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AP Analysis: Trump
AP Analysis: Trump's young presidency perilously adrift

WASHINGTON (AP) - Just two months in, Donald Trump's presidency is perilously adrift.

Burkina links Ivory Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capital
Burkina links Ivory Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capital

A jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso's capital last year, a senior official said Friday. Ivorian officials believe Mimi Ould Baba Ould Cheikh organised the gun and grenade attack that left 19 people dead last March at the beach resort of Grand-Bassam, which is popular with foreigners. Now he is also believed to have been "head of operations" for the attack on a hotel and cafe in Ouagadougou in January 2016 that killed 30 people, said Colonel Serge Alain Ouedraogo of the Burkinabe gendarmerie.

Appeals court sets schedule on Trump immigration appeal
Appeals court sets schedule on Trump immigration appeal

The first federal appeals court's review of President Trump's revised order limiting immigration from six Mideast nations will go forward on an expedited schedule, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided Thursday.

After Newest Russia Revelation, Congressman Calls For
After Newest Russia Revelation, Congressman Calls For 'Pause' of Trump Agenda

Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., called for an immediate shutdown of the Trump agenda.

House Intelligence Committee leaders say they have seen no evidence of Trump
House Intelligence Committee leaders say they have seen no evidence of Trump's wiretapping claim

On Wednesday, March 15, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and the panel's top Democrat, Adam Schiff, told reporters that neither of them has seen evidence supporting President Trump's claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower last year.

Galaxy S8 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Hands-on video with S8 mockup shows how they compare
Galaxy S8 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Hands-on video with S8 mockup shows how they compare

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus features a screen that measures 5.5 inches diagonally. While nothing is set in stone at this point, multiple reports from reliable sources suggest that the Galaxy S8 - the smaller of the two flagship phones set to be unveiled by Samsung two weeks from today - sports a display that measures 5.8 inches diagonally. On paper, it seems like these two smartphones should be relatively similar in size, no? Well, as we can see in a new hands-on comparison video, Samsung's bold new Galaxy S8 design is even more impressive than we thought when you line it up next to Apple's flagship phablet. With the Galaxy S8, Samsung has managed to stuff a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display into a...

Judge: Hawaii can proceed with filing of travel ban lawsuit

HONOLULU (AP) - The latest on Hawaii's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel plan. (All times local.)

Hillary Clinton tweets an empowering message to young girls everywhere
Hillary Clinton tweets an empowering message to young girls everywhere

Hillary Clinton has an unwavering belief that young women have the power to change the world. On Wednesday afternoon, the former Democratic presidential candidate, who has inspired young girls with her messages of hope and empowerment throughout the years, was moved by the adorable feminist photo that's been circulating on Twitter. SEE ALSO: Girls across the world: This is what 'being a woman' means to me The tweet is from the friend of a fourth grade teacher, one who clearly has some badass students determined to make a difference in her class. The friend shared a photograph of a tiny note found under a students' desk, written on a torn piece of paper in pencil. It reads: "Do you...

Key events in case of ex-FBI agent lost in Iran on CIA job
Key events in case of ex-FBI agent lost in Iran on CIA job

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Some key dates in the disappearance of Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who vanished while in Iran on an unauthorized CIA mission:

Leak reveals three exciting new features for Android 8.0
Leak reveals three exciting new features for Android 8.0

According to the latest figures from the Android Developers site, fewer than two percent of Android users have migrated to Android 7.0, the latest version of the mobile platform. That hasn't stopped Google from rolling out new versions of its OS every year though, and late last month, one of the company's senior VPs actually began teasing the next dessert-themed update with a playful tweet to a journalist. It would be uncharacteristic of Google to spoil the name of an Android update this early, but on Tuesday, VentureBeat shared some information regarding the update that sounds slightly more realistic. According to VentureBeat's source, the following three features could all be part of...

Turkey, Russia, US military chiefs seek better coordination against IS
Turkey, Russia, US military chiefs seek better coordination against IS

The top generals of the Turkish, Russian and US military met Tuesday in a bid to step up coordination in Syria and avoid clashes between rival forces in the fight against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. While Turkey, Russia and the United States are all fighting against IS, they support different camps and tension remains because of Ankara's opposition to the involvement of Syrian Kurdish militia forces.

US moves controversial missile defense to South Korea
US moves controversial missile defense to South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-fired four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan.

