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DonaldTrump-campaign-021216.jpg In the first poll conducted since the primary season got underway, real estate tycoon Donald Trump continues to lead in the South Carolina Republican primary. Results of the Opinion Savvy poll released on Friday showed that Trump is the first choice of 36 percent of likely South Carolina primary voters.

Obama-Whitehouse-021216.jpg A bill to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea easily cleared the House on Friday and now heads to President Barack Obama's desk. The House voted 408 to 2 in favor of the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act.

CapitolHill-021216.jpg In an effort to provide relief for the nation's restaurants, grocery and convenient stores, the House approved legislation Friday to scale back regulations requiring nutrition information on menus. The House voted 266 to 144 in favor of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act.

johnbking-021216.jpg President Barack Obama announced Thursday he is nominating Dr. John B. King, Jr. to officially take over as Secretary of Education. King has served as Acting Secretary of Education since former Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepped down at the end of last year.

The US Department of State has alerted U.S. citizens to the risks of traveling to the Xaisomboun province of Laos due to recent shooting attacks and detonations of improvised explosive devices. The U.S. Embassy in Vientiane has prohibited its personnel from traveling to Xaisomboun province, and urged...

Pope Francis on Friday is embarking on a two-nation tour that includes a historic meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Cuban capital Havana. The Argentinian pontiff is due to spend around two hours in private conversation with Kirill at Havana's Jose Marti airport. It will be the first...

A Pakistani national has pleaded guilty to money laundering worth over $19 million on behalf of the perpetrators of a massive international computer hacking and telecommunications fraud scheme in the US. Muhammad Sohail Qasmani, 47, who was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after he arrived...

korea-021216.jpg Subsequent to the shutdown of the Kaesong Industrial Zone, South Korea has cut off all its communication hotlines with Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

The head of the US intelligence agency has warned that the Islamic State has used chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, and that the militant group is capable of making small quantities of chlorine and mustard gas. In an interview to CBS news, CIA Director John Brennan also warned of the possibility that...

Sanders-Clinton-021216.jpg Democratic presidential aspirants Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Thursday sparred over issues like racism, immigration and their view of President Barack Obama during their first debate since the New Hampshire primary. However, both agreed on the state of the country's economy. Clinton, who lost to Sanders in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, cited her experience and expertise that she ga

A jury found a rookie New York police officer guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man -- an incident that fueled US protests against police tactics. Peter Liang now faces up to 15 years in prison for the death of Akai Gurley, a 28-year-old father who was struck in...

Members of a US university group have accused that Adele's smash hit song 'Hello' is normalizing sexual harassment. The University of Oklahoma's Gender + Equality Center's members have distributed campaign posters featuring popular song lyrics to promote Stalking Awareness Month. On the poster, they...

Rock star Bruce Springsteen has revealed that his upcoming autobiography will be released later this year. Springsteen, 66, will release his memoirs, entitled Born To Run, on September 27 via Simon & Schuster, according to a press release and a statement via his official website. Neither he nor his...

Hillary-Sanders-101415.jpg Fresh off his lop-sided victory in the New Hampshire primary, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders looked to build on his momentum Thursday in the latest Democratic debate against Hillary Clinton.

DemocraticLogo-021116.jpg House Democrats unveiled a list of congressional seats they intend to aggressively target in 2016 on Thursday, as they begin their long shot bid to retake control of Congress.

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