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4 takeaways as Warren and Biden criticize Bloomberg at CNN town halls

4 takeaways as Warren and Biden criticize Bloomberg at CNN town halls

Michael Bloomberg remained a target of his Democratic presidential rivals Thursday night, as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts harshly criticized the former New York City mayor during CNN town halls in Las Vegas. Their criticism came the day after Bloomberg was assailed for his past support for stop-and-frisk policing,…MORE

Warren proposes contract to free women from Bloomberg confidentiality agreements

Warren proposes contract to free women from Bloomberg confidentiality agreements

Elizabeth Warren on Thursday urged her fellow Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg to sign a contract the senator wrote herself that would release people who have made allegations of sexist and misogynistic behavior¬†against Bloomberg from nondisclosure agreements. “I used to teach contract law,” the Massachusetts Democrat said at a CNN town hall in Nevada. “And…MORE

11 Americans at Omaha facility tested positive for coronavirus, hospital says

11 Americans at Omaha facility tested positive for coronavirus, hospital says

Most of the Americans who were being monitored at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for coronavirus after evacuating a cruise ship in Japan tested positive for the virus, the hospital says. UMNC said in a statement Thursday that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention verified the Nebraska Public Health Lab results showing…MORE

As election looms, Netanyahu announces new construction in East Jerusalem

As election looms, Netanyahu announces new construction in East Jerusalem

With eleven days to go until Israel’s election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to build thousands of new homes in a part of Jerusalem that the international community holds as the capital of a future Palestinian state. The announcement immediately drew verbal fire from Palestinians, who called the planned construction “land theft” and…MORE

Trump isn’t pleased a South Korean film won best-picture Oscar

Trump isn’t pleased a South Korean film won best-picture Oscar

President Donald Trump bemoaned this year’s Academy Award winner for best picture, “Parasite,” on Thursday because it’s a South Korean film. “How bad were the Academy Awards this year, did you see? ‘And the winner is … a movie from South Korea,’ ” Trump said, impersonating an announcer, at a rally in Colorado. “What the…MORE

Mother of missing Idaho children arrested in Hawaii

Mother of missing Idaho children arrested in Hawaii

The mother of two missing children has been arrested by police officers in Hawaii on a warrant issued by Madison County, Idaho, according to a statement from law enforcement. Lori Vallow, 47, was arrested on suspicion of two felony counts of desertion and nonsupport of dependent children, as well as a variety of other charges,…MORE