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"Hillary" lands on Sundance and 2020 primary like a hand grenade In behind-the-scenes footage from the night of the 2016 Iowa Caucus, we see Clinton seething over the shock success of her competitor, who she sees as little more than a Vermont snake oil salesman. On Feb.

Trump appears to be recorded requesting Marie Yovanovitch to be fired A newly released recording appears to confirm reports that President Trump met with both Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas - donors he has claimed he didn't know - and told them to "take out" then-Ukrainian ambassador Marie Yovanovitch.

Vets group wants Trump apology for downplaying brain injuries after Iran airstrike President Trump has drawn the ire of veterans for downplaying the traumatic brain injuries troops sustained during the recent Iranian missile strikes. Veterans of Foreign Wars is demanding Trump apologize for saying that such injuries were "not very serious" a news conference in Davos, Switzerland, earlier this week.

Lover of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock caught with fake gun in New Zealand New Zealand police seized a fake pistol from the mistress of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock after she flashed it at a newspaper reporter and claimed it was real, according to a report.

5.0 magnitude earthquake hits southern Puerto Rico amid ongoing tremors Geological Survey said the quake occurred at a depth of eight miles around the southern coastal town of Guayanilla, located close to the epicenters of most of the recent earthquakes. "We felt it really hard," town spokesman Danny Hernandez told The Associated Press, saying authorities were patrolling the area to investigate any potential damage.

Lev Parnas releases recording of Trump dinner: Full video On the recording, a person believed to be Parnas is heard describing Yovanovitch as a risk for Mr. Trump. "The biggest problem - where we need to start - is we gotta get rid of the ambassador. She's still left over from the Clinton administration," the person said.

Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat Pistons In OT Irving made free throws early in the extra period to put Brooklyn ahead and end a five-game losing streak. The Nets went ahead 106-104 with 38.4 seconds left in regulation when Andre Drummond was called for goaltending. Derrick Rose had an unforced turnover on the ensuing possession, then made up for it with a tying layup with 1.9 seconds left.

Obama called Trump a 'fascist' in call to Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine Tim Kaine, a new docu-series on Clinton reveals. Obama told Kaine by phone, "Tim, remember, this is no time to be a purist. You've got to keep a fascist out of the White House," Kaine says a clip included in the Hulu series, "Hillary," NBC News reported.

Scammers Taking Advantage Of Job Hunters Applying For Census Bureau Positions There's a scam warning for anyone looking to apply for a Census Bureau job.

Mayor de Blasio excuses and condones Brooklyn BP Eric Adams and his aides illegal plaza parking Placard Corruption / Twitter.

California woman dies after clothing gets caught in raisin processor A California woman was killed when her clothing got caught in a machine at a raisin packing plant in Sanger, a town in the Central Valley. Yaneth Lopez Valladares, 33, was a contract worker in her second year at the Del Rey Packing Co. before the incident Friday, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

China steps up fight against deadly coronavirus outbreak China stepped up its fight against the deadly coronavirus Saturday, trying to stymie the crisis by putting another 39 million citizens on lockdown and halting all tour group operations.

Severe locust outbreak in Kenya will cost country millions Aerial spraying to beat back a plague of locusts swarming across Kenya will cost $70 million, the UN estimates. Millions of the insects have invaded the East African nation from Somalia and Ethiopia, devouring farmland and just about anything else in their path.

Trump slaps new tariffs on foreign products made with steel, aluminum President Trump cited national security concerns as he expanded his trademark tariffs to cover things like auto parts, nails, staples and electrical wires.

Investigators probe charges Trump associates spied on Marie Yovanovitch US officials interviewed hundreds of employees this week at the US embassy in Ukraine regarding the alleged surveillance of Marie Yovanovitch, the former American ambassador there, by associates of Rudy Giuliani, according to reports.

NYC Auschwitz survivors recall horrors, courage 75 years after liberation Many of the Auschwitz survivors, now in their late 80s and 90s, say they are returning to the largest of the Nazi death camps in southern Poland to honor their families who perished in the gas chambers. "It's the only cemetery where I can visit my family," said survivor Sally Yassy, 93, who lives in Queens.

Toddler dies after dad's hidden gun discharges while play wrestling A 4-year-old Indiana boy has died four days after being accidentally shot in the head by a gun that his father had hidden in his pants, police said.

Barbet steals the show at American Kennel Club's 'Meet the Breeds' A breed that was almost wiped out by the World Wars was the star of the American Kennel Club's "Meet the Breeds" event Saturday. The Barbet was among 150 breeds of dogs and cats available for pets, cuddles and romping with visitors to the Jacob Javits Center.

New York Mets Host First Ever Fan Fest At Citi Field It was finally starting to feel like baseball season again at the stadium, with fans waiting in line in the rain long before opening day. "Let's make 2020 the year. Had a great end of the year last year. Let's do it," fan Mike Wing told CBSN New York's Nick Caloway.

Ground Beef Recalled Over Possible Plastic Contamination The packages were shipped to several states, including New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Warden At Manhattan Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died Transferred The move comes after Attorney General William Barr ordered the warden to desk duty in Pennsylvania. Officials say Epstein, who was a convicted pedophile and disgraced socialite, killed himself at the Metropolitan Correctional Center.

Rope From Scaffolding Breaks Window Of East Side Apartment The FDNY says scaffolding work was being done at the building. "With the high winds and the heavy rain, the ropes from the scaffolding that's not in use at this time have been blown around in the wind and the rope itself broke the window," said Mark Rosenbaum, with the FDNY.

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Woman Injured After Furniture Falls From Balcony Near Union Square Sources tell CBS2 that strong winds are suspected to have brought the furniture down from that balcony on Union Square West near East 15th Street. We're told the 23-year-old woman was cut on the head, but the injury is considered minor. A nearby car was also hit.

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