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  1. Indonesian frog is one of a kind - and not because of its fangsRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Raw Story

    The newly described frog L. Larvaepartus, male and female, are pictured from the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, in this undated handout photo provided by Jim McGuire. Its fangs are not what makes the newly identified Indonesian frog species Limnonectes larvaepartus unique on Earth.

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  2. Scientists discover first known frog that gives birth to tadpoles instead of laying eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Raw Story

    This undated photo obtained December 31, 2014 courtesy of Jim McGuire shows a male and female of the new species Limnonectes larvaepartus In the depths of an Indonesian rainforest, scientists have identified the first known frog that gives birth to tadpoles instead of laying eggs, according to research published Wednesday. Known as Limnonectes larvaepartus, this member of the Asian group of fanged frogs was first discovered decades ago by Indonesian researcher Djoko Iskandar.

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  3. Watch: Maher tells UC Berkeley grads to fight 'the devastation that pollution is causing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Comedian Bill Maher spoke at the University of California, Berkeley's winter commencement on Saturday, despite calls for the school to cancel his appearance over his perceived Islamaphobia , the San Jose Mercury-News reports . Maher was greeted by loud cheers before his 15-minute address, in which he briefly mentioned the student-led protests against his appearance by ironically noting that it was the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement started at Berkeley.

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  4. Cal cop investigated for threatening tweets: 'I will use my God ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A San Jose police officer is under investigation after his supervisors were alerted by Buzzfeed that he had been threatening #Blacklivesmatter protesters on Twitter, once writing, "Threaten me or my family and I will use my God given and law appointed duty to kill you #CopsLivesMatter." After the website notified the police department of Officer Phillip White's tweets, the offensive tweets were deleted before the account was locked down, preventing anyone from accessing or commenting on it.

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  5. Lynching effigies hung at Berkeley protest against police brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Body-sized cardboard effigies of lynching victims were seen hanging by nooses on Saturday at the University of California, Berkeley, a school official said, amid nationwide protests over the killings of black men by police officers. University police responded to morning reports of two cardboard cut-outs in public campus areas before a midday demonstration and march assembled on the campus in the Oakland area, spokeswoman Claire Holmes said.

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  6. Congressional staffers stage walkout in support of Garner and Ferguson protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Dozens of congressional staff staged a walkout on Thursday to protest decisions by grand juries not to charge white police officers in the killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City. The staffers, including members of the Congressional Black Associates group, held a prayer service on the steps of the U.S. Capitol and raised their hands in a reference to the "Hands up, don't shoot" chants that have become a regular feature of protests around the nation.

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  7. Disturbing video shows anti-police brutality protester bashing Berkeley man in the head with a hammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A man at a protest against police brutality in Berkeley, California, was knocked out with a hammer on Sunday night after he tried to stop looters. The brief video shows a man in a bicycle helmet pushing protesters wearing black hoodies outside a Radio Shack on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley.

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  8. Montel Williams takes on Fox: You can 'not talk about race all...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Talk show host and activist Montel William tried without success on Monday to get a group of Fox News hosts to have an honest discussion about why race was at the heart the protests over the recent killings of black men by police. Out Numbered began it's Monday coverage of the protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict the New York City Police officer who killed Eric Garner by showing white rioters in Berkeley, California, followed by a video clip of President Barack Obama talking about racism within the law enforcement community.

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  9. Cops use tear gas to break up Berkeley protests against police brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Police officers deploy teargas while trying to disperse a crowd comprised largely of student protesters during a protest against police violence in the U.S., in Berkeley, California early December 7, 2014. Angry crowds hurled objects at police who retaliated in a second night of clashes in northern California following the death of a black man who was put in a chokehold by a New York police officer.

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  10. 'O Little Town of Ferguson': NYC carolers serenade...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Amid a sea of holiday shoppers, about 30 protesters, among them professional opera singers, gathered on Sunday in midtown New York to sing Christmas carols modified with lyrics lamenting recent cases of police violence against African American males. The event, which drew smiles from onlookers, was in contrast to more charged protests, including a night earlier in Seattle, where people threw rocks at police, and in Berkeley, California, where looters smashed store windows.

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  11. NYC braces for more clashes over police violence after West Coast explodes in protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A protester flees as police officers try to disperse a crowd comprised largely of student demonstrators during a protest against police violence in the U.S., in Berkeley, California early December 7, 2014. REUTERS/Noah Berger NEW YORK/BERKELEY, Calif.

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  12. Berkeley cops use rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse protests against police brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Raw Story

    What began as a peaceful protest against police brutality at the University of California, Berkeley campus turned violent after crowds attempted to march on the Berkeley Police Department headquarters, Berkeleyside reports . Police were out in force to deal with those who were protesting the recent failure by grand juries in New York City and Ferguson to indict officers whose actions led to the deaths of unarmed black men.

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  13. Riot-gear wearing police provoke violence at protests: UC Berkeley researcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Across America, protesters and police increasingly seem to be on a collision course. Whether demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, or during the Occupy Movement, or at routine political party conventions, police increasingly show up heavily armed and ready to use force to control crowds.

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  14. Bill Maher: Comparing my Islam criticism to Nazi propaganda is 'beyond stupid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Raw Story

    In an interview with Vanity Fair , HBO's Real Time host Bill Maher restated some of his criticisms of Islam while responding to a critic who said his rhetoric was similar to what was said about Jews in the 30's and 40's, calling the assertion, "beyond stupid." Speaking with Sally Kohn, Maher discussed the controversy over his upcoming speech, scheduled to be delivered at University of California Berkeley on Dec. 20, which has raised the ire of students who created a petition to disinvite him.

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  15. Lightning strikes will increase due to climate change, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Lightning will strike far more frequently in a world under climate change - but researchers can still not predict exactly where or when those strikes will occur. New research from the University of California, Berkeley, published on Thursday in the journal Science , found warming conditions would result in 50% more lightning strikes by the end of the century.

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  16. U.S. soda makers pour money into ad campaigns as Bay Area tax showdown loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Cans of soda are displayed in a case at Kwik Stops Liquor in San Diego, California on Feb. 13, 2014. Photo by Sam Hodgson for Reuters.

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  17. Muslim journalist hits back at Maher: You're actually doing al-Qaeda's work for themRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Muslim journalist Rula Jebreal pushed back at Bill Maher's negative view of Islam on Real Time on Friday, accusing him of sounding like al-Qaeda mouthpieces. "You are actually doing the work for them," she told Maher.

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  18. Berkeley students call on university to cancel speech by 'bigot and racist' Bill MaherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Raw Story

    According to The Daily Californian , students at the University of California, Berkeley are petitioning to cancel a Bill Maher speaking engagement in December over his recent comments about Islam. "Bill Maher is a blatant bigot and racist who has no respect for the values UC Berkeley students and administration stand for," the Change.org petition reads .

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  19. Earth at risk after cuts close comet-spotting program, scientists warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Raw Story

    The Earth has been left with a huge blind spot for potentially devastating comet strikes after the only dedicated comet-spotting program in the southern hemisphere lost its funding, leading astronomers have warned. The program, which discovered the Siding Spring comet that narrowly missed Mars on Sunday , was shut down last year after losing funding.

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  20. Is the stock market going crazy? Or is it traders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock exchange on Aug. 16, 2013 in New York City.

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