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Facebook ‘photo tagging’ class-action suit can proceed: Calif. judge rules

Facebook ‘photo tagging’ class-action suit can proceed: Calif. judge rules

The class-action lawsuit that challenges social-networking giant Facebook Inc.’s practice of using facial recognition technology to identify people in uploaded photos can proceed, a federal court i

California A.G. issues subpoenas to oil refiners in gas-price probe

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Office has confirmed that subpoenas have been issued to oil refiners as part of its investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in the state d

California must change its definition of ‘rape’

California must change its definition of ‘rape’

California Judge Aaron Persky’s controversial decision to sentence Brock Turner to merely six months in prison for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at a party in January last year triggered

California lawmakers consider plethora of gun control bills

California lawmakers consider plethora of gun control bills

California legislators are considering a plethora of gun control measures, including the ones that would enhance reporting procedures for lost or stolen guns, create a database of gun owners, place

Calif. pursuing gun control agenda more forcefully than any other state

Calif. pursuing gun control agenda more forcefully than any other state

Gun control advocates’ recent victory over the issue of carrying firearms in public in California highlighted the state’s increasing importance as a center of legal battles over gun rights.

Federal appeals court upholds Calif.’s ‘firearm-restriction in public’ law

Federal appeals court upholds Calif.’s ‘firearm-restriction in public’ law

A federal appeals court in California on Thursday upheld the state’s controversial law that restricts who can carry a concealed firearm in the public, retriggering a nationwide debate over American

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