- The Mexican government invited the FBI on Sunday to participate in its investigation into an attack in northern Mexico that killed nine dual citizens of the United States and Mexico.Mexico's Foreign Ministry said in a statement it extended the invitation through a diplomatic note to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico."The Mexican government reiterates its commitment to investigate the facts, in order to ... offer justice to the affected families," the ministry said.
- Five people were killed Wednesday by a gunman during a rampage on the Milwaukee campus of Molson Coors.
- Michael Bloomberg is reportedly trying to convince entreprenuer and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang to join his campaign as his running mate.According to individuals with knowledge of the discussion, aides working with the former New York City mayor reportedly reached out to Mr Yang to discuss how the businessmen could join forces in Mr Bloomberg’s quest for the Democratic nomination.
A former Microsoft engineer stole more than $10 million from the company and used it to buy a $1.6 million lakefront home and a TeslaHe stole $10 million-worth of "currency stored value," like online gift cards, and resold them online in exchange for bitcoin, a court ruled.
- A new Morning Consult survey found that 60 percent of Democrats think the former president has endorsed a candidate despite his staying neutral in the race.
- Fearing the selection of Bernie Sanders as the Democrats’ 2020 presidential nominee, a growing number of establishment party officials are reportedly considering Sherrod Brown as a late-entry “white knight” with Michelle Obama as a running mate.Other potential candidates floated by the party include Kamala Harris, who dropped out of the race in December, as well as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according to the New York Times’ interview with 93 party officials, all of whom
- California is monitoring 8,400 people who arrived in the state on domestic commercial flights for the Wuhan coronavirus, Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday.33 individuals have already tested positive for the virus, five of whom have been moved out of the state."We knew this was inevitable," Newsom said at a press conference. State officials remain in "constant contact with federal agencies," the governor stressed, adding that the state's top priority was obtaining more testing kits sinc
- An estimated 38,000 Americans have died in gun related deaths since the House passed a bill on gun reform. Why won't the Senate act?
A Southern California city is barring people who were on the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship from entering its townCosta Mesa is blocking quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers from moving to the Southern California city from the Bay Area.
- In the past year, the justices have let the administration deter poor immigrants, deny asylum seekers and use military funds to build a border wall.
- Betsy DeVos has launched an Education Department investigation after a USA TODAY report showed a college apparently had no faculty or students.
Trump news: Democratic leaders admit they may act to stop Bernie Sanders as president faces criticism over coronavirus responseA new report has found “overwhelming opposition” among Democratic leaders to Bernie Sanders winning the party’s nomination against Donald Trump, as the president faced increasing criticism over his administration's response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak.Though a new poll put him ahead of Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator blasted Mr Trump as “incompetent and inadequate” while ridiculing his appointing Mike Pence to oversee the crisis. M
- Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah.) isn't getting the warmest of receptions at the Conservative Political Action Conference he was specifically not invited to. The Utah Senator and 2012 Republican presidential nominee's name was mentioned during Turning Point USA's Charlie Kirk's CPAC speech on Thursday, at which point the crowd booed and Kirk encouraged this as the proper response."Correct," Kirk said. "Every time his name is mentioned, you should respond that way."Kirk went on to rage that Romney "lied
- Leveraging her impeachment performance, Rep. Elise Stefanik raised $3.2 million in the last three months of 2019, exceeding the reelection haul of progressive darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
44 airlines have canceled flights beyond China amid fears coronavirus is spreading globally — here's the full listAs coronavirus spreads across the globe, airlines are cutting services on routes that don't even touch Chinese territory.
- Jessica Oseguera Gonzalez was arrested on the property of the federal courthouse in Washington on Wednesday, law enforcement officials told NBC News.
