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Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

BBC / News 35 sources

The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by a senator who said he used a racial slur.

Texts people sent to loved ones during Hawaii missile alert

CNN / U.S. 77 sources

Hawaiian residents and vacationers spent 38 horrific minutes preparing for an incoming ballistic missile and possible death on Saturday, until the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency corrected a false alarm message.

Thousands march in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Seattlepi.com 179 sources

Thousands of people gathered and marched in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would have been the civil rights leader's 89th birthday.

Officials Warned Jared Kushner About Friendship With Wendi Deng Murdoch: Report

The Huffington Post 13 sources

The meeting was described to The Wall Street Journal as a “routine senior staff security briefing.”

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Chinese Carmaker May Use Fiat Chrysler for Foothold in United States

GAC Motor said it planned to bring an S.U.V. to the United States in 2019. It may use Fiat Chrysler dealerships hungry for new models.


With Pence in front row, pastor rips into Trump

MSNBC 19 sources

Parishioners say the vice president was visibly red-faced as Pastor Maurice Watson demanded the president apologize for his comments on Haiti and Africa.

Foreign governments spend big at Trump's properties, report finds

NBC News 6 sources

The Saudis, Republican candidates and special interest groups hope to influence President Trump by spending money at his properties, says Public Citizen.


Chinese Automaker GAC is Set to Enter the US Market in 2019

AutoGuide.com 35 sources

Chinese Automaker GAC is Set to Enter the US Market in 2019 Of course, it's starting with an SUV. more


Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration

Washington Post 8 sources

Trump suggested he was ready for a deal aimed at “dreamers” — just hours before he blew up.


Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented what the president said during DACA meeting

UPI.com 35 sources

President Trump has accused Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., of twisting his words.

Ivanka and Jared ‘love it in Washington’

New York Post 13 sources

"The kids love it,” said her friend. “They are in it for the long haul.”


CVS bans photo manipulation for store beauty brands, will place alert label on others

CNBC / U.S. 44 sources

CVS Health Monday said it will ban photo manipulation in its store-brand makeup displays, USA Today reports.

Here’s how one worker set off 38 minutes of terror in Hawaii

The Boston Globe 77 sources

The Trump administration Sunday pointed to the state of Hawaii for answers about a panic-inducing false alert of an incoming missile attack, an incident that raised broader questions about the national state of nuclear preparedness at a…


MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

CNBC / U.S. 59 sources

Protests broke out near the Trump's Florida resort on the holiday honoring MLK.

Scramble to contain fallout of Carillion collapse

Only 48 hrs support for private contracts as public works get priority


Big Three dominate the 2018 Detroit auto show with pickups

Vancouver Sun 51 sources

While the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was quiet, with no less than the Economist saying it has dropped to the bottom of the auto show ladder in the Americas and further lagging the key international shows, that…


Mitt Romney: Trump's 'Shithole' Comments 'Antithetical To American Values'

The Huffington Post 14 sources

Romney's criticism follows the president's reported remarks about Haiti and African countries.

CVS Pharmacy Promises to End Touchups of Its Beauty Images

Bloomberg 44 sources

New York (AP) -- Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products. The company said it has a responsibility to think about sending messages of unrealistic body images to girls…


Inside Hawaii's emergency alert command center

CBS News / U.S. 77 sources

Missile-alert mistake feeds skepticism about government's ability to keep citizens informed in a real emergency

Pope Francis Warns About Danger Of Nuclear War: 'We Are At The Very Limit'

The Huffington Post 18 sources

"I am really afraid of this. One accident is enough to precipitate things," said Pope Francis.


Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and Volvo XC60 win North American car, truck, utility awards

Autonews.com 35 sources

The Honda Accord won the 2018 North American Car of the Year at the Detroit auto show, while the Lincoln Navigator took the truck honors and the Volvo XC60 was named top utility vehicle of the year.


Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

BBC / Technology 76 sources

The firm says it will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range within five years.

