Officials warn that “love locks” on bridges endanger the structures

Love is weighing heavily on ageing Parisian bridges….

9-year-old girl saves father from burning home

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A 9-year-old girl saved her father from a burning home near a Hayward high school this morning…

Johannesburg zoo puts down sick polar bear


The Johannesburg zoo says it has put down its only polar bear because it was suffering from liver and heart illnesses….

Hospital sends out death notices to living patients

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An Australian hospital mistakenly sent out death notices for more than 2-hundred living patients…

Apple bans use of two chemicals in iPhone assembly

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads …

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s

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The wife of Robin Williams says he was in the stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide…

Police visit woman’s home 86 times before finding body

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Police were called dozens of times to the suburban Chicago home of a woman whose body was found in a suitcase in Bali…

Chinese theaters won’t hire drug-linked performers


Performing arts associations in Beijing have pledged not to hire any actors connected with drugs…

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

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Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane…

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse


Robin Williams’ daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she …

US woman dead in Bali; daughter, 1 other arrested

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The body of a 62-year-old American woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali…

72-year-old man beaten on the way home in NYC

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72-year-old man beaten on the way home in NYC …

Bay Area gas prices fall steeply in July

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Gas prices throughout Northern California dropped steeply in July and are now under $4 per gallon in most of the Bay Area, AAA officials said Tuesday.

Spanish priest dies of Ebola amid ethics debate

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A Spanish priest being treated for Ebola died Tuesday in Madrid despite having received an experimental drug …

Teens plead not guilty in death of Chinese student

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Four teenagers pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges in the fatal beating of a Chinese graduate student…

4 people, dog found dead inside California home

Authorities say four people and a dog have been found stabbed to death inside a Southern California home….

Robin Williams apparent suicide by hanging himself

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Sheriff’s officials say Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself at his San Francisco Bay Area home…

Police vs kids ‘dance off’ in street

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Some teens in Kansas city had a run in with cops… but it’s not what you think…

Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

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Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades…

Florida boy fights 9-foot gator and survives

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A young boy who was attacked by an alligator in a lake in the US state of Florida described his experience on Friday from his hospital bed…

Australia baby Gammy’s parents speak

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An Australian couple who sparked international outrage speaks out publicly for the first time…

Portsmouth Square restroom to close for renovation project

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The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced the Portsmouth Square Restroom renovation project…

Mom tosses baby over fence, down cliff

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Police say a one-year-old boy is recovering after the child’s mother threw him over a fence and down a steep embankment….

China sends aid teams to west Africa

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A consignment of medical aid from China arrived in the Guinean capital Conakry on Monday…

Sacramento man left four dogs in a hot car

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Three dogs are dead and another is in serious condition after being left in a car…

App claiming to change Facebook color is virus

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Don’t click on that fake app – it’s a virus!…

Man arrested twice in less than two months for multiple crimes

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A man was arrested in San Francisco last week for allegedly stealing mail and elder abuse less than two months after he a prior arrest…

Airstrikes undertaken as US re-engages in Iraq

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U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, carrying out President Barack Obama’s promise of military…

Malaysia Airlines to be pulled from stock market

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Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund announced today (Friday) that it plans to take malaysia airlines off the stock market in…

Suspect befriends victim before committing robbery in Palo Alto

A man who made the acquaintance of his victim just before robbing him in Palo Alto on Wednesday night remains at large…