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Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support39m Updated Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support
A classified briefing to lawmakers angered the president, who complained that Democrats would “weaponize” the disclosure.
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How Amy Klobuchar Suddenly Became a Rival Worth Attacking44m How Amy Klobuchar Suddenly Became a Rival Worth Attacking
Ms. Klobuchar was helped by newspaper endorsements and a relative lack of scrutiny from other candidates — until Wednesday night’s debate.
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57m Russia is looking to help Trump win, election security official told lawmakers
Intelligence officials warned lawmakers earlier this month that Russia was interfering in the 2020 presidential election in an attempt to get President Donald Trump reelected, five people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.
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1h 16m Updated Lawmakers were briefed that Russia is looking to help Trump win in 2020
Intelligence officials warned lawmakers earlier this month that Russia was interfering in the 2020 presidential election in an attempt to get President Donald Trump reelected, five people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.
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Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Raising Pressure on William Barr1h 27m Updated Trump Renews Attack on Justice System, Raising Pressure on William Barr
In lashing out at the prosecution of his adviser Roger Stone, the president once again disregarded the attorney general’s pleas to stop publicly commenting on individual cases involving his friends.
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1h 48m NYT: Intelligence officials say Russia trying to get Trump reelected
Intelligence officials warned lawmakers earlier this month that Russia was interfering in the 2020 presidential election in an attempt to get President Donald Trump reelected, five people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.
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Will Warren’s Dominant Debate Performance Boost Her Chances in Nevada and Beyond?2h Updated Will Warren’s Dominant Debate Performance Boost Her Chances in Nevada and Beyond?
Her strong performance has helped her raise $5 million since the start of the debate. But the question was whether it was too late to help Ms. Warren’s campaign.
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Trump’s New Intelligence Director Faces a Legal Countdown Clock on His Tenure2h Updated Trump’s New Intelligence Director Faces a Legal Countdown Clock on His Tenure
Under federal law, Richard Grenell, the new acting director of national intelligence, may be able to serve only a few weeks unless the president nominates someone to take on the job permanently.
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2h Updated Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison amid Trump complaints against prosecutors
Roger Stone, a longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday in Washington.
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Millions of Americans Have Moved Off Assistance. Does Trump Get Credit?2h Millions of Americans Have Moved Off Assistance. Does Trump Get Credit?
The president has reveled in the declines in Americans receiving aid from several government programs in recent years, citing his economic policies as a catalyst.
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After Rough Democratic Debate, Michael Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah2h Updated After Rough Democratic Debate, Michael Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah
Michael R. Bloomberg attempted to move past his poor performance on the debate stage by intensifying his attacks on the Democratic front-runner at a campaign event in Utah.
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3h Updated Bloomberg has pumped $464 million of his own fortune so far into White House bid
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg plowed more than $464 million into his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination through the end of January, his campaign announced Thursday -- blowing past all previous records for self-funding candidates in his quest to face President Donald Trump in November's general election.
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3h GOP lawmaker Matt Gaetz calls for Trump to pardon Roger Stone
Rep. Matt Gaetz, a longtime defender of President Donald Trump, said the President should pardon longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone.
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3h Bernie Sanders and Medicare for All are at a crossroads with unions in Nevada
Sen. Bernie Sanders has pitched himself as the most ambitiously pro-labor candidate in the Democratic primary. He has also centered his campaign on the promise of passing and implementing a "Medicare for All" single-payer health insurance system.
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Aide Accused of Being Anonymous Op-Ed Writer Is Reassigned to Energy Department4h Aide Accused of Being Anonymous Op-Ed Writer Is Reassigned to Energy Department
The White House “does not put any stock” in the rumor that Victoria Coates, the aide, wrote an Op-Ed essay in The Times in 2018, an administration official said.
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4h The Point: The 32-page booklet that is haunting Mike Bloomberg
Seconds -- literally! -- into the ninth presidential debate on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Elizabeth Warren dropped a rhetorical bomb on Mike Bloomberg's candidacy.
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These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It4h Updated These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It
News literacy instruction is flourishing in the wake of the 2016 election as worries about fake news grow.
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6 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate in Nevada4h Updated 6 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate in Nevada
Warren carved up her opponents, Bloomberg was on the defensive, and Klobuchar and Buttigieg tried to take each other down. The fiery debate signals a harsher campaign as Super Tuesday looms.
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Who Won the Democratic Debate? Experts Weigh In4h Updated Who Won the Democratic Debate? Experts Weigh In
In the last few presidential debates, there was little consensus on a clear winner or loser. That changed on Wednesday night.
