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

    Monday Apr 18 | WHDH

    A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow 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 from Los Angeles to Oakland, California, for questioning and the plane took off while that was happening.

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  2. California student says airline removed him for ArabicRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 17 | WHDH

    A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow 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 from Los Angeles to Oakland, California, for questioning and the plane took off while that was happening.

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  3. Calif. board rejects measure specifying condom use in pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WHDH

    Scores of porn actors, writers, direc... . Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board Chairman David Thomas gestures during a hearing Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, in Oakland, Calif.

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  4. Prisoners score Malawi's first Grammy nominationRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | WHDH

    The gentle chorus of maximum security prisoners sung over simple guitar chords has earned Malawians their first Grammy nomination, but it took nearly 10 days for them to find out. "I Have No Everything Here" is a 20-track collection of sometimes melancholic songs performed by the inmates of Malawi's overcrowded Zomba prison, documenting life on both sides of the crumbling red brick walls.

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  5. US startup challenges Japan to giant robot battleRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | WHDH

    They've been popularized in movies, television and video games, but giant fighting robots still haven't left the realm of science fiction. That will soon change.

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  6. Baltimore mayor fires police commissioner amid homicide riseRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | WHDH

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts, 2 1/2 months after the city broke out into riots following the death of a man who was injured in police custody. Rawlings-Blake announced her decision in a three-paragraph news release that also noted she has named Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis as interim commissioner.

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