China to restart nuclear plant program

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang annouced during the NPC meeting that China will restart its nuclear plant program to generate clean energy…

Malaysian couple faces death penalty over maid death

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A Chinese couple in Malaysia is sentenced to death for starving their Indonesian maid to death…

Taiwan soldier’s death sentencing

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The family of a Taiwanese soldier who died from heat stroke after intense exercise drills last year, are upset about the short jail term…

2.8-Magnitude earthquake recorded near Union City

A small earthquake rattled the East Bay near Union City Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey…

Bay Area unemployment increases slightly in January

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Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from December to January despite jobless numbers decreasing nationwide…

Sausalito: Man arrested for lewd conduct

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A San Rafael man was arrested in connection with an indecent exposure incident Thursday morning in Sausalito…

Albertsons’ parent company Cerberus to buy Safeway

Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management…

Mayor Quan delivers State of the City Address

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan laid out her plans to reduce crime and revive the economy in the State of the City Address…

Man denies being creator of bitcoin

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Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin…

U.S. men’s soccer team comes to Candlestick Park

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The U.S. men’s national soccer team is coming to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in May to play an exhibition game…

America’s most congested cities revealed

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A report released by INRIX says San Francisco and San Jose are two of the top ten most congested cities in America…

China takes aim at pollution after years of growth

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Combating pollution has shot up the agenda of the ruling Communist Party, which for years pushed for rapid economic development…

Wheelchair-bound man sought for attacks

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A wheelchair-bound man is being sought on suspicion of multiple assaults on women recently near San Francisco General Hospital…

Yao Ming attends Chinese congressional meeting

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Basketball superstar Yao Ming talked about the difference between the American dream and Chinese dream…

Xinjiang delegate blamed violence on separatists

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Governor of the Uighur Autonomous Region said “there are always foreign external forces interfering and promoting” acts of terrorism “from behind the scenes.”…

Should Mao Zedong’s body be cremated?

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A campaign to cremate Mao Zedong’s body has grown stronger as critics said the government has spent too much money…

Japan concerned by China’s increased military

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Japan expressed concern on Wednesday over the strengthening of the Chinese military announced by Premier Li Keqiang…

Fremont: Thieves steal lotto vending machine

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Some brazen thieves thought they could play the numbers and get lucky by stealing an entire Lotto Scratchers vending machine…

Police stopped woman before she drove into ocean

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Police officers stopped a pregnant South Carolina woman shortly before she drove a minivan carrying her three children into the Atlantic Ocean…

Oakland: Gunshot victim says he was shot on freeway

A shooting victim arrived at Highland Hospital in Oakland Wednesday afternoon and said he had been shot on an Oakland freeway…

China premier promises to advance economy reforms

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China’s government pledged Wednesday to keep this year’s economic expansion at a relatively robust 7.5 percent…

Seoul: NK artillery launched near Chinese flight

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South Korean officials criticized a North Korean artillery launch that they say happened minutes before a Chinese commercial plane flew in the same area…

Dublin police seek suspects in home invasion robbery

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Three men suspected of breaking into a Dublin home Monday night, tying up the resident and demanding money and valuables…

China to continue strong economic support for two SARs

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China will continue to offer strong support to economic development of its Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions…

Person fatally struck by BART train

A Richmond-bound train hit a person on the tracks just south of the South Hayward station at about 11:25 p.m. Tuesday…

Apple CFO to retire, successor named

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Apple’s longtime Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire in September…

China vows to address stifling smog, terror threat

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Premier Li Keqiang also pledged to move more people into the middle class, cut government waste and…

Obama 2015 budget focuses on boosting economy

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President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building…

Transgender student admits to lying about bathroom attack

A transgender student at Hercules High School was sexually assaulted in a school bathroom Monday morning…

Singapore named the world’s most expensive city

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Singapore has dethroned Tokyo as the most expensive city in the world…