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by | February 15, 2016 | 11:44

UNAMA has been documenting the civilian casualty rate in Afghanistan since 2009. Ground engagements were the leading cause of civilian casualties at 37 percent, followed by roadside bombs at 21 percent and suicide attacks at 17 percent.

by | February 15, 2016 | 10:51

Cruz's evidence: the fact that he and Trump were the top Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire. The state is a hotbed of conservative tea party groups and evangelical voters that will test Trump's staying power. But by Wednesday, it was becoming clear to the campaign that it had run out of steam. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio turned up the heat on his opponents - proactively calling them out by name - while campaigning in SC on Thursday.

by | February 15, 2016 | 07:15

Wednesday to thank them and announce the news. If Trump had Republicans on edge, Democrats were feeling no less queasy. Much has been made of how young voters and women propelled Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) to a virtual draw in Iowa, and a landslide victory in New Hampshire.

by | February 15, 2016 | 05:18

Some question if Kasich has the support in the southern state. Sanders won New Hampshire's Democratic primary, taking 60 percent of the vote to 38 percent for Hillary Clinton, who had beat Sanders by less than a percentage point in Iowa.

by | February 15, 2016 | 02:19

At issue is whether Obama , in his last year in office, should make a nomination and the Republican-led Senate should confirm that choice in an election year. "You know, the kind of obstructionism that [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell 's talking about, he's hearkening back to his old days", Schumer said, according to The Hill.

by | February 15, 2016 | 01:41

Peyton Manning now has two rings. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has become a little more outspoken in the media over the past year, since his team and beloved quarterback Tom Brady, were accused in the never-ending deflategate scheme.

by | February 15, 2016 | 00:50

Mr Srinivasan made history in 2013, when he became the first Asian American and Indian American to serve in the Court of Appeals in the D.C. Circuit, long cited as the stepping stone to the uppermost echelon, the Supreme Court. The President of the United States has rarely failed to successfully appoint a new Justice to the Supreme Court because of an impending election.

by | February 14, 2016 | 23:54

In either of these two scenarios, Scalia would be replaced by a justice who is slightly more liberal , pushing the balance of the court to the left. Scalia is scored as a 0.41 on this scale, which ranges from -1 (most liberal) to 1 (most conservative).

by | February 14, 2016 | 12:28

That has irked Carson and his team, who has said the decision by the Cruz team to share only part of the CNN report was a dirty political maneuver. The former neurosurgeon would not directly answer whether he think Cruz should fire the staffers that started the rumors. Trump said this in an interview on Boston Herald Radio , that was flagged by BuzzFeed .

by | February 14, 2016 | 11:32

After Mrs Clinton responded to a question by saying "once I'm in the White House", he began his next answer by saying "Secretary Clinton , you're not in the White House yet", drawing some murmurs and jeers. In this election, Clinton represents a liberal corporate feminism, while Sanders represents a democratic socialist feminism. But throughout, Sanders tried to stick to his message about taking on Wall Street, while Clinton pointed to her broad agenda as the more fiscally ...

by | February 14, 2016 | 08:02

Bill Clinton has gone on attack mode against Bernie Sanders ahead of the New Hampshire primary. But young women are continuing to flock to Sanders whose assault on corporate America and Wall Street has fired up his campaign. Already there are signs that he is making in-roads with those groups: In Iowa, polling showed that Clinton lost a majority of young voters and unmarried women.

by | February 14, 2016 | 03:28

When confronted by reporters, the GOP candidates have avoided answering questions about the failures of Gov. Snyder, a Republican whose endorsement could help deliver a potential swing state to the candidates. Weaver said the planned visit and the hearing would help "keep Flint in the spotlight" and maintain pressure on state and federal officials to do more.

by | February 14, 2016 | 02:06

Friday ET) at a depth of 1 kilometer, the USGS said. The area has had several quakes of magnitude 4.0 since the start of the year. The TV station said no injuries or damages had been reported. The larger natural disaster was "probably the second-largest in Oklahoma and the largest in this general area", said John Bellini, a geophysicist at the National quake Information Center.

by | February 13, 2016 | 16:02

Brazil has confirmed more than 400 of those cases as microcephaly and has identified the presence of Zika in 17 babies, but a link has yet to be proven. Dr Noor Hisham advised the people to ensure cleanliness in the houses and surrounding areas, destroy all Aedes breeding places, wear long-sleeve shirts or blouses and long trousers and use mosquito repellent.

by | February 13, 2016 | 09:40

Marco Rubio (R-FL) at 15 percent and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) at 11 percent. The Cruz people said it would be a wasted vote and they should vote for Cruz . "Other than that, I think he's excellent", Trump snarled. Key to Cruz's success in SC could be another dominant showing among evangelical voters.

by | February 13, 2016 | 01:06

The advertisement begins with a picture of Trump giving a thumbs-up, which signifies that he "approves of the message". " Ted Cruz complains about my views on eminent domain, but without it we wouldn't have roads, highways, airports, schools or even pipelines", Trump tweeted last month.

by | February 13, 2016 | 00:50

This morning, Trump mocked Cruz's evangelical credentials. When asked what he does, the little boy says Trump "pretends to be a Republican". Trump, it said, "bankrolled politicians to steamroll the little guy, a pattern of sleaze stretching back decades".

by | February 12, 2016 | 14:57

The ad focuses on Trump's history of embracing eminent domain, which empowers the government to compel people to sell private property. Trump, the ad claims, "bankrolled politicians to steamroll the little guy, a pattern of sleaze stretching back decades".

