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New wildfires hit wine country near San Francisco
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# Widlfires

New wildfires hit wine country near San Francisco

Sep 28th 2020, 8:15 PM 15,900 Views 6 Comments

The fires in the famed Napa-Sonoma wine country came on the third anniversary of deadly wildfires that erupted in 2017.

PHOTOS: Wildfires turn sky orange in California
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PHOTOS: Wildfires turn sky orange in California

Sep 10th 2020, 8:03 AM 33,625 Views 27 Comments

Three people have died in the latest blaze.

Solid start for Lowry with 68 as Day the early leader at PGA Championship
# The Majors
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# The Majors

Solid start for Lowry with 68 as Day the early leader at PGA Championship

Aug 6th 2020, 9:57 PM 34,064 Views 7 Comments

The first round is ongoing at TPC Harding Park.

Koepka bidding for PGA Championship 3-in-a-row on 'big-boy course'
# Three-peat
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# Three-peat

Koepka bidding for PGA Championship 3-in-a-row on 'big-boy course'

Aug 5th 2020, 10:41 AM 4,107 Views 5 Comments

Rory McIlroy tees off in a group with Tigers Woods and Justin Thomas at Harding Park on Thursday.

Officials 'fully prepared' for PGA Championship without fans
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# Behind Closed Doors

Officials 'fully prepared' for PGA Championship without fans

Apr 14th 2020, 9:11 PM 4,525 Views 3 Comments

The US PGA Championship is scheduled for 6-9 August in San Francisco.

US PGA Championship called off amid coronavirus pandemic
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# Postponed

US PGA Championship called off amid coronavirus pandemic

Mar 17th 2020, 9:53 PM 4,434 Views 1 Comment

The organising body said they hoped to reschedule the event at Harding Park later in the year.

Cruise ship with 3,500 people held off US coast after passenger on previous voyage dies from Covid-19
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# Grand Princess

Cruise ship with 3,500 people held off US coast after passenger on previous voyage dies from Covid-19

Mar 5th 2020, 10:30 PM 34,688 Views 30 Comments

Tests are being carried out on the passengers and crew to determine if any have contracted the virus.

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales
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# Banned

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

Jun 26th 2019, 8:56 AM 37,210 Views 91 Comments

The legislation does not restrict the use of vaping products – only sales, manufacturing and distribution.

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63
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# Smoggy

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63

Nov 16th 2018, 8:10 PM 11,226 Views 5 Comments

US president Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state tomorrow.

Google now being sued for tracking phone locations
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# Location Location Location

Google now being sued for tracking phone locations

Aug 21st 2018, 8:20 AM 15,672 Views 45 Comments

A lawsuit filed in San Francisco is accusing Google of invading people’s privacy.

Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay
# Success
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# Success

Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay

Jul 24th 2018, 12:44 PM 6,672 Views 4 Comments

Last weekend’s World Cup in San Fran saw the men’s and women’s teams deliver fine performances.

Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile
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# Captain Fantastic

Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile

Jul 21st 2018, 12:36 AM 8,479 Views 5 Comments

A thundering run from Pedro Verschae threatened to derail Ireland’s World Cup campaign.

'When I first began, I was like '7 minutes, this will be handy...' it's not handy when you're out there'
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# Sevens Francisco

'When I first began, I was like '7 minutes, this will be handy...' it's not handy when you're out there'

Jul 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,612 Views 1 Comment

Lucy Mulhall leads Ireland’s challenge at the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco.

Ambulances called to Dublin Airport after Aer Lingus crew became ill on flight
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# Dublin Airport

Ambulances called to Dublin Airport after Aer Lingus crew became ill on flight

Jul 11th 2018, 3:12 PM 129,609 Views 64 Comments

Passengers were kept on the plane as a precaution until the HSE assessed the situation.

Man receives €26,692 mobile bill from Three after returning home from holiday
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# Data Roaming

Man receives €26,692 mobile bill from Three after returning home from holiday

Apr 19th 2018, 8:30 PM 171,840 Views 125 Comments

Three says it “makes every effort to ensure that customers can manage their roaming charges when abroad”.

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'
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# Road To Recovery

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Jan 14th 2018, 6:30 AM 18,898 Views 11 Comments

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day
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# San Francisco

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:40 AM 10,144 Views 0 Comments

Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.

San Francisco Aquatic Park closed to swimmers after two sea lions attacks
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# San Francisco

San Francisco Aquatic Park closed to swimmers after two sea lions attacks

Dec 16th 2017, 3:09 PM 15,964 Views 13 Comments

A sea lion bit a man in the groin area yesterday as he swam in the waters.

Leo, Zuckerberg and Tim Cook: Varadkar's mission to woo US tech companies
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# Leo Actually

Leo, Zuckerberg and Tim Cook: Varadkar's mission to woo US tech companies

Nov 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,916 Views 61 Comments

Microsoft, Facebook and Apple – the Taoiseach made pitstop visits to them all this week.

Patriots deal QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers
# JIMMY G
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# JIMMY G

Patriots deal QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers

Oct 31st 2017, 11:51 AM 6,390 Views 13 Comments

Bill Belichick, you evil genius.

