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San Francisco: Consolidated city-county in California, US
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF, San Fran, Frisco, or The City, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco is the 15th-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 by population, with 4.7 million people, and the 4th-largest by economic output, with GDP of $549 billion 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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Four months after 'Howdy, Modi!', some Indians abroad protest over citizenship law

In the past month, small demonstrations from Harvard to San Francisco have underlined criticism of what detractors say are Modi's divisive identity politics.
IndiaTimes - Published

Massive mural of Greta Thunberg stares down at San Francisco

A massive portrait of Greta Thunberg gazed down onto San Francisco on Tuesday night after an artist unveiled a mural of the Swedish teen activist in a bid to remind residents of the dangers posed by..
Reuters - Published

Videos for San Francisco

Passenger describes flight 'with suspected coronavirus case' [Video]Passenger describes flight 'with suspected coronavirus case'

Andy West, a passenger on United Airlines flight 901 from San Francisco to Heathrow, was told there was a "suspected case of coronavirus on board". In an interview with ITV Meridian, he said the..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:18Published


Lyft's path to profit disappoints investors [Video]Lyft's path to profit disappoints investors

American rideshare company Lyft forecast slower revenue growth this year, sticking to its profitability target date of 2021. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Planes Full Of Americans Fleeing Coronavirus Outbreak Arriving In The U.S. [Video]Planes Full Of Americans Fleeing Coronavirus Outbreak Arriving In The U.S.

Planeloads of Americans trying to escape the coronavirus outbreak in China are arriving at U.S. military bases. The outbreak has infected over 28,000 people and killed more than 560 in China. CNN..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Americans under quarantine at CA air base [Video]Americans under quarantine at CA air base

Henry Walke with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spoke to reporters about the 178 evacuees from Wuhan, China, who are now under quarantine at California's Travis Air Force Base. "We are..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

49ers fans lament loss at Super Bowl [Video]49ers fans lament loss at Super Bowl

Fans of the San Francisco 49ers were devastated by the loss to Kansas City Chiefs, who won with a dramatic 31-20 comeback in the Super Bowl on Sunday (February 2).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

New Year's greetings from Times Square [Video]New Year's greetings from Times Square

'I have a diaper on' - revelers arrive early and prepared for hours long wait to midnight

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Warren Caught In "Wine Vault" Hypocrisy [Video]Warren Caught In "Wine Vault" Hypocrisy

During the December 19th 2019 Democratic debate Senator Elizabeth Warren took a swipe at Mayor Pete Buttigieg. She went after Buttigieg for hosting a fund raiser in a "wine cave." But, according to Fox..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

 

South Korean court upholds 45-day ban on Asiana's San Francisco flights

South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a government decision to suspend Asiana Airlines' Incheon-San Francisco route for 45 days, adding to the debt-ridden carrier's headaches as it battles..
Reuters - Published

San Francisco man accused of being agent for China held without bail

A San Francisco tour guide charged with being an undercover agent of the Chinese government was ordered held without bail on Tuesday after a federal magistrate judge found that he presented a potential..
Reuters - Published

San Francisco tour guide charged with carrying U.S. secrets to China

A San Francisco tour guide has been charged with being an agent of the Chinese government, accused of picking up U.S. national security secrets from furtive locations and delivering them cloak and..
Reuters - Published

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with being agent of China

A naturalized U.S. citizen working as a tour guide in the San Francisco area was charged on Monday with being an agent of the Chinese government, providing officials there with classified U.S. national..
Reuters - Published

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

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

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