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Adviser reassigned after disagreeing with Trump
A senior National Security Council adviser was reassigned to his old job at the National Defense University, a White House spokeswoman confirmed Sunday, after he criticized the Trump administration's Latin American policies.


Trump's Sweden comment raises questions
President Donald Trump's reference to "what's happening last night in Sweden" during a Saturday rally in Florida raised questions in Sweden and around the internet about what he really meant.


Trump: Last night in Sweden ...
President Trump's reference to "what's happening last night in Sweden" is raising many questions around the Internet.


Graham: 2017 year of kicking Russia in the ass
During a panel at the Munich Security Conference, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham called on President Donald Trump to punish Russia for interfering in the 2016 US election and sharply rebuked Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for that interference.


Senate looking into Russia interference in election
The Senate Intelligence Committee is asking more than a dozen agencies, organizations and individuals to preserve communications related to the panel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.


Global arms trade at highest level since Cold War


New Yorkers rally to say, 'Today I am a Muslim, too'
New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them.


Music mogul helps lead pro-Muslim rally
Music mogul Russell Simmons helped lead thousands of people in the "Today I am a Muslim too" rally in New York, a pro-Muslim rally billed on social media as "a day of solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters."


Bergen: Cleric's death likely to spark call for anti-US attacks
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Egyptian cleric who inspired terrorist plots in New York during the early 1990s and who died in an American prison on Saturday, was also the spiritual guide of key 9/11 plotters.


Mattis disagrees with Trump's stance on media
Secretary of Defense James Mattis told a group of reporters that he disagrees with President Trump's comments calling the press the "enemy of the American" people, adding he has no issues with the press.


Mom in tears after she is denied stay in US
Undocumented Mexican immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra might be separated from her husband and four children.


What's in the Oscar nominees' swag bags
Don't call it an Oscars gift bag.


SpaceX launches and lands another rocket
SpaceX is back in action and has successfully completed a historic launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Uber CEO orders 'urgent' investigation after sex harassment allegations


Police ID suspect in deaths of teen hikers
Investigators have identified a suspect in the deaths of two teens who went missing during a hike, Indiana State Police said Sunday.


Kasich: World leaders unsure about Trump
Ohio Gov. John Kasich called for consistency within President Donald Trump's administration, saying that world leaders at the Munich Security Conference are "not sure" about where the US will stand in times of crisis.


Opinion: Donald Trump and the psychology of blame
In eighth grade, I ran for student council president. The candidates all had to speak in the auditorium to the entire student body. An opponent went first, and promised to have soda come out of the water fountains throughout the school. The audience applauded wildly. When I spoke, I argued that his plan would not work -- that the school administration would certainly oppose it.


US Homeland Security seeks to tighten asylum
The Department of Homeland Security is set to release guidance on President Donald Trump's immigration and border security executive orders that aim to tighten immigration laws on asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors entering the country and could send individuals awaiting immigration proceedings in the United States back to Mexico.


McCain: Dictators 'get started by suppressing free press'
Sen. John McCain slammed President Donald Trump's attacks on the media this week by noting dictators "get started by suppressing free press."


Kasich will fight repeal of key part of Obamacare
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he won't "sit silent" and watch the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion get "ripped out" as Republicans work to repeal the law.


George Takei: I hear terrible echoes of the past
I was just a child of 5 when soldiers marched up our driveway in a Los Angeles residential neighborhood, bayonets in hand, and pounded on our front door, ordering us out. We were permitted only what we could carry, no bedding, no pets.


The week in photos
Take a look at 34 photos of the week from February 10 through February 16.


US sends carrier into South China Sea
The United States deployed aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine operations."


More rain in store after 5 killed in California storms
A drenched Northern California will get another round of heavy rainfall through until Tuesday, sparking flooding concerns in the region.


Market attack in Somalia kills dozens
It was the first attack in the capital since a new Somali-American president was elected this month.


Blast near bullfighting ring injures dozens
An explosion Sunday near the Santamaria bullfighting ring in downtown Bogota, Colombia, injured at least 31 people, many of them policemen, according to reports.


Kraft Heinz pulls plug on Unilever bid
Never mind. Two days into its public courtship of Unilever, Kraft Heinz is walking away, scuttling what would have been one of the biggest brand mash-ups ever.


Record-setting NBA All-Stars
See some of the records set at the annual NBA All-Star Game.


All-Star Game's glaring omission


Amazing sharp-shooters of the NBA
"Who's coming in second?"


North Carolina's loss is New Orleans' gain
As the NBA All-Star Game prepares to tip off in New Orleans, Charlotte, North Carolina, residents weigh in on the NBA's decision to move the game from their city.


Fareed Zakaria: Trump has hardly done anything
CNN's Fareed Zakaria had strong words on Sunday for President Donald Trump's performance so far, imploring viewers to "not confuse motion with progress," and arguing that Trump has "hardly done anything."


Putin critic leaves Russia for treatment after alleged poisoning
A critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was hospitalized this month after suspected poisoning, has left the country to seek further treatment, the man's lawyer said Sunday.


Bernstein: Trump press attacks worse than Nixon
Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein says that President Donald Trump's attacks on the media are "more treacherous" than those by former President Richard Nixon.


Norma McCorvey, Roe v. Wade figure, dies
Norma McCorvey, known as "Jane Roe" in the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that established a constitutional right to abortion, has died, according to a priest close to the family.


Speaker Ryan to take quiet border trip
Rep. Paul Ryan's secretive trip to the border, President Donald Trump's moves on Obamacare and Steve Bannon's media victory -- those stories and more fill out this week's Inside Politics forecast.


