Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley’s killer

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The masked jihadi pictured holding a knife to Foley’s throat is likely British, and linguists suggests he is from the London area…

Officials: US rescue mission in Syria failed

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President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including James Foley…

SF: Aunt arrested for death of girl struck by car

A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her 2-year-old niece who was struck by a car in San Francisco…

CCTV criticize for unfair reporting on celebrity drug case

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CCTV’s recent reporting on the drug case involving Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee and Kai Ko were deemed unfair…

Hayward: Fatality on I-880 highway

The death was reported around 4:35 a.m. on southbound Highway 880 near Industrial Parkway…

Falling tree kills tourist in ancient academy in Hunan

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A female tourist was killed by a falling tree while another was injured on Monday when visiting the Yuelu Academy…

Apple’s stock bounces back to hit a new high

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Apple’s stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors’ renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook…

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant…

Obama: US won’t stop confronting Islamic State

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The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight with Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq…

IS claims to behead American journalist James Foley

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A video by Islamic State group militants Tuesday purported to show the execution of American journalist James Foley…

Florida woman shoots grandson; thought he was intruder

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A grandmother shot and critically wounded her 7-year-old grandson early Tuesday after mistaking him for an intruder…

Aussie miner lawmaker criticized for China tirade

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Australian lawmaker Clive Palmer called the Chinese “bastards” and “mongrels” and accused Beijing of trying to take over Australia…

Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

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Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, abducting their wives and children…

Blast in China coal mine traps dozens miners

A gas explosion Tuesday in a coal mine in eastern China trapped 27 workers underground, state media reported…

Three arrested in connection to shooting at Bayfair mall

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Three people were arrested in a shooting that happened last Monday in the parking lot of a mall in San Leandro…

China promises to rein in executive pay

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China’s president has promised to rein in “unreasonably high” pay for executives at state companies…

China to discuss election methods for Hong Kong chief executive

China’s top legislature will discuss whether to revise election methods for Hong Kong chief executive and legislature at its upcoming bi-monthly session…

SJ woman detained in hit-and-run that injured pedestrian

A woman was taken into custody as the suspected driver of a car that struck and critically injured a pedestrian…

Motorcyclist pursued by officers dies in crash

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A motorcyclist who died in a crash may have participated in illegal street stunts with other vehicles…

Fan dies from heart attack during 49ers game

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A man who collapsed during the San Francisco 49ers’ debut game at Levi’s Stadium has died…

Tour bus plunges into river in Tibet with 3 killed, 13 missing

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A tour bus carrying 45 people plunged into a river in Tibet with 3 people killed and 13 others still missing…

SF teachers union threatens strike

Contract negotiations for teachers remain at an impasse with the teachers’ union threatening a possible strike…

California man gets 5 numbers without Powerball

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A lottery player in California missed out on Saturday’s $90 million Powerball jackpot, but he still won a record-setting prize…

Tens of thousands stage Hong Kong pro-gov’t rally

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Tens of thousands of people took part in a demonstration march in Hong Kong to protest a planned civil disobedience campaign by pro-democracy activists in the city…

10 injured in crash at San Jose intersection

San Jose police say ten people were injured when a Mercedes driven by a suspected drunken driver…

Jackie Chan’s son and Kai Ko detained in Beijing drug bust

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Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee and Taiwanese actor Kai Ko were arrested in Beijing for drug related offences…

Jury acquits Concord teacher of molestation charges

A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury acquitted a Concord elementary school teacher of molestation charges…

San Leandro police seeks suspects in mall shooting

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Police asked for the public’s help in identifying four suspects involved in a shooting outside a mall in San Leandro…

California regulators approve PG&E rate hike

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California regulators have approved a nearly $2.4 billion rate hike for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers…

Berkshire Hathaway stock tops $200,000

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Berkshire Hathaway Class A stock, which first topped $1,000 in 1983, on Thursday surpassed $200,000…