Iran Says It Detained Leader of California-Based Exile Group

TEHRAN — Iran on Saturday said it had detained an Iranian-American leader of a little-known, California-based opposition group for allegedly planning a 2008 attack on a mosque that killed 14 people and wounded over 200 others. Iran’s Intelligence Ministry also asserted that the detained man, Jamshid Sharmahd of the Kingdom Assembly of Iran, planned more […]

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Trump campaign ‘surprised’ Reagan Foundation doesn’t want them fundraising off Reagan’s likeness

The Trump campaign said they are “surprised” the Simi Valley, California-based Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is calling on the Republican National Committee and the president’s reelection effort to stop using the former 40th president’s likeness in campaign materials. “It’s a curious situation and we’re surprised they objected to this and this is something […]

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Coronavirus pandemic advances the march of ‘cobots’

2/2 © Reuters. A collaborative robot, or cobot, grabs an item at California-based DCL Logistics facility in Freemont 2/2 By Rajesh Kumar Singh CHICAGO (Reuters) – While a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Texas has brought many businesses to a screeching halt, eight robots have kept All Axis Machining’s metal fabrication facility in Dallas humming. […]

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Amazon to buy self-driving technology startup Zoox

Amazon has agreed to buy California-based self-driving startup Zoox in a deal reported to be worth more than $1 billion that gives it options to use autonomous technology in either ride-hailing or its delivery network. The world’s largest online retailer has stepped up its investment in the car sector, participating in self-driving car startup Aurora […]

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Next iPhone launch may be delayed by coronavirus

Apple’s next iPhone launch may be delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The Cupertino, California-based tech giant has announced its latest smartphone in September every year since it was first released in 2007, but supply chain disruptions and travel restrictions may change that, according to Japanese news service Nikkei. The outlet reports that Apple has held […]

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2 California ministry members plead in forced labor case

Two members of a Southern California-based ministry that allegedly forced homeless people and drug addicts to panhandle, stole their welfare benefits and held them against their will have pleaded guilty to federal charges By The Associated Press February 28, 2020, 4:17 AM 3 min read SAN DIEGO — Two members of a Southern California-based ministry […]

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