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Month: <span>February 2020</span>

Joe Biden wins South Carolina Democratic presidential primary | CBC

Former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden has won South Carolina’s Democratic primary. It was his first victory in three tries at the Democratic nomination, and it came during the fourth Democratic primary contest of the 2020 election season. Biden’s win could work to blunt frontrunner Bernie Sanders’s momentum heading into Super Tuesday, when 14 states and […]Read More

Trump says getting rid of “bad” people made him successful

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that his “journey” in the nation’s highest office would have been a failure had he not be able to rid the government of people he says are “bad.” Trump came into office railing against what he and his allies call the “deep state” — career […]Read More

Two D-linemen make history with sub-4.8 40s

INDIANAPOLIS – One night after some of the biggest offensive lineman wowed scouts with their speed, it was the defensive linemen’s turn Saturday at the NFL scouting combine, as Nebraska’s Khalil Davis and Oklahoma’s Neville Gallimore carved out a little history. Davis, at 6-foot-1, 308 pounds, ran an official clocking of 4.75 seconds in the […]Read More

13 Canadian charity workers and volunteers detained in Ethiopia |

Staff members and volunteers with a Canadian charity are being detained in Ethiopia. Canadian Humanitarian, a charity registered in Medicine Hat, Alta., confirmed in a statement posted to its website Saturday that 10 Canadian volunteers, three Canadian staff members and two Ethiopian staff members were being detained. “As of right now they are being investigated […]Read More

Coronavirus may turn the 2020 presidential campaign upside down

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S. February 10, 2020. Brian Snyder | REUTERS Presidential campaigns have shown no signs of adjusting their event schedules even as the coronavirus outbreak prompts several companies to cancel or postpone events. For […]Read More

KU, KSU show solidarity in 1st game since brawl

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A month after a brawl punctuated the final seconds of their first meeting of the season, players and coaches from Kansas and Kansas State had a positive exchange prior to Saturday’s game. After the national anthem, the two teams met at half court and shook hands. Bill Self said he reached out […]Read More

March Madness without the audience? NCAA faces pressure to protect

The Virginia Cavaliers tip off against the UMBC Retrievers in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 16, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Streeter Lecka | Getty Images The National College Players Association is calling on the NCAA to consider holding the March Madness men’s basketball tournament […]Read More

Mikey Garcia vs. Jessie Vargas fight prediction, odds, undercard, start

Holding the distinction as the first (and subsequently only) notable welterweight fighter signed to Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Sport after the promoter inked a historic $1 billion deal with DAZN in 2018, it was apropos, in a way, that Jessie Vargas would be one of the competitors involved in the streaming service’s first significant 147-pound bout […]Read More

AP VoteCast: Many SC black voters back return to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolinians were voting in Saturday’s Democratic presidential primary with a greater sense of nostalgia for the Obama presidency than voters in earlier contests — likely reflecting the state’s sizable bloc of African American voters. Voters in the Palmetto State were more likely than those in Iowa and New Hampshire to want […]Read More

Bane, TCU stun No. 2 Baylor with late 18-1 run

FORT WORTH, Texas — Desmond Bane scored 23 points, including eight straight in TCU’s tiebreaking run as the Horned Frogs upended No. 2 Baylor 75-72 on Saturday. Bane made a long tiebreaking 3-pointer with 4:42 left that put the Horned Frogs (16-13, 7-9 Big 12) ahead to stay. After blocking a shot by Jared Butler, […]Read More