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Klobuchar shifts on immigration before Nevada caucuses

By SARA BURNETT and MICHELLE L. PRICE | February 15, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she no longer believes English should be the national language of the U.S., disavowing a vote she took more than a decade ago as she tries to build support in a state where Hispanics...

In interview, Klobuchar, Steyer can’t name Mexican president

By The Associated Press | February 14, 2020

Democratic presidential hopefuls Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer were stumped when asked during a televised interview in Nevada to name the Mexican president.Klobuchar, Steyer and fellow 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg were asked during one-on-one interviews...

Sri Lanka scraps Tamil national anthem at Independence Day

By KRISHAN FRANCIS | February 4, 2020

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's new government declined to sing the national anthem in Tamil, the country's second national language, during the island's Independence Day celebrations Tuesday, a departure from the previous government which sang...

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