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Tuesday, 21st February 2017

World News

2/20: Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster new national security adviser; Diminutive basketball star reaching new heights (CBS News)

LA Lakers promote Magic Johnson to president of basketball operations (CBS News)

Amid Trump unease, green card holders rush to nail down citizenship (CBS News)

Police save puppy from heroin overdose -- and arrest owners (CBS News)

Was retired police officer defending himself in movie theater shooting? (CBS News)

4 U.S. tourists killed in Australia plane crash (CBS News)

NYC medical examiner says more study needed in death of Russian diplomat (CBS News)

Supreme Court seems split over Border Patrol shooting death (CBS News)

Trump condemns anti-Semitism but... (CNN)

The secrets of Andy Warhol's death - risk was very high (Daily Mail)

New National Security Adviser Differs From Trump on Key Issues (Newsweek Magazine)

Yellow-skinned Cowfish that resembles Donald Trump spotted (Daily Mail)

British suicide bomber dies in attack on Iraqi forces in Mosul (BBC)

Four Americans and pilot killed in Australia plane crash (CBS News)

British ISIS fanatic grins before Mosul bomb attack (Daily Mail)

U.K. lawmakers debate whether Trump has right to state visit (CBS News)

Deportations could vastly expand under Trump (CNN)

Macron blasted for 'abusing' British hospitality and 'making enemies' during London visit (Daily Express)

Le Pen Refuses to Wear Headscarf During Lebanon Visit (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russias U.N. ambassador dies suddenly in New York (CBS News)

British lawmakers clash over President Trumps upcoming state visit (CBS News)

Runaway bull dies after capture in Queens (Daily Mail)

President Trump speaks at African American Museum (CBS News)

Man who killed banker with punch once knocked woman out (Daily Mail)

Israeli Soldier Jailed for Shooting Death of Palestinian (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

President Trump Can't Stop Talking About the Election (Time Magazine)

Melania Trump uncovered: Secret sister' shares pics First Lady DOESN'T want you to see (Daily Star)

Protesters Ready for Stand-Off Over North Dakota Pipeline (Newsweek Magazine)

Police contain Monaco Ultras as they march through Manchester streets to Etihad Arena (Daily Star)

The Mistake We Make When We Think About Donald Trump (Time Magazine)

More tests needed to determine cause of Russia UN ambassador's death (Fox News)

Aid workers treat animals left to die at Mosul zoo (Daily Mail)

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump condemns "horrible and painful" anti-Semitic incidents (CBS News)

Trump administration widens net for immigrant deportation (BBC)

Anne Frank Center Slams President Trump's Anti-Semitism Remarks: Too Little, Too Late' (Time Magazine)

Why Populist American Leaders Love Russia (Time Magazine)

Homeland Security Employees Locked Out of Computer Networks (Newsweek Magazine)

BREAKING: 200 police storm US hospital to detain 'active shooter (Daily Express)

President Trump Is Expected to Make a Significant Rollback to EPA Regulations (Time Magazine)

Christine and Roger Solik found murdered in South Africa (BBC)

Ukraine Lawmaker Who Aided Trump Associates on Pact Faces Treason Inquiry (New York Times - Paywall)

4 Americans die as plane crashes into mall (CNN)

Brenda Buttner, Fox News host, dies of cancer (CBS News)

Gordon Ramsay's father-in-law arrested over hacking' charges in police probe (Daily Star)

Plane Crashes Into Australian Mall, Killing Pilot and 4 Americans (New York Times - Paywall)

Video shows Essendon DFO plane crash in Melbourne (Daily Mail)

This Tax Could Win Over Donald Trump While Helping the Environment (Time Magazine)

Four Americans, Australian Pilot Killed When Plane Crashed Into Mall (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Mystery lingers after death of N. Korean dictators half brother (CBS News)

US 'nuclear sniffer' plane in Britain after nuclear spike (Daily Mail)

Police Quickly Helped This Fifth-Grader With Her Math Homework Emergency (Time Magazine)

Afghan Security Forces Blockade Vice President's Home (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Homeland Security Outlines Tougher Immigration Measures (Newsweek Magazine)

Economic Scene: President Trump Wants a Wall? Mexico Is It (New York Times - Paywall)

