California

California is the most populous state in the United States, and the third largest by area. California is the second most populous sub-national entity in the Americas, behind only Sao Paulo, Brazil.

iPhone 5 Release Date Sees Launch Of 5 New Apple Stores Around The Globe

To celebrate the release date of the all-new iPhone 5 this Friday, Apple will also open five brand-new retail stores that very day in five different countries, including cities in Spain, France, Italy, and Germany. Apple will begin selling the iPhone 5 at 8 a.m. sharp local time in all 390 of its worldwide stores, but five of those stores will be opening their doors for the very first time. Here's a little bit about each of the five Apple Stores set to open later this week. iPhone 5 Release D...

Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Nakoula And Family Go Into Hiding

The family of a California man linked to an anti-Islam film that is still triggering global protests went into hiding Monday, with sheriff's deputies escorting them from their home to an undisclosed location, authorities said.

'The Master' And His Subject: Who's Afraid Of L. Ron Hubbard?

Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is widely believed to be heavily inspired by the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. The studio and the actors have increasingly distanced themselves from the Scientology thread in the weeks leading up to the film's limited theatrical release: Journalists who dare to ask the very question the filmmakers provoke run the risk of being dismissed as sensationalists.

Amazon Sales Now Taxable In California

Amazon's sales tax exemption in California expired at midnight Saturday. The mammoth online retailer had cut a deal with state lawmakers last year, but the free ride is now over.

Suspected Maker Of Hate Film Held For Questioning

The filmmaker suspected of making the anti-Islamic movie that has set off violent anti-American protests across the Muslim world was taken in for questioning shortly after midnight Saturday by California authorities.

'Innocence of Muslims': Could Actors Sue Over Anti-Muslim Re-Writes?

The actors who appeared in the Islamophobic movie that set off violent protests across the Middle East have maintained that they thought they were making a simple adventure movie set in Biblical times. Some entertainment law experts say the actors might have grounds to sue the filmmaker who duped them.

NFL’s Dan Marino Loses Millions: Why Did Digital Domain Go Bankrupt?

NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino is one of the major investors who lost millions when the visual-effects company filed for bankruptcy last week. The Oscar-winning company, founded in 1993 by James Cameron, had created effects for such movies as "Titanic," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and the "Trasnformers" franchise.

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