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Revelers at the Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in Lower Manhattan offered an emotional message of support Sunday for their loved ones back in China, telling them to “stay strong” amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The touching show of solidarity was even displayed on some floats in the annual parade, with the words, “STAY STRONG... New York Post
The worksheets could not be changed even if they contained mistakes, according to the lawyer for the state party, because they were a legal record and altering them would be a crime. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A Dem embarrassment.
Thousands are confined to their cabins on the Diamond Princess, docked in Japan, and some fear the quarantine is putting them at risk. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A scary situation.
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Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg traded jabs over money and message on Sunday, two days before New Hampshire voters pick their choice to take on Republican President Donald Trump in November. Rueters
VOA VIEW: The Dems are getting nervous.
President Donald Trump will propose cutting billions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid in his fiscal 2021 budget while seeking an increase in funds to counter developing economic threats from China and Russia, senior administration officials told Reuters. Rueters
The U.S. Justice Department is receiving information on former Vice President Joe Biden and his businessman son, Hunter Biden, from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, a top Trump ally in the Senate said on Sunday. Rueters
VOA VIEW: It will be interesting - Biden will not get the nomination.
Amazon.com Inc has pulled out of this month's Mobile World Congress because of the coronavirus outbreak, in another blow to one of the telecom industry's biggest gatherings which attracts over 100,000 visitors to Barcelona. Rueters
VOA VIEW: A major mistake.
A U.S. envoy warned Israel on Sunday not to declare sovereignty over West Bank land without Washington's consent, pushing back against calls for immediate action by ultra-nationalists within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition. Rueters
"I want New Yorkers to be clear, this was an attempt to assassinate police officers," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
VOA VIEW: The guilty should be found and properly punished - De Blasio should go.
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Pope Francis called on internet-based companies Sunday to be vigilant about keeping human traffickers from using electronic communications to entrap victims. Francis said during his remarks to the public in St. Peter's Square on Sunday that the “plague” of human trafficking “exploits the weakest.” ... Washington Times
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing formidable competition in South Carolina ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell - pushing hard for black voters may hurt getting white voters.
Police say a man carrying a knife was arrested outside the White House after he told a U.S. Secret Service officer that he was there to kill the president ABC
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has fired back at President Donald Trump’s criticism of the West Virginia Democrat for voting guilty on two articles of impeachment ABC
VOA VIEW: Manchin should have taken a hit and kept his mouth shut.
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Hong Kong has lifted a quarantine on the World Dream cruise ship after clearing all crew members of the new virus ABC
VOA VIEW: Maybe a little to fast.
The primary race in New Hampshire remains fluid before voters go to the polls Tuesday. CBS News' elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto has more on the latest developments. CBS
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
"If Rudy Giuliani has any information coming out of the Ukraine, he needs to turn it over to the Department of Justice because it could be Russian propaganda," Graham said. CBS
VOA VIEW: More info is good, bad for Biden.
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The former South Bend mayor defended himself against criticism from Sanders over donors to his campaign. CBS
VOA VIEW: Buttigieg dodges the truth.
CNN's Jake Tapper says President Donald Trump's comments attacking Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the National Prayer Breakfast demonstrated "ego, vengeance and spite." CNN
VOA VIEW: Tapper is a leftwing fool.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said Sunday that he has no intention of stepping down following criticism over the chaotic Iowa contest, but that there will be a discussion about the state's status as the first-in-the-nation caucuses. CNN
VOA VIEW: Perez is a loser.
Asian community faces verbal and physical abuse in aftermath of first recorded cases of virus in Britain“We’ll be in trouble if these guys sneeze on us,” Jason Ngan overheard as he and his brother got into a lift in Manchester’s Piccadilly station. Born and bred in Manchester, home to more than 7,000 Chinese people, the legal adviser said the level of anti-Asian racism the coronavirus had unearthed was “shocking”.“People seem to have put a whole race behind it and it’s exposing all these underlying prejudices towards Chinese people, or at least anyone who looks Chinese. It’s shocking in this day and age. It was so blatant,” Ngan said. Guardian
When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suffered a heart attack in October, what upset his long-time supporter Craig Althof the most was the way it was covered by the media. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Socialism is socialism - America will resist.
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A gunman opened fire inside a New York City police station on Sunday, striking a lieutenant in the arm, some 12 hours after he had ambushed a patrol van in the same neighborhood, wounding an officer, police said. Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump will request $2 billion in new funding for border wall construction in his 2021 budget, substantially less than he sought last year, according to senior administration officials. Reuters
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