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  1. American student killed in terror attack in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | WKRN

    Nicolas Leslie, 20, was a student at University of California Berkeley and he was among the 84 people who died during a terrorist attack in France . A man drove a truck onto the Promenade des Anglais running over several people.


  2. 20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WKRN

    Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 hostages were killed during the 10-hour standoff, and a survivor's father said the attackers spared people who could recite verses from the Quran.


  3. Philadelphia becomes 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WKRN

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California, had a similar law.


  4. California student says airline removed him for speaking ArabicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | WKRN

    A University of California, Berkeley student and former Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight in Los Angeles this month because another passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic. Southwest Airlines said in a statement Sunday that the passenger, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, was taken off the April 9 flight to Oakland for questioning.


  5. Homemade skateboard rocket explodes, kills studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | WKRN

    Investigators on Tuesday were trying to figure out what caused a homemade rocket attached to a skateboard to explode, killing a Southern California high school student and injuring his friend. Bernard Moon, 18, of Thousand Oaks died after the blast Monday night.


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