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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 884,363 residents as of 2017. 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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Amazon to shut down domestic marketplace business in China

amazon to shut down domestic marketplace business in china
Reuters SAN FRANCISCO/SHANGHAI (Reuters) — Amazon.com Inc. plans to close its domestic marketplace in China by mid-July, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, focusing efforts on more..
WorldNews - Published

Garoppolo recovering well from major left knee injury

Jimmy Garoppolo has resumed throwing and taking drop backs as he rehabilitates from a major knee injury that derailed his first full season as San Francisco's starting quarterback
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Videos for San Francisco

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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Trump Seeks To Stave Off The End Of Asylum Policy [Video]Trump Seeks To Stave Off The End Of Asylum Policy

​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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Cutting Smoking Could Save Medicaid $2.6 Billion [Video]Cutting Smoking Could Save Medicaid $2.6 Billion

April 12 (UPI) -- Researchers say they think cutting smoking in each state by 1 percent in a year would lower the cost to taxpayer-supported Medicaid by $2.6 billion the following year, according to..

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U.S. Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration From Sending Migrants Back [Video]U.S. Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration From Sending Migrants Back

Reuters reports a U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from sending asylum seekers back across the border to wait out cases in Mexico. The order by U.S. District Judge..

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826NYC hides inside superhero supply store [Video]826NYC hides inside superhero supply store

Superheroes unite! Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.'s superpower is a tutoring school hidden behind one of its shelves. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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A Do-Good Investment Firm Donates Against A Homeless Shelter [Video]A Do-Good Investment Firm Donates Against A Homeless Shelter

According to Business Insider, The founder of a $26.5 billion do-good investment firm just donated to oppose a new homeless center in San Francisco Jerome "Jerry" Dodson founded Parnassus Investments,..

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The view of one Lyft driver about the IPO [Video]The view of one Lyft driver about the IPO

Ride hailing app Lyft is listing on the New York stock market Friday with a lot of investor excitement, but one driver tells Reuters, he's steering clear of the stock. Jane Lee reports.

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Bayer shares sag after U.S. jury verdict in Roundup cancer trial [Video]Bayer shares sag after U.S. jury verdict in Roundup cancer trial

According to Reuters, Bayer AG shares sank to their lowest in almost seven years on Thursday after a U.S. jury awarded $80 million to a man who claimed use of the group’s weed killer Roundup caused..

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Plaintiff in Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Trial Awarded $80M [Video]Plaintiff in Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Trial Awarded $80M

A jury decided Edwin Hardeman should get $5.27 million in compensatory damages and $75 million in punitive damages.

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Kate Steinle’s Parents ‘Can’t Sue’ San Francisco Over 2015 Killing By Undocumented Immigrant, Court Rules [Video]Kate Steinle’s Parents ‘Can’t Sue’ San Francisco Over 2015 Killing By Undocumented Immigrant, Court Rules

The parents of Kate Steinle cannot sue San Francisco for failing to tell ICE of an undocumented immigrant’s release from jail a few months before he fatally shot their daughter in 2015, a 9th Circuit..

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Lyft Drivers Protest Outside Lyft Investors Meeting [Video]Lyft Drivers Protest Outside Lyft Investors Meeting

Lyft drivers and labor organizers protested outside a meeting of Lyft executives and investors in downtown San Francisco on Monday morning. Gizmodo reports Lyft's valuation hit an estimated $25 billion..

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French 'Spiderman' climbs skyscraper to save crumbling Notre-Dame cathedral [Video]French 'Spiderman' climbs skyscraper to save crumbling Notre-Dame cathedral

The 56-year-old was seen using horizontal struts running up the Engie headquarters' curved facade and a protruding structure going top-to-bottom of the 607-foot glass-fronted building. Rough cut (no..

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How To Save On Airline Baggage Fees Or Avoid Them [Video]How To Save On Airline Baggage Fees Or Avoid Them

Want to save on airline baggage fees? According to Lifehacker, it's all about finding the loopholes. Some of the tips and tricks that they recommend, as explained by the Points Guy, include: 1. Choose..

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Levi's soars in stock market return [Video]Levi's soars in stock market return

Shares of Levi Strauss & Co surged 31 percent in their debut on Thursday, giving the U.S. jeans maker a market value of $8.7 billion. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Levi’s is back to mine the stock market [Video]Levi’s is back to mine the stock market

Levi Strauss & Co is coming back to the stock market on Thursday after more than three decades with a valuation of $6.6 billion. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

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Jury: Bayer's Roundup Weed Killer Caused Man's Cancer [Video]Jury: Bayer's Roundup Weed Killer Caused Man's Cancer

A federal jury found Tuesday that the herbicide Roundup caused a man's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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Bayer shares slide after latest Roundup cancer ruling [Video]Bayer shares slide after latest Roundup cancer ruling

Shares in Germany's Bayer's fell more than 12 percent on Wednesday after a second U.S. jury ruled its Roundup weed killer caused cancer. Francis Maguire reports.

