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2nd guilty plea in California tainted beef case

(AP) — A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef.

California mayor resigns after injury car crash

(AP) — The mayor of this Southern California city announced his resignation Monday in the wake of his arrest for an alleged drunken-driving crash that injured four cheerleaders.

Record iPhone sales drive Apple's 3Q beat 


(AP) — The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations.

Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix 


(AP) — Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know 


(AP) — Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods.

Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

(AP) — Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Youths, tech workers duel over San Francisco field

(AP) — Teenage soccer players in San Francisco won an off-field victory over the city's technology workers after a videotaped confrontation gained national attention.

Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

(AP) — Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Brown pursues lasting policy legacy in California

(AP) — Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again: get elected to a fourth term as governor.

'Easy Rider' chopper at auction might be phony

(AP) — The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" is up for auction this weekend in California.