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Billions of Targets on His Back, Bloomberg Joins the Debate Fray4h Updated Billions of Targets on His Back, Bloomberg Joins the Debate Fray
Making his debut onstage, he was greeted by forceful challenges from Elizabeth Warren and the rest of the Democratic field.
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U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia4h U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia
Britain and Australia joined the State Department’s effort to deter Moscow from interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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5h Man allegedly threatened Chuck Schumer and Adam Schiff over impeachment proceedings
A New York man threatened Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff over their part in impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, federal prosecutors said.
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5h Updated Mike Bloomberg is ready to move on from his first debate
Mike Bloomberg would like you to forget about last night.
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U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Georgia5h Updated U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Georgia
Britain and Australia joined the State Department in blaming Russia for a sweeping cyberattack last fall in the former Soviet republic.
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Elizabeth Warren, Criticizing Bloomberg, Sent a Message: She Won’t Be Ignored5h Updated Elizabeth Warren, Criticizing Bloomberg, Sent a Message: She Won’t Be Ignored
“I’d like to talk about who we’re running against: a billionaire who calls women fat broads and horse-faced lesbians,” Ms. Warren said at Wednesday’s debate. “And no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump.”
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5h Updated Judge says conditions in overcrowded border holding cells violate the Constitution, bans sleeping in bathrooms
A federal judge in Arizona ruled Wednesday that conditions in US Customs and Border Protection migrant holding cells in the agency's Tucson sector violated the Constitution.
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Home secretary embroiled in bullying allegations row6h Home secretary embroiled in bullying allegations row
A bullying allegations row has broken out over the home secretary's alleged treatment of her department’s most senior civil servant.
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6h Updated US and UK accuse Russia of major cyber attack on Georgia
The US, UK, and Georgia accused the Russian military Thursday of being behind a major 2019 cyber attack on Georgia that disrupted "several thousand Georgian government and privately-run websites and interrupted the broadcast of at least two major television stations."
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Jean Daniel, Leading French Journalist and Humanist, Dies at 996h Updated Jean Daniel, Leading French Journalist and Humanist, Dies at 99
In France, where news and opinion are blurred, Mr. Daniel, a self-described non-Communist leftist, used journalism as a means of advocacy.
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As Advisers Grapple with Rough Debate, Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah7h Updated As Advisers Grapple with Rough Debate, Bloomberg Faces Voters in Utah
After a poor performance on the Democratic debate stage Wednesday night, Michael R. Bloomberg attempted to move on quickly by intensifying his attacks on Bernie Sanders.
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8h Updated Roger Stone to be sentenced amid Trump complaints against prosecutors
Roger Stone, a longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday in Washington.
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8h Updated Trump names staunch loyalist and current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as acting intelligence chief
President Donald Trump is expected to name US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as the next acting director of national intelligence, according to two sources familiar with the decision.
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9h Driving after Brexit: What you need to know
What could change for UK drivers abroad after Brexit?
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10h Updated Mike Bloomberg gets badly roughed up in debate that tests his unconventional campaign
Mike Bloomberg's rivals savaged his claim to be the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump in November by branding him as a misogynistic, Obamacare-hating, soft-on-Wall-Street bully -- basically the rough equivalent of that other New York billionaire.
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Judge in Roger Stone Trial Confronts a High-Pressure Decision10h Updated Judge in Roger Stone Trial Confronts a High-Pressure Decision
President Trump has attacked the case and the judge as biased. She seems unlikely to be ruffled.
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11h Updated Democrats lay into each other on debate stage as candidates face crucial phase in primary fight
With time running out in the race for delegates, the leading Democratic presidential candidates turned on one another Wednesday night with fiery attacks, underscoring the desperate need for candidates like Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden to deliver standout performances in order to survive the next few contests -- and often doing it at the expense of Michael Bloomberg.
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11h Updated The Census is in the middle of a massive hiring spree to find half a million workers
The Census Bureau is ramping up recruiting in a push to hire up to half a million temporary workers for this year's count.
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11h Blair: Labour manifesto was unconvincing
Former prime minister Tony Blair says of Labour's manifesto: "The more you read it, the less convinced you became."
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11h Washington Post: Mulvaney says GOP has been inconsistent on deficit concerns under Trump
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Wednesday that the Republican Party views federal deficits as "the worst thing" when Democrats are in power but are "a lot less interested" when their own party is in the White House, The Washington Post reported.
