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Global markets are still getting hammered by the coronavirus outbreak

Global markets are still getting hammered by the coronavirus outbreak

Fears about the novel coronavirus outbreak are still roiling global markets Tuesday. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index plunged 3.6% in early trade. Markets in the country were closed Monday for a holiday. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 1.6% Tuesday morning. South Korea’s Kospi was flat at market open after closing down nearly 3.9% on Monday, its…MORE

Nevada Democratic Party says caucus results are fully reported

Nevada Democratic Party says caucus results are fully reported

The Nevada Democratic Party has reported 100% of precincts from Saturday’s caucuses in the state. The fully reported results show Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders with a wide 26.6% margin of county delegates over former Vice President Joe Biden, who holds a decisive second place position with 20.2%. Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg trails…MORE

Poll: Biden and Sanders lead Democratic field in South Carolina

Poll: Biden and Sanders lead Democratic field in South Carolina

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont top the Democratic presidential candidates in South Carolina, according to a new poll from NBC/Marist released Monday. Biden, with 27% support among likely voters, and Sanders, with 23%, lead over businessman Tom Steyer — the only other candidate to reach double digits in the…MORE

Biden campaign slams Sanders in digital ad ahead of South Carolina primary

Biden campaign slams Sanders in digital ad ahead of South Carolina primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has released a new digital ad in South Carolina slamming Sen. Bernie Sanders, accusing his opponent of attempting to undercut President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012. The video begins with a montage of anchors announcing Obama’s reelection campaign before a narrator says, “When we rallied together to defend our…MORE

Major American companies are reeling from coronavirus

Major American companies are reeling from coronavirus

A growing number of major American companies are saying coronavirus is hurting their business. Late Monday, United Airlines announced that it has suspended flights between the United States and four destinations in China, routes that represent approximately 5% of the company’s planned capacity, because of the virus. The airline said near-term demand for flights to…MORE

ICYMI: Trump’s massive India rally

ICYMI: Trump’s massive India rally

President Donald Trump traveled abroad to India and received a very special treat: A large crowd of supporters. But it wasn’t just any large crowd — it could be Trump’s largest crowd ever. Thanks to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the “Namaste Trump” rally was held in India’s largest cricket stadium with a capacity of…MORE

Fact check: Bloomberg falsely claims NYPD only entered mosques when invited in

Fact check: Bloomberg falsely claims NYPD only entered mosques when invited in

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was challenged late last year about the New York Police Department’s widespread surveillance of Muslims when he was mayor of New York City. He responded dishonestly. In an exchange filmed in December but tweeted out only last week, Bloomberg told Sarah Pearson, a Milwaukee activist and organizer who is also…MORE

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