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San Francisco: Consolidated city-county in California, US
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th-most populous city in the United States, and the fourth-most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second-most densely populated large US city, and the fifth-most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. San Francisco is also part of the fifth-most populous primary statistical area in the United States, the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area.

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'This is complete nonsense': Elon Musk denies report of toilet paper shortage at...

'this is complete nonsense': elon musk denies report of toilet paper shortage at...
A report by Electrek said that “teams at several Tesla facilities are going to some extremes in attempts to cut costs, including skipping on ordering office supplies - even toilet paper”. world..
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Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

judge blocks trump from building sections of border wall
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency,..
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Videos for San Francisco

Trump And California Are At Odds [Video]Trump And California Are At Odds

On Wednesday the Trump administration agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California’s high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican..

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Amid Homeless Crisis, San Francisco Looks To Install High-Tech Smart Garbage Cans [Video]Amid Homeless Crisis, San Francisco Looks To Install High-Tech Smart Garbage Cans

According to a report by Geek.com, San Francisco is looking to keep its streets and sidewalks free of trash by installing a network of high-tech sensors. These sensors are reportedly designed for use..

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Amazon investors to vote on facial recognition technology [Video]Amazon investors to vote on facial recognition technology

Shareholders will vote on whether Amazon’s sales of its facial recognition technology to governments threatens civil rights at the tech giant's annual meeting in Seattle on Wednesday. Chris Dignam.

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Protesters rally against new state abortion bans [Video]Protesters rally against new state abortion bans

U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday to protest new..

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San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years [Video]San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years

In January, a preliminary one-night tally of San Francisco's homeless population was taken. The tally counted 8,011 homeless people, which is up 17% from two years ago. According to Business Insider, a..

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PG&E lines caused California's deadliest wildfire: officials [Video]PG&E lines caused California's deadliest wildfire: officials

State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85..

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Despite Objections, Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick Kenneth Lee [Video]Despite Objections, Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick Kenneth Lee

According to a report by Huffpost, on Wednesday, the Senate confirmed Kenneth Lee to a lifetime federal judgeship over the objections of both of his home-state senators and despite his past..

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Google ads coming to mobile app home feed [Video]Google ads coming to mobile app home feed

Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue. Jane Lanhee Lee..

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Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay [Video]Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay

Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s..

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Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest [Video]Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest

Activists called on Uber and Lyft drivers to strike by turning off their apps for a day and joining a rally to protest ahead of Uber's IPO. The response was lukewarm. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

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New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco [Video]New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco

Traffic is getting increasingly worse in San Francisco, California. Science Mag reports a new study says a major influence from 2010 to 2016 was the introduction of Uber and Lyft. Both companies are..

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Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms [Video]Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms

Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and UK plan to strike Wednesday in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Australia rallies for win at San Francisco SailGP after hard crash into water in opening race [Video]Australia rallies for win at San Francisco SailGP after hard crash into water in opening race

Australia rallies for narrow win at inaugural San Francisco SailGP event after crashing hard into water in day's opening race

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People Are Paying $2.25/Hour To Work In San Francisco Parking Lot [Video]People Are Paying $2.25/Hour To Work In San Francisco Parking Lot

BusinessInsider.com reports a parking lot can be an office at the same time... ...because apparently, a group in San Francisco is paying money to work in a parking space. The system is called "WePark,"..

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Gut Punch: FBI Raids Microbiome-Testing Startup [Video]Gut Punch: FBI Raids Microbiome-Testing Startup

UBiome's co-founders and co-CEOs Jessica Richman and Zac Apte have been placed on administrative leave. According to Business Insider, the move comes after the FBI raided uBiome's San Francisco..

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Exclusive - Star struck: Airbnb heads to Hollywood [Video]Exclusive - Star struck: Airbnb heads to Hollywood

Airbnb, the high-flying startup for booking home rentals around the world, has ambitions to develop original shows that could whet customers' appetite for travel, people familiar with the strategy told..

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Paul Simon To Donate To Environmental Orgs [Video]Paul Simon To Donate To Environmental Orgs

According to SF Gate, Paul Simon is donating all net proceeds from his 2019 Outside Lands Festival performance to two environmental organizations. Simon announced Tuesday that his Aug. 11 performance..

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Kamala Harris Expresses Regret Over Truancy Law From 2011 [Video]Kamala Harris Expresses Regret Over Truancy Law From 2011

According to a report by Huffpost, on Wednesday, Senator Kamala Harris said that she regrets that some California prosecutors 'criminalized the parents' of truant children using a controversial 2011..

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New Study Shows Great White Sharks Fear Killer Whales [Video]New Study Shows Great White Sharks Fear Killer Whales

Geek.com reports a new study suggests great white sharks are afraid of killer whales. According to new findings published in Nature, great white sharks moved away from killer whales, also known as..

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Court Allows Government to Send Asylum Seekers to Mexico [Video]Court Allows Government to Send Asylum Seekers to Mexico

​The administration argued the policy needed to stay in place due to what it termed a "humanitarian and security crisis" at the border.

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US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat [Video]US Mayors Aren't Blinking First On Trump's Migrant Threat

Business Insider reports Democratic mayors across the country are furious over President Donald Trump's threat-by-Tweet to release detained migrants into so-called sanctuary cities. Mayors of major..

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Trump floats moving migrants to 'sanctuary cities' [Video]Trump floats moving migrants to 'sanctuary cities'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering sending illegal immigrants in the country to so-called sanctuary cities, as he castigated Democrats who have opposed his attempts to build..

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Uber and Lyft's Rise Tanked Wheelchair Access To Taxis

uber and lyft's rise tanked wheelchair access to taxis
A new San Francisco city report details the devastating drop in on-demand rides for the disability community after the rise of Uber and Lyft. From a report: The financial blow to the taxi industry, the..
WorldNews - Published

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A.

In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system.
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Facebook says it removed 3 billion fake accounts between October, March

facebook says it removed 3 billion fake accounts between october, march
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before..
WorldNews - Published

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2

Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging Braves beat the Giants..
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Make Microsoft president new FB CEO: Ex-security chief

make microsoft president new fb ceo: ex-security chief
San Francisco, May 22 (IANS) Mired in several privacy scandals, Facebook must hire Microsoft President Brad Smith as its new CEO as it is right time for Mark Zuckerberg to step down, a former Facebook..
WorldNews - Published

After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back

Bryan Carmody, a night-crawling stringer in the Bay Area, won the support of press-freedom activists, although he may not be a conventional journalist.
NYTimes.com - Published

Reporter gets property returned after police raid

A San Francisco reporter is challenging a raid of his home office in which his work equipment was seized. Police say Bryan Carmody can retrieve the seized equipment, but the legal issues remain..
USATODAY.com - Published

San Francisco Police to return documents seized from reporter

The controversy stems from a May 10 police raid on reporter Bryan Carmody's home in San Francisco
CBS News - Published

2019's biggest summer music tours

This summer’s major festivals include Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, Firefly in Delaware, and Outside Lands in San Francisco.
USATODAY.com - Published

Facebook building its cryptocurrency in Switzerland: Report

facebook building its cryptocurrency in switzerland: report
San Francisco: Giving its cryptocurrency dream a firm beginning, Facebook has reportedly set up a company called Libra Networks in Switzerland that is developing payments and Blockchain systems for the..
WorldNews - Published

Facial Recognition: Dawn of Dystopia, or Just the New Fingerprints?

San Francisco banned it, but many police departments say the technology is used no differently from DNA databases or fingerprint matching software.
NYTimes.com - Published

Data security experts cite San Francisco ban regarding use of facial recognition technology by Telangana cops


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