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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Troopers Conducting Death Investigation – Stanton


Stanton – At approximately 3:04 p.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Troopers responded to a wooded area located in the 500 block of Main St., Stanton, in reference to four adults that were discovered deceased inside a tent.

The investigation is in the early stages however no foul play is suspected at this time.

The victims will be turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

Further details will be released as they become available and if necessitated.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

Senators want defense secretary’s support in adding “Lost 74” sailors to Vietnam Memorial

A group of senators asked the secretary of defense to meet with them as part of their bipartisan effort to add the names of the “Lost 74” sailors to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

The USS Frank E. Evans, a naval destroyer that had just completed a combat tour off Vietnam’s coast and was scheduled to return, sank during a training exercise in June 1969. Seventy-four sailors drowned, and only one body was recovered. For decades, survivors and families have fought to add the names of the perished sailors to the iconic granite wall in Washington, D.C. But the Pentagon opposes the effort since the incident occurred over 100 miles outside the designated Vietnam War theater.

But a dozen senators from both parties sent a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday asking to meet with him to end the Pentagon’s resistance.

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Adult Film Shot Inside Public Library During Business Hours Provokes Outrage

An adult film shot during business hours at a public library in Santa Monica, California, is provoking outrage among neighbors who say the content of the film is inappropriate for public display — especially in front of children.

“God forbid, a child walked in the library and walked right in on the middle of it. That’s my biggest concern,” neighbor Janet McLaughlin told KCAL. “Children don’t need to be exposed to this. If you want to do porn, stick to the hotels.”

The video is more than ten minutes long and was filmed on Santa Monica’s city streets and the Santa Monica Public Library-Ocean Branch.

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Man who allegedly slit French tourist’s throat arrested

The man who allegedly slit a French tourist’s throat last week has been arrested, the NYPD announced Monday.

Khalief Young, 28, was busted by an officer who spotted him on the street around 3:50 p.m. Monday, police sources told The Post.

He was charged with two counts of assault in the second degree, police said.

Young is accused of slashing 27-year-old Gabriel Bascou in the neck on Valentine’s Day just as he and his girlfriend were walking out of an IHOP around 11 a.m. on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard near West 132nd Street.

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Rick James 'told a girl, 15, to "quit moving or I'll cut you" as he raped her at home for troubled youths in 1979', lawsuit claims, as she sues late star's estate for $50m

A woman who says she was raped by late R&B singer Rick James when she was 15 years old is suing his estate for $50million.

The unidentified plaintiff claims that James raped her while she was staying at a home for troubled youths in Buffalo, New York, in 1979.

The woman said James visited the adults running the home, which was part of a youth detention program, when he violently attacked her.

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At least two dozen dead after church attack in Burkina Faso

Two dozen people were killed and 18 others injured when gunmen attacked a church in Burkina Faso.

The incident happened during the Sunday services at a Protestant church in the village of Pansi, located near the border of Niger. Col. Salfo Kabore, the regional governor, said that “armed terrorists attacked the peaceful local population after having identified them and separated them from non-residents.”

“The provisional toll is 24 killed, including the pastor ... 18 wounded and individuals who were kidnapped,” Kabore added.

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Hotel guest, 37, who released live HAMSTERS into his room in a ploy to get a free stay is arrested

A Utah man has been arrested and faces charges of theft by deception and criminal mischief, after he unleashed rodents in hotel rooms so he could stay for free.

Ryan Sentelle State, 37, pulled the scam in at least two or three hotels, police report, but 'likely occurred at many more hotels'.

The trick, involving mice and hamsters, may have resulted in a loss of thousands of dollars for the properties.

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Source: Democrat Senator Held Secret Meeting In Munich With Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif

Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and other Democratic senators had a secret meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during the Munich Security Conference last week, according to a source briefed by the French delegation to the conference. Murphy’s office did not respond to repeated requests for comment by press time.

Such a meeting would mean Murphy had done the type of secret coordination with foreign leaders to potentially undermine the U.S. government that he accused Trump officials of doing as they prepared for Trump’s administration. In February 2017, Murphy demanded investigations of National Security Advisor Mike Flynn because he had a phone call with his counterpart-to-be in Russia.

