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 2022-08-14 17:24 

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Fire at Cairo Coptic church kills 41, including 10 children...

CAIRO (AP) — A fire ripped through a packed Coptic Orthodox church during morning services in Egypt's capital on Sunday, quickly filling it with thick black smoke and killing 41 worshippers, including at least 10 children....

 2022-08-14 17:22 

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Police: Man killed himself after ramming US Capitol barrier...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man drove his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol early Sunday and then began firing gunshots in the air before fatally shooting himself, according to police, who said he did not seem to be targeting any member of Congress...

 2022-08-14 17:12 

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Kaiser mental health workers in Bay Area, Northern California plan to go on strike Monday morning...

The strike comes amid discord between Kaiser and its therapists over wait times for patients seeking therapy....

 2022-08-14 17:03 

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California county sees 11 new dry wells reported in past month...

As summer begins to wind down, the dry weather that has plagued California this year continues, leading to a number of new drought-related issues....

 2022-08-14 15:37 

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Driver kills 1 and injures 17 at Pennsylvania benefit, then kills another, police say...

The suspect, identified by police as Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, 24, was arraigned on two counts of homicide and denied bail. He is being held at the Columbia County Correctional Facility....

 2022-08-14 15:36 

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Witnesses sought after California deputy shoots, wounds one during arrest attempt...

A man was shot Friday night by a Madera County Sheriff's deputy in Madera....

 2022-08-14 15:35 

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Salman Rushdie, badly wounded, is off ventilator and starting to recover...

Author Salman Rushdie, who was stabbed multiple times Friday, has been removed from a ventilator and is on the mend, his agent said Sunday....

 2022-08-14 15:35 

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Who owns your credit score? Not you...

Credit agencies know a lot about Americans. The agencies accumulate information, such as Social Security numbers, birthdays, how much savings people have, how much debt they're in and how late they pay their bills....

 2022-08-14 15:00 

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Bay Area high school football 2022: Where to find our complete preseason coverage...

One stop shopping: Links to Bay Area News Group's preseason high school football coverage in one spot....

 2022-08-14 15:00 

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2022 Ford Bronco Raptor: Beauty of an off-road beast...

Available in one trim and only with four doors, the Bronco Raptor undercuts its sibling, the Ford F-150 pickup. Its base price is $68,500; the F-150 with the same behemoth tires costs at least an additional $10,000....

 2022-08-14 15:00 

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The 2022 Audi Q5 Sportback S Line 45 TFSI Quattro SUV...

The sleek, exterior S line design comes standard on the Audi Q5 45 and includes S line styling and sporty exterior elements. The S line plus option upgrades the Q5's standard 19" wheels to 5 spoke 20" wheels with 255/45 20" summer performa...

 2022-08-14 14:37 

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Rookies stand out in the Chicago Bears' 19-14 win against the Kansas City Chiefs in the preseason opener...

The Chicago Bears beat the Kansas City Chiefs 19-14 in the preseason opener Saturday at Soldier Field. Here' s what you need to know about the game. Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on Matt Eberflus' coaching debut for the Chicago Bears NFL players uni...

 2022-08-14 14:30 

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Campbell community briefs for the week of Aug. 19...

Advanced caregiving webinar The Campbell-based Eating Disorders Resource Center is hosting an "Ask the Experts" webinar on Aug. 27, 9:30-11 a.m., when Dr. Liz Woodruff, a licensed clinical psychologist, will discuss "Supporting Your Loved One ...

 2022-08-14 14:29 

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Milpitas community briefs for the week of Aug. 19...

Night Market The 626 Night Market is setting up a free mini market at the Great Mall in Milpitas for several dates this fall. The outdoor market features three dozen local street food chefs, merchandise, crafts vendors, live music and a full alcohol bar w...

 2022-08-14 14:29 

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Accused driver in Oakland homicide claimed Lexus belonged to man charged with attempting to murder Antioch first responders...

When questioned by police about whether he drove the Lexus used in the 2021 shooting, Steven Eubanks told officers that the vehicle belonged to his family member, who is accused of a mass shooting in Antioch....

 2022-08-14 14:27 

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San Jose community briefs for the week of Aug. 19...

POST posts job search Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is conducting a public search for new board members. "We're excited to be broadening POST's volunteer leadership team with several new board members...to ensure that our leaders both shar...

 2022-08-14 14:24 

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California still leads US in new business formation — but growth cools...

California had the 13th largest drop in new business starts — down 16% — in the first half vs. the same period in 2021. The drop was 14% nationally....

 2022-08-14 14:23 

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Here are the highlights — and mishaps — from Dolphins backups in preseason-opening win at Buccaneers...

