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Brazilian official who met Trump tests positive

Brazilian official who met Trump tests positive

A photo showing Brazil government official (r) posing for a photo next to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at Mar-A-Lago has tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus. A Brazilian official who met and dined with President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend has tested positive …

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House Republicans come out against Dem bill ahead of vote

House Republicans come out against Dem bill ahead of vote

House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks before signing the Coronavirus Emergency Response Package which passed the House with only three votes against it on Capitol Hill on March 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum | Getty Images House Republicans made clear Thursday that they won’t support the new …

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Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape, sex assault

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape, sex assault

Harvey Weinstein enters a Manhattan court house as a jury continues with deliberations in his trial on February 24, 2020 in New York City. prison. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Film producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for a rape and sex assault case that …

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Joe Biden beats Bernie Sanders

Joe Biden beats Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer during a campaign stop in Detroit, Michigan, March 9, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Joe Biden will win the Michigan primary, NBC News projected Tuesday, in a crushing blow to his last serious …

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Trump pitches 0% payroll tax rate for the rest of 2020

Trump pitches 0% payroll tax rate for the rest of 2020

President Donald Trump, in a meeting with Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday, pitched a 0% payroll tax rate for employers and employees that would last through the rest of this year, a White House official told CNBC. There was also discussion of making the payroll tax rollback permanent, said …

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Trump had contact with Collins, Gaetz

Trump had contact with Collins, Gaetz

President Donald Trump had contact with two Republican congressmen before their announcements Monday that they were entering self-quarantine after learning they had been previously exposed to someone since diagnosed with coronavirus. Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia shook hands with Trump last Friday when the president traveled to Atlanta to visit …

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Roberts signals he could side with liberals

Roberts signals he could side with liberals

File photo: U.S. Supreme Court Police guard the building during a protest against anti-abortion legislation at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2019. James Lawler Duggan | Reuters WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts left open the possibility that he could side with the Supreme Court’s liberal …

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Super Tuesday Massachusetts primary results: Joe Biden wins

Super Tuesday Massachusetts primary results: Joe Biden wins

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 3, 2020. Mike Blake | Reuters Former Vice President Joe Biden will win the Massachusetts Democratic primary, according to an NBC News projection. The result is a …

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Super Tuesday Virginia primary results: Joe Biden wins

Super Tuesday Virginia primary results: Joe Biden wins

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Virginia Democratic primary, according to an NBC News projection. The win may portend a strong showing for Biden on Tuesday night, when Democratic voters will award more delegates than on any other night of the primary. Virginia has 99 delegates to …

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G-7 coronavirus statement promises action as needed

G-7 coronavirus statement promises action as needed

Officials of most of the world’s largest economies pledged on Tuesday a united front in the battle against the novel coronavirus scare but offered no specific actions. “Given the potential impacts of COVID-19 on global growth, we reaffirm our commitment to use all appropriate policy tools to achieve strong, sustainable …

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