“Any effort to undermine our nation’s foreign policy – even during a transition period – may be illegal and must be taken seriously,” Murphy said in 2017 after anonymous leaks of Flynn’s phone call with Russian ambassador Sergey Kisylak were published. He also strongly criticized the open letter some Republican senators sent Iranian leaders during the Obama administration’s campaign for a nuclear agreement.

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Two MS-13 Gang Members Get 27 Years in Prison for Maryland Murders

A pair of Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members were each sentenced to 27 years in prison for their involvement in murders, attempted murder, assaults, and drug dealing in Maryland.

MS-13 gang members Jose Garcia, 28-years-old, and Carlos Diaz, 29-years-old, were sentenced each to 27 years in federal prison and five years of supervised release for their involvement in a violent racketeering conspiracy that included murder, according to the Justice Department.

Garcia and Diaz were each involved in a murder carried out by the MS-13 gang. In one case, Garcia admitted to attacking a victim with machetes and knives in March 2017 alongside other gang members after luring him into Wheaton Regional Park. The victim was beheaded, dismembered, his heart was ripped out of his body, and he was buried in a pre-dug grave.

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Bloomberg Suggests Denying Care to Elderly Patient With Cancer Because Not Cost Effective in 2011 Video

Unfortunately for the folks pushing Mike Bloomberg for president, Bloomberg has a lot of past and he hasn’t been shy about saying and doing a lot of things that have been caught on video.

The left likes to pretend that President Donald Trump is “authoritarian,” when indeed he’s the opposite.

They really need to get a load of Bloomberg’s videos. There are few people more elitist and condescending, and “my way or the highway” than him.

Here’s a video of Bloomberg making a shiva call to the Segal family when he was Mayor of New York City in 2011. According to Yeshiva World, he spoke about “some very interesting topics, such as overcrowding in emergency rooms, Obamacare, immigration, smoking, eating salt, NYC traffic.” Just FYI, he said Obamacare would make things worse.

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Israel foils Hamas attempt to 'seduce' soldiers in hacking effort

The Israeli Defense Forces said it had foiled a Hamas plot to hack soldiers using fake social media accounts.

The IDF said over the weekend that the terrorist group made fake accounts appearing to belong to attractive young women in an attempt to install malware onto the phones of soldiers. The plot failed though, according to Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, who explained that while many phones were infected, the IDF caught wind of the plot early and was able to prevent the leak of sensitive data.

Conricus said the hackers appeared on apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram and would pretend to be young women interested in having a conversation. They would attempt to downplay their poor knowledge of Hebrew by saying they were new to the country.

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FBI Used ‘Briefing’ with Trump, Flynn to Gather Evidence for Crossfire Hurricane Operation

The FBI under James Comey underhandedly sent a senior member of the team investigating alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign to conduct a standard official FBI security briefing for presidential campaigns with then-candidate Donald Trump and his then national security advisor, Michael T. Flynn.

Unbeknownst to both Trump and Flynn, that FBI investigator memorialized that briefing, which included exchanges with Flynn and Trump, in an official document that was added to the Crossfire Hurricane case file probing the Trump campaign over unsubstantiated and ultimately discredited charges of Russian collusion.

The FBI file documenting the August 2016 briefing describes two questions asked by candidate Trump as well as comments from Trump and Flynn and exchanges with the briefer from the FBI who was not identified to either Trump or Flynn during the briefing as working on the Crossfire Hurricane team probing Flynn and other members of the Trump campaign.

James A. Baker, the former FBI general counsel, conceded that the briefer “was there on the off chance that somebody said something that might be useful.”

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'A powerful tool': Devin Nunes says Trump 'has to tweet' after Barr complains

California Rep. Devin Nunes defended President Trump’s use of Twitter after Attorney General William Barr voiced his frustration with the commander in chief's commentary about the Justice Department.

After a handful of leading Republicans voiced support for Barr in regards to his social media complaint, Nunes, the House Intelligence Committee ranking member, argued Trump should continue tweeting to speak directly to his supporters.

"I think what the attorney general said was very clear, that the president should be careful making comments about criminal investigations," Nunes said Sunday on Fox News.

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Why Did the FBI Drop the McCabe Case?

The Justice Department announced Friday that it was declining to prosecute former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for lying to inspector general investigators over his unauthorized leak to the press regarding the FBI’s Hillary Clinton email investigation back in 2016. In light of the DOJ’s aggressive prosecution and subsequent conviction of both former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign member George Papadopoulos for lying, the decision wafts the pungent odor of a politically based double standard.

