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Trump: Second Amendment under 'serious attack' in Virginia

3 hours 28 min ago
President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Constitution was being attacked in the state of Virginia, where lawmakers have been moving to enact tougher gun laws and arms enthusiasts are planning a rally next week.

Ahead of tinder box Virginia gun rally, Trump says Constitution under attack

3 hours 44 min ago
President Donald Trump took aim at Virginia Democrats and their push to stiffen the state's gun laws, saying that the U.S. Constitution was under attack just as thousands of armed militia members began arriving in Richmond for a Monday gun rally.

U.S. census to kick off in remote Alaska Native village

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:06pm
This year's once-a-decade official U.S. national population count will start in a small Alaska Native village perched on the tundra overlooking the Bering Sea. Daytime temperatures will be well below freezing.

Teachers doused in jet fuel at California school sue Delta Air Lines

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 7:47pm
Four Los Angeles-area schoolteachers who were doused with jet fuel dumped by a Delta Air Lines plane in the minutes before it made an emergency landing sued the airline on Friday, accusing the flight crew of negligence.

Trump: 2nd Amendment under 'serious attack' in Virginia

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 7:36pm
President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Constitution was being attacked in the state of Virginia, where lawmakers have been moving to enact tougher gun laws and arms enthusiasts are planning a rally next week.

After base shooting, Pentagon restricts foreign trainee access to guns

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 6:58pm
The Pentagon announced on Friday new restrictions on international military students' access to guns on U.S. bases, as well as other measures, after a Saudi officer killed three U.S. sailors at a Florida naval base last month.

U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassador Yovanovitch was under threat -Pompeo

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 6:52pm
The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

After feud with Warren, Bernie Sanders airs ad aimed at women

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 6:21pm
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders, stung by a feud with progressive ally Elizabeth Warren over gender and electability, released an ad aimed at women voters in New Hampshire on Friday touting his support for women's rights.

U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at three airports

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 6:13pm
The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday.

After feud with Warren, Bernie Sanders releases ad aimed at women

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 6:05pm
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders, stung by a feud with progressive ally Elizabeth Warren over gender and electability, released an ad aimed at U.S. women voters on Friday touting his support for women's rights.

Former U.S. congressman Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:14pm
Chris Collins, a former U.S. congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 26 months in prison and fined $200,000 on Friday after pleading guilty to taking part in an insider trading scheme.

Michigan governor urges broader Facebook crackdown on hate speech, citing attacks on state's lawmakers

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:14pm
Michigan's Democratic governor has urged Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to step up efforts to check hate speech on the social network and protect the security of elections, citing attacks on legislators from the state.

Trump criticizes Virginia gun control measures, says rights under 'attack'

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 4:45pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States' Constitution, which gives Americans the right to keep and bear firearms, was being attacked in the state of Virginia.

Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 4:38pm
Facebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over materials to that state's attorney general about thousands of apps that the social media company suspected may have misused customer data.

Children, young adults cannot sue U.S. government over climate change: ruling

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 3:59pm
A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit by children and young adults who claimed they had a constitutional right to be protected from climate change, in a major setback to efforts to spur the U.S. government to address the issue.

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 3:56pm
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing employers to obtain religious exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that health insurance that they provide to employees pays for women's birth control.

U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at 3 airports

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 2:57pm
The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday.

U.S. Supreme Court takes up presidential Electoral College dispute

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 2:50pm
As the 2020 race heats up, the Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a dispute involving the complex U.S. presidential election system focusing on whether Electoral College electors are free to break their pledges to back the candidate who wins their state's popular vote, an act that could upend an election.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 2:45pm
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing employers to obtain religious exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that health insurance that they provide to employees pays for women's birth control.

Despite lack of primary threat, Trump 'going big' in Iowa

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 2:24pm
President Donald Trump's campaign plans to blanket Iowa with representatives and events ahead of the state's Feb. 3 caucuses, hoping to use the first-in-the-nation primary to show evidence of his strength in rural America, sources tell Reuters.

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