Wild cow on loose sparks dramatic police chase after terrorising New York (Daily Star)

Eye Opener at 8: Gen. McMaster named new national security adviser (CBS News)

Meet Emmanuel Macron, Frances Liberal Donald Trump (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump's New National Security Adviser Marches to Own Drum (NBC News)

Welsh teacher thrown off plane after entry blocked by US (Daily Mail)

President Trump Spoke Out Against Anti-Semitism. Here's Why It Was Remarkable (Time Magazine)

Brit teacher thrown off US-bound plane in Iceland - for being Muslim (Daily Star)

Iceland's President to ban pineapple pizza? (CNN)

Townsend on revised travel ban, new national security adviser (CBS News)

Homeland Security Releases New Guidelines for Immigration and Border Security in Wake of Trump Executive Orders (Newsweek Magazine)

TSA investigating security breach at New Yorks JFK airport (CBS News)

Thames Valley Police force suspends chief (Daily Mail)

Who is Yemi Osinbajo, the Man Quietly Running Nigeria in President Muhammadu Buhari's Absence? (Newsweek Magazine)

North Korea is the safest country I've ever been, says UK filmmaker amid mystery killings (Daily Star)

French Police Search Marine Le Pen's Office in EU Funds Probe (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Trump picks Gen. McMaster for national security adviser (CBS News)

Vladimir Putin is '$200 BILLION richer' than Donald Trump (Daily Mail)

Crazed weasel fights seagull to the death in brutal water battle (Daily Star)

Trump reacts to incidents: 'Anti-Semitism is horrible' (CNN)

Eye Opener: Deadly plane crash caught on camera in Australia (CBS News)

Trump Condemns Anti-Semitic Threats as Horrible and Painful (Newsweek Magazine)

John Dean: Can Trump Stop the Leakers From Within? (Newsweek Magazine)

Famine declared for more than 100,000 in South Sudan; 1 million on the brink of starvation (Los Angeles Times)

Bolton boy killed when he followed his mother into road (Daily Mail)

Swede detained after Barcelona police fire on stolen butane gas truck (BBC)

Prince Harry makes a charity visit to Gateshead (Daily Mail)

Boris reveals he was mistaken for Trump in NEWCASTLE (Daily Mail)

A Handful of Travelers Got Through Security at JFK Airport Without Proper Screening (Time Magazine)

Spanish police fire on stolen gas truck in Barcelona (BBC)

Sweeping New Trump Administration Rules Put Most Undocumented Immigrants at Risk of Deportation (Time Magazine)

Could Donald Trump Broker Peace Between the Israelis and the Palestinians? (Newsweek Magazine)

Father and Son Killed in Head-On Collision With Each Other: It's an Unbelievable Tragedy' (Time Magazine)

Pence tries to ease allies who fear Trump (CNN)

Ivanka Trump asks for tolerance after slew of bomb threats (Daily Mail)

Serbian denies snatching girl who was raped and killed (Daily Mail)

Flaming Wreckage From Australia Plane Crash (New York Times - Paywall)

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Why Controversial Jokes Are Worth Doing If They're Funny (Time Magazine)

President Trump Condemns Anti-Semitism: 'It Has to Stop' (NBC News)

Kaci Kullmann Five, Head of Nobel Peace Prize Committee, Dies at 65 (New York Times - Paywall)

Teacher receives chilling death threats ordering her to pass students on physics (Fox News)

Trump Expected to Reverse Obama-Era Environmental Rules in New Executive Orders, Per Report (Newsweek Magazine)

Stephen Colbert Mocks President Trump for Dumping ISIS as the Enemy of the American People' (Time Magazine)

Riots in the Stockholm suburb Trump mentioned in speech (Daily Mail)

Elor Azaria, Israeli Soldier Who Killed Wounded Assailant, Gets 18 Months in Prison (New York Times - Paywall)

Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s U.N. Ambassador, Dies at 64 (New York Times - Paywall)

Why her face is so unsettling (CNN)

McCain steps up Trump criticism (CNN)

Afghanistan Police Surround Vice President’s House (New York Times - Paywall)

Leicester boys jailed for beating man to death from a tree (Daily Mail)

