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Oakland-based boys choir to perform at Mandela memorial in D.C.

December 10, 2013 9:00 pm

An Oakland boys choir has jetted off to Washington, D.C., Tuesday as invited performers at a national memorial event for former South African President Nelson Mandela Wednesday. Mandela, who passed away last Thursday at the age of 95, was the first black South African president. He served as the country’s democratically elected leader from 1995 […]

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Man Jumps To His Death During Girlfriend´s Shopping Spree

December 10, 2013 8:36 pm

After shopping at the mall all day with his girlfriend, a 38-year-old China man jumped seven floors to his death after she refused to stop shopping.

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Lenovo´s Countryside Connection

December 10, 2013 8:17 pm

What do Ashton Kutcher and Chinese farmers have in common? Lenovo. Kutcher's the Chinese PC maker's new spokesman. As it turns out, he doesn't have too many fans in the Chinese countryside where Lenovo has some 13,000 sales outlets.

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Girlfriend won´t stop shopping, man jumps to his death in mall

December 10, 2013 7:37 pm

Witnesses say the man and his girlfriend were in a “heated argument” after their shopping excursion went over five hours. The guy just wanted to leave the mall but his lady wanted to go to one more store, a shoe store. That was all Tao Hsiao could take so he threw down his bags and […]

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Families of Oakland murder victims visit D.C. to lobby for gun control

December 10, 2013 7:34 pm

A group of family members of Oakland murder victims headed to Washington, D.C., Tuesday to meet with lawmakers about gun control reforms. The visit by the Oakland-based group, Their Lives Matter, coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., mass shooting on Dec. 14, 2012, in which 26 elementary school students and educators were […]

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U.S., Israel Step Up Pressure Over Looted ´Nazi Art´

December 10, 2013 7:16 pm

International criticism of Germany’s handling of the return of Nazi-seized art is broadening from the Gurlitt trove of paintings to Germany’s art-restitution policy in general. Mary Lane reports. Photo: AP.

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Eerie World of a Mannequin Factory

December 10, 2013 7:16 pm

BBC News went to see some of the old-fashioned techniques still used to create the mannequins of today in a London factory.

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Massive Fire Destroys Tire Store in Peru, Injures Several

December 10, 2013 7:16 pm

A large fire ripped through a five-story tire store in Peru on Tuesday (December 10) morning, injuring many and forcing the evacuation of nearby homes and businesses. According to Peru daily El Comercio, the fire started on the third floor at 9:30 a.m. (1430GMT) before it quickly spread throughout the building. Some 150 firefighters from […]

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Bill5dayTue12_10

December 10, 2013 6:53 pm

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COLD SNAP ENDING: Watch Bill´s 5-day forecast for KTVU.com

December 10, 2013 6:53 pm

KTVU meteorologist Bill Martin recorded this 5-day forecast for KTVU.com on the evening of Tuesday, 12/10/2013

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