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SF police looking for alleged puppy thief

December 9, 2013 4:03 pm

San Francisco police say they are on the lookout for a man who allegedly pepper-sprayed two homeless people before stealing their 6-week-old puppy near Buena Vista Park. Officer Gordon Shyy says the victims were asleep in a van parked on Buena Vista Avenue West at about 6 a.m. Friday when someone began loudly knocking on […]

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Princeton Starts Mass Meningitis Vaccinations

December 9, 2013 3:56 pm

Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop a meningitis outbreak in a federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for U.S. use. The CDC does not consider it experimental. …

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AP Top Stories Dec. 5 A

December 9, 2013 3:56 pm

Here's the latest news for Monday, Dec. 9th: Nearly 100 heads of State heading to South Africa to honor Mandela; Biden honors Mandela in Washington; 11 dead whales suffered from malnutrition; and Newtown seeks privacy on anniversary of shoo…

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Judge: Brennan´s Inc. in New Orleans Bankrupt

December 9, 2013 3:55 pm

Brennan's Inc., former owner of the landmark Brennan's restaurant, is bankrupt and must be liquidated, a federal bankruptcy judge has found. (Dec. 9)

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FACTBOX: GM Is ´Government Motors´ No More

December 9, 2013 3:49 pm

The U.S. government sold its last shares in GM Monday, leaving taxpayers with a loss of more than $10 billion from the roughly $50 billion bailout. Factbox. No reporter narration.

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Wall Street Flat; U.S. Dumps GM Stake

December 9, 2013 3:49 pm

The global economy is growing and that is no longer leaving Wall Street shaking in its boots. Stocks tacked on small gains following the growth spurt seen at the end of last week. Exports out of China topped forecasts suggesting the world's second largest economy is less shaky than it was, and that comes on […]

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Furnace repair shops busy since before cold snap

December 9, 2013 3:47 pm

Even before the cold snap brought sub-freezing temperatures to the Bay Area last week, local furnace repair shops were inundated with calls from homeowners with broken heaters. At the Ace Furnace shop in South San Francisco Monday, employees told KTVU say phones have been ringing non-stop for repair calls for about a month. Ace has […]

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How ´Volcker Rule´ Would Limit Banks Risky Bets

December 9, 2013 3:40 pm

After three years of wrestling over its language, U.S. regulators are expected Tuesday to approve a rule designed to defuse some of the extreme risk-taking on Wall Street that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis. (Dec. 9)

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US vet held in N. Korea says ‘confession’ was coerced

December 9, 2013 3:29 pm

The 85-year-old U.S. veteran who was detained for weeks by North Korea said Monday that the videotaped confession in which he apologized for killing North Koreans during the war was given involuntarily and under duress. In a written statement issued Monday, Merrill Newman, of Palo Alto, Calif., said he tried to show that the words […]

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Investigation continues at park where human skull found

December 9, 2013 3:19 pm

Sonoma County Sheriff’s investigators spent Monday gathering evidence in Shiloh Ranch Park near Windsor, where skeletal remains were discovered by a hiker the afternoon before. A skull, other bones and a shoe were found in an isolated area near a trail by a man walking with his kids through the park Sunday. After investigating the […]

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