Donald Trump makes a point during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, Oct. 28, 2015, in Boulder, Colo.
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This week, Donald Trump was “pumpkin-ized,” a runaway blimp escaped from an Army base, and one GOP candidate donned his “debating boots” for the third Republican debate.

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This was just one of many head-scratching moments surrounding the debate. Donald Trump said he likes carrying a gun as a way to be “unpredictable,” and Rand Paul said he wants a government so small that he can “barely see it.”


Last year, the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals, winning their third World Series in five seasons.

The pumpkin is on display outside of Paras’ house in Dublin, Ohio, and is accompanied by a parody campaign sign that reads: “Make Pumpkins Great Again.”

The lawmaker’s congressional voting record has led him to being called the most conservative speaker in history.

The World Health Organization’s report said as few as two slices of bacon per day could increase the risk of colorectal cancer by 18%.

The FBI has opened an investigation into the incident. 

According to the Chinese government, some 400 million births have been prevented as a result of the one-child policy. 

The helium-filled aerostat, which the military calls “JLENS,” is 243-feet long and can track cruise missiles and other aircraft from up to 240 miles away.


This candidate may be offering pot brownies, but he’s not interested in having a beer. “If you want someone to grab a beer with, I may not be that guy. But if you want someone to drive you home, I will get the job done. And I will get you home,” he said when asked about his biggest weakness.

Prince Harry launched the Invictus Games, a multisport event for wounded veterans, in 2014. 

In her newsletter, the actress detailed some of her least successful Halloween costumes, including a mermaid-fairy, a showgirl, Medusa, and comedian Louis C.K.

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