REAL ESTATE MOGUL DONALD TRUMP WINS NH GOP PRIMARY *

TRUMP ENTERED TUESDAY'S FIRST-IN-NATION-PRIMARY AS THE FAVORITE, AND TOOK THE GRANITE STATE BY DOUBLE-DIGIT MARGINS *

OH GOV JOHN KASICH FINISHED SECOND *

NECK-AND-NECK RACE FOR THIRD WENT TO TX SEN TED CRUZ, WITH FMR FL GOV JEB BUSH FINISHING CLOSE BEHIND IN FOURTH AND FL SEN MARCO RUBIO IN FIFTH *

NJ GOV CHRIS CHRISTIE FINISHED SIXTH, FMR HEWLETT-PACKARD CEO CARLY FIORINA SEVENTH AND NEUROSURGEON BEN CARSON EIGHTH *

NEXT UP FOR THE GOP IS THE SC PRIMARY ON FEB 20, FOLLOWED BY THE NV CAUCUS ON FEB 23 *

VT SEN BERNIE SANDERS WINS NH DEM PRIMARY OVER FMR SECY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON BY DOUBLE-DIGIT MARGIN *

SANDERS WAS FAVORED TO TAKE THE GRANITE STATE IN PART BECAUSE HE'S REPRESENTED NEIGHBORING VT IN CONGRESS SINCE 1991 *

HIS VICTORY COMES AFTER A NARROW LOSS TO CLINTON IN THE IOWA CAUCUS *

NEXT UP FOR THE DEMS IS THE NV CAUCUS ON FEB 20, FOLLOWED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRIMARY ON FEB 27 *

GOP PRES CANDIDATE CARLY FIORINA DROPS OUT OF 2016 RACE *

FORMER HEWLETT-PACKARD CEO DIDN'T QUALIFY FOR LAST GOP DEBATE AND PLACED SEVENTH IN NH PRIMARY AND IOWA CAUCUS *

FIORINA SAYS SHE WILL CONTINUE TO TRAVEL U.S. AND "FIGHT FOR THOSE AMERICANS WHO REFUSE TO SETTLE FOR THE WAY THINGS ARE AND A STATUS QUO THAT NO LONGER WORKS FOR THEM" *

HEAD OF N KOREA'S MILITARY REPORTEDLY EXECUTED BY ORDER OF COUNTRY'S LEADER, KIM JONG-UN *

GEN. RI YONG-GIL REPORTEDLY KILLED LAST WEEK AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF CORRUPTION AND OTHER CHARGES OF PURSUING PERSONAL GAINS *

SOURCE SUGGESTS RI MAY HAVE OBJECTED TO KIM'S RECENT APPOINTMENT OF PARTY LEADERS TO KEY MILITARY POSTS *

IF CONFIRMED, GENERAL'S DEATH WOULD COME LESS THAN A YEAR AFTER KIM ORDERED EXECUTION OF HIS THEN-DEFENSE MIN *

U.S. SAYS RUSSIA'S COUNTERTERROR CAMPAIGN IN SYRIA IS "DIRECTLY ENABLING" ISIS *

BRETT MCGURK, PRES OBAMA'S POINT-MAN FOR DEFEATING ISIS, SAYS RUSSIA'S OFFENSIVE IN NORTHERN SYRIA IS TARGETING REBEL FIGHTERS WHO WERE BATTLING ISIS BUT NOW HAVE TO FACE SYRIAN MILITARY *

MCGURK SAYS RUSSIA IS STRENGTHENING SYRIAN GOVT, WORSENING THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS AND FUELING EXTREMISM, CALLING THE DEVELOPMENTS "TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE" *

TWIN SUICIDE BOMBINGS KILL AT LEAST 58 PEOPLE AT A NORTHERN NIGERIA CAMP FOR THOSE DISPLACED BY BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS *

