{FD} Socialist candidate Ocasio-Cortez once saw herself as Smithian capitalist, viewed feminism as ‘relic’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the socialist congressional candidate from New York who touts honesty and authenticity as her greatest strengths, used to describe herself as a follower of Adam Smith, the so-called father of capitalism -- and said that terms like “feminism” and “empowerment” were “relics from the past.”

{FD} Pompeo presses Turkey on release of pastor, North Korea on keeping denuke promise

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday pushed Turkey to release a detained American pastor whose case prompted the Trump administration to slap sanctions on senior Turkish officials, and said North Korea is still lagging behind on its promise to denuclearize.

{FD} Afghan migrant whose deportation was thwarted by ‘hero’ Swedish student was actually sentenced for assault

The Swedish student who was branded a “hero” and captured worldwide attention after she stopped the deportation of an Afghan migrant from the country by refusing to sit down on a plane, has actually prevented the extradition of a man sentenced for assault and whose asylum application was rejected.

{FD} ‘Date rape drug’ scandal prompts calls for Minneapolis police reforms

The Minneapolis Police Department was advised Thursday to create guidelines and receiving training on how to deal with emotionally disturbed people following a controversy in which the city's police officers were pressuring paramedics to sedate people with ketamine, a so-called "date rape drug."