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7 Democrats Took the Stage for the Last Debate Before the South Carolina Primary: The Biggest Moments and Highlights

We’re in the endgame now. On Tuesday night, seven Democrats faced off in Charleston for the last Democratic debate of February, just a few days before the South Carolina primary. Crucially, it is also the final debate before Super Tuesday on March 3, when more than a third of all delegates for the Democratic National Convention will be decided. So far, 2020 has been Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ year. The self-described democratic socialist swept the Nevada caucuses on Feb. 22, winning 24 pl...
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7 Democrats Take the Stage for the Last Debate Before the South Carolina Primary — And Super Tuesday: Follow Live

We’re in the endgame now. Tonight, seven Democrats will face off in Charleston for the last Democratic debate of February, just a few days before the South Carolina primary. Crucially, it will also be the final debate before Super Tuesday on March 3, when more than a third of all delegates for the Democratic National Convention will be decided. So far, 2020 has been Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ year. The self-described democratic socialist swept the Nevada caucuses on Feb. 22, winning 24 pl...
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CDC Issues Warnings on Virus; Markets Take Hit: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak at home that could lead to significant disruptions of daily life, though the warnings were downplayed by the White House. Congress was told that there’s shortage of masks needed for health workers if one occurs.New cases were reported in Europe, prompting worries of a widening outbreak there. Iran reported a total of 15 deaths, the most fatalities outside China, and a top hea...
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Joe Biden’s Last Stand: Why the Former Vice President Needs A Convincing Win in South Carolina

South Carolina could be the last stand of Joe Biden’s political career. “If Biden doesn’t have a big win, the reality is, it’s over,” says one Democratic strategist who is backing the former vice president largely in hopes of stopping Bernie Sanders from winning the party’s presidential nomination. “If the campaign doesn’t get that, they’re delusional.” Biden has long banked on South Carolina as his firewall. But after losses in the first three nomination contests, his numbers are heading i...
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The Terrifying Reality of Trump’s Coronavirus Promise

As U.S. officials worked to shatter international records by sending a vaccine for the new, deadly coronavirus to phase one clinical trials, they also urged Americans to prepare for the worst.Meanwhile, experts poked new holes in the federal response so far to an illness that appeared to be on the cusp of a major national outbreak.There were 57 total confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus in the United States at last count on Tuesday morning, according to Nancy Messonnier, director of the...
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Elizabeth Warren says Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand regularly check in on her

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is on good terms with some Democratic exes.While she can't claim to have raised thousands of dollars from ex-boyfriends, like Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) can, Warren has remained quite friendly with several ex-Democratic presidential candidates. In an interview with NBC News, Warren said she's texted nature photos with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) shortly after he dropped out of the race, talked math with Andrew Yang, and kept in touch with former Housi...
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Harvey Weinstein’s Mixed Verdict Shows the Challenge of Prosecuting Sexual Assault

Celebrations rippled across social media, and the women whose claims helped topple Harvey Weinstein cheered as the convicted rapist was led out of the courtroom and taken into custody. “For once he won’t be sitting comfortably,” said actor Rose McGowan, who is one of the most vocal of Weinstein’s accusers. “For once he will know what it’s like to have power wrapped around his neck.” A jury on Monday found the former Hollywood mogul guilty of raping Jessica Mann, a former aspiring actor, in ...
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FDA Accuses Jimmy John’s Of Serving Vegetables Linked To E. Coli, Salmonella Outbreaks

(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to the Jimmy John’s sandwich chain, saying certain vegetables it served were implicated in five outbreaks of E. coli or salmonella in the past seven years. The letter accuses the chain of engaging in a pattern of receiving and selling “adulterated fresh produce, specifically clover sprouts and cucumbers.” “Jimmy John’s restaurants have been implicated in multiple outbreaks that have spanned the past seven years and impacted ...
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CDC Tells Americans to Start Readying for Outbreak: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak at home that could lead to significant disruptions of daily life, though the warnings were downplayed by the White House. Congress was told that there’s shortage of masks needed for health workers if one occurs.New cases were reported in Europe, prompting worries of a widening outbreak there. Iran reported a total of 15 deaths, the most fatalities outside China, and a top hea...
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Woman drunkenly threatened to ‘stab everyone’ on flight to D.C., say prosecutors

