Governor Pardons Ventura County Man Who Spent 39 Years Behind Bars For Double Murder

The governor has issued a full and unconditional pardon for a Ventura County man who spent 39 years in prison after being convicted of a double murder in Simi Valley.

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The State Attorney General’s Office says they’ve reached a two million dollar settlement with Cottage Health System over charges they failed to implement basic safeguards to protect patient medical information.

The AG’s office says the lack of reasonable safeguards violated state and federal laws, and made medical records for more than 50,000 patients available online through a pair of data breaches.

The State Attorney General’s Office says they’ve reached a two million dollar settlement with Cottage Health System over charges they failed to implement basic safeguards to protect patient medical information.

The AG’s office says the lack of reasonable safeguards violated state and federal laws, and made medical records for more than 50,000 patients available online through a pair of data breaches.

The governor has issued a full and unconditional pardon for a Ventura County man who spent 39 years in prison after being convicted of a double murder in Simi Valley.

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Mosque Attack In Egypt's Sinai Kills More Than 100

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A terrorist attack that targeted a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has left at least 184 people dead and as many as 125 wounded Friday, that country's state news agency reported.

The death toll makes it the biggest attack since the conflict in the North Sinai started six years ago.

The Middle East News Agency said the bombing and shooting attack took place in the city of Arish, which is about 30 miles from the border with the Gaza Strip.

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More than a dozen state and national parks have caught on to the #OptOutside movement. They're waiving fees, or offering guided hikes and other enticements to bring people outdoors on Black Friday.

The movement started two years ago, when outdoor gear company REI shut its doors for the day on Black Friday and unveiled the Opt Outside campaign.

After a late breakfast that will probably include some turkey, Carrie Harris of Anchorage said she and her family plan to steer clear of the shops.

When I was a kid, my mom always told me to rinse the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher. This was especially true for dishware with tacky residue. Peanut butter, cream cheese, frosting — these adversaries were simply too powerful for the dishwasher's meek cleanse. Today, still harboring a distrust of dishwashers, I tend to wash my dishes by hand.

But I often wonder about the consequences of my sponge-scrubbing ways — am I wasting water by avoiding the dishwasher, or saving it?

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Oscar Pistorius will be serving an additional 13 years in prison, after a South African court increased the double-amputee and former Olympic athlete's sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

In 2016, a judge sentenced Pistorius to six years in prison for shooting Steenkamp through the bathroom door of his house in 2013.

The government appealed that sentence, saying it was too lenient.

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