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SAN FRANCISCO | Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO — Carlos Gonzalez blooped a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the 12th inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies past the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Thursday night in the clubs’ first meeting of the year. Giants manager Bruce Bochy and shortstop Brandon Crawford were ejected in the bottom of the 12th after … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants 5-3

SAN JOSE, Calif. | Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend testifies she lied about abuse

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The former girlfriend of Reuben Foster testified at a preliminary hearing Thursday that she lied to police when she said the San Francisco 49ers linebacker attacked her, allegations that led to a domestic violence case against him. Elissa Ennis testified she lied because she wanted retribution after Foster tried to … Continue reading SAN JOSE, Calif. | Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend testifies she lied about abuse

SAN FRANCISCO | PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America. The deal announced Thursday marks the largest acquisition in PayPal’s 20-year history and intensifies its competition with Square, a payment processor started by Twitter co-founder … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

SAN FRANCISCO | Judges hear arguments, ask questions on immigration program

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal appeals court judges appeared skeptical Tuesday of the Trump administration’s claim that courts don’t have the power to review the president’s decision to end a program that shields young immigrants from deportation. Lawyers for both sides spent more than an hour arguing their cases about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Judges hear arguments, ask questions on immigration program

SAN FRANCISCO | US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on coal shipments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in California on Tuesday struck down the city of Oakland’s ban on coal shipments at a proposed cargo terminal, siding with a developer who wants to use the site to transport Utah coal to Asia. In a scathing ruling, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on coal shipments

SAN FRANCISCO | Facebook: We’re better at policing nudity than hate speech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is challenging for the company because computer programs have difficulties understanding the nuances of human language, the company said Tuesday. In a self-assessment, Facebook said its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda. Facebook … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Facebook: We’re better at policing nudity than hate speech