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Bernie Sanders‘ embrace of Castro and socialism

By – – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 ANALYSIS/OPINION: After ‘ Nevada caucus win, Americans were reminded just how strange and unprepared the senator from Vermont really is. During a “60 Minutes” interview, he unleashed a nonsense word salad when pressed to explain how he would pay for all of his socialist policy ideas. Details apparently irritate Mr. , like they […]

Reports: Panasonic, Tesla to scrap solar panels partnership

By – Associated Press – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 TOKYO (AP) – pulling out of its partnership with to produce solar panels at a factory in New York state, the Japanese electronics maker said Wednesday. ’s production at the factory in Buffalo will end by May, with an exit by September, it said in a statement. The decision is to […]

Barr, DeVos, Sekulow speak at religious broadcasters forum

By TRAVIS LOLLER – Associated Press – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be a featured speaker Wednesday at the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Tennessee. Secretary Betsy DeVos and Jay Sekulow, one of the attorneys who defended President Donald Trump during his impeachment trial, are also on the schedule. Barr’s afternoon […]

PUC approves $500K for electric vehicle charging incentives

By – Associated Press – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The has approved a pair of pilot projects that would provide $500,000 in incentives toward 120 electric vehicle charging stations across the state. Chairman Philip Bartlett tells the Bangor Daily News that there were four bidders. The winning proposals came from and Efficiency Maine Trust, he said. […]

Malaysia‘s Mahathir wants nonpartisan gov‘t if picked as PM

By EILEEN NG – Associated Press – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – said Wednesday that he will form a new nonpartisan government if he is elected to return as Malaysia’s prime minister, as the king completed two days of consultations with lawmakers to resolve a political vacuum caused by the abrupt collapse of ’s ruling coalition. […]