February 8, 2016

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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…

North Korea’s newest satellite passed over Super Bowl site

TOKYO — Here’s a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea’s newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended. Whatever motives Pyongyang may have about using its rocket launches to develop nuclear-tipped long-range missiles, it now has two satellites circling the Earth, according to NORAD, the North American Aerospace Read More…

U.N. Security Council decries North Korea rocket launch

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and another “intolerable provocation.” The U.N.’s most powerful body pledged to quickly adopt a new resolution with “significant” new sanctions. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un went ahead Read More…

Reborn Maine city offers lessons amid refugee crisis

LEWISTON, Maine — The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation’s whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig’s head rolled into the local mosque. Fifteen years later, the Somali newcomers are solid members of the community, as evidenced Read More…

After years underground, tattoos joining Cuban mainstream

HAVANA — Bent in concentration beneath the vaulted ceiling of his Old Havana studio, Mauro Coca draws a tropical bird in blue ink down the length of Julivic Marquez’s arm. “That’s really good,” the 21-year-old art student says, and Coca presses his electric needle to her forearm. She winces as the needle buzzes across her Read More…

Battle over Colorado tax limits could affect future growth

DENVER — By 2030, Colorado’s population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state’s famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of those voter-sanctioned tax limits, this fast-growing state could someday fall victim to its own success. Read More…

Chipotle opening after lunch today as workers address food handling issues

NEW YORK — Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain’s recent food safety scares. The company says stores will open at 3 p.m. in their local time zones, which is after the typical lunch Read More…