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Trump: ‘We must fight’ hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections

Washington Post 133 sources

There are about three dozen members of the Freedom Caucus, most of them in comfortably solid Republican districts.

White House Officials Aided Nunes in Getting Intel: Report

NBC News 58 sources

The New York Times reports two White House officials were involved in giving House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes access to intel reports.

Former South Korean president arrested in corruption probe

Prosecutors had asked for an arrest warrant to detain Park Geun-hye, who was impeached three weeks ago, over concerns that she might destroy evidence.

CONTROVERSY OVER? North Carolina transgender 'bathroom bill' flushed by lawmakers

Fox News / U.S. 274 sources

North Carolina lawmakers voted Thursday to roll back North Carolina's "bathroom bill" in a bid to end the backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments.

Top Stories in last day

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Russia 'tried to hijack US election', says US senator

BBC.com 57 sources

It was "Russian propaganda on steroids", says US senator as probe into alleged election meddling begins.

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Venezuela's Maduro decried as 'dictator' after Congress annulled

Reuters 17 sources

CARACAS (Reuters) - Opposition leaders branded Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" on Thursday after the Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress and pushed a lengthy political standoff to new heights.

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SpaceX Is Set to Launch Its Reusable Rocket Tonight

Bloomberg 63 sources

Elon Musk’s SpaceX will attempt to launch its first “preflown” rocket Thursday evening, a major milestone in the company’s 15-year quest to drive down launch costs so that, one day, humans can colonize Mars. The launch window opens at 6:27…

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Top Trump aide quits White House

News.com.au / World 58 sources

A TOP aide to President Donald Trump is leaving his administration.

'Read my lips – no': Putin denies Russian meddling in US presidential election

The Guardian / AU 81 sources

Russia scandal continues as US intelligence agencies are convinced Russia mounted a campaign to help Donald Trump get elected

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Trump declares war on Republican conservatives: 'We must fight them'

Reuters 151 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump declared war on members of his own party on Thursday by threatening the political careers of conservative Republicans who helped torpedo healthcare legislation he backed, but was quickly told…

Russia 'tried to hijack US election', says US senator

BBC.com 57 sources

It was "Russian propaganda on steroids", says US senator as probe into alleged election meddling begins.

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EXCLUSIVE: Malaysia's mix-up over Kim Jong Nam's identity

Reuters / World 130 sources

Malaysian authorities wrongly identified the slain half-brother of North Korea's leader as a South Korean national and first alerted Seoul's embassy in Kuala Lumpur soon after his death, sources familiar with the incident tell Reuters.

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China's Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

Reuters 87 sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to the United States to meet President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on April 6-7, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, its first official confirmation…

Facing economic pressures, N.C. lawmakers agree to repeal ‘bathroom bill’

North Carolina lawmakers announced late last night a proposed repeal of the controversial law that has cost the state jobs and millions of dollars, but it was not clear whether the compromise would be able to gather the votes needed to…

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Five people killed in helicopter crash in Snowdonia

BBC 37 sources

The helicopter went missing en route from Luton to Dublin on Wednesday afternoon.

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Syrian Refugee Numbers Surpass 5 Million For The First Time, UN Reports

The Huffington Post 47 sources

GENEVA, March 30 (Reuters) - The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt has passed 5 million for the first time in Syria’s six-year conflict, data from the U.N. refugee agency showed on Thursday.

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Thousands told to evacuate as Cyclone Debbie continues to wreak havoc

The Guardian / AU 16 sources

Large parts of Queensland and northern NSW battered by torrential rain up to 400mm, forcing school and office closures

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Don't blackmail us over security, EU warns May

Prime minister’s remarks in article 50 letter prompt reply that other member states will not accept security collaboration as bargaining chip

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Hawaii Judge Extends Order Blocking Trump 'Travel Ban'

NBC News 208 sources

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson agreed to turn his original temporary restraining order blocking Trump's revised executive order on immigration into a longer lasting preliminary injunction.

N.C. Lawmakers Announce Deal to Repeal 'Bathroom Bill'

NBC News 178 sources

The deal comes as the NCAA said North Carolina won't be considered for championship events "absent any change" in the law known as House Bill 2.

Thursday, Mar 30

Senators pledge to 'go where the intelligence leads' in Russia investigation

Los Angeles Times 147 sources

The Senate Intelligence Committee's inquiry into Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will be “one of the biggest investigations” in years and has already involved an “unprecedented” level of cooperation between…

Wednesday, Mar 29

Article 50: The 7 Bestest Best Reasons For Leaving The EU

Huffington Post UK 503 sources

Forecast is for somewhat uncertain weather over the British isles. pic.twitter.com/NPmHtNrWGR

The letter in full

BBC 105 sources

Theresa May's letter to European Council president Donald Tusk sets out the UK's intent to withdraw.

US 'probably' involved in mass Iraqi civilian deaths

Al Jazeera 89 sources

Top US commander in Iraq says 'fair chance' coalition air strike had role in scores of civilian killings in Mosul blast.

Tuesday, Mar 28

Scottish parliament votes for second independence referendum

The Guardian 171 sources

MSPs pass motion to give Nicola Sturgeon the authority to begin negotiation with UK parliament on breakaway vote

Donald Trump Is About To Undo Obama's Legacy On Climate Change

The Huffington Post 170 sources

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Tuesday rolling back Obama-era policies to curb planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, a senior White House official said.

Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm batters Australia

BBC.com 331 sources

Major damage, torrential rain and power cuts - but the full devastation is not yet known.

New Executive Order Takes Aim at Pres. Obama's Climate Policy

NBC News 223 sources

Pres. Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that scraps six Obama-era actions aimed at tackling climate change.

Monday, Mar 27

Russia jails protests leader Alexei Navalny for 15 days

BBC.com 138 sources

A Moscow court rules the Kremlin critic resisted police orders during protests on Sunday.

Donald Trump blames everyone but himself for healthcare legislation failure

The Guardian / US 92 sources

President’s targets include conservatives, Democrats and a possible veiled jab at Paul Ryan as Republican hand-wringing over repeal-and-replace failure continues

Devin Nunes Met Source On White House Grounds Day Before Claiming Trump Team Was Surveilled

The Huffington Post 199 sources

WASHINGTON ― House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) met an unnamed source on White House grounds the day before he alleged that President Donald Trump and his team were subjected to surveillance during the final…

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood had interest in jihad, say police

The Guardian 171 sources

Scotland Yard says it has yet to find evidence linking Masood, who killed four people in London, with Islamic State

Sunday, Mar 26

Russia protests: Opposition leader Navalny and hundreds others arrested

BBC.com 232 sources

Alexei Navalny is one of at least 500 people detained in anti-corruption protests across Russia.

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One dead, 14 injured, police say

BBC 375 sources

One dead and 14 injured in nightclub shooting in Cincinnati, US media report.

Carrie Lam elected Hong Kong's new chief executive

Al Jazeera 309 sources

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's former deputy chief and Beijing's choice, elected as city's new leader, Chinese media report.

Steve Bannon Thought He Could Bully Republicans On Health Care. He Couldn't.

The Huffington Post 406 sources

Steve Bannon reportedly tried to force House Freedom Caucus members to back replacing the Affordable Care Act when he met with them days before Friday’s repeal vote.