(Fox News) The Republican National Committee has announced on Thursday that it will be dropping the staunchly conservative magazine National Review as a sponsor for the upcoming Republican debate in Texas due to its recent article that controversially bashed Donald Trump. RNC spokesman Sean Spicer says that the moderator of the February 25th debate in Houston cannot have a predisposition against any candidate.
(Breitbart) Weather forecasts for the D.C. area are warning residents of a blizzard expected to last between 3 pm on Friday and 6 am on Sunday. As much as two feet of snow is expected to dump in D.C. and possibly two and a half feet in the surrounding suburban areas.
(CNN) A Pennsylvania court case involving a lawsuit against Bill Cosby has been dismissed by Judge Arthur J. Schwab. In the case, more than 40 women came forward and accused the comedian of multiple interpersonal violations, including defamation and sexual assault. Judge Schwab ruled that the statements made “do not support a claim for defamation as defined by Pennsylvania law and that the claims were “pure opinion.”
(Reuters) Heading towards its first positive week of 2016, Wall Street rallied on Friday as a cold snap in the United States and Europe helped send oil prices surging for a second day. All 10 major S&P sectors were in the black, led by a 3.4% jump in energy stocks. Crude prices, still under pressure from a global glut, were up nearly 8% as freezing conditions and snowstorms boosted short-term demand for heating oil and traders cashed in their short positions.
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