China destroys Ikea cake, Nestle chocolate

中國官方消息,近兩頓瑞典宜家進口的巧克力蛋糕因違反中國食品質量標準被銷毀。另外,上海檢驗檢疫局本週表示,包括卡夫奶油乾酪、2.7噸雀巢巧克力棒在內的多種進口食品因質檢不過關被銷毀。Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.

CA nurse cleared of any crime

Police in Bakersfield, California say they did not find any signs of “criminal misconduct” after a nurse at a senior living facility refused to…

Yellowstone delays opening due to budget cuts

Yellowstone National Park is delaying its opening because of across the board federal budget cuts that went into effect Friday…

French cognac may contain plasticizers in China

The recent scandal over three brands of French cognac being blocked from entry into the Chinese market…

San Francisco’s Bay Bridge prepares to shine

After more than 75 years in the shadow of its glamorous cousin, San Francisco’s “other” bridge is getting a chance to shine…

Baby born after parents killed in NYC crash dies

A baby delivered prematurely after his parents were killed in a New York City hit-and-run accident died Monday…

Scientists: Baby born with HIV apparently cured

A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists said…

Calif. woman dies after nurse refuses to do CPR

A county official says a dispatcher followed general protocols when she pleaded with an independent living facility nurse to…

Leaving NKorea, Rodman calls Kims ‘great leaders’

Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an “awesome guy”…

Facebook to unveil new look for newsfeed

The online social network sent out invites for the unveiling of its retooled News Feed…

Police: Missing children found safe with father

Police say the seven children who have been missing since Saturday from their home in Fresno have been found safe with their father…

Chinese man suffers from ‘hippo neck’

A 46-year-old man in Fushun, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, has been diagnosed as benign symmetric lipomatosis in his neck…

Guests sue hotel where Elisa Lam’s body found

Two former guests are suing the owners of a hotel where a woman’s remains were found in water tank…

Myanmar drug lord Naw Kham executed

Myanmar drug lord Naw Kham, who was convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in 2011, was executed on Friday afternoon…

Chances of a horse meat scandal in the US?

The horse meat scandal that is hitting Europe has not spread to the United States, allowing American consumers to rest easier …

Calif. mayor puts lock-picking class in newsletter

The mayor of a California city struggling with a spike in burglaries and other crimes is apologizing for promoting a class about how to pick locks…

Oracle’s CEO purchases Island Air

Larry Ellison recently completed the billion dollar package by purchasing Island Air…

CA father accused of killing nine-year-old son

A father in California is accused of killing his nine-year-old son…

CA police search for missing dad and seven children

The search continues in California for seven children who have been missing for days…

CA student set camera to catch teacher stealing money

A California student sets up a hidden video camera hoping to catch a thief…

Marine killed in Calif skydiving accident

A Marine from Camp Pendleton has been killed in a skydiving accident in Riverside County…

Colorado parents sue school over transgender daughter

A 6-year-old transgendered student in Colorado is at the center of a civil rights controversy…

Four students killed in stampede at Chinese school

Four students, two boys and two girls, were killed and 14 others injured in a stampede accident in an elementary school…

Search suspended for missing family at sea

The search for a missing family at sea may have been a hoax…

Police seek help in solving 2005 murder

San Francisco police are offering a $10,000 reward for information in the 2005 fatal shooting of a NASA engineer in the city’s Excelsior District…

10-year-old girl swallowed hair for eight years

A mass of hairs as hard as stone was taken out recently from a 10-year-old girl’s stomach after she had swallowed her hair for about eight years…

CA police officer charged with multiple rapes

Police have arrested one of their own after allegations that a West Sacramento Police officer sexually assaulted six women ? while in the line of duty…

Oldest marathon runner finishes last race at 101

The world’s oldest marathon runner ran his last race on Sunday at the age of 101…

2 adults, 2 children missing off Ca coast

The U.S. Coast Guard was searching Monday for four family members, including two young children, who sent distress calls saying their sailboat was sinking…

US census stops using term ‘Negro’ for surveys

從明年開始,美國人口普查局在人口調查中將停止使用”Negro”字眼,改用”Black”及”African-American”來描述黑人和非洲裔美國人。After more than a century, the Census Bureau is dropping its use of the word “Negro” to describe black Americans in surveys…