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Police found more than 1,400 marijuana plants inside a building in Northern California

A man was arrested in West Point, California, after authorities discovered 440 pounds of illegal marijuana inside a building, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said. More than 1,400 marijuana plants were seized Thursday when deputies served a search warrant and found that a large shop building adjacent to a home had been turned into a…

Tony Fernandez, longtime Blue Jays shortstop, has died at 57

Tony Fernandez, a five-time Major League Baseball All-Star over 17 seasons, has died at 57, the Toronto Blue Jays tweeted on Sunday. He suffered a stroke and had been struggling with kidney issues, the team said. “The Toronto Blue Jays are deeply saddened by the passing of Tony Fernandez today, one of our club’s most…

Democratic candidates zero in on Bloomberg as former mayor rises in the polls

Democratic presidential candidates are zeroing in on Michael Bloomberg, criticizing the former New York mayor as he rises in the polls. Sen. Amy Klobuchar told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” Sunday that the billionaire businessman is “hiding behind airwaves” as he spends millions in TV ads. “I don’t think you should be…

Donald Trump and Melania Trump are scheduled to take lap at Daytona 500, sources confirm

A portion of the presidential motorcade, including President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, will take a lap around the speedway before the start of NASCAR’s Daytona 500 on Sunday a source familiar with the event and a White House official confirms to CNN. They’ll be riding the car known as “The Beast.” President…

A lost purse from 1957 was discovered inside a wall of an Ohio school

The mystery of the contents of a purse found in the space between a locker and a wall in an Ohio middle school have been revealed. The red purse covered in dust was discovered last year by Chas Pyle, a custodian at North Canton Middle School, when he was reattaching the trim between the lockers…

Tributes paid to former ‘Love Island’ host Caroline Flack, dead at 40

Tributes have been paid to British television presenter Caroline Flack after her family confirmed her death Saturday. Flack, 40, the former host of the hit British reality show “Love Island, died by suicide and her body was found in her east London flat Saturday, a lawyer for the family told PA Media. “We can confirm…

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ races to best opening ever for a video game film

“Sonic the Hedgehog” eluded mixed reviews, production delays and a set of bad teeth to race to the top of the box office this weekend. The Paramount film about the iconic Sega video character brought in an estimated $57 million domestically for its opening weekend. That number blew past expectations of the film making closer…

Buttigieg responds to Limbaugh’s homophobic remarks: ‘I love my husband’

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg responded Sunday to Rush Limbaugh’s recent homophobic remarks, saying he doesn’t take “lectures on family values” from the conservative radio host and Medal of Freedom recipient. “Well, I love my husband. I’m faithful to my husband. On stage we usually just go for a hug. But I love him very…

Why stocks keep moving higher. And higher. And higher.

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Why do stocks continue to rise in the face of anxiety about the coronavirus? Ongoing support from the Federal Reserve, a stable outlook for corporate earnings and fear of missing out may…

Patrons were evacuated from ‘Jagged Little Pill’ on Broadway after a likely pepper spray incident, police say

Theatergoers in New York were evacuated from a performance of the Broadway musical “Jagged Little Pill” after someone released a substance — likely pepper spray, police say — inside the auditorium. The New York Police Department responded to the historic Broadhurst Theatre around 4:15 p.m. Saturday after receiving a call about a suspicious substance, authorities…

1 person is killed, 4 others hurt in Connecticut nightclub shooting

One person was killed and four more injured in a nightclub shooting in Hartford, Connecticut, police said Sunday morning. Hartford police tweeted that the dead person is a 28-year-old man. A man and a woman were in surgery. The other two victims were in stable condition. The shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. Sunday at the…

Have momentum, will travel: Klobuchar looks to keep surge going in Nevada

When Las Vegas residents Ken and Jayne Hamm watched Amy Klobuchar tout her surprising third place finish in New Hampshire last week, the Minnesota senator wasn’t someone they had seriously considered supporting. But less than a week later, the couple sat patiently as they waited to see Klobuchar in person at a rally in Las…

How New York became the latest target in Trump’s fight with sanctuary cities

The Trump administration’s ongoing feud with sanctuary cities reached a fever pitch this month as the Department of Homeland Security sparred with New York, historically one of the department’s strongest partners — resulting in a week of hostile exchanges between the President and New York governor that ended in a White House showdown. The clash,…

Bloomberg is spending his way to the top

First things first: The theme song of the week is “Saturday Night Live.” Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is leading the Democratic primary nationally with 25%. He’s followed by former front-runner and ex-Vice President Joe Biden at 17%, former New York City Mayor Mike…

Elton John announces he has pneumonia on tour

British singer Elton John announced that he was diagnosed with walking pneumonia while on tour in Auckland, New Zealand, on Sunday. John, 72, posted about his illness to Twitter and Instagram, telling fans he was “deeply upset and sorry” for his performance while thanking them for their support. “I want to thank everyone who attended…

Fan says she was told to remove rainbow flag during Israel Folau’s debut match

Israel Folau’s debut for rugby league side Catalans Dragons sparked controversy after a visiting fan claimed she was asked to remove a rainbow flag during the match. Castleford fan Alison Grey posted on social media during the game in Perpignan that she was initially asked to take down a flag she had displayed in support…

The BBC is nearly 100 years old. Will it survive the next decade?

Britain’s public service broadcaster has been at the heart of media in the United Kingdom and many parts of the world for the best part of a century. Now it’s facing a brutal fight for survival. The British Broadcasting Corporation is confronting unprecedented political hostility, looming threats to its funding, deep cuts to some services…

You can now buy a dog collar that will swear every time your dog barks

For every treat your good boy deserved but didn’t get, for every itch that you didn’t scratch, your dog can now vent out all its frustration in cuss words. For $60, the Cuss Collar, which fastens around a dog’s neck, will spit out a swear word every time your dog barks. It’s currently sold out,…

A taxi driver saved an elderly woman from being scammed out of $25,000

A California cab driver knew something sounded fishy when his elderly passenger said she needed a ride to the bank to withdraw $25,000. Rajbir Singh picked up a 92-year-old woman in Roseville, California, two weeks ago. When he started chatting with her, Singh said she told him she was about to withdraw the money to…

Break out the tumblers. The price of wine is dropping fast

Let’s raise our tumblers and toast to cheaper wine. The price of wine is expected to drop to its lowest levels in five years thanks, in part, to a surplus of California grapes. Combined with a decreased demand for wine, drinkers can expect to get better value for every drop they drink this year. The…

Get up to speed for NASCAR’s Daytona 500. Here’s what you need to know

If you like fast cars and furious drivers, NASCAR’s Daytona 500 is the event for you. The 62nd annual race is this Sunday — and it’s basically the Super Bowl of stock car racing. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy the big day: What is the Daytona 500? The Daytona 500, also called…

6 officers injured after 2 Chicago police cars collide

A collision between two police cars left six Chicago officers injured Saturday evening, according to the department. Officers were responding to a call just before 7:30 p.m. local time when one marked and one unmarked squad car collided at the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Springfield Avenue, the department said in a statement. All of…