California fish evacuated due to drought

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Rainbow trout and steelhead are being evacuated from two hatcheries amid concern California’s drought…

Founder of child porn site gets 30 years in prison

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A Ukrainian man who founded and operated an international child sexual abuse website has been sentenced…

FAA investigating air traffic controller “joke”


The FAA is investigating a “joke” from an air traffic controller that led to a plane’s delayed landing….

Brazil turtle predicts Mexico to beat Brazil

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Brazil turtle predicts Mexico to beat Brazil …

Man kills wife, children and himself on Father’s Day

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A Virginia man shot his wife and their two young children to death on Father’s Day and then killed himself…

National Zoo closing invertebrate hall due to rising costs

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The National Zoo is closing its Invertebrate Exhibit, citing rising costs and $5 million in needed upgrades….

Tesla Model X expected out in early 2015

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According to e-mails sent to customers today (Monday), the automaker is adding another vehicle to its stock…

Starbucks clears college degree path for employees

Starbucks is giving its baristas a bargain on an online college degree….

Five hurt when boat overturns on Lake Piru


Ventura County authorities say five people suffered minor injuries when a boat overturned amid high winds on Lake Piru….

China executes 13 over terrorism, violent crimes

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China executed 13 people on Monday over terrorism and violent crimes in the far western…

Boston, LA, SFC and DC in running for 2024 Games

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Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host…

Apple recalling European iPhone charges

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Apple is recalling iphone chargers in 37 countries…

Athlete from Fiji killed in Northern California

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A runner from Fiji was shot and killed in Northern California just weeks before friends say he was set to attend the University of Louisiana…

Malaysia Airlines begins insurance payments


Malaysia Airlines has begun giving out $50,000 in advance insurance payments to families…

Brisbane man arrested in 25-year-old killing

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A San Mateo County man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault and killing of a woman found in a ravine 25 years ago….

Person killed in train collision near richmond amtrak station

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A person was struck and killed by a westbound Capitol Corridor train as it approached the Richmond station this afternoon…

Six men indicted for sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl


A grand jury in Waco has indicted six young men who police say sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl…

SJ police investigating fatal shooting, suspects at large

Police are investigating a homicide that happened in San Jose on Thursday night…

Police seek help in locating missing at-risk woman

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing at-risk woman who was last seen in Fremont…

Former HK official on success of “one country, two systems”


The white paper detailing the “one country, two systems” practice in the Hong Kong…

Oakland woman accused of animal abuse

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An Oakland attorney accused of animal abuse testified today that she did the best she could to care for the more than…

Twitter COO Ali Rowghani resigns

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Twitter’s chief operating officer, Ali Rowghani, has resigned from his post and won’t be replaced…

Company recalls 4K lbs of beef due to mad cow fear

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A Missouri company is recalling possibly tainted beef products distributed to restaurants and a grocery chain…

Man freed in California jury mistake killed

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Police in Central California say a man who was released from jail after a jury mistakenly signed…

Starbucks to offer wireless recharging

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Customers headed to Starbucks to get a caffeine boost — will soon be able to get a boost to their cell phone battery…

One person killed in solo vehicle crash into tree

San Jose police are investigating a fatal collision in the area of Camden Avenue and Little Falls Drive….

United changing how travelers earn mileage rewards

United Airlines is about to reward its big-spending customers at the expense of bargain-hunting travelers…

Standoff ends in San Francisco neighborhood

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San Francisco police are in a standoff with a man who they say has barricaded himself inside a home and refused to come out…

EBMUD water rates to go up 9.5 percent


EBMUD water rates to go up 9.5 percent…

Student forced to clean toilets as punishment

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Student forced to clean toilets as punishment…