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Trump Says He Approves TikTok Sale To Silicon Valley’s Oracle

(CNN) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he has approved a deal between TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, and Oracle, temporarily averting a ban on TikTok in US app stores. The Commerce Department confirmed in a statement Saturday evening that it would delay — by one week — restrictions that were originally to take effect on Sunday. ByteDance will continue to be majority owner of TikTok under the agreement Trump said he approved, according to a person familiar with the matter. Speaking to ...
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University Of California’s Top Doctor Says School Should Prepare For Online Classes Beyond Fall Semester

(CNN) — The University of California’s top doctor had a sobering message for the system’s leaders this week: School won’t go back to normal for at least another year. Dr. Carrie Byington, the executive vice president and head of UC Health, delivered the message to the University of California’s Board of Regents during its two-day virtual teleconference this week. Speaking on Wednesday, Byington told the regents that in the US, herd immunity wouldn’t be expected until July 2022 — meaning that the...
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Schools May Be Impacted If County Sees Renewed Coronavirus Restrictions

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California schools that haven’t resumed in-person instruction will not be allowed to do so if the counties where they are located are moved to a more restrictive tier due to rising coronavirus cases, state officials said. The state’s Department of Public Health said late Thursday K-12 schools can reopen in a county once it has been moved out of the most restrictive purple tier — which signals widespread virus transmission — for two weeks. But if schools haven’t resumed in-class...
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California Jobless Rate Falls With Help Of Temporary Jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A raft of temporary government jobs for the U.S. Census boosted California’s economic picture in August as the state added 101,900 jobs and saw its unemployment rate — now at 11.4% — fall below the high-water mark of the Great Recession for the first time since March. But experts warned that other indicators — including new unemployment claims, consumer spending, and job postings — still show the world’s fifth-largest economy has stalled with no quick recovery in sight....
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EMTs sue Montebello-based ambulance company over alleged lack of COVID safety

LOS ANGELES — A second ambulance company employee is suing her former employer, alleging she was fired for objecting to transporting coronavirus patients without adequate protective gear. The suit filed Thursday on behalf of Kaitlin Wilson against Montebello-based Lifeline Ambulance alleges wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation. She’s seeking unspecified compensatory and punitive damages. Wilson was a co-worker of Rayan Melendez, who filed a separate suit against the company on Th...
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Firefighters battle exhaustion along with wildfire flames

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST | Associated Press BEAVERCREEK, Ore. — They work 50 hours at a stretch and sleep on gymnasium floors. Exploding trees shower them with embers. They lose track of time when the sun is blotted out by smoke, and they sometimes have to run for their lives from advancing flames. Firefighters trying to contain the massive wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington state are constantly on the verge of exhaustion as they try to save suburban houses, including some in their own ...
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Missing Death Valley hiker found dead after 123-degree day

A missing hiker was found dead in Death Valley after a day in which the temperature there reached 123 degrees. A press release Thursday from Death Valley National park and the Inyo County sheriff gave some of the details of the search and recovery on Sept. 6 and 7: The search began after 9 p.m. on Sept. 6 — the Sunday of the Labor Day weekend — when a call was received about a “potentially deceased hiker.” Sheriff’s deputies and park rangers started a search out of the Zabriskie Point trailhead ...
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Map: Snow Fire evacuations near Palm Springs

A fire that began Thursday afternoon in the foothills near Palm Springs grew to 1,200 acres within five hours and prompted the evacuation of the community of Snow Creek. As of 8 a.m. Friday, the Snow Fire had reached 2,500 acres (4 square miles) with no containment, the Riverside County Fire Department said. The vegetation fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. off Snow Creek Road, and the community of about 20 homes was ordered evacuated in the early evening. Snow Creek is 8 miles northwest of Palm...
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Firefighter Dies In California Wildfire Sparked By Gender Reveal Party

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Water Woes During Wildfire For Small Yuba County Water District

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Fraud Arrests Made Over California’s Unemployment Benefits

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Investigators unraveling an identity fraud scheme targeting California’s unemployment system have arrested 44 people in Beverly Hills this month alone, officials said Thursday. More arrests are expected as the California Employment Development Department and federal authorities investigate reports of people receiving unsolicited letters, some with debit cards, from the state’s jobless agency, the EDD said. “Scammers are using a complex profile of stolen personal iden...
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Reopening California theme parks: What’s the rush?

A Disney employee runs a line to get in to the virtual queue for World of Disney on the reopening day of the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, CA, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Shirley Wong, left, and her husband, Gary Lam, head toward the exit after a morning of shopping on the reopening day of the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, CA, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Sound The...
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Yosemite Closes To Visitors Over Wildfire Smoke

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Yosemite National Park is closing to all visitors due to significant smoke impacts from California’s wildfires. The park issued a notice that all entrances and roads will close at 5 p.m. Thursday and will reopen when conditions are safe. The park says there is hazardous air quality throughout Yosemite. Sequoia National Park closed earlier this week due to a growing wildfire in the adjacent Sequoia National Forest. Kings Canyon National Park remains open but ...
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Sequoia National Park Closed Due To Castle Fire

