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Homeland Security report downplays threat from 7 nations in Trump travel ban
CBC Radio-Canada • The
No evidence of terrorist threat from travel ban countries, says DHS draft report
Christian Science Monitor • Alicia A. Caldwell, Vivian Salama
AP FACT CHECK: Trump And His Overdrawn Rhetorical Apocalypse
Talking Points Memo • Calvin Woodward, Jim Drinkard
Five tough questions for Trump on immigration
The Hill • Mike Lillis
Azerbaijani soldiers are killed in Karabakh fighting
Washington Post • Associated Press
Oscar-Nominated Syrian Cinematographer Khaled Kateeb Barred From Entering U.S., Will Be Unable to Attend Ceremony
New York Magazine • Devon Ivie
Trump ordered a US intelligence report to justify his travel ban. This is what he got instead
Quartz • Svati Kirsten Narula
Albanian police sue opposition leader, say he urged violence
Washington Post • Llazar Semini ,  Ap
A Syrian cinematographer has been barred from entering the United States to attend the Oscars
The Verge • Andrew Liptak
Trump praises black community in video message
The Hill • Nikita Vladimirov
 
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Homeland Security report downplays threat from 7 nations in Trump travel ban
CBC Radio-CanadaThe
Analysts at the U.S. Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated Press concludes...
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Barack Obama, Homeland Security
No evidence of terrorist threat from travel ban countries, says DHS draft report
Christian Science MonitorAlicia A. Caldwell, Vivian Salama
February 25, 2017 Washington—Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated...
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Barack Obama, Health Insurance
AP FACT CHECK: Trump And His Overdrawn Rhetorical Apocalypse
Talking Points MemoCalvin Woodward, Jim Drinkard
WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's estimation, the U.S. border isn't merely porous, it's "wide open." Darkness and danger are everywhere, even Sweden. American infrastructure isn't just in need of improvement but it's in "total disrepair and decay." The health law...
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Barack Obama, Homeland Security
Five tough questions for Trump on immigration
The HillMike Lillis
The Trump administration this week released a new set of orders that could greatly increase the number of deportations of undocumented immigrants in the United States. The White House has tamped down suggestions that the guidance will lead to massive deportations, but...
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International Security, World Politics
Azerbaijani soldiers are killed in Karabakh fighting
Washington PostAssociated Press
Several Azerbaijani soldiers have been killed during fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan said Saturday as it and neighboring Armenia traded blame for an outbreak of violence.
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Homeland Security
Oscar-Nominated Syrian Cinematographer Khaled Kateeb Barred From Entering U.S., Will Be Unable to Attend Ceremony
New York MagazineDevon Ivie
Despite the subject of the Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary The White Helmets willingly choosing to attend this year’s ceremony in light of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, other members of the doc’s team are unfortunately unable to do the same. Khaled Khateeb, the...
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Homeland Security
Trump ordered a US intelligence report to justify his travel ban. This is what he got instead
QuartzSvati Kirsten Narula
The Department of Homeland Security has concluded that citizenship is an “unlikely indicator” of whether an individual poses a terror threat to the US, according to a draft report obtained by the Associated Press. US president Donald Trump had ordered an intelligence...
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International Security, World Politics
Albanian police sue opposition leader, say he urged violence
Washington PostLlazar Semini ,  Ap
Albanian police have sued the leader of the country’s opposition Democratic Party for allegedly inciting calls for violence.
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Barack Obama, Homeland Security
A Syrian cinematographer has been barred from entering the United States to attend the Oscars
The VergeAndrew Liptak
The White Helmets is a Netflix documentary nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary, Short Subject. According to the AP, the film’s cinematographer, Khaled Khateeb, will not be permitted to enter the United States to attend the ceremony after authorities found...
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Barack Obama, Homeland Security
Trump praises black community in video message
The HillNikita Vladimirov
President Trump praised the African-American community and pledged to support its "march toward justice" during his weekly address on Saturday. "I am very grateful for the many wonderful opportunities to honor African American heroes, faith leaders, entrepreneurs and the many others who...
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