February 10, 2016

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Obama to release final budget of administration, more than $4 trillion

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that’s freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency. The budget will be released Tuesday morning, the same day Read More…

Massachusetts blizzard expected to bring snow to rest of East Coast

BOSTON — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and dropped several inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts is expected to bring snow to other parts of the East Coast. Snowflakes will still be flying Tuesday as New England residents continue mopping up from the storm that could eventually leave behind Read More…

Party like it’s 1999: Denver celebrating another Super Bowl win

DENVER — Denver’s getting ready to party like it’s 1999. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to flood a downtown park and a 1.5-mile-long parade route Tuesday to celebrate the Denver Broncos’ first Super Bowl championship in 17 years. Officials won’t give specific turnout predictions, but the last time Denver won the Super Bowl Read More…

New Hampshire primary: Sanders wins handily, Kasich sneaks past Trump at midnight vote at Dixville

Snow begins to fall as Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, talks to reporters after a campaign stop at the public library Monday in Plaistow, N.H. AP PHOTO

DIXVILLE, N.H. — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday. Sanders won over all four Democratic voters in the tiny town of Dixville, while Kasich sneaked past Donald Trump, 3-2, among Republicans. Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer Read More…

Ex-girlfriend says in affidavit Johnny Manziel hit her hard in ear, caused loss of hearing

DALLAS — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend said in an affidavit the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation she lost hearing in one ear. Colleen Crowley’s affidavit, published online Monday, says Manziel dragged her into a car last month after she tried to get away from him. Crowley accused Manziel of striking Read More…

BREAKING: Knicks fire Fisher; Rambis named interim coach

NEW YORK — Derek Fisher was fired as New York Knicks coach Monday, with his team having lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Associate head coach Kurt Rambis was promoted to interim head coach. He went 56-145 in two seasons as Minnesota’s coach. Fisher Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, Feb. 8

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Trump aiming for New Hampshire win Rival Republican candidates, including Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. 2. How Clinton is trying to woo New Hampshire voters The former secretary Read More…

Trump aims for New Hampshire win; rivals — including Kasich — aim to survive

NASHUA, N.H. — GOP front-runner Donald Trump is aiming for his first win in New Hampshire’s fast-approaching primary, while rival Republican candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. Democrat Hillary Clinton, facing an uphill campaign in the state against Bernie Sanders, took a trip to Michigan. Read More…

As New Hampshire primary looms, Hillary makes personal pitch to voters

MANCHESTER, N.H. — From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire’s town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination. Once a formidable front-runner, Clinton narrowly won Iowa’s caucuses and has watched her national lead over Sanders begin Read More…

More than 100 people remain missing after Taiwan earthquake

TAINAN, Taiwan — At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones. More than 100 people are believed to still be under the debris in Read More…