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High turnout of visitors during the first days of ‘Ramses and Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 05:21 GMT

High turnout of visitors during the first days of ‘Ramses and Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition

Trump appeals court nominee yanked over racially insensitive writings

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 03:30 GMT

Senate Republican leaders pulled the plug on one of President's judicial nominees after lawmakers raised concerns about racially insensitive articles he wrote.

Flying car startup backed by Google founder offers test flights

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 10:53 GMT

A flying car project backed by Google co-founder Larry Page was closer to take-off on Wednesday, with a model for test flights by aspiring buyers.

Apple faces lawsuits after saying it slows down aging iPhones

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 09:22 GMT

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor battery performance.

Gwyneth Paltrow brings The Go-Gos to Broadway

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 07:41 GMT

The Go-Gos, the pioneering all-woman rock band, are heading to Broadway, with an assist by Gwyneth Paltrow.

U.S. government calls for teens' climate change lawsuit to be halted

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 11:30 GMT

The U.S. government on Monday urged a federal appeals court to issue an order blocking a lawsuit over climate change brought by a group of Oregon teenagers.

New hope for end to California wildfires as wind abates

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 12:25 GMT

Brutal winds that fueled southern California wildfires finally began to ease Saturday.

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 10:13 GMT

Unrelenting winds fanned towering flames Friday in southern California, where hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee multiple devastating fires.

Facebook to launch chat app for kids, with parental controls

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 02:46 GMT

Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children.

Fed's Williams joke shows how a novel policy could work, or fail

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 08:32 GMT

Economists presenting at a conference earlier this week blew through the organizers’ four-slides-per-speaker limit, and the host, San Francisco Fed President John Williams.

Michelin 3-star restaurants rise to seven in S. Francisco

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 10:58 GMT

The number of the restaurants in the San Francisco area with Michelin’s highest accolade of three stars grew to seven in the 2018 dining guide for the region.

Russia protests to U.S. 'shameful' theft of consulate flags

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 08:32 GMT

Russia protested to the US on Wednesday after it said Russian flags were stolen from its consulate in San Francisco, a charge that Washington disputed.

‘Elektra’s’ orchestra resonates with audiences

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 01:34 GMT

“Elektra” at San Francisco Opera has had great success since its premiere in Dresden, Germany, on January 25 1909.

Russia: U.S. order to vacate diplomatic property 'blunt act of hostility'

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 - 10:25 GMT

he Russian foreign ministry said on Sunday that a U.S. order to vacate Russian diplomatic property in Washington and San Francisco was a “blunt act of hostility”.

Kremlin says U.S. closure of consulate fuels U.S.-Russia tensions

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 02:50 GMT

The Kremlin said on Friday that a U.S. decision to close Russia’s San Francisco consulate and buildings in Washington and New York pushed bilateral ties further

Russia pledges 'harsh response' to U.S. tit-for-tat measures

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 02:38 GMT

ssian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow would respond harshly to U.S. measures designed to hurt it.

Washington tells Russia to close consulate, buildings in U.S

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 06:47 GMT

The United States has told Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and two annex buildings in Washington and New York.

California to sue Trump administration over sanctuary policy

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 05:31 GMT

California plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice over federal restrictions on some law enforcement grants to so-called sanctuary cities.

Tesla lowers price of Model X, saying margins improved

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 09:41 GMT

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Friday lowered the base price of its Model X SUV to $79,500.

Seed funding slows in Silicon Valley

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 01:51 GMT

The bloom is off seed funding, the business of providing money to brand-new startups