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'Dark day for free speech in America': Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled, police prep for violence
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'Dark day for free speech in America': Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled, police prep for violence

American conservative Ann Coulter said that she was forced to cancel her speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America."

Twenty-one arrested in California as protesters across US press Donald Trump to release tax returns
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Twenty-one arrested in California as protesters across US press Donald Trump to release tax returns

At least 21 people were arrested after opponents of President Donald Trump and supporters clashed at a march in Berkeley, California, US media said Saturday.

Scientists use high speed cameras to unravel the mystery of shoelaces coming loose
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Scientists use high speed cameras to unravel the mystery of shoelaces coming loose

Using a slow-motion camera and a series of experiments, the researchers assessed a pair of running shoes that were laced-up and were on a treadmill.

Berkeley and Google are making a crowdsourced
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Berkeley and Google are making a crowdsourced "Megamovie" on the August total solar eclipse

The general public can participate by downloading a smartphone app that is being developed for the Eclipse Megamovie Project.

Milo Yiannopoulos, far-right firebrand, quits Breitbart over pedophilia remarks
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Milo Yiannopoulos, far-right firebrand, quits Breitbart over pedophilia remarks

Serial provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative firebrand and staunch fan of President Donald Trump, resigned Tuesday from the right-wing news site Breitbart amid a storm triggered by comments in which he seems to condone paedophilia.

Berkeley University: Muzzling far-right speaker shows why 'liberalism' is in global retreat
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Berkeley University: Muzzling far-right speaker shows why 'liberalism' is in global retreat

It wasn't an attack at Berkeley per se, but on the ideas. The best way to tackle an idea is to punch holes in it and propose a better idea. But this forced imposition of censorship is the very thing that they accuse the Right of doing

Berkeley scientists unveil new form of matter known as time crystals
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Berkeley scientists unveil new form of matter known as time crystals

In a research paper, Norman Yao, a UC Berkeley assistant physics professor has described a new form of matter known as time crystals.

UC Berkeley's Sujit Choudhry allegedly sexually harassed his employee: What you need to know
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UC Berkeley's Sujit Choudhry allegedly sexually harassed his employee: What you need to know

This March, a 41-year- old woman named Tyann Sorrell filed a lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court, suing Sujit Choudhry, the former Dean of the University of California Berkeley School of Law, for sexually harassing her over a two-year period while she was his executive assistant.

Scientists make tiny 'fitbits' to monitor body from the inside
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Scientists make tiny 'fitbits' to monitor body from the inside

Scientists are developing dust-sized wireless sensors implanted inside the body to track neural activity in real-time, offering a new way to monitor or treat a range of conditions including epilepsy and control next-generation prosthetics.

Dhaka café attack victim Tarishi Jain was full of dreams, vowed to fight poverty
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Dhaka café attack victim Tarishi Jain was full of dreams, vowed to fight poverty

Eighteen-year-old Tarishi Jain, a victim of the deadly terror attack in Bangladesh, had come to Dhaka on a vacation and visit her family.

Bromance may help men cope better with stress
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Bromance may help men cope better with stress

Bromance can actually make men more resilient to stress and help them lead a longer, healthier life, suggests new research.

Muggles catching up to Harry Potter: US scientists make tiny invisibility cloak
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Muggles catching up to Harry Potter: US scientists make tiny invisibility cloak

A tiny invisibility cloak has been invented by US scientists who are edging ever-closer to a real version of what has until now been a staple of science fiction, researchers said Thursday.

During a birthday party, six Irish nationals die after balcony collapses in California's Berkeley
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During a birthday party, six Irish nationals die after balcony collapses in California's Berkeley

Police were working to figure out why the small balcony broke loose from the stucco apartment house in the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Police officer guns down black teen in St Louis, Missouri
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Police officer guns down black teen in St Louis, Missouri

Berkeley is minutes away from the suburb of Ferguson, where police officer Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown, a killing that ignited protests across the country against police methods.

Indian wunderkid is youngest Berkley topper in a century
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Indian wunderkid is youngest Berkley topper in a century

He has become the youngest student to receive the University Medal in more than a century. The medal is given to the year's top graduating senior

Berkeley, Stanford to offer free courses online
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Berkeley, Stanford to offer free courses online

Professors from top schools will teach under their university's name and will adapt their most popular courses for the web, embed assignments into video lectures and answer questions on online forums.