As National Review’s Andrew McCarthy observes, “The FBI’s former deputy director, though he undeniably misled investigators, remains a commentator at CNN. In the meantime, Papadopoulos is a felon convicted and briefly imprisoned for misleading investigators, while Flynn and Stone are awaiting sentencing on their false-statements charges. That covers both tiers of our justice system.”

So, why did the DOJ make this decision? Well, it appears to have boiled down to a question of winnability. As unsatisfying as that answer may be, the most unsatisfying answer of all may be that we may never fully know why. That said, there are some indications as to why the DOJ made this decision, and it wasn’t necessarily because of some deep-state cover-up.

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Bloomberg’s gun ban rejected in Virginia with Democratic help

Despite spending millions to turn Virginia’s legislature blue and a last-minute visit to Richmond, Democrats in the Senate turned back presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s top goal in the state of banning “assault weapons.”

In a lopsided 10-5 vote, the state Senate Judiciary Committee killed any advancement this year, pushing the legislation off for a year.

“VICTORY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” tweeted Phil Van Cleave of the Virginia Citizens Defense League.

HB961 went down by a 10 to 5 vote! Everybody’s hard work, Lobby Day, and sanctuary movement paid off!

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M*A*S*H star Kellye Nakahara who played Lieutenant Nurse Kellye passes away at age 72 after a short battle with cancer

M*A*S*H star Kellye Nakahara passed away at the age of 72 following a short cancer battle.

The veteran actress was surrounded by family when she died 'peacefully' at her home in Pasadena on Sunday, as reported by TMZ.

Nakahara portrayed the role of Lieutenant Nurse Kellye on the hit CBS comedy, starring in a total of 165 episodes.

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'Elevated by God': MSNBC host clashes with Republican over Trump 'authoritarianism'

MSNBC host Joy Reid went head-to-head with the leader of the Ohio Black Republican Association over whether President Trump is an authoritarian.

Reid claimed on the network Sunday that Trump has all the "markers" of autocracy and had caused a "normalization of violence." Tracey Winbush, the head of the Republican group, hit back at the host, saying Reid did not understand true leadership.

"Everything that you said about the president's authoritarianism, the thing about autocracy, none of that means anything because you’re not understanding leadership," she said, later adding, "Journalists don’t want to cover the truth, they don’t want to cover the facts. They don't want to cover them. They never have. They have never told the truth and/or the facts about President Trump."

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Eric Holder, other Dem AGs have history of meddling in politically sensitive cases

Democrat attorneys general have a history of meddling in politically sensitive cases, the official record shows.

Those include Justice Department interventions under Eric H. Holder Jr. in a voter intimidation case, Loretta Lynch in the Hillary Clinton email abuse scandal, and Janet Reno on possibly illegal campaign fundraising calls by President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.

Attorney General William P. Barr is under fire from Democrats for intervening in the sentencing of convicted perjurer Roger Stone, a longtime friend and former political adviser of President Trump. Mr. Barr told the D.C. U.S. attorney’s office that its prosecutors’ recommendations of seven to nine years in prison was too severe. He told ABC News that he thought he had an agreement for non-recommendation at sentencing by a U.S. District Court judge, an Obama appointee.

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'Black And Latino Males Don't Know How To Behave In The Workplace': Bloomberg Flashback

Another Mike Bloomberg sound byte is coming back to haunt the Democratic presidential candidate after a 2011 clip from when he was mayor of New York City has resurfaced in which he said "enormous cohorts" of young black and Latino men "don't know how to behave in the workplace where they have to work collaboratively and collectively."

Presciently, The Onion joked that Bloomberg was "tracking poorly among 18- to 25-year-old African Americans," and " hired thousands of canvassers Friday to stop black men on the street and force them to hear his campaign pitch."

Meanwhile, this isn't the first time Bloomberg's past words have come back to haunt him.

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Franklin Graham: LGBTQ Activists ‘Intolerant of Traditional Christianity’

Prominent evangelical pastor Franklin Graham said Sunday that LGBTQ activists are trying to ban “the truth of the Gospel” from British society by having him barred from preaching in the UK.