by | February 12, 2016 | 12:39

It was the first presidential debate hosted entirely by women , PBS NewsHour co-hosts Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff. In Sanders's closing statement, he said , "This campaign is not just about electing a president. Sanders also called for reforms in sentencing, and a "radical reform" of a system that he said has turned into a vicious circle that disproportionately siphons African-American males in and out of jail.

by | February 12, 2016 | 10:37

They made strenuous efforts to show they appreciate economic and social problems afflicting African-American communities, with a close eye on the SC primary later this month, where black voters form a dominant demographic bloc. "Please do not tell me that in this country, if - and here's the if - we have the courage to take on the drug companies, and have the courage to take on the insurance companies and the medical equipment suppliers, if we do that, yes, we can guarantee health care for ...

by | February 12, 2016 | 07:37

According to polls of Democratic voters in New Hampshire 64 per cent of women under the age of 45 support Mr Sanders , and only 35 per cent support Mrs Clinton , who would be America's first female president. New Hampshire has been tough ground for Hillary Clinton . Clinton narrowly beat Sanders in Iowa's leadoff caucuses last Monday but has trailed the Vermont senator in New Hampshire by large margins.

by | February 11, 2016 | 22:15

Both the other Republican candidates and the pundits should take a close look at those polls , because they raise questions about what we think we know about the Trump phenomenon. Less than a percentage point separated each of those positions. Then came three bad minutes in Saturday night's debate when he was being attacked by Chris Christie, and Rubio's momentum came to a screeching halt.

by | February 11, 2016 | 18:09

Fresh off a decisive New Hampshire victory, Bernie Sanders joined Stephen Colbert on " The Late Show " to talk Puppy Monkey Baby, Bill O'Reilly and, of course, Donald Trump. "What the goal of this campaign is about is to look at the Civil Rights Movement, look at the women's movement, look at the gay movement, understand that when people come together we can accomplish enormous things", Sanders said.

by | February 11, 2016 | 15:56

The classification decision was made in conjunction with the State Department's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process for public release of Clinton's e-mails and is not directly related to the ongoing FBI investigation of her use of her personal server.

by | February 11, 2016 | 15:27

Meanwhile, Zika symptoms are generally mild and can include a fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. People are being asked to wait 28 days before donating blood after they return from Mexico, the Caribbean and Central or South America.

by | February 11, 2016 | 14:37

Just over half also say that both Clinton and Sanders share their values. By winning New Hampshire , Sanders becomes the first Jewish candidate to ever win a major presidential primary. One of the many curiosities of the 2016 presidential field is how hard it has been for a popular, swing state governor with a long track record of accomplishments to gain traction in this race.

by | February 11, 2016 | 14:02

His next closest rival, Texas Sen. John Kasich, who took second place in New Hampshire , does not have a national organization and is considered too moderate by many to win . Sanders pulled from a broad coalition of New Hampshire voters, gathering a majority of votes from men, independents and voters under 45, as well as a slim majority of women.

by | February 11, 2016 | 13:57

But such tweaks won't immediately help Ferguson, and some argue that the costs incurred by the Justice Department consent decree goes beyond what the city of 21,000 people - the majority of them poor - can handle by themselves. Louis alleging violations of the First Amendment, the Fourth Amendment, using excessive force and the 14th Amendment as well as a bunch of civil rights laws that have been on the books since the Rodney King incident in Los Angeles.

by | February 11, 2016 | 13:23

John Kerry won here in 2004 over Howard Dean, another Vermonter; incumbent President Jimmy Carter fended off Massachusetts Sen. On Sunday, former President Bill Clinton told supporters in Milford that Clinton backers had been subjected to "vicious trolling" online - an oblique reference to what her campaign has nicknamed the " Bernie Bros ".

by | February 11, 2016 | 10:20

Later, Ibrag took a lighter view: "Don't think I've ever missed land this much. I held on to the mattress so I wouldn't fall off the bed". But she said, "The captain did a great job for what he had to deal with". "It's a little disappointing". "All I can say is that the crew was taking care of us well, and they looked exhausted". Laura and Grace aren't the only ones questioning why the ship left in the first place - when the possibility of a huge storm was known for several days.

by | February 11, 2016 | 08:01

Florida Senator Bill Nelson said crews should have known not to sail the ship into the "the heart of a hurricane-force storm". The company said on Twitter that all guests were "safe and accounted for" and that all guests will receive a full refund and a future cruise certificate for 50 percent of the cruise fare paid.

by | February 11, 2016 | 06:23

Hilarity ensues. "I gave money to [Democrats] Pelosi, Reid, and Anthony Weiner!" The Trump action figure goes on to threaten to take a doll's house with eminent domain and park his limos (that's plural) there. The vulgarity was launched as Trump was talking about how Cruz said at Saturday's debate that he wouldn't bring back waterboarding in "any sort of widespread use".

by | February 11, 2016 | 05:14

These are tweets that Twitter thinks you'll want to see based on your past activity, even if the tweets were posted earlier in the day. After months of testing, rumors, and general user anxiety, Twitter is now employing an algorithm that displays some Tweets out of chronological order.

by | February 11, 2016 | 02:58

Bush on Tuesday a schedule of events for campaigning in the state, which includes a rally on Wednesday morning in Hilton Head, South Carolina, as well as two town halls later on Wednesday. Kasich, who is seeing a surge of support in New Hampshire just as voting gets underway Tuesday, has taken pains to avoid criticizing other candidates and frequently tells voters and reporters that he is running a positive campaign.

by | February 11, 2016 | 02:07

Meanwhile, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who placed second overall in the primary, ranked fourth among the evangelical voters with 11 percent. Sanders has decried what he calls a broken campaign finance system in which super PACs can contribute untold sums to politicians, and he has relied on small donations to fuel his campaign.