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Roberts reportedly blocked Rand Paul's questions mentioning alleged whistleblower's name

Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday thwarted several attempts by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to submit a question naming the alleged whistleblower whose complaint about President Trump's interactions with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spurred the impeachment inquiry, three people familiar with the matter told The Washington Post. Senators were given the opportunity to submit questions to the House impeachment managers and Trump's legal team, with Roberts screening the questions b...
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The Latest: Russia closing its land border with China

Russia is closing its land border with China, similar to steps taken by Mongolia and North Korea, to guard against a new viral outbreak. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin issued the decree Thursday, ordering the 2,600-mile land border with China closed starting Friday. Some countries have reduced flights and airlines have halted them because of the new virus that has sickened thousands in central China.
Tags: News, North Korea, China, Russia, Mongolia, Mikhail Mishustin


The Latest: Expert group: Boost preparedness for outbreaks

A group of eminent experts says the world needs to boost preparedness for outbreaks like the new virus in China, notably through more funding to lesser developed countries. The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board has urged governments — even in countries that have not been affected by the new coronavirus —to “urgently dedicate resources to building their essential preparedness capacities,” and wants researchers to accelerate development of vaccines, diagnostics and treatments. The board, co-s...
Tags: News, China, Anthony Fauci, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, World Bank and World Health Organization, George Gao


Maple Leafs continue to have success against the stingy with win over Stars

The Toronto Maple Leafs continued to find the back of the net against teams that normally don't allow much on Wednesday night in Dallas.
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Strong winds push portion of US border wall into Mexico

Newly installed panels from the US border wall fell over in high winds, landing on trees on the Mexican side of the border.
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See why part of President Trump's border wall fell over

Newly installed panels from the US border wall fell over in high winds, landing on trees on the Mexican side of the border.
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Drone delivery: Medical supplies will soon be flying around San Diego

UPS and Matternet are teaming up for a trial drone delivery service for health care facilities in San Diego.
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More Than 7,700 Cases of Coronavirus Recorded Worldwide

Chinese officials have confirmed over 7,700 cases of the mysterious illness as foreign governments airlifted their citizens out of Wuhan, the outbreak’s epicenter.
Tags: News, China, Wuhan, Wuhan (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


US-Mexico border: 'Longest ever' smuggling tunnel discovered

The tunnel had rail track, drainage and air ventilation systems, and stretched for 4,309ft (1,313m).
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Trump legal team asked if foreign interference is illegal

Patrick Philbin, a member of President Donald Trump's legal team, was asked during the Senate impeachment trial if Trump believed foreign election interference is illegal.
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Stevens leads No. 24 Penn State over Indiana

A shaky offensive start won't doom a team that can defend like Penn State has most of this season. It's why Pat Chambers believes his No. 24 Nittany Lions have a chance to be something special. Lamar Stevens scored nine of his 17 points in the second half and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Penn State over Indiana 64-49 on Wednesday night.
Tags: News, Indiana, Penn State, Nittany Lions, Stevens, Penn State Nittany Lions, Lamar Stevens, Pat Chambers


Knicks fail to contain loud 'Sell the team' chant at Madison Square Garden

New York fans were fed up at the end of another lopsided loss.
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Longest drug-smuggling tunnel found in San Diego

Federal agents have discovered a drug smuggling tunnel that stretches about three-quarters of a mile -- the longest ever discovered along the Southwest border.
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Longest drug-smuggling tunnel found

Federal agents have discovered a drug smuggling tunnel that stretches about three-quarters of a mile -- the longest ever discovered along the Southwest border.
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Dee Ford on trade from Kansas City: Who doesn’t want to play in the Bay?

I felt like my chapter had been written in Kansas City,” Ford said, via Scott Bair of NBCSportsBayArea.com. I saw a lot of opportunity on the defensive line, with [Arik Armstead and DeForest Buckner] – he was coming off his best year — and [Solomon Thomas]. I remembered a lot about the time we played San Francisco in Kansas City in 2018 and I knew they lost a quarterback but still were in a lot of games.
Tags: News, San Francisco, Ford, Kansas City, Bay, American Football, DeForest Buckner, Arik Armstead, Scott Bair, Dee Ford, Solomon Thomas