Thursday night record set on the west coast as the Rams edge 80-point thriller
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# Shoot-out

Thursday night record set on the west coast as the Rams edge 80-point thriller

Sep 22nd 2017, 10:57 AM 4,675 Views 7 Comments

Jared Goff lit up Levi’s Stadium last night while 49ers QB Brian Hoyer will rue two big interceptions.

'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit
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# Monkey Business

'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit

Jul 12th 2017, 10:50 PM 26,734 Views 48 Comments

Pictures taken by the monkey ended up in a wildlife book.

An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco
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# Near Miss

An Air Canada plane almost landed on crowded taxiway instead of runway in San Francisco

Jul 11th 2017, 10:49 PM 26,946 Views 14 Comments

“Where’s this guy going? He’s on the taxiway,” one of the pilots on the ground said.

'They're very affectionate': Rat cafe opens in San Francisco
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# Rats In

'They're very affectionate': Rat cafe opens in San Francisco

Jul 3rd 2017, 11:41 AM 33,561 Views 45 Comments

The breakfast will cost you about $50.

Three men shot dead by co-worker in San Francisco identified
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# UPS

Three men shot dead by co-worker in San Francisco identified

Jun 15th 2017, 7:32 AM 14,692 Views 26 Comments

A union official says the gunman had filed a grievance complaining that he was working excessive overtime.

Four killed and others injured after San Francisco warehouse shooting
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# Potrero Hill

Four killed and others injured after San Francisco warehouse shooting

Jun 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 53,609 Views 32 Comments

The shooter is thought to be an employee at the delivery company.

'The depression was just gone': People are microdosing LSD to try to improve their lives
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# New Trend

'The depression was just gone': People are microdosing LSD to try to improve their lives

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:10 AM 32,960 Views 53 Comments

Microdosing acid is becoming increasingly popular in the US.

'See you in court!' - US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban
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# Travel Unbanned

'See you in court!' - US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

Feb 9th 2017, 11:22 PM 27,852 Views 98 Comments

The US president’s controversial ban was suspended by a federal judge last week.

This fancy restaurant is serving food on iPads and we have had it, officially
# We Want Plates
# We Want Plates

This fancy restaurant is serving food on iPads and we have had it, officially

Dec 29th 2016, 2:03 PM 6,531 Views 3 Comments

Yes, on iPads. Real iPads.

Uber has put the brakes on its self-driving cars in California
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# Uber Unhappy

Uber has put the brakes on its self-driving cars in California

Dec 22nd 2016, 12:55 PM 6,162 Views 14 Comments

Self-driving Uber cars were being tested in defiance of a state order to halt the programme.

Death toll from California dance party fire rises to 24
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# Oakland

Death toll from California dance party fire rises to 24

Dec 4th 2016, 5:25 PM 22,829 Views 7 Comments

The search for bodies is expected to continue for at least 48 hours.

Health officials investigate after Thanksgiving meal linked with three deaths
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Health officials investigate after Thanksgiving meal linked with three deaths

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:10 AM 13,647 Views 2 Comments

At least 14 others were sick after the church-sponsored meal.

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own
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# Google Pixel

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own

Oct 4th 2016, 10:55 PM 26,954 Views 50 Comments

Google’s Pixel smartphone range, along with all sorts of other tech tidbits, launched in San Francisco today.

Young man shot dead while playing Pokemon Go at San Francisco tourist attraction
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# Aquatic Park

Young man shot dead while playing Pokemon Go at San Francisco tourist attraction

Aug 8th 2016, 2:55 PM 21,376 Views 22 Comments

The 20-year-old and his friend had noticed someone watching them from the top of a hill.

Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment
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# Living In A Box

Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment

Apr 2nd 2016, 6:00 PM 52,009 Views 59 Comments

If you think the rents in Dublin are crazy, you should see what they’re like in San Francisco, California…

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives
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# California

Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives

Mar 16th 2016, 1:11 PM 16,934 Views 15 Comments

Matthew Hay-Chapman recognised the stolen white van from news reports and pointed the men out to police.

This animal control officer's Twitter account is an absolute joy
# Officer Edith
# Officer Edith

This animal control officer's Twitter account is an absolute joy

Mar 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 5,546 Views 1 Comment

Officer Edith, out there saving the raccoons, skunks and ducks of San Francisco.

British tourist fighting for life after being stabbed in the head in San Francisco
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# Attack

British tourist fighting for life after being stabbed in the head in San Francisco

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:00 AM 19,983 Views 38 Comments

He was walking with his niece when the incident occurred.

Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane
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# United States

Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane

Dec 17th 2015, 9:00 AM 23,511 Views 0 Comments

Lawrence Wells, 54, faces up to 10 years in prison.

Parole hearing brings back dark memories of the notorious "San Francisco witch killers"
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# California Nightmares

Parole hearing brings back dark memories of the notorious "San Francisco witch killers"

Dec 5th 2015, 9:00 PM 34,660 Views 9 Comments

In the early 1980s, Suzan and Michael Carson went on a religious, drug-fuelled mission to rid the world of “witches” in California.

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