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Cambodia's ruling party set to sweep Senate election

Reuters - 1 hour 25 min ago
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Hun Sen is poised to sweep a Senate election at the weekend, helping to consolidate the prime minister's rule of more than 30 years amid a crackdown on the opposition.
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Five refugees killed, 20 injured, in Rwanda camp food protest-police

Reuters - 1 hour 27 min ago
KIGALI (Reuters) - At least five refugees were killed and 20 injured at a camp in Rwanda after a protest over a cut in food rations turned violent, Rwandan police said on Friday. Seven policemen were also injured.
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Jennifer Lawrence: I can wear whatever I want

Associated Press - 1 hour 40 min ago
Jennifer Lawrence if fighting back against those who criticized a dress she wore to a London press event on Tuesday, calling the conversation around her outfit choice "utterly ridiculous."
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Investigators looking into bodyguard's affair with mayor find nude photos

Associated Press - 1 hour 56 min ago
Newly discovered nude cell phone photos may be evidence Nashville's mayor and her former security chief were having an affair while he was being paid to be her bodyguard, authorities say in court documents disclosed Thursday.
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Title of Don Jr.'s remarks in India changes amid backlash over conflicts

Associated Press - 2 hours 12 min ago
As Donald Trump Jr. prepared to take the stage Friday at a conference for business leaders in New Delhi after a nearly weeklong visit to India, the event's organizers made a late change to the title of his public remarks. The modification, after several days of intense criticism over potential conflicts of interest, appeared to be an attempt to distance the President's son from any political activity.
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In #ArmMeWith movement, teachers ask to be armed -- but not with guns

Associated Press - 2 hours 15 min ago
Teachers have taken to social media in the midst of a gun control debate following the Parkland, Florida, school shooting to push for an increase in classroom resources -- not the ability to carry guns in school.
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Sheriff: 'Sick to my stomach' over deputy's actions

Associated Press - 2 hours 20 min ago
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel reacts to the video of the school resource officer during Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
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Boeing, Lockheed interested in launching rockets from Brazil, minister says

Reuters - 2 hours 44 min ago
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's defense minister said on Thursday that Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and other U.S. aerospace companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from its Alcantara military base near the equator and visited the site in December.
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Australian deputy prime minister resigns after affair with staffer

Reuters - 2 hours 58 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party and will move to the backbench after weeks of pressure over an extra-marital affair with his former media secretary.
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South Korea says approved visit by sanctioned North Korean to pursue peace on peninsula

Reuters - 3 hours 1 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said it had approved the Winter Olympic visit by a sanctioned North Korean official, blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean ship that killed 46 sailors, in the pursuit of peace and asked for public understanding.
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Teachers are heading back to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Associated Press - 3 hours 15 min ago
Teachers and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are heading back to campus Friday, more than a week after 17 people were killed there in a mass shooting.
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Australian deputy prime minister resigns from Cabinet, remains in parliament

Reuters - 3 hours 21 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party and will move to the backbench after weeks of pressure over an extra-marital affair with his former media secretary.
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Trump administration to target North Korea with new sanctions on Friday

Reuters - 3 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to announce on Friday what is being billed as the largest package of sanctions yet against North Korea to increase pressure on Pyongyang for its nuclear and ballistic missile tests, a senior administration official said.
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Anderson Cooper questions Trump's commitment to reform

Associated Press - 3 hours 37 min ago
CNN's Anderson Cooper says President Donald Trump is going against the NRA by supporting legislation that would raise the age limit to purchase a rifle, but questions whether he will follow through.
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Trump, Ryan and McConnell, stop ignoring your oaths

Associated Press - 3 hours 44 min ago
President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell each took an oath of office that included solemnly swearing to defend the Constitution of the United States.
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A powerful letter from a teacher: Would I die for my students?

Associated Press - 3 hours 54 min ago
Rebecca Field is furious. She didn't sign up for this.
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Pressure grows on Australian deputy leader to quit amid new allegations

Reuters - 4 hours 1 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's embattled deputy prime minister called a news conference on Friday at which domestic media reported he was likely to resign after weeks of damaging revelations over an affair with a staff member who is carrying his child.
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State Department on Syria: 'I don't know what some of you expect us to do'

Associated Press - 4 hours 8 min ago
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert struggled to describe specific steps the State Department and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are taking to end the violence in Syria at the agency's briefing on Thursday, exclaiming, "I don't know what some of you expect us to do," while arguing that the administration is "fully engaged."
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