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    Will the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet change Russia's policies toward Ukraine?

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    Child porn website history found on Joseph Martin's computer, defense says accidental

    Martin's defense attorney argued that websites such as Milkboys.com and Gayboystube.com could have reached Martin's computer through pop-ups and redirect websites that could send users to unintended pages. 
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    Harmful bacteria prompts closures for swimmers at popular East Bay lakes

    Extremely high levels of harmful E. coli bacteria have prompted the closure of Shadow Cliffs Lake to swimmers until further notice, East Bay Regional Park District officials said Friday.  
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    Lane-splitting guidelines removed from CHP website

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a sometimes criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stopped traffic by driving between lanes. 
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    49ers notebook: Aldon Smith 'feeling great' at start of camp

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who might face NFL discipline after off-field incidents, looked in his natural element Thursday, suiting up in a No. 99 jersey and menacing quarterbacks on the practice field.

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    Shareholders approve Safeway's $9.2 billion sale to Albertsons

    About 96 percent of the outstanding shares of Safeway were voted in favor of the merger at a meeting at Safeway's headquarters in Pleasanton.
    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
    Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss

    Colin Kaepernick's late-game interception allows the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the San Francisco 49ers and advance to the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos
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    Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

    This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
    Thompson: 49ers defense shows fight even after Bowman injury

    The San Francisco 49ers defense was not as dominant as it needed to be Sunday. But when things looked most bleak against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, the defense got the ball back to the offense with a chance to win. Twice. Even without the unit's best player.