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Google unveils new cloud-based gaming service [Video]Google unveils new cloud-based gaming service

Google announced on Tuesday that it would launch a browser-based video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the company's cloud technology and global network of data..

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Bayer Loses Court Battle Over Roundup [Video]Bayer Loses Court Battle Over Roundup

A U.S. jury on Tuesday found Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based weed killer to be a “substantial factor” in causing a man’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. According to Reuters, the ruling allows the trial..

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Today in History for April 18th

Highlights of this day in history: The San Francisco earthquake; What becomes known as 'Paul Revere's ride'; A suicide bomb hits the U.S. embassy in Lebanon; Physicist Albert Einstein dies; Wayne..
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San Francisco’s Big-Hatted ‘Beach Blanket Babylon’ to Close after 45 Years

This treasured San Francisco staple is renowned as much for its spectacularly sculptural headgear as its content.
NYTimes.com - Published

Man accused duping Vikings for $70,000 in luxury suite scam

A San Francisco man is accused of bilking the Minnesota Vikings out of about $70,000 in a luxury suite scam
USATODAY.com - Published

Tech We’re Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone

Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes.
NYTimes.com - Published

Muskrat loophole, sloth skeleton, Georgia O’Keefe: News from around our 50 states

Famously curvy street could get tolls in San Francisco, Harvard students end goat-roasting tradition, and more
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Toddler snatched, rescued on San Francisco street

San Francisco police say Good Samaritans stopped the attempted kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy on a busy street Friday. The suspect was identified as a disc jockey from Australia. (April 17)
USATODAY.com - Published

Doc Rivers tells story of how a stranger saved him from losing $2,000 he dropped

Doc Rivers had a very human moment with a stranger in San Francisco on Monday and it's just a shame the person didn't stick around for the reward.
USATODAY.com - Published

San Francisco eyes limits on famed crooked street

San Francisco eyes limits on famed crooked street
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San Francisco officials propose per-vehicle fee, online reservations for city's 'crookedest street'

Thousands of tourists looking to drive down the "crookedest street in the world" may have to pay a toll if a San Francisco proposal passes.
USATODAY.com - Published

One of America's most famous streets may soon have its own toll

Proposals to ease mounting tourist traffic around Lombard Street in San Francisco may include reservations and fees
CBS News - Published

Lyft Pulls Electric Bikes From San Francisco Streets After Reported Brake Problems

lyft pulls electric bikes from san francisco streets after reported brake problems
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Lyft has pulled 3,000 electric bikes from San Francisco, New York and Washington, D.C. streets, after customers complained the bikes were...
WorldNews - Published

Lyft pulls electric bikes in three U.S. cities after complaints about braking

Lyft Inc is recalling several thousand electric bikes in its bike-share program in New York, Washington and San Francisco because of a braking problem, the ride-hailing company said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

As Trump battles California, Gov. Newsom makes big changes in first 100 days

From halting death row executions to derailing a high-speed train, Newsom is continuing a brash leadership style he espoused as San Francisco mayor.
USATODAY.com - Published

Giants scratch Belt with stiff neck after 18-inning game

Giants' Brandon scratched from lineup with a stiff neck, less than 12 hours after scoring the winning run in the 18th inning of San Francisco's 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies
USATODAY.com - Published

Appeals court rules "Remain in Mexico" policy can proceed for now

A federal judge in San Francisco ruled Monday to halt the unprecedented change​ to the U.S. asylum system while the groups' lawsuit moves forward
CBS News - Published

State Senator: San Francisco welcomes immigrants

President Donald Trump says he is strongly considering releasing immigrants taken into custody near the border into Democratic strongholds such as San Francisco. But a state Senator there says the city..
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United flight to New Zealand makes emergency landing in Hawaii after pilot falls ill

The United flight from San Francisco to New Zealand diverted to Honolulu after a pilot fell ill. There were 247 passengers on the Boeing 777.
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Trump Says He Is Considering Releasing Migrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

One high-profile “sanctuary city,” which limits how local law enforcement agencies cooperate with federal immigration officers, is San Francisco. It happens to be the home of Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
NYTimes.com - Published

Google diversity chief leaves amid controversies

google diversity chief leaves amid controversies
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) Google's Chief Diversity Officer, Danielle Brown is leaving the company amid a series of controversies, including unrest over workplace issues. Brown would be replaced by..
WorldNews - Published

LinkedIn brings reaction emojis on its app

linkedin brings reaction emojis on its app
San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) In an attempt to become more interactive for users, Microsoft-owned job seeking platform LinkedIn is bringing the Facebook-famed emoji "Reactions" on its...
WorldNews - Published

White House considered releasing detained migrants in sanctuary cities: Washington Post

White House officials have tried to pressure U.S. immigration authorities to release migrants detained at the border into so-called sanctuary cities such as San Francisco to retaliate against President..
Reuters - Published

Facebook to punish Groups for spreading fake news

facebook to punish groups for spreading fake news
San Francisco, April 11 (IANS) In yet another bid to tame fake news, Facebook will crack down on Groups that repeatedly share misinformation by reducing that Group's overall News Feed distribution. The..
WorldNews - Published

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