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…

SF driver fleeing CHP killed in crash

The driver of a car reported stolen was killed in a crash while fleeing from California Highway Patrol officers…

North Korea says it is holding an American tourist

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North Korea said Friday it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime…

SF man robbed after meeting online date

A man was robbed at gunpoint after arranging to meet a woman through an online dating service…

SF: Truck hits hydrant in Mission District

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A truck backed into a fire hydrant, sending water gushing several feet into the air in SF’s Mission District…

Hayward wheelchair-bound elderly woman killed in house fire

An elderly woman was killed in a Hayward house fire Friday morning, a fire captain said….

Xi Jinping lookalike in Hunan, China

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A meat patty hawker looks like Chinese President Xi Jinping…

Families in a frenzy over Disney’s ‘Frozen’

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The Disney movie “Frozen” is not only a box-office hit, but its popularity has led to sold-out merchandise…

Obama’s workout secretly filmed on video

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President Obama’s workout session at a gym in a Polish hotel was secretly filmed and has gone viral online…

China sentences 81 in Xinjiang for terrorism

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Chinese authorities sentenced 81 people on terror-related charges, nine of them to death following deadly attacks blamed on Muslim extremists…

San Jose man stabbed to death

A man found dead in San Jose early Thursday morning was apparently stabbed, police said…