Bernie Sanders connects climate change to terrorism

Bernie Sanders connects climate change to terrorism

International Business Times

One day after the Islamic State group killed or injured about 500 people in a series of attacks in Paris, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., linked climate change to the spread of terrorist groups overseas. At the second Democratic presidential debate, held Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, Sanders was asked whether he stood by his previous claims…

Ben Carson: I will ban Syrian refugees because I have ‘big frontal lobes as opposed to other animals’

Ben Carson: I will ban Syrian refugees because I have ‘big frontal lobes as opposed to other animals’

David Edwards GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson argued on Sunday that anyone with “big frontal lobes” could see that the U.S. must not accept refugees from Syria. Following recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Carson vowed to reverse President Barack Obama’s policy of accepting up to 10,000 Syrian refugees. “Bringing people into this country from that

Martin O’Malley slams ‘carnival barker’ Donald Trump

Martin O’Malley slams ‘carnival barker’ Donald Trump

International Business Times

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley directed his insults Saturday at the second Democratic debate not at a rival onstage but one in another party: Donald Trump. While speaking about immigration policy and advocating for a path to citizenship, O’Malley labeled the Republican front-runner and real estate tycoon a “carnival barker.” “You’ll never hear this from that…

Hundreds quit Mormon church at Salt Lake rally protesting decision to label gay members ‘apostates’

Hundreds quit Mormon church at Salt Lake rally protesting decision to label gay members ‘apostates’

Tom Boggioni Over 1,000 Mormons and their families rallied at a Salt Lake City park on Saturday, with hundreds formally resigning from the church over policies labeling gay members “apostates,” reports the Salt Lake Tribune. According to organizers, they were surprised at the overwhelming show of support when a larger than expected crowd showed up.

Trump focuses his attacks on Carson as rival slowly chips away at his support

Trump focuses his attacks on Carson as rival slowly chips away at his support

Reuters Donald Trump has dramatically escalated his attacks on his nearest rival for the Republican presidential nomination, Ben Carson. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll may explain why: the billionaire real estate magnate is bleeding support among avid church-goers and women to the retired neurosurgeon. While the unconstrained Trump has a comfortable double-digit lead over the soft-spoken

Pentagon says five Guantanamo detainees transferred to United Arab Emirates

Pentagon says five Guantanamo detainees transferred to United Arab Emirates

Reuters Five detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred to the government of the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Defense Department said on Sunday. The transferred detainees were identified by the Pentagon as Ali Ahmad Muhammad al-Razihi, Khalid Abd-al-Jabbar Muhammad Uthman al-Qadasi, Adil Said al-Hajj Ubayd al-Busays, Sulayman Awad Bin

Sarah Palin: Bristol keeps getting pregnant because God is giving her ‘3rd, 4th and 5th chances’

Sarah Palin: Bristol keeps getting pregnant because God is giving her ‘3rd, 4th and 5th chances’

David Edwards Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin explained that her daughter had gotten pregnant out of wedlock for the second time because God gave people second, third and fourth chances not to sin. “Bristol is pregnant again,” CBS correspondent Tracy Smith pointed out to Palin during a recent trip to Wasilla. “That can’t