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Walking Dead T-Shirts Pulled After Shopper Complains of 'Offensive' Rhyme

Thousands of official "The Walking Dead" T-shirts have been pulled from shelves after a shopper complained it was "fantastically offensive," BBC reports.

NYPD Memo: Avoid Immigration Status of IDNYC Cardholders

New York City's police commissioner is telling officers they should not ask about the immigration status of anyone who uses a municipal ID – a card that's issued to both legal and illegal residents, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The Hill: New Travel Ban Delayed Until Next Week

The new travel ban that was expected from the White House this week has been delayed until next week, The Hill reports.

CNN: US Troops Wounded in Fight to Retake Mosul

American troops have been injured in the past six to eight weeks assisting Iraqi forces in the effort to retake the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, CNN reports.

Trump's EU Ambassador Wants to Send Cleric Gülen Back to Turkey

President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as U.S. ambassador to the European Union is calling for a Muslim cleric accused of organizing a failed coup in Turkey to be extradited from the U.S. back to Turkey.

Americans Buy Existing Homes at Fastest Pace in a Decade

Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that have pushed up prices as the supply of available homes has dwindled to record lows.Home sales rose 3.3 percent in January...

Homeland Secretary Kelly Warns Guatemalans to Stay Home

U.S. Homeland SecuritySecretary John Kelly on Wednesday told Guatemalans not to wastetheir money trying to get to the United States illegally,detailing how his department was cracking down on undocumentedimmigrants and would speed up deportations.Speaking after he greeted a...

McCain Discusses Plans to Defeat ISIS in Secret Syria Visit

Sen. John McCain made a secret trip to the Kurdish-held region of northern Syria to visit U.S. forces last weekend, The Wall Street Journal reported.

McCain Makes Secret Trip to Syria to Meet with US Troops

A spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain says he traveled to northern Syria last week to discuss with the U.S. forces stationed there plans for defeating the Islamic State extremist group and pushing the militants out of their self-declared caliphate in Raqqa.McCain, an Arizona...

In Russia, Trump Coverage Toned Down in State Media

President Donald Trump isn't getting as much flattering attention as he used to on Russian state media as the Kremlin last week told outlets to cut down on coverage of the U.S. leader, the Economist reports.

Larry Nassar: More Sex Assault Charges Filed for Ex-Gymnastics Doctor

Michigan doctor Larry Nassar, who treated hundreds of local and U.S. Olympic gymnasts over 20 years, is facing more charges that he molested and sexually assaulted girls under his medical care.

Maryland Assault Weapons Ban Upheld by Appeals Court

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Maryland's ban on assault rifles does not violate the Second Amendment's right to bear arms.

Dylann Roof Went to Second Church After Massacre, Records Show

According to newly released court documents, convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof traveled to a second AME church after killing nine people at Emanuel AME but was too tired to continue shooting.

FAIR President to Illegals: Think About 'Going Out And Buying Some Luggage'

President Donald Trump's administration plans a return of "rigorous" enforcement of immigration rules, according to Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform.

Whistleblower to Trump: VA to 'Illegally' Trash 500K Vet Applications

A noted whistleblower wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump, warning that the Veterans Administration is about to throw out more than 500,000 veteran applications due to an error the agency made itself, the Washington Examiner reported.

New Therapy Targets Chemo-Resistant Breast Cancer

Scientists say they have identified what triggers the most aggressive breast cancer cells to proliferate despite the killer effects of chemotherapy. And that has led to new approaches that make chemotherapy deadly to them in mice trials.

Book by New National Security Adviser Is No. 1 Best-Seller

Here's a way to reach the top of the best-seller lists: Become the next national security adviser.Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster's Dereliction of Duty, first published in 1997, was No. 1 on Amazon.com as of Wednesday morning.

Several Earth-Like Planets Discovered Orbiting Nearby Star

When astronomers eyeball little stars twinkling through their telescopes, they now know for certain that circling around some of them are worlds not unlike our own.

Supreme Court Orders New Hearing for Black Texas Death-Row Inmate

The Supreme Court Wednesday ordered a new hearing for a black Texas prison inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence. The justices voted 6-2 in favor of inmate Duane Buck. Buck had tried for years to get federal courts to look at his...

McConnell-Linked Group Launches $3M Obamacare Repeal and Replace Ad Campaign

A series of television ads in nine states about the importance of both repealing and replacing Obamacare is set to start on Wednesday, according to One Nation, a political advocacy group connected to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Axios has reported.

China Finishing South China Sea Buildings That Could House Missiles

China, in an early test of President Donald Trump, has nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S. officials told Reuters....

Club for Growth Hits GOP on Border Tax

The Club for Growth is launching an ad campaign opposing the $1 trillion border adjustment tax, Axios reports.

Homeland Security Employees Locked out of Computer Networks

Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter. It was not clear how widespread the issue was or how significantly it affected...

IG Audit: $1B in Social Security Paid to People With no SSN

Over a 10-year period, the Social Security Administration paid out $1 billion in benefits to individuals with no social security number, according to an Inspector General's audit.

