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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# San Francisco

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Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them
Two teenage Chinese girls were killed and more than 180 people injured when the flight skidded out of control and went on fire.
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
The 17 things we learned today…
Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash
See their initial pictures.
At least 2 paralysed in San Francisco plane crash
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash of Flight 214 that killed two passengers Saturday at San Francisco International Airport over the weekend.
Two teenage girls confirmed dead in San Francisco plane crash
Two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, on their way to summer camp in the US were killed after a passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
'Just short' -- Check out the front page of today's San Francisco Chronicle
It’s the morning after the night before for the 49ers.
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 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?’
San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity
If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some clothes.
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.
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…
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.
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 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 glasses take a dive
Google tested its new eye wear with a skydive, streaming live video during the jump.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Archive Feat of Engineering Pic of the Day
It’s 75 years since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco.
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.
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.
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
In pictures: the San Francisco earthquake of 1906
The severe early-morning quake sparked a major blaze throughout the city, devastating homes and businesses.
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.
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.
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.