U.S. Senator Rand Paul is reportedly suffering five broken ribs and lung contusions after being assaulted at his Kentucky home by a neighbor. Linda So reports. Continue reading
Donald Trump says he won’t rule out an independent White House bid at the first Republican presidential debate.
A bill to end U.S. spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data, called the “USA Freedom Act”, is blocked in the United States Senate. A follow-up vote to extend for two months the current “USA Patriot Act” program which authorizes the collection of so-called telephone “metadata” also fails to pass.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is greeted at a conservative political conference in Maryland to cheers and boos, as Tea Party members walk out during his speech. Bush says the United States needs to “put ISIS (Islamic State) around a noose.”