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Google’s new Android smartphone operating system is the cat’s meow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is selling a new Android smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


3 bikini baristas arrested at Wash. coffee stand

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Police say the service at a bikini espresso stand in Washington state was too hot.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Buyers raising a stink

NEW YORK (AP) - A noxious feline odor has some Dell customers caterwauling.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Hallmark’s ugly sweater ornament stirring backlash from customers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Greeting card giant Hallmark said Thursday that it shouldn't have changed the lyrics to "Deck the Halls" on a new holiday ornament that stirred a backlash from customers online.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Bay Area techs helping fix Obamacare website ills

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Convicted mobster hoping for a hit with eatery

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) - When he was on trial for racketeering, Angelo Lutz denied the mob's existence, but now he's using his past in organized crime to promote his new restaurant, the Kitchen Consigliere.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Business Briefs

NEV. CASINO WINNINGS UP 7.4 PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada casinos won $958.8 million from gamblers in September, representing a 7.4 percent increase over the same month last year due largely to big betting on baccarat and luck that favored the house, state regulators said Thursday.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Israel strikes Russian weapons shipment

BEIRUT (AP) - Israeli warplanes attacked a shipment of Russian missiles inside a Syrian government stronghold, officials said Thursday, a development that threatened to add another volatile layer to regional tensions from the Syrian civil war.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


HOA pays $65K after banning family's ambulance

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Born with a brittle bone disorder, 19-year-old Las Vegas resident Eric Doyle has experienced more than 500 painful fractures in his lifetime and is so fragile that he spent virtually all of his teen years confined to a hospital bed at his home.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


Tail wags may reveal more than you think

NEW YORK (AP) - The way Fido wags his tail might reveal more about him than you know. Just ask another dog.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


Sanford revamps neighborhood watch program

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The police department in the Florida city where 17-year-old Travyon Martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is reviving and revamping the watch program to include restrictions to try to keep members from carrying guns and pursuing suspects.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


Obama won't attend Gettysburg remembrance

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - President Barack Obama's affinity for Abraham Lincoln was on display through his political rise, but he won't be on hand in a few weeks to mark one of the 16th president's signature moments.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


Bride accused of pushing her husband off cliff wanted 'cops out of it'

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A newlywed bride accused of pushing her husband from a cliff to his death told Glacier National Park rangers where the body was so the search would be called off "and the cops will be out of it," newly unsealed court documents said.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


News from around the nation

2 MEN USED FAKE AX TO PRANK PEOPLE: VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Police in Vancouver, Wash., arrested two 18-year-old men accused of pretending to attack each other with an ax and then using it to threaten passers-by while videotaping their reactions.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


Vatican polls parishes on birth control

NEW YORK (AP) - The Vatican is taking the unusual step of conducting a worldwide survey on how parishes deal with sensitive issues such as birth control, divorce and gay marriage, seeking input ahead of a major meeting on the family that Pope Francis plans next year.

October 31, 2013 | | Nation


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MHS routs Calaveras in Buff Cup opener

Tournament host Manteca took a first-round victory in the Buffalo Cup on Friday with a 5-1 win over Calaveras of San Andreas at Guss Schmiedt ...

September 05, 2015 | Bulletin staff reports | High School Sports


Judge skips judgment of ‘Deflategate’

NEW YORK (AP) - A judge's ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address ...

September 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Day, Spieth rolling in opposite directions at TPC Boston

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Brendon de Jonge described his opening round Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship as coming out of nowhere. Jordan Spieth's start ...

September 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Eagles trade Barkley to Cardinals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable.

September 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets have no plans to shut Harvey down

MIAMI (AP) - The New York Mets plan for Matt Harvey to keep pitching as long as they keep playing.

September 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Yankees put Teixeira on DL with bruised shin

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Yankees put first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list Friday night because of a bruised right shin ...

September 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


PIER SHOOTING

"We're here not only for Kate, to keep her memory alive, but to have something done," a shellshocked James Steinle pronounced at a Tuesday ...

September 05, 2015 | | Other Views


WWII veteran DC bound

In April of 1944, James Dwight Spears decided to enlist in the military.

September 05, 2015 | By MONICA CANE Bulletin correspondent | NEWS


Shave your head to help teen moms

Guys who shave their heads can help teen moms in crisis.

September 04, 2015 | | NEWS


St. Anthony’s principal still passionate about Catholic education

St. Anthony's Catholic School Principal Mary Lou Hoffman started her Catholic education career as a teacher for St. Luke's Catholic School in Stockton ...

September 04, 2015 | By MONICA CANE 209 correspondent | LIVING IN 209


Catholic church fosters unity with parishioners

When inquired about the underlying mission of the St. Stanislaus Church in Modesto, Reverend Ramon Bejarano said that the church not only strives to live ...

September 04, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


A primer on where Pope Francis stands on today’s issues

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States ...

September 04, 2015 | | LIVING IN 209


Vilma Moreira Burton

Vilma Moreira Burton was born in Brazil.

September 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Marylynn Carroll

Marylynn Carroll left us to be with our Heavenly Father on August 30, 2015 with her mother and cousin Marie by her side. She was ...

September 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Bessie Schaapman

Bessie Schaapman, entered into rest on Saturday, August 29, 2015. She was born in Manteca on June 2, 1930 to the late Clyde Wilson and ...

September 04, 2015 | | OBITS


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