Wilders calls Moroccan immigrants 'scum'
Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders said "there is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe" while speaking in Spijkenisse, Netherlands.


Bill Gates warns the world to prep for bio-terrorism
Bill Gates says it's time to redirect some of the money the world spends on weapons to prepare for a looming threat: terrorists with pathogens.


Iraq launches offensive to drive ISIS from Mosul
Iraq has launched an operation to regain control of western Mosul from ISIS militants, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Sunday.


Priebus denies collusion between Trump campaign and Russian officials
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said Sunday there was no collusion between anyone involved in President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian officials.


Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp
A day after delivering the first major foreign policy address of the Trump administration, US Vice President Mike Pence toured the spare gray prison yards here where Jews and others assembled for daily roll call during the Holocaust.


4 North Koreans sought in mysterious death of Kim Jong Nam
Malaysian police are looking for four more North Korean suspects in connection with the mysterious death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


The precious jewels of Iran's princess
Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari never imagined that one day she would marry Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and that she would reign over her country, Iran. She was queen for seven years, from 1951 to 1958.


Man dies after rushing security at Honolulu Airport
A man forced his way into a secure area at Honolulu International Airport and died after he was detained, the Hawaii Department of Transportation said.


Hologram Barbie is Mattel's newest toy
This new Barbie will be able to change her own clothes.


Watch: Car teeters over edge sinkhole
Two cars were swallowed by a 20 foot sinkhole in California.


Opinion: Maher's shameful mainstreaming of hate
By inviting "alt right" (aka white supremacist) darling Milo Yiannopoulos (known as "Milo") onto his HBO show Friday night, Bill Maher could've seized a great opportunity to expose Yiannopoulos' history of hate. After all, Yiannopoulos has spewed so much toxic garbage that he was permanently banned by Twitter in 2016, which says a lot, considering the cesspool that swirls on that platform.


Yiannopoulos confronted on Maher
Controversial far right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos makes an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher."


Pence: US will hold Russia accountable
Seeking to assuage European fears about refreshed Washington-Moscow ties, Vice President Mike Pence told leaders Saturday that the United States would hold Russia accountable for its actions even as it works to locate new areas for cooperation.


Columbia accidentally accepts, then rejects 277 students
Those few seconds before opening an email about a university application can be excruciating. What comes afterward could be a wave of joy -- or a wall of dread.


Trump supporter: I salute a cardboard Trump
Trump supporter Gene Huber spoke to CNN's Pamela Brown after President Trump invited him on stage at his Melbourne, Florida, rally.


Renewed hope for Syrian peace, again
The UN's envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, says the latest ceasefire in the war-ravaged country is holding better than previous ones and that the pause in fighting should pave the way for talks toward a political solution.


Univision anchor: Trump wants to be 'deportation czar'
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos said Saturday that if Barack Obama was the "deporter in chief," then President Donald Trump "wants to be the deportation czar."


'Crocodile Hunter' son freaks out Fallon
Robert Irwin, the son of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, appeared on "The Tonight Show" to introduce Jimmy Fallon to his menagerie.


Trump gets what he wants in Florida: Campaign-level adulation
After a month of arduous and, at times, turbulent governing, President Donald Trump is ready for what he really loves: Campaigning.


Ghitis: Trump wants you to hate the media
While trust in the media overall is low, audiences do have significant levels of trust in the media outlets Trump is attacking, Frida Ghitis writes


China bans North Korean coal as tensions grow
China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea from Sunday for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last week.


Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama
For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.


Report: 'Systemic racism' played role in Flint water crisis
A government-appointed civil rights commission in Michigan says systemic racism helped to cause the Flint water crisis, according to a report released Friday.


Ivanka Trump's perfume is Amazon hit
If you've lost sleep worrying that Ivanka Trump's brand is in jeopardy, take comfort -- her perfume is a now a best seller on Amazon.


Roommate wanted: No Trump supporters
When 23-year-old Sahar Kian needed a roommate for her home near Georgetown University, she turned to Craigslist. Among her house rules? No alcohol, pets or meat products. And no supporters of President Donald Trump.


Police: Student confessed to throwing object at motorcade
The Secret Service is investigating an incident in which an object was thrown at President Donald Trump's motorcade here Friday afternoon.


Va. man who tried to aid ISIS sentenced
A Virginia man who appeared set on inspiring attacks in Washington by adherents to ISIS was sentenced on Friday to eight and a half years in prison.


Cross-country search for woman's remains
A purple suitcase may be a crucial clue as law enforcement officers conduct a multistate search for a young woman's remains, police in Boulder, Colorado, said Friday.


Bana Alabed visits Syrian boy who lost legs in bombing
Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital bedside.


The 'Donald Trump' Mexicans love to hate
It's fight night in Arena Mexico, and the red and green stands are packed with fans. Some wear the masks of their favorite wrestling idols, while others play drums and noisemakers ringside.


Wrestler channels anti-Trump rage
In Mexico, lucha libre fans love to hate Sam Adonis, an American wrestler who plays a Donald Trump supporter.


Trump gets trademark in China he sought for decade
The Chinese government has granted President Trump trademark protection for the use of the Trump name in the construction industry.


4th suspect arrested in Kim Jong Nam's death
Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in the mysterious death of the half brother of North Korea's leader.


Hillary Clinton's staffers are keeping up the fight
Zac Petkanas thought he was done with politics after the 2016 election. He was ready to move into the private sector -- or maybe chase a dream job in the art world.


  
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