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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 124 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…

Trump spokesman says it’s too early to say what motivated Olathe shooter

The Kansas City Star 214 sources

The shooting at a bar in a suburb of Kansas City of two Indian immigrants, one of whom died, is likely to become the first test of the Trump administration’s … Click to Continue »

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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Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country' before shooting 2 Indians at Kansas bar

In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.…


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.


The mysterious life and death of Kim Jong-nam

The Globe and Mail 74 sources

He was the heir apparent to lead North Korea. But a falling out with this father instead led to a life of exile in luxury – until last week when he died of apparent poisoning at Kuala Lumpur airport


'They knew he was dying': Parents guilty of 1st-degree murder in son's death

CTV News 16 sources

A judge has ruled that the parents of a diabetic boy who died of starvation and lack of treatment are guilty of first-degree murder.

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.


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.

Burglary suspect shot by Lake Jackson officer

ABC13.com 3 sources

A Lake Jackson police officer shot a burglary suspect Friday afternoon, police said.


J.C. Penney Is Latest Retailer Forced to Downsize

J.C. Penney joins the list of retailers that will shrink to survive a shift away from traditional stores. The department-store chain said it would close up to 140 locations, even as it reported its first annual profit since 2010.

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.


Salt Lake City to build two - not four - new homeless resource centers

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski on Friday announced that the city is dropping two of the four planned homeless resource centers.

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…


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.


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.

Judge bars several accusers from testifying at Cosby's trial

SFGate 105 sources

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian's multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to bolster charges he drugged and violated a woman more than a decade ago.


Jenner: Trump transgender decision 'a disaster'

USA TODAY 117 sources

Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms. Jenner addresses Trump in a video posted Thursday night on Twitter. (Feb. 24)

Gunman allegedly yells, ‘Get out of my country!’ before deadly shooting

A Navy veteran killed one Indian man and shot another in a Kansas bar, screaming “Get out of my country!” moments before he started blasting away, police and a witness said. Adam W. Purinton, 51, of Olathe, also was charged with attempted…


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…

Police say nerve agent found on Kim Jong Un's slain half-brother

Boston.com 449 sources

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent, police said Friday. Eleven days after the deadly toxin…

Friday, Feb 24

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.

Half-brother of North Korean leader killed by nerve agent: police

CTV News 449 sources

Police say the half brother of North Korea's leader who was killed in a Malaysian airport had nerve agent on his face.

Thursday, Feb 23

LIFE OUT THERE? Scientists discover 7 new Earth-like extoplanets

Fox News 409 sources

Astronomers have discovered not one, not two, but seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a star called TRAPPIST-1.

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.

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"…

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.

Wednesday, Feb 22

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.

Malaysia Names North Korean Diplomat Wanted For Questioning in Kim Jong Nam Murder

TIME / World 322 sources

Malaysia has so far identified a total of eight North Koreans suspected of being linked to killing

Thrilling discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

The Guardian / US 409 sources

Exoplanets found orbiting Trappist-1 raise hope that the hunt for alien life beyond the solar system can start much sooner than previously thought

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.

Tuesday, Feb 21

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…

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.…

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 ...

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

Russian ambassador to UN dies after passing out

New York Post / News 258 sources

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations died Monday morning after suffering heart problems at the Russian mission to the U.N. in Manhattan, sources told The Post. Vitaly Churkin was at the mission on East 67th Street when he became sick…

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