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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.

Groups appeal for release of license plate scans

(AP) — Advocacy groups have appealed a judge's ruling that denied them access to police records of license plate scans in Los Angeles, saying they are crucial to understanding the scope of government surveillance.

25 years later, could Bay Area take another quake?

(AP) — It's been 25 years since a massive quake rocked the Bay Area just before a World Series game, killing dozens, injuring thousands and causing billions of dollars' worth of damage as it buckled freeways, brought down a bridge and knocked buildings off their foundations.

Some in Congress expand their job title on ballot

(AP) — David Valadao is a Republican member of Congress from California, but voters in his agriculture-heavy district won't necessarily recognize that he's the incumbent when they cast their vote. Instead, he'll be listed on the ballot as "farmer/small businessman."