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MSNBC Fires Melissa Harris-Perry

With the election heating up, her show was pre-empted each of the last two weeks and for the most recent edition, on Super Bowl Sunday, she was told to talk mostly about the presidential race. "I gave into to culture of fear at #MSNBC". In an interview with The New York Times on Friday, Harris-Perry said that she was frustrated that MSNBC had gotten rid of her and on Friday went public with an email she sent earlier that week to staff members in which she complained that the NBC News ...

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Trump Disavows White Supremacist Duke on Today Show

Then, when asked about it on  CNN   on Sunday , he repeatedly refused to disavow it and said he didn't know about this endorsement in the first place. Marco Rubio continued to criticize  Trump's  character and lack of policy specifics in a series of  attacks  Sunday while courting voters across the South, whose states dominate Tuesday's voting.

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Zika virus sickens two more Iowa travelers

A pregnant woman in Los Angeles County who traveled overseas has tested positive for the Zika virus, county officials said in a news release Friday. Across the US thousands of college students, members of faith organizations, healthcare professionals and others are now planning spring trips to warmer locations for fun or charity work.

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States cast votes for Super Tuesday

Oklahoma and MA are two states worth watching with close early poll numbers between Sanders and Clinton. RCP's average of polls puts Ted Cruz about 11 points ahead of Trump in Cruz's home state. Republican presidential candidates, Sen. The biggest chunks of delegates up for grabs are concentrated in southern states - Alabama , Arkansas, Georgia , Tennessee , and Texas - which is why Super Tuesday is sometimes referred to as the "SEC primary" after the collegiate athletic ...

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North Carolina Cop Who Fatally Shot Drug Suspect ID'd

Denkins had previous drug convictions and was released on $10,000 secured bond in October after being charged with two counts of selling or delivering cocaine and one count of felony possession of cocaine with intent to sell or deliver, according to court documents.

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Trump says Rubio should quit if no victories today

Sanders has been aiming for wins in five other states on Tuesday - Vermont, neighbouring Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Colorado. "Honestly, she should not be allowed to run", Trump said of Clinton Monday, adding that "Bernie Sanders is over, he took a big beating".