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Harris double downs on debate confrontation as Biden maintains support from black voters Harris double downs on debate confrontation as Biden maintains support from black voters
WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris doubled down Friday on her confrontation with former Vice President Joe Biden at the first Democratic primary debate last month, saying that if a candidate is not prepared on the debate stage, then the candidate is "probably not ready." During an appearance on "The View," Harris was confronted by host Meghan McCain about the California senator's attack on Biden. ...
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How the arguing between Nancy Pelosi and the freshmen Democratic members of Congress went public How the arguing between Nancy Pelosi and the freshmen Democratic members of Congress went public
WASHINGTON – In a Thursday morning press conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declined to address the public back and forth between her and the progressive wing of the House Democratic Caucus. "I said what I'm going to say in the caucus. They took offense because I addressed at the request of my members an offensive tweet," said Pelosi. "My members took offense at that, I addressed that......
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No longer rich on oil, Alaska may slash money to universities: 'We have a lot to lose' No longer rich on oil, Alaska may slash money to universities: 'We have a lot to lose'
The University of Alaska could lay off more than 1,000 and cut dozens of programs, thanks to a dramatic slash in money it gets from the state – a 41% cut from a line-item veto by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy. University officials say the $130 million cut could prove disastrous for Alaska’s future, endangering local economies, school employees and rural programs for Alaska Native students. They hav...
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Marianne Williamson: Vogue magazine is not the 'gatekeeper' of who gets to run for president Marianne Williamson: Vogue magazine is not the 'gatekeeper' of who gets to run for president
WASHINGTON – Author and activist Marianne Williamson criticized Vogue on Tuesday for not including her in an article profiling the women running for president, claiming that the magazine is not the "gatekeeper" of who gets to run for president. "The framers of the Constitution were very clear about who's qualified to run for president, and they did not make any media, certainly not Vogue magazi...
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'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient 'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient
RIDGECREST, Calif. — At first, Amber Hamlin didn't think much of the shaking that started to envelop her bedroom in this compact desert community. After all, she had already endured a major 6.4-magnitude earthquake on the Fourth of July and a day's worth of aftershocks. But at 8:20 p.m. PST Friday, just as she had settled down to watch television with her three children, the shaking started...
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Hundreds of aftershocks follow Ridgecrest earthquake, California's strongest in 20 years Hundreds of aftershocks follow Ridgecrest earthquake, California's strongest in 20 years
Hundreds of aftershocks rumbled in Southern California on Friday, the day after the region was rocked by the strongest earthquake in two decades, igniting fires, triggering a hospital evacuation and raising concerns about an even more powerful jolt. Most of the aftershocks ranked in the magnitude 2-to-3 range, with a few in the magnitude 3-to-4 range, well below the Fourth of July's magnitude 6...
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Kamala Harris: Donald Trump is a 'predator' Kamala Harris: Donald Trump is a 'predator'
WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris labeled President Donald Trump a "predator" that she could take on due to her background as a prosecutor — a new line of attack against the president as the California Democrat is surging following her debate performance last week. While speaking in Iowa Wednesday, Harris invoked her record as a prosecutor, saying that she had gone after a number of groups that ...
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'He had won this battle': Hundreds say goodbye to Luis Alvarez, 9/11 first responder 'He had won this battle': Hundreds say goodbye to Luis Alvarez, 9/11 first responder
NEW YORK – A single bagpipe played "Amazing Grace" as police officers and firefighters joined regular New Yorkers gathered to say goodbye Wednesday to Luis Alvarez, a former NYPD detective who made an emotional plea to Congress last month to extend benefits for those who responded to the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. A police motorcade cleared the streets for the hearse carrying Alvarez's ...
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2020 Democrats defend Kamala Harris after Trump Jr. retweets, deletes post about her race 2020 Democrats defend Kamala Harris after Trump Jr. retweets, deletes post about her race
WASHINGTON — California Sen. Kamala Harris' rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination defended her after criticisms based on her race circulating on social media, which were amplified when Donald Trump Jr. shared one such post with his more 3.6 million followers on Thursday. Trump Jr. retweeted a post from Ali Alexander – a conservative commentator whose Twitter profile claims to have "...
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Trump and North Korea: Social media request led to history, but Twitter users say what about Otto Warmbier? Trump and North Korea: Social media request led to history, but Twitter users say what about Otto Warmbier?
A social media request for a quick handshake turned historic Sunday when President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to set foot in North Korea during a meeting in the Demilitarized Zone with Kim Jong Un. "It's just an honor to be with you and it was an honor that you asked me to step over that line," Trump told the North Korean leader. "And I was proud to step over that line." Tr...
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