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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump declares emergency at border after stinging defeatDefiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency at the border
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grantsA Los Angeles federal judge has permanently blocked the Trump administration from favoring police departments that cooperate with immigration officials when issuing some law enforcement grants
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, right, accompanied by Gov. Gavin Newsom, said California will probably sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra says there is no emergency at the border and Trump doesn't have the authority to make the declaration. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Trump emergency declaration faces fights in the courtsPresident Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Flamengo fan Sonia Maria Mendes cries during a mass in honor for the 10 teenage soccer players who were killed by a fire at the Flamengo training center last Friday, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The victims were between 14 and 16 years old. Police are still investigating what caused the fire. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Flamengo soccer club fire in Brazil: bad luck or negligence?Was the fire at the training facility of soccer club Flamengo just a question of bad luck, or did negligence play a role
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In this image from video, Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), speaks about election delayed during a press conference in Abuja, Nigeria, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open Saturday. It cited unspecified "challenges" amid reports that voting materials had not been delivered to all parts of the country. (AP Photo)
Nigeria delays election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'Nigeria delays presidential election until Feb. 23 over unspecified 'challenges'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Investigators work at the apartment complex of the alleged shooter from the Henry Pratt Co. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill. An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing several people and wounding several police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in IllinoisPolice say a 15-year employee being fired from a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot.
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U.S. Team's Trae Young, of the Atlanta Hawks works against World Team's, Rodions Kurucs, of the Brooklyn Nets during the NBA All-Star Rising Stars basketball game, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144All-Stars in training: Kuzma scores 35 to win MVP, and U.S. tops the World 161-144 in Rising Stars game
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This Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, still image taken from video courtesy of KSBW station shows the damaged Lone Cypress tree in Pebble Beach on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, Calif. Gusty winds during a recent storm broke a branch of the famous cypress tree believed to be more than 250 years old on California's northern coast. The Pebble Beach Company said Friday that despite the damage, an arborist has recently examined the Lone Cypress and confirmed it's "healthy and remains secure on its rocky perch." (KSBW via AP)
Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resortsWinter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day are keeping skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend
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This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 photo shows an apartment that was searched by police in connection with an investigation of an attack on actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago. Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed that a search warrant was executed at the Chicago apartment where the men lived but did not have any information about what exactly what police found.  (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett caseChicago police have released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett
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Law enforcement personnel gather at the scene of a shooting at an industrial park in Aurora, Ill., on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Bev Horne/Daily Herald via AP)
The Latest: Police say workplace gunman was being firedPolice say the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business was a 15-year employee who was being fired
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Team's Kyle Kuzma, of the Los Angeles Lakers heads to the hoop for a dunk against the World Team during the NBA All-Star Rising Stars basketball game, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
The Latest: US tops World in Rising Stars game, 161-144Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics added 30 and the U.S. beat the World team 161-144 in the Rising Stars game for first- and second-year players at All-Star Weekend
The Associated Press2 hours ago
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, right, accompanied by Gov. Gavin Newsom, said California will probably sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra says there is no emergency at the border and Trump doesn't have the authority to make the declaration. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Trump declaration faces uncertain fate in coming court fightPresident Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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