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Boehner calls Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’The former House speaker offers a blunt assessment of the Texas senator: "I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”


2016-04-28 08:51:18 -0600

Trump’s ‘America First’ neo-isolationismRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 27, 2016. After rolling over its opponents in all five Eastern seaboard primaries, the Trump juggernaut entered Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, where the victorious candidate gave a speech intended to add gravitas to his scattershot positions on foreign policy and national security. “The direction I’m outlining will return us to a timeless principle — always putting the interests of the American people and American security above all else.


2016-04-28 05:33:31 -0600

An injured woman reacts at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of Old AleppoBy Lisa Barrington and Stephanie Nebehay BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a U.S. official said appeared to be solely the work of the Syrian government. The city of Aleppo is at the center of a military escalation that has undermined peace talks in Geneva aimed at ending the five-year-old war. U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura appealed to the presidents of the United States and Russia to intervene to salvage a ceasefire that was "barely alive".


2016-04-28 12:48:26 -0600