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Despite horror stories, California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 11:28:49 -0500

With a white captain's hat perched on his head, Calvin Ballard seemed relaxed as he waited to depart on his first-ever cruise to Mexico, unfazed by the possibility of being trapped on a ship under siege by an outbreak of coronavirus.

Sanders puts Democratic front-runner status on the line in Nevada's caucuses


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 11:10:35 -0500

Bernie Sanders faces a test of his front-runner status in the Democratic White House race on Saturday in Nevada, where voters will consider an unsettled field of candidates as they search for a challenger to take on President Donald Trump.

Twitter tests labels, community moderation for lies by public figures


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 09:33:42 -0500

Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing a new community moderation approach that would enable users to identify misleading information posted by politicians and public figures and add brightly colored labels under those tweets.

George Washington sought honest British workers over 'slovenly' Americans


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 07:33:24 -0500

George Washington, the first president of the United States, praised the honesty of British farmers and sought to entice some to his estates because local tenants were so "slovenly", according to a handwritten letter he wrote in 1796.

Nevada caucuses present new test to Democrats after chaotic Iowa contest


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 06:24:00 -0500

Nevada Democrats will host hundreds of caucuses on Saturday, the third contest in the state-by-state presidential nominating process, almost three weeks after the Iowa caucuses caused mayhem when a technical meltdown delayed results.

Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 06:01:07 -0500

Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.

'Not good enough,' Warren says of Bloomberg's non-disclosure agreement pledge


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 06:01:07 -0500

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accords if they choose.

Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual assault charges


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 05:56:38 -0500

The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul.

Sanders blasts Russia for reportedly trying to boost his presidential campaign


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 05:44:32 -0500

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of 2020 White House elections after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign.

Bloomberg campaign builds out digital arm Hawkfish ahead of 2020 election


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 05:13:56 -0500

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's campaign has pumped $25.7 million into his little-known tech company Hawkfish since the billionaire entered the race last November, according to disclosures to the Federal Election Commission.

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counseled by FAA after 2015 incident


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:53:26 -0500

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for violating flight rules in a 2015 incident.

Trump's son gets permit allowing him to hunt Alaska grizzly bear


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:56:50 -0500

Donald Trump Jr. has been granted the right to hunt a grizzly bear in northwestern Alaska near the Bering Sea town of Nome, a state official said on Friday.

U.S. charges ex-DEA agent with laundering millions in drug funds


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:28:27 -0500

U.S. authorities arrested a former Drug Enforcement Administration agent on Friday on charges he conspired with Colombian drug traffickers to steal millions of dollars the U.S. government had seized from suspected dealers.

California rejects Trump effort to cut off federal funds over abortion


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:28:04 -0500

California on Friday fought back against a Trump administration threat to withhold federal funds for some health programs unless it stopped requiring health insurers to cover abortions, saying it would undermine the state's authority to protect women's reproductive rights.

U.S. officials tell Democrat Sanders Russia is trying to help his campaign: Washington Post


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:38:34 -0500

U.S. officials have told Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders that Russia is trying to help his campaign, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

As Florida, Georgia battle over water, panhandle oystermen struggle to survive


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:07:30 -0500

Standing in his boat in Florida's Apalachicola Bay, Michael Dasher lowered a long pair of tongs into the water, pulling up a muddy mass of oysters that his son sorted, keeping those big enough to sell and tossing the rest back into the brackish bay.

Sanders' 'Trump-like rhetoric' encouraged vandals, Bloomberg camp says


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:48:05 -0500

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign on Friday alleged that rival Bernie Sanders’ “Trump-like rhetoric” encouraged supporters to vandalize a Bloomberg campaign office in Tennessee and others across the country.

Nevada Democrats report high early caucus participation


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:41:08 -0500

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Nearly 75,000 Nevadans participated early in the state's Democratic U.S. presidential nominating contest, the party said on Friday, a sign of a potentially large turnout in the first test for the candidates in the diverse western United States.

California sues Trump administration over alleged failure to protect species


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:34:35 -0500

California is suing the administration of President Donald Trump for what it calls the administration's failure to protect endangered species in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers.

‘Tamales for Tío Bernie’: Sanders’ outreach to Latino voters pays off


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:30:06 -0500

Violeta Alvarez is so passionate about Bernie Sanders that she becomes emotional talking about the white, 78-year-old senator from Vermont, a state 3,000 miles from this sun-drenched California enclave.