A woman who was heavily intoxicated was arrested on a Saturday flight from Frankfurt to Washington, D.C., after she tried to smoke a cigarette in the plane bathroom, and blurted out that her whole family was recently killed in a car accident, none of which was true, say federal prosecutors. Dana Mustafa threatened to “stab everyone on the plane. Then kill myself,” while handcuffed on the flight to from Germany to Dulles International Airport, authorities claim. “What’s the point of living?” sh...
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Exclusive: Ex-Prosecutor In Moldova Targeted By Grenell Dishes On New DNI

Before acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell entered government, he had a different career path: spin doctor, hired by a range of foreign clients. Grenell embarked in 2016 on a public relations campaign against a Moldovan prosecutor who was cooperating with an investigation of large-scale money laundering. Grenell was reportedly working on behalf of a Moldovan political party and its oligarch leader. The former prosecutor — Mihail Gofman — spoke with TPM on Monday in an exc...
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U.S. Short on Stockpiled Masks; Gilead Drug Trials: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Iran reported a total of 15 deaths from the outbreak, the most fatalities outside China, and a top health official tested positive. Italy reported a surge in infections and Spanish police isolated 1,000 people at an island resort.The U.S. said its short on the number of masks needed for health workers in case of an outbreak. Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country was confident of limiting the impact. Earlier on Tuesday, South Korea reported 84 new infections for a total tal...
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Trump Allies’ Battle Over Senate Seat Prompts Republican Jitters

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump so far hasn’t been able to head off a drawn-out Republican brawl for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia that pits two candidates he’s praised against each other and triggered jitters within the party about potentially losing the seat in November.The conflict’s been brewing since Georgia’s GOP Governor Brian Kemp chose businesswoman Kelly Loeffler in December to temporarily fill an open Senate seat, despite lobbying from the president to pick four-term GOP Represe...
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Trump Says No Country Has Helped Him Win Elections, Slams Schiff

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said he doesn’t want help from any country to win re-election and accused House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff of leaking news that U.S. authorities believe Russia is trying to help Bernie Sanders win the Democratic nomination.“I don’t want help from any country,” Trump said at a news conference in New Delhi on Tuesday, concluding a two-day trip to India. “And I haven’t been given help from any country.”The remarks suggested that the president still dispu...
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Supreme Court Bars Parents From Suing Border Agent Who Killed Their Unarmed Teen Son

(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday, in a 5-4 ruling, closed the courthouse door on the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead over the border by an American agent. The court’s five conservative justices ruled that the parents could not sue Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr., who killed their unarmed 15-year-old son in 2010. Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the court that the case is tragic, but that strong border security and international relations issues led to the ruling again...
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Trump claims coronavirus is 'going to go away' despite mounting concerns

President Donald Trump on Tuesday predicted the coronavirus is "going to go away" despite warnings from Democrats that his White House is asleep amid cresting fears in Washington that the outbreak could spark a pandemic.
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100,000 Indians say 'Namaste Trump' and the president ignores some key human rights concerns

President Donald Trump kicked off his first official visit to India by addressing a rally of more than 100,000 people on Feb. 24 in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat. Trump promised the thousands of cheering Indians who greeted him “an incredible trade deal” and “the most feared military equipment on the planet.” Accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, he then toured Sabarmati ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi lived for 13 years. Afterwards, Trump visited the Taj Mahal, a 1...
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Trades juice up arms race in deep Metropolitan Division

