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  1. Can't wait for delivery? Amazon offers instant pickupRead the original story

    Tuesday | Brandon Sun

    The Seattle-based company launched a service Tuesday that lets Prime members in five cities pick up things like snacks, cold drinks or phone chargers within two minutes of ordering them online. Customers need to head over to an Amazon location to collect their order.

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  2. 6 last-minute strategies to pay for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Brandon Sun

    With college classes starting soon, ideally you've made all your payments and are ready to settle in. But if you're still looking for financial aid to help cover your tuition, you'll have to move fast.

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  3. Peregrine falcon dies after flying into UC Berkeley windowRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    University of California, Berkeley officials say one of two baby peregrine falcons born on campus died after flying into a window. UC Berkeley officials said Wednesday the chick, named Lux by the campus community, flew Tuesday onto a 10th-floor balcony and got trapped.

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  4. Study: GPS rules send California juveniles into jail cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    An attempt to keep California juvenile offenders out of detention centres has thrust them into a system with differing and overly strict rules that send many back behind bars for minor violations, according to a report released Wednesday. Rules for juveniles who are sentenced to wear GPS ankle monitors are "unrealistically onerous" and "undermine the rehabilitative purpose of the juvenile justice system," said researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the East Bay Community Law Center in a report .

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  5. The Proud Boys: Small, retrograde and 'willing to go places and disrupt things'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Until this week, few Canadians had heard of the Proud Boys. That changed on Canada Day, when five young men in matching black polo shirts disrupted an Aboriginal ceremony in Halifax.

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  6. Experts: Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Uber must get rid of leaders who tolerate bad behaviour and hire people who don't - including up to the chief executive - experts say, as the ride-hailing company gets ready to announce significant changes to its culture and management. Uber's board has adopted the recommendations of former Attorney General Eric Holder, who investigated its toxic culture of harassment and bullying.

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  7. 14 arrests, dozens of weapons seized at Portland protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Police arrest 14 people and seize more than a dozen weapons as thousands of demonstrators and counter protesters converged in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Sunday. A pro-President Donald Trump free speech rally drew several hundred to a plaza near City Hall more than a week after two Portland men were fatally stabbed trying to stop a man from shouting anti-Muslim insults at two teenage girls on a light-rail train.

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  8. DJ Khaled gives Berkeley grads a crash course in winningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The hip-hop star and social media celebrity gave a surprise performance at the ceremony for statistics graduates at the University of California, Berkeley. In a video posted by the school , speaker Steve Stout had just finished his address Thursday when he said there was a gift for students.

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  9. Virginia mayor takes on online trolls after monument protestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    A Virginia mayor is trolling the trolls after he lashed out at torch-toting white nationalists who protested in his city. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer has become the target of hate-filled, anti-Semitic messages from anonymous Twitter trolls after condemning a weekend protest over the planned removal of a Confederate monument.

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  10. Brewers: Outsiders shouldn't tap 'Vermont' for beer namesRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Vermont brewers have a message for the rest of the industry: Don't go describing a brew as a Vermont beer if it's not from the Green Mountains. The Vermont Brewers Association is taking issue with out-of-state brewers using "Vermont" in the names and descriptions of their beer.

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  11. The Latest: Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann CoulterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Berkeley officials say their handling of the protests over Ann Coulter's cancelled appearance was a success thanks to a massive police presence that ensured the city did not become a "fight club." Mayor Jesse Arreguin has told TV station KTVU on Friday that having a large police presence helped keep raucous protests from escalating into violence.

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  12. Berkeley under police watch after Coulter talk cancelledRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Berkeley, known as the home of the American free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday in advance of what was expected to be a large protest over a cancelled appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter. The author said she was forced to cancel a speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley, although she added that she might still "swing by to say hello" to her supporters, prompting police and university officials to brace for possible trouble.

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  13. How investors can sabotage their portfolio returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    In some ways, that's to be expected: A balanced portfolio won't post the same returns as the Dow Jones industrial average or the Standard & Poor's 500, nor should it. You would have to be 100% invested in stocks to mirror the market's performance, and that kind of aggressive allocation may not be appropriate for your risk tolerance or time horizon.

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  14. The Latest: ACLU: Coulter cancellation threatens free speechRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The American Civil Liberties Union's national legal director says "unacceptable threats of violence" that led to the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley are inconsistent with free speech principles that protect people from government overreach. David Cole says hateful speech has consequences especially for people of colour, LGBTQ people, immigrants and others who have been historically marginalized.

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  15. Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled, police prep for violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Conservative pundit Ann Coulter says that while her speech at the University of California, Berkeley was cancelled, she may still show up to say hello to her supporters. They say intelligence and online chatter by groups threatening to instigate violence over the acid-tongued Coulter has them on edge.

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  16. UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    University of California, Berkeley officials said Thursday they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her vow to speak next week at the university. Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author, reversing a decision from a day earlier when officials cancelled the event.

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  17. Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Ann Coulter fired off an angry stream of tweets Wednesday vowing to speak as planned next week at the University of California, Berkeley after campus officials called off the event for security concerns. "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY," the right-wing commentator tweeted, calling the move to cancel her planned event on April 27 a ban on free speech.

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  18. Trump: 'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    President Donald Trump says "someone should look into who paid" for the rallies around the country Saturday that urged him to release his tax returns. Trump tweeted Sunday: "I did what was an almost an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College! Now Tax Returns are brought up again?" Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his returns and he reneged on a campaign commitment to release them.

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  19. 20 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    At least 20 people were arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley, authorities said. About 200 people were at Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park when several fights broke out.

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  20. Filipino Bataan Death March survivors mark 75th anniversaryRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Ramon Regalado was starving and sick with malaria when he slipped away from his Japanese captors during the infamous 1942 Bataan Death March in the Philippines, escaping a brutal trudge through steamy jungle that killed hundreds of Americans and thousands of Filipinos who fought for the U.S. during World War II. On Saturday, the former wartime machine-gun operator joined a dwindling band of veterans of the war in San Francisco's Presidio to honour the soldiers who died on the march and those who made it to a prisoner of war camp only to die there.

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