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NH Primary: Sanders Beats Clinton in Nearly Every Demographic

With the establishment candidates splitting votes, New Hampshire did little to define a Republican challenger to take on Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. Before heading to South Carolina, Sanders will be in NY on Wednesday, where he will have breakfast with the Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia's Harlem Restaurant.

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Renowned Author Harper Lee Dies At 89

She did not, for example, create two cards for two books, just one that tracks the evolution of " Watchman " into " Mockingbird ". Later that year, she suffered a stroke and was wheel-chair bound. "My grandmother loves this book", said Walz. "She was an unknown author when it came out". I think the reason it hasn't gone away is that Atticus, you know, as the fearless lawyer defending the black community, that's how we'd like to see our country.

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Fiorina And Christie Out In GOP Presidential Race

Rubio touted his worldwide affairs record on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, while taking aim at the experience of Ohio Governor John Kasich, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and the GOP frontrunner, Donald Trump - all of whom won more votes than him in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.

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Amid water crisis, governor's portrait made using lead paint

It appears the money is the governor's attempt to extend an olive branch to Weaver. Snyder announced this week he will contract Rowe Professional Services, a local engineering company, to update that study focused on finding and replacing the lead pipes.

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Gov. Snyder announces reboot to study on Flint water infrastructure

His press conference comes the same day that Flint Mayor Karen Weaver announced that her administration intends to start replacing the pipes starting the week of February 22. As The Guardian reported, potentially thousands of Flint residents could join such lawsuits, which could bypass the "sovereign immunity" that shields state agencies and state officials from blame.

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Texas judge set to send 'affluenza' teen's case to adult system

Molina's brother, Alex Lemus, said his family still needs help. He and his mother, Tonya Couch, fled there in December apparently to avoid Ethan Couch's arrest for violating the probation deal that had kept him out of jail. Instead of jail time, Couch received the 10 year probation plus rehab and counseling. Attorneys on both sides said they expected Couch to be transferred to adult court .

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Judge Moves 'Affluenza Teen' Case To Adult Court

Then Couch and his mom took off to Mexico after the 18-year-old allegedly put his probation at risk by appearing on video at a party. And it appears that Judge Time Menikos has chose to put Couch's case in the adult court circuit, as the "affluenza teen" is in the process of being transferred now.

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Trump, Kasich, Bush to attend CNN town hall

The forum came just two days before South Carolina's pivotal Republican primary and after a wild day on the campaign trail, which began with Trump trashing Pope Francis after the pontiff suggested the GOP frontrunner is "not a Christian" because of his [[his]] pledge to deport undocumented immigrants and build a wall along the US border with Mexico.

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Overhaul of N. Carolina congressional districts almost done

GOP legislators rolled out a map Wednesday that puts Reps. If that is not granted, the new maps would be implemented, which force the state to postpone primary elections for congressional races. "However, the court did not say that race should not be a factor at all". In a statement, she said she would await the court's determination of the constitutionality of the maps.

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Middletown group collecting water for Flint residents

So treated water from the Flint River was used. Of that total, $30 million is earmarked for reimbursing residents for their water bills. "I hope I inspired others to find ways of communicating their dissatisfaction with what has been happening in the state of MI and throughout the United States in general in ways that are more creative or outside of the norm", said Dykehouse.

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NC Republicans release new Congressional districts

The change came when Republican lawmakers drew the dividing line right down the mile-long stretch of Alston Avenue in front of her house. It's up to North Carolina's Supreme Court to decide the future of a state law that allows transportation officials to hold down prices for buying land for future highways, even if they don't pay property owners for decades.

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World Health Organization says $56 million needed to fight Zika

The virus is now actively being transmitted in mostly tropical and subtropical areas, particularly in South and Central America, central Africa, and South East Asia, the CDC says . Director-General Margaret Chan will travel to Brazil from February 22-24 to review Zika-related measures supported by WHO and will meet the health minister, a WHO spokeswoman said.

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Republicans Christie, Fiorina pull out of White House race

Still, by finishing an unexpected second, Kasich kept alive his hope of maintaining his candidacy until the race reaches MI and his home state of OH next month. Instead, he says he'll let his record speak for itself. Kasich has refrained from engaging in numerous sharp attacks that have dominated much of the discourse between his competitors.

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Obama: Will name indisputably qualified nominee for court

The attorney general also criticized members of the Senate Republican leadership who vowed to block any Supreme Court nominee put forth by the Democratic president. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during this election year has triggered another political feud and more gridlock . But Republican obstruction and hypocrisy are appropriate in this instance, Carson explained , because "the two picks that the president has selected are ideologues".

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Continental Recalls 5 Million Vehicles Worldwide Over Faulty Airbags

Edmunds says: Lawmakers want to stem the seemingly endless flow of Takata recall announcements with sweeping action. The decision raises the number of Honda and Acura autos involved in the growing list of airbag safety recalls to 8.51 million vehicles, the company said .

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Republicans Christie, Fiorina to quit White House bids

Until then we can look for many more twists and turns as the two mavericks try to build on their New Hampshire momentum. In the months leading up to Tuesday's primary, both Kasichs campaign and the super PAC supporting him unleashing a torrent of attack ads against Trump in New Hampshire.

