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"It feels a bit like an endgame." Sky's Asia correspondent @chesh  says violence in the #HongKongProtests  is becoming 'more and more tense' after police order lockdown on demonstrations by Polytechnic University. Watch live updates here 👉

Mystery continues: CNN: Typically, Walter Reed's medical staff would get a general notice about a "VIP" visit to the medical center ahead of a presidential visit. That did not happen this time, indicating the visit was a non-routine visit and scheduled last minute.

Tonight, @RichardEngel  reports on how the U.S. withdrawal from Turkey has affected our Kurdish allies, and the devastating results of this historic shift in American policy. Watch 'On Assignment: American Betrayal,' tonight at 10 p.m. ET, only on @MSNBC .

Corporate America promised an investment surge after President Trump’s 2017 tax cuts for big businesses. This chart shows that didn't happen. Read our story of how one company, FedEx, cut its tax bill from $1.5 billion to $0.

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"Truth is closing in. Truth does matter," says @DanRather  about the impeachment probe so far. "It's going to be decided whether there's a breakthrough... that swings public opinion with enough pressure on enough Republicans."

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong on Sunday urged the German government to stop military training assistance to China following the appearance of Chinese troops on the streets of the protest-hit Asian financial hub, a German daily reported

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Ex-NBC correspondent Bruce Hensel arrested for asking 9-year-old for sexual photos

READ!! --> Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for Stop-and-Frisk: ‘I Was Wrong’

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Massive attacks underway against the kurds in northern syria. No ceasefire. Total nonsenses there is. US military officials tell me they are ashamed, “sickened.” It’s cold now outside. What about the families, and kids, out of their homes? @OARichardEngel  #AmericanBetrayal 

The more I talk talk to sources, the more i’m hearing America’s betrayal of the Kurds, and the humiliation, “misogynistic” “squashing” of US ambassador in Ukraine for political motivations makes people think, we, Americans, have become the “bad guys.” Hearing it was gut punch.

Republicans on the committee intentionally broke rules to pretend Adam Schiff was mistreating them.

Do Hong Kong's citizens want protests to continue, despite the turmoil? Longtime activist (and Yale student) @nathanlawkc  says yes. You can see our full conversation on GPS, @ 10am/1pm ET Sunday on @CNN 

'I got my rights to do anything I want to do! I'm a police officer!' —This cop detained two Black shoppers for being 'suspicious' until another officer intervened

“I didn’t sweat at the time because I had suffered what I would describe as an overdose of adrenalin in the Falkland’s War when I was shot at.” Prince Andrew disputes claims he had a sweaty dance with a woman who made allegations against him   #Newsnight 

"I obviously don't dispute that the president has the right to withdraw an ambassador at any time for any reason, but what I do wonder is why it was necessary to smear my reputation falsely?" former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch said.

JUST IN: IT'S A BARK-TO-BARK WIN FOR NU. NU Pep Squad is still the #UAAPCDC2019  champion! Congratulations! #MabuhayNationalU 

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Spoke to several Hong Kong bankers, finance and insurance folks about why they came out to protest today. Almost all said police violence this week. Several mentioned violent scenes at CUHK. Said they wanted to show support for students on the front lines.

IT TAKES 2 SECONDS TO SHARE! Police are continuing their search for missing 13-year-old Lemlem Earley who was last seen Tue. morning when she left her home and headed to school but never arrived. Anyone with info is asked to contact authorities. DETAILS:

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Why is Chairman Schiff afraid of @RepStefanik ? Why doesn’t he want Republican members to ask questions? Why is he conducting more secret hearings after promising the American people an open process?

AG Bill Barr: "Immediately after President Trump won election, opponents inaugurated what they call 'The Resistance' and they rallied around an explicit strategy of using every tool and maneuver to sabotage the functioning of the executive branch."

If you were as moved as I was by Ambassador Yovanovitch‘ s testimony today , retweet #BravoMasha  !

Almost the same moment gunfire erupted in Santa Clarita (about 11 ET), Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith objected to moving a background check bill added to the Senate calendar on March 4. Said it shouldn't be "fast tracked" and it might stop her from lending a rifle to a grandson.

Adam Schiff just claimed he doesn't know the whistleblower's identity. He deliberately mislead the public about his office's connection with the whistleblower and reportedly knew about the complaint before it was filed.

This is how octopuses use camouflage in the wild

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