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CBC News 24 Feb 2020

Legal analyst says Harvey Weinstein faces substantial prison time after conviction


Following Harvey Weinstein's guilty conviction on two charges — criminal sex act in the first degree and rape in the third degree — Joe Marrone, a Philadelphia lawyer, speaks about sentencing possibilities. He says he believes "aggravating factors" could push Weinstein's  sentence higher than the minimum.  


President Trump says governors are responsible for how and when to lift their coronavirus lockdowns. But according to CBS News legal analyst Kim Wehle, the federal government has the authority to do a national quarantine -- and not only is one constitutional, but is necessary for public health. She joins CBSN's Reena Ninan with her analysis.
One of the nation's leading vaccine experts says the U.S. ignored warning signs in the early phases of the coronavirus outbreak. Dr. Rick Bright, the former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, testified before the House on Thursday. Politico White House correspondent and associate editor Anita Kumar joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss this and the rest of the day's political headlines.
US President Donald Trump has called Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi "sick" after she criticised him because he threatened to withhold funding from the World Health Organization.
Trump has accused the world health body of being too close to China and says he wants to see "substantial improvements" within the next 30 days.

Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC, US.
Guntram Wolff has told Euronews that if EU leaders can agree on a one-trillion bailout package for member states it would strengthen the bloc.

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