“Hidden Cash” returns to Bay Area

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The millionaire behind the Twitter handle @HiddenCash is returning to the Bay Area…

Samsung set to sell first Tizen phone in 3Q

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Samsung will begin selling a smartphone that runs on its Tizen operating system in the third quarter of this year…

Hong Kong murder suspect kills himself after gunfight with police

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A murder suspect in Hong Kong killed himself after an exchange of gunfire with police…

California’s state universities hiring new faculty

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California’s state universities are hiring 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions…

FBI seeks man suspected of possessing explosives

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Ryan Chamberlain is wanted for allegedly possessing explosive materials at his home…

SF: Major muni delays expected today

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SF Muni service experienced major delay after a contract dispute prompted a “sickout” by a large portion of Muni workers…

Cult members beat woman to death at Chinese McDonalds

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The six suspects who killed a woman at a McDonald’s restaurant in Shangdong, China were members of a cult…

Senate approves tying minimum wage to inflation

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The state Senate has approved a bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage and tie it to inflation…

Police aware of but didn’t view Santa Barbara killer’s videos

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Law officers were aware that Elliot Rodger had posted disturbing videos but didn’t watch them…

Oakland police warn public of attempted sexual assault

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Police are warning the public to be on the lookout following an attempted sexual assault on a woman in Oakland…

Taiwan scholar turned away on arrival in Hong Kong

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Tseng Chien-yuan said he was told by immigration officers that Beijing had issued an order banning him from the city…

Quake strikes Yunnan, China; at least 33 hurt

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A moderately strong earthquake struck Yunnan, China on Friday, injuring at least 33 people…

San Bruno man arrested for indecent exposure

A San Bruno man was arrested as he was allegedly exposing himself to people…

Alameda Co: Hazmat disposal fees goes up in July

Residents of Alameda County will soon be paying more to dispose of hazardous waste…

Chinese, Filipino kidnapped in Malaysia rescued

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A Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker have been rescued after they were abducted from a resort off Borneo island…

Bay Area wages higher than national average

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Workers in the Bay Area earn on average 37 percent more per hour than the national average…

Study says thirty percent of world is now fat

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Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates…

SF: Suspected DUI driver pinned man under car

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A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after pinning a man under his car at a gas station in San Francisco…

China planning for extra 2 million babies per year

China is preparing for 2 million extra babies a year as a result of a loosening of its “one child” birth limits…

Google’s workforce diversity data: White and male

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In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed how very white and male its workforce is…

Pings not from missing plane black boxes

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US navy officials discover underwater pings detected during the search did not come from the missing plane…

California bill would require lactation rooms in airports

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The state Assembly has passed a bill requiring large airports to make accommodations for traveling mothers to pump breast milk…

China detains journalist ahead of anniversary

Beijing police have detained a Chinese news assistant for a Japanese newspaper, her family said Wednesday…

Shanxi Kindergarten teachers accused of child abuse

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A video circulating over the internet shows teachers physically abusing young students at a kindergarten in Shanxi, China…

Google launches driverless car

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Google has announced it will build its own self driving vehicles that will not have a steering wheel…

SF: 100-year-old missing man found in hospital

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A 100-year-old missing man last seen Tuesday in San Francisco’s Richmond District was located by his family in a hospital…

Fremont man arrested on suspicion of murdering wife

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after his wife was found strangled in their Fremont home…

Social media frenzy by anonymous “HiddenCash”

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Someone’s dropping envelopes full of cash across San Francisco, causing a social media frenzy…

Obama charts end to Afghan war by 2016

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President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan…

Four found dead in Southern California house

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Authorities say four people were found dead Tuesday in a home in suburban Mission Viejo…