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Biden seizes control of Democratic presidential race with big primary wins over SandersJoe Biden maintained his momentum over Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential race Tuesday, winning state primaries, building his delegate lead and solidifying his status as the clear favorite to win his party’s nomination.

3/10/2020 9:08:37 PM

Police: Remains identified as missing Tennessee girlRemains found last week in Tennessee were positively identified as those of a 15-month-old girl missing for weeks, police said Wednesday. The remains found Friday are those of Evelyn Mae Boswell, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Leslie Earhart said in a video message posted on Twitter. The remains were found in Sullivan County on property belonging to a family member, the bureau had said earlier.

3/11/2020 6:55:34 PM

Norwegian F-35 stealth fighters sent out for the first time to intercept Russian sub hunter aircraftNorway scrambled F-35 stealth fighters over the weekend to intercept a pair of Russian Tu-142 anti-submarine warfare aircraft off its coast.

3/10/2020 12:38:35 PM

Intercepted Russian reconnaissance aircraft were watching US submarines during ICEXO’Shaughnessy said the Russian aircraft loitered about 2,500 feet above a camp that was established for the submarine exercise. He said the Russian aircraft “loitered” with an F-22 and and F-18 on their wing.

3/11/2020 4:40:54 PM

Why Did the USS Thresher Sink? Finally, the Navy Is Being Forced to Tell UsThe submarine mysteriously went down in 1963, killing everyone on board. Thanks to a lawsuit, we're about to learn why.

3/10/2020 3:35:00 PM

Coronavirus: Sinister people are knocking on doors claiming to be part of official disease response, police warnScammers are knocking on people's doors and claiming to be part of the official response to the coronavirus, police in New Jersey have warned.The people could then try and take advantage of anxiety around the spread of the disease to sell products at inflated price or otherwise try and scam anyone in the house, authorities warned.

3/10/2020 12:11:11 PM

Pakistan fighter jet crashes in capital during parade rehearsalA Pakistani F-16 fighter jet crashed in Islamabad Wednesday, killing the pilot, during a rehearsal for a national day military parade, officials said. Footage on social media showed a plume of smoke billowing into the sky after the plane hit the ground having apparently attempted a loop. A Pakistani Air Force spokesman said the pilot, Wing Commander Nauman Akram, died in the crash.

3/11/2020 6:31:03 AM

House Speaker Pelosi to unveil coronavirus aid package for workersSpeaker Nancy Pelosi is moving swiftly toward House passage of a coronavirus aid package possibly this week as Congress rebuffs President Trump's proposed payroll tax break and focuses instead on sick pay and other resources to more immediately help workers hit by the crisis.

3/11/2020 3:32:30 PM

Trump snubs Jeff Sessions, backs Tommy Tuberville in Alabama Senate runoffThe president endorsed the former Auburn head coach over his onetime attorney general in the runoff election set for the end of the month.

3/10/2020 9:47:38 PM

Pro-gun worker who Biden said was 'full of ****' speaks out on Fox News"I thought I was pretty articulate and respectful. I didn't try to raise any feathers. And he kind of just went off the deep end," Wayne said.

3/11/2020 2:28:59 PM

MSNBC Contributor Dr. Jason Johnson Out at The Root After Misogynistic Anti-Bernie ScreedWeeks after being benched by MSNBC after making misogynistic comments about Bernie Sanders supporters, Dr. Jason Johnson is out at digital outlet The Root, The Daily Beast has confirmed.The political commentator appears to have removed the affiliation from his Twitter bio, and his contact information no longer appears on The Root’s authors page. Sources at The Root confirmed that he is no longer employed by the site.Johnson, who served as politics editor of the influential African-American-focused news and culture website owned by G/O Media, drew widespread outrage last month after claiming “racist white liberals” support Sanders, who has done “nothing for intersectionality.” “I don’t care how many people from the island of misfit black girls you throw out there to defend you,” he added in the Feb. 21 appearance on SiriusXM’s The Karen Hunter Show.His comments, particularly those about black women who support Sanders, resulted in calls for his firing as a paid contributor for MSNBC, where he had become a fixture of Democratic primary analysis. “I hope we can have political disputes without engaging in open racism and sexism,” Sanders’ national press secretary Briahna Joy Gray tweeted about Johnson. “This misogynoir is disappointing, but not surprising from [him].”In a statement on Twitter, the political commentator apologized, saying his comments were “harmful and unnecessary.”Several days later, The Daily Beast reported that MSNBC had quietly benched Johnson. After making nearly 40 on-air appearances in the first two months of 2020, including post-game coverage of the several Democratic primary debates and votes, the Morgan State University professor was nowhere to be found during MSNBC’s coverage of the Nevada caucuses. He has yet to return to MSNBC’s air.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.

3/10/2020 5:34:05 PM

The family accused of violating quarantine while their daughter was tested for coronavirus says they were never told to isolate themselvesMissouri officials said they told a family to self-quarantine while their daughter was tested for coronavirus, but that the family went out in public.

3/10/2020 9:14:02 PM

US fighter jets escort Russian aircraft away from Alaskan coastlineTwo Russian jets that flew over the sea near the Alaska coastline were intercepted by US and Canadian aircraft, military officials said on Tuesday.The two planes were escorted by F-22 and CF-18 aircraft according to the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) after they flew as close as 50 nautical miles to the Alaska coast.

3/11/2020 12:31:00 PM