Nicholas Elliot

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Donald Trump And America's 'Second Civil War'

Donald Trump is more like Jefferson Davis than Benito Mussolini, according to one expert on fascism.<p>Despite everyone calling him a fascist, Donald Trump may have more in common with Jefferson Davis than he does with Benito Mussolini.<p>"What we're seeing [with Trump's rise] is what I would call the …

The smoked corpses of Aseki

“There were 14 corpses in total, arranged on bamboo scaffolding in life-like positions or curled up like foetuses inside large baskets.”<p>The Anga people live in Papua New Guinea's Aseki District, a fringe highland region so detached from the modern world that even the regular passing of mist is …

Mariner 4

One of the great successes of the early American space program, the Mariner 4 mission journeyed to Mars -- making its closest approach on July 15, …

Donald Trump Takes ‘Diplomatic’ Approach When Another Heckler Interrupts His Campaign Speech

Since the fallout over how a heckler was handled during a campaign stop in Alabama a week ago — and his remarks afterward — Republican frontrunner Donald Trump took a different approach to a heckler at his Sarasota rally Saturday.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>“Be nice. Be nice. Be nice,” Trump said. “Be …

Here's how Donald Trump made his billions

Donald Trump accepts Gold Bullion from APMEX CEO Michael Haynes as a deposit on a commercial lease for the 50th floor at 40 Wall St. on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 in New York.<p>Rob Bennett/AP Images<p>How Donald Trump's net worth was built<p>Donald Trump started his career in the New York City borough of …

Trump goes after GOP rivals Rubio, Bush in their home state

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump bragged about his high standing in the polls, slammed super political action …

Trump: I'm so tired of this politically correct crap

A seemingly exasperated Donald Trump announced on Wednesday, "I'm so tired of this politically correct crap," telling a crowd of South Carolina business leaders that he's still the straight-talking, shoot-from-the-hip kind of guy that surged to the top of the polls this summer.<p>The Republican …

Government

Jindal: Trump is a madman who must be stopped

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>President Trump today announced that the first season of "The Apprentice: White House Edition" will air on CBS this fall. Contestants, including Gary Busey, Ted Cruz and Kanye West, will vie for Cabinet positions. The announcement came as the newly renamed "Hair Force One" touched down in</i> …

Donald Trump is right: America's real unemployment rate is 40%

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is not predicated on the candidate’s mastery of or allegiance to facts.<p>His views on things like immigration or …

Advanced prosthetic allows paralysed man to control movements and register when the robotic hand is touched<p>A new advanced robotic hand that is wired directly into the brain has been successfully tested, allowing paralysed man to “feel”.<p>The hand, developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns …

Robotics

Trump on Carly Fiorina: 'Hewlett-Packard Was a Disaster'

Fiorina's troubled tenure at HP and Lucent return to the race, courtesy of The Donald.<p>Donald Trump, the bombastic billionaire Republican frontrunner, gadfly and endless well of headline fodder, has opinions about the tech business. Specifically, they are about the career of Carly Fiorina, his …

Trump on 'Tonight Show:' Will apologize 'if I'm ever wrong'

Donald Trump clarified, sort of, a long-standing question about his personality during an appearance on Friday's "Tonight Show."<p>Host Jimmy Fallon asked him, playfully, if the billionaire developer and GOP presidential front-runner has ever apologized for anything.<p>"I fully think apologizing is a …

Trump hits back at Carson after religion jab

Donald Trump threw a passive-aggressive punch back at Ben Carson on Wednesday night after the retired neurosurgeon questioned Trump's religious values.<p>"Wow, I am ahead of the field with Evangelicals (am so proud of this) and virtually every other group, and Ben Carson just took a swipe at me," …

Donald Trump mocks rival Carly Fiorina's face: 'Look at that face, would anyone vote for that?'

In the interview with Rolling Stone, Trump took a tone of "disgust" describing Fiorina's appearance during a television interview.<p>"Look at that face," he said, according to Rolling Stone. "Would anyone vote for that?"<p>"Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?" he added.<p>It's far from the …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Trump storms Washington

The real estate mogul and GOP presidential candidate blasts the Iran deal and declares, 'We will have so much winning if I get elected.'<p>With the outline of the Capitol behind him and the expansive Mall spread before him, Donald Trump — the anti-Washington, anti-establishment hero of the right — …

Republicans

Trump Seriously: On the Trail With the GOP's Tough Guy

Hey, ya made it, great to see ya!" says Donald Trump, having just stepped aboard his throne room of a plane and stopping by my seat to extend his …

Trump’s latest ad makes fun of someone sleeping at a Jeb rally

No matter what you think about Donald Trump’s policies, you have to give this to him: He may be the greatest troll American politics has ever …

Dr. Politics: Trump gives GOP a wet willy

Simon says Dr. Politics has the answers for all your political questions.<p>Ask Dr. Politics! You are fair and we are unbalanced!<p><b>Dear Dr. Politics:</b> Donald Trump has signed a loyalty pledge and now he can’t run as in independent in 2016, right? So now we can concentrate on serious stuff like all the …

Donald Trump: A Historical Perspective

The possibility of Donald Trump becoming the Republican nominee for president and thereafter being elected to that high office elicits an historical perspective. The name that most readily reflects the credentials and character of Donald Trump is Andrew Jackson.<p>The seventh president was not part of …

Eric Trump: My dad's White House run is 'very selfless'

Donald Trump's run for the White House is "very selfless," the Republican candidate's son Eric said Tuesday.<p>“Honestly, we saw the frustration. He’d read the paper and he’d just sort of shake his head, you know, ‘you’ve got to be kidding me,’ and for him, it’s actually a very selfless thing, if you …

The secret sophisticated Nazi weapons that didn’t win the war, but could have

The second World War was devastating, but also plenty of technical advancements were made possible by the combatants’ desire to win. Despite being …

Military

6 'Trumpisms' that would spell trouble for anyone but Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lobbing rhetorical stink bombs at a large group of voters is not the normal way to get ahead in U.S. politics. Nor is alienating prominent figures of your own party.<p>But Donald Trump has turned the do's and don'ts of campaigns on their head, prospering with tactics that could sink …

The Beginning of the Universe Might Be Visible With This New Telescope

Share Email Comments<p>Atop the Andes mountains in Chile, one of the darkest skies on Earth is revealed at night.<p>“It’s a kind of magic place, the …

Can Donald Trump's former supermodel wife show voters his softer side?

The billionaire's wife is preparing to join the fray of the presidential campaign<p>Her home is a penthouse atop Trump Tower, designed in the style of Louis XIV with marble fittings, crystal chandeliers, and bird's eye views of New York's Central Park.<p>For the past decade, Melania Trump, 45, has lived …

NBC Poll: Donald Trump Dominates, Jeb Bush Implodes

Current GOP frontrunner Donald Trump maintains a strong lead in New Hampshire, while establishment pick Jeb Bush has steadily lost support in the …

Unintended consequence: GOP donor-class may hand Florida to Trump

Early in the 2016 cycle, the Republican establishment pushed Marco Rubio aside in Florida and put its money and support behind Jeb Bush. That …