- The View co-host Meghan McCain on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump’s decision to name Vice President Mike Pence as the administration’s coronavirus response czar, specifically highlighting Pence’s terrible record of handling an HIV outbreak as Indiana governor.During a Wednesday evening presser, amid growing threats of a worldwide pandemic, the president said that Pence has a “certain talent” for handling situations like health outbreaks, despite Pence’
DNC superdelegates warn they will block Bernie Sanders at convention and spark civil war within partySenator Bernie Sanders’ issues with the Democratic establishment may continue past the nominating races and into the Democratic National Convention, according to a new report.If Mr Sanders arrives at the convention with any less than a majority of delegates pledged to him, he may find himself with a wave of superdelegates voting against his nomination.
- In Georgia, where the attack took place, rape can carry a sentence of 25 years in prison to the death penalty.
Rush Limbaugh and Fox News' Laura Ingraham are denying the coronavirus risk in an attempt to protect TrumpTalk-radio host Rush Limbaugh falsely claimed "the coronavirus is the common cold" and argued Democrats are more of a threat than the coronavirus.
- Canada will no longer provide security for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Canadian government said on Thursday, once the couple are no longer working members of the British royal family in the coming weeks.The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been assisting London's Metropolitan Police with security for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex "intermittently" since November, when the couple began a six-week holiday in Canada, according to a statement from the federal Office of the Minister of Publ
- Islamist militant groups in Nigeria have begun targeting Christians in an attempt to provoke a religious war, the information minister said on Thursday.Islamist insurgents in Nigeria have killed around 35,000 people and displaced at least two million in the past decade, driven first by Boko Haram and more recently by its offshoot, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP)."They have started targeting Christians and Christian villages for a specific reason, which is to trigger a religious wa
- President Vladimir Putin inspected Russia's answer to Disneyland on Thursday, the country's first large-scale indoor theme park which Moscow says will be the biggest of its kind in Europe when it opens on Saturday.The theme park, called "Ostrov Mechty" - or Dream Island - is built in the shape of a toy castle that spreads across 30 hectares in an industrial neighborhood in southern Moscow and is filled with rides, attractions and restaurants.Joined by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Putin strolled
- (Bloomberg) -- Joe Arpaio, once known as “America’s toughest sheriff,” failed to persuade a federal appeals court to wipe clean his criminal record after President Donald Trump pardoned him.The U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday refused a request by the former top lawman in Maricopa County, Arizona, to erase his guilty verdict for defying a judge’s orders related to his crackdown on undocumented immigrants.Arpaio made a name for himself targeting Latinos i
- For years, Ibrahim al-Dabba has been saving up money to make the umrah pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites in Saudi Arabia, which for many Palestinians is the only way to leave the impoverished and isolated Gaza Strip.The outbreak could potentially affect the much larger annual hajj pilgrimage, set to begin in late July.For the 2 million Palestinians in Gaza, the Saudi decision closes one of the last avenues for leaving the narrow coastal strip, which has been ruled by the Islamic militant group
- Some Democrats are reportedly growing interested in grabbing someone not currently running for president to be the party's out-of-left-field 2020 nominee.For an article published Thursday, The New York Times interviewed 93 Democratic superdelegates, finding that Democratic establishment leaders are "not just worried about Mr. Sanders' candidacy, but are also willing to risk intraparty damage to stop his nomination at the national convention in July if they get the chance."Amid these fears, Democ
- The sister of Dolores Morgan was stabbed more than 20 times and found dead in 1994. About six month's later, Morgan's husband was shot multiple times in the head.
Trump has tapped Pence, who was criticized as governor for his handling of an HIV outbreak in Indiana, to handle coronavirusPence's bungled response to an HIV outbreak in Indiana while he was the state's governor looms over this appointment.
- Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s response to the outbreak and the fallout from the South Carolina Democratic debate Late-night hosts discussed the US response to the coronavirus and how Donald Trump responded to this week’s Democratic debate. Trevor Noah> The coronavirus is the worst global pandemic since Baby Shark. Is this how we die? pic.twitter.com/5nuCNu7W3Z> > — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) February 27, 2020On The Daily Show, Trevor Noah called the coronaviru
- Can President Trump keep the American people prepared but not panicked?
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