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AP Exclusive: DHS report disputes threat from banned nations

SFGate 57 sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the…

JC Penney to close up to 140 stores, offer buyouts

Detroit Free Press 123 sources

J.C. Penney (JCP) plans to close 130 to 140 stores and offer buyouts to 6,000 workers as the department-store industry sags in competition with online sellers and nimble niche retailers. The company said Friday that it would shutter 13% to…

Alphabet's self-driving car unit sues Uber with trade theft charge

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology.

Trump blasts media, anonymous sources in CPAC speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources - just hours after members of his own staff ...

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Mexico warns US over border wall funding

BBC.com 32 sources

Mexico says it would retaliate if the US imposed a tax on imports to finance the wall.

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Major security flaw means you have to change your passwords again

Chicago Tribune 12 sources

Security firm Cloudflare disclosed late Thursday that a long-running bug in its security systems may have leaked information, including potentially personal information, from thousands of sites including Uber, Fitbit and OK Cupid. The…

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GM self-driving bills could be self-interested

SFGate / Business 48 sources

WASHINGTON — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping…

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Homeland Security Draft Report Casts Doubt On Countries Trump's Travel Ban Targeted

The Huffington Post 57 sources

WASHINGTON ― An internal Department of Homeland Security assessment throws cold water on President Donald Trump’s justification for attempting to ban citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States.

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Media outlets blocked from White House...

MSNBC 230 sources

NBC News' Hallie Jackson explains the latest events regarding the White House preventing particular news outlets from entering the room.

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Stocks Post Gains Before Trump Speech to Congress: Markets Wrap

Bloomberg 20 sources

Equities rallied in the last half-hour of trading Friday to recover losses from earlier in the session, as investors set their sights on U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech before Congress next week. Gold extended its strong run as the…

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Trump White House Bars News Organizations From Press Briefing

The Huffington Post 230 sources

The White House blocked several news outlets from attending a closed-door briefing Friday afternoon with press secretary Sean Spicer, a decision that drew strong rebukes from news organizations and may only heighten tensions between the…

NRA boss Wayne LaPierre lambasts liberal protesters at CPAC

The NRA’s top gun revealed a paranoid vision of the world in a speech that painted protesters as criminals terrorizing the country.

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Fact Check: Trump says 'Obamacare covers very few people.' It actually covers over 20 million.

President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor's health care law covers "very few people," as he minimized the impact of replacing it. That's only true if you consider more than 20 million people to be very few. Here's a look at…

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GOP lawmaker at town hall calls on Trump to release his tax returns

A Florida lawmaker was grilled about Trump at a town hall on Thursday.

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

MEXICO CITY — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won’t ...

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Live: Trump tells CPAC audience he is committed to putting Americans first

CNBC / World 92 sources

Our live blog is tracking reaction as Donald trump delivers remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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Mayor de Blasio arrives for questions by feds on fundraising

Mayor de Blasio arrived at his lawyers’ office to face federal prosecutors set to grill him in an ongoing corruption probe.

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WHO IS TALKING? Trump blasts leakers after report of FBI, Priebus talk

Fox News 69 sources

President Trump, after a brief hiatus, returned to throwing Twitter bombs Friday morning to accuse his own FBI of failing to crack down on leaks – on the heels of reports about a conversation his chief of staff had with the bureau about…

Friday, Feb 24

Alphabet's self-driving car company just sued Uber — and it all stemmed from an email fail

CNBC / U.S. 135 sources

Uber's drawings of 3-D sensors contained Alphabet's trade secrets, the lawsuit claims.

Reports Say White House Asked FBI To Dispute Stories About Russia Ties

The Huffington Post 131 sources

The White House asked the FBI to publicly dispute reports about President Donald Trump’s team communicating with Russian officials during last year’s presidential campaign, CNN and The Associated Press reported Thursday.

Thursday, Feb 23

Trump administration rolls back protections for transgender students

The move rescinds a federal directive requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.

Deadline arrives for Dakota Access...

MSNBC 301 sources

The deadline has arrived for protesters to leave the Dakota Access pipeline site. Dallas Goldtooth from the Indigenous Environmental Network joins to discuss.

In Mexico, Homeland Security chief says there will be no mass deportations of people in U.S. illegally

Los Angeles Times 83 sources

Trump praises immigration raids as a 'military operation' Feb. 23, 2017, 11:26 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump says deportations are coming "at a rate that nobody's ever seen before"…

Tesla expects to reach volume production of Model 3 by September

CNBC / U.S. 78 sources

Tesla said Wednesday that its Model 3 program is "on track" to start limited volume production in July.

Wednesday, Feb 22

Many Fed Officials See Rate Hike 'Fairly Soon,' Minutes Show

Bloomberg / News 138 sources

Federal Reserve officials expressed confidence they can raise interest rates gradually, while a hike “fairly soon” might be appropriate to avoid the risk of an overheated economy, minutes of Federal Open Market Committee's latest meeting…

Trump Administration Expands Enforcement of US Immigration Laws

Voice of America 150 sources

The Trump administration is expanding enforcement of U.S. immigration laws that could result in immediate deportation for millions of undocumented migrants.

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News over pedophilia remarks

The Guardian / AU 188 sources

The rightwing provocateur stepped down after a livestream resurfaced in which he appeared to endorse sex between ‘younger boys’ and older men

Trump to rescind transgender bathroom rules from Obama era

BBC / US / Canada 258 sources

The White House says the US president firmly believes this is a states' rights issue.

Tuesday, Feb 21

Milo Yiannopoulos exits Breitbart after pedophilia comments

New York Post 188 sources

Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos announced his resignation from the far-right news website Tuesday after a firestorm over his comments in which he appeared to condone pedophilia. “Breitbart Bews has stood by me when others caved.…

DHS issues sweeping rules for immigration crackdown

The Hill 191 sources

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday released details on how it will prosecute undocumented immigrants and criminal immigrants under President Trump. The two memos from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly expand…

CPAC Organizer Explains Why He Disinvited Milo Yiannopoulos

NBC News / Politics 231 sources

'I think, without dissent, everyone in our leadership believed the right thing to do was to rescind the invitation,' Matt Schlapp says.

President Trump Condemns Anti-Semitism: 'It Has to Stop'

NBC News 226 sources

President Donald Trump, in an exclusive interview with NBC News' Craig Melvin on Tuesday, denounced the recent rise in bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the country, saying the anti-Semitism and racism that is troubling…

Monday, Feb 20

Kraft Pulls $143 Billion Unilever Offer After Early ...

Bloomberg / News 176 sources

Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its $143 billion bid for Unilever two days after the approach became public amid stiff opposition from the Anglo-Dutch target to ...

Uber to investigate "abhorrent" sexual harassment claim

CBS News / MoneyWatch 159 sources

Female engineer alleges her prospects at the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Says There Are No Plans to Seize Iraqi Oil

TIME 202 sources

His statement marks a shift away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders

Trump appoints Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster his new national security adviser

USA TODAY 319 sources

Appointment comes a week after dismissal of Michael Flynn