DJ who beat policeman to death in Bali DIDN'T mean to kill (Daily Mail)

Four Americans Killed as Plane Crashes Into Australian Shopping Mall (NBC News)

Why I Called Out Jason Chaffetz on Planned Parenthood (Time Magazine)

Why the Flynn-Russia Affair Is So Troubling for Donald Trump (Newsweek Magazine)

British Lawmakers Clash Over Trump (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump wins over voters of rivals (CNN)

Police in Barcelona Shoot at Stolen Truck Loaded With Gas Canisters (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump Lashes Out at Sweden Over Immigration (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russia feared to have 'detonated NUKE in Arctic' as US hunter plane sweeps over Britain (Daily Star)

What to Know About President Trump's New National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster (Time Magazine)

Barcelona Shooting: Police Open Fire On Stolen Truck Speeding Wrong Way On Motorway (Huffington Post)

Viki Odintcova told off by police after skyscraper stunt (Daily Mail)

Beijing Memo: Is China Pushing Trump to Talk to North Korea? (New York Times - Paywall)

Boris: Trump clear' UK is front of queue for trade deal after our BRE-ENTRY' to world (Daily Express)

Hero grandma who died aged 87 trolls Donald Trump from beyond the grave (Daily Star)

Azerbaijan's Leader Just Appointed His Wife as His Vice President (Time Magazine)

Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova on Resisting President Trump: We Have a Ton of Work to Do' (Time Magazine)

Plane crashes into shopping center: 5 dead (CNN)

Police shoot at driver of speeding truck full of gas cylinders bound for Barcelona (Daily Express)

EU Renews Sanctions on Mugabe as Zimbabwe President Turns 93 (Newsweek Magazine)

Pakistan Police Kill 2 Suicide Bombers, Blunting Attack on Courts (New York Times - Paywall)

After a Month, How's the Trump Agenda Going? (NBC News)

North Korea diplomatically rude says Malaysian PM (Newsweek Magazine)

Who's French president runner Macron? (CNN)

Footage shows Melbourne plane crash aftermath (CNN)

TrumpWatch: 5 Disturbing Things Donald Trump Did Over The Weekend (Huffington Post)

Trump names Army Lt Gen McMaster national security advisor (Daily Mail)

CCTV shows Chinese bank security guard capture robber (Daily Mail)

Is Jimmy Kimmel Planning to Roast Donald Trump at the Oscars? (Newsweek Magazine)

PIERS MORGAN: President Trump needs to calm down (Daily Mail)

Kim Jong-un pictured laughing at catfish farm as cops probe brother's death (Daily Star)

BBC Radio 4's Steve Hewlett dies after cancer battle (Daily Mail)

Timothy Stanley: Why Trump's supporters still love him (CNN)

Was Kim Jong-nam assassinated? Mystery surrounds death of North Korea leader's brother (Daily Star)

Five People Have Been Killed in Pakistan After a Suicide Bomb Attack Outside a Court (Time Magazine)

Malaysia Says It Doesn't Yet Know How Kim Jong Un's Estranged Half-Brother Was Killed (Time Magazine)

Christopher Halliwell: Police Dig Up Gardens At Two Homes Linked To Double Murderer (Huffington Post)

Plane carrying 5 people crashes into Australian shopping mall (CBS News)

Teenage war hero who joined at 14 and spent 3 years in brutal Japanese PoW camp dies at 93 (Daily Express)

SWEDEN RIOT: Police forced to shoot at protestors as violence erupts - yet PM is in denial (Daily Express)

What his death means for the UN (CNN)

Russian ambassador 'dies suddenly' after being taken ill in New York (Daily Star)

Russian UN ambassador dies (CNN)

Melbourne Plane Crash Near Essendon Shopping Centre Leaves Five Dead (Huffington Post)

UN: '1.4m children' face starving to death in Africa (BBC)

New National Security Adviser Pick Known for Speaking Truth to Power (NBC News)

Famine declared in South Sudan (CNN)

New national security adviser pick (CNN)

JAN MOIR asks Why must the Beeb fawn over celebrities? (Daily Mail)

Mystery as dangerous radioactive particles spread across Europe...and no one knows why (Daily Star)

