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Man killed by LAPD was wanted by U.S. marshals

3 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A homeless man shot dead on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating probation terms for a bank robbery conviction.

Engineer from California train derailment has died, police say

7 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A 62-year-old train engineer who was hospitalized after a train crash and derailment last week in Southern California has died, in the first fatality from the incident that left about 50 people injured, police said on Tuesday. The Feb. Show More Summary

72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crash

9 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.

Alabama court orders halt to same-sex marriage licenses

9 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - The Alabama Supreme Court ordered probate judges in the state on Tuesday to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in a ruling that is in apparent defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling comes weeks after a federal judge overturned the socially conservative state's ban on gay marriage in a decision that the U.S. Show More Summary

GOP’s net neutrality point man says fight is not over

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The Republican Party’s point man in Congress on net neutrality admitted Tuesday that the GOP has been slow to act on the issue but insisted that Congress must be the body setting the rules for how the Internet will be regulated.

Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material — including information on war strategy and identities of covert operatives — while she was working on the book.

New U.S. defense chief presses lawmakers for boost in funding

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter warned lawmakers on Tuesday that continuing cuts to U.S. defense spending were causing "corrosive damage to our national security" and he urged them to back the president's request for a big boost in military funding in 2016. Show More Summary

Justice Department finds racial bias in Ferguson police practices

12 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has concluded that the Ferguson, Missouri police department routinely engages in racially biased practices, a law enforcement official familiar with the department's findings said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

14 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year, without overturning the president's immigration policies.

Official: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

14 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday.

How Petraeus was trapped by a lie

14 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

David Petraeus learned the hard way the truth of an old Washington adage: It’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up that will bring you down.

Netanyahu speech exposes bitter divisions

14 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Tthe optics of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on Tuesday were just as important as the speech itself.

UN moves to slap sanctions on South Sudan

15 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution to slap sanctions on South Sudan's warring factions, ratcheting up pressure as a deadline loomed to reach a peace deal. Drafted by the United States, the resolutionShow More Summary

Israel's Netanyahu warns U.S. against Iran nuclear deal

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The Israeli PM says the deal 'will all but guarantee that Iran will get those nuclear weapons.'

Jailed Ukrainian pilot 'may be transferred to hospital'

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A Ukrainian airforce pilot who has been on hunger strike in a Russian jail for 81 days might be transferred to a civilian hospital if her health deteriorates, the prison service said Tuesday. The statement by Russia's prison serviceShow More Summary

3,600 people evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Fiery plumes of lava have forced thousands to flee.

Former CIA director Petraeus pleads guilty to federal charge: DOJ

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA director and U.S. Army General David Petraeus has pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified information, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Fugitive ex-U.S. spy Snowden in talks on returning home: lawyer

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programs was working with American and German lawyers to return home. Anatoly...Show More Summary

Boehner says U.S. House to vote on security bill: source

19 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner told Republican members the House would vote Tuesday on the Senate's plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security, which could end the impasse over the agency, according to a person who was at the meeting. Show More Summary

Supreme Court set to hear second major Obamacare challenge

21 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will weigh a second major case targeting President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday when it considers a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation. Show More Summary

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