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San Francisco: Consolidated city-county in California, US
San Francisco, officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF or "The City", 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 U.S. city, and the fifth most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. San Francisco is the 12th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States, with 4,729,484 people in 2018. With San Jose, it forms the fifth most populous combined statistical area in the United States, the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area.

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Peru ex-president denied bail in U.S., wife dragged from court after outburst

A former Peruvian first lady was dragged out of a courtroom in San Francisco on Thursday as she cursed a judge's decision to keep her husband, ex-president Alejandro Toledo, in jail pending extradition..
Reuters - Published

San Francisco airport bans sale of single-use plastic water bottles in effort to reduce carbon footprint; fliers advised to buy refillable bottles

San Francisco International airport is banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles and will require fliers to buy refillable bottles if they're not already carrying their own, US media reported.
Firstpost - Published

Videos for San Francisco

The Healthiest Cities In America [Video]The Healthiest Cities In America

According to The Huff Post, when it comes to American cities, the West Coast is home to some of the healthiest. A study from WalletHub ranked the most healthy cities in the U.S., over 174, based on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping [Video]'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping

'I don't know anybody that has died from vaping the right stuff,' says owner at iVape, as NJ expects to announce vaping restrictions within weeks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published

San Francisco: $2.5 Billion Bid For PG&E's Electric System [Video]San Francisco: $2.5 Billion Bid For PG&E's Electric System

FILE PHOTO: A PG&E truck carrying an American Flag drives past PG&E repair trucks in Paradise, California, U.S. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage NEW YORK (Reuters) - The city of San Francisco has offered to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

What to look out for at Apple's Sep 10 event [Video]What to look out for at Apple's Sep 10 event

Apple's big hardware event is coming on September 10. New iPhones are expected to be launched and investor will be watching the prices to see how the trade war is impacting the Cupertino tech giant...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:00Published

As tariffs loom Apple remains dependent on China [Video]As tariffs loom Apple remains dependent on China

Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple's dependence on China, the company's supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

Hudson's Bay to sell Lord + Taylor for $100 million [Video]Hudson's Bay to sell Lord + Taylor for $100 million

Hudson’s Bay Co said on Wednesday it would sell its Lord + Taylor department store operations to San Francisco-based fashion rental service company Le Tote Inc for about $100 million. Yahaira Jacquez..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Blockchain ID database could help Sierra Leone's unbanked [Video]Blockchain ID database could help Sierra Leone's unbanked

A San Francisco tech non-profit is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone, which it hopes will help millions of people outside the traditional banking system. Serena Chaudhry..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

DNC Votes Against Allowing Candidates To Participate In Exclusive Climate Debate [Video]DNC Votes Against Allowing Candidates To Participate In Exclusive Climate Debate

Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against a debate focused on climate change. The 222-137 vote said they would not allow candidates to participate in such a primary debate...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Watch: Swimming from Hawaii to San Francisco to clean up the ocean [Video]Watch: Swimming from Hawaii to San Francisco to clean up the ocean

Ben Lecomte is swimming from Hawaii to San Francisco to better understand how plastic is affecting our oceans.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:19Published

Lyft Yanks Electric Bikes In SF [Video]Lyft Yanks Electric Bikes In SF

Lyft has yanked over a thousand electric bikes from rental availability in San Francisco. Gizmodo reports the move comes after two e-bikes experienced battery fires in the past few days. The estimated..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Police seek motive, second suspect in CA shooting [Video]Police seek motive, second suspect in CA shooting

Police in northern California identified a teen as the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, in a mass shooting at a food festival, as they searched for a suspected accomplice...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:12Published

Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi And Elijah Cummings' Districts [Video]Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi And Elijah Cummings' Districts

President Donald Trump started his Sunday morning attacking Nancy Pelosi’s district Trump implied Pelosi is failing her district in San Francisco and said the area is not “recognizable lately.”..

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2 U.S. Teens Jailed In Rome For Murdering Policeman [Video]2 U.S. Teens Jailed In Rome For Murdering Policeman

According to CNN, two 19-year-old Americans from San Francisco, were arrested in Rome on Friday, in connection with the murder of an Italian police officer. The two suspects, Christian Gabriel Natale..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Latest Asylum Rule [Video]Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Latest Asylum Rule

A federal judge in San Francisco blocked President Donald Trump’s latest attempt for an asylum rule. According to Reuters, the new rule would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Uber Is Testing A Monthly Subscription Service That Offers Rides, Meals And Scooters [Video]Uber Is Testing A Monthly Subscription Service That Offers Rides, Meals And Scooters

According to Digital Trends, Uber is quickly becoming more than just a rideshare company. They have launched a monthly plan that offers users discounted rides, free food delivery, and free bike and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Microsoft invests $1 bln in OpenAI [Video]Microsoft invests $1 bln in OpenAI

Microsoft said it's investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on its cloud computing service. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

 

Teen identified as gunman in mass shooting at California garlic festival

A California teenager was identified by police on Monday as the gunman who killed three people, including two children, at a food festival south of San Francisco.
Reuters - Published

Teen identified as gunman at California food festival, police hunt for associate

California police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, in a mass shooting at a food festival south of San Francisco.
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule

A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Reuters - Published

United Airlines to resume India flights from September as Pakistan reopens airspace

The company will also start a new daily service between San Francisco and New Delhi beginning December 5, a spokesman said.
DNA - Published

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


IndiaTimes - Published

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition software by police

The ban applies to the San Francisco police and other municipal departments. It does not affect the use of the technology by the federal government at airports and ports, nor does it limit personal or..
Firstpost - Published

Exclusive: Beto O'Rourke belonged to major hacker group as a teenager

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke belonged to one of the best-known groups of computer hackers as a teenager, Reuters revealed today. In an..
Firstpost - Published

Special Report: Beto O'Rourke's secret membership in a legendary hacking group

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) - Some things you might know about Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman who just entered the race for president: - The Democratic contender raised a record..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. college admissions scandal sparks $500 billion lawsuit

(Reuters) - The U.S. college admissions scandal that erupted this week has triggered private litigation accusing rich, well-connected parents of buying spots for their children at prestigious schools,..
Firstpost - Published

US deplanes, deports Air India pilot on child porn charges

The incident took place at San Francisco on Monday and the pilot was deplaned by the authorities soon after his plane landed from New Delhi, they added.
DNA - Published

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