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Hayden Panettiere’s boyfriend Brian Hickerson arrested for domestic battery

Hayden Panettiere‘s boyfriend, Brian Hickerson, was arrested on Friday in Jackson, Wyo., for domestic battery and interference with a peace officer, Fox News can confirm.

Per the Teton County Sheriff’s Office, Hickerson was arrested at around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 14 after they responded to a disturbance at a private residence between Hickerson and a 30-year-old female.

Per TMZ, a caller alleged an intoxicated male was locked out of the home because he punched his girlfriend in the face.

HAYDEN PANETTIERE’S BOYFRIEND, BRIAN HICKERSON, ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

According to authorities, Hickerson allegedly punched Panettiere, 30, “with a closed fist on the right side of her face,” the outlet reported.

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Hayden Panettiere and Brian Hickerson are seen on January 31, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images via Getty Images)

When police arrived, they found Hickerson in the driveway, and he allegedly told them Panettiere was inside the home, according to TMZ, citing documents.

Hickerson reportedly avoided answering when asked by the cops if he had physically assaulted the “Nashville” star.

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Per TMZ, the documents reportedly claim that Panettiere told authorities she and Hickerson were in their bedroom when he allegedly started throwing her around and punching her. Cops allegedly said that Panettiere’s face was red and swollen. She also reportedly had a scrape and some swelling on her left hand, which she believed came from Hickerson’s watch, TMZ reported.

HAYDEN PANETTIERE BACK WITH BRIAN HICKERSON FOLLOWING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE DISMISSAL: REPORTS

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office told Fox News that Hickerson has been charged two misdemeanors, domestic battery and interference with a peace officer. Hickerson has since been released. His bond was $5,000.

According to Page Six, the interfering with a peace officer charge stems from Hickerson allegedly refusing to identify himself.

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Hayden Panettiere arrives at a screening of Freestyle Releasing’s “Sharkwater Extinction” at the ArcLight Hollywood on January 31, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

In November, it was reported that Hickerson and the “Heroes” star were back together after they were spotted at an airport following the dismissal of a felony domestic violence charge against Hickerson in September, which stemmed from a May 2019 arrest.

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At the time, TMZ sources said that Hickerson allegedly got into an altercation with Panettiere. As a result, he was ordered to stay 100 yards away from Panettiere, Page Six reported. According to the outlet, the case against him was dismissed in September when the Los Angeles district attorney’s office could not “secure a material witness.”

The actress started seeing Hickerson shortly after her August 2018 split from fiancé Wladimir Klitschko, 43, — with whom she shares 5-year-old daughter Kaya. The former couple’s daughter lives in Ukraine with her retired boxer father, per People.

A rep for Panettiere did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

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MSNBC’s ex-GOPer anchor Nicolle Wallace says she’d ‘gladly and easily’ vote for Bernie Sanders

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MSNBC has repeatedly aired critiques of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in this election cycle, but one unlikely anchor said she would “gladly” vote for him in a general election: former Bush White House aide Nicolle Wallace.

“I’m on the record. I will vote for whomever — I will, I will, I will gladly and easily and handily vote for Bernie Sanders if he’s the nominee. This is not personal,” Wallace told a panel on Tuesday, “but my political strategist is like, ‘It’s a four-alarm fire in my political soul.”

She continued, “I mean, how do you, as a Democratic Party, tell everyone to get behind someone who is — and I have no frickin’ clue what ‘democratic socialist’ means, but everyone thinks that’s what he is, and it sounds scary. And he’s got very little African American support.”

MSNBC ANCHOR NICOLLE WALLACE SAYS TRUMP IS ‘THE ENEMY’  IN FIERY RANT TO UNITE DEMS

Wallace, who previously worked on Sen. John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign and served as White House communications director for President George W. Bush, has been a vocal critic of President Trump and previously vowed that she would vote for an “automobile” in order to remove him from office.

Earlier this month, Wallace went on a fiery rant calling Trump “the enemy” in an effort to unite Democrats.

