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A powerful storm moved through northern California on October 24, causing flooding from coastal areas to the border with Nevada.The precipitation is a welcome respite from California’s state-wide drought, which has been particularly acute in parts of the north. But authorities warned that the intense rainfall could cause mudslides in areas burnt by forest fires in recent years.This video, taken south of Doyle, close to the border with Nevada, shows flash flooding in the area. As of Sunday afternoon, Doyle had received roughly 2.5 inches of rain in the preceding 12 hours, according the US government figures. Credit: Wiliam Cuddy via Storyful
U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc on Sunday rolled back the latest version of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta software, less than a day after its release, after users complained of false collision warnings and other issues. The setback comes as Tesla is under regulatory scrutiny over the safety of its semi-autonomous driving technology, which it calls "FSD." Tesla did not immediately respond to requests for comment outside regular U.S. business hours.
A funnel cloud was spotted twirling near Cowgill in northwest Missouri, as tornado warnings were issued on October 24.A line of storms capable of producing tornadoes swept the area near Kansas City on Sunday afternoon, prompting multiple warnings from the National Weather Service.This video taken by Jessica Lynn Farmer shows a distant funnel cloud forming near Cowgill. Credit: Jessica Lynn Farmer via Storyful
Northern California found itself in the midst of a powerful “atmospheric river“ on October 24, which brought heavy rainfall to the region and prompted flood warnings.As of Sunday afternoon, over three inches of rain had fallen over the previous 24 hours in San Francisco, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). This footage, taken in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon, shows torrential rain pelting the streets.The NWS issued flood warnings for the San Francisco area and warned people not to attempt to drive through the floods. According to local reports, the last time the Bay area experienced an atmospheric river was in January 2021, when heavy rains and strong winds hit the region. Credit: Brian O’Cuiv via Storyful
The Cardinals are going in-house to replace Mike Shildt.
On the south peak of the dramatic Kebnekaise massif in Sweden's far north, year after year Ninis Rosqvist is seeing the impact of a warming climate before her very eyes. And at the nearby Stordalen mire another major change to the Arctic landscape is underway, as vital permafrost thaws. The changes here may well be irreversible, but experts hope they could serve as a warning to other regions facing climate change.
Dalton Del Don analyzes all the results from Week 7's Sunday action.
An apparent backflip on border entry requirements for the Australian Open may allow unvaccinated players to compete at the first tennis major of 2022 after undergoing 14 days in quarantine. Early Monday, a leaked email from Tennis Australia to the WTA Players’ Council, reported by the New York Times and Melbourne’s The Age newspaper, suggested unvaccinated players would likely be granted a visa but must do two weeks in isolation in a quarantine hotel. “We feel the need to reach out to you all to clear up false and misleading information that has recently been spread by other parties about the conditions that players will be forced to endure at next year’s Australian Open,” the email said.
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Australia’s Cabinet on Monday will consider conditions the government’s junior coalition partner has placed on committing the national to a target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050. The Nationals party’s in-principle support for the target, agreed at a meeting on Sunday, is a breakthrough for Prime Minister Scott Morrison who wants to take a more ambitious plan to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions when he leaves on Thursday for a U.N. summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Nationals lawmakers were tight-lipped on the conditions the party had placed on their support.
Unvaccinated players will be allowed to compete at the Australian Open but must complete 14 days in hotel quarantine and undergo regular testing, according to a leaked Women's Tennis Association email Monday.
Jensen Ackles, an actor working on “Rust,” has made a statement paying tribute to the late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed in an on-set accident in which a prop firearm was discharged. Ackles recounted his working relationship with Hutchins in an Instagram post shared on Sunday. “I’m not even sure where to start,” Ackles […]
"We unequivocally support Joe Natale as CEO and support his management team," Rogers said in a statement. Rogers' board last Thursday voted out Rogers, son of the late founder, Ted Rogers, after he tried to replace Natale with another executive. "We remain as duly elected members of the Rogers Communications Inc Board and represent the majority of the Board members of the company," the board members said in the statement.
A major storm system fed by moisture from the Pacific dumped over a half foot of rain in parts of Sonoma and Napa counties in California on Sunday, October 24, with more precipitation forecast for the remainder of the day.Both counties are home to vineyards that are part of the state’s renowned Wine Country. Significant rainfall was recorded elsewhere in the Bay Area and farther inland. Several feet of snow were forecast at higher elevations in the Sierra Nevada.The precipitation is a welcome respite from California’s state-wide drought, which has been particularly acute in northern parts of the state. But authorities warned that the intense rainfall could cause mudslides in areas burnt by forest fires in recent years.This footage, taken in Kenwood, California, shows Sonoma Creek swollen by rain on Sunday. Credit: Brian Hughes via Storyful
Here is a round-up of sports events and developments in Singapore in the past week (18-24 October).
World bronze medallist Alexandra Trusova was the runaway winner at Skate America in Las Vegas on Sunday, opening her performance with a picture-perfect quadruple lutz jump.
A group of anti-vaccine protesters attempted to push their way into Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Sunday, October 24, in support of Nets point guard Kyrie Irving, who has been forced to sit out the NBA season after refusing a COVID-19 vaccination.This footage, taken in the plaza outside Barclays Center, shows protesters rush through outer security gates and attempt to force their way inside the arena. Staff can be seen at Barclays Center’s main entrance holding members of the crowd at bay. Other video shows demonstrators holding signs that said “STAND WITH KYRIE,” and messages expressing opposition to COVID-19 vaccinations.Irving, the Nets starting point guard, is one of the highest profile American athletes to turn down a vaccine, and is currently the the only NBA player unable to suit up for games, due to his opposition and local laws. New York City’s vaccinate mandate requires at least one vaccination shot for entry to public gyms, which Barclays Center is considered. The Nets were playing the Charlotte Hornets inside Barclays Center on Sunday afternoon.Media citing the spokesperson for Barclays Center reported the stadium “briefly closed its doors in order to clear protesters from the main doors on the plaza and ensure guests could safely enter the arena.” Credit: @justericthomas via Storyful
Amid a disastrous season off the field, the Raiders kept rolling on it to take over first place in the AFC West.
The fourth-year defensive tackle is the latest Bears player to throw a punch in a game.
Rock ‘n’ roll bands, we’re told, are the closest and most combative of families. They come up in the world together, they eat and sleep and ride a tour bus together, they haunt the recording studio together, they become experts in how to manipulate (and shield themselves from) the media together, and, in a funny […]