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Sanders heads to big win in Nevada caucuses, Biden in second place
on February 22, 2020 at 11:17 pm
Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden landing a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope.
Hispanics help push Sanders to lead as Nevada caucus-goers' first choice: Edison Research Poll
on February 22, 2020 at 10:57 pm
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders appears to have an early edge in the Nevada Democratic caucus with the largest share of initial support from Hispanics, union families and white college-educated women, according to polling agency Edison Research.
U.S. national security adviser denies Russia boosting Trump reelection
on February 22, 2020 at 9:56 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser denied that U.S. intelligence officials have warned that Russia has been interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign to boost Trump's re-election chances.
U.S. blocking G20 mention of climate change in draft communique, diplomats say
on February 22, 2020 at 9:38 pm
The United States is against mentioning climate change in the communique of the world's financial leaders, G20 diplomats said, after a new draft of the joint statement showed the G20 are considering including it as a risk factor to growth.
Ecuadorean court denies public vote on halting mining projects
on February 22, 2020 at 9:24 pm
Ecuador's Constitutional Court late on Friday denied for a second time a request by activists to hold a public vote on whether to ban mining in the Andean country's mineral-rich Azuay province, where several mining projects are in development.
Sanders blasts Russia for reportedly trying to boost his presidential campaign
on February 22, 2020 at 8:53 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of 2020 White House elections after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign.
Canaries flights suspended as Saharan sand blankets islands
on February 22, 2020 at 8:09 pm
Spain's airport operator AENA suspended all flights in and out of Gran Canaria and all flights leaving Tenerife on Saturday evening after a storm carrying clouds of red sand from the Sahara hit the Canaries and severely reduced visibility.
Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'
on February 22, 2020 at 5:51 pm
Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.
'Not good enough,' Warren says of Bloomberg's non-disclosure agreement pledge
on February 22, 2020 at 5:51 pm
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accords if they choose.
Twitter tests labels, community moderation for lies by public figures
on February 22, 2020 at 2:33 pm
Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing a new community moderation approach that would enable users to identify misleading information posted by politicians and public figures and add brightly colored labels under those tweets.