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LeBron James says he has more pressing issues to focus on than China controversy

LeBron James says he has more pressing issues to focus on than China controversy

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is ready to move on from the China controversy and focus on winning a championship and other things. Just a day after criticizing Houston Rockets’ general manager Daryl Morey as “misinformed” over a tweet supporting Hong Kong protesters, James said Tuesday he has more pressing issues to deal with…MORE

White House scrambles to slow impeachment push as new revelations deepen scandal

White House scrambles to slow impeachment push as new revelations deepen scandal

The White House is launching a new effort to slow the speeding Democratic impeachment push, but its noncooperation strategy is being constantly thwarted by a daily stream of explosive secrets being spilled behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Current and former officials are painting an ever more damning picture of a wider than originally perceived…MORE

7 takeaways from the CNN/New York Times Democratic presidential debate

7 takeaways from the CNN/New York Times Democratic presidential debate

Polls show that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is now a front-runner for the 2020 Democratic nomination. And on Tuesday night in Ohio, her 11 rivals acted like it. The party’s fourth presidential debate, hosted by CNN and The New York Times, showcased the shifting dynamics of the Democratic primary. Warren was under attack all night…MORE

Some defendants in college admission scam want racketeering charges dismissed

Some defendants in college admission scam want racketeering charges dismissed

Attorneys for several defendants in the college admissions scandal want the racketeering charges against their clients dismissed, saying they are unwarranted, new case filings show. In the motion to dismiss her indictment, an attorney for Lisa “Niki” Williams says the “case is an unprecedented attempt by the government to prosecute various individuals.” Williams, a former…MORE

The Nevada gaming board wants to ban casino mogul Steve Wynn

The Nevada gaming board wants to ban casino mogul Steve Wynn

The Nevada Gaming Control Board wants to strip Steve Wynn of his gaming license, after the casino mogul stepped down as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts following the disclosure of sexual harassment and assault allegations against him. “His conduct demonstrated that he is not a person of good character, honesty, and/or integrity,” the board…MORE

Joe Biden spent more than he raised in the third quarter of 2019

Joe Biden spent more than he raised in the third quarter of 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden burned through his campaign donations at a blistering pace over the summer — spending more than he took in and leaving himself just a fraction of the cash available to his better-funded rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination. Biden’s campaign entered October with $8.98 million remaining in its bank account,…MORE

Here’s why Democrats aren’t holding an impeachment inquiry vote — yet

Here’s why Democrats aren’t holding an impeachment inquiry vote — yet

A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Impeachment Watch newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Back from a recess, Democrats were debating whether to address gripes about the impeachment process and hold a vote authorizing their inquiry as it races forward. The latest here. Head over here…MORE

Top 34 bestselling ‘fruit’ drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

Top 34 bestselling ‘fruit’ drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

Americans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children’s fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy. Why would loving parents do this? Perhaps because US beverage companies spent $20.7 million to advertise fun, fruity drinks with added sugars to families in 2018,…MORE

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