China Puts Heat on U.S. With North Korea Coal Crackdown (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ivanka Trump calls for religious understanding' as Jewish centres receive 11 BOMB THREATS (Daily Express)

Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre (BBC)

Britons fighting on both sides in the battle for Mosul (Daily Mail)

Alabama father and son killed in crash with each other (Daily Mail)

Thousands protest Trump on "Not My Presidents Day" (CBS News)

Congo truce in doubt after opposition veteran dies (Financial Times - Paywall)

Eight reasons why KISSING is so good for your health (Daily Mail)

5 dead, including 4 Americans, after plane crashes into Australia mall (Fox News)

Melbourne plane crash:First image of courageous pilot who battled to save flight (Daily Star)

BREAKING: Horrifying moment Melbourne plane crashes into shopping centre (Daily Star)

Trump can SIMPLY wipe ISIS jihadi's off the face of the earth, claims top US adviser (Daily Express)

Trump announces Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as new national security adviser (CBS News)

Kate Maltby: The real meaning of UK's debate on Trump visit (CNN)

How Trumps New Security Adviser H.R. McMaster Became a Soldier's Soldier (Newsweek Magazine)

What killed Kim Jong Nam? Deadly poison a mystery (CBS News)

Iraqi forces reach vicinity of key Mosul airport (Fox News)

Average North Koreans asked about Trump (CNN)

Fifth-grader asks police dept. for help with homework (CBS News)

British far-right journalist linked to Trump denies condoning paedophilia (Daily Star)

Russian ambassador to U.N. dies in New York (CBS News)

Met Police Commissioner: Who will be Britain's next top cop? (BBC)

Iraqi Troops Advance on Western Mosul as Mattis Holds Talks on Defeating ISIS (Time Magazine)

Plane carrying 5 people hits Australian shopping mall (Fox News)

UK Parliament debates Trump state visit (CNN)

Trump Gets Earful at 'Not My President's Day' Rallies (NBC News)

CNN special: Inside North Korea (CNN)

KATIE HOPKINS: Trump debate was a waste of time (Daily Mail)

Scrapping Trump visit 'would hurt Britain and help Putin' (Daily Mail)

CPAC's Organizer Explains Why He Invited (and Disinvited) Milo Yiannopoulos (NBC News)

BREAKING: Five people killed after aircraft PLUMMETS into Melbourne shopping centre (Daily Express)

House of Horrors: Police dig for MORE bodies at home of Christopher Halliwell (Daily Star)

Lone Trump Supporter Takes on Army of Protesters (NBC News)

Russia's Ambassador to U.N. Dies Suddenly (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Family who show why it's healthy to laugh at dementia (Daily Mail)

Rory McIlroy under fire for golfing with Donald Trump (Daily Mail)

About New York: The Voice That Called to Terrorists, Unstilled by Time or Even Death (New York Times - Paywall)

Chinese Security Forces Rally in Xinjiang in a Show of Power (New York Times - Paywall)

Trump state visit: Protests as MPs debate petition (BBC)

Trump Names H.R. McMaster New National Security Adviser (NBC News)

Fury over police chief's Edward Heath abuse claim (Daily Mail)

‘I Am Ashamed’ vs. ‘Get Over It’: British Lawmakers Debate Trump Visit (New York Times - Paywall)

Islamic State: Battle for Mosul by land and air (BBC)

BA baggage handlers told to STOP urinating in plane holds (Daily Mail)

Malaysia, North Korea feud as new footage shows moment of Kim Jong Nam's attack (CNN)

'Broadchurch' Star David Tennant Admits Script Security Made Filming Series 3 'A Nightmare' (Huffington Post)

Farage supports Donald Trump and claims Swedish city could be 'rape capital of the world' (Daily Express)

Melania Trump SHUDDERS as hubby Donald touches her arm during bizarre speech in Florida (Daily Star)

BREAKING: Plane explodes into fireball after crash landing into shops near major airport (Daily Star)

Dramatic moment London-bound plane intercepted by two fighter jets as UFO follows (Daily Star)

Bungling European Union displays US flag with EXTRA STAR during Mike Pence's visit (Daily Express)

American flag has 51 stars for Pence European Union visit (Daily Mail)

Pence says Trump supports a free and independent press (Daily Mail)

