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  1. The Latest: Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann CoulterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Daily Courier

    Berkeley officials say their handling of the protests over Ann Coulter's cancelled appearance was a success thanks to a massive police presence that ensured the city did not become a "fight club." Mayor Jesse Arreguin has told TV station KTVU on Friday that having a large police presence helped keep raucous protests from escalating into violence.

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  2. Hundreds rally in Berkeley after Coulter talk cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Courier

    Berkeley, known as the home of the free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday as hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting USA gathered in a park to protest a cancelled appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter. University police erected barricades and refused to let any protesters enter the campus.

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  3. Berkeley under police watch after Coulter talk cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Daily Courier

    Berkeley, known as the home of the American free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday in advance of what was expected to be a large protest over a cancelled appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter. The author said she was forced to cancel a speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley, although she added that she might still "swing by to say hello" to her supporters, prompting police and university officials to brace for possible trouble.

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  4. The Latest: ACLU: Coulter cancellation threatens free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Daily Courier

    The American Civil Liberties Union's national legal director says "unacceptable threats of violence" that led to the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley are inconsistent with free speech principles that protect people from government overreach. David Cole says hateful speech has consequences especially for people of colour, LGBTQ people, immigrants and others who have been historically marginalized.

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  5. Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled, police prep for violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Daily Courier

    Ashton Whitty, left, 21, and Hailey Carlson, right, 24, University of California, Berkeley students, make their feelings known during a press conference held by the Berkeley College Republicans in Sproul Plaza on the Cal campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The event was held to discuss the cancellation of speaker Ann Coulter's appearance on campus.

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

    Friday Apr 21 | The Daily Courier

    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 cancelled the event.

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  7. Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Daily Courier

    Ann Coulter fired off an angry stream of tweets Wednesday vowing to speak as planned next week at the University of California, Berkeley after campus officials called off the event for security concerns. "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY," the right-wing commentator tweeted, calling the move to cancel her planned event on April 27 a ban on free speech.

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  8. 20 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | The Daily Courier

    At least 20 people were arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley, authorities said. About 200 people were at Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park when several fights broke out.

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  9. Trump: 'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | The Daily Courier

    President Donald Trump says "someone should look into who paid" for the rallies around the country Saturday that urged him to release his tax returns. Trump tweeted Sunday: "I did what was an almost an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College! Now Tax Returns are brought up again?" Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his returns and he reneged on a campaign commitment to release them.

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  10. Filipino Bataan Death March survivors mark 75th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | The Daily Courier

    Ramon Regalado was starving and sick with malaria when he slipped away from his Japanese captors during the infamous 1942 Bataan Death March in the Philippines, escaping a brutal trudge through steamy jungle that killed hundreds of Americans and thousands of Filipinos who fought for the U.S. during World War II. On Saturday, the former wartime machine-gun operator joined a dwindling band of veterans of the war in San Francisco's Presidio to honour the soldiers who died on the march and those who made it to a prisoner of war camp only to die there.

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  11. Filipino Bataan Death March survivors mark 75th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | The Daily Courier

    This November 1941 photo provided by Cecilia Gaerlan is a government identification picture of her father, Luis Gaerlan Jr., when he was drafted. He was later a survivor of the Bataan Death March.

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  12. Berkeley killing renews debate over gender pronounsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    This Sept. 7, 2016 photo, Pablo Gomez, Jr. a 4th year student, leads a protest chant in the Boalt Hall at the Law School on the on the UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif.

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  13. Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday. The violence erupted when the march of about 2,000 people at Bolsa Chica State Beach reached a group of about 30 counter-protesters, some of whom began spraying the irritant, said Capt.

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  14. Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Daily Courier

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

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    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. Yiannopoulos postpones book to include campus protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    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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  17. Art Rosenfeld, 'godfather' of energy efficiency, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    This undated photo provided by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shows physicist Arthur Rosenfeld in his office in Berkeley, Calif. Rosenfeld, spearheading breakthroughs in reduced energy for lighting, refrigerators, televisions and other electronics while working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has died at age 90. Rosenfeld died Jan. 27, 2017, at his home in Berkeley, said Lawrence Berkeley National Lab spokeswoman Julie Chao.

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  18. Sales soar for Milo book 'Dangerous'; publisher mum on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Milo Yiannopoulos speaks on campus in the Mathematics building at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Yiannopoulos, the polarizing Breitbart News editor, has gained notoriety for railing against feminists, Muslims and political correctness.

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  19. Sales soar for Milo book 'Dangerous'; publisher mum on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Milo Yiannopoulos speaks on campus in the Mathematics building at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Yiannopoulos, the polarizing Breitbart News editor, has gained notoriety for railing against feminists, Muslims and political correctness.

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  20. The Latest: Milo Yiannopoulos' Berkeley talk cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    BERKELEY, Calif. - The Latest on a talk at the University of California, Berkeley by polarizing Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos : A University of California, Berkeley official says a talk by a polarizing Breitbart News editor at the university has been cancelled as protesters outside the building where the speech was to have taken place threw smoke bombs and set a fire.

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