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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. BIDEN HAS MOST WINS, SANDERS BIGGEST PRIZE A resurgent Joe Biden scores nine victories across the country — including Texas — while progressive rival Bernie Sanders seizes Super Tuesday’s biggest prize with a win in California. 2. BIDEN’S STUNNING TURNABOUT REMAKES DEMOCRATIC RACE A candidate on the brink of collapse less than a month […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. CORONAVIRUS CASES CONTINUE TO SPIKE IN ASIA As the worst-hit areas in China and South Korea continue to struggle with the viral epidemic, worries about infection and containment spread across the globe. 2. SAUDIS HALT PILGRIMAGES OVER VIRUS The kingdom halts travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a viral epidemic […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. INTEL OFFICIALS: RUSSIA BOOSTING TRUMP CANDIDACY The warning raises questions about the integrity of the presidential campaign and whether the Trump administration is taking the proper steps to combat the kind of interference that the U.S. saw in 2016. 2. SOUTH KOREA UPS EMERGENCY RESPONSE China’s neighbor reports 100 new virus cases, bringing the […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. DEBATE NIGHT BRAWL With both newcomer Michael Bloomberg and front-runner Bernie Sanders as frequent targets, the latest debate in Las Vegas featured the most aggressive sustained period of infighting. 2. WHAT GERMANY SUSPECTS AS MOTIVE IN MASS SHOOTING A 43-year-old German man shot and killed nine people at several locations in a Frankfurt suburb, […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. AP: BARR MULLS RESIGNATION The attorney general tells people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases, an administration official tells the AP. 2. ROD BLAGOJEVICH WALKS FREE The former Illinois governor is back in his Chicago home after being released […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. ‘WHAT A SAD DISAPPOINTMENT’ Top House Democrats are planning to investigate what they call Attorney General William Barr’s efforts to politicize federal law enforcement. 2. CHINA SEES ANOTHER SPIKE IN VIRUS TOTALS The country’s National Health Commission says 121 more people had died, bringing the total to nearly 1,400, and there were 5,090 new […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. SANDERS EDGES BUTTIGIEG IN NEW HAMPSHIRE The self-described democratic socialist edges his moderate rival and scores the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight. 2. CONCERNS GROW OVER NEVADA’S CAUCUS Volunteers say key information had yet to be shared, there has been no hands-on training with iPads being deployed to […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL RACE DEEPLY UNSETTLED It may be up to New Hampshire to put some structure around the contest after the chaos in Iowa failed to winnow the race. 2. VIRUS DEATH TOLL ACCELERATES Fatalities in China from a new virus top 100 for the first time and pushes the total past 1,000 dead, […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. WHICH FILM MADE OSCARS HISTORY South Korean class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. 2. CHINA REPORTS RISE IN NEW VIRUS CASES The mainland death toll rose by 97 to 908 as 3,062 new cases were reported on the mainland, […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. DEMOCRATS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE FEEL URGENCY Under pressure to perform now that voting has begun, the Democratic Party’s strongest seven candidates will hold a debate just four days before the state’s primary election. 2. DEMOCRATS FACE STARK REALITY AFTER ACQUITTAL Now they must figure out how the impeachment ordeal will affect the legislative and […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. NOT GUILTY: SENATE ACQUITS TRUMP Mitt Romney was the only Republican senator to vote against acquittal as just the third impeachment trial in American history ends with a divided Congress, and electorate. 2. GLOBAL TOURISM TAKES MAJOR HIT The viral outbreak in China throws the travel industry into chaos, threatening billions in losses and […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. EXTOLLING A ‘GREAT AMERICAN COMEBACK’ President Trump stands before a Congress and nation sharply divided by impeachment and uses his State of the Union address to make a campaign-style case for another four-year term. 2. ‘A MANIFESTO OF MISTRUTHS’ That’s what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said about Trump’s speech after she tore it up […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. DEMOCRATS LAY A BIG CAUCUS EGG The Iowa Democratic Party says that results from the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus are delayed due to “quality checks” and “inconsistencies” in some reporting. 