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Donald Trump Defends Torture at Republican Debate

Donald Trump defended waterboarding, torture and killing terrorists’ families at the Fox Republican debate Thursday, all positions for which he’s …

7 takeaways from the Republican debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans began their debate Thursday night with insults and ended with three candidates pledging to back Donald Trump should he win the nomination.<p>Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz took more shots at Trump in Fox News' debate -- and through it all, the billionaire …

Republicans

This comedian swapped Donald Trump's policies with Hitler's — and supporters still agreed with them

His campaign has drawn relentless criticism. In an editorial in The Washington Post, a Harvard professor compared the surprise rise of the billionaire business mogul to Adolf Hitler seizing power in Germany.<p>"I have spent my life perplexed about exactly how Hitler could have come to power in …

Kalamazoo shooting suspect to have competency hearing

A judge on Thursday granted a request for a competency exam for a man charged with killing six people during a series of random shootings in south-western Michigan.<p>The review of Jason Dalton’s mental health will delay the criminal case for at least two months.<p>Dalton, 45, is charged with murder and …

Crime

Republican debate in Detroit – what we learned

The 11th Republican presidential debate has concluded. Here’s a breakdown of what happened:<p><b>Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz</b> took up where they left off in the last debate, t<b>hrowing roundhouse punches at Donald Trump,</b> the frontrunner. Notable attacks were leveled at Trump University, which stands …

Republicans

Game over for Sanders? It needn't be

On Tuesday night I attended a Democratic caucus in a ballroom at the University of Colorado Boulder, where hundreds of college students rallied for the man they hope will become the oldest president in history. Speeches for Hillary Clinton received polite applause, while any reference to Bernie …

Middle-class

North Korea: Kim Jong-un orders nuclear weapons readied for use 'at any time'

North Korea should be ready to use nuclear weapons “at any time” in the face of a growing threat from its enemies, leader Kim Jong-un has decreed in a further escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula.<p>North Korea steps up army recruitment ahead of US military exercise<p>Read more<p>Kim’s warning, …

North Korea

Migrants Stuck at Greek Border: Pictures

Today's 5 things: What the heck was happening on that debate stage?

<b>(CNN) —</b> El Chapo's demands. Kim's plans. And Trump's hands. It's Friday, and here are the five things you need to know to <b>Get Up to Speed and Out the Door</b>.<p>CAMPAIGN 2016<p><b>Must-see TV:</b> Backstabbing. Insults. Secret plots. Yes Amazing Race: GOP Edition is the best show on air, and it had its best episode …

The EU risks major ructions if Greece is offered no help with its refugees

The current influx of refugees into Greece has major humanitarian implications but it also poses a direct threat to the European Union. Together with the neverending eurozone crisis and the Brexit referendum, it could throw the EU into an existential crisis in 2016. Visionary leadership is called …

Europe

GOP debate: Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio tag-teamed Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> The GOP race is down to the final four candidates, and last night's Fox News debate showed the wear and tear of an already bruising campaign on each of them.<p>From the opening bell until the closing round, the candidates took heavy swings at each other, sometimes connecting, more often …

Clinton would consider declassifying government documents related to UFOs

John Podesta, chair of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, has declared that he has convinced the former secretary of state to explore declassifying any government documents that may relate to unidentified flying objects.<p>“I’ve talked to Hillary about that,” Podesta told KLAS-TV Politics NOW in …

Government

Italian woman admits killing baby daughter in London

An Italian woman has admitted killing her baby daughter during a trip to London.<p>Federica Boscolo-Gnolo pleaded guilty to the manslaughter by diminished responsibility of two-month-old Farah between 23 and 30 January last year.<p>The 32-year-old, from Chioggia, who had been living and working in the UK …

Crime

Michigan shooting rampage: What we know and don't know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities charged accused Kalamazoo, Michigan, shooter Jason Brian Dalton on Monday with six counts of murder, two counts of assault with intent to commit murder and eight firearms violations.<p>He showed no emotion in court as the charges against him were read. A judge denied Dalton …

People-trafficking victims with children are 'overlooked'

<b>Victims of people trafficking who are pregnant or have children have had their needs "systematically overlooked" in the UK, a report has suggested.</b><p>Childcare provision for victims is "patchy" and specialist healthcare is not routinely provided, the report by 12 charities said.<p>Its author Vicky …

Greek Police Remove Migrants After Macedonia Closes Its Border

Police in Greece began removing migrants who were stranded at the country’s border with Macedonia on Tuesday after Macedonian authorities tightened …

Deal reached at UN to cease hostilities in Syria

The US and Russia have agreed on a "cessation of hostilities" between the Syrian government and groups fighting it in a deal that excludes the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group and the al-Nusra Front.<p>The agreement on Monday called on all sides to sign up to the agreement by midday …

Details only deepen mystery surrounding Kalamazoo shootings

Household electromagnetic radiation doesn't make you ill or give you cancer. Here's why

There are few phenomena as ubiquitous or vital to human existence as electromagnetic radiation (EMR). It permeates everything we experience, be it the visible light illuminating all we see, or the broadcast media transmitted across the globe by radio-wave. In medicine, X-ray and gamma rays have …

Physics

At least 28 killed by Ankara car bomb targeting military personnel

At least 28 people have been killed and at least 60 injured in a rush-hour car bombing targeting military personnel in the heart of the Turkish capital. Mehmet Kiliçer, the Ankara governor, said the explosion was aimed at a convoy of military vehicles as it passed through the administrative centre …

Extremism

European states deeply divided on refugee crisis before key summit

Europe’s deep divide over immigration is to be laid bare at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, with German chancellor Angela Merkel struggling to salvage her open-door policy while a growing number of countries move to seal borders to newcomers along the Balkan routes.<p>A debate on the migration …

Angela Merkel

Deadly Turkey 'terror attack' targets military in Ankara

Read more about this story at CNN Turk.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> An explosion hit military vehicles at an intersection in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday evening, officials said, in what the military called a terror attack.<p>Twenty-eight people were killed and 61 others were injured, according to Deputy …

China said to deploy missiles on South China Sea island

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China has deployed surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, according to Taiwan and U.S. officials, in a move that has alarmed the country's Asian neighbors.<p>Chinese state media said defenses had been in place on Woody Island, part of the Paracel chain …

British tourist fighting for life after San Francisco knife attack

A British tourist is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the head by a robber in San Francisco, according to reports.<p>The 44-year-old was walking with his niece when he was set upon by a man and a woman at around 8.30pm on Friday.<p>He is said to have been stabbed in the head as he struggled …

San Francisco

Manny Pacquiao’s Nike contract terminated after homophobic slurs

Nike has terminated its contract with the boxer Manny Pacquiao after he claimed people in same-sex relationships are “worse than animals”.<p>Nike released a statement on Wednesday that read: “We find Manny Pacquiao’s comments abhorrent. Nike strongly opposes discrimination of any kind and has a long …

Manny Pacquiao

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

A $7 smartphone is about to change the game in India

The Freedom 251 will be accompanied by a price tag of under Rs. 500, around $7, as NDTV reports. For Indian people living on a very low income and unable to come close to affording a pricier smartphone, the device could prove to be a game changer.<p>Ringing Bells hasn't revealed much about the phone …