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Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson repeatedly throws punches at fellow airline passenger

Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson punched a fellow airline passenger after the person “threw a water bottle at him,” Tyson’s spokesperson has said. Video taken on the plane shows Tyson leaning over his seat as he lands repeated punches an unidentified man. A spokesperson for the boxing Hall of Famer confirmed Tyson had an “incident […]

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Firefighter fatally shot dead while putting out dumpster fire in California

A firefighter in California was fatally shot on Monday while putting out a dumpster fire, officials said. Captain Max Fortuna, a veteran firefighter with the Stockton Fire Department, was killed on the job, according to a statement from Stockton Fire Chief Richard Edwards, who said he was “devastated.” Edwards said Fortuna and other firefighters were […]

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United States: Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake trembles Northern California

An 6.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern California rattled the state shortly after noon local time, according to data from the US Geological Survey. The quake occurred just off Cape Mendocino near Humboldt County and was felt as far away as San Francisco and Chico, California. Humboldt County emergency responders are assessing damage. […]

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San Francisco suspends cannabis tax to compete with drug dealers

An ordinance suspending San Francisco’s Cannabis Business Tax was unanimously approved by city supervisors. San Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, the ordinance’s author, said in a statement suspending the business tax on cannabis will help support legal cannabis retailers as they struggle to compete with illegal cannabis sellers. Cannabis businesses create good jobs for San Franciscans […]

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Woman tied to dog dragged to death by train in San Francisco

A woman who had a dog tethered to her waist with a leash was dragged to death by a train in San Francisco, California. The woman had boarded a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train at Powell Station with her dog and as the doors were about to close she stepped out but the dog […]

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San Francisco police seize vehicle in which woman was seen brandishing AK-47 out of car window

The San Francisco police seized a vehicle weeks after a woman was caught on camera hanging out of its window while holding an AK-47. The passenger leaned out of the window of the Cadillac with the firearm in her hands in the area of Barneveld and McKinnon avenues on July 11, according to police. Members […]

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Researchers harness brain waves of paralysed man to restore communication

In a first, medical researchers harnessed brain waves of a paralyzed man unable to speak and turned what he intended to say into sentences on a computer screen. It will take years of additional research but the study marks an important step toward one day restoring more natural communication for people who can’t talk because […]

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Tesla driver arrested after cops spot him driving Tesla on autopilot from backseat

A Tesla driver in California was arrested after he was snapped driving down sitting at the backseat of his ‘autopilot’ car. The Golden Gate division of the California Highway Patrol arrested 25-year-old Param Sharma for ‘reckless driving’ and disobeying the police officer. His Tesla car was also towed as evidence for the investigation. On May […]

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Neuralink: Elon Musk’s brain-chip start-up shows monkey playing videogame by thinking

Elon Musk’s brain-chip startup released footage on Friday appearing to show a monkey playing a simple video game after getting implants of the new technology. The 3-minute video by Neuralink here shows Pager, a male macaque with chips embedded on each side of its brain, playing ‘Mind Pong’. Although he was trained to move a […]

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Elderly Asian-American woman beats attacker with walking stick in San Francisco Bay Area

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in an increase in hate crimes against the Asian community in the United States. In one such incident, Xiao Zhen Zie, 75, was physically assaulted by a white man in the San Francisco Bay Area last week. Thirty nine-year-old Steven Jenkins allegedly approached a man standing next to Zie, who […]

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Horrifying Video: Woman assaults Uber driver after being asked to wear a facemask

In a horrific incident, a women rider was seen assaulting an Uber driver in San Francisco, United States. The rider was seen hurling abuses, racial slurs and coughing at the driver after he asked her to wear a face mask. The rider was identified as Malaysia King. Subhakar Khadka, the Uber driver, said that he […]

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Homes of Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell vandalised

Mobs attacked homes of leaders of the two houses of Congress on the eve of a new session and the swearing-in of lawmakers. Police said fake blood and a pig’s head were left outside the California home of Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives. In Kentucky, graffiti was scrawled on the […]