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Source: Global News

Joe Biden may have accidentally revealed he’s running for president

18-Mar-2019

Joe Biden to headline Democratic dinner in Delaware as he moots presidential run. In a keynote speech at a dinner for the Delaware Democratic Party, Biden boasted Saturday that he has “the most progressive record of anybody running.”

WATCH: 2020 Democratic contenders voice thoughts on potential of Joe Biden entering race. During the rest of his speech he sounded very much like a candidate-in-waiting.

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Source: Fox News

Another Biden gaffe Former VP claims he's 'most progressive' Dem 'running'

18-Mar-2019

There has been much speculation on whether Biden will launch a presidential run and enter the already crowded field of Democrats looking to unseat President Trump.

In recent weeks, Biden has taken heat from his own party, most recently for his kind words for current Vice President Mike Pence. "The world's worst dictators are using [the president's] own words to justify their own abuses of power," he added.

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Source: The Guradian

‘One chance at survival’: Jay Inslee is running for president to fight climate change

Tuesday 05:09 GMT

Inslee says climate change cannot just be a box to be ticked – that if climate change is not the top priority, nothing will be done.

Asked by the Guardian if the election of another Democrat would mean the US would miss its “one chance” to fight climate change, he said: “If it’s not job one, it won’t get done.

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Source: Global News

Blind runner and his guide dogs make history by finishing New York City half marathon

Tuesday 17:14 GMT

A blind runner and his three guide dogs made history on Sunday by completing the 2019 United Airlines New York City Half Marathon without the assistance of another runner.

Thomas Panek, president and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, was the first-ever blind runner to complete the race while being led by a relay of three guide dogs. The Labrador retrievers, Waffle, Westley and Gus, took turns guiding the 48-year-old towards the finish line, a feat the human-canine team completed in just under two-and-a-half hours.

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Source: DW

Is the world running out of gold?

Tuesday 22:44 GMT

"Finding gold is a function of the gold price," said Ing. "There is no shortage of gold in the world but just at this price there is a shortage. It's quite possible that gold will be $2,000 per ounce, you will see a rush of exploration and more deposits being found."

The decline in gold prices has forced gold companies to cut costs with investors increasingly focusing on economic metrics like free cash flow generation as opposed to simply the number of gold ounces produced.

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Source: Fox News

Biden reportedly debates tapping Stacey Abrams as running mate from the start – could it backfire?

Thursday 20:56 GMT

Joe Biden’s top political advisers reportedly are debating whether the former vice president should launch a White House bid by pledging to choose a running mate.

That running mate, according to a report from Axios, could be Stacey Abrams, the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Georgia. The former minority leader in the state’s House of Representatives nearly became the nation’s first black female governor and the first Democrat to win a gubernatorial election in Georgia in two decades, but lost the election.

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Source: Common Domain

Biden advisers mull Stacey Abrams for running mate

Friday 12:40 GMT

Axios reports close advisers to former Vice President Joe Biden are debating the idea of packaging his presidential campaign announcement with a pledge to choose Stacey Abrams as his vice president.

The Georgia Democrat, who is African-American and 31 years younger than Biden, would bring diversity and excitement to the ticket and show voters, in the words of a close source, that Biden “isn’t just another old white guy,” Axios said.

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Source: The Guradian

Wales up and running after Daniel James’ early strike sinks Slovakia

Today 11:45 GMT

It was anything but convincing and there were plenty of anxious moments for Wales to endure on an afternoon when Slovakia will wonder how on earth they failed to score, but all that matters for Ryan Giggs and his players right now is that their qualification campaign is up and running with a victory.

Daniel James, the Swansea City winger, provided the game’s defining moment when he marked his first competitive start for Wales with an early goal.


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