Markets’ plunge over coronavirus fears underscores political risk for Trump

The president’s strategy of publicly downplaying the threat the virus poses to the United States was undermined after markets saw heavy losses Monday.

Acting intelligence chief’s paid consulting included work for nonprofit group funded mostly by Hungary

Richard Grenell made his voice heard globally in the years before he became acting director of national intelligence.
Bernie Sanders, at the time the mayor of Burlington, Vt., visited the Soviet Union in 1988. (Video: Monica Akhtar/The Post; photo:

Sanders’s Cold War trips to communist countries become a problem for his campaign

Video clips from the 1980s of Bernie Sanders talking about his visits to the Soviet Union, Cuba and Nicaragua are being spread online by rivals who say his views were naive — and that they make him vulnerable to GOP attacks in the general election if he is the Democratic nominee for president.
The next Democratic debate is scheduled for Tuesday in Charleston, S.C., ahead of Saturday’s primary.

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It’s not just offensive, it’s a matter of health and safety: Authorities have blamed the practice for the deterioration of Brazil’s infrastructure, including a deadly 2007 stadium collapse.
The president was reacting to a dissent by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor criticizing the Trump administration and the court’s majority for leapfrogging lower courts to save Trump policies from injunctions.
The bill, while unlikely to pass the Senate or be signed into law by President Trump, marks the first legislative effort calling for a non-binary gender marker in a federal document, said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.).
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