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  • Ken Martin and Robert Shea.
  • Two men are joining forces for a big humanitarian bike ride in South Africa to help young people with HIV and AIDS.
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HIV, AIDS, bikes, charities, san rafael, marin county, africa, news
  • That infectious smile on 6-year-old Abdul Moiwa reflects his positive spirit and determination
  • Six-year-old Abdul Moiwa's infectious smile reflects his positive spirit and determination.
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children, charities, san jose, africa, health
  • That infectious smile on 6-year-old Abdul Moiwa reflects his positive spirit and determination
  • Six-year-old Abdul Moiwa's infectious smile reflects his positive spirit and determination.
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children, charities, san jose, africa, health, david louie
  • That infectious smile on 6-year-old Abdul Moiwa reflects his positive spirit and determination
  • A South Bay boy who suffered traumatic brain injury is inspiring other families facing similar situations.
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children, charities, san jose, africa, health
  • Project MUSO
  • With practical experience a Bay Area non-profit is making a huge impact in Africa, saving thousands of lives.
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africa, san francisco general hospital, non-profit, health, carolyn johnson
  • Project MUSO
  • With practical experience a Bay Area non-profit is making a huge impact in Africa, saving thousands of lives.
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africa, san francisco general hospital, non-profit, health
  • Ken Martin and Robert Shea.
  • Two men are joining forces for a big humanitarian bike ride in South Africa to help young people with HIV and AIDS.
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HIV, AIDS, bikes, charities, san rafael, marin county, africa, assignment 7
  • Malaria petri dishes.
  • Bay Area researchers are getting a major boost to help finish the war against malaria.
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africa, bill gates, world health organization, UCSF, health, carolyn johnson
  • Malaria petri dishes.
  • Bay Area researchers are getting a major boost from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help finish the war against malaria.
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africa, bill gates, world health organization, UCSF, health
  • Justine Sacco
  • A former PR executive is now apologizing for sending a tweet about AIDS and Africa that many found offensive.
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twitter, africa, AIDS, social media, news
  • Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa
  • A stream of family, friends and dignitaries gathered Sunday to bid their farewells to former South African President Nelson Mandela.
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nelson mandela, africa, news
  • Nelson Mandela memorial sign language interpreter
  • The man accused of faking sign interpretation at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said he was hallucinating.
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nelson mandela, africa, barack obama, michelle obama, hillary rodham clinton, george w. bush, news
  • Nelson Mandela memorial takes place in San Francisco
  • A memorial took place inside the rotunda at San Francisco City Hall to remember the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
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san francisco city hall, nelson mandela, africa, ed lee, willie brown, news
  • Memorial to take place in SF to honor Mandela
  • A memorial is going to take place inside the rotunda at San Francisco City Hall to remember the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
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willie brown, ed lee, africa, nelson mandela, san francisco city hall, news
  • Nelson Mandela memorial ceremony in South Africa
  • World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans honored Nelson Mandela on Tuesday at a Soweto soccer stadium.
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nelson mandela, africa, barack obama, michelle obama, hillary rodham clinton, george w. bush, news
  • Nelson Mandela memorial ceremony in South Africa
  • World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans honored Nelson Mandela on Tuesday at a Soweto soccer stadium.
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nelson mandela, africa, barack obama, michelle obama, hillary rodham clinton, george w. bush, news
  • An image of former South African president Nelson Mandela is projected on a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, ahead of his memorial service Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013.
  • World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans honored Nelson Mandela on Tuesday at a Soweto soccer stadium.
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nelson mandela, africa, barack obama, michelle obama, hillary rodham clinton, george w. bush, news
  • Nelson Mandela tribute.
  • South Africa says many world leaders will speak at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
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nelson mandela, africa, barack obama, michelle obama, hillary rodham clinton, george w. bush, news
  • Massive memorial to be held for Nelson Mandela
  • Pres. Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter will attend Tuesday's memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
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nelson mandela, africa, news
  • In the spring of 1985, students at UC Berkeley led a protest that would bring change to South Africa.
  • In the spring of 1985, students at UC Berkeley led a protest that would bring change to South Africa.
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africa, nelson mandela, uc berkeley, local news, lyanne melendez
  • In the spring of 1985, students at UC Berkeley led a protest that would bring change to South Africa.
  • In the spring of 1985, students at UC Berkeley led a protest that would bring change to South Africa.
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africa, nelson mandela, uc berkeley, news
  • Nelson Mandela
  • The world is reacting with sadness following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
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  • Nelson Mandela
  • The world is reacting with sadness following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
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africa, nelson mandela, news
  • Bay Area mourns death of Nelson Mandela
  • The legacy Nelson Mandela leaves behind will be remembered around the world, including here in the Bay Area.
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africa, nelson mandela, local news, lyanne melendez
  • Bay Area mourns death of Nelson Mandela
  • Nelson Mandela will leave a lasting legacy all over the world, including here in the Bay Area.
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  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela reacts at the Mandela foundation, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • The world is mourning the death of iconic former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela.
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africa, nelson mandela, news
  • Tugboat chef survives 62 hours trapped underwater
  • There was a big shock in store for rescuers who thought they were on a recovery mission after a tugboat capsized off the coast of Nigeria.
