Xinhua accuses China Resources chief of affairs

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A journalist with Xinhua news agency accused the head of China Resources Power Song Lin of having an affairs…

US declines to name China a currency manipulator

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The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China’s currency but is declining to accuse Beijing of manipulating it…

Rescuers search for survivors from sunken ship

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Emotions were running high among relatives of the missing passengers who demanded answers to where their loved ones were…

Teenage girl says she was kidnapped, robbed in Oakland

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Police are investigating reports that a teenage girl was kidnapped and robbed in Oakland…

China’s growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1Q

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China economy grew 7.4% from a year earlier in the January-March quarter, down from the previous quarter’s 7.7%…

Fatal shooting in West Oakland

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A man shot in a West Oakland neighborhood Wednesday morning died in an ambulance on his way to the hospital…

San Jose man dies in HWY 101 crash

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A San Jose man died and a passenger was injured after their car drove off of Highway 101 and overturned in San Jose…

SF: Fire contained at residential building in Mission Dolores

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A fire is reported at the top of a building near 14th and Dolores streets in San Francisco…

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Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Yue Yuen are striking in a dispute over benefits…

San Jose facing shortage of police officers

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San Jose police department is facing a shortage of police officers…

Fake Zisha teapots selling at high price

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Chinese fake master grade Zisha teapots are selling at high price…

China remembers former party leader Hu Yaobang

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Tuesday marked the 25th anniversary of the death of former party chairman Hu Yaobang…

SF man robbed by man he invited home for sex

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A San Francisco man was tied up and robbed last week by a man he had invited to his apartment for sex…

SSF woman robbed at gunpoint on Centennial trail

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Two unidentified men robbed a woman at gunpoint on Thursday night in South San Francisco…

Man and woman shot in Daly City

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A man and a woman shot and wounded Sunday morning near state Highway 35 in Daly City…

Lanzhou water contamination likely caused by explosion in 1987

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Tap water contamination in Lanzhou was probably caused by two separate accidents at a chemical plant…

Chinese female bus driver hits passenger

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A female bus driver in Dongguan, China hit a passenger because he told her not to talk on the phone while driving…

Fremont: One-alarm residential fire kills two dogs

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A one-alarm residential fire displaced five people in Fremont Monday morning, two dogs perished in the blaze…

Fifteen injured in China train derailment

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Fifteen people were taken to hospital after a train derailed in northeast China early on Sunday…

Australia PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

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Australia’s prime minister said they are “very confident” the underwater signals they have heard are from the black box of the Malaysian missing jetliner…

Elephant at Vallejo’s Six Flags dies at 34

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Bertie Mae, a female Asian elephant who resided at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, died at the age of 34 last week…

New birth policy goes into effect in Beijing

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Beijing has relaxed it’s birth control policy in February, allowing couples to have a second child if one of the spouses is an only child…

Chinese blogger pleads guilty in defamation case

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Weibo blogger Qin Zhihui, also known as Qin Huohuo, has pleaded guilty in the defamation case against him…

China rejects appeal of citizens movement founder

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A Beijing court Friday upheld a four-year prison term for the founder of a Chinese grassroots movement to promote clean governance…

Does marriage save you on car insurance?

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Think you’re paying too much for car insurance? Try getting married. That should lead to lower rates, at least according to one study…

Kaepernick: Reports of sexual assault are ‘wrong’

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refuted media reports that he is being investigated for sexual assault in Miami…

China’s inflation edges up to 2.4 %

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China’s consumer inflation edged up in March as food prices rose despite signs the world’s second-largest economy is slowing…

Ten killed as truck and bus carrying students collide

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The bus and truck were on opposite sides of the freeway when the truck crossed a grass median and slammed into the bus…

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

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Hillary Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes in front of a Las Vegas convention audience…

BART approves 3.7% raises for top executives

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BART directors voted unanimously to give raises totaling about 3.7 percent this year to top officials…