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Starvation intensifies successful Gaza arsenic cease-fire negotiations continue

Hamas officials arrived successful Cairo connected Sunday for talks connected a cease-fire and hostage deal, nan model for which Israel more aliases less agreed to successful Paris successful precocious February. Israel is not sending a high-level delegation to Cairo talks, 1 Israeli charismatic told NBC News, but is progressively optimistic a woody tin beryllium reached by nan commencement of Ramadan connected March 10.

Any region successful fighting could besides let much assistance into Gaza, amid warnings of dire humanitarian conditions.

 PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL-CONFLICTPalestinians cheque nan rubble of a location destroyed successful an overnight Israeli airstrike successful Rafah successful nan confederate Gaza Strip connected March 3.SAID KHATIB / AFP - Getty Images

The U.S. completed its first airdrop of humanitarian assistance into Gaza Saturday morning, pinch 3 subject planes dropping 66 pallets containing 38,000 meals, officials told NBC News. But assistance organizations opportunity nan airdrops autumn acold short of gathering needs erstwhile galore are facing starvation.

A UNICEF charismatic said astatine slightest 10 children successful Gaza person died of malnutrition and dehydration, and 1 U.N. charismatic has accused Israel of “intentionally starving” Palestinians successful Gaza.

This week Benny Gantz, a personnel of Israel’s warfare Cabinet, will meet pinch Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and different U.S. officials.

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Trump wins much states up of Super Tuesday

Donald TrumpFormer President Donald Trump arrives astatine a run rally successful Greensboro, N.C., connected Saturday.Chris Carlson / AP

Former President Donald Trump won much Republican contests this play — successful Michigan, Missouri and Idaho.

Confusion stemming from an disfigured GOP activity conflict and different intraparty disarray hovered complete nan proceedings successful Michigan, but Trump easy swept nan chaotic caucuses.

As he campaigned successful North Carolina connected Saturday, Trump likened Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson to Martin Luther King Jr., contempt nan gubernatorial candidate’s agelong history of arguable comments astir homosexuality, belief and victims of intersexual abuse.

Nikki Haley crisscrossed nan state successful nan days starring up to Super Tuesday pinch a backstage transportation to donors astir why they should support giving her money. But six sources who person heard it opportunity that scheme has been missing a cardinal element: a imaginable way to triumph complete Trump. Haley notched her first 2024 triumph connected Sunday, taking nan GOP superior successful Washington, D.C., wherever Trump had 1 of his worst performances successful 2016.

Meanwhile, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski told NBC News Saturday she could not ballot for Trump aliases President Joe Biden, urging those for illustration her not to “quit” connected Haley’s long-shot bid yet.

Blizzard brings vulnerable conditions to nan West Coast

A man uses a snowfall blower arsenic snowfall piles up during a large wind successful CaliforniaBrooke Hess-Homeier / AP

A awesome wintertime large wind successful California’s Sierra Nevada caused nan closure of a agelong long of Interstate 80 and residents were being asked to return shelter.

As of Saturday, nan National Weather Service said more than 3 inches of snowfall had been falling each hour and winds were blowing complete 100 mph, causing whiteout conditions that make “travel intolerable done nan area.”

NWS Sacramento said a blizzard informing is now successful effect done Sunday evening owed to conditions making it “extremely vulnerable to impossible” to travel, and a wintertime large wind informing will stay successful effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Meet nan Press

In bid to participate successful superior debates hosted by nan Republican National Committee past fall, each campaigner was required to motion a promise to support nan eventual nominee. Former President Donald Trump decided not to motion nan promise aliases participate successful nan debates. On “Meet nan Press” Sunday, Nikki Haley told Kristen Welker she nary longer feels obligated to endorse Trump if he becomes nan Republican nominee.

“No, I deliberation I’ll make what determination I want to make, but that’s not thing I’m reasoning about,” she said, noting that “if you talk astir an endorsement, you’re talking astir a loss. I don’t deliberation for illustration that.”

She added, “When you’re successful a race, you don’t deliberation astir losing. You deliberation astir continuing to spell forward.”

Watch nan afloat question and reply here.

Politics successful brief

  • MAGA vs. ‘Uniparty’: Trump-aligned Republicans are increasingly utilizing nan word uniparty to onslaught colleagues who onslaught bipartisan deals pinch Democrats. Detractors opportunity nan insult highlights their liking successful catering only to a constrictive portion of nan electorate.
  • Texas revenge tour: Ken Paxton, nan Texas lawyer wide who was impeached but past acquitted past year, is retired connected nan run way endorsing candidates who either voted against impeachment aliases are challenging nan incumbents who voted for it.
  • Abortion prohibition shift: Kari Lake, nan Arizona Republican campaigner moving for Senate, is seeking to mean her position connected abortion aft antecedently calling it “the eventual sin.”
  • Voter ID laws: This week, voters successful immoderate states will brushwood stricter elector ID requirements erstwhile they caput to nan polls. Heres what to cognize up of Super Tuesday.

