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Two castaways make a generous sacrifice, and it doesn't work out well.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By MICHAEL LIEDTKE Associated Press | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Former “The Tonight Show” host helps out soldier wounded by suicide bomber in Afghanistan.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Apple was told to pay a Texas company $23.6 million after a jury found its iPhone and other devices used SkyTel pager technology from the 1990s without permission.
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Google says it will buy the entire output of an 18-turbine, 62-megawatt Dutch wind energy project in the Netherlands to supply power to a major data center it is building.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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The executive action on immigration that President Obama announced Thursday evening included not just deferred deportation for parents of citizens or legal residents, but also changes in the program already protecting 'dreamers,' new border security...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Third-ranked Stanford will be at home and Cal on the road when the schools resume NCAA women's soccer tournament play Friday with second-round games.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The Bay Area's busiest airport, San Francisco International expects to handle 1.3 million travelers from Friday through Dec. 1 -- nearly double the combined total of 705,000 passengers Mineta San Jose and Oakland International Airports expect to handle...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy say Stephen Curry is the best point guard in the NBA.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Poker coach Carwin Cole's friend wins big pot in online hold 'em, but could have won much more money betting the river.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Corwin ColeTribune Content Agency | Friday, November 21, 2014
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San Francisco 49ers have scored a league-worst 26 points in fourth quarter
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The executive action on immigration that President Obama will announce Thursday evening will include not just deferred deportation for parents of citizens or legal residents, but also changes in the program already protecting 'Dreamers,' new border security...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, November 21, 2014
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AT&T will pay $23.8 million to settle a civil enforcement lawsuit brought by prosecutors over environmental violations.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Malaika FraleyOakland Tribune | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Uber Technologies hired law firm Hogan Lovells' data-privacy experts to conduct an internal data-privacy review, moving to tamp down criticism after an executive discussed prying on journalists' private lives.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Serena Saitto Bloomberg News | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Two months after occupancy was planned for the LinkedIn campus located at Maude and Mathilda avenues, the six-story-tall buildings remain unoccupied.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Intel shares jumped to the highest level in almost 14 years after the world's largest chipmaker gave an optimistic forecast for 2015 sales as it pushes into markets outside personal computers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Ian King Bloomberg News | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Williams-Sonoma, the San Francisco-based seller of cookware and home furnishings, climbed the most in eight months after third-quarter results topped analysts' estimates.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Lindsey Rupp Bloomberg News | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Sunset Magazine, facing the sale by its parent company of its iconic Menlo Park headquarters, has a potential savior in nearby Menlo College.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, November 21, 2014
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According to Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick's fourth-quarter play has been 'pretty darn good.'
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Today: Apple again closes at an all-time high as analysts express optimism about iPhone and smartwatch sales., and Intel's forecast leads to highest prices since 2001. Also: Intuit, Splunk and Aruba Networks release earnings.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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here were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding Takata air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.
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Eating ham has never been more expensive than this year, partly because U.S. pigs are too fat.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Lydia Mulvany Bloomberg News | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A Northern California sheriff is harshly criticizing President Barack Obama's approach to illegal immigration after the recent fatal shootings of two deputies, just as the president announces his own executive action on the...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Don ThompsonAssociated Press | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The Culture Clash writer/actor channels Picasso -- he even paints on stage! -- in the entertaining and illuminating solo show that runs through Dec. 7 at San Jose Stage.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Singer says he’s seeing increased tolerance of the LGBT community in the world of country music.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Gap issued a full-year profit outlook that was below Wall Street expectations and announced management changes at its Gap and Banana Republic brands.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Anne D'InnocenzioAssociated Press | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but -- and here's something you can be truly thankful for -- it probably won't empty your wallet.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By J.M. Hirsch Associated Press | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Jonathan Martin likely would start if Davis has to miss his sixth game this season.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Sunnyvale1100 block of Kelsey Drive, 1:16 a.m. Nov. 11 An abandoned vehicle was located. And so were three juveniles hiding in bushes nearby who were accused of stealing it.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled from police department reports | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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After Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale decided not to participate, producers have struggled with getting the right actor and director.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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A Palo Alto social justice attorney is working to protect Sunnyvale homeless who have been cited in Fair Oaks Park, claiming the citations are for unconstitutional ordinances.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Warm up those A cappella pipes, because the Pitch Perfect 2 is coming this summer and its first trailer took the Internet by storm.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Meanwhile, TV Land yanks 'The Cosby Show’ reruns.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The Culture Clash writer/actor channels the famed artist -- he even paints on stage! -- in the entertaining and illuminating solo show that runs through Dec. 7 at San Jose Stage.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Biannual show by San Jose State University's resident dance company to take place Nov. 22.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Handcrafted journals among gifts for sale
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Former trustee Daniel Boggan Jr. will take over from Wright Lassiter III in December.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Rebecca ParrThe Daily Review | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The state Public Utilities Commission, responding to a widening email scandal, ordered on Thursday a $1.05 million fine against PG&E and a potential $400 million reduction in what gas customers would have to pay to finance gas system improvements...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The Cal Golden Bears are on a record pace for passing yards and passing touchdowns allowed in a season.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Follow the action as the Oakland Raiders search for their first victory when they face the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday at 5:25 p.m.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Oakland Raiders host Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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McLellan hopes change in linemates help slumping Marleau, Couture as team returns home from 3-4 trip
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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San Francisco 49ers host Washington on Sunday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Debut collection of short stories is the first prizewinner from an Iraq veteran.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Sue GilmoreContra Costa Times | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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"Suits of Woe" delivered some of the best scenes of any "Sons of Anarchy" episode. Now, fans can decide which was the most pivotal.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: From San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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President Barack Obama is poised to claim broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation. But Republicans are vowing an all-out fight against it.
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San Francisco isn't big enough to host Olympics Games and is too big-headed to make it work with other Bay Area cities
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Mark PurdyMercury News Columnist | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Japanese police were looking for traces of poison in the home of a woman arrested on suspicion of killing her husband, one of six men who have died while in a relationship with her over the past 20 years.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Mari YamaguchiAssociated Press | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of four Palestinian attackers from east Jerusalem, including two assailants who killed five people in a synagogue attack earlier this week, according to relatives and Palestinian officials....
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Peter EnavAssociated Press | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a doctor charged with committing female genital mutilation that led to a 13-year-old girl's death in a Nile Delta village, the country's first trial on charges of breaking the ban on the practice.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Maggie MichaelAssociated Press | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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