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uul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York. On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, the company announced it will voluntarily stop selling its fruit and dessert-flavored vaping pods.
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October 17, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Juul Labs stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors Thursday, acknowledging the public's "lack of trust" in the vaping industry.
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Carlos Lama of Bayside Cafe, which was among businesses to lose power due to PG&E's public safety power shutoff, uses an LED lamp and light from his phone at the counter of the restaurant in Sausalito, Calif.
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AP News
October 10, 2019 - 11:15 am
More than 1.5 million people in Northern California were in the dark Thursday, most for a second day, after the state's largest utility cut off electricity to more customers to prevent wind-fueled wildfires amid dry weather and strong winds sweeping through the region.
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In this May 15, 2019 file photo, Oprah Winfrey speaks at the Statue of Liberty Museum opening celebration at Battery Park in New York.
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September 04, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is taking her motivational spirit on the road early next year with an arena tour to promote a healthier lifestyle. The former talk-show host and OWN television network chief announced Wednesday that the "Oprah's 2020...
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In this July 16, 2019, file photo a pedestrian reflect in a store window at Barneys department store in New York.
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August 06, 2019 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys New York is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to buckle as shoppers move online and real estate costs soar. The iconic clothier founded almost a century ago will keep the doors open at its 10-story Madison Avenue store, but its secured $75...
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Robbie Ramirez, 10, holds onto his father, Robert Ramirez, during a vigil for victims of a Sunday evening shooting that left three people dead at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Gilroy, Calif.
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July 30, 2019 - 9:05 am
By Kathleen Ronayne and Julie Watson, Associated Press GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Only a few days ago, Gilroy was known for one thing: garlic. The rural community near San Francisco lived and breathed the prized, pungent crop. Now it's the site of the latest American mass shooting. On Sunday evening, a...
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SF Police Called on Black Man
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July 09, 2019 - 10:52 am
By Amir Vera and Sarah Moon, CNN (CNN) -- A young boy came to the defense of a black man on the Fourth of July as the boy's father questioned and later called the police on the man who said he was waiting for a friend at a San Francisco apartment building. Wesly Michel recorded his encounter with...
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In this photo provided by the Point Reyes National Seashore is a whale that washed ashore Thursday, May 23, 2019, near Limantour Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif.
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May 24, 2019 - 5:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the whale carcass was found Thursday along the Point Reyes National Seashore near...
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San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life.
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May 14, 2019 - 6:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates. The ban is part of broader...
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This March 23, 2016, file photo, shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.
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April 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website...
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In a September 2016 photo, Yale's women's Head Soccer Coach Rudy Meredith, who is accused of accepting $400,000 to doctor a prospective student's portfolio, gives a high five to a player.
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March 14, 2019 - 12:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the first lawsuit to come out of the college bribery scandal, several students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools involved in the case, saying they and others were denied a fair shot at admission. The plaintiffs brought the class-action complaint...
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