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Reuters - US News

Trump vows military build-up, hammers nationalist themes

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history" on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative activists.

Former Border Patrol officials question Trump plan to add agents

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. Department of Homeland Security plan to add more than 5,000 border enforcement agents will present logistical challenges and might be unnecessary, according to former government officials familiar with earlier pushes to accelerate border hiring.

Trump asks NASA to explore putting crew on rocket's debut flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The Trump administration has directed NASA to study whether it is feasible to fly astronauts on the debut flight of the agency’s heavy-lift rocket, a mission currently planned to be unmanned and targeted to launch in late 2018, officials said on Friday.

Kansas man charged with killing Indian in possible hate crime

KANSAS CITY/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A 51-year-old man has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a Kansas bar in what federal authorities were investigating on Friday as a possible bias-motivated crime that shocked the victim's home country.

Trump attacks FBI on leakers of Russia reports: 'FIND NOW'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the FBI on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information.

FCC chair to block stricter broadband data privacy rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc.

Overhaul of Medicaid expansion could cost states $32 billion: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Proposals in Congress that would effectively end Medicaid expansion in 31 U.S. states would cost those states at least $32 billion altogether in 2019, according to a report released on Friday.

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Salt Lake Tribune - Nation / World

Senate gives early OK to barbershop massages after jocular debate

NBA: For Rubio and more, passing of trade deadline brought relief

Lawmaker wants to remove regulatory roadblocks for Utah food trucks

NBA: Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won't play this season

How much would Utah education funding initiative raise taxes? Bill mandates ballot math

House votes to eliminate letter grades for schools

Utah man sentenced to prison for gang-related murder

Utah wildlife officials to treat Pelican Lake with chemical to kill invasive carp, and all other fish

After harsh debate, House passes abortion-information bill

Retailers selling tobacco to minors could see tougher fines

Guaranteed jail time for repeat DUIs under bill headed to House

Sponsor Monster Energy eyes NASCAR buzz

VW makes $5.4B profit in 2016, limits exec pay

U.S. rig count increases by three this week to 754

Mexico border wall contracts expected by April

Utah town declares emergency due to high water from snowmelt

Swallow trial: Defense decides not to call Davis County Attorney, Shurtleff as witnesses

Black students at BYU report ignorant comments, cultural isolation

Whatever happened to ... Blue Mountain ski area?

BYU basketball: Cougars travel to No. 1-ranked Gonzaga looking for a miracle

Monson: Greg Ostertag has learned from his substantial Jazz regrets

Utah basketball: Utes take small steps forward in win over Colorado

White House bars major news outlets from informal briefing

TV preview: 'When We Rise' is compelling TV

Trump tower welcome isn't warm in Vancouver

With 'Virtue,' a visionary woman revealed in inspired Utah premiere

Alberty: How to catch the spectacular and punctual snow geese show in Delta

Prominent Utah dance teacher Rowland Butler changed lives one step at a time

Concert preview: Cavalera brothers getting back to their 'Roots'

Concert preview: JoJo still has 'Mad Love' for making music

Weekly recalls: Piano benches, cutlery knives

Pipeline camp cleared, but area far from normal

Plans for the weekend: Stevie Nicks and friends

During second murder trial, jurors find Utah man not guilty of killing his wife

Animated 'Rock Dog' plays an all-too-familiar tune

Music Review: Ryan Adams delivers fresh songs and heartaches

Utah Jazz shootaround: Jazz eager to see how a fully healthy roster plays together

Ask Ann Cannon: Dying father wants to be cremated but mother wants a burial. What's a family to do?

This weekend on TV: And the winner is ... ABC, which airs the Oscars

Tiny but beloved Bar in Sugarhouse closing

Bill advances to allow quicker release of police bodycam video

Finding truth on the ground in Utah writer's 'Open Midnight'

Scott D. Pierce: Bill Maher botches interview, then claims credit for downfall of Yiannopoulos

Salt Lake City to build two -- not four -- new homeless resource centers

Utah committee approves bill that increases penalties for failing to disclose HIV-positive status

Markets' Trump-inspired surge facing doubts

Nevada plans pot sales despite Trump warning

BYU researcher: Rape kit submissions by police increasing

Officials: Trump adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

New glasses help the legally blind to see

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ABC News - Business

Airbnb to Launch Feature for Neighbors to File Complaints

Neighbors of an Airbnb homeowner will soon be able to rant or rave about their living situation on the renting website.

The Best 2016 Pi Day Deals

Happy Pi Day, America.

Ex-Worker Says VW Destroyed Documents, Obstructed Justice

A former Volkswagen employee says in a lawsuit that the company deleted documents and obstructed justice after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of cheating on emissions tests

Low Gas Prices Drag Down US Retail Sales in February

US retail sales dragged by lower gas prices, cautious consumers

US Stocks Slip as Energy Companies and Drugmakers Slide

US stocks are slightly lower in morning trading as falling commodity prices again pulled energy and materials companies lower, and drugmakers are falling on concerns about prices

Grain Lower, Livestock Mixed

Wheat, corn, soybeans lower and oats mixed on the CBOT, beef higher and pork mixed on the CME

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Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students

The administration reversed a policy that allowed students to use the bathrooms of their choice at school, an order that caused an internal rift.

McMaster May Reorganize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team Once Again

H. R. McMaster, the new national security adviser, is considering giving himself control of Homeland Security and full access to the military and intelligence agencies.

Immigrants Hide, Fearing Capture on ‘Any Corner’

The threat of deportation, once for only those who committed serious crimes, has many immigrants in self-imposed house arrest.

