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British Parliament debates banning Trump from United Kingdom after Muslim comments

Donald Trump was branded a racist demagogue, a buffoon and a " wazzock " in the British parliament as MPs debated whether to ban the Republican presidential candidate from coming to the UK. "If we were to go down the road of banning Mr. Trump, where would we draw the line?" another MP said. MP Paul Flynn argued to anchor Hala Gorani that "the best thing that could happen to him would be a ban", because then he can wear it as a "halo of victimhood".

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Trump Booed by Conservative Crowd After Attacks on Cruz

New York Daily News The front page of the New York Daily News on Friday addressed negative comments Ted Cruz made about New York during a Republican debate . "And you said it's something you don't know about". Tellingly, Trump didn't stick to the information available in recent media reports. Real-estate mogul Donald Trump's attacks against Sen.

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Hawaii reports first U.S. case of Zika-linked brain damage

State health officials today said they have asked Connecticut health care providers to report suspected cases of Zika virus infection to the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) and to the patient's local health department. The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Health minister Marcelo Castro aims to develop a prevention for Zika, which is spread through mosquito bites, "in record time".

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"13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" Is Absolutely Riveting

The movie hits theaters today - just over two weeks ahead of the Iowa caucuses. It's the pivotal — and most controversial — scene in the new film, a movie that Bay insists steers clear of politics, but which is bound to spark much political discussion nonetheless.

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Rick Santorum urges caution on Donald Trump, but defends him in interview

Michael Plesac, an engineer from Brookline, New Hampshire, said he liked Cruz , but he was still considering three or four other Republicans, including Florida Sen. Tom, Ted Cruz , Donald Trump are head a neck and neck in Iowa. That he's the one protecting the people from the banks when he's actual labor roeing money and personally guaranteeing it and not disclosing it, which is illegal.

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EPA defends Obama's handling of Flint water crisis

The National Guard has more than doubled its presence in Flint, Michigan, to assist residents dealing with a drinking water crisis. To improve water testing, the state says residents may drop off samples using official kits at five sites.