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

‘Shut the f*ck up’: Video shows Alabama cops violently arresting students over noise complaint

‘Shut the f*ck up’: Video shows Alabama cops violently arresting students over noise complaint

Travis Gettys Police officers barged into an off-campus apartment near the University of Alabama and used a nightstick and Taser to violently arrest students over a noise violation. Tuscaloosa police were called about 3 a.m. Saturday to the apartment after a neighbor complained about loud music, and video recordings show students refusing to let officers