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Bernie Sanders's campaign manager says Hillary Clinton's campaign is in 'disarray'

If the polls and prediction markets hold up, Clinton could blunt the momentum that Sanders would gain from a win in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton tried once more to nail the "job interview", as she called it, while accusing Bernie Sanders of being a hypocrite for taking Wall Street donations.

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'SNL' Discovers "The Day Beyonce Turned Black"

Today was supposed to be the day the silent majority would rise up and demonstrate their collective allegiance against Beyoncé, who evidently has become one of the most hated individuals in America. The singer received major backlash from the video with even the likes of NY mayor Rudy Giuliani who called it "anti-police". "On the other are pickets and boycotts and rage, mostly by whites".

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Zika virus not threatens Georgia

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said the Zika virus has gone from a "distant nightmare" to a "real threat" for her people. So far, 26 countries have reported locally transmitted cases of the virus. The WHO said risk of contracting the Zika virus is minimal in August. "We need everyone participating". "The virus can continue to persist and or multiply", said Dr.

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Chris Christie Expected to Suspend Presidential Campaign

The odds of Trump winning the White House, once seen as an extremely long shot, improved significantly after his victory in New Hampshire, online betting site Ladbrokes PLC said. Two Republican presidential candidates on Wednesday suspended their campaigns after their disappointing finish in the New Hampshire primary . But he is likely to face a tug-of-war with Texas Senator Ted Cruz for South Carolina's tea party and evangelical voters in that 20 February showdown.

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Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina suspend presidential campaigns

Bernie Sanders won big, delivering a blow to the establishment in both parties. He is a senator from Vermont, the state next door. The former president is expected to hit the campaign trail before next week's primary. And, yes, it will consolidate. Chris Christie is going to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.

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Two-Thirds Of GOP Voters In New Hampshire Support Muslim Ban

Next for Democrats is the Nevada caucus on the same day. Almost every Republican is set to spend time in the Palmetto State Wednesday, with the exception of Chris Christie, whose attacks during the debate hurt fifth place finisher Marco Rubio , but failed help his own campaign.

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Alleged rapist Bill Clinton accuses Bernie Sanders supporters of sexism

The statement was prompted by Clinton earlier Monday accusing Sanders of engaging in the same behavior for which he has repeatedly criticized her: taking donations from Wall Street. He noted that one female blogger who supporter his wife had taken to writing under pseudonym because of the personal nature of the attacks unleashed her by backers of the senator.

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George W. Bush: From South Carolina cameo to starring role

Marco Rubio of Florida tangling again over immigration. Cruz won Iowa, with Trump finishing an embarrassing second after proclaiming for weeks he would win. Trump says "call it what you like" but they lied. TRUMP: Excuse me. Excuse me, there are wonderful things having to do with women's health. Mr Bush, once expected to be the Republican front-runner, has managed only sixth and fourth place in Iowa and New Hampshire respectively, and has begun to bring members of his famous family on ...

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Clinton Allies Still Bullish on Her Appeal to Women

To the editor: Albright, who said "there's a special place in hell for women who don't help each other", put the philosophy of politics front and center: Do whatever it takes to win. She explained "in the excitement of a campaign event" for Clinton in New Hampshire she trotted out a line she'd delivered "a thousand times " before to good effect.

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Albright expresses regret over comment about women in hell

SEN. BERNIE SANDERS: When today you have massive levels of income and wealth inequality, when the middle class is disappearing, you have the highest rate of child poverty of nearly any major country on Earth, yes, in my view, the government of a democratic society has a moral responsibility to play a vital role in making sure all of our people have a decent standard of living.

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George W. Bush to make first campaign appearance for Jeb

The two states offer candidates their first opportunities to compete for a large and diverse electorate. He cited the Democratic Party's 2008 clash between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama that went deep into the primary season. With more than 90 per cent of the vote counted in New Hampshire, Sanders had 60 per cent to Clinton's 38 per cent. Marco Rubio vied for third place along with Cruz, ensuring all would press on to the next contest - the February 20 SC primary.

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Ted Cruz: 'I'm the Only One Who Can Beat Trump'

He has some ground to make up in SC, however, with front-runner Donald Trump enjoying a big lead there ahead of the February 20 primary vote. George Bush did very well during his primary seasons several years ago and will be campaigning for his brother from now until our primary in SC.

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Bill Fucking Clinton Accuses Bernie Supporters of Sexism

Going after Sanders' health care plan, Bill said, "Is it good for America?" Trailing by double digits, according to some polls , the Clinton campaign is finding it can't escape the expectations and the limits of that "special bond" between the Clintons and voters of New Hampshire on the cusp of Tuesday's primary.

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House amends Safe Drinking Water Act after Flint water crisis

Snyder, a former accountant who has been keen to fatten the state's savings account, called for shifting $165 million he had planned for the rainy day fund to a new Michigan Infrastructure Fund. When the complaints and reports of bad smells, tastes, and color of the water began pouring in back in April of 2014, the state downplayed the seriousness of this issue and began to ignore the citizens of Flint .