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John Cena on the Cover of WWE 2K15

The wrestling fans will be thrilled to know that John Cena, the WWE World Heavyweight Champion will be on the cover of the WWE 2K15 which is due for release in October this year.

It is no surprise to have Cena on the second release in the WWE series published by 2K Sports. In fact, fans... read more

Google, Microsoft Among the Five Tech Giants to Form a Consortium

Google and Microsoft are among the five tech giants that have formed a consortium to go ahead with creating specifications for 25 Gigabit Ethernet as well as 50 Gigabit Ethernet.

The new 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium which was announced this week has members including Mellanox... read more

California ill-prepared to face soaring oil imports risks: Safety Group

California should take additional safety measures to address the potential risks of increased oil transportation by rail as the state is currently ill-prepared for any such risk, the California Interagency Rail Safety Group said.

During a joint hearing of the Senate Natural Resources... read more

Small Oklahoma tremors could lead to larger, damaging earthquake

The increase in frequency of tremors in Oklahoma in the past few months is enough to create worry that a larger, damaging earthquake could soon rattle the area, USGS geophysicist Rob Williams said.

A newly published survey by the USGS revealed that 207 tremors/quakes were recorded in... read more

McCarthy expected to show more pragmatic, inclusive leadership in majority leader’s role

The selection of Kevin Owen McCarthy for the position of the majority leader in the California Legislature is expected to bring a more pragmatic and inclusive leadership.

On Thursday, Republicans overwhelmingly selected Mr. McCarthy to fill the majority leader seat vacated by Rep. Eric... read more

Authorities to probe illegal sterilization of female inmates

Dozens of female inmates in California prisons were sterilized without their consent and safeguards designed to limit such occurrences failed, an investigation of the state’s prison system revealed.

The Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that more than 100 female inmates received... read more

Taxpayer funding for abortion services hiked by 40%

California's Medi-Cal department has decided to hike taxpayer funding for abortion services by 40 per cent. The decision surprised many Californians as this increase of 40 per cent contrasts with a 10 per cent cut for every other kind of service that the state's health program reimburses for.... read more

On Tuesday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Rep. Doris Matsui of California introduced a bill - 'The Online Consumer and Consumer Choice Act' - in the Senate and House of Representatives.

Under the proposed legislation, the US Federal Communications... read more

California grants endangered species protection to gray wolves

The California Fish & Game Commission recently voted to extend endangered species protection to gray wolves in the state, a move that disappointed many in the agriculture industry.

No wolves are known to exist in California, but their return is quite possible as their population has... read more


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