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  1. Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violenceRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still "swing by to say hello" to all her supporters. Police and university officials said they were bracing for possible trouble whether Coulter comes to campus or not, citing intelligence and online chatter by groups threatening to instigate violence.

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  2. The Latest: Ann Coulter tells AP 'Berkeley canceled'Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter says that her speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley is "canceled" but she is implying that she might still travel to the city. In an email to The Associated Press, the conservative pundit wrote "Berkeley canceled" when asked to confirm her planned appearance on the campus Thursday.

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  3. UC Berkeley braces for violence if Ann Coulter speaks or notRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Ann Coulter comes to speak or not. The conservative pundit has hinted she might cancel her planned appearance Thursday amid growing concerns of violence.

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  4. Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuitRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    University of California, Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating students' rights to free speech. Harmeet Dhillon, a San Francisco attorney who represents the Berkeley College Republicans, filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

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  5. Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The word "CANCELED" is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter's face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to be wishful thinking.

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  6. UC Berkeley flip flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May dateRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    University of California, Berkeley officials said they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her vow to speak next week at the university. Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author, reversing a decision from a day earlier when officials canceled the event.

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  7. The Latest: Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's May speaking dateRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter is rejecting the University of California, Berkeley's request for her to change the date of a planned speaking appearance at the school to an alternate date in May. Coulter's comment came hours after university officials reversed an earlier decision to call off the event citing concerns of violence. Officials offered Coulter the alternate date of May 2. The university says it has specific intelligence of threats that could pose a danger to Coulter and expected protesters, but could offer her a safe alternative venue next month.

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  8. UC Berkeley flip flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May dateRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    University of California, Berkeley officials say they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her threat to speak next week on campus. Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks said Thursday that police have "very specific intelligence regarding threats" and urged the conservative author to come May 2 instead.

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  9. The Latest: Ann Coulter vows to speak at BerkeleyRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter is vowing to go ahead with her planned April 27 talk at UC Berkeley despite the event being called off by campus officials. Coulter has fired off an angry stream of tweets including one in all capital letters saying, "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY."

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  10. Berkeley killing renews debate over gender pronounsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher. Soon, the crime that police described as "very brutal and unusual" in a city that reported just two homicides last year was sucked up into the debate over gender identity when it was reported that Gomez preferred to be called "they" rather than "he."

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  11. Iranian American comedian to deliver keynote at UC BerkeleyRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Iranian-American comedian and UC Berkeley alumnus Maz Jobrani will return to his alma mater to deliver the keynote address at this year's May 13 commencement. In a statement Monday, the University of California, Berkeley quotes Jobrani as saying his biggest message to graduating seniors will be to find a way to do what you love.

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  12. What the CIA WikiLeaks dump tells us: Encryption worksRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    If the tech industry is drawing one lesson from the latest WikiLeaks disclosures, it's that data-scrambling encryption works, and the industry should use more of it. Documents purportedly outlining a massive CIA surveillance program suggest that CIA agents must go to great lengths to circumvent encryption they can't break.

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  13. Justice Sotomayor laments perception of judges as politicalRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Thursday that she is saddened to see that many people have lost confidence in judges and believe they are political. Sotomayor made the comments while taking questions from law students at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  14. The Latest: Sotomayor laments view of judges as politicalRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The Latest on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's appearance at the University of California, Berkeley : U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says she is saddened to see that many people have lost confidence in judges and believe they are political. She said judges try to be fair and impartial and don't have rigid beliefs they apply to every case.

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  15. Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman'Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Organizers of January's Women's March have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society. "A Day Without a Woman" on Wednesday is the first major action by organizers since the nationwide marches held the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration that drew millions of women into the streets in protest against misogyny, inequality and oppression.

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  16. Pro Trump supporters, counter protesters clash in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Supporters of President Donald Trump are clashing with counter-protesters during a march in support of the president in Berkeley. People wearing goggles, motorcycle helmets, gas masks or with their face half-covered with bandanas are pushing each other, throwing punches and hitting each other with the sticks holding their sings or American and Confederate flags.

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  17. Drivers rebel against Uber's price cutting quest for growthRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay reduced. The video of the argument -- caught on dashcam and now viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube -- includes yelling and profanity, and ends with a combative Kalanick dismissing an agitated Fawzi's claims that sharp reductions in fares forced the driver into bankruptcy.

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  18. Cracks may offer clues to California dam's troublesRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Six months before rushing water ripped a huge hole in a channel that drains a Northern California reservoir, state inspectors said the concrete spillway was sound. As officials puzzle through how to repair Oroville Dam spillway, federal regulators have ordered the state to figure out what went wrong.

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  19. Yiannopoulos postpones book to include campus protestsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Life is happening fast for Milo Yiannopoulos, who has postponed his book from March to June so he can include the "craziness and rioting" that resulted from his planned appearances at a handful of West Coast campuses earlier this year. The Breitbart editor known for inflammatory remarks about women and Muslims announced on his Facebook page Monday that he had asked his publisher for more time to complete "Dangerous," which now has a June 13 release date.

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  20. Michigan Republican resigns after tweets about protestersRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A Michigan Republican has resigned after causing outrage by suggesting that protesters at University of California, Berkeley, should be shot. Dan Adamini, secretary of the Marquette County GOP, told The Mining Journal of Marquette he stepped down so he isn't "a distraction and a hindrance to the work of the party."

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