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Bruce Bochy Out After Heart Ablation Surgery

SAN FRANCISCO—Giants manager Bruce Bochy, 62, underwent a heart procedure on Tuesday, April 18 to repair what team officials have described as an ablation surgery. He will miss two games against the Royals in Kansas City as a result. Bochy has reportedly been treated for heart-related complications three times in three seasons. At the start of spring training for the 2015...

Oldest Person In The World Dies At 117

ITALY—Italian Supercentenarian Emma Morano, the oldest living human being to date, died at the age of 117 on Saturday, April 15. Morano reportedly stopped breathing while sitting in an arm chair at her home, according to Dr. Carlo Bava, who spoke with Morano's caretaker. Bava, who had provided Morano with medical care for 27 years, told reporters that he had last seen her on...

California’s Electricity Prices Drop to Zero

CALIFORNIA—For the first time, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) accounted for almost 40 percent of net grid power produced during the hours between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., showing almost 50 percent growth in utility-scale solar photovoltaic installed capacity in 2016 indicated the Energy Information Administration (EIA) website. Large amounts of sunlight can produce too much electricity around the...

U.S Border Patrol Can Check Your Personal Phone

SAN FRANCISCO- Since Presidents Trump's travel ban has been introduce and rewritten. People have gone up to protest to their local government and no one noes this better than California. Recently lawyers had to explained that lately smartphones are being searched by U.S. border border patrol officers. This new development is not just affecting those who have friends and families...

O.J. Simpson Set For Parole Hearing This Year

UNITED STATES—O.J. Simpson, the former NFL Hall of Fame running back who pleaded not guilty to the murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman in 1994, may be released on parole later this year. Simpson, 69, has served nine years of his 33-year sentence for robbing Alfred Beardsley and Bruce Fromong of nearly 800 pieces of sports memorabilia at...

Bomb Threat At San Francisco Anti-Defamation League Office

SAN FRANCISCO—A section of Market Street between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street was closed from 4 p.m to 7 p.m. on Monday, February 27, after a bomb threat against the San Francisco Anti-Defamation League office. The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael and the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto were also forced to evacuate after receiving...

Car Where Tupac Shakur Was Shot Up For Sale

LOS ANGELES—On Sunday, February 26, the car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot in 1996 is up for sale in the amount of $1.5 million. Shakur, who was 25 at the time of his death, was killed in a drive-by shooting on September 7, 1996 in Las Vegas, NV. He was taken to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada,...

Non-Stop Flights From Bradley To SF

SAN FRANCISCO—On Monday, February 27 United Airlines announced that non-stop flights from Bradley International Airpot to San Francisco will commence beginning June 8. United Airlines is re-organizing its routes with more destinations. Adding more flight options and more seasonable connections with local costumers. The seasonal flights will begin in June 8, 2017 and run until September 5. The United Airlines website listed...

Wells Fargo Fires 4 Executives In Sales Scandal Inquiry

UNITED STATES—Wells Fargo fired four senior managers on Tuesday, February 21 in connection with a consumer cross-selling bank scandal. Claudia Russ Anderson, former Community Bank Chief Risk Officer, Pamela Conboy, Arizona Lead Regional President, Shelley Freeman, former Los Angeles Regional President, now Head of Consumer Credit Solutions,  and Matthew Raphaelson, Head of Community Bank Strategy and Initiatives were dismissed "by a unanimous vote of the board,"...

Toddler Shooting Caught On Facebook

CHICAGO, IL--A Chicago shooting claimed the lives of a two year-old boy and a 26 year-old man, and left a pregnant woman, 20, wounded. A video of the incident surfaced on Facebook Live Tuesday afternoon. Three people, the woman, Breunna Devonte, her boyfriend (whose identity has not been released), and her nephew, Lavontay White Jr., were driving through South Kenneth of the city's...
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