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New York Times ed board endorses Warren, Klobuchar

The New York Times’ opinion page published the endorsement online at 11 p.m. Sunday, and it will appear in the newspaper Monday. The editorial board’s backing of Warren and Klobuchar comes two weeks ahead of the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses. The board interviewed Warren for 80 minutes on Dec. 4 and Klobuchar for 90 minutes…

Warren signs up with Bernie in jabbing Biden on Social Security

The campaigns have been trying to move on from the conflict — which climaxed Tuesday night when each accused the other of calling them a “liar” on the stage immediately following the debate —and are largely not responding to media questions about the rift. The Social Security issue provides a potential opportunity for a liberal…

Alan Dershowitz: Constitution dictates acquittal for Trump

Attorney Alan Dershowitz. | Frank Franklin II, File/AP Photo Alan Dershowitz, the high-profile attorney and law professor who just joined President Donald Trump’s defense team, made the case against impeachment on Sunday by focusing only on constitutional criteria. On ABC’s “This Week,” Dershowitz said the two articles of impeachment — abuse of power and obstruction…

Battle over impeachment witnesses intensifies

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (left), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (center) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries. | Julio Cortez/AP Photo With President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial just two days away, the battle over whether to call witnesses during the proceedings, including former national security adviser John Bolton, continues to heat…

Durbin grumbles Senate Democrats in the dark about impeachment guidelines

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo There has not been “the most basic negotiation or exchange of information” between Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate as it gears up for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin said Sunday. “I checked, and as of late…

‘Pretty nervy of you!’: Trump’s Palm Beach billionaire spat

“Pretty nervy of you to come to this club,” Trump snapped. His ire was aimed at Jeff Greene, a real estate tycoon from Palm Beach and Mar-a-Lago member who ran for Florida governor in the Democratic primary last year. Greene said he wasn’t surprised by the reception. A year earlier, he and the president had…

How a more powerful anti-war motion rallied to stop a march to war with Iran

Within hours, via press releases, media hits and coordination with other groups, they had made their point: President Donald Trump’s decision to kill Qassem Soleimani was a mistake, and the U.S. needed to de-escalate the tensions. “It was a heavy and anxiety-filled moment but also an exhilarating one,” said Jessica Rosenblum, the institute’s communications director.…

Sanders encounters resistance as he looks beyond Warren disagreement

“In the context of the last week's events, it was especially ironic it was Sen. Sanders speaking,” said former state Sen. Iris Estabrook, who has endorsed Sen. Amy Klobuchar. She was at the event with a sign reading, “When women vote, women win.” “That was the spirit of this thing, and it was unfortunate that…

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DeRozan, Spurs escape Warriors in overtime, 117-113

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – DeMar DeRozan had 24 points and the San Antonio Spurs escaped with a 117-113 overtime victory over the short-handed Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. Dejounte Murray scored seven of his 15 points in overtime, and San Antonio won its eighth in 13 games. LaMarcus Aldridge added 17 points and 12…

Bozak-Steen-Thomas line integrates for 9 points as Blues defeat Sabres 5-1

ST. LOUIS — Robert Thomas is proving to be a fast learner. Thomas and Tyler Bozak each had a goal and two assists, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Thursday night. Alexander Steen had two goals and an assist and David Perron also scored for the Blues, who won their eighth…

Baker, Carey help No. 4 Duke top Wofford 86-57 without Jones

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — It was only a few months ago that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski wasn’t sure how much playing time Joey Baker could earn this season on a deep roster. If he keeps shooting like this, he won’t have any problems finding that time on the court. Baker had career highs of 22…

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Amazon lifts ban on FedEx for third-party market sellers

you can come back now — Amazon is making nice for now, but competition between them will only grow. Kate Cox - Jan 15, 2020 5:34 pm UTC Enlarge / FedEx and Amazon, friends once more. Internet giant Amazon is doing an about-face on its earlier ban and will now let third-party vendors using its…

Scottie ratings 21, Air force holds off Boise State 85-78

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie had 21 points as Air Force defeated Boise State 85-78 on Wednesday night. Scottie hit 9 of 12 shots. A.J. Walker had 18 points for Air Force (9-9, 3-3 Mountain West Conference). Ryan Swan added 17 points and three assists. Sid Tomes had 11 points for the Falcons.…

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