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Tom Cotton: Trump Wrong, But “We Shouldn’t Allow Political Correctness” To Stop Us From Recognizing Threats

"We shouldn’t allow political correctness to get in the way of recognizing that there are a large number of radical Muslims around the world who would like to come to the United States and attack Americans."<p>Sen. Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, said that Donald Trump's comments that he would …

Prominent politicians from Britain to Indonesia broke with the custom not to interject in other countries’ elections after Donald Trump’s latest comments<p>• #WeDoCare: Share your thoughts on Trump’s anti-Muslim policy with Guardian Witness<p>Donald Trump’s call for a sweeping ban on Muslims entering the …

Donald Trump

Surveillance video at a Philadelphia mosque appears to show a pig’s head being thrown from a car window at the building on Sunday evening. Marwan Kreidie, a caretaker at the mosque, told police he found the head near the door of the Al-Aqsa Islamic Society when he arrived around 6am Monday. Kreidie …

Republicans

Legal experts agree: Trump's proposal unconstitutional

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Donald Trump's call to block all Muslims from entering the United States is not only unconstitutional, but also impossible to …

Sanders Gets Testy With Press Over ISIS Question

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders grew visibly irritated with reporters Tuesday when asked why his press secretary told the media not to ask about ISIS, suggesting the press is ignoring the real issues facing Americans.<p>The Democratic presidential contender spoke to reporters …

Foreign Policy

House passes visa waiver overhaul

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House overwhelmingly passed legislation on Tuesday (407 to 19) that would overhaul the federal visa waiver program and bar those from Iraq, Syria, Iran and the Sudan, or those who have visited those countries in the last five years, from traveling to the United States without …

Poll: Donald Trump nearly doubles lead in New Hampshire

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump has a growing lead among likely primary voters in New Hampshire, and both he and Marco Rubio have gained ground in the state since September, according to a new CNN/WMUR poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center.<p>Overall, 32% say they support …

U.S.-Led Air Strikes Targeting ISIS Kill 26 Civilians in Syria, Activists Say

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Associated Press News

San Bernardino attacker was 'normal guy' while practicing at shooting range

One of the San Bernardino attackers practiced firing a military-style weapon at a Riverside County gun range, according to an employee who described him as a "normal guy."<p>John Galletta, a firearms instructor at Riverside Magnum Range, said shooter Syed Rizwan Farook had practiced there before, but …

California

Oregon shooter's dad: 'That's what guns are, the killers'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The father of the Roseburg, Oregon, shooter said he doesn't know where his son got his weapons, and he declined to comment much on his son's mental state, but he was quick to say what he thought was to blame in the deadly college attack: Guns.<p>Who were the victims?<p>Ian Mercer, during an …

Jailed clerk vows not to back down, no resolution in sight

GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at the Carter County Detention Center with her Bible and …

Off Their Front Porch: Protesters Have No Free-Speech Rights On Supreme Court Plaza

An appellate court ruled the Constitution doesn't apply with equal force on the high court's plaza.<p>The Constitution doesn't apply in the area just outside the main court that interprets the Constitution.<p>A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the elevated marble plaza surrounding the Supreme …