Powerful tornado strikes east China; 78 reportedly dead

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A powerful tornado and hailstorm struck the outskirts of an eastern Chinese city on Thursday…

China city holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests

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A city in southern China went ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival Tuesday despite heavy criticism…

Obama immigration plan blocked by 4-4 tie at Supreme Court

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A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions…

Man gets 9 years in prison for burning son’s hands

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A 44-year-old man was sentenced to nine years in prison for burning his 2-year-old son’s hands in boiling water…

San Bruno: Boy allegedlly robbed woman of cellphone

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Police arrested a boy on suspicion of robbing a woman of her cellphone Tuesday in San Bruno…

Man stabbed by group of men in Golden Gate Park

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A man was critically injured Monday evening when he was attacked and stabbed in Golden Gate Park…

Hot weather expected through Tuesday in inland Bay Area

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Temperatures in the 80s and 90s are expected in the inland Bay and Monterey Bay areas Wednesday…

Toxic running tracks reportedly sicken students in China

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Running tracks at a number of school stadiums in China were reportedly made with toxic materials that has sicken dozens of students…

US homes sell at strongest pace since 2007

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Americans snapped up houses in May almost as soon as properties were listed, fueling the strongest sales rate in nearly a decade…

San Jose man wins nearly $1.3 million in Powerball

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A man in San Jose is California’s newest millionaire after matching five of the six numbers for the Powerball drawing…

Floods leave 42 dead, missing in southern China

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Floods and landslides have disrupted the lives of more than three million people and caused economic loss…

China releases video of village leader saying he took bribes

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Lin Zuluan was arrested early Saturday shortly before he planned to lead protests against land grabs by local developers…

Woman charged in ambulance theft back in jail on burglary arrest

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A woman arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a San Francisco Fire Department ambulance…

South Carolina twin boys die after falling into pool

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A second 3-year-old South Carolina boy has died after falling into a backyard swimming pool with his twin brother…

Ping Yuen seeks city budget to increase safety

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SF Supervisor Aaron Peskin has requested a $3 million budget to increase public safety at Ping Yuen…

Millions eligible for free tickets through Ticketmaster

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If you bought a ticket through Ticketmaster between late 1999 and early 2013, you could be eligible for free tickets…

UK man arrested at rally planned to kill Trump

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A British man arrested at a weekend Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas tried to grab a police officer’s gun…

SF: Elderly woman pushed to the ground and robbed

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An elderly woman was pushed to the ground and robbed in San Francisco’s Richmond District…

China tops global supercomputer speed list for 7th year

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A Chinese supercomputer has topped a list of the world’s fastest computers for the seventh straight year…

Hundreds of dogs killed in China for festival

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Thousands of dogs could be slaughtered for their meat at the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival in Yulin…

34-year-old man fatally shot near SFSU

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A 34-year-old man was fatally shot near San Francisco State University early Saturday morning…

911 transcript: Orlando gunman said he was Islamic soldier

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Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage…

3-year-old twins die after being found in truck in Louisiana

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Police in Louisiana say 3-year-old twins have died after being found unresponsive in a pickup truck outside their home…

Fan critical after falling from deck after NBA Finals

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A fan fell from the second to the first deck of Oakland’s Oracle Arena after the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 7…

Video shows boy smokes like an adult

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A 3-year-old boy in Jiangsu, China can smoke like an adult despite his young age…

Chilling video captured night club shooting scene

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Club-goers hiding in the bathroom, trying to keep quiet, as the shooting was taking place…

Death penalty sought for parents in child’s starvation

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A prosecutor will pursue the death penalty against a couple in the starvation death of their 23-month-old daughter…

Patent dispute could block Apple’s iPhone 6 sales in Beijing

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Apple is embroiled in a Chinese patent dispute that threatens to block future sales of the iPhone 6 in Beijing…

Chicago gang member captures own shooting on video

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A gang member appears to have captured his own fatal shooting in a real-time video post on Facebook…

Boy, 3, dies after being found in a hot car in Houston

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A 3-year-old boy has died after he was found in a hot car outside his family’s home in northern Houston…