Jeb Bush’s biggest CPAC win: No gifts for Democrats
The ex-Florida governor addresses complaints conservatives have made about him.
Stopgap Homeland Security spending bill fails in House
The House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down.
Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
By Alexander Winning MOSCOW (Reuters) - Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister who was an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead meters from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back, the Interior Ministry said. "Nemtsov B.E. died at 2340 hours as a result of four shots in the back," an Interior Ministry spokeswoman said by telephone.
Despite fiery CPAC speech, is Ted Cruz changing course?
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas used a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday to rail against the party establishment, calling himself a “disruptive app” such as Uber that would upend the political system. Delighting the assembled conservative shock troops, Cruz castigated the Republican leadership for selling out their principles by separating a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security from a measure that would roll back President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration
Ukraine conflict at 'crossroads' as troop deaths shake truce
International monitors said Friday the conflict in Ukraine was at a "crossroads" as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction. The envoy to Ukraine for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which is monitoring the peace deal, told the UN Security Council that while there were encouraging signs, the country still risked all-out war. Russia formally annexed the territory in March 2014, triggering an international furore. The uprising in Ukraine's east, which has claimed at least 5,800 lives, began the following month.
Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American blogger
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday.
Kongos @ Mercury Ballroom Saturday, February 28
Chris Brown & Trey Songs @ U.S. Bank Arena Saturday, February 28
Meghan Trainor @ Mercury Ballroom Sunday, March 1
Maroon 5 & Magic! @ KFC Yum Center Saturday, March 14
Andy Grammer @ 20th Century Theatre in Cincinnati Wednesday, March 25
Stevie Wonder @ KFC Yum Center Friday, March 27
The Who @ KFC Yum Center Sat, May 9
Milky Chance @ Headliners Music Hall in Louisville Monday, May 11
Lady Antebellum & Hunter Hayes @ Riverbend Saturday, May 17
New Kids On The Block, TLC & Nelly @ U.S. Bank Arena Tuesday, May 26