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Tony Blair raises prospect of Labour-Lib Dem alliance12h Tony Blair raises prospect of Labour-Lib Dem alliance
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair has raised the prospect of his party teaming up with the Liberal Democrats if they are to win power again.
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12h Las Vegas Doesn’t Disappoint
Who knew there could be so much drama in Sin City? Here’s our debate recap.
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12h Labour leadership: What you need to know about Keir Starmer
We profile a Labour leadership contender who hopes to unite supporters of both Corbyn and Blair.
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12h Updated Tony Blair: Labour hopefuls must offer radical change
The ex-PM says the party faces a "make-or-break" moment after losing four elections in a row.
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2020 Democratic Debate: Highlights From Nevada13h Updated 2020 Democratic Debate: Highlights From Nevada
Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada caucuses.
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Warren Leads an Onslaught of Attacks, Zeroing In on Bloomberg13h Updated Warren Leads an Onslaught of Attacks, Zeroing In on Bloomberg
The sharp exchanges in the Nevada debate reflected the urgency of the moment as Michael Bloomberg, in his first presidential debate, was repeatedly criticized in personal terms.
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Rap star Dave hits back at Priti Patel interview defending the PM14h Rap star Dave hits back at Priti Patel interview defending the PM
Dave has continued his attack on "racist" Boris Johnson following the rap star's politically charged Brit Awards performance.
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14h Updated Urgent action needed on prison pressures, say MSPs
A new report calls for more contingency measures to ensure the prison system can cope with "failing" jails.
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14h Updated Fact-checking the Las Vegas Democratic debate
Welcome to CNN's fact check coverage of the Democratic presidential debate hosted by NBC News and MSNBC and held in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's Nevada caucuses.
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Inside the Push to Turn Out Latino Voters in Nevada16h Inside the Push to Turn Out Latino Voters in Nevada
Campaigns and organizations are trying to build a robust Latino voter base in Nevada. Will it work?
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Democrats Unleash an Onslaught of Attacks, With Bloomberg the Main Target17h Updated Democrats Unleash an Onslaught of Attacks, With Bloomberg the Main Target
The sharp exchanges in the Nevada debate reflected the urgency of the moment as Michael Bloomberg, in his first presidential debate, was repeatedly criticized in personal terms.
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17h Updated Analysis: Mike Bloomberg gets badly roughed up in debate that tests his unconventional campaign
Mike Bloomberg's rivals savaged his claim to be the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump in November by branding him as a misogynistic, Obamacare-hating, soft-on-Wall-Street bully -- basically the rough equivalent of that other New York billionaire.
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When Democrats Vote, Trump Is Never Far Away19h Updated When Democrats Vote, Trump Is Never Far Away
First Iowa, then New Hampshire. Now the president is on a Western trip, and basing it in Las Vegas, days before the Nevada caucuses.
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Klobuchar and Buttigieg Spar Over Her Stumble on Mexico’s President19h Klobuchar and Buttigieg Spar Over Her Stumble on Mexico’s President
The feud between Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg erupted onstage in Las Vegas over her failure to remember the name of Mexico’s leader. Elizabeth Warren came to Ms. Klobuchar’s defense.
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19h Updated Warren slams Bloomberg for alleged history of sexist remarks in tense Democratic debate
Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders has railed against billionaires and their influence on politics for years. On Wednesday in Las Vegas, he will face off on the debate stage against one of the world's richest men, the rapidly rising Michael Bloomberg.
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Fact-Checking the Las Vegas Democratic Debate19h Updated Fact-Checking the Las Vegas Democratic Debate
Our reporters followed all of the exchanges and fact-checked the candidates, providing context and explanation.
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19h How Bernie Sanders became a millionaire
Editor's Note: This story originally published on April 15, 2019. It has been updated to reflect the Democratic debate on February 19.
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Trump Names Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence20h Updated Trump Names Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence
The move places a loyalist atop the intelligence agencies that the president has long battled.
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Tonight’s Democratic Debate in Nevada: Live Updates20h Updated Tonight’s Democratic Debate in Nevada: Live Updates
Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada caucuses.
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Elizabeth Warren Opens Debate by Blasting Bloomberg Over Sexist Comments20h Updated Elizabeth Warren Opens Debate by Blasting Bloomberg Over Sexist Comments
“I’d like to talk about who we’re running against: a billionaire who calls women fat broads and horse-faced lesbians,” Ms. Warren said. “And no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump.”