2. HONG KONG WORKERS STRIKE AT HOSPITALS Hong Kong hospitals are cutting services as medical workers walk out for a second day to demand the […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. A STRIKING SHIFT FROM ‘PERFECT’ DEALINGS WITH UKRAINE Trump’s legal team is asserting at his Senate trial that a trade of U.S. military aid for political favors — even if proven — could not be grounds for his impeachment. 2. DEATH TOLL RISES FROM CHINA VIRUS At least 170 are dead and more countries […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. REMEMBERING KOBE BRYANT NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others died after their helicopter went down in Southern California. 2. A GLOBAL INSPIRATION Kobe Bryant inspired a generation of basketball players worldwide with both his sublime skills and his unquenchable competitive fire. 3. CHINA OUTBREAK CONTINUES TO GROW China extended its […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. SENATE APPROVES RULES FOR IMPEACHMENT TRIAL Opening arguments will now be spread over three days, but Republicans reject Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose President Trump’s “trifecta” of offenses. 2. CASES OF NEW CORONAVIRUS RISE SHARPLY IN CHINA People in the Chinese city of Wuhan are urged to avoid crowds and public gatherings […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. HOW IMPEACHMENT TRIAL WILL RESUME Amid a fight over rules for debate, with Republicans pushing for swift proceedings and Democrats warning of a “cover-up.” 2. ‘PLEASE TAKE EVERY POSSIBLE PRECAUTION’ Anxieties grow after a Chinese government expert reveals that an outbreak of the new coronavirus can be spread from one person to another. 3. […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. STRIKING VISUALS WILL RULE THE DAY Chief Justice John Roberts and House prosecutors will make appearances in the Senate chamber and Roberts will swear in the senators who act as jurors in Trump’s impeachment trial. 2. WHAT GIULIANI ASSOCIATE CLAIMS Lev Parnas tells MSNBC he delivered an ultimatum to the incoming Ukrainian president last […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. ‘NO MISSILE HIT THE PLANE’ Iran denies Western allegations a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran was brought down by an Iranian missile and calls on the U.S. and Canada to share any information they have on the crash. 2. WHEN PELOSI WILL MOVE ON IMPEACHMENT The House speaker says she will “soon” transmit […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. IRAN ATTACKS US BASES IN IRAQ WITH MISSILES It was Iran’s most brazen assault on America since the 1979 seizing of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, and Iranian state TV says it was in revenge for the U.S. killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani. 2. HIGH-STAKES DECISION LOOMS FOR TRUMP The president huddled with his […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. STAMPEDE ERUPTS AT IRAN GENERAL’S FUNERAL More than 30 people were killed and nearly 200 injured during the procession for Gen. Qassem Soleimani, killed in a U.S. airstrike last week. 2. US PREPARES FOR POSSIBLE IRANIAN REPRISAL U.S. officials are noting heightened levels of military readiness in Iran and preparing for a possible “tit-for-tat” […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. BUTTIGIEG A TARGET AT LOS ANGELES DEBATE Elizabeth Warren attacked the centrist Indiana mayor’s fundraising practices, while Amy Klobuchar challenged his limited governing experience. 2. PELOSI WIELDS ‘POWER OF THE GAVEL’ This week, the House speaker delivered a $1.4 trillion government funding package, pushed through a bipartisan trade deal, passed her party’s plan to […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. BREXIT CLOSER AFTER TORY MAJORITY IN ELECTION Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party wins a decisive majority of seats in Britain’s Parliament — an outcome that should pave the way for Brexit to become a reality. 2. ‘IT IS NOW VERY LATE AT NIGHT’ House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler abruptly postpones a historic vote […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. WHAT THE SAUDI GUNMAN TWEETED BEFORE NAVAL BASE SHOOTING The suspect took to Twitter to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said. 2. NEW ZEALAND VOLCANO ERUPTS Five deaths are confirmed, and that number is likely to rise with many more are missing on the tourist […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERTS MAKE IMPEACHMENT CASE Legal scholars testify that Trump’s attempts to have Ukraine investigate Democratic rivals are grounds for impeachment, yet an expert called by Republicans warned against rushing the process. 2. SAILOR KILLS 2 CIVILIANS AT PEARL HARBOR SHIPYARD Just days before the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack, an active duty […]

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