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Democracy 2020 Digest: Democrats battle to avoid Iowa caucus elimination

DES MOINES, Iowa – After a more than yearlong Democratic primary battle, the voters finally get to weigh in – as Monday night’s Iowa caucuses kick off the presidential nominating calendar. And for many of the Democratic contenders, a strong finish in Iowa is crucial for their survival in the high-stakes battle for their party’s nomination. CANDIDATES MAKE THE CLOSING PITCHES ...

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Massive Iron Age coin hoard worth $13M sets Guinness World Record

A giant discovery of nearly 70,000 coins from the Iron Age has set a Guinness World Record for being the largest of its kind discovered in the British Isles. Discovered in January 2012, the collection of 69,347 coins was found in Jersey by metal detector enthusiasts Reg Mead and Richard Miles, British news agency SWNS reports. The hoard is estimated to ...

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Man behind London stabbing spree wanted girlfriend to behead her parents, report says

The man shot dead by London police on Sunday after stabbing three people in a “terrorist-related” incident once posted messages in support of the Islamic State, justified the rape of Yazidi women and encouraged his girlfriend to behead her parents, according to a report. Sudesh Amman, 20, is the man identified by London authorities as the attacker in the town of Streatham who had ...

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Jay-Z says he turned down the Super Bowl halftime show after NFL demanded high-profile guests: 'It was a principle thing'

Jay-Z has revealed his reasoning for turning down the opportunity to perform at a past Super Bowl halftime show. The “Hard Knock Life” rapper, 50, recently told The New York Times that he turned down the offer because they asked that his show include appearances by Kanye West and Rihanna. “Of course I would have [performed with them],” said Jay-Z, ...

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Google releases 'uniquely searched Super Bowl recipes' by state, says Nevada searched for 'potato'

In some parts of the country, there’s nothing better than eating a good old-fashioned potato for the Super Bowl. But when it comes to home cooking for the big game, chili reigns supreme. According to a map that shows uniquely searched recipes in each state during the week before the Super Bowl, it’s clear that Americans love dip, chili and chicken wings. While many ...

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Coronavirus death in Philippines said to be first outside China

A 44-year-old Chinese man visiting the Philippines is the first known fatality outside China to be linked to the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said Sunday. The Philippine Department of Health also confirmed the death and said the man’s 38-year-old female companion remained hospitalized with the virus in Manila, according to the Associated Press. The Philippines has enacted a temporary ...

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Senate impeachment punt sets up jampacked, unprecedented week in Washington

The GOP-led Senate may have blocked new witnesses from testifying, but a deal struck with Democrats to delay the ultimate impeachment acquittal vote of President Trump until Wednesday sets up a wild week ahead in politics. On Monday, the 2020 presidential election kicks off with the first votes cast being cast in the Iowa caucuses. Meanwhile, the House Democratic impeachment managers ...

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Super Bowl stadium to introduce recyclable aluminum cups to reduce plastic waste

In an effort to reduce waste at Sunday’s Super Bowl, Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium is ditching plastic cups. The stadium instead will offer 50,000 recyclable and reusable aluminum cups to football fans. HEALTHY SNACK SWAPS TO CONSIDER AHEAD OF SUPER BOWL LIV The push to lessen the big game’s environmental impact was led by the National Football League and concessions vendor Centerplate, in ...

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