Tree trimming operation in Oakland kills birds

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Federal and state wildlife officials are investigating a tree-trimming operation in Oakland that witnesses…

Detroit’s home auction begins

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Detroit’s home auction begins…

CA proposes VMT tax so drivers pay by the mile

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California proposes VMT tax to make drivers pay by the mile…

China’s Alibaba Group aiming to raise $1B in IPO

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China’s Alibaba Group is aiming to raise $1 billion in a long-awaited IPO likely to have ripple effects across the Internet….

Intel, PC makers broaden support for Chromebooks

Another wave of laptop computers running on Google’s Chrome operating system will be hitting stores this summer…

Warriors fire coach Mark Jackson

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The Golden State Warriors have fired Mark Jackson, ending the franchise’s most successful coaching tenure…

Suspected Filipinos seize Chinese man in Malaysia

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A Chinese fish farm manager in eastern Malaysia was kidnapped by gunmen early Tuesday and believed…

South Korea diver dies searching for victims

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A civilian diver involved in searches for dozens of missing people from the South Korean ferry disaster died on Tuesday…

Some high-skilled immigrant spouses can work in US

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The Obama administration wants to let some spouses of high-skilled immigrants work in the United States…

US students push to license dead Chinese attorney

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California’s Supreme Court in 1890 denied Hong Yeng Chang’s application to practice law solely because he was Chinese …

Alameda plans to raise water rate

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Alameda plans to raise water rate…

Nigeria group threatens to sell kidnapped girls

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Nigeria’s Islamic extremist leader is threatening to sell the nearly 300 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in the remote ….

1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

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An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina…

Police: California resident kills 2 intruders

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Police in Northern California say a preliminary investigation indicates a resident shot and killed two intruders…

Amazon introduces Twitter service

Amazon wants to make shopping online as easy as a tweet….

Baby safety gates aren’t always safe, study finds

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Baby gates meant to protect young children aren’t always as safe as parents think. A new study says nearly 2,000 U.S. kids…

Target’s Chairman and CEO out in wake of breach

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Target’s massive data breach has now cost the company’s CEO his job….

China points to suicide blast in Urumqi attack

Chinese authorities said Thursday that two religious extremists carried out a terror attack at a train station in far-western…

Man arrested for allegedly slamming woman’s head

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A Half Moon Bay man was arrested on charges of domestic violence Tuesday …

Man pleads guilty to transporting minors for prostitution

A Hercules man pleaded guilty today in federal court to two counts of transportation of minors for prostitution…

Charities refuse Donald Sterling donations

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Charities refuse Donald Sterling donations…

Beached dead whale stinks up town

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[;zh]一條重達60噸的藍鯨屍體近日被海水衝上加拿大東岸一個小鎮的石灘,由於藍鯨屍體內充滿了甲烷氣體…The 60-ton carcass of a blue whale is rotting on the shore on Canada’s east coast, stinking up a town and triggering fears…

Malaysia releases preliminary report into MH370

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Air traffic controllers did not realize that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was missing until 17 minutes after…

Winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket bought in Santa Rosa

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A winning lottery ticket worth more than a quarter million dollars from Tuesday’s Fantasy 5 game was purchased in Santa Rosa…

Kidnapping victim crashes car to escape abductor

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Police in the San Francisco Bay Area say a woman escaped from her kidnapper by crashing her vehicle into…

Is it better to buy or rent a home?

Is It Better to Buy or Rent?…

Chinese programs on Channel KSJO to be cancelled

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Chinese programs aired on Channel KSJO to be cancelled…

Golf coach accused of trying to have teens killed

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Prosecutors say a San Francisco Bay Area golf coach accused of molesting three boys tried to hire a hit man to have them killed…

Microsoft to sell Xbox One console in China

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Microsoft says it will start selling its Xbox One video game console in China in September…

CCTV: 3 dead in train station attack in China

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An explosion shook a railway station in China’s restive far-western region of Xinjiang, injuring many people …