US First Lady and daughters pay visit to Great Wall

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and her two daughters visited a section of the Great Wall in the northern Beijing suburbs…

Hayward: $2.1 million lottery ticket sold at 7-Eleven

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A California lottery ticket worth more than $2.1 million was sold at a 7-Eleven store in Hayward…

Relatives sob after announcement on missing plane

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Relatives shrieked and sobbed uncontrollably. Men and women nearly collapsed, held up by loved ones…

Malaysia: Missing flight crashed into Indian Ocean

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said according to new analysis of satellite data, the missing Malaysia Airlines plane had crashed into the Indian Ocean…

Less hope of finding survivors of Washington mudslide

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At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit just before 11 a.m. Saturday,,,

SSF police seeks Chevron station robber

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Police in South San Francisco are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a Chevron gas station…

Pacifica man accused of raping girlfriend’s daughter

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A Pacifica man accused of giving his girlfriend’s 18-year-old daughter a sleeping pill and having sex with her in December…

Baby born alive after mother dies in crash

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The victim couple’s baby survived the deadly accident after being ejected from the woman’s body in the crash…

Fifteen Chinese arrested for killing tiger for profit

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15 people in Leizhou, China have been arrested for killing tigers and selling the meats to make profits…

US first lady meets Chinese president Xi and wife

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, the first day of her weeklong visit to China…

Shangdong fatal fire kills one

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One dead and two injured in a fire allegedly caused by an arsonist in Shangdong…

Richmond woman dies in gunshot wound

A woman in her late 30s or early 40s was found shot multiple times in her torso. She was pronounced dead at the scene…

Fremont mother arrested for killing daughter in crash

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A Fremont woman suspected of driving drunk in a crash earlier this month that fatally injured her 4-year-old daughter was arrested…

Contra Costa asks users to cut water use by 15%

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The Contra Costa Water District is asking its users to cut their water use by 15 percent in an effort to help weather the ongoing drought…

Oakland City Council votes for rent control

The Oakland City Council has preliminary passed a proposal that would put a limit on rent increase on landlords…

China Amazon.com accused of selling fake cosmetics

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Affiliate stores at Amazon.com and Dangdang.com in China have been accused of selling fake cosmetics to consumers…

Bay Area rainfall levels still dangerously low

Rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been far below normal for this time of year…

San Jose man shot dead in suburban home identified

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Tony Thanh Nhan Nguyen…A 26-year-old man shot and killed inside a suburban home in South San Jose has been identified as Tony Thanh Nhan Nguyen…

SSF: 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

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Police in South San Francisco need help tracking down two suspects who robbed a convenient store at gunpoint…

US troubled by latest attack on Hong Kong media

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The U.S. is voicing concern over attacks on media figures in Hong Kong…

Two children die in Chinese kindergarten poisoning

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Two died and five children sicken after eating poisoned snacks at a kindergarten in Yunan, China…

Eight month old baby weighs more than 40 lbs

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An eight month old baby boy made headlines in Colombia on Tuesday after weighing in at over 20 kilograms (44 pounds)…

San Leandro man arrested for attempting to kiss boy

A man allegedly tried to forcibly kiss a middle school boy at a gas station in San Leandro Wednesday morning…

Apple launches cheaper 8GB iPhone 5C

Apple is now selling a cheaper 8 gigabyte iPhone 5C in the UK…

China gymnastic school principals accused of child molestation

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Two principals at a well known gymnastic school in Hunan, China were being accused of molesting at least 6 under-aged female students since 2012…

San Bruno liquor store sells $1.9 million Mega Millions ticket

A nearly $2 million chunk of the Mega Millions lottery jackpot will go home with one lucky customer of a San Bruno liquor store…

Hong Kong media executives attacked

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Hong Kong police is seeking four suspects who were allegedly involved in an attack of two media executives of a new newspaper….

Thai radar might have tracked missing plane

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Ten days after a Malaysian jetliner disappeared, Thailand’s military said Tuesday it saw radar blips that might have been from the missing plane…

Daly City man gets jail time for biting father over cat

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A Daly City man who admitted to biting both of his parents in a violent fight over the family cat has pleaded no contest to felony assault…

SSF: Man arrested for trafficking teenage girls

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A Citrus Heights man was arrested for trafficking teenage girls in South San Francisco over the weekend…