California mayor resigns over dog poop incident

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The doo-doo has gotten too deep for the mayor of a wealthy Los Angeles suburb who flung dog poop onto a political opponent’s property…

Spain’s World Cup reign ends with 2-0 loss to Chile

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Defending champion Spain, the dominant global football power for the past six years, was eliminated from World Cup…

Amazon ties new 4.7-inch phone to its services

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Amazon has introduced a new smartphone that will be closely tied to the products and services it sells…

New Mexico bus driver caught in sex act on the job

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Albuquerque officials say a bus driver in the New Mexico city has been fired after surveillance cameras caught him…

IRS to waive penalties for some overseas accounts

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The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven’t been paying their U.S. taxes..

China says 127 students hired others for exam

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At least 127 test-takers in a Chinese province hired other people to take the country’s all-important college entrance exam…

AP Exclusive: Picasso painting reveals hidden man

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Curators and scientists are revealing they’ve found a hidden painting beneath the surface of one of Pablo Picasso’s earliest…

George Clooney ‘considering ‘a run for governor of California

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George Clooney plans to run governor of California…

Some Comcast customers becoming WiFi hot spots

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200-thousand comcast customers in the seattle region are becoming public wifi hotspots…

DC is America’s most walkable city

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Washington DC is the most walkable city in the country, according to researchers…

Woman’s body found in freezer at her Indiana home

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Authorities say a woman’s body was found inside a freezer at her northern Indiana home and that a man living…

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”

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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

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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

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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

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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…