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Hot Property: Retired 49er Joe Staley sells Menlo Park home

Hot Property: Retired 49er Joe Staley sells Menlo Park home

Longtime San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Joe Staley, who hung up his cleats in April following a 13-year career with the team, has sold his home in Menlo Park, Calif., for $5.475 million, public records show.Set on a cul-de-sac lot, the traditional-style home has four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and more...

Exiled Hong Kong activist calls on west to ‘hold China accountable’

Exiled Hong Kong activist calls on west to ‘hold China accountable’

Nathan Law, one of the most prominent leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement and who fled to the UK last month, has called on western countries to impose sanctions on Chinese officials.Mr Law left Hong Kong after Beijing imposed a national security law on the city and this week revealed...

Andre Iguodala’s Bay Area home is listed at $3.9 million

Andre Iguodala’s Bay Area home is listed at $3.9 million

As the NBA looks to restart action in Orlando, Miami Heat wing Andre Iguodala is looking to handle some business across the country. His home near Oakland, Calif., has come up for sale at $3.898 million, records show.Located in Lafayette, the Mediterranean-inspired house was designed by architect Ken Hertel and...

Trump signs Hong Kong act clearing way for sanctions on Chinese officials

Trump signs Hong Kong act clearing way for sanctions on Chinese officials

Donald Trump on Tuesday signed legislation that gave his administration more power to impose sanctions on Chinese officials in retaliation for a draconian national security law that Beijing imposed on Hong Kong.Mr Trump said the Hong Kong Autonomy Act provided “powerful new tools to hold responsible the individuals and the...

Maxwell pleads ‘not guilty’ as New York judge denies bail

Maxwell pleads ‘not guilty’ as New York judge denies bail

The British socialite accused of conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to abuse underage girls had her request for bail denied by a New York judge, who cited the defendant’s vast financial resources and her “extraordinary capacity to evade detection”.Ghislaine Maxwell pleaded not guilty during an arraignment on Tuesday that was conducted...

Solid earnings lift Wall Street stocks to new records

Wall Street remains unsettled as bank profit reports roll in

Stocks are mostly falling in early trading on Wall Street on Tuesday as CEOs of the country’s biggest banks paint a mixed picture of how badly the coronavirus outbreak is ripping through their businesses.The S&P 500 was 0.5% lower after the first 40 minutes of trading, reversing an earlier gain...

Florida reports one-day record coronavirus death tally

Florida reports one-day record coronavirus death tally

Florida cemented its status as one of the hardest-hit states in the US’s new Covid-19 outbreak by reporting a record one-day increase in coronavirus deaths, tallying 133 fatalities just days after it saw the country’s largest jump in infections.The new high comes less than a week after Florida set its...

Beware of unsolicited home offers for off-market properties

Beware of unsolicited home offers for off-market properties

Karolynne and Randolph Gee have lived in the same house in Laurel Canyon since 1963. They say the Mamas and Papas once resided nearby. So did Linda Ronstadt.It’s a modest house — two bedrooms, one bath — not fancy by any stretch of the imagination. But it’s home. The Gees...