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Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said, beginning Sunday, he will start studying which projects military money may come from to shift funds toward a border wall following President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to secure federal funds to build a wall on the southern border, bypassing Congress…Read more

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Lee Radziwill, princess, fashion icon and Jackie Kennedy’s sister, dies

Lee Radziwill, younger sister of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a former princess, died peacefully Friday night in her New York home, her family said in a statement to CNN. She was 85. “The family appreciates the outpouring of sympathy and support received, and would request that the privacy of Lee’s family and…Read more

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URGENT – Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

(CNN) — State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Saturday she has withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador. President Donald Trump had announced he was picking Nauert, but the formal nomination had not been sent to the Senate.”I am grateful to President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the trust they placed in me for considering me…Read more

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Trump declares border national emergency to bipartisan skepticism

Trump declares border national emergency to bipartisan skepticism

15 FEB 19 12:39 ET By Jeremy Diamond, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to unlock billions of dollars in federal funds to build a wall on the southern border, bypassing Congress after lawmakers refused to meet his multi-billion dollar request for border wall…Read more

US and China wrap up latest trade talks as tariff deadline looms

US and China wrap up latest trade talks as tariff deadline looms

15 FEB 19 07:30 ET By Daniel Shane, CNN (CNN) — The latest round of talks aimed at ending the trade war between the United States and China has finished as the threat of another huge wave of tariffs approaches. Negotiators from the two countries have been trying to strike a deal before March 2,…Read more

These orange alligators are raising eyebrows in South Carolina

These orange alligators are raising eyebrows in South Carolina

15 FEB 19 11:48 ET By Andrea Diaz, CNN (CNN) — Two alligators with leathery orange skin are raising eyebrows in a community in South Carolina. CNN affiliate WJCL reported that a man discovered the reptiles at a pond in Bluffton. Maybe an overzealous Clemson Tigers fan slathered them with the team colors? Or they…Read more

FCC: Nearly half the calls you receive this year will be spam

FCC: Nearly half the calls you receive this year will be spam

15 FEB 19 11:41 ET By Katie Bernard, CNN (CNN) — Nearly half the calls made to US cell phones in 2019 will be spam, according to a study by First Orion referenced in a Federal Communications Commission report Thursday. Ninety percent of those calls will have familiar caller IDs, but there isn’t an effective…Read more

Trump declares national emergency to unlock billions for wall

Trump declares national emergency to unlock billions for wall

15 FEB 19 11:14 ET By Jeremy Diamond, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will sign a national emergency declaration to address the situation on the southern border, while claiming that his actions are consistent with those of his predecessors. “I’m going to be signing a national…Read more

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