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GOP is accused of sending misleading 'census' forms ahead of the actual count
The Republican National Committee is sending misleading mailers labeled "2020 Congressional District Census" to people across the country.
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Russia, Roger Stone, Dan Brown: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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A Washington state proposal would stop bottled water companies from tapping natural water sources
Washington state is taking a stand against bottled water companies.
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Little League teams in several states are dropping the Houston Astros name in the wake of its cheating scandal
The Houston Astros baseball cheating scandal may be a problem that stays in the Major Leagues, but the lesson is trickling down to local Little Leagues.
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MIT develops plan to deflect "planet-killer" asteroids
If an asteroid appears to be speeding towards Earth, scientists would rather not use nuclear weapons to deflect it.
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Bloomberg’s manipulated debate video earns Four Pinocchios
This is a classic case of "deceptive editing," under the rubric established under the Fact Checker's guide to manipulated video.
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NYC man busted for allegedly killing man, dumping body in New Jersey in 1985
David Garrido was arrested by the NYPD Wednesday after cops connected him to the 1985 murder of 29-year-old Ricardo Brown in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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White House says economy is clicking, but trade battles hurt
President Donald Trump's chief economist said trade uncertainty dampened business investment last year.
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Block on Mississippi's fetal-heartbeat abortion bill is upheld
Mississippi's 2019 law banning abortions at the detection of a fetal heartbeat -- as early as six weeks into pregnancy -- will remain blocked, a panel of circuit judges ruled on Thursday.
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The arguments, risks and rewards of the Nevada debate
In this edition: Inside the debate hall, inside the “leftist garage,” and inside the end of the no-Super PACs pledge.
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Police say they’ve arrest man who threatened House speaker
Police in Virginia say they’ve arrested a man who threatened House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs might be 'Bad Boys for Life,' but he is all heart
'Diddy' is #DadGoals. He surprised kids battling cancer on "Ellen" and is also working with his own kids on the reboot of MTV's "Making the Band."       
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In a deadlock, WGA and large talent agencies turn to a mediator
The WGA and large talent agencies Creative Artists Agency, United Talent Agency and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment have agreed to meet with a mediator to resolve a federal lawsuit. The agencies have sued the union, accusing it of organizing an illegal boycott.
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Cop who told driver not to record police demoted
The North Carolina officers apparently did not know that Jesse Bright was a defense attorney when they told him it was illegal to film cops last month
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Counterterrorism analyst admits leaking classified information
The ex-Defense Intelligence Agency employee shared information on weapons systems.
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Meet the hair colorist who helped Sharon Osbourne and Jane Fonda go gray
Famous for his stunning salt-and-pepper hair transformations, Jack Martin spoke to Page Six Style about his process.
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68-year-old man leads cops on slow-speed chase while high
Slow and steady may win the race — but doesn’t make cops go away. A 68-year-old man who was high on marijuana led seven squad cars on a 20 mph chase in Pennsylvania, reports said Thursday. Dorie Adams was driving in Bellefonte around 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, when cops first tried pulling him...
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BTS Tests Out a TikTok Release and Viral Challenge Combo for ‘On’ to Get the Fan ARMY Assembled
Welcome to the "ON" Challenge
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Why the US ambassador to Germany is now also the new acting head of US intelligence
Richard Grenell with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in Munich, Germany, earlier this month. | Johannes Simon/Getty Images Oh, and he’s the special envoy in Kosovo-Serbia talks, too. President Donald Trump on Wednesday named current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as the new acting director of national intelligence, a move that caught m
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NYT: Intel officials say Russia interfering in 2020 campaign
Maggie Haberman of The New York Times reports that intel officials briefed lawmakers that Russia is trying to interfere in the 2020 election in the hopes of getting President Trump reelected.
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After strong debate, Warren scrambles to get back into contention
Elizabeth Warren had one of her strongest debate performances on Wednesday, but after poor finishes in Iowa and New Hampshire, does she still have time to regain the initiative?
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Uncle seen berating nephew charged in Tessa Majors’ murder in video shown to court
Roosevelt Davis went on a profane tirade against nephew Zyairr Davis, 13, when cops left the interview room in the 26th Precinct station house where the teen spilled his guts.
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Stanford vs. Washington prediction, line: Under is the play
When Stanford and Washington last met, on Jan. 9, Washington was playing its first game without point guard Quade Green, and the Huskies faded late for a 61-55 loss. Though Washington has tried to adjust to life without Green, who was ruled academically ineligible, it has not gone well. That’s especially true on offense, as...
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Leah McCourt admits unexpected Bellator Dublin headliner 'a bit surreal,' but she's composed
Leah McCourt is embracing the Bellator main event spotlight for the first time, and there's no lack of motivation with her daughter by her side.       Related StoriesKristina Williams wants to make impression in final fight of contract at Bellator 239Bellator 239 weigh-in video highlights, photos with potential welterw
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Is this the next 'Old Town Road?' Listen now to 'My Truck'
A year after "Old Town Road" took the world by storm, a new country-rap song is catching waves.        
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UT Austin announces coronavirus 'breakthrough' could help yield vaccine
Researchers at the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the University of Texas at Austin claimed to have made a breakthrough in their coronavirus research on Wednesday and said their data could help develop a vaccine. 
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Day 3 of deliberations in Harvey Weinstein rape trial ends with no verdict
Minutes before deliberations ended for the day, jurors sent two notes to the judge related to “The Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra.
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Slain therapist Amie Harwick was strangled before fall from balcony, coroner says
An autopsy found Amie Harwick was strangled before falling to her death. Her ex-boyfriend, Gareth Pursehouse, has been charged with murder
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Southwest Airlines urges passengers to report 'any unwelcome behavior' during flight
The addition to Southwest Airline's pre-flight safety briefing comes amid high-profile claims of sexual assault on airlines.      
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Who qualified for the South Carolina Democratic debate
The Feb. 25 debate, hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, will be held in Charleston, S.C.
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