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Death Valley – the driest place in the US – home to a temporary lake after heavy rain

Death Valley – the driest place in the US – home to a temporary lake after heavy rain

Tourists flocked to Death Valley, one of the hottest places on Earth and the driest place in the US, for an unusual reason this month. Torrential rain lashed California created a temporary lake in the national park. Some have been kayaking. Others have set up beach chairs. Children wear bathing suits to enjoy the lake, …

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Two California brothers plead guilty to defrauding the USPS of .3 MILLION by saying their 22,300 packages were undelivered

Two California brothers plead guilty to defrauding the USPS of $2.3 MILLION by saying their 22,300 packages were undelivered

Brothers Anwer Fareed Alam, 35, and Yousofzay Fahim Alam, 31, pleaded guilty to defrauding the USPS of more than $2.3 million through fraudulent insurance claims The scheme lasted nearly three years and involved sending USPS Priority Mail packages with $100 insurance to fictitious addresses Two California brothers have pleaded guilty to defrauding the United States …

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Video game voice actors drive the growing role of AI

Video game voice actors drive the growing role of AI

LOS ANGELES — As AI technology continues to advance, video game voice actors are concerned about what it could mean for their careers. what you should Know Video games have come a long way since ‘Pong’ and ‘Space Invaders’ The tools to tell these stories are also evolving rapidly As with other industries, artificial intelligence …

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Coming off the Cuesta sweep, the Hancock basketball teams will travel to Moorpark |  Alan Hancock

Coming off the Cuesta sweep, the Hancock basketball teams will travel to Moorpark | Alan Hancock

With four games remaining in the regular season, the Hancock men’s basketball team leads the Western State Conference North Division by a game. The Bulldogs will try Wednesday to put a little more distance between themselves and the only team standing between them and the outright conference title. Ha00ncock has won 16 in a row. …

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Coming off the Cuesta sweep, the Hancock basketball teams will travel to Moorpark |  Alan Hancock

Coming off the Cuesta sweep, the Hancock basketball teams will travel to Moorpark | college sports

With four games remaining in the regular season, the Hancock men’s basketball team leads the Western State Conference North Division by a game. The Bulldogs will try Wednesday to put a little more distance between themselves and the only team standing between them and the outright conference title. Ha00ncock has won 16 in a row. …

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“Lisa Frankenstein” fails to revive the US box office

“Lisa Frankenstein” fails to revive the US box office

“Lisa Frankenstein” did not take off at the North American box office in its opening weekend. The horror comedy, written by Diablo Cody and starring Kathryn Newton and Cole Sprouse, earned $3.8 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. It debuted in second place in a very slow Super Bowl weekend, behind the spy thriller “Argylle.” …

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Families of 5 Marines killed in helicopter crash in latest example of needless war deaths: ‘Wake the hell up’

Families of 5 Marines killed in helicopter crash in latest example of needless war deaths: ‘Wake the hell up’

Grieving family members of the five Marines who died in a helicopter crash during a deadly California storm earlier this week said Saturday that their deaths were the latest example of fatal and unnecessary accidents in the military. Steven Langen, the father of Sgt. Alec Langen, 23, who was the crew chief of the CH-53E …

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Wayne Kramer, the late guitarist for the rock band MC5, also leaves a legacy of bringing music to prisons

Wayne Kramer, the late guitarist for the rock band MC5, also leaves a legacy of bringing music to prisons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tributes poured in after Wayne Kramer’s death last week, from musicians praising the MC5 guitarist’s contributions to rock music to prison reform advocates praising his legacy of bringing music to people deprived of liberty. Kramer, who died on February 2, aged 75 of pancreatic cancer, influenced generations of artists with his …

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