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Other woman's fury called catalyst for killing

The father of Alice Sin's child is being tried in the death of the young Pinole mother, whose body was found in the Nevada desert. 
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Girl struggling in SUV at Bay Bridge toll plaza located

The child, who officers said was in good health, was found after the driver of the SUV contacted authorities late Tuesday night after the CHP sent out an alert earlier in the day. 
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Warriors in NBA Finals for first time since 1975

Forty years after their last NBA championship, the Golden State Warriors are back in the NBA Finals with a shot at another title.
 
Antioch hostage standoff: How it unfolded

After an hours-long standoff with two hostages at a gas station, an armed suspect who had carjacked several vehicles and fled authorities across Contra Costa County released his captives and surrendered peacefully Wednesday afternoon, police said. 
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Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation

'Mean Girls’ actress finished community service hours in a rush of work in recent weeks. 
BUSINESS
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Google I/O: Taking on Apple Pay, Flickr

Hoping to up its game against rivals like Apple, Google on Thursday announced a suite of new products and updates at its annual software developer conference, including a new smartphone payment system that can be used to buy products in more than 700,000 stores.

Live blog: Google I/O keynote  

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Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation

'Mean Girls’ actress finished community service hours in a rush of work in recent weeks.