"When Beto O'Rourke opened the first Democratic debate by answering a question about tax rates in Spanish, he appeared to get some shade from Sen. Cory Booker. But the senator pulled out his own language skills a short time later when the subject turned to immigration."
""This is our last chance, this next administration. We will either make defeating climate change the central organizing principle of the next administration or our goose is cooked," 2020 presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee tells Chris Cuomo https://cnn.it/2NcJXke"
"Elizabeth Warren’s status in the race to take on Republican President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election placed her front and center for the Democratic voters watching the #DemDebate at home, and she was given ample time at the outset to detail the populist, anti-corporate themes of her candidacy. Read more here: https://reut.rs/2Ngje6u"
"In the first round of back-to-back debates, several of the lesser-known candidates vied for attention in the crowded race to take on President Donald Trump, shouting over one another to grab the spotlight and prove they are capable of standing up to the Republican in the November 2020 election. https://reut.rs/2IOq0vT"
"Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party’s divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system. https://reut.rs/2IUstFn"
"Fourth-placed England will be playing two virtual “quarter-finals” at the Cricket World Cup when they face India and New Zealand in their last two round robin matches as they look to seal a semi-final spot, batsman Joe Root has said. https://reut.rs/2NiNiyf"
"✅ Sen. Elizabeth Warren said the insurance industry last year "sucked $23 billion in profits out of the health care system." It's true. Insurance companies' profits have been booming. ❌ Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan claimed that "the top 1% control 90% of the wealth." This is incorrect. Recent studies show the wealthiest 1% own around 39% of the country's total wealth."
"This African crisis is on a par with those in Yemen and Syria but gets much less attention than either -- perhaps because the Central African Republic, a landlocked country of abject poverty, has never seemed as geopolitically significant as those other cases."
"The facility, which is meant to hold 106 people, is currently holding 117 migrant youths, Customs and Border Protection officials said. The youngest children in the facility were a 1-year-old, who has been traveling with a 17-year-old and a 2-year-old unaccompanied minor."
"Perhaps, in years to come, tennis fans will yearn for the days of “characters like Nick Kyrgios”, just as they do for John McEnroe, the one-time Superbrat everyone loved to hate who is now embraced as a lovable rogue from the golden age. https://reut.rs/2NghgTs"