Newsmax's 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans

The people who made Newsmax's 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans list this year went beyond just being recognized personalities. They actively promote the Republican Party's rich civil rights legacy and agenda for delivering prosperity, security, and freedom.

Trump Expected to Reverse Obama's Transgender Bathroom Guidelines in Schools

The Trump administration is expected to issue a letter on Wednesday which reverses federal guidance that required public schools to allow children to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities, The Washington Post reported.

Life Expectancy Study Shows Many Likely to Live Beyond 90 by 2030

Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, according to a large international study.South Koreans are likely to have the highest life expectancy in the...

Exercise Linked to Better Breast Cancer Outcomes

Several lifestyle changes can improve outcomes after a breast cancer diagnosis, but exercise is far and away the best habit to establish, researchers say.

College Board to Boost SAT Security Globally

The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.

Evidence of Rising Anti-Semitism, But Data Mostly Elusive

Has anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump's rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents.

Video Shows Harrison Ford Wrongly Flying Over Airliner

Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern California airport.

Census Bureau: Two-Thirds of Americans Aren't Putting Money in Their 401

Americans aren't saving enough for retirement. True, this has been a refrain for longer than many can remember. But now some disturbing numbers show exactly how bad it's gotten.

Facebook in Talks to Live Stream 1 Major League Baseball Game a Week

Facebook Inc. is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Worried About War

Sixty-six percent of Americans are worried the United States will become engaged in a major war in the next four years, while 33 percent are not, a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll reveals.

Amnesty Blames Trump, Others in Global Rollback of Rights

Amnesty International says toxic fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.

Reports: Iraqi Suicide Bomber Was Ex-Gitmo Detainee

British news media are reporting that a suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release.The SITE intelligence group says the Islamic State group identified the bomber as...

2,805 Record Highs Across US in February

Winter is on a spring break. There have been 2,805 record high temperatures set across the country in February, compared with just 27 record lows, according to The Washington Post.

Ex-CIA Analyst: I Quit Because of Steve Bannon on NSC

A CIA analyst who quit the agency after 11 years said Tuesday that he objected to White House strategist Steve Bannon sitting on the National Security Council and that he left because "the situation room in this administration may not have room for dissenting voices."

Kudlow: Trump's 'Common Sense' Plan Will Spark 3.5 Percent Growth

Larry Kudlow said Trump White House estimates of economic growth of 3 percent to 3.5 percent are actually too conservative' and the economy is poised to expand much faster than that.

Report: Abortion Doctor Gosnell Claims He Delivered Actor Will Smith

Notorious abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, serving a life sentence in prison for killing babies who were born live in his Philadelphia clinic, says he delivered actor Will Smith and has reached out to him to try to get him to aid his cause, The Daily Mail reported.

Mexican Officials Irked by US DHS Plans on Eve of Tillerson Visit

President Donald Trump irked Mexican officials by revealing his mass deportation plan Tuesday, one day ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly's visit to Mexico City, Politico reported.

Lt. Gen. McMaster Needs Senate Approval to Stay Active Duty

National security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster reportedly needs Senate confirmation to remain a three-star general in his new post.

Podesta: Anti-Hillary Forces in FBI Might Have Pushed Comey to Re-open Probe

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta believes forces within the FBI opposed to the Democratic nominee might have pushed agency Director James Comey to re-open an investigation into her private email server just 11 days before November's presidential election.

Justice Sotomayor: Lethal Injection May Be 'Our Most Cruel Experiment Yet'

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote Tuesday that lethal injection "may turn out to be our most cruel experiment yet" in the effort to find a humane way to carry out the death penalty, The Washington Post reported.

Uber Launches Self-Driving Cars in Arizona After California Ban

Uber Technologies Inc. has expanded its self-driving car program to Tempe, Arizona, the second city where customers can test the ride-hailing company's automated technology.

Muslim Group CAIR Offers Reward After Jewish Centers Bomb Threats

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is standing up for Jewish people after 11 Jewish community centers received President's Day bomb threats.

Newsmax Exclusive: The Looming Battle Between Trump and Putin

Despite Vladimir Putin's recent successes, Donald Trump understands America and its allies remain the most powerful political, economic, cultural, and military force for good in the world – and we must hope President Trump acts accordingly.

After Trump Travel Ban, Immigrants Seek to Naturalize

Andres Dorantes has long been content with the green card that lets him live in the U.S. and work as a tattoo artist in Los Angeles.That changed when Donald Trump became president and swiftly made executive orders to crack down on immigrants and ban travel from certain...

VA Chief Shulkin: I Will Fire Unacceptable Employees

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is promising to crack down on VA workers "who really aren't doing their job," and to work with Congress on accountability legislation.

Student Loan Debt Reaches $1.31 Trillion

Student loan debt in the United States stands at $1.31 trillion, far more than Americans' total outstanding credit card balance of $779 billion.