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WASHINGTON (AP) - In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba's communist government. McSpedon and his team of high-tech contractors had come in from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Washington and Denver. Their mission: to launch a messaging network that could reach hundreds of thousands of Cubans. To hide the network from t...
Ned's daughter Sansa (Sophie Turner) has married Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage), but it is a political marriage arranged by Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance) after he discovered the plot to unite the Stark and Tyrell factions by marrying Sansa off to Loras Tyrell (Finn Jones). [...] the Lannisters are a little worried about what he may have brought as a wedding gift. [...] putting aside the deaths, marriages, betrayals and other quotidian even...
The new starting pitchers were on display Thursday night, representing both sides of the bay in their final tune-ups for the regular season, and Oakland's $22 million investment one-upped the Giants' $23 million investment. Scott Kazmir worked 5 1/3 innings and surrendered two hits, both to Hunter Pence, and the A's beat the host Giants 4-0 in the opener of the annual three-game exhibition series, played in front of 35,688 at China Basin. Hudso...
Leaning back in the driver's seat and cruising with the top down on a sunny afternoon, Hernandez looks every bit the monarch of the Mission District. The fight to allow people who aren't in the country legally to obtain driver's licenses ended last fall with Gov. Jerry Brown's signature on a bill. [...] Hernandez faces perhaps his biggest fight: gentrification - or what he interchangeably refers to as "displacement," "the housing crisis" and th...
The tap of a keyboard could replace the crack of a whip at a San Francisco porn studio as Kink.com seeks city permission to convert its adult film production facility at the landmark Armory on Mission Street into standard office space. Bound by restrictionsThe main concern is the growing list of restrictions on adult films and websites, driven by worries about the possible spread of blood- and fluid-borne diseases such as HIV, hepatitis, herpes ...
Craig and Hanna Rice had both been in the biotech industry for 25 years, working 60-plus hour weeks and coming home to a modern no-fuss condo in Alameda, close to public transportation and the Oakland Airport. A resort destination for the wealthy in the late 1800s, today Sunol is home to CEOs of software companies, craftspeople and organic farmers. The town's elected mayor until 1994, Bosco, a black Labrador, achieved a degree of notoriety in 1...
I am Jason Lloren's personal Google+ page. Without me, Jason could not regulate his heart rate or breathing.
Jason Lloren, a small-time crook turned psychotic super-villain, nearly destroyed Earth in the year 3157 A.D. before being captured by Justice Legion X-treme and imprisoned in an extradimensional gulag on Talus IX. Breaking free, he stole Dr. Tachyon's Time Disruptor and traveled to the 21st century, where he pretends to be an online producer and Sunday metro editor for the San Francisco Chronicle and quietly plots his revenge. He owns a ferret and enjoys tennis.