“The enemy is the guy in the Oval Office who thinks there were good people on both sides in Charlottesville,” Wallace said. “The enemy is the guy in the Oval Office who just got a permission slip to cheat in presidential elections. The enemy is a guy who calls his generals ‘dopes and losers,’ who he didn’t want to go into battle with. That is the enemy. I am nauseous when I see Democrats fight amongst themselves.”

Meanwhile, Sanders doesn’t nearly receive the warmest reception from Wallace’s colleagues.

Last week, MSNBC anchor Chuck Todd raised eyebrows for suggesting that the Vermont senator isn’t actually a “front-runner” of the Democratic race despite his surge in the polls and his victory in New Hampshire.

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“I don’t understand how Bernie is considered a front-runner. This is a guy that has — more people showed up to the polls, highest turnout ever, and his percentage went down, not up. His total went down, not up,” Todd told the panel.

The “Meet the Press” moderator also went after Sanders supporters, suggesting they’re part of a “digital brownshirt brigade,” which was condemned by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

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Time magazine correspondent Charlotte Alter says Obama made voting ‘an act of love’

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Time magazine national correspondent Charlotte Alter told MSNBC on Tuesday that former President Barack Obama made voting an “act of love.”

When “MSNBC Live” anchor Katy Tur asked Alter why millennials didn’t vote in larger numbers, she answered: “One reason is that Barack Obama was such a transformative figure for people and he was, for many people our age, their first president that they really got behind.

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“And he made voting into an act of love,” Alter continued. “So I don’t think that millennials think of voting as their duty. They think of it as something that they only do for somebody that they really care about and really believe in — and that makes it really hard for somebody like a [former New York City Mayor] Michael Bloomberg or a [former Vice President] Joe Biden to attract millennial voters because they just don’t believe in them that much.”

Alter was appearing on the cable network to promote her new book, titled “The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America.”

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Last year, Alter — the daughter of former longtime Newsweek editor and New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Alter and former “The Colbert Report” executive producer Emily Lazar — was heavily criticized for tweeting a claim that the reason for the popularity of socialism among millennials is that they’ve “never experienced American prosperity.”

“AOC [Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.] and I were born the same year [1989],” Alter tweeted in March after her cover story on the freshman lawmaker was published in Time. “She was a Dunkaroos kid—I liked fruit roll-ups. People our age have never experienced American prosperity in our adult lives— which is why so many millennials are embracing Democratic socialism.”

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Alter is far from the only media or Hollywood figure to rhapsodize about the 44th president. In 2012, Obama’s reelection campaign came under fire for an ad it released with actress Lena Dunham in which the “Girls” star suggested that voting for Obama was akin to losing one’s virginity.

“The first time shouldn’t be with just anybody. You want to do it with a great guy. Someone who really cares about and understands women,” she said.

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The ad, titled “Lena Dunham: Your First Time,” included Dunham suggesting that her vote made her into a woman.

“My first time voting was amazing. It was this line in the sand,” she said. “Before I was a girl, now I was a woman. I went to the polling station, I pulled back the curtain, I voted for Barack Obama.”

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Ryan Newman: What to know about the NASCAR star

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman survived a horrific crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500 Monday night.

Newman’s car slammed into the wall at nearly 200 mph, flipped, got T-boned by another car, flipped several more times and skidded to a halt in flames.

Here is more about the 42-year-old driver and 2008 Daytona 500 champion.

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SURVIVAL

Newman’s car continued to skid upside down along the speedway and crossed the finish line in flames as safety crews hurried to snuff out the fire and cut “Rocketman” loose. It took about eight minutes for workers to roll his car right-side up, and medical personnel used black screens to block spectator views as Newman was placed in a waiting ambulance and taken to Halifax Medical Center.

A sense of relief spread across Daytona International Speedway after the crash Monday night.

There has not been a fatality in NASCAR’s elite Cup Series since Dale Earnhardt died in a crash on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500.

Nineteen years later, it’s clear that Earnhardt’s death probably saved Newman’s life.

