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The tax bureau in Shenzhen and Tencent announced Friday that China's first blockchain-based invoice had been issued to a local restaurant.

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The second session of the OPPO Tech Open-Day concluded in Beijing Friday.

If you were going to book a room in Israeli occupied territory shouldn't you know it? has changed its description for all of Jerusalem in its search engine as an “Israeli city.” This happened recently after pro-Israel activists complained that it was being described as an Israeli settlement/disputed area.Tell them, just because Israel wants it, doesn't make it so.

Global brands tend to tread carefully in protecting their image. Sleepwalking into a political row is the last thing they'd do but not so it seems with a popular site around the world used by millio...

While many Oakland Chinatown restaurant spaces languish empty, others have been churning through concepts rapidly. The single storefront to see the most change in the...

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So there were men other than Henry Golding on the red carpet this week. Here's a look quick look at how they fared. Rami Malek: Joining Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for the INTERSECT by Lexus preview event, the actor sported a very smart, yet semi-casual profile in Valentino. Justin Theroux: There is always a smoldering

The 18-year-old who shoved her teenage friend off a 60-foot bridge near Vancouver, Wash., causing her to suffer serious injuries, was charged Friday with reckless endangerment.

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on its board to take action.

A cheap, simple way to concentrate cannabinoids, dry ice is the fastest way to turn trash into gold.

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A federal grand jury in California indicted 12 men suspected of being members of the violent MS-13 gang on charges that include murder, extortion, arson and drug trafficking, authorities said. 

Civil rights attorney Pamela Price kicked off her campaign this week for Oakland Mayor. In a video announcing her candidacy, Price vowed to bring a new urgency to finding solutions to the city’s exploding homelessness crisis – and the health issues associated with it – by investing immediately in anti-displacement initiatives, affordable housing, and comprehensive …

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Literary favorite Ottessa Mosfegh’s third novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation (Penguin Press) is out July 10th. Put it in the running for funniest book of the year. The unnamed narrator’s quixotic ambition to sleep through an entire year gave me flashes of William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch (one of my favorite books). With the aid…

A Hernando County father desperately performed CPR on his baby boy Friday morning after returning home from work and discovering the child in a hot car, deputies say, but ultimately the boy died.

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A new report claims that first lady Melania Trump tried to outfit the White House with modern furniture, but that her husband quickly replaced those items with pieces in his favored Rococo style
The claim was made by two people familiar with the episode who spoke with The New York Times for a report on Melania published Friday.
The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, told The Times that decorating the White House was a joint effort between Mr. and Mrs. Trump.…

Youth activists are mobilizing students from Bakersfield to Stockton with hopes of making an impact in the age of Trump.

Come sail away with this Mid-Century Modern dream. Actor Brian Geraghty is selling his beautiful boathouse-style home in the Hollywood Hills for $800,000.

Nigeria has been fighting against drug counterfeiters for decades. In June, Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) destroyed counterfeit drugs worth nearly $10 million.

As a modern, global economy grows and changes, traditional notions of higher education are evolving.The conventional four-year degree still commands

Real estate agent Hannah Tai uses her pastry chef skills to create unforgettable closing gifts for every client

The social network is said to have violated the Fair Housing Act with targeting advertising, including allowing ads to be limited based on a user's religion

The former Bay Area resident has a new album, A Circle Has No Beginning, and is at the Freight with old and new friends to promote it.

It was three Resort 2019 looks in one day for Ruth Wilson who was promoting her new film, 'The Little Stranger' in New York on Thursday (August 16). SiriusXM: This fun and feminine Carolina Herrera Resort 2019 polka dot punchy number was styled with equally fun Malone Souliers 'Agatha' sandals. I love the

Between a Championship celebration, multiple golf tournaments and professional and fatherly duties, this offseason hasn’t featured a ton of downtime for Stephen Curry. And the three-time NBA champ added to his busy plate by hosting an “It’s Our Game” basketball camp this week in Walnut Creek, an invite-only event held for free for select Bay Area girls.

Red Cross volunteer La Faver supports fire victims Susanne La Faver has served as a volunteer with the American Red Cross since 1991. Last year she worked in the Florida Keys during Hurricane Irma, as well as at the fires that devastated Santa Rosa. As part of her more recent duties, she represented the Red Cross at the Mendocino Complex Fire, which is still burning today.

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As a cacophony of birdsong greets the rising sun, Mama Marie Goretti Amurere corrals her daughters from their beds and out the door of their single-story home.

The room was buzzing with the energy of September, although it was late spring. For two days, more than 100 educators came together in Baltimore at our Equity In Motion convening to dig deep into the anatomy of challenging, engaging assignments, to re-energize their practice, and to take their assignments — and their students — to new heights. Beneath the …