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Iraqis storm parliament, demanding political reform

May 1, 2016

Iraqis storm parliament, demanding political reform

Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months. Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been holding demonstrations ...

Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

Apr 30, 2016

Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police Friday outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state’s Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported. The protest just outside San Francisco ...

Ex-Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh' and worse

Apr 29, 2016

Ex-Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh' and worse

Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the Texas senator “Lucifer in the flesh.” Speaking at a town hall-style event at Stanford University Wednesday, Boehner called front-runner Donald Trump his “texting buddy,” ...