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Klobuchar’s Stumble on Mexico’s President Is Dissected at Debate20h Updated Klobuchar’s Stumble on Mexico’s President Is Dissected at Debate
The feud between Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg erupted onstage in Las Vegas over her failure to remember the name of Mexico’s leader. Elizabeth Warren came to Ms. Klobuchar’s defense.
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Democrats Unleash an Onslaught of Attacks, Aiming at Bloomberg20h Updated Democrats Unleash an Onslaught of Attacks, Aiming at Bloomberg
The sharp exchanges reflected the urgency of the moment as Michael Bloomberg, in his first presidential debate, was sharply criticized in personal terms.
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2020 Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Nevada20h Updated 2020 Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Nevada
Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada caucuses.
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The 11 Criminals Granted Clemency by Trump Had One Thing in Common: Connections21h The 11 Criminals Granted Clemency by Trump Had One Thing in Common: Connections
The process bypassed the formal procedures used by past presidents and was driven instead by friendship, fame, personal empathy and a shared sense of persecution.
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21h Updated Democrats pile on Michael Bloomberg in his first presidential debate
Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders has railed against billionaires and their influence on politics for years. On Wednesday in Las Vegas, he will face off on the debate stage against one of the world's richest men, the rapidly rising Michael Bloomberg.
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22h Updated Sanders to confront billionaire Bloomberg on debate stage after years of railing against money in politics
Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders has railed against billionaires and their influence on politics for years. On Wednesday in Las Vegas, he will face off on the debate stage against one of the world's richest men, the rapidly rising Michael Bloomberg.
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22h Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders call for recounts in certain Iowa precincts
Representatives for the presidential campaigns of Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders have requested that the Iowa Democratic Party begin a recount of select caucus sites that they had previously asked the party recanvassed, a party aide tells CNN.
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Nevada Democrats’ Goal: Turn on iPads, Then Run Smooth Caucuses23h Updated Nevada Democrats’ Goal: Turn on iPads, Then Run Smooth Caucuses
After Iowa, Nevada is leaving nothing to chance in planning for Saturday’s voting, but the system is complex and the challenges daunting.
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White House Denies Claim That Trump Offered Pardon Deal to Julian Assange23h White House Denies Claim That Trump Offered Pardon Deal to Julian Assange
A statement in a London court put a twist on a previously known attempt by a Republican congressman to get the WikiLeaks founder to absolve Russia of election meddling.
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23h Updated Trump expected to name current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as acting intelligence chief
President Donald Trump is expected to name US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as the next acting director of national intelligence, according to two sources familiar with the decision.
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Trump Expected to Name Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence23h Updated Trump Expected to Name Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence
The move would place a Trump loyalist atop the intelligence agencies long viewed skeptically by the White House.
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24h Sen. Leahy presses Justice Department over involvement in Trump pardon spree
Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Wednesday sent a letter to the Justice Department's Office of the Pardon Attorney seeking information on whether it was consulted before President Donald Trump granted clemency to 11 individuals Tuesday.
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24h Julian Smith: Boris Johnson approved Stormont agreement
Former NI Secretary Julian Smith dismisses claims the PM was unaware of the Stormont deal details.
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24h Early vote boosts turnout in Nevada, but concerns about caucus day remain
The number of people who participated in the four-day early voting period here in Nevada approached the total turnout of the 2016 caucuses, a Nevada Democratic Party aide tells CNN.
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Live Updates Ahead of Tonight’s Democratic Debate in Nevada24h Updated Live Updates Ahead of Tonight’s Democratic Debate in Nevada
Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada caucuses.
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Judge Excuses 9/11 Defense Lawyer and Postpones Torture Testimony25h Judge Excuses 9/11 Defense Lawyer and Postpones Torture Testimony
The court will allow the lawyer to withdraw gradually from the case for health reasons while the Pentagon finds another death penalty expert.
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Trump, Campaigning in West, Fixates on Democrats and His Poll Numbers25h Updated Trump, Campaigning in West, Fixates on Democrats and His Poll Numbers
The president has a full day’s schedule that will culminate with a rally in Phoenix while Democrats are debating in Las Vegas.
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Michael Bloomberg Has to Debate Without a Net25h Updated Michael Bloomberg Has to Debate Without a Net
Candidates are not permitted to haul field organizers or canapés or record-reframing ad campaigns onstage with them. So the former mayor will stand on his own.
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25h Trump expected to name current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grennell as acting intelligence chief
President Donald Trump is expected to name US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as the next acting director of national intelligence, according to two sources familiar with the decision.
