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Back to the Future Day: What the franchise sneakily got right

Many seismic events have shaken the world in the past 30 years -- the fall of Communism, the rise of the Clintons and Bushes, the invention of the iPhone, the realization that suspenders are a bad look for anyone under the age of 70.<p>One constant, however, has been "Back to the Future." The 1985 …

Ronald Reagan

Russia denies ground troops build up as tensions mount over Syria bombing campaign

Uncertainty remains about how far Russia will push its intervention in the Syrian conflict as US officials say they believe Russia might be readying a ground contingent to back up air campaign<p>Russia was forced into vehement denials that it was sending ground troops into battle in Syria on Tuesday, …

Brother of Indian man murdered for eating beef calls for calm

The brother of a man murdered by a mob in India because they thought he had been eating beef has appealed for calm as tensions continue to mount in the aftermath of the incident.<p>Inside the Indian village where a mob killed a man for eating beef<p>Read more<p>Mohammed Akhlaq, 50, was beaten to death by a …

India

Donald Trump’s Anti-Iraq War Claims Still Go Unchallenged In Interviews

The presidential hopeful hasn't offered evidence he publicly opposed the invasion.<p>NEW YORK -- Republican front-runner Donald Trump said several times on Tuesday morning that he came out against the Iraq War before the U.S. invaded the country in 2003, even though there doesn’t appear to be any …

Donald Trump

Tennessee Politician Knows the Oregon Shooting Is Part of the War on Christmas

"Fellow Christians who are serious about their faith" should "think about getting a handgun permit."<p>The question nobody asks around the Café, especially during the lunch rush, is "Who elects these beetlebrows anyway?" It is considered an impolite question and very bad for business. Anyone who asks …

Mass Shootings

Mysterious human skulls found at Afghan presidential palace

Two sets of human remains have been discovered in the Afghan presidential palace, a spokesman said on , rekindling memories of the bloody fate of …

Extremism

Senate moves ahead on defense bill facing veto threat

The Senate moved forward Tuesday on a sweeping, $612 billion defense policy bill despite a presidential veto threat stemming from larger budget disputes that have hamstrung Washington.<p>The vote was 73-26, 13 votes more than necessary to break any filibuster. The Senate is expected to pass the …