NY impostor cab driver attacks woman

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Surveillance video showing an apparent impostor taxi driver assaulting a woman in front of her children…

Taiwanese actor apologises to public after drugs arrest

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Kai Ko apologised for smoking marijuana at an afternoon news conference in which he appeared with his parents and agent…

Teacher disciplined for threatening tweets about students

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Newark school district has disciplined a teacher who reportedly made threatening comments about her students on Twitter…

Children of ISIS – the next generation

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ISIS is laying the groundwork for its self-declared “caliphate” by training the next generation of terrorists…

HK graft cops raid pro-democracy media boss’s home

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Hong Kong anti-corruption police searched the homes of a media magnate who is an outspoken critic of Beijing…

Oakland: Motorcyclist killed in crash

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A motorist was killed Thursday night in a crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Oakland…

Hayward man jailed for having sex with ‘houseboy’

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A 59-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in state prison for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired to be a houseboy…

SF: Muni fares set to rise on Labor Day

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Daily cash fares for riding San Francisco Municipal Railway will go from $2 to $2.25 effective Monday…

Britain raises terror threat level to severe

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Britain raised the country’s terror threat level to severe, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely…

Northern California woman hit, killed by own SUV

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Authorities say a Northern California woman was killed when her own SUV ran over her…

SJ woman found stabbed to death in parked vehicle

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Police are investigating the stabbing death of a woman whose body was found Thursday morning inside a vehicle…

Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers

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Graphic video appeared to show the aftermath of a mass killing of over 150 captured Syrian soldiers carried out by the Islamic State group…

Pediatric nurse charged with molesting 2-month-old

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A pediatric nurse in Southern California has been charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster child…

China’s top legislature discusses electoral reform for Hong Kong

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Lawmakers started discussions on whether to revise election methods for the Hong Kong Chief Executive position in 2017…

Thieves steal construction equipment from PG&E substation

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Someone broke in and stole construction equipment from the PG&E station in South San Jose…

Labor Day gas prices lowest since 2010

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Motorists have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. Gasoline prices will be at their lowest levels since 2010…

SF pedestrian struck, killed by truck in Bayview

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A large industrial truck fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday morning in San Francisco’s Bayview District…

Shocking reveal: “Hello Kitty” is not a cat

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“Hello Kitty” 40th birthday comes a surprise revelation: Hello Kitty is *not* a cat!…

FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

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The FBI is working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions…

Two SJ boys arrested after several homes burglarized

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Two boys were arrested in connection with the burglaries of several homes in South San Jose…

Japan PM sent prayer note to war criminal ceremony

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals which praised their contributions to the country…

CHP officer saves boy from choking inside grocery store

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An off-duty CHP officer last Friday saved a 5-year-old boy who was choking on a grape…

American fighting for IS is killed in Syria

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An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside the Islamic State…

Seriously hurt boy in Napa quake feels lucky to be alive

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A 13-year-old boy who was seriously injured during the Napa earthquake says he initially feared he’d been paralyzed…

US eager to cater to Chinese tourists

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Tourism from China to the U.S. has soared since the countries signed an agreement in 2007 promoting travel…

SF: Shooting near Powell BART station, one injured

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San Francisco police are investigating a shooting Tuesday night near the Powell BART station that left one person injured…

Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

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A Utah woman accused of dumping her newborn in a neighbor’s trash says she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy…

Oakland: HWY 880 crash causes one death and one injury

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A crash between a Honda Civic and big-rig killed one person and left another injured on Highway 880…

Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal

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Amazon is buying Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming’s growth as an online spectator sport…

13 killed in northwest China bus-truck collision

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A bus has collided head-on with a truck in Gansu, China, killing 13 people…