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Willie McCoy shooting: Cops who fired off 55 shots in 3.5 seconds acted ‘reasonable’

The California cops who killed a 21-year-old aspiring rapper sleeping in his car unleashed 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds — in an incident deemed “reasonable,” according to a report commissioned by the Vallejo City attorney. The report from paid consultant and retired Livermore police officer David Blake concluded that the Feb. 9 killing...
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McConnell reiterates support for Barr amid Stone sentencing fallout
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy also supports the attorney general.
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Top lawyer for intelligence community to leave post
Jason Klitenic, general counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will return to the private sector.
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Court rejects Huawei's lawsuit over federal defense spending law
District Judge Amos Mazzant determined that Congress acted within its powers when it passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.
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Former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer calls for 'steps to undo the electoral college,' end to filibuster
One of former President Obama's top advisers has called for the U.S. government to undergo a variety of "structural changes," including moves to eliminate the electoral college.
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'I can sense the hurt': Mookie Betts, David Price give World Series hope to long-suffering Dodgers team
The Dodgers have won seven division titles in a row, but the franchise is still chasing its first World Series title since 1988.      
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What to expect from Mike Bloomberg’s vital first debate
It's a defining moment for Bloomberg. Here's what to expect.
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People like taste of insect ‘butter’ in their waffles, study finds
This is not the future we were promised. A new study suggests that the future of butter might be insects. The results show that butter made from insect fat might not just be healthier, but people may actually like the taste of it. Researchers at Ghent University in Belgium studied whether or not taste testers...
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North Carolina appeals court blocks voter ID law
North Carolina's Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked the state's new voter ID law from taking effect, a move that will likely prevent it from being in place in time for the 2020 elections.
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If Democrats want paid leave, they should compromise with President Trump
For the fourth year in a row, President Trump called for paid family leave in his State of the Union address, a remarkable trend given past GOP silence on the issue. For years, Republican lawmakers tabled the idea of a modernized, federal paid leave plan. But under Trump, the party has shifted. Leading conservatives like...
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WWI helmets protect against shock waves as well as modern helmets, scientists discover
Scientists from Duke University have revealed that World War I helmets perform remarkably well against shock waves compared to their modern high-tech counterparts.
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Michael Bloomberg qualifies for debate in Nevada ahead of caucus
Michael Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic debate in Nevada after a national poll put him in second place behind Senator Bernie Sanders. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and BuzzFeed political reporter Miriam Elder join CBSN with the latest on the 2020 race.
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Banking Giant HSBC To Cut 35,000 Jobs Amid Restructuring
The bank says it will shed nearly 15% of its workforce and $100 billion in investments as it refocuses on growth markets in Asia and reduces operations in Europe and the U.S.
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Keilar shuts down Bloomberg spokesperson's defense: That's not going to do it
Jason Schechter, Chief Communications Officer for Michael Bloomberg's campaign, defended the former Mayor against reports of alleged previous sexist comments, saying Bloomberg's track record on women's issues speaks for itself.
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Group of federal judges calls emergency meeting over concerns about DOJ's intervention in politically sensitive cases
The leaders of a group of federal judges will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to address growing concerns about the recent intervention of President Donald Trump and the Justice Department in politically sensitive cases, Megan Cruz, the executive director of the group, told CNN on Tuesday.
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Faye Swetlik died from asphyxiation hours after abduction, coroner says
A South Carolina first grader was killed hours after she was abducted from her home last week, a county coroner said Tuesday.
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Creighton vs. Marquette prediction: Strong offenses means take the Over
While a lot of teams in college basketball have been up and down with their scoring, Marquette is one that consistently has been putting up points. The Golden Eagles will look to post a big number at home against a Creighton bunch that leads the Big East in points per game in conference play. Marquette...
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Faye Swetlik's cause of death was asphyxiation, neighbor abducted and killed her, investigators say
Faye Swetlik, the 6-year-old girl who was found dead last Thursday in Cayce, S.C., after disappearing from her front yard three days earlier, was killed by her neighbor who acted as the "sole perpetrator," investigators said Tuesday.
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Warren blasts Bloomberg as an 'egomaniac billionaire'
It's the latest sign of what Bloomberg is likely to face at Wednesday's debate in Las Vegas.
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Uber whistleblower claims she was followed after making allegations
Uber said in a statement, "The company has no knowledge of ever hiring anyone to follow or personally investigate Susan Fowler."
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What states vote on Super Tuesday?
With no Democratic presidential primary candidate mounting an overwhelming lead in the delegate race in the nation’s first primary battles, Super Tuesday is poised to play an even bigger role in the 2020 presidential elections than it has in years past.
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Jason Chaffetz claims 'deep state' is 'scared to death' of Trump, Barr exposing misconduct
Former Utah congressman and Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz told “Fox & Friends” Tuesday that the so-called  "deep state" is “scared to death” that President Trump, Attorney General Bill Barr, Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham, and Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will expose misconduct at the Department of Justice during the Russia investigation.
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Houston Astros Fan Sues Team After Sign-Stealing Scandal, Alleges They 'Secretly Put a Deficient Product on The Field'
A Houston Astros season ticket holder has filed a lawsuit against the team following the outcome of their 2017 sign-stealing scandal, claiming that the team "secretly put a deficient product on the field."
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Review: 'The $5 Shakespeare Company' finds laughs in the trip-ups of shoestring theater
Matthew Leavitt's play at Theatre 68 in North Hollywood is part farce, part loving tribute to small theater.
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Will Nevada become another Iowa caucus debacle?
Democratic campaigns and party activists in Nevada are expressing concern over the possibility of another caucus meltdown similar to what occurred in Iowa, according to multiple reports. As early voting began this week, multiple 2020 campaigns told The Washington Post that they had still not received any information from the Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP)...
