White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports
WASHINGTON — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House ...
Reports Say White House Asked FBI To Dispute Stories About Russia Ties
FBI rejected WH request to deny contacts between Trump advisers and Russia: report
Democrats slam White House over report it asked FBI to downplay Russia stories
The Sun Daily
Kim Jong-nam: Who in North Korea could organise a VX murder?
The mysterious killing of Kim Jong-nam has raised questions on who exactly could have orchestrated his murder. North Korea expert Michael Madden sheds light on the various shadowy organisations operating within the state. Kim Jong-nam had not been in ...
North Korea's Palace Intrigue
Chemical weapon VX nerve agent killed N.Korean leader's half brother: Malaysian police
Top Asian News 10:26 am GMT
Spicer: Feds could step up enforcement against marijuana use in states
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that he expects states to be subject to “greater enforcement” of federal laws against marijuana use, a move that could undercut the growing number of jurisdictions moving to legalize the drug for ...
White House Opens Door To Crackdown On Recreational Marijuana
Cannabis industry roiled by White House comments on enforcement
Trump administration signals a possible crackdown on states over marijuana
VP Pence: 'America's Obamacare nightmare is about to end'
Vice President Pence forcefully defended on Thursday night the Trump administration's plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, saying the law known as Obamacare is a “nightmare” and that the administration is committed to “an orderly ...
Pence Labels Trump Administration Cabinet 'The A-Team'
Pence takes victory lap at CPAC: 'This is our time'
At CPAC, Pence rallies conservatives around Trump's agenda
Kansas bar shooting: FBI investigating after Indian man killed
(CNN) The FBI has joined an investigation to determine whether a shooting that killed one man and injured two others at a crowded bar in Kansas is a hate crime. Adam W. Purinton, 51, allegedly opened fire Wednesday night at the bar in Olathe, killing ...
Kansas Man Charged in Shooting of Two Indians in Possible Hate Crime
Shooting of 2 Indians in US bar sends shock waves in India
Hyderabad engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla shot dead in Kansas City: What we know about the 'hate crime'
New York Times
Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students
New York Times
There was mixed reaction nationwide to a Wednesday order by the new administration, ending an Obama-era policy that allowed transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponded to their gender identity. By SUSAN JOAN ARCHER. Photo by Al ...
President Trump once opposed bathroom laws and pledged to protect transgender Americans
Calls to 'protect trans kids' after Trump administration reverses transgender bathroom guidance
Governor: NY will protect transgender students
Making America great again apparently includes Cold War-era nuclear dominance
At the end of last year, after he won the election but before he was inaugurated, President-elect Donald Trump decided to proactively set U.S. nuclear policy via Twitter. “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability ...
Trump calls for building up nuke arsenal to be 'top of the pack'
White House: US will not 'yield its supremacy' on nuclear front
Trump wants to make sure US nuclear arsenal at 'top of the pack'
Tight Race For DNC Chair Narrows Ahead Of Weekend Vote
On the eve of the vote for the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, the crowded field is thinning out. South Carolina Democratic Chair Jaime Harrison dropped out of the race Thursday and endorsed former Labor Secretary Tom Perez. The move ...
DNC candidate Harrison drops out, backs Perez for chairman
DNC reaching end of tight leadership race as party seeks to unite
DNC chair candidates explain why they're the right pick
Los Angeles Times
How an off-duty cop telling teens to stay out of his yard escalated to gunfire, protests and outrage
Los Angeles Times
The altercation on the tidy, suburban street in Anaheim apparently began with a complaint common in many neighborhoods: a group of teenagers walking through a neighbor's yard on their way home from school. But this seemingly mundane dispute spun out ...
Anaheim officials push for calm while police defend decision not to charge LAPD officer
Anaheim officials 'disturbed' by gun incident with off-duty cop
Hundreds protest in Anaheim after video shows off-duty LAPD officer firing gun during confrontation with teenagers
The Indian Express
Islamic State car blast kills dozens in northwest Syria
BEIRUT/ISTANBUL An Islamic State car bomb killed more than 40 people on Friday in a Syrian village held by rebels backed by Turkey, sources in the region and a war monitor said, a day after the jihadist group was driven from its last stronghold in the ...
Car bomb attack near Syrian town captured from ISIS kills 35
Suicide bomber kills 42 near Syria town taken from ISIS
Syria: 'Car bomb kills 41' near al-Bab after IS defeat