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  • Iowa Poll: Bernie Sanders Leads Tight Race in Final Weeks Before Caucuses

    IOWA — Iowa’s likely caucusgoers are closely divided between four top candidates just weeks out from the Democratic caucuses, a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the rise as other top competitors hold steady or lose ground. Sanders (20%), Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (17%), former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (16%) and former Vice President Joe Biden (15%) all cluster tightly at the top of the pack. FULL POLL RESULTS They are followed by Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar (6%) and businessman Andrew Yang (5%), while […]

  • Marianne Williamson Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign

    Author Marianne Williamson ended her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign on Friday after failing to gain traction in a crowded Democratic field. “I stayed in the race to take advantage of every possible opportunity to share our message. With caucuses and primaries now about to begin, however, we will not be able to garner enough votes in the election to elevate our conversation any more than it is now,” Williamson wrote in a message to supporters. “The primaries might be tightly contested […]

  • CNN Announces Moderators for Iowa Democratic Debate

    The seventh Democratic presidential debate will be moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Abby Phillip as well as The Des Moines Register’s Brianne Pfannenstiel next week, the network announced on Wednesday. Blitzer anchors “The Situation Room” on CNN. Phillip is a political correspondent for the network. Pfannenstiel is chief political correspondent for the Register. CNN, in partnership with The Des Moines Register, will air the debate live on January 14 at 9 p.m. ET from the campus of Drake University […]

  • Pier 1 Imports Will Close up to 450 Stores

    Pier 1 Imports will close nearly half of its stores and is reportedly nearing a bankruptcy filing. The home goods retailer has been struggling for years against rising pressure online and from big-box rivals. Its stock, which was at $300 a share in 2015, is trading at around $5 today. Pier 1 shares tumbled nearly 17% Monday. after Bloomberg reported the news of a potential bankruptcy. Pier 1 operated 942 stores in the United States and Canada at the end of its […]

  • Krispy Kreme is Rolling Out a Mini Version of its Classic Doughnuts with Less Calories

    Krispy Kreme just rolled out a big product that comes in a small package. The doughnut maker has added mini doughnuts to its permanent menu to help those who are trying to stick to their New Year’s resolutions but also want doughnuts. “Too many people bail on their New Year’s resolutions before they are even halfway through January… Sometimes a mini-indulgence, or cheat, is all you need to help you stick with it. So, we miniaturized our most popular doughnuts,” […]

  • Here’s Just How Bad the Devastating Australian Fires Are — By The Numbers

    Australian states battle bush fires every year — but little has compared to the widespread devastation of this fire season. Millions of acres have been torched and entire homes have been swallowed by flames. More than 20 people have lost their lives. About half a billion animals have been killed in New South Wales by one estimate. And the country’s summer is only just beginning. Along with a series of pictures published on his Facebook, Australian politician Leon Bignell called […]

  • John Bolton Said He is Prepared to Testify in Senate Trial if Subpoenaed

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former White House national security adviser John Bolton said Monday he is willing to testify — if he is subpoenaed — in the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Bolton issued a statement after the courts did not rule whether he would be compelled to testify during the House’s impeachment proceedings. The House never subpoenaed Bolton and Democrats withdrew their subpoena for his former deputy after it was challenged in court — as Democrats wanted to […]

  • Blood-Red Skies Loom Over Southeast Australia After Deadly Bushfires Bring ‘one of worst days ever’

    AUSTRALIA — Skies turned blood red above parts of southeast Australia on Sunday as residents sought refuge from deadly bushfires, and a senior firefighter described the previous 24 hours as “one of our worst days ever.” Photographs of Pambula, in the state of New South Wales, showed an eerie, smoke-filled landscape, with deserted streets illuminated by an otherworldly, blazing red sky. About 30 kilometers (19 miles) south, blood-red skies loomed over the town of Eden. There, hundreds of residents were seeking […]

  • Pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Kills 5 People and Injures About 60 Others

    PENNSYLVANIA — A massive pileup involving three tractor-trailers, a tour bus and passenger cars killed five people and injured at least 60 others in western Pennsylvania Sunday morning, authorities said. The crash happened around 3:34 a.m. on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Mount Pleasant Township southeast of Pittsburgh, the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety said. The bus was traveling on a downhill grade when it failed to negotiate a corner, went up an embankment and rolled over, Pennsylvania State Police […]

  • These Twins Were Born Just 30 minutes Apart, But in Different Decades

    PENDLETON, Indiana — These two newborns might be twins, but they don’t exactly share a birthday — having been born in completely different years and decades. Dawn Gilliam and Jason Tello, of Pendleton, Indiana, rang in the new year in a special way: with one birth before and one birth after the clock struck midnight. The twins — Joslyn and Jaxon Tello — weren’t actually due until February 19. Gilliam went to Ascension St. Vincent Carmel Hospital on New Year’s […]

  • Joe Biden Warns of ‘Ramifications’ for Iran Air Strike During Iowa Campaign Stop

    DUBUQUE, Iowa  —  Joe Biden says he hopes the Trump administration is ready for what will come next after an air strike in Iraq on Thursday killed Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani. “What I’m concerned about is whether or not there is a game plan,” Biden said, “The last thing we need is another major conflict in the Persian Gulf right now. So I’m just concerned that he’s thought through the second and third iterations of this. So far I […]

  • Headless Body Found in Idaho Cave 40 Years Ago Identified as Notorious Outlaw Who Died in 1916

    DUBOIS, ID (East Idaho News) – Nobody could have guessed the identity of a man whose body was found in the Civil Defense Caves in 1979. For 40 years, anthropologists, scientists and investigators from Idaho State University all the way to the Smithsonian and the FBI tried to unravel the mystery of who this man was. The big question none of them could figure out was how long he had been in the caves. The answers were revealed Tuesday during […]

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