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Pete Buttigieg Ends His 2020 Presidential Campaign

On Sunday night, Pete Buttigieg ended his campaign for President. Buttigieg officially made the announcement during a hastily planned event on Sunday in South Bend, where the former mayor said “today is a moment of truth… the truth is the path has narrowed to a close, for our candidacy, if not for our cause. So we must recognize that at this point in the race the best way to keep faith with those goals and ideals is to step aside and help bring our party and our country together. So tonight, I am making the difficult decision to suspend my campaign for the presidency.” Buttigieg added: “We have a responsibility to concede the effect of remaining in this race any further. Our goal has always been to help unify Americans to defeat Donald Trump and to win the era for our values.”  ...Read more

U.S. Advisory Warns Americans Not To Travel To Two Regions In Italy

After the coronavirus infections in Italy rose 50% Sunday, the U.S. government has issued its strongest travel warning yet, advising Americans against any travel to two regions in northern Italy that have been hard hit by the virus. Authorities said the total number of people infected in Italy had risen to 1,694, a 50% jump from just 24 hours earlier. Five more people infected with the virus have died, bringing the deaths in Italy to 34. ...Read more

George Clooney Expresses Concern After Child Labor Allegations Are Raised Against Nespresso

Nespresso brand ambassador George Clooney says he was “surprised” and “saddened” after learning of child labor allegations raised against suppliers to the coffee maker. The allegations surfaced following an investigation for an upcoming episode of the British documentary series “Dispatches” where journalist Anthony Barnett was given access to farms in Guatemala that were reportedly linked to Starbucks and Nespresso. The episode, slated to air today, March 2, in the United Kingdom, claims young children are “working long hours in grueling conditions” in order to supply beans for the coffee giants. ...Read more