In parallel posts on Facebook and Twitter, Rev. Graham lamented efforts “by LGBTQ activists” to have his eight-city evangelistic tour across the UK cancelled.

“Opposition to the Gospel shouldn’t really surprise us. Jesus warned that it would come,” Graham wrote. “As you may know, my eight-city evangelistic tour across the UK has been met with resistance by LGBTQ activists who inaccurately claim that I am homophobic, Islamophobic, and say that I speak hate.”

“Anyone who knows me or has heard me speak knows that this really isn’t true — but, I DO preach the TRUTH of the Gospel. Could it be, rather, that these folks are truthophobic or free-speech-ophobic?” Graham asks.

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WCSO Press Releases - Feb. 14, 2020


Incident: Disorderly Conduct
Name of Suspect: Cooper, Christina; 18 of Fruitland
Date of Incident: 2-13-2020
Location: 1150 Pemberton Dr, Salisbury
Narrative: On the afternoon of 2-13-20, a Deputy conducted a traffic stop in the Royal Farms parking lot located at 1150 Pemberton Dr, Salisbury. During the investigation, a passenger in the vehicle, Christina Cooper, became disorderly. Cooper yelled, cursed, and threatened to assault the Deputy. During the incident, Cooper was being held back by a family member as she was threatening to assault the Deputy. The behavior was disturbing the peace of customers and employees at the business. The Deputy advised Cooper to stop, or she would be arrested. Cooper would not calm down, and was subsequently arrested. Cooper was transported to Central Booking where she was seen by the District Court Commissioner.
Charges: Disturbing the Peace


Incident: Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance
Name of Suspect: Lucas, Kevin Lamont, 52 of Laurel, DE
Date of Incident: 02-13-2020
Location: W Isabella St and Claiborne St, Salisbury
Narrative: On 2-13-20, a Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Kevin Lucas. The Deputy quickly developed probable cause to believe that CDS was in the vehicle. The Deputy located suspected cocaine, and arrested Lucas for possession. Lucas was taken to Central Booking to be seen by the District Court Commissioner.
Charges: CDS Possession, not marijuana

'Embarrasingly ignorant': Bloomberg slammed for resurfaced claim that he can 'teach anybody to be a farmer'

2020 Democrat Michael Bloomberg faced criticism across the political spectrum for claiming that he could teach almost anyone how to farm.

A clip of Bloomberg lecturing at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School in 2016 resurfaced over the weekend and sparked outrage from the Left and the Right on Twitter. In the footage, the former New York City mayor said that people need more “gray matter” to do the technological jobs of the Information Age than those in agrarian or industrial societies.

"The agrarian society lasted 3,000 years," he said. "I could teach anybody … to be a farmer. It’s a process. You dig a hole, you put a seed in, you put dirt on top, you add water, up comes the corn.

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Reporter who broke story on Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting: 'There's so much that doesn’t add up'

The journalist who broke the story about the controversial tarmac meeting between former President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch said there is much the public does not know about the fateful encounter which shook the 2016 election.

Christopher Sign talked about his book on the Clinton-Lynch meeting, called Secret on the Tarmac, during an appearance Monday on Fox News.

The encounter on June 27, 2016, at the Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport led to a firestorm of criticism as it took place during the FBI's investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of an unauthorized email server and the presidential election in which she was the Democratic candidate. Both Bill Clinton and Lynch claim the email investigation was not brought up during their chat, but Sign, who was a morning anchor at the Phoenix-area ABC15 when he first reported their encounter, said there's more to the story.

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Plymouth Rock and other historic monuments are vandalized with red graffiti ahead of the 400th anniversary celebration of the Mayflower arriving

The iconic Plymouth Rock was vandalized overnight in a spree desecrating the site marking the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts 400 years ago.

Officials in Plymouth discovered the vandalism at the rock and other sites around the historic town early on Monday morning.

Workers removed the red spray paint, which included the letters MOF and the numbers 508, from the rock before noon.

Authorities say no arrests have been made and the site was open to tourists.

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Coronavirus strikes Apple: Tech giant says it won't meet its sales projections of $67bn this quarter because of the outbreak which has limited its iPhone production in China

Apple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.

The Cupertino, California-based company said Monday that all of its iPhone manufacturing facilities are outside Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, and all have been reopened.

