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Bernie Sanders will swing through North Carolina, Virginia and Massachusetts in the coming days. Elizabeth Warren will make stops in Texas and Arkansas. Amy Klobuchar will be in Tennessee and Virginia. The South Carolina primary is just two days away, but the race is quickly going national as candidates pivot to the 14 states that vote on Tuesday.

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press February 27, 2020
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Stocks went on a wild ride Thursday as investors struggle to gauge the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global economy.

By By DAMIAN J. TROISE and STAN CHOE Associated Press February 27, 2020
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The whistleblower whose letter to University of Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel alleging sexual assault sparked an investigation into a former school doctor says he was inspired by the women who testified against convicted Michigan State physician Larry Nassar.

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER and LARRY LAGE Associated Press February 27, 2020
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Sen. Bernie Sanders' ascendancy as Democrats' leading presidential hopeful fueled growing unease as lawmakers openly expressed anxiety that the self-proclaimed democratic socialist could cost them House control and questions abounded over what party leaders should do.

By Associated Press February 27, 2020
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India's hard-line Hindu nationalists watched anti-government protests centered in Muslim communities for months in anger that finally boiled over in the worst communal rioting in New Delhi in decades, leaving 32 people dead and the Indian capital shell-shocked.

By Associated Press February 27, 2020
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Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick passengers Thursday as the new virus troubled a mushrooming swath of the globe.

By Associated Press February 27, 2020
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Clive Cussler, the million-selling adventure writer and real-life thrill-seeker who wove personal details and spectacular fantasies into his page-turning novels about underwater explorer Dirk Pitt, has died, his publisher said Wednesday.

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer February 26, 2020
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An employee opened fire Wednesday at Milwaukee's Molson Coors complex, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said.

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER and GRETCHEN EHLKE Associated Press February 26, 2020
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Eyeing a South Carolina victory to rescue his presidential ambitions, Joe Biden claimed one of the state's most coveted endorsements on Wednesday as Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders marched past the blistering assault from his rivals on the debate stage the night before.

By STEVE PEOPLES, MEG KINNARD and BILL BARROW, Associated Press February 26, 2020
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The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts.

By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press February 26, 2020
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At least 24 people were killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump's first state visit to India, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the wounded, authorities said Wednesday.

By SHEIKH SAALIQ and EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press February 26, 2020
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Global shares fell sharply once again Wednesday as fears over the speed of the new coronavirus around the world accentuated.

By Associated Press February 26, 2020
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Health officials in the U.S. warned Tuesday that the fast-spreading coronavirus is certain to reach the country at some point, even as their counterparts in Europe and Asia scrambled to contain new outbreaks of the illness.

By ADAM GELLER and KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press February 25, 2020
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Defending the host who has showered him with pomp and pageantry, President Donald Trump refusedTuesday to speak out publicly against a controversial new Indian citizenship law pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that has sparked deadly protests over discrimination against Muslims.

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press February 25, 2020
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New York prosecutors are hailing Harvey Weinstein's conviction as a pivotal moment that could change the way the legal system views a type of sexual assault case historically considered difficult to prove.

By MARYCLAIRE DALE and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press February 25, 2020
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— Kobe Bryant's widow sued the owner and operator of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star and their 13-year-old daughter last month as she publicly mourned their deaths Monday in an emotional public ceremony.

By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press February 24, 2020
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A U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld Trump administration rules that bar health care providers in the federal family planning program for low-income women from referring patients for abortions.

By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press February 24, 2020
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Pastor Antonio Velasquez says that before the Trump administration announced a crackdown on immigrants using government social services, people lined up before sunrise outside a state office in a largely Latino Phoenix neighborhood to sign up for food stamps and Medicaid. No more.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press February 24, 2020
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Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and was immediately handcuffed and led off to jail, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement.

By Associated Press February 24, 2020
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It was the Trumpiest of offers. A rally at one of the world's largest stadiums. A crowd of millions cheering him on. A love fest during an election year.

By JILL COLVIN and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press February 23, 2020
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The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press February 23, 2020
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State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation's largest drug distributors.

By GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press February 23, 2020
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South Korea’s president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases, ordering officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring viral outbreak, while a continent away in Italy, authorities battled to contain Europe's first major outbreak of the virus.

By HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press February 23, 2020
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Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74.

By Associated Press February 22, 2020
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Stocks fell and bond prices rose sharply on Wall Street Friday amid signs that economic fallout from the viral outbreak that originated in China is hurting U.S. companies.

By ALEX VEIGA, Associated Press February 22, 2020

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