Russia's ambassador to the UN dies in Manhattan (Daily Mail)

Policeman killed brothers for Rodrigo Duterte (Daily Mail)

Russia's Ambassador to United Nations Dies Suddenly (NBC News)

New Trump travel ban order nearing completion (CNN)

Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan (NBC News)

Why top gymnasts are speaking out about alleged abuse (CBS News)

Average North Koreans talk Trump (CNN)

Famine Declared in South Sudan (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Trump names Lt Gen HR McMaster as national security adviser (BBC)

Kids in Cuffs: Why Handcuff an 8-Year-Old Student With ADHD? (NBC News)

Economists fear doctored data from Trump administration (Daily Mail)

London terror arrests: Metropolitan Police hold five teenagers (BBC)

Trump names McMaster as national security adviser (Financial Times - Paywall)

Famine strikes in South Sudan, as people in four countries face starvation (Los Angeles Times)

David A. Andelman: Can McMaster steer Trump clear of ISIS disaster? (CNN)

As casualties mount in eastern Ukraine, some wonder whether Putin is testing Trump (Fox News)

Swindon dig: Police search at Christopher Halliwell's former home (BBC)

Defense Chief Contradicts Trump on Iraq and Oil (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump tweets again about Sweden, attacks media (CBS News)

President Trump Names Lt. General H.R. McMaster as National Security Adviser (Newsweek Magazine)

Insults fly as UK debates Trump visit (CNN)

Steve Hewlett: Radio 4 presenter dies at the age of 58 (BBC)

President Trump Names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as New National Security Adviser (Time Magazine)

Ross Kemp: Migration Isnt Going to Stop Because of Brexit or Because Mr Trump Builds a Wall. (Newsweek Magazine)

America Needs Marvel Superhero Kamala Khan Now More Than Ever, and Heres Why (Newsweek Magazine)

US Navy carrier deploys to South China Sea for first time in Trump presidency (Fox News)

Donald Trump: MPs clash over UK state visit (BBC)

Trump Talk of Terror Listing for Muslim Brotherhood Alarms Some Arab Allies (New York Times - Paywall)

Pence Declares He Was Disappointed by Flynn as Trump Continues to Weigh Security Adviser Options (Newsweek Magazine)

Husband's heartbreak as wife dies fighting Lyme disease (Daily Mail)

Brewers Hope Eric Thames, Ruthian in South Korea, Has Crossover Power (New York Times - Paywall)

Russian ambassador to UN dead in New York (Fox News)

Donald Trump Defended Over Sexism And Racism By Tory MPs During UK State Visit Debate (Huffington Post)

Thousands of Protesters Gather to Oppose Donald Trumps UK Visit as Lawmakers Debate the Merits Inside Parliament (Newsweek Magazine)

Steve Hewlett: Eddie Mair announces broadcaster's death (BBC)

United Kingdom Parliament Debates President Trump's State Visit (Time Magazine)

Ex-cop: I killed "my own brothers" for Dutertes death squad (CBS News)

Extradition under way for ex-CIA officer, despite appeals to Trump administration for help (Fox News)

U.S. advisors are now fighting alongside Iraqi forces in the battle for Mosul (Los Angeles Times)

Steve Hewlett Dead: BBC Broadcaster, Presenter Dies Aged 58 (Huffington Post)

Diary from inside North Korea (CNN)

More than 100 people injured after two trains crash in head-on collision in South Africa (Daily Express)

Netanyahu’s Planned Visit to Australia Is Met With Opposition (New York Times - Paywall)

Russian Ambassador to the U.N. Dies Suddenly at Work in New York (Newsweek Magazine)

Mike Pence, in Europe, Says Trump Supports Partnership With E.U. (New York Times - Paywall)

Alex Salmond Warns PM Theresa May to Beware President Trumps Grudges (Newsweek Magazine)

Russian media fall out of love with Donald Trump (Financial Times - Paywall)

Trump Pursues His Attack on Sweden, With Scant Evidence (New York Times - Paywall)

Nigerian president disdains his country's best hospital for medical care in Britain. But what ails him? (Los Angeles Times)

Russian Ambassador to the U.N. Vitaly Churkin Dead at 64 (Time Magazine)

