Arrested crew members say they tried to save ferry

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The crew member said they tried to launch lifeboats, but the ferry was tilted too far…

Chinese drug dealers invent new way of selling drugs

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Drug dealers in China are mixing drugs with instant drinks mixtures to sell illegal substances….

Manila mayor off to Hong Kong to apologize

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The mayor of Manila flew to Hong Kong Tuesday to apologize to the families of eight Hong Kong tourists…

Santa Clara County looking for owners of unclaimed money

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Santa Clara County has published a list of approximately 1,060 people who are potential owners of nearly $244,000 in unclaimed money…

China mall sells knockoff designer bags

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Handbags that cost thousands of dollars can be yours for only one-tenth of the price…

Alameda seeks poll workers for June primary

Alameda County is seeking poll workers to run the upcoming June 3 statewide primary election…

Woman robbed after buying iPhones off Craigslist

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Two men are in custody for kidnapping and robbing a woman who answered a listing on Craigslist to buy iPhones from them…

San Leandro man convicted of sexually abusing his daughter

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A San Leandro man has been convicted of eight felony counts for sexually abusing his daughter over a seven-year period…

Stowaways survive in hibernation-like state

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To survive the 5 1/2-hour flight, the body of a 16-year-old boy entered a hibernation-like state…

Sleeping girl killed after car drives into home

A California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home…

SF: Driver arrested after crashing into Muni bus stop

A man who drove into a Muni bus stop and seriously injured a woman was allegedly under the influence…

China: Coal mine explosion kills 14 miners

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Fourteen people were confirmed dead in a coal mine gas explosion in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Monday…

Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors executed war criminals…

SF: 10 arrests during 4/20 marijuana celebrations

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Ten people were arrested during impromptu marijuana celebrations in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday…

Milpitas: Scratch ticket player wins $1.3 million

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Another lucky lottery player in Milpitas won more than a million dollars this week, according to California Lottery officials…

South Korean president: Ferry crew actions were ‘murderous’

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South Korea’s president is accusing the ferry’s captain and some crew members of unforgivable, murderous behavior…

San Leandro: Boy rescued from water near Marina

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A young boy is in serious condition after good Samaritans pulled him and a young girl from the water near the San Leandro Marina…

Fremont: Two 7-eleven stores robbed within minutes

Fremont police are investigating two robberies that happened at separate 7-Eleven stores early Thursday morning…

Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

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The South Korean ferry captain was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need…

Seven die in shooting at China-Vietnam border

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A Chinese man who was being repatriated from Vietnam along with 15 other migrants seized a gun from a border guard…

Chinese Activists Ding Jiaxi sentenced to jail

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Chinese activist Ding Jiaxi was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for urging government figures to disclose their financial assets…

China pineapple grows like a fan

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Locals in Jingdong County, southwestern China’s Yunnan Province, were surprised by an oversized fan-shaped pineapple on Friday….

SF seeks bilingual poll workers for June election

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The San Francisco Department of Elections is looking for poll workers for the upcoming June election…

Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work

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Yahoo’s recently fired chief operating officer left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million…

Vice principal saved from Korea ferry found hanged

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A high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree…

Chinese among missing in capsized So Korean ship

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Two Chinese nationals, one male and one female, were aboard the capsized South Korean passenger ship…

Strike at China sneaker factory snowballs

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A strike at the Chinese factories of the world’s biggest athletic shoe maker snowballed Thursday to about 30,000 workers…

Kindergarten allegedly feeds students spoiled food in China

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A kindergarten in Chongqing, China allegedly feed students with spoiled vegetable and fruits…

So. Korean sunken ferry: Was captain among first to leave?

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Investigators are looking into whether the captain of the sunken ferry got on the first rescue boat at the scene…

Xinhua accuses China Resources chief of affairs

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A journalist with Xinhua news agency accused the head of China Resources Power Song Lin of having an affairs…