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Can Trump stem wave of racism?

Because Americans make so many judgments through a partisan lens, any position Trump takes drives most Republicans to embrace the same position.

Bill Maher, who took credit for downfall of Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos, has also defended adult sex with children

Comedian Bill Maher felt proud of himself after the downfall of former Breitbart editor and alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. Last Friday, Yiannopoulos appeared on “Real Time with Bill Maher.” Days later, Yiannopoulos lost his book deal with Simon & Schuster, had his invitation to speak at CPAC rescinded and publicly resigned from Breitbart after a series of videos surfaces in which Yiannopoulos appears to be condoning sexual relationships between adults and children as young as 13-years-old.

Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News

Milo Yiannopoulos, the conservative provocateur whose comments on race have been assailed by Democrats and Republicans alike, resigned Tuesday from his senior editor position at Breitbart News. In recent days, nearly a dozen reporters at the conservative news organization had threatened to resign if Yiannopoulos was not fired for remarks he made that critics said endorsed pedophilia.

Breitbart editor’s Berkeley talk nixed amid violent protest; Trump threatens to pull federal funding to university

BERKELEY, Calif. – A crowd protesting a far-right commentator’s appearance at the University of California at Berkeley hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and sparked a massive bonfire, prompting officials to call off the event. The decision came two hours before Wednesday’s talk by Milo Yiannopoulos (yuh-NAH’-poh-lihs), a polarizing editor of Breitbart News, after some 1,500 people had gathered outside the venue.

Visit by Breitbart News editor sparks controversy at UW and WSU

In the coming months, the University of Washington will host lectures from an award-winning author, a world-renowned architect, an African-American ballerina who broke the color barrier and a father-son duo from MIT whose works blur the lines between art and mathematics. But the speaker grabbing the most attention is a provocateur and editor of the Breitbart News Network who has been banned from Twitter for racism and misogyny, and whose talks at many college campuses have sparked vigorous counter protests.

Curt Schilling reportedly will join Breitbart with an online radio show

Six months after he was fired by ESPN for sharing controversial takes on social and political topics, Curt Schilling reportedly is joining Breitbart, getting a national outlet as he edges closer to deciding whether to challenge Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018.

Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult

TETERBORO, N.J. – Republican Donald Trump announced a shakeup of his campaign leadership Wednesday, the latest sign of tumult in his bid for the White House as his poll numbers slip and only 82 days remain before the election. The billionaire real estate mogul named Stephen Bannon of the conservative Breitbart News website as chief executive officer and promoted pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. Paul Manafort, Trump’s controversial campaign chairman, will retain his title, but it is unclear if his role will change.