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Trump congratulates Sanders on ‘great win’ in Nevada

Trump congratulates Sanders on ‘great win’ in Nevada

President Donald Trump on Sunday congratulated Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on “a great win” in the Nevada caucuses, saying he hopes the Democratic presidential candidate is “treated fairly” during the nominating process. “So I think it was a great win for Bernie Sanders. We’ll see how it all turns out. They’ve got a lot of…MORE

In India, Trump aims for crowds and strategic friendship

In India, Trump aims for crowds and strategic friendship

Donald Trump’s biggest rally might not be in a red state, or even in the United States. It’s likely to be inside a cricket stadium in Gujarat state, in western India, packed as promised by the President’s loyal counterpart. Trump has proclaimed 7 to 10 million people will come to watch him as he arrives…MORE

Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating rules

Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating rules

Twitter began suspending 70 pro-Mike Bloomberg accounts on Friday for breaking its rules, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to CNN. The accounts were posting identical messages in support of Bloomberg and ran afoul of Twitter’s rules against “platform manipulation and spam,” a Twitter spokesperson said. Bloomberg campaign spokeswoman Sabrina Singh told CNN on Sunday that staff…MORE

The enduring optimism of Ja’Net DuBois’ ‘Movin’ On Up’

The enduring optimism of Ja’Net DuBois’ ‘Movin’ On Up’

If ever someone made the notion of the American dream feel within black America’s reach, it was the actress Ja’Net DuBois, who died on Monday. In addition to her popular role as the spirited neighbor Willona Woods on the hit 1970s sitcom “Good Times,” DuBois was known for her work on “The Jeffersons” — another…MORE

Trump’s 2020 position is improving

Trump’s 2020 position is improving

First things first: The theme song of the week is Will & Grace. Poll of the week: A new Gallup national poll finds that President Donald Trump has a 49% approval rating and a disapproval rating of 48%. That’s very similar to its previous poll and marks the first time since January 2017 that Trump…MORE

6 takeaways from Bernie Sanders’ huge win in Nevada

6 takeaways from Bernie Sanders’ huge win in Nevada

Bernie Sanders solidified his status as the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination with a commanding win Saturday in Nevada. Sanders dominated among Latinos and young voters, entrance polls showed. But he was broadly successful across demographic groups — reaching parity with his rivals among moderate voters. Still, Sanders is far from clinching the Democratic…MORE

Chris Cillizza’s winners and losers from the Nevada caucuses

Chris Cillizza’s winners and losers from the Nevada caucuses

The Nevada caucuses — the third vote of the 2020 Democratic nomination fight — are over. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was the big winner, claiming his second straight victory and heading into the South Carolina’s primary next Saturday with a considerable amount of momentum. It was a far tougher night for the like of Sens.…MORE

Yang: ‘Someone needs to pull an Andrew Yang’ and drop out of Democratic primary

Yang: ‘Someone needs to pull an Andrew Yang’ and drop out of Democratic primary

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang said Saturday that the still-wide Democratic presidential field needs to unite, and joked that someone ought to “pull an Andrew Yang” and drop out of the race. “The rest of the field needs to consolidate, ideally,” Yang said on CNN. “And each candidate wants to be the last person standing to absorb the non-Bernie energy,” meaning…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

The 51st NAACP Image Awards winners list

The 51st NAACP Image Awards winners list

It was a celebration of black excellence Saturday night at the 51st NAACP Image Awards. Hosted by “black-ish” star Anthony Anderson, the ceremony aired live Saturday night on BET from the Pasadena Civic Center Auditorium in California. NAACP President and Chief Executive Officer Derrick Johnson presented music and fashion star, business entrepreneur and philanthropist Rihanna…

‘Better Call Saul’ inches closer to ‘Breaking Bad’ as the end draws nearer

‘Better Call Saul’ inches closer to ‘Breaking Bad’ as the end draws nearer

“Better Call Saul” returns for its second-to-last season, inching closer to “Breaking Bad’s” turf both in its narrative timeline and its impressive quality. Although the prequel is running out of room, the AMC drama continues to achieve a dazzling balancing act in building toward an ending that is, in some ways, a beginning. Once again,…