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  1. In the crosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Newsday

    Far-right white nationalists who attended rallies this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, did not cover their faces as they marched around with lit torches, chanting slogans like "you will not replace us". Cole White, one of those who attended the rally has now reportedly been fired by his employer - the Top Dog hotdog restaurant chain in Berkeley, California.

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  2. Richard Dawkins' Berkeley event cancelled for 'Islamophobia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | BBC News

    The best-selling author had been due to address an event hosted by KPFA Radio in Berkeley, California, in August. Organisers accused him of "abusive speech against Islam" when scrapping his appearance, but he argues his criticism was not directed at Islam.

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  3. Berkeley balcony collapse families reach partial settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | BBC News

    The families of six people killed and those injured in a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California have reached a settlement with some of the firms that constructed the building. The students who lost their lives were 21-year-olds Eoghan Culligan, Eimear Walsh, Niccolai Schuster, Olivia Burke, Lorcan Miller and Ashley Donohoe, a 22-year-old Irish American.

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  4. Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled a day beforehandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | BBC News

    US conservative commentator Ann Coulter has cancelled a speech at the University of California, Berkeley, after a bitter free-speech row. Ms Coulter, who had originally vowed to visit the campus anyway, changed her mind after the event's organisers withdrew their support.

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  5. Berkeley Trump demonstrations turn violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Newsday

    At least 21 people have been arrested in Berkeley, California, following clashes between opponents and supporters of US President Donald Trump.

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  6. Sussex tops global university rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | BBC News

    There are a number of UK universities claiming first places, in rankings based on 43 million research papers and 305,000 responses to an academic survey. Loughborough, which has produced a number of elite athletes, is rated as best in sports-related subjects, while Sussex is this year identified as the best for development studies, replacing Harvard.

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  7. DNA clues to why woolly mammoth died outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | BBC News

    The last woolly mammoths to walk the Earth were so wracked with genetic disease that they lost their sense of smell, shunned company, and had a strange shiny coat. There are fewer than 100 Asiatic cheetahs left in the wild, while the remaining mountain gorilla population is estimated at about 300.

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  8. Brain's party noise filter revealed by recordingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Newsday

    Direct recordings have revealed what is happening in our brains as we make sense of speech in a noisy room. A team measured people's brain activity as the words of a previously unintelligible sentence suddenly became clear when a subject was told the meaning of the "garbled speech".

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  9. Earth's driest desert once had lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | BBC News

    They have found the remnants of freshwater plants and animals buried in the arid plains of Chile's Atacama Desert. Scientists at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco say it suggests the region may have been habitable for early settlers.

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  10. Jumping robot inspired by bush babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | BBC News

    The bush baby is a nocturnal primate native to Africa. It has the unusual ability to store energy in its tendons, enabling it to jump to heights not achievable by its muscles alone.

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