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Ryan Newman makes adjustments in his car during a NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

NASCAR spent the last two decades working to improve safety regulations by installing energy-absorbing walls around tracks, mandating the use of head-and-neck restraints attached to helmets and continuing to make improvements to the cars.

NASCAR has declined in popularity since the safety changes that followed Earnhardt’s death, almost falling back to its roots as a regional sport.

Newman’s crash surely will elicit calls for NASCAR to do even more.

CONTROVERSY

Newman, an Indiana native who graduated with an engineering degree from Purdue, has been a harsh critic of NASCAR’s struggles to keep cars on the racing surface, even getting fined for public comments the sanctioning body considered negative.

In 2010, he said fans shouldn’t even go to the track to see races at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.

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Ryan Newman climbs in his car during a NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Newman had escaped several scary wrecks at Daytona and Talladega over the years. His car went airborne, flipped repeatedly and landed on its roof in the 2003 Daytona 500. He had a similar crash-landing at Talladega in 2009.

His latest one will go down in Daytona history along with Austin Dillon’s memorable crash into the catch fence on the final lap of the 2015 July race at Daytona. His car went airborne and tore down part of the fence and injured several fans. The car, with its engine already resting on another part of the track, ended up on its roof and then was smashed into by Brad Keselowski’s car. Dillon remarkably walked away unscathed.

FAMILY

The father of two daughters recently announced his separation from wife Krissie after 16 years of marriage.

“We will continue to jointly raise our girls, while remaining friends and continuing to work together supporting Rescue Ranch,” he wrote just four days before the fiery crash, mentioning his animal welfare work. “Thank you for the years of support and friendship. We ask that (our) daughters’ privacy be respected at this time.”

Right before the race Monday night, his estranged wife tweeted about the family affair: “I am,” she said about watching the race. “Would love to see my girls in [Victory Lane] but always praying for a safe race.”

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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‘Hillary still ain’t in jail’: Alabama Senate GOP primary gets dirty as candidates fight over Sessions, Trump

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With the nation’s attention focused on the squabbles between the Democratic presidential primary contenders, a down-ballot Republican primary race for one of Alabama’s Senate seats is getting down and dirty itself.

The three top Republicans vying for a chance to take on incumbent Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala. — former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville, and Rep. Bradley Byrne – have each launched a series of nasty ads slamming one another and fighting for who is most aligned with President Trump.

The war of words kicked off last weekend when Byrne, who has represented the state’s 1st Congressional District since 2014, released an ad featuring actors playing Sessions and Tuberville interviewing for the Senate jobs while being criticized for their records.

“He let the president down and got fired,” one of the actors says of Sessions in the ad.

Another actor chimes in: “And Hillary still ain’t in jail.”

The Hillary line dredges up the “Lock Her Up” chant that was common at rallies during Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign when he ran against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The ad also slams Tuberville for past comments on immigration, claiming Tuberville wants “illegals here” and for taking a multimillion buyout to leave his head coaching spot at Auburn.

Both Sessions and Tuberville, however, quickly hit back at Byrne – and each other – with ads of their own.

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Despite releasing a statement on Monday denouncing the negative attack ad by Byrne, Sessions’ campaign quickly released its own on the same day – touting his early endorsement of Trump in March 2016, while blasting Byrne saying Trump “was not fit” to be president in the aftermath of the now-infamous Access Hollywood tape where Trump used profane language and described how he groped women.

“Byrne stood with the liberals, said Trump ‘was not fit’ to be president and stabbed Trump in the back right before the election,” the ad says.

On Tuberville, Sessions’ add mocks the football coach as “a tourist in Alabama” and that he actually “lives, votes and pays taxes in Florida.” Tuberville admitted last year that he moved to Alabama in 2018 with an eye on entering politics.

Sessions is running for the same Senate seat he vacated in 2017 when he was nominated by Trump to be the attorney general. In a surprising turn after Sessions joined the administration, Jones defeated Roy Moore, the controversial former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama, in a close race.

