California removes lane splitting guidelines


The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which…

Three patients castrated at Chinese nursing home

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Police in northeastern China have detained a man accused of cutting off the testicles of three patients in a nursing home…

American Red Cross warns of looming blood shortage

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The American Red Cross is asking for blood donations to help overcome a looming blood shortage….

Apple employees sue over labor issues

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Apple has another employee class-action lawsuit to contend with…

Woman accused of defrauding landlords evicted

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A woman accused of defrauding landlords has been evicted from a San Bruno rental….

Arizona execution lasts over 100 minutes


Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering a full review of the state’s execution process after it took a convicted killer…

Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

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In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. “Mama, may I hug you?”…

Typhoon uproots Taiwan’s famous tree

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Typhoon uproots Taiwan’s famous tree…

TV show prompts jail uniform change

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A Michigan sheriff said orange is no longer the new black in his jail….

China detains employees of suspect meat seller

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Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, KFC and other restaurants in China….

Controversial Facebook page targets ‘fatties’

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Facebook page shames overweight people in 530 area code; teen victim shares her story…

“Dark mail” makes it tougher for NSA to spy on people

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A new e-mail system aims to make it more difficult for the NSA to spy on you. It’s called dark mail….

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 48 dead

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A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, 48 people died,…

Man dies when sand tunnel at beach collapses


A 26-year-old man was killed Monday after a 10-foot-deep tunnel in the sand collapsed on him…

Imax, Shanghai Film to open 19 screens in China

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Imax and China’s biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant screen cinemas…

Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch

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Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge 〞 one of New York City’s most heavily secured landmarks …

US to present intelligence data on plane crash

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The United States says it is preparing to present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what’s known about the…

Military exercises delay flights throughout China


China’s airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August…

23-year-old motorcyclist dies in crash with big-rig

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A 23-year-old man died after his motorcycle struck the back of a big-rig on U.S. Highway 101 in Santa Clara early this morning…

FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

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The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after…

Father loses son on MH17 after daughter-in-law escaped death on MH370

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Malaysia Airlines steward Sanjid Singh Sandhu was not supposed to be on Flight MH17 that crashed in eastern Ukraine…

Could raising SF’s minimum wage cause loss of jobs?

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Raising SF’s minimum wage could cost lost of jobs. Business operators rally against it…

Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia


Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes…

Florida boy dies after being mauled by 2 pit bulls

Authorities say a 4-year-old Florida boy has died after being mauled by two pit bulls….

Police probe 2 suspicious deaths in Sausalito

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Police in Sausalito are probing whether the suspicious deaths of two people inside a home are the touristy city’s first…

5-year-old on life support after being hit by minivan

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A 5-year-old boy who was hit by a minivan near the South Hayward BART station Saturday remains on life support this morning…

Police warn of fake gold bar scam


Petaluma police are warning the public about scam in which suspects try to sell fake gold bars to unsuspecting victims…

Police: Fla father beats accused child abuser

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Police say a Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding…

McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal

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McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported…

Man slashes 3 children, killing 1 in China

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A man with a kitchen knife killed a 1-year-old boy and injured two other children Monday in the southern Chinese city …