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Judge Excuses 9/11 Defense Lawyer, Postpones Torture Testimony25h Judge Excuses 9/11 Defense Lawyer, Postpones Torture Testimony
The court will allow the lawyer to withdraw gradually from the case for health reasons while the Pentagon finds another death penalty expert.
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Elizabeth Warren, Long a Super PAC Critic, Gets Help From One26h Updated Elizabeth Warren, Long a Super PAC Critic, Gets Help From One
Supporters of Senator Amy Klobuchar have also formed a super PAC. Both groups are now airing ads in Nevada.
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John Rood, Top Defense Official, Latest to Be Ousted After Impeachment Saga26h Updated John Rood, Top Defense Official, Latest to Be Ousted After Impeachment Saga
Mr. Rood told Congress that Ukraine had made necessary changes to justify sending the country aid, undermining an argument made by President Trump’s defenders in the impeachment battle.
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26h Updated Immigration: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says
Ministers urge firms to stop relying on "cheap labour", but critics warn of damage to the economy.
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27h Updated Judges postpone emergency meeting to discuss Trump/Barr concerns
A group of federal judges hastily postponed an emergency meeting that was scheduled to take place Wednesday to discuss concerns about President Donald Trump and the Justice Department's intervention in politically charged cases.
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Tonight’s Democratic Debate in Nevada: When It Is and What to Watch For27h Updated Tonight’s Democratic Debate in Nevada: When It Is and What to Watch For
Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada caucuses.
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A Complete List of Trump’s Pardons and Commutations27h Updated A Complete List of Trump’s Pardons and Commutations
The president granted full pardons to seven people and commutations to four others on Tuesday. Here’s who they are.
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Bernie Sanders Gains in Post-New Hampshire Polling27h Updated Bernie Sanders Gains in Post-New Hampshire Polling
His moderate opposition is divided, and he seems in position to secure a large delegate lead on Super Tuesday.
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Pardon Closes the Book on Michael Milken’s Case but Can’t Rewrite It28h Updated Pardon Closes the Book on Michael Milken’s Case but Can’t Rewrite It
An alternative narrative portrays Michael Milken, a symbol of 1980s greed, as a maverick crushed by the establishment. Even money won’t make that a reality.
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28h Appeals court sides with Florida ex-felons in fight for voting rights
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a ruling giving Florida ex-felons the right to vote regardless of fines and fees associated with their convictions.
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Trump Takes Up Call for Barr to ‘Clean House’ at Justice Dept.28h Updated Trump Takes Up Call for Barr to ‘Clean House’ at Justice Dept.
With a series of retweets, President Trump kept up attacks on federal law enforcement agencies, despite pleas from the attorney general.
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28h Updated Latest immigration appointment signals shakeup pushed by White House
Department of Homeland Security acting Secretary Chad Wolf has installed a new leader at US Immigration and Citizenship Services, a move that appears to signal continuing efforts by the White House to shake up the agency leadership.
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Scottish government minister faces fresh bullying claims28h Scottish government minister faces fresh bullying claims
Sky News has learned that a Scottish government cabinet minister is facing fresh allegations of bullying.
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29h Updated Andrew Yang joins CNN
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is joining CNN as a political commentator, the network announced Wednesday.
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29h Updated Melania Trump receives award from Palm Beach university
First lady Melania Trump received a Palm Beach society award on Wednesday at a luncheon held at The Breakers, a local luxury resort.
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Sanders Gains in Post-New Hampshire Polling29h Sanders Gains in Post-New Hampshire Polling
His moderate opposition is divided, and he seems in position to secure a large delegate lead on Super Tuesday.
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Ex-Corbyn aide and Momentum boss backs Starmer29h Ex-Corbyn aide and Momentum boss backs Starmer
Labour leadership candidate Sir Keir Starmer has won a significant endorsement from a former Momentum chief and aide to Jeremy Corbyn.
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When Did Bloomberg Turn Against Stop-and-Frisk? When He Ran for President.29h When Did Bloomberg Turn Against Stop-and-Frisk? When He Ran for President.
Mr. Bloomberg has begun to imply that he turned against the practice much sooner than he did. In reality, he defended it for years, including the month before he entered the presidential race.
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A Timeline of Michael Bloomberg’s Support for Stop-and-Frisk30h Updated A Timeline of Michael Bloomberg’s Support for Stop-and-Frisk
Mr. Bloomberg has begun to imply that he turned against the practice much sooner than he did. In reality, he defended it for years, including the month before he entered the presidential race.
