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Canada heatwave: Wildfires spread in British Columbia after lightning strikes


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At least 486 dead in British Columbia amid historic heat wave


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SLED searched Paul Murdaugh’s Columbia apartment near University of South Carolina


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Members of ‘outlaw biker gangs’ squared off in Columbia cycle shop melee, sheriff says


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Columbia area man linked to Proud Boys chooses to stay in jail and not seek bond


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Columbia University denounces student filmed harassing black students in 'racially charged' rant

Columbia University denounces student filmed harassing black students in 'racially charged' rantColumbia University has denounced a “racially charged” tirade from a student who was caught on video telling a group of fellow students that white people “built modern civilization” and “did everything”. The student reportedly followed a group made up mostly of black students from the school’s library as they left. It was there he was filmed shouting white supremacist comments at his classmates, according to the Columbia Daily Spectator.



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Columbia settles lawsuit filed by target of mattress protest

Columbia settles lawsuit filed by target of mattress protestNEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University has settled a gender bias lawsuit brought by a male student who said the school failed to protect him when a female student called him a rapist and carried a mattress around campus to dramatize her pain.



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Canada declares state of emergency in British Columbia as 138 ‘extraordinary’ wildfires spread over province

Canada declares state of emergency in British Columbia as 138 ‘extraordinary’ wildfires spread over provinceThe Canadian state of British Columbia has advised around 3,000 people to evacuate and declared a state of emergency as wildfires sweep through the province. More than 138 new wildfires broke out on Saturday alone, raising the total to about 240, according to local media reports. More than 1,800 firefighters were tackling the fires and a further 260 were coming to their aid from other parts of Canada.



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Columbia University to pay $9 million to end U.S. lawsuit over AIDS grants

Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is photographed after speaking at the Crain's Business Forum in Manhattan, New YorkBy Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Columbia University has agreed to pay more than $ 9 million to resolve a lawsuit by the U.S. government accusing it of submitting false claims in connection with grants the Ivy League school obtained to fund AIDS- and HIV-related work. The settlement, announced by Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Tuesday, will resolve a civil lawsuit unveiled the same day that sought damages and penalties under the federal False Claims Act. …



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