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Trump celebrates Andrew McCabe’s firing, says ex-FBI official knew about ‘lies and corruption’

Toronto Star 64 sources

An upcoming inspector general’s report is expected to conclude that McCabe, a confidant of fired FBI Director James Comey, authorized the release of information to the media and was not forthcoming with the watchdog office as it examined…

Three more bodies found in cars under collapsed bridge rubble

New York Post 205 sources

Authorities on Saturday removed two flattened vehicles with three bodies inside from the rubble of the 950-ton pedestrian bridge that collapsed near Florida International University, Miami police said Saturday. The vehicles — a white Chevy…

Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach

The Guardian 131 sources

The data analytics firm that worked with Donald Trump's election team and the winning Brexit campaign harvested millions of Facebook profiles of US voters, in the tech giant's biggest ever data breach, and used them to build a powerful…

Russia expels 23 British diplomats in spy row

The Times / News 282 sources

To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. Russia will expel 23 British diplomats amid an escalating row over the nerve agent attack in Salisbury on a former spy and his daughter.…

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How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

The New York Times 28 sources

Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump campaign.

St. Patrick's Day: Where to eat, drink and be green in the Triangle

NewsObserver.com 57 sources

Plenty of Guinness will flow through the Triangle during a St. Patrick's Day weekend packed with parties. Thank your lucky calendars St. Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday, meaning many … Click to Continue »



US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed

Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The … Click to Continue »


Spokeswoman: Damon not fleeing to Australia in Trump huff

A publicist for Matt Damon is batting down reports that the actor is moving to Australia with his family, and that such a move would have been prompted by anger over President Donald Trump


White House pushes back against reports of tumult, purges

Newsday / Nation 54 sources

WASHINGTON -- The White House is pushing back against talk of a staffing purge, insisting that reports of tumult and imminent departures are overblown.


Michael Flynn campaigns for Republican candidate in California

It's Flynn's first public appearance since pleading guilty to lying to the FBI.

The Latest: Report of dozens killed in airstrike in Syria

The Eagle / News 61 sources

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the war in Syria (all times local):


Jeff Sessions fires deputy FBI chief Andrew McCabe

NY Daily News 303 sources

The bureau exec was stripped of his pension days before his official retirement.

The Latest: UK's May says Russia in 'flagrant' breach of law

The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain "will consider our next steps in the coming … Click to Continue »


Authorities euthanize turtle amid reports it was fed sick puppy in science class

CBS News / U.S. 30 sources

Police in Preston, Idaho, steped up security amid threats at Preston Junior High School and other schools in the district following the incident


Read Andrew McCabe's Response To Being Fired Two Days Before His Retirement

The Huffington Post 303 sources

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the former deputy director of the FBI on Friday.


GOPer who insulted Parkland survivor drops bid for state House

Leslie Gibson announced Friday he was ending his bid for a state House seat after he insulted 18-year-old Emma Gonzalez.


Trump’s possible China tariffs bring loud protests — in U.S.

President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential trade…

China’s new vice president has reputation as ‘Mr Fix-it’

ABC27.com / News 112 sources

BEIJING (AP) — China’s rubber-stamp legislature has appointed a close ally of President Xi Jinping to the formerly ceremonial post of vice p…


The Latest: Trump lawyer claims up to $20m in damages

Donald Trump's lawyer claims porn actress Stormy Daniels could owe $20 million in damages for violating a non-disclosure agreement

Spy poisoning: PM heckler demands 'evidence'

Sky News 33 sources

A woman who heckled the Prime Minister during her visit to Salisbury this week has told Sky News "people want to see the evidence" behind the nerve agent attack.


Engineer of Florida Bridge Reported Cracks Days Before Collapse

The state Department of Transportation said the lead engineer had left it a voice mail message warning of cracking on the newly installed bridge.

Friday, Mar 16

FIU bridge installed with speedy method days before collapse

NY Daily News 752 sources

Workers used Accelerated Building Construction techniques to place the bridge in its permanent position less than a week ago.

Trump Plans to Remove Adviser McMaster, Washington Post ...

Bloomberg / News 125 sources

U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to remove H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser, the Washington Post reported, citing five people with ...

Mueller Risks Crossing Trump's Red Line With Reported ...

Bloomberg / News 133 sources

Special Counsel Robert Mueller may have crossed a line President Donald Trump set out early in the investigation into possible Russian meddling with his ...

Thursday, Mar 15

Stephen Hawking wasn't just a renowned physicist. He was also a pop-culture favorite

Pop culture loved Stephen Hawking, and Stephen Hawking loved pop culture back.

What's next after National Walkout Day

CNN / U.S. 839 sources

A generation of students raised in the shadow of gun violence is sending a loud and united message to lawmakers: Enough is enough.

US Sanctions Russian Troll Farm for Alleged Election Meddling

Bloomberg 230 sources

The U.S. sanctioned a St. Petersburg-based “troll farm,” a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, two Russian intelligence services and other Russian citizens and businesses indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of…

Florida bridge collapse: several dead after new walkway falls on busy road

The Guardian / US 752 sources

A newly installed pedestrian bridge has collapsed at Florida International University in the Miami area, crushing at least five vehicles and causing multiple deaths and injuries.

Wednesday, Mar 14

Stephen Hawking, cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76

The Guardian / AU 782 sources

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’

U.K. Expels Russian Diplomats, Freezes Assets Over Spy ...

Bloomberg / News 497 sources

Prime Minister Theresa May ordered the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation for the poisoning on British soil of a former spy and his daughter ...

Madison-area students walk out for gun control, school safety

Madison.com 576 sources

With an expected turnout in the several hundreds, the midday march and Capitol rally also was to include high schoolers from area suburbs and younger students, along with some parents, school staff and university students.

Democrat Holds Slim Lead In Pennsylvania District Trump Won By Nearly 20 Points

The Huffington Post 524 sources

Democrat Conor Lamb declares victory early Wednesday, but the special U.S. House race may end up with a recount.

Tuesday, Mar 13

Police in Texas warn public after third package bombing in Austin

Madison.com 373 sources

Austin's police chief says package bombs caused both explosions in Texas' capital city on Monday, making it three this month.

House Intel announces results of Russia probe, sparking outcry from Dems

CBS News 224 sources

Committee Republicans say they found no evidence of collusion by the Trump campaign with Russia

Trump Fires Tillerson, Says CIA’s Pompeo to Become Secretary of State

Bloomberg 787 sources

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was ousted Tuesday by President Donald Trump, ending a rocky tenure in an abrupt move that blindsided the former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO just hours after he returned from an almost week-long trip to…

1 dead, dozens injured after bus with Texas students falls off I-10 into ravine near Alabama-Florida line

AL.com 219 sources

The crash happened early Tuesday morning on I-10 near mile marker 57, reports said.

Monday, Mar 12

White House Unveils Measures to Keep Schools Safer From ...

Bloomberg 168 sources

President Donald Trump is calling on states to adopt so-called “red flag” laws to allow authorities to take guns from individuals who are determined by ...

Five dead after helicopter crashes into East River

NY Daily News 589 sources

A helicopter crashed into the East River Sunday night, sending emergency personnel scrambling to rescue the people inside.

May issues ultimatum to Moscow over Salisbury poisoning

The Guardian 550 sources

Prime minister says origin of nerve agent and past record of assassinations make Russian involvement highly likely

Scores killed as jet slides off runway, catches on fire

CBS News 379 sources

US-Bangla Airlines plane swerved repeatedly before overshooting the runway in Kathmandu