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Watch Carly Fiorina do a face-plant off a stage while Ted Cruz ignores her

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Nothing could more perfectly capture Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) campaign than Carly Fiorina falling face-first off the stage in Indiana.

After a short speech talking about why she’s so in love Ted Cruz and a fair amount of pandering to Indiana voters, she announced the family and the candidate. Everything at this point was normal, but as you can see from the video it looks like tight quarters with people all over the stage.

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The political family came out, kids first and senator last and there went Carly off of the stage. Heidi notices and you can see the “OH!” expression on her face as she reaches down. An unidentified tall, white man with a military haircut comes from the left and helps the veep wannabe back up onto the stage.

Ted Cruz continues to wave to the crowd as if nothing has happened.

Check out the full video below:

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Olympic athletes in ‘impossible position’ – Canada

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Canadian Olympic chiefs said Monday the health and safety of athletes had prompted the country's decision to withdraw its team from the Tokyo Olympics amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A day after Canada became the first team to announce its withdrawal from the July 24-August 9 Games, Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) chief David Shoemaker said athletes had been left in an "impossible position."

With public health authorities urging individuals to stay inside to curb the spread of COVID-19, athletes had been caught between a desire to heed health and safety advice while trying to minimize disruption to training programs.

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Vietnamese women strive to clear war-era mines

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Inching across a field littered with Vietnam war-era bombs, Ngoc leads an all-women demining team clearing unexploded ordnance that has killed tens of thousands of people -- including her uncle.

"He died in an explosion. I was haunted by memories of him," Le Thi Bich Ngoc tells AFP as she oversees the controlled detonation of a cluster bomb found in a sealed-off site in central Quang Tri province.

More than 6.1 million hectares of land in Vietnam remain blanketed by unexploded munitions -- mainly dropped by US bombers -- decades after the war ended in 1975.

At least 40,000 Vietnamese have since died in related accidents. Victims are often farmers who accidentally trigger explosions, people salvaging scrap metal, or children who mistake bomblets for toys.

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Chief Justice John Roberts issues New Year’s Eve warning to stand up for democracy

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In a progressive welcoming move, Chief Justice John Roberts issued his New Year's Eve annual report urging his fellow federal judges to stand up for democracy.

"In our age, when social media can instantly spread rumor and false information on a grand scale, the public's need to understand our government, and the protections it provides, is ever more vital," he wrote. "We should celebrate our strong and independent judiciary, a key source of national unity and stability."

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