Tuberville’s ad hits Byrne for his “not fit” comments while accusing Sessions of “deserting” Trump and “sticking us with the Russian witch hunt.”

Then, in a non sequitur, the ad tacks in a different direction and attacks Utah Sen. Mitt Romney – the only Republican to vote to convict on an article of impeachment against Trump. While Romney has become a frequent target of derision for Trump and his allies, the Utah lawmaker has not weighed in on the Alabama race.

The ads come as the primary races enters its final weeks before the March 3 vote on Super Tuesday.

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A recent poll by Alabama Daily News found Sessions and Tuberville locked in a tight race, garnering 31 percent and 29 percent respectively, while Byrne pulls in 17 percent. Moore, who is also running for the nomination, got 5 percent.

According to Alabama law, if no candidate earns more than 50 percent of the vote in a primary election, the contest goes to a runoff between the candidates with the top two vote totals. This seems likely given the number of candidates in the race and the closeness of the polling numbers.

Whoever eventually wins the nomination, however, seems likely to defeat Jones in the general elections as polls indicate that Sessions, Tuberville and Byrne all hold sizeable leads over the senator in a potential match-up.

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Woman vacuuming sidewalk goes viral — turns out there’s more to the story

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A Washington state woman had the Internet scratching its head after a Facebook video showed her vacuuming her sidewalk.

The video, which was uploaded by Brandon Tatro last week, shows Yakima resident Cathy Rodriguez using a vacuum outside her home.

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“Well we are in Yakima. We have seen it all,” Tatro says in the opening of the video as he records Rodriguez as he drives past. “Guess no one’s heard of a broom before.”

Facebook users couldn’t resist providing their commentary on what appeared to be a bizarre scenario.

“Her broom must be in the kitchen standing up by itself,” one person wrote, referring to the recent viral trend known as the “Broom Challenge.”

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“She must go through a lot of vacuums!” another person joked.  “She’s a trend setter for sure!” one Facebook user commented.

More harsh comments, however, suggested that Rodriguez was on drugs.

As it turns out, there was far more to the lady and the vacuum story. Rodriguez revealed on Sunday that she was actually cleaning up glass after a drunk driver crashed into her van weeks prior.

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She simply didn’t want to risk someone getting hurt by stepping on any lingering glass on the sidewalk.

“I’m not a druggie and I’m not crazy, I was thinking of others,” Rodriguez told KIMA TV.

Her van was deemed a total loss, she said, which was her family’s only means of transportation. What’s worse, she said the driver didn’t have any insurance.

“He broke three of the glass windows in the back of my van and shattered it everywhere,” Rodriguez said.

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“I didn’t know what else to do, I was thinking about other people and the other animals and I didn’t want them to get hurt,” she added.

“Don’t judge from what you see, it’s not Yakima, crack or anything, people have situations that you don’t know about.”

Since Rodriguez shared her story with local news, many commenters took to the initial video to call out those who joked about it on Facebook.

“Shame on you, she is cleaning up broken glass. She doesn’t have much,” one person commented.

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“That’s what’s wrong with people they can’t wait to find something wrong. Instead of [seeing] something right. Let’s build each other up!”

Tatro, the original poster, also took to the comments section to address the online concerns.

“I apologize if anybody is offended by this. I’ve had multiple dm’s In defense of this ladies situation,” he wrote. “Don’t do drugs though. And use a Kirby to suck glass up not a Hoover!!”

Rodriguez and her family have since created a GoFundMe page to help raise money to fix the van, which was given to them by a neighbor. She said Tatro has since apologized to her and was the first person to donate.

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Sanders campaign manager rips MSNBC for ‘undermining’ senator’s candidacy: ‘You can feel the disdain’ for his supporters

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The campaign manager for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., blasted MSNBC‘s coverage of the progressive candidate, accusing the liberal network of “undermining” the campaign.