Michelle Obama Thanks Chance The Rapper For Giving Back To The Community
Michelle Obama Thanks Chance The Rapper For Giving Back To The Community

The former first lady lauded the musician's decision to donate $1 million to Chicago Public Schools, calling him "an example of the power of arts education."

LG G6 T-Mobile Availability Rumored For April 7
LG G6 T-Mobile Availability Rumored For April 7

The LG G6 may have a later launch in the U.S.

Pentagon: US troops play new role in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. military has carved out a new role in Syria, with small numbers of troops now positioned to prevent an escalation of violence among an array of militias and other forces that have converged on an increasingly complex battlefield.

Samsung Galaxy S8 release date reportedly pushed back a week
Samsung Galaxy S8 release date reportedly pushed back a week

If you were looking forward to getting your hands on a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ on April 21st, you might be in for some disappointing news. A source briefed on the matter told VentureBeat on Monday that the scheduled release date for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ has been pushed back to a week to April 28th. As VentureBeat notes, this can't technically be considering a delay since the phones haven't actually been announced yet, but with all of the leaks and rumors that backed up the April 21st date, it seems likely that Samsung has decided to adjust its release timing slightly with just weeks to go until the reveal event. The source didn't provide any specific reasoning behind the internal delay,...

PSA buys Opel-Vauxhall to create Europe
PSA buys Opel-Vauxhall to create Europe's second-biggest carmaker

French carmaker PSA announced Monday the acquisition of General Motors' European subsidiary, which includes the Opel and Vauxhall brands, for 1.3 billion euros ($1.38 billion). The move will let PSA regain its position as Europe's second-largest automobile manufacturer, after Germany's Volkswagen, overtaking its rival French firm Renault. PSA said in a statement it was also buying GM Europe's financial operations for 900 million euros in a joint deal with the bank BNP Paribas, taking the total value of the deal to 2.2 billion euros.

Netanyahu to press Putin on Iranian influence in Syria
Netanyahu to press Putin on Iranian influence in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin this week in Moscow to press for a limit to Iran's influence in Syria. Israel is deeply concerned over whether Syria's civil war will result in its arch-foe Iran having increased its power in the neighbouring country. Netanyahu, who has held a series of talks with Putin in recent months related to Syria, said he planned to meet the Russian leader on Thursday.

One Direction
One Direction's Tomlinson arrested in airport tussle

One Direction heartthrob Louis Tomlinson was arrested after an airport brawl with paparazzi that left two people injured, police said Saturday. The 25-year-old Briton was in the baggage claim at Los Angeles International Airport with a girlfriend Friday evening when he entered a tussle with a photographer, police said. "Witnesses stated that Tomlinson pulled the photographer to the floor by his legs causing the victim to fall backwards and strike his back and head on the floor," said airport police spokeswoman Officer Alicia Hernandez.

Stadium heavily guarded as Pakistan hosts cricket final
Stadium heavily guarded as Pakistan hosts cricket final

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Lahore prepared to host the Pakistan Super League cricket final on Sunday as Gaddafi Stadium turned into a fortress amid security fears.

Exclusive: Uniquely Configured RQ-170 Stealth Spy Drone Appears At Vandenberg AFB
Exclusive: Uniquely Configured RQ-170 Stealth Spy Drone Appears At Vandenberg AFB

Its the first photographic evidence that the famous but still extremely shy Sentinel has a presence at the Air Forces premier missile test and rocket-launch facility. 

China launches new cruise ship tour in South China Sea

A new Chinese cruise ship has embarked on its maiden voyage to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday, the latest effort by Beijing to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway. The Changle Princess sailed from Sanya on the southern Chinese island province of Hainan on Thursday afternoon with 308 passengers on a four-day voyage, Xinhua said. Tourists will be able to visit the three islands in the Crescent group of the Paracels, Xinhua said.

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Trump's EPA budget proposal targets climate, lead cleanup programs

By Timothy Gardner and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is proposing to slash a quarter of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's budget, targeting climate-change programs and those designed to prevent air and water pollution like lead contamination, a source with direct knowledge of the proposal said on Thursday. President Donald Trump has long signaled his intention to reverse former Democratic President Barack Obama's climate-change initiatives. The 23-page 2018 budget proposal, which aims to slice the environmental regulator's overall budget by 25 percent to $6.1 billion and staffing by 20 percent to 12,400 as part of a broader effort to fund increased...

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