Woman whose rape DNA led to her arrest sues San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A rape victim whose DNA from her sexual assault case was used by San Francisco police to arrest her in an unrelated property crime Monday filed a lawsuit against the city . During a search of a San Francisco Police Department crime lab database, the woman’s DNA was linked to a … Read more

Meta AKA Facebook’s Hyped VR Headset Leaked by Guy in Hotel

Screenshot: Zectariuz Gaming / Ramiro Cardenas / Kotaku It’s always worth rooting to the side of the bed or drawers when staying in a hotel room. Who knows what exciting items may have been overlooked by the previous guest? Like, for example, a top-secret Oculus VR headset. This is what happened to hotel employee Ramiro … Read more

Meta AKA Facebook’s Hyped VR Headset Leaked by Guy in Hotel

Screenshot: Zectariuz Gaming / Ramiro Cardenas / Kotaku It’s always worth rooting to the side of the bed or drawers when staying in a hotel room. Who knows what exciting items may have been overlooked by the previous guest? Like, for example, a top-secret Oculus VR headset. This is what happened to hotel employee Ramiro … Read more

Canada’s Conservatives pick populist to try to oust Trudeau’s Liberals

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Canada’s Conservatives on Saturday picked Pierre Poilievre, a veteran parliamentarian who has promoted bitcoin as a way to fight inflation, to lead the party’s bid to oust the Liberals and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Poilievre, 43, won the leadership in the … Read more

Latest Mosquito Fire: Growing in size, aerial forecast for Sacramento

READ MORE mosquito fire Click the arrow below for more coverage of the Northern California Mosquito Fire. Expand All The Mosquito Fire grew Friday night as it continues to tear through the rugged foothills of Placer and El Dorado counties, threatening more than 3,000 homes. The fire is now estimated at 33,754 acres, an increase … Read more

Crowds cheer King Charles ahead of his address to the nation’s grieving queen

Queen, 96, died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland New King Charles III greets crowds in London “She’s everything we’ve ever known,” says the mourner Tributes pour in from around the world She was ‘the queen’ for us, says Frenchman Macron LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – King Charles was greeted by cheering crowds outside Buckingham Palace … Read more

Tropical Storm Kay could bring a year of rain to drought-stricken Southern California

CNN — In parts of Southern California that have been badly hit by drought for months, residents are bracing for a storm that might fall a year of rain – and cause dangerous flash floods. Extreme weather is forecast as Tropical Storm Kay is moving north after making landfall in Mexico as a Category 1 … Read more

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

The Queen had reigned for 70 years The family had gathered at their home in Balmoral His son Charles, 73, becomes king BALMORAL, Scotland, September 8 (Reuters) – queen elizabethBritain’s oldest reign monarch and figurehead of the nation for seven decades, died Thursday at his home in Scotland at the age of 96. “The Queen … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s family rush to the side of an ailing monarch

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Doctors say the Queen, 96, is under medical supervision Heir to the throne, Prince Charles is with the Queen Family members visit Balmoral Castle BALMORAL, Scotland, September 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s royal family has rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors expressed concern for the … Read more

California avoids 2nd day of possible outages on Wednesday

Californians avoided another day of potential outages after being told to save power for the eighth day in a row, with the state’s grid operator expecting continued strain on the energy grid on Wednesday. Unsurprisingly, a Flex Alert will be issued for the ninth day in a row on Thursday, as sweltering temperatures are again … Read more