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Biden building 2020 White House campaign ahead of expected bid: sources Roundtable: Predictions for Friday's NCAA tournament games

Biden building 2020 White House campaign ahead of expected bid: sourcesBiden has told supporters and former staff that he will run, according to one source who has knowledge of discussions. Biden and his aides also have reached out to donors and potential bundlers - people who volunteer to raise money on behalf of the candidate - to assess support, according to another source. A third source with direct knowledge of Biden's plans offered a caveat, saying the former vice president was very close to running, but "it’s not 100 percent." “We’re leaning into that moment” when Biden gives the green light, the source said.


The Madness started for real on Thursday. Here are our panel's top takeaways from the day's action, as well as a look-ahead at Friday's NCAA tournament games.
Ex-cop says he thought he saw a gun when he shot black teen Source: Cards, Goldy finalizing 5-year extension

Ex-cop says he thought he saw a gun when he shot black teenPITTSBURGH (AP) — A white former police officer said Thursday he thought a weapon was pointed at him when he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh last summer.


Slugger Paul Goldschmidt is finalizing a five-year extension for $130 million with the Cardinals, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will keep him in St. Louis through the 2024 season.
Devin Nunes sued a Twitter account dedicated to a cow. Now it has more followers than he does Sources: Bama negotiating buyout with Johnson

Devin Nunes sued a Twitter account dedicated to a cow. Now it has more followers than he doesRep. Devin Nunes filed a $250 million lawsuit against Twitter and a number of parody accounts. Now, one dedicated to a cow has, um, mooved past him.


Alabama is in the process of negotiating a buyout with head coach Avery Johnson, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Some Pickups Lag in Passenger Crash Protection MSU's Izzo doesn't apologize for yelling at Henry

Some Pickups Lag in Passenger Crash ProtectionCrash Tests Show Some Pickup Trucks Lag in Passenger Protection Most pickup trucks fall short when it comes to protecting passengers in certain types of crashes, according to new findings from t...


Tom Izzo didn't apologize for yelling at freshman forward Aaron Henry during the second half of Michigan State's first-round NCAA tournament win over Bradley on Thursday.
'You are a child,' McCain's youngest daughter tells Trump, breaking public silence Wofford's Magee breaks NCAA career 3s record

'You are a child,' McCain's youngest daughter tells Trump, breaking public silenceBridget McCain tweeted: “Unfortunately, you could not be counted on to be courteous, as you are a child in the most important role the world knows.”


Wofford guard Fletcher Magee set the NCAA Division I career 3-point record on Thursday night, surpassing Oakland's Travis Bader, as the Terriers advanced in the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history.


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Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder

In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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