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Man Stabbed to Death Aboard San Francisco Area Train

SAN FRANCISCO — A man who was stabbed to death aboard a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train Tuesday may have been trying to stop the theft of another rider’s shoes, authorities said. The man was stabbed around 1 p.m. aboard a BART train pulling into a Hay...
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Uber CEO Walks Back Comment on Khashoggi’s Slaying

NEW YORK — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company's autonomou...
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‘Friday’ Actor-Comedian John Witherspoon Dies at 77

LOS ANGELES — Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died. He was 77. Witherspoon's family issued a statement to the website Deadline saying that Witherspoon died Tuesday in Los Angeles. No cause o...
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Hall of Fame Cornerback Willie Brown Dies at Age 78

Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown, who provided the iconic play of the Oakland Raiders' first Super Bowl title, died on Tuesday. He was 78. "The entire Hall of Fame family mourns the loss of a great man. Willie Brown was the epitome of the Raiders motto ...
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California Power Outages Ease, First Linked Death Reported

SAN FRANCISCO — The lights were back on Friday for many of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when Pacific Gas & Electric switched it off this week in an effort to prevent wildfires, as the first death linked to the out...