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SpaceX Tests Crew Capsule in Flight to Space Station

VOA News/AP CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. — America’s newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by Space XThe only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the lead character in the “Alien” movies. SpaceX needs to nail the debut of its crew Dragon capsule before putting […]Load more...

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LA Showcases Quake Alert System

VOA NEWS/Mike O’Sullivan LOS ANGELES — California is earthquake country, and residents of Los Angeles can now get some critical warning, when conditions are right, after a quake has started and seismic waves are heading their way. The long-delayed system, called ShakeAlertLA, is the first of its kind in the United States. Earthquake alert systems like […]Load more...

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Northern California Wildfire Claims 7th Victim

VOA News A seventh person has died in the wildfire burning 600 kilometers northeast of San Francisco, as twin fires burning father south exploded in size, forcing hundreds more to evacuate. The Carr fire, which has been burning near the city of Redding for two weeks, killed a power company lineman. It has also killed […]Load more...

Arte y vida

Strange Purple Orb Spotted in Deep Waters off California

VOA News Deep-sea researchers aboard the Nautilus have found a strange creature lurking in the waters off the Channel Islands near California. «This unidentified purple orb stumped our scientists onboard,” according to the Nautilus website. “After sampling, it began to unfold to reveal two distinct lobes. This could possibly be a new species of nudibranch.» […]Load more...

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Hot, Dry Weather Hampers Firefighters Battling California Wildfires

VOA News Extremely hot temperatures and low humidity are making it difficult for firefighters battling two major wildfires burning in drought-stricken California. About 3,000 firefighters are having a hard time bringing a blaze just outside the Angeles National Forest, northeast of Los Angeles, under control. Thermometers hit a steamy 39 degrees Celsius Tuesday in and […]Load more...

Entretenimiento

Playboy Mansion Goes on Sale

VOA News The Playboy mansion is up for sale. If you are interested, all you need is only $200 million for the Holmby Hills estate in California, built in 1927. The iconic party house which sits on more than two hectares, has 29 rooms, a wine cellar, tennis courts, a gym, a zoo license, and, […]Load more...

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Going After Terrorists Online, White House Meets With US Tech

Molly McKitterick Fighting the battle against terrorism on the Internet, the White House and its top law enforcement officials met Friday with the nation’s biggest technology companies in San Jose, California. The list of government participants reveals just how seriously the Obama administration is taking the threat posed by Islamic State and others on social […]Load more...

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Severe Weather Batters Americas

Lou Lorscheider Last updated on: December 28, 2015 Violent weekend weather battered large swaths of the southern and central United States, leaving at least 43 people dead. Tornadoes killed at least 11 people in Texas as other areas of the country braced for potentially crippling winter storms and flash flooding. One of several tornadoes that […]Load more...

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A Strong Quake Shakes Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles was shaken on Monday morning by an 4.4 magnitude earthquake, according to the US geological service. According to calculations, the epicenter of the movement, which was recorded at 6.30 am, local time (1330 GMT), was located about 24 kilometers Northwest of the city center. There were no reports of damage […]Load more...