A lodging dilemma successful a ‘cowboy skis town’

Houses dot a hillside successful Steamboat Springs, Colo.,Houses dot a hillside successful Steamboat Springs, Colo., connected Aug. 3, 2022.Thomas Peipert / AP file

In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a pandemic-fueled existent property roar driven by distant workers, second-home buyers and short-term rental investors has caused location prices to astir double.

At nan Steamboat hospital, doctors consenting to salary much than $1 cardinal for a location person been many times outbid by all-cash, out-of-town buyers, and lodging costs person caused immoderate positions to spell unfilled for much than 2 years.

Even nan section skis edifice has been leasing a edifice for its labor to unrecorded successful arsenic nan homes they erstwhile rented are progressively turned into short-term rentals for visitors.

Home ownership is mostly retired of scope for astir group making little than $200,000 a year. But addressing nan problem has created a predicament of its own.

Taking medicine for opioid usage upset threatened his rule career

 Derek ScottDerek Scott.Hannah Rappleye / NBC News

As a child, Derek Scott ever dreamed astir becoming a lawyer, but he ne'er expected a medicine to forestall him from getting nan job.

Scott had struggled for years pinch opioid addiction earlier enrolling successful assemblage astatine property 32. Buprenorphine, an FDA-approved medicine that curbs withdrawal symptoms and cravings, gave him a consciousness of normalcy and group him connected nan way to rule school. His future, however, would travel to hinge connected a prime that didn’t consciousness for illustration overmuch of a prime astatine all: get disconnected nan medicine that protected him from relapse and be abstinence-only treatment, aliases suffer his chance to go a lawyer.

“I knew location were going to beryllium questions asked,” Scott said. “But I didn’t deliberation my medicine would beryllium nan biggest hurdle.”

Discrimination against group who usage medicine to dainty their opioid usage disorder is rampant, experts say. The Justice Department is trying to alteration that.

Caitlin Clark makes NCAA history

Iowa Hawkeyes defender Caitlin Clark celebratesJeffrey Becker / USA Today Network

Iowa Hawkeyes prima Caitlin Clark is now NCAA Division I basketball’s wide apical scorer.

Clark went into Sunday’s crippled against nan Ohio State Buckeyes needing 17 points to break “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s grounds of 3,667 profession points, which stood for much than 50 years. With a second-quarter free throw, she became the top-scoring subordinate successful NCAA Division I history.

“I’m conscionable really grateful, honestly, to beryllium capable to beryllium present and make truthful galore of my dreams travel true,” Clark said aft nan history-making game.

Clark’s hoops milestone came a time aft LeBron James surpassed 40,000 profession points during a location crippled betwixt nan Los Angeles Lakers and nan Denver Nuggets.

The analyzable conflict betwixt Black hairstylists and their clients

Photo illustration of backmost of woman's caput and a database of salon requirements Leila Register / NBC News; Getty Images

For some, salons are places for group to stitchery arsenic a community. Now they’ve go places pinch last-minute cancelations, overcharging and unreasonable policies. As a result, countless Black women person taken to societal media to talk astir their frustrations pinch their hairstylists.

“This is our abstraction of sharing ideas, gossiping, laughing,” says Najah Aziz, who runs Like nan River salon successful Atlanta. “Over nan years it’s conscionable go much of a toxic environment.”

Some stylists for illustration Aziz are looking for solutions to trim down connected bad experiences, while still defining their boundaries. She founded Beauty Beyond nan Hair, a bid of classes and workshops for licensed hairstylists. “How we tin hole this is offering much professionalism and customer service,” Aziz said.

In lawsuit you missed it

  • From residents to ranchers, Texans are grappling pinch nan ongoing devastation from immoderate of nan biggest wildfires successful nan state’s history.
  • A collision and derailment of 3 Norfolk Southern trains successful Pennsylvania Saturday greeting is nether investigation by nan National Transportation Safety Board.
  • The University of Florida has eliminated each diversity, equity and inclusion positions owed to a caller authorities rule.
  • Doctors are pushing backmost against nan increasing usage of noncompete agreements successful medicine, a believe they opportunity is putting diligent attraction successful jeopardy.
  • Two men were recovered blameworthy of execution successful nan 2002 sidesplitting of hip-hop icon Jam Master Jay. For immoderate of those who had known him nan longest, the convictions were bittersweet.
  • The fellow of a Los Angeles ballerina detained successful Russia says he was reasoning of proposing to her earlier she was imprisoned connected treason charges. Chris Van Heerden said it was “painful” that requests to assistance Ksenia Karelina’s detention person been rejected.
  • Should net creators and influencers beryllium interviewing celebrities astatine reddish carpet events?

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