Speaking to Vanity Fair, Faiz Shakir revealed that he had “approached” MSNBC president Phil Griffin, recalling from the exchange, “We watched a ton of terrible coverage occurring and we thought we’d at least try to address it.”

Supporters of the Sanders campaign have been quite vocal with their complaints towards MSNBC in recent weeks, with anchor Chuck Todd being repeatly named. Todd raised eyebrows for asking how Sanders is “considered a frontrunner” despite his victory in New Hampshire and his surge in the polls and was slammed for suggesting that Sanders supporters were a  “digital brownshirt brigade,” which was condemned by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

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“It’s been a struggle to change the tone and the tenor of the coverage that we receive,” Shakir told Vanity Fair. “They’ve been among the last to acknowledge that Bernie Sanders’s path to the nomination is real, and even when it’s become real, they frequently discount it.”

It’s not just the Sanders campaign that has had issues with MSNBC. A New Hampshire voter told the network directly that she voted for the Vermont senator because its coverage made her “angry.”

“You can feel the disdain they have for Bernie Sanders’s supporters,” Shakir explained. “It’s a condescending attitude: ‘Oh, they must not be that intelligent. They’re being deluded. They’re being conned. They’re all crazy Twitter bots.’ My view is that there’s a bit of detachment from MSNBC and the people who this campaign gets support from. It feels like they’re covering progressives from an elitist perspective.”

Shakir told Vanity Fair that Fox News has been “more fair than MSNBC.”

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“That’s saying something,” he elaborated. “Fox is often yelling about Bernie Sanders’s socialism, but they’re still giving our campaign the opportunity to make our case in a fair manner, unlike MSNBC, which has credibility with the left and is constantly undermining the Bernie Sanders campaign.”

He also complimented CNN for its hiring of former Sanders 2016 aide Alexandra Rojas as a contributor.

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Pennsylvania mom, daughter plead not guilty in killings of 5 relatives

A mother and her adult daughter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to killing five of their relatives in an apparent botched murder-suicide pact, meanwhile the judge gave prosecutors more time to decide whether to seek the death penalty against them.

Shana Decree, 46, and Dominique, 20, are accused of killing Shana’s son, 13-year-old Damon; Shana’s 42-year-old sister, Jamillah Campbell; her daughter, Naa’Irah Smith, 25; and Campbell’s twin daughters, Imani and Erika Allen, 9 years old.

Judge Wallace Bateman said prosecutors can have until March 20 to file motions explaining why the Decrees should be put to death if convicted.

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FILE – These Feb. 26, 2019, file photos provided by the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office, shows Shana Decree, left, and her daughter Dominique Decree who are charged in the killing of their close family members. (Bucks County District Attorney’s Office via AP, File)

In February 2019, authorities found the five bodies in a trashed apartment in Morrisville, Penn., and soon after charged the mother-daughter duo in their deaths. Four of the victims had been suffocated and had been strangled.

Police said they found all five victims in one bedroom of the apartment, and they found Shana and Dominique “disoriented” inside the apartment, lying on a bed. Signs of struggle were abundant — furniture had been turned over, drywall was cracked and broken glass lay around.

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Authorities discovered the scene after a child welfare officer came to the home for an unannounced visit and was let into the building by someone who works there, according to court papers.

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FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2019 file photo, an investigator steps out from the Robert Morris Apartments in Morrisville, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Both Shana and Dominique told detectives everyone in the apartment had “wanted to die” and openly talked about suicide, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. They confessed to taking part in what appeared to be a murder-suicide pact but had differing accounts on who killed whom.

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The pair sat in silence throughout the proceedings, answering the judge’s questions in hushed tones. At one point, the younger Decree sobbed.

Families members and friends said the suspects and victims had started living together in the apartment only a few weeks before, at which point they cut off contact with the outside world, spending most of their time together in the small basement apartment.

Family members said the few texts and calls they exchanged were shown in court and included references to Biblical apocalypses. They spoke about “pearly gates” and seeing angels and demons everywhere.