ATTACK TOOK PLACE ABOUT 50 MILES OUTSIDE BORNO STATE, CENTER OF THE TERROR GROUP'S SEVEN-YR INSURGENCY *

BLASTS OCCURRED TUES, BUT A PHONE-SYSTEM BREAKDOWN DELAYED REPORTS *

NATO DEFENSE MINS APPROVE NEW MULTINATIONAL FORCE TO BOLSTER DEFENSES OF FRONTLINE ALLIANCE MEMBERS MOST AT RISK FROM RUSSIA, SECY-GEN JENS STOLTENBERG SAYS *

NEW FORCE WILL CONTAIN TROOPS FROM MULTIPLE COUNTRIES WHO ROTATE IN AND OUT OF EASTERN EUROPEAN MEMBER STATES RATHER THAN BEING PERMANENTLY BASED THERE *

ON FEB 2, THE OBAMA ADMIN ANNOUNCED ITS OWN PLANS TO QUADRUPLE SPENDING ON U.S. TROOPS AND TRAINING IN EUROPE *

U.S. OFFICIALS SAY IF CONGRESS APPROVES $3.4 BIL PROPOSAL, IT WOULD MEAN A YEAR-ROUND AMERICAN TRAINING PRESENCE IN EUROPE *

NJ GOV CHRIS CHRISTIE SUSPENDS HIS CAMPAIGN FOR THE 2016 GOP PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION *

DECISION COMES HOURS AFTER CHRISTIE FINISHED SIXTH IN THE NH PRIMARY, ONLY RECEIVING ABOUT 7% OF THE VOTE *

EARLIER WED, FMR HEWLETT-PACKARD CEO CARLY FIORINA DROPPED OUT OF THE RACE AFTER A SEVENTH PLACE FINISH IN NH *

DEPARTURES NARROW GOP FIELD TO SEVEN MAJOR CANDIDATES *

CHRISTIE AND FIORINA DROPPED OUT OF THE RACE WED *

SENATE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PLACE MORE SEVERE SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREA FOLLOWING WKND ROCKET LAUNCH *

MEASURE TARGETS PYONGYANG'S ABILITY TO FINANCE THE DEVELOPMENT OF MINIATURIZED NUCLEAR WARHEADS AND THE LONG-RANGE MISSILES REQUIRED TO DELIVER THEM *

BILL ALSO AUTHORIZES $50 MIL OVER THE NEXT FIVE YRS TO TRANSMIT RADIO BROADCASTS INTO N KOREA *

HOUSE PASSED SIMILAR SANCTIONS BILL LAST MONTH *

NORTH KOREA LAUNCHED LONG-RANGE ROCKET SUN CARRYING WHAT IT CLAIMED WAS AN OBSERVATION SATELLITE INTO SPACE, ABOUT A MONTH AFTER ITS FOURTH NUCLEAR TEST *

JUSTICE DEPT SUES FERGUSON, MO, AFTER CITY COUNCIL VOTED TO REVISE AGREEMENT INTENDED TO REFORM CITY'S COURT SYSTEM AND POLICE DEPT *

CIVIL-RIGHTS LAWSUIT ALLEGES FERGUSON ROUTINELY VIOLATED RESIDENTS' RIGHTS AND MISUSED LAW ENFORCEMENT TO GENERATE REVENUE *

CITY COUNCIL VOTED TUES TO ADOPT DEAL WITH DOJ TO REFORM CITY'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, BUT PASSED SEVEN AMENDMENTS CHANGING TERMS OF SETTLEMENT, INCLUDING PROVISION TO RAISE POLICE SALARIES *

JUSTICE DEPT INVESTIGATED FERGUSON FOLLOWING THE FATAL SHOOTING OF 18-YR-OLD MICHAEL BROWN IN 2014 *

SIRHAN SIRHAN, THE ASSASSIN OF SEN ROBERT F. KENNEDY, DENIED PAROLE FOR THE 15TH TIME WED *

CA PAROLE PANEL FOUND SIRHAN DID NOT SHOW ADEQUATE REMORSE OR UNDERSTAND THE ENORMITY OF HIS CRIME *

SIRHAN FATALLY SHOT KENNEDY AT THE AMBASSADOR HOTEL IN LOS ANGELES AFTER KENNEDY WON THE 1968 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY IN CA *

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