Driver hit and killed by big-rig in Oakland

OAKLAND (BCN) — The driver of a Toyota Celica died Friday morning after his car was hit by a big-rig in the middle lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland, California Highway Patrol officials said. CHP officers were called at 12:49 a.m. about a Toyota blocking the middle lanes of the freeway at Market […]

A look at the Bay Area’s pandemic Black Friday

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The crowded overnight lines typically seen on Black Friday were gone this year as coronavirus forces change to America’s traditions. At the Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center in Dublin, Calif., a few people were going in and out of Best Buy at 6 a.m. but the tech store was all out of […]

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

By JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic’s disbanded military nuclear program was killed Friday in an ambush on the outskirts of Tehran, authorities said. Iran’s foreign minister alleged the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore “serious indications” of an Israeli […]

EXPLAINER: China’s claims of coronavirus on frozen foods

BEIJING (AP) — China has stirred controversy with claims it has detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen food. Frozen shrimp imported from an Ecuadorian company was banned for one week on Tuesday in a continuing series of such temporary bans. While experts say the virus can survive for a time on cardboard and […]

Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surges

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday as coronavirus cases surged out of control in the nation’s most populous county, banning most gatherings but stopping short of a full shutdown on retail stores and other non-essential businesses. The three-week “safer at home” order takes effect Monday. It came as the […]

Canadian border unlikely to reopen anytime soon

Those looking to visit their northern neighbors in Canada may have to keep waiting. The U.S.-Canadian border closure, in place since March, was extended another month, through at least Dec. 21, last week. But some fear the closure could extend well into 2021 or even until 2022. Robert Warren, a University of North Dakota professor, […]

When does Black Friday start and end in 2020?

When does Black Friday start and end in 2020?

Black Friday might look different this year but it’s still a chance to bag a bargain. (Picture: Getty) Black Friday is an annual shopping event that sees some of the world’s biggest brands offer decent discounts of their best-selling and most popular products. This year, we’ve already seen the prices slashed on everything from phones […]