Donald Trump: Ben Carson ‘has pathological disease… you can’t really cure it’

Donald Trump: Ben Carson ‘has pathological disease… you can’t really cure it’

David Edwards Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump responded to discrepancies in Ben Carson’s personal biography by saying that the former neurosurgeon has a “pathological disease” that cannot be cured. “It’s a lot of statements that are under fire,” Trump told CNN’s Jake Tapper. “And I hope Ben’s going to be okay with it… But certainly

Clinton calls for relaxing federal laws on marijuana to spur medical research

Clinton calls for relaxing federal laws on marijuana to spur medical research

Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hillary Clinton on Saturday called for looser federal regulations governing marijuana, to boost scientific research on a drug that many tout for relieving pain, among other medical benefits, according to media reports. Speaking at a campaign event in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the Democratic presidential candidate said changing U.S. rules would acknowledge

World in ‘uncharted territory’ as greenhouse gases hit new high: UN

World in ‘uncharted territory’ as greenhouse gases hit new high: UN

Agence France-Presse Concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new high in 2014, the UN said Monday, warning the resulting climate change was moving the world into “uncharted territory”. In its annual report on Earth-warming greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the World Meteorological Organization said concentrations of carbon dioxide

Fiery Bernie Sanders rips ‘old fashioned racism’ of Donald Trump: ‘It’s not American — it’s xenophobia’

Fiery Bernie Sanders rips ‘old fashioned racism’ of Donald Trump: ‘It’s not American — it’s xenophobia’

Tom Boggioni On a weekend when anti-racism activists stood out front of NBC studios protesting the appearance of billionaire businessman Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders (I-VT) hammered the GOP front runner for his “old fashioned racism.” According to the Las Vegas Sun, Sanders appeared in front of 2,800 people

Iran appoints first woman ambassador since revolution

Iran appoints first woman ambassador since revolution

Agence France-Presse Iran has appointed its first woman ambassador since the 1979 Islamic revolution, naming foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham to head its embassy in Malaysia, the foreign minister announced on Sunday. “Choosing Afkham as ambassador took a few minutes but choosing her successor took four months,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at a

Pentagon chief: More US troops possible in Syria

Pentagon chief: More US troops possible in Syria

Agence France-Presse More US troops could “absolutely” be deployed to Syria if Washington identifies more “capable local forces” as partners in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in an interview aired Sunday. Carter’s comments to ABC News came about a week after the White House announced the deployment