Jeb Bush says he would support Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton

Jeb Bush would support Donald Trump if the real estate billionaire were to win the Republican presidential nomination, “because anybody is better than Hillary Clinton”. The former Florida governor thinks that outcome unlikely, however, because the more voters hear of Trump, particularly on foreign policy, “the less likely he’s going to get the Republican nomination”. Another candidate, John Kasich, was […]


Protests ignite worldwide on eve of climate summit

From Melbourne to Mexico City, tens of thousands of people worldwide hit the streets this weekend for a global climate march, pressing world leaders to push for a bold international agreement at the upcoming climate summit in Paris. The center for the demonstrations was supposed to be Paris, where nearly 150 world leaders are gathering for a U.N. global summit on […]


PS4-to-PC streaming on the way, says top PlayStation boss

Sony is working on an application to support streaming PlayStation 4 games to Mac OS/Windows PCs, according to PlayStation’s president of worldwide studios. Shuhei Yoshida, in a tweet on Thursday, said “we are indeed working on an official application” supporting such a feature. Game-streaming on PlayStation is currently only supported via Remote Play, which transmits games from either the PS4 […]


Hillary slams Republicans on guns, abortion after Planned Parenthood attack

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton late Sunday launched a multi-pronged assault on Republicans following the shootings at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., calling for more stringent gun control and heightened protections for abortion rights. “The shooting on Friday was at, as you know, a Planned Parenthood clinic, a place where lots of women get healthcare they need – […]


The GOP’s identity-politics crisis: Holding race-card aces but loath to play them

Juan Rodriguez, a Colombian immigrant and Republican businessman in Des Moines, is on a mission to persuade his employees, nearly all Hispanic Democrats, to elect a president from what they think of as the party of white guys. This year, with three minorities among the top four GOP contenders, Rodriguez thought he had a shot. “You are against abortion, yes? Against […]

FILE - In this file photo taken on Nov. 24, 2015, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might not dare use against any other group for fear of the political cost. So far, that strategy is winning support from conservatives influential in picking the nominee.  Since the attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, GOP front-runner Trump has said he wants to register all Muslims in the U.S. and surveil American mosques. He has repeated unsubstantiated claims that Muslim-Americans in New Jersey celebrated by the “thousands” when the World Trade Center was destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow, File)

Thousands cheer Trump at raucous Florida rally

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump bragged about his high standing in the polls, slammed super PACS as “a scam” and dismissed nomination rivals Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in a campaign stop Saturday in their home state of Florida. Speaking before thousands who jammed into the Robarts Arena in Sarasota, Trump said he’s “killing everybody” in polls nationally and in […]


Putin orders sanctions against Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane. The decree published on the Kremlin’s website Saturday came hours after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had voiced regret over the incident, saying his country was “truly saddened” by the event and wished it hadn’t occurred. The decree […]


A children’s toy company exposed data on 4.8 million parents and 200,000 kids

As millions of Americans head to online stores for Black Friday, one company is having a problem keeping its customers’ information safe. An unidentified hacker was able to extract nearly 5 million credentials from the website of children’s toy manufacturer Vtech, according to an exclusive report from Motherboard. The hacker, who obtained the data through a SQL injection attack, says […]


Dem threatens to sue if Cruz wins nomination

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) says he will file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) presidential bid if Cruz wins his party’s nomination. Grayson said Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, is “unqualified” to be president “because he’s ineligible.” “I’m waiting for the moment that he gets the nomination, […]


GOP contenders nearly silent on Colorado Springs shooting

The Republican presidential field, which for much of the year has been full-throated in its denunciations of Planned Parenthood, has been nearly silent about the shooting in Colorado at one of its facilities that left a police officer and two others dead. In contrast, all three of the leading Democratic contenders quickly issued statements in support of Planned Parenthood. President […]