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California-based correspondent for BBC News, reporting from across North America. Ex-Scotland Correspondent.

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The @yaledailynews alleges that US supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was once a member of two controversial university groups, one of which was banned years later over video of members chanting "no means yes, yes means anal". https://t.co/CUjKq0IZyD
Humans used to use frogs to predict pregnancy, trading them internationally. Now the amphibians are dying all over the world. https://t.co/JluNJQ8v39
Aberdeen, Maryland shooting, latest from official briefing:
— Multiple dead, multiple wounded
— Lone suspect in custody, in critical condition
— Single handgun used
— No shots fired by police
— No known additional threats
“Three thousand people did not die.“

Biting, scathing writing that will make you flinch.

Dundee — city of recovery. From the jute mills, to the Timex dispute, to Grand Theft Auto, to the V&A. A fascinating read.
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A gunman killed five people including his wife before hijacking a car and then shooting himself, say police in Bakersfield, California. https://t.co/711soljSYo
BREAKING Six people are dead, including the suspect, after a gunman went on a killing spree in Bakersfield, California. Police say the shootings were "not random."
BREAKING Forecasters say #Florence “has weakened instead of strengthening” and is now a category two hurricane but it continues to grow in size and remains dangerous. https://t.co/AXNL66QEFU
BREAKING The US is now holding 12,800 migrant children in detention, the highest figure ever recorded, according to the @nytimes https://t.co/7ZSMYEphqE
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