Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Agence France-Presse Fighting raged Wednesday in a flashpoint town in southeastern Turkey as the death toll mounted from attacks blamed on Kurdish rebels and local lawmakers warned of a humanitarian crisis. Turkish security forces backed up by tanks and combat helicopters launched a large-scale operation against the militants in the battered town of Silvan, which

Ben Carson: We can stop illegal immigration by ‘teaching the Ag business’ to South America

Ben Carson: We can stop illegal immigration by ‘teaching the Ag business’ to South America

David Edwards Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson proposed sending U.S. companies to Central and South America to teach them “the Ag business” while making “big profits” as a way to stop illegal immigration. Following Tuesday’s Fox Business GOP debate, Carson revealed details of his immigration plan during a press conference in Lynchburg, Virginia. “It is

Sarah Palin pushes her daughter’s conspiracy theory: Starbucks cups a leftist plot to make us look ridiculous

Sarah Palin pushes her daughter’s conspiracy theory: Starbucks cups a leftist plot to make us look ridiculous

Eric W. Dolan Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin told her fans that leftist “grinches” were to blame for a fledgling boycott of Starbucks over the company’s holiday coffee cups. In a Facebook post promoting her daughter’s blog, Palin she was “passionate” about protecting Christmas. “Funny, though, how some grinches on the Left take things too

Analysis: GOP divide on immigration grows, threatening election prospects

Analysis: GOP divide on immigration grows, threatening election prospects

McClatchy Washington Bureau

MILWAUKEE — The already bitter divide among Republican presidential candidates over immigration is deepening, a struggle that’s going to keep the party in turmoil well into 2016 — and jeopardize its chances of winning the White House next year. The clash over how to deal with immigrants in the country illegally sparked the ugliest exchanges of…

Republicans’ aggressive tax cuts would cause multi-trillion-dollar budget shortfalls

Republicans’ aggressive tax cuts would cause multi-trillion-dollar budget shortfalls

Reuters Republican presidential candidates talked up aggressive tax-cut plans on Tuesday night but offered few details about how they would avoid plunging the nation deeper into debt from the multi-trillion-dollar revenue shortfalls that would follow. The debate in Milwaukee was a mirror image of the Democratic contest, in which candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

David Edwards The hosts of Fox News’ Outnumbered reacted with indignation on Wednesday after students at the University of Missouri were asked to report “hateful or hurtful speech.” Amid reports of threats on social media against black Mizzou students, the University of Missouri police provided a process for students “who witness incidents of hateful and/or