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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bipartisan measure limiting the "visa waiver" program that applies to 38 countries. The legislation requires people who've been to Iraq or Syria in the past five years to obtain visas before visiting the U.S. In the past. Would-be terrorists have used the program to get into the country, including "shoe bomber" Richard Reid and the "20th hijacker" from 9/11, Zacarias Moussaoui (zak-uh-REE'-uhs moo-SOW'-ee).
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says any Republican presidential candidate too scared of the GOP political base to condemn Donald Trump shouldn't be president. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Trump's plan to bar Muslims from entering the U.S. is "offensive and toxic" and shows Trump lacks the judgment to be president. He says every Republican presidential candidate should say they won't support Trump if he's the GOP nominee.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine a money trail for funding of last week's terrorist attack in San Bernardino. A U.S. official says authorities are looking into a deposit made to gunman Syed Farook's Facebook bank account prior to the shooting. The official, who had been briefed on the investigation but was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity, would not further characterize the nature of the deposit or what was suspicious about it.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal grand jury has charged an Ohio man who allegedly posted the names and addresses of military members and called for them to be killed. Authorities say Terrence McNeil of Akron was sympathetic to the Islamic State. He's charged with three counts each of solicitation of a crime of violence and threatening military personnel. Each solicitation count carries a sentence of 20 years in prison.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The defense gets its turn tomorrow in the manslaughter trial for the officer who was driving the police van in which Freddie Gray was fatally injured. Prosecutors have argued Officer William Porter showed "a callous indifference to life" when he didn't give Gray the medical attention he requested. Jurors heard from 16 witnesses over five days and watched Porter's videotaped interview with Baltimore detectives.
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