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US Department of Education slams USC's response to Tyndall abuse allegations

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 02:29
The US Department of Education is demanding "sweeping changes" at the University of Southern California after an investigation found the school failed for years to protect students after reports alleged sexual abuse by former gynecologist George Tyndall.
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Opinion: Pence is exactly the wrong guy for this job

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 02:28
With America confronting a public health challenge over the coronavirus, President Donald Trump is again playing the denial game and, unhelpfully, has tapped Vice President Mike Pence -- a man who has repeatedly demonstrated his anti-science predilection -- to lead the government response.
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Coronavirus: Shares face worst week since global financial crisis

BBC - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 02:14
Asian stock markets continue falling, as the coronavirus spreads across the globe.
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Here's what a Sanders-Trump map could look like

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 02:00
• Analysis: You better believe Nancy Pelosi has a Sanders strategy • Bernie Sanders crazy to say 'no' to Bloomberg, CNN commentator says • Voter: I wasn't sure anyone could beat Trump. That's changed • Opinion: One state Biden can't afford to lose
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Cooper rips WH response: Ignorance doesn't kill viruses

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 01:58
CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses the Trump administration's response to the latest developments with the coronavirus.
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A man was arrested after allegedly using counterfeit money to buy Girl Scout cookies

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 01:50
A man in Oregon was arrested after he allegedly used counterfeit money to buy a box of Girl Scout cookies outside of a Walmart, Salem police said.
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Elizabeth Warren stands by her favorite beer despite past mockery

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 01:42
Elizabeth Warren stands by her favorite beer but this time less mockery is brewing. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
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Scientists detect biggest explosion since Big Bang

BBC - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 01:42
The blast in the Ophiuchus galaxy cluster left a cavity 15 times bigger than our Milky Way galaxy.
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Teacher suspended for showing students a picture of her fiancée wins $100,000 settlement

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 01:34
A Texas art teacher who was placed on administrative leave after talking about "her future wife" in class hopes her settlement with a school district will change the lives of other LGBTQ people.
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Doctor says mask won't help against coronavirus. Here's why

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 01:09
A new case of coronavirus in California "marks a turning point," according to the state's public health director, because the patient has no related travel history and no known exposure to coronavirus. Dr. Alok Patel joins Anderson Cooper to answer your coronavirus questions live. Watch "Full Circle" weeknights at 5 p.m. ET.
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Contemplating the Fens through art

BBC - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 01:06
Heather and Ivan Morison's sculpture MOTHER... opens at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire.
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What we know about the shooting that turned Molson Coors complex into a 'war zone'

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:59
A gunman shattered a regular workday at the Molson Coors complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday, killing five co-workers before he turned the gun on himself.
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Burnett explains why Trump's press conference backfired

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:55
CNN's Erin Burnett explains why President Trump's coronavirus press conference was not calming as the President claimed it was.
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Confederate-related paraphernalia must be removed from all Marine installations, commandant orders

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:51
The highest-ranking officer in the US Marine Corps has ordered Confederate-related paraphernalia to be removed from all Marine installations.
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Meet the Hatton Garden jeweller who rappers go to

BBC - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:41
Hatton Garden jeweller Abtin Abbassi has clients including London rappers Krept and Young Adz.
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Learning difficulties 'link to brain connections'

BBC - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:33
After scanning 479 children's brains, researchers found they were organised in multiple "hubs".
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Grieving Native American families shamed law enforcement over missing women and won action from President Trump

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:32
On a cloudy winter afternoon, a few dozen people stand outside the courthouse in Hardin, Montana, holding banners and signs bearing the photos of young Native American women. In below-freezing temperatures and against an abrasive wind, they read out the names of 24 women and girls they say have gone missing or been killed.
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School was closed for cleaning after a staff member's relative was tested for coronavirus

CNN - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:29
Bothell High School outside Seattle was closed for cleaning on Thursday after a staff member's relative was quarantined and tested for a possible case of the novel coronavirus, school district officials said.
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Celtic boss Lennon won't 'throw players under bus' after Europa League exit

BBC - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:26
Manager Neil Lennon will not "throw anyone under a bus" after calamitous defending cost Celtic a place in the last 16 of the Europa League.
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Shetland beach cleaner picks up Atlantic message in a bottle prize

BBC - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 00:24
The glass bottle travelled about 1,500 miles to Shetland after being thrown into the Atlantic from a liner.
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