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Radio icon Howard Stern to stay at Sirius XM Radio icon Howard Stern to stay at Sirius XM
- December 16, 2015

The Howard Stern Show will continue for five years and he'll continue to produce his Howard 101 channel (new and old episodes and additional programs). Sirius CEO Jim Meyer hailed the deal as a "unique and pioneering agreement". Five years after Howard Stern predicted his "final five years in radio", the (former) shock jock has changed his mind. (more...)
San Bernardino shooter's social media posts on jihad were obscured San Bernardino shooter's social media posts on jihad were obscured
- December 16, 2015

However, it was not immediately clear if the messages preceded her enrollment. President Barack Obama has cautioned against "a betrayal" of the U.S.' values when it comes to responding to threats, but he had ordered a review of the K-1 visa programs, which permits foreigners such as Malik to live in the U.S.to marry Americans for permanent residency and eventual citizenship, the New York Times noted. (more...)
Corbyn defies calls to shun Stop the War dinner Corbyn defies calls to shun Stop the War dinner
- December 15, 2015

A number of Labour MPs, including former front benchers Emma Reynolds and Caroline Flint have said that their leader should not attend the event, while former Home Secretary Alan Johnson has called on Corbyn to back away from the group altogether. (more...)
Girl Who Lost Family in Fire Receives 195000 Cards in a Day Girl Who Lost Family in Fire Receives 195000 Cards in a Day
- December 15, 2015

He received the trip past year, and thought Sa'fyre would have a lot of fun. Dolder posted to her Facebook community this weekend, sharing photos of a volunteer effort that took place to help Safyre open all of the mail she has received. (more...)
Donald Trump Just Posted His Most Massive Lead Yet Donald Trump Just Posted His Most Massive Lead Yet
- December 15, 2015

One survey finds Cruz now leads him in Iowa by ten points. Trump and 12 other Republican White House hopefuls are preparing to take the debate stage here in Las Vegas Tuesday night, for the final GOP showdown of the year. Billionaire Donald Trump, who until last week had a comfortable lead over Cruz , came in second at 21 percent. Such is the bond of loyalty that his support base has for him that he gets away with them. (more...)
Is affirmative action imperiled following Supreme Court arguments? Is affirmative action imperiled following Supreme Court arguments?
- December 15, 2015

The case concerns the University of Texas who is being sued by a white female student who claims that affirmative action is the reason she was not accepted to the school. About 80 percent of first-year students at the University of Texas-Austin are automatically admitted under a program that reserves places for the top 10 percent of Texas high school students regardless of race. (more...)
Cruz topples Trump in Iowa, Trump goes berserk Cruz topples Trump in Iowa, Trump goes berserk
- December 15, 2015

As a new poll put Cruz ahead of him, Trump called Cruz a "maniac". The survey also gauged President Obama's job approval - with six in 10 voters in IN disapproving of the job he is doing. Ted Cruz of Texas, by 27 points. In favorability, Trump beats Cruz (58%), Rubio (55%) and Carson (57%). In the Monmouth poll, 47 percent viewed him unfavorably and just 36 percent favorably. (more...)
France's far-right party faces struggle to win first ever region France's far-right party faces struggle to win first ever region
- December 15, 2015

A TNS-Sofres poll showed Ms Le Pen, who heads the party list in the rustbelt north-eastern region of Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie, behind the Republicans' Mr Xavier Bertrand by 47 per cent to 53 per cent. Le Pen asked in a recent campaign appearance. Despite their family ties and far-right bent, much separates the two Le Pen women, from political messages to personality to style. (more...)
French parties have little to celebrate French parties have little to celebrate
- December 15, 2015

Ms Marine Le Pen said the result would not discourage the "inexorable rise, election after election, of a national movement" behind her party. In the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, party leader Marine Le Pen was defeated with 42.23 percent of the votes against 57.77 percent. (more...)
Justice Scalia under fire for race comments during affirmative action argument Justice Scalia under fire for race comments during affirmative action argument
- December 15, 2015

Racial diversity is essential in carrying out the missions of institutions like universities, corporations and the United States military. Chief Justice John Roberts touched on the issue in a 2013 argument, asking whether the court had to assume that affirmative action programs "definitely are beneficial to particular minority groups". (more...)
Apple Scores Exclusive Taylor Swift Concert Film Apple Scores Exclusive Taylor Swift Concert Film
- December 15, 2015