Jakarta Stock Exchange Tower Evacuated After Floor Collapses

NPR 228 sources

A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, according to Indonesian authorities. A police spokesman says nearly 80 people were injured. Terrorism has been ruled out.

Monday, Jan 15

Plane left dangling on cliff after it skids off runway in Turkey

Toronto Star 145 sources

All on board the Pegasus Airlines flight escaped unharmed, with passengers saying it was a ‘miracle’ there were no deaths or injuries.

Hawaii Lacked Safeguards to Prevent False Missile Alert, FCC Head Says

TIME 230 sources

Hawaii’s emergency authorities lacked reasonable safeguards to prevent the kind of false alert that panicked residents with a warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said.

Trump responds to reports of "sh*thole" remark

CBS News / Politics 211 sources

He was meeting Sunday to discuss a new DACA deal when he was asked about the disparaging remark he allegedly made

Carillion collapse raises job fears

BBC 126 sources

The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.

Sunday, Jan 14

Hopes for immigration deal fade as lawmakers trade barbs and Trump declares dreamer program ‘probably dead’

Washington Post 112 sources

Debate raged over what President Trump said in a Thursday Oval Office meeting — and whether he had said it at all.

Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order

The Hill 47 sources

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said on Saturday that it has begun allowing certain young, undocumented immigrants to renew protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.The...

Hawaii Democrat: false missile alarm shows Trump failure on North Korea

The Guardian / AU 230 sources

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard says state takes blame for panic but claims it revealed flaws in White House approach to nuclear-armed Pyongyang

Ford Ranger returns with turbo 2.3L, new off-road tech

Vancouver Sun 111 sources

Mid-sized pickup to be offered with two cabs and three trim levels, but no word yet on power

Saturday, Jan 13

Chelsea Manning is running for US Senate

New York Post 110 sources

Chelsea Manning, the former Army private convicted of giving classified government documents to WikiLeaks, is running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Manning, a 30-year-old transgender woman born as Bradley, filed the paperwork on…

Political fallout from Trump's 's---hole' controversy

Fox News 290 sources

The president denies he used vulgar language during the DACA meeting, but impact on delicate negotiations over immigration reform and government funding is already being felt.

Trump in 'excellent health' after check-up

Sky News / US News 123 sources

Donald Trump is in "excellent health" after undergoing his first medical check-up as president, his doctor says.

Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

NOLA.com 595 sources

All-capital alert was sent to residents' mobile phones

Friday, Jan 12

Facebook plans major changes to news feed

BBC / News 213 sources

The social network is to make posts from businesses, brands and media less prominent.

Trump criticized immigration from 's---hole' countries: report

The Hill 357 sources

President Trump reportedly referred to immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from "shithole countries" on Thursday.Trump made the comment in an Oval Office meeting with lawmake...

Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Sky News / US News 216 sources

Donald Trump has responded to criticism about his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe migrant countries, saying "this was not the language used".

Donald Trump Cancels His Trip To London, Blames Obama

The Huffington Post 315 sources

British media report the White House may have feared mass protests.

Thursday, Jan 11

Trump administration opens door to let states impose Medicaid work requirements

Bangor Daily News 126 sources

The guidance represents a fundamental and much-disputed recalibration of the compact between the government and poor Americans for whom Medicaid coverage provides a crucial pathway to health care.

Trump plays down prospect of special counsel interviewing him about Russia

The Guardian / US 122 sources

Donald Trump has claimed that it “seems unlikely” he will be interviewed by the special counsel investigating alleged collusion between his presidential election campaign and Russia. The investigation has two spearheads: special counsel…

Walmart to raise starting pay, expand parent benefits and issue $1,000 bonuses

ABC13.com 182 sources

Walmart is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, and giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees.

ICE raids 7-Eleven stores nationwide, arrests 21 people

NBC News 163 sources

U.S. immigration agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday and arrested 21 people in the biggest crackdown on a company suspected of hiring undocumented workers since President Donald Trump took office.