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Report: Chris Brown In Standoff With Police At His Tarzana Home After Woman Claims He Pulled A Gun On Her. Singer Throws Out Duffel Bag Containing A Gun & Drugs.

Police in Tarzana, California are trying to obtain a warrant to search Chris Brown’s home after a woman called 911 claiming he pulled a gun on her.

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California bill would require more zero-emissions cars

California’s tougher-than-usual climate change policy might become more stringent before long. Assemblywoman Autumn Burke tells the Associate Press that she’s introducing a bill requiring that car manufacturers sell at least 15 percent zero-emissions free vehicles within a decade. Companies operating in the state already have to hit yearly emissions targets and get credits for sales, but this would require that they embrace electric orhydrogen fuel cell cars in a big way — not just one or two novelty models. And if they don’t sell enough eco-friendly cars, they’d have to either pay a fine to the state or pay rivals that meet the targets. Yes, they might inadvertently help the competition.

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Researchers Just Found a Giant Cache of Water Underneath California

Last year, researchers estimated that California had lost 63 trillion gallons of water over the course of 18 months of drought. Now, a huge reservoir of underground water—three times bigger than engineers thought—has been found under California. But it still won’t solve the state’s drought troubles.

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New Study Reveals Just How at Risk California Is for a Major Earthquake

A new study released by the University of Hawaii Manoa reveals “large-scale” motion around the San Andreas Fault in California. The fault runs most of the length of California, and is responsible for a series of destructive earthquakes throughout history—most famously the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco that damaged over 80 percent of the city.

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