University of North Carolina football player accused of sexual assault: ‘Everything was completely consensual’


The University of North Carolina football player accused of sexual assault by a fellow student denies raping the woman and says the two had consensual sex. Allen Artis, 20, made his first public comments on the case since 19-year-old Delaney Robinson came forward about the alleged assault earlier this month. “Everything was completely consensual that happened that night,” he said ...

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Alicia Machado On Trump: ‘He Can’t Be A President Of The United States Of America’


Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump once called “Miss Piggy,” “Miss Housekeeping” and “an eating machine,” is determined to prevent him from becoming president. “He can’t be a president of the United States of America,” Machado told The Guardian in an interview published Tuesday. Trump, who owned the Miss Universe pageant until last year, ridiculed Machado’s ...

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Republican Senators Call Trump’s Debate Performance ‘Interesting’


WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans came up with creative answers or gave up and ran away from reporters on Tuesday when asked about Donald Trump’s performance during his first presidential debate against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Out of several Republicans The Huffington Post asked about Trump’s Monday night showing, three said it was “interesting” before escaping behind closed doors, one told ...

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For The First Time In Its 126-Year History, This Newspaper Endorsed A Democrat


The Arizona Republic has only endorsed Republican candidates for president in its 126-year history. But this year is different, the paper’s editorial board wrote on Tuesday. Hillary “Clinton has the temperament and experience to be president,” the board wrote. “Donald Trump does not.” The endorsement editorial, which said the paper has “a deep philosophical appreciation for conservative ideals and Republican principles,” ...

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Gun allegedly found on Keith Scott reported stolen; audio evidence missing because officer did not turn on camera until after shooting death


The gun cops claim was found on Keith Scott had been reported stolen before the 43-year-old black man was shot and killed by a North Carolina officer, sources say. An unidentified burglar allegedly stole the gun during a residential break-in at some point before the fatal Sept. 20 shooting, police sources told WBTV Monday. The same sources said the burglar admitted ...

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Hillary Clinton Attacks Trump On Record Of Stiffing Workers

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to the crowd during a rally in Roanoke, Va., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Trump faces Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in the first of three debates Monday.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton slammed the business record of her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, during Monday night’s presidential debate. She criticized Trump for his repeated bankruptcies and his history of failing to pay contractors who worked on his real estate projects. “Sometimes there’s not a direct transfer of skills from business to government,” Clinton said. “But sometimes what happened in business ...

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Donald Trump Fell For Hillary Clinton’s Trap At Monday’s Presidential Debate

Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, speaks as Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, smiles during the first U.S. presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet Monday night for a presidential debate that will give them their broadest exposure to voters and promises to be a pivotal moment in a long and increasingly close race. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. ― Donald Trump, within striking distance of the presidency, stepped on stage here Monday and did what Hillary Clinton hoped he would. He behaved like Donald Trump The Clinton campaign’s greatest fear throughout the general election has been that some other Trump would emerge ― a more measured, reasonable and mature man, one who might look like he ...

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Taraji P. Henson, 50 Cent duel online over ‘Empire,’ ‘Power’ ratings


Never mess with Cookie. “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson and “Power” producer 50 Cent have been feuding on social media about the success of their respective shows — and the attacks keep getting nastier. “Well look at the bright side at least. You can eat your trophies,” 50 Cent wrote in a now-deleted Instagram post under a screenshot of the ...

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EXCLUSIVE: City Councilman Jumaane Williams called a ‘f—ing plantation monkey’ in hate mail for pledge protest


City Councilman Jumaane Williams has been targeted with racist hate mail since he refused in protest to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The Brooklyn Democrat got one letter calling him a “f—ing plantation monkey.” “Plantation owner should have aborted your great-grandmother. You sit during the pledge — well hope you have an accident that causes such physical trauma you ...

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Trump Campaign Backtracks On Inviting Gennifer Flowers To Debate


WASHINGTON ― Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway on Sunday poured cold water on the idea of Trump inviting Gennifer Flowers, a woman who alleges that she carried on a 12-year affair with former President Bill Clinton, to Monday’s presidential debate. Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that “perhaps” he would put Flowers in the debate audience, but Conway told CNN’s Jake Tapper ...

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