Jay Leno tells Bill Maher: Mizzou protesters were right — school president was ‘clueless’

Jay Leno tells Bill Maher: Mizzou protesters were right — school president was ‘clueless’

Arturo Garcia Real Time host Bill Maher battled panelists Jay Leno, Michael Steele and Dylan Ratigan on Friday when he complained about the recent anti-racism protests at Yale University and the University of Missouri. Maher recounted the discussion at Yale that was touched off by a university email advising students not to use Halloween costumes

Small tsunamis reported after 7.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Japanese coast

Small tsunamis reported after 7.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Japanese coast

Agence France-Presse A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the southwestern coast of Japan early Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, with Japanese authorities reporting several small tsunamis on at least two islands. The USGS put the epicentre of the shallow quake about 160 kilometres (100 miles) from the town of Makurazaki in southwest Japan,

George Takei calls for compassion after Paris attacks: ‘We must resist the urge to dehumanize’

George Takei calls for compassion after Paris attacks: ‘We must resist the urge to dehumanize’

Arturo Garcia Actor and social activist George Takei encouraged Americans not to turn the terrorist attacks against Paris on Friday into an excuse for racist behavior. “We must resist the urge to categorize and dehumanize, for it is that very impulse that fueled the insanity and violence perpetrated this evening,” Takei wrote on his Facebook

Rival says Bernie Sanders aide angered over last-minute foreign policy focus in lead-up to debate

Rival says Bernie Sanders aide angered over last-minute foreign policy focus in lead-up to debate

Bethania Palma Markus Hours before Democratic candidates are scheduled to face off in a primary debate on Saturday night, an aide for Bernie Sanders (I-VT) caused a fracas with hosting network CBS over a last-minute change to the debate’s focus, Yahoo News reports. Sanders strategist Mark Longabaugh was apparently upset that CBS decided to change the

US airstrike kills Islamic State leader in Libya after terrorist group claims responsibility for attacking Paris

US airstrike kills Islamic State leader in Libya after terrorist group claims responsibility for attacking Paris

The Guardian A US military airstrike has killed the Islamic State’s leader in Libya, the Pentagon said on Saturday. The target of the strike was named as “Abu Nabil, aka Wissam Najm Abd Zayd al Zubaydi, an Iraqi national who was a long-time al-Qaida operative”. The Pentagon said Nabil’s death “will degrade [Isis’s] ability to

Ted Cruz exploits Paris attack to talk about Christian persecution while honoring anti-gay bigots

Ted Cruz exploits Paris attack to talk about Christian persecution while honoring anti-gay bigots

Bethania Palma Markus GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz held a “Rally for Religious Liberty” on Saturday at Bob Jones University in South Carolina, featuring anti-gay activists and a football coach who violated the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. There, Cruz made the case that the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night proved that Christians are