The trailer discription noted Jonas Akerlund as the director of the video . The deal solidifies Swift's strong trust in Apple Music, the sole music streamer to offer her album 1989, but that trust certainly did not come easy. The film will feature concert footage, rehearsal videos, and other behind-the-scenes looks from Swift's 1989 tour. It will not be available for purchase, but it is free for streaming for Apple Music users. (more...)
Political Prediction Market: Rubio, Cruz, Trump in dead heat Political Prediction Market: Rubio, Cruz, Trump in dead heat
- December 15, 2015

And while Ben Carson's stock may be plummeting in the race for the Republican nomination - he's slipped from once threatening Trump's lead position to a fourth place finish in the latest polls - the retired neurosurgeon remains competitive with the likely Democratic nominee. (more...)
Quotes from Trump supporters on his Muslim proposal Quotes from Trump supporters on his Muslim proposal
- December 15, 2015

The Trump campaign instantly trashed the poll , while Trump himself chose to trash Cruz , saying he's unfit for the job. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was four points behind Cruz at 10 percent, while Dr. Cruz has refrained from attacking Trump , whose supporters he'd like to win over. After polling between 26% and 30% in Monmouth polls throughout the late summer and fall, Trump's showing has increased by 13 points from his 28% result in mid-October. (more...)
Trump takes aim at Cruz before GOP debate Trump takes aim at Cruz before GOP debate
- December 15, 2015

At the top of the heap, with 31 percent of the vote, was Cruz. While Chris Christie doesn't have Ted Cruz's appeal with conservatives, should Christie gets the better of Trump at any point in the debate then he could very well do in New Hampshire what Ted Cruz is doing right now in Iowa. (more...)
French elections Marine Le Pen fails to win any regions
- December 14, 2015

The second round of the... "By tripling the number of regional councilors, the National Front will become the first opposition party in most of the regional councils in France, a constructive and creative opposition", Le Pen said addressing supporters of the party after elections. (more...)
Iowa poll: Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump
- December 14, 2015

In that tape we showed in the piece , not only went after trump but questioned what voters think about you. If Cruz can maintain the lead he's just earned in Iowa, the loss for longtime leader Trump there will make New Hampshire's primary less than a week later all the more important for the Donald. (more...)
Ed Miliband: Labour should focus on fighting the Tories Ed Miliband: Labour should focus on fighting the Tories
- December 14, 2015

The former deputy prime minister said there was a faction in the party, who he branded the "Bitterites", that want to "continue the war" for control that they had lost. On Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn she said: "I think he is behaving with a considerable amount of dignity". He's been in that all of those years. "Do you just want him to say 'sorry, I'm not going to do it"? "It's only a few MPs demanding that, by the way, not all the MPs". (more...)
Ted Cruz Opens Lead of 10 Points Over Donald Trump
- December 14, 2015

By Sunday evening Trump still seemed miffed at Cruz, tweeting , "I was disappointed that Ted Cruz would speak behind my back, get caught, and then deny it. Trump's response to the Cruz challenge was that the Texas senator lacked the temperament and judgment to be president. And a Des Moines Register poll out late Saturday said Cruz was leading by 10 points among Republicans in Iowa, site of the first nomination contest February 1. (more...)
Donald Trump hits Ted Cruz, Saudi prince Donald Trump hits Ted Cruz, Saudi prince
- December 14, 2015

In public, Ted Cruz seems to be a big fan of Donald Trump. "He's a nice guy". "I mean, I can say anything, and he said, 'I agree, I agree.' But I think the time will come to an end pretty soon, it sounds like". MELINDA RANDS: I kind of look at, you know, people that I might want to sit down and have a coffee with and be able to talk one on one with. "I believe gravity will bring both of those campaigns down", the senator is heard telling the private function. (more...)
Cuomo Honors World AIDS Day by adding $200M to Fight The Epidemic
- December 14, 2015

Every December 1 is reserved as World AIDS Day to show support for those living with the chronic illness and for those who lost their battle. Obama states that HIV still affects specific populations disproportionately across the US including gay and bisexual men, Black women and men, Latinos and Latinas, people who inject drugs, transgender women, young people, and people in the Southern US. (more...)