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Feb 28, 2015

The Washington Post (WP) Today's Headlines - February 28, 2015: Top Stories | Politics | Opinions.

The Washington Post
Today's Headlines
The morning's most important stories, selected by Post editors and staff  •  Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

TOP STORIES
Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown with one-week extension
Congress managed at the last minute on Friday night to avert a partial shuttering of the Department of Homeland Security, passing a one-week funding measure for the agency. President Obama signed it shortly before themidnight deadline.  Read full article »

Putin critic, Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov killed in Moscow
MOSCOW — Boris Nemtsov, a towering figure in Russian post-Soviet politics and a biting critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down steps from the Kremlin early Saturday, authorities said. The drive-by shooting had the potential to open a violent new chapter in Russian political life.  Read full article »
GOP states revisit Obamacare as Supreme Court weighs subsidies
Officials in several Republican states that balked at participating in President Obama’s ­health-care initiative are now revisiting the issue amid mounting panic over a possible Supreme Court decision that would revoke federal insurance subsidies for millions of Americans.  Read full article »

NYT Today's Headlines - February 28, 2015> Top News | Editors' Picks | Today's Videos | World | U.S.| Politics | Business | Technology | Sports.

The New York Times

Today's Headlines

Saturday, February 28, 2015


Top News
Speaker John A. Boehner on Friday before the House voted on a measure to extend funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
House Passes One-Week Funding Extension for Homeland Security

By ASHLEY PARKER

The agreement was reached after a setback for Speaker John A. Boehner and his team earlier Friday, when the House voted against their original plan to extend funding for the department for three weeks.
. New Party in Charge, Same Challenges
Mr. Nemtsov at an opposition rally last year. He was scheduled to lead a protest against the war in Ukraine this weekend.
Boris Nemtsov, Putin Foe, Is Shot Dead in Shadow of Kremlin

By ANDREW E. KRAMER

Mr. Nemtsov, a former first deputy prime minister of Russia, was killed in central Moscow in the highest-profile assassination in Russia during the tenure of President Vladimir V. Putin.
Shadid King Bolsen from afar challenges Egypt's military.
Online, American Helps Fuel Attacks in Egypt

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK

Shahid King Bolsen has used social media to encourage frustrated protesters to attack the corporate interests of the Egyptian Army.
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The Telegraph Front Page - February 28, 2015: Jihadi John hated Britain and was 'al ways ready for war.

The Telegraph
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Frontpage
NEWS
Jihadi John hated Britain and was 'always ready for war'
News Two medics who met Mohammed Emwazi said he often visited his friends in hospital and brought them sweets and ice cream in a shopping bag - Read more »
Did Jihadi John slip out of UK with fanatic rapper? - Read more »

Leading Putin critic gunned down outside Kremlin - Read more »

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy dies aged 83 - Read more »

Sir Cliff Richard: Lawyers hit out at MP's disclosures - Read more »