Hong Kong leader offers talks as anger mounts

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Hong Kong’s leader tried to soothe tensions with student-led democracy protesters by reviving an offer of talks…

US jobless applications fall to 14-year low

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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week…

Three suspects arrested for growing marijuana

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Officers arrested three men suspected of participating in an illegal marijuana growing operation in San Leandro…

UN chief: Fund to fight Ebola has $100,000 in bank

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says a trust fund he launched to fight Ebola has only $100,000 in the bank…

Officers suspended for allegedly beating protester

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Seven Hong Kong police officers who were allegedly beating up a handcuffed protester have been suspended…

Man says he hit dentist to get prison dental care

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A Pennsylvania man says he assaulted his dentist with a tire iron because he couldn’t afford dental treatment…

Protester allegedly beaten by police says he will sue

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The protester who was allegedly beaten by police in Hong Kong said he will take legal action…

Clash at construction site leaves 8 dead in China

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Eight people were killed in a clash between construction workers and villagers in Yunnan…

Macy’s to open even earlier on Thanksgiving

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Macy’s Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers…

Ca man attacked by pit bulls dies

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The man who was mauled along with his 77-year-old mother by a pack of pit bulls in central California has died…

A wild day on Wall Street ends with Dow down 173

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Stocks are ending a wild day mostly lower as indexes recover much of an early plunge…

San Ramon: Two arrested in $1m marijuana bust

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Police arrested two San Ramon men Monday on suspicion of cultivating a $1 million marijuana growing operation…

HK Secretary for Security: Police action is reasonable

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It was a reasonable enforcement action for police to disperse illegal protestors, said Hong Kong’s Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok…

AAA reports lower gas prices this month

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Bay Area automobile drivers have seen gas prices go down by more than 25 cents compared to a month ago

Police moves in Hong Kong protests spark outrage

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Officers were seen kicking a handcuffed protester in the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong…

Hong Kong police pepper-spray protesters

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Hong Kong police used pepper sprayed on protesters to clear a tunnel that was occupied by protesters…

Baby appears to strangle himself on car-seat strap

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A 9-month-old boy strangled himself on an unbuckled car seat straps while his mother was taking a nap…

Sources say Xi Jinping won’t back down on Hong Kong protest

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Sources said Xi Jinping won’t use military force against the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong…

Passenger arrested in Hawaii-Japan flight assault

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A Japan Airlines flight had to return to Honolulu after a male passenger sexually assaulted a female passenger in the airplane’s bathroom…

Hong Kong police clear protesters out of tunnel

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Hundreds of HK police officers cleared pro-democracy protesters out of a tunnel outside the government headquarters…

Belmont woman robbed of necklace while walking home

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A woman was robbed of a necklace she was wearing while walking home in Belmont on Friday…

US nurse with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’

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A nurse who became infected with Ebola while treating the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. said she was doing well…

Hong Kong police remove barricades in protest zone

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Police in Hong Kong on Tuesday removed some of the barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters…

Infant trapped under dead father leaving hospital

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A 10-month-old girl trapped underneath the decomposing body of her father for up to three days…

13-year-old identified as mother of abandoned baby

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Authorities say they have identified a 13-year-old girl as the mother of a newborn baby abandoned in a trash bin…

Palo Alto: Driver suspected in DUI after fatal crash

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A man was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Palo Alto Monday morning…

KCNA: North Korean leader makes public appearance

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North Korea’s official news agency says leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in 40 days…

SF fisherman drowns at Marin Headlands

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Jimmy Shing Chiu was drowned when he was swept by waves into the ocean at the Marin Headlands…

Napa grower won pumpkin weigh-off

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A Napa pumpkin grower has won this year’s Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off…

China sentences 12 to death for Xinjiang violence

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A court in Xinjiang has sentenced to death 12 people blamed for terrorist attacks that killed 37 people in July…