Monday, 9 December 2019

Tag Archives: San Francisco

StarKist to pay $100M fine in tuna price-fixing case

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered StarKist Co. to pay a $100 million fine in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving three companies. The Pittsburgh-based company had asked U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen to reduce the fine to $50 million, arguing a $100 million penalty ...

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

SAN FRANCISCO became the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes, as concerns grow over a sharp rise in vaping among youths. The city’s legislature unanimously approved an ordinance suspending the sale in shops or online of e-cigarette products that lack approval by ...

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London Breed Becomes San Francisco 1st Black Woman Mayor

SAN FRANCISCO:  The 43-year-old Democrat who ran a grueling 5-month campaign will take oath on the steps of the city hall and address a gathering of nearly a thousand people. In a historic first, London Breed will become the first Black woman to be appointed as San Francisco’s 45th mayor Wednesday. The ...

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Robot burger restaurant set to open in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO: Your next cheeseburger could be made by a robot. California-based startup Creator has built a machine that can cook patties, toast buns, squirt on the sauce and assemble your burger in just five minutes. It took eight years to develop, but the burger robot is almost ready to ...

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Ex-US Marine’s planned terror attack for Christmas Day foiled

SAN FRANSCISCO: Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group, according to court documents. Tow truck driver Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, was planning to target the city’s busy Pier 39 tourist spot, according ...

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Thousands of students carry protests against Trump into second week

LOS ANGELES: Demonstrations protesting the U.S. presidential election victory of Republican Donald Trump entered their second week on Monday, with thousands of students chanting phrases like “Not My President” after walking out of classes across the country. The latest protests came as critics slammed Trump’s selection of right-wing firebrand Stephen ...

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Five shot in downtown Seattle near scene of anti-Trump protests

A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night following an argument and wounded five people not far from protests over the surprise victory of Republican Donald Trump NEW YORK: A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night following an argument and wounded five people, not far ...

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