$15M settlement mulled in San Francisco park death

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San Francisco city officials are considering a $15.1 million payout to the family of a woman who was killed by a city gardener…

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

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Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that opened up after the plane plowed into homes…

McNuggets pulled from sale in HK after meat scare

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McDonald’s restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu…

SJ: Two men were stabbed, three beaten in attack

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Five men injured in East San Jose, two of whom were stabbed at least once and three others beaten…

Database details California school employee pay

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California teachers earned an average of about $85,000 per year in salary and benefits last year…

SFSU professor accused of taking photos of students

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A former associate professor at San Francisco State University was arrested for taking photos of students from SF universities…

China couple kidnap baby to change fortune

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A couple in Xiamen, China was accused of kidnapping to baby to change their misfortune…

Chinese man pleads guilty in sensor smuggling try

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A Chinese national accused of trying to smuggle sensors made for the U.S. military has pleaded guilty to violating the Arms Export Control Act….

Santa Clara fatal car crash driver arrested

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The CHP arrested a man who drove a car that crashed on U.S. Highway 101 and killed his passenger…

Long Beach man, 80, fatally shoots burglar

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An 80-year-old Long Beach man says he shot and killed a woman he caught burglarizing his home…

Heat wave returns to Bay Area

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It’s heating up in the Bay Area and the hottest day this week will be Friday…

Woman arrested for leaving kids in car while gambling

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A woman has been arrested for allegedly leaving her two children in her locked car while she was gambling inside a casino..

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

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TransAsia said the plane may have crashed because of the stormy weather trailing behind a typhoon…

Hong Kong political party visit Bay Area

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Hong Kong Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress lawmaker Tam Yiu- chung is in San Francisco Chinatown…

Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

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Facebook posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow…

Report says Tencent is giving up Weibo

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Chinese media reported that Tencent is putting less resources on its Weibo services…

Beijing teen beating video gone viral

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A video showing a 14-year-old boy got beaten by a group of teens in suburban Beijing has gone viral on the internet…

China cracks down on online rumors, porn

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Dong Rubin was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison and fined him 350,000 yuan for illegal business operations…

Homeless man tossed into San Francisco trash truck

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Authorities say a homeless man suffered minor injuries after being accidentally tossed into a San Francisco recycling truck…

Cal State lowers enrollment growth

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Enrollment growth at California State University will be cut from 20,000 to about 10,000 additional students…

Daly City police seeks women suspects in home robbery

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Daly City police are looking for two women wanted in connection to a home invasion robbery…

US appeals court deals blow to health law

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Two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue over President Obama’s health care law…

Taiwan plane crash pilot set to retire

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The pilot of the plane that crashed in Penghu Island in Taiwan had extensive flying experience…

Apple’s fiscal 3Q earnings top analyst forecasts

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Earnings topped analysts’ projections for the period as Apple Inc. sold 35.2 million iPhones…

Grown man in China looks like a child

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A 29-year-old man in Henan, China is often mistaken as a child labor due to his youthful looks…

Shooting in S.F. Bayview District

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Shooting is reported in San Francisco’s Bayview District Tuesday afternoon…

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

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A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday…

Xiaomi releases new phone

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China’s phone company Xiaomi has released a new phone call Mi 4 that looks a lot like the Apple iPhone…

Charges for SF woman who allegedly stole money from 8-year old girl

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A woman who allegedly robbed an 8-year-old girl selling candy in San Francisco faced charges…

Trains collide in South Korea; 1 dead, dozens hurt

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Two passenger trains collided head-on in eastern South Korea, killing one passenger and injuring dozens…