Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist


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


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


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


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…