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  • Tugboat chef survives 62 hours trapped underwater
  • Rescuers on a recovery mission after a tugboat capsized were shocked to find a man who had survived 62 hours trapped underwater.
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africa, search and rescue, news
  • In this photo provided by Tourism Queensland, the moment of a total solar eclipse is observed at Cape Tribulation in Queensland state, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
  • There's a rare hybrid solar eclipse coming. And no matter where you are in the world, you'll be able to see it thanks to the Internet.
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africa, europe, internet, national/world
  • Soldier with a gun during standoff at Nairobi mall
  • In another blow to al-Qaeda and its affiliated organizations, U.S. special forces captured and killed terrorists in two raids in Africa.
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al qaida, africa, crime, violence, religion, explosion, navy, libya, terrorism, military, pentagon, national/world
  • Soldier with a gun during standoff at Nairobi mall
  • In another blow to al-Qaeda and its affiliated organizations, U.S. special forces captured and killed terrorists in two raids in Africa.
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al qaida, africa, crime, violence, religion, explosion, navy, libya, terrorism, military, pentagon, news
  • FBI agents have begun fingerprint, DNA and ballistic analysis to help determine the IDs and nationalities of victims at a Nairobi mall.
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al qaida, africa, crime, violence, religion, explosion, news
  • An injured person is helped on his arrival at the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi after an attack at the Westgate Mall, an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya Saturday Sept. 21, 2013
  • Security forces battled terrorists at an upscale mall to rescue the last few hostages in a siege that has left 62 people dead.
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al qaida, africa, crime, violence, religion, explosion, national/world
  • Kenyan security forces walk back from the Westgate Mall as black smoke billows above, following large explosions and heavy gunfire, in Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
  • Four large blasts rocked Kenya's Westgate Mall on Monday, sending large plumes of smoke over an upscale suburb.
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al qaida, africa, crime, violence, religion, explosion, news
  • Kenyan security forces walk back from the Westgate Mall as black smoke billows above, following large explosions and heavy gunfire, in Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
  • Four large blasts rocked Kenya's Westgate Mall on Monday, sending large plumes of smoke over an upscale suburb.
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al qaida, africa, crime, violence, religion, explosion, news
  • Civilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by armed police
  • Kenyan's military says they?ve had rescued "most" of the remaining hostages held by al-Qaida-linked militants in a Nairobi mall.
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al qaida, africa, crime, violence, religion, explosion, news
  • Civilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by armed police
  • Officials say at least 59 people were killed and 175 wounded in the attack by al-Qaida-linked militants at an upscale mall in Kenya.
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religion, violence, crime, africa, al qaida, news
  • A injured child is wheeled away on a shopping trolley outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013
  • Kenya's president says that 39 died and more than 150 were injured by armed terrorists who attacked an upscale mall in Nairobi.
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religion, violence, crime, africa, al qaida, news
  • File photo Nelson Mandela, and Coretta Scott King, left, widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has been discharged from the hospital in the capital, Pretoria.
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africa, nelson mandela, national/world
  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela reacts at the Mandela foundation, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Nelson Mandela has spent a first night at his Johannesburg home since he left a hospital.
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africa, nelson mandela, news
  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela reacts at the Mandela foundation, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Nelson Mandela has spent a first night at his Johannesburg home since he left a hospital.
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africa, nelson mandela, national/world
  • Steph Curry visits Tanzania
  • Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry visited a refugee camp in Tanzania to help foundations in their fight against malaria.
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golden state warriors, africa, children, nba
  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela reacts at the Mandela foundation, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela's health continues to improve as he marks his 95th birthday.
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africa, nelson mandela, news
  • Wellwishers sing songs by candlelight to show their support at night outside the entrance to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa Thursday, June 27, 2013.
  • Nelson Mandela's health improved overnight and his condition remains critical but is now stable.
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africa, nelson mandela, news
  • In this image taken from video, the ailing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Madela is filmed Monday April 29, 2013, more than three weeks after being released from hospital. Mandela was treated in hospital for a recurring lung infection.
  • Nelson Mandela's health improved overnight and his condition remains critical but is now stable.
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africa, news
  • President Obama: We will find out who did this
  • What could be one of the most expensive presidential vacations in history is raising some eyebrows.
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barack obama, africa, travel, politics
  • Teams from the California Air National Guard and the 129th Rescue Wing are finally home from overseas.
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moffett field, afghanistan, military, national guard, africa, south bay news, heather ishimaru
  • California Air National Guard at Moffett Field.
  • Teams from the California Air National Guard and the 129th Rescue Wing are finally home from overseas.
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moffett field, afghanistan, military, national guard, africa, news
  • In this image taken from video, the ailing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Madela is filmed Monday April 29, 2013, more than three weeks after being released from hospital. Mandela was treated in hospital for a recurring lung infection.
  • Nelson Mandela has spent a second night in a hospital, where he is being treated for a recurring lung infection.
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  • Oprahs all-time favorite guest Tererai Trent to graduate from Cal
  • Against all odds, the woman Oprah Winfrey called her "all-time favorite guest" is about to become a U.C. Berkeley graduate.
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berkeley, salinas, uc berkeley, oprah winfrey, africa, AIDS, children, news