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BELL, California (Reuters) – Violeta Alvarez is so passionate about Bernie Sanders that she becomes emotional talking about the white, 78-year-old senator from Vermont, a state 3,000 miles from this sun-drenched California enclave. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders gestures as he speaks at the UnidosUS Annual Conference, in San
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(Reuters) – California is suing the administration of President Donald Trump for what it calls the administration’s failure to protect endangered species in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers. FILE PHOTO: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (L) speaks about President Trump’s proposal to weaken national greenhouse gas emission and fuel efficiency regulations as he stands
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939’s “Gone with the Wind.” U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. Picture taken January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google, alleging that it acquired personal information from school children in the state violating their privacy rights. Balderas
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. Picture taken January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google, alleging that it acquired personal information from school children in the state violating their privacy rights. Balderas
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Doug Strickland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign spent $220.6 million in January, with most of the money going to television advertising, his campaign said on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump’s long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison and said his lies to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election amounted to a threat to American democracy. In a stern lecture during an hours-long sentencing hearing
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Rod Blagojevich, a former Illinois governor forced out of office for trying to peddle Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat, thanked President Donald Trump on Wednesday for commuting his prison sentence and again proclaimed his innocence. Rod Blagojevich, the ex-Illinois governor convicted of trying to peddle Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat,
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FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) is closing its office in downtown Los Angeles, where the ride-hailing company employs customer
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday outlined a sweeping financial services policy proposal to rein in Wall Street trading, boost consumer protections, increase Americans’ access to banking services and crack down on financial crime. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addresses a news conference after launching his
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FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) said late on Tuesday that it was closing its office in downtown Los Angeles,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump came under fire on Tuesday for commuting the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the ex-Illinois governor convicted of trying to peddle Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat. Trump also pardoned Michael Milken, once considered Wall Street’s “junk bond king,” and six others, and commuted the sentences of another three
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FILE PHOTO: Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich makes a statement to reporters outside his Chicago home one day before reporting to federal prison in Colorado to serve a 14-year sentence for corruption, March 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had commuted the sentence of Rod Blagojevich,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The jury in former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial began deliberations on Tuesday on charges that could send him to prison for life, in a case that has become a milestone for the #MeToo movement. Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Court for his sexual assault trial
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – John Bolton, the former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, raised concern on Monday about his unpublished book being “suppressed” by the White House and suggested he should be able to respond to the president’s tweets about him. Former U.S. national security advisor John Bolton speaks during his lecture at Duke
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