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NYC set to require 'bird-friendly' glass on new construction

Dec. 7, 2019 6:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers are poised to adopt legislation requiring “bird-friendly” glass on all new construction in an effort to cut down on the tens of thousands of birds who die flying into the city's buildings every year. New York will be the largest city in the nation to...

Jumping right in: Rookies make big impact on NFL season

Dec. 6, 2019 5:07 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Hey rook, get in there. The salary cap, rookie wage scale and migration of strategies from the college to the professional game have placed more of a premium than ever on playing rookies in the NFL. The days of sitting on the bench or having limited roles while learning from trusted...

Saints, 49ers clash with top NFC seeding in the balance

Dec. 5, 2019 9:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints are ready to up the ante. A third-straight NFC South title has been wrapped up. Next on the list is a second straight No. 1 overall playoff seed in the NFC, a goal New Orleans (10-2) can get closer to accomplishing on Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers (10-2)...

Bills brace to face Jackson-led Ravens' bull-dozing offense

Dec. 5, 2019 8:24 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Appreciating how difficult it is to contain Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens' bull-dozing offensive attack, Bills defensive tackle Jordan Phillips was put at ease watching TV last weekend. After averaging 405 yards offense and 36 points in winning their previous seven games,...

Airbnb introduces new rules to rein in parties, nuisances

Dec. 5, 2019 8:01 PM EST

Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco suburb where five people were killed. The company said Thursday it’s banning “open invite” parties at all of its accommodations. Those are...

San Francisco Opera names its first female music director

Dec. 5, 2019 6:11 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Opera has named conductor Eun Sun Kim its new music director, ushering the first woman into the job in the company's history. The 39-year-old Kim will become the company's music director designate effective immediately and take on the position permanently in August,...

Anderson gets $1,775,000 from Giants, could earn $2,625,000

Dec. 5, 2019 6:05 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Tyler Anderson has a $1,775,000 salary as part of his contract with the San Francisco Giants and would earn $2,625,000 if he is healthy for most of the season and pitches 130 or more innings. Anderson’s deal, announced Tuesday, includes $500,000 in roster bonuses and...

Lull's 20 points pushes San Francisco past California

Dec. 5, 2019 1:55 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 7-foot center Jimbo Lull has developed quite a following now that he's added a 3-point shot to his game. Lull didn't get a chance to add to his growing fame inside War Memorial Gym by hitting a 3 on Wednesday night. Then again, he didn't need one. Lull had 20 points and...

PG&E urges judge to approve key settlement, faces resistance

Dec. 4, 2019 7:43 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric on Wednesday urged a federal bankruptcy judge to approve a key insurance settlement as it struggles to regain its financial footing and cover at least $20 billion in losses stemming from catastrophic wildfires in California tied to its equipment. The nation's...

Teo returns to Saints defense for high-stakes tilt vs 49ers

Dec. 4, 2019 7:41 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Manti Teo has a new perspective on life and football. The New Orleans Saints could find out Sunday how Teo’s outlook affects his performance in a high-stakes clash with San Francisco that will decide who has the inside track to the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs. With fellow...