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NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:16:13 -0500

NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'The publisher of the paper admonished the president over his use of a familiar phrase.



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The Latest: Smollett gave false information in 2007 case
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:35:03 -0500

The Latest: Smollett gave false information in 2007 caseCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local):



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MAGA hat student sues Washington Post for $250m over coverage of confrontation with Native American man
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:19:00 -0500

MAGA hat student sues Washington Post for $250m over coverage of confrontation with Native American manA student involved in a viral confrontation with a Native American man is suing the Washington Post for $250m (£191m) over its coverage of the incident. The defamation lawsuit, filed by Covington Catholic High School pupil Nick Sandmann, claims the newspaper “wrongfully targeted and bullied” him due to its “biased agenda” against Donald Trump. The 16-year-old was wearing one of the president’s signature Make America Great Again hats when he attended an anti-abortion rally in Washington in January along with classmates from his Kentucky school.



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U.S. won't partner with countries that use Huawei systems: Pompeo
Date/Time: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:28:25 -0500

U.S. won't partner with countries that use Huawei systems: PompeoU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday warned that the United States would not be able to partner with or share information with countries that adopt Huawei Technologies Co Ltd systems, citing security concerns. In an interview on Fox Business Network, Pompeo said nations in Europe and elsewhere need to understand the risks of implementing Huawei's telecommunications equipment and that when they did, they would ultimately not use the company's systems. "If a country adopts this and puts it in some of their critical information systems, we won't be able to share information with them, we won't be able to work alongside them," Pompeo said.



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Saudi Crown Prince Set to Arrive in China as Asian Tour Rolls On
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:52:10 -0500

Saudi Crown Prince Set to Arrive in China as Asian Tour Rolls OnThe visit will include a meeting with President Xi Jinping and a high-level joint dialogue aimed at boosting relations after the nations agreed to promote a comprehensive strategic partnership in 2016. China overtook the U.S. as the kingdom’s biggest trading partner in 2013. The world’s most populous nation accounted for about 15 percent of all Saudi imports and exports last year compared with 8 percent a decade earlier, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.



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Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids
Date/Time: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:18:33 -0500

Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kidsCanada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. "The immigration minister is seized with this particular case," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said when asked if Ottawa would fast-track the immigration or asylum process to bring the woman's brothers to Canada in order to provide her with family support. The family was among tens of thousands of Syrian refugees welcomed by Canada over the past four years.



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Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:21:46 -0500

Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.



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Meet the 'New' F-21 Fighter: An F-16 On Steroids (With F-22 and F-35 DNA)?
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:00:00 -0500

Meet the 'New' F-21 Fighter: An F-16 On Steroids (With F-22 and F-35 DNA)?Is this the fighter India needs?



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'Ice can be unforgiving': Huge winter storm moves east as snow, sleet, heavy rain target 39 states
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:20:14 -0500

'Ice can be unforgiving': Huge winter storm moves east as snow, sleet, heavy rain target 39 statesEvery state east of the Mississippi is likely to get winter storm effects Wednesday, including Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Washington.



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Trump apparently not familiar with his administration's push for global decriminalization of homosexuality
Date/Time: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:54:15 -0500

Trump apparently not familiar with his administration's push for global decriminalization of homosexualityThe president expresses confusion when asked about one of his administration's own policies.



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