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February 2, 2017 5:41 AM Protests, Violence Prompt UC Berkeley to Cancel Milo Yiannopoulos Event

A scheduled speech by controversial Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of California, Berkeley led to violent protests that caused the event to be called off, the university said. The university said fires were set, including one caused by a firebomb that ignited a generator-powered spotlight, and commercial-grade fireworks were thrown 42

January 15, 2017 2:09 AM Breitbart provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is shouted down at UC Davis but gets the last word

There was a bit of jostling — and at least one thrown cup of coffee — Friday evening at Davis. But mostly there was a lot of chanting and yelling as several hundred vociferous protesters succeeded in shutting down an appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos, the puerile 33-year-old Breitbart writer who is best known for getting banned from Twitter after leading 54

January 14, 2017 6:32 PM Protests derail UC-Davis event with Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos, ‘pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli

A college campus event hosting Milo Yiannopoulos and Martin Shkreli, two controversial and polarizing figures who have both been banned on Twitter, was canceled because of heated protests Friday night. Yiannopoulos, editor of the right-wing website Breitbart News, and Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical executive charged with securities fraud, were supposed 48

January 14, 2017 6:31 AM Protests Shut Down UC Davis Group’s Event With Milo Yiannopoulos

An event at a California university featuring controversial so-called "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled Friday after a large number of protesters blocked entrance to the event, UC Davis said. The speakers were invited by the student group Davis College Republicans. UC Davis said in a statement that after 38

January 14, 2017 5:36 AM Protests Shutdown Far-Right Speaker at UC Davis

Speeches by far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos (yuh-NAH'-poh-lihs) and former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli were canceled after heated protests erupted at the University of California, Davis. University police put up barricades as protesters shouting "shut it down" grew increasingly rowdy in the hours leading up to the Friday night talks 53

January 13, 2017 11:47 PM 2 years after the hack, Sony CEO Lynton exits for Snap Inc

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two years after guiding the company through an unprecedented email hack, Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is leaving the company to become the chairman of the board for Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat. Sony said Friday that Lynton, a 13-year Sony veteran who led both the music and entertainment group, will stay on for six months 29

January 12, 2017 2:34 PM Curb Your Ire, Bros: Anna Kendrick Is In Talks To Play Santa In A Disney Movie

She's making a list and checking it twice. Anna Kendrick is in talks to play Santa Claus in a new Disney movie, Variety reported Wednesday. We know some people are incredibly protective of the traditional image of Santa Claus, so the backlash about this news seems inevitable. Typically protesters (aka Megyn Kelly) argue that Santa ― a fictional character 66

December 29, 2016 5:19 PM WTF: Milo Yiannopoulos Inks Book Deal With Simon & Schuster

The "alt-right" spokesman was banned from Twitter after launching a widespread attack on actress Leslie Jones. Ex-Twitter bully Milo Yiannopoulos may have been taken offline, but now he’ll be in print. DANGEROUS will be a book on free speech by the outspoken and controversial gay British writer and editor at Breitbart News who describes himself as “the most fabulous 42

December 29, 2016 5:19 PM Milo Yiannopoulos snags book deal with Simon & Schuster imprint

Milo Yiannopoulos, a self-proclaimed internet "super-villain," has struck up a book deal with a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster. News of the deal quickly triggered a backlash and put Simon & Schuster, the publishing house owned by CBS Corporation, in the hot seat. Yiannopoulos is the tech editor at the conservative website Breitbart, and is best known 40

December 3, 2016 5:57 PM Beloved character actress Alice Drummond dies at 88

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Famed character actress Alice Drummond -- whose career on stage and screen spanned decades -- has died in New York City at the age of 88. Drummond died from complications of a fall she suffered about two months ago, Gable said. The actress' film credits include Ghostbusters, Awakenings, Doubt, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 32