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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.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 10:39 pm
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Judge allows a second accuser to testify at Cosby sex assault trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge ruled on Friday that a second woman who said comedian Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her would be allowed to testify at his upcoming trial in Pennsylvania on charges he sexually assaulted a former employee of Temple University.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 10:30 pm
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U.S. charges company, 11 people for breaking Syria trade embargo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have charged 11 people and a company for exporting goods to Syria in violation of a U.S. trade embargo against the Middle Eastern nation, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement released on Friday.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 10:18 pm
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Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A Kansas man has been charged with killing an Indian software engineer and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a bar in what federal authorities probed on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim's home country.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 9:49 pm
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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.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 8:34 pm
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Federal prosecutors question NYC mayor over fundraising: media

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived to meet with federal prosecutors on Friday morning as part of their lengthy investigation into whether people involved in fundraising for his election campaign broke corruption laws, according to news reports.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 8:23 pm
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Israel bans Human Right Watch worker, accuses group of peddling pro-Palestinian line

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has denied a work permit to a Human Rights Watch researcher, accusing the group of serving as Palestinian propagandists in a move the U.S.-based organisation called an "ominous turn".
Posted: February 24, 2017, 8:01 pm
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Trump wants to make sure U.S. nuclear arsenal at 'top of the pack'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its weapons capacity.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 5:50 pm
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One month in, anti-Trump movement shows signs of sustained momentum

BRANCHBURG, N.J./VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Leonard Lance, who has held more than 40 town hall-style meetings with constituents in his central New Jersey district, has never faced a crowd like he did on Wednesday.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 5:01 pm
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Trump's transgender move puts spotlight on Supreme Court case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration’s move on Wednesday to rescind guidance allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice has raised the stakes for an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that could deliver a landmark decision on the issue.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 3:53 pm
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