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Yahoo! to cut another 2,000 jobs in restructuring effort


April 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Internet giant Yahoo!, Inc. on Wednesday said it will cut another 2,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its global workforce, as part of a broader ... Read more...

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Five found shot to death at San Francisco home


March 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, California (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were found shot to death in a suspected murder-suicide at a house in San Francisco on early Friday morning, authorities said.The bodies were discovered ... Read more...

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Cher undergoing back treatment


October 14th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Pop superstar Cher claims her love for high heels has left her with spinal problem and admits that she is undergoing treatment for her back.The Believe ... Read more...

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Air passenger posts bail after being arrested for wearing saggy pants


June 18th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The University of New Mexico football player who was arrested at San Francisco International Airport for wearing saggy pants has been released on bail, local media ... Read more...

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So You Think You Can Dance: Season 8 Episode 2


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last week on 'So You Think You Can Dance', the auditions began in Atlanta, Ga, and San Francisco, California with the return of Ryan Ramirez, and a few ... Read more...

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Gay rights group to honour Cattrall


May 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) "Sex And The City" actress Kim Cattrall is set to be honoured for her gay rights work at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) ... Read more...

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After Osama’s elimination, FBI updates its most wanted list


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has updated its most wanted list. The list now shows Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda, the number one wanted ... Read more...

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Citing rising India, China, Obama seeks balanced deficit cuts


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) On a cross-country trip to sell his deficit reduction plan, President Barack Obama has focused on the growing competition from fast rising India, China and ... Read more...

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Lisa Mason’s Last QVC Show Concludes


December 15th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the online news sources, the popular QVC host Lisa Mason, has reportedly left the channel, after concluding her last episode on December 14. She ... Read more...

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Facebook unveils new messaging system


November 16th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday unveiled the new modern messaging system of the popular social networking site.Zuckerberg said that the new system was ... Read more...

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San Francisco Approves Happy Meal Fast Food Toy Ban


November 6th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent report from CNN, the Board of Supervisors for San Francisco, California has approved the proposed ban on ‘Happy Meal’ and other fast food toys which ... Read more...

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Women’s most important life goal is being independent, study says


October 18th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Levi's Shaping a New Future study, which was released on Monday, shows that 96 percent of women worldwide in their 20s list "being independent" as ... Read more...

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Williams, Pinto raise money for Agassi’s charity


October 12th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Robin Williams and "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto have raised a whooping amount in a fundraising drive for former tennis ace Andre Agassi's charity.Agassi's 15th ... Read more...

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Virgin America reports record-setting performance for second quarter 2010


September 10th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Virgin America on Friday announced its financial results for the second quarter 2010 in which the air carrier reported a record-setting performance.The airline reported revenues of ... Read more...

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DEATH ANGEL announces public listening party


August 20th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Metal veterans from the San Francisco Bay Area, Death Angel will soon be holding a public listening party for their newest album, called "Relentless Retribution", on September ... Read more...

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Beach Boys reunion not definite, says Mike Love


July 28th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Beach Boys star Mike Love has dismissed speculation that the legendary band is set for a 2011 reunion concert to mark the group's 50th anniversary.Founding member Al Jardine ... Read more...

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Visa acquires CyberSource for $2 billion


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Visa on Wednesday announced that it has completed its acquisition of CyberSource Corporation for approximately $2 billion.At a price of $26.00 per share of CyberSource, the ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman concerts postponed after stage collapse


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A.R. Rahman was forced to cancel two performances in North America after the stage he planned to perform on collapsed.The stage at the 'Pontiac Silverdome' in Michigan collapsed ... Read more...

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Jeremiah Masoli Dismissed From Oregon Ducks


June 10th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jeremiah Taeatafa Masoli is reportedly dismissed from his team Oregon Ducks after he was arrested for marijuana possession. Last Wednesday the coach Chip Kelly cited the reason as his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Apple presents iPhone 4, to be released later this month


June 8th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Apple presented the new iPhone 4 on Monday,The iPhone 4 features FaceTime, which allows video calling, and Apple's new Retina display, but maintains its 3.5 display ... Read more...

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California Hotel Tops The Dirtiest Hotel List


June 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A list of the dirtiest hotels in America has been announced by a travel website. The website, TripAdvisor.com declared Heritage Marina Hotel of San Francisco, ... Read more...

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San Francisco Residents Gear Up For Bay To Breakers Race 2010


May 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Francisco, May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 99th Annual Bay to Breakers race which is known to be one of the most popular events in San Francisco, California is all ... Read more...

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PETCO to send pet fur to help cleanup Gulf of Mexico oil spill


May 8th, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – PETCO on Friday announced that they have begun shipping donations of pet fur to help soak up and remove oil from Gulf of Mexico waters.The pet ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

San Francisco man charged with making harassing calls to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi


April 9th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A man of San Francisco, California was charged on Thursday with making harassing and threatening telephone calls to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Attorney Joseph Russoniello ... Read more...

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San Francisco, CA man charged for threatening House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over health care reform


April 9th, 2010 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A California man was charged after threatening a government official through telephone calls, prosecutors said Thursday.Gregory Lee Giusti, 48, was accused for threatening House Speaker Nancy ... Read more...

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Peninsula, CA mother and daughter charged with tax evasion


March 17th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A mother and daughter of Peninsula, California, were indicted on nine counts of tax evasion, prosecutors announced on Monday.From 2003 to 2007, Maria Virginia Reyes, 60, ... Read more...

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Former San Francisco-based company sentenced of accounting fraud


March 9th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A resident of Delray Beach, Florida was sentenced to 10 years in prison for four counts of securities fraud and one count of circumventing internal accounting ... Read more...

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Meet the woman who bakes cakes like bacon!


March 4th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): Baker Debbie Goard has a developed her own niche in the market - she bakes cakes that look exactly like eggs and bacon, hotdogs and meatballs.Her creations also ... Read more...

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Former Atheros executive pleads guilty in largest hedge fund insider trading case in history


March 4th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by BNO News
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A former Atheros Communications, Inc. executive pleaded guilty for his role in the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history, prosecutors said on Wednesday.Ali Hariri, ... Read more...

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Ukiah, California, man sentenced for dealing marijuana


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:41 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A Ukiah, California man was sentenced to 70 months in prison for conspiring to distribute marijuana and possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute it, prosecutors ... Read more...

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Jackie Chan campaigns for cancer kid


February 24th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Jackie Chan has launched an internet campaign to help secure a bone marrow donor for an eight-year-old girl suffering from leukaemia. The martial arts star was ... Read more...

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Shipping firm to pay $10 million for oil spill and cover up


February 20th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Fleet Management Ltd. was ordered on Friday to pay $10 million after its role in causing the Cosco Busan oil spill and a subsequent cover-up, prosecutors ... Read more...

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San Francisco, CA broker and real estate developer charged with $19.6m bank fraud


February 13th, 2010 - 2:58 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) – A mortgage broker and real estate developer on Friday were charged in San Francisco, California with conspiracy to commit a $19.6 million bank fraud, fraud, and money ... Read more...

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Travel Website Names The Dirtiest Hotels Across The World


January 30th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Travel website Tripadvisor.com has released a list of hotels from all across the world which have been judged on the parameters of cleanliness. However, these hotels ... Read more...

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Apple unveils long-awaited tablet device


January 28th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) – Apple Inc. on Wednesday unveiled their latest creation at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, California, the long-awaited tablet device, the iPad.Apple Inc.’s CEO and ... Read more...

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