early Sunday, igniting fires, sending at least 87 people to a hospital, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

No report yet of casualties in San Francisco quake


A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted northern California early Sunday, knocking out power and causing some damage to roads in Napa and Sonoma counties, officials said.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6 magnitude quake hits San Francisco Bay area – USGS


USGS says 6.0 magnitude earthquake shakes Northern California’s San Francisco Bay area.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pair of sandals in parcel yields P2M in shabu


A pair of lady’s sandals delivered to a Davao del Norte city turned out to be worth millions.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 decades later, remains of Jonestown bodies found

This Jan. 1976 photo shows the Rev. Jim Jones, pastor of peoples Temple in San Francisco. The cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware, officials said Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The state Division of Forensic Science has taken possession of the remains and is working to make identifications and notify relatives, the agency and Dover police said in a statement. On Nov. 18, 1978, Jones orchestrated a ritual of mass murder and suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. Bodies of 911 massacre victims were brought to Dover Air Force Base, home to the U.S. military's largest mortuary. Many of the bodies were decomposed and could not be identified. (AP Photo/File)

More than 35 years after the infamous suicide-murder of some 900 people — many forced to drink a cyanide-laced grape drink — in Jonestown, Guyana, the cremated remains of nine victims were found in a dilapidated former funeral home in the U.S., officials said Thursday.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »