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Third-party vote is fairy tale stuff

Leave your comments below. But, while a voter may support those choices, they may not want to leave the two-party system. Columnist Paul Krugman recently asserted that no one cared if voters chose a third-party candidate. Well, the last time I checked, in America you don't own anyone's vote, you have to earn it. Distaste for the American two-party political system is nothing new - the winner-takes-all electoral system has proven success almost impossible as an independent or third-party ...


NTSB: Damage to New Jersey train hampering investigation

NTSB: Damage to New Jersey train hampering investigation

The brakes on the New Jersey Transit train that crashed into the Hoboken Terminal late last month were working properly, according to the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) preliminary report on the fatal incident. He said he felt fully rested upon arriving at work. It's unclear whether the accident had any effect on operating procedures. The train was running normally as it approached the terminal, he says.


Yemeni Army Mounts Missile Attacks against Saudi Positions in Jizan

Yemeni Army Mounts Missile Attacks against Saudi Positions in Jizan

Navy ships at risk does so at their own peril". The Western-backed Arab campaign in #Yemen against the Iran Houthis has come under great pressure recently from human rights groups, the United Nations (U.N.) and now the White House - according to Reuters , has announced they are going to review their support to the Saudis immediately, after Saudi-led warplanes conducted an airstrike on a funeral gathering at a community hall in Sanaa, Yemen's capital on Saturday.



Fresh wave of airstrikes hit Syria's divided city of Aleppo

According to senior government sources speaking to CNN , the USA is now considering how to react to the latest move by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad against opposition forces in eastern Aleppo . At least 17 people, mainly rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), were killed in the auto bomb blast at a rebel checkpoint near Azaz in the northern province of Aleppo , activists and monitors said.



Trump targets Ryan in another tweet

The campaign had announced that Pence would attend in Trump's place. That's according to a GOP official with knowledge of Pence's plans who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release such details.


Boko Haram Frees 21 Chibok School Girls, Most Carrying Babies

Boko Haram Frees 21 Chibok School Girls, Most Carrying Babies

Buhari, who was heading to Germany on an official visit Thursday, welcomed the girls' release. "A silver lining has appeared in the sky after cloudy and stormy days". The militants herded 276 girls out of bed in the middle of the night at a school in Chibok in northern Nigeria in April 2014. It was reported the girls had been released in return for four Boko Haram prisoners.