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February 14

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:
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February 14

Governor who called girls 'thugs' says sorry if he offended

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday offered a conditional apology for calling a high school girls basketball team "thugs," saying he didn't know the remarks would cause any trouble.
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February 14

Activists removed from hearing on Arizona sanctuary policies

An Arizona Senate hearing on an effort to enshrine an existing ban on "sanctuary cities" in the state constitution erupted in shouting as immigrant rights activists called the proposal racist and the committee chairman ordered them removed.
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February 14

60-day law license suspension suggested for Indiana AG

A 60-day law license suspension is being recommended for Indiana's attorney general after allegations that he grabbed the buttocks of a female state legislator and inappropriately touched three other women during a party.
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February 14
Facebook will allow a type of paid political message that sidesteps many of the social network's rules governing political ads.

Facebook's influencers nod shows murky side of campaign ads

Facebook's green light for political campaigns to pay prominent social media users to spread their messages is highlighting the difficulties around setting rules for the fast-changing world of online political campaigning.
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February 14

Trump appointees weigh plan to build pipeline in Oregon

Thursday was the day that a federal agency had been expected to make a decision on a proposed natural gas pipeline and marine export terminal in Oregon, and both opponents of the project and the Canadian energy company behind it awaited word from Washington.
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February 14

Bond denied for 2 men linked to white supremacist group

Bond was denied Friday for two Georgia men who authorities say are linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base.
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February 14

Army: No investigation into Vindman

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Friday there is no investigation into the Army officer who until last week worked at the White House National Security Council and was a key witness in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
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February 14

AIPAC distances itself from group behind anti-Sanders ads

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is distancing itself from a political action committee that has run ads against Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.The political…
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February 14

Trump still hoping for US-Russia-China nuclear arms pact

The White House has not made a decision about whether to extend the only treaty that constrains U.S. and Russian nuclear forces because administration officials want more time to coax China into a three-way arms control pact.
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February 14

Nevada's lone black congressman backs Biden before caucuses

U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, the only black member of Nevada's congressional delegation, is endorsing Joe Biden for president on the eve of early voting in the state's caucuses.
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February 14
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson

Appeals court deals blow to Trump's Medicaid work rules

The Trump administration's effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care suffered a serious setback Friday when a federal appeals court ruled it goes beyond what's allowed by law.
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February 14

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they…
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February 14

In retort to abortion ban, lawmaker calls for vasectomies

An Alabama lawmaker fed up with her colleagues' attempts to outlaw abortion has filed legislation to require all men over 50 to get vasectomies.
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February 14

Safari Club will probe sale of captive-bred lion hunts

A trophy-hunting group says it has launched an ethics investigation following the release of undercover video showing vendors at its recent convention promoting trips to shoot captive-bred lions in Africa.
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February 14

Bernie Sanders pranked by Russians posing as Greta Thunberg

Russian pranksters claim they called U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pretending to be climate activist Greta Thunberg and offered Thunberg's support to his campaign.
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February 14

Settlement reached in 2013 Minneapolis police shooting

Minneapolis has reached a $795,000 wrongful death settlement with the family of a 22-year-old African American man who was shot and killed by police in 2013, ending years of extended litigation.
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February 14

AP Exclusive: Agency memo contradicts Greyhound on bus raids

A Customs and Border Protection memo obtained by The Associated Press confirms that bus companies such as Greyhound do not have to allow Border Patrol agents on board to conduct routine checks for immigrants in the country illegally, which is contrary to the company's long insistence that it has no choice but to do so.
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February 14

Mississippi inmate with broken arm waits weeks for a cast

As the Justice Department investigates deaths and violence in the Mississippi prison system, one inmate had to wait about a month to get a cast on his arm that was broken during a prison riot, people close to the injured man say.
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February 14

Wisconsin Republicans propose $250 million income tax cut

Income taxes would be cut by an average of $106 for a majority of tax filers in Wisconsin under a Republican proposal unveiled Friday that lawmakers plan to vote on next week and quickly send to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.