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Report: One-third of SF's homeless identify as gay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, a proportion that surprised veteran advocates for the homeless.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


New monument to honor Salvadoran archbishop

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Salvadoran community is celebrating the groundbreaking of a plaza in Los Angeles honoring a Catholic archbishop beloved for his advocacy for the poor.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Driver rams 3 women after argument in Ontario

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) - Police say a driver intentionally rammed his car into his passenger's girlfriend, her sister and her mother after an argument in Ontario.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Work resumes to pull van, driver from SF Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A commercial salvage company is preparing to tow a minivan out of San Francisco Bay that went into the water with its woman driver inside.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Plane with wing walker crashes at Ohio show; 2 die

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A plane carrying a wing walker crashed Saturday at an air show and exploded into flames, killing the pilot and stunt walker instantly, authorities said.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Funds raised for proper burial of body in yard

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Residents of a San Bernardino County town are raising funds to give a proper burial to a man found wrapped in trash bags and buried in his own backyard.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Small farmers turn to creative projects to survive

DEL REY, Calif. (AP) - Farmer David Mas Masumoto knows his small peach orchard can't compete with the giant agribusinesses that dominate the nation's produce aisles.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Search for body of missing swimmer to continue

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) - San Luis Obispo County sheriff's say the search will continue for a 21-year-old who went missing Thursday while swimming off a rugged section of coastline.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Floods kill 3, 75,000 forced from Calgary homes

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - At least three people were killed by floodwaters that devastated much of southern Alberta, leading authorities to evacuate the western Canadian city of Calgary's entire downtown. Inside the city's hockey arena, the waters reached as high as the 10th row.

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Southwest cancels flights after computer glitch

CHICAGO (AP) - Southwest Airlines expects some lingering delays Saturday morning after a system-wide computer failure caused it to ground 250 flights for nearly three hours late Friday night.

June 22, 2013 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Super full moon shines brightly this weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A "supermoon" rises this weekend.

June 22, 2013 | by the Associate Press | Signal AP


NSA leaker charged with espionage, theft

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case.

June 22, 2013 | by the Associated Press | Signal AP


Jon Stewart appears on Egyptian satirical TV show

CAIRO (AP) - Jon Stewart took the guest's seat Friday on Egypt's top satirical TV show, modeled after his own program "The Daily Show."

June 22, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


LA boy, 16, sentenced in shooting that killed baby

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 16-year-old gang member has been sentenced to 90 years to life in prison for killing a 1-year-old boy who was shot as the toddler lay in his father's arms on a South Los Angeles street.

June 21, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Police: Calif. woman leaves jail, drives into home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Police say a heavily intoxicated Northern California woman returned to jail less than 12 hours after getting out when she crashed a car into her friend's empty house.

June 21, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.

August 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


San Diego adopts $11.50 hourly minimum wage

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego City Council approved raising the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, overriding a mayoral veto and setting the stage for a possible challenge at the voting booth.

August 18, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Body of Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - The body of the missing, pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine has been found deep in an abandoned mine shaft in Southern California, where her husband had been stationed, and Alaskan authorities have arrested her alleged lover on suspicion of homicide.

August 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


A Closer Look: Do more with companion devices

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets.

August 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Egypt: No deal yet on Gaza cease-fire, more talks

CAIRO (AP) - The Egyptian government has announced a 24-hour extension in cease-fire talks between Israel and the Hamas militant group.

August 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Report: Cost to raise today's child tops $245,000

WASHINGTON (AP) - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.

August 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. (AP) - Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

August 18, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


UN urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports

GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency is urging Ebola-affected countries to start screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings.

August 18, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Iraq says it seizes Mosul Dam; militants deny it

BAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from Islamic militants, a military spokesman in Baghdad said, as fighting was reported to be underway for the rest of the strategic complex.

August 18, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Campers flee from Southern California wildfire

GLENDORA (AP) - A wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of 200 people from a campground and recreational areas.

August 18, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Police shooting draws protesters from near, far

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away. Some are young parents carrying infants. Others, college students. Retirees. Professionals taking a break from their jobs.

August 18, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday.

August 17, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Liberia: Ebola spread fears rise as clinic looted

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including blood-stained sheets and mattresses.

August 17, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave a St. Louis suburb where a black, unarmed teen had been shot by a white police officer a week earlier.

August 17, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


No charges to be filed against fake TSA agent

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against a man accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and privately screening two women at the San Francisco International Airport.

August 17, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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