But the company said production is ramping up slowly.

'The health and well-being of every person who helps make these products possible is our paramount priority, and we are working in close consultation with our suppliers and public health experts as this ramp continues,' Apple said in a statement.

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US released 375,000 illegal immigrants who entered with family members

More than 375,000 of the 473,682 immigrants who were caught illegally crossing the southern border with a family member in fiscal 2019 were released by federal law enforcement into the interior of the United States, according to data obtained by the Washington Examiner.

From Oct. 1, 2018 and Sept. 30, 2019, Border Patrol agents working along the U.S.-Mexico border arrested 851,508 people who entered the country between ports of entry. In addition to the 473,682 people who arrived as part of a family, there were 76,000 unaccompanied children, according to previously released data.

Border Patrol told the Washington Examiner its agents released more than 145,000 family members directly from its stations between March and September 2019, the months that had the highest levels of arrests. People who were released would have been allowed to go anywhere in the country, including those who were not seeking asylum. Customs and Border Protection, under which Border Patrol is housed, does not release data on the number of arrestees who go on to seek asylum, though Department of Homeland Security officials shared last year that it was a low percentage.

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Pompeo Warns of China’s Hidden Influence in America

It sounds like an episode of “The Americans” or a best-selling Tom Clancy novel. But when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looked into the faces of 40 governors and warned them that China had infiltrated their states, he wasn’t kidding.

They’re hiding in the shadows of our schools, our lobbying meetings, even our business dinners. And no one, he said evenly, knows it’s happening.

“These aren’t hypotheticals,” Pompeo insisted. “We’ve allowed this to continue without a deep awareness from the American people.”

And what is “this,” exactly? According to top State Department officials, we’re talking about a massive network of Chinese communists fanned out across the country with one goal: penetrate U.S. security, education, and financial systems—then, create chaos.

“It’s happening in your state,” Pompeo insisted, “with consequences for our foreign policy, for the citizens who reside in your states, and indeed for each of you … The Chinese government has been methodical in the way it’s analyzed our system … It’s assessed our vulnerabilities, and it’s decided to exploit our freedoms to gain advantage over us at the federal level, the state level, and the local level.”

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[Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is a former United States Army officer, was a member of the US House of Representatives from 2011 to 2017, and was Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 until April 2018.]

PHOTOS: Manhunt underway in Ferguson after officer shot inside Walmart

Police are hunting for a man they say shot an off-duty police officer who was working security at a Walmart in Ferguson, Missouri.

According to investigators, the officer noticed the man shoplifting from the store Sunday evening. When the suspect was confronted, he pulled out a gun and fired shots at the officer, according to KMOV4. The man then fled from the store, but surveillance cameras captured images of him that were released on Monday.

St. Louis County Police Sgt. Ben Granda said authorities are using every resource at their disposal to track down the suspect, who is described as a black male between 20 and 25 years old with braided hair and a small ponytail. Police released images of the suspect, asking the public to reach out if they can identify the man.

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Tom Cotton: ‘Worse Than Chernobyl’

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) told Fox News on Sunday that the China’s communist government has repeatedly lied about the coronavirus, including the magnitude of the problem and where the virus originated.

Cotton, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Armed Services Committee, told Fox News host Maria Bartiromo that “the situation is very grave, in part because, as you say, China was lying from the beginning, and they’re still lying today, and also because there are so many unknowns about this virus, for example, how many people one person can infect once they have the virus, the extent to which it’s contagious before one is symptomatic, or the mortality rate.”

Cotton also said that China’s claim in January that the virus originated from an animal market was not true.

“This virus didn’t originate in the Wuhan animal market,” Cotton said.

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Bloomberg’s charitable donations went to cities whose mayors he then asked for 2020 endorsements

Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropic donations over the years have helped the billionaire Democratic presidential candidate secure allegiance from city and party leaders who might otherwise find parts of his record problematic if they were not dependent on his charitable giving.

Bloomberg’s philanthropy skyrocketed in 2019, ahead of the former New York City mayor declaring his candidacy for president. Bloomberg donated $3.3 billion last year, which was more than he gave the previous five years combined, according to a New York Times analysis of his charitable donations.

The donations fall in line with his personal interests, but they are also fused with his political fixations, including public health and safety, education, climate change, and culture and arts.

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