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Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., holds up a copy of the Constitution while talking to reporters as House Republicans emerge from a closed-door meeting on how to deal with the impasse over the Homeland Security budget, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. GOP lawmakers have been trying to block President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration through the funding for the DHS which expires Friday night. Sounding retreat, House Republicans agreed Thursday night to push short-term funding to prevent a partial shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security while leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.


2/27/2015 10:58:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink.

2/27/2015 10:52:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama signs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security funded after showdown in Congress.

2/27/2015 10:50:55 PM

In this Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 file courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, left, is depicted beside U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr., right, as O'Toole addresses a pool of potential jurors in a jury assembly room at the federal courthouse, in Boston. Two highly anticipated criminal trials are underway almost simultaneously in Massachusetts: the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)BOSTON (AP) — The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.


2/27/2015 10:46:59 PM

In this file photo taken on Thursday, May 30, 2013, Boris Nemtsov, a former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader, presents a report claiming widespread corruption during preparations for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, at a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Russian police say opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has been shot and killed in Moscow. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, officials said. Nemtsov was killed just a day before a protest planned against Putin's rule.


2/27/2015 10:42:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.

2/27/2015 10:33:01 PM

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, front, drives past Golden State Warriors’ David Lee during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James couldn't carry the Cavaliers on his sore back Friday night.


2/27/2015 10:30:13 PM

Servando "La Tuta" Gomez boards a helicopter during a media conference about his arrest in Mexico CityBy Anahi Rama and Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, delivering a boost to a government battered by gang violence. The 49-year-old gang boss was the prime target of President Enrique Peña Nieto's effort to regain control of Michoacan, a western state wracked by clashes between Gomez's Knights Templar cartel and armed vigilantes trying to oust them. Peña Nieto has been trying to quell public outrage in Mexico after the late September abduction and apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers by corrupt police in league with gang members.


2/27/2015 10:20:29 PM

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Angeles sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, that deputies have recovered a dress that "greatly resembles" the $150,000 custom Calvin Klein dress reported stolen from Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said.


2/27/2015 10:17:36 PM

Indiana Pacers guard George Hill, center, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Pacers won 93-86. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting.


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