SF: Two women attacked in possible hate crime

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Police are investigating a possible hate crime attack against two women in SOMA neighborhood…

Suarez apologizes for biting opponent at World Cup

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Luis Suarez issued an apology to Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini for biting him during a World Cup match…

One dead in possible hazmat situation in SF Richmond District

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A possible hazardous materials incident that has resulted in the death of one person in SF Richmond District…

Landslide in SW China leaves 1 dead, 15 missing

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A landslide killed at least one person and left 15 missing in a village in Yunnan on Monday…

SKorea WCup team greeted with insults back home

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South Korean squad were tossed with toffees upon return home from Brazil by angry fans…

Corruption crackdown snares former Chinese general

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Gen. Xu Caihou is accused of taking money and property in exchange for promotions and other favors…

Big turnout in HK democracy vote as Beijing fumes

An informal referendum aimed at bolstering support for greater democracy in Hong Kong drew nearly 800,000 votes…

Police investigate hot car death of infant

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Leanna Harris made similar statements regarding researching in car deaths and how it occurs…

SF: Two shootings on Market Street over weekend

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Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting that injured a female victim…

Seven men shot at Antioch home

Police say seven men were wounded in a shooting at a San Francisco Bay Area home…

Oakland Mayor Quan announces bid for re-election

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has officially announced her bid for reelection on Saturday…

New Jersey woman beaten as toddler tries to help

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A New Jersey woman is recovering after a brutal attack by a former coworker…

Guangzhou’s political official faces graft investigation

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The Communist Party chief in Guangzhou, Wan Qingliang, is under investigation of corruption…

Couple accused of imprisoning son in basement

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Police say a couple accused of locking their son in the basement of their home for more than a year…

Toronto man guilty of dismembering ex-girlfriend

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A Toronto man was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder for killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend…

Kentucky: Six dead, four injured in crash

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A fiery wreck killed six people and injured four others in Kentucky Thursday night…

HK lawyers protest against proposed judicial changes

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Hundreds of Hong Kong lawyers marched in silence to protest a recent Beijing policy statement they say undermines the Asian financial hub’s rule of law…

Walmart slashing iPhone prices

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With a two-year contract, a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5S will cost $99, down from $149…

Alibaba will list its shares on the NYSE

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Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange…

SF man shot outside T.J. Maxx

A man was shot after an argument at a store in SF’s South of Market neighborhood Wednesday night…

California man dies in water off Maui

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Police on Maui say a 63-year-old California man died in the water off Black Rock in Lahaina…

Beijing’s official Zhang Zhijun meets Taipei mayor

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China’s first ever ministerial-level official to be sent to Taiwan met with Mayor Eric Chu in New Taipei City on Thursday…

Hong Kong woman dies after receiving liposuction

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A 32-year-old woman died after receiving a liposuction treatment in Hong Kong…

Christiano Ronaldo: Third haircut brings good luck

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World player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo finally found a style that was good luck for scoring…

Woman sexually assaulted in Berkeley

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A woman was sexually assaulted while walking in Berkeley early Sunday, according to police…

China issues controversial maps

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China released a new officially approved map that displays the South China Sea in a more prominent way than previous versions…

Thousands in US watch World Cup match

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Thousands of eager Americans set work aside Thursday to watch the U.S. team play Germany in a key World Cup match…

SF sex listings website Myredbook seized by FBI, IRS

San Francisco-based escort website MyRedBook.com was shut down by the FBI…

Norwegian wins bet on Suarez World Cup bite

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Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s practice of biting opponents seems to be a safe bet…

Mondragon becomes oldest World Cup player at 43

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Colombia goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon became the oldest player to compete at a World Cup…