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Dow, S&P 500 down after Apple's sales warning but off session lows
The Dow and S&P 500 were lower on Tuesday afternoon as a sales warning from tech bellwether Apple highlighted the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on global supply chains.
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Listen to Episode 18 of ‘Big Apple Buckets’: Best NBA All-Star Weekend Ever?
What an iconic NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago. From the Slam Dunk Contest to the 3-Point Shootout to the Skills Contest to the All-Star Game, the events were sensational and the scene in Chicago was remarkable. Kazeem Famuyide and I bring a brand-new All-Star edition of the “Big Apple Buckets” podcast after our weekend in...
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Petting zoo owner faces cruelty charges after 30 dead pigs found in New Jersey
The owner of a New Jersey petting zoo has been indicted on animal cruelty charges after dozens of pigs were found dead, while other animals had injuries and diseases, according to reports. Dennis Sugar, 47, was indicted last month on charges of third-degree cruelty to animals resulting in serious bodily injury or death and fourth-degree...
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Ivy League men's basketball championship history
A look back at Ivy League men's basketball champions.
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Drew Carey's ex-fiancee Amie Harwick's cause of death revealed
The Los Angeles Medical Examiner revealed the cause of death of Dr. Amie Harwick, a family therapist and the ex-fiancée of comic and "The Price Is Right" host Drew Carey.
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Buttigieg and super PAC improperly coordinated on Nevada ads, watchdog group says
Campaign Legal Center has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission over Pete Buttigieg’s campaign and VoteVets, a super PAC supporting Buttigieg.
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Turkey issues fresh detention request after surprise acquittal in protest trial
Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded the re-arrest of Turkish businessman Osman Kavala in connection with the failed 2016 coup, hours after he was acquitted over his alleged role in the Gezi Park protests of 2013, a document seen by Reuters showed.
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‘Love Island’ ratings plummet despite tribute to late host Caroline Flack
The episode opened with a solemn eulogy to the “much-loved" presenter.
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Michael Kay’s post-Mike Francesa ratings win shows uphill battle WFAN faces
The dominant players in the basically post-Mike Francesa New York Sports radio world are shows with range. The franchises now on ESPN New York and WFAN are personality driven. ESPN’s “Michael Kay Show” is owning afternoons, while FAN’s “Boomer & Gio” is crushing the competition in mornings. They talk about sports, but other topics as...
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Inside Bloomberg’s debate prep — including awful impressions of Bernie Sanders
The cast includes top political aide Howard Wolfson in the role of Bloomberg's presumptive top rival, Bernie Sanders — though Wolfson freely admits that his impression of the Vermont senator is prettay, prettaay, prettaaay bad.
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Wendy Williams’ longest-running fan page taking break after controversies
They won't be posting about her for the time being.
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Madonna's daughter Lourdes Leon parties the night away at London fashion week
Lourdes 'Lola' Leon stepped out in London on Monday to attend the Burberry fashion show.
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Why Bernie Sanders is the current favorite for the Democratic nomination
The Democratic presidential race is about to enter hyper speed -- and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is currently in the driver's seat.
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Cody Rhodes Talks Jeff Cobb, AEW Dynamite & More on Conference Call
Jeff Cobb is sticking around longer than just this Wednesday's AEW Dynamite. Get all the latest updates from a conference call with Cody Rhodes.
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Mississippi flooding causes road closures, leaving unexpected surprise
Flash floods? More like fish floods. As the state of Mississippi faces extreme wet weather, watch as a man runs right into the middle of a flooded road in Jackson and plucks a fish out of the water. He reportedly released the fish back into the water, but not before snapping a few pictures and...
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Harry Styles wears black ribbon to BRIT Awards after ex Caroline Flack’s death
The singer silently paid tribute to the host.
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Most Americans admit they’re not comfortable in their own skin
A survey of 2,000 Americans examined the emotions and attributes that make people feel self-conscious about their appearance — and revealed 59 percent aren’t comfortable in their skin. The survey uncovered that what ultimately killed respondents’ confidence included overall body image (68 percent) and skin issues (67 percent) — as well as ill-fitting clothes (64...
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Deli worker shot dead while making sandwich in the Bronx: cops
The 20-year-old worker was shot in the torso just after 11:30 a.m. inside Deli & Grocery at 3700 White Plains Road in Williamsbridge, according to the NYPD. He was rushed to Montefiore Medical Center. but he could not be saved.
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George Soros calls for Facebook execs' removal after comments on regulation
Liberal billionaire George Soros doubled down on criticizing Facebook's leadership, saying on Tuesday that both the CEO and COO should be removed. 
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Rangers acquire former first-rounder Julien Gauthier in trade
In their first move ahead of the 2020 NHL trade deadline, the Rangers acquired forward Julien Gauthier from the Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Joey Keane, the team announced Tuesday. Gauthier, 22, was Carolina’s first-round pick (No. 21 overall) in 2016 and has skated in 44 games with the Hurricanes’ AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers,...
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Elizabeth Warren: 5 things to know
Here are five things to know about Warren as the 2020 presidential election cycle is officially underway.
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A timeline of Blagojevich's political career, criminal case
President Donald Trump has commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich
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Halo Top ice cream founder serves up modern Hollywood Hills home
In Hollywood Hills West, Halo Top ice cream founder Justin Woolverton is asking $6.15 million for his scenic hillside home.
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Kentucky officials ordered to pay $150,000 to man who wanted 'IM GOD' license plate
Transportation Cabinet officials will be out more than $150,000 after losing a legal battle to a man who wanted to put "IM GOD" on his license plate.        
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