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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 17

April 24, 2017 4:41 PM Obama Steps Back Into Public Life, Trying to Avoid One Word: Trump

CHICAGO — Former President Barack Obama returned to his adopted home on Monday for his first public event since leaving the White House, pledging to work toward preparing the next generation of political leadership in America. In opening remarks during a conversation with six young people in front of an audience at the University of Chicago, Mr. Obama 30

April 24, 2017 2:54 PM Luiz Felipe Scolari dismisses talk of Guangzhou Evergrande form struggle

Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has dismissed claims that his side have not fully convinced this season. Scolari will attempt to steer Guangzhou to only their second win in the Asian Champions League group stages at Hong Kong champions Eastern on Tuesday. Evergrande, who beat Eastern 7-0 in the opening round of games after the visitors 15

April 24, 2017 1:07 PM Trump pushes wall funding in spending dispute with Democrats

WASHINGTON — With a budget deadline looming, President Donald Trump plans a whirlwind of activities seeking to highlight accomplishments while putting fresh pressure on congressional Democrats to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, even if that pressure risks a possible government shutdown. Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration 22

April 24, 2017 10:36 AM Trump’s Wall Demands May Decide Whether 100th Day Is a Shutdown

Nobody in Washington is saying they want a U.S. government shutdown when funding runs out at week’s end, but one person ultimately may get to decide: President Donald Trump. Trump’s biggest demand is a Democratic deal-breaker: money for his long-promised border wall with Mexico. Democrats hope he’ll blink to avoid an embarrassing milestone for a new president 7

April 24, 2017 9:00 AM Here’s how congressional Democrats plan to mark Trump’s first 100 days

President Trump is the most unpopular president in modern history — and Democrats are hoping to keep it that way. While negotiating this week with the White House on a plan to avoid a government shutdown and strongly opposed to any new plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader 14

April 24, 2017 2:17 AM Donald Trump’s Push for Border-Wall Funding Muddies Budget Talks

Administration injects volatility into a crucial week as government shutdown looms WASHINGTON—Less than a week before the federal government could run out of money, White House officials said President Donald Trump wants any spending deal to include some funding for a border wall, despite little appetite among congressional Republicans for risking a partial 14

April 23, 2017 11:08 PM The Indiana Pacers? Gone till November

The loss marked the second consecutive first-round exit for the Pacers, in the team’s first season under new coach Nate McMillan. McMillan, who found success at times leading exacting outfits in Seattle and Portland from 2001 through 2012, helped push the Pacers into a 42-40 record and playoff berth, but the team ended its regular season as confused 13

April 23, 2017 10:18 PM Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It’s all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall. The symbolic 100-day mark for the administration is Saturday. That’s the same day government 18

April 23, 2017 9:04 PM ‘Everyone tunes in’: Inside Trump’s obsession with cable TV

During a small working lunch at the White House last month, the question of job security in President Trump’s tumultuous White House came up, and one of the attendees wondered whether press secretary Sean Spicer might be the first to go. The president’s response was swift and unequivocal. “I’m not firing Sean Spicer,” he said, according to someone familiar 23