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April 26, 2017 5:58 PM Net Neutrality Would Loosen Under F.C.C. Chairman’s Plan

The policy was the signature telecom regulation of the Obama era. It classified broadband as a common carrier service akin to phones, which are subject to strong government oversight. President Obama made an unusual public push for the reclassification in a video message that was widely shared and appeared to embolden the last F.C.C. chairman, Tom Wheeler 115 4

April 26, 2017 5:28 PM Ann Coulter speech at UC Berkeley canceled, again, amid fears for safety

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter said Wednesday that her planned speech at the University of California at Berkeley this week was canceled amid mounting concerns about potentially violent protests. Coulter said in an email that the Young America’s Foundation canceled her appearance scheduled for Thursday, ordering her not to go to the Berkeley campus 64

April 26, 2017 4:32 PM The Internet Is Overflowing With Ideas for the Michael Scott TED Talk That Should Have Been

Throughout its nine-season run, The Office gifted viewers with a Michael Scott roast, business school lesson and countless conference room presentations, but one thing it clearly dropped the ball on was a Michael Scott TED Talk. So when Mindy Kaling — who both wrote for the show and played the iconic Kelly Kapoor — tweeted about this missed opportunity 36

April 26, 2017 1:08 AM UC-Berkeley readies police as Ann Coulter plans to speak in public plaza on campus

The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for massive protests and potential violence in an open, public space known as Sproul Plaza after learning that conservative commentator Ann Coulter plans to give a speech there Thursday afternoon. The state flagship university has become ground zero for an intense confrontation between the far left and the far right 87

April 25, 2017 7:00 PM Trump to meet with Australian prime minister on May 4: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on May 4 in New York City, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday. The bilateral meeting will follow a speech by Trump aboard the USS Intrepid, an aircraft carrier turned museum on the Hudson River, to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral 78

April 25, 2017 7:01 AM Macron Struggles in Media Spotlight as Presidency Beckons

Emmanuel Macron stumbled out of the gate in his quest to unify France behind his bid for the French presidency, with some critics accusing him of complacency and a lack of guile in the aftermath of his first-round success. After qualifying for the May 7 runoff alongside nationalist Marine Le Pen, the political rookie gave a 15-minute speech that some observers 51

April 25, 2017 12:56 AM Lawsuit filed against UC Berkeley for canceling Ann Coulter speech

Student groups have filed a lawsuit against the University of California at Berkeley, saying school officials violated their right to free speech when they canceled a talk by a controversial speaker last week over security concerns. The lawsuit, filed by a prominent Republican lawyer, Harmeet Dhillon, on behalf of Berkeley College Republicans and Young 76

April 25, 2017 12:25 AM White House ‘confident’ of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall

The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and President Trump softened his demand that a deal to keep the federal government open include money to begin construction on his long-promised border wall. Despite one-party control at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, the brinkmanship that came to define 94

April 24, 2017 10:28 PM Conservatives Groups Sue Berkeley Over Ann Coulter Cancellation

BERKELEY, Calif. — Days after the University of California, Berkeley, canceled an appearance by the author Ann Coulter, two conservative organizations filed a federal lawsuit on Monday accusing the university of trying to “to restrict conservative speech” on campus. The legal action came after the university canceled Ms. Coulter’s appearance, scheduled 75

April 24, 2017 10:10 PM Republican students sue to allow Ann Coulter's speech this week at UC Berkeley

A UC Berkeley student group on Monday filed a lawsuit demanding that the university allow conservative pundit Ann Coulter to speak on campus Thursday as originally planned. Citing unspecified threats, administrators had rescheduled Coulter’s appearance for May 2, when they said they could provide adequate security. But in its free-speech lawsuit, the Berkeley 54