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US clampdown on tax maneuver leaves its mark

13 hours 26 min ago

A handful of big companies pursuing overseas mergers to lower their tax bills came under pressure Tuesday after the U.S. unveiled rules to discourage them.

Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility

16 hours 29 min ago

A UPS employee opened fire Tuesday inside one of the company's warehouses in Alabama, killing two people before committing suicide, police said.

UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

17 hours 26 min ago

Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth.

US: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January

18 hours 14 min ago

New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically — the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone — unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up.

Pooch Profile: Meet Blue

19 hours 7 min ago

A little about Blue’s backgroundBlue is a 5-year-old black shepard that was brought to the Rescue Ranch recently. He is approximately 80 pounds, and volunteers say he is extremely affectionate.Blue’s abilities and personalityBlue is well-trained, can sit, stay and come. He is calm and loves going for car rides. Blue is good with cats and dogs. [...]

Great Northern loses much to Boles Fire

19 hours 13 min ago

WEED – In just one week after the Boles Fire ravaged the historic building that housed Great Northern, the organization is up and running in its new interim location at 310 Boles Street in Weed, said Marketing and Special Project Manager Audra Gibson.Gibson said as soon as they saw the elementary school being evacuated, their crew grabbed what they could and evacuated without injury.Gibson said [...]

Morning Jolt: Obama to announce new climate change rules

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:33pm

President Barack Obama today will announce new climate change rules during an address to the United Nations Climate Summit. Obama will release an executive order that calls on federal groups to take into consideration climate change when creating programs.

Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:57am

The Pentagon says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region.

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in White House intruder's car

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:39am

A federal prosecutor says that investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the White House intruder case, along with a machete and two hatchets.

Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:00am

The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.

Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 2:46am

Some 130,000 Kurdish refugees fleeing Islamic militants have crossed the border from Syria into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday as fighting raged close to Turkey's southern border.

Solar soars in Scott Valley

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 2:11am

ETNA – With the continuous power rate increases, Gerry Silva and many Scott Valley residents are investing in solar panels to offset their skyrocketing power bills."The power bills are just horrible, and we have no control over them," said Silva.Silva recently finished installing his 40-panel solar unit. While Silva has 30 acres of land, the panels will primarily be used for residential purposes. [...]

Boles fire reaches fully contained status

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 2:07am

WEED – According to CAL FIRE, the Boles Fire is 100 percent contained at 479 acres as of Saturday.All evacuations have been lifted, and residents are allowed to return to their homes with proof of residency.Crews are assessing the damage and a damage report will be out shortly, according to fire information.Resources Great Northern, currently located at [...]

Yreka church becomes north county hub for Boles Fire aid

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 2:00am

In the wake of the devastating fire that swept through areas of Weed on Sept. 15, organizations, agencies and individuals have come together to provide relief to the displaced victims who lost everything in the blaze.

Morning Jolt: Apple sets new iPhone sales record

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:26pm

Apple reported this morning that weekend sales of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reached 10 million, topping the record of 9 million set last year with the iPhone 5s and 5c. In a statement today, Apple CEO Tim Cook said, "Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the launch weekend, and we couldn't be happier.”

Fence-jumper makes it into the White House

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:46pm

A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it into the presidential residence before officers managed to apprehend him, the U.S. Secret Service said. President Barack Obama and his family were not at home at the time.

Booked into jail Sept. 19, 2014

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Sept. 19, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News

Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 5:00am

Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sanaa for a second day Friday in battles that have killed at least 120 people and have shaken the Yemeni capital with thousands fleeing their homes. The violence raises fears that this chronically unstable country could be dragged into the sort of sectarian conflicts that have plagued other nations in the region.

France strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraq

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:00am

Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.

Brew Beat: Rogue's Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:50am

So, in my extreme advocation of bacon and my absurd spirit of never turning anything down, I was tested when approached with Rogue’s Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale.I mean what could go wrong? There’s bacon and maple and beer – all of which I adore. As a doughnut, that is an obvious winner, but liquified with intense smoked malts, that’s where it went oh so wrong.Smoked smells [...]

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