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PBC News & Comment: California Uber Alles–Earthquake, Smart Phone Kill Switch, More

Our top stories from California today: Napa’s earthquake, smartphone kill switch law, abortion coverage, sexual assault in military, PBC’s Obamacare appeal….

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–earthquake rocked Bay Area, Napa 6.1 Sunday 3:20am, 200 injured with one indirect fatality, major property damage

–quake warning system gave 10-seconds of warning, could be good use of Twitter

–federal nuclear inspector urges shutdown of Diablo Canyon for seismic inspection

–Nuclear Regulatory Commission votes “confidence” that nuclear waste stored at nuke plants is safe..WTFukushima!

–Gov. Brown signs law requiring opt-out kill switch on smart phones, first in the nation

–another first, Brown signs law requiring state criminal proceedings in military sex assault cases

–California law requires all health insurance to cover abortions, Christianists fight for exemptions

–quick update on PBC’s appeal of bad Obamacare policy

–new, open ended cease-fire in Gaza as report says 89 Palestinian families completely wiped out by war

–Obama approves surveillance flights over Syria

–Putin meets Poroshenko to talk about Ukraine

–Kerry’s Afghan election deal falling apart, sparks brawl

–Burger King plans tax inversion with Canadian chain