Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist

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The State Department has taken Malaysia and Cuba off its blacklist of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery….

Zimbabwe hunts the hunter who killed famous lion

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The hunt is on for the man who killed Cecil- a 13 year old lion and tourist attraction in Zimbabwe’s safari industry…

Woman killed in LA crash involving several vehicles

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A woman died and six other people were injured Friday in a collision involving several vehicles…

Appeals court upholds California’s shark fin ban

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A federal appeals court has dismissed a legal challenge to a California law banning the sale, distribution and possession of shark fins…

Former 41-pound fat cat in Texas slims down to 19 pounds

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(中文) 德州一隻體重曾達到41磅的超級肥貓如今成功減肥至19磅,牠目前寄居在一家診所,成為了所有醫生的寵兒…[:en[A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic…

Professional poker player sues casino that claims he cheated

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A professional poker player has sued a New Jersey casino that claimed he won $9.6 million by cheating at baccarat…

Search intensifies for San Francisco teacher 10 days missing

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The search is intensifying for a San Francisco teacher who has been been missing for 10 days….

Police arrest two women in connection with mail thefts

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Police arrested two women last week in connection with several recent mail and package thefts that have occurred…

Warriors trade David Lee to Boston for Wallace, Babb

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The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics…

Taylor Swift “TS 1989″ merchandise controversy in China

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Taylor Swift’s new clothing line goes on sale in China next month, but she’s already learning just how…

Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

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Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require…

YouTube star jumps off Tower Bridge

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YouTube star jumps off Tower Bridge for stunt and almost drowns after it goes horribly wrong….

San Francisco’s Chinatown clings to roots amid tech boom

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For a century and a half, San Francisco’s Chinatown, the nation’s oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life…

Police arrest woman suspected of embezzling more than $1 million from employer

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Menlo Park police have arrested a 39-year-old woman who allegedly embezzled more than $1 million from her employer…

Woman gets life after her teen hit man killed wrong target

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A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to life in prison after she hired a teen to kill a man and he killed the wrong man by mistake…

Walmart sells baby car seat that prevents hot-car deaths

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Walmart sells baby car seat that prevents hot-car deaths…

New urine resistant walls in San Francisco shoot pee back

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San Francisco now has nine public walls covered with a repellant paint that makes pee spray back on the person’s shoes and pants…

Report: Bay Area roads some of worst in US

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The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country…

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto

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A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week…

Storms soak Northern Calif., mudslide shuts Yosemite road

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Thunderstorms are producing heavy rain in parts of Northern California and forecasters say a mudslide…

Teen sex rate in US at a 25 year low

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The number of teens in the US having sex is at a 25-year low…

UPPAbaby recalls 71K strollers and seats due to choking risk

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UPPAbaby is recalling 71,000 strollers and seats because of a choking hazard, saying children could bite off a piece…

Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

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Scientists have identified the best bet yet for an Earth-like planet that might harbor life…

Chicago police sued for high-speed chase that killed baby

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[;zh]芝加哥一次警匪追逐事件造成一名無辜幼童死亡,幼童母親將警方告上法庭…A woman whose 13-month-old son was struck and killed during a high-speed police chase in Chicago is suing the city…

4 arrested for alleged use of fake credit cards at best buy

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Several suspects were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to use fraudulent credit cards at a San Carlos Best Buy…

NYC strikes Uber deal: No cap on company during study

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New York City and Uber struck an eleventh-hour deal that backs off, for now, placing a cap on the number of cars the ride-hailing company…

Police: Man sneaks into home, hides under bed for 3 days

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Police say a man sneaked into a central New Jersey home and hid under a bed in a spare room for three days before…

Woman abused, forced to live in closet for year

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A woman was forced to live in a closet at a home in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood…

Target defends selling women’s ‘Trophy’ shirt

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Target says it had no intention of offending anyone by selling a women’s shirt with the word “Trophy” written on the front of it….

Myanmar gives 153 Chinese life in jail for illegal logging

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A court in northern Myanmar sentenced 153 Chinese nationals to life in prison on Wednesday after convicting them…