South Florida therapist shot by police reunites with autistic patient: ‘He gave me a real big hug’; 911 call released


The South Florida therapist shot by police while unarmed with his hands uphugged his severely autistic patient Thursday in their first meeting since the shooting. Charles Kinsey was protecting his patient Arnaldo Rios last week when a North Miami police officer responding to a report of an armed suicidal man shot Kinsey in his leg, according to the North Miami ...

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Trump and the Oligarch

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The house wasn’t built for a Russian oligarch, although it looked the part. The 62,000-square-foot, 17-bedroom mansion is a palace of new-money flash, featuring Greek fountains, tennis courts, trompe l’oeil murals, underground parking for dozens of cars, and a 100-foot swimming pool and hot tub overlooking the ocean. It even had a faux-aristocratic name: “Maison de l’Amitie,” or the House ...

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Clinton Campaign: Trump Needs To Guarantee He Won’t Leak Before Getting Briefed

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on the last day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. / AFP / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA ― The chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign urged U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to get an ironclad agreement from Donald Trump that he would not leak information to the Russians before providing him with presidential candidate briefings. “I think it’s an issue that … Jim Clapper’s going to have to come to grips with,” John Podesta said in an ...

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America Has Finally Put A Woman At The Top Of The Ticket

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives on stage during the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA ― In 1968, Hillary Clinton, known at the time as Hillary Rodham, was taking in the excitement of the Republican National Convention in Miami. The young Republican had jumped at the chance to volunteer for Nelson Rockefeller’s last-minute effort to take the nomination from Richard Nixon and attend her first political convention. “The Republican convention was my first inside look at ...

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SEE IT: Black Lives Matter supporter rips down blue ribbons for police on Staten Island, prompting people who stand with cops to slam him online


A Black Lives Matter supporter is being vilified on social media after he was videotaped ripping down blue ribbons put up to support law enforcement. “Black lives matter! Black lives matter!” Stephen Anthony Varvaro yelled as he ripped down blue ribbons posted on trees and telephone poles in Castleton Corners, Staten Island. “All lives are not being persecuted right now ...

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Florida model and accomplice allegedly threatened to leak ‘Queen of Snapchat’s’ nude photos unless she paid $18,000 ransom


They came at the Snapchat queen — and missed. A Snapchat model and her accomplice in Miami Beach threatened to leak nude photos and videos of social media superstar “YesJulz,” unless she paid them $18,000, police said. The Florida duo allegedly sent several of the X-rated photos as proof, according to police. Julieanna Goddard, 26, who has been called “Snapchat ...

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Good Girls Have Abortions, Too, NARAL Chief Tells DNC


PHILADELPHIA ― NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue confronted head-on the stereotype that women who have abortions should be ashamed during remarks Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention. “About 1 in 3 American women have abortions by the age of 45, and the majority are mothers just trying to take care of the families they already have,” Hogue said. “You ...

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GOP Figures Disgusted By Trump Urging Russian Cyberattack


GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, whose eventual electoral domestication seems to be forever around the next corner, pivoted back in the direction of the surreal and reprehensible Wednesday morning at a press conference in Doral, Florida. And once again, Trump is taking fire from fellow Republicans in a way that shatters all precedent, as disaffected conservatives receive one more sign ...

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Obama’s Speech Wednesday Is About More Than Electing Hillary Clinton


PHILADELPHIA ― Barack Obama has said on many occasions that he wants his presidency to leave the kind of mark on America that Ronald Reagan’s did. As far back as early 2008, before Obama was even his party’s nominee, he described Reagan as a “transformational” figure ― somebody whose impact on policy and politics endured for many decades. Obama hoped ...

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