Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today.
What to know now:
1. Trump wins Nevada: Donald Trump notched his third victory in a row in the race for the Republican nomination for president when he won the Nevada caucuses by a large margin Tuesday. Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), and Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), were battling for a distance second place as the votes were being tallied. There were reports of problems with not enough ballots and with at least one polling place reportedly not open when it came time to caucus. The candidates are now looking to next week's Super Tuesday primaries.
2. Clinton emails: A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Hillary Clinton’s aides could be questioned in a lawsuit that claims the private email server in her New York home was put there to circumvent federal open records laws. The ruling opens the door for lawyers for the conservative advocacy group Judicial Watch to question one of Clinton’s top aides, Huma Abedin. Judge Emmit Sullivan said he may order the State Department to subpoena Clinton to return some 30,000 emails from that server that she did turn over to the State Department because she considered them private.
3. Senators say no on replacing Scalia now: Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell told reporters Tuesday that there will be no hearings on anyone President Obama may nominate as a replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. McConnell said he believes the nomination should be made by the next president. “In short, there will not be action taken,” he said on confirming a nominee for the seat on the Supreme Court. Scalia died last week.
4. Man indicted in teen’s death: A Mississippi man has been indicted in the burning death of Jessica Chambers. According to reports, Quinton Tellis was indicted on capital murder charges in the death of Chambers. Chambers was found in December 2014 along a rural Mississippi road after she was set on fire. Tellis is also under investigation in the death of an exchange student at the University of Louisiana Monroe.
5. Strong storms: A line of strong storms tore through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, ripping roofs from buildings, flipping cars and killing at least three people in Mississippi and Louisiana. An RV park in Convent, La., was one of the hardest hit places with two people killed as a suspected tornado struck the park. An apartment complex in Pensacola, Fl., was damaged, but there were no reports of deaths there.
And one more
Starbucks has been approved for a liquor license in five of its stores in Utah, paving the way for the coffee giant to sell alcohol. The stores in Utah are part of a growing number of properties – called “Evenings” stores -- where Starbucks sells alcohol and tapas. As part of receiving the Utah license, the chain must show that 70 percent of their sales come from something other than alcohol.
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How about these for coincidences.