SUN SUNI KHABAR FEBRUARY 10TH 2016
CLINTON FALLS SHORT WITH WOMEN
The New Hampshire primary yesterday was full of surprises. On the Republican side, former frontrunner Ted Cruz dropped to third, Ohio governor John Kasich jumped to second and Marco Rubio fell to fifth. On the Democratic side, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders surprised by winning the New Hampshire vote in a landslide. In addition to losing an important primary, Hillary Clinton gained only 44% of the female vote, with Bernie Sanders getting 55%. In a statement, Clinton acknowledged that much of her struggles come from the youth, most of whom do not agree with her opinion.
UNITED STATES AND INDIA TO PARTNER IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA
The South China Sea is disputed territory, with China claiming parts of it and the United States saying that it is international territory. In a move likely to anger Beijing, the United States and India have opened up talks to create a joint patrol of the South China Sea. This move does not come without precedent. In recent years, the US and India have become closer militarily. However, India has never conducted these sort of activities with another nation and will only consent to do so under the flag of the United Nations, an Indian official said.
RAPPER KANYE WEST FIRES UP TWITTER
In a controversial tweet Tuesday, Kanye West declared Bill Cosby innocent. West’s tweet, given without any supporting evidence prompted backlash from all sides. Comedian Sarah Silverman could not believe that West was “for real” and Billy Eichner, host of “Billy on the Street”, speculated if West was just another character from the comedic film “Zoolander”. Many believe that West’s tweet is just an attempt to raise awareness for his new album, TLOP, which debuts Thursday.
MARIJUANA LINKED WITH DECREASE IN VOCABULARY
Smoking marijuana has become an increasingly common practice among adolescents.A survey conducted showed that more teens smoke pot than they do cigarettes, due to a perception of marijuana not being harmful. However, two independent studies conducted by researchers in New Zealand and JAMA Medicine showed that regular marijuana usage led to poor verbal memory. While it is unclear what other parts of cognitive function smoking affects, the results of the study indicate that for every five years of marijuana usage, participants remembered one less word from a list of fifteen.