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Russia Wants Trump To Win Reelection, Nevada Tries To Avoid Iowa Fiasco, Syria Crisis

Russia wants to help President Donald Trump win a second term in office. That's what a top intelligence officer reportedly told lawmakers last week. Nevada will hold its Democratic presidential primary on Saturday. State party leaders will use new technology to count the votes. But after the fiasco in Iowa, many observers are concerned. As the nine-year war in Syria continues, Idlib is in the middle of a humanitarian crisis.

Russia Wants Trump To Win Reelection, Nevada Tries To Avoid Iowa Fiasco, Syria Crisis

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Democrats Attack Michael Bloomberg, Roger Stone Sentencing, Mass Shooting In Germany

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg didn't exactly get a warm welcome from his rivals on the debate stage. Political operative Roger Stone will be sentenced on Thursday. Will the presiding judge stick with the original sentence? Eleven people are dead after a gunman opened fire in the German town of Hanau. The suspected shooter reportedly left a written confession expressing far-right views.

Democrats Attack Michael Bloomberg, Roger Stone Sentencing, Mass Shooting In Germany

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Trump Clemency, Democrats Debate, Afghanistan Election Results

President Trump grants clemency to eleven people, including former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. The ninth debate of the Democratic presidential primary takes place in Nevada tonight. Five months after voting took place, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wins reelection.

Trump Clemency, Democrats Debate, Afghanistan Election Results

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Coronavirus Lockdown, Democratic Caucuses and Primaries Ahead, Weinstein Trial

The Chinese government has kept 760 million people under lockdown to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. The Democratic presidential primary enters a new phase with primary contests in more diverse states. Jury deliberations begin in the New York trial of Harvey Weinstein.

Coronavirus Lockdown, Democratic Caucuses and Primaries Ahead, Weinstein Trial

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COVID-19 on Cruise Ships, Trump Campaign, Iraq Protests

People quarantined at sea aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess begin heading home. President Trump holds rallies in early voting states, though he faces little opposition from within his own party for the nomination. In Iraq, months of popular protest begin to wane.

COVID-19 on Cruise Ships, Trump Campaign, Iraq Protests

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COVID-19 Latest, Trump-Barr Tension, Munich Security Conference

Quarantined Americans to be evacuated from cruise ship in Japan, meanwhile a large number of health care workers in China test positive for coronavirus. Tension between President Trump and Attorney General Barr increases questions about independence of the Department of Justice. U.S. officials at Munich Security Conference mostly quiet on US/Taliban Peace Agreement.

COVID-19 Latest, Trump-Barr Tension, Munich Security Conference

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Barr Critiques Trump, Border Wall Funding, DARPA Coronavirus Containment

Attorney General William Barr criticizes President Trump in an interview with ABC news. The Trump Administration diverts 3.8 billion dollars in earmarked Pentagon funds to build 177 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Department of Defense works on new techniques to curb the spread of illnesses like coronavirus.

Barr Critiques Trump, Border Wall Funding, DARPA Coronavirus Containment

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Democrats Look Ahead, Elite Colleges Probed, CBP Chief Calls Agents 'Overzealous'

Democratic presidential hopefuls look ahead to upcoming state primaries. The Department of Education investigates mishandling of foreign money at top U.S. universities. Customs and Border Protection says that officers inappropriately detained Iranian Americans at the U.S.-Canada border.

Democrats Look Ahead, Elite Colleges Probed, CBP Chief Calls Agents 'Overzealous'

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Sanders Wins New Hampshire, Roger Stone Prosecutors Resign, Guaido Back In Venezuela

Senator Bernie Sanders wins the New Hampshire primary. All four prosecutors resign in the Roger Stone case after the Department of Justice requests a more lenient sentence. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó returns home after meeting with heads of state around the world.

Sanders Wins New Hampshire, Roger Stone Prosecutors Resign, Guaido Back In Venezuela

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New Hampshire Polls Open, Coronavirus Containment Efforts, Active Shooter Drills

Voters in New Hampshire make their choice for the Democratic presidential contender. Health officials worry about the spread of the coronavirus outside China. Two large teacher unions question the effectiveness of active shooter drills.

New Hampshire Polls Open, Coronavirus Containment Efforts, Active Shooter Drills

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