Fact checking the eighth GOP debate

A list of 15 suspicious or interesting claims.

UPDATE: Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

Rescuers search for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 14 people and injuring hundreds

Somali officials: Suicide bomber may have blown hole in jet

A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said...

A defiant North Korea launches long-range rocket

In defiance of international warnings, North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday morning, a move widely seen as another step toward mastering the technology for making a missile capable of striking the mainland United States.


Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam

Thousands are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities

Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

Rescuers have found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 19 people, as families anxiously waited on site

New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy

Former VP of Stamford company accused of insider trading

A former executive of a Stamford-based company has been accused of insider trading

300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auction

About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction

Malloy bill linking restraining orders to gun ban is resurrected

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is resurrecting a bill that would prohibit people subject to a temporary restraining order from possessing firearms

Man's leg severed after crash pins him between cars

Police say a man's leg was severed after he was pinned between two cars during a crash

Debate viewers' guide: Trump returns as urgency grows for others

The Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night _ with a new sense of urgency

Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at strip club

Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured

National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work

As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, it faces billions of dollars in delayed maintenance for projects ranging from replacing water works at the Grand Canyon to making sure the Jefferson Memorial doesn't sink into the Tidal...

Rubio is the target as GOP rivals try to cut him down

Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faces a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate

Rubio, Cruz face barrage of attacks in Republican debate

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, a pair of first-term senators on the rise in the Republican presidential primary, face a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's debate

Rescuers pull more than 200 from Taiwan quake rubble; 5 deaths reported

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Taiwan, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings where rescuers pulled out more than 160 people

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

Twitter says it's now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal



Some Foxwoods bartenders must be 'physically attractive' and 'toned'

Job requirements for bartenders at Fox Tower set the qualifications bar higher.


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