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  1. Intern hammers exasperated Jeff Sessions over police brutality in newly revealed DOJ internal videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Raw Story

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst An internal Department of Justice video shows Attorney General Jeff Sessions growing frustrated at DOJ interns who asked him sharp questions about both police brutality and federal marijuana policy.

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  2. Russian Twitter accounts promoted Brexit ahead of EU referendum: Times newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Russian Twitter accounts posted almost 45,000 messages about Brexit in the 48 hours around last year's referendum in an attempt to sow discord during the vote on whether to leave the European Union, the Times newspaper reported on Wednesday. The Times cited research from an upcoming paper by data scientists at Swansea University and the University of California, Berkeley, which it said showed accounts based in Russia had tweeted about Brexit in the days leading up to the June 23 vote.

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  3. Here's why Rick Perry's proposed subsidies for coal completely fail Economics 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | The Raw Story

    By Maximilian Auffhammer, Pardee Professor of Sustainable Development, University of California, Berkeley and Meredith Fowlie, Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley. Demolishing the coal-fired R.E. Burger Power Station in Shadyside, Ohio, July 29, 2016.

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  4. Urban noise pollution is worst in poor and minority neighborhoods and segregated citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Raw Story

    By Joan A. Casey, Postdoctoral scholar, University of California, Berkeley, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management & School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, and Peter James, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School . Under the El tracks, downtown Chicago.

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  5. Right-wing Berkeley 'Free Speech Week' lasted under 20...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Opposing factions gather over the cancelation of conservative commentator Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, California, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam After months of promotion, the right-wing "Free Speech Week" at the University of California at Berkeley completely fizzled.

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  6. Threat of violence hovers over Berkeley's "Free Speech Week"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The Raw Story

    With "Free Speech Week" approaching, students at the University of California, Berkeley, and nearby residents are readying themselves for another potential melee involving alt-right protesters and counterprotesters, and local police and rights groups are warning people to stay out of harm's way.

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  7. Rolling Stone, iconic music magazine, looks for buyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2012 | The Raw Story

    Rolling Stone, the iconic 50-year-old magazine of music and counterculture, is putting itself up for sale amid an increasingly uncertain outlook, its founder said.

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  8. Berkeley rolls out security measures ahead of conservative writer Ben Shapiro's talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Raw Story

    BERKELEY, Calif. - To see what free speech looks like in 2017 at the birthplace of the famed movement, consider the elaborate preparations underway for a talk Thursday by a conservative writer.

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  9. California newspaper mocks feuding white supremacists by offering them $1K to fight MMA-styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Vicious infighting and internecine backbiting have riven a California white supremacist group with one leader challenging another to a no-holds-barred Mixed Martial Arts fight. Now, the alt-weekly newspaper The OC Weekly is offering a $1,000 prize to whoever wins that fight, should it ever take place.

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  10. Fox anchor praises Trump for giving cops grenade launchers to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Raw Story

    President Donald Trump's decision to lift restrictions on giving police departments access to excess military equipment was given an enthusiastic endorsement on Fox News Monday. Via Media Matters , Fox anchor Jillian Mele said that Trump's decision to give police departments access to grenade launchers and armored vehicles was a "major backup for our police officers on the front lines of those protests," referring to the violent clashes between Trump supporters and Antifa activists that erupted over the weekend in Berkeley, California.

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  11. AntiFa come to Berkeley to but white supremacists chicken outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Students at Berkeley High school in northern California protest after anti-black pictures were found inside the school's library on Nov. 5, 2015. [KNTV-TV] "If we are snowflakes," said the young woman's placard, "Nazis beware: Winter is here."

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  12. Scattered violence breaks out at Berkeley protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Raw Story

    US alt-right Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson is pepper sprayed by counter protesters in Berkeley http://u.afp.com/4LsP BERKELEY, Calif. - Thousands of counterprotesters took to the streets of Berkeley on Sunday where they clashed with a handful of President Donald Trump supporters, leading to several violent clashes and at least 10 arrests.

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  13. Alt-right icon 'Based Stickman' faces a year in prison...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Raw Story

    After becoming the "Based Stickman" meme for threatening anti-Trump protesters with a lead baton, alt-righter Kyle Chapman is facing serious jail time. According to LawNewz , Chapman faces a felony charge that could carry a year of prison time related to a March 4 protest arrest in Berkeley, California.

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  14. Charlottesville white supremacist marcher gets ID'd on Twitter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Another "alt-right" white supremacist marcher photographed in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend has learned why his 19th and 20th century forebears wore hoods to their rallies. According to the East Bay Times , Cole White of Berkeley, CA has lost his job at Top Dog - a chain of hot dog restaurants.

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  15. College Republicans president spotted in Charlottesville: 'They ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Raw Story

    The president of Washington State University's chapter of the College Republicans says that he's being unfairly maligned after he was photographed participating in the white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend. KREM Channel 2's Amanda Roley spoke to James Allsup after his photo was identified in the #GoodNightAltRight Twitter campaign, which circulated photos of the white supremacists - including neo-Nazi groups, the Ku Klux Klan and "truckloads of skinheads" - who converged on Charlottesville purportedly to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen.

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  16. Once at the vanguard of national policy, California plays defense under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Xavier Becerra, California's combative attorney general, has become the Golden State's face of resistance to the Trump administration's domestic initiatives, the blunt voice rejecting the president's attempts to roll back the progressive immigration and environmental policies so central to California's sense of itself. At a June 16 press conference, for example, Becerra pushed back against stricter immigration enforcement, saying his office would review conditions at immigrant detention facilities in conjunction with a legislative measure that prohibits local governments from renting out jail beds to U.S. Immigration and Customs.

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  17. San Andreas earthquakes triggered by rain and snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault in California are being triggered by winter rain and snowfall, scientists have discovered. The finding is important as it helps us understand what triggers earthquakes-and when they are more likely to strike.

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  18. Robert Reich masterfully turns Ann Coulter's 'free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Economist Robert Reich suggested to Ann Coulter on Sunday that the fight to defend free speech was not limited to her campaign against the college campuses which have banned her citing security reasons. During a discussion on ABC's This Week about Coulter's battle with University of California, Berkeley, host Jonathan Karl wondered whether President Donald Trump's war on media outlets also set a dangerous precedent for free speech.

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  19. Berkeley braces for unrest despite Ann Coulter cancelationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Opposing factions gather over the cancelation of conservative commentator Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, California, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam Police at the University of California at Berkeley braced on Thursday for potential civil unrest stemming from a now-canceled speaking engagement by conservative commentator Ann Coulter following a recent spate of politically charged violence on or near the campus.

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  20. Berkeley campus braces for violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Ann Coulter didn't want to speak at the University of California Berkeley campus anyway. On the heels of many far right conservatives scheduling talks at ultra-liberal schools, Ann Coulter was invited.

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