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REPORT: Mayor Pete Poised To Win Iowa Caucus

Iowa Starting Line reports: Pete Buttigieg is barreling toward an Iowa Caucus victory, and there’s not a damn thing anyone’s tweets can do about it. Buttigieg has seen his crowd sizes in Iowa swell this month, including five separate events with over 1,000 people each. Among those were a statement-making 2,000-person rally in Coralville, right in Iowa’s most liberal county, …

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GALLUP: Obama, Trump Tied As Most Admired Man

Just in from Gallup Polling: Barack Obama and Donald Trump are tied this year as the most admired man. It is Obama’s 12th time in the top spot versus the first for Trump. Michelle Obama is the most admired woman for the second year in a row. Each year since 1948, Gallup has asked Americans to name, in an open-ended …

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Saudi Arabia Arrests 200+ For “Public Indecency”

The New Straits Times reports: Saudi Arabia has arrested more than 200 people for violating “public decency” – including by wearing immodest clothing – and “harassment“, police said, in the first such crackdown since the ultra-conservative kingdom began easing social norms. Some 120 men and women have been arrested over the past week for offending public morals, including wearing “inappropriate …

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Trump’s Golfing Enters Frozen Ukraine Aid Saga

Newsweek reports: White House officials struggled to set up meetings with President Donald Trump regarding frozen military aid to Ukraine because the president was golfing, according to a new report charting the events at the center of Trump’s Ukraine strategy and subsequent impeachment. The report—published Sunday by The New York Times—details how senior administration officials tried to have Trump release …

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Major Retailers Rush To Comply With CA Privacy Law

The Associated Press reports: U.S. retailers including Walmart Inc will add “Do Not Sell My Info” links to their websites and signage in stores starting Jan. 1, allowing California shoppers to understand for the first time what personal and other data the retailers collect, sources said. Large U.S retailers are rushing to comply with a new law, the California Consumer …

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Family: Hannukah Stabbing Suspect Is Mentally Ill

CNN reports: The man accused of barging into a rabbi’s Monsey, New York, home and stabbing five people at a Hanukkah party has a “long history of mental illness and hospitalizations,” according to a family statement issued by his attorney. “We believe the actions of which he is accused, if committed by him, tragically reflect profound mental illness for which …

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Erik Prince Held Secret Talks With Maduro Regime

Reuters reports: Erik Prince, the controversial private security executive and prominent supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, made a secret visit to Venezuela last month and met Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, one of socialist leader Nicolas Maduro’s closest and most outspoken allies, according to five sources familiar with the matter. The visit, described by one source as “outreach” by Prince …

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Bloomberg Moves Campaign HQ To Times Square

Politico reports: Mike Bloomberg’s rapidly expanding presidential campaign is moving to Times Square, setting up its headquarters at the old New York Times building on West 43rd Street. The relocation — from the building that historically housed Bloomberg Philanthropies — comes as the billionaire self-funder and former New York mayor’s campaign pushes past 300 staffers at his headquarters and more …

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Poll: Impeachment Likely To Boost Black Voter Turnout

Axios reports: A majority of black Americans are more interested in voting in the 2020 presidential election than they were in 2016, according to a national survey of 1200 black voters and non-voters. Black voter turnout declined significantly in 2016 nationally and in key swing states, ultimately contributing to Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump. New details from focus groups …

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TEXAS: Video Released From Fatal Church Shooting

Mediaite reports: CNN aired footage on Monday morning from the moment when the gunman behind the West Freeway Church of Christ shooting pulled out his weapon and started attacking service attendees. Two victims were killed in the attack outside of Fort Worth, TX on Sunday, and the gunman also died from return fire from the parishioners. The violence was captured …

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