GOP candidates rip CNBC moderators during and after debate: ‘This is not a cage match’

GOP candidates rip CNBC moderators during and after debate: ‘This is not a cage match’

Reuters Republican presidential candidates and their party leadership sharply criticized CNBC moderators who hosted Wednesday night’s debate, and Ted Cruz said the event showed “why the American people don’t trust the media.” At the conclusion of the two-hour event in Boulder, Colorado, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus derided the moderators and their questions — an

Jeb Bush turns in another lackluster debate performance — but campaign manager insists he’ll stay in the race

Jeb Bush turns in another lackluster debate performance — but campaign manager insists he’ll stay in the race

Reuters Jeb Bush needed a strong performance at the Republican presidential debate to silence the doubters. He did not get it. Instead, his lackluster showing is likely to spur even more questions about his viability as a top-tier candidate, with his campaign manager immediately after the debate insisting that Bush would remain the race for

Witnesses say police lying about fatal shooting of Amonderez Green near Ferguson: ‘It was not a suicide’

Witnesses say police lying about fatal shooting of Amonderez Green near Ferguson: ‘It was not a suicide’

Travis Gettys Multiple witnesses are disputing police accounts of the shooting of an 18-year-old man near Ferguson, Missouri — the site of ongoing protests of the fatal police shooting of another black teenager last year. Police in Normandy, which is just south of Ferguson, said in a statement that Amonderez Green shot himself in the

7 schools that shamed and punished girls and children of color with absurd dress code violations

7 schools that shamed and punished girls and children of color with absurd dress code violations

Bethania Palma Markus On Wednesday, a Georgia high school student was sent home for violating the dress code at Beauford High School by wearing a fairly conservative-looking skirt that happened to show her knees. Carey Burgess posted a picture of herself wearing a black-and-white striped sweater and khaki skirt, saying a school staffer embarrassed her when

Retired Florida cop will use ‘stand your ground’ defense after gunning down moviegoer who threw popcorn at him

Retired Florida cop will use ‘stand your ground’ defense after gunning down moviegoer who threw popcorn at him

Travis Gettys A retired police officer who gunned down a married father who threw popcorn at him will use Florida’s “stand your ground” law as his defense when he goes on trial for murder. The lawyer for Curtis Reeves confirmed that the retired Tampa police captain would use the controversial law to claim self-defense in

West Virginia man calls 911 and turns over drug hoard after hearing president’s speech on addiction

West Virginia man calls 911 and turns over drug hoard after hearing president’s speech on addiction

Travis Gettys President Barack Obama visited West Virginia last week to address the state’s epidemic drug addiction — and one man was so inspired he called 911 and turned over a substantial collection of drugs. Obama spoke Oct. 21 about reducing the demand for opioids, including heroin and prescription painkillers, at a community center in

Raven-Symoné slammed for comments she made about Spring Valley High School assault

Raven-Symoné slammed for comments she made about Spring Valley High School assault

International Business Times

Raven-Symoné is back in the hot seat after she angered fans with comments she made about Officer Ben Fields violently yanking a female student from her chair at Spring Valley High School. The controversial co-host of ABC’s “The View” admitted that Fields’ actions were “ridiculous,” but said the student shouldn’t have been using her cell phone…

Obama administration warns Texas: Kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid may be illegal

Obama administration warns Texas: Kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid may be illegal

Texas Tribune The Obama administration has warned state officials that pushing Planned Parenthood out of the state’s Medicaid program could put Texas at odds with federal law. Officials with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services contacted the state Medicaid director on Tuesday to give notice that removing Planned Parenthood from the program “may be in

New England fishing trade reels after Gulf of Maine temperature rises faster than 99 percent of world’s ocean

New England fishing trade reels after Gulf of Maine temperature rises faster than 99 percent of world’s ocean

Agence France-Presse Unusual warming in the waters off the northeastern US has killed off vast numbers of Atlantic cod, further endangering a valuable and iconic fishery despite years of fishing restrictions, researchers said Thursday. New England cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, numbering at three to four percent of what scientists say are