Don Lemon Did Trump a Huge Favor

A  video of CNN news anchor Don Lemon laughing hysterically as his guests mocked Donald Trump’s supporters went viral this week -- and it couldn’t have been a more effective campaign ad for the president.In the video, which was clipped from a live broadcast that aired on Saturday night, Lemon can be seen crying tears of laughter, and at one point even slamming his head on his desk, because he’s apparently so overwhelmed with joy and amusement.It all started after one guest, ex-GOP strategist Ric...
Tags: News, Ukraine, Cnn, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Iowa, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Lemon, Clinton, Wilson, Trump, Rick Wilson, Wajahat Ali, Don Lemon Did Trump


Oilers' Zack Kassian, Flames' Matthew Tkachuk drop the gloves for rematch in first period

Late in the opening frame, viewers of Wednesday night's hotly-anticipated Battle of Alberta were treated to the moment many were waiting for, as Matthew Tkachuk and Zack Kassian finally dropped the gloves. Tkachuk, uh, didn't exactly walk away with a commanding victory. Following the events of Jan. 11 — during which Tkachuk and Kassian set the hockey world ablaze with a dramatic physical showdown — this was more or less inevitable.
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NFL's diversity problem on display at Super Bowl

The NFL's problem with hiring minority head coaches is even more clear with 49ers' Robert Saleh and Chiefs' Eric Bieniemy facing off in the Super Bowl.
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What these star assistants say about the NFL

The NFL's problem with hiring minority head coaches is even more clear with 49ers' Robert Saleh and Chiefs' Eric Bieniemy facing off in the Super Bowl.
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Super Bowl coaches have hit a glass ceiling

The NFL's problem with hiring minority head coaches is even more clear with 49ers' Robert Saleh and Chiefs' Eric Bieniemy facing off in the Super Bowl.
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Two Super Bowl assistants, one glass ceiling

The NFL's problem with hiring minority head coaches is even more clear with 49ers' Robert Saleh and Chiefs' Eric Bieniemy facing off in the Super Bowl.
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'It's just very woman-like': Marcus Morris rips Jae Crowder with offensive comments

After they were both tossed for their roles in a late scuffle, the Knicks' Marcus Morris levied some sexist comments at the Grizzlies' Jae Crowder.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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High-Profile Housing Bill Fails To Pass California Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have failed to pass the most ambitious proposal yet to combat a growing housing crisis in the nation’s most populous state, voting down legislation Wednesday that would have overridden local zoning laws to let developers to build small apartment buildings in neighborhoods reserved for single-family homes. Senate Bill 50 was meant to address an estimated shortage of 3.5 million homes that has driven up rents and contributed to a growing homelessness ...
Tags: News, California, Senate, Local, California News, San Francisco, Ap, San Diego, Bill, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, California Legislature, Stern, Sacramento Calif, Housing Development, Wiener


Colbert Nails The Fatal Flaw In Dershowitz’s ‘Turd’ Of A Trump Defense

"Late Show" host tears into the latest bonkers claim made on behalf of the president during the impeachment trial.
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Colbert Nails The Fatal Flaw In Alan Dershowitz’s ‘Turd’ Of A Trump Defense

The "Late Show" host tears into the bonkers claim made on behalf of the president during the impeachment trial.
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The Latest: Kenin takes 1st set in Australian Open semifinal

The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Sofia Kenin saved two set points before taking the first set of the Australian Open's women's semifinal against Ash Barty 7-6 (6). There were no service breaks in the first set, with 21-year-old Kenin fending off three break points in a long sixth game for an important hold as the temperature topped 38 Celsius (100 Fahrenheit) at Melbourne Park.
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'Daunting news agenda': Several major stories to unfold in week ahead

Prepare to hit warp speed. Assignment editors are losing sleep as they plan for the next seven days.
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Analysis: Several major stories to unfold in week ahead

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ABC News Suspends Matt Gutman for Inaccurately Reporting All Four of Kobe Bryant’s Children Were on Helicopter

ABC News has suspended chief national correspondent Matt Gutman over a false statement he made on-air Sunday following the death of Kobe Bryant.  Gutman had erroneously reported that all four of Bryant’s daughters were on board the helicopter that crashed into the hills of Calabasas. Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter Gianna were among nine […]
Tags: News, Kobe Bryant, Abc News, Bryant, Gianna, Matt Gutman, Calabasas Bryant, Kobe Bryant Gutman



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