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK (AP) – California’s Sequoia National Park has been fully closed due to a nearby wildfire in the Sierra Nevada wilderness. The action this week came after the park headquarters and the community of Three Rivers at the park’s southern entrance were put on evacuation notice, according to a statement. “To ensure any pending evacuation goes as smoothly as possible we are closing the park to visitors,” Acting Superintendent Lee Taylor said. Campground reservations are being cance...
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39% of California workforce has filed for jobless claims since March

Unemployment claims in California fell last week compared with the previous week, a welcome respite for the state, which has seen 8.6 million workers file jobless claims since coronavirus-linked business shutdowns began six months ago. An estimated 230,200 California workers filed first-time claims for jobless benefits during the week ending Sept. 12, down 13,200 from the 243,400 who filed claims in the week ending Sept. 5, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday. The decline snapped a three...
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‘It’s Not A Belief System, It’s Data’: Gov. Newsom Emphasizes Wildfires Show Reality Of Climate Change

(CNN) — Firefighters are making tremendous progress combating the huge wildfire complexes afflicting California — but the real battle is against climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The average temperatures in the Golden State have increased by three degrees since 1980, illustrated most recently with the hottest August in recorded state history, according to Newsom. “The fundamental facts cannot be denied,” Newsom said. “The trendlines are not going in the right direction.” The gove...
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Actress Lori Loughlin to serve time in Victorville, husband in Lompoc

LOS ANGELES — TV actress Lori Loughlin will serve her prison sentence at the federal correctional institution in Victorville for her role in the college admissions scandal, according to court papers obtained Thursday. A judge signed off on the actress’ request to serve her time at the medium-security federal prison camp, according to a Sept. 9 order filed in Boston federal court. Loughlin’s husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, will serve his sentence at the low-security federal prison f...
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California’s Response To Coronavirus Reaches Six-Month Milestone

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Investigation: Gymnasts, parents recount abuse by coaches at Azarian Gymnastics

The sleepless nights were interrupted only by nightmares. “I couldn’t sleep at night I was so scared of Vanessa,” said gymnast Ashton Woodbury, referring to Vanessa Gonzalez, her former coach at Azarian U.S. Gymnastics Training Center, a world renown Orange County club. It was the balance beam that Woodbury dreaded most. It was on the beam where Gonzalez, gymnasts said, left her mark. “I had a mental block on the beam,” Woodbury said. “And Vanessa on the beam she would smack you (on your legs) i...
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No Emergency Training For Crew On Boat Where Fire Killed 34

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No emergency training for crew on dive boat where fire killed 34 in Southern California waters

By STEFANIE DAZIO and TOM KRISHER | Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Crew members of a Southern California dive boat told investigators they were not trained on emergency procedures before a fire broke out last year and killed 34 people, according to federal documents released Wednesday. Investigators say the cause of the predawn blaze aboard the Conception remains undetermined but a possible ignition point was phones and other electronics plugged into outlets. One crew member, Ryan Sims, told inv...
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Coronavirus: Gavin Newsom says California has no restrictions preventing Pac-12 football’s restart

Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said there is nothing in the California guidance to prevent Pac-12 teams from playing, a statement that seemingly contradicts his own rules. “There is nothing in the state guidelines that denies the Pac-12 from having conference games,” Newsom said in response to a question from the Bay Area News Group. “There is nothing that denies the games from occurring.” Newsom said he spoke this morning with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. “I want to make this crystal cl...
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Rain Could Bring Relief To Thousands Of Firefighters Battling West Coast Blazes

(CNN) — Weeks of dry, hot weather have fueled historic wildfires along the West Coast that have killed more than 34 people, and reduced thousands of homes to embers. Firefighters have been battling blazes in the region, which have consumed more than 4.7 million acres, as dry grass and high winds have created tinderbox conditions. But rain this week could bring much needed relief to some parts of the Northwest, giving firefighters time to gain headway against the deadly flames. Red flag warnings ...
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‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

By JAMES ANDERSON and MATTHEW BROWN | Associated Press Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before that, he and his crew had worked for 20 days, followed by a three-day break. Silvera, a 43-year-old battalion chief with Cal Fire, California’s state firefighting agency, said he’s lost track of the blazes he’s fought this year. He and his crew have sometimes been on duty for ...
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Smoke From California’s Wildfires Has Now Reached Europe

(CNN) — The wildfires devastating California and other parts of the western United States are the worst in 18 years, with vast amounts of thick smoke affecting large areas of the North America and even reaching Northern Europe, scientists said Wednesday. The fires, which began in mid-August in California and Colorado, are “significantly more intense than the 2003-2019 average for the whole country and the affected states,” according to data from Europe’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service ...
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‘Nothing Left In The Bucket’: California Wildfire Resources Run Thin

Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before that, he and his crew had worked for 20 days, followed by a three-day break. Silvera, a 43-year-old battalion chief with Cal Fire, California’s state firefighting agency, said he’s lost track of the blazes he’s fought this year. He and his crew have sometimes been on duty for 64 hours at a stretch, their only rest coming in 20-min...
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Clearing Smoke Presents Complicated Benefits To Fire Fight

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Natural Resources Secretary Has ‘No Regrets’ Over Climate Change Exchange With Pres. Trump

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Halloween Scare: Some Parents Plan For New Trick-Or-Treating As State Works On Guidelines

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Sen. Kamala Harris Gets A Look At Wildfire Damage In California

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