US stunned by defeat of No. 2 House Republican

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Majority Leader Eric Cantor decided Wednesday to surrender his No. 2 leadership post in the U.S. House of Representatives…

Security camera catches hair thief in the act

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A California store owner fights off a would-be shoplifter trying to make off with hair extensions…

Dog meat festival will go on in Guangxi

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Local government has decided not to put a halt to the controversial dog meat festival in Guangxi, China…

Chinese school’s creative way to teach water safety

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A school in China asked students to submerge their head in a pot of water to teach them water safety lesson….

Chinese footballer signed by Brazilian team Botafogo

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Chinese footballer, Tang Shi, has recently been offered a long-term contract with Brazilian football club Botafogo…

Google buying satellite maker Skybox for $500M

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Google is buying Skybox Imaging which will enhance the quality and immediacy of the satellite imagery used in its digital maps…

Parolee wanted for assaulting elderly woman

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Police are looking for a parolee who is suspected of attacking an 89-year-old woman before stealing her car…

Fremont: Multiple dogs left in dangerously hot cars

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The Fremont Police Department responded to four incidents of dogs left in hot vehicles on Monday…

San Jose boy’s hand disfigured in illegal fireworks explosion

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A man has been arrested after his son suffered a major injury to his hand when he ignited illegal fireworks…

Guangzhou police busts dog theft ring

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Police in Guangzhou busted a dog theft ring last month, over 12 people arrested….

China denies bail to prominent activist lawyer

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Rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been denied bail which signal he will be indicted in a case…

SF: 25-year-old man struck by Muni near SFSU

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A 25-year-old man was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle near San Francisco State University…

Belmont man arrested after dog dies in hot truck

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A German shepherd died after its owner left it in a truck for at least seven hours in high temperatures…

Chair falling from building kills man in Hong Kong

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A pedestrian in Hong Kong was killed by a chair falling from a building in Mongkok…

Oakland: Two children wounded in separate shootings

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Two children were injured in separate shootings in East Oakland on Monday, according to police…

Lottery ticket worth nearly $469k still unclaimed

The person who bought a lottery winning ticket in San Leandro a month ago has yet to claim the prize…

Oregon school shooting: One student and suspected gunman killed

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One student and the suspected gunman are dead in a school shooting outside Portland, Oregon…

Brazil World Cup shutting out the poor

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People from poor communities say they simply cannot afford to enjoy the world cup experience…

Report: Caltrans overrode worries about Bay Bridge

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A newspaper is reporting that the hiring of a Chinese company to build the Bay Bridge’s eastern section ended up being a costly choice…

Restaurant blast suspect in custody in Heilongjiang

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A suspect has been captured in connection with Sunday’s explosion at a restaurant in China’s Heilongjiang Province…

Jets make contact in Boston; no injuries reported

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A Southwest Airlines jet backing away at Boston’s Logan International Airport struck a JetBlue Airways plane…

SF driver arrested for hitting pedestrians

A Hayward man was arrested after he allegedly drove his car through traffic in downtown San Francisco…

Fremont burglary suspect caught on video

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Police are looking for a man who broke into a Fremont home and was captured on video Wednesday morning…

Police raid in southern China sparks clash

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A raid by officers on businesses associated with prostitution sparked clashes in Guangzhou…

Hong Kong and China bust illegal betting ring

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Hong Kong has broken up the biggest illegal betting ring in a joint operation with Chinese authorities…

Three dead, 4 injured in Yunnan apartment blast

A blast at an apartment building killed three people and injured another four in Yunnan…

NY girl’s doodle on Google’s homepage

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An animated version of a doodle created by 11-year-old Audrey Zhang is featured on Google’s homepage…

Identity of “Hidden Cash” may have been revealed

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Inside Edition reported that @HiddenCash may be San Francisco real estate investor Jason Buzi…

China’s new burial policy leads to elder suicides

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A new ban on traditional burial in Anhui, China has led to a number of suicide cases among the elderly…

Hong Kong airlines on alert after bomb warning

A warning from Taiwan said a woman in China may be planning to board a flight to Hong Kong with a bomb…