GM names first women CEO to head car company

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For the first time, a woman will be the head of a major U.S. car company.

Missing family of 6 in Nevada found alive

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2 adults, 4 children missing in frigid weather since Sunday found alive in northern Nevada….

Asian Americans are the most prolific spenders in US

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Asian Americans are the most prolific spenders in US….

San Pablo man arrested for domestic violence

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San Pablo man arrested for domestic violence…

Passenger wakes to find himself locked in US plane

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A passenger who fell asleep while flying to Los Angeles says he awoke to discover himself alone and locked…

Parked truck knocks down street lamp in China

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How important is it to pull up the handbrake when parking a vehicle? Ju Liepeng from east China’s Anhui province…

CA man gets 5 years in ‘sextortion’ case

A 27-year-old Southern California man who admitted hacking into hundreds of social media and email…

Sixth ‘Winter Spare the Air’ alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for today…

Eighteen LA sheriff’s deputies arrested in jail probe

At least seven current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have been arrested by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation …

China withholds visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters

Chinese authorities have been withholding residence visas for reporters working for The New York Times and Bloomberg…

North Korea purges Kim Jong Un’s powerful uncle

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North Korea announced Monday that it has purged leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle, considered the …

Freeze warning for most of the Bay Area

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Freeze warning in place for most of the Bay Area…

American women are having fewer kids

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New numbers from the CDC reveal that fewer women in the US are having kids….

Ex-customers steal $650,000 of wine in Seattle

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Wine thieves make off with nearly 650-thousand dollars worth of high-end vintages in Seattle…

Chinese firm paid US gov’t intelligence adviser

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A longtime adviser to the Director of National Intelligence has resigned, after the government learned he was a paid consultant …

US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low

A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate in November to a five-year low of 7 percent. …

Director Zhang Yimou sued for too many children

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Famed Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China’s one-child policy…

Transgender cop files complaint

A transgender police officer has filed a complaint with a Connecticut agency alleging her supervisors …

Woman unknowingly tweets about husband’s death

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A Washington state woman who regularly monitors police scanner traffic unknowingly live-tweeted…

Mystery generous tipper identified

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Mystery “TipsForJesus” tipper identified….

China fake medicine sold online

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Some online stores in China are selling fake medicine…

Timeline:Major events in the life of Nelson Mandela

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July 18, 1918 Born to Hendry Mphakanyiswa, a Thembu chief, and Nosekeni Qunu in the Umtata district of the Transkei…

Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95

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South Africa’s president says Nelson Mandela has died….

China bars banks from handling bitcoins

Bitcoins suffered a new setback after China’s central bank said Thursday its banks and payment systems…

Starbucks selling 450-dollar metal gift cards

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Starbucks is selling its limited edition 450-dollar gift cards!…

Chinese American scientist files lawsuit vs. FBI

Haiping Su, a Chinese national and US citizen will head to federal court in San Jose tomorrow to sue…

China 10-year old girl throws toddler from 25th floor

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China 10-year old girl throws toddler from 25th floor balcony….

Driverless car cruises through snow storm

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Driving in snow storm, a salt lake city man got a shock on the interstate when he noticed the car next to him — had no driver…

Ten-year-old Chongqing girl attacks toddler

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10-year old Chongqing girl attacks toddler in elevator and throws him out of the door. ..

Michelle Obama unveils White House Christmas

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Michelle Obama is giving military families a first look at the White House Christmas decorations…