Pence reassures EU of strong' Trump commitment (Financial Times - Paywall)

Donald Trump Protest Comes To Parliament Square As MPs Debate Petition Calling For No State Visit (Huffington Post)

Mosul battle: Iraq forces storm key village (CNN)

President Trump's Foreign Policy Failures Are Alarming Europe (Time Magazine)

Trump vs. Reality: Tracking the President's Promises (NBC News)

Another French police officer accused of baton rape (Daily Mail)

The Coffee Cup Conundrum: Why Aren't More Of Our Paper Cups Recycled? (Huffington Post)

Heres Why Organoids Are a Game Changer in Medical Research (Newsweek Magazine)

UK should use its security expertise as a bargaining chip (Daily Mail)

Plasterer who killed banker says pal made racist comment (Daily Mail)

Boys almost dies on bouncy castle in North Yorkshire (Daily Mail)

Tipper truck driver killed designer employed by the Queen (Daily Mail)

Kremlin Denies Knowledge of Ukraine Plan Pushed by Trump Associates (New York Times - Paywall)

Why would NK want him dead? (CNN)

Famine declared in parts of South Sudan (Financial Times - Paywall)

Man rides a HORSE in a South African Spar supermarket (Daily Mail)

Scientists fear for US research under Trump (Financial Times - Paywall)

South Sudan Region Descends Into Man-Made Famine (Newsweek Magazine)

Author Neil Gaiman Named U.N. Goodwill Ambassador (Newsweek Magazine)

Battle for western Mosul will be toughest fight yet (BBC)

Kim Jong Nam's death in Malaysia (CNN)

Two people killed when car crashes into Auschwitz tour bus (Daily Mail)

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is a Fan of Donald Trump's America First' Policy (Newsweek Magazine)

Robert Klitzman: Trump and the psychology of blame (CNN)

Iraqi forces push into ISIS-held southern outskirts of Mosul (Fox News)

Inside State-Run Chinese Paper That's Warned Trump to Back Off Unless He Wants War (NBC News)

Ex-Officer in Philippines Says He Led Death Squad at Duterte’s Behest (New York Times - Paywall)

Millions in South Sudan in Urgent Need of Food, U.N. Warns (New York Times - Paywall)

Kim Jong-nam Killing Was ‘Terrorist Act’ by North Korea, South Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Ivan Koloff, Wrestling's 'Russian Bear,' Dies at 74 (NBC News)

Battle for Mosul continues (CBS News)

Baffled Sweden asks Trump to explain terror remarks (Los Angeles Times)

Gritty clashes mark what Iraq hopes will be 'the dawn of a great victory' in Mosul (Los Angeles Times)

Offensive to rout Islamic State out of western Mosul is underway, as U.S. steps up airstrikes (Los Angeles Times)

After a decade under one leader, Ecuadoreans head to polls to elect a new president (Los Angeles Times)

Violent assault on Islamic State entrenchments in west Mosul set to begin (Los Angeles Times)

'Enemies of the people': Trump remark echoes history's worst tyrants (BBC)

France sees escalating protests after accusations of police abuse (Los Angeles Times)

Pakistan launches military crackdown as death toll in shrine bombing rises to 88 (Los Angeles Times)

Who is Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway? (CNN)

In the half of Mosul freed from Islamic State, life returns to not-quite normal (Los Angeles Times)

Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel faces hecklers and tough questions (Los Angeles Times)

Samsung heir apparent is arrested in South Korean corruption scandal (Los Angeles Times)

In Arab world, fresh doubts about the chances for a Palestinian state (Los Angeles Times)

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has kept a low profile so far. On Thursday, he spoke up (Los Angeles Times)

Trump and his aides offer mixed messages on Russia (Los Angeles Times)

Islamic State claims responsibility for blast that kills more than 70 at Sufi shrine in Pakistan (Los Angeles Times)

Two more arrests in Malaysia in mysterious death of North Korean leader's half brother (Los Angeles Times)

Why tens of thousands of kids from El Salvador continue to flee to the United States (Los Angeles Times)

Trump and Netanyahu sidestep two-state solution for Mideast peace in their first summit (Los Angeles Times)

Why is this church full of clowns? (CNN)

Why is there conflict in Ukraine? (CNN)