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  1. Black effigies hanged on US campus spur debate over whether images are art or racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Fox News

    Effigies of black lynching victims found hanging at the University of California, Berkeley have sparked debate over whether the images are powerful protest art or just plain tasteless and racist. The photographic images were found Saturday morning hanging at two prominent spots on one of the most famous American campuses - especially when it comes to protests.

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  2. Black effigies hanged on Berkeley campus spur debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Fox News

    Effigies of black lynching victims found hanging on a Northern California college campus have sparked debate over whether the images are powerful protest art or just plain tasteless and racist. The photographic images were found Saturday morning hanging at two prominent spots on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

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  3. Black effigies hanged on Berkeley campus spur debate over whether images are art or racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Fox News

    Effigies of black lynching victims found hanging on a Northern California college campus have sparked debate over whether the images are powerful protest art or just plain tasteless and racist. The photographic images were found Saturday morning hanging at two prominent spots on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

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  4. Garner, Brown protest wreaks havoc in Berkeley - OPINION: Columbia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Fox News

    Protesters described as "hostile" and "aggressive" over the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers briefly blocked a highway in Berkeley, Calif., nearly preventing medics from reaching a pregnant woman stuck in traffic, set garbage cans on fire, threw rocks at police and brought mass transit to a halt during the city's fourth night of protests. "The crowds have become larger, more hostile and more aggressive," Eric Sanchez, an assistant division chief for California Highway Patrol, told the San Francisco Chronicle.

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  5. 'Hostile' protest over Garner, Brown decisions wreaks havoc in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Fox News

    Protesters described as "hostile" and "aggressive" over the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers briefly blocked a highway in Berkeley, Calif., nearly preventing medics from reaching a pregnant woman stuck in traffic, set garbage cans on fire, threw rocks at police and brought mass transit to a halt during the city's fourth night of protests. "The crowds have become larger, more hostile and more aggressive," Eric Sanchez, an assistant division chief for California Highway Patrol, told the San Francisco Chronicle.

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  6. Protests march on in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Fox News

    Hundreds of protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers marched through downtown Berkeley streets Tuesday night as protests continued in Northern California. Protesters stopped at City Hall, where a city councilman addressed the crowd and said he will ask for an investigation into police response to the protests over the weekend, when the latest wave of protests started.

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  7. Protesters block traffic, stop train in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Fox News

    Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protest grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men. Protesters blocked traffic on both sides of Interstate 80 in Berkeley, while another group stood on and sat on train tracks, forcing an Amtrak train to stop Monday night.

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  8. Protests rage on in New York, CaliforniaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Fox News

    Hundreds of protesters converged on the Barclays Center in New York Monday getting in the wy of ticketholders who came to see a basketball game and possibly get a glimpse of Price William and the Duchess of Cambridge. Protesters staged a die-in outside the arena as well as spilling into the Atlantic Terminal Mall as demonstrators continue to protest the decision by a Staten Island grand jury not to indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black male, Eric Garner.

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  9. Demonstrations, violence go on in Bay Area, recalling history of protest dating back to 1960sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Fox News

    Protests in New York and Missouri have died down, but angry crowds in California spent much of the weekend blocking traffic and clashing with police in this ultra-liberal bastion thousands of miles from the where Michael Brown and Eric Garner were killed. Although many activists in other parts of the country have gone home, protests in Berkeley and Oakland are still active, reflecting the area's long history of protest dating back to the 1960s and strict limits on local police powers.

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  10. California Chaos Violence mars Berkeley protest for second nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Fox News

    A protest against police-involved killings spun out of control for the second straight night in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, as demonstrators threw rocks and explosives at officers, turned on each other, and shut down a highway.

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  11. Two officers injured as Berkeley protest turns violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Fox News

    Two officers were injured Saturday night as a California protest over police killings turned violent with protesters smashing windows and throwing rocks and bricks at police, who responded by firing tear gas, authorities said. Several officers were struck, but there were just two reports of injury, Berkeley police spokeswoman Jenn Coats said.

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  12. Hawking's AI warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Fox News

    The eminent British physicist Stephen Hawking warns that the development of intelligent machines could pose a major threat to humanity. The famed scientist's warnings about AI came in response to a question about his new voice system.

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  13. Berkeley's campus Free Speech Movement at 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Fox News

    In the waning days of 1964, University of California, Berkeley, students inspired by the fight for racial equality found their collective voice in challenging a campus ban on political advocacy. On Dec. 2, following weeks of demonstrations and failed negotiations, more than 1,000 students took over the administration building in what would be the apex of the Free Speech Movement.

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  14. US scientist's rickshaw-borne research shows New Delhi commuters inhaling extreme pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Fox News

    The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared.

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  15. Surprising reaction to ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Fox News

    I have always thought that there was no connection between intellect and wisdom. To put this theory to the test, I headed out to the University of California, Berkeley.

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  16. The elections on your stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Fox News

    Bob Parker, owner of Stony Brook Outfitters, dumps a mix of donuts and granola into a barrel at a bear-hunting bait site near Wilton, Maine. The mid-term election results are in and the people have spoken.

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  17. Student group wants Bill Maher commencement speech canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Fox News

    Some students at the University of California, Berkeley are calling on the school to rescind comedian Bill Maher's invitation to speak at a December commencement ceremony. A Change.org petition titled "Stop Bill Maher from speaking at UC Berkeley's December graduation" has more than 3,000 signatures.

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  18. Supervolcano cleared in Neanderthals' demiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Fox News

    The legendary home of Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei volcano is a cluster of more than 20 calderas, volcanic cones and hydrothermal vents. VANCOUVER, British Columbia Neanderthals disappeared from Europe 40,000 years ago, about the same time as the region's biggest volcanic blast in the last 200,000 years.

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  19. Earth's magnetic field flip?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Fox News

    A pilot looking down at her plane controls and realizing magnetic north is hovering somewhere over Antarctica may sound like a scene from a science-fiction movie, but new research suggests the idea isn't so far-fetched in the relatively near future. A magnetic field shift is old news.

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  20. Rallies held in US cities to support Hong Kong pro-democracy protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Fox News

    Students bearing umbrellas as a sign of solidarity gathered at rallies in several U.S. cities on Wednesday to show support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Altogether, hundreds were expected at Umbrella Revolution rallies in 40 U.S. cities, including New York, San Francisco, Boston and Chicago, organizers said.

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