Minnesota bridge collapse survivor charged with using settlement funds to help ISIS


A Minnesota man who survived the harrowing Minneapolis bridge collapse as a schoolboy now faces terror charges for helping ISIS, traveling to Syria just weeks after he collected a hefty $91,000 settlement for the traumatic 2007 disaster. Mohamed Amiin Ali Roble, 20, was charged Wednesday with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Federal officials believe Roble, who is ...

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Manhattan mom gets better home care for son with cerebral palsy after complaining about clueless health aides from Personal Touch


A Manhattan mom who claimed city and state agencies ignored repeated pleas for competent home healthcare aides to help her severely disabled son may soon get the help he so desperately needs. Delores McClain alleged Personal Touch — a home healthcare provider that works with the city — sent clueless aides to help her son, Lionel Jordan. The aides were ...

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The Trump Campaign Is Making A Rally Big Mistake


Donald Trump’s surrogates might want to stop pointing to the crowds he attracts as proof that he isn’t running behind Hillary Clinton. Although Trump conceded earlier this month that “maybe crowds don’t make the difference,” he often brags about jam-packed rallies and some of his supporters follow his lead. “You look at a Trump rally and there’s 12, 15,000, 10,000 people ...

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Nigel Farage Joins Donald Trump To Assail Hillary Clinton


JACKSON, Miss. – Nigel Farage, a key figure in the successful campaign to get Britain out of the European Union, lent his support to Republican presidential nomineeDonald Trump on Wednesday, saying Trump represented the same type of anti-establishment movement that he masterminded in his own country. Farage appeared with Trump before a cheering crowd of thousands at a rally in ...

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Obama Visits Louisiana After Devastating Flood

US President Barack Obama speaks with residents as he tours a flood-affected area in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 23, 2016.
President Barack Obama touched down in flood-stricken Louisiana Tuesday, hoping to offer support to devastated communities and silence his critics who say he should have visited sooner. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug 23 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama walked door to door in an East Baton Rouge Parish neighborhood on Tuesday hugging people and offering assurances that the country would help them recover from some of the worst floods ever recorded in Louisiana. “What I want the people of Louisiana to know is, you’re not alone on ...

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Why The Clinton Campaign Isn’t Attacking Trump As A Flip-Flopper

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Akron, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

There is nothing steady about Donald Trump’s policy platform. To the extent that he takes positions on critical issues, the Republican nominee is prone to revising and obfuscating them. Most recently, he reportedly had softened his stance on what to do about the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in America. Suddenly, it seemed, he was open to figuring out some ...

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Americans Have High Debate Expectations For Hillary Clinton

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a Democratic debate hosted by CNN and New York One at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Americans expect Hillary Clinton to do a better job than Donald Trump in the presidential debates this year, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. By a 10-point margin – 45 percent to 35 percent – Americans think Clinton will outperform Trump, while another 20 percent aren’t sure. Democrats are somewhat more confident in their nominee than Republicans are ― 86 ...

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Merciless Brooklyn pimp who forced teen girls into prostitution slapped with 30-year prison sentence


A convicted Brooklyn sex trafficker who insisted he’s just a “two-bit pimp” and not a monster, was hammered Monday with a 30-year-jail term for prostituting underage girls on the streets of Brooklyn. Alvaun Thompson made a rambling statement in Brooklyn Federal Court that confirmed his complete lack of remorse for his crimes. Thompson told Judge Leo Glasser that he didn’t ...

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Judge Blocks Federal Government From Enforcing Transgender Guidance In Schools Nationwide

DURHAM, NC - MAY 11:  A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide as the U.S. Department of Justice countersues North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory from enforcing the provisions of House Bill 2 (HB2) that dictate what bathrooms transgender individuals can use.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

A federal court late Sunday night barred the Obama administration from enforcing abroad set of guidelines instructing states and localities on how to accommodate transgender students attending public schools ― including their need to use restrooms that align with their gender identity. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor, of the Northern District of Texas, enjoined the policies nationally and blocked the federal government from conducting ...

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Donald Trump Still Supports Mass Deportation For Undocumented Immigrants

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks  during a campaign rally in Akron, Ohio, U.S., August 22, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

WASHINGTON ― After reports emerged over the weekend that he might soften his stance on immigration, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump confirmed Monday that he will not back down on what has become his campaign’s signature issue. Speaking to Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, Trump reiterated that he would deport undocumented immigrants en masse if elected president. “The first thing we ...

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Donald Trump Jacked Up His Campaign’s Trump Tower Rent Once Somebody Else Was Paying It

FILE - In this June 16, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania Trump, is applauded by his daughter Ivanka Trump, right as he's introduced before his announcement that he will run for president in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

WASHINGTON ― After bragging for a year about how cheaply he was running his campaign, Donald Trump is spending more freely now that other people are contributing ― particularly when the beneficiary is himself. Trump nearly quintupled the monthly rent his presidential campaign pays for its headquarters at Trump Tower to $169,758 in July, when he was raising funds from donors, compared ...

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