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Victor Fung Dance’s “From the Top” is onstage in “A Pirouette with Asia” at Cowell Theater this weekend. (Courtesy San Francisco International Arts Festival)

Victor Fung brings charm to the dance floor

Hong Kong- and London-based choreographer Victor Fung, of Victor Fung Dance, presents…

 

San Francisco International Airport. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

London-found flight from SFO diverted after crew falls ill

A British Airways flight that left San Francisco International Airport Monday evening…

 

Lindsay Lohan (pictured in a makeup-free selfie earlier this year) is asking the public to respect her privacy following an alleged outburst in London that drew police to her door. (Courtesy Instagram)

Scoop: LiLo asks for speculation on her personal life to halt

Note to Lindsay Lohan: Good luck if you think your request for…

 

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his house in London on Sunday.  Corbyn seems to be facing a revolt by some members of his shadow cabinet, as a string of shadow ministers quit Sunday in protest at his leadership during the EU referendum campaign. (Isabel Infantes / PA via AP)

British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum

LONDON — Britain's shocking decision to remove itself from the European Union…

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his house in London on Sunday.  Corbyn seems to be facing a revolt by some members of his shadow cabinet, as a string of shadow ministers quit Sunday in protest at his leadership during the EU referendum campaign. (Isabel Infantes / PA via AP)
A woman on a bicycle leaves a polling station near to the Royal Chelsea Hospital, London on Thursdayn. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP)

UKIP leader Farage suggests ‘remain’ will win EU referendum

LONDON — The polls closed Thursday in Britain's historic referendum and a…

A woman on a bicycle leaves a polling station near to the Royal Chelsea Hospital, London on Thursdayn. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP)
Benjamin Clementine, whose debut album won the Mercury Prize, plays the Great American Music Hall. (Courtesy photo)

Benjamin Clementine learned from making music in the streets

British-born troubadour Benjamin Clementine soared to career heights when his eclectic jazzy…

Benjamin Clementine, whose debut album won the Mercury Prize, plays the Great American Music Hall. (Courtesy photo)
Oakland Raiders fans Griz Jones, left, and Ray Perez make their case for keeping the NFL football team in Oakland outside the hotel where NFL owners met Jan. 12 in Houston to discuss possible relocation plans. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

World’s Team? Homeless Raiders should give it a try

Word has leaked that the Raiders will play the Houston Texans in…

Oakland Raiders fans Griz Jones, left, and Ray Perez make their case for keeping the NFL football team in Oakland outside the hotel where NFL owners met Jan. 12 in Houston to discuss possible relocation plans. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Tom Cruise, pictured doing a promotion for the newest "Mission Impossible" movie in July, apparently didn’t attend his daughter’s wedding in London. (Lee Jin-man/AP Photo)

Scoop: Tom Cruise’s daughter weds — without him

It’s being widely reported that Tom Cruise did not go to his…

Tom Cruise, pictured doing a promotion for the newest "Mission Impossible" movie in July, apparently didn’t attend his daughter’s wedding in London. (Lee Jin-man/AP Photo)
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP PhotoCarmelo Anthony speaks to the media during a New York Knicks media availability session at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday. Milwaukee Bucks will play New York Knicks in an NBA game at the O2 Arena in London on Thursday.

Silver: Having jersey sponsors in NBA 'inevitable'

LONDON — In the NBA's efforts to grow its popularity in Europe,…

Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP PhotoCarmelo Anthony speaks to the media during a New York Knicks media availability session at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday. Milwaukee Bucks will play New York Knicks in an NBA game at the O2 Arena in London on Thursday.
TIZIANA FABI/AFP/GettyImagesShia LaBeouf is pictured at the Venice Film Festival.

Scoop: Shia LaBeouf thrown out of London eatery

Shia LaBeouf also had a bad week, according to a report in…

TIZIANA FABI/AFP/GettyImagesShia LaBeouf is pictured at the Venice Film Festival.

Niners not overlooking lowly Jags

LONDON -- The 49ers have no doubt that the Jacksonville Jaguars can…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesQuarterback Colin Kaepernick led the Niners to a big win Sunday

Niners touch down in London

One day removed from throttling the Tennessee Titans 31-17 in Nashville, the…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesQuarterback Colin Kaepernick led the Niners to a big win Sunday
Julian Finney/Getty ImagesPyrotechnics fill the stadium prior to the NFL International Series game between Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium on September 29

Raiders to play ‘home game’ in London in 2014

The NFL will play three regular-season games at London’s Wembley Stadium next…

Julian Finney/Getty ImagesPyrotechnics fill the stadium prior to the NFL International Series game between Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium on September 29
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

New names alongside Djokovic, Murray at Wimbledon

LONDON — Get ready for some unfamiliar names at Wimbledon. With Roger…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
Oli Scarff/Getty ImagesA police officer leaves St. Pancras Coroner's Court following the second inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse.

Second coroner’s inquisition finds that Winehouse died of acute alcohol poisoning

After a second London autopsy, this time by a different coroner, Amy…

Oli Scarff/Getty ImagesA police officer leaves St. Pancras Coroner's Court following the second inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse.
Matt Hamilton/ap file photoThe SFPUC has approved new charges for excess water use for some 1

Veteran Azevedo hopes to make big splash in London

In 2008, Tony Azevedo led the U.S. men’s water polo team to…

Matt Hamilton/ap file photoThe SFPUC has approved new charges for excess water use for some 1
reuters file photoKristian Ipsen (top row

Diving: Ipsen just short of 2nd Olympic games spot

Stanford’s Kristian Ipsen finished in third place Sunday in the 3-meter springboard…

reuters file photoKristian Ipsen (top row
reuters file photoKristian Ipsen (top row

Diving: Ipsen just short of 2nd Olympic games spot

Stanford’s Kristian Ipsen finished in third place Sunday in the 3-meter springboard…

reuters file photoKristian Ipsen (top row

Royal Navy “catch and release” Somali pirates

After publishing my column Tuesday  Afghan rules of engagement force U.S. soldiers…