U.S. sues after California governor signs ‘net neutrality’ law

The U.S. Justice Department late on Sunday filed suit after California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to restore open internet protections known as net neutrality in the state after the Trump administration repealed the rules in December 2017. This marked the latest clash between the Trump administration and California, which have

The largest fire on record in California

More than 30,000 personnel, including firefighters from across the United States and nearly 140 from Australia and New Zealand, were battling the blazes that have consumed more than 1.6 million acres (648,000 hectares), according to the National Interagency Coordination Center. "We are expecting that there will be more fire-starts today," Jeremy

Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued twice due to fraud over tweets

Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to squeeze short-sellers, including through Musk's proposal to take the electric car company private. The lawsuits were filed three days after Musk stunned investors by announcing on Twitter that he

California wildfire said set by arsonist threatens community

LOS ANGELES - A Southern California wildfire - which authorities say was set by an arsonist with a grudge against a neighbor - doubled in size overnight into Friday as crews built fire lines and fought to protect thousands of homes in a lakefront community. The Holy Fire, which broke out

Crews battling the largest wildfire in California’s history

LOS ANGELES - Crews battling the largest wildfire in California's history face a return of gusting winds and high temperatures on Thursday that are expected to stoke a blaze that has burned an area nearly the size of Los Angeles. Northern California's Mendocino Complex fire was 47 percent contained on Wednesday,