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  1. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Kelan Martin scored 22 points and fueled a stunning second-half rally to lead No. 22 Butler past No.

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  2. Milo Yiannopoulos disinvited from CPACRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Washington Times

    Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was disinvited as an official speaker at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after being prompted to clarify that he does not support pedophilia following comments in a recently-unearthed interview. "Due to the revelation of an offensive video in the past 24 hours condoning pedophilia, the American Conservative Union has decided to rescind the invitation of Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference," ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said in a statement Monday.

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  3. Milo Yiannopoulos, Larry Wilmore go head-to-head on 'Maher'Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Washington Times

    While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" was relatively tame - at least until the cameras were turned off. It was later, during an online-only "Overtime" segment of Maher's Friday night show, that two of Maher's three panelists hurled expletives at the Breitbart News senior editor. 13 comments

  4. Bill Maher blasts Jeremy Scahill for dropping out of a Real Timea over Milo YiannopoulosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Washington Times

    Bill Maher is making no apologies for booking Milo Yiannopoulos on HBO 's "Real Time" this Friday, saying Jeremy Scahill 's refusal to appear on the show out of protest of the conservative firebrand is one of the reasons why Democrats lost the election to President Trump. Mr. Scahill , founding editor of The Intercept, posted a lengthy statement on Twitter Wednesday evening announcing that he was dropping out of his scheduled appearance on Friday's show because he disagrees with giving Mr. Yiannopoulos a platform to "spew his hateful diatribes."

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  5. Gene editing patent ruling sways fortune of biotech hopefulsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Washington Times

    In a highly anticipated decision that could sway the fortunes of a handful of biotechnology companies, the federal patent office has turned back a challenge to patents covering a widely used method for editing genes. The office's board of appeals ruled Wednesday that the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard can keep patents it had been awarded for a technique called CRISPR that lets scientists alter DNA within cells.

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  6. Illustration of the good Samaritan by Alexander Hunter (after a...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Washington Times

    During CNN's health care debate on Feb. 7, Sen. Bernie Sanders posed this question to Sen. Ted Cruz : "Is every American entitled to health care?" It's a probing question, but here's an even more penetrating one: Am I my brother's keeper? India is predominately a Hindu country, Myanmar: Buddhist, Israel: Jewish, Saudi Arabia: Muslim, Sweden: secular, and America is a Christian nation. In 1944 Harry Truman said, "In this great country of ours it has been proven the fundamental unity between democracy and Christianity."

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

    Monday Feb 13 | Washington Times

    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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  8. California campus police grapple with political protestRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Washington Times

    University of California, Berkeley police took a hands-off approach to protesters on the campus last week when violent rioters overtook a largely peaceful protest against a controversial speaker. Last week's protest featured "Black Bloc" tactics like dressing head-to-toe in dark clothing, obscuring faces with masks, vandalizing property and people armed with Molotov cocktails and crude weapons.

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  9. Marquette students upset Ben Shapiro invited to campus during Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Washington Times

    Feminist students at Marquette University say conservative writer Ben Shapiro should not be allowed to give a speech at the Milwaukee school this week because it's Black History Month. In a letter to university President Michael Lovell obtained by the Young America's Foundation, the Marquette Empowerment Executive Board writes that Mr. Shapiro's "Not only does the presence of Shapiro at our university threaten the values we strive to uphold, but it also undermines the theme of this year's Mission Week, 'Racial Justice: Black, White and the Call of the Church' as well as Black History Month, both of which are interrupted by Shapiro's talk," the students write.

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  10. Fox Newsa s Jesse Watters: Anti-free speech Berkeley rioters resembled a Islamist mobsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Washington Times

    Progressive college students and fundamentalist Islamists share an animosity for freedom of speech and a propensity to riot over views with which they disagree, according to Fox News commentator Jesse Watters. "It's my opinion that liberals on college campuses now resemble Islamist mobs, where they riot over rhetoric," Mr. Watters said while guest hosting "The O'Reilly Factor" on Friday night.

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  11. Bill Maher on Berkeley riot: The left has a 'problem' with free speechRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Washington Times

    Outspoken liberal comedian Bill Maher says the left needs to rethink its hostility to freedom of speech in the wake of the riot at the University of California, Berkeley this week. "Believe me, I've been a longtime critic of colleges shutting people up," Mr. Maher said Friday on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher ."

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  12. Conservative speaker Gavin McInnes pepper-sprayed by NYU protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Washington Times

    Vice Media co-founder and conservative comedian Gavin McInnes was hit with pepper spray by angry protesters before his scheduled speech Thursday night at New York University. Demonstrators and students from the group NYU Anti-Fascists gathered outside the Kimmel Center on campus ahead of Mr. McInnes' speech, but the protest turned violent once the conservative arrived, a local NBC News affiliate reported .

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  13. Berkeley rioters betray California university's historical commitment to free speechRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Washington Times

    Students advocating free speech at the University of California, Berkeley would have welcomed a provocative speaker to campus a half-century ago - but Wednesday night students at the public university lit fires, looted businesses and assaulted innocent bystanders in order to ensure ideas with which they disagree would not be spoken. Wednesday night's turmoil at the cradle of the Free Speech Movement was just the latest instance of violence by President Trump 's detractors since he was elected.

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  14. Sales soar for Milo book 'Dangerous'; publisher mum on tourRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Washington Times

    Sales are soaring for the upcoming book by incendiary right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos. Details of his promotional tour, assuming there is one, are a mystery for now.

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  15. Woman who supports Trump gets pepper-sprayed at Berkeley protest: VideoRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Washington Times

    A woman wearing a red "Make America Great Again" hat says she was assaulted with pepper spray Wednesday at the University of California, Berkeley, as protests ahead of a Milo Yiannopoulos event turned violent. A video of the incident shows a woman being sprayed in the face by an unidentified assailant after giving an interview with a television crew.

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  16. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    Karlie Samuelson scored 15 points with four 3-pointers and Hall of Fame Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer moved within four victories of No. 1,000 for her career as the 10th-ranked Cardinal beat Arizona 73-46 on Friday night.

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  17. Milo invite sparks a malicious attacka on Berkeley College Republicans; private info leakedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    Berkeley College Republicans received a crash course in the politics of personal destruction this week when their private information was leaked over a planned event with Breitbart News' Milo Yiannopoulos. At least five current and former members of the University of California Berkeley's College Republicans had private information posted online Jan. 5 by a group called "Northern California Anti-Racist Action."

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  18. 54-year-old medical student living her dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Washington Times

    Suzanne Watson couldn't help but laugh when she received her AARP card and her acceptance letter from Wake Forest School of Medicine in the same week at the age of 50. "I sold my SUV and bought a convertible, and I got the license plate REV DOC," said Watson , who spent 15 years in the ministry before applying to the medical school . Now, at 54, she is a fourth-year medical student, pursuing a second career that in many ways takes her full circle to her early life.

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  19. Women's Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Washington Times

    Freshman Chanelle Molina scored a career-high 33 points and Washington State upset No. 9 UCLA 82-73 on Friday night.

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  20. Translations, TV show connect a city's Hispanic communityRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2016 | Washington Times

    When Sioux Falls resident Alex Ramirez sees a news story or city announcement - be it about road closures or a building collapse - he makes a copy, translates the text into Spanish and posts it on Facebook for free. He and a friend also bought TV air time recently and produce the only community-oriented Spanish-language show in South Dakota's biggest city, where Latinos make up about 5 percent of the population.

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