Police Fear Trump Immigration Orders May Handcuff Effort to Fight Gangs

Some officials in a Long Island town where criminals with Salvadoran links have killed five teenagers fear it will make solving crimes harder. Others see an important tool.

NASA, Mosul, Kim Jong-nam: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

New York Today: New York Today: A Goodbye to Ringling Bros.

Thursday: A circus comes full circle, the end of the Kosciuszko Bridge, and the Met sees an anniversary.

California Today: California Today: On Catalina, the Drought Is Far From Over

Thursday: Catalina Island’s water woes, rising deportation fears, and a bid for total reliance on renewable energy.

Rex Tillerson Arrives in Mexico Facing Twin Threats to Relations

President Trump’s orders to deport immigrants in the United States illegally and an effort to review all American aid to Mexico complicate the secretary of state’s task.

Paul Ryan Tours Texas Border Area Where Trump Wants a Wall

The House speaker, who helps control the purse strings on Capitol Hill, has said he supports the same immigration policies as the White House.

Trump Vowed to Protect the Safety Net. What if His Appointees Disagree?

The coming days may show whether President Trump will keep his campaign promises to preserve social programs or take on the views of those around him.

Fact-Checking Claims About Trump’s Travel Ban

The revised immigration order will look a lot like the first one, an administration official said. Here are some misleading claims to look out for.

New York Police Lower Cost Estimate of Guarding Trump and His Tower

The letter, dated Wednesday, provides detailed estimates about the Police Department’s expenses associated with presidential security.

F.B.I. Interviews Tell of Cleric’s Role in Plot to Bomb Plane

Anwar al-Awlaki, a Qaeda leader and American killed in a drone strike, inspired and advised Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to take down a plane with explosives in his underwear.

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A Standing Rock Camp Is Burned

The largest protest camp at Standing Rock was cleared on Wednesday after the governor of North Dakota ordered the evacuation of people who had occupied the land for months.

North Dakota Arrests 10 as Pipeline Protest Camp Empties

The state offered meals, lodging, a medical exam and a bus ticket to protesters who left by the Wednesday afternoon deadline.

Preoccupations: Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.

Our increasing addiction to the constant stimulus of updates, likes and posts is damaging our ability to concentrate deeply and focus on work that matters.

Preoccupations: Don’t Quit Social Media. Put It to Work for Your Career Instead.

Patrick Gillooly of Monster takes issue with Cal Newport, who recently urged professionals to quit social media. Mr. Gillooly says the career benefits far outweigh the pitfalls.

Kim Jong-nam’s Death: A Geopolitical Whodunit

Circumstantial evidence points to a North Korean hand in the assassination. And that could complicate Pyongyang’s relationship with China, its main ally.

Kim Jong-nam Evidence Being Fabricated by Malaysia, North Korea Says

Pyongyang on Thursday denied involvement in the killing at the Kuala Lumpur airport, even as it refused to acknowledge that the victim was Kim Jong-un’s half brother.

Inside Uber’s Aggressive, Unrestrained Workplace Culture

A former employee’s blog post has raised questions about the limits of meritocracy at Uber and how much executives knew about the treatment of employees.

SolarCity’s Ties to Foreclosure Cases Raise Questions on Vetting Policies

The company, owned by Tesla, relies on monthly payments from solar panel customers. But foreclosures can halt those payments, and SolarCity relies on only one credit check to vet customers.

Critic's Notebook: Colbert Rides a Trump Wave, While Fallon Treads Water

On two late-night talk shows, a relatively soft approach and a more pointed one have emerged in comedy about the new president.

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Fallon Offers His Own ‘Alternative Facts’

Mr. Fallon presented what he called the White House version of the party game “two truths and a lie.”

Philippine Court Orders Arrest of Prominent Critic of Rodrigo Duterte

Senator Leila de Lima, a fierce opponent of the president’s bloody antidrug campaign, is accused of taking bribes from imprisoned drug traffickers.

Cressida Dick Will Be First Woman to Lead Scotland Yard

A onetime beat cop in London’s West End, Ms. Dick, 56, was named the first female police commissioner in the force’s 188-year-history.

Ed Garvey, Leader of N.F.L. Players’ Union, Dies at 76

Mr. Garvey led two strikes in an effort to loosen teams’ grip on players. He later became a progressive activist in Wisconsin.

Carlos Ghosn, Executive Who Revived Nissan, Will Step Aside

Mr. Ghosn, a rare foreign executive in Japan, took control of the Japanese automaker in 2001 and helped save it from collapse with large job cuts.

7 Earth-Size Planets Orbit Dwarf Star, NASA and European Astronomers Say

Astronomers are excited by the discovery, which suggests that some of these exoplanets — planets around stars other than the sun — could support life and may be awash in oceans.

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Review: ‘If I Forget,’ Clashing Currents in Jewish Identity

Steven Levenson’s comedy-drama explores multiple and contradictory dimensions of self-perception through its portrait of a family, the Fischers.

On Baseball: The Padres Have San Diego, and the Spotlight, to Themselves

With the loss of the Chargers, the Padres are the only major league franchise without a counterpart in the N.F.L., the N.B.A. or the N.H.L. Can they fill the void?

Lincoln Center Turns Away Woman Wearing Anti-Trump Sign

Jenny Heinz, 72, refused to remove a sign affixed to the back of her jacket that said: “NO! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America.”

Unhitched: Sparks of Love, Doused by Old Habits

It was his fifth marriage, and her second. In retrospect, she says they should have lived together before marrying. They remain good friends.

In the Studio: Jeremy Scott Is Having a Cardboard Moment

The creative director of Moschino allows a view into his private working world.

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