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Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for sexual assaults

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault, a sight the Hollywood mogul's multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted…

High anxiety: Oil prices plunge as virus spreads economic worry

Since breaking out of China, the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has breached the walls of the Vatican. It's struck the Iranian holy city of Qom and contaminated a nursing home in Seattle. And around the world, it's carrying not…

Virus update: Fears of quarantine lead to panic buying around the world

Rationing supplies. Overwhelmed delivery workers. Toilet paper protected by security guards. This is the new reality for some retailers that are having to take drastic action to limit the number of toilet paper rolls, face masks and hand sanitizer bottles…

School district closes over virus concerns; 11 deaths in WA

https://www.facebook.com/KXLY4News/videos/220373835755615/ OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A school district north of Seattle with 22,000 students will close for up to two weeks because of coronavirus concerns and state officials issued an order to waive fees for virus testing as the number…

Virus update: US death toll up to 11; James Bond film delayed

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed to 11 on Wednesday with a victim succumbing in California — the nation's first reported fatality outside Washington state. More authorities were considering widespread school closures among a raft of measures being…

Bloomberg ends presidential campaign, endorses Biden

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It was a stunning collapse for the former New York City mayor, who had his 2020…

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

(AP) Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and has endorsed Joe Biden. It was a stunning collapse for the former New York City mayor, who had pinned his 2020 hopes on the Super Tuesday…

Super Tuesday: Sanders wins in California as Biden surges

Bernie Sanders seized victory in Super Tuesday's biggest prize, California, while a resurgent Joe Biden scored wins in the upper Midwest and African American strongholds in the South, in a dramatic offensive. The two Democrats, lifelong politicians with starkly different…

Takeaways from Super Tuesday: Joe Biden’s big bounce

DENVER (AP) — Super Tuesday is the biggest day on the primary calendar, and the results seem very likely to reshape the Democratic presidential race in ways few people could have predicted a couple of weeks ago. Here are some…