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Political programming dominates the week in television

Political programming dominates the week in television

NEW YORK — For the second straight week, politics was the dominant force in prime-time television. CBS News' coverage of the Democratic presidential debate from South Carolina last week was easily the most-watched event on television, with 15.
Here's what happens to the votes for candidates who drop out

Here's what happens to the votes for candidates who drop out

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Rights group: Lacoste gloves made in Chinese internment camp

Gloves made in China for the popular French brand Lacoste appear to have been sewn inside a factory where ethnic minorities face forced ideological and behavioural re-education, according to a U.S.-based labour rights group.
UN agency: Iran nearly triples stockpile of enriched uranium

UN agency: Iran nearly triples stockpile of enriched uranium

VIENNA — Iran has nearly tripled its stockpile of enriched uranium since November in violation of its deal with world powers and is refusing to answer questions about three possible undeclared nuclear sites, the U.N.
Sean Spicer joining cable TV talk show fray on NewsMax

Sean Spicer joining cable TV talk show fray on NewsMax

NEW YORK — While Sean Spicer says he expects his old boss, President Donald Trump, to be re-elected, he doesn't view his new television talk show as a vehicle for helping accomplish that end.
Australian Associated Press to shut down after 85 years

Australian Associated Press to shut down after 85 years

CANBERRA, Australia — The national news agency Australian Associated Press said Tuesday it will close in late June, its 85 years in business vanquished by a decline in subscribers and free distribution of news content on digital platforms.
Ex-guard frees dozens of hostages in Manila mall, is subdued

Ex-guard frees dozens of hostages in Manila mall, is subdued

MANILA, Philippines — A recently dismissed security guard freed dozens of hostages and was subdued by police after walking out of a shopping mall in the Philippine capital on Monday, ending a daylong hostage crisis in an upscale commercial district n
Tokyo falls back, other Asian markets track Wall St gains

Tokyo falls back, other Asian markets track Wall St gains

TOKYO — Shares in most Asian markets tracked overnight gains on Wall Street, but Tokyo's benchmark fell back Tuesday as gnawing concerns over the virus outbreak chilled buying sentiment.
On Super Tuesday eve, Biden gets boost from former rivals

On Super Tuesday eve, Biden gets boost from former rivals

DALLAS — Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden's presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party's moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice-president just hours before voting began across a series of high
Inside the final month of Buttigieg's historic campaign

Inside the final month of Buttigieg's historic campaign

WASHINGTON — He opened February by sharing victory with one of the Democratic Party's best-known figures and ended it with a humbling defeat at the hands of another.