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A Valedictorian Was Barred From Delivering His High School Graduation Speech. He Spoke by Megaphone Instead

A Valedictorian Was Barred From Delivering His High School Graduation Speech. He Spoke by Megaphone Instead"The young people will win' because we’re finished being complacent"



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High school valedictorian banned from giving speech mentioning Parkland shooting so uses megaphone outside

High school valedictorian banned from giving speech mentioning Parkland shooting so uses megaphone outsideThe news came just hours before their high school graduation ceremony was set to begin: Valedictorian Christian Bales and student council president Katherine Frantz would not be able to give their speeches. It was a confusing announcement, as the two students thought administrators at Holy Cross High School – a Catholic school in Covington, Kentucky – had approved their speeches beforehand. The diocese had felt that Bales’ speech, in particular, was “aggressive, angry and confrontational,” according to the Cincinnati news station WCPO.



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High school valedictorian addresses grads through bullhorn following speech ban

High school valedictorian addresses grads through bullhorn following speech banChristian Bales gave his graduation speech through a bullhorn outside the commencement venue after his school ruled his address too political to be given from the stage.



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In a philosophical mood, Congress debates freedom of speech on campus

In a philosophical mood, Congress debates freedom of speech on campusA congressional hearing on free speech and political correctness on campus turns both philosophical and confrontational.



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Hillary Clinton mocks Trump by donning Russian hat during Yale speech: 'If you can't beat them, join them'

Hillary Clinton mocks Trump by donning Russian hat during Yale speech: 'If you can't beat them, join them'Hillary Clinton has publicly mocked US president Donald Trump by pulling out a Russian hat in the middle of a speech at Yale University. The president’s former Democrat rival brandished the distinctive Ushanka headgear in an apparent dig at Mr Trump over the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible links between his campaign and the Kremlin. During Sunday’s speech, Yale alumna Ms Clinton referred to the university’s tradition of wearing outlandish hats on graduation day – explaining she had decided to join in.



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Rex Tillerson Seemed to Be Taking a Swipe at President Trump in His Commencement Speech

Rex Tillerson Seemed to Be Taking a Swipe at President Trump in His Commencement Speech"Look for employers who set high standards for personal conduct"



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Michael Keaton Ends Kent State Commencement Speech With 'I'm Batman'

Michael Keaton Ends Kent State Commencement Speech With 'I'm Batman'Actor Michael Keaton ended his commencement address at Kent State University's



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Benjamin Netanyahu's Big Speech On Iran Was Aimed Directly At Trump

Benjamin Netanyahu's Big Speech On Iran Was Aimed Directly At TrumpIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a dramatic speech on



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Pence blasts 'weak' immigration laws in speech at US-Mexico border

Pence blasts 'weak' immigration laws in speech at US-Mexico borderUS Vice President Mike Pence blasted “weak” and “ineffective” immigration laws Monday during a trip to the border with Mexico, as a caravan of immigrants two hours to the west prepared to claim asylum in America. Pence’s remarks came as he toured a construction site for a barrier in the Californian border town of Calexico, 120 miles (200 kilometers) east of the San Diego-Tijuana crossing where the group of at least 150 people has amassed. “I stand before you today when most of the attention of the nation has been focused on the so-called caravan,” Pence said.



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Michelle Wolf's White House Correspondents' dinner speech ignites backlash

Michelle Wolf's White House Correspondents' dinner speech ignites backlashPeople on both sides of the aisle are accusing the comedian of crossing the line after making controversial jokes about President Trump's inner circle. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.



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