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Explosions reported at U.S. military base in Japan [Video]

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 The Japanese Broadcasting Corporation is reporting that a series of explosions and fires have been reported at the U.S. military storage deport in Sagamihara, Japan. The depot is known to store petroleum products and munitions.   Sagamihara is a city in the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, which borders Tokyo. Youtube videos have recently started appearing of the initial blasts.

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Why a rising GOP star could get left out of the CNN debate

CArly Fiorina Michael Vadon

CNN’s criteria for its September debate may leave out recent rising stars like Carly Fiorina while allowing less-liked candidates to take the stage. CNN’s debate criteria weighs polls from July 16 to Sept. 10 which would give much emphasis to polls before the first GOP debate. The questionable calculus would almost certainly ignore rising stars like Carly Fiorina while elevating less-favored candidates ...

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Explosions at Chinese port leave catastrophic destruction and more than 50 dead [Video]

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Huge explosions rocked a hazardous materials warehouse in the Chinese port city of Tianjin killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 700 others. “I thought it was an earthquake, so I rushed downstairs without my shoes on,” Tianjin resident Zhang Siyu, said in a telephone interview. “Only once I was outside did I realize it was an explosion. ...

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CNN/ORC Iowa poll shows Trump holding, someone new closing on him

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A brand new CNN/ORC Iowa poll show that Trump still has what it takes to lead the GOP field, but there is a surprise in the second spot. According to respondents of the poll, possible Iowa voters said that if the caucus was held today, not surprisingly, Trump would clearly win Iowa with 22% of the vote. The real news ...

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Digital Campaigning and the Rise of Populism in the 2016 Primary

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Populism is amongst the most significant factors of the 2016 election cycle. Even Carly Fiorina credited competitor Donald Trump’s frontrunner status to his vehement anti-establishment rhetoric. Office seekers tout their populist credential; pundits often weigh the credentials of a candidate against it. But what does “populism” really mean, and how is it being utilized in voter outreach? The simple answer ...

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Rasmussen poll: Race tightens as Trump loses ground

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A newly released poll shows the GOP primary race is tightening. Before the debate, Donald Trump led the GOP field with 26%. An August 9-10th Rasmussen poll shows that his debate performance and perhaps his comments about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly may have done some damage. In late July, Trump earned 30% of the male vote and had 22% support among ...

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Currency War? Cheap Chinese goods about to get cheaper

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The Chinese central bank cut the value of the renminbi (yuan) by 1.9% sending other Asian currencies downward and making Chinese exports even cheaper for foreign consumers. Australia, Singapore and South Korea saw their currencies drop more than one percent as speculators expect those governments to cheapen their currencies to keep the price of exports competitive with China. The People’s Bank of ...

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NBC Post Debate Poll: Fiorina won debate, Cruz biggest gainer

8-9-15 GOP poll results NBC-Survey Monkey

The first scientific poll after the Thursday night debate has come out and those polled thought that Trump did not have the best performance of those on the stage. NBC News/Survey Monkey poll queried respondents from all party affiliations regardless of their likeliness to vote in the republican primary election. The results show that first place went to former HP CEO ...

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Good, Bad, and Ugly at GOP Debate

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Much of the nation was watching with great interest as seventeen Republican presidential candidates took the stage this week to articulate their vision of America, and outline their strategies for returning the nation to its former greatness. What we learned Thursday is that Fox News proved they can be as anti-GOP as the rest of the mainstream media, Donald Trump ...

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Hillary getting thrown under the bus: DOJ investigating email

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As the pre-ordained next Democratic nominee for 2016, no one thought that Hillary Clinton’s multiple scandals would ever be investigated. Well, someone in the executive branch just gave the go ahead. The Washington Post is reporting that the F.B.I. is now, after all this time, finally (did I overdo it?) investigating Hillary Clintons’ suspicious and possibly illegal closet-based email system. The ...

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Town to appoint illegal aliens as commissioners

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Referring to the new appointees as “undocumented immigrants”, a City Councilman has chosen two illegal aliens to join the health and education and parks and recreation commissions of Huntington Park, California. 32-year-old Jhonny Pineda spoke publicly about his desire to give more traditionally American jobs to illegal immigrants while he ran for his current position. Pineda is living up to his promise by offering high-ranking ...

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