Officials report progress in stopping North Bay blazes

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California fire officials have reported significant progress on containing wildfires that have ravaged parts of Northern California…

SF bans sale of products treated with flame retardants

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San Francisco supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a ban on the sale of furniture and children’s products…

SFPD officer on bicycle critically injured in hit-and-run

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San Francisco police say they have taken a suspect into custody after an officer on a bicycle was struck…

New born died after being abandoned in Hong Kong

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A new born baby died at the hospital after being found abandoned on the street in Hong Kong…

Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against ‘grim’ challenges

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Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society…

US-backed Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving out IS

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U.S.-backed Syrian forces were removing land mines and clearing roads in the northern city of Raqqa on Wednesday…

Chicago fires 2 officers in United passenger dragging case

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The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off…

Utility scrutinized as California wildfire victims sue

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Northern California homeowners allege in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. failed to…

Judge halts newest Trump travel ban, saying it has same woes

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A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect…

Chinese nationals indicted on illegal drug manufacturing

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[;zh]副聯邦司法部長週二宣布聯邦大陪審團正式起訴兩名中國公民,涉嫌製造和分銷鴉片類止痛劑芬太尼…Two Chinese nationals have been indicted on charges they manufactured tons of fentanyl and other powerful narcotics…

Napa red wines becomes hot commodity at Costco

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Red wines from Napa has become a hot commodity at Costco due to the fire…

California declares emergency to fight hepatitis A outbreak

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California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency to combat a hepatitis A outbreak…

China gained success in panda breeding program

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China is gaining success in panda breeding program…

NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims

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Police detectives in New York City and London are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein…

California wildfires bring record 31 deaths

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Northern California’s wildfires have now killed 31 people — making this the deadliest week of wildfires in state history…

Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

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An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive…

Spain celebrates national day amid Catalan secession crisis

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Thousands of Catalans who want their region to remain in Spain marked the country’s national day Thursday, marching through Barcelona…

US, Israel to exit UN agency over alleged anti-Israel bias

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The United States said Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.’s educational, scientific and cultural agency…

Coach no more; New York company wants to be called Tapestry

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To better incorporate all of the brands it now owns, the storied Coach company of New York is changing its name to Tapestry…

Winds expected to drive next wave of deadly California fires

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Gusting winds and dry air forecast for Thursday could drive the next wave of devastating wildfires…

China to allow some drugs based on foreign approvals

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hina will allow use of some drugs and medical devices based on approval by foreign regulators…

Hong Kong leader: Reject threats to China’s sovereignty

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Hong Kong’s leader said Wednesday that residents of the southern Chinese city are obliged to reject threats…

Death toll in California blazes at 18

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Authorities in Northern California say they have discovered a body at a burned home…

French public sector strike disrupt schools, hospitals

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A nationwide strike Tuesday disrupted schools, hospitals and air traffic across France, and nearly a quarter million civil servants…

Hong Kong soccer fans boo China national anthem

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A group of soccer fans in Hong Kong booed the China national anthem before a match against the Malaysian team…

Taiwan leader: Protect regional stability amid China tension

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday said her government will defend the self-governing island’s freedoms…

North Bay Wildfires Relief Information

Donation information to help victims in the North Bay wildfires…

Wildfires ravage North Bay with shocking speed

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An onslaught of wildfires across a wide swath of North Bay broke out almost simultaneously then grew exponentially…

No problems as magnitude 4.1 earthquake shakes San Jose

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A small earthquake in Silicon Valley was felt by many thousands of people…

White House to order health care alternatives

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The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to…