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Government adviser raises fears over new terror laws30h Government adviser raises fears over new terror laws
Keeping prisoners behind bars for longer could "expose them to worse influences" than if they were released, the government's terror laws adviser has said.
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30h Updated Fervent super PAC opponent Elizabeth Warren getting super PAC help in Nevada
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a fervent opponent of super PACs, is now receiving super PAC support in Nevada.
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30h Michael Bloomberg: Can He Take the Heat on the Debate Stage?
A billionaire faces a test as his moderate rivals scramble. This is your morning tip sheet.
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31h Updated Storm Dennis: More than 1,000 homes and businesses hit in Rhondda Cynon Taf
The council's leader says damage from the weekend's floods is bigger than first thought.
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Clayton Williams, Oilman Whose Gaffes Cost an Election, Dies at 8831h Updated Clayton Williams, Oilman Whose Gaffes Cost an Election, Dies at 88
Leading Ann Richards in 1990, he was undone by a spate of blunders. He was the last Republican to date to lose a race for governor of Texas.
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John Rood, Top Defense Official, Latest to Leave After Impeachment Saga31h John Rood, Top Defense Official, Latest to Leave After Impeachment Saga
Mr. Rood told Congress that Ukraine had made necessary reforms to justify sending the country aid, undermining an argument made by President Trump’s defenders in the impeachment battle.
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32h CNN Poll of Polls: Bernie Sanders tops Democratic field
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is well ahead of the rest of the field for the Democratic national primary after strong showings in Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a new CNN Poll of Polls on the race.
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32h Updated Storm Dennis: Ministers and councils hold Welsh summit
Ministers, councils and emergency services meet amid warnings of more heavy rain.
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32h Updated Top Pentagon official for policy expected to depart administration
The Pentagon's top policy official is expected to depart his post soon, according to two sources familiar with the matter. John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy at the Pentagon, lost support among senior national security leadership and has been asked for his resignation, one of the sources said.
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Trump Grants Clemency to Blagojevich, Milken and Kerik33h Updated Trump Grants Clemency to Blagojevich, Milken and Kerik
The president also pardoned or commuted the sentences of eight others on Tuesday, including Edward DeBartolo, a former owner of the San Francisco 49ers.
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33h Updated Andrew Yang joins CNN as a political commentator
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is joining CNN as a political commentator, the network announced Wednesday.
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34h The Point: Bernie Sanders takes a page from Donald Trump on health questions
Sen. Bernie Sanders is a 78-year-old man who suffered a heart attack while campaigning for president last fall. Which is why his insistence to CNN's Anderson Cooper at a town hall Tuesday night that he will not release any more detailed health records is very concerning.
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34h Updated On Politics: Can Bloomberg Take the Heat?
The billionaire faces a test as his moderate rivals scramble. This is your morning tip sheet.
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36h Updated HS2: Stephenson given new rail link role
The PM has promised to "restore discipline" to the multi-billion-pound rail project.
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36h Green MP Caroline Lucas investigated over Commons tour fundraiser
The offer of a Commons tour in exchange for a donation was part of a Green Party crowdfunding drive.
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36h Analysis: Donald Trump and his pardon triangle
President Donald Trump on Tuesday picked a handful of corrupt former officials and corrupt wealthy influence peddlers and granted them clemency, just days after his administration's latest controversy: accusations that he was tipping the scales of justice in favor of his friend Roger Stone (which he keeps saying he has every right to do, but denies doing).
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New immigration system looks a lot like the old one36h New immigration system looks a lot like the old one
It is, depending on who you listen to, one of the most dramatic revolutions in Britain's immigration system.
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37h Updated Bloomberg would sell his company if elected president, adviser says
Michael Bloomberg would sell his financial information and media company if he's elected president in an effort to be "180 degrees away from where Donald Trump is on these issues," an adviser to his campaign said Tuesday.
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Cruise Giant Carnival Works to Manage Deepening Coronavirus Crisis38h Updated Cruise Giant Carnival Works to Manage Deepening Coronavirus Crisis
Carnival could be hurt financially after passengers on two of its ships were found to be infected.
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New immigration system: Would you qualify?38h New immigration system: Would you qualify?
The government has unveiled details of its new immigration system, which will come into force on 1 January next year.
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43h Updated The Point: Why Bloomberg may turn unstoppable soon
In the next week, there will be two presidential debates: one Wednesday night in Las Vegas and the other a week from today in Charleston, South Carolina.
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