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A dual Swiss and U.S. citizen will not be recrossing the Atlantic for the foreseeable future after he was indicted in an alleged gold and diamond exporting scam the FBI says swindled scores of retired and elderly investors -- many from Santa Clara County...
From: San Jose Mercury News | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Twitter's plan to boost revenue from video advertising, a key part of Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey's revival effort, will take longer than analysts expected.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sarah Frier, Bloomberg News | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Michelle Obama, who ditched the boxy jackets and dowdy style of so many first ladies before her, addressed the Democratic National Convention in a custom, royal blue dress by designer Christian Siriano.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Giants lineup may be close to getting back to full strength as Panik returns and Pence is close.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Donald Trump responded Thursday to scorching attacks by President Obama and others at the Democratic convention by saying they were 'not talking about the real world' of Islamic terrorism, unchecked illegal immigration, rampant crime, a depleted military...
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Hillary Clinton made history on Thursday by becoming the first American woman accept a major party nomination for president. Here's a look at her claims on the final night of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, and how they stack up with the facts....
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sahil Kapur , Bloomberg News | Friday, July 29, 2016
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The Cubs did just enough against the White Sox ace in his six innings and rode their own pitching to a 3-1 victory Thursday night.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Hillary Clinton said the nation is at a 'moment of reckoning' and belittled Republican Donald Trump's claim that he alone can solve the nation's problems, warning that the boast should ring alarm bells for every voter.
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A last-minute goal from Chuba Akpom sealed the victory for Arsenal in an entertaining MLS All-Star game at Avaya Stadium.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Martin Gallegos, Correspondent | Friday, July 29, 2016
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Walker fires a 5-under 65 to take the lead in a major for the first time in his career
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 29, 2016
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A woman was awarded $40,000 by a federal jury after claiming Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies used excessive force when they shoved her against her car during a 2014 traffic stop near Cupertino.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Friday, July 29, 2016
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los gatos400 block of North Santa Cruz Avenue, 4:11 p.m. July 22 Police arrested a male they say was prowling, in possession of stolen property, grand theft, burglary, vandalizing property, and unauthorized use of a vehicle.
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We offer up some programming alternatives, in case you want to tune out the final night of the Democratic Convention.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Ernie Hudson -- a star alongside Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Rami (but not featured in the poster) -- does a cameo in Paul Feig's reboot, and is working steadily at age 70.
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Tesla expects its new $5 billion Gigafactory to lower battery prices by nearly one-third and form the foundation for its transportation and energy aspirations.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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After permanently banning professional agitator and conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, Twitter can go further to make its platform a place for true civil discourse.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The Oakland Raiders-Houston Texans game in Mexico City in November sells out within half an hour.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Former NBA three-point specialist Jason Kapono is selling his Danville, Calif. home for $2.685 million, reports Realtor.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Pueng Vongs, Bay Area News Group | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The scientific community has confirmed that a mysterious light that dashed across the western sky Wednesday was a Chinese rocket re-entering earth's atmosphere.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Where you are sitting can help turn a bad hand into a winner.
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A jam-packed calendar of concerts and community events in Mountain View will likely leave commuters and eventgoers honking their horns and stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic tonight and through the entire weekend.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Defensive tackle Harrison Phillips, who was injured in the 2015 opener and missed the rest of the season, will be ready for full contact when Stanford opens practice.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Punter Marquette King strolled into camp on Thursday rocking a full-face green Power Rangers mask, causing Khalil Mack to bust out the Snapchat.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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A San Jose woman is suing the Santa Clara Police Department in federal court after claiming officers broke her leg after storming her home without a warrant while looking for her daughter, who was sought in an arson at Santa Clara High School earlier...
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Parent company Alphabet beats Wall Street expectations on several fronts.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Google, Mozilla and others are moving away from Adobe's Flash, but it's likely to linger on for years.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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PG&E's second-quarter profits tumbled, the utility reported Thursday -- but its bottom line could soon be bolstered when a big increase in monthly gas bills arrives for residential customers starting in early August
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Jets receiver proposes a wager and the Steelers receiver responded: 'Call me. I'll gladly accept. Don't Internet it.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Daniel Mano | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Longtime Oakland kicker cannot help but get caught up in Bay Area sports fever.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Daniel Mano | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The Cal Golden Bears could cash in on their season-opening trip to Australia to face Hawaii.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Defensive lineman Kaleb Ramsey retired Thursday without ever playing a snap since the 49ers drafted him two years ago.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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One of Japantown's hidden gems will be less hidden now thanks to a new storefront on North Fifth Street.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Miranda will host the PBS Arts Fall Festival, which includes a documentary that provides a glimpse into the creative process behind 'Hamilton.'
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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'Sesame Street’ has let go Bob, Gordon and Luis while retooling show for a modern audience.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Debuting in September, new Netflix series brings Marvel's first black leading man to the small screen.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Prosecutors say they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy. The U.S. Attorney's office said in a statement Thursday that the office has moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy's 2001 murder....
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Bay Area Air Quality Management District issues another health alert as smog and smoke foul the air
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Stocks continued to search for direction Thursday as investors worked through another batch of mixed company earnings, including results from Facebook, Ford and Whole Foods.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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No matter what you are talking about, 1 billion of anything is a big number. And a milestone, too.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Chipotle, still struggling to win back customers after a series of food scares, plans to open its first burger restaurant this year.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Candice Choi, Associated Press | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Make another wish because Facebook wants to celebrate your birthday with a video.Live video. 360-degree videos.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Freight railroads could be forced to allow competing railroads to serve some customers along their tracks if federal regulators approve a new rule.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Josh Funk, Associated Press | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Common sense dictates that a single subscription doesn't cover an entire dorm or all your Facebook friends.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Larry MagidFor the Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Veteran Bay Area investor Robert Ackerman, who has been funneling money into Silicon Valley companies for years, is trying a new way to back startups.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Every day, thousands of Google employees tuck into their free lunch in company cafeterias. But we all know there's no free lunch, right?
From: Inside Bay Area | By: | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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How Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are looking.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Diminished ratings a factor in CFP switching to Saturdays and holidays for semifinals.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Daniel Mano | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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With MLB's trade deadline approaching, the Oakland Athletics are looking for great deals if they are to trade Sonny Gray, Josh Reddick or Rich Hill.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Hasselbeck jokes with Mike & Mike show that Stanford alum and Colts quarterback is 'grungy
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Daniel Mano | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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A Bollywood-style charity dance show that took place Saturday in Fremont raised about $1,000, according to organizers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Staff Report | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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