Most of the top players for both teams sat out the preseason opener between the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which allowed lower-on-the-depth-chart players an opportunity in the Dolphins' 26-24 exhibition win on Saturday night at Raymond J...

 2022-08-14 14:10 

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Saratoga community briefs for the week of Aug. 19...

Landscape exhibit at Hakone An exhibit of wood block prints by artist Tom Killion is on view through the end of the year at Hakone Estate and Gardens' Cultural Exchange Center. Killion's California landscape scenes are inspired by traditional Japa...

 2022-08-14 14:05 

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Cupertino community briefs for the week of Aug. 19...

Shredding, recycling event Environmental Recycling Day returns to De Anza College's parking lot A on Saturday, Aug. 20, 8 a.m.-noon. Residents can bring yard waste, construction debris, paper for shredding and clothes for resell or donation. Due to la...

 2022-08-14 14:04 

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Montalvo to host San Francisco Comedy Competition semifinals...

Previous winners include Dana Carvey and Ellen DeGeneres....

 2022-08-14 14:00 

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Los Gatos community briefs for the week of Aug. 19...

Street repairs The road to better roads continues as the Town of Los Gatos pushes its annual street repair projects forward. Crews have already completed rubber chip sealing, which is when they put down a layer of asphalt and rubber. Aug. 19 is the final ...

 2022-08-14 13:59 

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Three wounded in Oakland shootings...

Three men wounded in East Oakland shootings....

 2022-08-14 13:55 

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Sunnyvale community briefs for the week of Aug. 19...

Transparent open space The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is looking to fill three vacancies on the seven-member committee that ensures transparency and accountability in the use of Measure AA funds. Independent citizen oversight committee memb...

 2022-08-14 13:41 

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Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on Matt Eberflus' coaching debut for the Chicago Bears — a 19-14 preseason win vs. the Kansas City Chiefs...

10 thoughts after the Chicago Bears rallied for a victory in the first preseason game for new coach Matt Eberflus, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 19-14 on Saturday afternoon at Soldier Field. Not every coach plays front-line players in preseason, especi...

 2022-08-14 13:41 

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Winchester Mystery House celebrates 100 years as tourist attraction...

Centennial tours and events start next month....

 2022-08-14 13:30 

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Latest line: A good week for political consultants, a bad week for state unemployment officials...

Proposition 26 and 27 are spraying a firehose of money, and state unemployment officials get a bad write-up...

 2022-08-14 13:30 

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Ban on wild cow milking — plus spurs and bucking straps — could threaten Alameda County's rodeos...

Ranchers call rodeo a lifestyle. Animal-rights activists say it's torture as entertainment....

 2022-08-14 13:00 

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Hi-tech tools seeking ways to make 'smarter' traffic signals: Roadshow...

"We are collectively wasting many gallons of gasoline and much time because of antiquated electronics within the traffic signal system."...

 2022-08-14 13:00 

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Exclusive: Alameda County children wait as caseworkers fail to urgently respond to reports of abuse...

"I think it sends a message to abusive parents or guardians that they can abuse their children with impunity, and no one is coming to look into it."...

 2022-08-14 12:45 

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Meteor hunt: New research reveals the life and death of a space rock...

Scientists watch an asteroid hurtle toward Earth and explode, then collected and studied its shards....

 2022-08-14 12:40 

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What's with the padded helmet caps the 49ers are wearing at training camp?...

The Guardian Cap is the latest piece of equipment designed to mitigate repetitive head trauma. Not all players are on board....

 2022-08-14 12:26 

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At 27, former Morgan State star Tiwian Kendley isn't ready to give up his NBA dream: 'I'm going to earn it'...

There was his 40- point, 10- rebound performance in an 85-82 double overtime win against Manhattan on Dec. 7, 2016, that made him only the fourth player in school history to touch the 40- point benchmark. Kendley one-upped himself with a stat line of 41 p...

 2022-08-14 12:23 

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ASK IRA: Is a positional switch in Bam Adebayo's Heat future?...

Q: The question for the Heat going forward is whether Bam Adebayo can be a point forward like Draymond Green, Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James. I feel Pat Riley envisioned Bam as a power forward playing alongside Hassan Whiteside when he drafted him...

 2022-08-14 12:23 

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NBA free agents: Whiteside, Schroder, Carmelo, Kemba, Griffin still unsigned...

Where the NBA free-agent list stands:. Best available: Miles Bridges (R), Colin Sexton (R), Montrzel Harrell, Dennis Schroder, Eric Bledsoe, Hassan Whiteside, Rodney Hood, Carmelo Anthony, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Howard, Markieff Morris, Elfrid Payton, Paul M...

 2022-08-14 10:24 

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ASK IRA: Could Erik Spoelstra go with revolving-door Heat lineups?...

