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Old Chinese fishing village in San Francisco attracts tourists

China Camp is a century-old fishing village of Chinese immigrants on the northern shore of San Francisco Bay.

IOL , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Critics urge Presidents Day protests against Trump's emergency declaration

Organisers of the demonstrations said they would be held throughout the day in towns and cities including Washington, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

EWN , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

Uber narrows losses, growth slows on the road to IPO

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Uber on Friday released earnings figures that showed its loss narrowed in the final quarter of last year while revenue growth slowed as the ridesharing giant prepares for a stock market debut.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

Amazon drops plans to build New York City headquarters

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) San Francisco – US e-commerce giant Amazon said on Thursday it would not build a new headquarters in New York City due to opposition from "some state and local politicians," though most New Yorkers support its plan.

IOL , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Kneeling protester Kaepernick agrees to confidential NFL settlement

Kaepernick and former San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid both filed a lawsuit against the NFL saying owners and officials colluded to keep them off NFL rosters for their decision to make a kneeling protest during the US anthem.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Kneeling protester Kaepernick agrees to confidential NFL settlement

Kaepernick and former San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid both filed a lawsuit against the NFL saying owners and officials colluded to keep them off NFL rosters for their decision to make a kneeling protest during the US anthem.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

U.S. quarterback Kaepernick settles grievance case with NFL

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick prepares to take the field before an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, U.S. October 23, 2016.

Reuters , Africa Feb 16, 2019

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid settle on collusion grievances with NFL

In this September 18, 2016 file photo, San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL game against the Carolina Panthers.

IOL , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

How giving mosquitoes diet pills could combat spread of malaria, Zika, dengue | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Zika infected an estimated 73 percent of people in the slum but “it really, really varied geographically,” says Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 14, 2019

Google to invest $13bn in US data centers

Photo: (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke) San Francisco – Google will make a new investment of more than $13 billion (R181bn) in data centres across the United States in 2019, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said Wednesday.

IOL , South Africa Feb 14, 2019