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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The New York Post reports: Two Florida men were busted over the weekend for speeding around with meth, cocaine and more packed in sacks with the words “Bag Full of Drugs” printed on them, authorities said. “Santa Rosa K-9 Deputies recently assisted [Florida Highway Patrol] on a traffic stop on I-10 where a large amount of narcotics were discovered,” the …

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WH Invites Venezuelan Opposition Leader To SOTU

Bloomberg News reports: Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to attend President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday as a guest of the White House, according to three people familiar with the matter. Guaido’s attendance provides a high-profile platform for the Venezuelan National Assembly leader as he seeks to revive support for his bid to oust President …

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BOOK: Bank Connected Trump To Wealthy Russians

The Daily Beast reports: Despite decades of default worries, lawsuits, and acrimony, Deutsche Bank officials are said to have ignored deep internal concerns about Donald Trump and his finances and loaned him billions of dollars and introduced him to wealthy investors—including Russians—who were looking to keep their real-estate dealings anonymous. Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail …

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Trump To Award Medal Of Freedom To Man Who Called Obama “The Magic Negro” And Who Coined “Femi-Nazi”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump plans to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom – the highest civilian award in the U.S. – to conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh after learning of his advanced cancer diagnosis, the president told television anchors at a private lunch. Limbaugh, 69, revealed his cancer diagnosis on his popular radio program Monday afternoon, telling listeners that …

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Collins: Trump’s Behavior Is Flawed And I’ll Acquit Him

Fox News reports: Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key swing vote in President Trump’s impeachment trial, announced Tuesday she would vote to acquit on both articles of impeachment — noting that Democrats’ “abuse of power” charge “did not even attempt” to allege that Trump had committed a crime, and instead constituted a “difficult-to-define, non-criminal act.” Even as she criticized …

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Buttigieg Holds Slim Delegate Lead With 62% Reported

CNN reports: Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, held a narrow lead in the Iowa caucuses on Tuesday night, according to a partial release of a majority of the results by the state Democratic party a day after an embarrassing organizational breakdown that marred the biggest night of the election year so far. Buttigieg was trailed closely …

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LIVE VIDEO: Iowa Dems Release Some Caucus Results

The Guardian reports: The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) told the presidential campaigns on Tuesday to expect that a “majority” of the caucus results will be released at 5 p.m. EST, according to a source on the call. IDP communications director Mandy McClure followed up with a statement, saying that the rest of the results will be released …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Forum On Racism In Schools Erupts After White Man Lobs Racist Question At Mexican Immigrant

Michigan Live reports: A conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion at Saline Area Schools quickly turned volatile Monday morning when one parent asked another why he didn’t “stay in Mexico.” For a community looking to heal and build unity after an incident involving racist messages shared among students via Snapchat, the exchange caught many in attendance off guard. During the …

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Macy’s To Close Additional 125 Stores Over Three Years

The Wall Street Journal reports: Macy’s Inc. plans to close 125 department stores over the next three years, an admission that a fifth of its locations cannot thrive as shoppers buy more online and make fewer trips to malls. The company is also cutting about 2000 corporate jobs and closing several offices. It will abandon a dual national headquarters location …

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