China’s envoy to Iceland arrested for espionage

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Ma Jisheng, the Chinese ambassador to Iceland and his wife has been arrested for spying for Japan…

Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag

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Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century…

President Xi urges Chinese tourists to behave

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President Xi Jinping encouraged Chinese tourists to behave when traveling aboard…

Thailand says no DNA match yet for slain Britons

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DNA samples from the bodies of two British tourist did not match any collected from 12 people who were among those in the area…

Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

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Excitement and anxiety mounted across Scotland Wednesday, the final day of campaigning before Thursday’s referendum on independence…

Will Apple’s digital wallet kill the card swipe?

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Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check…

New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

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The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States not to send groud troops to Iraq…

Police seeks man who robbed UC Berkeley employee

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A 33-year-old man was robbed at the University of California at Berkeley campus last week…

Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Lowell High School

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Lowell High School in San Francisco has been evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a bomb threat…

Man who grabbed girl at target sentenced to 5 years

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A man who inappropriately grabbed a 6-year-old girl in a San Bruno Target store was sentenced to five years in prison…

Social Security resumes mailing benefit statements

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The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get…

Two killed in Guangzhou gunfire

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A drug raid by the police in Guangzhou turned into a gunfire that killed a drug dealer and a passerby…

Three Myanmese detained over murder of British tourists

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Three Myanmese men have been detained over the murder of two British tourists in Thailand…

Chinese housewives stocking up on gold amid low prices

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Housewives in China are once again buying up gold and gold jewelry amid the recent downturn in gold price…

San Jose man dies after crashing car into tree

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A man died after his car crashed into a tree in South San Jose early Tuesday morning…

Fake Great Wall in China

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Zhejiang Province is spending hundreds of million of RMB to build a Great Wall replica to attract tourists…

U.S. mulls ground troops in Iraq if airstrike fails

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The top U.S. military leader told Congress on Tuesday he would recommend that the United States consider deploying ground forces…

California drivers must give bikes 3-foot buffer

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California drivers must give bikes 3-foot buffer While cars passing bicyclists always had to give them a safe distance…

Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes

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A fire raced through the small Northern California town of Weed, destroying 100 homes…

SF driver arrested on drug warrant after crash into bar

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A man who crashed a vehicle into a bar in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Monday afternoon was arrested…

Islamic State group’s war chest is growing daily

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Islamic State militants have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling…

Newborn dies after pregnant woman shot to death

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A newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died..

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A shooting occurred during a robbery in San Francisco’s Mission Terrace neighborhood Monday morning…

Typhoon blows out of Philippines, heads to China

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A fast-moving typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving at least two people dead and setting off floods and landslides…

Taiwan giant rabbit damaged in fire

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A giant rabbit created by Dutch artist Florentijin Hofman was damaged in a fire…

Chinese protesters march against trash incinerator

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A proposed garbage incinerator drew thousands of protesters over the weekend in a southern Chinese town…

Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

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Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply…

Two British tourists found dead on beach in Thailand

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Two British tourists were found battered to death Monday on a beach on a scenic island in southern Thailand…

Health officials warn of Sea-Tac measles exposure

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Public health officials are warning that people may have been exposed to measles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport…

Children hit by car at school caught on camera

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A mother is relieved her two daughters were able to walk away with just bruises after they were mowed down by a car…