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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# San Francisco

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# Plane Crash
In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182
The FBI said there was no indication that terrorism was to blame for the crash.
# San Francisco
Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash
Eight adults and two children have been confirmed as being critically injured into today’s crash landing at San Francisco International Airport.
# Crash
Boeing 777 crash-lands at San Francisco airport
Emergency workers are attending the scene of the Boeing 777 which crash-landed on the runway of San Francisco International Airport.
# Expansion
200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion
Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said that the airline’s transatlantic business “goes from strength to strength”.
# off the rock
50 years ago, these last prisoners left Alcatraz forever
These archive pictures show the final working hours of one of the world’s most notorious jails.
# Tragedy
Five die after bridal shower limousine bursts into flames
A newly-wed woman and four members of her bridal shower died after their rented limousine caught fire en route to a party in California celebrating her wedding.
# westside
Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues
The west coast trip is part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.
# Super Bowl
'Just short' -- Check out the front page of today's San Francisco Chronicle
It’s the morning after the night before for the 49ers.
# USA
POT: A history of marijuana
Washington State and Colorado in the US voted to legalise the drug’s use last month – but what happened in the States before pot went ‘proper’?
# NFL
NFL player tweets X-ray of his broken finger 'to prove he didn't commit a penalty
‘How could I hold with a finger broken in half?’
# nakedness
San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity
If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some clothes.
# Baseball
World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers
Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo combined to deliver a shut-out for San Francisco.
# In Pictures
Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013
The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…
# MLB
Baseball: Giants oust reigning champs to reach World Series
San Francisco will now play for the biggest prize in the sport, starting tomorrow night, against the Detroit Tigers.
# US
Major Chevron refinery fire forces San Francisco Bay residents indoors
One refinery worker sustained minor injuries after fire broke out at Chevron plant in Richmond yesterday evening.
# Twitter
Twitter warns spoof account owner that his details will be revealed
The account is a parody of the head of publishing group Northcliffe Media, which is owned by the Daily Mail’s parent company.
# Google
Google glasses take a dive
Google tested its new eye wear with a skydive, streaming live video during the jump.
# Opinion
In the swing: Major breakthrough brings Simpson front and centre
Casual fans may not have known Webb Simpson before his US Open win on Sunday but he can no longer be ignored, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
# birdie
VIDEO: A bird-man crashed the trophy ceremony at the US Open
Webb Simpson’s post-victory interview was interrupted by a man squawking loudly.
AS IT HAPPENED
US Open, day 4
Could Graeme McDowell ensure that the US Open title stayed in Northern Ireland for a third successive year? Check out our stroke-by-stroke coverage of the final round.
# US Open
Woods, Mickelson ready to renew rivalry at US Open
Woods and Mickelson will play with Masters champion Bubba Watson for the first two rounds at The Olympic Club. No pressure, then.
# History Books
14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor
Paul Casey’s withdrawal means the Chinese teenager will take to the field at the Olympic Club.
# US Open
In The Swing: The course with a history of upsets
San Francisco’s Olympic Club, which will host the US Open this week, is known as a graveyard for the world’s best golfers.
# Doctor's Orders
Clarke pulls out of US Open with injury
The British Open champion’s next appearance is likely to be at Royal Portrush as he has also decided to give the Nordea Masters a miss.
# pic of the day
Archive Feat of Engineering Pic of the Day
It’s 75 years since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco.
# PLASTI-TAX
LA bans plastic… bags not surgery
Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.
# Bonus
Vending machine doles out mountain bikes and surfboards to chuffed Americans
The British Columbia tourist board came up with a unique way to tempt sports lovers and outdoor enthusiasts north of the border.
# Doz-Ilroy
Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot
McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald
# 1906 earthquake
In pictures: the San Francisco earthquake of 1906
The severe early-morning quake sparked a major blaze throughout the city, devastating homes and businesses.
# San Francisco
Two Irish men missing after US yacht accident
The US Coast Guard has suspended the search for survivors after tragedy hit the Full Crew Farallones Race and members on board the Low Speed Chase were swept from their boat.
# so long spam
Twitter files lawsuit against spammers
The social networking company said it is suing five persistent spambots in an attempt to crack down on the high volume of spam encountered by users.
# Espionage
Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips
It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.
# Done Deal
It's official: Manning signs for Denver Broncos
The 35-year-old quarterback has signed a five-year, $96 million contract.
# St Patrick's Day
In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle
We asked you what you did for Patrick’s Day – and here’s what you told us.
# ipad 3
Here's your iPad 3 rumour round-up ahead of Apple's expected unveiling
Will this evening’s Apple event reveal the next iPad?
# ipad 3
Apple expected to unveil iPad 3 at event next week
Invitations were sent to the news media today with it widely anticipated that the latest version of Apple’s hugely successful tablet will be unveiled.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…
# California dreaming
I left my heart in San Francisco: watch how the 2011 All-Star game unfolded
Thirty of the game’s best players took a break from the distractions of California to play an exhibition game. Here’s the best bits.