OK, this might be a good problem for Erik Spoelstra to have, but what if Victor Oladipo outplays Tyler Herro during training camp? Look, Erik Spoelstra already has started Kendrick Nunn over Tyler Herro, and then stayed with a struggling Duncan Robinson o...

 2022-08-14 10:20 

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DL Hall's development is a delicate balance. For the contending Orioles, it's just the beginning. | ANALYSIS...

It was a short-lived debut for Orioles left-hander DL Hall, who was pulled after 3 2/ 3 innings and learned he was headed back to Triple-A Norfolk. Right-hander Grayson Rodriguez, watching Hall pitch between his own rehabilitation work in Florida, is a le...

 2022-08-14 10:00 

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Bridge: Aug. 14, 2022...

Zeno (334?-261? B.C.) was a Greek philosopher and the founder of Stoicism. (Zeno of Elea, who formulated the famous paradoxes that vexed mathematicians for centuries, was a different Zeno; he lived in the 5th Century B.C.) If you told a Stoic that his hou...

 2022-08-14 10:00 

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Horoscopes Aug. 14, 2022: Halle Berry, believe in your potential...

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mila Kunis, 39; Halle Berry, 56; Jackee Harry, 66; Steve Martin, 77. Happy Birthday: Personal gain is present. An open mind will take you on a journey that changes how you see and do things. Lift any barriers holding you back...

 2022-08-14 10:00 

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Word Game: Aug. 14, 2022...

TODAY'S WORD — THRENODY (THRENODY: THREN-uh-dee: A song of grief for the dead; an elegy.) Average mark 48 words Time limit 60 minutes Can you find 60 or more words in THRENODY? TODAY'S WORD — THRENODY tend tenor tern then theory they t...

 2022-08-14 09:00 

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Ask Amy: My husband's family will be upset by his after-death request...

I feel bad for them, but I must adhere to his wishes....

 2022-08-14 08:00 

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Dear Abby: Should I keep this despised name for my children's sake?...

Plus: My boyfriend says we wouldn't even be speaking if his wife hadn't died....

 2022-08-14 07:27 

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Heat's Victor Oladipo discusses his Revenge Tour, workouts with Russell Westbrook...

Victor Oladipo calls it his Revenge Tour, the Miami Heat guard regularly filling his social media with posts about his grueling offseason workout schedule, including recent sessions with Russell Westbrook in Los Angeles. As he explained on Vince Carter...

 2022-08-14 07:26 

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Kevin Durant wants trade to Celtics, 76ers interested: report...

After acquiring James Harden in a Ben Simmons swap last season, the Philadelphia 76 ers have joined the pursuit of the 12- time All-Star and two-time NBA Finals MVP, according to SNY' s Ian Begley, who reported there are" high-ranking members of t...

 2022-08-14 07:01 

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Opinion: President Biden, where is the action for Austin Tice?...

Journalist and U.S. Marine veteran was captured in Syria 10 years ago while working as a McClatchy correspondent....

 2022-08-14 05:23 

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Dave Hyde: On a night of nothing, Skylar Thompson showed something for Miami Dolphins...

Third-string quarterback Skylar Thompson started the Miami Dolphins' first preseason game Saturday night, meaning a lot of people betting on second-string Teddy Bridgewater lost in the office pool. That' s why the Dolphins sat 20 players to avoid ...

 2022-08-14 05:04 

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Mike McDaniel explains decisions on which Dolphins to play in preseason opener at Buccaneers...

Miami Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel had quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, wide receiver Tyreek Hill, left tackle Terron Armstead, cornerback Xavien Howard and several others among 20- plus players that didn' t dress for the team' s preseason-opening win ...

 2022-08-14 04:58 

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Bay Area TV Sports Listings: What to watch Sunday-Monday...

Sunday Basketball 10 a.m. WNBA: Minnesota at Connecticut ABC Noon WNBA: Seattle at Las Vegas ABC 1 p.m. BIG3 Playoffs, semifinals CBS Golf 9 a.m. WGC: St. Jude Invitational GOLF 11 a.m. WGC: St. Jude Invitational NBC 11 a.m. Korn Ferry: Pinnacle Bank Cham...

 2022-08-14 03:58 

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Jos Abreu's baserunning sparks the Chicago White Sox to a 6-4 win against the Detroit Tigers: 'It's the little things sometimes'...

Jos Abreu stood on first with one out, having reached on an infield single in the seventh inning Saturday against the Detroit Tigers. Yasmani Grandal flied out to the warning track in center and Abreu tagged up and raced for second. The Chicago White Sox ...

 2022-08-14 03:50 

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Logan Webb steals the show in SF Giants' win over Pirates...

Webb tossed eight shutout innings in a 2-0 win over the Pirates....

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