Family and friends said the drastic shift in behavior had confused them. Deputy District Attorney Christopher Rees did not conjecture on a motive for the killings, saying more will be revealed in the trial, tentatively slated for June.

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“A case with this magnitude of tragedy, this magnitude of criminality, requires a superlative level of effort,” Rees, the lead prosecutor on the case, said after the arraignment of Shana and Dominique Decree. “To put it bluntly, we don’t want to get anything wrong, because these victims deserve our best and we’re willing to take as much time as we need to get it right.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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Warren goes after ‘egomaniac billionaire’ on eve of Bloomberg’s debate debut

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren welcomed Michael Bloomberg to his first debate stage by ripping the former New York City mayor as an “egomaniac billionaire.”

Warren accused Bloomberg of buying his way onto the debate stage in Nevada Wednesday where his Democratic rivals are expected to welcome him to the race like a human pinata.

“It’s a shame Mike Bloomberg can buy his way into the debate,” Warren, D-Mass., tweeted. “But at least now primary voters curious about how each candidate will take on Donald Trump can get a live demonstration of how we each take on an egomaniac billionaire.”

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Bloomberg qualified for his first debate after a last-minute poll released Tuesday morning gave him the edge. He’ll join Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Sanders and Warren have run on a message of taking power away from the nation’s wealthiest 1 percent and changing the political system to work for the working class. They’ve prioritized funding from small-dollar donors and blasted Bloomberg for using his vast wealth to buy the election.

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Bloomberg, however, has been going on offense as well and is preparing for the incoming.

“Our campaign is seeing a groundswell of support across the country, and qualifying for the Feb. 19 debate is the latest sign that Mike’s plan and ability to defeat Donald Trump is resonating with more and more Americans,” campaign manager Kevin Sheekey said Tuesday morning. “Mike is looking forward to joining the other Democratic candidates on stage and making the case for why he’s the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump and unite the country.”

Bloomberg is skipping the first four primary and caucus states – Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina – to focus on saturating Super Tuesday states with ads and to campaign in the 14 states that will vote on that day while other candidates are grinding it out in the early contests. This strategy has allowed him to pass other candidates in national polls despite their strong showings in Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Previously, one of the criteria for candidates to get on the debate stage was their number of donors, but in late January the Democratic National Committee changed that rule for the Nevada debate, opening the door for Bloomberg to qualify. That decision drew criticism from his Democratic competitors, who have previously characterized Bloomberg as trying to buy the presidency.

“The DNC didn’t change the rules to ensure good, diverse candidates could remain on the debate stage. They shouldn’t change the rules to let a billionaire on. Billionaires shouldn’t be allowed to play by different rules – on the debate stage, in our democracy, or in our government,” Warren tweeted at the time.

Fox News’ Tyler Olson, Kelly Phares and Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.

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180 coronavirus evacuees released from Travis Air Force Base after quarantine

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Officials said 180 coronavirus evacuees who were flown to Travis Air Force Base in Solano County, Calif., earlier this month were released on Tuesday following the completion of their 14-day quarantine. The evacuees, who arrived from Wuhan, China, have “been medically cleared,” and “pose no health risk” to the surrounding community, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.

Their release comes on the same day that another group that was being housed at Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego was sent home. The two groups had arrived to the U.S. on State Department-chartered flights from Wuhan, which is considered the coronavirus epicenter.

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“Later this week, all remaining people recently returned from Wuhan, China, via State Department-chartered flights are anticipated to complete their 14-day quarantine,” the CDC press release said.

The health agency noted that newly arrived evacuees who were flown to the base from Japan after they were removed from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have been kept separate from the other quarantined groups.

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“CDC extends its thanks to these individuals for their cooperation and patience during their quarantine and wish them well as they return to home, work, and school,” the press release said. “CDC also thanks the men and women on both bases and their families for their graciousness while holding these guests.”

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Their release comes about a week after the first American evacuees left March Air Reserve Base following the end of their quarantine period. The novel coronavirus has infected over 73,000 people worldwide and killed at least 1,868 in mainland China.

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