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
7 fatally shot, gunman dead in southeastern Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.
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.
Senate passes Homeland Security funds through Sept. 30
The DHS has three weeks of funding hours before it would have run out.
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.
Congress aims for short-term Homeland Security bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — With hours to spare, the Republican-controlled Congress struggled Friday to approve stopgap funding for the Department of Homeland Security in time to prevent a partial agency shutdown.
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