Iraq divided over U.S. military presence in wake of Iran attack
As Iran continues to escalate tensions with the U.S., a debate rages in Baghdad over whether to expel U.S. troops from the country. One America's Kristian Rouz looks into the deepening crisis.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is standing by the praise he extended to the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in wake of mounting backlash from a contingent of Democratic lawmakers. Former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg dropped out of the U.S. presidential race Wednesday, the day after former vice president Joe Biden scored key victories in several of the Super Tuesday primaries. Biden's dramatic political comeback has reshaped the Democratic primary battle into a two-man race between himself and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington on where the race is headed. A plunge on Wall Street triggered a trading halt Thursday morning, in the wake of President Trump's decision to impose a travel ban on most of Europe amid the global coronavirus outbreak. Anthony Mason anchors this CBS News Special Report. Turkey continued to send military reinforcement to northwest Syria, Tuesday, February 11, as government forces seized control of a strategic highway for the first time since 2012.
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