Sebastian Fernandez

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99 percent chance large earthquake strikes Los Angeles in next 3 years, study says

There is a 99.9 percent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater earthquake striking within three years in the greater Los Angeles area, where a similar sized temblor caused more than $12 million in damage last year, according to a study by NASA and university researchers.<p>The study released Tuesday was …

Geology

Marijuana study: Number of Americans toking up doubles in 10 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> A heck of a lot more Americans were toking up in 2012-13 than 10 years before -- and not for medical reasons, either -- according to a new study.<p>The percentage of American adults who had used marijuana within the last year was 9.5%, the study found. That compared to 4.1% in 2001-02.<p>The …

Cannabis

Putin's Approval Rating Hits Record High After Syria Strikes

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has reached nearly 90 percent largely thanks to his military moves in Syria, according to a new …

Major drug tunnel found on US-Mexico border in California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities seized 12 tons of marijuana and arrested 22 people after discovering one of the longest cross-border tunnels between the U.S. and Mexico, officials said Thursday.<p>The passage connecting warehouses in San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, was about 2,400 feet long and 30 feet …

Latin America

​Prosecutors Served Up Their Smoking Gun in the 'Goodfellas' Trial Today

"That fucking Jimmy kept everything," 80-year-old mobster VIncent Asaro says on a wire played in Brooklyn federal court Thursday, apparently referring to the gangster played by Robert De Niro in the Scorsese flick.<p>"We never got our right money, what we were supposed to get. We got fucked all …

Crime

Mexican police find Tijuana-San Diego drugs tunnel

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1024000/1024525_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518106137_3f2f71519c53ffa69b90ffc385f6b40b<p><b>Mexican police have found an 800m (2,625ft) long tunnel used to smuggle drugs into the US city of San Diego, authorities say.</b><p>The tunnel, which starts …

Mexico

Marijuana use in U.S. adults doubles in decade, surveys show

CHICAGO — Marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled over a decade, rising to almost 10 percent or more than 22 million mostly recreational users, government surveys show.<p>The trend reflects a cultural shift and increasingly permissive views about the drug, the researchers say, noting that other …

Crime

Two days after NYPD cop gunned down, anti-cop rally held in Times Square

Just two days after a career criminal allegedly gunned down NYPD officer Randolph Holder in East Harlem, and with his fellow cops still mourning, anti-police activists took to Times Square on Thursday to protest “police terror and murder.”<p>Expand / Contract<p>A poster from a "Rise Up October" rally in …

Law Enforcement

Patricia slams Mexico Pacific Coast as Category 5 hurricane

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Patricia roared ashore in southwestern Mexico as a Category 5 storm Friday evening, bringing lashing rains, surging seas and cyclonic winds hours after it peaked as one of the strongest storms ever recorded.<p>There were early reports of some flooding and …

Weather

Man who sent details on U.S. jets to Iran sentenced to eight years

HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - A dual U.S.-Iranian citizen apologized on Friday for exporting sensitive information about U.S. military jets to his native Iran, saying he was simply applying for a job, before a judge sentenced him to eight years and one month in prison.<p>Mozaffar Khazaee, who had worked …

Pratt & Whitney
Drones
Ben Carson