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White House Criticized for Limiting Briefing to a Few Reporters

Voice of America 230 sources

The White House came under sharp criticism Friday after blocking a number of news organizations from a daily question-and-answer session with Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Trump Rejects Intelligence Report on Travel Ban

An intelligence report by the Department of Homeland Security contradicts the White House’s assertion that immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries pose a particular risk of being terrorists and should be blocked from entering the U…

Kim Jong-nam killed by nerve agent, Malaysian police say ...

February 24, 2017 —Kim Jong-nam, the North Korean Supreme Leader’s estranged and exiled half-brother, was killed by a VX nerve agent, which is ...

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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Trump uses CPAC to blast media, anonymous sources – after White House uses them

President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed. Unleashing a line of attack that…


Wife of man killed in possible hate crime shooting speaks out

The family spoke outside their home in Hyderabad, India.


Trump vows military build-up, hammers nationalist themes

ABC.net.au / News 20 sources

US President Donald Trump tells a conservative conference he will make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military build-ups in American history".


After Trump calls media an enemy of the people, White House bars many news outlets from briefing

Los Angeles Times 230 sources

At conservative gathering, Trump tries to define a new GOP Feb. 24, 2017, 11:56 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: At CPAC, president calls for Republican unity Trump says deportations are coming …


Kansas shooting shocks an Indian city where 'every other house' has someone in America

The shooting death of an Indian man in a possible hate crime in suburban Kansas City has shocked his family and his hometown of Hyderabad, which sends thousands of students and professionals to the United States every year.


François Fillon 'fake jobs' allegations receive full judicial inquiry

The Guardian 49 sources

French financial state prosecutor’s office announces further investigation of right-wing presidential candidate


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


Cosby Case: Judge Will Allow Only One Other Accuser to Testify

NBC News 105 sources

A judge ruled Friday that one of 13 women prosecutors wanted to testify at the Bill Cosby sex-assault trial — to show a pattern of behavior — can take the stand.


Army claims gains in fight for western Mosul

Al Jazeera 103 sources

Iraqi troops advance on Al Maamun neighbourhood, a day after deadly ISIL rockets strikes on soldiers near Mosul airport.


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

CNBC / World 65 sources

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

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.


Witnesses: Man used slurs, said 'get out of my country' before shooting 2 Indians at Kansas bar

Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kan., who was arrested on Feb. 23, 2017, in connection with a shooting at a bar in Olathe that left one person dead and wounded two others. (Henry County Sheriff's Office via AP). Jim SuhrAssociated Press. A man…


Priebus urged FBI to dispute Trump-Russia report

ABC News 131 sources

Reince Priebus' personal intervention was swiftly criticized by Democrats.

Corbyn: Labour in 'good heart' despite poll blow

Sky News 31 sources

Jeremy Corbyn has rejected standing down after Labour lost a safe seat to the Tories, in an area held by the party since 1935.

Friday, Feb 24

Trump Wants to Make U.S. Nuclear Arsenal 'Top of the Pack'

NBC News 100 sources

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Trump means that the U.S. "will not yield its supremacy in this area to anyone."

Thursday, Feb 23

Mexico foreign minister vents 'irritation' at Rex Tillerson

BBC / US / Canada 83 sources

Mexico's foreign minister tells the top US diplomat they are worried about immigrants' rights.

Mosul offensive: Iraqi forces recapture airport in bid to retake city

BBC.com 308 sources

The airport is a key location in the government's bid to drive IS militants from Iraq's second city.

White House Reverses Obama-Era Transgender Bathroom Rights

NBC News 430 sources

The administration told the Supreme Court and U.S. public schools that it's reversing the Obama administration's interpretation of transgender rights.

Wednesday, Feb 22

Thrilling discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

The Guardian / US 312 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

Kim Jong-nam's body targeted in morgue break-in, police say

The Guardian / AU 322 sources

Malaysian authorities seek to question senior North Korean diplomat and man connected with Air Koryo, while dismissing claims that assassins were duped

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

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.

Tuesday, Feb 21

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart over pedophilia comments

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 plans to greatly expand number of immigrants targeted for deportation

The Guardian / US 191 sources

New guidelines include people in US illegally charged with or even suspected of a crime, and would send border crossers back to Mexico regardless of origin

Plane crashes into mall in Australia, killing 5

USA TODAY / News 321 sources

The U.S. Embassy in Canberra would not comment on a report that the passengers were U.S. citizens.

Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing wounded Palestinian attacker

BBC.com 156 sources

Elor Azaria's fatal shooting of a prone and wounded Palestinian knifeman split Israeli opinion.

Monday, Feb 20

Airport killing seen on CCTV, probe strains Malaysia-North Korea ties

Reuters 240 sources

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Footage from airport cameras purportedly showing the assault on the half-brother of the North Korean leader emerged on Monday as a diplomatic row between Malaysia and North Korea escalated over the handling of a…

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 ...

Russia's U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New York

Reuters 258 sources

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

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