The Metropolitan Division was already the deepest and most competitive in the NHL. The first-place Washington Capitals got it started by acquiring Ilya Kovalchuk, Pittsburgh answered by getting fellow veteran winger Patrick Marleau from San Jose and the New York Islanders got a major reinforcement in the form of center Jean-Gabriel Pageau, who they signed to a $30 million, six-year extension. Carolina got immediate help by trading for forward Vincent Trocheck and defensemen Brady Skjei and Sami ...
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After Lengthy Career, Spotlight Lands On Amy Berman Jackson, Judge In Stone Case

Jackson has been a player in Washington, D.C.'s legal world for three decades and now is center stage amid disputes over Roger Stone and the independence of the Justice Department.(Image credit: Dana Verkouteren/AP)
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Coronavirus Could Cost World $1 Trillion If It Becomes a Pandemic, Analysts Predict

The ghastly prospect that the coronavirus outbreak could become the first truly disruptive pandemic of the globalization era is renewing doubts over the stability of the world economy. With the death toll approaching 3,000, over 80,000 cases officially recorded and an outbreak in Italy now shutting down the richest chunk of its economy, some economists are beginning to war game what an untethered outbreak could mean for global growth. Those at Oxford Economics reckon an international health...
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U.S. Considers Expelling Chinese Journalists After Americans Barred

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. is weighing whether to expel Chinese journalists after China kicked out three Wall Street Journal reporters, part of a push by the Trump administration to show leaders in Beijing that it will resist restrictions on Americans working in China.The administration’s options were to be discussed in a meeting of senior administration leaders at the White House on Monday led by Matt Pottinger, the deputy national security adviser who was once a Wall Street Journal reporter in Be...
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Sea lion found wandering miles from the water was rescued

Deputies in Washington state had an unusual road hazard call on Sunday -- a 500-pound sea lion.
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A 'wayward' sea lion found wandering miles from the water in Washington needed a little rescuing

Deputies in Washington state had an unusual road hazard call on Sunday -- a 500-pound sea lion.
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Virus concern grips Washington as Trump dispenses optimism

Growing fears that the coronavirus outbreak could turn into a pandemic and reach the United States are challenging President Donald Trump's sunny assurances that everything is under control.
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Trump Re-Election Year CPAC Is A Fever Swamp-Filled, Star-Studded Coup-A-Palooza!

The conservative movement fully belongs to President Donald Trump, and nowhere is that more evident than the absolutely bonkers agenda for CPAC — the Conservative Political Action Conference. The annual affair for Washington’s elite now also represents the choleric mud puddle at the heart of the right-wing fever swamp. And the theme of this year’s tribute to the President is clear: The libs staged a “coup” by investigating Our President! We need a do-over term in 2021! Everywhere one turns in...
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US staged 'limited' nuclear battle against Russia in war game

The Pentagon has briefed about the simulated exchange in a move that could signal readiness to fight and win nuclear conflictThe US conducted a military exercise last week which simulated a “limited” nuclear exchange with Russia, a senior Pentagon official has confirmed.The war game is notable because of the defence department’s highly unusual decision to brief journalists about the details and because it embodied the controversial notion that it might be possible to fight, and win, a battle wit...
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Hidden Figures Hero Katherine Johnson Reminded Us That Space Was Never Safe From America’s Worst Impulses

Katherine Johnson performed what might have been the most important job of her life backwards—because backwards was exactly the right way to do it. The job was figuring out how to ensure that John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, would splash down in the Atlantic as close as possible to the recovery team that would be awaiting him. So Johnson—the legendary NASA “computer,” or mathematician, who was made famous by the book and movie Hidden Figures and who died at 101 on Monday—s...
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Bloomberg launches attack on Sanders' gun control record, says NRA 'paved the road to Washington' for him

"We deserve a president who is not beholden to the gun lobby," Mike Bloomberg said in a series of tweets criticizing Bernie Sanders' votes on gun control.
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