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(CNN) – Neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who rose to GOP fame in recent months, apologized Friday for appearing to equate homosexuality with the criminal acts of pedophilia and bestiality.
"I love gay people. I love straight people. So this was really, I think, on my behalf, somewhat insensitive and I certainly apologize if I offended anyone, because I was not in any way comparing gays with people who engage in bestiality or sexual child abuse," Carson said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
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CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on North Korean TV announcing the country's leader has ordered rockets to be on standby.
A former U.S. soldier is charged with terror offenses after he allegedly helped an al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.
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