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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…

Jose Mourinho slams Leicester stars for selfishness leading to Claudio Ranieri sacking

Daily Express / Sport 236 sources

JOSE MOURIHNO has accused Leicester players of being selfish money-grabbers and letting down Claudio Ranieri – who said last night his “dream has died”.

Witnesses: Man Used Slurs Before Kansas Shooting

A 51-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in a triple shooting at a suburban Kansas City bar that killed an Indian national and injured two other men.

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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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.

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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…

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The mysterious life and death of Kim Jong-nam

The Globe and Mail 73 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

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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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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…

Jeremy Corbyn told not to 'pass the buck' after Labour defeat

The Guardian 31 sources

Senior party figures tell leader that he must take some responsibility after historic byelection loss in Copeland

Trump vows military buildup, lashes out at media in CPAC speech

Offering few specifics, Trump vows to deliver 'one of the greatest military buildups in American history'

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Broncos awarded 4 compensatory picks for 10 total in 2017 draft

The Denver Post 37 sources

The Broncos were awarded four compensatory picks by the league, giving them a total of 10 for the 2017 draft, including the "Mr. Irrelevant," at No. 255.

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Islamic State car bomb kills more than 50 in northwest Syria

Reuters / World 211 sources

BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An Islamic State car bomb killed more than 50 people on Friday in a Syrian village held by rebels, a war monitor said, a day after the jihadist group was driven from its last stronghold in the area.

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Ranieri: My dream has died

Sky Sports 202 sources

Claudio Ranieri has thanked Leicester for giving him an unforgettable adventure - even though he admits his "dream has died".

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Suicide bombers kill scores near Al Bab

Al Jazeera 119 sources

Attack at checkpoint leaves 53 dead followed by another which kills eight, day after ISIL's retreat from northern town.

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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.

J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements

J.C. Penney is joining its department store rivals in pruning its store numbers in an era of online shopping.

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Judge: Only 1 Cosby accuser can testify at sex assault trial

ABC27.com / News 105 sources

A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to support charges the comedian drugged and molested a …

Tributes to university worker killed during Storm Doris

The woman who was killed when Storm Doris flung a huge piece of wood through the air that struck her in the head in Wolverhampton has today been named by police as Tahnie Martin.

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Man shouting 'get out of my country' shoots dead Indian engineer 'because he thought he was Middle Eastern'

The Independent 68 sources

A Kansas man has been charged with shooting dead an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, in a suspected hate crime. Adam Purinton, 51, was charged in Johnson County, Kansas, with one count of premeditated…

Live: Trump attacks FBI for failing to find 'leakers' in government

CNBC / World 69 sources

Our live blog is tracking reaction as the Donald Trump says FBI failings could be devastating for the the US.

Friday, Feb 24

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri sacked

Sky News 239 sources

Manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Premier League champions Leicester City just nine months after they lifted the title.

Giants have new potential left tackle option as Broncos release Russell Okung

NJ.com / Sports 2 sources

Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth, Browns left tackle Joe Thomas among Giants' top options if they decide to hit NFL free agency or trade market to move Ereck Flowers; Ravens right tackle Ricky Wagner also intriguing option.

Kim Jong-nam killed by VX nerve agent, a chemical weapon, say Malaysian police

The Guardian / AU 449 sources

Investigators identify substance used to murder Kim Jong-un’s half-brother as an agent described as a weapon of mass destruction by the UN

BREAKING: Tory WIN as Trudy Harrison SNATCHES Labour stronghold in Copeland by-election

THE Tories have dealt a hammer blow to Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour as Trudy Harrison won over hearts in Copeland in a landmark by-election victory.

Thursday, Feb 23

UK Weather: Storm Doris set to batter Britain this morning

Daily Mail Online 183 sources

Dozens of flights were cancelled this morning and train commuters faced delays thanks to speed limits on several UK lines, with the storm likely to damage buildings and send debris flying.

Backed by US air support, Iraqi troops seize key Mosul runway from ISIS - Official: US troops 'under fire' in and around Mosul

Fox News 308 sources

Iraqi federal police forces – backed by the U.S. – entered Mosul International Airport and took control of the runway, an Iraqi official said Thursday.

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.

Wednesday, Feb 22

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

Helen Bailey trial: fiance Ian Stewart found guilty of author's murder

The Guardian 81 sources

Stewart, 56, attempted to take 51-year-old Bailey’s wealth by drugging her and hiding her body in cesspit

Cressida Dick appointed first female Met police commissioner

The Guardian 28 sources

Met’s former head of counter-terrorism to take over from Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe as Britain’s top police officer

Kim Jong-nam killing: Senior N Korea diplomat named as suspect

BBC.com 322 sources

Malaysia wants to question an embassy official and a state airline worker over Kim Jong-nam's killing.

Tuesday, Feb 21

Melbourne plane crash that killed five blamed on 'catastrophic engine failure'

The Guardian / AU 321 sources

Twin-engine aircraft had just taken off from Essendon airport when it ploughed into a shopping centre

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…

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.…

Trump administration widens net for immigrant deportation

BBC.com 191 sources

All 11 million undocumented foreigners in the US could be affected by the beefed-up policy.

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 ...

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…

Defence secretary Jim Mattis: Not in Iraq to seize oil

Al Jazeera 202 sources

US defence chief Mattis arrives on visit in Iraq as Pentagon considers acceleration of military campaign against ISIL.

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