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Strong Winds Fuel Wildfires in San Francisco, California

Strong Winds Fuel Wildfires in San Francisco, CaliforniaEvacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California



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Man dies after falling into baggage level at San Francisco airport

Man dies after falling into baggage level at San Francisco airport“At approximately 8:45am PDT, a male, aged approximately late 50s/early 60s, fell from the mezzanine level in Terminal 3 down to the baggage claim level”, airport spokesman Doug Yakel said in an email. San Francisco International Airport is a busy transit hub, with some 55 million travellers passing through over the course of last year.



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Agency: Pilots caused 3 San Francisco airport close-calls

Agency: Pilots caused 3 San Francisco airport close-callsSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pilot error was responsible for three of the five close-calls involving aircraft reported in the past 16 months at San Francisco International Airport, federal authorities said Wednesday, while another incident was blamed on an air traffic control problem.



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Driver plows into people on San Francisco street, killing one

Driver plows into people on San Francisco street, killing one(Reuters) – A driver plowed a vehicle into five people in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing one, before fleeing the scene, officials said on Wednesday. The suspected driver was later arrested and his vehicle was seized, a police spokesman said. “We do not believe the general public is at risk,” San Francisco police spokesman Robert Rueca said at a news conference, calling it an isolated incident.



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Driver plows into people on San Francisco street, killing one

Driver plows into people on San Francisco street, killing one(Reuters) – A driver plowed a vehicle into five people in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing one, before fleeing the scene, officials said. The five people were taken to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, where one person died and one was in critical condition, said hospital spokesman Brent Andrew. “We do not believe the general public is at risk,” San Francisco police spokesman Robert Rueca said at a news conference, calling it an isolated incident.



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San Francisco police kill robbery suspect in trunk of car

San Francisco police kill robbery suspect in trunk of carSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police investigating an armed robbery shot and killed a man who was hiding in the trunk of a car where a gun was later found, authorities said Wednesday.



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Self-driving cars attacked by angry San Francisco residents

Self-driving cars attacked by angry San Francisco residentsTechnology and automotive companies touting self-driving cars as the future of transportation may have some work to convince San Franciscans, who keep attacking the vehicles. If they were hoping to register their disapproval of autonomous cars, they were working against both the burgeoning autonomous car industry and the state of California, which last week said it would allow driverless cars to operate without onboard backup drivers. The change marked a significant development for self-driving car companies that have already logged millions of miles on public roads as they seek to hone the technology.



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VIDEO: San Francisco police fire 65 bullets at suspected killer

VIDEO: San Francisco police fire 65 bullets at suspected killerShocking bodycam videos show NorCal police unleashing a fusillade of bullets at a suspected killer, who fired back at officers.



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Protesters Descend On ICE San Francisco Headquarters After Immigration Raids

Protesters Descend On ICE San Francisco Headquarters After Immigration RaidsSAN FRANCISCO ― Hundreds of activists gathered on Wednesday outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building here to protest the arrests of more than 150 undocumented immigrants in recent days. Local activist groups organized the “emergency rally” to respond to the mass arrests in Northern California, just two weeks after more than 200 people were arrested in similar raids in the Los Angeles area. “We have come together today to show that the Northern California region stands together in denouncing the mass arrests that happened in the last three days,” Blanca Vazquez, a media spokesperson for the protest, told HuffPost.



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The Latest: Hundreds protest at San Francisco ICE office

The Latest: Hundreds protest at San Francisco ICE officeOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on immigration raids in Northern California (all times local):



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