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Mayor Lee Issues Statement On Support Efforts For Hurricane Harvey

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee released a public statement on Tuesday, August 29 in response to relief efforts to help those in the Houston, Texas region who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “As the heartbreaking destruction from Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold, the people of San Francisco are ready to act and support the people of Houston in...

Fellow Musicians To Join Manchester Benefit Concert

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM—Ariana Grande disclosed that on Sunday, June 4, she will return to Manchester to hold a benefit concert for victims of the terrorist attack that occurred after her show in the region on May 22. In addition to Grande, additional performers include Coldplay, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Usher, Take That, Pharrell Williams, and Niall Horan. The show will...

Mayor Lee Issues Statement Regarding DACA

SAN FRANCISCO—On Tuesday, September 5, President Donald Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), a program that protected the children who were brought into the United States illegally. Trump’s announcement led to various protests throughout the country including San Francisco and Trump Tower in New York City. San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee released...

Musician George Michael Dead At 53

LONDON, ENGLAND—British musician George Michael, 53, died at his home in Goring, Oxfordshire, England on Sunday, December 25. His death was confirmed by his publicist, Cindi Berger, and reportedly caused by heart failure. “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period. The family would ask...

Google To Run On Renewable Energy In 2017

UNITED STATES—Google announced on Tuesday, December 6 that they are planning to run entirely from renewable energy at the start of 2017. The company has spent the past decade negotiating and participating in deals with renewable producers and announced that its data and business centers all over the world will follow suit. According to the New York Times, Google spent...

David Beckham And Son Involved In Car Collision

LONDON—Soccer star David Beckham, 39, and his son Brooklyn, 16, were involved in a car collision after Brooklyn’s soccer game on November 29. The cause of the collision has not yet been released to the public. There were no reports of any serious injuries sustained by Beckham or his son.

The New Fascism: Rise of the Golden Dawn

GREECE—Political Unrest and Economic turmoil in Greece is ripe for the cultivation of a new Fascism and Xenophobia; The Ultra –Right Wing political party known as the Golden Dawn. Germany’s post Great War Republic – The Weimar Republic -- faced many economic issues brought on by reparations from the treaty of Versailles and the global repercussion of the Great Depression. ...

New Details Emerge In Death Of Singer Prince

HOLLYWOOD—New details have emerged in the death of musician Prince who passed away on April 21. An autopsy was performed on April 22, but an exact cause has not been disclosed. Toxicology results are not expected to be received until several weeks. A private memorial for the singer was held on Saturday, April 23 at his Paisley Park estate...

Reddit Interim CEO Resigns

SAN FRANCISCO—Reddit’s Interim CEO, Ellen Pao, has resigned from the post she held for eight months following increased scrutiny by the Reddit user community. In recent months, Pao became a controversial figure among users due to her exercises in leadership that proved unpopular. Reddit, which is based in San Francisco, will see its original co-founder and CEO Steve Huffman return to...

Musician David Bowie Dead At 69

HOLLYWOOD—The music world is mourning the loss of rock and pop legend David Bowie who passed away at the age of 69, on Saturday, January 10 after an 18-month battle with cancer. Bowie was battling liver cancer, which the musician did not publicly announce. His death occurred just two days after his 69th birthday, where he released his latest album...
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