Free Press Journal
  • United State: Global climate action summit to push countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    San Francisco: The three-day Global Climate Action Summit here from September 12 will see 4,000-plus business leaders, investors, citizens and government representatives from all over the world, including India and China, coming together with the united resolve to “take ambition to the next level” and nudge the world’s Presidents and Prime Ministers to go further and faster in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Dam weakens in California, 2 lakh residents evacuated

    San Francisco : Almost 200,000 people were under evacuation orders on Monday after damage to the auxiliary spillway of a dam in northern California raised fears the structure could fail and unleash torrential waters.

  • Robert Downey Jr receives pardon for 1996 drug conviction

    Los Angeles: Robert Downey Jr, who spent time in prison in the late 1990s for drug convictions, received a full and unconditional pardon from California Governors Jerry Brown. The “Iron Man” actor, 51, was one of 91 people who received a pardon from Brown — mostly for minor drug offenses — in what has become an annual Christmas Eve tradition in the governor’s office.