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Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un Talk Up Nukes As Obama Hosts Summit To Get Rid Of Them

Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could hardly have timed their nuclear declarations more perfectly. As leaders were about to gather for President Obama’s final Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, Trump said South Korea and Japan should have their own nuclear weapons – an …

How Bernie Sanders Lost The Black Vote Long Before Super Tuesday

With the momentum now squarely on Clinton’s side, Sanders’s attempts to win over black millennials may come down to “too little, too late.”<p>Bernie Sanders didn’t lose the black vote on Super Tuesday–he lost it a long time ago.<p>Last summer, one of the most telling and memorable moments of the …

Ben Carson: Obama ‘Raised White,’ Doesn’t Understand Black Americans

Ben Carson said in an interview published Tuesday that President Obama was “raised white” and can’t understand the African-American experience the way he can.<p>“He’s an ‘African’ American. He was, you know, raised white,” he told a Politico podcast. “I mean, like most Americans, I was proud that we …

Donald Trump had a monster night — here's how he did it

Exit polls conducted in the Granite State on Tuesday showed how he was able to pull off what ended up being about a 19-point win over Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R).<p>The results found deep discontent within the Republican electorate for the party's political establishment, as well as growing concerns …

Myth-Busting: Seven Ways the Iowa Caucus Results Surprised the Pundits

News<p>The entrance polls of Iowa voters illustrated that some assumptions underlying coverage of the 2016 election may not be accurate.<p>Here’s a look at a few of the myths, and what the entrance polls showed:<p><b>Myth 1: The American electorate is very, very angry</b><p>In entrance polls, Iowa GOP voters were …

Carson, Cruz Discuss Bible and Taxes at Presidential Debate

The 2016 Republican presidential candidates laid out their tax plans during Tuesday night's Fox Business presidential debate, where retired …

Control of federal lands emerges as an issue in the GOP presidential race

If Ken Ivory could ask the Republican presidential hopefuls a question at their debate Wednesday night in Colorado, the state lawmaker from Utah would raise a subject that might seem arcane to much of the nation but no doubt would stir strong responses from the event's Western audience.<p>First, Ivory …

'This is a major world event': The Syrian war is now fueling a 'global cold war'

A foreign ministry representative said Thursday that Russia would consider any request from Iraq to conduct anti-ISIS airstrikes in the country, and Iraqi President Haider al-Abadi told Western news outlets that Russian airstrikes were "a possibility" and that Iraq would "welcome it."<p>"Our message …

Ukraine's Poroshenko attacks 'double-tongued' Putin in U.N. speech

Gloves off, swinging.<p>Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pulled no punches against Russian President Vladimir Putin in his speech at the United …

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Donald Trump Tells Thousands at Dallas Rally: ‘It’s Disgusting What’s Happening to Our Country’

DALLAS (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is renewing his campaign against illegal immigration, telling a cheering crowd of thousands in Dallas that “it’s disgusting what’s happening to our country.”<p>Trump’s continued harsh statements on immigration come despite calls from GOP …

The US just called out Putin over ISIS as Russian soldiers join the fight in Syria

A Reuters report confirms that Russians are taking part in the fighting on the side of Syrian President Bashar Assad.<p>"The Russians are no longer just advisors," a Lebanese source told Reuters.<p>"The Russians have decided to join the war against terrorism."<p>Russia's increased military involvement in …